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

SUBMARINES

CHANGCHENG 401 submarines (1943-1948/1954-1955)

Changcheng 403 Xin Zhongguo 1955

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
"IX-bis"
长城 403 新中國 <Changcheng 403 Xin Zhongguo>-52 <S-52> 403 189 Yd (Ordzhonikidze Yd), Leningrad // 202 Yd (Dalzavod Yd), Vladivostok, USSR 4/1937 30/8/1940 6/1943 // 8/1954 deleted late 1970s
长城 404 防禦 <Changcheng 404 Fangyu> (ex-S-53) 404 189 Yd (Ordzhonikidze Yd), Leningrad // 202 Yd (Dalzavod Yd), Vladivostok, USSR 9/1938 30/10/1941 1/1943 // 8/1954 deleted 1983
"IX-bis-2"
长城 401 <Changcheng 401> (ex-S-24) 401 112 Yd (Krasnoye Sormovo Yd), Gorkiy, USSR 6/1940 2/5/1941 12/1947 // 6/1955 deleted early 1970s
长城 402 <Changcheng 402> (ex-S-25) 402 112 Yd (Krasnoye Sormovo Yd), Gorkiy, USSR 6/1940 2/5/1941 3/1948 // 6/1955 deleted late 1970s

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

401, 402: 844 / 1077

403, 404: 856 / 1090

Length, m

77.7

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m

401, 402: 3.98

403, 404: 4.04

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 1D diesels / 2 P72/35 electric motors

Power, h. p.

4000 / 1100

Max speed, kts

401, 402: 19.4 / 9.5

403, 404: 18.9 / 8.6

Fuel, t

diesel oil 110

Endurance, nm(kts) 7500(8.4) / 132(2.4)

Armament

1 x 1 - 100/51 B-24, 1 x 1 - 12.7/79, 6 - 533 TT (4 bow, 2 stern, 12)

Sensors Tamir sonar

Complement

46

Diving depth operational, m

80

Ship project history: Former Soviet medium submarines of IX-bis and IX-bis-2 series.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2015