|IMO /ID No.1153704.|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||296 grt. 165 nett.|
|Builder||Yarrow & Co., Glasgow. Yard No. 1502.|
|Hull||Steel, clincher construction.|
|Decks||2, plus a shade deck.|
|Engine Builder||Norris, Henty & Gardner., Manchester.|
|Engine Type||2, Diesel.|
|Engine cylinders||6 cyl., 2 stroke, single acting, solid injection.|
|Propulsion mode||Twin screw.|
|Propeller||2, Right & Left hand|
|Original owner||China Navigation Co.|
The first of two sister ships, the other being the Suiting.
1926. The vessel was constructed by Yarrow & Co. then dismantled and shipped to the New Engineering & Shipbuilding Works, Shanghai for assembly.
1930. Transferred to the Taikoo Chinese Navigation Co. Shanghai.
August 19th 1937. When alongside he wharf in Shanghai, capsized after being struck by shrapnel during a Japanese air raid. Later raised.
February 15th. 1942. Lost during the evacuation of Singapore, while under the control of the Royal Navy.
Built for the Upper Yangtse services above Chunking.
Events / Stories
Both the "Siushan" and the "Suiting" were the first diesel powered ships for the China Navigation Co.