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DONG HAI dock landing ship (1944/1960)


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Zhong Zheng

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
東海 [Dong Hai] (ex-White Marsh), late 1970s- 中正 [Zhong Zheng] 191, later- 639, later- 191   Moore, Oakland, USA 4/1943 19/7/1943 1/1944 // 17/11/1960 stricken 1985


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

4490

Displacement full, t9375
Length, m

138.4 wl 139.5 oa

Breadth, m

22.0

Draught, m

4.83

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 Skinner Uniflow QuiPE, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

7400

Max speed, kts

15.4

Fuel, t

oil 1770

Endurance, nm(kts)7400 (15)
Armament

2 x 4 - 40/60 Mk 2, 2 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1

Military load3 LCT(6) or 14 LCM(3) or 1450 t of cargo or 41 LVT or 47 DUKW (up to 92 LVT or 108 DUKW if additional decks are installed), 332 marines
Electronic equipment

SPS-5, nav. radars

Complement254


Graphics


<i>Zhong Zheng</i>
Zhong Zheng


Ship project history


Former USN Ashland class dock landing ship.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

© Ivan Gogin, 2016