June 30, 1973: The USS Miller is Commissioned

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June 30, 1973: The USS Miller is commissioned. Her active service was performed with the Atlantic Fleet, including deployments to the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Persian Gulf and the Black Sea.

USS Miller (FF-1091), originally (DE-1091), was a Knox class frigate of destroyer escorts in the United States Navy. She was named for Cook Third Class Doris “Dorie” Miller, who was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions at the attack on Pearl Harbor.

In July 1975, she was reclassified as a frigate and designated FF-1091. Miller transferred to the Naval Reserve Force in January 1982, and thereafter was employed in the western Atlantic and Caribbean areas. She decommissioned in October 1991 and was stricken from the Naval Vessel Registerin 1995.

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