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Refer to Samshui

IMO/ID No. 109872
Type Cargo/passeger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,861 grt. 1818 nett
Builder Hong Kong & Whampoa Dockyard & Co. Kowloon. Yard No.344.
Delivery date 1903
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2, plus shade deck.
Length 290.0 ft.
Width 54.1 ft.
Depth 10.1 ft.
Engine Builder Hong Kong & Whampoa Dockyard & Co.
Engine Type Steam, 2 x triple expansion.
Engine Power 260 nhp.
Propulsion mode Twin screw
Speed 12 kts.
Power Steam
Fuel Coal.
Generator voltage 110 V.dc.
Launched Jan 12th.1903.


Refer to "Sam Shui"

April 1903. On delivery the ship had a white hull. Ownership:- Hong Kong, Canton & Macao Steamboat Co. 5/8, and the China Navigation Co. 3/8.

September 9th. 1906. Blown onto a sandy beach at Capsuimun during a typhoon.

October 19th.1906 Refloated.

June 1935. C.N.Co. sold their share in the "Kinshan" to the Hong Kong, Canton & Macao Steamboat Co.

December 9th.1941. Scuttled, as a boom, across the entrance of the Yaumati basin, Kowloon.

1942. Raised by the Japanese, renamed "Haichian Maru"

December 29th.1942. Torpedoed by the submarine "USS Thresher" south of Billiton Island in the Riau Archipelago south of Singapore. Position 4.45 S 113.54 E


Built for the West river passenger sarvice.

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