USS Bronstein (FF-1037)
|Namesake:||Ben Richard Bronstein|
|Builder:||Avondale Shipyard, Inc., Westwego, Louisiana|
|Laid down:||16 May 1961|
|Launched:||31 March 1962|
|Completed:||8 June 1963|
|Commissioned:||16 June 1963|
|Decommissioned:||13 December 1990|
|Struck:||4 October 1991|
|Fate:||Donated to Mexico, 12 November 1993|
|Name:||ARM Hermenegildo Galeana (F202)|
|Acquired:||12 November 1993|
|Class and type:||Bronstein class frigate|
|Displacement:||approx. 2,650 tons full load|
|Length:||371.4 ft (113.2 m)|
|Beam:||40.4 ft (12.3 m)|
|Draft:||23 ft (7.0 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 Foster-Wheeler boilers; 1 Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000shp; 1 shaft|
|Complement:||16 officers, 183 enlisted|
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|Aircraft carried:||None / QH-50 DASH|
USS Bronstein (FF-1037) was the lead ship of her class in the United States Navy. She was named in honor of Assistant Surgeon Ben Richard Bronstein, who was killed in action on 28 February 1942 when USS Jacob Jones (DD-130) was sunk by a German U-boat off Cape May, New Jersey.
Bronstein was commissioned on 16 June 1963 as DE-1037. She was decommissioned 13 December 1990 and struck from the Navy list on 4 October 1991.
Bronstein was disposed of through the Security Assistance Program as a foreign military sale on 12 November 1993. She was transferred to Mexico on 12 November 1993 where she serves as ARM Hermenegildo Galeana (F202).
- Bronstein II.
- Naval Vessel Register - FF1037
- NavSource.org Bronstein
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