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U.S.S. JACK WILLIAMS

(FFG-24)

GAURDEZ BEIN

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USS JACK WILLIAMS (FFG-24) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1981 to 1996

FFG-24 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-24 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-24 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1980 - Keel Date: 25 FEB 1980
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
AUG 1980 - Launch Date: 30 AUG 1980
SEP 1981 - Commissioned: 19 SEP 1981
APR 1983 - NOV 1983 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG 1983 - OCT 1983 Beirut Blocade
JAN 1984 - MAR 1984 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
OCT 1984 - JAN 1985 Panama Canal
JAN 1985 - JAN 1988 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 1985 - DEC 1985 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
OCT 1985 - MAY 1986 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC 1985 - Shellback Initiation - 13 DEC 1985 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1988 - JUL 1988 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL 1989 - JAN 1990 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1992 - NOV 1992 Mediterranean
AUG 1994 - SEP 1994 The 1994 Cuban Balseros Crisis aug 1994 feeding 802 survivors
JAN 1996 - Shellback Initiation - 2 JAN 1996 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1996 - Decommissioned: 13 SEP 1996

FFG-24 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: Transferred to Bahrain 1996