USS McCloy

Photo and patch submitted by:
Jack Atkinson

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USS McCloy Association
For information on membership contact Clem Farver

USS McCloy (DE-1038/FF-1038) Reunion
Aug 2 thru Aug 4, 2002
Norfolk, VA
Contact: Clemens B. Farver
3528 Peany Lane
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Builder:          Avondale Shipbuilding
Laid Down:        September 15, 1961
Launched:         June 9, 1962
Commissioned:     October 21, 1963
Decommissioned:   December 13, 1990
Fate:	          November 12, 1993 sold to Mexico and renamed 
                  NICHOLAS BRAVO (E-40). Still in service 
                  as of January 2000.

The Bronstein Class as Constructed

Displacement:  2,723 tons
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
               One 3"50 cal.single 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

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