USS Badger
FF 1071 (Knox Class)

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Authorized:       ?
Builder:          Todd Ship Yard, San Pedro
Laid Down:        February 17, 1968
Launched:         December 7, 1968
Commissioned:     December 1, 1970
Decommissioned:   December 20, 1991
Fate:             Sunk as target: July 21, 1998   
                  as a part of RIMPAC 98. 


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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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