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U.S.S. PAUL

(FF-1080)

POWER - PRIDE

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USS PAUL (FF-1080) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1971 to 1992

FF-1080 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FF-1080 Shellback Initiation Add a FF-1080 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1969 - Keel Date: 12 SEP 1969
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
JUN 1970 - Launch Date: 20 JUN 1970
MAR 1971 - JAN 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1971 - Commissioned: 14 AUG 1971
SEP 1972 - APR 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 25 FEB 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB 1974 - SEP 1974 Red Sea - Persian Gulf
FEB 1974 - AUG 1976 Indian Ocean
MAR 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 1975 - MAY 1976 Mediterranean
NOV 1975 - NOV 1975 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG 1978 - NOV 1979 North Atlantic
NOV 1979 - MAY 1980 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
APR 1981 - NOV 1981 Libyan Conflict......Battle Stations and GQ for real.
JUN 1981 - NOV 1981 Mediterranean
OCT 1983 - MAY 1984 Mediterranean
SEP 1984 - NOV 1984 Panama Canal
AUG 1985 - APR 1986 Mediterranean
JAN 1986 - SEP 1986 Mediterranean
SEP 1986 - Shellback Initiation - 10 SEP 1986 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB 1988 - AUG 1988 Mediterranean
JAN 1990 - MAR 1991 Desert Storm
FEB 1990 - SEP 1990 Mediterranean
AUG 1990 - MAR 1991 Desert Shield
AUG 1992 - Decommissioned: 14 AUG 1992

FF-1080 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Named for: Named in honor of Medal of Honor winner Marine Lance C

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3216 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Flank Speed: over 27 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to Turkey January 09 2000