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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
JAN1978-Keel Date: 16 JAN 1978
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
NOV1978-Launch Date: 4 NOV 1978
DEC1979-Commissioned: 15 DEC 1979
JUL1982- Shellback Initiation - 16 JUL 1982 - Indian Ocean
JAN1983-JAN1983North Atlantic
NOV1985-APR1986Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB1990-JUL1990Desert Storm
JUN1990-JUN1991Desert Shield
JUL1990-JUN1991Desert Shield
JAN1991-JUL1991Desert Storm
OCT1991-APR1992Mediterranean-Red Sea
OCT1992-APR1993Mediterranean-Red Sea
JUN1994-NOV1994UNITAS
FEB1995-MAR1995Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
APR1996-OCT1996Mediterranean-West Africa
JAN2003-JAN2005South America
FEB2005-AUG2005Standing NATO Responce Force Maritime Group One Deployment
NOV2006-Shellback Initiation - 18 NOV 2006 - Pacific Ocean
APR2008-OCT2008South America
AUG2010-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