ROKS Seoul - FF-952
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International Call Sign: Hotel-Lima-Golf-Delta

ROKS Seoul (FF-952) is the second ship of the Ulsan-class frigate in the Republic of Korea Navy. She is named after the city, Seoul.

In the early 1990s, the Korean government plan for the construction of next generation coastal ships named Frigate 2000 was scrapped due to the 1997 Asian financial crisis. But the decommissioning of the Gearing-class destroyers and the aging fleet of Ulsan-class frigates, the plan was revived as the Future Frigate eXperimental, also known as FFX in the early 2000s.

10 ships were launched and commissioned from 1980 to 1993. They have 3 different variants which consists of Flight I, Flight II and Flight III.

ROKS Seoul was launched on 24 April 2014 by Hyundai Heavy Industries and commissioned on 14 December 1985.

She was decommissioned on 31 December 2015 and moored at Seoul Battleship Park, in her namesake city as a museum ship.


Museum info:
Address:  Maponnaru-gil 407, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone: +02-332-7500
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