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

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HAI NING patrol crafts (1932-1934)

Hai Ning 1933

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<Hai Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai 1/1932 10/10/1932 1932 sunk 14/7/1938
<Kiang Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai 1/1932 10/10/1932 1932 captured by Japan 11/11/1937
<Wu Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   23/2/1933 1933 sunk 1938
遂寧 <Sui Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   23/2/1933 1933 sunk 13/7/1938
威寧 <Wei Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   10/10/1933 1933 stricken 1949
肅寧 <Su Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   10/10/1933 1933 sunk 1938
<Chung Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   17/2/1934 1934 sunk 3/7/1938
<Yi Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   17/2/1934 1934 stricken 1949
<Chang Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   14/6/1934 1934 sunk 3/7/1938
<Cheng Ning>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   14/6/1934 1934 sunk 1938

 

Displacement standard, t

300

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

42.7 pp 43.5 oa

Breadth, m

6.10

Draught, m

2.38

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 1 - 57/40 Hotchkiss or 2 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk II, 3 x 1 - 7.7/87

Complement

44

Ship project history: Built in Shanghai in 1931 1934 with technical assistance of German consortium HAPRO. Steel hull with a forecastle. Some had two 40mm pompoms. Since a beginning of war in 1937 they were used also as minelayers. Under some data, the eleventh ship of a class, Tai Ning (first Chinese ship with an all-welded hull) was laid down; Japanese captured her in Shanghai at slipway and broken up.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Kiang Ning 11/11/1937 was captured by Japanese at Shanghai. Chung Ning and Chang Ning were sunk by Japanese aircraft on Yangtze between Matang and Hankow (Wuhan) 3/7/1938; Sui Ning was sunk in the same place 13/7/1938. Hai Ning 14/7/1938 was sunk by Japanese aircraft on the lake Poyang Hu. Wu Ning, Suh Ning and Cheng Ning in 1938 were sunk by Japanese aircraft on river Ming in province Fujian.

Hai Ning 1933

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15