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YEONGHEUNGMAN fire support landing ships (1944-1945/1955-1956)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
영흥만 [Yeongheungman] (ex-LSSL77, ex-LCS(L)77) 107   Albina, Portland, USA 1.1945 26.2.1945 3.1945 // 1.1952 stricken 1960
갱 화만 [Ganghwaman] (ex-LSSL91, ex-LCS(L)91) 108   Commercial Iron Works, Portland, USA 11.1944 17.12.1944 1.1945 // 1952 stricken 1960
보성만 [Boseongman] (ex-LSSL54, ex-LCS(L)54) 109   Albina, Portland, USA 7.1944 5.9.1944 10.1944 // 10.1952 stricken 1962
영일만 [Yeongilman] (ex-LSSL86, ex-LCS(L)86) 110   Commercial Iron Works, Portland, USA 11.1944 30.11.1944 12.1944 // 1952 stricken 1962


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

250

Displacement full, t

387

Length, m

46.6 wl 48.2 oa

Breadth, m

7.21

Draught, m

1.70 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

8 General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

2320

Max speed, kts

15.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 76

Endurance, nm(kts)

5500 (12)

Armament

107: 3 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 10 x 1 - 127 Mk 7 RL

108, 109: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 10 x 1 - 127 Mk 7 RL

110: 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 10 x 1 - 127 Mk 7 RL

Electronic equipment

presumably SG or SU radar

Complement71


Project history

Former USN LCS(L) type gunboats.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.