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built by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow,
Yard No 100
Engines by shipbuilder
Propulsion: steam 2cyl side-lever walking-beam paddles
Launched: Thursday, 27/02/1873
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
Status: Bombed & Sunk - 5/1942

Remarks:
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

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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