FF 1060 (Knox class)
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.
Draught: 16' (keel); 26' (Sonar dome)
Machinery: Two combustion Engineering boilers;
One Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000 shp;
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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