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Direct United States Cable Co

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of Winchester House, Old Broad Street, London, E.C.

1873 Incorporated as a Limited Company

1874 The Faraday, the second largest ship in the world, moored off Siemens Brothers works at Chatham to take on board the onshore section of the cable for the company which would be laid from Ireland to Nova Scotia, from where it would be linked to New York[1]

1877 Company reconstituted.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 27, 1874