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REPUBLIC OF KOREA NAVY (SOUTH KOREA)

COASTAL FORCES

GALMAEGI fast attack craft (torpedo) (1945/1952)

Galmaegi 1955

Names

23 갈매기 <Galamegi> (ex-PT613)

25 기러기 <Gireogi> (ex-PT616)

26 올빼미 <Olbbaemi> (ex-PT619)

27 제비 <Jebi> (ex-PT620)

Builders

ELCO, Bayonne, USA: 23, 25-27

Commissioned

1945 // 1/1952: 23, 25-27

Losses

26 Olbbaemi (9/1952)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1969: 23, 25, 27

  

Displacement standard, t

38

Displacement full, t

54 - 61

Length, m

24.4

Breadth, m

6.30

Draught, m

1.60

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 petrol engines

Power, h. p.

4050 - 4500

Max speed, kts

41 - 43

Fuel, t

petrol 11400 l

Endurance, nm (kts)

500 (20)

Armament

1 x 1 - 37/71 M9, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 2 x 2 - 12.7/90, 2 x 1 - 127 rocket launchers, 4 - 572 TR

Sensors

SO or SCR-517A radar

Complement

17

Ship project history: Former USN ELCO 80ft PTs. Plywood hull construction.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016