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Name: FUSHIKI MARU
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/04/1885
Completed: 1885
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 53
Dimensions: 1790grt, 1146nrt, 275.0 x 37.5 x 20.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 68 x 45ins), 258nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1885 Nippon Yusen KK, Tokyo
1910 Harada Shoko Goshi Shosen Kaisha, Tokyo
1913 Taiko Kisen KK, Kohama / Amagasaki
1920 Nippon Kaiun KK, Amagasaki
1923 Akita Sadakichi, Yokohama
1924 Okuda Yeikishi, Amagasaki
1925 Muko Kisen KK, Mikage; renamed MIKAGE MARU No 6
1927 Muko Kisen KK, Fuchu; renamed SAGARA MARU
1929 Boshin Shoten KK, Fuchu
1931 Renamed WAI TAI
by 1934 Wing Cheong Navigation Co, Tientsin; renamed VATIE
by 1935 Cheung Hing SS Co, Shanghai; renamed CHEUNG HING
1935 Broken up
Comments: 26/06/1925: Ashore at Shirito Saki, Hokkaido
29/07/1925: Refloated, sold and repaired
1935: Broken up in China
Details in Lloyds Confidential Index 1937, but in LR to 1955