Guided-missile frigate USS McInerney (FFG 8)

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Classification

Type:

Basic information

Namesake:
Vice Admiral Francis X. McInerney
Renaming:
  • PNS Alamgir (F260)
Country of build:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned (service):
Decommissioned (out):
Status:
Fate:
Transferred to Pakistan, 2010

Ship measurements

Displacement:
4,100 t
Length:
138 m
Beam:
14 m
Draft:
6.7 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 2 * General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines generating 41,000 shp (31 MW) through a single shaft and variable pitch propeller
  • 2 * Auxiliary Propulsion Units, 350 hp (260 kW) retractable electric azimuth thrusters for maneuvering and docking
Speed:
29 knots
Range:
5,000 nautical miles at 18 knots (9,300 km at 33 km/h)

Personnel

Complement:
205

Combat assets

Electronics:
  • AN/SPS-49 air-search radar
  • AN/SPS-55 surface-search radar
  • CAS and STIR fire-control radar
  • AN/SQS-56 sonar
  • AN/SLQ-32
Armament:
  • 1 * OTO Melara Mk 75 76 mm/62 caliber naval gun
  • 2 * Mk 32 triple-tube (324 mm) launchers for Mark 46 torpedoes
  • 1 * Vulcan Phalanx CIWS
  • 4 * .50-cal (12.7 mm) machine guns.
  • 1 * Mk 13 Mod 4 single-arm launcher for Harpoon anti-ship missiles and SM-1MR Standard anti-ship/air missiles (40 round magazine)
Aircraft:
  • 2 * SH-60 LAMPS III helicopter

USS McInerney (FFG 8), is a Oliver Hazard Perry class guided-missile frigate, in service with the United States Navy from 1979 to 2010. She was then transferred to the Pakistan Navy and entered service as Alamgir (F260) in early 2011.

USS McInerney (FFG 8), formerly PF-110, was the second ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry class and was named for Vice Admiral Francis X. McInerney (1899–1956). Ordered from Bath Iron Works on 27 February 1976 as part of the U.S. fiscal year 1975 (FY75) program, McInerney was laid down on 16 January 1978, launched on 4 November 1978, and commissioned on 15 December 1979. The ship was sponsored by Joan McInerney Kelley, daughter of the late Vice Admiral Francis Xavier McInerney.

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