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

HMS Loch Nevis
by Bill Glover


Built in 1934 by William Denny & Co., Dumbarton.

Length 171.7 ft  Breadth 31.1 ft  Depth 8.7 ft  Gross tonnage 568

Requisitioned from David McBrayne & Co. and converted for mine laying/cable laying duties. Fitted with a single wooden 3 ft dia by 1 ft 6 ins. bow sheave. Mines were laid over the stern.

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Last revised: 8 February, 2012

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