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Han Yang

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
洛陽 [Lo Yang] (ex-Benson) DD14   Bethlehem, Quincy, USA 5/1938 15/11/1939 7/1940 // 26/2/1954 deleted 1975
漢陽 [Han Yang] (ex-Hilary P. Jones) DD15   Charleston N Yd, USA 11/1938 14/12/1939 9/1940 // 26/2/1954 deleted 1975
南陽 [Nan Yang] (ex-Plunkett) DD17   Federal, Kearny, USA 3/1939 9/3/1940 7/1940 // 16/2/1959 deleted 1975


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

DD14, 15: 1911

DD17: 1838

Displacement full, t

DD14, 15: 2591

DD17: 2572

Length, m

103.9 wl 106.2 oa

Breadth, m

11.0

Draught, m

4.01 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

50000

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

oil 302 - 453

Endurance, nm(kts)3630(20) - 3880(20)
Armament

DD14, 15: 4 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 1 x 5 - 533 TT, 6 DCT, 2 DCR (50)

DD17: 4 x 1 - 127/38 Mk 30, 2 x 4 - 40/60 Mk 2, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24, 6 DCT, 2 DCR (50)

Electronic equipment

SC, SG, Mk 12/22 radars, QCE sonar

Complement

208



Standard scale images


<i>Han Yang </i>1965
Han Yang 1965
<i>Han Yang </i>1970
Han Yang 1970


Graphics


<i>Han Yang</i>
Han Yang


Ship project history


Former USN destroyers of Benson (DD14, 15) and Gleaves (DD17) classes. Lo Yang and Han Yang were presented to Taiwan. Hsien Yang and Nan Yang were transferred on loan from the USN. In addition the ex-Japanese destroyers Hatakaze and Asakase were transferred to Taiwan in August 1970 to provide spares for the first four.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.