The Next Trans-Atlantic Cable Is A Success
On the next attempt, cables which were laid in 1866 were a complete success.
This event, in its time, would compare to events like the moon landing of a
century later. The cable of 1866 remained in service for the next 100 years.
|Atlantic Cable Buoys|
Cable buoys were used to mark the location of cables. The largest of the buoys
used on the Atlantic telegraph cable of 1865-66 could carry a cable weight of 20