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U.S.S. UNDERWOOD

(FFG-36)

JUST FRIEND AND FIERCE ENEMY

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USS UNDERWOOD (FFG-36) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1983 to Present

FFG-36 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1981-Keel Date: 30 JUL 1981
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
FEB1982-Launch Date: 6 FEB 1982
JAN1983-Commissioned: 29 JAN 1983
MAR1985-SEP1985Mediterranean
JAN1986-FEB1986Caribbean
JAN1986-FEB1986Challenger Shuttle Accident Support 28Jan86
JUN1987-DEC1987North Atlantic
MAR1989-SEP1989Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1989-OCT1989Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG1990-Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 1990 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1991-SEP1991Desert Storm
MAY1992-MAY1992Panama Canal
MAY1992-Shellback Initiation - 9 MAY 1992 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC1993-MAY1994Southern Watch - Red Sea
APR1995-Shellback Initiation - 8 APR 1995 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1996-JUL1996Southern Watch - Persian Gulf
FEB2002-AUG2002Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

FFG-36 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Captain Gordon Waite Underwood

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