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Atlantic Telegraph Fleet 20th July 1865

The war steamers ‘HMS Terrible’ and ‘HMS Sphinx’ moored alongside the S.S. Great Eastern at the eastern end of Bere Haven before the historic crossing of the Atlantic Ocean laying the first successful telegraph cable to America

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