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Name Official number Flag IMO
BOKHARA  68397  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1873  18/12/1872  05/04/1873 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock   170 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2944 grt / 1775 nrt / 361.5 ft  39.0 ft  29.0 ft  22.5 ft 
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
1-screw, steam 2Cyl inverted, 2037ihp, 12 knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, London  London  17/03/1873 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
21/6/1873 Struck a rock leaving Hong Kong, beached at Kowloon and then drydocked at Hong Kong.
June-October 1880 new boilers and general refit in London.
1883 Tonnage increased to 2944 grt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1892  Wrecked 10/10/1892 
Disposal Detail
10/10/1892 on voyage Shanghai to Hong Kong she hit a storm off Formosa which eventually swamped her boilers. She was forced to heave but was then driven ashore on Sand Island in the Pescadores group with the loss of 134 lives. 
 

 



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