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REPUBLIC OF KOREA NAVY (SOUTH KOREA)

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NORYANG patrol ships (1943-1946/1955-1961)

Byeokpa 1970

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
고진 <Geojin> (ex-Report) 50 General Engineering, Alameda, USA 12/1943 8/7/1944 7/1946 // 12/1961 stricken 1979
노량 <Noryang> (ex-PCE(C)882, ex-PCE882) 51 Albina, Portland, USA 8/1943 3/12/1943 2/1945 // 2/1955 stricken 1977
명량 <Myengnyang> (ex-PCE896, ex-PCE(C)896, ex-PCE896) 52 Willamette Iron & Steel, Portland, USA 12/1943 22/5/1944 11/1944 // 2/1955 stricken 12/1977
한산 <Hansan> (ex-PCE(C)873, ex-PCE873) 53 Albina, Portland, USA 2/1943 5/5/1943 12/1943 // 9/1955 stricken 1977
옥포 <Okpo> (ex-PCE(C)898, ex-PCE898) 55 Willamette Iron & Steel, Portland, USA 12/1943 30/8/1944 1/1945 // 9/1955 stricken 9/1977
탕포 <Tangpo> (ex-Marfa, ex-PCE842) 56 Pullman Standard Car, Chicago, USA 6/1943 14/11/1943 1/1944 // 6/1961 sunk 19/1/1967
평파 <Byeokpa> (ex-Dania, ex-PCE870) 57 Albina, Portland, USA 11/1942 27/2/1943 10/1943 // 12/1961 stricken 1979
율포 <Yulpo> (ex-Somerset, ex-PCE892) 58 Willamette Iron & Steel, Portland, USA 10/1943 1/5/1944 7/1944 // 12/1961 stricken 1979
사천 <Sacheon> (ex-Batesburg, ex-PCE903) 59 Willamette Iron & Steel, Portland, USA 2/1944 6/9/1944 5/1945 // 6/1961 stricken 1979
  

Displacement standard, t

795

Displacement full, t

903

Length, m

54.9 wl 56.2 oa

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

2.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2000

Max speed, kts

15.1

Fuel, t

diesel oil 140
Endurance, nm (kts) 8500 (12)

Armament

50: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24, 4 DCT, 2 DCR

51-53, 55-59: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22, 3 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10 or 4 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 10 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR

Sensors

SF or SO or SU radar, sonar

Complement 96

Ship project history: Nine USN patrol craft based on the Admirable class minesweeper hull. Four were modified in US service as control ships (PCE(C)) for operation with landing craft, being fitted with additional radio equipment and enlarged bridge area.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Tangpo was sunk 19/1/1967 by North Korean coastal guns.

Okpo 1969

Ivan Gogin, 2016