Army & Navy: Safety for Seamen

How to survive in wartime, in the seaman's hazardous trade, is the subject of a practical handbook for U.S. merchant seamen, to be published next week. A few hints from Safety for Seamen:

¶ On the beach: "Get over the effects [of drinking] as quickly as possible. Take plenty of fluids, a good diet and give yourself three yeast tablets three times a day."

¶Under air attack: "Lie flat on the deck pressed hard against a ledge. . . . Standing with your head against something solid is the next best [bet]."

¶In the sea: "You can tread water, take off your pants or...

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