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Name: RECORDER
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 03/05/1954
Completed: 07/1954
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1906
Dimensions: 3349grt, 965nrt, 2605dwt, 340.5 x 45.2 x 18.5ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (15.5, 26 & 44 x 33ins), 2000ihp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 186106
History:
07/1954 Cable & Wireless Ltd, London
1986 Broken up
Comments: 1986: Broken up in Indonesia


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above 2 photos copyright of Don Meehan