Uniform telegraph operator

Uniform jacket for telegraph operator . The telegraph operator had a separate room on board the coastasl express ships where they could communicate with land and send messages to other ships. On board the telegraph operator was often simply called the Spark. Mark the symbol above the three gold stripes on the sleeve. A circle and sparks that spread out. The spark was of great importance for a safe journey, and if an accident happened, it was the spark that sent out the S.O.S

The uniform is part of the object collection of the Hurtigruten Museum.

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Hurtigruten Museum

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