|USS John L. Hall (FFG-32)|
USS John L. Hall (FFG-32)
|Owner:||Admiral John L. Hall, Jr.|
|Ordered:||23 January 1978|
|Builder:||Bath Iron Works|
|Laid down:||5 January 1981|
|Launched:||24 July 1981|
|Commissioned:||26 June 1982|
|Decommissioned:||9 March 2012|
|Motto:||Semper Victores (Always Victorious)|
|Class & type:||Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate|
|Displacement:||4,100 long tons (4,200 t), full load|
|Length:||453 feet (138 m), overall|
|Beam:||45 feet (14 m)|
|Draft:||22 feet (6.7 m)|
|Speed:||over 29 knots (54 km/h)|
|Range:||5,000 nautical miles at 18 knots (9,300 km at 33 km/h)|
|Complement:||15 officers and 190 enlisted, plus SH-60 LAMPS detachment of roughly six officer pilots and 15 enlisted maintainers|
|Sensors and |
|Electronic warfare |
|Aircraft carried:||2 × SH-60 LAMPS III helicopters|
Ordered from Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME on 23 January 1978 as part of the FY78 program, John L. Hall was laid down on 5 January 1981, launched on 24 July 1981, and commissioned on 26 June 1982.
On 28 August 2005, under the command of Commander David Geisler, she sailed from her home port, NS Pascagoula, Mississippi, along with sister ship Stephen W. Groves under threat from Hurricane Katrina.
In 2007, she remained active, commanded by Commander Augustus P. Bennet, assigned to Destroyer Squadron 14, and homeported at NAVSTA Mayport, Florida. In August 2008, while underway to avoid Tropical Storm Fay, the scheduled change of command occurred with Commander Derek Lavan assuming command of the vessel.
21 April 2010, seen docked in Sevastopol (UA).
In 9 March 2012, the John L. Hall was decommissioned at Naval Station Mayport.
In November 2012 she was still at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
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