FF 1071 (Knox Class)
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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.
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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