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QIONGSHA (APA) class

Country of Origin: China

ship list


 4 QIONGSHA class ATTACK TRANSPORTS (AP)

 Pendant No.   Status

 NANYUN 830    Active
 NANYUN 831    Active
 NANYUN 832    Active
 NANYUN 836    Active

description

Completed between 1980 and 1989. Cargo holds are located fore and aft. Cargo capacity is 350 tons and 400 troops. The vessels serve primarily to carry cargo and troops between the mainland and island groups in the south. Two sister ships were converted to hospital ships.

status

All four are active and based in the South Sea Fleet.

builders


Guangzhou Shipyard, Guangzhou, China

characteristics


 Displacement:       2,150 tons full load
 Dimensions:
      length         282 ft  5 in (86.0 m) overall
      beam            43 ft 10 in (13.4 m)
      draft           12 ft  8 in ( 3.9 m) maximum
 Propulsion:         2 type 8NVD48A-2U diesels; 3,960 total
                       bhp; 3 shafts
 Performance:
      speed          16 knots max.
 Manning:            59 total + 400 max. troops
 Combat Systems:
      guns           2 twin 14.5-mm/93 cal. (Type 82) AA
      radars         2 Fin Curve navigation

issues and notes

None.

operational notes

None.

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