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

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SUNG HWEI patrol trawlers (1941-1943/1949)

Killegray 1952

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
(ex-Ching Hai, ex-Balta)   Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull, UK 8/1940 2/12/1940 5/1941 // 1949 deleted 1967
(ex-Sung Hwei, ex-Hoxa)   Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull, UK 9/1940 15/1/1941 6/1941 // 1949 deleted 1967

Displacement standard, t

545

Displacement full, t

770

Length, m

50.0

Breadth, m

8.43

Draught, m

3.38 deep load

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

850

Max speed, kts

12.25

Fuel, t

coal 183

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 HA/LA IX, 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (30), sweeps

Sensors  

Complement

35 - 40

 

Ship project history: Former British Isles class trawlers, disarmed and sold to Chinese merchant owners. In 1949 they were taken by Communist forces and recommissioned by PLAN.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2015