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Name: WHARFINGER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/04/1892
Completed: 05/1892
Builder: Anderson & Laverick
Yard: St Lawrence, Newcastle
Yard Number: 4
Dimensions: 119grt, 68nrt, 80.2 x 19.7 x 8.5ft; (1898: 145grt, 57nrt, 90.4 x 19.7 x 8.5ft)
Engines: C2cyl (13 & 24.5 x 16ins), 25nhp
Engines by: Hedley & Boyd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99607
History:
05/1892 Joseph Carney, Sunderland
1892 J Smurthwaite (Speeding, Marshall & Co Ltd), Sunderland
1893 Frederick T Fisher, London
1893 C Anger, Caen; renamed CHARLES
1898 J & A Gardner & Co, Glasgow; renamed WHARFINGER
21/01/1911 Sank
Comments: 1898: Lengthened to 90.4ft
21/01/1911: Sank in the Sound of Mull
On a voyage from Glasgow to Carbost, Skye with a cargo of coal