Tug Shutung

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Tug "Shutung"
IMO /ID No. 1142199.
Type Tug
Gross Registered Tonnage 136 tons
Builder Thornycroft, Woolston, England. Yard No. 515.
Delivery date 1909.
Hull Steel.
Decks 1.
Engine Type Steam reciprocating.
Power Steam
Fuel Coal.

History

1923. Built for the Szechuan Steam Navigation Co.


Service

The "Shutung" and the "Shutung Flat" operated together. The "Shutung Flat" being the attendant houseboat, used as a residence, being towed on the Tungting Lake as required for the shipping agent.

1920. Bought by Mackenzie & Co. of Shanghai.

1923. Bought by CNCo. when they took over the Chungking interests of Mackenzie & C0.

1928. Sold by CNCo.

1937. The "Shutung" became wrecked in the Hsin Tan Rapids on the Upper Yangtse river gorges.

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