USS PHARRIS was the 43rd KNOX-class frigate and the first ship in the Navy named after Lieutenant Commander Jackson C. Pharris. Homeported in Norfolk, Va., PHARRIS was decommissioned on April 15, 1992, and sold to Mexico where she was recommissioned as GUADALUPE VICTORIA.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: August 25, 1966|
|Keel laid: February 11, 1972|
|Launched: December 16, 1972|
|Commissioned: January 26, 1974|
|Decommissioned: April 15, 1992|
|Builder: Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, La.|
|Propulsion system: 2 - 1200 psi boilers; 1 geared turbine, 1 shaft; 35,000 shaft horsepower|
|Length: 438 feet (133.5 meters)|
|Beam: 47 feet (14.4 meters)|
|Draft: 25 feet (7.6 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 4,200 tons full load|
|Speed: 27 knots|
|Armament: one Mk-16 missile launcher for ASROC and Harpoon missiles, one Mk-42 5-inch/54 caliber gun, Mk-46 torpedoes from single tube launchers, one 20mm Phalanx CIWS|
|Aircraft: one SH-2F (LAMPS I) helicopter|
|Crew: 18 officers, 267 enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS PHARRIS. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
|This picture is from a T-shirt once sold aboard USS PHARRIS. I purchased it on ebay.|
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