ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
YUEN SANG
Construction
STEEL
Type
SCREW STEAMER
Date
1889
Official Number
96604
Description
Yard Number: 251
Date of Build/Launch: July 1889

Rig: SCHOONER

Renamed: YUTA (c.1923)

Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1891-92, 1898-99, 1899-1900: Owners Indo China Steam Navigation Co., Ltd; Port of Registry London; Master J. Slessor; Engines 3 cylinder, 183 N.H.P. by Hall Russell.
1910-11: Master J. Slessor.
1914-15: Master P. H. Rolfe.
1918-19: Master T. McAinsh.
1923-24: Renamed YUTA; owner Pao Tu Tzai; Port of Registry Nwchwng, Chinese.
1925-26, 1930-31: As 1923-24.
1937-38. No reference.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 9/9/1889:
A crew of 36 Chinamen for the new steamer YUEN SANG arrived in Aberdeen from London, she is expected to make her trial run in the bay on Saturday.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 15/7/1889:
The finely modelled steamer YUEN SANG, built by Hall Russell for the Indo China trade, sailed for London Saturday. Before starting she had a trial trip in the bay, when she attained mean speed of 12 and a half knots, with engine working very smoothly. Luncheon served aboard to large company of ladies and gentlemen, including Mr. Wilson and Mr. Hunter of Hall Russel, Mr. Cheyne and Mr. Roberts of Indo China S.W. Co. and Captain MacBain, who superintended building of vessel.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 14/8/1889:
Suez Canal, 12 August - Steamer YUEN SANG, for Shanghai, has arrived Port Said.

Daily News, 20/6/1898:
Hong Kong, 19 June - Steamer YUEN SANG, which arrived here today, left Manila [Philippines] on 14th June, then sighted some vessels which she believed to be American transports. [Rebels have asked for American support against corrupt Spanish officials.]
Owner
Indo China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, Hong Kong
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Dimensions
length 250 7/12' x breadth 36 1/12' x depth 25 3/12'
Gross Tonnage: 1723 ton
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