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MACAU river gunboat

Macau 1943

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Macau   Yarrow, Scotstoun, UK   1909 1910 captured by Japan 8/1943

 

Displacement standard, t

95

Displacement full, t

133

Length, m

36.5

Breadth, m

6.02

Draught, m

0.66

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE1 Yarrow boiler

Power, h. p.

250

Max speed, kts

11.8

Fuel, t

coal
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 57/40 Hotchkiss, 3 x 1 - 7.7/80

Complement

24

Ship project history: River steel-hulled gunboat for service in China.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: In 1943 on Japanese request Macau was transferred to them at Macao and 15/8/1943 was commissioned by IJN as Maiko. After war Maiko was transferred to China as Wu Feng and served till 1968.   

Macau 1933

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