Luen Ho

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Sister ship of the "Hsin Peking I"

Luen Ho
ID /IMO No. 1127229.
Type Passenger
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,868 grt. 1,724 nett.
Builder Ateliers & Chantiers de France, Dunkirk. Yard No.1127229
Delivery date 1906.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1, plus a spar deck, promenade & shade decks.
Length 278.2 ft.
Width 43.0 ft.
Depth 24.0 ft.
Engine Builder Caillard & Cie, Le Havre.
Engine Type 2, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3 per engine.
Engine Power 136 nhp.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Speed 12 kts.
Power Steam
Fuel Coal.
Original owner Asiatique de Navigation, Dunkirk.
Delivered to owner 1906.
Refer to "Hsin Peking"


1911. Same events as the " Hsin Peking I ". C.N.Co. owned a one third share of the vessel which was renamed "Luen Ho". The Indo China Steam navigation Co., and the China Merchants Steam navigation Co., each held an equal third share.

December 1911. Sold to Jardine, Matheson & Co. Hong Kong, based in Shanghai.

August 1912. Transferred to the Luen Steamship Co.Ltd., Indo China Steam Navigation Co. as managers.

July 1929. Bought by the Indo China Steam Navigation Co.

October 1934. Sold to the Ming Shin Steamship Co., Shanghai. Renamed "Ming Shin"

1938. Transferred / sold to Cia Italiana di Nav., (Chinese-Italian Navigation Co.) Shanghai. Italian flg. Renamed "Enna".

1941. Operated by their Japanese allies for the Italian owners.

August 1945. Recovered by the Allied Forces and in 1947 transferred to the San Peh Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Shanghai. reverted to previous name "Ming Shin".

1949. Seized by the Peoples' Republic of China.


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