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I HSIEN corvette (1930/1949)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
逸仙 [I Hsien] (ex-阿多田 [Atada], ex-逸仙 [I Hsien]) FF78   Kiangnan DYd, Shanghai, China 1/1930 12/11/1930 12/1930 // 1949 stricken 6/1958


Technical data


Displacement standard, t1520
Displacement full, t1650
Length, m78.2 pp 83.8 oa
Breadth, m10.5
Draught, m3.40
No of shafts2
Machinery2 VTE, 3 Yarrow boilers
Power, h. p.4000
Max speed, kts16
Fuel, tcoal 280
Endurance, nm(kts)10000(10)
Armament

3 x 1 - 76/40 11-shiki, 2 x 2 - 13.2/76

Complement173


Standard scale images


<i>I Hsien </i>1955
I Hsien 1955


Ship project history


Former Chinese gunboat I Hsien, sunk in 1937 by Japanese aircraft, later repaired and incorporated to IJN as Atada but returned to China after the war. In 1949 I Hsien escaped to Taiwan.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

© Ivan Gogin, 2016