Sister ship of Hangchow
|ID /IMO No. 1091926.|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||1,502 grt. 952 nett.|
|Builder||Scott & Co. CD. Yard No. 245.|
|Delivery date||June 12th. 1886|
|Hull||Steel, clincher construction.|
|Length||255.0 ft. F'c'sle 31.0 ft. bridge 52.0 ft.|
|Engine Builder||Greenock Foundry Co.|
|Engine Type||Steam, compound inverted.|
|Engine cylinders||2, 25 ins.dia. 52 ins.dia.|
|Engine stroke||2.5 ft.|
|Engine Power||300 nhp. 1500 ihp.|
|Propulsion mode||Single screw.|
|Bale capacity||84,793 cu.ft.|
|Block coefficient (Cb)||0.653|
|Condenser cooling surface||2,752 sq.ft.|
|Steam expansion ratio||6.9|
|Boiler||2, cylindrical (Scotch)|
|Boiler pressure||90 psi.|
|Boiler dimensions (total)||14.5 ft. high x 11.25 ft. long.|
|Heating Surface (total)||4,176 sq.ft.|
|Grate Area (total)||135 sq.ft.|
|Steam space volume||1,230 cu.ft.|
|Furnace||3 per boiler.|
|Furnace dimensions||3'9" dia. x 8'0" long.|
|Propeller||Solid, Right hand, 11.0 ft dia. 16.0ft pitch.|
|Propeller material||Cast Iron.|
|Launched||May 15th. 1886|
|Original owner||China Navigation Co.|
|Delivered to owner||June 12th. 1886.|
Nov. 1904. Sold to the Russian Ministry of war, during the Russian - Japanese War. Renamed "Dneipr"
1906. After cessation of the war, sold to the Far Eastern Navigation Co., Vladivostock.
!909. Sold to the Ningpo Shaoshing S.N.Co., Shanghai. Renamed "Yungshin" for the service between Shanghai and Foochow.
May 1st. 1933. During the voyage from Foochow to Shanghai, became wrecked on Chusu Island - total loss. The vessel was looted by pirates before the customs protection vessel could rescue/safegaurd the cargo. 300 passengers landed, 13 passengers seized by the pirates.
Built for the China coast trade.