|ID /IMO No. 1159418.|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||2,516 grt. 1,741 nett.|
|Builder||Taikoo D.& E. Co. Yard No. 265.|
|Hull||Steel, clincher construction.|
|Engine Builder||Sulzer Bros. Winterthur.|
|Engine Type||Diesel:- Sulzer, 2 stroke, single acting, type 5SD36|
|Engine cylinders||5 per engine.|
|Engine Power||Total 1,500 bhp.|
|Propulsion mode||Twin screw.|
|Generator voltage||220V DC.|
|Propeller||2, right and left hand.|
|Propeller blades||4 per propeller|
|Original owner||China Navigation Co.|
Dec 1st. 1939. Attacked by pirates at San Ho Kang at the mouth of Yangtse river estuary, the cargo being looted. In the melee that took place the crew fought back inflicting some casualties on the pirates, prior to the arrival of a British gun boat which rescued the ship, in the process capturing some of the pirates.
Jan 11th.1942. Bombed and sunk at Muar River, Johore.\, by Japanese aircraft. Salvaged by the Japanese and commisioned as "Unryu Maru" in Nov. 1944.
Dec 31st 1944. Torpedoed and sunk off Port Blair, Andaman Islands, by the H.M.Submarine "Shakespeare".
Built for the Yangtse river services.