USS Cook
FF 1083 (Knox class)

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Contributed by: Thomas Haley

Authorized:       August 25, 1966
Builder:          AVONDALE SY
Laid Down:        March 20, 1970
Launched:         January 23, 1971
Commissioned:     December 18, 1971
Decommissioned:   April 30, 1992
Fate:             Lease to Taiwan Hae Yang
                  May 31, 1994 
Purchased 
by Taiwan:        9-29-1999

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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  

Contributed by: Thomas Haley


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