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CHINESE NAVY (CHINA)

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TIEN CHI wooden gunboat (1868)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
天戟 <Tien Chi>   Kiangnan DYd   1868 1868 discarded 1902

 

Displacement normal, t

600

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

56.4

Breadth, m

8.30

Draught, m

 

No of shafts

side wheels

Machinery

HSE, 1 rectangular boiler

Power, h. p.

150

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

15 x 1 - 155/8 SBML howitzers

Complement

 

Ship project history: First Chinese-built warship. Wooden hull, boiler was made by an dockyard but her engine was a second-hand purchased from scrapped old vessel. Served on Yangtze.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2014