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U.S.S. BRONSTEIN

(FF-1037)

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USS BRONSTEIN (FF-1037) - a Bronstein class frigate

In Commission 1963 to 1990

FF-1037 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1961-Keel Date: 16 MAY 1961
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
MAR1962-Launch Date: 31 MAR 1962
JUN1963-Commissioned: 16 JUN 1963
JAN1966-JUL1966West Pac
MAR1967-OCT1967West Pac
MAR1967-OCT1967West Pac
MAR1969-SEP1969West Pac-Indian Ocean
MAR1971-Shellback Initiation - 22 MAR 1971 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1971-NOV1971West Pac
APR1971-NOV1971West Pac
APR1971-Shellback Initiation - 15 APR 1971 - Indian Ocean
AUG1972-Shellback Initiation - 31 AUG 1972 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1972-MAR1973West Pac
SEP1972-MAR1973West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1973-MAY1974West Pac-Indian Ocean
FEB1974- Shellback Initiation - 18 FEB 1974 - Indian Ocean
FEB1974-Shellback Initiation - 18 FEB 1974 - Indian Ocean
APR1975-APR1975Operation Frequent Wind
MAR1977-NOV1977West Pac
MAR1978-NOV1978West Pac
JUN1979-JUN1979Portland OR Rose Festival
NOV1979-MAY1980West Pac
NOV1979-FEB1980Iranian Hostage Crisis
NOV1979-MAY1980West Pac
FEB1980-FEB1980Shellback initiation
FEB1980-Shellback Initiation - 16 FEB 1980 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1982-NOV1982West Pac
JUN1982-NOV1982West Pac
OCT1983-APR1984West Pac
FEB1984-Shellback Initiation - 13 FEB 1984 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1985-SEP198575th Anniversary Naval Service of Canada- Victoria
JUN1986-JUN1986Portland Rose Festival
OCT1987-OCT1987Alaska Day-Sitka
JUL1989-Shellback Initiation - 29 JUL 1989 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1989-AUG1989Drug Interdiction
JUN1990-AUG1990Panama Canal
DEC1990-Decommissioned: 13 DEC 1990

FF-1037 General Specifications

Class: Bronstein class frigate

Named for: Ben Richard Bronstein

Complement: 16 Officers and 183 Enlisted

Displacement: 2650 tons

Length: 371.4 feet

Beam: 40.4 feet

Flank Speed: 26 knots

Final Disposition: Sold to Mexico 12 November 1993



USS BRONSTEIN (FF-1037)



Bronstein was commissioned on 16 June 1963, was the lead ship of her destoyer escort class.

[Note: The above USS BRONSTEIN (FF-1037) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS BRONSTEIN (FF-1037), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]