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Name: LOONGMOON
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/04/1896
Completed: 23/05/1896
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 317
Dimensions: 1971grt, 1245nrt, 2722dwt, 289.9 x 38.5 x 22.0ft
Engines: Q4cyl (18, 26, 39 & 56 x 39ins), 196nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.6knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
23/05/1896 Chineseische Kustenfahrt, Hamburg
1901 Hamburg America Line, Hamburg
1917 Government of USA; renamed COOSA
04/02/1924 Broken up
Comments: Built for Chinese river and coastal services
Contract Price 32317; Profit 2857-10s-0d
17/09/1914: Interned at Honolulu
06/04/1917: Seized by the USA Government
04/02/1924: Arrived at Baltimore for breaking up by Union SB Corporation


Shields Daily Gazette, Saturday, 18/04/1896