USS Truett
FF 1095 (Knox Class)

U.S.N. Photo - Contributed by: LT Nate Jensen


Authorized:       August 25, 1966
Builder:          Avondale 
Laid Down:        April 27, 1972
Launched:         February 3, 1973
Commissioned:     June 1, 1974
Decommissioned:   July 30, 1994
Fate:             July 30, 1994: Lease to Thailand 
                  HMTS F461 Phutthayofta Chulalok
                  (Still in service)   


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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  

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