All VNN ship hull numbers began with the letters HQ (Hải quân, "Navy") followed by a number. Note that six patrol craft were designated HQ-01 to HQ-06, while two destroyer escorts and four high endurance cutters were designated HQ-1 to HQ-6. Also the designation HQ-225 was used twice, first for the LSSL Nguyen Van Tru from 1954 until 1957, and after it was broken up for spare parts was given to the LSSL Nỏ Thần, later renamed Nguyen Van Tru in 1970.
Read more about this topic: Ships Of The Republic Of Vietnam Navy
Other articles related to "hull numbers, hull, hull number, hulls, number":
... Guard, and United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration employ hull numbers in conjunction with a hull classification symbol to uniquely identify vessels and to aid identification ... A particular combination of hull classification and hull number is never reused and therefore provides a means to uniquely identify a particular ship ... For convenience, the combined designation, which is painted on the sides of the hulls, is frequently called the "hull number" ...
... States Department of Commerce, also uses a hull classification symbol system, which it also calls "hull numbers," for its fleet ... oceanographic and fisheries research vessels, are given hull numbers beginning with "R", while the survey ships, generally hydrographic survey vessels ... The letter is followed by a three-digit number the first digit indicates the NOAA "class" (i.e ...
Famous quotes containing the word numbers:
“Im not even thinking straight any more. Numbers buzz in my head like wasps.”
—Kurt Neumann (19061958)