British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry
Testimony of Andrew Braes
Examined by Mr. BUTLER ASPINALL.
25283. Are you a retired Master mariner?
25284. You hold an Extra Master's certificate?
25285. Have you commanded steamers of the allan Line for the last 17 years?
25286. Have you heard the evidence of the last four Witnesses?
25287. Is your practice when you may be meeting ice at night similar to their practice?
- Just the same. I never slowed down so long as the weather was clear.
Examined by Sir ROBERT FINLAY.
25288. And did you hold your course?
- Yes, I kept my course.
25289. You kept your course and your speed?
25290. In your experience is that the universal practice in the Atlantic?
- I never knew any other practice.
(The witness withdrew.)