Merchant Marine Officers write in a log book and learn to fire antiaircraft guns at the USMMA at Kings Point in New York.
Kings Point New York USA Date:1942 Duration:2 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
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.
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