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

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HUI AN escort (1944/1947)

Hui An 1947

Hui An 1980

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
惠安 <Hui An> (ex-四阪 <Shisaka>), 1970s- 瑞金 <Rui Jin> 218 Hitachi, Sakurajima, Japan 8/1944 31/10/1944 12/1944 // 6/7/947 stricken 1986

 

Displacement standard, t

940

Displacement full, t

1020

Length, m

72.5 pp 77.5 wl 78.8 oa

Breadth, m

9.10

Draught, m

3.06

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

4200

Max speed, kts

19.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 5000(16)

Armament

1 x 2 - 120/45 10-shiki, 1 x 1 - 120/45 10-shiki, 5 x 3 - 25/60 96-shiki, 5 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 1 x 1 - 81/12 ASW mortar, 12 DCT (120)

Sensors 22-go, 13-go radars

Complement

150

 

Ship project history: Former Japanese escort of Ukuru class transferred by reparations.

 

Modernizations: early 1970s: armament consisted of 2 x 1 - 120/45 10-shiki, 6 x 1 - 12.7/79

late 1970s: armament consisted of: 3 x 1 - 100/56 B-34USMA, 4 x 1 - 37/73 70K

 

Naval service: In 1970s the ship was attached to training duties.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2015