USS Lockwood (FF-1064)

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USS Lockwood (FF-1064)
USS Lockwood (FF-1064)
Career (US)
Ordered: 22 July 1964
Builder: Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle, Washington
Laid down: 3 November 1967
Launched: 5 September 1968
Acquired: 1 December 1970
Commissioned: 5 December 1970
Decommissioned: 27 September 1993
Struck: 27 September 1993
Motto: Secure Against the Waves
Fate: Disposed of by Recycling, 4 August 2000
General characteristics
Class & type: Knox-class frigate
Displacement: 3,192 tons (4,154 full load)
Length: 438 ft (133.5 m)
Beam: 46 ft 9 in (14.25 m)
Draught: 24 ft 9 in (7.6 m)
Propulsion: 2 × CE 1200psi boilers
1 Westinghouse geared turbine
1 shaft, 35,000 shp (26 MW)
Speed: over 27 knots (31 mph; 50 km/h)
Range: 4,500 nautical miles (8,330 km) @ 20 knots (23 mph; 37 km/h)
Complement: 18 officers, 267 enlisted
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-40 Air Search Radar
AN/SPS-67 Surface Search Radar
AN/SQS-26CX[1] Sonar
AN/SQQ-17A(V)2 sonobuoy system
AN/SQR-18 Towed array sonar system
AN/SQS-35 IVDS [1]
Mk68 Gun Fire Control System
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
AN/SLQ-32 Electronics Warfare System
Armament: one Mk-16 8 cell missile launcher for ASROC and Harpoon missiles
one Mk-42 5-inch/54 caliber gun
Mark 46 torpedoes from four single tube launchers)
one Mk-25 BPDMS launcher for Sea Sparrow missiles, later replaced by one Phalanx CIWS
Aircraft carried: one SH-2 Seasprite (LAMPS I) helicopter

USS Lockwood (FF-1064) was the 13th Knox class Destroyer Escort, redesignated a Frigate in 1975. She was named for Charles A. Lockwood. She was constructed by Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle, Washington, laid down 3 November 1967, launched 5 September 1968 and delivered 1 December 1970. Lockwood was commissioned 5 December 1970, decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on 27 September 1993. Contract awarded 29 September 1999 for $3.7 million to Ship Dismantling & Recycling Joint Venture, San Francisco, California for towing/scrapping and Disposed of by Recycling, 4 August 2000.

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