Telegraph Cable

Production date
Circa 1950
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Object detail

Accession number
2008.2
Production period
Description
Cutaway cable on rimu base of the first telegraph cable laid in Devonport on 28 Sept. 1953; 18 layers exposed; it appears to have a wax coating. A small silver plaque mounted on the rimu base reads "PT. RESOLUTION/DEVONPORT/LAID/28. SEPT. 1953"
Marks
PT. RESOLUTION/DEVONPORT/28. SEPT. 1953 Engraved
Credit Line
Circa 1950. Telegraph Cable, 2008.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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