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MANCHURIAN NAVY (MANCHUKUO)

COASTAL FORCES

SHUN TSU river patrol launch (1919/1933)

Names

顺祖 <Shun Tsu> (ex-Bars)

Builders

Motovilikha Wks, Russia: Shun Tsu

Commissioned

1919 // 1933: Shun Tsu

Losses

Shun Tsu (10/8/1945)

Transfers

none

Discarding

none

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

15

Length, m

18.3

Breadth, m

3.00

Draught, m

0.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

petrol engines

Power, h. p.

100

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

petrol

Armament

1 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 1 x 1 - 6.5/115

Complement

14

Ship project history: Former Russian armoured MGB Bars built in 1919 in Motovilikha (Perm) for White Kama flotilla. 6/1/1920 she was captured by Reds in Krasnoyarsk and transferred to Amur. 22/10/1922 boat received damages during a storm on lake Khanka and was abandoned by crew. She was salvaged by Chineses, in 1932 transferred to Manchukuo and commissioned in 1933 after repair. Japanese name was Kokonoe.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15