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Name: VAN SWOLL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/07/1897
Completed: 07/09/1897
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 334
Dimensions: 1825grt, 1123nrt, 1840dwt, 278.5 x 36.7 x 18.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 34 & 57 x 42ins), 211nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.8knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1930: 156307)
History:
07/09/1897 Koninklijke Paketvaart Maats, Batavia
1930 Heap Eng Moh Steamship Co Ltd, Singapore; renamed EDENDALE
1951 Winly Navigation Co Ltd (Jebshun Shipping Cp, managers), Hong Kong
20/01/1955 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 35585; Profit 1520-14s-6d
For services around the Dutch East Indies
20/01/1955: Bombed and sunk at Swatow by Chinese Nationalist aircraft
having brought 200 tons of general cargo from Hong Kong