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U.S.S. MCINERNEY

(FFG-8)

FAST - FEARLESS - GALANT

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USS MCINERNEY (FFG-8) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1979 to 2010

FFG-8 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FFG-8 Shellback Initiation Add a FFG-8 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1978 - Keel Date: 16 JAN 1978
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
NOV 1978 - Launch Date: 4 NOV 1978
DEC 1979 - Commissioned: 15 DEC 1979
JUL 1982 - Shellback Initiation - 16 JUL 1982 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1983 - JAN 1983 North Atlantic
NOV 1985 - APR 1986 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB 1990 - JUL 1990 Desert Storm
JAN 1991 - JUL 1991 Desert Storm
OCT 1991 - APR 1992 Mediterranean-Red Sea
OCT 1992 - APR 1993 Mediterranean-Red Sea
JUN 1994 - NOV 1994 UNITAS
FEB 1995 - MAR 1995 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
APR 1996 - OCT 1996 Mediterranean-West Africa
JAN 2003 - JAN 2005 South America
NOV 2006 - Shellback Initiation - 18 NOV 2006 - Pacific Ocean
APR 2008 - OCT 2008 South America
AUG 2010 - Decommissioned: 31 AUG 2010

FFG-8 General Specifications

Complement: 15 Officers and 190 Enlisted

Displacement: 4100 tons

Length: 453 feet

Beam: 45 feet

Draft: 22 feet

Flank Speed: over 29 knots