Photo: Cable laying ship

Scanned image showing a large ship at sea.
Scanned image showing a large ship at sea.

Description

Cable laying ship. Photo caption: H.M.T.S. "Monarch", British cables-laying ship lying at Erith. This ship is capable of carrying 1800 nautical miles of deep sea cable and was responsible for laying the Trans-Atlantic Cable. This item is part of the MoDiP BXL collection.
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Manufactured for
BXL

Inscriptions

stamped: "The property of BAKELITE LIMITED 12-18 Grosvenor Gardens, S.W.1 Please acknowledge" (rear)

Object number

BXL : 0414

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Dimensions
Width
210mm
Height
162mm