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USS COOK

(FF-1083)

Duty Above All

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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
MAR 1970 Keel Date: 20 MAR 1970
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
JAN 1971 Launch Date: 23 JAN 1971
DEC 1971 Commissioned: 18 DEC 1971
MAR 1972 - Shellback Initiation - 22 MAR 1972 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1973 - NOV 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1973 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1974 - SEP 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1975 - SEP 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1976 - SEP 1976 West Pac
SEP 1977 - SEP 1978 Regular Overhaul
SEP 1978 - APR 1979 West Pac-Indian Ocean
MAY 1979 - MAY 1979 Collision with the USS Mars AFS1
JAN 1980 - JUL 1980 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1980 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1980 - Indian Ocean
APR 1980 - APR 1980 Operation Eagle Claw
AUG 1981 - MAR 1982 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC 1981 - DEC 1981 Shellback Initiation
JAN 1983 - AUG 1983 West Pac-Indian Ocean
JUL 1985 - DEC 1985 West Pac-Indian Ocean
OCT 1985 - Shellback Initiation - 4 OCT 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUN 1986 - AUG 1986 RIMPAC
JAN 1987 - DEC 1987 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB 1989 - AUG 1989 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1989 - Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1989 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1989 - Shellback Initiation - 25 SEP 1989 - Indian Ocean
APR 1992 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