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USS Jack Williams (FFG-24)

USS Jack Williams (FFG-24), sixteenth ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry class of guided-missile frigates, was named for Pharmacist's Mate Second Class Jack Williams (died 1945). Ordered from Bath Iron Works on 28 February 1977 as part of the FY77 program, Jack Williams was laid down 25 February 1980, launched 30 August 1980, and commissioned 19 September 1981. Decommissioned and stricken 13 September 1996, she was transferred to Bahrain the same day as that nation's Sabha (90)[?].

Jack Williams (FFG-24) was the first ship of that name in the US Navy.



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