SS China

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SS China.jpg
Name SS China
Builder/Built 1889 Fairfield & Co, Glasgow
Displacement 5,480 tons
Speed 17 knots


Built for Pacific Mail Steamship Company and used on the US west coast to Asia routes. Charted by the US Government to move troops during the war with Spain in 1898. In 1915 sold to the Atlantic Transport Company of West Virginia and sold on to the China Mail Steamship Corporation. Laid up in 1923 and sent to the wreckers two years later.

Soldiers carried

England to Fremantle 1 May - 1 June 1919