FF-1052 General Specifications
Class: Knox-class frigate
Complement: 13 Officers and 211 Enlisted
Displacement: 3020 tons
Beam: 47 feet
Draft: 24 feet 3 in
Range: 4 500 miles
Final Disposition: Sunk as target 7 August 2007
USS KNOX (FF-1052)
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]