|ID No. 1068387|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||2,339 grt. 1,834 nett.|
|Builder||Alexander Stephens & Sons. Glasgow.|
|Passengers||1st.class 20. 2nd.class 20, Deck, 350.|
|Engine Builder||Alexander Stephens & Sons.|
|Engine Type||Steam, 2 cylinder compound.|
|Engine Power||115 nhp.|
|Propulsion mode||Single screw.|
|Boiler||2, single furnace.|
|Boiler pressure||60 psi.|
|Original owner||Hong Kong, Canton & Macao Steamboat Co.|
|Delivered to owner||1872.|
1872. Delivered to the Hong Kong, Canton & Macao Steamboat Co. Augustine Heard & Co. as managers.
1874. Along with C.N.Co.'s Ichang I the two ships operated in a pool, however only one third came to C.N.Co. as the partner had three other vessels on the route.
1881. Hankow also employed in the service.
June 1877. Engine trials were conducted after engines were replaced.
1889/1890. The vessel was refurbished in Hong Kong including the replacement of the main deck.
1897. The "Pow An" transferred into the conglomerate when the West River tripartite operation was established.
1907. The one third share in the "Pow An" was acquired by C.N.Co.
June 8th. 1908. On a voyage from Hong Kong to Canton the "Pow An" was wrecked, and became a total loss, on a submerged rock off Capsuimun, about 50 lives lost.
Employed on the Pearl river trade.