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Name: CHEN HAI also known as LAMBDA
Type: Gunboat
Keel: 02/06/1880
Launched: 22/12/1880
Completed: 18/05/1881
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 413
Dimensions: 433disp, 125.7 x 29.0 x 9.9ft
Engines: 2 x 2cyl, 455ihp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 10.4knots
Construction: Iron
Armament: 1 x 11.0ins, 2 x 4ins guns
History:
05/1881 Imperial Chinese Government
No further history known
Comments: An Armstrong contract built using the facilities of the Mitchell yard


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