USS Jesse L. Brown|
FF-1089 (Knox class)
Photograph by Ltjg Mark Simmons;
Sent in by:
CDR Jim Pattison
We are seeking information on the USS Jesse L. Brown and her crews. Files
and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will
incorporate them into this page. When enough information has been assembled we
will then build the ship her own section.
Authorized: August 25, 1966
Builder: Avondale, LA
Laid Down: April 8, 1971
Launched: March 18, 1972
Commissioned: February 17, 1973
Decommissioned: June 27, 1994
Fate: Lease to Egypt
June 27 1994; renamed Dumyat
by Egypt: March 25, 1998
DOL now has an associate webmaster handling all pages and emails concerning the
His name is Mark Roberts
CDR Jim Pattison has an excellent
site dedicated to the J.L. Brown
More information on Jesse L. Brown.
The Knox Class as Constructed
Displacement: 4,260 tons fully loaded.
Draught: 16' (keel); 26' (Sonar dome)
Machinery: Two combustion Engineering boilers;
One Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000 shp;
Performance: 27 kts.
Bunkerage: 200,000 gallons
Range: 4,000 miles at 22 knots on 1 boiler.
Guns: 1 FMC 5" 54 cal Mk-42; 1 G.E. 20mm
6-barrelled Mk-15 Vulcan Phalanx
Torpedoes: MK 32