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Name: TELCONIA
Type: Cable ship
Launched: 19/03/1909
Completed: 05/1909
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 810
Dimensions: 1013grt, 395nrt, 213.2 x 30.9 x 13.0ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (12, 20 & 33 x 24ins), 149nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125780
History:
05/1909 Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company
1935 Broken up
Comments: Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company was
a subsidiary of the Atlantic Telegraph Company
1935: Broken up at Dunston on Tyne in Q1


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair