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CLIFTON SPRAGUE (FFG 16)
GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: FFG 7 UIC: 20969
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) Section 516, Southern Region Amendment Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/27/1997 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/27/1976 Commission Date: 03/21/1981
Keel Date: 07/30/1979 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/16/1980 Decommission Date: 06/02/1995
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 17.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
14.0
Delivery Date: 02/06/1981 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 16.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/04/1997
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: 16 ft
Light Displacement: 3043 tons Full Displacement: 3923 tons
Dead Weight: 880 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 17
Enlisted: 198
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TURKEY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/07/1999
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