USS Schofield
FFG 3 (Brooke Class)



Authorized:       ?
Builder:          Lockheed Shipbuilding Co
Laid Down:        April 15 1963
Launched:         December 7 1963
Commissioned:     May 11 1968
Decommissioned:   September 8 1988
Fate:             Stricken 1/25/92
                  Sunk as a target, 11/2/99
                  (036-16'00.7" N, 120-48'00.0" W)

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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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