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USS Francis Hammond (FF 1067)

- formerly DE 1067 -
- decommissioned -


USS FRANCIS HAMMOND was the 16th KNOX - class frigate. Decommissioned on July 2, 1992, and stricken from the Navy list on January 11, 1995, the FRANCIS HAMMOND was later sold for scrapping. Scrapping was completed on March 31, 2003.

General Characteristics:Awarded: July 22, 1964
Keel laid: July 15, 1967
Launched: May 11, 1968
Commissioned: July 25, 1970
Decommissioned: July 2, 1992
Builder: Todd Pacific Shipyards, San Pedro, Calif.
Propulsion system: 2 - 1200 psi boilers; 1 geared turbine, 1 shaft; 35,000 shaft horsepower
Length: 438 feet (133.5 meters)
Beam: 47 feet (14.4 meters)
Draft: 25 feet (7.6 meters)
Displacement: approx. 4,200 tons full load
Speed: 27 knots
Armament: one Mk-16 missile launcher for ASROC and Harpoon missiles, one Mk-42 5-inch/54 caliber gun, Mk-46 torpedoes from single tube launchers, one Mk-25 BPDMS launcher for Sea Sparrow missiles
Aircraft: one SH-2F (LAMPS I) helicopter
Crew: 18 officers, 267 enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS FRANCIS HAMMOND. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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USS FRANCIS HAMMOND Cruise Books:


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Accidents aboard USS FRANCIS HAMMOND:

DateWhereEvents
May 22, 1982Subic Bay, Philippines
The USS FLETCHER (DD 992) strikes the USS TOWERS (DDG 9) and the USS FRANCIS HAMMOND causing minor damage while attempting to moor alongside the two ships.


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