Yochow I

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Sister of the ship Shaoshing

Yochow I
ID /IMO No. 1114783.
Type Cargo/passenger.
Gross Registered Tonnage 2,127 grt. 1,306.tons
Builder Scott & Co. CB. Yard No. 375.
Delivery date Nov. 5th. 1901.
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 2.
Length 290.0 ft., F'c'sle.32.0 ft. Bridge 78.0 ft.
Width 40.0 ft.
Depth 21.5 ft. ft.
Passengers Deck.
Engine Builder Greenock Foundry Co.
Engine Type Steam, triple expansion.
Engine cylinders 3 per engine, 13.5 ins.dia. 22 ins.dia. 36.5 ins.dia.
Engine stroke 2.5 ft.
Engine Power 280 nhp. 1,500 ihp.
Propulsion mode Twin screw.
Speed 11 kts.
Rigged Schooner.
Displacement 4,380 tons.
Deadweight 2,898 tons.
Bale capacity 135,990 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.769
Power Steam, triple expansion.
Condenser cooling surface 1,900 sq.ft.
Steam expansion ratio 11.25
ratio_of_air_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 18.5
ratio_of_sw_circulating_pump_capacity_to_lp_cylinder_volume 18.3
Boiler 2, cylindrical (scotch)
Boiler pressure 190 psi.
Boiler dimensions (total) 14.75 ft. high. 10.5 ft. long.
Heating Surface (total) 3,750 sq.ft.
Grate Area (total) 120 sq.ft.
Steam space volume 876 cu.ft.
Fuel Coal.
Furnace 3 per boiler.
Furnace dimensions 3'6" dia. 7'2" long
Draught Natural.
Propeller 2, Right and Left hand, 9.67 ft.dia. 9.67 ft. dia.
Propeller blades 4 per propeller.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Cast iron
Launched Oct.15th. 1901.
Launched by Mrs.J.H.Scott
Original owner China Navigation Co.


March 20th. 1918. 54 miles North east of Port Said, torpedoed and sunk by U33,Captian Gustav Sieb. The master and 49 crew died.


Built for the China coast trade.

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