Cable & Wireless telephone, cross-harbour cable cut, newspaper article 1949

IDJ has sent this newspaper article from 1949.(1)

Telephone Cross Harbour Cable Stolen SCMP 14th January 1949 From IDJ

Cable & Wireless Station Hung Hom Courtesy Gwulo

Cable & Wireless Station Hung Hom, Hong Kong 1953 Courtesy:


  1. South China Morning Post 14th January 1949.

This article was first posted on 3rd March 2021.

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