Photo: HMTS Monarch

Scanned image showing a large ship at sea.
Scanned image showing a large ship at sea.
Details
Object number
BXL : 0416
Country

Description

Cable laying ship. Photo caption: H.M.T.S. "Monarch", British cable-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.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Manufactured for
BXL

Inscriptions

stamped: "THE PROPERTY OF BAKELITE LIMITED, 12 - 18, GROSVENOR GARDENS S.W. 1 Please acknowledge." (rear)
Dimensions
Width
210mm
Height
162mm
Method
Material
paper