HC Deb 22 May 1912 vol 38 c2058W

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any steps are contemplated to make it compulsory for tramp and cargo steamers as well as liners to be fitted with wireless apparatus; and whether the subject is under consideration by the Board of Trade?


The question of fitting wireless telegraphy on merchant ships is one of the points which have been referred to the Merchant Shipping Advisory Committee. Certain points in connection with it are at the same time being considered by the Board of Trade in conjunction with the Post Office.