RBNS Sabha

RBNS Sabha

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RBNS Sabha

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RBNS Sabha (formerly known as USS Jack Williams FFG-24' during its career in US) is a frigate now in service with the Royal Bahrain Naval Force. The ownership was transferred to Bahrain as a gift on . The frigate was ordered by the US Navy on , and laid down on . It was officially launched by the US Navy on . The frigate is now considered as the lead frigate of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force.

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During its career as USS Jack Williams (FFG-24) in the United States, it was the sixteenth ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry Class of guided-missile frigates. It was named for Pharmacist's Mate Second Class Jack Williams, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism in the Battle of Iwo Jima.

The frigate was ordered from Bath Iron Works on as part of the FY77 Program. Jack Williams was laid down on ; launched on and commissioned on . Decommissioned and stricken on , she was transferred to Bahrain the same day, and recommissioned as the RBNS Sabha. USS Jack Williams (FFG-24) was the first ship of that name in the US Navy.

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