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Photographer:dedge [View profile]Title:ANKINGAdded:Nov 01, 2010
Photo Category: Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950
China Navigation's passenger-cargo liner Anking was the first of two sisters built by Scotts Ship Building and Engineering Company at Greenock. Delivered in 1950 her sister Anshun was completed the following year. Built for the Hong Kong to Malaya service she also operated on the Hadj taking pilgrims to Jeddah for Mecca. FRom 1965 was employed on the Hong Kong to Keelung ferry service until replaced by the Taiwan in 1970 when she was sold to Straits Steamships and renamed Klias. She was broken up in Hong Kong in 1976.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Anking (Until 1970)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:5,450 tons
Summer DWT:5,405 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1950
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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tom scott on Mar 26, 2018 22:33 (8 months ago)
Builder: Scotts Greenock with Vickers Doxford 670LB4CS engine, contract 978
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