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

CS Resolute
by Bill Glover


Built in 1857 at Glasgow.

Gross tonnage 204

Chartered from W. France by Glass, Elliot & Co., to lay the following cables.


1859 Verclut, Jersey - Pirou, France
1859 Whitehaven, England - Isle of Man
1859 Great Orme’s Head - Lynas (Liverpool Docks Committee)
1862 Cape Clear - Greencastle (across the Bristol Channel)

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Last revised: 3 November, 2015

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