An engine order telegraph (sometimes called engine room telegraph) is a navigation instrument used to communicate the positioning of a ship between the pilot and the engine room. This particular piece would be used by the pilot as it’s smaller and attaches to a console or wall instead of the traditional free standing EOTs. You will struggle to find another pilot’s EOT anywhere on the web! Don’t miss out on this unique item! After salvaging this engine order telegraph, it has been mounted to a piece of wood which makes it a great addition on any mantle in your house.
We believe that this was salvaged off of a Great Lakes ship.
This console mounted engine order telegraph measures 13 inches tall. The wooden base measures 5.75 inches tall by 14 inches long, 11.25 inches wide. It weighs x pounds.
The manufacturer of this engine order telegraph is LiEi, from Norway. A sticker on the inside of this mechanism lets us know that this was produced in July of 1993.
The engine order scale reads from top to bottom: