Coaling Outriggers

melroycen

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How did the coaling outriggers work. I know what were used for but it's just how were they used?

Did the barge's ropes for coaling connect up to these outrigers?

Looking at Olympic in 1920s, the outriggers have disapearered. Was that because Olympic's boilers were changed to oil burning ones?