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Code Number:
MYNV05P10_14
Title:
Speed, Ships Bow, USS Francis Hammond (DE 1067), Knox-class frigate, Ship
Displacement: 3020 tons (std), 4065 tons (full)
Dimensions: 438'(overall), 415" (waterline) 46' 9" 24' 9"
Armament: 1 5"/54 Mk 42, 1 ASROC Mk16 (16 missiles), 4-324mm Mk 32 (41 fied) tubes / Mk 46 torpedoes
Machinery: 2 CE 1200 psi boilers; 1 Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000 shp; 1 shaft
Speed: 27 knots
Range: 4,500 nautical miles @ 20 knots Crew: 13 / 211
Radars: AN/SPS-10 (surface), AN/SPS-40 (air), AN/SPS-58 threat warning in some ships
Sonars: AN/SQS-26CX, AN/SQS-35 IVDS in FF-1052, 1056, 1063-1071, 1073-1076, 1078-1097

Laid down by Todd Shipbuilding, San Pedro California on 15/07/1967
Launched 11/05/1968, Commissioned 25/07/1971
Reclassified Frigate (FF-1067) on 30/06/1975
Decommissioned 2 July 1992, Stricken 11/01/1995
Fate: Contract for $2 million awarded to International Shipbreaking Ltd, Brownsville Texas on 29/11/2001 for towing / scrapping
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