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We would like new content for the Radio Room and would be pleased to hear from you if you have anything suitable.

The following images were submitted for use on the website by Mrs Marion E. Farr and are very gratefully received.



Left: Father to Marion, Leslie Arnold Slack 1903 - 1986 Wireless Operator with the Blue Funnel Line August 1923 to September, 1925.

Below: "Of sober and temperate habits!"

Unposed for photo of Tommy, the ship's cat on S.S.Memnon.

I couldn't resist including this lovely picture, just for a bit of fun!








Below: Siemens crystal receiver. Receive/transmit handle on side of the cabinet. Alternative tuning coil in foreground.

Below: Marconi 1 1/2 Kw. set.

Below: A Siemen's W/T Transmitter. Quenched spark system.
Photo: Time exposure ruined by engine vibration.

Above: Wireless room above lounge on S.S. Anchises. Living room on right - instrument room on left.

Above: Ingham, Senior Wireless Operator S.S.Memnon 1925

Below: Marconi 1 1/2 Kw aparatus on S.S. Memnon

Above: Father to Mrs Farr, Leslie Slack on right, with friend Fred Jenkins on S.S.Troilus 1925 (May be of interest to any of his descendents)

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