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PEOPLE`S LIBERATION ARMY NAVY (PEOPLE`S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

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CHANGSHA frigates (project 053H, 1974-1980)

Changsha 1980

Jiujiang 2010

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
常德 <Changde>, 3/2007- unnamed 509, 3/2007- 1002 Hudong SY, Shanghai   29/4/1979 30/9/1979 to Coast Guard 3/2007, stricken 6/2016
绍兴 <Shaoxing>, 3/2007- unnamed 510, 3/2007- 1003 Hudong SY, Shanghai   26/1/1979 30/6/1979 to Coast Guard 3/2007, stricken 10/2016
南通 <Nantong> 511 Hudong SY, Shanghai   9/11/1976 31/3/1977 stricken 8/2012
无锡 <Wuxi> 512 Hudong SY, Shanghai   27/7/1977 14/12/1978 stricken 8/2012
淮陰 <Huaiyin>, 12/2006- 淮安 <Huai'an> 513 Hudong SY, Shanghai   19/4/1977 31/12/1977 training ship of University of Naval Engineering 5/2013
镇江 <Zhenjiang> 514 Hudong SY, Shanghai   11/2/1978 25/1/1979 target 5/2013
厦门 <Xiamen> 515 Hudong SY, Shanghai   27/10/1975 31/12/1975 museum ship 8/2013
長沙 <Changsha>, 8/1981- 九江 <Jiujiang> 516 Hudong SY, Shanghai   28/6/1975 31/12/1975 in service (2016)
南平 <Nanping> 517 Hudong SY, Shanghai   16/4/1976 31/10/1977 training ship for Naval Academy 2012
吉安 <Ji'an> 518 Hudong SY, Shanghai   10/7/1978 31/3/1979 training hulk 2012
长治 <Changzhi> 519 Hudong SY, Shanghai   24/7/1979 16/12/1979 used as test ship (2016)
开封 <Kaifeng> 520 Hudong SY, Shanghai   7/10/1979 28/6/1980 wrecked 1985, stricken 1992
茂名 <Maoming> 551 Hudong SY, Shanghai   10/5/1980 30/9/1980 stricken 10/2012
宜宾 <Yibin> 552 Hudong SY, Shanghai   17/7/1980 19/12/1980 stricken 10/2012

 

Displacement standard, t

1425

Displacement full, t

1702

Length, m

103.2

Breadth, m

10.2

Draught, m

3.05 hull

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 SEMT-Pielstick 12PA6 280BTC diesels

Power, h. p.

16000

Max speed, kts

25.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 3000(18)

Armament

509-514, 517-519: 2 x 2 Hai Ying-2 SSM (4 C-201), 2 x 1 - 100/56 B-34USMA, 6 x 2 - 37/63 type 74, 2 x 5 type 81 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR, mines

515, 516: 2 x 2 Hai Ying-2 SSM (4 C-201), 2 x 1 - 100/56 B-34USMA, 6 x 2 - 37/63 type 74, 4 x 5 type 81 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR, mines

520, 551, 552: 2 x 2 Hai Ying-2 SSM (4 C-201), 2 x 1 - 100/56 B-34USMA, 6 x 2 - 37/63 type 76, 2 x 5 type 81 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR, mines

Sensors type 756, type 354, type 352C radars, EH-5 sonar, RWD-8 ECM suite

Complement

190

Ship project history: SSM-armed variant of Type 053K.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Jiujiang 1999

Nantong 2000

Ivan Gogin, 2016