FF 1095 (Knox Class)
U.S.N. Photo - Contributed by:
LT Nate Jensen
Authorized: August 25, 1966
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.
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: MK 32
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