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U.S.S. MILLER

(FF-1091)

COURAGE-DEVOTION

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USS MILLER (FF-1091) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1973 to 1991

FF-1091 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1969-Shellback Initiation - 7 MAY 1969 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG1971-Keel Date: 6 AUG 1971
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
JUN1972-Launch Date: 3 JUN 1972
JUN1973-JUN1973Commisioning
JUN1973-Commissioned: 30 JUN 1973
JAN1975-JUL1975Mediterranean
JAN1976-JUL1976Mediterranean
JAN1977-JUL1977Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
FEB1979-SEP1979Deployed to Guentanemo bay ---Then joined fleet coast Nicurauga
NOV1979-APR1980Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC1979-Shellback Initiation - 4 DEC 1979 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC1979- Shellback Initiation - 4 DEC 1979 - Indian Ocean
MAR1981-AUG1981Mediterranean-Lebanon
APR1985-NOV1985Mediterranean-West Africa
JAN1989-JAN1990Desert Shield
AUG1990-OCT1990Desert Shield
OCT1991-Decommissioned: 15 OCT 1991

FF-1091 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3201 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Sold to Turkey as a hulk (July 19 1999); subsequently sunk as a target in the Turkish Seawolf 2001 naval exercise June 20