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

MINE WARFARE SHIPS AND CRAFTS

YMS motor minesweepers (1942-1943/1948)

ex-BYMS2017 1955

ex-YMS393 1955

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
(ex-BYMS2017, ex-BYMS17)   Bellingham Marine, USA 7/1941 14/4/1942 5/1942 // 1948 deleted 1976
(ex-YMS339)   Seattle SB, USA 3/1943 8/5/1943 9/1943 // 6/1948 deleted 1963
(ex-YMS346)   Gibbs Gas Engine, Jacksonville, USA 8/1942 5/1/1943 8/1943 // 1948 deleted 1976
(ex-YMS367)   Wheeler, Brooklyn, USA 12/1942 15/7/1943 9/1943 // 10/1948 deleted 1976
(ex-YMS393)   Harbor Boat, Terminal I, USA 6/1942 29/5/1943 9/1943 // 1948 deleted 1976

 

Displacement standard, t

270

Displacement full, t

320

Length, m

39.6 wl 41.5 oa

Breadth, m

7.47

Draught, m

2.36 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

800

Max speed, kts

14

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)

2000 (12)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 21, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 DCT, 2 DCR, sweeps (inc magnetic and acoustic)

Sensors

presumably SF or SO or SU radar

Complement

60

 

Ship project history: Former USN YMS class coastal minesweepers.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2015