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QING JIANG submarine chasers (1942-1945/1949-1959), YIN JIANG coastal gunboats (1944-1945/1949-1954)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Modification
行者 [Wu Song] (ex-PC490)     Dravo, Pittsburgh, USA 5/1941 18/10/1941 3/1942 // 7/1949 stricken 1952 PC
钱塘 [Qian Tang] (ex-PC1549)     Consolidated SB, New York, USA 1/1944 12/3/1944 7/1944 // 7/1949 stricken 1952 PC
嘉陵 [Tuo Jiang] (ex-PC1247), 1950- 沱江 [Tuo Jiang] PC104   Nashville Bridge, USA 5/1943 7/8/1943 12/1943 // 7/1949 stricken 1964 PC
黃埔 [Huang Pu] (ex-PC492),1950- 涪江[Pei Jiang] PC105   Dravo, Pittsburgh, USA 6/1941 29/12/1941 5/1942 // 7/1949 stricken 12/1970 PC
湘江 [Xian Jiang] (ex-PC786) PC108   Commercial Iron Wks, Portland, USA 12/1942 6/2/1943 10/1943 // 5/1954 stricken 1/1969 PC
資江 [Zi Jiang] (ex-PC1078) PC109   Albina, Portland, USA 4/1942 8/8/1942 2/1943 // 5/1954 stricken 1/1971 PC
沅江 [Yuan Jiang] (ex-PC1182) PC110   Gibbs Gas Engine, Jacksonville, USA 10/1942 14/6/1943 10/1943 // 7/1954 stricken 2/1965 PC
澧江 [Li Jiang] (ex-PC1208) PC111   Consolidated SB, New York, USA 7/1943 15/9/1943 11/1943 // 7/1954 stricken 11/1970 PC
貢江 [Gong Jiang] (ex-PC1233) PC113   Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 9/1942 11/1/1943 9/1943 // 7/1954 stricken 12/1970 PC
鄱江 [Bo Jiang] (ex-PC1254) PC114   Brown, Houston, USA 6/1942 31/10/1942 4/1943 // 5/1954 stricken 11/1970 PC
昌江 [Chang Jiang] (ex-PC1262) PC115   Leatham D. Smith SB, Sturgeon Bay, USA 1/1943 27/3/1943 6/1943 // 6/1954 stricken 1972 PC
清江 [Qing Jiang] (ex-PC1168) PC116   Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 4/1943 3/7/1943 12/1943 // 5/1954 stricken 12/1970 PC
章江 [Zhang Jiang] (ex-PC1232) PC118   Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 9/1942 12/12/1942 8/1943 // 6/1954 sunk 6/8/1965 PC
東江 [Dong Jiang] (ex-Placerville, ex-PC1087) PC119   Geo Lawley, Neponset, USA 4/1943 21/8/1943 5/1944 // 7/1957 Customs 6/1972, stricken late 1980s PC
西江 [Xi Jiang] (ex-Susanville, ex-PC1149) PC120   Defoe, Bay City, USA 11/1943 11/1/1944 6/1944 // 7/1957 Customs 6/1972, stricken late 1980s PC
北江 [Bei Jiang] (ex-Hanford, ex-PC1142) PC122   Defoe, Bay City, USA 3/1943 20/8/1943 6/1944 // 7/1957 Customs 6/1972, stricken late 1980s PC
柳江 [Liu Jiang] (ex-Morris, ex-PC1179) PC123   Leatham D. Smith SB, Sturgeon Bay, USA 9/1943 6/11/1943 1/1944 // 7/1957 stricken 7/1960 PC
韓江 [Gan Jiang] (ex-Vandalia, ex-PC1175) PC124   Leatham D. Smith SB, Sturgeon Bay, USA 6/1943 7/8/1943 12/1943 // 7/1957 stricken 1/1972 PC
渠江 [Tuo Jiang] (ex-Milledgeville, ex-PC1263), 1954- 沱江Ⅱ [Tuo Jiang II) PC125   Leatham D. Smith SB, Sturgeon Bay, USA 3/1943 19/4/1943 7/1943 // 7/1959 stricken 1/1971 PC
袍应 [Bao Ying] (ex-PGM20), 1950- 鄞江 [Yin Jiang] PC101   Consolidated SB, New York, USA 3/1944 7/5/1944 12/1944 // 7/1949 sunk 20/1/1955 PGM
洞庭[Dong Ting] (ex-PGM13), 1950- 甌江 [Lin Jiang] PC102   Geo Lawley, Neponset, USA 1/1945 12/4/1945 6/1945 // 7/1949 sunk 10/1/1955 PGM
鸿字 [Hong Ze] (ex-PGM26), 1950- 靈江 [Qu Jiang] PC103   Consolidated SB, New York, USA 8/1944 25/9/1944 2/1945 // 7/1949 stricken 1964 PGM
珠江 [Zhu Jiang] (ex-PGM31) PC117   Leatham D. Smith SB, Sturgeon Bay, USA 7/1944 23/9/1944 1/1945 // 3/1954 stricken 1982 PGM


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

414

Displacement full, t

463

Length, m

51.8 wl 52.9 oa

Breadth, m

7.06

Draught, m

3.30 full load

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2880

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, tdiesel oil 49
Endurance, nm(kts)3000 (12)
Armament

PC: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22, 1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 2 x 4 - 178 Mousetrap Mk 20 ASWRL, 2 DCT, 2 DCR

PGM: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 6 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 1 x 2 - 60/12 M19 mortar, 2 х 1 - 12.7/90

Electronic equipment

PC: SF or SO or SU radar, QHA sonar

PGM: SF or SO or SU radar

Complement65


Standard scale images


<i>Chang Kiang </i>1965
Chang Kiang 1965
<i>Chu Jiang </i>1965 PC
Chu Jiang 1965 PC


Ship project history


Former USN PC class submarine chasers, transferred to China and escpaed to Taiwan and transferred directly to Taiwan.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Yin Jiang and Lin Jiang were sunk 20/1/1955 and 10/1/1955 respectively by Chinese MTB off Quemoy Island.

© Ivan Gogin, 2016