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Photo Details
Photographer:Chris Howell [View profile]Title:NEDLLOYD KEMBLAAdded:Mar 31, 2011
Captured:July 27, 1988IMO:7046039Hits:3,474
Location:Vancouver, Canada
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1970-1979 (Over 3000gt)
owned slide with copright
photo Rick Garcia

Built 1971 for Nedlloyd
1991 Kembla
1991 Sin Da
1992 Lian Giang
21/7/1993 foundered with loss of four crew
Vessel Identification
Name:Lian Gang
Former name(s):
- Sin Da (Until 1992 Oct)
- Kembla (Until 1991 Jul)
- Nedlloyd Kembla (Until 1991 Apr)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:12,522 tons
Summer DWT:17,098 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1971
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (8)

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P.F. KERR on Apr 27, 2020 07:48 (10 months ago)

The LIAN GANG sank on June 27, 1993, approximately 74 miles south-east of Hong Kong (21ᴼ42'N and 115ᴼ11'E), after it entered typhoon Koryn. Four passengers on the LIAN GANG lost their lives in the disaster. The ship was en route from Qingdao to Hong Kong on this voyage.
Brett Bachmann on Apr 27, 2020 07:19 (10 months ago)
Anybody know where I can find info iro her fate ?
Henning Brauwers on Apr 27, 2020 05:49 (10 months ago)
that's what I call a ship....... Unfortunatly not too many around these days
davidships on Apr 26, 2020 18:36 (10 months ago)
Sold 1991 as KEMBLA (Cyprus), same year sold to Singapore as SIN DA, then in 1992 to Sin Fa Shipping Pte Ltd, Singapore as LIAN GANG

21/7/1993 foundered 21.42N/115.11E, about 70nm SE of Hong Kong [Qingdao-Hong Kong]
Brett Bachmann on Apr 23, 2020 12:25 (10 months ago)
What was her fate and where ?
ROMARIN on Apr 01, 2011 07:26 (9 years ago)
preciosa encanta
Mr. DOT on Mar 31, 2011 20:06 (9 years ago)
those were the days shooting from the lookout at Stanley Park! mrdot.
Gordy on Mar 31, 2011 13:43 (9 years ago)
Top shot Chris - Gordy
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