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The move of t h e Eureau o f Ilavigation from t h e ?xJ.~svy Department on C o n s t i t u t i o n Avenue, Xashinzton, t o t h e Xayr Departnent Annex IJo. 2, h r l h g t o n , V i r g i n i a , ~?::ich s t a r t e d O:I Octo'xr 22, i?L+.l, has Seen T r a c t i c a l l y completed. The Rove was conplcted v i t h t h e ninirnum of confusion and damage. The Annex i s occi-lpled by t h e Bureau of IJavigation, p a r t of t h e Hydrographic O f f i c e , 1J.S. I B r i n e Corps, Iiaval Records and Library, . - . . a r d p a r t of it by t h e A m y for r e c o r d s of e z l i s t e d w n . Tne f r o n t o r n o r t h a?proach o f t h e b u i l d i n g f a c e s t h e A r l i n g t o n Z a t i o n a l Cemetery. The Bureau i s t r a n s f e r r i n g t o %::e ::ational Archives approxi: mately 750,000 s c r v l c e r e c o r d s of e n l i s t e d mer; :3 t h e Mavy; t h a t i s ,

0f"icei-s and e n l i s t s d men d e s i r i q t o v i s i t t h e Bureau 5T 2:avig a t i o n on of:';-r,f.tl b u s i n e s s r a y do s o by boarding t h e o f f i c i a l bus which l e a v e s t h e m F r i I<JkvyB u i l d i n g f o r t h e Navy Dep.rtr:tent, A r l i n g t o n Annex, l e a v e s f r o n Teath and I I D f l S t r e e t s - f a r e , t e n c e n t s . Taxi f a r e fron !'[ashington t o t h e Ravy Departnent, Ar1iq;ton Annex, i s e l c h t y c e n t s .
hiail should - b e addressed t o t h e iia-qr Department, Arlinqnot t o n Annex, Arlington, V i r g i n i a . If it is, It w i l l reach a srrall l o c a l p o s t o f f i c e w i t h o n l y t:vo d e l i v e r i e s a day. ? ? a i lshould be addressed as formerly - Navy Department, IIashington, D.C., and it i s b o u g h t over a t f r e q u e n t i n t e r v a l s by o f f i c i a l conveyance t o t!ie !Ia.irj Department, A r l i n g t o n Annex.

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S e c r e t a r y of t h e I?avy Frank Knox m d e t h e following s t a t e ment when advised t h a t Con;;ress had amended t h e I ! e u t r a l i t y Law: "The a c t i o n of t h e Congress i n amwidin: t h e P e u t r a l i t y

Law, e l i m i n a t i n g S e c t i o n s 2, 3, and 6, w i l l now make it poss i b l e t o g e t t h e defense a i d m a t e r i a l s a u t h o r i z e d 5y Cong r e s s f o r use i n t h e war a g q i n s t t h e Axis p c w r s t r a n s p o r t e d
t o t h o s e p o s i t i o n s where t h e y can be U S C ~ ~ I . ? Le~z p l o p d . y This a c t i o n makes t h a t c e r t a i n and it also i n s u r e s , i n m judgment, t h a t war e f f o r t s of t h e B r i t i s h ComoRwealth, of China and Russia, hold out g r e a t l y i n c r e a s e d promise of u l t i m a t e v i c t o r y . Ve a r e b u i l d i n g a huze nlmber of merchant v e s s e l s . Now t h o s e v e s s e l s can be used undm our own f l a g . This means t h a t we, o u r s e l v e s , can determine just how t h e y can be % s t used. Furthermore, we a r e t h e only coimtry v h i c h can supply t h e crews f o r t h e s e s h i p s , B r i t a i n i s alrc-zdy su:'.'ring

SEC2ETARY OF TE3 XAVY FR-4NK KKOX M K S STATE1,IEMT AS ON LIENDbZ" OF NEUTMLITY ACT (Cont.) from a s h o r t a g e of manpower, p a r t i c u l a r l y men a v a i l a b l e f o r service a t sea. Thus, t h e a c t i o n t o d a y i n s u r e s tb.t both. t h e s h i p and t h e men w i l l be a v a i l a b l e t o cleliver d e f e n s e a i d m a t e r i a l s a t t h o s e p o i n t s m d i n such volume a s t o a i d m a t e r i a l l y i n a s s u r i n g victor;r f o r t h a s e who f i z h t a g a i n s t Y i t l e r and h i s attempted domination of t h e world."

The S e c r e t a r y o f t h e Treasury has awarded l i f e sav,;lg n e d a l s f o r t h r e e h e r o i c r e s c u e s o r a t t e n p t e d r e s c u e s from drownings performed by Ken i n t h e Naval s e r v i c e , t h e Navy Departnent announced Yecently.
A gol?. l i f e savin;: rnecal w s posthumously awarded Ira Mack a Helmid:, S e a i a n 2nd Class, U.S. Xavy, ~vhol o s t h i s l i f e i n a t t e m p t i n g The woman Lo save a woman a t Ocean ?iew, V i r g i n i a , on August, f,, 1940. was rescued by t m o f EeLxick 1s shipmates.

The goM medal, secor,c! of i t s kind t o be awarded an e n l i s t e d man i n t h e Navy i n t e n y e a r s , has been p r e s e n t e d t o Helmick's f a t h e r , M r . Charles V i l l i a n Eelmick, 500 Roselym Avenue, Parkersburg, YJest V i r g i n i a . S i l v e r l i f e savi-ng medals went t o Eugene Judson Johnson, ExCoxemin, U.S. Navy, f o r r e s c u i x g a s h i p m t e a t C h a r l o t t e Amalie, S t . Thoras, V I , J u l y 1 , 1940, and J a s p e r Joseph Ala, Molder 1 s t Class, .. 1 V S Navy, f o r r e s c u i n & a man or: June 23, 1940. .. Johmon, d i s charge6 uxder honorable c o r , d i t i o n s when h i s enl i s t m e n t e x p i r e d Septe-:'ner 25, 1941, no-:{ resides a t 3832 West 1 5 t h S t r e e t , Des Xoincs, I o m , n M l e Alc, xho i s on d u t y a t t h e Naval Traini.ng S t c t i o n , Lorfolk, V i r g i n i a , l i v e s a t llOA A l l e n St'reet, Ben N o r e e l l Par!<, ?!orfolk, V i r g i n i a . Helnick and tvm other e n l i s t e d men, a l l on l e a v e from t h e lJaval TrairLing S t a t i o n c;t Yorfolk, V i r g i q i a , xvre s t m d i n g on a p i e r a t Ocean Y i a r wken a vroman k t h e r s c r e a c e d for k e l p . 'iYithoutJhesitzting, a 1 1 t h r e e jvnped i n t o t h e m t e r f u l l y c l o t h e d PAC! svraa toward t h e woman. Fklnick, hmptrec! by his c l o t h e s a and t h e high sea. runnir,g a t t h e t h e , w s unzble t o r e a c h t h e woman o r t o s ~ i m o t h e beach. t H i s companions saved t h e woman, b u t Helmick dromec!

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Johnson was on d u t y aboard t h s U.S.S. PFiILIP a t S t . Thomas when he rescucd e s h i p m t e , Harry Cl.ifforu', HOr,F11., Fireman 3rd Class, U S Xav;., from dro-ming:,

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?-!omell and. E r n e s t R. B i a l e c k i , Fireman 1st Class, U.S. Navy, Tell between t h e PIiILIP and t h e 1J.S.S. T!,TCXX, t i e d up a l o n g i d e each o t h s r a t t h e docks. Johnson heard t h e i r c r i e s f o r h e l p and jumped i n t o t h e water, found Howell and t u r n e d him over t o a n o t h e r e n l i s t e d man, He endeavored f o r some t i m e t o l o c a t e F i a l e c k i , b u t was unsuccessful. His rec0r.d sho:vs 5 h a t he abandoned t h e s e a r c h o n l y when t h s aboard t h e ' PHILIP, fea2-ing t h a t he n i g h t be,Eome exhausted and ~ drovm, t o o , ordered h i x t o r e t u r n t o t h e s h i p .

The IiaTiy ikpart::ent recently announce2 additional d e t a i l s of t h e torpedo a f t a c k on t h e U.S.S. SSSINAS, vrhich ha; a r r i v e d s a f e l y i n a United S t a t e s pox+,, made s h o r t l y b e f o r e Sawn on t h 2 morning of October 30 about 700 miles o f f Kswfxmlland, z s r~vealedi n t h e o f f i c i a l . r e p o r t o f t h s z h i p ' s comaanding officel-. Comander Fi-arley F. Cope, U.S.

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has been o i f i c i a l l y conmended by Achiral h r o l d R. S t a r k , Chief o f Naval

O p e r a t i o n s Y e t 1 f ot r e e x c e l l e n t degres o f ;ud,-;Tlent, effort and seananship h dis2laj.ed on t h i s occapl'on,' m d as 2 r e s u l t of v h i c h t h e U.S.S. SALINAS w2.s brought, s?.fely i n t o p o r t
The' commendation a l s o i n c l u d e d t h e o f f i c e r s 2nd a e n of t h e ski.? f o r c o n h c t i n ? llyonrselves i n c? mmm-er r e f l e c t i n g t h e g r e a t e s t c r e d i t on th;. Nzval S5rvice

Cmvander Coni reportcci %he a t t a c k i n a p r e - d i m hour while t h e t a n k e r was i n a convoy b o u n d . f o r %he Am,;rican mainland. TKO tor?edocs veri- f i r e d sl; approximately 7 1 a.m. (GCT), without warning. :2 ?Vhile t h e deck cre'r was m i n t s i n e d z t gun an6 a c t i o n s t a t ; i o n s s t e p s wrs taken t:, i n s u e szfEtjr o f t h e e n t i r e crew -chile zn examinztion of t h e daxage t o t h e v e s s c l nladc.
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Aboct 7:30 a.m'. (GCT) a submarine m s s i g h t e d on the s t a r boar6 hcnd. The submzrine f i r l ; d thrl;e torpedoes from a s u r f a c e p o s i t i o n . There was some evidence Th? SALINAS f i r a d . on t h ? submarine. th2.t t h e counter-attack d i d dsmnge t o t h e submarine, though t h e e x t e n t i5 n o t known.

"A check-up shoved t h a t a l l members of t h e crem were accounted o r and that a p p a r e n t l y no s e r i o u s i n j u r i w e x i s t e d t h n t t h e U.S.S. SALINAS vmuld stay c?Tloat if t h e bulkheads h c l d and t h a t we were %hen in t h e p r o c e s s of e f f e c t i n g r!ecessary energzncy r e p a i r s .in t h e Engineering Departncrit .!I

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' C O W N D I N G ,OF??IC,EROF U .S .S .I SALIRAS BEPORTS 02; TOFSEGOING: RECEIES.. COmQ3NDATION FftOM CHIEF OF i4AVAL. OPERhTTOX3' . .. . ._ (Cont.)
About t h r e e afid one h a l f hours l a t e r a n o t h e r submarine p e r i .The e s c o r t v e s s e l s detached from t h e convoy t o aid scope wa8 s i g h t e d . t h e t a n k e r made an a t t a c k u i t h d e p t h charges, r e s u l t s unknown. Despite c o n s i d e r a b l e ' s t r u c t u r a l damage t o t h e t a r h e r , t h e s h i p was g o t t e n m d e r way a d proceeded t o p o r t , Both t h e deck and engin e e r i n g f o r c e s iborked c o n s t a n t l y t o n o t or-ly r e p a i r danages, b u t a l s o t o pr;eWrit t h e i n j u r e d s t r u c t u r a l p a r t s o f t h e ' v e s s e l from f a i l i n g under t h e s t r e s s of t h e s e a and motion of %He Vessel. .
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\'The conduct of t h e p e r s o n n e l d u r i n g t h e e n t i r e p e r i o d was exemplary, A t t h e time of t h e f i r s t e w l o s i o n t h e r e wzs n o t t h e s l i g h t e s t h e s i t a t i o n on t h e p a r t o f t h e b r i d g e p e r s o n n e l i n carrying o u t t h e p r e s c r i b e d i n s t r u c t i o n s r e g a r d i n g si.gnals t o be made, s a f e t y t o p e r s o n n e l and s a v i n g t h e s h i p iE possible.Il Comander Cope s p e c i f i c a l l y c i t e d t h e a c t i o n s o f t h e followIng o f f i c e r s a d m n f o r pronyt, courag;eow and z f f e c t i v e a c t i o n ; L i e u t e a a n t Cormander Ashton B. Smith, U.S. Nabyr, L i e u t e n a n t L. J. Modave, U . .N.R.; S Ensign S. J. Abruns, U.S .M.R,, Thomas G. Xnaavel, Quartermaster, 3 r d c l a s s ; Lunsford 0. Garrett, Jr., Seznan, 1st c l a s s ; Garland J, Vaughn, Seaman, 2nd Class, Edw-Ln Davis, Seaman 2nd c l a s s ; FIenrJr J. Holzhauer, ChiEf Q u a r t e r m a s t e r ; Edwad U. Eakin, C u a r t e r m a s t w , 1st elass; and E6w.rd J, Kurphy, Signalrfin, 1st c l z s s .

11 c o n s i d e r t h a t t h e cour?..ge and c o o l n e s s i n such t,rying 1 circumstances and t h t i r attc-ndmce t o d u t y by t h e o f f i c e r s and men mentioned above t o be of t h e h i g h e s t ordcr.ll
'"The Engincer Q f f i c w , L i e u t z n a n t ( j g ) Theodore &. Jermann,' U.S.l?.R., sho:wd u n h e s i t e n c y and courege i n goin? below t o t h e enginceriry= department yrhild t o r p d o c s "ere s t i l l being f i r c d a t us and 7 were i n combst x i t n t h e submarine. . w His courzge VES of t h e h i g h e s t V h i l e t h i s vcry u n s t a b l e order and dcserving of t x h i g h e s t praise. 1 c o n d i t i o r , i n t h e SLLElAS s t i l l a x i s t e d r"rancis 5 , BIcInt,vrc, Chief l d a c h i n i s t ' s BIate, ,and Rqal S. :;Jilson,X a c h i n i s t 1 s I k t e , 1st class, v e n t b e l o a t o t:?c engineer o f f i c e l - and h e l p d s e c u r e overboard valves o r T u p t u r d l i n e s . , This vork was d m e under t h e xost, t r y i q ; condi' This t i o n s , and without any f a l t e r i n g on t h e p a r t of t h e s e xen. t i m l y vork u n q u ? s t i o n a b l y m d e it possible f o r t h e e n z i n e e r i n g d e p a r t ment to' be l a t e r p u t i n an o p e r a t i n s con2itiori as t h e s e a water, if its i n g r e s s had not been p r o p e r l y s h u t off, v.-oCLd have made it impossible t o raaclf'port under h e r ovn po:;rer. !!Lieutenant Jerintnn t h e n r e p o r t e d t o me on t h e Sridgr! t h a t , he . b e l i e v e d t k e n g - a k e r i n g p l m t , as soon as ? fa< r e p a i r s could be eff e c t e d could be p u t i n an o p e r a t i n g condition i n a few h o i r s , and azkcd

COMIU-MDIXG. OFFICER OF U .S .S SALIIJAS bEFORTS ON TORPSDOING : RECEIVES COI~D.ENDkTIOIJ FEOM CHTEF- OF -NAVAL 0PEPLkTIOX.S (Copt; 1
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p e k k s s i o n t o t a k e h i s men below. I g r a n t e d h i m permission t o go The e n t i r e enbelovr and permit a l l men who d e s i r e d t o go v i t h him. g i n e e r i n g f o r c e u n h e s i t a t i n g l y l a i d below and began r e p a i r s .

"An azazing amount o f make-shift connections .md r e p r i r s had t o be undertaken and nuch i n g e n u i t y hed t o be ernploy'ed. The nen on vratch i n thE e n g i n e e r i n g de;?artrr.ent a t t h e tint; t h s h i p was stAwck 5y ~ torpPdocs w r e : Raul S. Wilson, Llo:yd A . Savage, E!achiniet*s pates, 1st c l a s s ; W i l l i a m L. Sachs, X a c h i n i s t l s Mate, 2nd c l a s s ; Roy Wood, F i r m a n , 1 s t c l a s s ; and William L. Archer, Fireman, 1st c l a s s . !!In ny opinion t h e e n t i r e e n g i n z e r f o r c 6 , i n d i v i d u a l l y arid c o l l e c t i v e l y , are d e s e r v i n g o f s p e c i a l commzndation. "The F i r s t Lieutenant, Lieutenant Ilenry K. Vkllace, U..S .N.E., and h i s F-ssistant, Harold C. H o m E r , S h i p f i t t e r , 2nd class; wore outs t a n d i n g i n t h e i r v:ork immcdiatcly a f t c r th;. e x p l o s i o n and u n t i l a r r i v a l i n port. The l i s t on t h e s h i p xas q u i c k l y t a k e n o f f , quick and cornp l z t e i n s p e c t i o n s w r e made o f 211 p a r t s o f t h e s h i p and I was being k c p t informed c o n t i n u o u s l y throughout t h e t w m t y - f o u r hours of each day The C h i i f 3 l e c t r i c i a n l s b:ate, as 40 t h e m a t e r i a l c o n d i t i o n o t h e s h i p . Albert T. Brown, v a s c a l l e d upon t o perform s o nmy j o S s and r e p a i r s o i nany p a r t s o f t h e equipment t h a t i t seemed t o n e i n c r e d i b l e t h a t on6 man could work s o c o n t i n u o u s l y f o r ixenty-four hour? a day f o r over our days. S i n p l e prp-isc and conllend!ation h z r d l y appear zdequate i n his case.

"1 f e e l th2.t I could very p r o p e r l y n m ? c v x y o t h e r o f f i c e r snd man of t h e s h i p and s t z t ? th3.t he k i d pari'orrnzd h i s d u t y e f ' r ' i c i m t lg, courageously, anci i n accordr,ncc y i t h t h e hight-:st t r a d i t i o n s o f t h e Naval S e r v i c e

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L I V I N G COXDIT.Ic3NS I N ICE.UND

The f o l l o w i n g l e t t e r was r e c e n t l y r e c e i v e d from t h e S e c r e t a r y o f t h e Navy, and i s h e r e w i t h quoted:


tlSubject: T r a n s p o r t a t i o n of. Dependents t o I c e l a n d arid.Sr enland

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1 . I n view of t h e l i v i n g c o n d i t i o n s i n I c e l a n d and Greenl a n d and t h e need f o r a l l a v a i l a b l e space aboard v e s s e l s proceeding t o p o r t s i n t h o s e areas f o r t r o o p s , i t has been determined t h a t no t r a n s p o r t a t i o n T r i l l be provided f o r Navy cjependents t o e i t h e r Greenland o r I c e l a n d .
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Admiral Harold R, S t a r k , Chief o f Naval Operations has d i r e c t e d t h a t two r e c r e a t i o n c e n t e r s a t Xonolulu, T.H., be named f o r former Commanders-in-Chief of the United Sta$es F l e e t .
Navy F i e l d was renamed HicFirdson' R e c r e a t i o n Center i n honor of Rear Admiral JO Richardson, US Navy, w h i l e 'Navy R e c r e a t i o n Center .. .. was renaned Bloch R e c r e a t i o n Center f o r Rear Admirai C.C. Blcch, U.S.N., nGw Comandant of t h e 1 4 t h N a v d D i s t r i c t a t P e a r l Harbor.
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Colonel h u e s R. Thacher, US Narine Corps, has been ordered .. t o d u t y i n Marine Corps Eeadquarters i n Washington t o r e l i e v e Colonel Alley D. Rorex, U S . Marine Corps, R e t i r e d .

The following i s quoted fron a 1 e t ; t e r f r o E t h e S e c r e t a r y of t h e Navy, adctressed t o a l l s h i p s znc! s t a t i o n s :


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V h e n members o f t h e Naval S e r v i c e .?lake t h e supreme s a c r i f i c e give t h e i r l i v e s x h i l e on activ.2 d u t y +,heir service t o t h e i r c o m t r y should be given p u b l i c recogcition.,

It i s d i r e c t e d , x3en a s h i p o f t h e United St,ates Navy i s l b s t ,


tht a s u i t a b l e nc?morial s s r v i c e ha z r r a n g e d a t t h e home yard o r home p o r t . o f t h e v c s s e l by t h e D i s t r i c t Comandant i n commemoration of t h o s e who l o s t t h e i r l i v e s .
When a ' c a t a s t r o p h e o r a c c i d e n t o c c u r s t o 2 s h i p of t h e United S t a t e s Navy, r e s u l t i n g i n t h e d e a t h of ?Java1 p e r s o n x e l b u t n o t i n v o l v i i g the l o s s of t h e s h i p , t h e Comaqder-in-CMef of t h e F l e e t concerned :sill d i r ~ c t h e holdin;; of a s u i t a b l e memorial s e r v i c e i n commemratiop or" t h o s e who l o s t t h e i r l i v e s . I n case of loss of l i f e i n s i r p l a n e d i s e s t e r o r a c c i d e n t , . i t s h a l l be t h e d u t j o f the o f f i c e r commanding t h e squadron t o which t h e a i r c r a f f : VES a t t a c h e d t o arrang-a a p p r o p r i a t c menorial s e r v i c e s .If

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On September 1 5 i he decided t o r e p a i r t h e s i l o 1: r i g l i t away, because he had t ? Cet his corn i n it. 1 vras goi n g t o h e l p him. I.,,rigged.:..a r r e l hoi.st a s I fiad been t a u g h t b t o do by m d i v i s i o n o f f i c e r , ta, t h e t o p of t h e s i l o , S O t h a t y t h e n e c e s s a r y b r i c k s could be hoisted- t o t h e t o p of t h e S i l o where t h e r e p a i r work +;as goi1,ig on, Then -$;e hauled pp s e v e r a l hundred b r i c k . T h i s l a t e r t l i m c d o u t t o be t o o many b r i c k s . ~ k A f t e r my b r o t h e r got a l l t h e k ~ i vmrk r e p a i r e d , t h e r e m s s t i l l a l o t of b r i c k a t t h e t o p of t,lie s i l o on t h c tvorkinc platform. which vie had b u i l t . 1 s a i d I vmuld .take it 211 do1:n below, So I climbed down t h e l a d d e r a n d i i w l e d t h e b a r r e l al.1 t h e IVay Then I Secured thi, l i n e w i t h sort of a. s l i p knot s o I up, could undo It e a s i e r later;. Tflen I c l h b e d back up t h e l a d d e r Then 1 and p i l e d b r i c k s i n t o t h e b a r r e l . u n t i l it -ms f u l l . clim$ed back down t h e l a d d e r , Then I u n t i e d t h e l i n e . t o l e t t h e b r i c k down. However, I fou:xi t h e b a r r e l of b r i c k was h e a v i e r t h a n I m s and when t h e 1 , a r r r . l s t a r t e d dovm, I s t a . r t e d I thought of l a t t i n g go, bc.t by t h a t time 1 ?iaS SO f z r up. up I t.hought it vould b;: s a f e r t o hang on. Half--;+?y up, t h e b a r r e l h i t me on t h a s h o u l d e r pre*:tp hard, b u t I s t i l l hung on, y a s m d i v i s i o n c f f i c e r . t o l d ne t o a l v a y s do when holding a l i n e . I v a s going p r e t t y f a s t a t t h e t o p , and bumped m head hard. y M f i n g e r a l s o g o t pinched i n th::: p u l l e y bloc!c. y IiDJ:*:eV(3r, t a t h e s m e t i n c , t h e b a r s c l h i t thr; ;qwunc! 2nd t h e bottom f e l l I vas t h e n h e a v i 2 r o u t of it, l e t t i n g a l l t h e b r i c k o i i t . I g o t burned. on t h e t h a n t h e c a r r e l and s t a r t e d dov,n ag:ain. l e g by t h e o t h e r rope as I w.Jent d o a n u n t L l I rnet t h e barrel: a g a i n which m n t by f a s t e r t h a n b e f o r e and took t h s s k i n off m y s h i n s and h i t m on . t h e o t h z r s h l m l d e r . e I guess I landed p r e t t y hard on t h o p i l e of b r i c k s b(?cause a . t t h a t time, I c6mpletely l o s t m presence of mind a n d . l e t go o f t h c l i n e y and t h e b a r r e l ccm6 down p r e t t y fas?, ?.nd h i t nie s q u a r e l y O n t o p of t h e head.

The d o c t o r wouldnt l e t nie start Sack t o t h c s h i p 2. u n t i l September 1 6 t h , which made nc .two. days o v e r l e a v e , l h i c h I dont t h i n k i s t o o much under t h e cir.cumstanccs.

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GIiAX?ATIOM OFFICERS CUSS SUBb%HIIG SCHOOL


The 7 0 t h O f f i c e r s f Clasg a t t h e Submarine School, Submarine Base, Xerv London, C o m e c t i c u t , w i l l hold gradEi. 5ioR ceremonies December 20, 1941. Nineteen r e g u l a r and t h i r t y - t h r e e Reserve o f f i c e r s w i l l be graduated and a s s i g n e d t o duty i n all tmes o f submarines. The p r i n c i p a l s p e a k e r w i l l b e Rear Adniral Yates S t i r l b g , Jr., U.S.N.,(ret.), who e s t a b l i s h e d t h e Submarine Sase and s e t up t h e School a t New London, Connecticut i n 1916.

Succeeding c l a s s e s will convene a t t h e Submarine School, Subn a r i n e 13ase, New Londcn, Connecticut i n January and A p r i l , 1942. App l i c a t i s n s are d e s i r e d for t h e s e c l a s s e s and t h e y shoulc! be submitted i n accordance w i t h t h e -p r o v i s i o n s cDntained i n E3ureau o f Navigation C i r c u l a r L e t t e r No. 128-41 of October 7, 1941.

The Navy D e p r t n e n + , anr.oa:nced r e c e n t l y t h a t a Board o f Naval .. O f f i c e r s w i l l convene i l z %~hi.rqt,w,E C , o n o r about Februslry 1, 1942 t o s e l e c t Naval A v i a t o r s i n t h e U S Iiavrl 3eserve and U.S. IJarine Corps .. Reserve f o r t r a n s f e r t o t?e L i n e 0: t h e regi;lar Navy. S e l e c t i o n s of t h e 3oard ?;illbe made from a l i s t o f recommended a p p l i c a n t s for such t r a n s f e r s and t h e nvmher i s t o be determined by t h e Authori%y : o s;uch t r a n s f e r s are conr Presi6en.L of t h e United States. t a i n e d i n P u b l i c Eo. 775 o f $he 76th Congress, enacted August 27, 1940. Reserve of i c e r s v:hose a p p l i c a t i o n s a r c approved w i l l be appointed i n t h e r e g u l a r Naq- i n t h e y a . d e s they occupy . i n t h e Naval Reserve or Maripe :~.,es~?rv~

ApplicarAs n w t s u b n i t t h c i r a>plications f o r siich t r a n s f e r s through t h e Conmnding O f f i c e r under nhom t h e y are s e r v i n g , o r through t h e Commandant of t h e 3 a ~ ; a l . D i s t r i z t if-^ i:.j.hich t h e i r r e c o r d s are c a r r i e d . The a p p l i c a t i o n s must be submitted t o t h e Bu.reau b y January 15, 1942.

I n o r d e r t o & e l i g i b l e for c o n s i d e r a t i o n , an a p p l i c a n t must be l e s s t h a n 26 jyars of tlg:l on June 30, 1942; nust have had. n o t l e s s t h a n 18 months of continuous a c t i v s s e r v i c e by June 33, 1942 2nd must be capable o f mei?ting th?e moral, p h y s i c a l , n:cArLtz.l and ? r v f e s s i o n a l requirements dcnanded hg t h c Navy.

An American' a p p l i e d a t - a Canadian recruiting ofyice t o e n l i s t . !!Isuppose you want a commissionf' said the officer. !!No, thankstf was t h e re?ly, I f I ' m such a poor s h o t I ' d r a t h e r work on a s t r a i g h t s a l a r y f f . ,

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NAVY INAUGURATES SHORT TERIJ EI?LISTl!E?JTS FOR U .S , IIAVAL FESERVE


A new s h o r t term p e r i o d o f e n l i s t m e n t for men j o i n i n g t h e Naval Reserve, w i t h t h e minimum p e r i o d s e t a t two y e a r s , has been inaugurated. This p o l i c y n a r k s a n innovation i n Navy e n l i s t m e n t p r a c t i c e s f o r h e r e t o f o r e t h e f o u r year, o r m i n o r i t y term p e r i o d was t h e s h o r t e s t e n l i s t m e n t open t o IJaval Reserves.

A d i s p a t c h s e n t t:, the f i e c r u i t i n g S e r v i c e a u t h o r i z e d e n l i s t ment i n t h e Naval Rkserve for a p e r i o d o f two, t h r e e o r f o u r y e a r s Prior or f o r minority, except for men t r a i n i n g t o becoc'e o f f i c e r s . t o execution o f t h e o a t h oi' er,listrncr,t, it, ~ - 2 1 - e x n l a i n e d t o a l l be v o l u n t e e r s f o r t h e PJavy and Naval Reserve t h a t t h e r e w i l l be included i n r r r i t i n g i n t h e a r t i c l e s v;hich t h e y s i g n t h a t i n t h e e v e n t of w a r o r n a t i o n a l emergency c?uri.-.g t h e a:;?licantfs t e r n o f s c r v i c e , t h e y o b l i g a t e themselves t o s e r v e throughout t h e var o r n a t i o n a l emergency i f so required.

The S e c w t a r y o f tlie idavjr reca:_t,ly i.nstructed t h e S e l e c t i o n . i s P r e s i d e n t , t o conBoard of which Captain A q u s t i n e E Gray, C.:;.!:., s i d e r f o r i n c l u s i o n upon a l i s t recommended f o r temporary p r o m t i o n t o t h e grade of l i e u t e n a n t , those iieutenanlUs ( j u n i o r g r a d e ) o f t h e l i n e of t h e Navy whose d a t e of rank as such i s e a r l i e r t h a n J u l y 1, 1940, and who have n o t beer. p r e v i o u s l y recommended i D r i n c l u s i o n on a p r o m t i o n l i s t f o r t h e rank o f l i e u t e n a n t . I n a d d i t i o n , t h i s board was d i r e c t e d t o consider for reconmendation f o r temporary promotion t o t h e rank of l i e u t e n a n t , t h o s e l i e u t e n a n t s ( j u n i o r g r a d e ) o f t h e r e t i r e d l i s t who were on a c t i v e duty on t h e 1 7 t h o f November, 1941. Nominations for temporary promotion t o t h e grade o f l i e u t e n a n t will be subrnitted t o t h e P r e s i d e n t from such a l i s t - a s t h e needs of t h e s e r v i c e r e q u i r c and a f t e r t h e promotion l i s t lor permanent promoti.ons
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(Public. No. 168

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Su?plement,ing t h e r e g u l a t i o n s f o r t h e a G m i n i s t r a t i o n or" t h e above' a c t , Bureau of Kavigztion C i r c u l a r L e t t e r 110. 149-41 i s herewith . quoted, and t h e ret;cl.ations should be amndpd. a c c o r d i n g l y : !?Reference: Bureau of Cavigation B u l l e t i n X D . 297, d a t e d IiovenSer 10, 1941, page 2.L.

1 . Gn Xovenber 26, 1941, t h e P r e s i d e n t approved t h e ' f o l l o v i n g a d d i t i o n t o t h c r e q u l n t i o n s <overr,ing t h e temyjorary. ' promotion l a v , t o 6e. adc?ed as sub-paragraph (9) o f Sectior, ( A ) ' of s u b j e c t regClations:

'',Precedence among o f f i c e r s holding; temporary and p e r m n e n t cormiFsions s h a l l Se accordi1I.r: t o d a t e of conimission x i t h o u t d i s t i n c t ion as- t o whether t h e appoiptment i s p.;:.-nanent o r temporary?"

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I n a d d i t i o n , t h i s r 5 ; p l a t i o n s y p r s e d e s 'paragra2h 3. ( 2 ) of A r t i c l e 23?, U.S. Xa-q Rekylations .I1


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Janaica,L.I. ,Ii.Y. Cavite, ?'. .I Bronx, N.Y. J.rlington; biass. Hartsvill4, S C .. Shzwnce, Okla. C a t o n v i l l k , Kci. *nacsa.s City, !Lo.

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Name 1 . Sherrod, Clarence G. 1 12,. ldeunier, A l f r e d J. 13. Cardoz, Manuel 14. B r o u i l l e t t e , Joseph T.E. 15. T e r r i o , Harold 16. Carey, George F. 17. PaTyton, Wallace I;. 1 . Ogorek, Thomas S. 8 19. Sryan, E l n e r L. 20. C a r d e l l , Thomas 7 7 . 21. Csizrnar, John 22. Bird, Ralph 1.V. 23. KcDermid, A l f r e d 7. 24. F i s h e r , Tialter H . 25. Barlow, George '. Y 26. Lindeman, Matthevi J. 27. Bahlau, Paul F. 28, 11oore, Clarence Id. 29. Fleming, Sugene S . 30. Kuhn, IVilliam E. 3 . Pendleton, Morris A. 1 32. Manners, Vernon R, 33. Noia, John F. 34. Tlelcher, Aloysius 3. 35. Paolozzi, John 36. Matthews, Floyd H . 37. Pollock, B I i l l i a m 38. Lacy, Leamond F. 39. Johnson, 1,5.11iax 3. 40. Simpson, Xilliam 41. Xockbee, John J. 42. Olender, Frank 43. Richie, Cia-ence E. 44. lSaxwe11, Joseph E.

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1. !;bite, Clarence H . 2. Cregger, Bert E. 3 . Cavender, John L. 4. Garlend, George T. 5. Edens, John 6. Carr, Clyde l,'$. 7. Olson, i i a r t i n 8. I\lelson, Lawrence A. 9. Summers, Ikyne L.
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Cosmopolis, Tc?sh* ~ a Diego, Calif. n F o r t Korth, Tex. Hollyr\rood C dif Dunbar, .:1 Va. ; I'iort i n s v i l l e , Indo Ti. Hollyvood, C i L o Long Beach, Calif. Great Lakes, ill.

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Home Address Bellingham, Yash, Honolulu, T .*H, San Diego, Calif. San Diego, Calif. Waltham, Mass. ~ , j i m e a p o l,I 5 - m i~ F o r t Smith, Ark. B a l t i n o r e , Md. San Pedro, Calif. Eannlulu, T .I !.

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Richardson, C p i l Xckrt, George R. 14. .. 1 5 . Druke, Alexander R . 16.. Blerryf i e l d , Zellas C 17. %der, John H . 18. Jzy, 3.oy E. 19. Xorey, Frank

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10 Kelf, Sidney A. 11 Gallagher, Joseph C 12 F i e d l e r , P e t e r B.

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Chief Chief Chief Chief Chief Chief

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Beachmont , !:!ass. sari Dieco, C a l i f . S p a r t a , Ga. spartanburg, S.C. Altoona, Pa. M O O S U ~ , Corm.

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.1,Frankovich, Yichael J. 2. S e i q u i s t , Arthur W. 3. G u i l l , Richard A . 4. Savage, John N. . 5. Ammons, 7riillian T.A. 6. Tavernier, Harry T .

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ijew i3rimsrrick; E. J, Long Eceach, C a l . San Diego, Calif, Sanford, Fla. IkKinley, Me, ho [;e r sv i 11e, T em. I?edlands, Calif 14orrolk, Va. Soush Amboy, rJ. J.

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Home Address San Francisco, Cal. F a l l Riv-er, Flass. Webster, Mass. ?:orfolk, Va. Sunnyside Block .. I s l a n d , HI P a c i f i c Beach, Cal. Liverpool, N.Y. Ft. Wayne, Ind.' Takoma Park, D.C. Lomita, Calif. Uoravia, N.Y Cranberry I s l e , Me, San Dipgo, C a l i f ' . San Diego, Calif, San Diego, C a l i f . San Diego, Calif; Commerce, Ga. P h i l a d e l p h i a , Pa: San iliego, C a l i f . F r a n k l i n , Idaho Edgef i e l d , S C Sari Diego, C a l i f . San Diego, Calif.. San Diego, Calif. IJorfolk, Va. San Uiego, Calif. V$ashington, D.C. I n d i a n a p o l i s , Ind. Ylas hing t o n , 3 C . LOS Angcles, Cal. B ~ l l f l o w e r , Cal. La Mesa, C d i f . San Dicgo, Calif. Pensacola, Fla. Long Beach, Calif.

13. Thomas, George H.


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20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. Fahlsing, Walter C. Harmer, John G. Thore, O l i v e r C. P o s t , A l b e r t J. S t a n l e y , Robert E. Leach, Theodore C. Awes, F r i t c h o f Bickley, Lesley C. Christenbery, Thomas A . Vade, Frank Warner, Glen E. Livingston, L e s t e r L. Naef, Frank L . Deal, Maurice H. Kendall, lYi1bur H. Heneau, Homer E. Harshman, Verne Vf. Faust, Harry F . Carls, X i l l a r d A. D e i t e r , 'ifalter A . Bowlin, V i l l i a m N. Heckbert, Charles A . Ryan, Sidney H. P i t t s , Raymond J. Sharp, James G. C h r i s t i a n , Ralph C , Burks, T i l l m n C. Flace, James I;,

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1 Reames, William L. .
2. Austin, Ralph R. 3 . :dnchinsky, Joseph E. 4. Clznents, James L. 5. Martin, .Joseph C. 6 Hall, Robert E. . 7. O I N e a l , V i c t o r C.

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9. Fox, Trevor E. 10. Gall, Chesley A . 11. A l b e r t , A l b e r t 1 2 . EIzechtle, E i l m e r 1, 4 13. Cline, Oscar P. 14. l i e s t , Eenr:r 1,f. 15. Schildha.uer, Jacob F. 16. Rarznister, Excie C. 1 . Vodopya, Louis 7 18* Quinn, Lu!!e A. 19. SaSott!te, k r t h u r

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E d v a r d s , F r e d e r i c k A. Hickey, I7iiliam A. Swirt, liobert L.

Buif3rd, S t e p h m I?. Tucker, Dmdas 1 . ' Reany, Thonas 2 . IJam, E v e r e t t E. Iiart, Charles B. Crane, John J. Dolan, -,'rillim 6 . Seabring, Corr,elj.ue 2, ' Thorp, Harlan 7.7. ? e n z e t t , Ra:5-con 2nd Larrr=nce, E a r t i n j , Lieutenant :
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The following l e t t e r , o r i g h a t & g S i n t h e Bweau of S u p p l i e s and Aeeomts, i s herewith quoted f o r information: *~S~.h,ject: Pay and allowances of r e t i r e d and r e s e r v e p e r s o n n e l of the Navy, and t r a n s p o r * a t i o n o f dependents o f such personnel, under o r d e r s t o a c t i v e duty on and a f t e r September 8 , 1339. Reference:
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Bureau of Navigation C i r c u l a r L e t t e r 44-39, d a t e d SJovember 7, 1939 p u b l i s h e d i n BuJYav C i r c x l a r L e t t e r No. 3-41, (b) AlNav 24 da+,ed Slarch 19, 1?410 ( e ) AliJav 5 1 dated M y 21, 194.1. a ( d ) U.S. Navy T r a v e l I n s t r u c t i o n s . ( e ) P u b l i c Law 2S7, 77th Congress 1 s t Session, app-oved October 30; (a)

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Reference ( e ) provides as follows: That o f f i c e r s and e n l i s t e d men of t h e Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve and r e t i r e d o f f i c e r s and. e n l i s t e d nen of t h e Navj and Marine Corps who were ordered t o a c t i v e duty on o r a f t e r Septezher 8 , 1939, c o n t i n g e n t on p h y s i c a l q u a l i f i c a t i o n t h e r e f o r , and who were found p h y s i c a l l y q u a l i f i e d , and r e p o r t e d f o r duty under such o r d e r s , s h a l l be e n t i t l e d t r , a c t i v e duty pay and a l lowances and t o t r a n s p o r t a t i o n o r milease for t h e time and dist a n c e s a c t u a l l y r e q u i r e d t o perform t h e n e c e s s a r y t r a v e l by t h e s h o r t e s t u s u a l l y t r a v e l e d r o u t e from home t o p l a c e o f a c t i v e duty, v i a t h e p l a c e o f p h y s i c a l examination, and for t h e time a c t u a l l y r e q u i r e d i n undergoing t h e p h y s i c a l e x a n i n a t i o n : Prcvided, t h a t such p e r s o n n e l examined and found not, p h y s i c a l l y q u a l i f i e d Tor a c t i v e duty anci who r e t w r e d t o t!ie p l a c e design a t e d i n t h e i r o r d e r s shall be e n t i t l e d cnly t o t r a n s 2 o r t a t i m o r mileage from home t o plq.ce o f p 5 y s i c a l e-uaniination and r e t u m r Sec. 2. O f f i c e r s an< e n l i s t e d nen 02 t h e Na-Tal 3escrvs and JJarine Corps Reserve and r e t i r e d o f f i c e r s and e n l i s t e d ne11 of t h e N.avy and Idarine Corps ( o f g r a d e s e n t i t l e d t o t r a n s p o r t a t i o n f o r dependents i n t h e r e g u l a r I k v y o r I.hrlne Corps) ~610were ordered t o a c t i v e duty ( o t h e r t h a n t r a i r , i n g duty) on o r a f t e r . September S, 1939, and r h o r e p o r t e d f o r duty w d e r such orders; s h a l l be e n t i t l e d t o t r a n s p o r t a t i o n f o r t h e i r dependents t o t h e p l a c e o f r e p o r t i n g . f o r a c t i v e duty, lSec. 3. I n case of t r a v e l h e r e t o f o r e p e r f 6 r m d , as provided i n s e c t i o n 2 o f . t h i s A c t , by.such p e r s o n n e l and t h e i r depende n t s , t h e Comptroller General o f t h e United S t a t e s i s authori z e d and d i r e c t e d t o allow pay and allowances ar,d t r a n s p o r t a t i o n o r mileage as provided i n this Act.

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2. Where o f f i c e r s and men of t h e Naval Reserve and r e t i r e d o f f i c e r s and e n l i s t e d nen o f t h e Navy were ordered t o a c t i v e duty on and a f t e r September 8, 1939, the, Act quoted above a u t h o r i z e d payment f o r t r a v e l of such o f f i c e r s and men and o f t h e i r dependents, s u b j e c t t o t h e c o n d i t i o n s c i t e d i n t h e Act, for t r a v e l performed a t own expense on and a f t e r September 9, 1939.

Claims should be s u b n i t t e d o n t h e usual f o r m and r d l l be subj e c t t o t h e i n s t r u c t i o n s cont,ained i n r e f e r e n c e s (a) and ( d ) . Those coveri n g p x s o n a l t r a v e l should be y x b n i t t e d t:, t h e Bweau o f S u p p l i e s and Accounts a i d t h o s e f o r t r a v e l o f dependents should be s u b n i t t e d t o t h e Bureau of Mavigation. The c h i n s should be supported by t h e o r i g i n a l and two c e r t t f i c d copies o f o r d e r s and a l l endorsements t h e r e o n and should c l e a r l y i n d i c a t e t h e p o i n t between v h i c h t r a v e l was performed. If t h e t r a v e l e r proceeded from a p o h t , o t h e r t h a n t'nat t o which t h e o r d e r s were addressed, t h i s f a c t should be iridicated i n t h e claim.

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4. If the scme o f f i c e r CT man si.$miis a claiin f o r b o t h p s r s o n a l t r e v z l and t r a w l of dependents, it w i l l b e p o s s i b l e t o a t t a c h t h e o r i g i n a l orders t o o n l y one claim, and t h e r e f o r e b o t h claims should b e submitted t o t h e Bureau o f Ejavigation. The c l a i m supported by only c e r t i f i e d copics of o r d e r s , should c o n t a i n a r e f e r e n c e t o t h e claim t o .iniliich t h e o r i g i n a l orders a r e attached. 5. The Act a l s o pro-sides t h a t t h e o f f i c e r s and e n l i s t e d men concerned are e n t i t k d t o a c t i v e d u b j pay and aiiowances f o r t h e t i n e r e q u i r e d t o perform +he n x e s s a r y t r a v e l via t h e s h o r t e s t u s u a l l y t r a v e l e d r o u t e f r o n hcme t o p l a c e o f a c t i v e duty, via t h e p l a c e or" p h y s i c a l e x m i n a t i o n . Claim f o r any moixit b e l i e v e d t o be due under t h i s p r o v i s i o n n < l l n o t be paid by d i s b u r s i n g o f f i c e r s i n the f i e l d b u t w i l l be submitted t o t h e General Accounting O f f i c e via t h e Bureau o f S u p p l i e s and Accounts. Such claims should be stat,ed on Gensral Accounting O f f i c e ( C l a i m D i v i s i o n ) Form ?io. 2034', accom?anicd w i t h two c e r t i f i e d c o p i e s o f t h e o r i g i n a l o r d e r s t.o a c t i v e d&T -,, w i t h a l l endorsements thereon, showing d a t e s and hours of a l l a r r i v a l s and d e p a r t u r e s . If t h e claimant i s s t i l l i n t h e service, h i s p r e s c n t d i s b u r s i n g o f f i c c r s h o u l d c x t i f y t h a t t h e c l a i m has not, a n d w i l l n o t b;: paid. The d i s b u r s i n g o f f i c e r exc;cu'i.ing t h i s c c s t 2 i f i c a t e shollld b x e d i a t c l y makc ;? b r i e f notatZcn t h e r c o f or! h i s rough pay r o l l and, on t r a n s f e r o f tlit: i n d i v i d u a l , should assure himself t h a t a similar n o t a t i o n i s placed on t h e t r m s f e r ' o f pay accounts.
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o u t s t z n d i n g suspensions r a i s e d by t h e Gen-.ral Accounting O f f i c e r e l a t i r i g t c c r r i d i t s of milzage, t r a v e l expenscs o r a c t i v e due7 pay and allowances c r e d i t e d t,o Navj p e r s o n n e l ordered t o a c t . i v c duty on or a f t e r Septexber 8, 1939, c o n t r a r y t o t h e d e c i s i o n of t h e C o r n t r o l l e r General R-11e13 o f September 3 , 1940, r e p l y t o t h e . n o t i c e o f exception should be nade Sy r e q u e s t i n g removal o r r e v i s i o n of t h e suspension p u r s u a n t t o t h e a u t h o r i t y contained h t h e Act of October 30,

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Submission of claims by o f f i c e r s I;ino occupied Panama C m a l Zme Q u a r t e r s & r i n g f i s c a l y e a r s 1935 ahd 1936 for d i f f e r e n c e between amounts allowed as r e n t a l allowance on c u r r e n t r o l l s a n 6 a c t u a l r e n t a l p a i d for such q u a r t e r s .

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Reference ( a ) which contrAns remedial l e g i s l a t i o n f o r 1 . o f f i c e r s whh occupied Panam Can2.1 Zone Q m r t c r s d : x i n g t h e C i s c a l years 1935 and 1936 p r o v i d e s 2 s f o l l o m :
That an:: a n o u n t ~p a i d t o the Pznana Canal or l e s F e e s t h e r e o f by any o f f i c e r of t h e Navy 0:- k r i n e Corps i n c i d e n t t o h i s occupancy o f q u w t e r s under the J ; r i s d i c t , i o r l o f tlie Ianama C m n l d u r - k g the f i s c a l years 1935 ?md 1936, -dlicll were i n excess of t h e x o u n t s p a i d n:~c:? o f f i c e r as r e n t a l a l l o m n c e , s h i l l t o %he exucnt of sxch cxcess be r e f u n d e d t o such persons u p m p r e s e n t z t i o n of a c l a p ? t h c r e f o r t o tile Conp-koller General. 11
2. O f f i c o r s who a r e e n t i t l e d t o t,he b e n e f i t s o f t h e above quated law sh3ulct s t a t e tlzeir c l a i m on C-.=r.eral Accounting O f f i c e (Claims Divisioii) Forn 2034, o r by l e t t e r i f t h e s e forms are n o t r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e , ! the follol.~ng a rr,anr,er:

ItFrom ( ) = t o (date) I occupied q u m t e r s i n t h e Pariama Canal Zone v:hich vcre under tlie ,jurisdicti-on o f $he Panma Canal. I n view of the p r o v i s i o n s o f t h e Act o f Octoc?er 13, 1941, P u b l i c No. 266, 7 7 t h Congi-ess, I hereby s u b x i t claim for the d i f f e r e n c e between t h e n e t arnomt of r e n t a l allovmnce which was c r e d i t e d me, and t h e a n o i n t which I p a i d a s r e n t a l t o t h e Panama Canal ( o r t o J a leFsee cf the Panama Calial, from whom I s u b l e a s e d ) , f o r this period. .

3.e amounts which I r e c e i v e d as r e n t a l allowance f o r t h e p e r i o d ir, q u e s t i o n w i l l be shown by the r o l l s of t h e f o r t h e period i r i c l u s i v e , v h i c h a r e now f i l e d i n -to_- _-.-- - --Y t h e General Accounting O f i i c e . I a c t i n l l y p a i d r e n t a l d u r i n g as evidenced by the t h e p e r i o d i n q u e s t i o n in t h e sim of a t t a c h e d r e c e i p t s (or w-ncelled checks, o r i 2 i n a l lease, o r any o+.her a v a i l a b l e s u b s t a n t i a t i n g - evidence t o S ~ O W amoimt p a i d ) .I1

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' A t N e p r e s e n t time t h e r e are s l i g h t * over 21,000 )Java1 F,eserve o f f i c e r s o f all c l a s s i f i c n t i s n s on a c t i v e du2?. This niL.nb?r includes o f f i c e r s a f l o a t 2nd ashore. Of those v h o a r e a s s i g n e d 'to duQT a s h o r e , a l a r g e n m b e r are i n p o s i t i o l l s such t h a t o f f i c e r s o f %he regular Navy have been r e l e a s e d f o r duty a f l o a t .

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Although t h e t,ot,al emr:,lZrnent of' a l l c l a s s e s o f t h e Reserve, ? r e s e n t t b e in e x c e s s o f 28,000, t h i s commissioned and w a r r a n t , is at; number i n c l u d e s Xer-chant Xarine officnrs, o.f;.icers , i n a probationar'Y s t a t u s and a very I i m i t e d nurnbcr v;ho are defc:-r.ed 5ecause o f t h e u r g e n t need f o r I n the case of t h e Merchant t h e i r s e r v i c e , s i n National Defense indust?;. h!arine o f f i c e r s , who make u? a lay p r o p o r t i o n of the i n a c t i v e numbers, the a u t h o r i t y e x i s t s t o o r d e r them t o a c t i v e (?.X~Y:~ b u t the p o l i c y o f t h e Bursau of Navigation i s not, .to o r d e r t h e n exccyt, i n casts where the i n d i v i d u a l o f f i c e r r e q w s t s duty o r whe;-a h i s o;-der.s t o a c t ? % dut3- w i l l n o t hamper t h e ef ficieiiclr o f the Iderchzxit :b,r.:i?.e Se:*v;ice. Aidditional n w b e r s of i n a c t i v e o f f i c e r s $10 L X i n a prabationar;;:. st.z.tiis a r e n o t being ordered t o a c t i v e chty untj.1 t h e y li?.~;. cozpieteci c o l l e g e E x k for degrees o r s p e c i a l ' t r a i n i n ? of some n a t u r e . Tie r e r a i n d e r o f ' t h e i n a c t i v e o f f i c e r s c o n s i s t s o f a small n m b e r froni va~io-.:s s t d f c q x .
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The Navy has Seen canducting an aZuei*tising canpaign i n 28 s t a t e s i n o r d e r t h a t boys and p a r e n t s may a p p r e c i a t e t h e value of Nalal s e r v i c e and t h e o p p o r t u n i t i e s o f f e r e d by it. The Navy i s today one of the l a r g e s t e d u c a t i o n a l i n s t i t u t i o n s i n the T w r l d , seriding 5,000 men a month t o one of i t s many t r a d e s c h o o l s which t e a m ?Lr.iost f i f t y t r a d e s covering such wide and v a r i e d f i e l c t s ~r ?h~r::c.,c;-, -yYel$i:ii., arrri- ' i o n mechanics, and s t o r e !:eeping

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Every new s h i p launc!ied o f f e r s ac!dit,imal o p y r t w i t i e s f o r young men t o become p r o 3 c i e n t i n t r a d c s whic': ~511 cnrn t h e i r livelihood t h e r e s t of t h e i r l i v e s . Tic d e v e l o p x n t o f the two-ocean I h v y o f f e r s great? e r o p p o r t u n i t i e s for r a p i d advancement t h a t t h e s e r v i c e has e v e r known before. There a r e now a b o u t 2&6,000 e n l i s t e d nen i n t h e Naval s e r v i c e . A s a r e s u l t o f i t s r e c r i x i t i n g e f f o r t s , Mavy e n l i s t m e n t s for the f i r s t f o u months of .this f i s c a l gear have Seen a t an a-j.erage rate o f 1 , 9 men a 000 month, with t h e t r e n d upyard. However, s i n c e t h e KEAILT:i.X and RE!JEEN JMES i n c i d e n t s , t h e r e has been a d e c l i n e i n t h e r a t e c.f e n l i s t m e n t s o f about 15% of young mer, who wanted t o and would have otherv+ee Joined t h e Navy.

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Tie Navy i s o f f e r i n g t x a f g r m s of e n l i s t m e n t . E n l i s t m e n t i n t h e r e g u l a r Naby c a l l s for s e r v i c e for m i n o r i t y or six years. E n l i s t m e n t i n t h e Naval Reserve i s f o r m i p o r i t y o r f o u r year5. S e c r e t a r y of t h e Navy Knox has s t a t e d previouslty t h n t men i n '<,he Ilaval Resc.rVt x t l ; be r e t u r n e d t o i n a c t i v e d u t y as soon a f t e r t h e errergmcy as t h e i r s e r v i c e s can Sa spared. A t t h e p r e s e n t t h e e n l i s t m e n t s i n i3ie Navy a-e div-ided aboilt 50-50 bct,we:n,n t h e s a v e alld the r e g u l a r s .

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The Navy i s r e c e i v i n i e x c e l l e n t , c o o p e r a t i o n from m a l l town newspaper e d i t o r s i n t h e ' s t a t e s i n which it i s a d v e r t i s i n g ; It i s zlso r e c e i v i n g v a l u a b l e help i n i t s e n l i s t m e n t e f f o r t s from r a d i o s"&tions throughout t h e count-ry which are c o n t r i b u t i n g time t o h e l p t h e Nay,r carry i t s s t o e i n t o t h e hones of t h e country. Aid i s a l s o b e i n g r e c e i v e d f r o n c9r card a d v e r t i s i n g corlpanies and f r o m such ci-vie o r g a n i z a t i o n s as t h e J u n i o r Chamber of Cormerce and t h e h e r i c a n Legion,

I i s high* desirab].e f o r t o d a y ' e tvo-ocean !hv;. t o be maint t a i n e d as a v o l u n t e e r s e r v i c e . R s!iip a t sea i s t o o sriall a p l a c e t 3 maintain d i s c i p l i n e and e f f i c i e n c y ' a n o n g men, sone o f ~vlionmay n o t v i s h t o be t h e r e , Ever2rone i i 1 the countq7 i s proud o f Lhe Nav;Jr, and most people are f i r m l y convjzced tktt t h e M y i s ready t o hqndle any tasks of i l a t i o n a l ay defense t h a t nay b e assigned. t o it. The Nayy w i l l be a b l e t o niaintain t h i s h i g h e f i i c i e n c y and norale onQ- if t h e n o t h e r s and f a t h e r s af t h e Znited S t a t e s continue t o give t h e i r consent to t h e e n l i s t m e n t s o f t h o s e thousands o f red-blooded Anericaii b o p rtno v d s h t3 v o l u n t e e r for Naval s e r v i c e .

A r e c e n t survey made over a p e r l o d o f Tour xont!?s a t the Naval Training S t a t + i o n s shows t h a t 6,358 or 2 . p e r cent of t h e 23,84 r e c r u i t s 31 a t t\ose s t a t i o n s are h l g h s c h o o l graduates.

The average s c h o o l grade c o i y l e t e d , as d i s c l o s e d by t h e study, i s a p p r o x i m t e l y t h e 1 9 t h Era& Psr. t h e e n t i r e E F O U ~ . For t h e s t a % i o n s * a t S r e a t Lakes, I l l i n o l e , San Diego, C d i Z o r n i a , ax? l:ewport, Rhilc'e I s l a n d , h t h e median l i e s a few ? o i n k ~ ~ 5 t h i .tn e l l t h graae, x h i l e for t h e s t a t i m a t N x f o l l r , V i r g i n i a , i h e nedian lies appro;;imately I n t h e middle of t h e 1 0 t h grsde,

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The l?Gl-l?42 Reservc: O f f i c e r a a i n i n g hograr?.., known as t h e V-7 Midshipmen l?ro2ram, i s proceeding a t full capacity. Classes are in progress on t h e P r a i r i e S t a t e of & x ~ York and a t Nort'lwes t e r n University. T h e s e ' c l a s s e s w i l l g r a d m t e a b o u t January 15, 13L+2, a t *diLch time 1,100 r e s e r v e midsliipmen w i l l be commissioned Ensigns, U.S. IJaval & ? s e r v e , and w i l l be a v a i l a b l e for. t h e f l e e t , or' t h e Navy. During t h e 1949-1941 Program, sone L,621 young men were graduated and were cmmissioned, and alriost a l l a r e now s e r v i n g as Ensigns, US ..
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FCIZL) ?JOTOR CQI !PA! SY -- The Navy Service School establis4-ied on tiic grounds o f t h e Ford Motor Company a t Dearborn, X i c h l q m , a t no c o s t t o %!le Government, i s comp l e t e d w i t h Yne e x c e p t i o n o f a sizty-hed h o s p i t a l r t L i c h Idr, *Henry Ford d s cided t o have b u i l t . Vhen t h e I\J,?vd- r v i c e School - m s e::tabli::hed i n . Se January of t h i s year, t h e , c a p a r i t y -::as 900 s t u d e n t s , Now t h e capcicity i s 1923. A t p r e s e n t t h e r e are 1600 e n l i s t e d men under i n s t r u c t i o n .
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@ne v e r y i n t e r e s t i n g f e a t w e o f t h e s c h o o l i s t h e r p e c i n l powix house . t h a t f u r n i s h e s the e l e e t r i c i t y f o r t!ie b a r r a c k s and adT:inir,trrt,ion b u i l i i n g , The p l a n t i s c o n s t r u c t e d and o p e r a t e d along mirine l l n u s , and
on e n t e r i n g i . t a person b e l i e v e s he i s or: board a m?n-o-mr.

The r e c r e a t i o n b u i l d i n g has rece;it,?j been completed, It has s e a t sl i n g c a p a c i t y f o r 1 0 , and moving p i c t u r e s u i l be shorn here, !In Sxnday 10 mornings, d i v i n e s e r v i c e s are he16 i n t h i s b u i l d i n g , I n addk'A.on, equipment has been provided w i t h which t h e s c h o a l ebn s t a g e plays. P r c v i s i o n has also been made f o r i n d o o r a t h l e t i c s . ,Showers a n d l o c k e r r o o x s are p - o v i d e d i n t h e basement and t h i s b u i l d i n g . a l s o has a r e c e p t i o n room i-here t h e enl i s t e d personnel nay meet f r i e n d s and r e l a t i v e s . In a d d i t i o r , t o t h e above, lnere.are f i e l d s qhere t h e xen can p l a y f o o t b a l l , b s e b a l l , soccer, m d vdleyball. This i s a c o v c r e t e and s p l e n d i d e x m p l e o f 41at Yr. Renry Ford and t h e Fosd fiiotor Company have done I n t h e i n t e r e s t of N a t i o n a l Defense.

The Bureau o.f Naviyntion r e c e n t l y est,a!)lished a gyro compass s c h o o l a t t h e Navy Y a r d , N w Yo'rk, f o r t,hk i n s t r u c t i o r l of o f f i c e r s who inrill s e r v e e on Local Defense. y e s s e l s . The 3 ? s t c l a s s xi11 be convened cn ?,he Clrrit o f Deceinber for a. short course o f i n s t r u c f ; i o n 0: a b o a t one ;noiithrs dumtior,. 9+ The second class vi11 convene .a>?ut, Janixiry 5, 1!2 f o r n pert.od o f thr.ec? months . ..

The opening c l a s s o f a s e r i e s deziyncc? t o tcnch Cel?,rt,ial- Navigation t o o f f i c e r s I n the U. S. IL'nvy and C o i s t Gu::rd g3t c ? f t o A CTod start ori November 7. Tbese c l a s r e s a r e being conducted 5y meribers o f t h e IJDlted S t a t e ? P o m r Sqmdrom, and a r e h e l d i n t h e Fedcral OZfice Building, 90 Church S t r e e t , Ns-irr YorA, N. Y . k very d e f i n i t e ,ne?,]f o r such a course is ind i c a t e d , s i n c e L 4 rren, from E n s i p s t o L i e u t e n a n t Corimanders, a t t e n d e d t h e f i r s t c l a s s . It i s designed t o be a r e f r e s h e r course fzr t h o s s 8 a have : n allowed t h e i r n a v i q a t i o n s t u d i e s t o l a p s e , as T x e l l 2s a tllorough grcuriding i n t'nis s u b j e c t for t h m e t o whom it, i s new, E. T. Ball of t h e IJorthwn i'ki "Jersey Poiver Squadron l e d t h e d i s c u s s i m 3n t h e f i r s t tm clrtsses. Subsequcnt c l a s s e s w i l l be i n s t r u c t e d bjr o t h e r prominer,t Squadron tPachPrs

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I n September t h e Navy fwmu;la.ted p l a n s t o t r a i n a l a r g e number of


nen i n d u t i e s connected w i t h caintenanco and r e p a i r o f r a d i o m a t e r i a l . Steps were i J m e a i a t e l y taken t o provide s c h o o l f a c i l i t i e s , a n d t h e Comandant of the Trvelfth Naval D i s t r i c t :vas a u t h o r i z e d t o e s t a b l i s h a s c 6 o o l of l a r g e c a p a c i t y on Treasure I s l a n d i n San F r m c i s c o Bay. Prelirninary work has -been s-?arted a l r e a d y and e q g p m e n t and s u p p l i e s are b e i n g ordered. I n s t r u c t o r s a r e being s e l e c t e d and ordered now. I n s t r u c t i o n s have been i s s u e d by t h e Naval Z e c r u i t i n g S e r v i c e t o r e c r u i t experienced r a d i o s e r v i c e nen as r a p i d l y a s p o s s i b l e . E s p e c i a l l y q u a l i f i e d o f f i c e r s a r e b e i n g s e n t t o each R e c r u i t i n g Diztsior, Headquarters be t o a s s i s t t h e R e c r u i t i n g I n s p e c t o r s i n o b t a i n i n g q u a l i f i e d men who 11511 enl i s t e d as second c l a s s p e t t y o f f i c e r s i n Class V-6 o f t h e :Java1 Reserve. The Navy e x p e c t s t h a t t h i s s c h o o l fill be rezdy f o r o p e r z t l o n about February 1, 1942. I n t h e meantime, and t o a v o i d any I n t e r delay, s t u d e n t s a r e beir,g assembled a t r a d i o o p e r a t o r s 1 s c h o o l s i n b s Angeles, C a l i f o r n i a , and Noroton, Connecticut. h%en t h e San Frnncisco Schoql i s ready, t h e Navy expects t o have s e v e r a l hundred men renc;y t o send t o it h e d i n t e l y .

IVAITING LISTS FOR THE RMXNSS OF SGlSTR.lc A-IID PRTR.1c


The following men are on t h e w a i t i n g l i s t f o r t h e r a t i n g s of 1 . Bgmstr.lc and P r t r . 1 c as a r e s u l t of service-wide c o n p e t i t i v e examinations h e l d July 16, 1 4 : ?1

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, It was d i r e c t l y r e s p o n s i b l e for t h e l o s s o f h i s Campaign of Ul.4 and t h e whole empire he, bad b u i l t and he l o s t t h e woman t o whom t h e l e t t e r was vrrittcn, h i s w i f e , Idaria Louise. iJapoleon vras b a t t l i n g t h e A l l i e s and decided t h a t he would push t o t h e W m e Z i v e r a n d ' c u t t h e enemies l i n e of comnunications. It was a p 3 d idea e x c e p t tLat when he vrot,e h i s wife he t o l d h e r of h i s p l a n s , and General Elucher, (-htmander i n Chief of t h e A l l i e s , captured t h e messenger c a r r y i n g the note; and r e a l i z e d as he read it t h a t t h e road t o P a r i s would be undefended. D ~ v mt h a t road Zluzher s e n t h i s overwhehing f o r c e t o capt,ure Paris, d r i v e k p o l e n n Lnt3 e x l l e , and cause ldaria Louise t o f l e p . The e n p i r e vas l o s t .

It h a s a l l been sumzed up as follotvs: "Everyone knows of Xapoleon s a b g i c a t i o n and e x i l e . t o Elba. But f e w k:iom t h a t a s.ecmirlgly h a r n l s s s l e t t e r o f a f f e c t i o n , l o v e and ego from h i s own hand, a n d n o t trip military genius o f h i s enemy, caused h i s crushing defeat.!'
D r . Johnson wrote: " I n a mants l e t t e r s , you know, madam, h i s s o u l l i e s naked." Yes n o t only h i s s o u l , b u t a man o f t h e s e r v i c e !night carel e s s l y lay t'ne s o u l o f h i s country naked and v u l n e r a b l y exyosed t o t h e eneqy of h i s d i s c l o s u r e of 'unimportant 1 i n f o r m z t i o n ,
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Lieutenant Cormander J. J. Tur,ney, :J.S.N.R., c m p l e t e d on Saturday, ..dvember 22, a t o u r of t h e x i i n Navy Recr'uiting S t a t l x s throughout t h e United S t a t e s . T'r,e .primaFJ purpose of' t h i s t o u r was t'ne i n t e r v i e w and s e l e c t i o n of a number of young men w i t h c o l l e g e decrees i n p k y s i m l u c a t i o n f o r e n l i s t m e n t as cllief p e t t y o f f i c e r s i r L t h e r,iavczl Reaerve. Pi .the t o u r has been h i g h l y s u c c e s s f u l and t h e Mavy is well. pleased v i t h t h e Yes d t s obtained. L i e u t e n a n t Comxmder Tumiey i s ,?.tp e s e n t a t t h e ' Ninth Ihml D i s t . r i c t , w i t h Headquarters i n Chicagn, f o r the P w p n s e n f r e n d e r h E : sukh a s s i s t a n c e as t h e Comzandant may d e s i r e i n C,!iat 2 i : t r i c t i n connection with tkie Navy's Physic.ri1. Filmess Program.

ViIS CONSIN ALLNNI ASSOCIATION

The following l e t t e r from Harry C. Thcma, A s s i s t a n t S e c r e t a r y of t h e Wisconsin A l u m n i Association, &ujison Bisconsin, i s quoted i n p a r t :

A t i t s r e c e n t meeting, t h e board of d i r e c t o r e cf t h e :/isconsin Alumni A s s o c i a t i o n voted t o send free copies o f i 5 s p u b l i c a t i o n , THE V L 5 C JSN ALUKNUS, t o a l l alumni and f o m e r s t a d ,Pnts who K C C N I are now i n the Amy, Navy, or BIarine Corps. I have been a b l e t o c o n t a c t most of t h e army p o s t s I n t h i s country 5hroush t h e use of a l i s t o f such p o s t s t h a t was f u r n i s h e d u3. Contczcting men i n t h e Navj, however, i s q u i t e a d i f f e r e n t p r o p o s i t i o n . Ilany o f our alumni, I know, a r e s e r v i n p on board s h i p and servi n g i n d i s t a n t p o r t s which we cannct reach. The same holds t r u e or those alumni s e r v i n g i n t h e b h - i n e C c q s , .

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The word we want t o g e t t o our alumni i s t h i s : lie w i l l be happy ALU?.iNUS t o a l l forrner t o send f r e e copies of THE -~.~SCCOIdSZIu s t u d e n t s and g r a d u a t e s of t h e U n i v e r s i t y of Wisconsin for the e n t i r e d u r a t i o n of t h i s emergency. Pie a s k t h a t the i n d i v i d u a l w r i t e us a t t h e above a d d r e s s s t a t i n g t h a t h e wishes t o be placed on t h i s m a i l i n g l i s t and g i v i n g us h i s c o r r e c t p r e s e n t address.

- SUM SPOTS For many years, t h e Naval Observatory has been phctographing t h e sun each c l e a r day w i t h a s p e c i a l l y c o n s t r u c t e d ccmera of approximately f o r t y f e e t f o c a l l e n g t h , known as a photoheliograph. Frcm t h e p l a t e s obtained, t h e s i z e , l o c a t i o n , and arrangement o f sun s p o t groups can be a c c u r a t e l y recorded, and continuously followed.. C o l l a b o r a t i o n with t h e M t . Wilson Observatory makes it p o s s i b l e t o g e t d a t a for m o s t days when clouds obscure thc: sun i n Yiashington. T n i s sun s p o t work i s becoming i n c r e a s i n g l y important. S h o r t l y a f t e r t h e sun s p o t s p a s s t h e sun! c e n t r a l meridian t h e bombardment 0 2 t h e e a r t h and i t s atmosphere by t h e streams of e l e c t r i f i e d p a r t i c l e s f r o r r t h e sun causes c e r t a i n d i s t u r b a n c e s i n t h e e a r t h r s magnetic f i e l d , t h e g a s s e s of t h e upper a i r become luminous, causing a u r o r a l d i s p l a y s , and telephone, t e l e g r a p h , and r a d i o connunications, r a d i o beams, e t c . , iwy be s e r i o u s l y d i s r u p t e d by t h e ensuing m a s n e t i c storms. The importance t h a t t h i s !.1ipht have for a n a v i a t o r following a r a d i o bean i n bad vrep.ther does n o t need elaboration.
The sun s p q t d a t a o b t a i n e d a t t h e ilTaval Observatory and published i n t h e Monthly Jeather Review f u r n i s h e s a n i n v a l u a b l e r e c o r d o f changes i n s o l a r a c t i v i t y over long p e r i o d s of time f o r s c i e n t i s t s engaged i n t h e s t u $ of t e r r e s t r i a l magnetism a n d c o n d i t i o n s i n t h e e a r t h f s atmosphere. Various o f f i c i a l and o t h e r a g e n c i e s r e c e i v e d a i l y r e p o r t s , such as t h e Bureau nf Standards, t h e . Carnegie I n s t i t u t i o n , Bureau of Ships, Vestern Ucion, Science S e r v i c e and some i n d i v i d u a l s c i e n t i s t s doing r e s e a r c h work, and r e g u l a r ser-

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2,108,608 92 239 2 56

TOTAL

Combatant 343 (Tonnage) 1,372,375 Auxiliary 204 Xine Craft 136 187 P a t r o l Vessels Net and Boom Craft 72 Grand Total:

344

687 3,480,983
296
7'7

375 443

936

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( D i s t r i c t c r a f t , o t h e r t h a n Net and 3oom c r a f t and IIotor E:inesWepers, are n o t Lncluded i n t h e s e t o t a l s ) . (The t o t a l f o r D i s t r i c t Craft i s 861).

Three s a l v a g e v e s s e i s now under t h e cognizance of t h e i3ureau of Ships USS V I K I N G , USS CEUSADER, and USS UISCOnRm - are n e a r i n g completion, and it i s expected t h a t t h e y will be p l a c e d i n t r i a l o p e r a t i o n under t h e eont r a c t o r s some time b e f o r e t h e f i r s t o f t h e year.

These s h i p s were t a k e n ovzr by t h e Nayy from t h e Coast and Geod e t i c Survey D i v t s i o n o f t h e Department of Comerce and were converted i n t o sa1var.e v e s s e l s , based on a new 1. S. Navy design. They a r e equipped 1 w i t h t h e l a t e s t g e a r and a p u r t e n a n c I ; ? s for salvaTe a o r k under a l l p o s s i b l e conditions. These s h i p s a r e 186 f e e t i n l e n g t h 115th a s t a n d a r d ctisplacenent of app-oxirx-itelS. 1,000 tons. The USS V I K I I J G i s b e i n ? converted a t t h e San a i e g o l i x i n e Cons t r u c t i o n Coripany, San Diego, C a l i f o r n i a ; t h e 'JSS CYiS;3ER, a t t h e General Engineering and Dry Dock CoTpany, Alameda, C a l i f o r n i a ; and t,h5 USS DTSC3VE3329 a t $he Lake Vnion D r y Dock and 1Tachine Aorks, S e a t t l e , '-Tas!ij.n'$m.
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SEA OTT1;R ?TO. 2

F i n a l t'rials o f t h e ?J.S.S. S d 3TT53 U0.2 were r e c e n t l y run and subsequent t o changes i n 9achLnery i n s " a 1 l a t i o n deemed necessary. Arrangexents have been completed by Comander '7. S. Jameson, R.H., f o r r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s of t h e B r i t i s h Government t o w i t n e s s t r i a l s o f t h e SC.4 OYTLB. Production on t h i s type o f v e s s e l w i l l n o t be,nin u n t i l completion of a l l triaJs. b k . Edward B. Gsrmain, p r e s i d e n t o f Ships, Incorporated, a t p r e s e n t i s malting a survey or' t h e country p r e p a r a t o r y f a r s t a r t i n g c o n s t r u c t i a r on b u i l d i n g ways f o r the c o n s t r u c t i o n of SEA OTTER t y p e craft.

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..., . _...., . . - . .......' .,. A l l o c a t i o n as t, types of the new 11LOO-boai't. program,.. qe.cently : a u t h o r i z e d by Congress and a7,proved by the President, ~5.11 e coinpleted i n b t h e near f u t u r e . D e t a i l e d arrmuncernsnt o f the type o f c r a f t t o be constructed' rill be made a t a later datc?.
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Wr. Tax-idriver, do you sabe e E p n o l a ? l l "Yah, m ~ ! saSe.1'.

"OK, muchacha b o n i t a chequita ciinero, a t the Rhumba Casino? "No comprende m caballerc-but e ny cab nT1i t a k e you t o t h e Rmba Casino." ' *Well, s o you can t a l k Anerican!lt ffHec!i yes, I ' n Jeff Sanchez fron N::tche::." Vel1 whaddayu knov,--I'm Een F i e c h t l f r m Denv-.r-mi!, but i t ' s a small n-orld,l1

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Parents arid o t h e r r e l a t i v e s of nen i n t h e N a y r may be assured tha whether a f l o a t o r ashore they w i l l s i t down t o Christvmas dinner of the Same kind they would enjoy a t home, it i s annouxed by t h e Navy Dqx'tnent. Here a r c some i t e m oc a Qrpical s h i p ' s Christmas wnu: oyster, shrimp, 3r f r u i t cock+-ail; celery, o!.j.ves, r a d i s h e s , swrnet xlixed p i c k l e s , saltLnes; c>icken, wean o r t o n a t o soup; r o a s t yams tu?kep and s?ice.:! baked Iiarn; sage, o y s t e r o r oyster a n d n u t c!rcssing; nashed p o t a t o e s , creaned onions, baked squash, but.tered green peas; g i b l e t . gray,^, cynnberl-y s a m e , bran rolls, bread and b u t t e r , l e t t u c e and t.omato s a l a d ; friiit cake, pmpk;,.1 p i e , i c e crearn, assorted fresh f r u i t , nixed nutvs, ca.ndy, c o f f c e , c i g z r s , c i g a r e t t e s , There f a . c i l i t . i e s a r e available, att r x c t i v c nenus are print.ed aboard s h i p s o t h a t t h e Fen m y s a i l tiicrn h m e . Sone o f then a r e exceedinsl:r artistic. F r e q w n t l y they in-clude a ? i c t , u r e o f t , ! ~ chip. , Althou@i d e f i n i t e f i g w e s are r i o t a v a ' h b l e on j u s t h o v nany pounds -of various items are cmsimi6d on t h e s e p x - t i c i l a r l : ~ f e s t i v e holidays, the Bureau of Su~p1ic.sand Accounts of t h e Nzvy est'l.mat.es t h a t 1,600,002 pounds of f o o d . w i l 1 be required. T i i i s w i l l inc1ud.e a n e s t l m a t e o f 360,000 pounds of turkey. I n s h o r t , t h e men who m n t h e Navy's s k i p s ,and phore f a c i l i t i e s and nfho are.a t t r a i n i n g s t a t i o n s n c t only s i t d o ~ m o a board w i t h all the t U s u a l items of a Christmas menu, b u t t o one t'nat i s leaded w i t h extra amounts f o r these cays.

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700,000 pairs of woolen socks and 33E,mO s u i t s of heavy woclen underwear are b e i n g purchased t o supplement p r e s e n t heavy w i n t e r c l o t h i n g o u t f i t s n3w s u p p l i e d to t h e men of' t h e Kavy. T h i s m a t e r i a l b e c x e s star+ a r d i s s u e . J e l i v e r i e s w i l l s t a r t a p p r o x i a a t e l y January 1. , .. .
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The Navy Mother's Club 2f A i e r i c a I s a n a t i o n a l o r g a n i z a t i o n i n t e r e s t e d i n the i4;elfal.e o f i?ravy personnel L-*it w i t h o u t a:iy o f f i c i d conzect i o n with t h e Navy D c m r t n e n t . Ho:7ever, t h e purpcses or' t h e o r g 3 1 i i z a t ~ ~ o n a r e highlrv; cPmxnendabLe an? deserviflg o f Tuil s i p p o r t . -L?cq o b j a c t l v e s of t h e hlavy Plotherls Club o f k n e r i c a are t h e fo1lorvi.n~:

T2 c o l l e c t and d i s s e x i n n t e Inl'orca t i n n r e l a t i n g t o the Navy an-3. tn,e r,anner of l i v i n g -.nd envSrome!!nt of its personnel.

To encoura.ze csntentinent, e f f i c i e n c y , p'tr'ia Llsz;,,

and p r i d e anpng h y s . and men s e r v . b g i n the N ; . ay

C I U ~ J E OF CO~JIYITTE.ESON NATIONAL DEFENSE N OF STATE BAR ASSOCIATIONS


" I n t h e l i s t of Chairmen of Committees on Naticnal Defense o f S t a t e Bar A s s o c i a t i o n s , published in Bureau o f Navigation B u l l e t i n #290 of March 22, 1941 t h e following change should be made:

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t o r e p l a c e I . Douglas k r a n t , C o w r Building, SFrminghLm't. k

Number 131-41
Alloxances f o r T r a n s f e r o f E n l i s t e d nen and Baggage t o and from Naval A c t i v i t i e s , Naval W r College: A p p l i c a t i o n s from Naval Reserve a Officers , Examination o f Naval Reserve o f f i c e r s t o determine p h y s i c a l f i t n e s s f o r a c t i v e duty. I n s t r u c t i o n s Regarding i i u s t e r Roll, Advancenerit i n Rating - E n l i s t e d Personnel o f Regular Navy and Naval Reserve on a c t i v e duty. Re: S e r v i c e r e q u i r e n e n t s f o r advancement , Subversive A c t i v i t i e s Conbatting or". T r a n s a c t i o n o f money o r d e r b u s i n e s s by A s s i s t a n t Navy Mail Clerks, Appointment o f c e r t a i n n a v a l a v i a t o r s o f t h e Naval Res e r v e t o c o m i s s i o n e d rank i n t h e l i n e ol" t h e r e p i l a r Navy. Temporaqr appointments t o commissioned and w a r r a n t c r a d e s i n t h e Naval Reserve of corxnissioned w a r r a n t officel*s, w a r r a n t o f f i c e r s , and c e r t a i n e n l i s t e d men o f t h e Naval Reserve. O f f i c e r D a t a Cards, Forms I'J.NaiJ, 278 ( r e v i s e d ) and N,Nav, 27 8 i . Traiiiing Reports on Znsigns : (IJ,Nav, 443-b) submission o f Annual Census Report. Discharge o f E i n o r s . Conmissions: Delays i n F s s m n c e o f , Report on Absence or Discharge o f Personnel Possessing S p e c i a l Knowledge o r information, A p p l i c a t i o n for POStEradUate I n s t r u c t i o n , T r a n s f e r of men a w a i t i n g immediate bad conduct o r dishonorable d i s c h a r g e

132-41
133-41 134-41 1%5-41 136-41 137-41 138-41

140-41 141-41 U2-41 143-41 144-41 145-41 146-41 147-41

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January 1

- U .S.S. Experiment 1800

a t t a c k e d t e n Picaronp barges of war, Gonaives, Haiti, - Mason and S l i d e l l , t h e C m f e d e r a t e CoImissioners t o England and 1862 France were l i b e r a t e d from F o r t Tiarren a t 3oston, and s a i l e d f o r Europe. 1863 Galveston, Texas, r e c a p t u r e d by Confederates' 1 9 Spaniards evacuate Cuba, an6 Spain ceded Cuba t o t h e United S t a t e s * 89 January 2

1776
I _

(Crosses of S t . George and S t . hilrelv, Colonial f l a g first raised. on Slue ground w i t h r e d and white s t r i p e s ) . 1862 Combined Army and Navy a t t a c k upon Confederate f o r c e a t F o r t Royal Ferry, South Carolina. 1900 Open Door p o l i c y i n China announced 'og S e c r e t a r y Hay.
January 3 1852 a olidi s t in - U.S.S. K. tEvans,e r Raesx i Js decdi r A lm yG.S. - Robley 9 1912 a ,
,

t h e defense of Plequemine, La. Xavy, died.

January L

1862 Boat Expedition a g a i n , s t Corifcderat,es a t !!ear

19 89
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R l u f f , South Carrllina. P r e s i d e n t IhcKinleg s e n t t r e a t y of peace with S p a i n t o Senate. January 5

U .S P r i v a t e e r PilFjrim captiired n r i t i s h Ship 'lMary'l. U .S .S. P r e s i d e n t sunk s h i p 'l'l;'anderer!!, seven guns, o f f Barbadoes.
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1846 - Commodore a i d d e l l i n U.S.S. Canton, China.

Columbus and Vincennes anchored n e a r

Januzrv 6 1776 Navy, blis d. - Medical t Corps,a t eU.S.January e6,s t a1793,h eJoshua Humphreys, d e s i g n e r o f 1793 - It hne at tlCeo nt es tri tdu t i o d t t , wrote t o Robert Morris d e s c r i b i n g t h e type o f n s h i p which t h e United S t a t e s s h m l d b u i l d as t h e &ginning o f i t s modest Navy. It read, " A s o u r Navy f o r a c o n s i d e r a b l t time Will be i n f e r i o r i n numbers, w a r e t o c o n s i d e r whzt s i z e s h i p s would e be more formidable, znc? b& En over-match f o r t h o s e of t h e enemy. F r i g z t e s b u i l t t o c a r r y 1 2 an2 18 pounders vri-11 n o t answ:2r.tt "They must be s u p c r i o r t o any Europhan f r i g a t e , and if o t h e r s ( o f t h c enemy) should be i n cornpany, o u r f r i g a t e s can a.1mys lead ahead and never be o b l i g e d t o go i n t o z c t i o n b u t on t h e i r ovm terms, except i n a calm.11 The tlConstitutiorP and h c r sisters were b u i l t as Ehunphreys suggested.

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- c l o t h i n g f o r B r i t i s h Army on Lake Rorgne. Department 1846 - Orders of Navynorthwest c otaos t Commodore Riddle t o proc3cd lzrith t h e ftColumbustl t o of Amcricc t o assume co:imiand of

1813 U.S.S. Hornet captured B r i t i s h s l o o p o f - m r f t E l l e n t t . U S. Launch w i t h 38 men c a p t u r e zn? burn b r i g t f C y r u s t l , c a r r y i n g .

Naval Forces o f t h e U.S. on thC7.t s t a t i o n . 1863 U.S 3 . Pocahontas captured Confederate trAritonalt Treaty powers undertook p r o t e c t i o n of: r a i l w a y between Pekin, China -. and t h e sea.

JanuLry 7

1779 United S t a t e s S h i p General Arnold d r i v e n ashore a t Plymouth and was l o s t (71 men). 1822 U.S.S. Porpoise c a p t u r e s i x ( 6 ) p i r a t e s h i p s o f f Cuba.

- Battleships

Alabama and Kentucky c o l l i d t d , Janu?.ry 8

U.S. Nnvzl Brigade and Mexicans a t - Actioh r b eat ,w e n Capture of Los 4-ngeles undcr Admiral San Gabriel Califo ni Stockton.

1815 Navy p a r t i c i p a t e d i n t h e b a t t l e of New Orleans.

River,

1850 Brooklyn Naval Dry Dock f i r s t used. C h r i s t o p h z r R.P. Rodgcrs, U ,S .It., d i e d . U.S. Government warned Ecuador a g a i n s t d e s t r u c t i o n of American
7

property. January 9

1814 - U.S.S.

P r e s i d e n t sunk o f f BarSadoes s h i p Edmrd--six

( 6 ) guns.

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1847 Action between U.S. Naval Brigade and ILlexicans a t La Mesa, Calif. " S t a r of the'.WestI! f i r e d on from Idorris I s l a p d , Charleston, South C a r o l i n a .
January 1 0

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Arkansas. January 1 1

1779 1843
1863

1853 -

Em m 1864

1868 -

American S h i p A l l i a n c e s a i l e d from Boston f o r France, w i t h c o n t i n e n t a l r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s and w i t h General Lafayette. (The o n l y mutiny which has occurred i n t h e U.S. Navy took p l a c e on t h i s voyage i n c i t e d by f o r e i g n sailors) F r a n c i s S c o t t Key, a u t h o r o f S t a r Spangled 3anner, died. e Experimental S h i p Monitor s a i l e d from N w York t o t h e Potomac River. (See January 4 ) . U.S. Warship Hatteras d e s t r o y e d by t h e Alabama o f f Galveston. Capture of F o r t Hindman, Arkansas. U.S.S. I r o n Age grounded and was d e s t r o y e d i North C a r o l i n a n waters Confederate blockade Vesta and Ranger d e s t r o y e d o f f Xilmington, North Carolina. Henry H. Bell, Eiear Admiral, U.S.N., drolimed i n Japan.

January 1 2

1 1 ' U .S. S h i p Chesapeeke c a p t u r e d and s e n t t o Portsinouth s h i p I1Volunteer1l 85

-- 1 2 guns, v d t h d r y goods cargo, etc., value $700,000.00. 1862 U.S.S. Pensacola a t t a c k e d and passed Confederate b a t t e r i e s on Potomac River. 1848 U.S.S. Lexington captured Mexican tovn of Sari 31as, mcl two ( 2 ) schooners. 1911 P r e s i d e n t Tzft asked Congress t o a p p r o p r i a t e f i v e I n i l l i o n d o l l a r s - toward f o r t i f y i n g Panama Canal.
7

January 13 1842 U .S, Wilkes Exploring Expedition a r r i v e d a t Nmila, P , I T863 Second Naval attac!i o n F o r t F i s h e r , Uorth C a r o l i n a .

tJanuary 14 1813 P - U.S.war.r i v a t e e r of


7

Comet fought t h r e e B r i t i s h 2nd one Portuguese v e s s e l s

1813 U.S.S.

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Chesapeake captured and sunk S r i g Liverpool Ben i n North Atlantic. U.S.S. P r e s i d e n t s t o o d o u t t o sea s u c c e s s f u l l y a f t e r long blockade, U.S.S. Columbia lost n e a r New I n l e t , South C s r o l i n a .

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1865 F o r t F i s h e r a t t a c k e d and captured by AchFral P o r t e r (Last Naval


e v e n t o f C i v i l ?;Jar )

January 1 5

1815 - U.S.S. hours.

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J o i n t A r m y and Rival

1865 U .S .S. Patapsco sunk n e a r F o r t LIoultrie, South Carolina.


F i n a l and s u c c e s s f u l a t t a c k on F o r t F i s h e r , South Carolina. January 16 Priva-teer Decatur c a p t u r e d by H i s U a j e s t y ' s Shi;, S u r p r i s e o f f Barbadoes, West I n d i e s . 1840 ','lilkes E q e d i t i o n s a x lanc! of A n t a r t i c c o n t i n e n t . January 1 7

1813 U . .S P i p e r captured by H.V .S Narcissus. S 3_ao'z U.S. Naval Force made reconnaissance i n Tiright's River, South

Carolina.

Jnnu? ry 18

1814 U.S. Brig E n t e r p r i s e and R a t t l e s n a k s c a p t u r e d b y F1.X.S:


January 1 ) s
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1815

Boat e x p e d i t i o n under P u r ~ c rShields c u t o u t I3riCi-h Schooner 3On Hermans, Lake 3orgne, La.

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1882 Panama Canal -- R e d work begun a t CuleSra. Treaty of Peace made w i t h England,
Second Stone F l e c t sunk o f f Charleston, South Carslir,a. January 2 1

11 85

1815 B r i t i s h Schooner Dclore:: c a p t u r e d on t h e N i n s i s s i p p i Ria-zr .


S u c c e s s f u l b o a t exgedi.ti.on s g s i n s t t h e 3ritish. oil L&c ForSne, c a p t u r i n g t h r e e enzmy v e s s e l s and t u r n c d p r i s o n w s o v e r t o U.S. Army.

1865 Boat E x p d i t i o n on t h e Apalachicola River, F l o r i d a .

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- U.S.S. 1863
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Cambridge captured Confederate schooner Time o f f New I n l e t , North Carolina. 1870 U.S.S. Oneida sunk i n Yokohara Harbor, Japan, b y c o l l i s i o n w i t h P & 0 Steamer Bombay. January 24

1836 U.S.?, ----

United S t a t e s s a l u t e d Peruvian f l a g . The f i r s t s a l u t e t o t h a t f l a g , Sr;nin having : I ~ : ;--.nderetl c m n t r y t h a t day. . 1864. U .S.S. Crusader chased as klrbckade runner o f f ';/intimill P o i n t .

Jan -_- iary 25

9 1856 Shubrick Expedition o 1 v e s s e l s a x i v e d a t Asuncion, Paraquay. U .S .S, Maine a r r i v e d i n Hava-ia HarSor.

Jam?. 26 ry
U .S .S. Decatur slielletl to:,x ol' S e a t t l e t o ) r o t e c t se-t-tlers from Indians. John P a u l Jones plczced i ; c q - p t , C h a y l , L-,?. Kava1 Academy. :

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Commodore Chauncev, 1 . .N., d i e d . J S American s h i p Providence captured G B r i t i s h f o r t a t Kew Providence, The first U.S. Flag raised o v e r a r'orei.cn f o r t r e s s , West I n d i e s . spiked the guns, remvt3t.i all. a p n u n i t i o n s , t h r e e hun2red small arms, s a i l e d w i t h s i x p r i z e v ~ s s o l san6 r e l e a s e d tv:ent,r jmerican P r i s o n e r s . January 28
U ,S. P r i v a t e e r S u r p r i s e CaiJtured British s k i p 11 S t a r " Attack on Roanoke I s l a n d by U.S. F1e.t. Confederate f o r c e s on Savannah River d e s t r o p d .

Boat,s from a B r i t i s h f r i p t e a t t a c k e d schooner l l A l l i g a t o r l l . U.S. Launch and 25 mcrArind t h r e ~ l:ari;es, c27tured t - m t c n d e r s v:hich were g a l l a n t l y c a r r i e d by boarding while under f i r e o f m e of t h e eneny f r i g a t s s . Corvett A.dams burned i n North A t l a n t i c S r i t i s h schoonzr Prince Regent w i t h F117, 000.00 cargo. Admiral Benham a t 2ia c J a n e i r o f o r t h e 3 r a z i l i a n F l e e t t o permit k passage of United S t z t t s ships

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y l _

Ja;?uary 30

1848 Naval f o r c e s from U.S.S. 3 a l e c a p t u r e d town o f Cochori, Mexico, U.S.S. Olive a l s o p a r t i c i p a t e d , c a p t u r i n g several small boats. 1862 O r i g i n a l Monitor launched a t New York. U.S.S. I s a a c Smith captured by Confederztes.
January 31
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INDEX
Advantages of Kechanical Training A r l i n g t o n Annex The Bureau o f Navigation S e t t l e d I n lJew Horne A t t e n t i o n -All Spanish S t u d e n t s Board t o S e l e c t Reserve A v i a t o r s f o r T r a n s f e r t o Regular Navy Chairnen o f CoGittees on N a t i o n a l Defense o f State Bar Assn Christmas G r e e t i n g s f r o m t h e Cnief o f t h e Eureair o f Navigation Cormanding OfTicer of U.S.S. SALINAS Reports on Torpedoing Receives Cormendatim from Chief o f Naval O p e r a t i o n s Defense I n s t r u c t i o n Classes S t a r t e d Four-Hundred B n a t Program Graduation Officer's Class Submarine School QmM3mpass School Large Purchase of Woolens L e t t e r t o the President. A L i e u t e n a n t Commander Tunney Conpletes Tour L i s t of Bureau o f Navigation C i r c u l a r Lett.ers. 8 e g i n n i n g October 21. 1941 Living Conditions i n I c e l a n d Memorial S e r v i c e s Iiapoleon 17rote a L e t t e r Naval Advisory S e r v i c p in F i e l d O f f i c e s o f t h e D i v i s i o n of Contract D i s t r i b u t i o n Ofrice o f Production Yanafpnent Naval Almanac Navy Inaugurates S h o r t Tern Enlistment, for 3.S. Naval Resene. Pjavy's 19en t o F a r e T:ell a t Christmas IJavJr Mother's Club o f America. The Navy S e r v i c e School Ford i : o t o r Cmpany Officers' Status U.S. Naval Reserve Radio ; l a t e r i a l kiaintenance ;den - Savy Trninin,F: School Treasure Island. San Francisco R e c r e a t i o n Centers i n Iionnlld.u Named fcr Farrier Conianders-inChief - U.S. F l e e t A e c r u i t i n g - A d v e r t i s i n g Canpaign ExtensiT;e R e g i s t e r o f Naval Beserve O f f i c e r s , 1941 R e n t a l Allowances Reserve C'fficer T r a i n i n g R e t i r e d and Reserve P e r s m n e l Salary Preferred Salvaze Vessels School C o n c s s s i m S e c r e t a r y of t h e Navy Frank I(n3x Xakes S t a t e n e n t on Amendqent Of Neutrality A c t S e c u r i t y O f f i c e r Navy Department S e l e c t i o n s f o r Enzineer Duty Only S o l i l o q u y on S i l o s Spanish I n s t r u c t i o n S m n a r ; #of Nzval Craft B u i l t o r B u i l d i n g as o f Decenber 1 1941 . SmSpots v p 9 Temporary Promotions Temporary Appoint3ents and P r o n a t i o n s

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Think o f t h e Folks Back Home i Three Life Saying. Kedals Awarded TrGining S t a t i o n Surve$' ShoYm' 23;l Per Cent o f U S. . I h y y Rocr7uits Are %igh S c h o o l C;raduates U S. S. Sea O t k r No. 2 : WaitinR Lists for the Ratings o f 3G;'STFL-lc and PRTI?. 1.c.. 1:v'isconsin.Ahmi A s s x i a t i o n t

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