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USS KLAKRING

(FFG-42)

Freedom Through Vigilance

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USS KLAKRING (FFG-42) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1983 to Present

FFG-42 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-42 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-42 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1982 Keel Date: 19 FEB 1982
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
SEP 1982 Launch Date: 18 SEP 1982
JUN 1983 - NOV 1983 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG 1983 Commissioned: 20 AUG 1983
JUN 1985 - DEC 1985 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 1987 - DEC 1987 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1989 - JAN 1993 Desert Shield
JUN 1993 - DEC 1993 Mediterranean

FFG-42 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Rear Admiral Thomas B. Klakring

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