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7 of the coolest photos from the US Navy's Sea Call

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Indian Ocean sea call, February 2016

Indian Ocean sea call, February 2016

All images courtesy US Navy

While life at sea is a huge draw for man, unfortunately not everyone has the funds of a superyacht owner - which is why large numbers of men and women join the US Navy each year. While this is often arduous work, spending months deployed around the world protecting international waters, recruits are allowed some well-deserved downtime during 'swim calls'. The tradition dates back to WW2 and usually sees officers leaping from the heights of their battleships, swimming in the waters below and relaxing on the stern landing docks. Click through to see some of the coolest pictures from swim calls around the world.

Pictured: Logistics Specialist Seaman Curtis Peterson jumps from the fantail of the USS Antietam into the Indian Ocean

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