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1923. Cable ship Faraday.
1923. Cable Ship Faraday.

1874 Built by Mitchell and Co as a telegraph-cable-laying vessel for Siemens Brothers.[1]

The special fittings relating to the cable were arranged by Siemens Brothers and Co .

The bilge keels were designed by William Froude.[2]

1923 A replacement cable ship of the same name was built for Siemens Brothers.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 20, 1874
  2. The Engineer 1876/04/21