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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

Add a DE-148 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-148 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - Keel Date: 22 JAN 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
APR 1943 - Launch Date: 10 APR 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 18 SEP 1943
SEP 1952 - SEP 1952 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
SEP 1952 - NOV 1952 North Atlantic
JAN 1953 - JAN 1970 Antarctic Circle
JAN 1955 - Shellback Initiation - 17 JAN 1955 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1956 - APR 1957 Operation Deepfreeze II
APR 1959 - Shellback Initiation - 20 APR 1959 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban 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