Aboard the USS Augusta Enroute to Antwerp. The President made a thorough but informal inspection of the USS AUGUSTA while enroute to the Big Three meeting. Here the Commander-in-Chief inspects the engine room. Explaining machinery to President Truman is Lt. Comdr. N.V. King, USNR, the ship's Engineering Officer. The Crew Rated Their Commander-in-Chief A 'Four-Oh' Sailor. For his trip to the Big Three meeting with Churchill and Stalin, President Truman chose an 'old salt' of many historic occasions, the USS Augusta.