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

CS Nordkabel (2)
by Bill Glover

CS NORDKABEL (2)

Built in 1969 by G. Eides A/S., Høylandsbydd

Length 111 ft. 2ins.  Breadth 26 ft. 4 ins. Draught 10ft. 4 ins. Gross tonnage 230

Built for the Norwegian PTT for cable repair duties based at Bodø. Fitted with a single hydraulic powered cable engine supplied by Rapp Fabricker A/S of Bodø, also fitted with one bow sheave and a cable tank. Still in service, and now undertakes pipe laying as well as cable repairs.


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