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Name Official number Flag IMO
GENERAL WERDER    DEU   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1874  04/03/1874   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock   178 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3020 grt / 1820 nrt / 351.1 ft  39.2 ft  31.2 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
C2cyl (50, 86 x 54") 450nhp, 1-screw.

1892 tripled by Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Newcastle
T3cyl (30, 50, 81 x 54") 500nhp 3000ihp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen  Bremen   
Other names
1893 MIDNIGHT SUN - 1899 PRINCESS OF WALES - 1899 MIDNIGHT SUN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1892 Albion Steamship Co - mng J S Pearson, Newcastle on Tyne - reg Newcastle (ON 101811) 
Vessel history
NDL's Transatlantic service accomodated 144 first class passengers, 68 second and 502 steerage.
1886 Transferred to NDL's Far East service.
1893 refitted for cruising time
1899 chartered as hospital ship PRINCESS OF WALES in the Boer War and returned thereafter resuming as MIDNIGHT SUN. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1912  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
1912 Broken up on the River Tyne.  
 

 



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