Anhui I

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Anhui I
ID /IMO No. 1118340.
Anhui I at Greenock in 1903
Type Cargo/passenger
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,201 tons
Builder Scott & Co.,CD Greenock. Yard No. 381.
Delivery date Oct 23rd.1903
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2.
Length 300.0 ft. F'c'sle 37.0 ft. Bridge 86.0 ft.
Width 40.0 ft.
Depth 21.5 ft.
Engine Supplier Greenock Foundry, Greenock. Engine No.431.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3 per engine. 14.5 ins.dia. 24 ins.dia. 39.5 ins dia.
Engine stroke 2.5 ft.
Engine Power Total, 314 nhp. 1,500 ihp.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Speed 11'5 kts.
Rigged Schooner
Displacement 4,468 tons.
Deadweight 2,850 tons.
Bale capacity 131,950 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.75
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 2,200 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 10.93
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 18.4
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 16.7
Boiler 2, cylinrical (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 15.0 ft high, 11.5 ft. long.
Heating Surface (total) 5,180 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 121 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 1,018 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'8" dia. 8.0 ft. long.
Draught Forced.
Propeller Both right and left hand, 10.63 ft.dia. 10.75 ft. pitch.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Built classification society B.O.T.
Launched Sept 24th. 1903.
Original owner China Navigation Co.


The first of a class of six vessels, the others being Chenan, Chinhua, Linan, Taming, and Tean.

Aug. 12th.1918. Torpedoed and sunk by Austro-Hungarian submarine U27, two miles South east of Cape Greco, Cyprus. 4 dead.


Built for the China coast trade.

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