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U.S.S. BLAKELY

(FF-1072)

NUN QUAM NON PARATUS

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USS BLAKELY (FF-1072) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1970 to 1991

FF-1072 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1968 - Keel Date: 3 JUN 1968
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
AUG 1969 - Launch Date: 23 AUG 1969
JUL 1970 - Commissioned: 18 JUL 1970
APR 1971 - MAY 1971 North Atlantic
DEC 1972 - MAY 1973 West Pac - Viet Nam
DEC 1972 - MAY 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1974 - DEC 1974 Mediterranean
DEC 1976 - JUN 1977 Mediterranean
APR 1978 - OCT 1978 Mediterranean
JAN 1981 - JUN 1981 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 1981 - Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1981 - Indian Ocean
APR 1981 - Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1981 - Atlantic Ocean
APR 1981 - Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1981 - Indian Ocean
MAR 1982 - SEP 1982 UNITAS
JUL 1983 - AUG 1983 Panama Canal
MAY 1988 - OCT 1988 Mediterranean
NOV 1991 - Decommissioned: 15 NOV 1991

FF-1072 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3243 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Range: 4 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Disposed of by scrapping dismantling 30 September 2000