'Life Raft Training'
Photos by Chris Wilhelm
July 08, 2005
Ketchikan, Alaska - Crew members from the Coral Princess participated
in a training drill at the Ketchikan High School swimming pool
Thursday. The drill required that the staff right the life raft
alone and then climb aboard while their trainer sprayed water
on them with a hose to simulate ocean spray.
Flipped Life Raft that
Coral Princess crew members
in the water prepare to right for boarding...
Pool manager Karen Taylor said this training goes on every year
for every Princess ship. She said two training sessions
have been completed and the rest will be done over the course
of the summer.
Trainer spraying the
crew... simulating ocean spray
as the crew boards the life raft.
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