The TQM with other officers formulate plans for loading and employment of an LST in the United States.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:4 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
A training film on loading and employment of LSTs (Landing Ship Tanks) in the United States. Officers seated at a desk. They make strategies and plans for the loading and the employment of the ship. The office of the Transport Quartermaster Officer (TQM). A TQM seated at a desk. He confers with commanding officers of each unit to be transported. They ensure correct loading of every equipment. They fill a form. Plans for handling of special items and protection of cargo from different weather conditions are made. The TQM makes a personal inspection of a ship. He finds out possible minor conversions which should be made. A man standing with him. He gives information about changes which are required. The TQM discussing with other officers and personnel. The TQM standing near a table with officers in his office. He designs plans for the ship. He lays out the ship's blueprints and corrects any peculiarities. Cargo loading and other plans are formulated. They prepare the profile storage plan. Then they compile the loading summary. The ship's Cargo Officer and the TQM present the loading plan to the ship's Captain for his approval. The Captain must agree with him in every detail. After the final agreement, the ship prepares to receive the cargo. The cargo is being loaded. Men working on the ship.
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