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USS Mahlon S. Tisdale (FFG-27)

USS Mahlon S. Tisdale (FFG-27), nineteenth ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry class of guided-missile frigates, was named for Vice Admiral Mahlon Street Tisdale (1890-?). Ordered from Todd Shipyards, San Pedro, CA on 23 January 1978 as part of the FY78 program, Mahlon S. Tisdale was laid down 19 March 1980, launched 7 February 1981, and commissioned 27 November 1982. Decommissioned 27 September 1996 and stricken 20 February 1998, she was transferred to Turkey 5 April 1999 as that nation's TCG Gokceada (F 494)[?].

Mahlon S. Tisdale (FFG-27) was the first ship of that name in the US Navy.



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