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SUMIDA river gunboat (1906)

Sumida 1910

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
墨田 <Sumida>   Thornycroft, Woolston, UK 1896 26/6/1903 4/1906 stricken 1935

 

Displacement normal, t

126

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

44.2 pp

Breadth, m

7.19

Draught, m

0.58

No of shafts

3

Machinery

VTE, Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

550

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

coal 40
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 4 x 1 - 6.5/115

Complement

40

Ship project history: Specially intended for service on China rivers, built under the 1896-1897 program. Sumida has been built in Britain and assembled in Japan from ready sections in 10/1903-4/1906.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Based at Shanghai and served till 1935, then had been handed over on demolition.

Sumida

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14