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U.S.S. BOONE

(FFG-28)

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USS BOONE (FFG-28) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1982 to Present

FFG-28 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-28 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-28 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1979 - Keel Date: 27 MAR 1979
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro
JAN 1980 - Launch Date: 16 JAN 1980
MAY 1982 - MAY 1982 Commisioning
MAY 1982 - Commissioned: 15 MAY 1982
AUG 1982 - SEP 1982 Guantanamo Bay
FEB 1983 - MAY 1983 Post Shakedown Availability - Bath ME
FEB 1984 - AUG 1984 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1984 - Shellback Initiation - 12 MAY 1984 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1985 - SEP 1985 Guantanamo Bay
OCT 1985 - APR 1986 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
OCT 1986 - JAN 1987 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
SEP 1987 - SEP 1988 Regular Overhaul
OCT 1987 - NOV 1987 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUL 1989 - JAN 1990 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP 1991 - NOV 1991 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN 1992 - AUG 1992 Desert Shield
AUG 1993 - FEB 1994 Mediterranean
OCT 1994 - MAR 1995 Mediterranean
APR 1995 - OCT 1995 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JUN 1995 - DEC 1995 Operation Deep Freeze
AUG 1995 - FEB 1996 Mediterranean
JUL 1999 - Shellback Initiation - 9 JUL 1999 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 2000 - JAN 2002 Caribbean
OCT 2004 - MAR 2005 Counter Narco-Terrorism
AUG 2006 - JAN 2007 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JAN 2010 - JUN 2010 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
FEB 2011 - FEB 2011 Decommisioning
APR 2011 - SEP 2011 UNITAS
JUL 2011 - Shellback Initiation - 15 JUL 2011 - Atlantic Ocean

FFG-28 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Vice Admiral Joel Thompson Boone

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