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MIYAKO unarmoured cruiser (1899)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
宮古 [Miyako]     Kure K K 3/1894 10/1898 3/1899 sunk 14/5/1904


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

1772

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

96.0 pp

Breadth, m

10.5

Draught, m

4.28

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 8 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

6130

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

coal 400

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(10)
Armament

2 x 1 - 120/40 Armstrong R, 8 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 2 - 450 TT (beam)

Complement

200



Standard scale images


<i>Miyako </i>1903
Miyako 1903


Ship project history


Miyako, built under the 1892 Programme, but was not completed in time for the Sino-Japanese war, not entering service until September 1899.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


She struck a mine off Port Arthur in May 1904 and the wreck was subsequently raised and scrapped.