The Marconi Men by Wendy Cockcroft
Approx. 20,000 words.
Published on August 29, 2012.
When the ill-fated cruise ship Titanic set out from Belfast on 2nd April 1912, two young men were aboard to operate the Marconi Wireless set. Jack Phillips and Harold Bride worked in shifts to send telegrams, weather reports, and company messages for the passengers and crew. This is their story.