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The Story of The Atlantic Cable

Charles Tilston Bright, British electrical engineer who oversaw the laying of the first transatlantic telegraph cable in 1858, for which work he was knighted (1832 – 1888)


This ebook presents «The Story of The Atlantic Cable», from Charles Tilston Bright. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.


Table of Contents

- About This Book

- Prefatory Note

- Part I. Introductory

- Part Ii. The Pioneer Line

- Evolution Of Atlantic Telegraphy In America And England

- The Manufacture Of The Line

- The First Start

- Preparations For Another Attempt

- The Trial Trip

- The Storm

- The Renewed Effort

- Finis Coronat Opus

- The Celebration

- Working The Line

- He Inquest

- Part Iii. Intermediate Knowledge And Advance

- Other Proposed Routes

- Experience Investigation And Progress

- Part Iv. Commercial Success

- The 1865 Cable And Expedition

- Second And Successful Attempt

- Recovery And Completion Of The 1865 Cable

- Jubilations

- Subsequent Atlantic Lines

- Atlantic Cable Systems Of To Day

- Footnotes

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2015
November 13
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
201
Pages
PUBLISHER
The Perfect Library
SELLER
FB Editions
SIZE
329.8
KB