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Name: ST MARGARETS
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 13/10/1943
Completed: 04/1944
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1800
Dimensions: 1959grt, 252.0 x 36.4 x 22.3ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (18, 22 & 36 x 24ins), 194nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 4.0ins, 4 x 1 x 20mm, 1 x 4pdr guns
History:
04/1944 The Admiralty - British Royal Navy
1948 Admiralty Cable Service
1975 Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service
1989 Broken up
Comments: 1989: Broken up at HG Pounds, Portsmouth


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