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

CS Malim
by Bill Glover


Built in 1945 by Bartram and Son, Sunderland

Length 144.0 ft  Breadth 27.1 ft  Depth 8.0 ft  Gross tonnage 394

Launched as the Empire Mayflower and chartered by Cable & Wireless from the Straits Shipping Company for cable repair duties.

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Last revised: 7 November, 2011

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