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Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
永泰 [Yung Tai] (ex-PCE867), 1950- 山海 [Shan Hai] PCE35, 1949- PCE41, later- PCE62   Albina, Portland, USA 7/1942 3/12/1942 6/1943 // 1949 damaged 14/11/1965, never repaired
永興 [Yong Xing] (ex-PCE869), 1950- 維源 [Wei Yuan] PCE42, later- PCE68   Albina, Portland, USA 9/1942 6/2/1943 9/1943 // 1949 deleted 1970


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

795

Displacement full, t

903

Length, m

54.9 wl 56.2 oa

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

2.90

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.2000
Max speed, kts

15.1

Fuel, tdiesel oil 140
Endurance, nm(kts)8500 (12)
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 10 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR

Electronic equipment

SG or SL radar, QHA sonar

Complement96


Standard scale images


<i>Yung Tai</i> 1965
Yung Tai 1965


Ship project history


Former USN PCE type patrols, transferred to China and escaped to Taiwan.

Modernizations


1955, both: - 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR, sonar; + 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 22

Naval service


Shan Tai was damaged in action with Chinese escorts off the South China coast 14/11/1965 and was deleted soon after.

© Ivan Gogin, 2016