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HAI CH`ANG CH`ING flatiron gunboat

nearly sister-ship Cheng Pei 1894

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
海澄慶 <Hai Ch`ang Ch`ing>   Canton DYd   1877 6/1877 discarded 1929

 

Displacement normal, t

430

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

38.1

Breadth, m

9.14

Draught, m

2.41

No of shafts

2

Machinery

HR

Power, h. p.

70

Max speed, kts

7.5

Fuel, t

coal 40

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

1 x 1 - 279/12 Armstrong 25t MLR, 2 x 1 - 76/28 Armstrong 12pdr BLR

Complement

 

Ship project history: Composite-hulled Rendel flatiron gunboat built for Kwangtung fleet. Boat was too lightly built and was not a success.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011