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United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, NY, United States

  • United States Merchant Marine Academy

    Established: 1943 Kings Point, NY

    The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, and the transportation industry.

    Branch: United States Armed Forces

    Motto: Acta Non Verba (Latin) / Deeds not Words

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United States Merchant Marine Academy