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KO MUN (LSM-655) class

Country of Origin: South Korea

ship list


 0 KO MUN-class MEDIUM LANDING SHIPS (LSM) (ex-U.S. LSM 1 class)

 Name              Pendant     Launched          Commissioned    Status
 WOL MI            LSM-657     July 21, 1944     Aug. 18, 1944   Stricken
   (ex-USS LSM 57)
 KI RIN            LSM-658     May 14, 1944      June 15, 1944   Stricken
   (ex-US LSM 19)

description

These U.S.-built ships were transferred to South Korea on loan in 1956 and purchased on Nov. 15, 1974. They can embark up to 10 medium tanks and 100 troops....

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