USS BREWTON was the 35th KNOX-class frigate. Decommissioned on July 2, 1992, the BREWTON was subsequently leased to Taiwan where she was recommissioned as FONG YANG. Stricken from the Navy list on January 11, 1995, the BREWTON was finally sold to Taiwan on September 29, 1999.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: August 25, 1966|
|Keel laid: October 2, 1970|
|Launched: July 24, 1970|
|Commissioned: July 8, 1972|
|Decommissioned: July 2, 1992|
|Builder: Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, La.|
|Propulsion system: 2 - 1200 psi boilers; 1 geared turbine, 1 shaft; 35,000 shaft horsepower|
|Length: 438 feet (133.5 meters)|
|Beam: 47 feet (14.4 meters)|
|Draft: 25 feet (7.6 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 4,200 tons full load|
|Speed: 27 knots|
|Armament: one Mk-16 missile launcher for ASROC and Harpoon missiles, one Mk-42 5-inch/54 caliber gun, Mk-46 torpedoes from single tube launchers, one 20mm Phalanx CIWS|
|Aircraft: one SH-2F (LAMPS I) helicopter|
|Crew: 18 officers, 267 enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS BREWTON. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
Accidents aboard USS BREWTON:
|April 20, 1982||Pacific|
USS BREWTON suffers a casualty to its service diesel generator, curtailing the ship's participation in RIMPAC '82 exercise.
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