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U.S.S. COOK

(FF-1083)

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USS COOK (FF-1083) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1971 to 1992

FF-1083 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1970-Keel Date: 20 MAR 1970
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
JAN1971-Launch Date: 23 JAN 1971
DEC1971-Commissioned: 18 DEC 1971
MAR1972-Shellback Initiation - 22 MAR 1972 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN1973-NOV1973West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1973-AUG1974West Pac
APR1973-APR1973Operation Eagle Pull
MAY1973-DEC1973West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1973-SEP1973Operation End Sweep
OCT1973-Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1973 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1974-JUN1975West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1974-OCT1976West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1974-SEP1975West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1975-SEP1975West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1975-APR1975Operation Eagle Pull
APR1975-APR1975Operation Frequent Wind
JAN1976-SEP1976West Pac
MAY1977- Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1977 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1977-Shellback Initiation - 19 MAY 1977 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1977-SEP1978Regular Overhaul
SEP1978-APR1979West Pac-Indian Ocean
MAY1979-MAY1979Collision with the USS Mars AFS1
JAN1980-JUL1980West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1980-Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1980 - Indian Ocean
APR1980-Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1980 - Pacific Ocean
APR1980-APR1980Operation Eagle Claw
AUG1981-MAR1982West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC1981-DEC1981Shellback Initiation
JAN1983-AUG1983West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN1985-DEC1985West Pac
JUL1985-DEC1985West Pac-Indian Ocean
OCT1985- Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1985 - Indian Ocean
OCT1985-Shellback Initiation - 4 OCT 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUN1986-AUG1986RIMPAC
JAN1987-DEC1987Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL1987-SEP1987Operation Ernest Will
JUN1988-AUG1988RIMPAC
FEB1989-AUG1989West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY1989-Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1989 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1989-Shellback Initiation - 25 SEP 1989 - Indian Ocean
APR1992-Decommissioned: 30 APR 1992

FF-1083 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3201 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP) transferred to Taiwan 29 September 1999