USS Brooke
FFG 1 (Brooke Class)

Courtesy of: BT3 Jon B. Drass ('82-83)


Authorized:       ?
Builder:          Lockheed SB Construction
Laid Down:        December 19 1962
Launched:         July 19 1963
Commissioned:     March 12 1966
Decommissioned:   September 16 1988
Fate:             To Pakistan February 1 1989;
                  Renamed Khaibar
                  Returned November 14 1993, 
                  Sold March 29 1994 for scrap

We are seeking information on the USS Brooke 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.

Mark Roberts is handling all pages and E-mails concerning the Knox & Brooke class Frigates.

The Brooke Class as Constructed


Displacement: 3,426 Tons Full Load
Length:       415'        
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.
Missiles:     (1) Tartar/Standard MR single Mk 22
Guns:         (1) 5" 38cal Mk 30
Torpedoes:    MK 32  


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