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U.S.S. KIRK

(FF-1087)

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USS KIRK (FF-1087) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1972 to 1993

FF-1087 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FF-1087 Shellback Initiation Add a FF-1087 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1970-Keel Date: 4 DEC 1970
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
SEP1971-Launch Date: 25 SEP 1971
SEP1972-Commissioned: 9 SEP 1972
NOV1973-MAY1974West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN1974-DEC1974West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1974- Shellback Initiation - 18 MAR 1974 - Indian Ocean
MAR1974-Shellback Initiation - 18 MAR 1974 - Indian Ocean
FEB1975-JUL1975West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1976-JUL1976Change of homeport from San Diego California to Yokosuka Japan
JUL1976-DEC1976West Pac
JAN1977-DEC1977Overhaul (dry dock) 1977 in Yokosuka Japan
NOV1978-Shellback Initiation - 10 NOV 1978 - Indian Ocean
AUG1979-Shellback Initiation - 24 AUG 1979 - Indian Ocean
AUG1980-Shellback Initiation - 25 AUG 1980 - Indian Ocean
JAN1981-AUG1981West Pac
AUG1981-Shellback Initiation - 15 AUG 1981 - Indian Ocean
JUN1983-NOV1983West Pac
APR1984-Shellback Initiation - 19 APR 1984 - Indian Ocean
AUG1985-Shellback Initiation - 22 AUG 1985 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1988-SEP1988Homeport change to Long Beach CA
JUL1989-MAR1990Regular Overhaul
DEC1990-FEB1991South America
SEP1991-DEC1993Desert Shield
SEP1991-DEC1993West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1991-DEC1993Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1991-DEC1993West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1991-DEC1993Desert Storm
DEC1992-Shellback Initiation - 19 DEC 1992 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1993-AUG1993West Pac
AUG1993-Decommissioned: 6 AUG 1993

FF-1087 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3221 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to Taiwan as Fen Yang