Galați-class cargo ship

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Class overview
Name: Galați-class
Builders: Galați shipyard, Galați, Romania
Operators: People's Liberation Army Navy
In commission: 1970s–
Completed: 2
General characteristics [1][2]
Type: Cargo ship
Displacement: 5,300 t (5,200 long tons; 5,800 short tons)
Length: 100.6 m (330 ft 1 in)
Beam: 13.92 m (45 ft 8 in)
Draft: 6.6 m (21 ft 8 in)
Propulsion: 1 × Sulzer 5TADS56 marine diesel engine
1 shaft
2,500 bhp (1,864 kW)
Speed: 12.5 knots (23.2 km/h; 14.4 mph)
Range: 5,000 nmi (9,300 km; 5,800 mi)
Complement: 50
Sensors and
processing systems:
2 navigational radars

The Galați-class cargo ship is a class of cargo ship built at the Galați shipyard in Galați, Romania that entered service with People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in the early 1970s. A total of two ships were delivered to China and both are capable of carrying 3750 tons of cargo and 250 tons of fuel.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wertheim, Eric (2007). The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 9781591149552. 
  2. ^ "Galati Class (Repair Ship)". globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 17 May 2014.