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U.S.S. MCCANDLESS

(FF-1084)

ILLUMINO MAREM

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USS MCCANDLESS (FF-1084) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1972 to 1994

FF-1084 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1970-Keel Date: 4 JUN 1970
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
MAR1971-Launch Date: 20 MAR 1971
MAR1972-Commissioned: 18 MAR 1972
AUG1973- Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1973 - Indian Ocean
AUG1973- Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG1973-Shellback Initiation - 11 AUG 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG1973-JAN1974Middle East Cruise
SEP1974-NOV1974North Atlantic
JAN1975-JUN1975Mediterranean-Lebanon
APR1975-OCT1975Mediterranean
JAN1976-FEB1976Caribbean
APR1976-OCT1976Mediterranean
JUN1979-DEC1979Mediterranean
SEP1980-FEB1981Med/Black Sea
OCT1981-DEC1981Caribbean
FEB1982-JUL1982Mediterranean
SEP1982-NOV1982North Atlantic
JAN1984-APR1984North Atlantic
JAN1984-MAY1985Indian Ocean
JUL1986-JAN1987Mediterranean
AUG1988-FEB1989Mediterranean
AUG1988-FEB1989Crash
JAN1990-MAY1990Desert Storm
JUN1991-DEC1991Desert Storm
JAN1992-JAN1994Designated a training Frigate (FFT 1084)
MAY1994-Decommissioned: 6 MAY 1994

FF-1084 General Specifications

Named for: Commodore Byron McCandless (September 5

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3195 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 Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) Section 516 Southern