U.S. Coast Guard Cutter responds to vessel in distress, in heavy seas of Atlantic ocean
Atlantic Ocean Date:1934 Duration:3 min 17 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A U.S. Coast Guard Cutter underway in heavy seas. Crew engaged in preparations on deck. Deck gun seen, wrapped up against the weather. Crew in foul weather gear rigs safety lines across the deck, as ice forms,making treacherous footing. Seas becoming very rough, with large waves. Crew lays out heavy hawser line on deck. Distressed vessel is seen, very nearby. Cutter crewmen are sliding all over the deck on the ice. Cutter's officers come on deck. One officer directs crewmen on deck. Officer, with rifle, prepares to shoot a line to distressed vessel.
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