U.S.S. TAYLOR

(FFG-50)

PROUD DEFENDER

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USS TAYLOR (FFG-50) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1984 to Present

FFG-50 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1983 - Keel Date: 5 MAY 1983
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
NOV 1983 - DEC 1984 Commisioning
NOV 1983 - Launch Date: 5 NOV 1983
DEC 1984 - Commissioned: 1 DEC 1984
JAN 1987 - JUN 1987 StaNavForLant
JAN 1987 - FEB 1987 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN 1988 - NOV 1991 Desert Shield
JUN 1995 - JUN 1995 BALTOPS
OCT 1999 - APR 2000 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB 2003 - MAY 2006 Mediterranean

FFG-50 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Commander Jesse J. Taylor

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