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YING HAO river gunboat (1933/1942)

Ying Hao 1942

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
英雄 <Ying Hao> (ex-Sandpiper)   Thornycroft, Woolston, UK   9/6/1933 8/1933 // 2/1942 discarded 1966

 

Displacement standard, t

185

Displacement full, t

215

Length, m

51.0

Breadth, m

9.35

Draught, m

0.63 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 1 Admiralty 3-drum boiler

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

11.25

Fuel, t

oil 26

Armament

1 1 - 87/13 Mtn how, 1 x 1 - 57/40 6pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 8 x 1 - 7.7/94

Complement

35

Ship project history: Ying Hao was former British river gunboats Sandpiper, built specially for service on Chinese rivers. 8/2/1942 she was presented by British Government to China.

Modernizations: None

Naval service: In 1949 Ying Hao was commissioned by PRC Navy.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15