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ESTOCIN (FFG 15)
GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: FFG 7 UIC: 20968
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale, ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale case number assigned Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/03/2003 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/27/1976 Commission Date: 01/10/1981
Keel Date: 04/02/1979 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/03/1979 Decommission Date: 04/03/2003
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 23.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
22.0
Delivery Date: 11/03/1980 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 22.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/03/2003
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 445 ft Waterline Length: 408 ft
Extreme Beam: 47 ft Waterline Beam: 47 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 25 ft Draft Limit: 17 ft
Light Displacement: 3106 tons Full Displacement: 3989 tons
Dead Weight: 883 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 17
Enlisted: 195
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TURKEY
Planning Yard: Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: FFG-15 WAS TRANSFERRED TO TURKEY 4/3/03. NEW NAME IS TCG GOSKU (F-497).
Last Updated: 04/25/2003
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