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He Chuan 1991

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
合山 [Ho Shan] LCU488   Ishikawajima HI, Tokyo, Japan     3/1955 in service (2019)
合川 [Ho Chuan] LCU489   Ishikawajima HI, Tokyo, Japan     3/1955 stricken 1996
合昇 [Ho Seng] LCU490   Ishikawajima HI, Tokyo, Japan     3/1955 in service (2019)
合恒 [Ho Meng] LCU491   Ishikawajima HI, Tokyo, Japan     3/1955 in service (2019)
合茂 [Ho Mou] LCU492   Ishikawajima HI, Tokyo, Japan     3/1955 in service (2019)
合壽 [Ho Shou] LCU493   Ishikawajima HI, Tokyo, Japan     3/1955 in service (2019)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

180

Displacement full, t

350

Length, m

36.3

Breadth, m

10.4

Draught, m

1.60

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 Gray Marine 64YTL diesels

Power, h. p.

675

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

diesel oil 11

Endurance, nm(kts)

800(11)

Armament

2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk 24

Military load

3 tanks or 167 t of cargo or 300 troops

Electronic equipmentradar
Complement15


Graphics


<i>He Chuan </i>1991
He Chuan 1991


Ship project history


Built for Taiwan in Japan under US Offshore Procurement Program. 15.8x9.0m vehicle deck.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

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