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U.S.S. OUELLET

(FF-1077)

THE PHANTOM FRIGATE

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USS OUELLET (FF-1077) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1970 to 1993

FF-1077 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1969 - Keel Date: 15 JAN 1969
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
JAN 1970 - Launch Date: 17 JAN 1970
DEC 1970 - Commissioned: 12 DEC 1970
JAN 1972 - JAN 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1972 - AUG 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1972 - AUG 1972 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1973 - NOV 1973 West Pac
JUN 1976 - DEC 1976 West Pac
FEB 1977 - Shellback Initiation - 19 FEB 1977 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1977 - MAY 1978 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB 1978 - Shellback Initiation - 19 FEB 1978 - Indian Ocean
SEP 1980 - APR 1981 West Pac-Indian Ocean
MAY 1982 - OCT 1982 West Pac-Indian Ocean
OCT 1983 - MAR 1984 West Pac
MAY 1987 - Shellback Initiation - 16 MAY 1987 - Indian Ocean
DEC 1988 - MAY 1989 West Pac
AUG 1993 - Decommissioned: 6 AUG 1993
SEP 1997 - NOV 1997 Dry Dock For Transfer to Thai Navy

FF-1077 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3232 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to Thailand as Phuttaloetla Naphalai (F-462)



USS OUELLET (FF-1077)



The first Ouellet was laid down 14 January 1969 by Avondale Shipyards Inc., Westwego, La.; launched 17 January 1970; sponsored by Mrs. Chester J. Ouellet; and commissioned 12 December 1970, Comdr. Albert L. Henry in command.

[Note: The above USS OUELLET (FF-1077) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS OUELLET (FF-1077), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]