CA/RG1. School and Training Ships
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Captain Olivet's night orders for the cruises of the Empire State II training ship from 1946, through 1950. Daily entries (typically a few paragraphs each) contain information about weather, sea, and traffic conditions, as well as orders to be carried out while the captain is resting. There is a single entry for 1951.
The Empire State VI was used by SUNY Maritime College as its training ship from 1990 to today. The ship was used to train cadets for their careers in the Merchant Marines and the Naval Reserves. This collection also contains administrative documents, cruise itineraries, correspondence, news articles and "Plan of the Day".