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adroth

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ex-ROK LCU-78
« on: November 09, 2016, 07:56:15 PM »
On the 30th of May, 2015, a Mulkae class LCU from South Korea, that had been donated to the Philippines in June 2014, arrived at the Cavite Naval Yard where it was slated to be refurbished. The Mulkae — which translates to “fur seal” — is the South Korean version of the US LCU 1610, of which six were built from 1979 to 1981. The Mulkae donated to the Philippines, designated LCU 78, entered South Korean service in 1981. As of writing the ship’s Philippine designation remains unclear.



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Re: ex-ROK LCU-78
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2016, 02:33:34 AM »
How come I have a feeling that this hull will end up rusting floating by the pier like the rest of the old LSTs.  :'(

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Re: ex-ROK LCU-78
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2016, 03:03:32 AM »
wasn't it declared Beyond Economical Repair late last year? i thought it was posted as such on Timawa?
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