Sister of the ship Kiating
|ID /IMO No. 1154004.|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||435 grt. 221 nett.|
|Builder||Yarrow & Co. Scotstoun, Glasgow.(Yard No. 1567)/Taikoo D.& E.Co.|
|Hull||Steel, clinger construction.|
|Engine Builder||Yarrow & Co. Glasgow.|
|Engine Type||2, steam turbines with single reduction gearbox.|
|Propulsion mode||Twin screw.|
|Generator voltage||110v DC.|
|Propeller||2, right & left hand.|
|Propeller blades||4 per propeller.|
1925 Delivered incomplete and finished by Taikoo D.& E. Co. in Hong Kong.
Feb 1929. On a voyage from Changsha to Chunking, a fire broke out and gutted the engine room, repairs were beyond commercial realities.
1930. Converted to an oil storage barge (hulk) by Shanghai D.& E. Co.
Built for the Upper Yangtse river sevices.