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

CS Rhiwderin
by Bill Glover

CS RHIWDERIN

Built in 1883 by Milford Haven S.B. and Engineering Company.

Length 226.9 ft.  Breadth 31.2 ft.  Depth 15.8 ft.  Gross tonnage 1156

Chartered by Siemens Bros from John Cory and Sons of Cardiff to carry out the work on the 1875 cable. Also assisted CS Faraday (1) in laying the 1890 cable.

CABLE WORK

1890

Punta Rassa - Sanibel Island - Key West

CABLE REPAIRS

1890 Overhaul and re-laying of 1875 Punta Rassa - Key West cable

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Last revised: 3 November, 2015

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