Chief Engineer Dennis Edel, in the control room, maintains the ship's generator and two diesel engines and trains cadets who work in the engine room. When Jean-Michel Cousteau and his team sailed on the Pride of Michigan two years ago, "They were very impressed with the cadets," he said, "just like all of us." Mr. Edel is one of several adult volunteers. 003p2_xlg.jpg

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