Kansu

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Sister ship of the "Hunan I"

Kansu
ID /IMO No. 1104857.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,885 grt. 1,158 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. Yard No. 326.
Delivery date April 6th. 1895.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2. F'cs'le 29'0 ft. Bridge 56.0 ft. Poop 8.0 ft.
Length 260.0 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, 1,100 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 10 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 1,750 sq.ft.
Boiler 2, cylindrical ( Sc0tch)
Boiler pressure 180 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14'5 ft' high, 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
Generator voltage 110 volts D.C.
Propeller Right hand, 14.0 ft. dia. 15.33 ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Launched March 12th.1895.
Delivered to owner Apr 6th. 1895.

History

Nov. 1927. Broken up in Japan.

Service

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

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