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CHIHAYA unarmoured cruiser (1901)


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Chihaya

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
千早 [Chihaya]     Yokohama K K 5/1898 26/5/1900 9/1901 stricken 1927


Technical data


Displacement normal, t1238
Displacement full, t1464
Length, m

83.2 pp 87.7 oa

Breadth, m

9.60

Draught, m

2.76

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

6000

Max speed, kts

21

Fuel, tcoal 344
Armament

2 x 1 - 120/40 Armstrong T, 4 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N, 1 - 450 TT (1 bow), 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

125



Standard scale images


<i>Chihaya</i> 1905
Chihaya 1905


Graphics


<i> Chihaya</i>
Chihaya


Ship project history


1st class gunboat, classified earlier as unarmoured cruiser and dispatch vessel, built under Post-war program of 1896-1897.

Modernizations


1902 - 1903: - 1 - 450 TT

Naval service


In 1927 Chihaya became TS at Etajima, in 1939 she was converted to a hulk and handed over on demolition in August 1945.