USS Brewton (FF-1086)

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USS Brewton (FF-1086)
USS Brewton (FF-1086)
Career (US)
Ordered: 25 August 1966
Builder: Avondale Shipyard, Westwego, Louisiana
Laid down: 2 October 1970
Launched: 24 July 1970
Acquired: 18 June 1972
Commissioned: 8 July 1972
Decommissioned: 2 July 1992
Struck: 11 January 1995
Motto: Dedicated Determined Prepared
Fate: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale, ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale to Taiwan 29 September 1999
General characteristics
Displacement: 3,204 tons (4,184 full load)
Length: 438 ft (134 m)
Beam: 46 ft 9 in (14.25 m)
Draught: 24 ft 9 in (7.54 m)
Propulsion: 2 × CE 1200psi boilers
1 Westinghouse geared turbine
1 shaft, 35,000 SHP (26 MW)
Speed: over 27 knots
Complement: 18 officers, 267 enlisted
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-40 Air Search Radar
AN/SPS-67 Surface Search Radar
AN/SQS-26 Sonar
AN/SQR-18 Towed array sonar system
Mk68 Gun Fire Control System
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
AN/SLQ-32 Electronics Warfare System
Armament: one Mk-16 8 cell missile launcher for ASROC and Harpoon missiles
one Mk-42 5-inch/54 caliber gun
Mark 46 torpedoes from four single tube launchers)
one Phalanx CIWS
Aircraft carried: one SH-2 Seasprite (LAMPS I) helicopter

USS Brewton (FF-1086) was a Knox-class frigate. Brewton was launched 24 July 1970 and commissioned on 8 July 1972. She was decommissioned on 2 July 1992 and sold to Taiwan on 29 September 1999 under the Security Assistance Program, where she served as ROCS Fong Yang (FFG-933).

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