|Photographer:||lappino [View profile]||Title:||ROKS GANGWON DD922||Added:||Dec 03, 2016|
|Captured:||December 03, 2016||IMO:||Unavailable||Hits:||1,541|
|Location:||Busan, Korea (South)|
|I've uploaded the photo of this Gearing-class destroyer as a museum before:
So, I had an idea that when a ship becomes a museum ship, especially a warship, that's it, her future is secured as countless feet of children on school trips would echo around her quarters, until...
Until I saw her at a breaking yard in Busan Dadaepo port.
This left me puzzled and sad at the same time. I know that museums like this don't survive on the money they make themselves, so they have to be subsidized. Here, it seems that someone turned off the funding, and here we go. She still looks as a museum ship she once was, but it's game over, as the cutting has already started...