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U.S.S. KNOX

(FF-1052)

WE FIGHT TO WIN

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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
NOV1941-JAN1975West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1960-JAN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1963-JAN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1965-Keel Date: 5 OCT 1965
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
NOV1966-Launch Date: 19 NOV 1966
APR1969-Commissioned: 12 APR 1969
JUN1970-JAN1973West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1970-MAR1971West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1971-DEC1972West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1971-OCT1971Dry Dock
AUG1971-FEB1972West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1971-DEC1971West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1978-Shellback Initiation - 22 OCT 1978 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1979-Shellback Initiation - 13 OCT 1979 - Indian Ocean
DEC1980-FEB1981West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAR1985-Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1985 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1992-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]