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Sister ship of the Huichow

ID /IMO No. 1120641.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,992 grt. 1,216 nett.
Builder Scotts S.& E.Co. Ltd. Yard No.400.
Delivery date Dec 5th 1905.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1
Length 267 ft. F'c'sle 34.0 ft. Bridge 81.0 ft.
Width 40.0 ft.
Depth 18.0 ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Builder Scotts S.& E.Co.Ltd.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 20 ins.dia. 33.5 ins.dia. 56 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 268 nhp. 1,450 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 11 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,100 tons.
Deadweight 2,710 tons.
Bale capacity 123,169 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) O.745
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 1,813 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.23
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.4
Boiler 1, circulating (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 16.58 ft. high. 12.5 ft. long
Heating Surface (total) 3,838 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 90 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 600 sq.ft.
Fuel Coal
Furnace 4
Furnace dimensions 3'9" dia. 8'8.5" long.
Draught Forced.
Propeller Right hand, 14.25 ft. dia. 14.0 ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Built classification society B.O.T.
Keel laid July 5th. 1905
Launched Nov 14 th 1905
Original owner China Navigation Co.


Sept 1938. Sold to the Taku Tug and Lighter Co. for breaking up. At the time it was reported that the vessel was stripped of all useable parts including ships plating, This was probably a normal practice when cost effective.


Built for the China coast trade.

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