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

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

KWANGTUNG gunboats (1868)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
廣東 <Kwangtung>, later- 飞沙 <An Lan>   Denny, Dumbarton, UK   1868 4/1868 discarded 1929
山東 <Shantung>, later- 陈涛 <Chen T`ao>   Denny, Dumbarton, UK   1868 4/1868 discarded 1929

 

Displacement normal, t

440

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

42.7

Breadth, m

7.24

Draught, m

2.74

No of shafts

1

Machinery

HR, 3 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

255

Max speed, kts

9.3

Fuel, t

coal 45

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

1 x 1 - 178/16 Armstrong MLR, 2 x 1 - 95/21 Armstrong 20pdr 16cwt RBL

Complement

60

Ship project history: Composite-hulled, brig-rigged vessels for Kwangtung fleet.

Modernizations: 1891, both: - 2 x 1 - 95/21; + 2 x 1 - 121/22 Armstrong 40pdr 1.32-ton BLR

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14