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WEI XUEFENG corvette (1944/1949)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
雪峰 [Wei Xuefeng] (ex-正安 [Cheng An], ex-屋代 [Yashiro]), 1949- 威臺 [Tai Wan], 1950- 正安 [Zheng An] PF76   Hitachi, Sakurajima, Japan 11/1943 16/2/1944 6/1944 // 2/1949 discarded 1956


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

940

Displacement full, t

1020

Length, m

72.5 pp 77.5 wl 78.8 oa

Breadth, m

9.10

Draught, m

3.06

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

4200

Max speed, kts

19.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(16)
Armament

1 x 2 - 120/45 10-shiki, 1 x 1 - 120/45 10-shiki, 3 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 7 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 1 x 1 - 81/12 ASW mortar, 12 DCT (120)

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

150



Standard scale images


<i>Wei Xuefeng</i> 1949
Wei Xuefeng 1949


Ship project history


Former Japanese Mikura class escort, transferred to China by reparations and in 1949 escaped to Taiwan.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

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