Changchow II

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The first of a class of four ships, the others being:- "Hanyang I", "Hupeh I",and "Yunnan I".

Changchow II
ID /IMO No.1114690.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,948 grt. 1,203 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. CD Greenock. Yard No. 370.
Delivery date 1901
Hull Steel. clincher construction.
Decks 2
Length 275 ft. F'c'sle 30.0 ft. Bridge 70 ft.
Width 38.0 ft.
Depth 21.0 ft.
Passengers Deck passengers.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 19 ins.dia. 31 ins.dia. 53 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 250 nhp. 1,100 ihp. .
Propulsion mode Single Screw
Speed 11 knots
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,128 tons
Deadweight 2,770 tons
Bale capacity 129,585 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.768
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 1,750 Sq feet
Steam expansion ratio 12.66
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 18.3
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.9
Boiler 2, cylindrical (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.5 ft.high x 10.25 ft long.
Heating Surface (total) 3,362 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 110 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 886 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'6" dia. 7') long.
Draught Natural.
Propeller Right hand, 14.0 ft.dia. 16.0 ft pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Built classification society B.O.T.
Launched June 5th. 1901.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner July 2nd 1901.
Disposition 1933 Sold to Chinese Shipbreakers


March 1934. Broken up in China.


Built for the China coast trade.

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