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KUM SAN (MSC-551) class

Country of Origin: South Korea

ship list


 3 KUM SAN-class COASTAL MINESWEEPERS (MSC) (ex-U.S. MSC-268 class)

 Name          Pendant    Commissioned     Status

 KUM SAN       MSC-551    June 12, 1959    Active
   (ex-U.S. MSC-284)
 KO HUNG       MSC-552    Aug. 14, 1959    Active
   (ex-U.S. MSC-285)
 KUM KOK       MSC-553    Aug. 30, 1959    Active
   (ex-U.S. MSC-286)

description

These U.S.-built coastal minesweepers have wood hulls. They were built specifically for South Korea under the U.S. Military Aid Program.

They were...

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