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WEI CHING wooden gunboat (1870)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
威靖 <Wei Ching>   Kiangnan DYd   1870 1870 discarded 1902

 

Displacement normal, t

1000

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

62.5

Breadth, m

9.85

Draught, m

 

No of shafts

1

Machinery

HSE, 1 rectangular boiler

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

12.5

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

1 x 1 - 178/16 Armstrong MLR, 4 x 1 - 127/14 Armstrong 56pdr BLR

Complement

 

Ship project history: Wooden-hulled gunboat for Yangtze service with Nanyang Fleet.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2014