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Kuen Yang

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
貴陽 [Kwei Yang] (ex-Twining) DD8, 1983- 908   Bethlehem, San Francisco, USA 11/1942 11/7/1943 12/1943 // 16/8/1971 stricken 7/1999
慶陽 [Chiang Yang] (ex-Mullany) DD9, 1983- 909   Bethlehem, San Francisco, USA 1/1942 10/10/1942 4/1943 // 6/10/1971 stricken 7/1999
安陽 [An Yang] (ex-Kimberly) DD18, 1983- 918   Bethlehem, Staten I, Port Richmond, USA 7/1942 4/2/1942 5/1943 // 2/6/1967 stricken 9/1999
昆陽 [Kuen Yang] (ex-Yarnall) DD19, 1983- 919   Bethlehem, San Francisco, USA 12/1942 25/7/1943 12/1943 // 10/6/1968 stricken 10/1999


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

2300

Displacement full, t

3050

Length, m

112.5 wl 114.7 oa

Breadth, m

12.1

Draught, m

4.39 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

oil 492

Endurance, nm(kts)6500 (15)
Armament

DD8: 5 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 2 x 4 - 40/60 Mk 2, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 6 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 2 DCR

DD9: 4 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 3 x 2 - 76/50 Mk 33, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 2 DCR

DD18: 5 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 2 x 4 - 40/60 Mk 2, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 6 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR

DD19: 5 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 2 x 4 - 40/60 Mk 2, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 6 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 1 x 5 - 533 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR

Electronic equipment

DD8, 9: SPS-6, SPS-10, SPG-25, SPG-37 radars, SQS-29 sonar, BLR-1 or BLR-2 ECM suite

DD18: SPS-10, SPS-12, SPG-25, SPG-37 radars, SQS-4 sonar, BLR-1 or BLR-2 ECM suite

DD19: SPS-6, SPS-10, SPG-25, SPG-37 radars, SQS-4 sonar, BLR-1 or BLR-2 ECM suite

Complement

250 - 275



Standard scale images


<i>Kwei Yang </i>1990
Kwei Yang 1990
<i>Kuen Yang </i>1970
Kuen Yang 1970


Graphics


<i>Kuen Yang</i>
Kuen Yang


Ship project history


Former USN destroyers of Fletcher class. All were received in late 1980s heavy Wu Chin I modernization.

Modernizations


Late 1970s, Kwei Yang, An Yang, Kuen Yang: + 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C)

early 1980s, Kwei Yang: was armed with 1 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM (3 Hsiung Feng), 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C), 2 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO Melara Compact, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 1 DCR, sensors consisted of SPS-10 or SPS-58A, SPS-6, 2x R-76 C5 radars, SQS-41 sonar, AR680/681 ECM suite, 4 King Fen decoy launchers, H930 CCS

late 1980s, Chiang Yang: was armed with 1 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM (3 Hsiung Feng), 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C), 2 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO Melara Compact, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 1 DCR, sensors consisted of SPS-10 or SPS-58A, SPS-6, 2x R-76 C5 radars, SQS-40 sonar, AR680/681 ECM suite, 4 King Fen decoy launchers, H930 CCS

late 1980s, An Yang: was armed with 1 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM (3 Hsiung Feng), 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C), 3 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 1 DCR, sensors consisted of SPS-10 or SPS-58A, SPS-6, 2x R-76 C5 radars, SQS-50 sonar, AR680/681 ECM suite, 4 King Fen decoy launchers, H930 CCS

late 1980s, Kuen Yang: was armed with 1 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM (3 Hsiung Feng), 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C), 3 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 1 DCR, mines, sensors consisted of SPS-10 or SPS-58A, SPS-6, 2x R-76 C5 radars, SQS-50 sonar, AR680/681 ECM suite, 4 King Fen decoy launchers, H930 CCS

late 1980s, all: - previous sonar; + DSQS-21CZ sonar, T Mk 6 Fanfare towed torpedo decoy

Naval service


No significant events.