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

SUBMARINES

CHANGCHENG 200 submarines (1935-1936/1954)

Changcheng 201 1955

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
长城 200 <Changcheng 200> (ex-M-44, ex-M-84) 200 196 Yd (Sudomekh Wks), Leningrad, USSR 3/1934 15/7/1935 11/1935 // 1954 commissioned as TS, deleted 1963
长城 201 <Changcheng 201> (ex-M-77) 201 198 Yd (Marti Yd), Nikolayev, USSR 3/1934 21/3/1936 6/1936 // 1954 commissioned as TS, deleted 1963
长城 202 <Changcheng 202> (ex-M-78) 202 198 Yd (Marti Yd), Nikolayev, USSR 3/1934 21/3/1936 6/1936 // 1954 commissioned as TS, deleted 1963
长城 203 <Changcheng 203> (ex-M-47, ex-M-53) 203 198 Yd (Marti Yd), Nikolayev, USSR 2/1934 23/12/1934 6/1935 // 1954 commissioned as TS, deleted 1963
长城 204 <Changcheng 204> (ex-M-48, ex-M-56) 204 200 Yd (61 Kommunar Yd), Nikolayev, USSR 3/1935 20/11/1935 10/1936 // 1954 commissioned as TS, deleted 1963
长城 205 <Changcheng 205> (ex-M-43, ex-M-82) 205 196 Yd (Sudomekh Wks), Leningrad, USSR 2/1934 10/6/1935 11/1935 // 1954 commissioned as TS, deleted 1963

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

161 / 202

Length, m

37.8

Breadth, m

3.11

Draught, m

2.58

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 38B8 diesel / 1 PG60/34 electric motor

Power, h. p.

685 / 240

Max speed, kts

13.2 / 7.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil 13

Endurance, nm(kts) 1065(10) / 55(2.5)

Armament

1 x 1 - 45/46 21K, 2 - 533 TT (bow, 2)

Complement

17

Diving depth operational, m

50

Ship project history: Former Soviet M VI-bis series coastal submarines.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: All were transferred in time of transfer of Port Arthur naval base from Soviet Union to China and were used in training roles (presumably as harbour boats).

Ivan Gogin, 2015