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Name Official number Flag IMO
PARIS  52868  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1865  01/03/1865   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Stobcross Yard  127 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
758 grt / 568 nrt / 226.7 ft  28.0 ft  15.7 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2cyl 114nhp, 1-screw

1874 compounded by Rait & Lindsay, Glasgow
C2cyl 28",54"x32" 125nhp

1876 re-engine by Laird Brothers, Birkenhead
C2cyl 32¼",57¾"x33" 160nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Donald MacGregor and John Cox, Edinburgh  Leith  13/04/1865 
Other names
by1876 FU YEW - 1885 PARIS? - 1886 FU YEW 
Subsequent owner and registration history
12/1874 China Merchants Steam Navigation Co, Shanghai - reg Shanghai (CHN)
1885 Peter V Grant, Shanghai - reg Shanghai (GBR)
1886 China Merchants Steam Navigation Co, Shanghai - reg Shanghai (CHN) 
Vessel history
Built for Dunkirk trade
1866 708grt 482nrt; c1869 --grt 505nrt; c1871 909grt 683nrt
1874 lengthened and altered by Aitken & Mansell, Glasgow; 1224grt 920nrt, 262.5 x 28.4 x 15.2ft
2/8/1882 ran into while anchored near Kiutoan Lightship, nr Shanghai, by British barque EMPRESS (ON 53106), which sank, without loss
3/1884 ashore in the Pescadores Islands, off Taiwan -later refloated and repaired at Shanghai
by1885 1251grt 936nrt 
End year Fate / Status
1890  Stranded  
Disposal Detail
c1890 stranded (LR 1890 edit) 


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