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U.S.S. BROUGH

(DE-148)

GALLOPING GHOST OF
THE CUBAN COAST

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DE-148 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1943-Keel Date: 22 JAN 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
APR1943-Launch Date: 10 APR 1943
SEP1943-Commissioned: 18 SEP 1943
SEP1952-SEP1952Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
SEP1952-NOV1952North Atlantic
JAN1953-JAN1970Antarctic Circle
JAN1955-Shellback Initiation - 17 JAN 1955 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1956-APR1957Operation Deepfreeze II
APR1959-Shellback Initiation - 20 APR 1959 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade

DE-148 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: David Atkins Brough

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1253 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36.58 feet

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 9 100 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap in 1967