Specifications: Displacement 1,430 t.; Length, 303' 11"(oa); Bean 37' 6"; Draft 13' 8"; Speed 20.3 kts.; Complement 194; Armament three 3"/50 dual purpose gun mounts (aft 3"/50 was removed and replaced with a weather balloon hanger), two twin 40mm gun mounts , nine 20mm guns, one Hedgehog depth charge projector, eight Y-gun depth charge projectors, two depth charge racks; Propulsion two - three drum expansion boilers, two 5,500 iHP J. Hendy Iron Works vertical triple expansion engines, no reduction gear, two shafts.
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|USS Burlington (PF 51)
|91k||c. January 1945
National Archives photo from Allied Escort Ships of World War II by Peter Elliott
Bosnia & Hercegovina
|Almirante Brion (F 14)
|149k||"New Columbian Frigate -- While a Navy band plays and the last group of American sailors prepares to disembark, Columbian crew members assemble before boarding their new ship, the patrol frigate Almirante Brion. The former USS Burlington (PF-51) was transferred from the United States Government to the Government of Columbia in ceremonies at the Yokosuka Naval Base on June 26, 1953." Photograph and caption were released by Commander Naval Forces, Far East, under date of 2 July 1953.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval Historical Center.
US Navy Photo NH 97178
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Columbian Navy photo from the 1956/1957 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
|52k||c. 1965||Robert Hurst|
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