USS PCS-1445, a 136-foot submarine chaser, was commissioned in March 1944 and served in the Pacific during the rest of World War II. Placed in reserve after the conflict, she was loaned to the Republic of Korea in May 1952. Under the name Kum Seong, she served in the ROK Navy until the 1970s.
This page features our only view of USS PCS-1445.
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Photo #: NH 96492
Underway off the U.S. west coast, circa 1944-45.
She has been fitted with a Hedgehog mounting forward, in place of her 3"/50 gun.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
Online Image: 70KB; 740 x 605 pixels
Page made 17 February 2001