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CHINESE / PEOPLE`S LIBERATION ARMY NAVY (CHINA / PEOPLE`S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

KUANG KENG wooden gunboats (1887)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
廣庚 <Kuang Keng>   Foochow DYd     1887 discarded 1929
廣興<Kuang Hsing>   Foochow DYd     1887 discarded 1929
廣深 <Kuang Jen>   Foochow DYd     1887 discarded 1929
廣惠 <Kuang Kuei>   Foochow DYd     1887 discarded 1929

 

Displacement normal, t

560

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

43.0

Breadth, m

7.32

Draught, m

3.66

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VR

Power, h. p.

400

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 1 - 121/22 Armstrong 40pdr 1.32-ton BLR, 1 x 1 - 100/22 Schneider, 2 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss

Complement

 

Ship project history: Wooden-hulled (possibly composite) shallow draught gunboats for Canton fleet.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14