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OTHER FIGHTING SHIPS

WU FENG river gunboat (1909/1946)

Wu Feng 1946

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
五峰 <Wu Feng> (ex-Maiko, ex-Macau)   Yarrow, Scotstoun, UK   1909 1909 // 1946 deleted 1960s

 

Displacement normal, t

133

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

36.5

Breadth, m

6.02

Draught, m

0.66

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE1 Yarrow boiler

Power, h. p.

250

Max speed, kts

11.8

Fuel, t

coal

Armament

2 x 1 - 57/40 H(tr)57/43, 3 x 1 - 7.7/80

Complement

24

Ship project history: Portuguese river gunboat Macau, captured by Japanese in 1943, commissioned as Maiko and after war transferred to China by reparations.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14