Tug "Tai Koo" I

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Tai Koo I
ID. No. 1128709
Type Harbour / Salvage Tug.
Gross Registered Tonnage 352 tons.
Builder Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering. Yard No, 120.
Delivery date 1911
Hull Steel
Decks 1
Length 140 ft.
Width 26 ft. 3 ins.
Engine Builder Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering Co.
Engine Type Steam, 2 x Compound engines.
Engine cylinders one H.P. and one L.P. per engine.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Displacement 352 tons.
Fuel Coal.
Propeller 2, Right & Left hand
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material cast iron.
Original owner Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering Co. Hong Kong.
Delivered to owner 1911.
Scrapped April 1948. @ Hong Kong Shipyard.

History

1911. Built by Taikoo Dockyard as a Harbour tug, for Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering Co. of Hong Kong.

1938. Sold to Moller's Towages Ltd. Shanghai. Renamed "Carmen Moller". Employed as a Yangtse River tug.

1942. Listed as owned by the Japanese Gov't. Renamed "Amoy Maru".

1943. Listed as owned by the Japanese Navy. Renamed "Eisen 1447".

April 1948. Recorded as broken up at Hong Kong Shipyard.

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