|People's Liberation Army Navy|
The Chengdu-class frigates were modified Riga-class ships obtained from the Soviet Union.
Builder Hudong SY, Guangzhou SY Propulsion steam turbine Length 91 meters Beam 10.2 meters Draft 3.2 meters Displacement 1,510 tons Full Load Endurance 550 miles @ 28 knots
2,000 miles @ 13 knots
Speed 28 knots Crew 175 Armament 3 - 100mm guns 4 - 37mm AA guns 4 - 14.5mm machine guns mines Construction Four units of this class were built in the 1950s, and entered service in the 1960s. They remained in service through the 1980s before being discarded.