Wan Yuan

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Wan Yuan
IMO /ID No 1172955
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 674 grt. 333 nett.
Builder Shanghai Dockyards Ltd.
Delivery date 1939.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1.
Length 157 ft.
Width 29 ft.
Depth 8.5 ft.
Engine Builder Shanghai Dockyards Ltd.
Engine Type 2, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3 per engine.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Propeller 2, right and left hand.
Original owner Taikoo Chinese Navigation Co.

History

1939 - 1942. Transferred to Taikoo Chinese Navigation Co.

September 1939. Moved to Hong Kong.

1941. Commissioned by the Royal Navy.

Feb 12th. 1942. Scuttled by the Royal Navy in a drydock, Keppel Harbour, Singapore. Wreck Seized by the Japanese on Feb. 15th.

Service

Built for the Upper Yangtse River trade.

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