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


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.


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

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Last revised: 12 August, 2015

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