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Launching one of the large buoys.

Launching one of the large buoys.
Launching one of the large buoys.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PX8270
Description: A team of sailors on board the 'Great Eastern' letting out one of the bouys used to mark the position where the cable was lost. The position was 51° 25'N 39° 6'W, 1,062 miles (1709 km) from Valentia and 606 miles (975 km) from Heart's Content, Newfoundland.
Creator: Robert Dudley (artist), E. Walker (engraver), Day & Son (engravers)
Date: 1865
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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