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USS Gray (FF-1054)
USS GRAY (FFG-1054) sharp turn
The USS Gray (FF-1054) executing a turn off the coast of California
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Ordered: 22 July 1964
Builder: Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle, Washington
Laid down: 19 November 1966
Launched: 3 November 1967
Acquired: 27 March 1970
Commissioned: 4 April 1970
Decommissioned: 29 June 1991
Reclassified: Reclassified as a Frigate 30 June 1975
Struck: 11 January 1995
Motto: Seek Engage Destroy
Fate: Scrapped 21 July 2001
General characteristics
Class & type: Knox-class frigate
Displacement: 3,202 tons (4,165 full load)
Length: 438 ft (133.5 m)
Beam: 46 ft 9 in (14.25 m)
Draught: 24 ft 9 in (7.6 m)
Propulsion: 2 × CE 1200psi boilers
1 Westinghouse geared turbine
1 shaft, 35,000 shp (26 MW)
Speed: over 27 knots (31 mph; 50 km/h)
Range: 4,500 nautical miles (8,330 km) @ 20 knots (23 mph; 37 km/h)
Complement: 18 officers, 267 enlisted
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-40 Air Search Radar
AN/SPS-67 Surface Search Radar
AN/SQS-26 Sonar
AN/SQR-18 Towed array sonar system
Mk68 Gun Fire Control System
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
AN/SLQ-32 Electronics Warfare System
Armament: one Mk-16 8 cell missile launcher for ASROC and Harpoon missiles
one Mk-42 5-inch/54 caliber gun
Mark 46 torpedoes from four single tube launchers)
one Mk-25 BPDMS launcher for Sea Sparrow missiles
Aircraft carried: one SH-2 Seasprite (LAMPS I) helicopter

The USS Gray (FF-1054) was a United States Navy Knox class frigate. She was named for Marine Corps Sergeant Ross F. Gray, who was a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor. She was constructed by Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle, Washington, laid down 19 November 1966, launched 3 November 1967 and delivered 27 March 1970. Gray was commissioned 4 April 1970, reclassified as a Frigate 30 June 1975. She was decommissioned 29 June 1991, struck 11 January 1995 and scrapped 21 July 2001.


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