Battle of Dong-Yin
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The Battle of Dong-Yin (Chinese: 東引海戰) was a naval conflict between forces of the Republic of China Navy and the People's Liberation Army Navy around Dongyin island, Fukien Province, Republic of China on May 1, 1965. Both sides subsequently claimed victory.
Around 40 hours on May 1, 1965, a ROCN Northern Division Dong-jiang class destroyer on patrol northeast of Dong-Yin Island encountered a PLAN force consisting of 8 fast attack gunboats. The PLAN combatants attempted to encircle the ROCN destroyer, and the two sides exchanged fire from a distance of 500 to 1,000 yards. In the ensuing exchange, 4 PLAN gunboats were sunk, and 2 damaged.
- The naval engagement of DongYin on May 1 (in Chinese)