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Name Official number Flag IMO
KONG BENG  87634  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1883  24/02/1883  03/1883 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  273 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1359 grt / 862 nrt / 240.2 ft  34.1 ft  22.8 ft   
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl (28¾” & 55¾” x 36”) 175nhp 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Scottish Oriental Steamship Co Ltd - mng John H Davidson (Ferguson, Davidson & Co), Glasgow.   Glasgow  28/03/1883 
Other names
1904 TAIWA MARU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1899 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, Germany.
1904 K Otsubo, Kobe, Japan 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Wrecked 25/06/1918 
Disposal Detail
25/06/1918 - Wrecked off Tobishima east of Shikoku. 
 

 



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