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Submarine cable

AAB0152.12

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Object ID AAB0152.12
Description Submarine cable - Bombay - Suez 1869 - twelve wires in outer sheathing covered indivdually witha serving of hemp soaked in tar, india rubber and pitch.
Date made 1870

Place made London, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: iron; organic: gutta percha; organic: jute; wood; metal: copper
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