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USS Julius A. Furer (FFG-6)
USS Julius A. Furer (FFG-6)
Career (US)
Namesake: Julius A. Furer
Ordered: 24 May 1963
Builder: Bath Iron Works
Laid down: 12 July 1965
Launched: 22 July 1966
Acquired: 3 November 1967
Commissioned: 11 November 1967
Decommissioned: 31 January 1989
Struck: 2 February 1994
Fate: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration, 28 March 1994
General characteristics
Class & type: Brooke class frigate
Displacement: 3,426 tons full
Length: 414 ft (126 m)
Beam: 44 ft (13 m)
Draft: 14 ft 6 in (4.42 m)
Propulsion: 2 Foster-Wheeler boilers, 1 General Electric geared turbine, 35,000 shp, 1 shaft
Speed: 27.2 knots
Range: 4,000 nautical miles
Complement: 14 officers, 214 crew
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-52 3D air search radar
AN/SPS-10 surface search radar
AN/SPG-51 missile fire control radar
AN/SQS-26 bow mounted sonar
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
AN/SLQ-32
AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
Armament: 1x5"/38 caliber gun
1x Mk 22 RIM-24 Tartar/RIM-66 Standard missile launcher (16 missiles)
1x8 cell ASROC launcher
2x3 12.75 in (324mm) Mk 32 torpedo tubes, Mk 46 torpedoes
2 x MK 37 torpedo tubes (fixed, stern, removed later)
Aircraft carried: SH-2 Seasprite

USS Julius A. Furer (FFG-6) was a Brooke-class frigate in the United States Navy.

Julius A. Furer was launched 22 July 1966 by the Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine; and sponsored by Mrs. Julius A. Furer, widow of Rear Admiral Julius A. Furer. She was commissioned on 11 November 1967.

Pakistan service[edit | edit source]

Julius A. Furer was decommissioned on 31 January 1989, and leased to Pakistan as PNS Badr. She was struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 2 February 1994, and disposed of by Navy title transfer to the United States Maritime Administration, 28 March 1994.

Ship awards[edit | edit source]

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