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Deokbong 1970s

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
문산 [Munsan] (ex-LST120)     Jeffersonville, USA 5.1943 7.8.1943 9.1943 // 2.1947 deleted 1959
단양 [Danyang] (ex-LST343)     Norfolk N Yd, Portsmouth, USA 10.1942 15.12.1942 1.1943 // 2.1947 deleted 1959
울산 [Ulsan] (ex-LST608)     Chicago Bridge, Seneca, USA 12.1943 11.4.1944 4.1944 // 2.1947 deleted 1959
룡화 [Ryong Hwa], 7.1949- 천안 [Cheonan] (ex-LST659) 801   American Bridge, Pittsburgh, USA 12.1943 20.3.1944 4.1944 // 5.1947 deleted 1959
천영 [Cheolong] (ex-LST...) 802   USA     1942-45 // 9.1951 deleted 1959
안동 [Andong] (ex-LST...) 803   USA     1942-45 // 9.1952 deleted 1959
촌포 [Cheonbo] (ex-LST595) 805   Missouri Valley Bridge, Evansville, USA 7.1944 16.8.1944 9.1944 // 9.1952 deleted 1959
룡파 [Yongbi] (ex-LST388) 806   Newport News, USA 6.1942 28.9.1942 11.1942 // 9.1952 deleted 1959
운봉 [Unbong] (ex-LST1010) 807, 1980- 671   Bethlehem, Quincy, USA 2.1944 29.3.1944 4.1944 // 3.1955 stricken 2008
독봉 [Deokbong] (ex-LST227) 808, 1980- 672   Chicago Bridge, Seneca, USA 5.1943 21.9.1943 10.1943 // 3.1955 grounded 1989, stricken
비봉 [Bibong] (ex-LST218) 809, 1980- 673   Chicago Bridge, Seneca, USA 2.1943 20.7.1943 8.1943 // 5.1955 stricken 2.1999
계봉 [Gyebong] (ex-Berkshire County, ex-LST288) 810, 1980- 675   American Bridge, Pittsburgh, USA 9.1943 7.11.1943 12.1943 // 3.1956 stricken 2008
장수[Jangsu] (ex-APL59) 811   Dravo, Pittsburgh, USA 9.1943 6.11.1943 12.1943 // 1956 stricken early 1970s
위봉 [Wibong] (ex-Johnson County, ex-LST849) 812, 1980- 676   American Bridge, Pittsburgh, USA 11.1944 30.12.1944 1.1945 // 1.1959 stricken 2008
수영 [Suyeong] (ex-Kane County, ex-LST853) 813, 1980- 677   Chicago Bridge, Seneca, USA 8.1944 17.11.1944 12.1944 // 12.1958 stricken 2008
북한 [Bukhan] (ex-Linn County, ex-LST900) 815, 1980- 678   Dravo, Pittsburgh, USA 10.1944 9.12.1944 1.1945 // 12.1958 stricken 2008
화산 [Hwasan] (ex-Pender County, ex-LST1080) 816, 1980- 679   Bethlehem, Hingham, USA 4.1945 2.5.1945 5.1945 // 10.1958 stricken 2000


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1653

Displacement full, t4080
Length, m

96.3 wl 100.0 oa

Breadth, m

15.2

Draught, m

landing: 1.19 fore, 3.00 aft, sea-going: 2.30 fore, 4.30 aft

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 General Motors 12-567A or 12-278A diesels

Power, h. p.

1800

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

diesel oil 569

Endurance, nm(kts)15000(9)
Armament

2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1  40/60 Mk 3, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10

Military load

4 LCVP, 20 medium tanks (25-t) or 500t of cargo, 163 marines

Electronic equipmentnav. radar
Complement70


Graphics


<i>Deokbong </i>1970s
Deokbong 1970s
<i>Bukhan </i>1997
Bukhan 1997


Project history

Former USN LST1 class tank landing ships.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.