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YING TEH river gunboat (1931/1942)

Ying Teh 1942

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<Ying Teh> (ex-Falcon)   Yarrow, Scotstoun, UK   18/5/1931 9/1931 // 2/1942 discarded 1970

 

Displacement standard, t

372

Displacement full, t

470

Length, m

45.7

Breadth, m

8.76

Draught, m

1.83 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

2250

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

oil 89

Armament

1 x 1 - 87/13 Mtn how, 2 x 1 - 57/40 6pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 10 x 1 - 7.7/94

Complement

55

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

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15