U.S.S. ESTOCIN

(FFG-15)

COURAGE HONOR AND TENACITY

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USS ESTOCIN (FFG-15) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1981 to 2003

FFG-15 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-15 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-15 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1979 - Keel Date: 2 APR 1979
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
NOV 1979 - Launch Date: 3 NOV 1979
SEP 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 26 SEP 1980 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1981 - Commissioned: 10 JAN 1981
JUN 1982 - DEC 1982 Mediterranean
DEC 1983 - MAR 1984 EastPac SpecOps
FEB 1984 - FEB 1984 Shellback Initiation - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1984 - Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1984 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1984 - FEB 1984 Shellback Initiation
OCT 1984 - APR 1985 Indian Ocean/ Persian Gulf
APR 1988 - NOV 1989 Caribbean
JUN 1991 - AUG 1991 Great Lakes
JAN 1999 - MAY 1999 Caribbean
JAN 2001 - JAN 2003 Caribbean
JAN 2001 - Shellback Initiation - 5 JAN 2001 - Atlantic Ocean
APR 2003 - Decommissioned: 3 APR 2003

FFG-15 General Specifications

Complement: 15 Officers and 190 Enlisted

Displacement: 4100 tons

Length: 453 feet

Beam: 45 feet

Draft: 22 feet

Flank Speed: over 29 knots

Final Disposition: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP)