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TAKOU sea-going torpedo boat (1898 / 1900)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Takou (ex-Hai Ching)   610 Schichau, Elbing, Germany 1897 3.1898 7.1898 // 6.1900 wrecked 22.2.1911


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

243

Displacement full, t

284

Length, m

59.0

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m

2.55

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

5000

Max speed, kts

27

Fuel, t

coal 67

Endurance, nm(kts)

3000(12)

Armament

4 x 1 - 47/40 M1885, 2 x 1 - 37/20 M1885, 2 x 1 - 380 TT

Complement

57



Standard scale images


<i>Takou</i><i> </i>1900
Takou 1900


Project history

Captured Chinese destroyer Takou (ex-Hai Ching). She was rearmed before commission.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

She spent her French service on the Saigon station and was wrecked on 11.2.1911.

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