The Firemens' Washroom Aboard the
our Home Page to learn more about the
Spanish American War
here for an account of what it was like to be a fireman on
Moving forward on OLYMPIA's Berth Deck, a
companionway passes both ends of a small space which is the firemens'
washroom. The washroom has a sink running the full width of the space.
Hatches on the opposite bulkhead open to ladders that lead down into the
After a long shift down in the extremely hot and dirty boiler rooms,
the firemen and others who toiled away in the space would come up the
ladders and out into the washroom. Here they would get cleaned up as
much as was possible before proceeding to the deck and mixing with the
remainder of the crew.
This is a view of thefiremens' washroom. The
space has a tiled floor, and a sink (at left) running the full width
of the space. In the bulkhead at right are hatches that lead down to
the boiler rooms.
Proceed to the Windlass Page
To visit the website bibliography, click here. To visit the website video
bibliography, click here
Site by Visiting the Website Store! (help
us defray costs!)
We are providing
the following service for our readers. If you are interested in
books, videos, CD's etc. related to the Spanish American War, simply
type in "Spanish American War" (or whatever you are interested in)
as the keyword and click on "go" to get a list of titles available
Visit Main Page
for copyright data