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Underwater telegraph line across the Irish Sea completed

England and Wales, 1857, zoomable map
The cable between Holyhead in Wales and Dublin in Ireland, under the Irish Sea, is completed. Although a message is passed that evening, some time will pass before the service is completely reliable. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1852 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1853), 82.


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