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

CS International
by Bill Glover

CS INTERNATIONAL

Built in 1870 by Richardson, Duck and Co., Stockton on Tees.
Length 240.0 ft. Breadth 30.1 ft. Depth 17.4 ft. Gross tonnage 1381.

Purchased by the India Rubber, Gutta Percha and Telegraph Works Co., while on the stocks and fitted out with identical equipment to Dacia. In service until 1899. Sold for scrap but while on tow to Cherbourg she broke away from the tow and was wrecked at Beachy Head.

CABLE WORK

1870

Dartmouth, England - L'Ancress Bay, Guernsey

1870

Inter CI 1: Saints Bay, Guernsey - Plémont, Jersey

1871

France - Algeria

1881

Galveston, Texas, USA  - Tampico, Mexico - Vera Cruz, Mexico

1883

St Louis, Senegal - Tenerife

1883

Cadiz - Las Palmas: Confital - Regla: Garachio - Santa Cruz la Palma

1885

Bushire - Jask


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Last revised: 18 August, 2015

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