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    Asashio 1902 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
白雲 [Shirakumo]   356 Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK 2.1901 1.10.1901 2.1902 minesweeper 4.1922, auxiliary 4.1923
朝潮 [Asashio]   357 Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK 4.1901 10.1.1902 5/1902 minesweeper 4.1922, auxiliary 4.1923


Technical data


Displacement normal, t342
Displacement full, t

428

Length, m

67.5

Breadth, m

6.34

Draught, m

1.83

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

7000

Max speed, kts

31

Fuel, t

coal 95

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N, 5 x 1 - 57/40 6pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

59



Standard scale images


<i>Shirakumo</i> 1905
Shirakumo 1905


Graphics


    <i>Asashio</i> 1902 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
    Asashio 1902 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

Built in United Kingdom under the 1898 Programme, represented typical British "30kts" destroyers.

Modernizations

1902 - 1903, both: - 1 x 1 - 57/40; + 1 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N

Naval service

No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.