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U.S.S. NICHOLAS

(FFG-47)

CARRYING ON A PROUD TRADITION

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USS NICHOLAS (FFG-47) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1984 to Present

FFG-47 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-47 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-47 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1982 - Keel Date: 27 SEP 1982
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
APR 1983 - Launch Date: 23 APR 1983
MAR 1984 - Commissioned: 10 MAR 1984
AUG 1986 - FEB 1987 Mediterranean
APR 1988 - OCT 1988 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1991 - JAN 1993 Desert Storm
JUL 1991 - FEB 1992 Desert Shield
JAN 1992 - MAY 1992 Desert Storm
MAR 1995 - MAY 1995 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle

FFG-47 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Major Samuel Nicholas

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