ROKS Seoul (FF 952)

Seoul in company with USS McCampbell (DDG-85) in 2011. US Navy photo.

Nation
Ship Class
Ship Type
Launched
1984
Commissioned
1985
Decommissioned
2015
AD/BC
AD
History

ROKS Seoul (FF 952), foreground, is an Ulsan-class frigate, home built for the South Korean Navy. Commissioned 14 December, 1985, she is 340 feet long, displacing 2,350 tons, and capable of 34 knots. Armament consists of two quad launchers for the Harpoon anti-shipping missile, two triple 324mm (12.8") mounts for the Blue Shark torpedo, two 76mm (3")/62 guns in single mounts, both forward, and three 40mm CIWS mounts. Seoul served until 31 December, 2015, when she was decommissioned. She now resides in her namesake city as a museum ship.

Bonus Information

Fun Fact: Two of the three decommissioned Ulsan-class have been turned into museums.