HC Deb 28 August 1907 vol 182 c444
Mr. HAROLD COX (Preston)

To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether the Admiralty at any time recommended on strategic grounds that the Pacific cable should be landed at Fanning Island instead of Honolulu.

(Answered by Mr. Lambert.) The Answer to the Question is in the negative. No strategic value was attached to the landing of the cable either at Fanning or at Honolulu.