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WIDGEON river gunboat

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Widgeon   Yarrow, Scotstoun / Shanghai, China   1904 4/1904 sold 10/1931

  

Displacement normal, t

195

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

48.7

Breadth, m

7.50

Draught, m

1.00

No of shafts

1

Machinery

steam engine

Power, h. p.

800

Max speed, kts

12.5

Fuel, t

coal 39

Armament

2 x 1 - 57/40 Hotchkiss

Complement

35

Ship project history: Tunnel-screw type. Hull had bullet-proof protection.

Modernizations: None

Naval service: Paid off in December 1914 but was re-commissioned post-war.

Widgeon beside cruiser Suffolk 1928

 

 

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