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Vizag Sea Cadet Corps' 48th anniversary parade held today

Press Trust of India  |  Visakhapatnam 

The 48th anniversary of the Visakhapatnam unit of the Sea Corps(SCC) was observed at the Naval Base parade ground today with Rear Admiral Deepak Kapoor, (Personnel and Administration) Eastern Naval Command, inspecting the ceremonial parade.

A demonstration of skills of the SSC,including sailing, boat pulling, rigging, semaphore, band performance and rifle drill was also organised for the dignitaries present.

Rear Admiral Kapoor later presented awards to the Sea Cadets who had excelled during the year 2017-18.

Petty Officer P Vamsi and Petty Officer P Devika won awards for seamanship activities, Able C Maruthi and Ordinary C Jhansi won for sailing activities and Able S Bhargav and Leading M Sai Mounica for swimming, a Navy release stated.

The release informed that the Sea Corps, started in 1938, today has 11 units and is headquartered in It imparts basic training in naval discipline to school going boys and girls over a five year period.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 18:10 IST