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TORPEDO SHIPS

FEI YING torpedo gunboat (1896)

Fei Ying 1900

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
飛鷹 <Fei Ying>   Vulcan, Bremen, Germany   11/7/1895 1896 stricken 1932

 

Displacement normal, t

850

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

75.0

Breadth, m

8.64

Draught, m

3.96 mean

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 8 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

5430

Max speed, kts

22

Fuel, t

coal 170

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armour, mm

deck: 25, shields: 50

Armament

2 x 1 - 105/37 SK L/40 C/91, 6 x 1 - 57/40 Hotchkiss, 4 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 1 - 356 TT (bow), 2 x 1 - 356 TT (6)

Complement

90

Ship project history: Officially was rated as cruiser. Steel-hulled gunboat with turtleback forecastle. Two torpedo tubes were installed on the broadside abreast the forebridge. 3 spare torpedoes were carried.

Ship protection: 25mm deck protected machinery.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14