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Name: YAT SHING
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/01/1904
Completed: 11/02/1904
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 410
Dimensions: 2284grt, 1424nrt, 3591dwt, 290.4 x 42.1 x 15.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 56 x 42ins), 226nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.9knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118378
History:
11/02/1904 Indo-China Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
12/1941 Government of Japan; renamed NISSHO MARU
17/07/1945 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 34305; Profit 147-1s-2d
12/1941: Seized by Japanese forces at Hong Kong
17/07/1945: Mined & sunk off Yawata, Japan
20/10/1950: Wreck raised for breaking up