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REPUBLIC OF CHINA NAVY (TAIWAN)

COASTAL FORCES

QING JIANG submarine chasers (1942-1945/1949-1959)

Chang Kiang 1965

Chu Jiang 1965

PC

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
 <Wu Song> (ex-PC490)   Dravo, Pittsburgh, USA 5/1941 18/10/1941 3/1942 // 7/1949 stricken 1952
 <Qian Tang> (ex-PC1549)   Consolidated SB, New York, USA 1/1944 12/3/1944 7/1944 // 7/1949 stricken 1952
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
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
湘江 <Xian Jiang> (ex-PC786) PC108 Commercial Iron Wks, Portland, USA 12/1942 6/2/1943 10/1943 // 5/1954 stricken 1/1969
資江 <Zi Jiang> (ex-PC1078) PC109 Albina, Portland, USA 4/1942 8/8/1942 2/1943 // 5/1954 stricken 1/1971
沅江 <Yuan Jiang> (ex-PC1182) PC110 Gibbs Gas Engine, Jacksonville, USA 10/1942 14/6/1943 10/1943 // 7/1954 stricken 2/1965
澧江 <Li Jiang> (ex-PC1208) PC111 Consolidated SB, New York, USA 7/1943 15/9/1943 11/1943 // 7/1954 stricken 11/1970
貢江 <Gong Jiang> (ex-PC1233) PC113 Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 9/1942 11/1/1943 9/1943 // 7/1954 stricken 12/1970
鄱江 <Bo Jiang> (ex-PC1254) PC114 Brown, Houston, USA 6/1942 31/10/1942 4/1943 // 5/1954 stricken 11/1970
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
清江 <Qing Jiang> (ex-PC1168) PC116 Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 4/1943 3/7/1943 12/1943 // 5/1954 stricken 12/1970
章江 <Zhang Jiang> (ex-PC1232) PC118 Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 9/1942 12/12/1942 8/1943 // 6/1954 sunk 6/8/1965
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
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
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
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
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
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

PGM

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
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
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
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
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

 

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 shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2880

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

diesel 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 1 - 12.7/90

Sensors

radar, sonar

Complement 65

 

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