Chenan I

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Sister ship of the "Anhui I"

Chenan I
ID /IMO No. 1118347.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,200 grt. 1.350 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. CB, Greenock. Yard No.382.
Delivery date Nov 2nd.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.
Passengers Deck passengers.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co., Greenock.
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 314 nhp. 1,500 ihp.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Speed 11.5 kts.
Rigged Schooner
Displacement 4,468 tons.
Deadweight 2,858 tons.
Bale capacity 131,950 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.75
Power Steam
Condenser cooling surface 2,200 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 10.63
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, cylindrical9 (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 15.9 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.
Draught Forced.
Propeller Both right and left hand, 10.63 ft dia. 10.75 ft pitch.
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Built classification society B.O.T.
Launched Oct 12th, 1903.
Original owner China Navigation Co.


March 1933. Sold to Chinese shipbreakers.


Built for the China coast trade.

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