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Marseilles, Algiers and Malta Telegraph Co

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1870 The Marseilles, Algiers and Malta Telegraph Co laid a cable from Marseilles to Bona, Algeria, then on to Malta. The cable was manufactured and laid by Telcon, who sub-contracted part to W. T. Henley.

1872 The company became part of John Pender's Eastern Telegraph Co.

1877 Telcon made and laid a duplicate cable on the same route.


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Sources of Information

  • [1] History of the Atlantic Cable and Submarine Telegraphy