Several unrelated scenes of life aboard U.S. Navy ships,in the Pacific Ocean, during World War II
Pacific Ocean Date:1944 Duration:1 min 52 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Scenes in the Pacific Ocean during World War 2. U.S.sailors in a Higgins boat arriving at their home transport ship, the USS Cambria (APA-36). They carry cargo of some sort. One member stands holding a rifle. Scene shifts to a U.S. Destroyer being refueled by a fleet oiler, at sea. Fuel lines stretch between the ships. Both ships roll somewhat in moderate seas. Fuel lines being retracted by the oiler. New sequence shows personnel aboard a U.S. Navy ship dressed for "Crossing the Line" ceremony (for those crossing the Equator for the first time). "King Neptune" and his court on deck for the ceremony. "Shellbacks" (those who are not first-time crossers) initiate "pollywogs" (first-timers) with various pranks
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