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Photographer:john c. driscoll [View profile]Title:USS Vreeland FF1068Added:Sep 13, 2007
Photo Category: Frigates
Poor quality but retained on site as only example of this vessel
DAS, Frigates
USS Vreeland (FF-1068): Taken November 1976 while USS Vreeland was at Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard

CLASS: Knox (As Built) FY / SCB No.: 65/200
Displacement:3020 tons (std), 4065 tons (full) Dimensions:438'(oa), 415" (wl) x 46' 9" x 24' 9"
Armament: 1 x 5"/54 Mk 42, 1 ASROC Mk16 (16 missiles), 4-324mm Mk 32 (4x1 fixed) tubes / Mk 46 torpedos
Machinery: 2 CE 1200psi boilers; 1 Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000 shp; 1 shaft
Speed: 27 knots Range: 4,500 nm @ 20 knots Crew: 13 / 211
Radars: AN/SPS-10 (surface), AN/SPS-40 (air), AN/SPS-58 threat warning in some ships
Sonars: AN/SQS-26CX, AN/SQS-35 IVDS in FF-1052, 1056, 1063-1071, 1073-1076, 1078-1097

Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Avondale Marine, Avondale LA on 20 March 1968
Launched 14 June 1969, Commissioned 13 June 1970
Reclassified Frigate (FF-1068) on 30 June 1975
Decommissioned 30 August 1992, Stricken 11 January 1995

Fate: To Greece, (lease) 25 Jul 1992, (grant aid) 9 Feb 2001, renamed Makedonia (F-458)
Decommissioned January 1999, in reserve

Vessel Identification
Pennant no.:FF1068
Technical Data
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