The first of a class of eight ships.The other vessels being "Chengtu II", "Chekiang II", "Chefoo II", "Kwangtung II", "Kweichow I", "Kwangsi I", and "Kweilin II"
|ID /IMO No. 5072412.
|Gross Registered Tonnage
||5,832 grt. 3214 nett.
||Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Co., Hong Kong
||422 ft. F'c'sle 36 ft. Poop 32 ft.
||Taikoo D.& E.Co.
||Taikoo Doxford, 2 stroke, single acting,opposed piston, direct reversing. 67LBD4.
||Composite, exhaust gas/fuel oil.
||Diesel/Heavy Fuel Oil.
||China Navigation Co.
May 1955. Delivered to CNCo., with John Swire & Sons, London, as managers. Note only one of the boats was a lifeboat, the other a "pleasure craft" .
Aug 1968. Sold to Fortune Wind Maritime Ltd. Hong Kong. Renamed "Fortune Glory".
1970. Sold to Eastern Glory Enterprises Co. Ltd. (Phoenix Enterprises Co.Ltd.) Hong Kong.
1971. Sold to Hongkong South Seas Shipping Co.Ltd. (Guan Guan Shipping Co. Pte. Ltd.) Reanamed "Kim Seng"
Aug 17th. 1971. Blown Ashore in Hong Kong by typhoon Rose. Refloated on Aug.28th. Registry transferred to Mogadishu, Somalia.
1977. Sold to the Vietnam Ocean Shipping Co., Haiphong. Renamed "Song Gianh".
1980. Transfered to the Vietnam Coastal Shipping Co.
1992 No longer registered.
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