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The cable passed from the works into the hulk lying in the Thames at Greenwich.
|The cable passed from Enderby's Wharf.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: PU6188|
|Description: The completed transatlantic cable being transferred from the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company's works at Enderby's Wharf, Greenwich to the hulk 'Amethyst', lying in the River Thames.
Enderby's Wharf was typical of many specialist wharves serving a single business rather than handling general goods.|
|Creator: R. Dudley (artist), F. Jones (engraver), Day & Son (engravers)|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|