SHIP VISITS/POST CEREMONY PLAN
1. Purpose. To provide a plan for conducting ship visits during LEYTE GULFS
visit to Fort Lauderdale and to provide a tour plan for guests after the commissioning
Responsibility. Ceremony and Honors Detail.
A ship visit plan will be developed by 30 June 1987.
Tour. Guests will be invited aboard for a brief tour after the commissioning
ceremony. The after brows will be used for the ship visit. The forward brow is
reserved exclusively for the official party, emergencies and for crewmen to depart
the ship during the 15 minutes immediately following the ceremony.
a. The Ceremony and Honors Detail is in charge of tour assignments.
b. Two crewmen will be assigned at both ends of the after brows to assist guests.
Tour guides will be stationed at appropriate spots on the tour path to describe items
of interest and to keep visitors moving.
c. One after brow will be used for offgoing traffic; one will be used for
d. A comprehensive tour plan will be developed by 30 June 1987. The tour will
include equipment displays, as appropriate, and will be coordinated by the
appropriate department head.