Chinese corvette Kwan Chia

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History
Imperial China
Name: Kwan Chia
General characteristics
Type: Corvette
Displacement: 1,296 long tons (1,317 t)
Length: 67.665 m (222 ft 0 in)
Beam: 10.21 m (33 ft 6 in)
Draught: 3.81 m (12 ft 6 in)
Speed: 14 knots (16 mph; 26 km/h)
Complement: 180
Armament:
  • 1 × 150 mm (6 in) guns
  • 4 × 120 mm (5 in) guns
  • 6 × 37 mm guns

Kwan Chia (Chinese: 广甲) was a 1296-ton corvette in service with the Imperial Chinese Beiyang Fleet. Total officers and crew were 180. The ship's maximum speed was 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph).

References[edit]

  • Wright, Richard N. J., The Chinese Steam Navy 1862-1945, Chatham Publishing, London, 2000, ISBN 1-86176-144-9
  • Chesneau, Roger and Eugene M. Kolesnik (editors), All The World's Fighting Ships 1860-1905, Conway Maritime Press, 1979 reprinted 2002, ISBN 0-85177-133-5