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Name: HAI CHI
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 11/11/1896
Launched: 24/01/1898
Completed: 10/05/1899
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 667
Dimensions: 4515disp, 396.0 x 46.5 x 16.75(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x VT3cyl, 10000ihp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 24.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 8.0ins, 10 x 1 x 4.7ins, 12 x 1 x 3pdr QF, 4 x 1 x 37mm QF guns;
1 x 18.0ins torpedo (bow), 4 x 18.0ins torpedoes (broadside)
History:
10/05/1899 Government of China
08/1937 Sank
Comments: 08/1937: Scuttled along with 39 other ships in an attempt to block the
Yangtse River at the beginning of the Sino-Japanese war


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums