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YANG CH`I river gunboat (1911/1945)

Yang Ch`i 1945

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
楊氣 <Yang Ch`i> (ex-Toba), 1949- 虎元 <Ho Hseuh>   Sasebo K K, Japan 7/1911 7/11/1911 11/1911 // 8/1945 discarded 1960s

 

Displacement normal, t

250

Displacement full, t

291

Length, m

55.9

Breadth, m

8.23

Draught, m

0.79

No of shafts

3

Machinery

VTE, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

1400

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

coal 81

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/40 11-shiki, 3 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki

Complement

59

Ship project history: Japanese gunboat Toba, intended for service on Chinese rivers and captured by Chinese troops at Shanghai in August, 1945.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Yang Ch`i 1947

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15