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Name: HAIPHONG
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/12/1885
Completed: 04/04/1885
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 170
Dimensions: 1743grt, 1122nrt, 2210dwt, 255.3 x 35.1 x 24.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 62 x 42ins), 170nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 88838
History:
04/04/1885 Douglas Steam Ship Co Ltd, Hong Kong
28/06/1892 Wrecked
Comments: 12 x 1st (for Europeans), 36 x 1st (for Chinese) & 330 x 3rd (for Chinese) Class passengers
Contract Price 24250, Profit 319-6s-3d
28/06/1892: Wrecked west of Iro-o-saki Light, Japan, when en-route from Hong Kong to Yokohama with sugar and general cargo. Loss was determined to be due to Master not using the log or the latest charts.