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t h e b e l i e f t h a t t h e r e are sone t h i n g s mom important t h a n l i f e i t s e l f . They shared a common q u a l i t y : Sraverj. The b e l i e f t h a t t h e r e are t h i n g s p:orth r i s k i n g our l i v e s f o r comes r e a d i l y t o an Arnerican f o r a l i h e r l c a n s have a comon h e r i t a g e of courage. t k s p r i n g from a r a c e of men who had c e r t a i n t h i n g s f o r which t h e y were ready t o r i s k t h e i r l i v e s . Among t h e s e t h i n g s , f o r example, w a s t h e r i g h t t o worship God i n t h e i r OVVT! way, o r t h e r i g h t t o leave t o one's c h i l d r e n a h e r i t a g e i n a new land. Indeed, f o r t h e fFrst couple o f c e n t u r i e s of e x i s t e n c e i n t h e Arnerican colonics, t o ba an Amcrican c o l o n i s t vias almost synonymous w i t h being brave. It took t h e same kind of courage f o r t h e l a t d r comers t o l e a v e a l l th,?.t was Gear en t h e i r hone l a n d s and c r o s s an ocean t o b u i l d a hom3 for t h e i r c h i l d r e n i n t h i s new land. It took courage t o leave home and venturz a c r o s s 3,300 dies of s t o m - t o s s e d waters t o s t a r t a l l over again i n a reir ant! unkn0in;n c o n t i n e n t , arid i t took more courags t o s t i c k it o u t a f t e r you g o t thnere, wh,ther you came i n t h e 1 7 t h c e n t u r j or t!ie 1 4 t h . If you Lid n o t hav? courage, you e i t h z r s t a y e d a t home i n Europc, o r eavp up a f t m you g o t hen;. If you survived, it meant t h a t you had v:hat i t t c k e s . Today, we must suni~oi:w i t h i n o u r s d v : s t h e courage t h a t b u i l t America. Today, t h e Americen ~ t o p l e must be brave, o r th;re i s n o t going t o be any Americm people. To be s u r e , thsr': ma2 Sc l e f t t h o s e who l i v e on t h i s continent, b u t there w i l l n o t bc h e r i c a n s i11 t h e sense t h a t ljt'ise use t h a t term today. They w i l l ba t h a s u l l e n s u b j s c t s of a v a s s a l s t a t e .
W are accustomed t o inventory t h e p c r i l s our f o r e f a t h w s faced. T%at i f 3 havs n o t y-.t become accustonzd t o i s a r e a l i s t i c survcy of t h e p e r i l s we, ours?lv?s i n t h i s gsncratiori, r,iust f a c e . They a r e as grave, and as menacing ;s an7 which nen have f a c e d s i n c t our p r e s e n t c i v i l i z a i t i o n emcrgLd. Thil-: ; h o l e c o n t i n m t of Europo i s under t h e h e e l of one man. Outsid? of B r i t i i n , t h e r 2 i s n o t l e f t zny;hcre Fn 2 1 t h ? European 1 c o n t i n x t an;. o f t h e frx-dom; which men c h e r i s h . This u n i v e r s a l bondage of formerly f r e e men t o a t y r a n t has been accomiJlished by a typ? of warf a r e t h a t v i o l a t e s evary i n s t i n c t of human deccrIcy. It has b2en acnmp l i s h e d by a combination o f c r w l , r u t h l e s s d e s t r u c t i o n o f defecseless women and c h i l d r m ; through 3 v i o l a t i o n of good f a i t h ; through t h e employment of treachery; and through t h e nachin?.tions of c o r r u 2 t and d a s t a r d l y s p i c s and t r x i t o r s ; as much as it has beea a c c o r p l i s h c d by f o r c e of arms. One by on?, the f r x peoples of Europe have had t h c i r home defenses weakened by treachery; t h q h w c had t h e i r f w r s l u l l e d by l i e s ; t h c y have been persu;de<, by false promis(-s cind t h r m t s , from a l l i a n c e s t h a t might h~v3 made the:,; safe; and, on3 by one, t h e y havi? be:n destroyed. I n a last, and f i n a l ctisilzy of t h e s e q u a l i t i e s of t r c a c h c r y and S l o o d t h i r s t i ncss, Eiitler has l e d h i s m i l l i o n s i n t o Eussia f r o n whence he t h r e a t e n s t o emerge v i c t o r i o u s with every square f o o t of s o i l i n a l l Eurone. from t h e A s i a t i c Urals t o t h e Znglis? Channel, u t t e r l y s u b j e c t to his i q i e r i a l will.
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A CHANCE RB.IARK MAY EXDANGER LIVES


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S e c r e t a r y of t h e Xavg.' F r m k Ehox r e c e r l t l j znnounced t h e appointment of Rear Adm5ral Charles Conard, (SC), U.S. Mavy, Rztired, t o a c t i v e duty t o t a k e charge o f a campaign t o stimulate t h e s a l e of TJ. S. Defense Bonds and Defense Savings Stamps i n t h e e n t i r e Nwsl estaSlishment. Rear Admiral Conard, f o m e r l y F q m a s t c r General- of t h e Tkv-y, w i l l br: assisted by Cmm?ndcr 3 e r a l d A. %bank, ( S C ) , U. S. Naval Reserve, who w a s c a l l e d by t h e Navy i n M y from h i s c i v i l i a n p o s t as managsr of t h e downtown agency a i n IJew York City of t h e Prudefitiil Insurance con pan;^ o f Ainerica, one. of t h c l a r g c s t production q c r i c i a i n t h e world.
The Office or" Defmse Savinqs Bonds f o r %hi;\U. S. Navy w i l l b% t h e designatio:i 02 t h c p o s t taken over 3g Rear A d n i r a l Conard. It w i l l ba attich.xi t o t h e O f f i c e of thi: Sscretciry o f t h e y~t~vy.

The U. S . N<ivai Air S i x t i o n , Cc-vitc, P. I., l o m t e d on S m g l e y Point, 1. The comariding o f f i c e r of t h i s s t a t i o n w i l l b ? ccmrissior,stl Sf?$tkxnb?r h a s n o t t x i , design-itad.

The N , > v y I)qmrtr:,ont r , c e n t l y a n n o m w d t h a t I:r. IrviEg Johnson, former CqJtain o f t h t schoonar. YBBICEE, b . 3 ~accepted 2 c o m i s s i o n as Lieutcna n t Cornaandw i n th-. U. S. Kmd Rzscrvt, r,nd h:rs bc en orderqd t o r e p o r t t o tiic CorY-and?nt 0 2 th?c 1 4 t h 1:zv:ll L i s t r i c t for irmediatc. duty.

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U.S.S. ITJDIARA ( B a t t l e s hip ) S e c r e t a r y o f t h e i"Jayr Knox has designated MY'S. Lewis C. Robbins, daughter of Hororable Benrj F. Schricker, Governor o f t h e S t a t e of Indiana, and Mrs. Schricker, t o serve as sponsor f o r t h e b a t t l e s h i p INDIANA now building a t t h e Mewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia. The I I D I A N A i s scheduled f o r launching i n December o f t h i s year. The b a t t l e s h i p INDIANA was authorized by Act of Congress March 27,

1934. Her k e e l was l a i d November 20, 1939.


T h i s b a t t l e s h i p i s t h e t h i r d naval v e s s e l t o be assigned t h e name INDIAKA, The f i r s t INDIANA was authorized by Act of June 39, 1890, which provided for t h e construction of t h r e e seagoing c o a s t - l i n e b a t t l e s h i p s . The o t h e r s were

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These werc t h e heaviest armzd and armorcd b a t t l e s h i p s i n t h e world ... a t t h a t period. I n 1892, t h e V S S IOKA was authorized and t h e s e four s h i p s , with t h e armored v 5 s s e l TEXAS, c o n s t i t u t e d t h e b a t t l e s h i p f o r c e of t h e United S t a t c s liavy during t h e War x i t h Spain.
IIJDIANA, Coast B a t t l e s h i p #l, was b u i l t by Willian Cramp Her keel. was ].aid k y 7, 1891, and she was launched on Fzbruary 2G, 1895, when h e r sponsor was VLss J e s s i e Y i l l e r (Mrs. A. hl. Hopper) daughter of t h e United S t a t e s Attorney-General iid. H. H. Miller. The President of t h e Unitzd S t a t e s , Denjamin i h r r i s o n , was p r e s a n t a t t h e cerernonics. She %-ascommissioned a t League I s l a n d on ilovember 20, 1895, under command of Captain Labley D. (Fighting Bob) Evzns, who was Commanderin-Chief of thr= A t l a n t i c F l e e t on t h e f i r s t l e g o f t h e World Cruise, t h e voyage from Hampton Roads t o San Francisco, Dxzmber 1907, t o ?Lay 1908.

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In February 1896, t h e INDIAUA was ready f o r s e r v i c e and was assigned t o t h e North A t l a n t i c S t s t i o n . Captain Evans was r e l i e v e d i n 1897 by Captain Eewy Clay Taylor, who continuGd i n command during t h e Spanish American \Tar. TJith Admiral Sampson t s Squadron, t h e INDIANA took p a r t i n t h e B a t t l e of Santiago Bay, and Captain Taylor was advanced f i v e numbers i r i rank i n recognition o f h i s eminent and conspicuous conduct i n b a t t l e . During t h e e a r l y p a r t o f 1899, th'3 I?DI,WA c r u i s e d i n t h e Caribbean and i n Ssptember , 8 9took p a r t i n t h e Dewey c e l e b r a t i o n i n t h e Hudson. 19 She also p r t i c i 2 a t e d i n t h 5 John Paul Jones cerzmonies a t Anna2olis i n A p r i l 1906. She was w i t h t h e f l e e t when reviewed by President Theodore Roosevelt a t Gyster Bay, Long Islznd, on September 2, 1906. k r i n g t h e summers of THE UNSPOKEN WORD IvrEvER DOES HAFlM

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ADDRESS OF TIE3 HONORABLE FMKK KROX (Cont. )

O t h e high ssas, H i t l e r has r e s o r t e d t o a p i r x y t h a t s i n k s helpl+:ss n s h i 2 s u i t h o u t warning, t h a t drops bombs from t h e a i r upon combatants 2nd non-combatants a l i k ? , .h.tnout t h e s l i g h t e s t regard f o r t h e i n n o c s n t l i v s t h a t a r c snuffed out by h i s b r u t a l n i t h l c s s n e s s . I-Ie has X l l i e d himself y w i t h t h e one power i n Asia donin-,tcd b l i k e p r i n c i p l a - Jzpan. Rc &re r i g h t noif confrontkd i n Asia w i t h a whole c o n t i n c n t thre;t.?:led w i t h donin a t i o n , by an O r i e n t a l , bloody-ninded a u t o c r x y . I n times of p e r i l l i k e t h e s e , ther:r: are s t i l l a few Americans who p r o f s s s t o s e e no dangers f o r us; L?. felz A m r i c a s who :aould disband our h a l f - t r a i n e d Army i n t h e f a c e of such dangers; a few h e r i c a n s ?ijho prot e s t when we add t o our s e c u r i t y a g a i n s t n t t x l ; by t h e occupFLtion o f s t r a t e g i c vantage p o i n t s which would h e l p us c o n t r o l t h c seas t h s t wash our shores. What breed of Amcrica.ns t h s s c xho acould b l i n d l y s h u t o t h e i r ~ E t S p e r i l s t h a t cannot b e ignored, or vho, i n an unworthy timidi t y of which our f o r e f a t h e r s would So ashaxcd, s h r i n k from what,i-:ver s t ? m measures a r e n e c m s a r y t o preservs. o w i l i s t i t u t l o n s and maintnir, our f r e e doms? Surely, i n your pressnce, men of t h z Lcgion of Valor, it i s irnposs i b l e t o f i n d words t o rtdequately d.sscribe suc!i c o w r d i c e .
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i r e have h e r e i n AT;.:rica. For nark t h i s , yy f r i x d s , i f t h e t i m e Gver comes when ire Americans are unwilling t o f i g h t t o prGscrv3 t h e frccdoms

we have i n h e r i t e d , thost: f r s e d o r s ldli be destroyed, and t3Wn f r o m us, by a s t r o n g e r breed of men who r r ; t a i n th+: couraq2JF: t o f i z h t f o r whjt t h z y h:.ve and for what t h e y i m n t .

A t such a time ; s this we z u s t have t h e courage t o f a c e t h e p e r i l s i which confront us; t o weigh them csLrly; t o reach B decision; znd t o x c t upon t h a t decision. These are n o t easy t h i n g s t o do. Xe a r e l i k e t h e rnan surrounded by new arid dmgerous problems, whose first i n p u i s c i s t o denJr t h e i r existence. There a r c those i n t5is country who t h i n k t,hty c6n sozve t h e s e p r o b l e m by r e f u s i n g to' f:;ce them. Thzt i s p r e c i s s l y kt heppsnod t o a dozen c o u n t r i e s i n Europe who hsvs now lost a11 of t h 9 i r l i b e r t i e s . ; Thn need i s n o t o n l j for ; d e c i s i o n t o ' d e zvery p o s s i b l e masuri? th:Xt can be taker, t o prevent t h i s f a t e overtnking us, but t h c need i s f o r 2 d e c i s i o n now a d e c i s i o n t h a t , cone x h a t xay, we shall rcisist t o t h e E :il u t t e r m o s t any and 9 v i . r ~a s s z d t t h a t i s made upon us, and ; : -;l lilnke due p r e p a r a t i o n s t o m e t any and evcry thyzit of force. t k t i s p o i n t e d z3re d i f f i c i f l t -$;ill oilr be i n our d i r e c t i o n . The 1o;lger we d c l q r , t a s k when Vie do face r e a l i t y . And f a c e it wc ::iust, no% by o w choice, but by the s h e e r p r e s s u r e of cvenC,s. YJL: c m p m s i ' o l y postpone d e c i s i o n postpone i t u n t i l thi: chxices of successfu?L r.-sist;_lncs arc; f?r less h t h a n now, h - t we cannot avoid decision. ',X+; ~6l.lw r . t o CORS t o it sooner o r l a t e r . Ve must make t h e sane t x a decisimsvdqich, a t one t i n e , conf r o n t e d every mmber of t h e Legion of TJLior. Bave wr2 something worth u f i g h t i n g for? Eave v e t h e courage t o f i g h t for i t ?

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SIX SECTION BASES ESTABLISHED . tCont.1


The bases e s t a b l i s h e d i n t h e United S t a t e s are a t Key West, Florida; Mobile, Alabama; Corpus C h r i s t i , Texas; Hoosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico; Monterey, C a l i f o r n i a ; and Neah Bay, Washington.

HONOLULU DISTRICT U. S. COAST GUARD ACTIVITIES TRANSFERRED TO NAVY DEPARTIVENT


The Navy Department announced t h a t e f f e c t i v e August 1 a l l a c t i v i t i e s o f t h e U. S. Coast Guard i n t h e Honolulu d i s t r i c t , including personnel and equipment, has been t r a n s f e r r e d t o t h e j u r i s d i c t i o n of t h e Navy Department f o r t h e d u r a t i o n of t h e p r e s e n t unlimited n a t i o n a l emergency. Arrangements have been completed f o r continuance o f t h e U. S. C o a s t Guard c o n s t r u c t i o n program i n t h e Honolulu D i s t r i c t t o provide t h e necessary a i d s t o navigation, including lighthouses, and r a d i o beacons, a t naval bases i n t h e P a c i f i c . The t r a n s f e r has been approved by t h e President o f t h e United S t a t e s .
NAVAL OFFICER'S SON RECEIVES FOUR-YEbIR SCHOLARSHIP

The Navy Department r e c e n t l y announced it has been advised by Rensseh e r Polytechnic I n s t i t u t e , Troy, Te York, t h a t R u s s e l l Lincoln KranzJw f e l d e r , son of Commander Edgar P. Kranzfeldcr, U. S. Navy, who i s serving on t h e staff of t h e Commander o f B a t t l e s h i p s , U. S. B a t t l e Force, U.S.S. 'EVEST V I R G I N I A , has been awarded a f u l l four-year t u i t i o n scholarship by t r u s t e e s of t h e I n s t i t u t e . The scholarship i s awarded, on a competitive b a s i s , t o sons o f o f f i c e r s o f t h e United S t a t e s Navy or Marine Corps, and a l s o t o sons of p e t t y - o f f i c e r s of t h e U. S. Navy and non-commissioned o f f i c e r s o f t h e Niarine Corps.

LIBERTY
Liberty i s t h e r i g h t t o go f o r t h unimpeded from any p l a c e and t o come back,

The t r e e o f L i b e r t y must be refreshed f r o m t i m 3 t o timc with t h e blood of p a t r i o t s and t y r a n t s .

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A ROi'idAlJ GEXERAL'S OPINION OF "EDLITARY CR,ITICSft

Lucius Aemilius Paulus, a Roman Consul who k i d been s c l e c t e d t o cond u c t t h e war w i t h t h e Macedonians, B. C . 165, went out from t h e Senatehouse i n t o t h e assembly of t h e people ana addressed them as follows: IIIn every c i r c l s , and, t r u l y , a t every t a b l e , t h e r e a r e people riho l e a d a r m i e s i n t o Ikcedonia; who knom- where t h e camp ought t o be placed; vhiit p o s t s ought t o be occupied by t r o o p s ; when and through what pass 1;kcedonia should be entered; where magazines should be formed; how p r o v i s i o n s should bi: convqml 5.J l a n d an2 sea; and when it i s proper t o engage t h e eneny, when t o l i c q u i e t . And t h e y n o t only & t a r n i n e what i s b:%t t o be done, b u t if anything i s done i n any o t h e r mEnnOr t h a n vvhc..t t h e y have on pointed out, t h e y a r r a i g n th,? consul, as if hi: ~ e r c h i s t r i a l . These are g r e a t i:npedimerits t o thos:: v:ho havo t h e managcment of a f f a i r s ; f o r everyone cannot encouritcr i n j u r i o u s roliorts v;ith t h e s m e cons-tancy and f i m e s s of mind t h a t Fabius d i d , vrho chose t o l e t h i s own a u t h o r i t y 52 dimir:ished through t h e f o l l y of t h e peoplc-, r a t h e r t h a n t o n i s m m a . g ~ h e p u b l i c business w i t h a high t r e p u t a t i o n . I am n o t on2 of t h o s e who t h i n k t h n t comaEdem ought never t o r e c e i v e a.dvi.ce; on t h c c o n t r a g , I should d e m t h a t man more proud t h a n wisc, who d i d c v e w t h i n g o f h i s 01 ' m s i n g l e judgment. That t h e n i s mjr o?inion? That conmfidcrs should be counscllzd; c h i e f l y , b persons of known talnr,t; by those, esj p e c i a l l y , who .zre s k i l l e d i n t h a t r t of wir, and who hzve been t a u g h t by experience;, and next, by t h o s e v~ho::.rc p r e s e n t a t t h e scene of t h e a c t i o n ; who see t h e country, vho s z c t h e enemy; who s e e t h e advantage t h a t occasions offer, rind 1,vho, exbarked, as it vrere, i n t h e sme s h i p , are sharers of t h e dsngcr. I f , t h e r e f o r e , anyone t h i n k s himself q u a l i f i e d t o g i v e &vice r s s p a c t i n g t h e m r which I xm t o conduct, which m y p r o v t advantzgeous t o t h e p u b l i c , l e t him n o t refus!? h i s a s s i s t , m c e t o t h e s t a t e , but l e t him con12 e w i t h m i n t o Lkcedonia. H shall be furnished by ns w i t h 3. ship, e a horse, a t e n t ; and m e n w i t h h . i s tr:xv:ling chzrges. But i f he t h i n k s t h i s t o o much t r o u b l e , and p r e f e r s t h e repose o f 3 c i t y l i f e t o t h e t o i l s of l i d a r , l e t him n o t , on l a n d , assmie t h e o f f i c e of Zb p i l o t . The c i t y , i n i t s e l f , furnis'nzs :-!.bandance of t o p i c s for conversation; l e t it confine i t s pzssior: f o r t n l k i n g , and r a s t assured, t h a t we shall be content 7cith. such councils as shall b;: f r m e d w i t h i n o u r cmp.ll

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Book XLIV, C h p t e r 22.

P a t r i o t i . s n i s l o v i n g one 1s countrJ, respecting i t s t r c d i t i o n s , m d honoring i t s people, high or lo^, r i c h o r poor.

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IT'S TWE MdEIZICAN SPIRIT THAT COi;NTS


The f o l l o w i n g l e t t e r s are self-explanatory:

ItJuly 10, 1341.


V. S. Xavj Recruiting S t a t i o n .

Dear S i r s : V n c l o s e d f i n d p a p e r s that, I signel , It i s ..ard t o do byJt 3:rnard h i s brother loved t h e Navy, for t h a t rezsor, 1 f e e l i t i s a l s o a p o d p l a c e f o r Bob, Tie never know what c m ha;;~sn 31-m i n oi d a i l y l i f e . :r I know Bernard would say IJoa, s i g n thos.;: papers. I o n l y h o p Bob PLZtS h i s h e a r t and s o u l i n t o h i s mork l i k z Bernard did. '76 nust a l l b r i z g s a c r i f i c e s t o a t t a i n o u r ramrds.
V e r j sincerely,

ItAugust i8, 1941.


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dear Mrs. Venhaus:

"The Uavy Recruiting Officer-in-chargs a t aieblo has brought t o mj a t t e n t i o n your I . e t t o r t o him which acconpanied t h e p a p a r s ;you si.gned g i v i n g your consent f o r your son, Robert Joseph Venhaus, t o enlist i n Francis Vdcha-i~S, t h e Ila.vy. 1 n o t e t,l:zt you have ;ncth:.:r Sori, I - I , . z % b . ? r t who i s a i r e a d y i n t h e i;tivf, and t h a t L: t h i r d son, Sernard Joseph Venhaus,
was l o s t on tfie i l l - f k t e d submarine, 0-9.

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EnITORS

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The e d i t o r o f t h e Bursnl; of Thvigatioc 3 u f l e t i n would a p p r e c i a t e having t h e e d i t o r s of a l l ships' and a t G t i o n s ' nmspapers forward one copy o f each p u b l i c a t i o n t o thc f o l i o a i n g address2s: E d i t o r , Eureau o f Navigation S u l l e t i n , Mavj Department, Wasliington, D. C. O f f i c e r i n Charge, Radio Section, Office of ,?ublic Rdations, Naty Department, "fashington, D. C.

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OFFICXIS 302 AVIAT IOIS TPJiirXBTC: ( SELVIXE-TI?'A:I-AIR) -I -

Tr accordance +vith i;urt?Ezu of K a v i g a t i m C i r c u l a r ?,eL5zr ?io. 9-41 of January 21, 1941, ti,e f o l l o w i n g olrfficars have b e w sel3crmI ,md i e n t L t i v e i y slabed f o r aviatioi; trai:LnE; (heavier-than-air) c l a s s scl-isduled t o convene
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Jt O f f i c e r s s o naaed b r e ' i n a d d i t i o n t o t h o s e l i s t e d on page 24 of Iiureau of Navigation B u l l e t i n N'o: 294.

The foliowing named enliste'ct' rxen wwc issuctl a c t i n g appointments as warrant o f f i c e r s i n t h e Zq-j, t o rank from t h a d a t ~ s t a t e d opposite t h e i r s nmes :

M D i G ELECTRTCIAI5 Edward E. Ezysrs AlSert E. Smithson Robert S. JBsick Edgar S. Y i l l e r Robcm E. IGanssrd Kame Ratir,g Chief P k d i om11 Chief Radi oimn Chief Eadrionan Chif,f Radiomsn Cni ef 1,ad.i ornm Date of Rank August 11, 1 4 . 93 August 11; 1 3 1 '4 August 1 , 1341 1 hiugust 1 , 1141 1 July 1 3 1941 ',

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Artie Clarence B. ROSS Francis B. Galassi Mark C. Judy Louis W. Wright Robert K. Anderson Allan R. Carlson W i t Hunt Clyde D. Bailey Donald A. Benclinelli Williain Leo Davis S y l v e s t e r A. Thomas

Name F. White

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Candidates l i s t e d below were i s s u e d ap2ointments as A s s i s t a n t Surgeons i n t h e N m y , with thd rank of L i e u t m n n t ( j u n i o r grade) t o rank from July 7, 1941:

7Xillim C Andrew Clinton H. BaglznstoscAlbert D. Berry Robert D. Blomberg John F. B r i e r t o n James S. Bryson, Jr. Les E. Cm?bc?ll C u r t i s H. C a r t e r Robcrt 2. Collings, J r . Biarion L. Corlnerley 1Jeston C. Cook Claud:: E. Cooper John S. Cowan Eugene N. Gavie Robert R. Deen Killiam P. Doimey Ashton Emerson Tiiliiam Id. Enright

RESERVE: OFFICERS SPECIAL couRSTi: , I N C%~~~%ICATIONS AT POSTGMDUATE gCIiOOL, .ANNAPOLIS, IAIZYLAJTD ' (cont.)
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Student o f f i c e r s of t h i s c l a s s were drawn from a l l p a r t s of t h e United S t a t e s . O f t h e 44 o f f i c e r s who reported f o r i n s t r u c t i o n , 33 coinpleted t h e course. Nearly a l l graduates were assigned immediately t o s e a duty.
A new class o f between 50 and 55 young Reserve o f f i c e r s r e p o r t e d August 20 f o r t h e s p e c i a l course of i n s t r u c t i o n i n Communications cornmencing August 25.

SPECIAL COURSE II'i NAVAL ARCEITECTUIZE RESERVE OFFICERS O July 19, 1941, t h e f i r s t group o Reserve o f f i c e r s . t o t a k e .the n i n t e n s i v e course i n Eaval B r c h i t t c t u r s a t t h e Postgraduate School comp l e t e d i t s 27-weeks' course. The group c o n s i s t e d of 27 Reserve o f f i c c r s . The second group, c o n s i s t i n g of 71 1ie:ja-v;: o f f i c e r s , s t a r t e d i t s 30-weeks' course on J u l y 28, 1941, a f t e r having had a week's i n d o c t r i n a t i o n i n t h e t r a d i t i o n s of t h e Service. Student o f f i c c r s i n t h c s e groups a r e of IiJaval Reserve c!-asses DE-V(G), E-V(P), E-V(G), E-V(S), D-V(S), and D-V(S), and were drawn from a l l p a r t s of t h e United S t a t e s . Of tht; p r e s e n t group, 14 arc graduates of t h e Naval Academy, Classes of 1939, 19L0, or 1941; 8 are graduates of Massachusetts I n s t i t u t e of Technology; 5. of Minnesota; and 3 each of t h e U n i v c r s i t i e s of Michigan and Texas. All b u t o very few of t h e p r c s e n t group hold c o l l e g e degrees i n technic21 courses. The o b j c c t of t h c curriculum i n t o prepare t h % c Eiescrvc ensigns t o p e r f o m t e c h n i c a l d u t i e p i n connection x i t h t h e c o n s t r u c t i o n and maintcnnnce of t h e h u l l s of N:iv?l ships. ThZ3i.r d u t i e s v f i l i be as assist a n t s t o t h e Planning O f f i c e r or Production G f f i c e r E t ; Navy Yard; t o I t h 3 Repair Officer on 2 r e p a i r ship; arid to t h e Suptxvi.sor of Shipbuildi n g a t a p r i v a t e shipyard. Some riay bs ds-tailxl t o t h e Burem o f Ships. The curriculum i n c l u c h s cours 3s i n U ~ m l Architecture, Tarship Des i g n , Organization and Administration, P r a c t i c a l Shipbuildimg, Damage Control, Naval Engineering, 7.hthemtics, Metals, and S t r e n g t h o f Ustmials. TEWORAFU DUTY ORDERS To avoid d u p l i c a t i o n 01 temporary duty orders, all o f f i c e r s signing t r a v e l endorsements thereon should e x e r c i s e p a r t i c u l a r caution i n handling despatch o r d e r endorsements. Scveral c ~ s e s have come t o t h e a t t e n t i o n of t h e Bureau where both t h e copy of t h e despctch o r d e r slid t h e confirming orders i s s u e d l a t e r have been endorsed as t o t r a v e l , r e s u l t i n g i n t h e c r e a t i o n of d u p l i c a t e s e t s o f orders;.

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In 1T29 a i r c r a f t raclio had reached such 3 stctte of p e r f e c t i o n and r e l i a b i l i t y t h a t homing pigcons wcre no l o n g e r rsquircd for a i r p l m e s The l o f t s a t thc hunvier-thm-Lir s t d t i o r s were closed ard t h e best of t h e N w y birds vverr: t r a n s f ; r r x i t o t h c l o f t a t Lakchurst. The honing s t a t i o n p r i m r i l y :or U s e p i g t o n s clre rerjuired a t this ii.g;",t;tr-thnn-air i n f r e e bc?lloons. T L x e l a r g e s$her-Lcal non-Totorieed balloons c n r v no r i d i o t r n n s m i t t c r End thz pigeons a r z t h e i r only mems o f r e p o r t i n g t o t h e i r base w h i l e i n f l i g h t . Thest3 bAloon; m y and do o f t e n l a n d i n wild snc? isol?.ted country, m d s!ioulil trio c r m be injurcd t h e pigeons a r e t h e sole r e l i a n c e f o r a b % - ~ i n i ihelF. Thc hc;nir:g ;.igc.ons are considr3red v i t a l ~g members of ;t f r e e halloo~cri59.

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NAVY CALLS UP 603 CIVIL ENGINEER RESERVE OFFICERS

The Navy Department r e c e n t l y announced t h a t a t o t a l o f 603 reserve o f f i c e r s i n t h e C i v i l Engineer Corps of t h e Navy had been c a l l e d t o dut2t o d a t e augmenting t h i s branch o f t h e s e r v i c e which has had a normal t o t a l o f 133 r e g u l a r o f f i c e r s on a c t i v e duty. The tremendous program of shore developments i n carrying forxard the n a t i o n ' s defense p l a n s has n e c e s s i t a t e d t h i s m u l t i p l i c a t i o n of construct i o n engineers. During t h e f i s c a l y e a r ending June 30, 1941, a t o t a l of $656,659,000 was contracted f o r naval base and o t h e r shore developments under t h e cognizam'e of t h e Bureau of Yards and Docks. During t h e 21-year , period, July 1, 1916, t o December 1 1937, t h e t o t a l s o contracted f o r expenditure by t h i s h r e a u was $361,265,000. The requirements f o r consideration o f candidates for t h e C i v i l k g i n e e r Corps a r e r i g i d . It i s t h i s group of o f f i c e r s who c a r r y out t h e planning and b u i l d i n g o shore establishments without which f l e e t s could not operate. They a r e now handling t h e g r e a t o s t base and shore establishment program ever undertaken by any nation. Approximately h a l f of t h e r e s e r v e o f f i c e r s i n t h e C i v i l Engineer Corps o f t h e Mavy have enrollled s i n c e t h e begirming of t h e n a t i o n a l emergency. A l a r g e percentage of them are serving t h e i r country a t personal s a c r i f i c e as i s t h e case w i t h t'nose who were c a l l e d t o duty a f t e r being i n t h e reserve s e c t i o n f o r m a n y years. The reserve o f f i c e r s of t h e C i v i l Erigineer Corps havo come f r o n numerous f i e l d s . Some were heads of enginewing departxents o r schools of colleges over t h e n a t i o n and nuimrous o f them were on teaching staffs of engineering schools. A s u 5 s t a n t i a l nuii5er hsve come from g r e a t construct i o n corporations of tlic country, a p:irticularly l a r g e block Trom western Various s t a t e highway de2zrtrncnts have furnishad officers, o i l compmies i including t h e chief enginGer o f onc s t a t e . Quite ; number were formerly i n charge o f W.P.A. construction p r o j e c t s . I n s h o r t , they have come from nost major f i e l d s o f heavy constructior; from o v e r . t h e n a t 'ion. -

LIBERTY
They t h a t car! give up L i b e r t y t o obtain a l i t t l e t e 3 p o r u y s a f e t y deserve and w i l l kaep n e i t h e r L i b e r t y nor Safety.

College groups from n m y l a r g e u n i v e r s i t i e s a r e being formed t o undergo f l i g h t t r a i n i n g i n t h e Naval Reserve as units. Mavnl a v i a t i o n cadet s e l e c t i o n boards r e p o r t t h a t t h i s p r o g r m i s very popular and t h a t t h e ensuing c o l l e g e year will f i n d nany m r e o f t h e s e m i t s i n operation. CAmLESS

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Reminiscent of TSorld W r days we f i n d "Yale Unit Number One", followa i n g in t h e t r a d i t i o n a l p a t t e r n . Among o t h e r s a r e t h e "Fighting I r i s h " of Notre Dame, t h e "Flying I l l i n i l t and t h e "Flying Colonels't of t h e Universit i e s of I l l i n o i s and Kentucky, r e s p e c t i v e l y . It i s t h e i n t e n t i o n of t h e Bureau t o order a l l members of such groups t o f l i g h t t r a i n i n g a s units, and t o p r e s e r v e t h e i r i d e n t i t y during e l i m i n a t i o n f l i g h t t r a i n i n g and during advanced t r a i n i n g a t naval f l i g h t t r a i n i n g c e n t e r s ,

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LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION NAVAL ACADEMY

I n accordance with p r a c t i c e of t h e l a s t s e v e r a l y e a r s , but t o conform t o t h e e a r l y s t a r t of academic work, t h e Language Tables i n t h e Ness Ea11 a t t h e U. S. Naval Academy have been s t a r t e d . There a r e i n i t i a l l y two t a b l e s of Spanish, two of French, and one each of German and I t a l i a n . A t t h e s e t a b l e s t h e language s t u d i e d i s spoken by a l l midshipmen, language d i s c u s s i o n promoted, menus published i n t h e language, and i n t e r e s t i n cor*r e l a t e d matters advanced. The frequent attendance of i n s t r u c t o r s from t h e Department o f ' Foreign Languages, by i n v i t a t i o n , assists i n keeping language conversation a l i v e . A s last year was t h e f i r s t y e a r Portuguese was taken up a t the Acadeq, t h e Portuguese t a b i e awaits f u r t h e r organizat i o n , but e i t h e r one o r more Portuguese langmge t a b l e s will be organized during t h e coming year. I n s t r u c t i o n of o f f i c e r s i n f o r e i g n languages has been i n i t i a t e d a t t h e Naval Academy. A t o t a l of 67 o f f i c e r s a r e now under i n s t r u c t i o n i n Spanish and 1 5 i n Portuguese. The various departments of t h e Naval Academy and t h e naval a c t i v i t i e s i n t h i s v i c i n i t y are w e l l represented. Ins t r u c t i o n i s given twice a week for s t u d e n t s , c l a s s e s meeting each Tuesday and Thursday a t 1700 and 2000. The t o t a l attendance has averaged 80 o f f i c e r students.

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The midshipmen a t t h e U. S. Naval Academy a r e making numerous c r u i s e s on t h e Chesapeake Bay during t h e summer s e s s i o n , and t h e skippers of t h e YP b o a t s are First Classmen. The s i g n a l book which they use i s an abbrev i a t i o n of t h e r e g u l a r book prepared by t h e Department of Seamanship and Navigation. Recently, during t a c t i c a l maneuvers, a midshipman was l o s t overboard by one of t h e s e YP boats. The skipper s t e e r e d h i s boat out of formation for a recovery of t h e man overboard, and he u r g e n t l y vdshed t o s i g n a l t h e Squadron Commander informing him of t h i s a c t i o n . A h a s t y r e f e r e n c e t o t h e s i g n a l book showed t h a t t h i s was an e y e n t m l i t y which had n o t been p r o s vided f o r . The skipper then h o i s t e d a s i g n a l , "Have one absentee."

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Arrangements are bting conpletad f o r e n r c l l n s n t of s e l c x t e d Frcshmen e r k e r i n g 27 of t h e n a t i o n ' s . colleges t h i s f a i l i n t o t h e f i r s t year of t h e b i s i c course i n Naval Science 2nd T a c t i c s o f f e r e d $n t h e ?lava1 I!~?sTvc. Officers 1 Training Corps lJnits coridycted in. t h e col1egz.s. Appliccnts f o r t h e coursr3 arc r e q u i r e d t o f i l e t h e i r a p p l i c a t i o r s - " < i t h thc Professor of Naval Qcicncc tznd Tactics i n each o f th: schools. Fro:i t k l i s t of a p p l i c a n t s 7v~%ll 'be sel.ected thosi: perri:iitt;'d to c n r o l l .

The f u l l f o u r - p s r course i s opcn t o young nen ;vho a r e m e r l +yc;trs L of ag?. The course i s divided i n t o two p a r t s , .?~c;:of two y z a r s ' duration. The f i r s t p a r t i s t: b a s i c C O U T S ~ , and t h c second +;he advmced c a i r s c r h: Uniforms and equipment a r e provided f o r n i l c?nrolle:s, whil$ t h o s e who have succcssfulZjr p s s e d th; b a s i c coursc and are c n r o l i e d i n t h e acivanced course r e c e i v e a s u b s i s t m c c ; A i l . ~ t 5 ' - ccf~ $7.50 p e r n m t h a d ;ire Gxexptsd n ~ from o p e r a t i o n of t h e S d e c t i v e Service Act.
coursd i s r 3 l u n t a r f . C r e d i t s w e Enrollment i n t h e EJav:tl B.0.T.C. allowed i n a l l c o l i e g s s having t h s uniLs xhi.=h m > j r be ::pplied t,cw?rcI qraduation.

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Each c n r o l l e d ineniber is fvrnishcd v,itl;out c o s t t o himself an o u t f i t of uniforms and required en,~:men-i,. Text hnd r e f a r m c e books covering t h e course F ~ S O r e provid-su .:ithou% c o s t t c t h e stu2en-b. a Durirq t h e smmr vaccition 3 cnG.se of abou+, 25 days i s arranged f o r nembers of t\e u n i t . Or, This c r c i s c ac?vaFce co'rsc? s5udZnts receive $21.00 : nionth 6s p y , ir, aC:cti_tior, tc, the s u b s i s t e n c e allowance p a i d each i rnonth of t h e s c h o o l pear. CJC i h w e cruises the food, lodgsng, and t r a n s ~. p o r t a t i o r are proTridcd hy % h e f i i a ~ ~IT?ek-erd c r u i s e s are nade during t h e o. acndenic y e a r x h c u v e s s d s f ; such t r i i n i n g a r e ;vailable.

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All p h y s i c a l l y u u z l i f i c d &raduztes of t h o course are cornmissioned as Ensigns i n t h z Unitad StEt'?s NhvSi IZtser*ve. 13rovision also has been made f o r sp~?cifit:rlmm?xrs of t h o griidimtTs t o r e c e i v e cornMissions i n l i n e cnd s u i y l y corps i;i t h e Regular Kt~y.

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7JndS:r. proTTisions of tlio F4.x-i ti-ne Corxission ;rocran f o r o f f i c e r t r a i n i n g thc c,-dets are iri t r a i z i n g t o t?ccor:ie i i c m s u d o f f i c e r s . They ari: ri:quired t c pursue 1 ccmrse o f i n s t r u c t i o n f o r f o u r years, which i s cxrit:d o u t CA h a r d r?.wchant vessels, c x c q k i ' c r t h e f i r s t t w o zonths and tht tkid y u r , which a r e spent i n c n d i t s c h m l s ashore.

'tTnei? t h c E:iy~took ovsr sever:,l mcrchmt vessels tlle c a d e t s assigned t o those v e s s e l s had t h c i r t r e i n i n g i n t e r r u F t e d , becaus.3 at t h a t time there v m s nu p r o v i s i m c t ; : Eayy 30 cLncJLnut, t h e schooling. The Er k ,

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It has Seen necessary t o conduct surveys on all %he new bascs obt a i n e d f r o m t h e R r i t i s h under thc. Lend-Lease Act. A l l o f thzsl: Furvcys have now been completed. Othzer surveys arc novf i n progress covering cert a i n s t r a t e g i c areas i n t h e A t l a n t i c . An enormous numb;r o f soundingc of oceanic depths have been recorded by t h e v c s s c l s o f t h e F l e s t which T r i l l add considerably t o o u r knowledge of t h e configuration o f tne oceanls bottom. Also a number of shoals, h i t h e r t o undiscoverzd, have been located. Shoals, whose e x i s t e n c e were d o u b t f u l , hnve been i n v c s t i g z t e ? and i n i n s t a n c e s havc been found n o t t o exist.

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A s a r e s u l t of the surveys on t h e ne:": bases conducted :-&thin t h e past y e a r , t h i s o f f i c e i s now engazed i n t h e production of ilen chargs covering t h e s e a r e a s . A nmbcr o f ~iewc h a r t s , p r i n c i p a l l y i n thc: A t l a n t i c , have been nade a t t h e r e q u e s t of f o r c e s a f l o a t . A nev P i l o t Chart coveri n g a h i t h e r t o untouched region on t h e e a r t h ' s s v r f x e has bcen coristructcd and w i l l be i s s u e d monthly with necessary scasorial i n f o r m t i o n .

m a t i o n Charts The p r e s e n t program contemplatcs a 1wgc t n c r c n s e i n the nuiibcr of a i r p l a n e s , Both Anqy and FJayy planes rill r c q u i r e a i imprccedcnted nuTbrjr of n a v i g a t i o n a l c h a r t c covering p r a c t i c a l l y t h e ent,irc-: m r l d . I n o r d m t o bc a b l e t o meet emergency demands, a nwibcr o f a v i a t i o n c h a r t s have bcen purchased from v a r i o u s sources, b o t h i n t h e United S t a t e s 2nd abroad, f o r quick d e l i v e r y . Although th.esc c h a r t s a r c sixi.tabiz f o r ernergency opera t i o n s , t h e y are n o t considered t o erat.)c,e;s a l l t h e r e q u i s i t c features. ;t a Therefore, an e n t i r e l y new type of ltapprlmchft and ~ ~ l a n d i n yc h~ r t s has been developed f o r usc: o f a i r p l a n e s . These have mt, 6 t h c n t h u s i a s t i c approval of Naval Aviators and a number o f them !;avc: been suppli2d t o t h e A i r Force The "approachfl arid 'tlanding" of t h e Army. This program i s ~ 1 1 1mdi:nm.y. c h a r t s are being published i n the f ' w m o f iJavrtl Air P i l o t s covering vihat are considered t o be s t r a t e g i c areas. Publications The Hydrographic O f f i c e publishes 55 volumes o f SailinC D i r e c t i o n s f o r t h e guidance o f mariners on a l l p a r t s o f t h e globe, These S a i l i n g D i r e c t i o n s a r e kept c o r r e c t con&inuox..ly. During t h e l a s t f i s c a l y e a r f i v e volumes were completely revised, f o m o t h e r s were r e c e i v c d from t h e press and eleven photolithographic reproductions a r e now under rmy. "Ivo emergency volumes of S a i l i n g D i r e c t i o n s were prepared for t h e use of t h e Navy. Supplements f o r 52 volumes were i s s u e d aiid s m n r i e s o f Notices t o Mariners were compilcd f o r those volumes f o r vhich supplements 1-rere n o t i s sued,

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ernphasizcd. Dlie t o the p r e s e n t nati.o:isl emergency t h e r e has been g r e a t l y increared a c t i v i t y i n giuifiriiic, nine layihg, n i n e sweeping, and o t h e r naval and m i l i t a r y operat,ions ?,long t h e c o a s t s o f t h e TJnited S t a t e s . ~ 'ffiii1-e prior a r m r ) ~ i c ~ ' m e ro ft st h e s e operat,io:ls a r e c a r r i e d , vrllenever p r ~ L h l r : ,i n t!ie J$droT:-aphic Office p u b l i c a t i o n s : 1tDaj-U I(enorandV.dl and "Notice Lo lhi-inwslt, and are thus a v a i l a b l e t o vessels l e a v t n c p o r t , the shiprms-Ler on t h e high sea apprsachirig the c o r s t must r e l y on h i s r a d i o f o r such iniormcition.

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c r u i s e t o Southampton, England. A f t e r anchorin:: i n Southanpton Harbor, her Cormantking O i c i c e r rei'used Ihe s e r v i c e s of an a s 5 bat-gs t o the amazement of t h e P o r t Captain. After t h e barge had Seen s m t hack t o t h e dock f o r t h e second time, t h c P c r t Cnpt,ain, who d i d n o t b e l i e v e the s t o r y t h a t t h e b a t t l e r h i p m s bumkg o i l and tk1ert:fol-e iieeded no a s h l i c h t e r , p a i d

a v i s i t t o t h e s h i p t o a s c s t a i n if a s h e s v;ere being thro:.m i n t o t h e harbor. Ar, inspLctLon o f thL firerooms convtnced him tha'i. no a s h e s were b e i n g made. The Dela,ware, idii-ch went o u t of c o m i s s i o r L i n 1923, s e r v s d w i t h h3nor tlirouqhout T h r l d Ikr I, bxing a t t a c h c d tc the S i x t k B a t t l e Squadron of the T i . S. A i l a n t i c 'Tl.ee2; w i t h t h e Srand F l e e t . Great Lakes B u l l e t i n .

~ Connancier E. 111. Scrm, k c r ~ . i . i t i nkspc3ctor, Cer,tral Di:esion, r e c n n t l y conducl;ed a r;ieeti.n;: o$ thr: e d i t o r s c; t k S t a t e of Indiana nempapers i n connec.t;ion 7vith e q x r T n e n t a 1 a d v e r t i s i n g now bein,.: coriductecl i n t h a t a r e a for Plaval Recruiting.

I k . Chester F. K e e n s 9 E d i t o r qi' f,'iic i i j o r t ' r i n g t o n Times, r e p o r t e d t h e a d v e r t i s i n g program s o cfZec5iv3 t i i a t bis p r i r i t r : r , a f t -r z c t t i n c t h e typc r f o r t h e Ravy advcrtise-r.cn?,s, rushed dmm and enl-ictdd 4.n t h e f.:a-\y. M. Weens s t a t e d +kat 11a.ll-round countrj- printers" are s c a r c q r t h a n snovfnalls i n Panam and that, t,he I"!avy adv:;.tixrnciit h a d c x a k d a S o t t i c n e c k i n h i s shop.
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Bureaid o f !'hvig?t;on C i r c u l a r L L t t c , r Eo. 58-41 c o n t a h s i n c t r u c t i o n s f o r t h o forthccml.v? Chlef P e t t y O f f i c x - Exainina3ions t o bt, h e l d October 30, 1341. T h i c r m i n d e r i s pu.blishzd c s p o c i < i l l y f o r thn b e n e f i t o f newly corrmizs-ioned s h i p s and st,atior,r; ~ r h r ima;. b: s3 pressed viith t h e d e t a i l s of , gc.tting orpanized and s h a k i q d3t.m t h a t the c i r c u l a r l e t t e r r e f c r r e d t o may bc overlooked or s c t s s i d e o n t ' n t n s s m p % i c n t h a t Octobcr 33 i s s o far SF, i n t h e f u t v r c t h L t n o t h i n 2 ~ 2 n d dcnc rtboat it now.

Kost, convcning czuthorltir s hav, a l r e a @ submitted t h e i r r c q u i s i t i o n s f o r examination q u a s t i o z s t o the Bumna. Thc Eurcau isill rndeavor t o make shipmcnts o c x a ~ i n a t i o r iq u e f t i z r i s t o rc:3ch convening a u t h c r i t i e s i n amp16 t i m e f o r t h e l a t t e r t o rizake reclisti-ib.it,ion t o m l t s 2nd a c t i v i t i e s conccrncd well i r ? advance o f t1-c ex%*,inaticn d z t d , Cc;tobar, 30, 1941.

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S e c t i o n 4 of t h e 1Javz.l Aviation Personnel Act c f l94C, approved August 27, 1940, provided that, nembers of LJe :Java1 Xeserve c a l l e d o r ordered i n t o a c t i v e naval o r 1;r;iXtary s e r v i c e i n excess of 30 days and while s o employed s u f f e r d i s a b i l i t y or deatn i n l i n e of d u t j , s h a l l be deemed t o have been in t h e a c t i v t n a v a l s w v i c e and they o r t h e i r benefj c i a r i e s s h a l l be c n t i t l e d t o receive the same pensions, c o q x n s a t i o n , r e t i r e m e n t pay and h o s p i t a l b e n z f i t s as providkd f o r t h e r e g u l a r s e r v i c e . I f a person who becomes e l i g i b l e for any o f t h e above mentioned b e n e f i t s i s also e n t i t l e d t o corqmiea-l;ioii under til<>U S. Enployees Compensation . Comrission, or r e t i r e d pay as a n3mLE;r o f t h c lionorar-,7 R e t i r e d L i s t o f t h e ?Java1 Rcservd, 116 must e l t c t w h k h b m i e f i t h e Is t o recttive. On biarcli 1'7, l('L1, PublLc Taw 16 m o d i f i c c ! t h e Act of August 27, 1940, t h a t t h e s i x mon-i,hsf diat',! g r a t u i Q i s i n c l u d c d i n t h e compensation which i s ?ayai)l-: t o tLie b e n 2 f i c i m i c s of nembors o f t h e Eaval Reserve who d i e while performino; activc; duty.
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I n connection 775th t h nbom nent,ionLd b e n e f i t s , t h c Conptroller General has h c l d as follo7;:s :

( a ) Officci-s and c n l i s t c d m n on thc Ilonoraci R c t i r e d L i s t o f t h e Naval 3cs:crvr: v.ho h a m biicn o r m q be ordcrcd t o a c t i v e d u b j ~ or extended s ? r v ? c Z i n iyccss of 30 d a - p ' a r e c n 5 i t l e d t o thi: b e n e y i t s provided Lg t h c Act JZ Ailgust 2 7 , 1940, a s n o d i f i c d by t h c Act of Llarch Y i , 1941, i n c l u d i n g t!ic paynent c,f t h e six months' death g r a t u i t y as zy!!horizGc! by law foil t ? i c b e n e 2 ciari-es of t h e pers?rinzl o f t h e r r z u l a r ?Jnyy and KaTal Rener-re inhose death occurs v2iilc on a c t i v e duty.
( b ) I h r e the order? c a l l i n g nienbcrs ~i'the ilaval Reserve t o a c t i v e duty do not i!: t S x m l h i t t h e p r i o d t h e r e o f t o l e s s than 31 days and do not ~ L h c r v i s c ,show t h a t t h e a c t i v e duty ordcred shall be f o r a pt?ri.m o.f less than 31 days, o r are i n d s d Y n i t e as t o d w a t i o n and otktzswisc, show t h t o r d e r e d dlaty f o r d u r a t i o n o f t h e emergency, such nemkrs a r t r x l t i t l z d t o tAe above b e n e f i t s .4, p r e s c r i b e d by the Act, of A;ik;uzt 27, 1 3 0 a s amnded, r e g a r d l e s s of t h e dhte o f ttis happ-.ni;lg of 5he d i s a b i l i t y o r death.

( c ) The Coinptrollcr Geficral held t'nnt t o t h e e x t e n t tg v:hich tfle ntcttta2rs were under t5e j u r i s d i - c t i o n o f his o f i c c , Aviation Cadets Merchant Iharinc Reserw Cadets and Naval Resnrve Iliidshipmen were e n t i t l e d t o t h e pens Lonc, c o q x n e a t i o n , r & i r e x e n t , hospitc?rl benef i t s and d e s t h E r a t u i t i t s as pw-sidzc! for o t h e r Idzval ResnrvE: persm n e1 .

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It has b e z i a hiandred and forty-four years s i n c e t h e COISTELLATIOI" was launched a t %ltimc)re, Ularyland. She s t x - t e d h s r f i r s t crtlise i z i ' June, 1758, a s h o r t time ahead of h e r sister ship, t h e f r i g a t e C(XST1T'u:TIOM, which was b u i l d i n g a t QosCUon, IIassachusctts. Xer f i x %d.uS;jr X ~ E t o p r o t e c t h e r i c a r . c o m e r c e i n t h e West Indian vat3rs. Iier s a i l i n g q u a l i t i e s were s o f i n e t h a t t h e French c a l l e d h e r t h e 'tYankec:&ice She p a r t i c i p a t e d i n naval engagements i n t h e Quasi-lkr 1 5 t i ~.f F~sance, t h e m.:: with T r i p o l i , i n t h e War of 1812, cruised f o r suppression o f piracy i n t h e Cari$bean, i825-18&, c r u i s e d i n t . X:edFterranezn, i"lch Edios, b3 and coast of B r a z i l , operated with t h e LIediterran(3an Sqi~adron, 1855-li35gy t.sith t h e African Squadron 1559-1861, and from 1852 until 1864 cruised i n European waters searching T o r Confedemte v e s s e l s . Shc servec! c s z Receiving Ship a t Itorfolk and l z t c r C Xziladelphia. In 1872, she -":as I: used gunnery s h i p a t t h e 'Jzishingtor, I$ivjr Yard 2nd f o r nineteen y e a x as a p r a c t i c e s h i p a t t n c Nmai Academy, Laxipolis. L lS3, she was r i assigned as s t s t i o g s h i p a t t h e Navnl Training S t a t i o n , X%port, Fhode Island.
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I n 1926, she was towcd t o ?hilsdsI&ia for e x 3 i b i t x i t h &her '..ist o r i c ships a t t h e Sesquicentennial m o s i t j . o r : and then r&urned. t o Newport, 'Lfeutenznt Oavis VES born i n K i d , Gemnny, October 28, 1877, and (9. e n l i s t e d i n t h e C n i t e d Sta+,es I k + j i n Qctober i 7 2 DurFng h i s s e r v i c e as arr apprentice seamr-, he made t r n i n i n g c,-uises i n Yilt f r i g a t e COIJi STELLATION of vihich he i s i n com,ltnc. S ;T:?,s m-zrded t k e Xedc.1 o f Honor with t h e c i t a t i o n : "Gurmsr1s & t e , t h i r d class, serving on boarc! t h e U.S.S. MARE%EHZAD, f o r extraoydin3r.;. b r z v t r y and coolness while c u t t i n g t h e cables leading from Cienfuegos, Cubs, T a 1 , 1398, ur,der a heavy dy 1 f i r e of t h e eneqy.'*

1310 when h e -ba gkfen ! rs Lieutenant Davis !lad conti-nuous s e r v i c e vatilk a warrant as Chief Boatswain. Eo T ~ Scorflissioned x i Ensign i n 1917. ' He was appoi:ited a tenporary L;Ieutenant ( j x l i o r grzde) l a t e r i n t h c S2.ix.e y e a r and a s e n i o r Lieutenant zfter passing t h a c z a r i n a t i o n s i n 1326 a d was r e t i r e d i n 1927 a f t e r t n i r t y y x i r s f s s r v i c e . Lieutenant Davis h3S t h e Spanish Campaign Idedal and P h i l i p p i n c Cmpaign I k d a l

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pcople, by t h e people, for the people, i d i o ~ ej u s t powers a r e derived from t h e consent of t h e governed; a dcmocracy i n a r e p u b l i c ; a sovereign republic of many sovereign S t h t c s ; a p e r f e c t union, one and inseparable,

Ltv f o r which- American iatrio-';s s a c r i f i c e d t h e i r l i v e s arid f o r tunes.

c . -s t i t u t i o n , t o obcy i t s laws, t o r e p e c t i t s f l a g and t o defend i t a g a i n s t m al.1 cnem!.cs e 31TilliarZ Fjicr P a ~ c ~ ' . ' A numbor of these plaques a r e now i n %hz Nayy Departmcnt8. Ths Chief o f Naval O p e r a t i m s has presented the PresLdent 1di5 one, and one i s mounted i n %he Chief o f Iiaval Operations' c f f i c e , i n t h e k s s i s t s n t Secret a r j ' s Ofi'icc and onc a t the l?aval Academy, The Bu-caTd 0: Navigation reg r c t s t h a t t h e r e ;re no Government funds azatlable fror.1 which thcse plaques my be s u p d i e d t o v ~ s s ~ 1 .arid s t a t i o n s ol-' %e Navy. Ekch Commanding s
,

.ci .

The plaquss are made i n two s i s o s , TLe larger size i s made o f a p l a s t i c m a t e r i a l and i s 2211x2691 ovor-clll. lIoiXlt,cd or1 the upper eljge of t h e plaque is a spread eagle, and t h e dimensions g i v m above include t h i s f e a t u r e . The smaller s i z e i s a desk siz.se

naval s t a t i o n s thc l a r g e r s i z e a t the c o s t o f manufacturing 2nd shipping - $9.00 each. i\JO p r i c e i s a-milable on t h e smaller s i z e . I n q u i r i e s concerning t h e s e plaques s h w l d b t addressed t o t h e t m. 4 tr i c a n ' s Crc;sd Plaque Co?nxmy a t 100 Ross S t r e e t , r'rooklyn, !dew York.

The Bzlreau or" I'Javiration i s adviscd t h a t th<; Judge Advocate General


o r K-.y p o l i c y No. S-102 i s s u e d by t h e Colonial F i r e Underwriters of t h e National F i r e Insurance Company o f Hartford, Connecticut. This endorse-

t o currency, including stamps, P o s t a l Express and other I'Joney Orders, Checks, Drafts, and C e r t i f i c a t e s of Deposit due t o : robbery from a custolary, and compclling custodian t o r e t u r n o r divulge iniormation l e a d i n g t o l o r s of property; o r from robbery from arr,r n i g h t depository of a bank o r f r o m w i t h i n tho q u a r t e r s occupied by a custodian; o r from l o s s causcd

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"In t h e l i s t of C!iairmcn 02 C x m i t t e e s on N a t i o n a l Dcferise of S t a t e Bar Associations, publishad. i n 3urdau o f Wvigation G u l i e t i n #290 o f March 22, i941, add t h e foilovrin,- nm-,t:,

P h i l a d e l p h i a Business C o l l ~ g ?rzrld Ccllcre of Comwrce , Inc. 1001-03-05 B:arl;ct S t r c c t , P h i l a d e l p n l a , Pa., i a x i andenoninationc21 r o l i e g e establ i s h c d 31 1502 and i n c o r p w a k d i n 1939 :dth in zp?roximate enrollment The s t u d x i t s are high of 1 5 day z t a d e n t s ancd 70 t a 1 0 n i g h t stL;dr:r,tn. 7 0 school grzdnates 01- older. The c'ny t u i t i c r l s $22.00 f o r f o u r weeks. A . $50.00 rcchicti.cn o n a :;;?jO.Si3 wcr3*s&rh1c 9 - a i s ~ofj'c=.ed t o c h i l d r e n ~ of I J a L y pcrsonn2l.t'
;uE!!J Y K X STA3T SAISOB,S TO GET
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The Nczvy ~ r L 1 l -c o o p x n t e I c i t k %:,e S t a i c o f Jew York i n registerirng absentee q u a l i f i e d v o t w s of i h y t sLa+.,c: ~ d i ca r c r-rv-irlg i n t h e firavy. Commanding , o f f i c e r s c f all naval a c t i v i t i e s ashort, arid a f l o a t have bccn d i r o c t c d t o nz1.e a survr:p 3f p e r s o n a c l t,o determir:e t h c namber o f men ov?r 21 y c z s ai' a g ~ l,&iD ;1re l@ e. rc:::id.ntn of t h e S t a t e of New York. Applicztions for r e g i s t r a t i o n n i l 1 t,e s e n t t o cach Navd a c t i v i t y in accordance ;L'ith t h c rf.ports of thq Cmmmding Officsl-s, and o n or before August 31 c-11 l e g a l r e c i d s n t a o f R T ~ W York S t a t e s o r v i n g i n the Uavy trill bc permittLd t o s i g n t h e ,LF;?lj-c.iti:)ns. ' p c , p r j p s r l y a u t h e n t i c a t e d a p p l i c a t i o n s w i l l be f o r m r 2 c . l the SL$crCt2r;jr f t h e S t a t e o f Mevr York. o
t 3 3

The k y v Departnerlt recurrtly csr.nouncrd that, use 0:' p r i v a t ? shipyards f o r n a v a l v e s s e l corist,i*ucti011 lied incrcascd riorc tlzan n i n e f o l d during t h e f i s c a l year TYhich ended Jmc 30, 1 4 . \ k c r e E p r i v z t e yards were build41 in2 naval cr?,ft i n thu f i s c a l y e w Ig&C, thci'c :v't3re 139 so cmployed a t t h e end of the f i s c 2 1 year 1QL1 an..! K i i s does riot i n c l v d e f o u r t h a t s t a r t e d and completed t h c i r c o n t r z c t s d x i n g t h c pear. Thcs? n a v a l ehipbuilCEh~: o p e r a t i o n s ',n p r i x t c yards were widely s c a t t e r e d o v m the, natio.1, 24 s t a t e n s h a r i n g i n thzm 'AS compared with n i n e i n t h e grtvious f i s c a l ye2r. R i v a t e facil.i",ics vrerc prcssed i n t o service t o build everything fron n o t o r torpedo b o a t s t o b a t t l e s h i p s . I n fact, t h e y were t u i l d i n g all of t h c rriny t y p x and s i z e s of f i g h t i n g s h i p s and auxiliary v e s s e l s r e q u i r e d t o b r i n g i r i t o being a, mighty two-ocean armada-

PRIVATE SI-IIPYLTDS N 28 STATESRUILDIHG I ( Cont )

~SSELS FOR ~JAVY

A t t h e end o f t h e f i s c a l year ;me 30, C a l i f o r n i a l e d i n number of yards with Navy c o n t r a c t s , with 1 i n a l l . I k i v York was second With 147 Washington had nine; Xaine, e i g h t . The box score by s t a t e s stood as

follows:
Alabama California Connecticut De 1avm.re

1 1 7 3
2

Florida
Georgia Illir,ois Indiana Louisiana
ldaine

4 1 1 1 1
E?

Xaryland
hIas sa chus e t4 s t

1,Iichigan Edississippi New J e r s e y !Jew Pork

u .

1 5 4 1 7

North Carolina Ohio Oregon Pennsylmnia Rhode I s l a n d South Carolina Tenre ss ee Texas Virginia Ta sh i n g t on J West 'Jirginia Wiscons i n

1
2

4
2

1 1

6
1 9 1 5

The foregoing data does n o t take i n t o c o n s i d e r a t i o n government owned yards and t h e i r o p e r a tiOnS '

The B u r e a u of Pards kndOocks i s ex2anding o n i t s study of m a t e r i a l s which may be s u b s t i t u t e d for c r i t i c a l items i n order t h a t n a t u r a l resources may be coneerved f o r use i n t h e rr,anufact:re of products where s u b s t i t u t e s can not be u t i l i z e d . The wide f i e l d of m a t e r i a l s w$ich m y be used i n i n d u s t r y makes t h i s study not only of g r z a t i r q o r t a n c e from ;? conservation standpoint b u t opens up a realm f o r t h e inti-oductlon of ne;'; types of K a t e r i a l s which h e r e t o f o r e have not been f u l l y dcvekped. For example, the Bureau o f Yards and Docks p o i n t s out t h a t t h c f i e l d s of plastics, mFtsonry, g b s s , s p e c i a l cements and wood products o f f e r ~-riZc o s s i b i l i t i e s as s a b s t i t u t e s f o r s t e e l . p

The usc of f i r e r e t a r d s r , t chemicals i n connection w i t h wood construct i o n may be a f i e l d of development which r r i i l give c o n s t r u c t i o n comparable t o s t e e l i n the f i r e proof f i e l d . The use of p l a s t i c s and various composi t i o n s for piping m a t e r i a l s i s another p o E s i b i l i t y i n t h e f i e l d o f s u b s t i tute f o r netal.
The Bureau cf Bzrds and Docks p e r i o d i c a l l y has been i s s u i n g memoranda t o the f i e l d , l i s t i n g s u b s t i t u t e m a t e r i a l s t o be used i n construction work for those items vhich are on t h e l i s t cf c r i t i c a l m a t e r i a l s and where

TGIY D I D lE WANT TO KNOV THAI;'?

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NAVY EXPANQIIiS STUDY

0 1 ?UTERIALS SLTBSTIT'GTES 1 (Cont.)

s c a r c i t y has become a nsi,ional problem?. The l i s t s as i s s u e d have not been compd.so;y cxcep+, &ere r e g u l a t i o m of t h e Office of Troduction Ftanagemnt aijply, but are m d e as suggsstions o f n a t e r i a l s t h a t Kay b e used i n general c o n s t r u c t i o n work without l o s i n g t h o advantaqcs obt,?inec! t'nrough t h e use of conver.tima1 product$.

The Navy Dt?Fartment has annoidced p d j l i c 2 t i o n of a booklet Womenc l a t u r e of Naval Vcssels't f o r us3 by pcrsons engaged i n shipbuilding, o r n-ho a r e i n t e r e s t e d i n naval c o n s t r u c t i o n . According t o r 6 p o r t s from t h e Govem,ent P r i n t i n g Office, the derns~rifor t h e publicFL%ion a s been h e x c e p t i o n a l l y large. The bookie+, i s published under t h e d i r e c t i o n and supervision of t h e Division of Personnel Supervision a x 3 :Isnngel;;ent of t h c S c c r e t 3 i y r of t h e Eavyfs o f f i c e . M, ChZrlc3 P t o z c t i s D i r c c t o r of %,he Civision. "Nomenclaturz of Naval VcsseZsI' includos a -e s c r i p t i x ar,d d e f i I n i t i v e t e x t about terms used i n 8hip conntruction a n d t h e p,arts of cz ship. Among t h e f e a t u r e s i n the ~ublic,i?.tj.oni s :Lg i o s n a q of shipbnildi n g terms. D. G., The book i s on s a l e a t t h e Govenmcr,t F'rintinc Offi.cc, Vkishlngton, o r f i f t m n c c n t s a COPY.
i

The Navy Dspartmenl; r e c e n t l y zn.nou-?cei t h a t motion p i c t u r c s had becn employed i n conducting t e s t s t~ determ-ne wind currenr; an4 eddy c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s ' thzt x o u l d hc developod t,hrou.gh Y?:2 c o n s t r u c t i o n of a d d i i i o n a l hangars and o t h e r struct1lrt:s a t t;hr; l i g h t e r - t h a n - a i r s t a t i o n , f Lakehurst, $iev Jsrsey. The t a s t s were c::rrii:d out S t h e Franklin Ins t i t u t e i n accordance 1~5th coiiL,rnct cn.tsrcd i n t o wit2n t h e ihlrean of ;?. Yards and Docks. Models of t h e planned s t r u c t u r e s il\rc~r=, t,rectecl, Smoke xas used t o m3kc possible t h e photogr22hing of the 2j-r c u r r m t s p r o d u c d b the y s t r u c t u r e s when wind a t various pr2ssure.s W i I S c r s i t ? ? through use of wind tunnels. Th6 motion 2 i c t u r s s i n c o n j u x t i o r , wiJi'n rnmometcr t e s t s (device f o r m a s u r i n e mind pressure::) h r v : g i - ~ n e f i n i t e and essential d i n f i r m a t i o n i n connection with th;? dc?3k::ning 2nd l o c a t i n g of the s t r u c t u r e s t o be b u i l t .

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Outstanding events i n naval h i s t o r y 3:will be lagged each month i n t h i s B U L 4 l e t i n . Some s h i p s and s t a t i o n s have S t s l i d e s e n t i t l e d , !'Today in Naval H i s tory" and flash them just before the f e a t u r e d moving p i c t u r e goes on. Credit f o r compiling t h i s d a t a i s due Lieutenant Commander W. H. R a f f e r t y , (ChC), U S N ...
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1781

Captain Lawrence born.

1847 U.S.S. wane captured Mexican schooner L i b e r t a s and Fortuna a t Loreta, Lower C a l i f o r n i a .

1847 1776

U.S.S.

Dale captured town of lduleje, Lower C a l i f o r n i a , Uexico.


2 October

U.S.S.

Cabot captured B r i t i s h Brig Olarendon.

1843 U.S.S. Concord l o s t o f f Coast of Africa.

1846 U.S.S.

wane captured llexican schooner R o s i t a a t Loreta, Lower

a t t e n t i o n of Congress on t h i s date, when Rhode I s l a n d members expense .I1

I't

1800 Georw Bancroft, h i s t o r i a n and S e c r e t a r y o f the Navy, was born i n


@ &

U.S.S. Commodore Perry, Hunchback and Whitehead engaged Confederate troops a t Franklin, V i r g - h i a .

1 16 9 -

1812

11 96

17 75
18 70 -1814 -

1779

1776

1 75 7

Providence, and Boston, burned and sunk t o prevent capture.

1800
10 83

U. S. F r i g a t e Boston cap;tures French d&op k b e r c e a u .


,.j

Comodore Preble concluded a t r e a t y of peace w i t h t h e Ruler of Morocco, and gal-e up t h e Meshboha.

11. 84

U. S . Slozp Peacock s m k by enemy s h i p Xary o f f Barbuch, Nest Indies


1 . 1

1861 S t . Lauis launched, first iron-clad in American Navy.

13 October

1776

The U.S.S. N w Haven, S p i t F i r e , Jersey, New York, Lee and Cmgress, e burned i n a c t i o n a s ' r e s u l t of b a t t l e on Lake Chanplain. U.S.S. Washingt o n captured.
&*

October

1862

U.S.S.

Memphis captured BPitish s t e d e r Onachita. "

, .

1 October 5

1812 U.S.S.

P r e s i d e n t Captured H. Id. S. Swallow,

- U.S.S. 1869

Pocahsntas and Seminole passod Confederate b a t t e r i e s a t Evansport, Potomac River. Cassin torpedoed by German Subnarine. Gunner's r a t e In&rcm sax t h e torpedo coming, and r e a l i z i n g that t h e h i t wauld be mar t h e s t e r n , made a suprerne e f f o r t t 3 release the depth charges bef o r e it occurred b u t xas not succesLcfu11, and gave h i s l i f e t o save s h i p and shipmates.

- U.S.S. 1917

1 October 6

12 81

U.S.S.

E n t e r p r i s e captured f m r p i r a t e schooners. Grampus captured Spanish P i r a t e s h i p PahLra.

1822 14 86 14 86
18, 8L

USS ...

Second a t t a c k on Alvarado, Fexico. CommrJdore M. C. Perry with l d i s s i s s i p p i l e f t squadron a t Lmarde and s a i l e d f o r Tabasca, Mexico, (Note: See 23 October)
U. S. Naval War College e s t a b l i s h e d a t Nevrpcrt, R5ode Island.

1891 Boatswarin's mate and six blue j a c k e t s of U.S.S.


\

Charleston i n j u r e d

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by mob in ValpaPaiso, Chile. fwo of i n j w e d men died, and t h e i n c i d e n t nearly bkought on i p t e s n & t i o n a l complications

17 6 c t o b e r

1843 U.S.S.

Trinceton d e f e a t s English s h i p Great Western i n r a c e fron

1852

h e r i c a n squadron proceeds t o Asuncion, Paragruay, to 'demand ret r i b u t i o n f o r . a t t a c k ,~f' U.S.S. Water Witch. Friendly r e l a t i a n s r e s t o r e d x i t h o u t recourse t o arm.

18 October
1812
U.S.S. Wasp captured H.M.S. F r o l i c with 22 guns, which was recapt u r e d by M.M.S. P c i t i e r s , t h e same day.

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1900 T o m o f Estaucia captured by U.S.S.

Concord.

1917 Longest f i g h t recorded with an eneny submarine when an armed guard o f an Aqerican steamer, J. L. Luckenbach, stood o f f t h e enemy from 7:40 A.M., t o 11:40 A.M., vfhen one of our destroyers (52) came t o t h e rescue. 'During erigagenent, one of f r o n t s i g h t s of one of Luckenbach's guns was destroyed.
23 October

1833 Commander Edward Terry born a t Hopkinton, New Hampshire, served i n


New Orleans, 1862, and h i s achievenents i B a t t l e of Nobile Bay, n ( 5 Awust. 18641, when i n command of U.S.S. Chicksaw, won from t h e

b r a v e s t man t h a t ever t r o d t h e deck of a ship."

1842

Conmodore Jones h o i s t e d f l a g a t Xonterey, California. up, Trenton, explosion aboard. Poiwder vms being d r a : ~ ~ when suddenly t h e r e was a rush of black smoke, a b u r s t i n g flame, and a . deafening r o a r . as one o f t h e turrets stood s h a t t e r e d i n i t s base. i t a t e d not a moment, but-rushed of h i s oim accord i n t o t h e inferno. he

1924 U.S.S.

He saved t h e l i v e s of t h r e e men, a f t e r t h r e e h e r o i c e f f o r t s ;
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started f o r t h e foiu'th t i n e , b u t overcome by t h e gas and flames, he fell d a d c.t t h e e n t r a x e . A g r e a t e r l o v e an2 a greater cisath t h a n t h i s h n t h no riano
c _

2 1 October

-1779

IaunchiEg

Of

U.S.S. ConstLtution a t Boston, Massachusetts,


22 October

le64 Boat expedition from U, S . Fleet ir. a c t i o n a t Pooatello, South


Caroliiia. 1864 U.S.S. E o l w c a p t w c d Confsderate s t e r n e r Hope at Wilmington, South

Carolina,

23 0 c t o b . x

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1846 Town of Frontera, k x i c o , captured by F l e e t under Commodore ,PerFj, 24 Cctoher

1819

U.S.S.

Iy-mi c a n t m c d fain- plra-Le iresscls in Gulf of Nexico. .

1853 U.S.S.

%bash laumhed at Philncklphla. 25 Octobzr

- U.S.S. 1812-

306 neri,

United. S t a t t e c,zn",rcd

I1.K.S.

l'iacedonia, 1325 tons, 49 guns,

-1901

Ensip Noa k i l l c d i n r r c t i o n ~ i t h~ s l r r g c n t s , Thil?-ppine Islands I

27 October
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Lieutenant Gushing T i t h torpedo h i m c h n l b e m r l e i n P.oanokc, Iilwr. . .
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28 October

A board

o f Admiralty m s est3blic:ed c o n s i s t l n g of t h r e e comnissiorrcrs ITIF wri? rLot, i n C o n p t s s and ti:o i h a t wt;re, and - a s given comrnnd o f a l l ;?ava!_ and Uarine a f f a i r s .

Connodore Porter sqi1eLi f o r t h e P a c i f i c i n t h e Essex.

29 October
Gun p o s t +Iimbcr 46 rrrdcketi o f f ITe-nTort, Rho3e I s l a n d . and serked m t i l 1828.
U.S.S.

Later raised

Fulton, the f i r s t s t e n n vc>ssel

t h e U. S. Navy, launchedr

U.S.S.

Wornet captured pi?r.at? schooner E.loscois,

1J.S.S. Concord nnd Paxguny captured insurgent town of Boniti, near I l o L l i o P h i l i p p i n e I slaiids

20 O c t o b e r
Expiidition a g a i n s t n a t i v e s oi F i j i island:: by U.S.S.
J o h s Adams.
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31 October
U S. ElriEcite Philndelphia i s c,zpturetl by T r i p o l i t n n s a f t e r running .
zgr o und

ET. S, Konitors Lehifh arr;d Pat.apsco, bonbsrded F o r t Sunter, Charleston, Soutl: C;roiina.

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Sub iLet

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33-41 94-41 95-41 s; 6-41

dss i g r n e n t o f kli stccl L a - 1 t o Recririt Fng olity %?tired OIficers - Fitgbsn Rqports. d r n u a l Physicnl Fxarlination. Subversive A c t i v l t i c s - Combsttfng o f . !kn1 Reseiv? @fiS.cLrs I h t a C u d , Form N. Thv. 278A.
IDLE BOTZriS IQiY REVE4L VITAL 1~4FORUATION

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Acting Appoictmerhs (=':arr-an's Ofi'icers, 3.S.N. ) Address of 5ionorabie t'ran? :*box, Secretary of t h e T:avy, a t the 51st Annual I?sv.ni:m of t h e A r y and I;my Legion o f Valor a t i ' o r t SlierLdan, I l l i n o i s . . j a e r i c m f s Creed !Z.ayie.. Appointmellits, A s s i s t a n t Surzecns, U. S o 1day-j.. A others Ses U.................... s S....................

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21 2C : q i c f ?ei,t,y Offlcer Exan!.nations. . C;hief ;.,e-t,:y Office;. Huse .Tly!Lie Gi-Ten Corimendation.. 4 C h r i s t m s bk2.3.. 4. CI-imatic ~kartso f %h.e Oceans 33 Comnand.ing X f i c e r s D e s i p a t s d f o r P a c i f i c Xaval p -: s+ 1 .'.6n6 , ; .. . ' 5 ~ollege nits z.2~ U Xi~h-k, yr2j-gi-y,g 5 .;'no E z d R':..ssr-;.e.. 22-23 . n !r 39 Cook Book of th2 U. s. T \ h V y . .

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Sailors.. Eli-? :>r.. Fr.igc*ti: GO: S'XlI,dT:ICM P a r t - T i m P L g s h i p .


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