Gentlemen on Imperial Service: A Story of the Trans-Pacific Telecommunications Cable Told in Their Own Words Those Who Served by R. Bruce Scott

ISBN: 9781550390537

Published: January 1st 1994

Hardcover

131 pages


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Gentlemen on Imperial Service: A Story of the Trans-Pacific Telecommunications Cable Told in Their Own Words  by  Those Who Served by R. Bruce Scott

Gentlemen on Imperial Service: A Story of the Trans-Pacific Telecommunications Cable Told in Their Own Words by Those Who Served by R. Bruce Scott
January 1st 1994 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 131 pages | ISBN: 9781550390537 | 8.69 Mb

The laying and operation of the Trans-Pacific submarine tele-communications cable is one of the greatest engineering achievements of the twentieth century. R Bruce Scott gives us a complete account of this remarkable venture having dedicated hisMoreThe laying and operation of the Trans-Pacific submarine tele-communications cable is one of the greatest engineering achievements of the twentieth century.

R Bruce Scott gives us a complete account of this remarkable venture having dedicated his entire working life, 1920 - 1960, to its creation and maintenance. Many of the reminiscences are told by the men who worked in isolated stations in the South Seas, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Canada, as they reflect on a vanished way of life.



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