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TORPEDO SHIPS

LEI FU torpedo boats (1884)

Names

雷兌 <Lei Fu>; 雷龍 <Lei Lung>

Builders

Vulcan, Bremen, Germany: Lei Fu, Lei Lung

Commissioned

1884: Lei Fu, Lei Lung

Losses

None

Transfers

None

Discarding

1925: Lei Fu, Lei Lung

 

Displacement normal, t

64

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

35.0 wl

Breadth, m

3.96

Draught, m

1.68 max

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

700

Max speed, kts

19.8

Fuel, t

coal 10

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 5 - 37/17 Hotchkiss, 2 - 356 TT (bow, 3)

Complement

20

Ship project history: Steel-hulled boats with straight stem, one funnel, two conning towers and lifting bow rudders.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14