Ningpo I

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Sister ship of the "Chinkiang"

Ningpo I
ID /IMO No. 1108390.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,002 grt. 1,240 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. CB. Yard No. 352.
Delivery date July 25th, 1898.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2
Length 275.0 ft., F'c'sle 30.0 ft. Bridge 70.0 ft. Poop 20.0 ft.
Width 38.0 ft.
Depth 22.5 ft.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 20 ins.dia. 32 ins.dia. 52 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 250 nhp. 1,100 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,133 tons.
Deadweight 2,783 tons.
Bale capacity 129,650 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.77
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 1,750 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.2
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.6
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.3
Boiler 2 cylindrical, (scotch).
Boiler pressure 180 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.5 ft. high, 10.25 ft. long
Heating Surface (total) 3,362 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 126 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 886 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'6" dia. 6'0" long.
Draught Natural.
Propeller Right hand, 14.0 ft dia., 14.5 ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Launched june 7th. 1898.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner July 25th. 1898.


July 7th.1906. During a voyage between Shanghai and Japan, she hit a stray mine, but managed to reach port safely.

April 11th. 1921. Grounded on the Shantung Promontory.

May 23rd. 1921. Refloated, and towed to Weihaiwei.

Dec. 1933. Sold to Chinese shipbreakers.


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