USS Robert E. Peary
FF-1073 (Knox class)

Courtesey of NavSource

Authorized:       ?
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 
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.

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.
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:    ASROC/MK 32, 34 


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