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Name: CHARLES W ANDERSON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/03/1872
Completed: 03/07/1872
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 79
Dimensions: 1452grt, 938nrt, 253.0 x 33.2 x 22.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 36ins), 140nhp; (1894: C2cyl (30 & 57 x 48ins), 147nhp)
Engines by: Humphreys & Tennant, Deptford; (1894: J Dickinson, Sunderland)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63014
History:
03/07/1872 Harry Smith Edwards, South Shields; registered at London
1875 Registered at South Shields
1880 JE Bowser, South Shields
1886 JE Bowser, Ormston & Co, South Shields
1890 Morel Brothers, South Shields
1895 Renamed POMARON; registered at Cardiff
1901 Lindens SS Co Ltd (Morel Ltd, managers), Cardiff
1910 Broken up
Comments Contract 18750 Profit 995/10/8d
28/05/1878: Damaged by an explosion when bound for Malta from Penarth with coal
The explosion was due to the lack of ventilation in the hold
15/02/1879: In a collision in the Bristol Channel & sank the brig SHIELDS with loss of life
The Captain was found to be at fault and his ticket was suspended for 12 months
1894: Re-engined by J Dickinson
1910: Broken up by R White & Sons at Widnes


Above photo as POMARON courtesy of Richard Cox