USS Wakefield is painted, cleaned, mail is loaded aboard it and troops embark upon it before it leaves a port of the U.S.
United States USA Date:1945 Duration:4 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Coast Guard report shows the 'story of a transport' depicting activities of Coast Guard troops and officers aboard USS Wakefield in the United States. Ships at a sea near port of the United States. Truck, supplies, aircraft and other equipment are lowered on to a ship by a crane. A sign board outside the office of a captain reads "US Coast Guard, Captain of Port". The captain and another officer work on a map at a table in his office. USS Wakefield anchored at the port. The U.S. flag on the ship. The ship is painted and cleaned. Bags of mail are loaded aboard the ship. Army officers in an office discuss at a table. Troops carrying luggage board the ship. The ship is unanchored. It departs from New York harbor. Shadow of an airship on water. The ship underway at sea. A CG ( Coast Guard ) officer looks through binoculars. A crewman turns a wheel. Coast Guard troops and officers work in the ship's engine room and radio room.
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