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Name: CHANGKIANG
Type: Train Ferry
Launched: 12/10/1932
Completed: 02/1933
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1422
Dimensions: 2862grt, 1347nrt, 360.6 x 56.2 x 15.5ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (13, 21 & 34 x 21ins), 246nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: n/a
History:
02/1933 Republic of China (Ministry of Railways)
No later history known
Comments: 1933: Built at a cost of 70,000 for service between Nanking & Pukow
To carry 3 x engines & 21 x wagons on 3 x rail tracks each 300ft long
1959: Deleted from Lloyd's Register but believed lost 1939-1945 war


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