China's First 10,000-ton Ocean-going Freighter CN19601215-S-EN.v01-LH

China 1960 - China's First 10,000-ton Ocean-going Freighter
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China 1960 - China's First 10,000-ton Ocean-going FreighterChina 1960 - China's First 10,000-ton Ocean-going Freighter




In the late 1950s, Dalian Shipyard built “Yuejin” (跃进), a 10,000 oceangoing cargo ship. With an actual capacity of 15,930 tons the ship had a total length of 169.9 meters, 21.8 meters wide, a displacement of 22,100 tons, 13,400 tons cargo capacity, maximum speed of 18.5 sea miles per hour, 13,000 horsepower and it was capable of travelling 12,000 sea miles. The design, steel materials, the steam turbine of the main engine, and the main mechanoelectrical devices were introduced from the Soviet Union. Construction began on November 27, 1958. The workers and technical staff of Dalian Shipyard made great efforts in building “Yuejin”. The process from ship launching to completion of outfitting work to trial navigation and delivery took a long time. On April 30, 1963, “Yuejin” left Qingdao Port carrying 13,000 tons of maize for Japan Nagoya Westport. What shocked and distressed people of China was that on May 1st, “Yuejin” ran on the rocks and sank during that voyage.  





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