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

Add a FFG-31 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-31 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1979 - Keel Date: 24 AUG 1979
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
MAY 1980 - Launch Date: 30 MAY 1980
OCT 1982 - Commissioned: 23 OCT 1982
JUN 1984 - DEC 1984 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 1985 - AUG 1985 Great Lakes cruise
FEB 1987 - JUL 1987 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1987 - MAY 1987 Missile Attack on USS Stark
JAN 1990 - JUL 1990 North Atlantic
AUG 1993 - Shellback Initiation - 8 AUG 1993 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY 1998 - NOV 1998 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAY 1999 - 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