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LIEN CHING gunboat (1911)


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Lien Ching  

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
連江 [Lien Ching]     Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai   1910 1911 survey vessel Chi Jih 11.1930


Technical data


Displacement normal, t500
Displacement full, t 
Length, m53.3
Breadth, m7.60
Draught, m2.90
No of shafts2
Machinery2 VTE, 2 cylindrical boilers
Power, h. p.925
Max speed, kts13.5
Fuel, tcoal 95
Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss
Complement60


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<i>Lien Ching</i>  
Lien Ching  


Project history


Steel-hulled gunboat, built by order of Department of Navy as royal yacht for prince Tsa Tsun.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


In 1930-1931 ship was converted to survey vessel and was sunk by Japanese destroyers in Yangtze mouth 26.8.1937.