In your post, in reference to the bottom photo.:
Portable telephone. The model used on Titanic has some variations but this is an older drawing. I believe he has corrected it since.In your post, in reference to the bottom photo.:
In the the lower left hand corner there is what appears to be some sort of a small metal cube shaped box mounted on top of a slender brass tube. There appears to be what looks like a wire running to a hole in the wooden deck.
What was that ?
Back in 1912, health and safety was last on their minds. Today, we are the opposite, we are bubble wrap.Thank you for all of your photos, the view from those have helped to explain a lot.
I thought the platform must have had some use other than to stand on the bow and take in the scenery.
It does look very close to the anchor and chains so I hope everyone was safe whilst working in that area on ships.
Thanks Bob -
I assume they were also not "sound powered" but had batteries or some sort of power supply for their operation ?