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

MINE WARFARE SHIPS AND CRAFTS

project 312 minesweeping boats (1972-1984)

Names

70 boats

Builders

Hudong, Shanghai: 70 boats

Commissioned

1972-1984: 70 boats

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

2000s: 24 boats

2010s: 46 boats

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

47

Length, m

20.9

Breadth, m

4.20

Draught, m

1.30

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 12V150C diesel

Power, h. p.

300

Max speed, kts

11.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

150(11.5)

Armament

magnetic and acoustic minesweeping gear

Sensors

none

Complement

0 or 3

 

Ship project history: Remotely controlled drones, manned only by ferrying. Had electric propulsion for sweeping at 1-5kts.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

1988

 

Ivan Gogin, 2016