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1. The context: why sea-borne trade has changed
*The context: why sea-borne trade has changed
2. The container ship Norasia Pearl (1986).
*The container ship Norasia Pearl (1986).The design of container ships is superbly efficient, allowing the maximum number of containers to be carried with no wasted space.
3. The coastal path at Cleethorpes.
*The coastal path at Cleethorpes.The way maker on the Coastal Path, Cleethorpes. This post is a distance signpost with eight arms, standing on the meridian line showing distances and...
4. The drum to carry the PLUTO pipes.
*The drum to carry the PLUTO pipes.The huge drum built to carry the pipes for PLUTO (Pipeline Under The Ocean). Over 1250km of pipes were laid between southern England and Normandy...
5. The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Atlantic Cable.
*The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Atlantic Cable.Within 20 years of the 'Great Eastern' laying the 1866 cable there were 107,000 miles of undersea cables linking all parts of the world. Submarine...
6. The first edition of the Practical Observations on the Nautical Almanac.
*The first edition of the Practical Observations on the Nautical Almanac.A first edition of the 'Practical Observations on the Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemeris', written by James South, Fellow of the Royal...
7. The equatorial telescope for Station B set up in Greenwich Park.
*The equatorial telescope for Station B set up in Greenwich Park.The equatorial telescope and regulator assembled in the portable wooden hut taken on the Transit of Venus expeditions in 1874. Before setting out,...
8. The equatorial telescope for Station A set up in Greenwich Park.
*The equatorial telescope for Station A set up in Greenwich Park.The equatorial telescope and regulator assembled in the portable wooden hut taken on the Transit of Venus expeditions in 1874. Before setting out,...
9. The cliffs of Foilhummerum Bay, the European end of the Atlantic Cable.
*The cliffs of Foilhummerum Bay, the European end of the Atlantic Cable.The European terminus of the 1865 Atlantic cable was on top of the remote cliffs of Foilhummerum Bay, on the island of Valentia in the west of...
10. The cable passed from the works into the hulk lying in the Thames at Greenwich.
*The cable passed from the works into the hulk lying in the Thames at Greenwich.The completed transatlantic cable being transferred from the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company's works at Enderby's Wharf, Greenwich to...
 
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