Woosung III

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Sister of the ship Wanliu III

Woosung III
IMO/ID No. 5408348.
Type Cargo.
Gross Registered Tonnage 5,664 grt. 2,463 nett.
Builder Caledon Shipbuilding & Eng.Co., Dundee. Yard No 471.
Delivery date 1950.
Hull Steel, Clincher construction,
Decks 1, plus shelter deck.
Length 476 ft.
Width 64 ft.
Depth 43 ft.
Engine Builder Scotts S.& E. Co.
Engine Type Scott LB.Doxford 67LB5. 2 stroke, single acting, opposed piston, direct reversing.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.
Aspiration Natural.
Boiler Composite, exhaust gas/fuel oil.
Fuel Diesel/fuel oil.
Propeller Right hand.
Propeller blades 4.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.
Original owner Watts Watt & Co.,London., Britain S.S.Co.

History

Refer to Wanliu III for details.

1950. Delivered as "Woodford" to Britain S.S.Co.

1963-1964. Chartered to Lamport & Holt Line Ltd. Renamed Rossetti.

1964. Reverted to "Woodford". Placed on demise charter to John Swire & Sons. Renamed Woosung III.

1969. Purchased by CNCo. along with her sister ships.

April 1976. Sold to Guan Guan Enterprising (Hong Kong) Ltd., Singapore. Renamed "New Dragon".

May 30th. 1978. Departed Karachi for Shanghai for demolition.

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