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mauretania1906Fri Oct-18-13 01:04 PM
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>Does anyone know the length of the ropes for tying the
>lifejacket on? Also, I'm assuming they tied from back to
>front?
>
>Also, what were the thicknesses of the cork blocks?


Hello,

the length of the ties was given as 31 inches - follow the link to ET given above - post number 5 below:

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/forums/individual-features/17407-life-jacketsdesign-dimensions-etc.html

Alan Clarke of the Provincial Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador gave several dimensions in his post there, including the tie lengths you asked about, taken from the McCrady jacket.

Best wishes,
Eric

  

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  RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Dan Cherry (SETUP_GUEST_LABEL), Aug 08th 2005, #1
RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Matuatay, Aug 08th 2005, #2
      RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Matuatay, Aug 08th 2005, #3
           RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Dan Cherry (SETUP_GUEST_LABEL), Aug 09th 2005, #4
           RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Art Braunschweiger, Aug 09th 2005, #5
                RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Dan Cherry (SETUP_GUEST_LABEL), Aug 09th 2005, #6
                     RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Matuatay, Aug 09th 2005, #7
                          RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Matuatay, Aug 10th 2005, #8
                               RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Matuatay, Aug 13th 2005, #9
                                    RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Bruce, Aug 14th 2005, #10
                                         RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Marcel Johnpulle, Sep 28th 2013, #11
                                              RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., mauretania1906, Sep 28th 2013, #12
                                              RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., William W. Young, Oct 01st 2013, #13
                                                   RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., mauretania1906, Oct 01st 2013, #14
                                              RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., mauretania1906, Oct 18th 2013 #17
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RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., itz3r1k, Oct 18th 2013, #15
RE: Titanic's Lifejackets..., Scott Andrews, Oct 18th 2013, #16
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