ROCS Yueh Fei (FFG-1106)

ROCS Yueh Fei (FFG-1106)

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

"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.

Other units of class

"Cheng Kung" class frigates are all named after famous generals in Chinese history:

*ROCS "Cheng Kung" (成功, FFG-1101)
*ROCS "Cheng Ho" (鄭和, FFG-1103)
*ROCS "Chi Kuang" (繼光, FFG-1105)
*ROCS "Tzu I" (子儀, FFG-1107)
*ROCS "Pan Chao" (班超, FFG-1108)
*ROCS "Chang Chien" (張騫, FFG-1109)
*ROCS "Tian Dan" (田單, FFG-1110)



Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ROCS Tzu I (FFG-1107) — ROCS Tzu I (子儀, FFG 1107) is the fifth of eight Taiwanese built frigates based on the USN Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG 7) design. Laid down in August 7, 1994 and launched in July, 1995, Tzu I was commissioned in service in January, 1997. All of these …   Wikipedia

  • ROCS Pan Chao (FFG-1108) — ROCS Pan Chao (班超, FFG 1108) is the sixth of eight Taiwanese built frigates based on the USN Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG 7) design. Laid down in July, 1995 and launched in May, 1996, Pan Chao was commissioned in service in December, 1997. All of… …   Wikipedia

  • Yue Fei — This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yue (岳). Statue of Yue Fei in the Yue Fei Temple, Hangzhou. The four Chinese characters on the plaque above the statue read …   Wikipedia

  • Оливер Хазард Перри (тип фрегатов) — «Оливер Хазард Перри» Oliver Hazard Perry FFG 56 USS Simpson проходит вблизи статуи Свободы, Нью Йорк, США Ос …   Википедия

  • Фрегаты УРО типа «Оливер Хазард Перри» — «Оливер Хазард Перри» Oliver Hazard Perry FFG 56 USS Simpson проходит вблизи статуи Свободы, Нью Йорк, США Ос …   Википедия

  • Фрегаты УРО типа "Оливер Хазард Перри" — «Оливер Хазард Перри» Oliver Hazard Perry FFG 56 USS Simpson проходит вблизи статуи Свободы, Нью Йорк, США Ос …   Википедия

  • List of ships of the Republic of China Navy — This is an incomplete list of the ships of the Republic of China Navy sorted by type and class.Note: The ROCN generally uses hull classification symbols similar to the U.S. system with some changes. The proper classification is provided when… …   Wikipedia

  • Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate — USS Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG 7) underway in the Great Lakes Class overview Name: Oliver Hazard Perry Builders …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”