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
MAY 1944 - Keel Date: 8 MAY 1944
SEP 1944 - Launch Date: 17 SEP 1944
DEC 1944 - Commissioned: 11 DEC 1944
JUL 1950 - DEC 1953 Inchon Landing
OCT 1956 - Shellback Initiation - 3 OCT 1956 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1962 - SEP 1963 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1965 - JUN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - AUG 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - JAN 1968 West Pac
JAN 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 5 JAN 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1968 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1968 - OCT 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 28 JUN 1969 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1970 - NOV 1970 West Pac
JUN 1970 - JUL 1970 Gulf 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