Re: [telecom] Boston Coast Guard, yes COAST GUARD, phones are out

the after action report should be interesting...

> > [twitter] > > USCGNortheast > @USCGNortheast > 22m > #UrgentNotice Sector Boston Command Center telephones are currently down. > > If you or someone you know is experiencing a maritime emergency, > contact 911. > > Mariners may also use VHF channel 16.

Wow. You'd think they'd have it working after nearly 100 years. The following article from 1921 describes ship-to-shore radio telephone service.

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(The rest of the issue covers news of Southern Bell Telephone Company. Interesting writeups on conversion to dial service.)

Here is another article from Wireless Age

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By 1950, Bell advertised that 13,500 vessels

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