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Sister ship of "Hoihow I"

IMO.No. 1082816.
Type Cargo/Passenger
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,424 grt, 919 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. CD. Yard No. 199.
Delivery date Nov 11th. 1880
Hull Iron, Clincher construction.
Decks 1
Length 248 ft.
Width 31.0 ft.
Depth 24.25 ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, compound inverted.
Engine cylinders 28" dia. 56" dia.
Engine stroke 3.5 ft.
Engine Power 160 nhp.
Engine RPM 70
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner
Displacement 3,032 tons
Deadweight 2,062 tons
Bale capacity 87,120 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.713
Power Steam
Condenser cooling surface 1,491 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 5.9
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 18'5
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 19.3
Boiler 2, Oval
Boiler pressure 70 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.83' H x 10.5' W x 9.75' L.
Heating Surface (total) 2,485 sq. ft.
Grate Area (total) 97.5 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 746 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 2 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'0" dia x 6'6" long.
Draught Natural
Propeller Right Hand, 14.0 ft.dia. 17'.0"ft pitch
Propeller blades 4
Launched Oct 23rd 1880
Original owner J.S.Swire.
Delivered to owner Nov 11th. 1880


1880 - 1883. Built for the Coast Boats Ownery.

1883. Transferred to The China Navigation Co.

Oct. 24th. 1884. On a Voyage from Swatow to Shanghai, wrecked on Dodd Island. Possibly also known as Diaoyu Island, Senkaku or the Pinaacle Isles situated to the north of Taiwan.


Built for the China coast trade.

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