USS Jesse L. Brown
FF-1089 (Knox class)

Photograph by Ltjg Mark Simmons;
Sent in by: CDR Jim Pattison

Authorized:       August 25, 1966
Builder:          Avondale, LA
Laid Down:        April 8, 1971    
Launched:         March 18, 1972  
Commissioned:     February 17, 1973   
Decommissioned:   June 27, 1994 
Fate:             Lease to Egypt 
                  June 27 1994; renamed Dumyat 
by Egypt:        March 25, 1998				  
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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;  1 G.E. 20mm           
              6-barrelled Mk-15 Vulcan Phalanx    
Torpedoes:    MK 32  

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