ORP Generał Tadeusz Kościuszko

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ORP Generał Tadeusz Kościuszko,
Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate of the Polish Navy
History
Poland
Name: ORP Generał Tadeusz Kościuszko
Namesake: Tadeusz Kościuszko
Ordered: 27 February 1976
Laid down: 13 July 1977
Launched: 29 July 1978
Commissioned: 25 June 2000
Identification: Pennant number: 273
General characteristics
Class and type: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
Displacement: 3650
Length: 135.6 m (444 ft 11 in)
Beam: 13.7 m (44 ft 11 in)
Draught: 5.7 m (18 ft 8 in)
Speed: 29 knots (54 km/h; 33 mph)
Complement: 17 officers, 198 enlisted
Armament:
Aircraft carried: ASW Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite class

ORP Generał Tadeusz Kościuszko, the former USS Wadsworth (FFG-9), is one of two Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigates in the Polish Navy. She is named for Tadeusz Kościuszko, an American Revolutionary War hero and hero of Poland's struggle for independence. Generał Tadeusz Kościuszko is homeported in Gdynia Oksywie, and has participated in numerous NATO exercises in the Baltic Sea.

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