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Name: HONG KONG
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/02/1871
Completed: 1871
Builder: Charles Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 242
Dimensions: 1881grt, 1221nrt, 290.4 x 35.3 x 25.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 68 x 36ins), 200nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65570
History:
1871 Watts, Milburn & Co, Newcastle
22/02/1875 Sank
Comments: 22/02/1875: Sank after striking a submerged rock near Socotra
6 crew & 6 passengers died