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Name Official number Flag IMO
SHU KWANG  147724  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1924  1924/2q  09/1924 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   1488 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
732 grt / 285 nrt / 535 dwt 198.7 ft  32.9 ft  10.6 ft  8.0 ft 
Engine builder Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2- Screw, 2xT4Cyl (18, 26,30 & 30 - 18)in. HP3300. 14.8knots. 397nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Asiatic Petroleum Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
1942 FUKUAN MARU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1940 Admiralty requisition - auxiliary anti-submarine patrol vessel
1942 Japanese Government 
Vessel history
13/02/1942 sunk by Japanese air attack in the Dutch East Indies. Salvaged and returned to service with Japan.  
Remarks
For service on Yangtse river. Bullet proof plating on bridge.
58 crew 2 passengers 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Mined 23/12/1944 
Disposal Detail
Mined in Berhala Strait on passage Seletar for Palembang with army cargo. 
 

 



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