USS BRUNSWICK was the third and final EDENTON - class Rescue and Salvage Ship. Decommissioned on March 8, 1996, the BRUNSWICK was sold to South Korea on August 29, 1996, and was subsequently stricken from the Navy list on December 12, 1996. In South Korea, the ship entered naval service as KWANG YANG.
|General Characteristics:||Keel laid: May 27, 1968|
|Launched: October 14, 1969|
|Commissioned: December 19, 1972|
|Decommissioned: March 8, 1996|
|Builder: Brooke Marine, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Propulsion system: diesel|
|Length: 282.5 feet (86.1 meters)|
|Beam: 49.9 feet (15.2 meters)|
|Draft: 15.1 feet (4.6 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 3,100 tons|
|Speed: 16 knots|
|Armament: two 20mm guns|
|Crew: 8 officers and 88 enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS BRUNSWICK. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.