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Name: PEKING
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/05/1881
Completed: 02/07/1881
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 132
Dimensions: 1476grt, 954rt, 1800dwt, 269.0 x 33.0 x 23.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 62 x 39ins), 200nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 82896
History:
02/07/1881 Watts, Milburn & Co, London
15/05/1888 Chinesische Kustenfahart Ges, Hamburg
06/05/1892 Sank
Comments: 28/05/1881: Launched as CANTON
Contract Price 26200, Profit 3772-9s-3d
15/05/1888: Sold for 18000
06/05/1892: Sank when in collision with FUSHUN (2362/83) near Elliot Island
En route from Wuhu to Hong Kong