"The cable would have handled that end of it, I guess," she said, succinctly.
It was the only cable we used for the first twenty-four hours.
We brought the ship up with this cable, but not until she got it nearly to the better end.
The following letter, received by the French cable, explains itself.
The action was fought nearly at the distance of a cable's length from the enemy.
Was it possible to submerge the cable in the Atlantic, and would it be safe at the bottom?
Next summer a steamboat was fitted out for the purpose, and the cable was submerged.
The design of the cable was a subject of experiment by Professor Morse and others.
Profiting by these aids, an improved type of cable was designed.
The latter instruments were applied to the Sardinia, Malta, and Corfu cable.