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REPUBLIC OF KOREA NAVY (SOUTH KOREA)

COASTAL FORCES

PB3 coastal patrol craft (1958-1959/1968-1969)

PB7 1975

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
PB3 (ex-Cape Rosier, ex-WPB95333) 3 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     6/1959 // 1968 stricken 1984
PB5 (ex-Cape Sable, ex-WPB95334) 5 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     7/1959 // 1968 stricken 1984
PB6 (ex-Cape Providence, ex-WPB95335) 6 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     7/1959 // 1968 stricken 1984
PB7 (ex-Cape Florida, ex-WPB95325) 7 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     10/1958 // 1968 wrecked 5/1971
PB8 (ex-Cape Porpoise, ex-WPB95327) 8 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     11/1958 // 1968 stricken 1984
PB9 (ex-Cape Falcon, ex-WPB95330) 9 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     5/1959 // 1968 stricken 1984
PB10 (ex-Cape Trinity, ex-WPB95331) 10 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     5/1959 // 1968 stricken 1984
PB11 (ex-Cape Darby, ex-WPB95323) 11 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     10/1958 // 1969 stricken 1984
PB12 (ex-Cape Kiwanda, ex-WPB95329) 12 USCG Yard, Curtis Bay, USA     4/1959 // 1969 stricken 1984
  

Displacement trials, t

98

Displacement full, t

105

Length, m

29.0

Breadth, m

5.80

Draught, m

1.83

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4 Cummings diesels

Power, h. p.

2200

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

2800(9)

Armament

1 x 1 - 12.7/90, 1 x (1 - 12.7/90 + 1 - 81/12 M29 mortar)

Sensors radar

Complement

13

Ship project history: Former USCG 95ft steel-hulled patrol craft.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: PB7 was stricken after grounding in May 1971.

PB11

Ivan Gogin, 2016