TITLE

Merchant Marine Academy Rose From Flames of Tragedy at Sea

AUTHOR(S)
Winkler, David F.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Sea Power;May2003, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the establishment of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) in Kings Point, New York. Admission standards and educational criteria of USMMA; Training programs offered to the cadets; Number of students.
ACCESSION #
9903860

 

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