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HSIN YANG frigate (1945/1949)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
信陽 [Hsin Yang] (ex-初梅 [Hatsuyume]) DD15   Maizuru K K, Japan 12/1944 25/5/1945 6/1945 // 2/1949 stricken 12/1961


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1289

Displacement full, t

1640

Length, m

92.2 pp 98.0 wl 100.0 oa

Breadth, m

9.35

Draught, m

3.37

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Kampon geared steam turbines, 2 Kampon boilers

Power, h. p.

19000

Max speed, kts

27.8

Fuel, t

oil 370

Endurance, nm(kts)4680(16)
Armament

1 x 2 - 127/40 89-shiki, 1 x 1 - 127/40 89-shiki, 4 x 3 - 25/60 96-shiki, 17 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 1 x 4 - 610 TT, 7 DCT, 2 DCR (60)

Electronic equipment2-shiki 2-go, 3-shiki 1-go radars, 93-shiki sonar
Complement

211



Standard scale images


<i>Hsin Yang</i> 1949
Hsin Yang 1949
<i>Hsin Yang </i>1960
Hsin Yang 1960


Ship project history


Former Japanese Tachibana class escort destroyer, transferred by reparations. Escaped to Taiwan sister-ship Hua Yang was never commissioned by ROC Navy.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

© Ivan Gogin, 2016