Bicolanos welcome corvette BRP Conrado Yap

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The Philippine Navy’s Naval Forces Southern Luzon (NAVFORSOL) warmly welcomed corvette BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39) on November 23 upon its arrival for show the flag mission.

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She was welcomed at Legazpi City, Albay. Legazpi City Mayor Noel E. Rosal graced the event as the guest of honor and speaker.

BRP Conrado Yap already visited Mindanao, Cebu, and Palawan for the said mission traditionally being done by a newly acquired Philippine Navy ship.

PS-39 is a former Pohang-class corvette operating under Republic of Korea Navy.

She was transferred to Philippine Navy as donation. She was named after Filipino soldier and veteran who fought in the Korean War in the 1950’s.

“Bicolano’s are invited to experience PS39’s capabilities through “Open Ship” on November 23, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and November 24-26 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM,” NAVFORSOL said.