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Sister ship of the Siangtan

ID /IMO No. 1120177.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,195 grt. 729 nett.
Builder Shanghai Dock & Engineering Co.
Delivery date 1907
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2.
Length 220.0 ft.
Width 40.0 ft.
Depth 9.5 ft.
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.
Power Steam.
Fuel Coal.
Propeller Right & Left hand.
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast Iron.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner 1907.
Scrapped Jan. 11th. 1935.

= History

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.

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