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Name: MWE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/11/1857
Completed: 11/1857
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 66
Dimensions: 521grt; (1866: 692grt, 509nrt, 201.0 x 26.0 x 15.3ft)
Engines: 2cyl (38 & 38 x 30ins), 90hp; (by 1890: C2cyl (26 & 52 x 36ins), 135nhp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle; (by 1890: Palmer Bros & Co, Jarrow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1857 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen
1881 Det forenede Dampskibs-Selskab A/S - DFDS, Copenhagen; renamed CHARKOW
27/05/1898 Carl J Lundvall & Co, Helsingborg
28/05/1898 Johan Christoffer Hulthen, Helsingborg; renamed ONSALA
27/01/1902 William Edgar & WH Satt, West Hartlepool
21/03/1903 A/S Dampskibsselskabet Onsala, Christianssand
08/10/1905 Sank
Comments: 1866: Rebuilt to 692grt
by 1890: Re-engined
06/10/1905: Abandoned in a sinking condition after the engine room was flooded
On a voyage from Grimsby to Trelleborg
08/10/1905: Sank off Ijmuiden