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

ESCORTS

YINGKOU escorts (1944-1946/1947)

Yingkou 1947

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
營口 <Yingkou> (ex-67号海防艦 <67-go>(CD67))   Maizuru K K, Japan   1944 12/1944 // 7/1947 to Taiwan 7/1949 <Swe An>
沈阳 <Mukden> (ex-81号海防艦 <81-go>(CD81)), later- 黄南 <Huangan>, 1949- 沈阳 <Shengyang>   Maizuru K K, Japan   1944 1/1945 // 8/1947 deleted 1980
西安 <Shian> (ex-85号海防艦 <85-go>(CD85))   Tsurumi, Yokohama, Japan   1945 5/1945 // 1947 sunk 28/4/1949
潮安 <Chaoan> (ex-107号海防艦 <107-go>(CD107))   Tsurumi, Yokohama, Japan 1945 16/3/1946 5/1946 // 8/1947 to Taiwan 7/1949
济南 <Chinan> (ex-205号海防艦 <205-go>(CD205))   Niigata Zosen, Niigata, Japan   1944 12/1944 // 7/1947 to Taiwan 7/1949
遼河 <Liaohai> (ex-215号海防艦 <215-go>(CD215))   Niigata Zosen, Niigata, Japan   1944 12/1944 // 6/1947 to Taiwan 7/1949

 

Displacement standard, t

745

Displacement full, t

810

Length, m

63.0 pp 66.0 wl 67.5 oa

Breadth, m

8.40

Draught, m

2.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

1900

Max speed, kts

16.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 6500(14)

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/45 10-shiki, 2 x 3 - 25/60 96-shiki, 2 x 2 - 25/60 96-shiki, 4 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 1 x 1 - 81/12 ASW mortar, 12 DCT (120)

Sensors 22-go, 13-go radars

Complement

136

   

Ship project history: Former Japanese escorts of C type, transferred by reparations.   

Modernizations: early 1950s, Shian: - 2 x 1 - 120/45, 2 x 2 - 25/60, 4 x 1 - 25/60, 1 x 1 - 81/12; + 2 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22   

Naval service: Shian was sunk by Nationalist aircraft at Yanziji 28/4/1949. Yingkou, Chaoan, Chinan and Liaohai escaped to Taiwan in 1949.

Huangan 1953

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15