Sister ship of "Sungkiang" but single screw.
|ID /IMO No. 1104896.|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||1,885 grt. 1,158 nett.|
|Builder||Scott & Co. CD. Yard No. 330.|
|Delivery date||June 22nd. 1895.|
|Hull||Steel, clincher construction.|
|Length||260.0 ft. F'c'sle 29.0 ft. Bridge 68.0 ft.|
|Engine Builder||Greenock Foundry Co.|
|Engine Type||Steam, triple expansion.|
|Engine cylinders||20 ins. dia. 32 ins. dia. 52 ins. dia.|
|Engine stroke||3.25 ft.|
|Engine Power||250 nhp. 1,100 ihp.|
|Propulsion mode||Single screw.|
|Bale capacity||123,650 cu. ft.|
|Block coefficient (Cb)||0.78|
|Condenser cooling surface||1,750 sq. ft.|
|Steam expansion ratio||11.0|
|Boiler||2, cylindrical (scotch)|
|Boiler pressure||180 psi|
|Boiler dimensions (total)||14.5 ft. high, 10.25 ft. long.|
|Heating Surface (total)||3,362 sq.ft.|
|Grate Area (total)||126 sq.ft.|
|Steam space volume||886 cu.ft.|
|Furnace||3 per boiler.|
|Furnace dimensions||3'6" dia. 7'0" long.|
|Generator voltage||110 volts D.C.|
|Propeller||Right hand, 14.0 ft. dia. 15.33 ft. pitch.|
|Propeller material||Cast iron.|
|Launched||May 29th. 1895.|
|Original owner||China Navigation Co.|
|Delivered to owner||June 22nd. 1895.|
1916. Taken over by the Shipping Controller, London, and defensively armed for the duration of WW1.
May 10th. 1918. During a voyage from Famagusta to Port Said with general cargo and firewood, Captain Arthur Tucker in command, was torpedoed and sank by UB51 under the command of Ernst Krafft, 66 miles North east of Port Said, position 32.00 N, 32.46 E. Total of 9 persons killed. Arthur Tucker survived and was awarded Lloyds Silver Medal.
June 22nd. 1918. Finally declared a total loss.
Built for the China coast trade, a beancaker, refer to Sungkiang.