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# How long will it take by boat from China to the US?

How long will it take by boat from China to the US?

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The distance from Shanghai to San Francisco is 5398 nautical miles. At 15 knots, it takes 15 days. If you use a different speed, you do the math.

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it all depends on the boat's engine and how fast you are going ..

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What type of boat? How fast? From and to where? Last time I went from Hong Kong to Tacoma, WA it took about 9 days. We had a 9 cylinder diesel engine that I could crawl inside of. It was 3 decks tall and put out around 18,000 hp.

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