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Sister ship of "Sungkiang"

Singan
ID /IMO No. 1098036.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,663 grt. 1,088 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. CD. Yard No. 272.
Delivery date Feb 22nd. 1890
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1
Length 255.0 ft. F'c'sle 29.0 ft. Bridge 68.0 ft.
Width 36.0 ft
Depth 22.5 ft.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 18 ins.dia. 29 ins.dia. 47 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.25 ft.
Engine Power 200 nhp, total.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 11 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 3,390 tons.
Deadweight 2,287 tons
Bale capacity 107,383cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.718
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 1,259 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 9.8
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 15.3
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 15.3,
Boiler 2, cylindrical (Scotch)
Boiler pressure 160 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 12.75 ft high x 9.83 ft long.
Heating Surface (total) 2,582 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 104.5 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 604 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'2" dia. x 6'8' lng.
Draught Natural.
Generator voltage 110 volts D.C.
Propeller Right hand, 13.ft dia. x 14.0 ft pitch.
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Launched Dec 21st. 1889
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner Feb 22nd 1890.
Scrapped 1922, sold to Chinese ship breakers.

History

1922. Sold with the "Kaifong" to Chinese shipbreakers.

Service

Built for the China coast trade. A Beancaker. Refer to the "Sungkiang"

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