USS Patterson
FF 1061 (Knox Class)

contributed by John Hummel

Authorized:     1964
Builder:        Avondale Shipyards Inc.
Laid Down:      October 12, 1967
Sponsor:        Miss. Laura Winslow
Launched:       May 3,  1969
Commissioned:   March 14, 1970
Decommissioned: September 30, 1991
Fate:           Scrapped November, 1999 by 
                "Baltimore Marine Industries"

Historical Data contributed by: 
Ellen Mattie


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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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