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Yard No. 100

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

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

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

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

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