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

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CHENG AN escort (1944/1947)

Cheng An 1947

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
正安 <Cheng An> (ex-屋代 <Yashiro>)   Hitachi, Sakurajima, Japan 11/1943 16/2/1944 6/1944 // 29/8/1947 to Taiwan 2/1949

 

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, 3 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 7 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 1 x 1 - 81/12 ASW mortar, 12 DCT (120)

Sensors 22-go radar

Complement

150

 

Ship project history: Former Japanese Mikura class escort, transferred by reparations.

 

Modernizations: None.

 

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2015