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

CS Hawthorns
by Bill Glover

CS HAWTHORNS

Built in 1861 by Palmers Bros., Newcastle upon Tyne

Length 199 ft.  Breadth 28 ft.  Depth 17.3 ft.  Gross tonnage 752

Chartered by Glass, Elliot & Co., from Fenwick & Co., to lay the following cables.

CABLE WORK

Captain R. Donaldson:
1863 Sicily - Sardinia
   
1865 Sicily - Algeria

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Last revised: 12 August, 2015

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