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Sister ship of the Chengtu I

ID /IMO No.1136692.
Chusan berthed at Tientsin 1923-24
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,217 grt. 1,338 nett.
Builder Scotts' S & E. Co. Ltd., Greenock. Yard No.458.
Delivery date June 26th. 1914
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2
Length 285.0 ft. F'c'sle 36.0 ft. Bridge 65.0 ft.
Width 44.0 ft.
Depth 20.0 ft.
Passengers 1st class 2. 3rd class, 48 Chinese.
Engine Builder Scotts S.& E.Co. Ltd.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 19 ins.dia. 31.5 ins.dia. 53 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 139 nhp. 1,100 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single Screw
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,540 tons.
Deadweight 2,959 tons.
Bale capacity 120,798 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.76
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 930 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 12.i
Boiler Main, 1 Circulating (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 16.58 ft. high, 12.5 ft long.
Heating Surface (total) 3,752 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 82 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 612 cu ft.
Fuel Coal
Furnace 4
Furnace dimensions 3'9" dia.
Draught Forced.
Generator 1
Generator power 7 Kw.
Generator voltage 100 V. DC
Propeller Right hand, 13.75 ft.dia. 13.76 ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast bronze.
Built classification society B.O.T.
Keel laid Oct 14th.1913.
Launched June 5th. 1914.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Auxillary boiler, Cochrane vertical 7.5 ft.dia. 16.25 ft.high. Pressure 100 psi. Heating surface 720 sq.ft., Grate area 32 sq.ft.


Oct 1st. 1932. During a voyage from Antung to Shanghai, became stranded on the outer island rocks at Weihaiwei, and was pounded to pieces and sank.


Built for the China coast trade.

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