navigational equipment

  1. Steven Christian

    Celestial navigation practices

    A question for you experienced nautical people. During the time of Titanic with the navigational equipment they had and if they did everything right, just how accurate were their positional fixes and what was deemed accurate? I was reading some of the threads and was going blind looking at and...
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    Answered What does the bridge telemotor do?

    What is the purpose of the bridge telemotor?
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    Watertight Door Indicator / Activation Switch

    Can anyone say with absolute certainty where the switch to close the watertight doors was located? I have found a number of sources that say it was in the wheelhouse. Others indicate that the switch was on the bridge. For example, Hitchens states in the British hearing that Murdoch...
  4. Alec Barker

    RMS Olympic bridge and wheelhouse interior pics

    Hello, are there any pictures of inside the RMS Olympic's bridhe or wheelhouse? It would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance, Alec
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    Stern Bridge

    When I look at pictures of the stern of Titanic/Olympic, I can see several structures on the stern bridge. But I can't say for sure what they are. I'm pretty sure I can see some engine telegraphs, and a phone box on a small pole. But do I see a ship's wheel? I see something that looks...