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CHIEN MEN patrol ships (1942-1945/1964-1968)


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Wu Sheng

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
劍門 [Jian Men] (ex-Toucan) PCE45   American SB, Cleveland, USA 2/1944 15/9/1944 11/1944 // 12/1964 sunk 6/8/1965
武勝 [Wu Sheng] (ex-Redstart) PCE66, 1983- 866   Savannah Machine & Foundry Co., USA 6/1944 18/10/1944 4/1945 // 7/1963 stricken 1992
居庸 [Ju Yong] (ex-Waxwing) PCE67, 1983- 867   American SB, Cleveland, USA 5/1944 10/3/1945 8/1945 // 11/1965 stricken 1992
平靖 [Ping Jing] (ex-Steady) PCE70, 1983- 870   American SB, Cleveland, USA 11/1941 6/6/1942 11/1942 // 3/1968 deleted 1993


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

890

Displacement full, t

1250

Length, m

65.5 wl 67.4 oa

Breadth, m

9.80

Draught, m

3.28 full load

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 electric motors, 2 General Motors diesel-generators

Power, h. p.2880
Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, tdiesel oil 200
Endurance, nm(kts)6370 (16.5)
Armament

2 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 21/22, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL, 2 DCR

Electronic equipmentSPS-5 radar, SQS-17 sonar
Complement

80



Standard scale images


<i>Chu Yun</i> 1970
Chu Yun 1970


Graphics


<i>Wu Sheng</i>
Wu Sheng


Ship project history


Former USN Auk class minesweepers. Minesweeping gear was removed and armament was strengthened during transfer.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Jian Men was sunk by Chinese warships S of Quemoy.

© Ivan Gogin, 2016