TCG Giresun F491

United States
Name: Antrim
Namesake: Rear Admiral Richard Nott Antrim
Ordered: 28 February 1977
Builder: Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle, Washington
Laid down: 21 June 1978
Launched: 27 March 1979
Sponsored by: Mrs. Richard N. Antrim (widow of Rear Admiral Antrim)
Acquired: 20 August 1981
Commissioned: 26 September 1981
Decommissioned: 8 May 1996
Struck: 4 September 1997
Motto: "In Defense of Freedom"
Fate: Completed a TAR (training and administration for *US Navy* reserve) mission with last home port of Pascagoula, Mississippi before temporary placement at NAS (Naval Air Station) Pensacola, Florida for decommisioning and transfer preparation measures. Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP)
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TCG Giresun (F-491) in Cartagena, 31 May 2010.
Name: Giresun
Namesake: City of Giresun
Acquired: 27 August 1998
Status: in active service
General characteristics
Class and type: Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
Displacement: 4,100 long tons (4,200 t), full load
Length: 445 feet (136 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
processing systems:
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Aircraft carried: 1 × SH-2F LAMPS I[1]

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