INDEX TO MINUTES OF EVIDENCE.

2nd May, 1912 - 3rd July, 1912.

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Acts of Parliament:

MERCHANT SHIPPING ACTS:

General:

Charge of administration of. Sir W. Howell. 22093.
Compliance of ships with, duty of Witness re. F. Carruthers. 24007-12.
Minimum number of ship's officers required under. Sir W. Howell. 22823-6.
Powers under, of Marine Department of the Board of Trade. Sir W. Howell. 22697-700.
Seaworthiness laid down by. Sir A. Chalmers. 23090-125.
S.S. "Titanic” satisfying requirements of. H. Sanderson. 19088-92, 19099.

1854:

Boat accommodation, scale. Sir W. Howell. 22290.
Requirements as to bulkheads. Sir W. Howell. 22205.

1862, requirements as to bulkheads. Sir W. Howell. 22206.

1888 (Life-Saving Appliances Act):

Powers given under, to the Board of Trade, to make rules, and provisions for a Committee to advise as to. Sir W. Howell. 22276-86. Recommendations of Lord Charles Beresford made law by. Sir W. Howell. 22257.
Rules made under, as to watertight compartments. Sir W. Howell. 22250.

Section 1:

Conditions under. Sir W. Howell. 22348.
As to nature of the service on which a ship is employed. Sir W. Howell. 22350.

1894:

Boating accommodation under. Sir A. Chalmers. 23055.
Constitution of Committee provided under. Sir W. Howell. 22280.

DEFINITIONS IN:

Of an emigrant ship. H. Sanderson. 19101.
Of passenger steamers. Sir W. Howell. 22168.

Equipment for collapsible boats. W. Lucas. 1718.
Powers under, for punishing disobedience. G. Bartlett. 21744-6.
Section 1, registration of ships under. H. Sanderson. 19613-5.
Section 72, mode of survey of passenger steamers indicated in. Sir W. Howell. 22171-3.
Section 126, definition of able-bodied seaman. Sir W. Howell. 22742.
Section 271, provision under, for annual survey of passenger steamers. Sir W. Howell. 22169.
Section 274, passenger certificates issued under. Sir W. Howell. 22188.
Section 290, Sub-section (1), as to fire appliances on emigrant ships. Sir W. Howell. 22796.

SECTION 305:

On emigrant ships. Sir W. Howell. 22198.
As to manning of emigrant ships, discretionary powers of Emigration Officers under. Sir W. Howell. 22597­600.
Proposed extension of. A. Young. 23386.

Section 427, Statutory Rules and Regulations under, see Rules for Life-saving Appliances under Board of Trade, Marine Department.
Section 432, provisions under, of fire appliances on emigrant ships. Sir W. Howell. 22788-98.
Superintendence defined under. Sir W. Howell. 22005.

1906:

Amendment in, as to titles of officers of the Board of Trade. Sir W. Howell. 22832.
Boat accommodation discussed before passing of. Sir W. Howell. 22770-3.
Definition of unseaworthiness extended under. Sir W. Howell. 22601.
Passenger steamers as defined under. Sir W. Howell. 22168.
Power under, to regard insufficiently manned ships as unseaworthy. Sir W. Howell. 22590.
Section 4, powers under, to apply rules as to life-saving appliances to foreign ships. Sir W. Howell. 22103-9.
Section 9, reference to, as to boat drills under. G. Bartlett. 21658.
Section 79, appointment of Committees authorised under. Sir N. Hill. 24592.

Passengers Act. 1855, reference. Sir W. Howell. 22269.

Steam Navigation Act. 1846, requirements of, as to bulkheads. Sir W. Howell. 22204.

ADAMS, STANLEY HOWARD, Marconi Operator on S.S. "Mesaba.” 22022-88.

Log of Witness, of messages to S.S. "Titanic," handed in. 22054-88.
SS. "Mesaba," ice-message to S.S. "Titanic," sent and acknowledged. 22022­88.
Statement of Witness to shore captain at Southampton as to message to S.S. "Titanic.” 22046-53.

REFERENCES TO WITNESS IN OTHER EVIDENCE:

Information supplied by Witness. G. Turnbull. 16306-8, 16313.
Procès-verbal of Witness quoted. G. Turnbull. 16221-36.

ADMIRALTY:

Charts of, showing ice positions. J. Harvey. 24554-7.
Coal put in longitudinal bulkheads under orders of. E. Wilding. 20947.
Designs for Cunard Liners submitted to. L. Peskett. 21229-42.
Dockyards, tests of bulkheads made in. E. Wilding. 20606.
Hydrographer, Assistant (at Whitehall ), see Miller. F. S.
Lifebuoys with light attachments, description. F. Carruthers. 24025-30.
Men-of-War, construction of. E. Wilding. 20064-7.
Notice to Mariners, 274, signals to remove searchlights from vessels. F. Miller. 21921.
Report to, as to value of searchlights in ice-regions, read. F. Miller. 21923-31.
Sailing directions, reference to. J. Harvey. 24560.
Subsidising by, of Cunard liners. L. Peskett. 21246-9.
Views of, on searchlights, see under Miller. F. S.

Allan Line, former Commander in, see Fairfull. J. A.

Allan Liners, Marconi apparatus installed in, date. Sir A. Chalmers. 22875.

American Company, see International Mercantile Marine Company.

American Inman Line (formerly the Inman Line):

Boat drill. C. Mackay. 10822.
Control of. J. B. Ismay. 18256.
Officers, requisition from, as to watches, referred to. J. B. Ismay. 18883.
Reference to. F. Passow. 21855.

American Law, as to boating accommodation, see under United States of America.

American Shipping Trust, see International Mercantile Marine Company.

Anchor Line, former Commander in, see Young. H.

Anderson, James, member of the Committee of the Board of Trade, 1891, to report upon watertight bulkheads. Sir W. Howell. 22255.

Andrews, Mr., a designer of the S.S. "Titanic," representing Messrs. Harland and Wolff on S.S. "Titanic":

Inspection by, of damage. A. Robinson. 13282.
Inspection of bulkhead doors by. J. Hart. 10306.
Instructions of, to Witness to put on lifebelt. A. Robinson. 13289-91, 13304.
Official position on board. E. Wilding. 20927.
Reassurances given by, to women passengers. J. Johnson. 3587-96.
Verdict of, as to damage. J. Johnson. 3367-79. J. Boxhall. 15607-10. S. Hemming. 17739, 17740, 17775-8.
Referred to. H. Sanderson. 19536.

APFELD, GERHARD CHRISTOFER, Marine Superintendent of the Red Star Line. 25575­617.

Belgian rules as to boat accommodation, regulations followed as to. 25601-6.
Experience of Witness at sea and as Marine Superintendent. 25580-82.
Practice of Witness as to speed in ice-regions. 25583.

RED STAR LINERS:

Boats carried by, before and after S.S. "Titanic” disaster. 25596-601.
Practice of, as to speed in ice-regions. 25585-95, 25615.
Regulations followed by. 25602-6.
Routes of. 25576-9.
Speed of. 25617.
Tracks followed by, by agreement. 25607.
Temperature, ice not indicated by fall in. 25610.

ARCHER, ERNEST, A.B. on the S.S. "Titanic.” 18112-28.

BOAT 16:

Crew in, number and description. 18116-20.
Women and children in, class and number. 18121-3, 18127.
Boat station of Witness. 18125, 18126.

ARCHER, WILLIAM DAVID, Principal Ship Surveyor to the Board of Trade. 24226-515.

BOARD OF TRADE:

Regulations as to ready equipment of four boats only, questions re. 24482-9.
Standard of strength, method of arriving at. 24323-67.

SURVEYORS:

Competency of. 24514.
Examination for, by Witness. 24462-78.

Tables of freeboard, strength of vessel taken into account in reckoning, 24318-31.

BOAT ACCOMMODATION:

Basis of scale, proposal re, 24257.
Minute sent by Witness to Board of Trade as to extension of scale. 24246-54.
Proper proportion of wooden boats to Engelhardts, etc. 24281-8.
Report of Witness re, submitted to the Board of Trade. 24259-70.

BOATS:

Lowering of, by cranes (proposed), opinion re. 24506, 24507.
Method of launching, consideration required as to. 24258.
Motor (proposed), opinion re. 24289-94.

Experience of Witness as a Naval Architect. 24490-2.

Official duties of Witness. 24229-40.

Official title of Witness. 24295-300.

SHIPS:

Over 45,000 tons, proper boat accommodation. 24252, 24274-8.
Tenderness of, cause and possible method of correcting. 24460.

S.S. "TITANIC":

BULKHEADS:

A, position of, discussion of surveyor and builders as to. 24301-3.
Height, with regard to freeboard, opinion re. 24433-59.
Possible effect of, if carried higher. 24493-8.
Construction, efficiency of. 24513.
Freeboard, application as to. 24307-12.
Hatchway, trunking of, recommended by Witness. 24410-9.
Plans of, sent from Belfast to Witness. 24230-5.

WATERTIGHT DECKS:

Above waterline, advantage of. 24404-31.
Below waterline, objections. 24426-31.

REFERENCES TO WITNESS IN OTHER EVIDENCE:

Boat scale, suggestions made by. A. Young. 23562-4.
Evidence of, as to method of ascertaining strength of vessel. E. Wilding. 25319.
Plan of construction of S.S. "Titanic” sent to. F. Carruthers. 23894-6, 23903.
Questions re. Sir W. Howell. 22829-31.
Referred to. Sir W. Howell. 22121, 22686, 22716, 22720, 22722, 22724, 22726. Sir A. Chalmers, 22853, 22857. A. Young, 23148.

Astor, Colonel, remarks of, on list of vessel. Sir C. Duff-Gordon. 12460.

ASTOR, MRS.:

Questions re. G. Symons. 11852-4. Sir C. Duff-Gordon. 12791, 12792.
References. C. Hendrickson. 5180, 5264.

ATLANTIC LINERS:

(Mail boats) speed reduced on, questions re. C. Lightoller. 14736-41.
Reduction of speed for fog. H. Sanderson. 19320-2.

ATLANTIC TRANSPORT COMPANY:

Agreement as to North Atlantic routes signed by. J. B. Ismay. 18978.
Control of. J. B. Ismay. 18252-5.
Registration of. J. B. Ismay. 18254.
Sailing directions of. E. Cannons. 23780-5.

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