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#257 - Alexander Carlisle

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The man who fought for more lifeboats on board the Titanic

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General manager and chief draftsman at Harland & Wolff (1854-1926); primarily responsible for the ships’ safety systems, he proposed multiple plans to increase the number of lifeboats on board the Titanic and Olympic liners during their design. He retired before either ship was completed, and his plans were not utilized. He retired before either ship was completed, and his plans were not utilized. Attractive postcard showing the bridge of the SS Leviathan, 5.5 x 3.5, signed vertically along the left edge in fountain pen, “Yours truly, A. M. Carlisle.” Collector’s notation indicates that it was received on May 21, 1914. In fine condition, with additional collectors notations in upper and lower borders. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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