Chinkiang

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Chinkiang
ID /IMO No. 1108344.
Type Carga/Passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,004 grt. 1,241 nett.
Builder Scott & Co., CD Greenock. Yard No. 393.
Delivery date May 7th.1898
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2
Length 275.0 ft, F'c'sle 30.0 ft. Bridge 70.0 ft. Poop 20.0 ft.
Width 38.0 ft.
Depth 22.5 ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Supplier Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3 20 ins.dia. 32 ins.dia. 52 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 250 nhp. 1,100 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single Screw
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,133 tons
Deadweight 2,783 tons.
Bale capacity 129,650 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.77
Power Steam
Condenser cooling surface 1.750 sq ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.0
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.6
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.3
Boiler 2, cylindrical (scotch)
Boiler pressure 180 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.5 ft high. 10.0 ft. long.
Heating Surface (total) 3,362 sq
Grate Area (total) 126 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 886 cu ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'6" dia. 7'0" long.
Draught Natural.
Propeller Right hand, 14.0 ft. dia. 14.5ft pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Launched Feb 21st 1898
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner May 7th. 1898.

History

The "Chinkiang" was the first of a class of six vessels, the others being "Ichang II", "Kiukiang", "Kwangse", "Ningpo I" and "Shansi I".

Sept. 1930. Sold to Chinese shipbreakers.

Service

Built for the China Coast trade.

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