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TORPEDO SHIPS

CHANG TZE torpedo boats (1895)

Names

張字 <No1 Chang Tze>; 列字 <No3 Lieh Tze>

Builders

Schichau, Elbing, Germany: Chang Tze, Lieh Tze

Commissioned

1895: Chang Tze, Lieh Tze

Losses

None

Transfers

None

Discarding

1929: Chang Tze

1931: Lieh Tze

 

Displacement normal, t

62

Displacement full, t

89

Length, m

39.0

Breadth, m

4.78

Draught, m

1.52

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VC, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 2 - 356 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 356 TT

Complement

31

Ship project history: Steel-hulled boats with turtleback forecastle, one mast and one funnel. On trials ships shown 24kts speed at 1200hp, but by 1914 could make no more than 16kts.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14