High Line Method and Burtoning Method of replenishing cargo from one ship to another described in the United States.
United States USA Date:1948 Duration:13 min 32 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Navy training film about replenishing in sea. The film is titled 'Fueling and Replenishing at Sea'. Two ship in sea transfer ammunition, cargo, fuel and personnels from one to another. Provision ships and cargo ships in the sea. Boom head cranes and winches at ship. Two types of transfer methods are described using pointers High Line Method and Burtoning Method. To transfer high load wire winches are used. An operator at wire handing winch. Forward loading area at ship described. Type of hooks, their functioning on both the delivery ship and the receiving ship is explained. Work of winch-men on both ships discussed. Horizontal lift of provisions. Use of slings in transfer demonstrated. A cargo is unloaded on a ship and sailors move it on a conveyor belt. Ammunitions handled with extra care during transfer. The distance between two ships is maintained at 70 feet. Sailors talk on communication line between both ships. High Line Method of transfer described in detail. Arrangements of haul line described.
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