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U.S.S. JULIUS A. FURER

(FFG-6)

NULLI PRAEDO (NO PREY

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USS JULIUS A. FURER (FFG-6) - a Brooke class frigate

In Commission 1967 to 1989

FFG-6 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1965-Keel Date: 12 JUL 1965
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JUL1966-Launch Date: 22 JUL 1966
NOV1967-Commissioned: 11 NOV 1967
JAN1968-APR1968Guantanamo Bay
JUL1968-JAN1969Mediterranean
JAN1970-SEP1970Mediterranean
JAN1974-AUG1974nato
JUN1976-AUG1976Bi-centnnial Cruise to New York City
SEP1976-MAR1977Mediterranean
MAY1977-JUL1977queens silver jubilee cruise - british isles
OCT1977-APR1978Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC1977-Shellback Initiation - 18 DEC 1977 - Indian Ocean
JAN1978-Shellback Initiation - 15 JAN 1978 - Indian Ocean
OCT1978-NOV1978North Atlantic
AUG1979-DEC1979Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1979-Shellback Initiation - 17 SEP 1979 - Indian Ocean
DEC1979-JAN1983Mediterranean
JUN1982-OCT1982Mediterranean-Lebanon
APR1984-NOV1984Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1989-Decommissioned: 31 JAN 1989

FFG-6 General Specifications

Class: Brooke class frigate

Named for: Julius A. Furer

Complement: 14 Officers and 214 Enlisted

Displacement: 3426 tons

Length: 414 feet

Beam: 44 feet

Flank Speed: 27 Knots

Range: 4 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration 28 March 1994



USS JULIUS A. FURER (FFG-6)



Julius A. Furer was launched 22 July 1966 by the Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine; and sponsored by Mrs. Julius A. Furer, widow of Rear Admiral Julius A. Furer. Commissioned 11 November 1967.

[Note: The above USS JULIUS A. FURER (FFG-6) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS JULIUS A. FURER (FFG-6), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]