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Name Official number Flag IMO
AMHERST  90097  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1886  05/01/1886   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  206 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
257 grt / 108 nrt / 130.1 ft  25.1 ft  10.0 ft   
Engine builder Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley
Engine detail
C2cyl (18” & 35” x 20”) 52nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John McLachlan, Paisley.  Glasgow  21/01/1886 
Other names
1930 SEIKAI MARU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Wee Bin & Co., but registered to John McLachlan, Paisley.
1886 Wee Bin & Co - mng Wee Boon Tek, Singapore
3/2/1888 Wee Boon Tek, Singapore
22/9/1888 Lim Ho Puah (executor)
12/3/1889 Lim Ho Puah, Singapore
1908 Lai Hi Kok, Singapore
1915 Siew Qui Wong, Singapore
1917 Ban Aik Co Ltd, Singapore
1918 H A Lammert, Hong Kong
1918 Lam Yick Steamship Co Ltd, - mng Cheung Dinsen, Hong Kong
1923 On Fat Steamship Co Ltd, Hong Kong
1927 Ma Ying, Macao
1930 Hung Mak Kai, mng Hang Hing, Yokohama 
Vessel history
Ordered by John McLachlan, Paisley on behalf of Wee Bin & Co., Singapore
19/12/1901 Register Closed - declared as a total loss, being stranded on the Pahang River Bar. Subsequently salved and returned to service.
1918 Rebuilt, tonnage increased to 413grt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1930  Foundered  
Disposal Detail
On passage from Hong Kong to Japan, exact date unrecorded, possibly on delivery voyage.  
 

 



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