US Bronstein class

US Claud Jones class



Frigate Bronstein class

Second generation of post-WWII Destroyer Escorts (DE) were redesignated as Frigates on 1975. Only two units were built due the resulting design proved to be too slow to operate in their expected ASW role

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1964 US Garcia class
1965         US Knox class
1973                 ES FFG Baleares class
1994                 TH Phutthayotfa Chulalok class
1999                 TW Chi Yang class
1966         US FFG Brooke class
1975                 US FFG Oliver Hazard Perry class
1982                         US FFG Oliver Hazard Perry long-hull class
1980                                 AU FFG Adelaide class
1986                                 ES FFG Santa Maria class
1993                                 TW FFG Cheng Kung class
1997                         TR FFG G class


2960full load (tn)
113length (m)
12beam (m)
7draught (m)
4000range (nm)
26max speed (knots)

2Naval Engine boilers
1Naval Engine steam turbines

1Naval Gun Mark 33 3/50 inch (twin 76 mm)
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

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Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
US US Navy Gyrodyne DSN / QH-50 DASH 01


US Avondale Shipyard - 2

  List of Ships

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19631990USUS NavyFF-1037USS Bronstein
1993-- MX Mexican Navy F202 ARM Galeana
19631990USUS NavyFF-1038USS McCloy
1993-- MX Mexican Navy F201 ARM Bravo
19641989USUS NavyFF-1040Garcia class USS GarciaNIGD
19891994 PK Pakistan Navy F-264 PNS Siaf
19651988USUS NavyFF-1041Garcia class USS Bradley NEDS - 1041
19892004 BR Brazilian Navy D30 Pernambuco
19651988USUS NavyFF-1043Garcia class USS Edward McDonnellNCQG
19651989USUS NavyFF-1044Garcia class USS BrumbyNERA
19651988USUS NavyFF-1045Garcia class USS Davidson NHGM
19892002 sunk 2005 BR Brazilian Navy D28 Paraiba
19651990USUS NavyFF-1098Garcia class USS GloverNFEN
19661988USUS NavyFFG-1Brooke class USS BrookeNBTE
19891993 PK Pakistan Navy D-162 PNS Khaibar
19661989USUS NavyFF-1047Garcia class USS Voge NZXQ
19671988 sunk 2000USUS NavyFFG-2Brooke class USS RamseyNEFH
19671988USUS NavyFFG-4Brooke class USS TalbotNZWD
19891993 PK Pakistan Navy D-164 PNS Hunain
19671988USUS NavyFFG-5Brooke class USS Richard L. PageNHNG
19891994 PK Pakistan Navy D-163 PNS Tabuk
19671989USUS NavyFFG-6Brooke class USS Julius A. Furer
19891994 PK Pakistan Navy D-161 PNS Badr
19681988 sunk 1999USUS NavyFFG-3Brooke class USS SchofieldNFHK
19681988USUS NavyFF-1048Garcia class USS SampleNJOM
19892004 BR Brazilian Navy D29 Parana
19681989USUS NavyFF-1049Garcia class USS KoelschNICE
19891994 PK Pakistan Navy F-267 PNS Siqqat
19681988USUS NavyFF-1050Garcia class USS Albert DavidNMFQ
19892008 BR Brazilian Navy D27 Para
19681988USUS NavyFF-1051Garcia class USS O'CallahanNZKI
19891993 PK Pakistan Navy F-265 PNS Aslat
19691992 sunk 2007USUS NavyFF-1052Knox class USS KnoxNAAS
19691991USUS NavyFF-1053Knox class USS RoarkNOUR
19691991 sunk 2002USUS NavyFF-1055Knox class USS HepburnNAAP
19691992USUS NavyFF-1056Knox class USS Connole
19922002 GR Hellenic Navy F456 HS Ipiros
19691991USUS NavyFF-1058Knox class USS MeyerkordNLJY
19701991USUS NavyFF-1054Knox class USS GrayNVXR
19701992 sunk 2002USUS NavyFF-1057Knox class USS RathburneNVUV
19701991USUS NavyFF-1059Knox class USS W. S. SimsNWSS
19991999 TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS W. S. Sims
19701991USUS NavyFF-1060Knox class USS Lang
19701991USUS NavyFF-1061Knox class USS PattersonNTMV
19701992USUS NavyFF-1062Knox class USS Whipple
2002-- MX Mexican Navy F214 ARM Mina
19701993USUS NavyFF-1064Knox class USS LockwoodNIMH
19701992USUS NavyFF-1067Knox class USS Francis HammondNFHU
19701992USUS NavyFF-1068Knox class USS VreelandNMAP
19921998 GR Hellenic Navy F458 HS Makedonia
19701991 sunk 1998USUS NavyFF-1071Knox class USS BadgerNHDT
19701991USUS NavyFF-1072Knox class USS Blakely
19701992USUS NavyFF-1075Knox class USS Trippe
19922001 GR Hellenic Navy F457 HS Thraki
19701993USUS NavyFF-1077Knox class USS Ouellet NDNR
1996-- Phutthayotfa Chulalok class TH Royal Thai Navy FFG 462 HTMS Phutthaloetla Naphalai
19711993USUS NavyFF-1063Knox class USS ReasonerNPXQ
2002-- TR Turkish Navy F252 TCG Kocatepe
19711992USUS NavyFF-1066Knox class USS Marvin ShieldsNKSG
1997-- MX Mexican Navy F212 ARM Abasolo
19711992 sunk 2003USUS NavyFF-1070Knox class USS DownesNMFA
19711992 sunk 2002USUS NavyFF-1074Knox class USS Harold E. Holt
19711993USUS NavyFF-1076Knox class USS Fanning NKBP
19932001 TR Turkish Navy F251 TCG Adatepe
19711994USUS NavyFF-1078Knox class USS Joseph Hewes NELP
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-935 ROCS Lan Yang
19711994USUS NavyFF-1079Knox class USS BowenNATM
1995-- TR Turkish Navy F257 TCG Akdeniz
19711992USUS NavyFF-1080Knox class USS PaulNOHZ
20002000 TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS Paul
19711992USUS NavyFF-1081Knox class USS AylwinNJHC
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-938 ROCS Ni Yang
19711993USUS NavyFF-1082Knox class USS Elmer Montgomery NQJH
19931993 TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS Elmer Montgomery
19711992USUS NavyFF-1083Knox class USS Cook NACI
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-936 ROCS Hae Yang
19711992USUS NavyFF-1088Knox class USS BarbeyNTBS
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-937 ROCS Hwai Yang
19721992USUS NavyFF-1065Knox class USS SteinNDKB
1997-- MX Mexican Navy F211 ARM Allende
19721991USUS NavyFF-1069Knox class USS BagleyNULQ
19721992USUS NavyFF-1073Knox class USS Robert E. Peary NREP
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-932 ROCS Chi Yang
19721994USUS NavyFF-1084Knox class USS McCandlessNIQC
2002-- TR Turkish Navy F254 TCG Trakya
19721994USUS NavyFF-1085Knox class USS Donald B. Beary NQUB
2002-- TR Turkish Navy F255 TCG Karadeniz
19721992USUS NavyFF-1086Knox class USS Brewton
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-933 ROCS Fong Yang
19721993USUS NavyFF-1087Knox class USS KirkNBMR
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-934 ROCS Fen Yang
19732005ESSpanish NavyF-71Baleares class BalearesEBFK
19731994USUS NavyFF-1089Knox class USS Jesse L. BrownNCGP
1994-- EG Egyptian Navy F961 Dumyat
19731994USUS NavyFF-1090Knox class USS AinsworthNCQI
19992005 TR Turkish Navy F256 TCG Ege
19731991USUS NavyFF-1091Knox class USS Miller NDIK
19991999 sunk 2001 TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS Miller
19731993USUS NavyFF-1092Knox class USS Thomas C. Hart NTCH
19932014 sunk 2016 TR Turkish Navy F253 TCG Zafer
19731993USUS NavyFF-1093Knox class USS Capodanno NFVC
2002-- TR Turkish Navy F250 TCG Muavenet
19742005 sunk 2008ESSpanish NavyF-72Baleares class AndaluciaEBGK
19741992USUS NavyFF-1094Knox class USS Pharris
1999-- MX Mexican Navy F213 ARM Victoria
19741994USUS NavyFF-1095Knox class USS TruettNHDB
1994-- Phutthayotfa Chulalok class TH Royal Thai Navy FFG 461 HTMS Phutthayotfa Chulalok
19741991USUS NavyFF-1096Knox class USS ValdezNIDC
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-939 ROCS Yi Yang
19741994USUS NavyFF-1097Knox class USS MoinesterNKIA
1994-- EG Egyptian Navy F966 Rasheed
19752004ESSpanish NavyF-73Baleares class CataluñaEBJV
19752009ESSpanish NavyF-74Baleares class AsturiasEBHB
19762006ESSpanish NavyF-75Baleares class Extremadura EBLT
19771997USUS NavyFFG-7short hull USS Oliver Hazard PerryNOHP
19792010USUS NavyFFG-8long-hull USS McInerney NFXM
2010-- PK Pakistan Navy F-260 PNS Alamgir
19802008AURANFFG 01Adelaide HMAS AdelaideVKLA
19802005AURANFFG 02Adelaide HMAS CanberraVKCN
19802002USUS NavyFFG-9short hull USS Wadsworth NASW
2002-- PL Polish Navy 273 ORP General Tadeusz Kosciuszko
19801994USUS NavyFFG-10short hull USS Duncan NDBD
1999-- TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS Duncan
19802000USUS NavyFFG-11short hull USS ClarkNJJC
2000-- PL Polish Navy 272 ORP General Kazimierz Pulaski
19802003USUS NavyFFG-12short hull USS George Philip NSGP
19802002USUS NavyFFG-13short hull USS Samuel Eliot MorisonNSEM
2002-- G class TR Turkish Navy F496 TCG Gokova
19801980USUS NavyFFG-17short hull built in USA for Australia as HMAS Adelaide
19802008 Adelaide AU RAN FFG 01 HMAS Adelaide
19801980USUS NavyFFG-18short hull built in USA for Australia as HMAS Canberra
19802005 Adelaide AU RAN FFG 02 HMAS Canberra
19812003USUS NavyFFG-14short hull USS SidesNJHS
19812003USUS NavyFFG-15short hull USS EstocinNMJE
2003-- G class TR Turkish Navy F497 TCG Goksu
19811995USUS NavyFFG-16short hull USS Clifton SpragueNCAS
1997-- G class TR Turkish Navy F490 TCG Gaziantep
19812000USUS NavyFFG-19short hull USS John A. MooreNJAM
2000-- G class TR Turkish Navy F495 TCG Gediz
19811996USUS NavyFFG-20short hull USS AntrimNRNA
1997-- G class TR Turkish Navy F491 TCG Giresun
19811996USUS NavyFFG-21short hull USS FlatleyNJHF
1998-- G class TR Turkish Navy F492 TCG Gemlik
19811996USUS NavyFFG-24short hull USS Jack WilliamsNNJW
1996-- BH Royal Bahrain Naval Force 90 BANS Sabha
19811996USUS NavyFFG-26short hull USS GalleryNDPG
1997-- EG Egyptian Navy F916 Taba
19821998USUS NavyFFG-22short hull USS FahrionNFGF
1998-- EG Egyptian Navy F901 Sharm El-Sheik
19821998USUS NavyFFG-23short hull USS Lewis B. PullerNLBP
1998-- EG Egyptian Navy F906 Toushka
19821996USUS NavyFFG-25short hull USS CopelandNRWC
19972011 EG Egyptian Navy F911 Mubarak
2011-- F911 Alexandria
19821996USUS NavyFFG-27short hull USS Mahlon S. TisdaleNMST
1999-- G class TR Turkish Navy F494 TCG Gokceada
19822022 sunk 2022USUS NavyFFG-28long-hull USS BooneNBON
1982--USUS NavyFFG-29long-hull USS Stephen W. GrovesNSWG
19821999USUS NavyFFG-31short hull USS StarkNHPA
1982--USUS NavyFFG-32long-hull USS John L. HallNJLH
19821997USUS NavyFFG-34short hull USS Aubrey FitchNAWF
19832015AURANFFG 03Adelaide HMAS SydneyVKML - 03
19831998USUS NavyFFG-30short hull USS ReidNSCR
1999-- G class TR Turkish Navy F493 TCG Gelibolu
1983--USUS NavyFFG-33long-hull USS JarrettNRCD
19831983USUS NavyFFG-35short hull built in USA for Australia as HMAS Sydney
19832015 Adelaide AU RAN FFG 03 HMAS Sydney
19832013USUS NavyFFG-36long-hull USS UnderwoodNGWU
1983-- sunk 2016USUS NavyFFG-37long-hull USS CrommelinNLKC
1983--USUS NavyFFG-38long-hull USS CurtsNHOC
1983--USUS NavyFFG-39long-hull USS DoyleNJHD
1983--USUS NavyFFG-41long-hull USS McCluskyNMDK
19832013USUS NavyFFG-42long-hull USS Klakring NTBK
19832013USUS NavyFFG-43long-hull USS ThachNJST
1983--USUS NavyFFG-45long-hull USS De WertNRDW
19842017AURANFFG 04Adelaide HMAS DarwinVKDA - 04
1984--USUS NavyFFG-40long-hull USS HalyburtonNOTH
19841984USUS NavyFFG-44long-hull built in USA for Australia as HMAS Darwin
19842017 Adelaide AU RAN FFG 04 HMAS Darwin
19842014USUS NavyFFG-46long-hull USS RentzNGSR
19842014USUS NavyFFG-47long-hull USS NicholasNSVN
19842015USUS NavyFFG-48long-hull USS VandegriftNAAV
19842014USUS NavyFFG-49long-hull USS Robert G BradleyNRGB
19842015USUS NavyFFG-50long-hull USS TaylorNJJT
19842015USUS NavyFFG-51long-hull USS GaryNDAG
19852013USUS NavyFFG-52long-hull USS CarrNCAR
19852010USUS NavyFFG-53long-hull USS HawesNREH
19852013USUS NavyFFG-54long-hull USS Ford NPOF
19852015USUS NavyFFG-55long-hull USS ElrodNHTE
19852015USUS NavyFFG-56long-hull USS SimpsonNRWS
19862013USUS NavyFFG-57long-hull USS Reuben JamesNNRJ
19862015USUS NavyFFG-58long-hull USS Samuel B. RobertsNSBR
1986--ESSpanish NavyF-81Sta Maria Santa MariaEBFL
19872015USUS NavyFFG-59long-hull USS KauffmanNJLK
19872015USUS NavyFFG-60long-hull USS Rodney M. DavisNRMD
1987--ESSpanish NavyF-82Sta Maria Victoria EBFM
19892014USUS NavyFFG-61long-hull USS IngrahamNDNI
1989--ESSpanish NavyF-83Sta Maria NumanciaEBFN
1990--ESSpanish NavyF-84Sta Maria Reina SofiaEBFO
19922019AURANFFG 05Adelaide HMAS Melbourne VKLP - 05
19932019AURANFFG 06Adelaide HMAS Newcastle VLNC - 06
1993--TWROCNPFG-1101Cheng Kung class ROCS Cheng Kung
1994--ESSpanish NavyF-85Sta Maria Navarra EBFP
1994--ESSpanish NavyF-86Sta Maria Canarias EBFQ
1994--TWROCNPFG-1103Cheng Kung class ROCS Cheng Ho
1995--TWROCNPFG-1105Cheng Kung class ROCS Chi Kuang
1996--TWROCNPFG-1106Cheng Kung class ROCS Yueh Fei
1997--TWROCNPFG-1107Cheng Kung class ROCS Tzu I
1997--TWROCNPFG-1108Cheng Kung class ROCS Pan Chao
1998--TWROCNPFG-1109Cheng Kung class ROCS Chang Chien
2004--TWROCNPFG-1110Cheng Kung class ROCS Tian Dan

145 units


1961-may-16Laid downLaid down US FF-1037 USS Bronstein as DE
1961-sep-01Laid downLaid down US FF-1038 USS McCloy as DE
1962-mar-31LaunchedLaunched US FF-1037 USS Bronstein
1962-jun-09LaunchedLaunched US FF-1038 USS McCloy
1963-jun-15CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1037 USS Bronstein
1963-oct-21CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1038 USS McCloy
1975-jun-30 US FF-1037 USS Bronstein Reclassified as FF
1975-jun-30 US FF-1038 USS McCloy Reclassified as FF
1990-dec-13DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1037 USS Bronstein
1990-dec-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1038 USS McCloy
1993-oct-01Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1037 USS Bronstein to Mexico as Hermenegildo Galeana (E-42)
1993-oct-01Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1038 USS McCloy to Mexico as ARM Nicolas Bravo (E-40)

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