C.S Retriver (4,000 tons) laid the shoe-end section of the Auckland/Sydney and Auckland/Suva sections of the Commonwealth Pacific Cable, which stretches from Vancouver in Canada to Sydney in Australia via Suva and Auckland in NZ.
This picture shows…
SEACOM 2 Shore and operation at Deep Water Bay, Hong Kong.
This picture shows the end of the trench showing the entry into the manhole. One cable already fitted with articulated piping. Ships crew left-right: Honorio Perez and Angel Chapelo.