Wenchow I

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Sister ship of "Newchwang I"

Wenchow I
ID.No. 1077065.
Type Cargo / Passenger
Gross Registered Tonnage 895 grt. 558 nett. Yard No. 180.
Builder Scott & Co. CD Greenock
Delivery date Feb 12th. 1878.
Hull Iron, Clincher construction
Decks 1
Length 220.0 ft.
Width 28.25 ft.
Depth 19.5 ft.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, compound inverted.
Engine cylinders 2, 23" dia, 46" dia.
Engine stroke 3'O"
Engine Power 457 ihp. 99 nhp.
Engine RPM 70
Propulsion mode Single ecrew.
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 1,982 tons.
Deadweight 1,322 tons.
Bale capacity 47.733 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.72
Condenser cooling surface 1,000 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 5.75
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 25.9
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 15.0
Boiler 2, Oval.
Boiler pressure 65 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.5 ft H x 8.5ft. W x 9.0 ft. L
Heating Surface (total) 1,997 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 71.5 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 644 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal
Furnace 2 per boiler
Furnace dimensions 3'3" dia. x 5'6" long
Draught Natural
Propeller Right hand,12.0 ft dia. 15.0 ft Pitch
Propeller blades 4
Launched Jan 17th. 1878.
Original owner W.H.Swire

History

1880 - 1883. Coast Boats Ownery.

1880. Transferred to the China Navigation Co.

November 1922. Sold to Chinese ship breakers.

Service

Built for the China Coast service.

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