built by Fairfield Govan,
Yard No 813 Engines by Sulzer Brothers Ltd, Winterthur
QING HE CHENG (1977)
Port of Registry: Shanghai
Propulsion: Oil engine 2SCSA 9cy (900x1550mm) 18000bhp 20 knots / 2 x Aux Boilers supplying steam at 120lbs / Generating Plant 3 x 500kW@220VDC / Heavy Fuel Oil
Launched: Tuesday, 03/07/1962
Ship Type: Motorship
Ship's Role: Cargo reefer
Tonnage: 11537 grt | 6774net | 11445dwt
Length: 543 feet 9 ins
Breadth: 74 feet 8 ins
Draught: 29 feet 8.5 ins
Glen Line Ltd, London.
1977 China Ocean Shipping Co, Shanghai.
1994 Shanghai Ocean Shipping Co (COSCO Shanghai).
1999 Cosco Container Lines, Shanghai.
Status: Dead - 2002
Remarks: O.N. 304437. IMO 5404550. Call sign GJKA (later BOZX).
23 Jan 1963 registered London.
05/2002 Deleted. Vessel existence unknown.This thwarted attempts to bring either she or Glenogle back to the UK for preservation in the former India Dock area in London.
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Previous updates by Colin Campbell, Gavin Stewart
Additional information from Joe McMillan Collection.
Previous update by Bruce Allan
Last updated: by Paul Strathdee from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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