Transatlantic cable laying

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Transatlantic telephone cable laying. Pisces II– a cutaway view of the mini submarine which can operate for eight to ten hours at a time, and at a maximum depth of 3,500 feet. Bottom: Laying the first cable across the English Channel in 1851. Original artwork for illustrations on p13 of L&L no.604 (11 August 1973).

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