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Name Official number Flag IMO
WANHSIEN  152081  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1922  shipped   
Vessel type Vessel description
River Steamer Passenger/Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   1462 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
867 grt / 493 nrt / 203.9 ft  33.0 ft  9.9 ft   
Engine builder Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Twin T3cyl (18",26",39½"x17¾") 130nhp 12kn 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Mackenzie & Co, Chongqinq   Hong Kong   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1923 China Navigation Co Ltd, London - reg London
1930 Taikoo Chinese Navigation Co Ltd, Hong Kong - reg Hong Kong
1941 (Chinese owners) 
Vessel history
For service on Upper Yangtse river.
Shipped and re-erected by Taikoo Dockyard.
by1925 passenger decks plated in as protection from pirates and snipers
30/8/1926 taken over by General Yang Sen as a troop transport, during the Chiang-Kai Shek rebellion
5/9/1926 recovered by Royal Navy party from HMS COCKCHAFER (Barclay Curle 1915)

12/1941 scuttled Hong Kong
1946 refloated and believed broken up but may have become MING WAN 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1946  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Believed broken up at Hong Kong but may have become MING WAN 
 

 



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