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U.S.S. RENTZ

(FFG-46)

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USS RENTZ (FFG-46) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1984 to Present

FFG-46 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1982-Keel Date: 18 SEP 1982
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro
JUL1983-Launch Date: 16 JUL 1983
JUN1984-Commissioned: 30 JUN 1984
DEC1987-Shellback Initiation - 10 DEC 1987 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1997-NOV1997West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
OCT1997- Shellback Initiation - 9 OCT 1997 - Pacific Ocean
JAN2000-JUL2000West Pac
JUL2005-FEB2006South America
NOV2006-MAY2007West Pac

FFG-46 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Chaplain George S. Rentz

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