Foochow II

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Sister ship of Hunan I

Foochow II
ID /IMO No. 1105721.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,030 grt. 1,253 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. CD. Yard No. 332.
Delivery date Aug 24th. 1895
Hull Steel, clincher onstruction.
Decks 2
Length 275.0 ft. F'c'sle 31.0 ft. Bridge 58.0 ft. Poop 9.0 ft.
Width 38.0 ft.
Depth 18 ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Builder 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 2,823 tons.
Bale capacity 129,650 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.77
Power Steam
Condenser cooling surface 1,750 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.06
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, circulating (scotch).
Boiler pressure 180 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.5 ft.dia., 10.25 ft long.
Heating Surface (total) 3,362 sq.ft.
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.
Generator voltage 110 volts D.C.
Propeller Right hand, 14.0 ft dia. 14.5 ft pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Launched July 25th.1895.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner Aug 24th. 1895.
Scrapped 1930. Sold for scrap.

History

1927. Converted to a hulk at Chinkiang.

July 1930. Hulk reported sold for breaking up.

Service

Built for the China coast trade, a beancaker, refer to "Sungkiang".

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