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Indigenous Amphib Begins Sea Trials

July 08 2022


China Shipbuilding Corp. (CSBC) in Taiwan has begun sea trials of its new amphibious warship for the Taiwanese navy, reports Naval News.

The Yu Shan, named after the tallest mountain in Taiwan, was launched in April 2021 and will be the first domestically designed landing platform dock (LPD) in Taiwanese service.

She measures 502 feet (153 m) long, with a beam of 76 feet (23 m), draft of 20 feet (6 m) and a full load displacement of 10,600 tons.

The Yu Shan, the first of four LPDs...

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