Ichang II

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Sister ship of Chinkiang

Ichang II
ID /IMO No. 1108353.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,002 grt. 1,240 nett
Builder Scott & Co. CD. Yard No. 349.
Delivery date May 21st.1898.
Hull Stel. clincher construction.
Decks 2, plus a shelter deck.
Length 275.0 ft. F'c'sle 28.0 ft. Bridge 54.0 ft. Poop30.0 ft.
Width 38.0 ft.
Depth 22.5 ft.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 20 ins.dia. 32ins.dia. 52 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 250 nhp. 1,100ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,133 tons.
Deadweight 2,783 tons.
Bale capacity 129,650 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.77
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 1,750 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.0
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, cylindrical, (scotch)
Boiler pressure 180 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.5 ft.dia. 10.25 ft. long.
Heating Surface (total) 3,326 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
Propeller Right hand, 14.0 ft. dia. 14.5 ft. pitch
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Iron.
Launched March 10th. 1898.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner May 21st. 1898.


Aug 8th 1931. Stranded at the entrance to Hunghwa bay near Amoy, when seeking shelter from a typhoon.

Aug 17th 1931. Refloated in a damaged condition.

Sept 6th 1931. Towed to Shanghai, on arrival condemned and sold for breaking up.


Built for the China coast trade.

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