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Name: CHINA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/10/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 137
Dimensions: 467grt, 255nrt, 169.6 x 25.7 x 12.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (22 & 40 x 27ins), 80nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67824
History:
1877 John Bennett, Goole
1890 Bennett SS Co, Goole
1899 Shipping Investments (CH Pile), Goole
1900 Angbats A/B Imbs (JA Sjogren), Kalmar
1903 PA Ekedahl, Kalmar
1905 A Andersson, Kalmar
1905 Ragnar Jeansson, Kalmar
1906 Angbats A/B China (G Wilkens), Kalmar
1910 Angfartygs A/B Uman (CG Bayard), Stockholm; renamed GEORG
1916 Rederi A/B Falkvik (N Fremberg), Solvesborg
1939 Rederi A/B Georg (J Lindblom), Abo
1940 Manager LGW Boxberg, Nagu
1945 Laiva O/Y Tuula (Feliks Kotiranta), Rymattyla; renamed TUULA
1954 Tuurun Saariston Silli O/Y, Rymattyla
12/1954 Broken up
Comments: 12/1954: Broken up at Helsingfors


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photos as GEORG copyright Medelpads