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Hsiang Yang 1971

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
襄陽 [Hsiang Yang] (ex-Brush) DD1, 1983- 901   Bethlehem, Staten I, Port Richmond, USA 6/1943 28/12/1943 4/1944 // 9/12/1969 stricken 1984
衡陽 [Heng Yang] (ex-Samuel N. Moore) DD2, 1983- 902   Bethlehem, Staten I, Port Richmond, USA 9/1943 23/2/1944 6/1944 // 2/1970 stricken 5/1995
華陽 [Hua Yang] (ex-Bristol) DD3, 1983- 903   Bethlehem, San Pedro, USA 5/1944 29/10/1944 3/1945 // 9/12/1969 stricken 5/1995
岳陽 [Yuen Yang] (ex-Haynsworth) DD5, 1983- 905   Federal, Kearny, USA 12/1943 15/4/1944 6/1944 // 12/5/1970 stricken 1/1999
惠陽 [Huei Yang] (ex-English) DD6, 1983- 906   Federal, Kearny, USA 10/1943 27/2/1944 5/1944 // 11/8/1970 stricken 8/1999
鄱陽 [Po Yang] (ex-Maddox) DD10, 1983- 910   Bath Iron Wks, USA 10/1943 19/3/1944 6/1944 // 6/7/1972 training hulk 1985
洛陽 [Lo Yang] (ex-Taussig) DD14, 1983- 914   Bethlehem, Staten I, Port Richmond, USA 8/1943 25/1/1943 5/1944 // 6/5/1974 stricken 2/2000
南陽 [Nan Yang] (ex-John W. Thomason) DD17, 1983- 917   Bethlehem, San Francisco, USA 11/1943 30/9/1944 10/1945 // 6/5/1974 stricken 1/2000


Technical data


Data variantDD1-3, 5, 6, 10 (original design) DD14, 17 (FRAM II modernization)
Displacement standard, t

2610

2345

Displacement full, t

3218

3210

Length, m

112.5 wl 114.8 oa

112.5 wl 114.8 oa

Breadth, m

12.5

12.5

Draught, m

4.32 full load

4.30

No of shafts

2

2

Machinery

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

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

Power, h. p.

60000

60000

Max speed, kts

36.5

33.4

Fuel, t

oil 379 - 504

oil 497

Endurance, nm(kts)3300 (20)

3300 (20)

Armament

DD1, 6, 10: 3 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 2 x 2 - 76/50 Mk 33, 2 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 34, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 2 DCR

DD2, 3, 5: 3 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 1 x 4 - 40/60 Mk 2, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 2 DCR

3 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 1 Hughes 500MD helicopter

Electronic equipment

DD1-3, 5, 6: SPS-6, SPS-10, SPG-25 radars, SQS-29 sonar, BLR-1 ECM suite

DD10: SPS-10, SPS-40, SPG-25 radars, SQS-29 sonar, BLR-1 ECM suite

DD14: SPS-10, SPS-29, SPG-25 radars, SQS-29 sonar with towed array, BLR-1 ECM suite

DD17: SPS-10, SPS-37, SPG-25 radars, SQS-29 sonar with towed array, BLR-1 ECM suite

Complement

336

302



Standard scale images


<i>Nan Yang </i>1975
Nan Yang 1975
<i>Hua Yang </i>1990
Hua Yang 1990
<i>Lo Yang </i>2000
Lo Yang 2000
<i>Hsiang Yang </i>1980
Hsiang Yang 1980
<i>Nan Yang </i>1990
Nan Yang 1990
<i>Po Yang </i>1975
Po Yang 1975


Graphics


<i>Hsiang Yang </i>1971
Hsiang Yang 1971
<i>Heng Yang</i>
Heng Yang


Ship project history


Former USN destroyers of Allen M. Sumner class, two later ships were modernized under FRAM-II program.

Modernizations


late 1970s, Hua Yang: - 1 x 4 - 40/60; + 1 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM (3 Hsiung Feng I), RTN-10X radar

late 1970s, Heng Yang, Yuen Yang (Tien Shi conversion): - 1 x 4 - 40/60; + 2 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM (6 Hsiung Feng I), 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C), RTN-10X radar, 4 King Fen decoy launchers

early 1980s, Hua Yang (Tien Shi conversion): + 1 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM (6 Hsiung Feng I at all), 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C), 4 King Fen decoy launchers

early 1980s, Hsiang Yang, Huei Yang, Po Yang (Tien Shi conversion): - 2 x 2 - 76/50, 2 x 1 - 76/50, 1 DCR; + 1 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM, 2 x 1 Hsiung Feng I SSM (5 Hsiung Feng I), 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C), 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 King Fen decoy launchers

early 1980s, Lo Yang, Nan Yang (Tien Shi conversion): - 1 x 2 - 127/38; + 1 x 3 Hsiung Feng I SSM, 2 x 1 Hsiung Feng I SSM (5 Hsiung Feng I), 1 x 4 Sea Chaparral SAM (16 RIM-72C), 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 King Fen decoy launchers

mid-1980s, Huei Yang, Po Yang, Lo Yang, Nan Yang (Wu Chin I conversion): - 1 x 2 - 127/38, SPG-25 radar; + 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO Melara Compact, 2x HR-76C5 radars, AR-680/681 ECM suite, H930 CCS

late 1980s, Heng Yang, Hua Yang, Yuen Yang: - SPS-10 radar, SQS-29 sonar, BLR-1 ECM; + SPS-58 radar, DSQS-21CZ sonar, AR-680/681 ECM, T Mk 6 Fanfare torpedo decoy

Naval service


No significant events.