USS Brumby
FF 1044 (Garcia Class)

courtesey of Terry Hoffer QM2, 1967 - 1970

Authorized:       ?
Builder:          Avondale LA.
Laid Down:        April 1 1963
Launched:         June 6 1964
Commissioned:     August 5 1965
Decommissioned:   March 31 1989
Fate:             To Pakistan March 31 1989
                  Returned November 14 1993
                  Sold September 9 1994 -
                  and broken up for scrap

We are seeking information on the USS Brumby and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.

Notice to all of the Garcia class shipmates:

Mark Roberts, webmaster extraordinair' returns to the Garcia class.

Reunion Notice:

Subject: USS BRUMBY DE/FF 1044
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004
From: Mike Pierce


If you could possibly post info on a reunion we are having Sept 26-30, 2004 in Ft. Mitchell, KY at the Drawbridge Inn it would be much appreciated.

It is being held in conjunction with the DESA convention at same location and time.

Contact: Mike Pierce HT3 (72-75)

Thanks a bunch!!


The Garcia Class as Constructed

Displacement: 3,560 tons fully loaded.
Length:       414'        
Beam:         44'          
Draught:      14' (keel);  24' (Sonar dome)       
Machinery:    2 Foster-Wheeler boilers;               
              1 Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000shp;      
              1 shaft.   
Performance:  27 kts.  
Bunkerage:    ?  
Range:        4,000 miles at 20 knots on 1 boiler.          
Guns:         (2) 5" 38 cal.
Torpedoes:    MK 32  

Many Thanks to NavSource

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