Titanic Life Rings


Oct 15, 2003
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Hello,

I've just read that Titanic's Life Rings were blank, I always thought that they had "R.M.S. Titanic" along the top and "Liverpool" along the bottom. Can anybody give me some more information on this Subject. Thanks.

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Michael George.
 

Jeremy Lee

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Titanic's liferings were indeed blank, as it was with ships of that time, and it was only much later that liferings with the ship's name were installed on her sister, the Olympic.
 

Bob Godfrey

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True, but that of course didn't prevent the emergence of one of the great cliches of cinema - all those old films in which a young couple lean against a ship's rail in the moonlight to discuss all the wonderful things they will do with the rest of their lives, before the camera tracks to one side and reveals a life ring with a very familiar name!
 

Jeremy Lee

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>>before the camera tracks to one side and reveals a life ring with a very familiar name!<<

Too familiar, in my opinion.
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So if I understand it right, the Ttanic life rings were white. Just white, without any writing on it? Had they also the ropes attached (at four points) around?