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U.S.S. WADSWORTH

(FFG-9)

EVEREADY

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USS WADSWORTH (FFG-9) - an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

In Commission 1980 to 2002

FFG-9 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1977-Keel Date: 13 JUL 1977
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro
JUL1978-Launch Date: 29 JUL 1978
APR1980-Commissioned: 2 APR 1980
FEB1982-APR1982West Pac
APR1982-NOV1982West Pac-Indian Ocean
OCT1983-MAY1984West Pac
FEB1984- Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1984 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1989-MAR1990Brief appearance in film
SEP1989-SEP1989Alaska
SEP1989-NOV1989PACEX 89 Korea
APR2001-SEP2001CARAT / Cobra Gold
JUN2002-Decommissioned: 28 JUN 2002

FFG-9 General Specifications

Class: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

Complement: 15 Officers and 190 Enlisted

Displacement: 4100 tons

Length: 445 feet

Beam: 45 feet

Draft: 22 feet

Range: 5 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Transferred to Poland and renamed ORP Generał Tadeusz Kościuszko



USS WADSWORTH (FFG-9)



The third Wadsworth (FFG-9) was laid down on 13 July 1977 at San Pedro, Calif., by the Los Angeles Division of the Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp.; launched on 29 July 1978; and sponsored by Mrs. Patricia P. Roberts, great-great-great-granddaughter of Commodore Alexander S. Wadsworth. The frigate was commissioned on 2 April 1980, Comdr. John C. Ruff in command.

[Note: The above USS WADSWORTH (FFG-9) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS WADSWORTH (FFG-9), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]