U.S.S. SAMUEL B. ROBERTS

(FFG-58)

NO HIGHER HONOR

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USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1986 to Present

FFG-58 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-58 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-58 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1984 - Keel Date: 21 MAY 1984
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
DEC 1984 - Launch Date: 8 DEC 1984
APR 1986 - Commissioned: 12 APR 1986
APR 1988 - APR 1988 Mine Hit Amidships
JUN 1990 - MAR 1991 Desert Shield
JUN 1991 - JUL 1991 Great Lakes
NOV 1992 - MAY 1993 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL 1994 - DEC 1994 UNITAS
AUG 1994 - Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1994 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1996 - JUN 1996 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JAN 1996 - JUN 1996 Rukus
SEP 1997 - OCT 1997 Mayport port visit

FFG-58 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Named for: Samuel B. Roberts

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