Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Naval History Division • Washington

USS PC-799

(PC-799: dp. 280; l. 173'8"; b. 23'; dr. 10'10"; s. 18 k.; cpl. 65; a. 1 3"/50; cl. PC-461)

USS PC-799, a 173-foot submarine chaser laid down at Portland, Oregon on24 July 1943 by the Commercial Iron Works; launched 14 August; and was commissioned 3 August 1944.

Decommissioned after World War II, she was transferred to the Republic of Korea in early 1950. Renamed Kum Kang San (PC-702), she remained in Korean Navy service until 1960.

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