Tuesday, December 11, 2012

USS Curts (FFG-38) , aka 38 Special returns...

   The USS Curts (FFG-38) returned to San Diego after a six month deployment tracking down drug runners. She will be decommissioned in February 2013 after an illustrious carreer. Well done 38 Special!


Namesake:Admiral Maurice Curts
Ordered:27 April 1979
Builder:Todd Pacific ShipyardsSan Pedro,California
Laid down:1 July 1981
Launched:6 March 1982
Acquired:2 September 1983
Commissioned:8 October 1983
Decommissioned:27 February 2013(scheduled)
Homeport:Naval Base San Diego
Fate:Naval Reserve Force, Active
Badge:USS Curts FFG-38 Crest.png