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Name Official number Flag IMO
HAICHING  107029  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1898  01/11/1898  12/1898 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
David J. Dunlop & Co., Port Glasgow Inch Yard  242 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2080 grt / 1267 nrt / 280.9 ft  38.2 ft  23.9 ft   
Engine builder David J. Dunlop & Co., Port Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl (22, 35, 57 x 39in), 239 nhp, 13 Knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Douglas Steamship Company td, Victoria, Hong Kong  Hong Kong  15/03/1899 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1942 requisitioned Liner Division (British India SN 
Vessel history
1929 she was seized by pirates en route to Swatow, set afire and gutted amidships, she was saved by HMS Shirley who escorted her back to Hong Kong for repairs 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 02/10/1943 
Disposal Detail
She was torpedoed and sunk by U-168 100 miles west of Bombay, in 18.46N/71.55E. 12 lives lost  
 

 



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