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USS Schofield (FFG 3)

- formerly DEG 3 -
- decommissioned -
- sunk as a target -


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USS SCHOFIELD was the third BROOKE - class guided missile frigate. Decommissioned on September 8, 1988, and stricken from the Navy list on January 25, 1992, SCHOFIELD was finally sunk as a target on November 2, 1999 off the coast of southern California. The exact location was 036 16' 00.7" North, 120 48' 01.0" West.

General Characteristics:Awarded: January 4, 1962
Keel Laid: April 15, 1963
Launched: December 7, 1963
Commissioned: May 11, 1968
Decommissioned: September 8, 1988
Builder: Lockheed Shipbuilding & Construction Co., Seattle, Wash.
Propulsion system: 2 Foster Wheeler 1,200 psi boilers, 1 GE steam turbine, 1 shaft, 35,000 total horsepower
Propellers: one
Length: 414,4 feet (126.3 meters)
Beam: 45 feet (13.5 meters)
Draft: 26 feet (7.9 meters)
Displacement: 3,425 tons
Speed: 27 knots
Aircraft: one SH-2F (LAMPS 1)
Armament: one Mk 22 Mod. 0 guided missile launcher for 16 Standard SM-1 MR, one Mk 30 5-inch/12.7cm gun, MK 32 ASW torpedo tubes (two triple mounts), one Mk 16 ASROC missile launcher
Crew: 17 Officers, 219 Enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS SCHOFIELD. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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USS SCHOFIELD Cruise Books:


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Accidents aboard USS SCHOFIELD:

DateWhereEvents
February 14, 1974southern Red Sea
USS SCHOFIELD suffers a propulsion casualty and is taken in tow by the USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25). Repairs are completed the next day.


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