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PEOPLE`S LIBERATION ARMY NAVY (PEOPLE`S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

COASTAL FORCES

KUAI 1 motor torpedo boats (1918/1921)

Kuai 1 1921

Names

快速船數量1, 2 <Kuai 1, 2> (ex-MAS226, 227)

Builders

Orlando, Leghorn, Italy: Kuai 1, 2

Completed

1918 // 1921: Kuai 1, 2

Losses

none

Transfers

None

Discarding

1933: Kuai 1, 2

  

Displacement normal, t

12

Displacement full, t

12.9

Length, m

16.4

Breadth, m

2.89

Draught, m

1.41

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Isotta Fraschini petrol engines

Power, h. p.

500

Max speed, kts

26

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm(kts) 200(26)

Armament

2 x 1 - 6.5/115, 2 - 450 TT, 4 DC

Complement

8

Ship project history: Former "12-ton" boats projected by A. Bisio (SVAN). In 1921 two boats were bought for Canton fleet.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14