DE-1037 / FF-1037 (Bronstein Class)
1988: Vancouver Canada,
the annual boat festival.
© Will Meneses
Galeana, F-202, a Class Bravo Patrol Frigate (ex-Bronstein)
leaves the harbor to prepare for the day's military exercises.
Laid Down: May 15, 1959
Launched: March 31, 1962
Commissioned: June 15, 1963
Decommissioned: December 13, 1990
Fate: Sold to Mexico 11/12/93 and
renamed Hermenegildo Galeana (E-42).
Still in service as of 01/2000
We are seeking information on the USS Bronstein and her crews.
Any e-mails or photos concerning the
USS Bronstein will be added to these pages.
The Bronstein Class as Constructed
Displacement: 2,723 tons
Length: 372 feet
Beam: 41 feet
Draught: 23 feet
Machinery: One shaft geared steam turbines
Performance: 20,000 shp for 27 + knots
Range: 4,000 at 15 knots
Fire Control: GFCS MK 56
Guns: One 3"50 cal.twin enclosed gunmount
Guns: One 3"50 cal. open gunmount
Torpedoes: two MK 32 Torpedo Launcher (six 12.75 inch)
ASW Rockets: MK 112 ASROC launcher
ASW: UBFCS MK 114
ASW: Sonar SQS-26
Compliment: 13 Officers / 178 enlisted
Anchored in Montego Bay Jamaica, Summer 1990