Knox Class

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Knox Class Ocean Escort Destroyers.  Photos and history of the Knox Class destroyers, including USS Knox, USS Roark, USS Gray, USS Hepburn, USS Connole, USS Rathburne, USS Meyerkord, USS W S Sims, USS Lang, USS Patterson, USS Whipple, USS Reasoner, USS Lockwood, USS Stein,  USS Marvin Shields, USS Francis Hammond, USS Vreeland, USS Bagley, USS Downes, USS Badger, USS Blakely, USS Robert E Peary, USS Harold E Holt, USS Trippe, USS Fanning, USS Ouellet, USS Joseph Hewes, USS Bowen, USS Paul, USS Aylwin, USS Elmer Montgomery, USS Cook, USS McCandless, USS Donald B Beary, USS Brewton, USS Kirk, USS Barbey, USS Jesse L Brown, USS Ainsworth, USS Miller, USS Thomas C Hart, USS Capodanno, USS Pharris, USS Truett, USS Valdez and USS Moinester. 
(DE1052) USS Knox 19th November 1966 Decommissioned 14th February 1992.  To Taiwan FY96
(DE1053) USS Roark 24th April 1967 Decommissioned 14th December 1991
(DE1054) USS Gray 3rd November 1967 Decommissioned 19th June 1991
(DE1055) USS Hepburn 25th March 1967 Decommissioned 20th December 1991.  To Brazil FY97
(DE1056) USS Connole 20th July 1968 Decommissioned 25th July 1992.  To Greece
(DE1057) USS Rathburne 2nd May 1969 Decommissioned 14th February 1992
(DE1058) USS Meyerkord 15th July 1967 Decommissioned 14th December 1991.  To Taiwan FY96
(DE1059) USS W S Sims 4th January 1969 Decommissioned 6th September 1991
(DE1060) USS Lang 4th January 1969 Decommissioned 12th December 1991.  To Taiwan FY96
(DE1061) USS Patterson 3rd May 1969 Decommissioned 30th September 1991
(DE1062) USS Whipple 12th April 1968 Decommissioned 14th September 1992.  To Taiwan FY95
(DE1063) USS Reasoner 1st August 1970 Decommissioned 30th August 1993.  To Turkey
(DE1064) USS Lockwood 5th September 1968 To MarAd for Disposal 10th September 1993
(DE1065) USS Stein 10th December 1970 Decommissioned 19th March 1992.  To Taiwan FY95
(DE1066) USS Marvin Shields 23rd October 1969 Decommissioned 2nd July 1992
(DE1067) USS Francis Hammond 11th May 1968 Decommissioned 2nd July 1992. Sold to To Brazil FY94
(DE1068) USS Vreeland 14th June 1969 Decommissioned 30th August 1992.   Sold To Greece
(DE1069) USS Bagley 24th April 1971 Decommissioned 26th September 1991
(DE1070) USS Downes 13th December 1969 Decommissioned 5th June 1992
(DE1071) USS Badger 7th December 1968 Decommissioned 20th December 1991
(DE1072) USS Blakely 23rd August 1969 Decommissioned 15th November 1991
(DE1073) USS Robert E Peary 23rd June 1971 Decommissioned 27th March 1992.  To Taiwan
(DE1074) USS Harold E Holt 3rd May 1969 Decommissioned 2nd July 1992
(DE1075) USS Trippe 1st November 1969 Decommissioned 30th July 1992.  To Greece
(DE1076) USS Fanning 24th January 1970 Decommissioned 31st July 1993.  To Greece
(DE1077) USS Ouellet 17th January 1970 Decommissioned 6th August 1993.  To Thailand FY96
(DE1078) USS Joseph Hewes 7th March 1970 Decommissioned 30th June 1994.  To Taiwan
(DE1079) USS Bowen 2nd May 1970 Decommissioned 30th June 1994.  To Turkey (Kavadeniz)
(DE1080) USS Paul 20th June 1970 Decommissioned 14th august 1992
(DE1081) USS Aylwin 20th August 1970 Decommissioned 15th May 1992
(DE1082) USS Elmer Montgomery 21st November 1970 Decommissioned 30th June 1993.  To Turkey 15th December 1993
(DE1083) USS Cook 23rd January 1971 Decommissioned 30th April 1992.  To Taiwan FY94
(DE1084) USS McCandless 20th March 1971 Decommissioned 5th June 1994.  To Turkey (Tvabya)
(DE1085) USS Donald B Beary 22nd May 1971 Decommissioned 27th May 1994.  To Turkey (Ege)
(DE1086) USS Brewton 24th July 1971 Decommissioned 7th August 1992.  To Taiwan
(DE1087) USS Kirk 25th September 1971 Decommissioned 6th August 1993.  To Taiwan
(DE1088) USS Barbey 4th December 1971 Decommissioned 19th March 1992.  To Taiwan FY94
(DE1089) USS Jesse L Brown 18th March 1972 Decommissioned 27th June 1994.  To Egypt (Damiyet)
(DE1090) USS Ainsworth 15th April 1972 Decommissioned 20th May 1994.  To Turkey (Akdeniz)
(DE1091) USS Miller 3rd June 1972 Decommissioned 15th October 1991.  To Brazil FY94
(DE1092) USS Thomas C Hart 12th August 1972 Decommissioned 30th August 1993.  To Turkey
(DE1093) USS Capodanno 21st October 1972 Decommissioned 30th July 1993.  To Turkey
(DE1094) USS Pharris 16th December 1972 Decommissioned 15th April 1992
(DE1095) USS Truett 3rd February 1973 Decommissioned 31st July 1994.  To thailand
(DE1096) USS Valdez 24th March 1973 Decommissioned 15th December 1991.  To Brazil FY95
(DE1097) USS Moinester 12th May 1973 Decommissioned 28th June 1994.  To Egypt (Rasheed)
USS Knox

DE1052 USS Knox.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX089

USS Connole

USS Connole (DE1056).  Closing to fuel from RFA Grey Rover, North Atlantic, March 1984.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM238

USS Vreeland

USS Vreeland (DE1068),  closing to fuel from RFA Grey Rover, North Atlantic, August 1985

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM229

USS Bowen

USS Bowen (DE1079), closing to fuel from RFA Grey Rover, North Atlantic, March 1984.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM235

USS Aylwin

USS Aylwin (DE1081), closing to fuel from RFA Grey Rover, North Atlantic, May 1986.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM213

USS Thomas C Hart

USS Thomas C Hart (DE1092),  closing to fuel from RFA Grey Rover, North Atlantic, March 1984.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM227

USS Pharris

DE1094 USS Pharris.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX085

DE1094 USS Pharris.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX084

USS Pharris (DE1094).  Taken from USN Helicopter, North Atlantic, August 1985.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM222

USS Pharris (DE1094), in disguise for Exercise Teamwork, North Atlantic, August 1985.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM223

USS Truett

USS Truett (DE1095), in close formation with RFA Green Rover, Stanavforlant, November 1976.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM228