Submarine cable section

A section of submarine cable. It was laid between Vama and the Crimea in 1854. The wire is insulated with gutta percha and the end of which can be seen at both ends.

Object Details

ID: AAB0168
Collection: Communications and signalling
Type: Submarine cable
Display location: Not on display
Date made: 1854
People: Captain C. Robinson, C.; Mogridge, C. T. Royal Navy Trophy Centre
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 65 x 8 mm

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