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Korea (Republic of Korea) Rescue Systems


The Korean LR5K is operated from a dedicated Mother ship CHUNG HAE JIN.



Figure 1,2: LR5K

Displacement 21.4 Tons
Rescue Capacity 10 Personnel
Speed 2.3kts

Submarine Rescue Vessel   CHUNG HAE JIN

Submarine Rescue Vessel   CHUNG HAE JIN

Figure 3: CHUNG HAE JIN, launched : Oct 95  -  commissioned : Nov 96

Disp. Full Load 4368 Tonnes
Length 102.8m (337ft)
Beam 16.4m (54ft)
Draught 4.6m (15ft)
Range 9500nm (at 15kts)
Speed 19kts

CHUNG HAE JIN was built as a multi purpose salvage and rescue vessel.  It carries an ROV a nine man diving bell and the LR5K SRV.  TUP capable with onboard recompression facilities.  In addition she has a deck for operating a light helicopter and 2 LCVPs. Station keeping is with a four point mooring system or DPS.