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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
JUN 1970 - Keel Date: 4 JUN 1970
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
MAR 1971 - Launch Date: 20 MAR 1971
MAR 1972 - Commissioned: 18 MAR 1972
AUG 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1973 - Indian Ocean
AUG 1973 - JAN 1974 Middle East Cruise
AUG 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 11 AUG 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP 1974 - NOV 1974 North Atlantic
JAN 1975 - JUN 1975 Mediterranean-Lebanon
APR 1975 - OCT 1975 Mediterranean
JAN 1976 - FEB 1976 Caribbean
APR 1976 - OCT 1976 Mediterranean
JUN 1979 - DEC 1979 Mediterranean
SEP 1980 - FEB 1981 Med/Black Sea
OCT 1981 - DEC 1981 Caribbean
FEB 1982 - JUL 1982 Mediterranean
SEP 1982 - NOV 1982 North Atlantic
JAN 1984 - APR 1984 North Atlantic
JUL 1986 - JAN 1987 Mediterranean
AUG 1988 - FEB 1989 Mediterranean
AUG 1988 - FEB 1989 Crash
JAN 1990 - MAY 1990 Desert Storm
JUN 1991 - DEC 1991 Desert Storm
JAN 1992 - JAN 1994 Designated a training Frigate (FFT 1084)
MAY 1994 - 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