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Sister of the ship Foochow III

ID /IMO No.5122918.
Type Cargo.
Gross Registered Tonnage 3,279 grt. 1,891 nett.
Builder Wm.Gray &Co. West Hartlepool. Yard No.1187.
Delivery date Jan 1946.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2.
Length 328.5 ft. F'c'sle 28 ft. Bridge 97 ft. Poop 32 ft.
Width 47ft.
Depth 25.5 ft.
Engine Builder Central Marine Engine Works, Hartlepool.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 12 kts.
Deadweight 3,760 tons.
Power Steam.
Boiler 2, cylindrical (scotch) with superheaters.
Boiler pressure 215 psi.
Fuel Oil.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Draught Forced.
Propeller Right hand.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.
Launched Oct.10th. 1945.
Original owner China Navigation Co.


1946. Delivered to the China Navigation Co.

August 1965. Sold to the Prosperity S.S.Co., Panama. Renamed "Felicity".

May 23rd.1975. Departed Hong Kong for shipbreakers yard at Whampoa.


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