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Name: EDWARD WILSHAW
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 01/11/1948
Completed: 06/1949
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1862
Dimensions: 2496grt, 2217nrt, 795dwt, 313.2 x 41.2 x 23.8ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (15.5, 26 & 44 x 27ins), 379nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 183034
History:
06/1949 Cable & Wireless Ltd, London
12/12/1979 Broken up
Comments: 12/12/1979: Arrived at Vigo for breaking up by Hierros Ardes


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