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CHANG TEH river gunboat (1923/1945)

Chang Teh 1945

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
常德 <Chang Teh> (ex-Seta)   Harima Zosen, Japan / Tunghwa SB, Shanghai 4/1922 30/6/1922 10/1923 // 8/1945 deleted 1960s

 

Displacement normal, t

338

Displacement full, t

400

Length, m

54.9 pp 56.1 oa

Breadth, m

8.23

Draught, m

1.02

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2-cyl compound VE, 2 Kampon boilers

Power, h. p.

2100

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

coal 74 + oil 25
Endurance, nm(kts) 1750(10)

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/40 11-shiki, 5 x 1 - 13.2/76

Complement

62

Ship project history: Former Japanese lead-of-class river gunboat. In August, 1945 she surrendered to Allies at Shanghai and was transferred to China.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15