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

MINE WARFARE SHIPS AND CRAFTS

YUNG NING minesweepers (1943-1945/1945-1948)

Yung Ning 1945

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
<> (ex-AM153 Buoyant)   Willamette Iron & Steel, Portland, USA 4/1942 24/11/1942 9/1943 // 5/1946 to Taiwan 7/1949
<> (ex-AM216 Deft)   Tampa SB, USA 12/1942 28/3/1943 4/1944 // 8/1948 to Taiwan 7/1949
永和 <Yung Ho> (ex-AM217 Delegate)   Tampa SB, USA 12/1942 28/3/1943 4/1944 // 5/1946 to Taiwan 7/1949
永庚 <Yung Kang> (ex-AM225 Elusive)   American SB, Lorain, USA 12/1943 10/6/1944 2/1945 // 5/1946 to Taiwan 7/1949
永興 <Yung Hsing> (ex-AM226 Embattle)   American SB, Lorain, USA 4/1944 17/9/1944 4/1945 // 5/1946 to Taiwan 7/1949
<Yung Chia> (ex-AM246 Implicit)   Savannah Machine & Foundry Co., USA 3/1943 6/9/1943 1/1944 // 6/1948 to Taiwan 7/1949
永升 <Yung Sheng> (ex-AM257 Lance)   American SB, Lorain, USA 10/1942 10/4/1943 11/1943 // 8/1945 to Taiwan 7/1949
永順 <Yung Shun> (ex-AM258 Logic)   American SB, Lorain, USA 10/1942 10/4/1943 11/1943 // 8/1945 to Taiwan 7/1949
<Yung Ting> (ex-AM259 Lucid)   American SB, Lorain, USA 2/1943 5/6/1943 12/1943 // 8/1945 to Taiwan 7/1949
<Yung Ning> (ex-AM260 Magnet)   American SB, Lorain, USA 3/1943 5/6/1943 3/1944 // 8/1945 to Taiwan 7/1949
<> (ex-AM266 Nimble)   American SB, Lorain, USA 8/1943 24/12/1943 9/1944 // 6/1948 to Taiwan 7/1949
<> (ex-AM267 Notable)   Gulf SB, Madisonville, USA 9/1942 12/6/1943 12/1943 // 5/1946 to Taiwan 7/1949
<Yung Ming> (ex-AM273 Phantom)   Gulf SB, Madisonville, USA 2/1943 25/7/1943 5/1944 // 6/1948 to Taiwan 7/1949
永犀 <Yung Hsiu> (ex-AM274 Pinnacle)   Gulf SB, Madisonville, USA 2/1943 11/9/1943 5/1944 // 6/1948 to Taiwan 7/1949
永樹 <Yung Shou> (ex-AM276 Pivot)   Gulf SB, Madisonville, USA 7/1943 11/11/1943 7/1944 // 8/1948 to Taiwan 7/1949
永豐 <Yung Feng> (ex-AM279 Prime)   Gulf SB, Madisonville, USA 9/1943 22/1/1944 9/1944 // 5/1946 to Taiwan 7/1949
<> (ex-AM286 Reform)   General Engineering, Alameda, USA 6/1943 29/1/1944 2/1945 // 6/1948 to Taiwan 7/1949
永叔 <Yung Chang> (ex-AM287 Refresh)   General Engineering, Alameda, USA 9/1943 12/4/1944 4/1945 // 6/1948 to Taiwan 7/1949
<> (ex-AM361 Dunlin)   Puget Sound Bridge, USA 1/1943 26/8/1943 2/1945 // 5/1946 to Taiwan 7/1949
永谦 <Yung Chun> (ex-AM363 Gavia)   Puget Sound Bridge, USA 7/1943 18/9/1943 7/1945 // 5/1946 to Taiwan 7/1949

 

Displacement standard, t

825

Displacement full, t

945

Length, m

54.9 wl 56.2 oa

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

2.97

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2000

Max speed, kts

15.1

Fuel, t

diesel oil 140
Endurance, nm (kts) 8500 (12)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, (2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4) or 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, sweeps (inc acoustic and magnetic)

Sensors

presumably SF or SO or SU radar

Complement 96

   

Ship project history: Former USN minesweepers of Admirable class, transferred to China after war.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: All sailed to Taiwan in 1949.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15