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Title:NAVY MAN PLUS - SEAMAN OPERATORS : part 2 [Main Title]
Film Number:COI 1138
Summary: The rôle of the Royal Navy's Operations branch, responsible for most general maritime tasks, such as mooring small boats, steering, preparing for rough weather etc.
Description: For a seaman operator, the sea is the determining factor, since surface vessels are vulnerable. They play a key role in operating defensive equipment. Various types of operator are shown: radar and sonar operators, electronic warfare ratings and missile men. The importance of seamanship and ship's husbandry; painting the ship, preparing for replenishment at sea, handling ships' boats, sea rescue, steering etc. Routine tasks include scrubbing the deck and greasing exposed metal areas. Opportunities for promotion are emphasised.