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W S SIMS (FF 1059)
(ex - DE 1059)
FRIGATE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: FF 1052 UIC: 54054
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, grant aid, ex-US fleet hull Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/21/1999 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Avondale Marine Ways Inc., Westwego, LA
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/22/1964 Commission Date: 01/03/1970
Keel Date: 04/10/1967 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/04/1969 Decommission Date: 09/06/1991
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
21.0
Delivery Date: 12/12/1969 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 30.0 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: 3215 tons Full Displacement: 4196 tons
Dead Weight: 981 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 28
Enlisted: 281
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TURKEY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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