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Muskogee (PF-49)



Call sign:
November - Zulu - Whiskey - Uniform

ex-PG-157


Carson City served the Navies of the United States, the Union of Socialist Republic's and South Korea.

Tacoma Class Patrol Frigate:

  • (MC Type T. S2-S2-AQ1) Originally authorized as Patrol Gunboat, PG-157
  • Redesignated as a Patrol Frigate, PF-49, 15 April 1943
  • Laid down 18 September 1943 under a Maritime Commission contract by Consolidated Steel Corp, Ltd., Wilmington, CA.
  • Launched 18 October 1943
  • Commissioned USS Muskogee (PF-49), 16 March 1944
  • Decommissioned 26 August 1945 at Cold Harbor, Alaska
  • Transferred under the Lend-Lease Program 27 August 1945 to the Soviet Union as EK-19
  • Returned to U.S. custody 1 November 1949 at Yokosuka, Japan
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet at Yokosuka
  • Transferred on loan to South Korea 23 October 1950 and renamed Dumon (PF 61)
  • Struck from the Naval Register 15 September 1972
  • Transferred outright to South Korea under the Security Assistance Program 1 October 1973
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1,430 t.
  • Length 303' 11"(oa)
  • Bean 37' 6"
  • Draft 13' 8"
  • Speed 20.3 kts.
  • Complement 190
  • Armament: Three 3"/50 dual purpose gun mounts, two twin 40mm gun mounts , nine 20mm guns, one Hedgehog depth charge projector, eight Y-gun depth charge projectors and two depth charge racks
  • Propulsion: Two 3-drum express boilers, two 5,500 iHP J. Hendy Iron Works engines, two shafts.
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    Muskogee 117k c. 1958
    South Korean Navy photo
    Robert Hurst

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