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     F-273 General Tadeusz Kosciuszko     

Photo byAugust 2016. The Black Sea.

Country: Poland.
Class, [Type]: O. H. Perry, [FFG].
Homeport: Gdynia.

Callsign: SNWS ( Sierra November Whiskey Sierra )

Builder: Todd Pacific Shipyard Corp., San Pedro, USA.
Launch date: 29 July 1978. 
Commission date: 28 February 1980.
Recommission date: 28 June 2002.

Displacement ( tons ): 4000 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 135,6 x 14 x 4,5.
Main machinery: 2 x GE LM 2500 gas turbines ( 41000 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 29.
Range ( miles ): 4500 at 20 knots.
Complement: 205 ( 15 officers ).  

Guns: 1 x 1 76mm Mk75 OTO Melara, 1 x 6 20mm GE/GD Vulcan Phalanx Mk15 CIWS, 4 x 1 12,7mm MGs.
Missiles: 1 x 1 GDC Mk13 mod4 launcher for: SSM: Harpoon Block 1G and SAM: Standard SM-1MR BlockVI ( 36 missiles ).
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk32 ( 24 MU-90 ).

Radars: Air: AN/SPS-49; Surface: AN/SPS-55; Navigation: 2 x Sperry Marine Bridgemaster; Fire Control: STIR, WM-28.
Sonars: AN/SQQ-89 ( AN/SQS-56 and AN/SQR-19 ).

Countermeasures: Decoys: 2 x 6 SRBOC Mk36, ESM/ECM: AN/SLQ-32.
Helicopters: 2 x SH-2G Sea Sprite.
Comment: Ex-USS Wadsworth ( FFG-9 ).

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