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Richard Lee Newman - Interview with Richard Lee Newman: clip: Selected Merchant Marine for the promise he could go to sea as a cadet, to be able to travel to places he would never had otherwise seen; reported to Liberty ship SS Henry Villard; chief officer was in his 80s; sailed from Portland, OR, to San Diego and then on to New Zealand and Aden, Arabia; carrying munitions to Suez for British Army; chief took ill on way back, left ashore in British Guyana; Newman promoted to Third Mate.
4:42 to 9:49 (05:06)