Changsha II

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Changsha II
ID /IMO No.1151438
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,493 grt. 1,480 nett.
Builder Taikoo dockyard and Engineering Co. Vard No. 185.
Delivery date 1922.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2.
Length 290 ft.
Width 46 ft.
Depth 17 ft. 4 ins.
Engine Builder Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering Co.
Engine Type 2 x Triple Expansion
Engine cylinders 3 per engine.
Engine Power 120 nhp.
Propulsion mode Twin Screw.
Power Steam,
Fuel Coal.
Generator voltage 110 V.DC.
Propeller 2, right & left hand.
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.


1922. Delivered for the Yangtse River services.

Dec. 1941. After the attaack on Pearl Harbor, she was seized by Japanese warships in the China Sea.

1942. Renamed "Ryuzan Maru".

Jan 27th.1945. Struck a mine and sank in the middle Yangtse River. Position 29.46 N, 116.52 E.


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