Nanchang I

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Sister ship of "Kweiyang I"

Nanchang I
ID /IMO No. 1098958.
Type Cargo/passeger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,715 grt, 1,063 nett.
Builder London & Glasgow Shipbuilding Co., Govan, Glasgow. Yard No.261.
Delivery date 1890.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1
Length 256.3 ft. F'c'sle 29.0 ft. Bridge 68.0 ft.
Width 36.3 ft.
Depth 21.6 ft.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, 2 x triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 14 ins,dia. 23 ins.dia. 37 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 2.5 ft.
Engine Power 250 nhp.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Speed 11 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 3.390 tons.
Deadweight 2,300 tons.
Bale capacity 106,078 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.718
Power Steam
Condenser cooling surface 1,800 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.3
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 13.6
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 14
Boiler 2, circulating (scotch)
Boiler pressure 150 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 12.75 ft. high, 9.75 ft. long.
Heating Surface (total) 2,582 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 85.5 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 604 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'2" dia.
Draught Natural.
Generator voltage 110 volts D.C.
Propeller Solid
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Iron.
Launched Jan.8th. 1890.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner Feb.1890

History

As there was no slip available the hull was contracted out, the ship was engined and fitted out by Scotts.

December 1911. Sold to K.Ishigaki, Uraga. Renamed "Hokusa Maru".

March 9th. 1914. Sunk in a collision off Shanghai.

Service

Built for the China coast trade, a beancaker, refer to "Sungkiang"

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