ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
KWANG TUNG
Construction
IRON
Type
STEAMER
Date
1868
Official Number
60681
Description
Yard Number: 256

First vessel to be built by Hall Russell & Company.

Description: 2 decks, 3 masts, brig rigged, round stern, clencher built, no galleries, no figurehead, iron screw steamer.
Subscribing Owner: Douglas Lapraik Esq., "The Oaks", Acton, Middlesex (64 shares).

1874/75/76: Owner D. Lapraik

Vessel wrecked 19th April 1876 near Osaka.
(Source: Aberdeen Register of Shipping (Aberdeen City Archives))
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Owner
D Lapraik & Co, Hong Kong
Dimensions
length 220' x breadth 31' x depth 14'
gross tonnage 492 tons
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