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Six frigates, four cruisers and an aircraft carrier are set to be decommissioned during fiscal 2013, according to a Navy message released Monday.
http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/reference/messages/Documents/NAVADMINS/NAV2012/NAV12087.txt">NAVADMIN 087/12, released by Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Vice Adm. John Blake, includes deactivation dates and the fates of the ships. The six frigates will be sold to foreign militaries, while the four cruisers will be dismantled.
Enterprise, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the oldest active-duty warship in the fleet, will move to a shipyard March 15, 2013. There, it will await a date for decommissioning.
Enterprise http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/03/defense-aircraft-carrier-enterprise-makes-final-deployment-031212/">left on its final deployment Sunday.
Fiscal 2013 decommissioning schedule
Oct. 31: frigate http://www.crommelin.navy.mil/">Crommelin.
Feb. 15: frigate http://www.underwood.navy.mil/">Underwood.
Feb. 27: frigate http://www.curts.navy.mil/">Curts.
March 22: frigate http://www.klakring.navy.mil/">Klakring.
Aug. 30: frigate http://www.reuben-james.navy.mil/">Reuben James.
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