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Merchant Marine Officer candidates practice signaling and learn electric engineering at the USMMA at Kings Point in New York.

Merchant Marine Officer candidates learn seamanship at the United States Merchant Marine Academy ( USMMA ) at Kings Point in New York, United States. Merchant Marine Officer candidates practice signaling using signal flags. An officer teaches how to operate an equipment in a class. The candidates learn to find places on a globe. They work in an engine room. They use hand tools. They learn the fundamentals of electric engineering in a class. They learn to load and fire guns. The candidates exercise for physical fitness.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Merchant Marine Officers write in a log book and learn to fire antiaircraft guns at the USMMA at Kings Point in New York.

Merchant Marine Officer candidates learn seamanship at the United States Merchant Marine Academy ( USMMA ) at Kings Point in New York, United States. Training vessels and sailboats at sea. Merchant Marine Officer candidates operate equipment aboard a ship and readings are noted down in the ship's log. An officer turns a wheel on the bridge of the ship. An officer handles ropes. An officer signals another ship with signal flags. An officer works in a radio room. An engineer works in an engine room. An engineer manning an engine control system. Engineers check machinery aboard the ship. Readings are recorded. An engineer checks switchboards. Marine officers learn to load and fire 50 caliber anti aircraft guns.

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Merchant Marine Officer candidates learn navigation, mechanical drafting and signaling at the USMMA in Kings Point, New York.

Merchant Marine Officer candidates learn seamanship at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point in New York, United States. The candidates stand beside a map and look at it. A candidate using a headset writes a message. The candidates make repairs on a radio instrument. They learn navigation with an equipment. The manuals of Sperry Gyro Compass and Gyro Pilot. A candidate holds a gyroscope. The candidates learn navigation with the gyrocompass. In Samuels Hall, candidates use ropes and work with them. On a signal bridge they practice signaling with semaphore flags. In Fulton Hall, engineering cadets work on equipment in a laboratory. An officer teaches mechanical drafting with an equipment to the candidates in a class. A candidate makes a sketch of the equipment. The candidates learn the principles of thermodynamics.

Date: 1942
Duration: 3 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Candidates learn principles of diesel engine, slide rule and mathematical formulas at the USMMA in Kings Point, New York.

Merchant Marine Officer candidates learn seamanship at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point in New York, United States. The candidates learn the slide rule and mathematical formulas in a class. They learn principles of a diesel engine. In a laboratory they dismantle and reassemble equipment. They learn to test oil used in a viscometer. Engineer cadets familiarized with the operation, care and control of various types of diesel engines. The candidates learn electric engineering. They operate switchboards in an engine room. They examine a section of a marine boiler and perform tasks like turbining boiler tubes for safety and efficiency. They analyze flue gas to check the efficiency of fuel combustion. The candidates remove the cover of a burner and turn to an engine to utilize steam. They learn telegraphy.

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Candidates practice drill and learn naval science and operate anti-aircraft guns at the USMMA in Kings Point, New York.

Merchant Marine Officer candidates learn seamanship at the United States Merchant Marine Academy ( USMMA ) at Kings Point in New York, United States. The candidates practice drill. The book of United States Navy Regulations. The cadets learn naval science in their advance training. They learn tactics and maneuvers by operating artillery and antiaircraft guns. They learn to recognize ships and aircraft. The candidates learn to operate anti aircraft guns and machine guns.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Merchant Marine Officer candidates practice calisthenics and undergo obstacle courses at the USMMA at Kings Point in New York.

Merchant Marine Officer candidates learn seamanship at the United States Merchant Marine Academy ( USMMA ) at Kings Point in New York, United States. The candidates practice calisthenics during their advance training. They go through various obstacle courses to develop coordination and stamina. They climb ropes. The candidates play baseball and participate in boxing. They dance. They pray in churches. A candidate talks to an officer.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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