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Name: ALL AMERICA
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 20/05/1921
Completed: 10/1921
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1120
Dimensions: 1819grt, 880nrt, 278.4 x 37.0 x 22.4ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (15.5, 25 & 43 x 30ins), 264nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
10/1921 Mexican Telegraph Co
1920 All America Cables Inc, New York
1928 American Cable & Radio Corp, New York
13/09/1961 Broken up
Comments: 13/09/1961: Broken up at Charleston, South Carolina


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley