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USS CURTS

(FFG-38)

Takin Care of Business

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USS CURTS (FFG-38) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1983 to Present

FFG-38 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-38 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-38 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1981 Keel Date: 1 JUL 1981
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro CA
MAR 1982 Launch Date: 6 MAR 1982
OCT 1983 Commissioned: 8 OCT 1983
FEB 1988 - AUG 1988 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB 1996 - Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1996 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1999 - FEB 2000 Caribbean
MAR 2001 - AUG 2001 CARAT
MAR 2003 - AUG 2003 CARAT

FFG-38 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Admiral Maurice Curts

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:Naval Reserve Force Active