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KL-55 river gunboats (1934-1935/1945)

KL-58 1945

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
-55 <KL-55> (ex-公司 <Shun Tien>), 6/1949- <Bashkiriya>     Harima, Japan // Kawasaki, Harbin, Manchukuo 1933 1/8/1934 9/1934 // 8/1945 TS 4/1951, stricken 9/1953
-56 <KL-56> (ex-智言 <Chin Yen>), 6/1949- - <Buryat-Mongoliya>     Harima, Japan // Kawasaki, Harbin, Manchukuo 1934 2/7/1934 1935 // 8/1945 TS 4/1951, stricken 9/1953
-57 <KL-57> (ex-陽明 <Yang Min>), 6/1949- <Yakutiya>     Harima, Japan // Kawasaki, Harbin, Manchukuo 1933 1/8/1934 9/1934 // 8/1945 TS 4/1951, stricken 9/1953
-58 <KL-58> (ex-定邊 <Ting Pien>), 6/1949- <Chuvashiya>     Harima, Japan // Kawasaki, Harbin, Manchukuo 1934 2/7/1934 1935 // 8/1945 TS 4/1951, stricken 9/1953

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

KL-55, 57: 270

KL-56, 58: 290

Length, m

KL-55, 57: 55.8

KL-56, 58: 59.4

Breadth, m

KL-55, 57: 8.84

KL-56, 58: 8.80

Draught, m

0.91

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

KL-55, 57: 680

KL-56, 58: 800

Max speed, kts

KL-55, 57: 12.5

KL-56, 58: 13

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

as in Manchurian navy: 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, 2 DCT, 80 mines

Complement

70

Ship project history: Manchurian river gunboats, captured by Soviet troops at Harbing and commissioned by Soviet Amur Flotilla.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

KL-56

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14