Yard No. 100

built by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow in 1873



Yard Number 100, was named PEKIN when launched on Thursday, 27/02/1873 by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow , for China Navigation Co, London.

Her main engines were built by shipbuilder , she was powered by steam 2cyl side-lever walking-beam paddles

Her final day was on 1942 when she was sunk by bombing

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1873
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Ship's Role: Yangtze river trade
Tonnage: 3076 grt, 2232 nrt
Length: 290.8 feet
Breadth: 42.1 feet
Draught: 14.8 feet depth
Owner History:
China Navigation Co, London

Additional Information:
Completed May 1873
Hulked at Shanghai in 7/1912, later towed to Wuhu
Hulk seized by Japanese in 1941 and towed to Shanghai
Bombed and sunk by Allied aircraft in 1942

Previous update by Bruce Biddulph