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Name: CHARTERS TOWER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/02/1888
Completed: 04/1888
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 234
Dimensions: 2927grt, 1926nrt, 317.5 x 40.2 x 24.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37.5 & 60 x 39ins), 206nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 94380
History:
04/1888 F Stumore & Co, London
1889 MEM Makalua, Honolulu; renamed SAN MATEO
1897 Pacific Improvement Co, Honolulu
1911 Edgar F Luckenbach, San Francisco
1915 Renamed FREDíK LUCKENBACH
1919 Luckenbach SS Co Inc, New York
1923 Wabash SS Corporation, New York; renamed CASTLE LODGE
1923 Cornelius H Callaghan, New York; renamed VIRGINIA PRETELT
1924 Albert Jensen A/S (Hans Jensen), Copenhagen; renamed KIRSTEN JENSEN
Q3/1924 Broken up
Comments: 1915: Also seen as FRED K LUCKENBACH
09/03/1924: Arrived at Genoa from Livorno for breaking up
Q3/1924: Broken up at Genoa