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U.S.S. 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
FEB1982-Keel Date: 19 FEB 1982
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
SEP1982-Launch Date: 18 SEP 1982
JUN1983-NOV1983Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG1983-Commissioned: 20 AUG 1983
DEC1983-MAY1993Desert Storm
JUN1985-DEC1985Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1987-DEC1987Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1989-JAN1993Desert Shield
JUN1993-DEC1993Mediterranean
JUN1996-DEC1996Mediterranean
APR2007-OCT2007Panama Canal
APR2007-OCT2007South America

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