USS Barbey
FF 1088 (Knox Class)

courtesey of: NavSource

Authorized:       August 25, 1966
Builder:          Avondale
Laid Down:        February 5, 1971
Launched:         December 4, 1971
Commissioned:     November 11, 1972
Decommissioned:   March 19, 1992
Fate:             Lease to Taiwan June 1994; 
                  renamed Hwai Yang
				  
Purchased 
by Taiwan:        September 29, 1999				  

We are seeking information on the USS Barbey and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into this page. When enough information has been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.

Mark Roberts is handling all pages and E-mails concerning the Knox & Brooke class Frigates.

The Knox Class as Constructed


Displacement: 4,260 tons fully loaded.
Length:       438'        
Beam:         47'          
Draught:      16' (keel);  26' (Sonar dome)       
Machinery:    Two combustion Engineering boilers;               
              One  Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000 shp;     
              1 shaft.   
Performance:  27 kts.  
Bunkerage:    200,000 gallons  
Range:        4,000 miles at 22 knots on 1 boiler.          
Guns:         1 FMC  5"   54 cal  Mk-42
Torpedoes:    MK 32  

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