Cable-length



cable’s length.
a nautical unit of length equivalent to 720 feet (219 meters) in the U.S. Navy and 608 feet (185 meters) in the British Navy.
Historical Examples

Adventure Jack London
The Cruise of the Snark Jack London
The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras Jules Verne
Blackbeard: Buccaneer Ralph D. Paine

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