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Name: MALEK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/02/1883
Completed: 05/04/1883
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 148
Dimensions: 1621grt, 1054nrt, 2050dwt, 251.0 x 34.3 x 24.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 62 x 42ins), 180nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87078
History:
05/04/1883 Persian Gulf SS Co Ltd, London
27/05/1891 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 28590, Profit 3211-18s-11d
27/05/1891: Grounded and sank in Jeddah harbour
On a voyage from Cardiff to Basrah with coal & general cargo