USS SCHOFIELD was the third BROOKE - class guided missile frigate. Decommissioned on September 8, 1988, and stricken from the Navy list on January 25, 1992, SCHOFIELD was finally sunk as a target on November 2, 1999 off the coast of southern California. The exact location was 036° 16' 00.7" North, 120° 48' 01.0" West.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: January 4, 1962|
|Keel Laid: April 15, 1963|
|Launched: December 7, 1963|
|Commissioned: May 11, 1968|
|Decommissioned: September 8, 1988|
|Builder: Lockheed Shipbuilding & Construction Co., Seattle, Wash.|
|Propulsion system: 2 Foster Wheeler 1,200 psi boilers, 1 GE steam turbine, 1 shaft, 35,000 total horsepower|
|Length: 414,4 feet (126.3 meters)|
|Beam: 45 feet (13.5 meters)|
|Draft: 26 feet (7.9 meters)|
|Displacement: 3,425 tons|
|Speed: 27 knots|
|Aircraft: one |
|Armament: one Mk 22 Mod. 0 guided missile launcher for 16 Standard SM-1 MR, one Mk 30 5-inch/12.7cm gun, MK 32 ASW torpedo tubes (two triple mounts), one Mk 16 ASROC missile launcher|
|Crew: 17 Officers, 219 Enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS SCHOFIELD. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS SCHOFIELD Cruise Books:
Accidents aboard USS SCHOFIELD:
|February 14, 1974||southern Red Sea|
USS SCHOFIELD suffers a propulsion casualty and is taken in tow by the USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25). Repairs are completed the next day.
USS SCHOFIELD Image Gallery: