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JOSEPH HEWES (FFT 1078)
(ex - DE 1078, FF 1078)
FRIGATE (RESERVE TRAINING)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: FFT 1078 UIC: 20049
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: 09/29/1999 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Avondale Marine Ways Inc., Westwego, LA
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/25/1966 Commission Date: 04/24/1971
Keel Date: 05/14/1969 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/07/1970 Decommission Date: 06/30/1994
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 29.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
23.0
Delivery Date: 04/06/1971 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 28.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/11/1995
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 438 ft Waterline Length: 415 ft
Extreme Beam: 47 ft Waterline Beam: 47 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 25 ft Draft Limit: 17 ft
Light Displacement: 3211 tons Full Displacement: 4192 tons
Dead Weight: 981 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 18
Enlisted: 287
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TAIWAN
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/28/2002
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