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USS Rentz (FFG-46)


Guided-Missile Frigate


USS Rentz FFG46 was commissioned during the latter stages of the Cold War period and managed a sailing career into the 2010s.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 11/12/2018
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Specifications


Year: 1984
Status: Decommissioned, Out-of-Service
Ships-in-Class: 71
Named Ships: USS Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG-7); USS McInemey (FFG-8); USS Wadsworth (FFG-9); USS Duncan (FFG-10); USS Clark (FFG-11); USS George Philip (FFG-12); USS Samuel Eliot Morison (FFG-13); USS Sides (FFG-14); USS Estocin (FFG-15); USS Clifton Sprague (FFG-16); USS John A. Moore (FFG-19); USS Antrim (FFG-20); USS Flatley (FFG-21); USS Fahrion (FFG-22); USS Lewis B. Puller (FFG-23); USS Jack Williams (FFG-24); USS Copeland (FFG-25); USS Gallery (FFG-26); USS Mahlon S. Tisdale (FFG-27); USS Boone (FFG-28); USS Stephen W. Groves (FFG-29); USS Reid (FFG-30); USS Stark (FFG-31); USS John L. Hall (FFG-32); USS Jarrett (FFG-33); USS Aubrey Fitch (FFG-34); USS Underwood (FFG-36); USS Crommelin (FFG-37); USS Curts (FFG-38); USS Doyle (FFG-39); USS Halyburton (FFG-40); USS McClusky (FFG-41); USS Klakring (FFG-42); USS Thach (FFG-43); USS Dewert (FFG-45); USS Rentz (FFG-46); USS Nicholas (FFG-47); USS Vandegrift (FFG-48); USS Robert G. Bradley (FFG-49); USS Taylor (FFG-50); USS Gary (FFG-51); USS Carr (FFG-52); USS Hawes (FFG-53); USS Ford (FFG-54); USS Elrod (FFG-55); USS Simpson (FFG-56); USS Reuben James (FFG-57); USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG-58); USS Kauffman (FFG-59); USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG-60); USS Ingraham (FFG-61); HMAS Adelaide (FFG-01); HMAS Canberra (FFG-02); HMAS Sydney (FFG-03); HMAS Darwin (FFG-04); HMAS Melbourne (FFG-05); HMAS Newcastle (FFG-06); SPS Santa Maria (F81); SPS Victoria (F82); SPS Numancia (F83); SPS Reina Sofia (F84); SPS Navarra (F85); SPS Canarias (F86); ROCS Cheng Kung (FFG-1101); ROCS Cheng Ho (FFG-1103); ROCS Chi Kuang (FFG-1105); ROCS Yueh Fei (FFG-1106); ROCS Tzu I (FFG-1107); ROCS Pan Chao (FFG-1108); ROCS Chang Chien (FFG-1109); ROCS Tian Dan (FFG-1110); Mubarak; Taba; Sharm El-Sheik; Toushka; Alamgir; General Kazimierz Pulaski; General Tadeusz Kosciuszko; Gaziantep; Giresun; Gemlik; Gelibou; Gokceada; Gediz; Gokova; Goksu
Complement: 226
Length: 453 ft (138.07 m)
Width: 45 ft (13.72 m)
Height: 22 ft (6.71 m)
Displacement (Surface): 4,100 tons
Propulsion: 2 x General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines developing 41,000 horsepower driving 1 x Shaft under stern; 2 x APU thrusters of 350 horsepower.
Speed (Surface): 29 kts (33 mph)
Range: 5,001 nm (5,755 miles; 9,262 km)
Operators: United States




Armament



1 x 76mm /62 caliber OTO-Melara Mk.75 turreted deck gun.
1 x Mk.13 Mod 4 "Harpoon" anti-ship OR SM-1MR Standard anti-aircraft anti-ship missile launcher (40 reloads).
1 x 20mm Vulcan Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWSs).
2 x 324mm Mk.32 triple torpedo tubes (Mark 46 torpedoes).

Air Wing



2 x Sikorsky SH-60 LAMP III-equipped anti-submarine helicopters.
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