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USS Antrim (FFG-20)

USS Antrim (FFG-20), twelfth ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry class of guided-missile frigates, was named for Rear Admiral Richard Nott Antrim (1907-1969). Ordered from Todd Pacific, Seattle, WA on 28 February 1977 as part of the FY77 program, Antrim was laid down 21 June 1978, launched 27 March 1979, and commissioned 26 September 1981. Decommissioned 8 May 1996, she was transferred to Turkey 27 August 1997 as that nation's TCG Gemlik (F 492)[?]. She was stricken 4 September 1997.

Antrim (FFG-20) was the first ship of that name in the US Navy.

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