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  1. Ship Research
    As part of my research into the wreck of the SS Camlough, I've ended up looking at the various small steamers which took part in the Camlough salvage operations from the beach at Monreith. One of these was the SS Ethel. Her details (thanks to Bill H) on this forum are: ETHEL O.N...
  2. Ship Research
    I've been researching events around the wreck and subsequent salvage of the SS Camlough on the beach at Monreith in Scotland in 1932. A search on this Forum for 'SS Camlough' will find threads with photos - both of the ship itself and of the surviving portion of wreckage which was never...
  3. 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...
  4. The Engine Room
    I'm in the process of researching the SS Camlough, which was wrecked near to where I live on the coast at Monreith in Southwest Scotland. Part of the remaining stern of the vessel has been exposed by this winter's storms. On 14th January, the vessel came to rest, stranded high on rocks and...
  5. 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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