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U.S.S. JOHN H. SIDES

(FFG-14)

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USS JOHN H. SIDES (FFG-14) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1981 to 2003

FFG-14 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1978 - Keel Date: 7 AUG 1978
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro
MAY 1979 - Launch Date: 19 MAY 1979
MAY 1981 - Commissioned: 30 MAY 1981
MAR 1983 - OCT 1983 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 1983 - OCT 1983 West Pac-Indian Ocean
MAY 1983 - Shellback Initiation - 24 MAY 1983 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1985 - Shellback Initiation - 8 AUG 1985 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1988 - SEP 1988 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG 1996 - NOV 1996 Caribbean
FEB 2002 - JUL 2002 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB 2003 - Decommissioned: 28 FEB 2003

FFG-14 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Complement: 15 Officers and 190 Enlisted

Displacement: 4100 tons

Length: 453 feet

Beam: 45 feet

Draft: 22 feet

Range: 5 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Stricken to be disposed of