Kalgan I

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Sister ship to "Hunan I"

Kalgan I
ID /IMO No. 1104846.
Type Cargo/passenger
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,885 tons.
Builder Scott & Co. Yard No. 325.
Delivery date Mar 9th 1895.
Hull Steel.
Decks 2.
Length 260.0 ft. F'cs'le 29.0 ft. Bridge 56.0 ft. Poop 8.0 ft.
Width 38.0 ft.
Depth 18.0 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. 1100 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 12 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 3,953 tons.
Deadweight 2,693 tons.
Bale capacity 123,650 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.78
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 high, 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. 15.33 ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Launched Feb 12th.1895.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner Mar 9th 1895.


March 6th. 1918. While in ballast the vessel was torpedoed and sunk by UB-53, (Robert Springer in command) in the Mediteranean, 33 miles SW.2 / W.1 off Jaffa,- now Tel Aviv. One person lost.


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

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