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Republic of China Navy

Hai Lung [Sea Dragon]-class [Zwaardvis] Submarine

Taiwan orderd two submarines, variations on the Dutch Zwaardvis design, in September 1981. Application for a further four boats was turned down by the Netherlands Government in 1992 after Beijing downgraded diplomatic ties with the Dutch.

Specifications

Builder
Propulsion diesel-electric
Length 219 feet / 66.9 meters
Beam 27.5 feet / 8.4 meters
Draft 22 feet / 6.7 meters
Displacement 2,600 tons submerged
Endurance
Speed 20 knots
Crew 67
Armament 6 21 inch torpedo tubes (28 torpedoes)
Construction

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