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USS Clark (FFG-11)

USS Clark (FFG-11), fifth ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry class of guided-missile frigates, was named for Admiral Joseph James "Jocko" Clark (1893-1971). Ordered from Bath Iron Works on 27 February 1976 as part of the FY76 program, Clark was laid down 17 July 1978, launched 24 March 1979, and commissioned 9 May 1980. Decommissioned and stricken 15 March 2000, she was handed over to Poland the same day as that nation's ORP General Kasimir Pulaski, a Polish soldier who fought in the American Revolutionary War.

There has been at least one other US Navy ship named Clark, USS Clark (DD-361). However, DD-361 and FFG-11 were named for different people.