USS Aylwin
FF 1081 (Knox class)

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October 1, 1985: Photo from USS Iowa (BB 61)


Authorized:     August 25, 1966
Builder:        Avondale Shipyards
Laid Down:      November 13, 1969
Launched:       August 29, 1970
Commissioned:   September 18, 1971
Decommissioned: May 15, 1992
Fate:           To Taiwan April 29, 1998, re-named Ning Yang [FF-938];
                still in service as of 2005. 

We are seeking information on the USS Aylwin and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into this page. When enough information has been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.

DOL now has an associate webmaster handling all pages and E-mails concerning the Knox class Frigates. His name is Mark Roberts


Reunion Notice:

Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004
From: Gerry Miles

TO: ALL FORMER CREWMEMBERS OF USS AYLWIN (FF1081)

EXTENDING AN OPEN INVITATION TO ATTEND AYLWIN'S CREW REUNION.

Although coordination of this once in a lifetime event is being spearheaded by crewmen who served under CMDR J. Eyer or CMDR J. McCormick, ALL former Aylwin crewmembers are invited and encouraged to attend. Please visit www.takfss.com/aylwin_reunion_2004_001.htm for a complete overview. Hotel links, area attractions, etc.

Reunion Coordinator: EW2 Rob Roberts, Treasurer: EWC T.J. Mahoney, Website Administrator: EW2 Sam Horner, President: RM2 Brian Duffy

Location: Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Madeira Beach, FL (Tampa Bay)
Date: On or about June 5th (Saturday)
Cost: TBD, the more people that attend, the less expensive for each party

Please reply. Contact me, Robby Roberts, to get signed up. Most importantly, please provide me with ANY and ALL names, phone numbers, and especially valid email addresses so these crewmembers have an opportunity to attend this once in a lifetime happening.

R. Roberts (EW2)


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