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PING CHING customs cruiser (1880)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
[Ping Ching] (ex-Amitista, ex-Jorge Juan)     Dumbarton, UK   1880 1880 discarded after 1921


Technical data


Displacement normal, t1000
Displacement full, t 
Length, m64.7
Breadth, m9.15
Draught, m 
No of shafts

1

Machinery 
Power, h. p. 
Max speed, kts 
Fuel, tcoal
Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament1 x 1 - 160/? MLR, 4 x 1 - 109/? MLR, 1 x 1 - 88/? BL
Complement 


Project history

Customs cruiser, iron-hulled. Purchased incomplete.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Fate of the ship is unknown.

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