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Yeodo 1969

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
태조 [Daecho] (ex-LSM546) 601, 1980- 651   Brown SB, Houston, USA 1945 1945 1.1946 // 2.1955 stricken 1982
여도 [Yeodo] (ex-LSM268) 602, 1980- 652   Federal, Newark, USA 1944 1944 8.1944 // 2.1955 stricken 1982
독도 [Dokdo] (ex-LSM419) 603   Dravo, Wilmington, USA 1944 1944 12.1944 // 2.1955 stricken 1963
가덕 [Gadeok] (ex-LSM462) 605, 1980- 653   Brown SB, Houston, USA 1/1945 3.2.1945 3.1945 // 2.1955 stricken 1982
거문 [Geomun] (ex-LSM30) 606, 1980- 655   Brown SB, Houston, USA 1944 1944 7.1944 // 4.1956 stricken 1998
피아 [Bian] (ex-LSM96) 607, 1980- 656   Brown SB, Houston, USA 9/1944 7.10.1944 10.1944 // 4.1956 stricken 1998
풍도 [Pungdo] (ex-LSM54) 608, 1980- 550   Brown SB, Houston, USA 1944 1944 8.1944 // 5.1956 stricken 1998
월미 [Wolmi] (ex-LSM57) 609, 1980- 657   Brown SB, Houston, USA 6/1944 21.7.1944 8.1944 // 5.1956 stricken 2008
기린 [Girin] (ex-LSM19) 610, 1980- 658   Brown SB, Houston, USA 1944 1944 6.1944 // 7.1956 stricken 2008
수라 [Neongna] (ex-LSM84) 611, 1980- 659   Brown SB, Houston, USA 1944 1944 10.1944 // 7.1956 stricken 1998
죄미 [Sinmi] (ex-L9014, ex-LSM316) 612, 1980- 661   Pullman Standard Car, Chicago, USA 1944 1944 7.1944 // 10.1956 stricken 1998
울릉 [Ulleung] (ex-L9017, ex-LSM17) 613, 1980- 662   Brown SB, Houston, USA 1944 1944 6.1944 // 10.1956 stricken 1998


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

520

Displacement full, t1095
Length, m

59.9 wl 62.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.5

Draught, m

landing: 1.07 fore, 2.13 aft

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Fairbank-Morse 38D8Qx10 diesels

Power, h. p.

2800

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

diesel oil 160

Endurance, nm(kts)4900 (12)
Armament

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

608: 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, mines instead of cargo

Military load

5 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 6 LVT or 9 DUKW or 350 t of cargo, 48 - 54 marines

Electronic equipmentradar
Complement60


Graphics


<i>Yeodo </i>1969
Yeodo 1969
<i>Pungdo </i>1997
Pungdo 1997


Project history

Former USN LSM1 class medium landing ships.Pungdo served as mine force flagship.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.