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Waterville in County Kerry, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

Commercial Cable Company

1884 - 1962

 

Waterville Station

 
Commercial Cable Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
1. Commercial Cable Company Marker
Inscription.  

This is the main entrance to the Cable
Station property. This station operated
6 cables to America, 4 cables to the U.K.
and 2 to France. Together with its sister
companies it relayed cablegrams worldwide.

The company broke the monopoly on
transatlantic communication previously
held by the Atlantic Telegraph Co. (later
Western Union), and employed over 300
people at its busiest period.
 
Erected by Friends of the Waterville Cable Station.
 
Location. 51° 49.91′ N, 10° 10.534′ W. Marker is in Waterville, Munster, in County Kerry. Marker is at the intersection of National Route N70 and Iveragh Terrace, on the right when traveling north on National Route N70. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Office (was about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Iveragh Lodge (about 240 meters away); Iveragh Lodge Commercial Cable Company 1st Offices (was about 240 meters away but has been reported missing. ); Latitude 51 49' 50"54 N. Longitude 10 10' 15"5 W.

Commercial Cable Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
2. Commercial Cable Company Marker
With former employee housing in distance
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Latitude and Longitude Stone 1892 (was approx. 0.3 kilometers away but has been reported missing. ); Mick O'Dwyer (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Charlie Chaplin (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Dr. Thomas George Millerick 1864-1898 (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Waterville Transatlantic Telegraph Station. (Submitted on October 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Commercial Cable Company. (Submitted on October 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Commercial Cable Company Waterville Station Photos. (Submitted on October 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. CommunicationsMan-Made Features
 
Former Commercial Cable Company Waterville Station Offices image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
3. Former Commercial Cable Company Waterville Station Offices
On Iveragh Terrace, about 125 meters east of marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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