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Title: BRP Salvador Abcede (PC-114) - ex South Korean PKM-200 Chamsuri class
Post by: adroth on May 12, 2017, 03:43:43 AM

The Chamsuri Class patrol craft was developed by Korea Tacoma Marine Industries. The boats first entered service with the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) in the 1970s. The craft are built by Korea Tacoma Marine, Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hanjin Heavy Industries.

Chamsuri Class boats are also known as Patrol Killer Medium (PKM) craft. The boats were built in two batches known as the 201 series and the 301 series. In addition to the ROKN, the patrol boats are also in service with the Bangladesh Navy, Kazakhstan Navy and the Philippine Navy.

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South Korea has also transferred seven patrol craft to the Philippine Navy. The first batch of five boats were delivered in 1995 and a second batch of two craft were transferred in 2006. The Philippine Navy boats are designated as the Tomas Batillo Class. These boats are deployed to protect the Malampaya natural gas platforms near Palawan.





120708-N-HI414-081 CELEBES SEA (July 8, 2012) BRP Salvador Abcede (PG 114), BRP Miguel Malvar (PS 19), PCG Pampanga (SARV 003), BRP IloIlo (PS 32) and guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) join USCGC Waesche (WMSL 751) for a photo exercise (PHOTOEX). The event marks the conclusion of the at-sea phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines 2012. CARAT is a series of bilateral military exercises between the U.S. Navy and the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.  Timor Leste joins the exercise for the first time in 2012.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gregory A. Harden II/Released)
Title: Re: BRP Salvador Abcede (PG-114) - ex South Korean PKM-200 Chamsuri class
Post by: Dutch on July 21, 2017, 02:32:48 PM
From Philippine Navy Naval Forces Northern Luzon Facebook ( page - 10 September 2016

Philippine Navy Apprehends Three (3) Vietnamese Fishing Vessels

Philippine Navy’s patrol boats BRP SALVADOR ABCEDE (PB-114) and BRP HILARIO RUIZ (PB-378) apprehended Vietnamese fishing vessels in the act of poaching in the Philippine territorial waters while conducting Maritime Patrol (MARPAT) and Maritime Law Enforcement (MARLEN) operations in the waters of West Philippine Sea.

At around 2:45 AM of September 8, 2016, while PB-114 and PG-378 were conducting MARPAT/ MARLEN in their designated area of operations, the patrol boats acquired more or less seven stationary radar contacts at vicinity 15 nautical miles West off Dile Pt, Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur. When the Navy patrol boats are within visual range, they observed that the stationary contacts, previously acquired through radar, were vessels engaged in fishing and using “superlight”, violating provisions of REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10654.


PB- 114 skippered by Commander Ronnie S. Paba cautiously approached the location of the fishing vessels and at 3:06 AM same day, Commander Paba deployed a Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) party to one of the fishing vessels at vicinity 21 nautical miles west off Dile Point, Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur. Said fishing vessel, with bow marking BD.96209.TS, is manned by five male Vietnamese, all without passport and pertinent documents to identify them. With this, Commander Paba ordered to seize and “prize crew” the said Vietnamese fishing vessel.


At around 7:07 AM, September 8, 2016, PB-114 chased and caught another Vietnamese fishing vessel with bow marking BD.974E7.TS which tried to evade PB-114. The fishing vessel has six male Vietnamese complement and, like the other two, all has no identification documents.

The Vietnamese poachers were brought first to Salomague Pier, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur and then to Pier 2, Poro Point, San Fernando City, La Union for proper disposition.

As a naval component of NOLCOM, the Naval Forces Northern Luzon thru Naval Task Force -11 will continue to tactically employ its assigned floating assets to curb poaching and other illegal fishing activities in NOLCOM’s maritime domain in order to protect our seas and secure the future of the Filipino generations.
Title: Re: BRP Salvador Abcede (PC-114) - ex South Korean PKM-200 Chamsuri class
Post by: adroth on October 23, 2017, 03:04:32 AM
Published: 19 October 2017

Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1.   Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite PC378-1017-050.

2.  The Philippine Navy vessel PC114  will conduct Naval Gun Test firing on  17 November 17 at vicinity 15 Nautical Mile South Off Loay Bohol bounded with the following coordinates:

Point A   Latitude 09º 21.00’ N   Longitude 124º 00.00’ E
Point B   Latitude 09º 21.00’ N   Longitude 124º 10.50’ E
Point C   Latitude 09º 11.00’ N   Longitude 124º 00.00’ E
Point D   Latitude 09º 11.00’ N   Longitude 124º 10.50’ E
3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the abovementioned areas are advised to take note of the information and take necessary precautionary measures at all times.

4. The cooperation of all concerned in effecting widest dissemination of this information is requested.
Title: Re: BRP Salvador Abcede (PC-114) - ex South Korean PKM-200 Chamsuri class
Post by: Manokski on December 12, 2017, 05:12:13 AM
Stern view
Title: Re: BRP Salvador Abcede (PC-114) - ex South Korean PKM-200 Chamsuri class
Post by: adroth on February 09, 2018, 07:31:58 AM
At the #FiestaSeñor2018 fluvial procession from Lapu-Lapu City


Title: Re: BRP Salvador Abcede (PC-114) - ex South Korean PKM-200 Chamsuri class
Post by: adroth on June 11, 2018, 08:19:58 AM

Philippine Navy Amphibious Raid Exercise at Sipalay City

Poblacion Beach, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental– Central Command (CENTCOM) through the Naval Forces Central (NFC), Philippine Navy (PN) held here an amphibious raid exercise where it simulate a military operation launched from the sea by an amphibious force, embarked from a ship or craft with the primary purpose of introducing a landing force ashore to project ground power onto a hostile or potentially hostile shore at a designated landing beach to accomplish their assigned mission. The exercise was executed by the landing force from 8th Marine Brigade (Reserve) of Naval Reserve Center – Western Visayas (NRCWV) aboard the Landing Craft (LC290) – BRP AGTA) of the Philippine Navy. The landing force was composed of One (1) Company (One Hundred (100) pers from NRCen-Western Visayas, Thirty (30) pers from NRCen-EV) and they had simultaneously conducted disembarkation procedures and squad maneuvers. Their raiding component also eliminated the remaining enemies and subsequently rescued civilian hostages during the hostage crisis scenario of the activity.
Patrol Craft (PC114 – BRP SALVADOR ABCEDE) was utilized also to serve as Support Vessel that conducted simulated Naval Gun Fire Support (NGFS) during the said exercise. One (1) Seal Team with two (2) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs NAVSOU 5) served as the unit conducting the beach head clearing prior the landing of the main landing force. Fire Fighting Team, Medical Team, and PNP SWAT then arrived at the scene after the area is cleared and declared safe in order to restore peace and order that was struck at a moment during the hostage taking crisis scenario.

The Commander, Naval Forces Central also the Commander of Maritime Joint Task Force Area Shield (MJTF “AS”), Commodore Loumer P Bernabe AFP spearheaded the event and was witnessed by the Commander Naval Reserve Command, Brigadier General Arthur M Biyo AFP, the Governor of Negros Occidental, Hon Alfredo G Maraan Jr., the Mayor of Sipalay City Hon. Oscar C. Montilla Jr. and other prominent personalities from the AFP, PNP, LGUs and other community sectors.

The conduct of such exercise serves as a response to the Flag Officer In Command, Philippine Navy’s (FOIC, PN) guidance to capacitate and develop the reserve force for it to mirror the active component in order to reach the level of seamless integration of the reserve force into the regular force. Said exercise will also support Central Command (CENTCOM) Campaign Plan “AbanteVisayas” that will be focusing its operations in Negros and Samar Islands in line with the AFPs simultaneous intensified Internal Security Operations to CENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR).


Title: Re: BRP Salvador Abcede (PC-114) - ex South Korean PKM-200 Chamsuri class
Post by: adroth on September 26, 2019, 10:17:15 AM
Parent Category: NOTAM Published: 25 September 2019

Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1.    Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite NOCB-0919-101 dated 13 September 2019.

2.    Per above reference, Philippine Navy vessel BRP SALVADOR ABCEDE (PC114) will conduct 3rd quarter test firing of her naval guns on the date and maritime areas bounded by the following coordinates:


30 September 2019

8.2 NM NE off Danahon Bank,Bohol

PT A- Lat    10°33.21’ N

          Long 124°22.84’ E

PT B- Lat    10°33.21’ N

          Long 124°33.06’ E

PT C- Lat    10°22.40’ N

          Long 124°22.84’ E

PT D- Lat    10°22.40’ N

          Long 124°33.06’ E
Title: Send-off & Decommissioning - BRP Salvador Abcede (PC-114)
Post by: girder on February 13, 2021, 05:26:45 PM (

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Headquarters, Naval Forces Central – Commodore Ernesto O Baldovino PN led the send-off ceremony of BRP Salvador Abcede (PC114) in connection with its decommissioning ceremony which will be held on 01 March 2021 at Headquarters Philippine Fleet, Sangley Point, Cavite City.

BRP Salvador Abcede (PC-114) is a Tomas Batilo class fast attack craft that was commissioned with the Philippine Navy on 22 May 1996. It was transferred by the Korean government on 15 June 1995 and arrived in the Philippines in August 1995. It was later then upgraded under the Patrol Killer Medium-Republic of the Philippines (PKM-RP). In April 2016, it was reclassified as the patrol craft BRP Salvador Abcede (PC 114) in line with the Philippine Navy Standard Operating Procedures Nr 08.

Prior to the official send-off, CNFC conducted talk to troops and at the same time giving of the award to the sailors aboard the said vessel for their valuable services rendered while serving under the NFC’s area of responsibility.

PC 114 is one of the many vessels of the PN set to be decommissioned partly to pave way for the new assets acquired by the Philippine Navy. The personnel will be utilized and train to handle the newly acquired assets of the organization.

To the valiant Officers and sailors of BRP Salvador Abcede PC114, we pay homage to your selfless dedication, commitment, and contribution in safeguarding and securing the Visayas region.

Photos by: S2PH Reynald C Clavillas PN