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TORPEDO SHIPS

CHEN TSE torpedo boats (1896)

Chen Tse 1933

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<No2 Chen Tse>   Vulcan, Bremen, Germany   1895 1896 scuttled 11/8/1937
<No4 Su Tse>   Vulcan, Bremen, Germany   1895 1896 scuttled 11/8/1937

 

Displacement normal, t

90

Displacement full, t

126

Length, m

43.9

Breadth, m

5.18

Draught, m

2.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 2 - 450 TT (bow), 1 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

31

Ship project history: Under builder statements, on trials both ships made up to 24kts at 1250hp, but to 1930 their speed significantly fallen.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Both boats were scuttled 11/8/37 on Yangtze at Jiangyin for fairway barrage.

1929

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14