Auxiliaries and Other Vessels
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Type 815A spy ship or electronic surveillance ship LOA 427′ / 130 m TDISP 6,000 tons (1 active, 3 building)
Kaiyangxing (Mizar) 856 (2017)
Type 815G spy ship or electronic surveillance ship LOA 430′ / 131 m TDISP 6,000 tons (6 active)
Haiwangxing (Neptune) 852 (2015)
Type 901 Fast Combat Support Ship LOA 787′ / 240 m TDISP 45,000 tons (2 active)
Hulun Lake 965 (2017)
Type 904B general stores issue ship (Dayun Class) LOA 531′ / 162 m TDISP 15,000 tons (5 active, 1 fitting out)
Junshan Lake 961 (2015)Lugu Lake 962 (2015)
Type 904 LOA 408′ / 124.4 m TDISP 15,000 tons (2 active)
Dongting Lake 883 (1992)
Type 917 rescue and salvage ship LOA ca.260′ / 79.2 m TDISP unknown (2 active, service since 2012) first PLAN trimaran hull, equipped with two rescue boats and armed with a 30mm gun.
Shichang Air Training Ship (1997) LOA 394′ / 120 m TDISP 10,100 tons. General resemblance to RFA Argus. Appears to be serving as a hospital ship.
Historic Ships and replicas
Dingyuan ironclad (1993) replica built at Weihai. LOA 308′ / 94 m TDISP 7,500 tons. The original ship was built at Stettin Germany and served 1883-1895. During the First Sino-Japanese War, it was a unit of the Beiyang fleet, damaged at the Battle of the Yalu River and scuttled after the Battle of Weihaiwei. The wreck was rediscovered in September 2019. The replica was initially a display at Weihai, but was moved to a shore display at the beach of the nearby Liugong Island in 2019.