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Name Official number Flag IMO
WAIPORI  101485  NZL   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1901  05/03/1901   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co, Campbeltown Trench Point  65 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1919 grt / 1229 nrt / 282.1 ft  40.0 ft  20.4 ft   
Engine builder J. G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl (21, 33, 53 x 36in), 174nhp, 10 knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Union Steamship Company of New Zealand Ltd, Dunedin   Dunedin   
Other names
1928 WAIPORI MARU - 1929 CHINGSUN - 1932 TUNG LEE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1928 Kaitsu Koshi Goshi Kaisya, Dairen and renamed WAIPORI MARU
1931 Kaitsukosi & Co, Shanghai
1934 Zee Yu Kun, Shanghai
1934 Tientsin Navigation Co, Shanghai
 
Vessel history
Requisition by the Chinese Governt during the Sino-Japanese War 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1937  Blockship  
Disposal Detail
Scuttled in Yangtse River at Chinkiang in 1937 as blockship by Chinese Government during Japanese attack
 
 

 



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