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Name: WESER
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 27/10/1858
Completed: 1858
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 72
Dimensions: 2266grt 327.5 x 39.8 x 25.7ft
Engines: 2 x 2cyl (90 & 90ins), 746nhp
Engines by: JB Palmer & Co, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1858 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen
17/11/1859 Government of France, French Navy
16/01/1861 Wrecked
Comments: 70 x 1st Class, 100 x 2nd Class & 450 x 3rd Class passengers
17/11/1859: Purchased to support the expedition to China
16/01/1861: Wrecked at the mouth of the Mekong River


Newcastle Courant Friday, October 29, 1858