Doyle finalized plans for lifting the ROK I Corps from Hungnam to Samchok, as requested by X Corps.
MacArthur supported Walker in this and proposed "upon the assembly of the X Corps within a defended beachhead area, to evacuate it by water to Pusan or some place on the southeast coast of Korea, possibly in the vicinity of Samchok, where the X Corps would be landed and united with the 8th Army.
North Korean troops occupied his parish of Samchok
, on the coast two days before his execution.
When Shakabpa was leaving Dharamsla for Kalimpong, I requested him to ask Kungo Ngoshi Thupten Samchok
, who served as the steward of the two acting-prime ministers, about his experience, and send the information to me.
Plans were also developed to lift a Korean corps from Hungnam to Samchok
. Originally, X Corps estimated that only 12,000 troops, a few vehicles, and three ships would be committed.
This CCC is operated by two private South Korean companies, Samchok
Consolidated Mining Co.