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  1. The Engine Room
    I'm looking to understand some more about the failure of a Scotch boiler. The basic question is: what could have caused a large amount of water to flood into the stokehold of a 1920s steam coaster as part of the failure of the ship’s Scotch boiler? Contributions from members of this forum...
  2. Bird's-Eye View of Aquitania

    An unusual view of the deck of RMS Aquitania, taken from the top of the foremast. Note the double-tier of lifeboats on the davits, as well as the row of collapsible lifeboats inboard, the presence of which were undoubtedly influenced by the fate of the Titanic!
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