History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications
the first submarine cable, laid in 1850, to the
present day fiber optic connections circling the world
|Added 1885 article on Cyrus Field: Junk Dealer
|Added 1875 article on the Silvertown Cable Works
|Added 1886 biography of cable pioneer Frederic Newton Gisborne
|Added page on Cyrus Field's 1864 Banquet in London
|Added page for Siemens Brothers Cable Price List, 1870s
|Added page for the Great Northern Centenary Book, 1869-1969
|Added page by Bill Glover on CS Norderney / HMTS Alert (3)
|Added page on Cyrus Field's 1872 Banquet in London
|Added page on Cable Recovery with photographs of marine growth on recovered cables
|Added 1867 article by Robert Sabine on Submarine Telegraphy at the Paris Universal Exhibition
|Added page on Richard Johnson & Nephew - suppliers of wire to cable manufacturers since 1851
|Added page by Bill Glover on HMS Bullhead / CS Electra (2) / CS Cable Guardian
|Added book extract: Sir James Anderson on Submarine Cables - their design and construction, and reasons for their failure
|Added page on the Bamfield Cable Station
|Added new Cable Story on Benjamin Powell Wilkins and the wreck of CS Robert Lowe
|Added page by Steven Roberts on Tal Shaffner's Northern Line Atlantic cable proposal
|Added new photographs and cable details to the CS IT Intrepid page
|Added page by Bill Glover on Dutch East Indies Government cables
|Added page by Bill Glover on CS Grappler
|Added page on CS Duplex
|Added The Electric Telegraph - an 1851 poem on the wonders of telegraphy
|Added page by Bill Glover on CS Global Sentinel
|Added pages by Bill Glover on CS Directeur-General Bast, CS Emba, CS Flexservice (2), CS Seaway Condor, CS Stanelco (2), CS Teneo, ACS St Margarets, MV Svitzer Magellan
|Added new Cable Story on James Alan Bambrough: CS Dominia & CS Telconia
|Added 1902 article How Cables Unite The World
|Added page by George Smith on Cableship Flume Tanks
|Added page by Steven Roberts on the West Highland Telegraph
|Added new Cable Story on Alf Newsome and Cable Ships Silvertown, Dacia, Mexican, Electra
|Added page on CS Ile de Sein
|Added new Cable Story on Eric Tate and the Admiralty Cable Ships 1944-47
|Added cable chess souvenirs from 1897 and 1898 to the Cable Chess Match page.
|Added new Cable Story on Jose Manuel Gil and CS Mercury, 1978 .
|Added newspaper accounts of the completion in 1882 of the Central and South American West Coast cable. Thanks to David Siddle for the text of these articles.
|Added 1898 article by Ewing Matheson on Submarine Telegraph Lines, which includes costs for laying and maintaining cables.
|Added new Cable Story on Ken Guy and the CS Ocean Layer fire.
Added text of Epitome of Proceedings at a Telegraphic Soirée, given by Samuel Gurney M.P., At 25, Prince's Gate, Hyde Park, March 26,1862.
|Added page by Allan Green on a Mystery Cable at Porthcurno Telegraph Museum. This landline cable may have been used as a telegraph connection, or in a radio application.
|Added page by Bill Glover on the history of the Atlantic Cable enterprise, 1850-1858
|Added page by Bill Glover on CS Mirror (2)
|Added page by Jim Jones on cable gear supplied by SCL/Telcon to the USSR
|Added note by Bill Glover on CS Iris and the Falklands War
|Added page by Bill Glover on the USSR cableship CS Ingul
|Added page by Steven Roberts on the Electric Telegraph Company of Ireland
|Added detailed description of the laying of the 1861 Malta-Alexandria cable
|Added Salient Features In Cable Design Since 1850 - a timeline of cable technical developments from 1850 to 1959 by Submarine Cables Ltd.
|Added The Cable History Trail - an illustrated guide for visitors to the sites of the earliest Atlantic Cables in County Kerry, Ireland
|Added new Cable Story on Alfred Lawrence Spalding and CS Levant II - cable laying during the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915-16
|Added page by Steven Roberts on the Indo-European Telegraph Company
|Added page on companies involved in manufacturing the 1865 Atlantic Cable
|Added page on 1858 Atlantic Cable souvenir advertisements
|Added page on the 1984 ANZCAN cable, with images of the STC commemorative medallion
|Added page on CS Levant II
|Added page on the 1856 Cabot Strait cable, a crucial link for the first Atlantic Cable
|Added article from Chambers' Journal on the 1869 French Cable
|Added technical note on Sea Earths
|Added page on Cable Signalling Speeds
|Added new Cable Story: James Dooley's Violin, made on board HMTS Iris (2) in 1941
|Added page on the 1857 maiden voyage of the USS Niagara
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Last revised: 14 January, 2009
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