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U.S.S. STARK

(FFG-31)

STRENGTH FOR FREEDOM

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USS STARK (FFG-31) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1982 to 1999

FFG-31 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1979-Keel Date: 24 AUG 1979
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
MAY1980-Launch Date: 30 MAY 1980
OCT1982-Commissioned: 23 OCT 1982
NOV1982-NOV1982Panama Canal
JUN1984-DEC1984Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1985-AUG1985Great Lakes cruise
FEB1987-JUL1987Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY1987-MAY1987Missile Attack on USS Stark
JAN1990-JUL1990North Atlantic
AUG1991-FEB1992Desert Storm
AUG1993-Shellback Initiation - 8 AUG 1993 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY1998-NOV1998North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAY1999-Decommissioned: 7 MAY 1999

FFG-31 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Harold Rainsford Stark

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:Disposed of by scrapping - dismantled June 21 2006