Chinese Navy – Landing Ships

Landing Ships

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Type 072A (Yuting III class) Landing Ship Tank LOA 392′ TDISP 4,800 tons (15)

Tianzhu Shan 911 and Daqing Shan 912 (both 2003)Type 072As Qingdoa 2019

PLANS Dabie Shan (1950-1999) LST Mk 2, LST-542 subclass. LOA 328′ TDISP 4,00o tons. Formerly USS LST-1008 (1944-1946) with service during the Normandy Landings, June 1944, and one battle star for USN Atlantic service. Transferred to the Republic of China Navy in 1946, and in 1950 was captured by Communist forces. Pennant number was 502 but was changed to 926, and the ship mostly stayed in its WW2 configuration. It was preserved and on display as a museum ship at the Qingdao Naval Museum 2000-2005, and scrapped by 2007.

LST-926 - USS LST-1008 museum Qingdao 青岛海军博物馆_-_大型登陆艇大别山号(舷号926)_-_panoramio
LST-926 while a museum ship at the Qingdao Naval Museum, ca. 2005. Formerly USS LST-1008, she was transferred to the Republic of China before being seized by communist forces, 1950. Credit: Tiger@西北, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

USS LST-1008 Qingdao 2004

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