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OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

FEI TING iron gunboats (1876)

nearly sister-ship Cheng Pei 1894

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
飛霆 <Fei Ting> (ex-Gamma)   Mitchell, Chesterfield, UK 12/1875 1876 12/1876 discarded 1929
策電 <Tse Tien> (ex-Delta)   Mitchell, Chesterfield, UK 12/1875 1876 12/1876 discarded 1929

 

Displacement normal, t

420

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

36.6

Breadth, m

9.14

Draught, m

2.44

No of shafts

2

Machinery

HCR, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

270

Max speed, kts

9.5

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 
Armour, mm iron; shield: 13, CT: 13

Armament

1 x 1 - 318/16 Armstrong 38-ton MLR, 2 x 1 - 70/22 RK L/25 C/73, 1 x 4 - 25/42 Nordenfelt

Complement

30

Ship project history: Iron-hulled Rendel flatiron gunboats for the Nanyang fleet. Boats were designed by G. Rendel and ordered in April, 1875. They had two tripod masts and one funnels and were rigged as topsail schooners.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Delta 1876

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14