A navy instructor uses a large model of a Liberty ship as he demonstrates the proper technique of laoding and unloading the vessel for the benefits of Seabees in training at Camp Peary, VA. Explosives can’t be “Bounced” to the deck of a supply vessel, and the longshore work must be swift when enemy forces use the unloading party as a target. Recently, one battalion of Seabees relieved 21 fully loaded ships of their cargo in 23 days at a South Pacific island, 1943.
Men of a U.S. Naval LST dumping surplus ammunition from WWII into the ocean. Most of the ammo were either outdated, duds, rejects or defective.