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Muskogee (PF-49)

Call sign:
November - Zulu - Whiskey - Uniform


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
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 5 September 1945
  • 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.


  • Displacement 1,430 t.
  • Length 303' 11"(oa)
  • Beam 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 tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 3-drum express boilers, two 5,500 iHP J. Hendy Iron Works engines, two shafts.
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    USS Muskogee (PF 49)
    Muskogee 260k Photographed circa spring 1944 in a California port
    U.S. Navy photo NH 92998 by J. Coy Watson, USCG
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    Muskogee 259k Showing view of the forecastle, circa early 1944
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 92999
    Mike Green
    Muskogee 226k Close up of starboard bridge area, circa early 1944
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 93000
    Muskogee 223k Showing view of starboard bridge area looking forward and to port, circa early 1944
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 93001
    Muskogee 356k Showing view on board looking aft from the bridge wing along the starboard side, circa early 1944
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 93002
    Dumon (PF 61)
    Muskogee 117k c. 1958
    South Korean Navy photo
    Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01CDR Rufus Edward Mroczkowski, USCG16 March 1944 - 1945
    02LT Malcolm C. McGuire, USCGR1945 - 26 August 1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan and Wolfgang Hechler

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