USS Lang
FF 1060 (Knox class)

courtesey of: NavSource


Authorized:       July 22, 1964
Builder:          Todd Shipyards San Pedro     
Laid Down:        March 25 1967    
Launched:         February 17 1968 
Commissioned:     March 28 1970   
Decommissioned:   December 12 1991 
Fate:             TO BE SCRAPPED THROUGH 
                  THE SHIP DISPOSAL PROJECT
				  
Berthed:          Suisun Bay Benecia, CA

We are seeking information on the USS Lang 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.

Mark Roberts is handling all pages and E-mails concerning the Knox & Brooke class Frigates.

The Knox Class as Constructed


Displacement: 4,260 tons fully loaded.
Length:       438'        
Beam:         47'          
Draught:      16' (keel);  26' (Sonar dome)       
Machinery:    Two combustion Engineering boilers;               
              One  Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000 shp;     
              1 shaft.   
Performance:  27 kts.  
Bunkerage:    200,000 gallons  
Range:        4,000 miles at 22 knots on 1 boiler.          
Guns:         1 FMC  5"   54 cal  Mk-42
Torpedoes:    MK 32  


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