Old Cable Layer at Simonstown

Supergoods
6th October 2013, 22:39
About 10 years ago there was on old cable layer in the Simonstown Navy Base.
Any news on where it is now and its condition.
Ian

davidrwarwick
7th October 2013, 09:58
Is this the one your'e thinking about :-

http://www.atlantic-cable.com/Cableships/CableRestorer/index.htm

http://www.simonstown.com/museum/stm_cablerestorer.htm

Ex CS Cable Restorer converted into a restaurant, don't know if it's still there.

Dave

Supergoods
7th October 2013, 11:21
Thanks for the name, Dave.
I crossed her deck about 10 years ago going to and from the rig Ocean Patriot in False Bay. I think the owner ran the boat service to the rig.
Ian