Transport: Neighborly Leap

Bronzed, able-bodied Clark Wyly, 28, has as much claim as anyone to the title of "typical U. S. seaman." Texas-born, he. took to the Navy as soon as the law allowed. After a six-year hitch he signed as an able seaman on the Panama Pacific liner California. This fall the California and her sisterships Virginia and Pennsylvania became the Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina of the Maritime Commission's Good Neighbor Fleet (American Republics Line). At Rio de Janeiro on November 4, on the Uruguay's maiden voyage, a Brazilian longshoreman fell off a gangplank,...

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