Wenchow III

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Sister of the ship Wanliu III

Wenchow III
IMO/ID No. 5387582
Type Cargo.
Gross Registered Tonnage 5,664 grt. 2,463 nett.
Builder Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Dundee. Yard No 470.
Delivery date 1949.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 1. plus shelter deck.
Length 175 ft.
Width 64 ft.
Depth 43 ft.
Engine Builder Scotts S.& E.Co.Ltd.
Engine Type Scott LB. Doxford, 2 stroke, single acting, opposed piston, direct reversing. 67LB5.http://ebookbrowsee.net/barclay-curle-doxford-pdf-d392986170
Engine cylinders 5, 670 mm dia.
Engine stroke Combined, 2,320 mm.
Engine Power 6,250 ihp.
Engine RPM 110.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 15 kts.
Deadweight 8,590 tons.
Power Diesel
Boiler Composite, exhaust gas/fuel oil.
Fuel Diesel/fuel oil.
Propeller Right Hand.
Propeller blades 4.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.
Launched Aug.23rd. 1949.
Original owner Watts,Watt & Co. London - Britain S.S.Co.


1949. Delivered as "Wendover". For build details refer to "Wanlui III".

1964 Demise charter to John Swire & Sons. Renamed "Wenchow"

1969 Purchased by CNCo.

July 1975. Sold to Pacific International Lines (Pte.) Singapore. Renamed "Kota Subur".

October 13th. 1978. Arrived at Gadani beach for scrapping.


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