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Underwater telegraph line across the Irish Sea completed

England and Wales, 1857, zoomable map
06/01/1852
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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