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Name: FOO SHING
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/12/1903
Completed: 03/01/1904
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 409
Dimensions: 2284grt, 1433nrt, 3591dwt, 290.8 x 42.1 x 15.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 56 x 42ins), 226nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118365
History:
03/01/1904 Indo-China Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1946 Tai Ping SS Nav Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed TAIKINSHAN
17/01/1952 Wrecked
Comments: Laid down by Wigham Richardson & Co
17/01/1952: Wrecked on the Paracel Islands at 17.04N - 111.28E
On a voyage from Swatow to Singapore with a cargo of fruit & vegetables


Jarrow Express, Friday, 11/12/1903

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 08/01/1904