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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
MAY1983-Keel Date: 5 MAY 1983
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
NOV1983-DEC1984Commisioning
NOV1983-Launch Date: 5 NOV 1983
DEC1984-Commissioned: 1 DEC 1984
JAN1987-JUN1987StaNavForLant
JAN1987-FEB1987Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1988-NOV1991Desert Shield
APR1989-MAY1992Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1995-JUN1995BALTOPS
OCT1999-APR2000Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB2003-MAY2006Mediterranean

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