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Ingenious devices for survival at sea

Captain Stone with Wife

From a cork-lined trunk that could be worn like a life-belt, to a three-chambered copper belt, many items have been invented to help sailors navigate hazards at sea over the years.

Some more practical and indeed successful than others.

Click here to read more about the most ingenious and amusing devices created for saving lives at sea.