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History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications
from the first submarine cable of 1850 to the worldwide fiber optic network

John Seymour
Master Mariner
1841 - 1899

Ship: Northumbrian

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Master: Captain J. Smith

Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1855; fastened with copper bolts

Tonnage: 555 tons using old measurements and 639 tons using new measurements

Construction: 1855 in Sunderland Owners: Scott & Co.

Port of registry: Newcastle

Port of survey: Sunderland

Voyage: sailed for India

From: Register of ships website.

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