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The "brain center" of The ship, The OR Division, is responsible tor
all communications entering and leaving The ship. The men manning
Radio l and Radio 2 are on continous 24-hour watches and must keep
constant, alert watch, and guard over the many wave lengths that bring
The ship its orders and instructions.
Like The men who man Them The teletypes and continous "dit-dah-
da" are always on The go, banging out Their messages and bringing
you news copy and The latest sports results and weather. lt is The
iob of The OR Division to receive all These messages accurately and
distribute Them as swiftly as possible To Their proper destination and
ensure Thatall outgoing messages reach their proper places on schedule.
Almost as important, perhaps even more important To us, is the
post office which is a branch ofthe OR Division. The "old mailmen's"
iobs consists ot many Things, if they're not bundling or sorting your
mail, they're busy making out money orders, registering letters, selling
stamps, or insuring your prized hibachi pot for mailing.
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Admirals have maneuvered their fleets and controlled their ships
by means of visual signals for many generations and today's Navy the
signalman-quartermaster is still a very important figure. These men are
grouped together in the OS Division which transmits and receives all
the ship's visual communications. '
Each of the signalmen, to be adept, must be thoroughly familiar
with the three types of visual communications. The semaphore, is at
rapid means of communication for short distances in daylight, the
flaghoist is the most rapid and accurate way to maneuver a fleet when
its units are within easy range for signaling. '
Still another method of communications lemploying morse codel
is the flashing light. ln port it is the OS Division's iob to watch the
movements of ships and boats so that the officer-of-the-deck can be
alerted of the arrival or passage of a senior officer, to enable the
proper rendering of honors.
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