|USS Russell M. Cox (DE-774)|
|Name:||USS Russell M. Cox|
|Namesake:||Ensign Russell M. Cox, (1919-1942), U.S. Navy officer killed in action in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal|
|Builder:||Tampa Shipbuilding Company, Tampa, Florida|
|Laid down:||23 August 1943|
|Fate:||Construction contract cancelled 1 September 1944; scrapped incomplete|
|Class & type:||Cannon-class destroyer escort|
|Length:||306 ft (93 m)|
|Beam:||36 ft 8 in (11.18 m)|
|Draft:||8 ft 9 in (2.67 m)|
Russell M. Cox was laid down by the Tampa Shipbuilding Company at Tampa, Florida, on 23 August 1943. The contract for her construction was canceled on 1 September 1944, and the incomplete ship was scrapped.
References[edit | edit source]
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Navsource Online: Destroyer Escort Photo Archive USS Russell M. Cox (DE774)
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