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FU YU gunboat (1905/1931)

Fu Yu 1931

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
富裕 <Fu Yu> (ex-Patria)   ER de Lisboa   27/6/1903 1905 // 1931 sunk late 9/1937
  

Displacement normal, t

626

Displacement full, t

750

Length, m

60.0 pp 63.0 oa

Breadth, m

8.30

Draught, m

2.50

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 boilers

Power, h. p.

1800

Max speed, kts

16.7

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armour, mm deck: 12

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/40 12pdr 12cwt QF Mk I/II/V, 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk II, 2 x 1 - 37/27 Maxim

Complement

118

Ship project history: Former Portuguese gunboat Patria (originally rated as cruiser). She was bought for Canton squadron at Macao in 1931 after an exception of Portuguese Navy.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: In the late September, 1937 she was sunk by aircraft from Japanese carriers Ryujo and Hosho at Canton (Guangzhou).

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14