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The start of the Communication Revolution, Picture of ‘The Atlantic Telegraph Cable Fleet’ at Berehaven, Bantry Bay, 28th July 1866, held at Cable and Wireless Archive

The Atlantic Telegraph Cable Fleet at Berehaven, Bantry Bay.
Reference: DOC///60
Date: 1866 July 28
Held by: Cable & Wireless Archive, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 1 Picture

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By 1900 the Cable Station at Valentia Island controlled transatlantic cable traffic from North America to the UK, Europe including Germany.

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