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U.S.S. JOSEPH HEWES

(FF-1078)


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USS JOSEPH HEWES (FF-1078) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1971 to 1994

FF-1078 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1969-Keel Date: 14 MAY 1969
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
MAR1970-Launch Date: 7 MAR 1970
APR1971-Commissioned: 24 APR 1971
JUN1972-DEC1972Circumnavigation
JUN1972-Shellback Initiation - 5 JUN 1972 - Indian Ocean
JUN1972-DEC1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1972-DEC1972West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1972-Shellback Initiation - 25 NOV 1972 - Atlantic Ocean
NOV1972-Shellback Initiation - 25 NOV 1972 - Indian Ocean
JAN1975-JUL1975Middle East
JUL1975-Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1975 - Indian Ocean
JUN1977-Shellback Initiation - 15 JUN 1977 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1977-AUG1977Guantanamo Bay
NOV1977-DEC1977North Atlantic
MAR1979-SEP1979Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1980-OCT1980Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1982-JUN1983Guantanamo Bay
APR1983-NOV1983Mediterranean
JUL1985-DEC1985UNITAS
JUN1987-NOV1987Mediterranean
MAY1989-OCT1989Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUL1989-Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1989 - Indian Ocean
JUL1989- Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1989 - Indian Ocean
JUN1994-Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1994

FF-1078 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3211 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to Taiwan as Lan Yang (FF-935)