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COMM 8.025.tif
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.
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COMM 8.005.tif
Engineers from the Plymouth Area and Post Office's THQ Marine Branch landing the shore-end from HMTS Monarch (CS, if preferred) on Porthcurno Beach on 2 October 1979.

IND 8.004.tif
Loading china clay from a horse and cart onto a ship in Penzance.

MIN 6.006.tif
Miners at Wheal Veor (Wheal Vor) Mine, wearing gear and helmets with acetylene lamps.
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