Taikoo Wan Yi

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Taikoo Wan Yi
IMO. /ID No. 1143276.
Type Cargo.
Gross Registered Tonnage 3,094 grt.
Builder Sir Raylton Dixon & Co. Middlesborough. Yard No. 617.
Delivery date June 6th.1919.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Length 328 ft.
Width 46.5 ft.
Engine Type Steam turbine.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 11 kts.
Power Steam
Fuel Coal.
Propeller Right hand.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid
Launched April 15th. 1919.
Original owner Taikoo Sugar Refinery.
Delivered to owner June 12th.1919.

History

1919. Initially requisitioned by the British Gov't on completion, then handed to Taikoo Sugar Refinery.

1928. Sold to Okazaki Kisan, Japan. Renamed "Nikko Maru"

July 1st. 1944. Sunk by a mine, position 5.39 E, 119.28 S.

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