The story (and song) of the first radio rescue at sea, 23rd January 1909

‘Jack Binns, Jack Binns, the bravest of all the crew, Jack Binns, Jack Binns, The world loves and honours you!’ The first rescue at sea that depended on radio was a big one involving a collision between two liners, and it inspired a music hall song. They don’t write them quite like that any more… … Continue reading “The story (and song) of the first radio rescue at sea, 23rd January 1909”