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NINGCHOW

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Definitely a Bluey, one of the 3 Workman, Clark & co. 1902 built freighter for China Mutual Steam Nav. later acquired by Holts, the 8 letters name suggests she should be the ' Ningchow '
The other 2 sisters were ' Oanfa ' & ' Keemun ' all three ended their careers in early 1930's

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Take your pick, but only one built by Workman, Clark - details from my PDF Book on CD "The Blue Funnel Odyssey"


KEEMUN Keemun class steel steamship.
O.N. 115327. 8,863g. 5,727n. 482.0 x 58.2 x 32.8 feet.
Two T.3-cyl. (22", 37" & 63" x 48") by the shipbuilder driving twin propeller shafts. 5,870 IHP. 13 kts.
1.9.1902: Launched by Workman, Clark & Company Ltd., Belfast (Yard No. 191) for the China Mutual Steam Navigation Company Ltd., (Coy.No.68539). 10.1902: Completed. 13.11.1902: Owners acquired by Alfred Holt & Company.6.1914: Pushed ashore on Pari Island by heavy seas resultant from an earthquake. Refloated and on 25.6.1914: Departed Batavia for Aujer. 13.6.1918: Attacked with gunfire by the German submarine U 151, in the Atlantic, escaping whilst returning fire. 18.9.1918 until 15.10.1918: Expeditionary Force transport No. D 6201, moving troops to Russia. 26.4.1933: Arrived at Osaka for demolition.

NINGCHOW Keemun class steel steamship.
O.N. 115326. 8,813g. 5,716n. 480.6 x 58.3 x 32.6 feet.
Two T.3-cyl. (23½", 38½" & 65¼" x 48") by the shipbuilder, driving twin propeller shafts. 5,870 IHP. 13½ kts.
21.8.1902: Launched by D. & W. Henderson & Company Ltd., Glasgow (Yard No. 429) for the China Mutual Steam Navigation Company Ltd., (Coy.No. 68539). 14.10.1902: Trials and completed. 13.11.1902: Owners acquired by Alfred Holt & Company. 4.11.1932: Arrived at Spezia for demolition.

OANFA Keemun class steel steamship.
O.N. 115351. 8,819g. 5,676n. 480.0 x 58.3 x 32.7 feet.
Two T.3-cyl. (23½", 38½" & 65¼" x 48") by the shipbuilder, driving twin propeller shafts. 5,870 IHP. 13½ kts.
13.11.1902: Launched by D. & W. Henderson & Company Ltd., Glasgow (Yard No.430) for the China Mutual Steam Navigation Company Ltd., Liverpool. 20.12.1902: Trials. 1.1903: Completed. 18/20.9.1920: Suffered a fire in her cargo. 25.12.1931: Arrived at Osaka for demolition.
 

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Name consists definitely of 8 letters, so the pick is easy. Thanks anyway!
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