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USS George Philip (FFG-12)

USS George Philip (FFG-12), sixth ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry class of guided-missile frigates, was named for Commander George Philip, Jr. (1912-1945). Ordered from Todd Shipyards, San Pedro, CA on 27 February 1976 as part of the FY76 program, George Philip was laid down 14 December 1977, launched 16 December 1978, and commissioned 10 October 1980. Decommissioned 15 March 2003, as of June 2003 George Philip is in reserve at Naval Inactive Ships Maintenance Facility Bremerton, WA.

George Philip (FFG-12) was the first ship of that name in the US Navy.

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