Citizen-Sailor crew of N.H. learn sea lore on U.S. ship
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Photograph caption dated July 25, 1956 reads "Ship's deck classroom. Members of North Hollywood Navy Reserve unit crowd around to learn art of Naval science. In foreground are several Compton Explorer Scouts who attended week-end cruise to watch Navy in action. In background are depth charge racks holding cylinders of powder. Signaling, first aid, navigation, maintenance, firefighting and engineering are just few of many skills taught in two-day trip. Once each year, all Reservists take to high seas for long two-weeks cruise." See images 00147469 through 00147473 for all photos in this series.
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