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

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SUNG MING patrol trawler (1938/1949)

Sung Ming 1947

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sung Ming (ex-Comox)   Burrard, Vancouver, Canada 2/1938 9/8/1938 11/1938 // 1949 stricken 1967

Displacement standard, t

521 - 560

Displacement full, t

725 - 775

Length, m

48.9 - 50.0

Breadth, m

8.25 - 8.43

Draught, m

3.23 - 3.40 deep load

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

850 - 950

Max speed, kts

12.5 - 13

Fuel, t

coal 180 - 196

Mastiff: oil 129

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 102/40 CP III, 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (25), sweeps

Sensors  

Complement

33

Indian-built: 48

Ship project history: Former Canadian Basset class trawler, presumably former Comox, 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