Kangting I

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Sister of the ship Kiating

Kangting I
ID /IMO No. 1154004.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 435 grt. 221 nett.
Builder Yarrow & Co. Scotstoun, Glasgow.(Yard No. 1567)/Taikoo D.& E.Co.
Delivery date 1926.
Hull Steel, clinger construction.
Decks 1.
Length 190.0 ft.
Width 27.0 ft.
Depth 7.5 ft.
Engine Builder Yarrow & Co. Glasgow.
Engine Type 2, steam turbines with single reduction gearbox.
Engine Power Steam.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Speed 10 kts.
Fuel Oil.
Generator voltage 110v DC.
Propeller 2, right & left hand.
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.

History

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.

Service

Built for the Upper Yangtse river sevices.

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