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Comfort and Safety for the Man Overboard


��Above and at right : A new type of life-preserver, invented by O. A. Youngren. It is bulky and vol- uminous but is guaranteed to keep its occupant afloat and comparatively warm. It is provided with a shrill air-whistle for summoning aid. The arms fit into sleeves so that the wearer may swim if he can. The suit is of rubber, padded with cork

��Below: Another all -enveloping life pre- server, invented by Nick K. Ramos, of Lansing, Mich. It is donned as shown at right, below, and has a pocket-book fasten- ing. It is provided with air tubes, obser- vation windows, a cork framework inside the rubber cloth, and a convenient tow line



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