Kashing

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Sister ship of Sungkiang but single screw.

Kashing
ID /IMO No. 1104869.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,885 grt. 1,158 nett.
Builder Scott & Co CB. Yard No. 329.
Delivery date may 18tf. 1895.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1
Length 260.0 ft. F'c'sle 29.0 ft. Bridge 68.0 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. 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 2,643 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 x cylindrical (scofch)
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
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Launched April 22nd 1895.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner May 18th. 1895.

History

October 26th. 1904. Damaged by a mine during a voyage from Chefoo to Swatow, managed to reach Weihaiwei.

April 1927. Sold to Japanese shipbreakers.

Service

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

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