|ID /IMO. No. 1142213.
|Gross Registered Tonnage
||3,426 grt. 2,119 nett.
||Taikoo D.& E. Co. Yard No. 166.
||Steel, clincher construction.
||Taikoo D.& E.Co.
||Steam, 2 triple expansion.
||3 per engine.
||Total, 171 nhp.
||China Navigation Co.
The first of a class of three ships. The other two being the Whangpu. and "[[Wenchow II]]"
1918. Built in the wartime austerity mode.
1924. Extra passenger accommodation added from the Bridge deck aft, by the Shanghai D.& E.Co. as shown in the illustration. The hull was painted a grey colour at one stage.
December 8th.1941. Seized by the Japanese and in 1942 renamed "Reizan Maru".
1944. Sunk during a U.S. air attack in the Yangtse river, raised and repaired.
January 18th.1945. Struck an American mine, in the Yangtse river, and sank. Position 39'11" N, 115'07"E.
Built for the Yangtse river service.
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