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Name: VIKING
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 29/10/1901
Completed: 11/1901
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 719
Dimensions: 929grt, 463nrt, 207.0 x 36.0 x 13.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (14, 22.5 & 36 x 27ins), 164nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 114813
History:
11/1901 Amazon Telegraph Co Ltd, London
1945 Fundacao Brasil Central (Brazilian Government)
19/07/1950 Wrecked
Comments: 19/07/1950: Wrecked on Mandihy Bank, near Belem
On a voyage from Belem to Manaos


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