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     FF-1056 Connole      

Photo byMarch 1983. The Black Sea. Photo from the archives of A. Andreev.

Country: USA.
Class, [Type]: Knox, [FF].

Builder: Avondale Shipyards, USA.
Launch date: 20 July 1968.
Commission date: 30 August 1969.
Decommission date: 30 August 1992.

Displacement ( tons ): 3000 standard, 3960 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 133,5 x 14 x 7,5.
Main machinery: 1 x Westinghouse geared turbine ( 35000 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 27.
Complement: 283 ( 22 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 127mm Mk42.
Missiles: SAM: 1 x 8 Mk25 Sea Sparrow.
A/S Weapons: 1 x 8 ASROC.
Torpedoes: 4 x 1 324mm Mk32.

Radars: Air: AN/SPS-40; Surface: AN/SPS-10; Fire Control: AN/SPG-53A.
Sonars: AN/SQS-35; AN/SQR-18.
Helicopters: 1 x SH-2 Sea Sprite LAMPS.
Comment: Transferred to Greece. Renamed Ipiros ( F-456 ).

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