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Name: TUNG SHING also seen as TUNGSHING
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/01/1903
Completed: 28/04/1903
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 402
Dimensions: 1869grt, 1173nrt, 2588dwt, 275.4 x 40.0 x 12.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 56 x 42ins), 226nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118263
History:
28/04/1903 Indo-China Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
11/01/1926 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 31326; Loss 692-2s-4d
11/01/1926: Sank after a collision with EMPRESS OF ASIA in the
Whangpoo River. TUNG SHING sank after trying to reach shallow water.
On a voyage from Hong Kong to Shanghai with general cargo


Above photo copyright of Drew Waveryn

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 30/01/1903