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U.S.S. DONALD B. BEARY

(FF-1085)

PRUDENTIA - ANIMUS - FORTITUDO

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USS DONALD B. BEARY (FF-1085) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1972 to 1994

FF-1085 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1970 - Keel Date: 24 JUL 1970
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
MAY 1971 - Launch Date: 22 MAY 1971
JUL 1972 - Commissioned: 22 JUL 1972
JAN 1974 - JUL 1974 Mediterranean
JUL 1974 - AUG 1974 Arctic Circle on July 3 1974
MAY 1975 - OCT 1975 Mediterranean
MAY 1976 - NOV 1976 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL 1976 - Shellback Initiation - 11 JUL 1976 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1979 - JUN 1979 Mediterranean Middle East & North Atlantic
JUL 1981 - DEC 1981 Mediterranean
MAR 1983 - SEP 1983 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
APR 1983 - APR 1983 Suez Canal Transit
MAY 1983 - Shellback Initiation - 11 MAY 1983 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1984 - JUL 1984 Dry Dock
JAN 1986 - JAN 1990 us virgin island st croix
JAN 1986 - JAN 1989 Caribbean
OCT 1986 - JUN 1987 Mediterranean
JAN 1987 - OCT 1988 Mediterranean
JAN 1989 - JAN 1990 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JAN 1990 - JAN 1991 Law Enforcement Operations
MAY 1994 - Decommissioned: 20 MAY 1994

FF-1085 General Specifications

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3195 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Flank Speed: over 27 knots