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U.S.S. COPELAND

(FFG-25)

FORCE FOR PEACE

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USS COPELAND (FFG-25) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1982 to 1996

FFG-25 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-25 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-25 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1979 Keel Date: 24 OCT 1979
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro CA
JUL 1980 Launch Date: 26 JUL 1980
AUG 1982 Commissioned: 7 AUG 1982
APR 1984 - APR 1984 Shellback Intiation 23Apr84 Latitude 00000 Longitude 129 05\'E
APR 1984 - NOV 1984 West Pac
MAY 1986 - OCT 1986 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1988 - JUN 1988 West Pac
FEB 1988 - Shellback Initiation - 25 FEB 1988 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1991 - JUN 1991 West Pac
APR 1991 - Shellback Initiation - 1 APR 1991 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1992 - APR 1992 Dry Dock
NOV 1993 - NOV 1993 Panama Canal
DEC 1993 - DEC 1993 Guantanamo Bay
JUN 1995 - DEC 1995 UNITAS
SEP 1996 Decommissioned: 18 SEP 1996

FFG-25 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Robert W. Copeland

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 18 September 1996