Council members discuss about Merchant Marine industry and Coast Guard personnel check safety of ships and cargo in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:2 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
The United States Coast Guard serves the United States Merchant Marine. A graph depicts decline in merchant ships with time. The United States Coast Guard Headquarters building in Washington DC, United States . A sign outside a room: 'Merchant Marine Council Board Room'. Council members seated in the room discuss about methods relating to the U.S. Merchant Marine and all elements of Merchant Marine industry. A ship convoy at sea. A sign outside a room: 'Captain of the Port'. The captain of the port and an officer discuss abut port traffic and harbor operations on a map. A ship in the harbor. A ship is anchored. A Coast Guard vessel passes to ensure protection of American port. A Port Security Officer directs his staff for security of shipping and port installment. Coast Guard personnel check safety of merchant ships and cargo. Bombs are being loaded. The personnel keep a watch for any kind of overloading and dangerous shipment.
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