Sister ship of the Siangtan
|ID /IMO No. 1120177.|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||1,195 grt. 729 nett.|
|Builder||Shanghai Dock & Engineering Co.|
|Hull||Steel, clincher construction.|
|Engine Builder||Shanghai Dock & Engineering Co. A combination of S.C.Farnham & Co. and Boyd & Co.|
|Engine Type||Steam, triple expansion.|
|Engine cylinders||3 per engine.|
|Engine Power||Total, 54 registered hp.|
|Propulsion mode||Twin screw.|
|Propeller||Right & Left hand.|
|Propeller blades||4 per propeller.|
|Propeller material||Cast Iron.|
|Original owner||China Navigation Co.|
|Delivered to owner||1907.|
|Scrapped||Jan. 11th. 1935.|
S.C, and Farnham & Co. and Boyd & Co. merged to from the Shanghai Dock & Engineering Co. who built the "Kian"
1907. Delivered as "Kian" to China Navigation Co.
Aug 12th. 1934. Collided with the "Tung Shun" (Jardine Matheson) at Whangpu. Starboard side superstructure damaged.
Jan 11th. 1935. Became stranded on the groyne near the Tungchow Beacon and broke her back. The two halves were towed to Shanghai for demolition.
Shallow draught vessel built for trade at Ichang, upper Yangtse river and Tungting lakes.