H.M.S. Kinsha (1900)

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H.M.S. Kinsha (1900)
Builder: Denny[1]
Purchased: Nov, 1900[2]
Launched: 1900[3]
Sold: 30 Apr, 1921[4]
Fate: at Shanghai

Britain bought the ship Pioneer in November of 1900, converted her to a gunboat, renaming her H.M.S. Kinsha for service on the China Station.

Design

The ship were as follows:[5]

  • 616 tons
  • 192 feet overall (180 between perpendiculars)
  • 6.5 foot draught
  • 30 foot beam
  • 14 knots on 1200 I.H.P.

Armament

  • two 12-pdrs

Service

Re-commissioned at Woosung on 19 March, 1910.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 337.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 337.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 798.

Bibliography


Gunboat H.M.S. Kinsha
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