Captain Robert Fay Oral History Interview

In this interview, Captain Fay discusses his childhood spent working on fishing boats, why he went to SUNY Maritime college, stories of his time at the college and the people he knew there, the three cruises he spent aboard the Empire State V, the first women cadets at the college, and his career post graduation.

00:35 - Why Fay choose Maritime College
4:10 - Indoctrination at Maritime College
8:00 - One and Only Escapade with the Police
11:45 - Being an Indoctrination Officer (IDO)
15:10 - Being the editor for the school newspaper, The Porthole
17:14 - The Administration of Maritime College: Navy Versus Merchant Marines
20:10 - Issues with food on campus
26:51 - Experiences on the training ship Empire State V and life at sea
30:14 - First Class of Women cadets at Maritime College
32:03 - Post-Graduation Career
Name: Fay, Robert
Role: Interviewee

Name: Williams, Jospeh A.
Role: Interviewer
Type Of Resource
Sound recordings-nonmusical
Origin Info
Date Created: January 24 2012
oral histories (document genre)
Physical Description
extent: 33.4 MB
Digital Origin: Born digital
Note: Audio Length - 36 minutes and 27 seconds
Access Condition
In copyright