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Image suggests China’s 41st Type 056 corvette may have entered service

12 June 2018

The 41st Type 056 (Jiangdao-class) corvette appears to have entered service with China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).

An image posted on the website of the Nanchong municipal government suggests that the 41st Type 056 corvette may have entered service with the PLAN. (Via nanchong.gov.cn)An image posted on the website of the Nanchong municipal government suggests that the 41st Type 056 corvette may have entered service with the PLAN. (Via nanchong.gov.cn)

A photograph posted on the website of the municipal government of Nanchong shows a Type 056 flying the usual commissioning flags, with the ship’s company paraded on the jetty and lining the side.

The picture accompanies a report stating that city representatives visited the ship on 1 June to mark its naming after the city.

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