Photo #: 80-G-423625
Opening of Wonsan, October 1950
Republic of Korea minesweeper YMS-516 is blown up by a magnetic mine, during sweeping operations west of Kalma Pando, Wonsan harbor, on 18 October 1950.
This ship was originally the U.S. Navy's YMS-148, which had served in the British Navy in 1943-46.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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11 August 1999