FF-1058 General Specifications
Class: Knox-class frigate
Named for: Harold Dale Meyerkord (1937-1965)
Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted
Displacement: 3160 tons
Length: 438 feet
Beam: 46 feet 9 inches
Flank Speed: over 27 knots
Range: 4 500 nautical miles
Final Disposition:Scrapped beginning on 15 December 2001
USS MEYERKORD (FF-1058)
Meyerkord was constructed by Todd Pacific Shipyards, Los Angeles Division,
at San Pedro, California. She was laid down 1 September 1966 and launched
on 15 July 1967, sponsored by Mrs. Harold Dale Meyerkord and Mrs. Harold E.
Meyerkord, widow and mother of Lieutenant Meyerkord. Meyerkord was commissioned on 28 November 1969.
[Note: The above USS MEYERKORD (FF-1058) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS MEYERKORD (FF-1058), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]