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KIANG KUN river gunboat (1921/1946)

Kiang Kun 1946

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
錢坤 <Kiang Kun> (ex-Narumi, ex-Ermanno Carlotto)   Shanghai Dock   19/6/1918 2/1921 // 8/1945 deleted 1960s

 

Displacement normal, t

218

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

48.8

Breadth, m

7.50

Draught, m

0.91

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

1100

Max speed, kts

14

Fuel, t

oil 56
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/40 3-shiki, 6 x 1 - 7.7/80

Complement

44

Ship project history: Italian river gunboat Ermanno Carlotto was scuttled by crew 9/9/1943 in Shanghai, salvaged by Japanese and entered service as Narumi 15/10/1943. In August, 1945 she was transferred by Allies to China.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15