Allied Warships

USS Rockford (PF-48)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassTacoma 
PennantPF-48 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp. (Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down28 Aug 1943 
Launched27 Sep 1943 
Commissioned6 Mar 1944 
End service27 Aug 1945 
History

Decommissioned 27 August 1945 at Cold Harbor, Alaska.
Transferred to the USSR the same day.
Returned to the U.S.N. 1 November 1949.
. Transferred to South Korea 23 October 1950 being renamed Apnok (62).
Apnok was damaged by collision 21 May 1951.
Returned to the U.S.N 3 September 1952.
Stricken 26 May 1952.
Sunk as a target on 30 September 1953.

 

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