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Name: KWONG SANG
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/07/1902
Completed: 26/08/1902
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 394
Dimensions: 2283grt, 1428nrt, 3563dwt, 290.0 x 42.1 x 15.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 56 x 42ins), 212nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.1knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115883
History:
26/08/1902 Indo-China Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
10/08/1931 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 36722; Profit 2628-16-0d
10/08/1931: Wrecked Fu Ning Bay, near Foochow
On a voyage from Shanghai to Hong Kong with livestock & general cargo
All crew except 3 drowned who were then captured by pirates
Rescued by HMS SEPOY and Chinese gunboat TUNG CHI


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 24/07/1902