San Diego frigate to be towed to Bremerton for sale

by Tim Flanagan on June 30, 2011

Gary Robbins has the story in the San Diego Union Tribune:

[The 453-foot frigate Jarrett. — US Navy]

The recently decommissioned Perry-class frigate Jarrett will be towed to orthopedist _Washington”>Bremerton, view Washington later this week where the 453-foot ship will be put up for sale. The vessel will be scrapped if there are no buyers over the new couple of years, says the Navy’s Southwest Regional Maintenance Command. There’s a chance that the frigate will be purchased byTaiwan, which has bought many American warships as they were being taken out of service.

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