British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry

Day 20

[Counsel Present]



Edward Wilding - Naval Architect, Harland and Wolff.

Leonard Peskett - Naval Architect, Cunard Steamship Company.


The Commissioner:
I propose at this stage to interpose Mr. Carlisle, to whom reference was made last week.



Alexander Carlisle - Member, Advisory Committee to Board of Trade, 1911; Former Managing Director, Harland and Wolff.


21530. (The Commissioner.) Is Mr. Peskett here? Mr. Peskett, can you tell me how many compartments of the "Mauretania" forward, you know, would have to be full of water before she would sink?

Mr. Peskett:
There is one of the conditions shown on that. (Mr. Peskett explained the plan to the Commissioner.)

(Adjourned to tomorrow at 10.30 o'clock.)