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Life Jackets Aboard the Titanic

Life Jackets Aboard the Titanic

When the Titanic took on new passengers, the crew conducted drills to be sure people knew what to do in case of an emergency.  Here, we see individuals wearing the cork-filled life jackets which Titanic carried onboard the ship.

Frank Browne - later known as Father Browne - took this picture.  Its caption - from Titanic Photographs (where Browne's photo collection is maintained) - reads as follows:

One of the formalities of the port involved lifeboat drill and the inspection of lifejackets.

Click on the image for a much-better view.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Titanic Photographs.

 

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