Category:Oriental (ship, 1889)

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Ship[edit]

  • Built by Caird & Company Greenock for Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company
  • Yard No 248
  • Length 125.08 m
  • Breadth 14.63 m
  • Depth 7.92 m
  • Draught 8.246 m
  • Gross tonnage 4,972 grt
  • Net tonnage 2,712 nrt
  • Deadweight 4,766 tons
  • Engines by Caird & Company Greenock
  • Propulsion: Steam, T.3Cyl, 1200hp
  • Official number 93210

History[edit]

  • 05.12.1888: Launched by Miss Pettigrew, daughter of P&O’s superintending engineer Mr John Pettigrew.
  • 24.01.1889: Registered ss ORIENTAL, Greenock.
  • 01.02.1889: Ran trials at over 16 knots and delivered as Oriental for The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
  • 1915 Renamed: HONG KHENG
  • 1921 Renamed: SONG HOI
  • 1923 Renamed: TAI WAY FOONG
  • 1924 Scrapped Japan.

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