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Bruce Ismay and Lord Pirrie inspecting Titanic 31dstMay 1911

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prior to the launch
· Date: Wed, 4 December 19 · Views: 506
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Iain Crosbie
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Thu, 5 December 19 01:59

What is the device next to them? Some hand-powered hydraulic device to do with launching perhaps?
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harry t.
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Thu, 5 December 19 02:44

morning Iain, a link to the story of the 'brains' behind that device, a much overlooked old fashioned 'shipwright'. Further down the article there's another photo, the 'shareholders', assembled and ready for action on the big day.

https://titanicbelfast.com/Discover/...d-Titanic.aspx

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Philthechill
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Sat, 28 December 19 10:02

Fascinating story Harry! Those 'launches' were quite incredible! Thanks for the 'posting'. Phil
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Norm
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Sun, 1 March 20 03:09

I hadn't realised Bruce Ismay was a SN member.
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