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LI CHIEH river gunboat (1910/1917)

Li Chieh 1917

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
里傑 <Li Chieh> (ex-Otter)   Tecklenborg, Geestemünde, Germany 1909 15/7/1909 4/1910 // 3/1917 sunk 19/10/1929

 

Displacement normal, t

266

Displacement full, t

314

Length, m

53.0 wl 54.1 oa

Breadth, m

8.65

Draught, m

0.82 mean

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

1300

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

coal 87
Endurance, nm(kts) 4350(5)

Armament

2 x 1 - 52/51 SK L/55 C/01, 3 x 1 - 7.9/79

Complement

58

Ship project history: Former German river gunboat Otter built in 1910 and based at Nanking before WWI. She was requisitioned by China 20/3/1917 and renamed Li Tsi.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Li Tsi was transferred to Sungari and sunk 12/10/1929 by Soviet monitor Sverdlov during conflict on Chinese Eastern Railway.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14