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USS 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

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1970 Keel Date: 4 DEC 1970
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
SEP 1971 Launch Date: 25 SEP 1971
SEP 1972 Commissioned: 9 SEP 1972
NOV 1973 - MAY 1974 West Pac-Indian Ocean
FEB 1975 - JUL 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1976 - DEC 1976 West Pac
NOV 1978 - Shellback Initiation - 10 NOV 1978 - Indian Ocean
AUG 1979 - Shellback Initiation - 24 AUG 1979 - Indian Ocean
AUG 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 25 AUG 1980 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1981 - AUG 1981 West Pac
JAN 1981 - JAN 1982 West Pac
AUG 1981 - Shellback Initiation - 15 AUG 1981 - Indian Ocean
JUN 1983 - NOV 1983 West Pac
APR 1984 - Shellback Initiation - 19 APR 1984 - Indian Ocean
AUG 1985 - Shellback Initiation - 22 AUG 1985 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1988 - SEP 1988 Homeport change to Long Beach CA
JUL 1989 - MAR 1990 Regular Overhaul
DEC 1990 - FEB 1991 South America
DEC 1992 - Shellback Initiation - 19 DEC 1992 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1993 - AUG 1993 West Pac
AUG 1993 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