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RYUKYU (PLH-09) class

Country of Origin: Japan

ship list


 Name        Pendant No.  Launched         Commissioned        Status

 RYUKYU      PLH-09       Sept. 10, 1999   March 31, 2000      Active
 DAISEN      PLH-10       Apr. 27, 2001    Oct. 3, 2001        Active


The design is a modernized version of the TSUGARU class, with somewhat finer hull lines and a bulbous forefoot to the bow.


Both are active. RYUKYU is based at Naha, Okinawa, and patrols the Nansei Islands area.



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