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Sister of the ship Kiating

ID /IMO No. 1153998.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 435 grt. 221 nett.
Builder Yarrow & Co, Scotstoun, Glasgow (Yard No 1512) / Taikoo D.& E. Co.
Delivery date 1925 (from Yarrow & Co.)
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1.
Length 190.ft.
Width 27.ft.
Depth 7.5 ft.
Engine Builder Yarrow & Co. Glasgow.
Engine Type 2, steam turbines with single reduction gearboxes.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Speed 10 kts.
Power Steam.
Fuel Oil fired
Generator voltage 110V DC
Propeller 2, right & left hand.
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.
Original owner China Navigation Co.


1925. The ship was built by Yarrow & Co. Glasgow, being assembled then disassembled for delivery to Taikoo D.& E. Co. Hong Kong, for re-assembly.

Dec 8th. 1941. Captured by the Japanese, laid up in Shanghai in a damaged condition.

August/Sept 1945. The ship was recovered in a damaged condition.

1948 Vessel broken up in China.


Built for the Upper Yangtse services, able to operate during the low water season due to her shallow draught.

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