Chengtu II

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Sister of the ship Chungking IV

Chengtu II
ID /IMO No.5069506.
Chengtu II at Hong Kong
Type Cargo.
Gross Registered Tonnage 5,832 grt. 3,214 nett.
Builder Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Co., Hong Kong. Yard No. 404.
Delivery date Dec. 1955
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2.
Length 406 ft. F'c'sle 36 ft. Poop 32 ft.
Width 55 ft.
Depth 33.5 ft.
Engine Builder Taikoo D.& E.Co. Ltd.
Engine Type Taikoo-Doxford, 2 stroke,single acting, opposed piston, direct reversing.67LBD4
Engine cylinders 4, 670 mm. dia.
Engine stroke 2,320 mm.
Engine Power 4,450 bhp.
Propulsion mode Single screw
Speed 14.5 kts.
Deadweight 6,830 tons.
Bale capacity 344,984 cu.ft.
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Natural.
Boiler Composite,exh.gas/fuel oil.
Fuel Diesel/Heavy Fuel Oil.
Generator voltage 220V d.c.
Propeller Right hand.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.
Launched Sept.1st. 1955.
Original owner China Navigation Co.


History

Dec 1955. Delivered as "Chengtu" to CNCo.

Dec 1975. Transferred to the subsidiary Taikoo Navigation Co.

July 1977. Sold to Opal Navigation Co. S.A., Panama. Renamed Musi.

June 8th. 1979. Arrived at Kaohsiung for demolition.

June 15th. 1979. Commenced breaking up by Lung Ching Steel Enterprises Co. Ltd.

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