Wuhu II

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Sister ship of Hunan I

Wuhu II
ID /IMO No. 1105746.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,026 grt. 1.250 nett.
Builder Scott & Co. CD. Yard No. 334.
Delivery date Oct 29th. 1895.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2
Length 275.o ft. F'c'sle 31.0 ft, Bridge 58.0 ft. Poop 9.0 ft.
Width 38.0 ft.
Depth 22.5 ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3, 20 ins. dia. 32 ins dia. 52 ins. dia.
Engine Power 250 nhp 1,100 ihp.
Propulsion mode Single screw
Speed 10 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,133 tons.
Deadweight 2,823 tons.
Bale capacity 129,650 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.77
Power Steam.
Condenser cooling surface 1,750 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.0
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.6
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 17.3
Boiler 2, cylindrical (scotch)
Boiler pressure 180 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.5 ft.dia. 10.25 ft. long.
Heating Surface (total) 3,362 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 126 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 886 cu ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'6" dia. 7'0" long
Draught natural
Generator voltage 110 volts D.C.
Propeller Right, 14.0 ft.dia. 14.5 ft. pitch.
Propeller blades 4
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron.
Launched Sept 23rd. 1895.
Original owner China Navigation Co.
Delivered to owner Oct,29th 1895.

History

July 1927. Sold to Japanese ship breakers.

Service

Built for the China Coast trade, a beancaker, refer to "Sungkiang"

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