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Name: FARADAY
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 17/09/1874
Completed: 1874
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 296
Dimensions: 4917grt, 3123nrt, 360.4 x 52.3 x 34.7ft
Engines: 2 x C2cyl (39 & 68 x 48ins), 492nhp
Engines by: T Clark & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68535
History:
1874 Siemens Brothers, London
1884 Siemens Brothers & Co Ltd, London
1950 Broken up
Comments: 1924: Converted to a coal hulk at Algiers
1931: Stationed at Gibraltar
1950: Broken up in South Wales


Above image copyright of JD Scott

Newcastle Courant, Friday, 1st May 1874