University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Sw08-051. G W Swire referenced each negative in this album with the prefix H written in India ink. This negative is referenced H25. The album itself has also been archived at some stage with the reference 62/VI. The hulk nearest to the camera is most probably Jardines' YUEN WO hulk at Chinkiang (Zhenjiang). YUEN WO was burnt out by fire at Tungchow (Nantong 南通) on the Yangtze River, on 27 May 1905. It arrived at Shanghai in tow and was abandoned to underwriters. The hull was bought back and converted to serve as a pontoon hulk for use at Chinkiang (镇江).
Hulks on the Yangtze River, Chinkiang (镇江)