Chinese Turret Ship Zhenyuan Free Paper Model Download

Chinese Turret Ship Zhenyuan Free Paper Model Download

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Chinese Turret Ship Zhenyuan Free Paper Model DownloadThis  paper model is the Zhenyuan, a German-built Chinese Beiyang Fleet turret ship of the 19th century, the papercraft was designed by etsutan. Her sister ship was the Dingyuan. Built with 14-inch (360 mm) thick armour and modern Krupp guns, they were superior to any in the Imperial Japanese Navy at the time.

Zhenyuan displaced 7,670 tons loaded and had a speed of 15.4 knots (29 km/h). At 10 knots (19 km/h), she had a range of around 4,500 nautical miles (8,300 km). Her armament consisted of four 12 inch (305 mm) Krupp 25 calibre breech-loading guns in two barbettes one either side with a secondary armament of two 5.9 inch (150 mm) 35 calibre Krupp breech-loaders placed fore and aft. To this were added six 37 mm guns and three above the waterline torpedo tubes. Total crew was around 363 officers and men.

Zhenyuan Paper Model 2Zhenyuan was built by Stettiner Vulcan AG, in Stettin, Germany (now Szczecin, Poland). The hull was laid down in March 1882, she was launched on 28 November 1882 and started her sea trials in March 1884. [Source: wiki]

You can download this ship paper model template here: Chinese Turret Ship Zhenyuan Free Paper Model Download

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