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Name: NINGPO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/07/1873
Completed: 13/09/1873 (trials)
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 83
Dimensions: 1173grt, 762nrt, 245.6 x 31.1 x 22.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 61 x 36ins), 160nhp
Engines by: T Clark & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; 8.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68464
History:
13/09/1873 Watts, Milburn & Co, London
1879 Transferred to W Milburn
1888 Chinesische Kustenfahrt Gesellschaft, Hamburg
1895 Okazaki Tokichi, Kobe; renamed TAIYO MARU
13/03/1905 Takezaki Kusuma, Kobe
02/04/1902 Wrecked
Comments: 6 x European berths, 32 x 1st & 94 x 2nd class for Chinese passengers
Contract Price 22,000; Profit 82
1888: Sold for 15,000
02/04/1902: Wrecked on Rock Island near Cape Idzu, Japan
On a voyage from Yokohama to Moji