Shaoshing

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The "Shaoshing" and sister ahip "Yochow I" are similar to the "Changchow II" but slightly larger.

Shaoshing
ID /IMO No. 1114757.
Type Cargo/passenger
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,123 grt. 1,307 net.
Builder Scott & Co. CD. Yard No. 374.
Delivery date Sept.18th. 1901.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2.
Length 290.0 ft. F'cs'le 32.0 ft. bridge 78.0 ft
Width 40.0 ft.
Depth 21.5 ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 13.5 ins.dia. 22 ins.dia. 36.5 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 2.5 ft.
Engine Power Total, 280 nhp. 1,500 ihp.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Speed 11 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,380 tons.
Deadweight 2,898 tons.
Bale capacity 135,990 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.769
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 1,900 sq. ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.25
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 18.5
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 18.9
Boiler 2, cylindrical (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.75 ft. high, 10.5 ft. long.
Heating Surface (total) 3,750 sq. ft.
Grate Area (total) 120sq.ft.
Steam space volume 876 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'6" dia. 7'2" long.
Draught Natural.
Propeller Both left & right hand, 10.25 ft\. dia. 10.25 ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material cast iron
Launched Aug 20th. 1901.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner Sept 18th. 1901

History

July 7th. 1917. On a voyage from Swatow to Weihaiwei, via Shanghai, she struck the Ariadne Rock near the Tungsha lightship, beached on a mud flat and slowly sank, abandoned as uneconomical to salvage.

Service

Built for the China coast trade.

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