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PEOPLE`S LIBERATION ARMY NAVY (PEOPLE`S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

YUNG SUI gunboat (1929)

Yung Sui 1933

Yung Sui 1955

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
永巽 <Yung Sui>   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai 5/1928 27/1/1929 1929 stricken 1975

 

Displacement standard, t

650

Displacement full, t

~800

Length, m

68.0 pp

Breadth, m

9.12

Draught, m

1.83

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

4000

Max speed, kts

18.5

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

1 x 1 - 152/50 Armstrong QF, 1 x 1 - 120/45 Armqstrong QF, 3 x 1 - 76/40 12pdr Armstrong QF, 4 x 1 - 57/40 6pdr Hotchkiss QF, 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk II

Complement

100

Ship project history: Further development of Hsien Ning. Ship stored general arrangement and appearance of the predecessor, but differed by higher and stretched forecastle with characteristic break, improved hull form, increased machinery power and significantly strengthened armament.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: In April, 1949 Yung Sui was sunk by communists forces on Yangtze, subsequently salvaged and commissioned by PRC Navy under former name.

Yung Sui 1929

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15