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Latitude 50° 19.60 N
Longitude 004° 14.71 W
Depth 24m
Accuracy 50m
Object Type Voice pipe
Material

Copper alloy

Description Voice pipe
Markings None
Length 130mm
Width 68mm
Height 106mm
Weight 1.2 kg
Condition Good
Completeness 90%
Number of items 1
Location Description James Eagan Layne, Whitsand Bay

Liberty 70 Voice Pipe (14A18)

This brass voicepipe was found on the wreck of the Liberty ship James Eagan Layne.

Voice pipes were used to transmit reports from lookout positions aloft to the deck and from the bridge to the steering position and engine room.

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Images

James Eagan Layne

References

Liberty 70 Project

Wreck James Eagan Layne