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Name: HAI LI
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/09/1934
Completed: 10/1934
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1458
Dimensions: 3395grt, 2118nrt, 328.7 x 47.2 x 23.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 60 x 42ins), 383nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Reg Number: n/a; (1938: 161574)
History:
10/1934 China Merchants' Steam Navigation Company, Shanghai
1938 Indo-China Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed MING SANG
05/1942 Government of Japan; renamed BIZAN MARU
18/06/1945 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 20 x 1st class, 52 x 2nd class & 28 x 3rd class passengers
Also deck space is available for 900 x deck passengers
10/12/1941: Scuttled at Hong Kong
1942: Refloated by Japanese salvors
18/06/1945: Mined & sunk 12 miles west of Shimonoseki, Japan
09/1948: Refloated and broken up