Ex-British Vessel in IJN Service as a Gunboat

(Gunboat IJN HOZU by Takeshi Yuki scanned from "Color Paintings of Japanese Warships")

2007 Bob Hackett, Sander Kingsepp and Peter Cundall


Vessel Dimensions Displacement Machinery Speed Armament Crew
SUMA
(Ex-HMS
MOTH)
237' x 36' x
4'
625-tons Reciprocating VTE steam engines, 2 shafts. 14 knots two 6-inch/40, two 12-lb guns and six Maxim mgs 54-65