New system for Atlantic cable-laying. Plough towed on ocean bed makes furrow to hold cable?
USA: New Jersey:
Gen. view S.S. Lord Kelvin in dock.
Angle name of boat.
Gen. view chain (1 mile long) laid out on dock.
Elev. view pan of chain.
Chart showing old way of laying cable..on surface of oceanbed.
Gen. view S.S. Saris Fields.
Gen. view machinery on deck.
Semi view cable unrolling.
Intr. of cable in hold of boat.
2 CU's of cable leaving boat.
Gen. view cable in rough water.
Chart showing new way of laying cable...in furrow ploughed in ocean-bed.
Semi view chain slipping in.
CU chain thru' spool.
Intr. view chain coming thru' ceiling & man folding it.
Gen. view cable going into boat.
Science and Technology; Communications; United States of America
Background: New system for Atlantic cable-laying. Plough towed on ocean bed makes furrow to hold cable out of danger.