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SS Hsin Wah
Career
Owner: China Merchants Steam Navigation Company
Builder: Napier and Miller
Launched: 1921
Fate: Sank 1929
General characteristics
Type: Steamship

SS Hsin Wah (Script error), or written as s. s. Hsin Wah at the time, was a steamship owned by China Merchants Steam Navigation Company, navigating between Canton City, Hong Kong, Shanghai.[1] She was built in 1921 by Messrs Napier and Miller in Glasgow. The ship was once seized by pirates of Bias Bay in 1928 and saved by a Chinese gunboat Chung Shan. She sunk in 1929 when grounded on northern rocks of Waglan, an island southeast of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong, with a loss of around 400 lives.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ship Sink Off Waglan". 16 January 1929. 

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