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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
MAR1979-Keel Date: 27 MAR 1979
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro
JAN1980-Launch Date: 16 JAN 1980
MAY1982-MAY1982Commisioning
MAY1982-Commissioned: 15 MAY 1982
AUG1982-SEP1982Guantanamo Bay
FEB1983-MAY1983Post Shakedown Availability - Bath ME
FEB1984-AUG1984West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY1984-Shellback Initiation - 12 MAY 1984 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1985-SEP1985Guantanamo Bay
OCT1985-APR1986Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
OCT1986-JAN1987Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
SEP1987-SEP1988Regular Overhaul
OCT1987-NOV1987Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUL1989-JAN1990Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1991-NOV1991Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1992-AUG1992Desert Shield
AUG1993-FEB1994Mediterranean
OCT1994-MAR1995Mediterranean
APR1995-OCT1995North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JUN1995-DEC1995Operation Deep Freeze
AUG1995-FEB1996Mediterranean
JUL1999-Shellback Initiation - 9 JUL 1999 - Pacific Ocean
JAN2000-JAN2002Caribbean
OCT2004-MAR2005Counter Narco-Terrorism
AUG2006-JAN2007North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JAN2010-JUN2010North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
FEB2011-FEB2011Decommisioning
APR2011-SEP2011UNITAS
JUL2011-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