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TAI YUAN frigate (1944/1968)


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Tai Yuan 1970s

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
太原 [Tai Yuan] (ex-Riley) DE27, 1983- 827   Bethlehem, Hingham, USA 10/1943 29/12/1943 3/1944 // 10/7/1968 stricken 1997


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1430

Displacement full, t

1811

Length, m

91.4 wl 93.3 oa

Breadth, m

11.3

Draught, m

3.40 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 General Electric turbine-generators, 2 electric motors, 2 Foster Wheeler boilers

Power, h. p.

12000

Max speed, kts

23

Fuel, t

oil 347 - 348

Endurance, nm(kts)5500(15)
Armament

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

Electronic equipment

SPS-6, SPS-10 radars, QGA sonar

Complement

200



Standard scale images


<i>Tai Yuan </i>1975
Tai Yuan 1975


Graphics


<i>Tai Yuan </i>1970s
Tai Yuan 1970s


Ship project history


Former USN Rudderow ('TEV') class destroyer escort.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

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