USS Glover
FF 1098 (ADG-1)



Authorized:       ?
Builder:          Bath Iron Works, Bath Maine
Laid Down:        July 29, 1963
Launched:         April 17, 1965
Commissioned:     November 13, 1965
Decommissioned:   August 28, 1992
Fate:             Stricken 11/20/92;
                  Sold 04/14/94 and broken up

We are seeking information on the USS Glover 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.


Special Notice:

Found: One piece of U.S.S Glover Crew Memorabilia/personal item.
Where: Washington D.C., in a public parking lot near the Jefferson Memorial.
When : Object found Feb. 25, 2004

If you've lost something fairly special at this memorial around this date, contact me at cosmickitee@msn.com, describe the item and include the ships classification- its on the object.

If you have a buddy who served on the Glover and is missing a commemorative object, please pass this info along.

The Glover Class as Constructed

Displacement: 3,426 tons fully loaded.
Length:       414'        
Beam:         42'          
Draught:      14' (keel);  24' (Sonar dome)       
Machinery:    2 Foster-Wheeler boilers;               
              1 Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000shp;      
              1 shaft.   
Performance:  27 kts.  
Bunkerage:    ?  
Range:        4,500 miles at 20 kts          
Guns:         (1) 5" 38 cal.
Torpedoes:    6-324mm MK 32  
              Mk-16 ASROC


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