sv CITY OF HANKOW
built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow,
Yard No 125
HMAS HANKOW (1913)
Propulsion: Sail. 3 masts.
Launched: Thursday, 24/06/1869
Ship Type: Composite ship
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 1368 builders' old tons. 1249 grt, 1194 nrt
Length: 220 feet
Breadth: 36 feet
Depth: 22.3 feet
George Smith & Sons, Glasgow.
By 1900 The Ship "City of Hankow" Co Ltd (manager, Wm. S. Workman).
By 1902 G. J. Robertson of Sydney.
Status: Sunk as Target - 18/09/1932
08/07/1869 Registered Glasgow.
Iron topsides over teak bottom.
To RN (Australia squadron) and hulked 1903 at Thursday Island.
1913 sold to RAN as HMAS HANKOW for use as a hulk.
1927 moved to Gladstone, Queensland for further duty as a hulk.
18/09/1932 sunk as a target off Darwin Harbour.
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid
Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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