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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
OCT1979-Keel Date: 24 OCT 1979
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro CA
JUL1980-Launch Date: 26 JUL 1980
AUG1981-Shellback Initiation - 19 AUG 1981 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1982-Commissioned: 7 AUG 1982
APR1984-APR1984Shellback Intiation 23Apr84 Latitude 00000 Longitude 129 05'E
APR1984-NOV1984West Pac
MAY1986-OCT1986West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1986- Shellback Initiation - 11 JUN 1986 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1986- Shellback Initiation - 11 JUN 1986 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1986- Shellback Initiation - 1 NOV 1986 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1986- Shellback Initiation - 1 NOV 1986 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1988-JUN1988West Pac
FEB1988-Shellback Initiation - 25 FEB 1988 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1991-JUN1991West Pac
APR1991-Shellback Initiation - 1 APR 1991 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1992-APR1992Dry Dock
NOV1993-NOV1993Panama Canal
DEC1993-DEC1993Guantanamo Bay
JUN1995-DEC1995UNITAS
SEP1996-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