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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
JUL 1965 Keel Date: 12 JUL 1965
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JUL 1966 Launch Date: 22 JUL 1966
NOV 1967 Commissioned: 11 NOV 1967
JAN 1968 - APR 1968 Guantanamo Bay
JAN 1970 - SEP 1970 Mediterranean
JAN 1974 - AUG 1974 nato
JUN 1976 - AUG 1976 Bi-centnnial Cruise to New York City
DEC 1977 Shellback Initiation - 18 DEC 1977 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1978 - Shellback Initiation - 15 JAN 1978 - Indian Ocean
AUG 1979 - DEC 1979 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP 1979 - Shellback Initiation - 17 SEP 1979 - Indian Ocean
DEC 1979 - JAN 1983 Mediterranean
JUN 1982 - OCT 1982 Mediterranean-Lebanon
APR 1984 - NOV 1984 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1989 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]