Retreiver 1961

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john sefton
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Retreiver 1961

Post by john sefton » Sun May 03, 2009 10:33 pm

Built 1961, Cammel Laird & Co., Birkenhead

Length 366.0 ft Breadth 47.6 ft Depth 19.1ft Gross tonnage 4000

Built for and owned by Cable & Wireless. Based at Fiji for maintenance of Canada - Australia cables. Later moved to Singapore to replace CS RECORDER (3) Scrapped in 1995.

CABLE WORK

1961 USA - Bermuda shore ends
1962 COMPAC Auckland - Sydney shore ends
COMPAC Auckland - Suva shore ends

Various web sites
British Virgin Islands SG616, Fiji SG335, 618
Zil Elwannyen Sesel SG186
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SG186

D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen
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Re: RETRIEVER 1961

Post by D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Wed Jan 07, 2015 7:44 pm

'Built in 1960-'61 by Cammell Laird & Co., Birkenhead, #1302, for Cable & Wireless Ltd., London.
Cable layer, Gt:4218, t:1469, Dw:2505, Loa:111,56m. Lbpp:100,59m. B:14,51m. Depth:9m. Draught:5,80m. 4-5 cyl. diesels:5616 hp. (4131 kW.) 2 English Electric elec motors each 1650 hp. (1214 kW.) 2 controllable pitch propellers, 15 kn. 4 cable tanks:21.000 cft. crew:88, IMO.5293494.
1995 scrapped?
LR88/89 + internet.
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