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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
SEP1969-Keel Date: 12 SEP 1969
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
JUN1970-Launch Date: 20 JUN 1970
MAR1971-JAN1973West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1971-Commissioned: 14 AUG 1971
SEP1972-APR1973West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1974-Shellback Initiation - 25 FEB 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1974-SEP1974Red Sea - Persian Gulf
FEB1974-AUG1976Indian Ocean
MAR1974-Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT1975-MAY1976Mediterranean
NOV1975-NOV1975Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG1978-NOV1979North Atlantic
NOV1979-MAY1980North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
APR1981-NOV1981Libyan Conflict......Battle Stations and GQ for real.
JUN1981-NOV1981Mediterranean
OCT1983-MAY1984Mediterranean
SEP1984-NOV1984Panama Canal
AUG1985-APR1986Mediterranean
JAN1986-SEP1986Mediterranean
SEP1986- Shellback Initiation - 10 SEP 1986 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1988-AUG1988Mediterranean
JAN1990-MAR1991Desert Storm
FEB1990-SEP1990Mediterranean
AUG1990-MAR1991Desert Shield
AUG1992-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