June 15, 2014 Rescue

Rescue at Sea

Those orange rescue vessels found on each side of merchant ship were made famous in the movie “Captain Phillips.” The film conveyed a cramped space, but naval engineer Jim Schwartz told me that certain types can seat up to 60 crew. This photo is of his sister ship Cornhusker State as it transited the York River to Cheatham Annex.Rescue2


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