Type 067 utility landing craft

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Class overview
Name: Type 067 landing craft utility (Yunnan class)
Builders: Wuhu Shipyard Wuhu, Anhui
Operators:  People's Liberation Army Navy,
 Sri Lanka Navy,
 Military of Cameroon
Preceded by: Type 067 (Yunnan class)
Built: N/A
In commission: 1964
Completed: 130
General characteristics
Class & type: Yunnan class
Type: Landing Craft Utility
Displacement: (full load) 128tons
Length: 28.6m
Beam: 5.4m
Draft: 1.4m
Installed power: 600 hp with 2 shafts
Propulsion: Two diesels
Speed: 12 knots
Range: 500nm
Capacity: 1 tank, or 2 light vehicles, or 46t cargo
Crew: 10
Sensors and
processing systems:
1 Japanese Fuji navigational radar
Armament: 2 Type 61 dual-25mm AAA guns and two dual-14.5mm antiaircraft machine guns

The Type 067 landing craft, utility (NATO codename: Yunnan class), also known as Yunnan class, entered the People's Liberation Army Navy service from 1968–1972. This class is the enlarged version of Yuch'in class landing craft mechanized.[1] Some Type 067 have been converted to buoy tender/cable layers, designated as Type 911, which includes two sub types, Type 911I and Type 911II, one for buoy tender, the other for cable layer.[2]

Armament[edit]

The ships of this class are fitted with three Type 61 dual-25mm antiaircraft artillery guns. Some units are also fitted with Type 81H 122mm multiple rocket launchers.

Specifications[edit]

  • Displacement: 135 t
  • Length: 28.6 m
  • Beam: 5.4 m
  • Draft: 1.5 m
  • Speed: 12 kt max
  • Range: 500 nm @ 10 kt
  • Propulsion: 2 diesel engines @ 600 hp with 2 shafts
  • Complement: 12
  • Armament: Two Type 61 dual-25mm antiaircraft artillery guns or two 14.5 mm heavy machine guns (II x 1)
  • Lift capacity: 46 t
  • Radar: 1 Japanese Fuji navigational radar

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