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Name: PATROL
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 04/10/1902
Completed: 14/01/1903
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 395
Dimensions: 3132grt, 1281nrt, 3349dwt, 357.0 x 44.0 x 21.0ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (23, 39 & 64 x 42ins), 701nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 15.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115948
History:
14/01/1903 Eastern Extension, Australasia & China Telegraph Co Ltd, London
1929 Imperial & International Communications Ltd, Singapore
1933 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 86678; Profit 8566-3s-11d
Laid and repaired cables in Far Eastern waters all her career
2Q/1933: Broken up in Japan by T Miyaje


Above photo courtesy of Tony Davies

Above photo of ship's model copyright of the National Maritime Museum