Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Manning the Rail

Manning the Rail AUG 2015
Caption: This infographic shares the history of manning the rails - a centuries old practice for rendering honors aboard naval vessels. (U.S. Navy graphic by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Garas/Released)
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