National Geographic : 1925 Jan
Photograph from Junius B. Wood THE AUTHOR CHATS WITH COMMANDER LANSDOWNE "Lansdowne is one of the type who foresees difficulties and does not get excited, but deftly and quietly avoids them" (see text, page 7). Mr. Wood had to discard his pipe, as smoking is not permitted on board. Photograph byInternational THE COMMANDER ON THE GANGPLANK OFHIS SHIP Concealed in a door underthe ship's nose, thegangplank leads tothe 9-inch-wide runway, or "cat's walk," which occupies thecenter ofthe long keel, from nose to tail fins (see diagram, page 8).