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|40k||Frank Hardeman Brumby was born in Athens, Ga. on 11 September 1874 to John Wallis and Arebella Hardeman Brumby. He attended the University of Georgia at Athens before his appointment
as a Naval Cadet in 1891, the year he entered the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. from the Eigth Congressional District of Georgia. He completed the four year course and was detached on 07 June
1895 to serve two years at sea then required by law before final graduation. Commissioned Ensign in the U.S. Navy on 07 June 1897, he subsequently progressed in rank to that of Rear Admiral, to date
from from 15 September 1927. He served in the rank of Vice Admiral from 20 May 1933 to 15 June 1934, and in the rank of Admiral from that date until 01 April 1935, and his susequent retirement on
01 October 1938. He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List to date from 16 June 1942.
Admiral Frank H. Brumby died in Norfolk, Va. on 16 July 1950, suvived by his wife, Mrs. Frank H. (Isabelle Truxtun) Brumby; a daughter, Mrs. Charles T. Fitzgerald of Washington, D.C.; and a son, Captain Frank H. Brumby Jr. USN (USNA Class of 1932).
Admiral Brumby had the Sampson Medal, Spanish Campaign Medal, Philippine Campaign Medal, Cuban Pacification Medal, and the World War I Victory Medal
USS Brumby (DE 1044) (1965-1989) was the first ship to be named in his honor. (U.S. Navy photo #NH 56267 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|104k||June 1967: Kiel, Germany - A photo of the Belgian Navy command and logistic support ship RBNS Godetia (A 690) and the United States Navy frigate
USS Brumby (DE 1044) tied up at the Tirpitzmole for the Kieler Woche (The Kiel Week or Kiel Regatta is an annual sailing event in Kiel, the capital
of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is the largest sailing event in the world, and also one of the largest Volksfeste in Germany, attracting millions of people every year from
all over Germany and neighbouring countries).
(Photo ID#: 41.600 from the collection of Friedrich Magnussen [1914-1987])
England, United Kingdom
|45k||March 1968: Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va. - These four shots were taken during Brumby's yard period.
Top: Daylight shot of USS Brumby's sonar dome while in drydock.
Second: Daylight shot of Brumby in drydock.
Third: A night shot of Brumby in drydock.
Fourth: A view of Brumby's pilothouse.
QM2, '67 - 12/70
|65k||1968: the Atlantic Ocean - underway off Cape Hatteras.|
|30k||1968: the Atlantic Ocean - sunset at sea.|
|49k||1968: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba - full-dress ship while moored at Gitmo.|
|202k||1970: Antwerp, Belgium - A photo of Brumby, moored inboard of USS Edward McDonnell (DE 1043) and USS Biddle (DLG 34), while on a port visit to Antwerp.||Gilbert Gyssels|
|423k||circa early 1970's: the Atlantic Ocean - The frigate USS Brumby (FF 1044) underway at speed.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 107498 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|156k||June 1973: off Guantanamo Bay Cuba - a six picture series of USS Brumby (DE 1044) highlining with USCGC Ingham (WHEC-35).
Brumby was in overhaul at the Charleston Naval Shipyard from November 1972 to April 1973 before sailing to Guantanamo Bay for refresher training.
(Photos by ETN2 Greg Bevirt).
|38k||September 1972: location unknown||Bob Hurst|
England, United Kingdom
|140k||27 November 1975: Puerto Cabello, Venezuela - USS William V. Pratt (DDG 44) tied up
pierside along with USS Brumby centre, and USS Truett (FF 1095) outboard.|
(Photo © Karsten Peterson, Karsten is a retired professional seaman with an excellent website called Sailor, On the Blue Path of the World)
|229k||November 1976: Brumby in the North Atlantic.
(Photos © Richard Leonhardt)
|341k||06 June 1979: Mediterranean Sea - NATO ships: Turkish DD Tinaztepe (D-355) [former USS Keppler DD 765]; the British frigate
Charybdis F-75; the Italian frigate Carabiniere F-581; and USS Brumby FF 1044.
|213k||18 May 1983: A port bow view of the frigate Brumby underway during the NATO Exercise Distant Drum.
(U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SC-87-02017 from DefenseImagery.mil)
|517k||October 1988: USS Brumby (FF 1044) heading down the Kennebec River for sea trials after departing the Bath Iron Works.|
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #L45-37.01.01 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|439k||31 October 1988: USS Brumby (FF 1044) leaving Portland, Maine for sea trials following a 14 month ROH at Bath Iron Works.||Shawn Ward|
Crewmember '87 - '89
|423k||31 March 1989: Charleston, S.C. - The crew of the frigate USS Brumby (FF 1044) departs the ship following its decommissioning at Naval Station Charleston.
The Brumby will be transferred to the Pakistani navy and recomissioned as PNS Harbah (F-266).
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #DN-SN-89-06883 from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
|View the USS Brumby (DE 1044) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|Brumby's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 05 Aug. 1965 -07 Jul. 1966||Cmdr. George Franklin Tolson, Jr. (Brooklyn, N.Y.)|
|2.) 07 Jul. 1966 - 19 Aug. 1968||Cmdr. Peter G. Brown|
|3.) 19 Aug. 1968 - 21 Nov. 1970||Cmdr. Peter Robert Walker (USNA '53) (Wyckoff, N.J.)|
|4.) 21 Nov. 1970 - 15 Feb. 1972||Cmdr. Luther C. Holder (OCS '54) (Wildorado, Tex.)|
|5.) 15 Feb. 1972 - 07 Mar. 1972||Cmdr. Stanley L. Turner|
|6.) 07 Mar. 1972 - 13 April 1973||Cmdr. Edward Courtland Snyder Jr. (USNA '54) (Oklahoma City, Okla.)|
|7.) 13 Apr. 1973 - 14 Jul. 1973||Cmdr. John James Kingston (prior enl. / OCS '55) (Brookline, Mass.)|
|8.) 14 Jul. 1973 - 15 Jul. 1975||Cmdr. Frederick N. Mangol (OCS '58) (Detroit, Mich.)|
|9.) 15 Jul. 1975 - 14 Oct. 1976||Cmdr. William W. Pippinger (OCS '58) (Frankfort, In.)|
|10.) 14 Oct. 1976 - 10 Jun. 1978||Cmdr. David Gregory MacPherson|
|11.) 10 Jun. 1978 - 16 Jun. 1980||Cmdr. William F. Glover III|
|12.) 16 Jun. 1980 - 13 Sep. 1982||Cmdr. Jimmy Don Henderson|
|13.) 13 Sep. 1982 - 14 Sep. 1984||Cmdr. Franklin G. West, Jr. (Citadel '64) (Charleston, S.C.)|
|14.) 14 Sep. 1984 - 14 Nov. 1986||Cmdr. James D. Eldridge, Jr. (OCS '65) (Americus, Ga.)|
|15.) 14 Nov. 1986 - 31 Mar. 1989||Cmdr. John Russell (Rusty) Wall (NROTC '68) (Army Jr., Bronxville, N.Y.)|
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