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Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
潮安 [Chao An] (ex-潮安 [Chaoan], ex-第107号海防艦 [107-go]) PF74   Tsurumi, Yokohama, Japan 1945 16/3/1946 5/1946 // 7/1949 discarded 1954
济南 [Sin An] (ex-济南 [Chinan], ex-第205号海防艦 [205-go]) PF75   Niigata Zosen, Niigata, Japan   1944 12/1944 // 7/1949 deleted 1950
營口 [Yingkou] (ex-營口 [Yingkou], ex-第67号海防艦 [67-go]), 1950- 瑞安 [Swe An]     Maizuru K K, Japan   1944 12/1944 // 7/1949 discarded 1955
遼河 [Liaohai] (ex-遼河 [Liaohai], ex-第215号海防艦 [215-go])     Niigata Zosen, Niigata, Japan   1944 12/1944 // 7/1949 TS till 1953, discarded 1955


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

745

Displacement full, t

810

Length, m

63.0 pp 66.0 wl 67.5 oa

Breadth, m

8.40

Draught, m

2.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

1900

Max speed, kts

16.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)6500(14)
Armament

2 x 1 - 120/45 10-shiki, 2 x 3 - 25/60 96-shiki, 2 x 2 - 25/60 96-shiki, 4 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

136



Standard scale images


<i>Swei An </i>1955
Swei An 1955


Ship project history


Former Japanese C class escorts, transferred by reparations to China and in 1949 escaped to Taiwan.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

© Ivan Gogin, 2016