Candidates learn principles of diesel engine, slide rule and mathematical formulas at the USMMA in Kings Point, New York.
Kings Point New York USA Date:1942 Duration:2 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
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.
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