Preventive measures undertaken by ships and consideration of safe havens before getting underway in the Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean Date:1971 Duration:2 min 18 sec Sound:Yes
A documentary on the occurrence of tropical cyclones. US Navy warship underway in the Pacific Ocean. View of U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Charles R. Ware (DD-865) advancing in heavy seas, with waves crashing over deck. Next scene shows Destroyer USS Tuner (DD-834) also in heavy seas. View of LST USS Walworth County (LST-1164 at port with a tug boat pushing her away from docks toward open sea. Various U.S. Navy warships in a calm harbor. USS Frederick (LST 1184) moving out of harbor. Preventive measures taken by ship's crew require analysis of: tropical cyclone forecasted danger area, measure of the harbor, and the type of vessel involved. Safe havens should be known. Books related to typhoon safety measures on a table. Sasebo Harbor in Japan is one of the safe havens. A map locates the Sasebo harbor. Hills and mountains in the background. The harbor is well equipped with repair and service facilities. Ships anchored in the Sasebo harbor.
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