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LIEN CHING gunboat (1911)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
連江 <Lien Ching>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   1910 1911 survey vessel Chi Jih 11/1930

 

Displacement normal, t

500

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

53.3

Breadth, m

7.60

Draught, m

2.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

925

Max speed, kts

13.5

Fuel, t

coal 95

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss

Complement

60

Ship project history: Steel-hulled gunboat, built by order of Department of Navy as royal yacht for prince Tsa Tsun.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: In 1930-1931 ship was converted to survey vessel and was sunk by Japanese destroyers in Yangtze mouth 26/8/1937.

Lien Ching

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14