Sanui

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Sanui
IMO No. 1116035.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 322 grt. 195 nett.
Builder Kwan Hep Laung, Hong Kong.
Delivery date 1904
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1.
Length 130.0 Ft.
Width 32.0 ft.
Depth 8.6 ft.
Engine Builder London & Glasgow S.B.& E.Co., Glasgow.
Engine Type Steam, 2 cylinder compound.
Engine Power 33 Registered hp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Fuel Coal.
Original owner Hong Kong, Canton & Macao Steamboat Co.

History

The engine , boiler and coal bunker spaces were built by the London & Glasgow S.B. & E. Co. in Glasgow. and shipped to Hong Kong, for installing into the hull by the ship builder.

1917. Taken over along with the " Lin Tan", "Nanning I", and "Sainam" by the Sai Hing S.S.Co. of Hong Kong.

1933. Became "Yee On" - owners unknown.

1933. Sold to Tung Nam S.S.Co. (managers Fook On S.S.Co.) Renamed Tin Ting

Oct.17th. 1933. Struck the breakwater at Macao. After 2 months the salvors, in Dec, raised and towed the ship to Hong Kong for repairs.

June 1934. Ownership transferred to Fook On S.S.Co. Ltd. and ship renamed "Tin San"

July 1937. An attempted piracy was unsuccessful in the West river.

Sept. 2nd 1937. During a typhoon her anchors failed to hold her and the ship hit and sank the "Yuet On" at Tsun Wan before before being blown ashore and wrecked.

Aug. 1946. Wreck sold to Chinese buyers for removal.

Service

Built for the West river service.

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