Woosung I

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Sister ship of Whampoa, Changchow I and Taiwan I.

Woosung I
ID /IMO No. 1086994.
Type Cargo/passengr
Gross Registered Tonnage 1,734 grt. 1,109 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. CD. Yard No.220.
Delivery date Nov 8th.1882
Hull Steel, clincher constuction.
Decks 1
Length 270.0 ft.
Width 34.0 ft.
Depth 24.75 ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, compound inverted.
Engine cylinders 30 ins.dia. 60 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 3.5 ft.
Engine Power 185 nhp. 833 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 3,720 tons.
Deadweight 2,640 tons
Bale capacity 118,364 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.72
Power Steam
Condenser cooling surface 1,800 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 5.44
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.1
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 18
Boiler 2, oval type.
Boiler pressure 75 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 15.27 ft.H x 11.58 ft.W x 10.08 ft.L
Heating Surface (total) 2.977 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 107.2 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 809 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'3".dia. x 6'11" long.
Draught Natural.
Propeller Right hand,14.5 ft.dia. 17.0ft pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Keel laid Feb.16th. 1882
Launched Sept 19th. 1882
Launched by Miss Hill.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner Nov 8th. 1882


1882 - 1883. Coast Boats Ownery.

1905. Sold to Diederichsen, Jebson & Co. of Hamburg. A company trading in the Far East out of German treaty ports. The ship remained in the Far East. Renamed "Eutin"

1910. Sold to Pak Hoi S.S.Co. Chefoo. Renamed "Chei An".

1913. Sold to S.Tanaka, Dairen. Renamed "Chian Maru"

1921. Became "Sainan Maru" of the Shosho Kisen Goshi Co. of Nishonomiya. Renamed "Saian Maru".

1923. Posted missing when on a voyage from Japanese ports to Keelung.


Built for the China Coast Service.

!883 - 1886. Initially operated between Hong Kong and Australia.

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