1922 Large Format Photograph of Cable Ship John W. MacKay By Frank & Sons, Marine Photographers, South Shields
(Great Britain - 20th Century - Photography - Nautical History - Cable Communications)

South Shields England: Frank & Sons, 1922. F Photograph depicts this cable maintenance steamship underway; identified in the plate at lower left margin; Built in 1922 by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. for the Commercial Cable Company and based at Halifax, Nova Scotia on Atlantic repair duties (see History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications online source); image approx. 10" x 13 1/2" size; studio stamp of Frank & Sons, Marine Photographers, South Shields on back; edge, tips wear, chipping, including some small chips in the image, creases at corners; in about good condition. Good Paperback (Item ID: 23552)


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