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United States Navy Ship U.S.S. Pharris FF-1094 Ceramic Coffee Mug
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This item is already soldUnited States Navy Ship U.S.S. Pharris FF-1094 Ceramic Coffee Mug
United States   Navy   Ship   Sailor   Military   U.S.S. Pharris   Ceramic   Coffee   Mug
The picture shows a view of this United States Navy Ship U.S.S. Pharris FF-1094 Ceramic Coffee Mug. The year that this mug was made is unknown. It has the ships emblem imprinted on one side. There is a crest on the bottom and it is marked as follows:

MIL - CERAM
CARLISLE, MASS. 01741

The mug measures 4'' tall. It is in mint unused condition as pictured. Below here is some reference information on this U.S. Navy ship:

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

USS Pharris (FF-1094) was a Knox-class destroyer escort named after Medal of Honor recipient Lieutenant Commander Jackson C. Pharris. It was originally designated as DE-1094 and later reclassified as a frigate in the United States Navy. In 1992 the ship was decommissioned and sold to Mexico. It was recommissioned as Guadalupe Victoria.

During the 1987-1988 Mediterranean Cruse, Pharris escorted Mighty Servant 2 carrying Samuel B. Roberts from the entrance of the Persian Gulf to about half way up the Red Sea. Pharris won the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for its part in Operation Earnest Will.

USS Pharris in fiction: In Tom Clancy's book Red Storm Rising, Pharris escorts merchants across the Atlantic ocean. It is heavily damaged by a Soviet submarine.

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United States Navy Ship U.S.S. Pharris FF-1094 Ceramic Coffee Mug


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