Nanning II

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Sister of the ship Newchwang II

Nanning II.
ID /IMO No.152102
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,485 grt. 1,505 nett.
Builder Taikoo D.& E. Co. Yard No. 196.
Delivery date 1925.
Hull Steel. clincher comstruction.
Decks 2.
Length 295.0 ft. F'c'sle 42.0 ft. Bridge 72.0 ft.
Width 44.0 ft.
Depth 21.75 ft.
Passengers 1st. Class 2, Steerage 54.
Engine Builder Scotts D.& E. C0.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 18 ins.dia. 29 ins. dia. 47 ins. dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 113 nhp. 1,100 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 5,088 tons.
Deadweight 2.330 tons.
Bale capacity 153,888 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.75
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 1,201 st.
Steam expansion ratio 9.8
Boiler Main, circulating (scotch) with N.E.M. superheaters.
Boiler pressure 200 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 13.5 ft.dia. 1.75 ft.high.
Heating Surface (total) 3,938 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 91 sq.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 4.
Furnace dimensions 4'0 ft.0.25 ins.dia.
Draught Forced.
Generator 1, steam recip.
Generator power 16 Kw.
Generator voltage 110V DC.
Propeller Right hand, 13.0 ft.dia. 11.25 ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.
Built classification society B.O.T.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Auxilliary boiler, Cochran verticle, 7.5 ft.dia. 12.75 ft, high. Working press. 100 psi.


December 11th. 1941. Scuttled at Hong Kong. Raised by the Japanese and in Aug. 1943 renamed "Nannin Maru"

July 16th. 1945. Struck an American mine and sank near Yawata. Position 33.56 N, 130.52 E.


Built for the Shanghai - Weihaiwei - Newchwang - Tientsin - Dairen service.

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