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Wireless Information - 1910 Travel Guide

Travelers by the principal passenger vessels listed have at their disposal when at sea, a Public Telegraph Service in the Marconi Wireless Telegraph System, working in conjunction with the ordinary Inland Telegraphs and the International Cables throughout the World.

Telegrams are accepted on board ship for transmission to all parts of the world through such Marconi Telegraph Stations as the vessel may pass. Through rates can be obtained from the Pursers and Operators on the ships.

Telegrams are also accepted for passing ships fitted with Marconi Telegraphs, either for delivery on board or for re-transmission through shore stations.

Prepaid telegrams for transmission to ships at sea are accepted at the offices of the Postal and Western Union Telegraph Companies, and at the Marconi Company's Head Office, 27 William Street, New York, where full information can be obtained.

The Company's Shore Stations in North America are situated at Sea Gate, L. I., Sagaponack, L. I., Siasconset, Mass., and communicate with the vessels listed below at times when they are four, eight and fourteen hours respectively from New York.

The Canadian Marconi Company's Station at Camperdown, N. S., is also available and may be used when vessels are 36 hours from New York.

A charge is made for the first ten words or less and at a reduced rate for each word over ten. The address and signature are not charged for.


For 10 words or less.

  • Via Sea Gate $2.00
  • Via Sagaponack $2.25
  • Via Siasconset $3.00
  • Via Camperdown $4.00

The above rates are the Wireless rates; senders will pay in addition thereto, the regular tolls to or from the points named.

The vessels marked with an asterisk (*) may be reached at any time within 60 hours from New York by routing telegrams via this Company's High-Power Station at South Wellfleet, Mass. The charge for such messages is $5.00 for 10 words or less, plus the regular tolls to South Wellfleet. A new station at Palm Beach has just been opened, rate $2.00.

PARTIAL LIST OF MARCONI TELEGRAPH OFFICES ON SHIPBOARD.

  • *Batavia
  • Berlin
  • *Blucher
  • *Bulgaria
  • Caledonia
  • California
  • *Campania
  • Canonic
  • *Carmania
  • Adriatic
  • Alice
  • America (Italian)
  • *Amerika
  • Ancona
  • Arabic
  • Argentina
  • Baltic
  • Barbarossa*
  • Caronia
  • Carpathia
  • Cedric
  • Celtic
  • *Chicago
  • *Cleveland
  • Columbia
  • Cordova
  • Corsican
  • Cretic
  • Cymric
  • *Deutschland
  • Dominion
  • Duca D'Abruzzi
  • Duca de Genova
  • Empress of Britain
  • Empress of China
  • Empress of India
  • Empress of Ireland
  • Empress of Japan
  • *Etruria
  • Europa
  • Finland
  • Florida
  • Florizel
  • Friedrich der Grosse
  • Furnessia
  • *George Washington
  • Germania
  • *Graf Waldersee
  • Grosser Kurfurst
  • Grampian
  • *Hamburg
  • Hesperian
  • Indiana
  • Ivernia
  • *K'rin Aug. Vic
  • *K'r Wilhelm II
  • *K'r Wm. der Grasse
  • Konig Albert
  • Konigen Luise
  • *Kronpz. Wilhelm
  • *Kronpz. Cecilie
  • Kroonland
  • Lapland
  • *La Bretagne
  • *La Gascogne
  • *La Lorraine
  • *La Provence
  • *La Savoie
  • *La Touraine
  • Laura
  • Lazio
  • Liguria
  • Lombardia
  • *Lucania
  • *Lusitania
  • Madonna
  • Main
  • Majestic
  • M. Washington
  • *Mauretania
  • Mendoza
  • Minneapolis
  • Minnehaha
  • Minnetonka
  • Minnewaska
  • *Moltke
  • Neckar
  • *New Amsterdam
  • New York
  • *Noordam
  • Nord America
  • Oceania (Ital.)
  • Oceanic
  • Pannonia
  • *Patricia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia
  • *Potsdam
  • *President Grant
  • *President Lincoln
  • *Pretoria
  • Prism di Piemonte
  • Prinz Fried. W'm
  • Prinzess Alice
  • Prinzess Irene
  • Re d'Italia
  • Regina d'Italia
  • Rhein
  • Roma
  • Romanic
  • Rosalind
  • *Rotterdam
  • *Ryndam
  • Sannio
  • San Giorgio
  • San Giovanni
  • Sardegna
  • Saxonia
  • Sicilia
  • *Statendam
  • St. Louis
  • St. Paul
  • Taormina
  • Teutonic
  • Tomaso di Savoie
  • Tunisian
  • Ultonia
  • Umbria
  • Vaderland
  • Venezia
  • Verona
  • *Victorian
  • *Virginian
  • Zeeland

The company is prepared to announce the arrival of the above vessels 48 to 4 hours before docking at a uniform charge of $1.50 per vessel.

Requests for these reports must be made at the Company's Head Office, 27 William St., New York.

NOTE.—Telegrams routed via South Well-fleet, must be filed with the Western Union Telegraph Company, or at the Marconi Company's offices.

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