Red Sea - The Hong Kong

The Hong Kong

One of several P&O vessels to be lost in the Red Sea. Built in 1889 by Caid, this 3174 ton steam ship was "wrecked on Azalea Rock", on December 5, 1890. She was 350 feet long, and carrying a general cargo, enroute to Shanghai from London. She was fitted with triple expansion engines giving 450 hp. It is located off the Yemen coast.

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Last Updated: May 29th, 2011