As cadets aboard the TS Kennedy are dreaming about their first home-cooked meal on Sunday, lets look at what cadets had to say about food in 1957, 1962, 1963, and 1975.
Sea Term 1957
“The Island of Trinidad popped over the horizon one morning and we found ourselves tying up at a dock at last, the Naval Air Station in the British West Indies. Almost as soon as the first line was ashore, Middies were racing towards the PX foe ice-cream.”
Sea Term 1962
“Eating proved to be a bit of a problem on rolling seas as crockery, food, and midshipmen were scattered from one end of the Mess Deck to the other.”.
Sea Term 1963
“The U.S. Naval Station in Trinidad was our last port of the cruise, and it was great to eat real American food for the first time in almost three months.
Sea Term 1975
“Much effort was put toward the handling and storage of food supplies: crates upon crates were loaded, but all during the cruise we always wondered where it was hidden. All supplies were handled
with the most up to date and efficient form of power: Youngie Power!”