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U.S.S. FRANK KNOX

(DD-742)

FIGHTING FRANKIE K

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DD-742 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1944-Keel Date: 8 MAY 1944
SEP1944-Launch Date: 17 SEP 1944
DEC1944-Commissioned: 11 DEC 1944
JUL1950-DEC1953Inchon Landing
OCT1956-Shellback Initiation - 3 OCT 1956 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1962-SEP1963West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1965-JUN1966West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-AUG1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-JAN1968West Pac
JAN1968-Shellback Initiation - 5 JAN 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1968-JAN1969West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1968-OCT1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1969-Shellback Initiation - 28 JUN 1969 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1970-NOV1970West Pac
JUN1970-JUL1970Gulf Of Siam, Rach Gia , IV Corp Delta

DD-742 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Named for: Frank Knox

Complement: 274 Officers and Enlisted

Length: 119 m

Beam: 40.7 feet

Draft: 19 feet

Range: 4 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Transferred to Greece 3 February 1971