Chinese cruiser Yangwei
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|Career (China)||Qing Dynasty Flag 1889.svg|
|Acquired:||22 November 1881|
|Class and type:||Chaoyong-class cruiser|
|Displacement:||1,350 long tons (1,370 t)|
|Length:||64 m (210 ft 0 in)|
|Beam:||9.75 m (32 ft 0 in)|
|Speed:||15–16 knots (28–30 km/h)|
|Boats and landing|
• 2 × Armstrong Whitworth 254 mm (10.0 in) cannons|
• 4 × Armstrong Whitworth 120 mm (4.7 in) cannons
• 2 × twin Armstrong Whitworth 9-pounders
• 4 × 11 mm Gatling guns
• 4 × 37 mm Hotchkiss guns
• 2 × 4-barreled Nordenfelt guns
Yangwei (lit. Projection of Power and Mightiness) was a cruiser in the Qing Dynasty Beiyang Fleet. Its sister ship was the Chaoyong, the lead ship of the class, and the Tsukushi built for Japan was of the same model.
Together with the Chaoyong, the Yangwei was built by British shipbuilder Armstrong Whitworth.
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