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U.S.S. KNOX

(FF-1052)

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USS KNOX (FF-1052) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1969 to 1992

FF-1052 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FF-1052 Shellback Initiation Add a FF-1052 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 - JAN 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1960 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1963 - JAN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1965 - Keel Date: 5 OCT 1965
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
NOV 1966 - Launch Date: 19 NOV 1966
APR 1969 - Commissioned: 12 APR 1969
JUN 1970 - JAN 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1970 - MAR 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1971 - OCT 1971 Dry Dock
AUG 1971 - FEB 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1971 - DEC 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1978 - Shellback Initiation - 22 OCT 1978 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1979 - Shellback Initiation - 13 OCT 1979 - Indian Ocean
DEC 1980 - FEB 1981 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAR 1985 - Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1985 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1992 - Decommissioned: 14 FEB 1992

FF-1052 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 13 Officers and 211 Enlisted

Displacement: 3020 tons

Length: 415′

Beam: 47 feet

Draft: 24 feet 3 in

Range: 4 500 miles

Final Disposition: Sunk as target 7 August 2007



USS KNOX (FF-1052)



The second Knox (DE-1052), the prototype in a new class of destroyer escorts, was laid down 5 October 1965, by Todd Shipyards Corp., Seattle, Wash.; launched 19 november 1966; sponsored by Mrs. Peter A. Sturtevant, granddaughter of Commodore Knox; and was commissioned on 12 April 1969 with Commander William A. Lamm in command.

[Note: The above USS KNOX (FF-1052) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS KNOX (FF-1052), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]