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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 Raymond Croze
by Bill Glover


Sister ship to Leon Thevenin except for the cable storage capacity, which is 1400 cubic meters. Based at La Seyne sur Mer on cable maintenance duties in the Mediterranean.


1984 Antibes - Port Grimaud
1988 ROMSAR Italy - Sardinia
1989 SARSIC Sardinia - Sicily
1991 Corsica - Sardinia
1992 Cannes - Ile Rousses, France
1995 France - Corsica
1997 FLAG
1999 SEA ME WE 3
1999 Sochi - Poti, Georgia

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Last revised: 11 May, 2007

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