Hello, while looking through Mark Chirnside book "The olympic class- olympic, titanic, britannic", there's a part where it say bruce ismay made suggestion after olympic maiden voyage in regard to B deck, I wonder if it's identical or different to what titanic got, I think I'll have to add that to my june 1911 britannic at 1/570 scale.
Thanks for your answers!
Mr. Ismay noted down in his letter to the White Star Line offices in Liverpool:
"The deck space, with the number of passengers on board going out, was certainly excessive, and I think in another ship we might carry out rooms on ‘B’ deck the same as those on ‘C’ deck"
After Mr. Ismay noticed that the B-deck promenade was a waste of earning space, meaning it would produce less profit if it remained unchanged for the Titanic and the potential third ship (The letter of agreement wasn't signed yet for the Britannic at the time, since the White Star Line prefered to wait to see the Olympic in service).
The Titanic got her forward staterooms and special stateroom amidships, the galley and pantry of the á la carte restaurant, the á la carte restaurant itself and the new café Parisien extended completely outboard instead of looking out onto a promenade.
The Britannic never got a café Parisien and never had her forward staterooms extended outboard, however it remained the same for the earlier mentioned rooms. So her B-deck promenade remained.
The Olympic didn't receive changes regarding the promenade until the 1912-1913, where she had her á la carte restaurant and it's galley and pantry extended outboard, as well as a café Parisien being added. However her special staterooms amidships were never extended outboard throughout her career. During a 1930 refit the majority her standard staterooms forward were redesigned and were extended to the side of the ship.
I hope this explains it all a bit.