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USS 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

Add a FFG-36 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-36 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1981 Keel Date: 30 JUL 1981
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
FEB 1982 Launch Date: 6 FEB 1982
JAN 1983 Commissioned: 29 JAN 1983
MAR 1985 - SEP 1985 Mediterranean
JAN 1986 - FEB 1986 Caribbean
JAN 1986 - FEB 1986 Challenger Shuttle Accident Support 28Jan86
JUN 1987 - DEC 1987 North Atlantic
MAR 1989 - SEP 1989 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 1989 - OCT 1989 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG 1990 - Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 1990 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1991 - SEP 1991 Desert Storm
DEC 1993 - MAY 1994 Southern Watch - Red Sea
APR 1995 - Shellback Initiation - 8 APR 1995 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1996 - JUL 1996 Southern Watch - 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