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Aboard the Great Eastern.
|Members of the crew.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H1743|
|Description: From 1865 until 1872 the 'Great Eastern' laid four telegraph cables under the Atlantic, and others to link Bombay and Aden. On the left of this photograph one of the huge buoys that were used to mark the position of submarine telegraph cables can be seen.|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|