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Name: FARADAY
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 16/02/1923
Completed: 04/1923
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 939
Dimensions: 5533grt, 2639nrt, 394.3 x 48.3 x 34.6ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (21, 34 & 57 x 39ins), 530nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147458
History:
04/1923 Siemens Brothers & Co Ltd, London
26/03/1941 Sank
Comments: 26/03/1941: Sank after being bombed 3 miles from St Anne's Head on a
voyage from Falmouth to Alexandria with a cargo of submarine cable