USS Robert E. Peary
FF-1073 (Knox class)
We are seeking information on the USS Robert E. Peary 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.
Builder: Lockheed - Seattle
Laid Down: December 22, 1970
Launched: June 23, 1971
Commissioned: September 23, 1972
Decommissioned: August 7, 1992
Fate: (Lease) Taiwanese Chiu Yang
August 7, 1992
Mark Roberts is handling all pages and
E-mails concerning the Knox & Brooke class Frigates.
Tony Holland (1990 - Decom) has a wonderful
site dedicated to the USS Robert E. Peary
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: ASROC/MK 32, 34