USS JULIUS A FURER DEG-6 / FFG-6
NULLI PRAEDO
Your Subtitle text

Home Page

Welcome to
 "JAF ASSOCIATION"
Home Page.
Our job is to keep her memory alive and enjoy the memories and the stories we share.

Start planning today to join your shipmates at the next reunion.

Please visit our Guestbook and share your favorite sea story with us.
 

JAF ASSOCIATION OFFICERS

President
 
Neil Heywood
 ncheywood8181@gmail.com

Vice President
 
Jerry Chopp
 gchopp46@hotmail.com

Secretary/Treasurer
 
Cliff Smith
 

Communications
  Steve McLaughlin
 

President Emeritus
 
Pete Stark
 pasusn@comcast.net

Web Master
 
Thomas Barker
 barkerts@bright.net

Membership
 Membership is open to all past crew members.

Dues are $20.00 for two years and includes newsletters when published.

To join or renew your membership, just send your $20.00 along with your NAME, ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER to:

Steve Shaffer
301 Spartan Dr.
Columbia, SC 29212-3622

Reunions
 1st reunion was November 2007 in Charleston, SC
  2nd reunion was November 2009 onboard the Carnival Cruise Ship DESTINY
 3rd reunion was November 2011 in Branson, MO
 4th reunion was November 2013 in Nashville TN.

NEXT REUNION
 The next reunion will be in,
Charleston, S.C.

November 2015

Check Reunion Info. page for complete details and forms
USS JULIUS A. FURER (DEG-6) (FFG-6) WAS A BROOKE-CLASS FRIGATE IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY.
LAUNCHED: 22 JULY 1966.
COMMISSIONED: 11 NOVEMBER 1967.
REDESIGNATED FFG-6: 30 JUNE 1975.
DECOMMISSIONED: 10 NOVEMBER 1988

Displacement: 3,426 Tons
Length: 414' 6"
Beam: 44' 1"
Draft: 24'6"
Speed: 27.2 k
Complement: 248

Armament: 1, 5"/38 caliber gun
                    1, Mk 22 RIM-24 Tartar/ RIM-66
                      Standard missile launcher
                      with 16 missiles   
                    1, 8 Cell  ASROC launcher
                    2, 3 12.73 Mk 32 torpedo tubes
                        Mk 46 torpedos
Aircraft carried: 1, Dash drone helicopter
  After designtion to FFG
                       1, SH-2F Seasprite helicopter
 
JULIUS A. FURER COMMANDING OFFICERS

11 Nov 1967 / 14 Aug 1968      Cmdr. Peter Amy Stark, Jr.
14 Aug 1968 / 02 May 1970      Cmdr. Gardner S. Barrett
02 May 1970 / 08 Oct 1971      Cmdr. Richard Kingdon Albright
08 Oct 1971 / 29 Jun 1973      Cmdr. Robert P. McVoy
29 Jun 1973 / 31 May 1975      Cmdr. Steven Hamilton Edwards
31 May 1975 / 26 Jul 1977      Cmdr. Douglas Frank Sommer
26 Jul 1977 / 13 Mar 1979      Cmdr. Bruce Walter Strong
13 Mar 1979 / 12 Jun 1981      Cmdr. William Dozier Andress, Jr.
12 Jun 1981 / 11 Mar 1983      Cmdr. James Reynolds Stark (later Radm.)
11 Mar 1983 / 30 Jan 1986      Cmdr. William Bailey Hunt
30 Jan 1986 / 31 Jan 1989      Cmdr. Stanley B. Chepenik
 
DEG-6 (PLANK OWNER ) PATCH
SHIPS AWARDS, CITATIONS and CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
 
NAVY MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION

NAVY EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL W/1 STAR

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE RIBBON

SEA SERVICE DEPLOYMENT RIBBON

CG SPECIAL OPERATIONS SERVICES RIBBON

SHOULDER PATCH
Website Builder