Tai Ping Yang
1929 General Cargo

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Buildingyard: Deutsche Werke A.G. Kiel

Built year: 1929

Yard no: 223

Tonnage : GRT: 7025/ NET: 3806/ TDW: 12400

Dims : LOA: 461,4/ BR: 60,6/ DR: 8,9ft

Machinery 1929-1952: Two 8-cyl by the shipbuilder

Machinery 1952-1972: Two 5-cyl MAN by Howaldtswerke A.G. Kiel

1929 IHP: 7000

1952 IHP: 8000

Speed: 14,50knots

Passengers: 10

Photo: Andi Dandi

04.05.1929: Launched as TAI PING YANG

27.08.1929: Completed and reg under ownership of Transpacific Corp., Panama. Price paid: NOK 3.686.139,12

00.00.1937: Registreted at Tønsberg/ Norwegian flag

00.00.1952: Re-engined at Howaldtwerke A.G. Kiel with MAN-engines

22.05.1962: Sold to Olistim Navigation Co. (Achilles Frangistas), Greece. Renamed SOPHIA

00.00.1964: Sold to Lestam Greek Shipping Co.Ltd., Greece

00.00.1969: Sold to Sophia Shipping Co Ltd., Cyprus

00.00.1972: Sold to Istanbul Metalurji Sanayii A.S., Turkey for scrapping

16.03.1972: Demolition commenced at Fener