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U.S.S. RUBEN JAMES

(FFG-57)

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USS RUBEN JAMES (FFG-57) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1986 to Present

FFG-57 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-57 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-57 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1983 - Keel Date: 19 NOV 1983
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro CA
FEB 1985 - Launch Date: 8 FEB 1985
MAR 1986 - Commissioned: 22 MAR 1986
SEP 1990 - SEP 1990 Visited Vladivostok Russia wth USS Princeton CG-59
FEB 1992 - JUN 1992 Battle Of Coral Sea commemorative cruise
MAR 1992 - Shellback Initiation - 30 MAR 1992 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1994 - AUG 1994 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV 1995 - MAY 1996 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV 1997 - MAY 1998 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1999 - AUG 1999 South America

FFG-57 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Complement: 15 Officers and 190 Enlisted

Displacement: 4100 tons

Length: 453 feet

Beam: 45 feet

Draft: 22 feet

Range: 5 000 nautical miles