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Name: HEMAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/08/1881
Completed: 09/1881
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 452
Dimensions: 1537grt, 942nrt, 253.2 x 36.1 x 27.3 ft
Engines: CI2cyl (32 & 64 x 42ins), 221nhp; (1896: T3cyl (19.5, 33 & 51.5 x 42ins), 172nhp)
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd; (1896: D Rowan & Sons, Glasgow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84143
History:
09/1881 Charles W Pollexfen, Liverpool
1881 Renamed RORY
1882 China Merchants' SN Co Ltd; renamed TOO NAN
1883 Registered at Hong Kong
1884 William Keswick, Hong Kong; renamed RORY
1885 China Merchants' Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Shanghai; renamed TOO NAN
by 1901 AE Knights, USA
1902 China Merchants' Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Shanghai
10/07/1933 Sank
Comments: 1896: Engine tripled
10/07/1933: Sank after collision 13nm off Shantung Promontory Light House