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YING SHAN river gunboat (1928/1942)

Ying Shan 1942

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
英山 <Ying Shan> (ex-Gannet)   Yarrow, Scotstoun, UK   10/11/1927 1928 // 2/1942 discarded 1966

 

Displacement standard, t

310

Displacement full, t

400

Length, m

56.4

Breadth, m

8.84

Draught, m

1.30 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

2250

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

oil 78

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/45 20cwt QF Mk I/II/III/IV, 8 x 1 - 7.7/94

Complement

55

Ship project history: Ying Shan was former British river gunboats Gannet, 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 Shan was commissioned by PRC Navy.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15