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Old 18th Jan 2022, 11:06 am   #10
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Default Re: On-board ship communications

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Originally Posted by kellys_eye View Post
Sound-powered telephones were fitted as critical safety systems and meant as emergency backup comms between bridge, engine room and steering compartments although many used them for 'ordinary' comms to such locations as required.
Sound-powered telephones are still deployed as a back-up. I believe their use was made compulsory after the SS Morro Castle disaster in 1934.
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