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CS Telconia

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1909 Cable ship built by Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson for the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co, to assist the cable layers on major projects and also to carry out repair work. Fitted with two 22 ft diameter tanks, one forward and one aft, capable of holding 8000 cubic feet of cable. Two bow sheaves were fitted but no stern sheaves.

1934 sold for scrap.

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