Fengtien I

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Sister ship of the Shuntien I

Fengtien I
ID /IMO No. 1120532.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,765 grt. 1,073 nett.
Builder Scotts S.& E.Co. Ltd. Yard No. 393.
Delivery date May 20th. 1905.
Hull Steel, clincher constrution.
Decks 2
Length 267.O ft. F'c'sle 34.0 ft. Bridge 50.0 ft.
Width 40.0 ft.
Depth 18.0 ft.
Passengers  !st class,33 Europeans,56 1st.class Chinese. 3rd deck/steerage 76 Chinese
Engine Builder Scotts S.& E.Co. Ltd.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 21 ins.dia. 40 ins.dia. 56 ins. dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 325 nhp. 1,750 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 12 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 3,525 tons.
Deadweight 2,1oo tons.
Bale capacity 91,640 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.734
Power Steam
Condenser cooling surface 2,300 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 9.74
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.4
Boiler 2, circulating (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 15.0 ft.high. 11.5 ft. long.
Heating Surface (total) 5,184 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 121 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 1,064 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'6" dia. 8'0" long.
Draught Forced.
Generator voltage 110v dc.
Built classification society B.O.T.
Keel laid Jan 15th. 1905.
Launched Apr 20th. 1905.
Original owner China Navigation Co.

History

December 1905. The contract for the ship was signed during the last week in December, and the first keel-plate laid on January 15th. 1905. The vessel launched on April 20th 1905, and the Fengtien I arrived in Shanghai on July 14th. 1905 - less than 26 weeks after building commenced.


November 1933. Delivered to E.Chong, Shanghai, ship breakers.

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Built for the Shanghai - Tientsin express service.

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