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Name Official number Flag IMO
KIATING  153595  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  shipped  06/10/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
River Steamer Passenger/Cargo  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. (1922) Ltd.,   1492 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
423 grt / 226 nrt / 465 tons disp. 149.5 ft  26.8 ft  7.7 ft  6 ft 2 in 
Engine builder Yarrow & Co. (1922) Ltd.,
Engine detail
Twin geared Brown-Curtis steam turbines. 1700shp. 10kn. 2-screw
2 x Yarrow boilers 250 lb/sq.in.
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
China Navigation Co Ltd - manager, John Swire & Sons Ltd, London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1937 Chinese owners, Chinese flag. 
Vessel history
c1930 Came under sniper fire from communists and carried British army detachment.
14/11/1930 attacked after going aground upstream of Ichang and defended by detachment from the company's SIANGTAN until towed off by KIAN. 
Remarks
Re-assembled at Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering Co Ltd, Hong Kong
For Upper Yangtse River, Chungking-Suifu sevices 
End year Fate / Status
1939  Deleted  
Disposal Detail
1939 deleted from Lloyd's Register. Later history unknown. 
 

 



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