USS Julius A. Furer (FFG-6)

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This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.

USS Julius A. Furer (FFG-6)
History
United States
Name: USS Julius A. Furer
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 and 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)
Installed power:
Propulsion:
Speed: 27.2 knots (50.4 km/h; 31.3 mph)
Range: 4,000 nautical miles (7,400 km; 4,600 mi)
Complement: 14 officers, 214 crew
Sensors and
processing systems:
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Armament:
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 at the Boston Naval Shipyard with CDR. Peter A. Stark, Jr. in command.

Fate[edit]

Julius A. Furer was decommissioned on 31 January 1989, and leased to Pakistan as PNS Badr (D-161). 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.

Commanding officers[edit]

  • CDR. Peter Amy Stark, Jr. (11 Nov. 1967 / 14 Aug. 1968)
  • CDR. Gardner Barrett (14 Aug. 1968 / 02 May 1970)
  • CDR. Richard Kingdon Albright (02 May 1970 / 08 Oct. 1971)
  • CDR. Robert Paul McVoy (08 Oct. 1971 / 29 Jun. 1973)
  • CDR. Steven Hamilton Edwards (29 Jun. 1973 / 31 May 1975)
  • CDR. Douglas Frank Sommer (31 May 1975 / 26 Jul. 1977)
  • CDR. Bruce Walter Strong (26 Jul. 1977 / 13 Mar. 1979)
  • CDR. William Dozier Andress, Jr. (13 Mar. 1979 / 12 Jun. 1981)
  • CDR. James Reynolds Stark (later Radm.) (12 Jun. 1981 / 11 Mar. 1983)
  • CDR. William Bailey Hunt (11 Mar. 1983 / 30 Jan. 1986)
  • CDR. Stanley B. Chepenik (30 Jan. 1986 / 31 Jan. 1989)[1]

Ship awards[edit]

References[edit]