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WU FENG gunboat (1912)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
五峰 <Wu Feng>   Tsingtao DYd 1911 1912 1912 patrol 1922, scuttled 11/8/1937

 

Displacement normal, t

200

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

37.8

Breadth, m

6.10

Draught, m

2.10

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

300

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 30

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss

Complement

46

Ship project history: Built in 1911-1912 under order of Marine ministry as admiral yacht for Northern fleet.

Modernizations: 1922: - 4 x 1 - 47/40; + 2 x 1 - 65/50 Schneider-Canet M1902

Naval service: Since the end of 1920s she was used as patrol. 29/9/1937 Wu Feng was sunk by aircraft from carriers Ryujo and Hosho at Canton (Guangzhou).

Wu Feng 1921

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14