Allied Warships

USS Brough (DE 148)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassEdsall 
PennantDE 148 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down22 Jan 1943 
Launched10 Apr 1943 
Commissioned18 Sep 1943 
End service 
History

Decommissioned 22 March 1946.
Recommissioned 7 September 1951.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 November 1965.
Sold 13 October 1966 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Brough (DE 148)

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CommanderFromTo
1Kenneth James Hartley, USNR18 Sep 194312 Nov 1943
2Arthur James Hopkins, USNR12 Nov 194323 Nov 1943
3James Alexander Rector, USNR23 Nov 194311 Sep 1944
4Milton Arthur Stein, USNR11 Sep 194417 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Brough include:


2 May 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Brough (Lt. M.A. Stein, USNR) and USS Blair (Lt. W. Gadsby, Jr., USNR).

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