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U.S.S. MOINESTER

(FF-1097)

MARE EST VITA MEA

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USS MOINESTER (FF-1097) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1974 to 1994

FF-1097 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1972-Keel Date: 25 AUG 1972
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
MAY1973-Launch Date: 12 MAY 1973
NOV1974-Commissioned: 2 NOV 1974
MAR1976-OCT1976Mediterranean
MAR1977-SEP1977Mediterranean
OCT1978-MAR1979Mediterranean
MAY1980-JUL1980Sea Trials
AUG1980-JUN1981North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
SEP1980-MAY1981Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
OCT1981-FEB1982Mediterranean
OCT1981-FEB1982MED & BLACK SEA Egypt Barrier after Sadat Assassination
APR1983-NOV1983Mediterranean
JUN1984-JUL1984Guantanamo Bay
MAR1985-NOV1985North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAR1985-OCT1985Mediterranean
JUN1986-JUN1986Sea Trials
JUN1986-JUN1986Sea Trails North Atlantic - Engine room fire
AUG1986-NOV1986North Atlantic
AUG1986-NOV1986Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG1986-NOV1986North Atlantic
AUG1986-NOV1986Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1987-AUG1987Mediterranean
OCT1988-OCT1988Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1989-JUN1989Mediterranean
APR1991- Shellback Initiation - 2 APR 1991 - Atlantic Ocean
APR1991- Shellback Initiation - 2 APR 1991 - Atlantic Ocean
APR1991-Shellback Initiation - 2 APR 1991 - Atlantic Ocean
APR1991-JUN1991Panama Canal
OCT1991-NOV1991North Atlantic
NOV1991-DEC1991Rescued Haitian boat refugees
JUL1994-Decommissioned: 28 JUL 1994

FF-1097 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3011 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to Egypt 28 June 1994