Clark, Forde and Taylor

Clark, Forde & Taylor, consulting engineers

Clark, Forde and Taylor of Great Winchester Street, London, was established in c.1868 by Josiah Latimer Clark, Henry Charles Forde and Herbert Taylor after Clark’s partnership with Charles. T. Bright was dissolved. Under Clark's supervision some 50,000 miles of submarine cable were laid across the world's oceans, linking capital cities and commercial ports. The Mediterranean cable to India, the East Indian Archipelago cable to Australia, the Brazilian Atlantic cables were all laid under the supervision of this firm. The company was succeeded by Clark, Forde, Taylor & Erskine-Murray.