Sister ship of the Samshui
|ID. No. 54673|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||262 grt. 162 nett.|
|Builder||S.C.Farnham & Co., Shanghai.|
|Hull||Steel, clincher construction.|
|Engine Type||Steam, 2 x compound.|
|Engine cylinders||2 per engine.|
|Engine Power||75 registered hp.|
|Propulsion mode||Twin screw.|
|Delivered to owner||1899|
Sister ship of the Samshui.
Refer to Samshui and Pearl River steamers.
Built by S.C.Farnham, Shanghai, for:- China Navigation Co. (22/64), Hong Kong, Canton & Macau Steamship Co. (21/64), C.W.Dickson for Jardine Matheson & Co.(21/64)
1900. Sold to The German authorities during the Boxer Rebellion, who used it as a tug for maneuvering their naval vessels in shallow water.
Operated the Canton-Wuchow service with two lighters, in conjunction with the Hong Kong, Canton and Macao Steamboat Co. ( see ownership details)