U.S.S. FAHRION

(FFG-22)

TENACITY

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USS FAHRION (FFG-22) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1982 to 1998

FFG-22 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1978 - Keel Date: 1 DEC 1978
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
AUG 1979 - Launch Date: 24 AUG 1979
JAN 1982 - Commissioned: 16 JAN 1982
OCT 1983 - APR 1984 Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN 1984 - JAN 1985 Mediterranean
FEB 1986 - AUG 1986 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1988 - JAN 1989 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 1988 - OCT 1988 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1989 - AUG 1989 BalticOps 1989
JUN 1990 - SEP 1990 Great Lakes
JAN 1994 - JUN 1994 Desert Storm
JUL 1994 - SEP 1994 Haiti-Cuba (Operation Able Vigil)
JUN 1995 - DEC 1995 UNITAS
JUN 1997 - SEP 1997 Great Lakes
MAR 1998 - Decommissioned: 31 MAR 1998

FFG-22 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Frank George Fahrion

Complement: 15 Officers and 190 Enlisted

Displacement: 4100 tons

Length: 453 feet

Beam: 45 feet

Flank Speed: over 29 knots

Range: 5 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Egyptian Navy 31 March 1998