Three submarine chasers decommissioned

Source
China Military Online
Editor
Yao Jianing
Time
2016-06-06


Sailors lower military flags on the stern of the submarine chasers during a decommissioning ceremony on June 3, 2016.


Ren Tao (L), last captain of the Type 037-IS submarine chaser Ledong (Hull Number 748), solemnly delivers the Navy flag to a leader of a maritime garrison with the South China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy on June 3, 2016.
 

HAINAN, June 6 (ChinaMil) -- A maritime garrison with the South China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy held a decommissioning ceremony for the Type 037-IS submarine chasers Wanning (Hull Number 786), Ding’an (Hull Number 746) and Ledong (Hull Number 748) at a naval port in south China’s Hainan Province on June 3, 2016.

The above three submarine chasers have accumulatively navigated for more than 100,000 hours and over 900,000 nautical miles since they were commissioned to the PLA Navy, according to sources.

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