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MANCHURIAN NAVY (MANCHUKUO)

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CHIN YEN river gunboats (1935)

Ting Pien 1944

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
智言 <Chin Yen>   Harima, Japan // Kawasaki, Harbin 1934 2/7/1935 1935 captured by USSR 22/8/1945 (KL-56)
定邊 <Ting Pien>   Harima, Japan // Kawasaki, Harbin 1934 2/7/1935 1935 captured by USSR 22/8/1945 (KL-58)

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

290

Length, m

59.4

Breadth, m

8.80

Draught, m

0.91

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

800

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Armament

1 x 2 - 120/45 10-shiki, 1 x 1 - 120/45 10-shiki, 2 x 1 - 70/12 mortars, 3 x 2 - 13.2/76, 80 mines

Complement

70

Ship project history: Slightly improved version of Shun Tien class. They were laid down in Japan on Harima Zosensho, in taken apart kind transferred to Kawasaki in Harbin, where they were launched and completed. Japanese names were Shinjin and Teiken.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: In 1944 both gunboats were disarmed, their artillery was landed for of air defence of metal works in Anshan. 22/8/1945 they were captured by Soviet troops in Harbin and 24/8/1945 commissioned by Soviet Navy as KL-56 and KL-58.

Ting Pien 1935

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15