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GILYAK gunboat (1899)

Gilyak 1904

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
<Gilyak>   New Admiralty, St. Petersburg 5/1896 5/10/1897 6/1899 sunk 8/12/1904

 

Displacement normal, t

963

Displacement full, t

1251

Length, m

63.1

Breadth, m

11.1

Draught, m

3.30 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 6 Belleville boilers

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

coal 70

Endurance, nm(kts)

 
Armour, mm steel; deck: 13

Armament

1 x 1 - 120/43 Canet, 5 x 1 - 75/48 Canet, 2 x 1 - 63/17 Baranovski, 4 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 2 x 1 - 37/20 Hotchkiss, 1 - 450 TT (bow)

Complement

170

Ship project history: Large river gunboat built specially for Chinese rivers.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 8/12/1904 Gilyak was sunk in Port Arthur harbour on shallow water by Japanese field guns and at night on 2/1/1905 she was additionally blown up by own crew. Later the wreck was salvaged by Japanese.

Gilyak

Ivan Gogin, 2014