ROCS Yueh Fei (FFG-1106)

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Career (Republic of China)
Name: ROCS Yueh Fei
Namesake: Yue Fei
Builder: China Ship Building Corporation, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Laid down: 5 September 1992
Launched: 26 August 1994
Commissioned: February 1996
Homeport: Tsoying
Status: in active service, as of 2014
General characteristics
Class & type: Cheng Kung-class frigate
Displacement: 4,200 long tons (4,267 t) full
Length: 139 m (456 ft)
Beam: 13.7 m (45 ft)
Draft: 5.7 m (18 ft 8 in)
Propulsion: 2 × General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines generating 41,000 shp (31 MW) coupled to a single shaft and controllable pitch propeller
Speed: 29 knots (54 km/h; 33 mph)+
Range: 5,000 nmi (9,300 km) at 18 kn (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Complement: 235
Armament: • 8 × Hsiung Feng II SSM
• 1 × Mk 13 Mod 4 single-arm launcher for Harpoon anti-ship missiles and Standard anti-ship/air missiles (40 round magazine)
• 1 × OTO Melara Mk 75 76 mm/62 caliber naval gun
• 2 × Mk 32 triple-tube (324 mm) launchers for Mark 46 torpedoes
• 2 × 40 mm/70 AA guns
• 1 × Vulcan Phalanx CIWS
• 3 × 20 mm guns
Aircraft carried: 2 × SH-60 LAMPS III helicopters

ROCS Yueh Fei (岳飛, FFG-1106), is a Cheng Kung-class guided-missile frigate of the Republic of China Navy. Yueh Fei was laid down on 5 September 1992 by the China SB Corp., in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, launched on 26 August 1994, and commissioned in February 1996. She is the fourth ship of the Cheng Kung-class frigates.

As of 2005, Yueh Fei is home ported at ROCN Tso-Ying naval base.

Namesake[edit]

Yueh Fei is named after Yueh Fei (岳飛) (1103–1142), who was a famous general of the Southern Song Dynasty. He was famous for leading numerous successful defenses of the Southern Song Dynasty against invasions of the Jurchen Jin Dynasty from north.