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ID /IMO No. 1120615.
Huichow at Tongku
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,993 grt. 1,217 nett.
Builder Scotts Dockyard & Engineering Co. Ltd. Yard No. 396.
Delivery date Oct.9th. 1905.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1
Length 267.0 ft. F'c'sle.34.0 ft. Bridge 81.0 ft.
Width 40.0 ft.
Depth 21.7 ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Builder Scotts D.& E.Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3:- 20 ins.dia. 33.5 ins.dia. 56 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 268 nhp. 1,450 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 11 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,100 tons.
Deadweight 2,710 tons.
Bale capacity 123,169 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.745.
Power Steam
Condenser cooling surface 1,813 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.23
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.4
Boiler 1, circulating (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 16.58 ft. high, 12.5 ft. long
Heating Surface (total) 3,836 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 90.0 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 600 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 4.
Furnace dimensions 3'9" dia. 8'8.5" long.
Draught Forced.
Propeller Right hand, 14.25 ft.dia. 14.o ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Built classification society B.O.T.
Keel laid June 1st.1905
Launched Sep 14th. 1905
Original owner China Navigation Co.


This is the first of a "class" or "group" of ships to have mast cross-trees. The other vessels in the class are:- Kanchow, Kueichow, Liangchow, Luchow and Yingchow.

October 1922. The ship struck a submerged object south of Amoy, beached at Kusan.

May 1936. Sold to Chinese ship breakers at Shanghai.


Built for the China coast trade.

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