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MYTHO river gunboats (1933-1936)

Names

Mytho, Tourane

Builders

Arsenal de Saigon

Completed

1933: Mytho

1936: Tourane

Losses

Mytho (9/3/1945), Tourane (9/3/1945)

Transfers

none

Discarding

none

  

Displacement normal, t

95

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

35.0 pp

Breadth, m

5.35

Draught, m

0.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

250

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 500(10)

Armament

1 x 1 - 75/35 M1897, 1 x 1 - 47/40 M1885, 2 x 1 - 8/80, 1 mortar

Complement

 

Ship project history: Small river gunboats for Chinese waters, did not had battle value.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Mytho was captured by IJN 9/3/1945 on Mekong and sunk by sloop Amiral Charner later this day, Tourane was scuttled 9//3/1945 on river Donai to avoid capture by Japanese fleet.

Mytho 1934

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14