Min

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Min
ID /IMO No. 1112842.
Type Cargo
Gross Registered Tonnage 540 grt. 367 nett.
Builder Morday,Carney & Co., Southampton.
Delivery date 1901
Hull Steel, clincher constrution.
Decks 1
Length 190.2 ft.
Width 30.7 ft.
Depth 9.0 ft.
Engine Builder Morday, Carney & Co. Sothhampton.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3 per engine.
Engine Power Total, 75 registered hp.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Power 2, triple expansion.
Fuel Coal.
Propeller 2:- Right and Left hand.
Propeller blades Solid.
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Original owner Unknown.

History

1901. Built for an unknown owner, vessel named "Hankow", purchased by C.N.Co. and renamed "Min" and employed as a case oil carrier.

1908. Sold to Richard S.F.McBain, Shanghai. Also listed to George McBain at the same address and in the same bunkering business.

March 22nd 1911. Sold to Shell Transport & Trading Co. London. Operated by the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co. with whom she was registered.

1925. Sold / Transferred to Shell associate company Sarawak Oilfields Ltd.

April 1928. Sold to Straits Steamships Co., Singapore.

Jan. 1931. Broken up in Singapore.

Service

Events / Stories

Whilst this vessel was registered as and referred to in English as "Min" it displayed the Chinese characters for "Min kiang" on its side.

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