The Sea School, Marine Barracks, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Va.
The Sea School! Just what mental pictures and thoughts docs the title "sea" conjure? By the very name, one can imagine clear skies and the broad rolling ocean with ships steaming majestically on its surface. There is a tramp steamer riding high with her propeller half way out of the water and her sides splotched with red lead. Over yonder is a smart, well kept commercial ship with a hone in her teeth. Even with the horizon is a tanker, her decks practically awash. Only her bridge and high poop deck are visible.
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