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LI SUI river gunboat (1903/1917)

Li Sui 1917

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
李璲 <Li Sui> (ex-Vaterland)   Schichau, Elbing, Germany 1902 26/8/1903 5/1904 // 3/1917 captured by Japan 1932, to Manchukuo (Li Sui)

 

Displacement normal, t

223

Displacement full, t

280

Length, m

48.0 wl 50.1 oa

Breadth, m

8.00

Draught, m

0.94

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Schultz-Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

1300

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

coal 85
Endurance, nm(kts) 1630(9)

Armament

1 x 1 - 88/27 SK L/30 C/89, 1 x 1 - 50/37 SK L/40 C/92, 2 x 1 - 7.9/79

Complement

58

Ship project history: Former German Vaterland, requisitioned by Chinese authorities 20/3/1917 at Nanking.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: In 1932 Li Sui was captured by Japanese troops on Sungari and transferred by them to Manchukuo river flotilla. Since 1941 she served as TS, 22/8/1945 she was captured by Soviet troops and commissioned by Soviet Amur flotilla as TS Pekin.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14