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SECRETARY KNOX ADDRESSES TGDAL HOLDERS Secretary of t h e Navy Frank Knox addressed t h e ar,nual m e e t h e o f t h e Legion of Valor a t Fort Sheridan near C'lii.cago July 28, This session was t h e f i f t y - f i r s t o f t h e A r m y and Navy Legion of Valor which was founded 5.n 1890. Membership of t h e organization i s composed of r e c i p i m t s of t h e Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, and t h e Congressional Medal- of Honor.

The Secretary of t h a Navy r e c e n t l y addressed a l e t t e r t o Bir. Charles IVilliam Helmick , Parkersburg, Bdst Virginia, comwndine h i s l a t e son , I r a Mack Helmick, Ssamnn Second Class, U. S. Navy, dcceased, who l o s t h i s l i f e i n attempting t o rescue n woman from drovmi.r!g a t Ocean V i e w , Norfolk, V i r ginia, on August 4 , 1940, The Secretary s t a t e d t h a t !!Ira BIack Helmick's h e r o i c conduct on t h e occasion r c f e r r e d t o i s i n keeping with t h ? b e s t braditinn:: o f t h e Naval Service!', and h i s case has bccn r e f e r r e d t o t h e S e c r e t z q o f t h e Treasury f o r t h c award of a s i l v e r L i f e Saving Xcdal.

,OUTSTANDING (Cont.) h e l d r e c e n t l y in'flashington, D. C., Brig. Geri. Frank T. Hines, administ r a t o r of t h e Veterans' Administration, presented a medal t o WilliLmH. f o r being named t h e outstanding enl-isted mrm Ilj-&e, Yeoman IC, U.S.N.R., f o r 1940 i n t h e F i r s t Battalion, Naval Reserve. Higbe has been a membt?r o f t h e Organized Reserve s i n c e 1936 and has been on a c t i v e duty f o r some t i m e i n t h e Naval Reserve Division, fhireau of Navigation. MElllORfAL SERVICE

USS 0-9 3:OO p.m. 22 June, 1 9 . .41 a t Sea o f f Portsmouth, N.H.
A t 1500 on 22 June 1941 t h e USS PENACOOK l e f t t h s dock en route t o t h e scene o f t h e sinking of t h c USS 0-9. The IBS PENACOOK a r r i v e d about 1700 near t h e USS FALCON moored a t the l o c a t i o n o f t h e USS 0-9, Present were t h e USS TRITON, USS TIKIUT, USS GIUWADIER, USS GRAYLING, USS 0-3, USS 0-10, USS CHEIVINK, USS VPXON, USS YAQl;Ih!A, ILARIZZET T. LANE, Coast Guard, USS BADGER, and several- o t h e r c r a f t . They formed a c i r c l e near t h e l o c a t i o n o f t h e USS 0-9, a t which p l a c e t h e USS TRITON took her position.

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The p a r t y conducting t h e menlorial s e r v i c e , including t h e Honorable Frank Knox, S e c r e t a r y o f t h e Nclvy, w m t aboard t h e 1JSS TRITON and were received by Rear Admiral Edwards and his s t a f f . Radiomen and U. S. Marines formed the guard of honor. Four l a r g e wreaths were placed on t h e a f t e r deck of t h e TRITON. Memorial s e r v i c e was begun when flag:: were half-masted and a 21-gun s a l u t e f i r o d . Chapl.ain Ilorner G. Glunt, U. S. Navy, read t h e s c r i p t u r e s and o f f e r e d p r q e r . The Honorable Frmk Knox, S e c r e t a r y of t h e Navy, spoke t h e following eulogy:-

"1want t h e people of thty IJnitcd S t z t e s t o rem:dmb?r t h a t t h e s e men went t o t h e i r f a t e w i l l i n g l y as Voluntccrs. Eveiy m a n 2nd o f f i c e r i n t h e Submarine Scrvicc. must bo a volunteer f e r t h a t survict?. The f i r s t duty i n such a country as ours i s dc9'srise in t i m i ? o f dnngm. Ilcfenso means necessary risk. These mcn i n c u r r s d such r i s k . With a l l t h e conviction of which I a m capable, 1 say t h a t our country v r l l l l a s t only 80 long as t h e r e are men l e f t t o make such s a c r i f i c e s . ( T ~ L e c r e t m y of the Navy S movod t o x i l , s t r s t c h e d out h i s hands as if tctlltirig t o the wavcs.) To you and your shipmates we say Goodbye ,md GOD BLESS YOU.tt
Volleys were fi.red by t h e ldarinc guzrd of honor. Tzps were sounded, during nhich time wreaths were c a s t a d r i f t on the? open sea. This Memorial s c r v i c c was broadcast fron; t h z scene by s h o r t wavc t o TBZ and was t r a n s m i t t c d over three n a t i o n a l networks.
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t h e Naval Ordnance f l a g f o r outst&mdingperform&&? i n t h e production of Navy ordnance m a t e r i a l were recentky announced by Secretary Knox,

The awards were made i n t h e o f f i c e of S e c r e t a r y Knox on J u l y 25, 134-1.
Included i n t h e l i s t of companies are producers of armor, g m s , proj?ct i l e s , e q l o s i v e s , gun f i r e c o n t r o l equipment, r m g 3 f i n d e r s , and hinoculam, c o n t r o l equipment f a r gun mounts, machine gun p a r t s , depth charge throwers, n i c k e l f o r guns 2nd armor, make screzn e m e r a t o r s , d e p t h charge containers, c a r t r i d g a cases, powder tmks, gun mounts, ?mi gun br%?ch housings. The companies, which w i l l have t h e r i g h t t o f l y t h e Ordnance f l a e a s a mark o f d i s t i n c t i o n , are t h c following:

krmn Corporation, Brooklyn, N, Y,; Bausch 5; Loxb Qpticd. Co., Rocllester, N. Y,; Caneron Iron Works, IIouston, Texas; E. I, DuPont de Nemours Cow, ITilnd.n&ton, Delaware; Yishcr Bo@ Nvisian, Ch3neral Mators C o r p r a t i o n , D e t r o i t , Mic!T.igan; Ford I n s t m c r i t Go,, Mng f s l z n d city, K. Y.) Int2rRat i onal Nickel Go., Huntinq+Yon, West Vircinia; Keuffsl & Esscr Co. ,' Hoboken, N. J. ; h!lidvale Company, Ei cctova (Philxlelphia) P c n n s y h r i i a ; BEehlz P r i n t i n g Press & lJctnufa,cturing Go,, Chicaqo, i 1 I I n o i s ; Norris Stamping Co., LOS Angeles, California; Northern P ~ Go,, Kirinaapoiis, Itfinnesota; Follak J hkmufacturing Co, , Arlington, If, J ; :in6 t h e Textile ?&.chins Vorks, Read. i n g , Pennsylva nia

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Ehployees of t h m e companies w e t o be l i k e w i s e honorcd f3r t h c i r part ,i1 i n a t t a i n i n g t h z production progress. They - v 1b.1 c l i g i b l c t o wunr lcfpel buttons bearing t h e Buronu of Ordnance i n s i g n i : i wit'n t h a i n s c r i p t i o n , ''E f o r Production," and thl: ntnc o f t h c i r comp:.nies.
Th6 Ordnance i n s i g n i a , which a l s o q p c a r s ori t h e f l a g , i s t h e familiar The ust: of t h e l-:tttc.rIrE" design of "crossed Dahlgron guns n x i :mchor.lt t o denote excellence i s a U. S a M o y custom d a t i n g back t o 1996, Painted on a funnel, coming tower, bridgc, o r . t,urrr?t, it signalizes c r m Z X C C q . l e n c e i n t h e vz.ri.oiis depczrtments of gunnt:ly, mgineerint;, nnci si?amshiF.

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"It s e e m t o m t h a t it would be well, t u continue t o recognize such e merit as t h e production schedule moves a l q ,
!!Each successful a c t o f t h e aggressor n a t i o n s makes u s more keenly aware t h a t we must a c c e l e r a t e the production of t h e m a t e r i a l s f o r n a t i o n j l defense, The Navy i s t h e f i r s t l i n e of t h a t defense and i t s s h i p s and a i r c r a f t a r e not f i g h t i n g t i n i t s without t h e i r guns and weapons.

"1 r e c a l l t h a t when I was i n t,he Navy Department i n t h e l a s t World p U t s a c t i v e l y cooperat,ing i n t h e production of Ordnance m a t e r i a l t o fly t h e Naval. Ordnzticc f l a g . I b e l i e v e it would be well broader p l a n reviving similar use of t h i s i n s i g n i a and i t s
proud t r a d i t i o n ,

"1 a m sure t h a t such a program mould grovide an i n c e n t i v e f o r all manufacturers a d f o r t h e working m m and women i n t h s n a t i o n who are n. making an ever more determined e f f o r t f o r n a t f o n a l defense.tI
A l l o f t h e 1 companies nmed Lbovo by t h e Secretary a r e a b r e a s t o r 4 ahead o f t h e i r c o n t r a c t schedules, snd t h i s i s only a preliminary l i s t , t h e Secretary said, Other compmies which are found by t h e Bureau t o be making s i m i l a r progress w i l l rzceiva t h e awards,
'ISome compmies today are up t o s c h d u l e , Some a r e ahead. Others are lagging f o r various reasons," t h e Secret::ry said i n FL l s t t e r t o ,dl concerns which are producing ordnance f o r thr, Navy. "We of t h e Navy f e e l t h a t t h o s e companies which have found t h e methods by which g r e a t e r production of Naval Ordnance m a t t x i j l s can bs rzchieved a r e e n t i t l e d tD recognition, &inagement and workers should b e j l r s t l y proud of t h e i r success,
V e 3x9 s u r e t h a t America2 i n d u s t r y i s going t o see t h i s j o b of armi n g America through t o t h e end, not, for. m.ztcri=tl.rewards, but f o r p a t r i o t i c motives which t h i s i n c e n t i v e pLin qqmbolizcs

!We a r e going t o ask miracles i l l produrtlon. W e rd11 g e t miracles if I know the men and women of Ancricc: xho compos? industrJ.!l

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PROGRESS REPORTED I N NAVAL CONSTIZUCTAON

The Navy Department r e c e n t l y announced t h a t S.n t h e forty-day p e r i o d from June 1, 1941, t o July 10, 3 9 1 e x c e l l e n t progress i n t h e naval con.4, s t r u c t i o n p r o g r m i s r e f l e c t e d i n t h e f a c t t h a t keels h w e been Laid f w 42 naval v e s s e l s , and t h a t 22 v c s s d s have been launched,

Keels l a i d i n t h e p e r i o d ingluder
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- IJSS BOSTON, USS SANTA FE, Five submarines - USS BARR, USS BLOCKFISM,
Three cruisers

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F i f t e e n destroyers USS FRANKFORD, USS PARKER, U S FHAZIER, US3 S GANSEVOORT, USS GILLESPIE, USS HOBBY, USS KALK, USS DORAN, USS EARLE, USS HALFORD, USS LEUTZE, USS CAPPS, USS DAVID V. TAYLOR, USS CWCTON, and USS DRYSON. S i x Minesweepers USS SHELDRAKE, USS PLUCK, USS POSITIVE, USS P W R O E, USS RADIANT, and USS VICTOR.

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Eight sub-chasers.

- USS ROCKAWAY and USS SAM PABLO.

Three motor torpedo boats. Ships launched i n t h e period were: One b a t t l e s h i p One submarine

- U S 3 SOUTH DAKOTA. - USS FLYING FISH.
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FC)RWST and USS FITCH.
IJSS CHACHALACA, USS SKIUhER, USS TAPACOLA, USS DEFIANCE, USS DOMINANT, t h e USS ENDURANCE, and t h e USS ADAMANT. USS TERROR.

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The BAILEY i s t h e t h i r d v e s s e l of t h a t name, and no d a t e has as y e t been s e t f o r t h e launching.

Mrs. Navy, and Corps, U, scheduled

E t h e l Cowie Robinson, w i f e of Captain Clyde R. Robinscn, U. S. daughter. of t h e l a t e R e a & h i r a l Thomas Jefferson Cowis, Supply S, Navy, will S E ~ V Las sponsor f o r t h e U.S.S. COWIE, which 1: ~ : f o r launching i n cnrly September o f this yoar.

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Mrs. P a t r i c k J , Hurley, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, w i l l scrve a s sponsor f o r t h e U.S.S. DORAN, rimed i.n honor of h e r brother, the l a t e Chief Master-at-Arms, John J a w s Doran, U. S. Navy.
The DORAN i s t h e second vc-sscl of t h a t name. date has as y e t been s e t .

No d e f i n i t e launching

Edrs. Louise Van H, I n g e r s o l l , wife of Rear Admiral- Royal E. 1ngt.rs o l l , U. S. Navy, Assistant Chief of Naval Operations, I k v Y Departmznt, W i l l a c t as sponsor f o r t h e I1.S.S. GATO, whjch i s scheduled f o r ls?unehing i n August of t h i s y e a r ,

Mrs. Rachel Holmes, w i f c of Rear Admirial Ral.ston HoLTes, U. S. Na.qr, Member of the General Board, NJ,~TT;~F Department, w l l l be sponsor of t h e U.S.S. GREENLING, which m i l l be launched i n Septcmbor' of t h i s y m r .

hlrs. Albert T. Church, wife of Rear Adndral Albcrt T. Church, U.S.N., Director of t h e Engineering Experimental Strct,i on, L?napolis, l . ~d1.1 W, serve as sponsor f o r t h e GROIJPEI?, -{<hi& i s scheduld f o r lmnching in October, 1 4 1 9..
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Mrs. Robert L. Ghornley, wife o f R b x w d d n i r a l Robert L. Ghormley,

SPONSORS D E S IGNATED * ' (cont,) w i l l serve as sponsor f o r t h e U.S,S. i n g i n November o f this year. G R O I ~ E R , which i s s c h x h l e d for launch-

U.S,S. HADDOCK (Submarine)
!YES. iYilliam Henry Allen, w i f e of Rear Admiral William Henry Allen, IJ. S, Navy, Commandant of t h e S i x t h ,md Scventh Naval D i s t r i c t s and o f t h e Navy Yard, Charleston, S. C , , w i l l s e r v e as sponsor f o r t h e 1J.S.S. HADDOCK

This submarine i s named f o r the IIaddock, which i s a small food f i s h , a l l i e d t o b u t smaller than t h e cod, found on both s i d e s of t h e Atlantic. She i s scheduled f o r launching i n October, 1941.

U S S . KNIGHT ( Destroy e r)
Mrs. F o r r e s t B. K o y d , wife o f Com.mder F o r r e s t B. Eoy~ZL, U. S. Navy, U. S. Naval Mission t o R r a z i l , will Serve 3s sponsor f o r t h e U.S.S. K?JIGHT, named i n honor of h e r f a t h e r , t h e l a t e Rear Admiral Austin Melvin Knight, U, S. Navy,
The 'KNIGHT w i l l bl? launchzd i n Scptember, 1 4 . 91

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Mrs. Reed Knox of B q m Mawr, Pcnnsylvania, will s e r v e as sponsor for t h e U.S.S. bkCOOK x m e d i n honor o f h e r grandfather, t h e l a t e Comn-ander Roderick S. McCook, U , S. Navy.
The McCOOK, t h e second v e s s o l of t h a t name, has n o t as y z t had a d a t e s e t f o r launching,

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Mrs. Edward B. Tryon of L i o n v i l l c , Pa,, ~ ~ 1 .serve as sponsor f o r t h e 1. U.S.S. NICHOLAS named i n honor o f h c r er,~at,-er~~st-~~reat-Graridfathcr, the l a t e Major Samuel Kicholas, IT. S , Marine Corps,
name, i s scheduled f o r launching . Tho NICHOLAS, second vt:ssel of t h ~ . t i n September, 1941,

U S S SN JUAN ...
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Mrs. Margaritn Coll de Santori, of New York City, mill Genre as sponsor NEVER TALK &OUT

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f o r the U.S.S. S N JUAN, nmqd i n honor.o$ t h e C i t y o f San Juan, Fuerto A Elico. She i s t h e dauchter o f Xi-. Cayetano Coll. y Cuchi, President of t h e Board of Commissioners 0 ' t h e City o f San Juan, 1 The U.S.S. SAN JUAIi i s t h e second v e s s e l of t h t name and i s echcduled for launching i n August of t h i % year.

U.S.S. TERRY
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Idrs. Charles Nagel, <Jr., S t . Louis, Miss@iiri,w i l l serve as sponsor for t h e U.S.S. Terry, namsd i n honor of h e r grand-uncle, t h e l a t e Corrmander Edward Terry, U. S. Navy.
The launching d a t e of t h e TE3RY, t h e second v e s s e l of t h a t name, w i l l be announced l a t e r .
TI.S.S, TRIGGETZ (Submarins)

Mrs. Walter N. Vernou, w5fe of' Rear Admi.ral Vernou, U. S , Navy, Senior Member o f t h e Board Q € Inspect!-on and Survey, P a c i f i c Coast Sc?ct i o n , Long Reach, C a l i f o r n i a , w i l l s c r v c as sponsor for t h 3 U.S.S. TRIGGFX.
The TRIGGER i s n&ed f o r t,he Trigger f i s h which i n h a b i t s c h i c f l y

warm seas and i s o f t e n f a n t a s t i c a l l y cplored, One s p e c i e s occurs i n t h e Mediterranean and on t h e American Coast. It is scheduled for launching
i n October of t h i s y e a r , NEWFOUIJIILAND AhT TRINIDAD NAVAL OPEXATING aasm ESTASLEHED The Mnvy L)epartmcnt recently announcod establishment of U. S , Naval Olerating Bases a t Argentin, Elenrf oundland, and a t Trinj.dad,

Thz U. S . Naval Operiat,inl; B w t ? Tri.nid:id w i s a s t n b l i s h e d <as of August 1, and will i n c l u d e t h c U. S, Navrti Air S t a t i o n arid t h e f l c e t f w i l i t i e s on t h e i s l a n d . Comtnttndw Arthur W, findford, U. S, Navy, conmanding o f f i c e r of t h e U. 3 . Naval A i r S t a t i o n , 'TriRidnd, w i l l have a d d i t i o n a l d u t i e s as Comandmt o f t h e Naval O p e r a t i q Bise. The d a t e of establishment a l s o i s t h e d a t c of commissioning f o r both operating bases.
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The U. S. Wavd. A i r S t a t i o n , Dutch Hnrbor, Alaska, will b g ? ert,:zblislLr,d 1941, t h e d a t e of comnissioning. The s t a t i o n i s l o cated on Asnaknak Island. Thc commanding o f f i c e r xi11 be Commndur W i l l i q . m X. Upc?agraff, U. S. Nzivy.
as of September 1,

The Navjr Dcpartmxt reccntl;; znriounc-ci cs t Ibli;hmmt of m i l rermorship a t t h e %x-il Rases and Sti.?tions c c t ? . h l j s h c d on t r i r r i t o r y l c z s c d from Gredt B r i t a i n . Th(3 censorship, w h i r h will be conducted by Americm n:zv?l o f f i c s r s :it thc various s t 3 t i o n s , 5:; I n int-.reE;t of preserving sxv,ri.ty and m c e s s a r y b c c m s c of tht. i n t -rlockj.n$ iJlti!r?St,:i of t h 5 Ur,itcd S t s t e s and P r i t i s h a c t i v i t i e s i n ths ? m z s .

Sccretary of t h e N q y KrttJx rn,cLmtly znr!o;mccd ttic T ~ E ~ E S assigned t o two submarinss b u i l d i n g 2 t t h r : Fi:iyy Y v d , 1J:irc- Isl:Ln?, t-nd seventy-four auxiliary vessels under construction i n p r i w t c y?rrls,

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Named from General Word C l a s s i f i c a t i o n :

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On Saturday, July 12, 1941, the new Naval A i r S t a t i o n a t Quonset Point, R. I., was corrnissioried. The Honorable rialph A. Bard, R s s i s t a n t S e c r e t a r y of t h e Navy, ddiv(:red the comnissioning a d d m s s . ldany high-

NAVAL TORF'EPG STATION, ALEXANDRIA, VA.

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The Navy DepartmeRt recently announced cstahlisbmsnt of t h e Naval Torpedo S t a t i o n , Alcxaridria, Virginiz, w i t h Captain Robert W. Hayler, n U. S. Kavy, as Wr~vc,l InsTcctor of Grdnance S. Charge, under cognizance o f t h e Bureau of Onlnance, The s t a t i o n w a s t s t n b l i s n e d 3s o f JU1y 1, 1941. LIPREADERS V T H ITUSPERERS AC -

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Three, on June 30, 1 4 . He mill r e l i e v e Rear A h i r a l F e l i x X. CiygaX, 91 U. S. Navy, who has orders t o duty as Commandant of t h e Norfolk Navy Yard. O assuming comnand, Captain B i c i w e l l , who i s on t h e s e l e c t i o n l i s t n f o r promotion, mi11 assume the rank and h o i s t t h e f l a g of €?,ear Admiral. Captain John F. Shafroth, U. S. Kavy, Director o f t h e Naval Reserve Division, Bureau of Nmigation, r e l i e v e s Captain Ridwell as Assistant Chief of t h e Bureau o f Navigation.
CAPTAIN CHAPLINE TO D.IRECT NAVAL RESERVE DIVISIOI\T

The Navy Department amounced r e c e n t l y t h a t Captain Vancs D. Chapl i n e , V. S. Kavy, commnding o f f i c e r of thrf U.S.S. PI-IIfLADELP!IB, has becn ordered t o duty as Director o f t h e Naval Resorve Division, Bureau 94. e of Navigation, reporting i n Septankcr, 1 . 1 H w i l l succced Captain John F. Shafroth, U. S. ?Tavy, who has been 5rar;sfcrred t o duty as Assist a n t Chief of t h e Bureau of Favigation, Navy Depnrtment.
CAPTAIIi FRUCIiT ORDERED TO FJTY V I T H M A R I T W COI.3USSICN

The Navy Department recently announced t h a t Captain Max 14. Frucht, U. S. Navy, ( R e t , ) has been c a l l e d t o a c t i v e duty and has bceli assigned t o duty with t h e U. S. Maritime Commission a t Honolulu, T. 11.
DI2, JEROlE H N A E TO COORDINATE U S KZ RESEARCH AND DEWLOPI"EYT

of D r . Jerome C. Hunsaker, one o f t h e n a t i o n ' s outstanding s c i e n t i s t s , as coordinator of rescarch and clevnlopment f o r t h e K~1c1v-yDepartment.
D r . Iiunsaker, o f t h c Kassachusetts I n s t i t u t e of Technolog?r, w i l l serve as chairman o f a ncwPjr established Kava1 Rzsearch and Development Roard, v;hich w i l l be composed also o f rcpresentatives o f t h c Chief o f N a n 1 Opzr;itions, Bureau of Shi?s, Rurcav o f Ordnzncc, Burcau of Aeronautics, arid Rurcau of Yards and Docks.
A t the s,wa time, t h e Secretary of t h e Xavy announced t h a t D r . Hunsakar a l s o had bcen designated as t h e IJavy member o f t h e Council o f t h e Office of S c i e n t i f i c Rsse,?rch and Devdopment established by Vhite Rous? Executive Order Junc 28, 154-1.

Captzin Lybrand P. Smith, U. S . Nnvgr, i s dtsignatcd Assistant Coord i n a t o r o f Rcscarch arid Dcv Aopment, and as Navy D2partment member of DOIJ 'T HELP C IRCUUTE R M R U OS

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NN&D OF SCXOLiRSHIPS (Cont.) Spiccr, t h e son of Ynjor Donald Spiccr, U. S. I:iIarinc Corps and t o ilk. Edmund Thcodorc Clark, t h c son of Lieutenant Joseph A. Clark, U.S. Navy,

hiajor Spiccr i s on duty a t t h c Naval W r Collcgc, Ncwport, m a d e a I s l a n d and Lieutenant Clerk a t t h c Navy Ymd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvmia.
These scholarships a r e offered by Judgc Frank P. Douglass, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, t o boys e n t i t l e d t o P r e s i d e n t i a l appointmcnts t o t h e Nzval Lcademy as 2 r e s u l t of t h c i r f a t h c r s t naval service.

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OEtont 8. Junior College The Navy Department r c c c n t l y announced a m r d of scholarships offered by Ogontz Junior College of Ogontz School, Pennsylvmia. Hiss Drtbney Ramlings, t h e daughter of Commander H. L. Rawlings o f 3133 Sonnecticut was avardcd t h e f u l l schol3rship f o r Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C., tvm years. Commander Rawlings i n on duty i n t h e Navy Department. P a r t i a l scholcrships were awarded t o Eiss Xary Elizabeth Noyer, t h c daughter of Captain J. J. hfoycr, U.S. Navy, 719 Eighth S t r e e t , Coronado, C a l i f o r n i a , and t o E rs Beverley Old, t h e daughter of C o m n d e r F. P. Old, U S. Navy, Pis . Captain Moycr i s i n of 5709 Nevada Avenue, Northwest, Vashington, D C .. c o m w d of the U.S.S. DIXIE. L i e u t e m n t Commander Old i s on duty i n t h e Navy Department. IiEss Rawlings i s a graduate of Saint C a t h c r i n e l s School of Richmond, Virginia; lkiss Noycr i s a graduate of Coronado High School, Coronado, C a l i f o r n i a ; Miss Old has f i n i s h c d one y e c r a t Scripps College, Clarenont, Califcrnia.

These scholarships a r e offered by t h e t r u s t e e s of Ogontz School t o t h c daughters of Naval Academy graduates on a c t i v e duty.
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The Secretary of t h e Navy has received a l e t t e r from t h e commanding o f f i c e r of t h e U S S . . . ( F r i g a t e ) C o n s t i t u t i o n (Old I r o n s i d e s ) now i n Chilean waters i n which he i n d i c a t e s t h e need f o r strcngthening t h e P a c i f i c squadron. The P a c i f i c f o r c e now c o n s i s t s of one f r i g a t e and two miled schooners. England and France maintain a considerably larger f o r c e i n t3is area. The American whaling t r a d e , now unprotected, i s vcry CXtensive. A t t h e present time t h e r e are 500 American wha,ling v e s s e l s operating i n t h e

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The Narines will f a c i l i t a t e communications between t h e various United S t a t e s o f f i c e s l o c a t e d there. Due t o t h e g r e a t expansion of work of t h e Ehbassy and t h e establishment of s e p a r a t e o f f i c e s t h e r e , tlI5.s s e r v i c e has been g r e a t l y needed f o r some time,
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These FLarines_will a l s o assist as fire-wat.chers and i n this work TYi2.1 s e r v e t o relfev-,t h e a l r e a d y over3urdened Bnbassy staff,

The fol?-oving i n T J i t a t i o c5as been ex-tendtd t o t h e American aiarine F r a t e r n i t > - (Kcrth, Sd:ith2 E z s t and Fest Eeep Sea, Inland Xaterways axd Great Lakes) by J, L e x i s Luckenbach, C h a i r m a n of t h ? Idcrchant Yarine Conf erencc Coin-mLttee:

mittee t o you teenth States cisco,

"On behaXf o f t h e Anericm !\krchant Karine Conference Comand or" Tine Propeller Club o f t h e United S t a t e s , we extend a most c o r d i a l and s i x e r e i n v i t a t i o n t o a t t e n d t h e ? i X? AnnuAL Converition o f t h e P r o p e l l e r Club of t h e United and t h c American Mmchant Marine Confcrence i n Sari FranOctober 21, 22, 23 and 24, 1 4 l 9..

"The P r o p e l l e r Club, Port of San iFxncisco w i l l be our host t h i s year. Local and n a t i o n a l cormittees a r e working t o a s s u r c t h e l a r g e s t and most i n t e r e s t i n g convention a d conference i n our history-and there i s c v c ~ y ndication t h a t thzsc objectives w i l l i be a t t a i n e d .

"In a d d i t i o n t o t h c convc2tion s e s s i o n s , tthc imFortatt h e r i c a n T\!Crchant I:xin: Zon.",rrncc vi11 again be held f o r t h e presentatior, and d i s c u s s i o c o,? problems a f f c c t i n g our industry. Strongly endorszd b- t h c 'x:-t.ii;ic Corn-ission, by govcrrment o f f i c i a l s and le,?di?r.-. iri rkm5.cm shipping . I f a i r s i n 2 1 s c c t i o n s 1 of t h e co7mti2i, it ?ill again 2rovide a forum and a meeting place f o r Amcrican m ~ h nbr: oi' t h s sca, t h c v a t c m a y s a d t h e lakes. c
!!Particular a i kentior i s bcing given t o arrzrlgcnents for dele g a t e s ' and ili.sT-t37-s m j o p c n t during t h e i r >%sitt o San Frmcisco. l -v!-li include i r i f ormal gatherings, luncheons, m t c r t a i m x n t . f cati~i-es t h e mriual bTnqLict, t h e nrinual golf toulrmnent and s i g h t s e e i n g i n 'and around h i s t o r i c Sax Francisco.
VIGILANCE FRONOTES SAFETY

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Attention of all o f f i c e r s o f t h e r e g u l a r $6 N a v y i s i n v i t e d t o t h e f a c t t h a t t h e an-.* n u a l Data Card ( N . Nav. 278) i s r e q u i r e d 3:on August 1. A l l o f f i c e r s have been re- 36 p e a t e d l y advised t h a t t h i s card is of +* t h e utmost importance t o them and o f t h e g r e a t e s t value t o t h e Bureau of Navigat i o n i n t h e assignment of d u t i e s . A t t h e p r e s e n t time, t h e value o f t h i s card i s even g r e a t e r t h a n under normal condi- )* t i o n s , and a l l o f f i c e r s a r e again re* minded th;t t h i s card should bo submit- -3;. t e d promptly on the d a t e required. % -

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PER DIE34 ALLOTANCES OK TEMPORARY ADDITIOML DW'Y TRtZVFL ORDERS Considerable u n c e r t a i n t y has a r i s e n concerning p e r diem allowances f o r o f f i c e r s t r a v e l i n g under temporary a d d i t i o n a l duty orders. The t h r e e circumstances under which t h e l3urea.u can l e g a l l y g r a n t a p e r diem allowance a r e
(1)1Vhi.k t r a v e l i n g under repcatcd t r a v e l orders; (2) Vhile t r a v e l i n g outsidr: t h e United Stat,es; ( 3 ) While t r a v e l i n g i n an ;ir t r a v e l s t a t u s (which can be e i t h e r by naval a i r o r commercial).

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No o t h e r requests f o r a p e r diem allowance can l e g a l l y be granted by t h e Bureau, 2nd my t e m p o r a y a d d i t i o n a l duty o r d e r s i s s u e d outside t h e Bureau including a p e r diem i n o t h z r thar: t h e above cases w i l l be returned disapproved.

When ordered t o t r a v e l by com.crcia1 t r a m p o r t a t i o n , an o f f i c e r may, i n h i s d e s c r e t i o n , use any a v a i l a b l e means including commercial a i r and remain i n a mileage s t e t u s . If ordered t o t r a v e l v i a commnrcial air, t h e reimbursement i s on a p e r diem b a s i s p l u s the a c t u a l c o s t of t r a n s p o r t a t i o n .

The Appropriation Act f o r +;he N a y # y , f i s c a l y e a r 1942, Public I a w 48, 77th Congress, cxpands t h e s c o p ~ t h e 1941 appropriation for "Replaceof ment of Naval Vcssslsfl and changes t h a dcsignation t o " I n c r e m e and ReA SLIP OF TYE LIP

ViY G I V E A S?Y A TIP
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TRAINING COIJilSFS FOR XAVAL FBhTJTE SUPPLI COEPS ( Cont.

It i s now c o n t m i l a t e d t h a t a p p r o x h a t e l y 230 adclitional Ensigns,

SC-V(P), w i l l h e ordered r t h e Navy Supply Corps School, Gradirate School t J of Business Ahj.ni.:;trat:':on, Harvard University, about September 25, X%1=
O f f i c e r s of c l a s s SC-'J(P) who s u c c e s s f u l Q complete t h e course be t r a n s f e r r e d t 9 c l a s s SC-V(G) and retaineci on a c t i v e duW.
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Rear Adniral Ray SpcEtr (SC), U. 5. H q y , Payxaster Cremral of t h e Navy, on Friday, tJuQ~25, addrassed t h a grduati;;C c:aes c o r p s e d of 58 Reserve o f f i c e r s holding cormissior,s as ensiEns i n t h e Suppljr Corpz Reserve, who have been attcencli.ng thi; Xmy Financc and Sunply School a t Philadelphia. Theirs will be t h a f i n a l f;rnduating c l a s s at I'hil2delphia due t o t h e t r a n s f e r of t h e a c t i r i t i s s of th:+ Sc'.o:jl t o Boston xhere f a c i l i t i e s have been provided a t t h e Sch.c;ol of I3winess AdTinistration, Harvird University. Hereafter t h e Schod- w i : ~ l %e k n o m :is Kne ;$a-q SupFly C o r p School. A c l a s s of 420 i s now enrolled n t :k-r;ayd.

Admiral Spear. i n comicnting upon t h e qiialificc.tions 2nd training c?f Supply Corps o f f i c e r s , p o i n t s ov,t thai; t h q ~ m X i ; r h v c s i x d t s t i n c t prof e s s i o n s t o master: Purchasing , DisbursLng, ',Varchowiq, h c c o m t i r g , R a i l Transportation, m a Ocean Transportcition. 32 d s o c a l l e d ntten"uon t o t h e f a c t that, so s u b s t a n t i a l l y has t h z X m y grown ovsr t h z yc.al's t h a t any one of t h e n a t i o n ' s h r g e Nayy Yards tod?y has more e c o n o d c s i g r i i f i cance t o t h z tnxpayers of t h e m t i o n t \ a n t h e mtir3 n s v s i a 5 5 . T k t : T 3f f o r t y o r f i f t y years ago.

STRF,ETCARS ARE FOR RIDING, X9T TALKING

T t s e m s t o r?e .i-nImtorial whether he i s a sol2iier who has refi2.y s t u 5 i e d t h e air, o r an a i m a n wh2 has real-ly stixiisd land f o r c e s ; i t is t h e combination of t h e kw9, never t h e e c t i o n o f one alone, t h s t 115ll %:*iri& success i n a f u t u r e war.

Ci i i l i z a t i o n i s impossible x i t h o u t t r a d i t i o n , a?.?,progress i q p o s s i b l e t withoxt the d e s t r u c t i o n of t h e s ~ 3 r x l i t i o n s .

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S e c r e t z r j of t h e XIVJ K ~ Q X has apyoved t h e roqvirod p e r i o d i c a l distrfbutio;: 01 15.1-1~f f i c ? r s ir. th:? v w i m s Cradcs. By this a c t i o n o th.; 31101Ved n m b w of officwc; e::t?.usivc of a d d i t i o n a l r,uiibers i n each of tht: grades above L i m t n n a n t , junicr grade, i z flxed f o r the c u r r e n t d i s tr i b u t ion 3 e r i oc!
,he p r i s e n t dist:.l?>ution is based U ~ X I t h e t o t s 1 riumbcr o f line o f f i c e r s exciusiv? of a d d i t i o n a l rymbers, ox the a c t i v e l i s t cn J u l ; ~1, iWJ. This nimbcr s w ; 7,102. Th? fol.1owi.n.g t a b l e I n d i c a t c s t h e fiirber a l ; o w d in. <,3zh of +,he :;rades on t h e e f f c c t i w date o f &ir,tribu+,ion pursuant t-, p r q o r t i c n s fixed b,y lax, s 1vel1 as t h e increased nurhcr5 the;. ; in pradr=:
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ATTEXTIGN! . .OP DXAR E ESP&?TS ! C Supreme s t r a t c p y i.n a ncival b a t t l e : n o t l c t t i n g t h e . m ;Cr.ot'r you arc m y o u t of annunition by keep.irAg r i g h t on f i r i n g . --TAXHEEL, U S S IJOYTE! CA?OLINA.

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NAVAL R.O.T.C. (cont.)

UNITS

1941 (new u n i t ) University of Notre Dame, South knd, Ind. Commander H. P, Burnett, U.S.Navy (new assignment).
University o f Oltlahoma, Norman, Okla. Commander J. C. Van de C u r , U,S.Navy. University o f Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Captain Archibald McGlasson, U.S.Navy, (new assignment). Rensselaer Polytechnic I n s t i t u t e , Troy, X.P. Commander C l i f f o r d G. Richardson, U.S.Navy, (new assignment). Rice I n s t i t u t e , Houston, Texas, Commander Dallas Dupe, U.S.Wavy, 1940 1940

1941 (new u n i t )

1941 (new u n i t )
(new assignment).

University o f South CEirolina, Columbia, S. C. Captain R. A. Hall, U.S.Nayy.

1940

University of Southern C a l i f o r n i a , Los Angeles, Calif. 1940 Captain Reed M. Fawell, U.S.Navy (new assignment). University of Texas, Austin, Texas. Captain H. W. Underwood, U.S.Navy. 1940

Tulane University of Louisiana, New Orleans, La. 1938 Captain Aaron S. M e r r i l l , U.S.Navy (new assignment). Tufts College, Nedford, Mass Captain C.H. J, Keppler, U.S.Mavy,

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University o f Virginia, C h a r l o t t e s v i l l e , Va. Captain E. 14. ITilliams, U.S.Navy University of Washington, S e a t t l e , Wash. Captain E. L. Barr, U.S.Nav;gr.

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Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Captain C. C. G i l l , U.S.Navy (new assignment).

ENROLUvENT O VLYIOUS COLLEGE GROUPS A UNITS F R AVIATION TRAINING F S O The Bureau of Navigation h a s approved t h e procedure whereby it % v i 1 1 undertake t h e t r a i n i n g of groups of candidates f o r a v i a t i o n t r a i n i n g rec r u i t e d i n t h e various c o l l e g e s i n t h e i r d i s t r i c t s as c o l l e g e u n i t s .
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Insofar as practicable, t h e Burpau sill make e v q y e f f o r t t o keep t o g e t h e r throughout t h e i r flight t r a i n i n g mmbers o f college groups so e n l i s t e d 3s u n i t s . Bftcr complstion of i l i g h $ t r a h i n g m=l appoiriI;lilentss
as ci?signs, tihe activc dxt;r e s ~ i g r ~ ~ i e of st h e i n d i v i d i n l oficicers v c i l l nt of necessitjr bs dGeterrninsd t h e requiremeats of t h e S?rvice. Stlch ur-its, b;y ncmed a p p r o p r i a t s l y for t h e colleecs r c p r e s e n t x l , such 2s t h e ''k'cle 7 K j - t t t , I'Harvard Vnitf', V h e Fight,j-ng Irish" (!$stre Dams), otc., f i g l i t bs e-qectod t o haw very b e n e f i c i a l results i n s t i m u l a t i r L eV-5 r e c m i t i n g the s t u d e n t s o f the colLegos r c p r e s m t e d .

It may happen t h a t mmy members of' ^,hc col!.egc groq3s s o e n l i s t e d m i l l l i v e i n n a v d d i s t r i c t s o t h s r than -chat i n v\r:~ich h e ? i r ?roup w i . l l t undergo elimination f l i g h t t r a i n i n g . I n such CZSBL' the I Y C C J ~ ~ ofS t h c 'J-5 ~ men awaiting orders w i l l kc, retained in th3 d i s t r i c t i n which t k group i s t o be t r a i n e d and t h 4 Conmamiant of that, d i s t r i c t is c;rztimrhed t o i s s u s appropriata orders. f o r first assignments t o elimination f l i g h t t x i n i n g duty; regardless of the; fiavzl d i s t r i c t , within t h o c o n t i n e n t a l liinits of t h e United S t a t e s , in which the V-5 mala conccrncri nay have their o f f i c k . 1 residences.

A Chief P e t t y Officer af t h e WcLyy, looking verJ proxd, appeared a t r e c r u i t i n g headquarters i n t h e *Jnited S t a t w Court iicusc:, Chicngo, I l 2 . i n o i s , r e c e n t l y and ?rssented. B s u n - t w & d ycuth ,jur;t 17 pars lsld t o LL. David Goldenson, i n charge of Maval r c c r u i t i n g t h e r e . '"This i s FJ~son, sir," t h e P a t t y Officcr reported. sworn i n t o t h e Navy.Jt
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O June 30, 1941, t h e r s wsre 79,113 f-irst enl5stment men i n t h e Regun lar Naiy, and 31,532 men OR th=s_i.rf i r s t e d i s t m e n t i n t h c Naval Reserve, including V-5 kvi.ation Gadct? an& 17-'7 blidshipirer,. All w n e n l i s t i n g i n t h e Regular IJavy were ,?.ssl.gn.::d to ?'ra,5ning S,ta%ions, and 13, 386 are t h e r e

a t present.
The p r e s e n t r c c r d i t i n g cz~pcAgn, sv.ppler?.ented by a n a d v e r t i s i n g program, should produce a monthly quota from 12,OOC t o 15,OCO men.

It i s very h e l p f u l in r c c m i t i n g w h m ncvm of t h e r e c m t r e c r u i t i s kept, before the people o f h i s hope tam. A f t e r h s has completcd h i s rec r u i t leave <and gone t o s a , c a r s about him 5.s i n t e r e s t i n g t o h i s fellowtownsmen m d h e l p f u l in securing a d d i t i o n c l r e c r u i t s . Mcn o f t h e F l e e t can render g r e a t %ssi;tance hy m r e l y droppir'g a l i n e to t h e r e c m i t i n g o f f i c e r when thzy arc promoted, o r vhen scmetl-,i2g i n t w e s t i n g happens t o them. z This will enable thcm t o be kept i t h e p u b l i c eye, and help t o induce o o t h e r young nen t i'ollovr t h c i r c x a p l e .
R o c x i t s o n l z a v c are now havir,g their l w v e cxtcndcd one day f o r each s new r e c r u i t brought i n . TM.s Axp$ria?r_te m s Lo he vrorki.ng w d l . One e n t h u s i a s t i c r e c r u i t r c c e r h t ; brouzht, i n six P W pen but five clws was t h e l i m i t o f th.: additionz.1 Zea-Je t h a t could b-? granted.

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About t h e first, o f Jime it was found a c t recruits 'irere not ccming o a t ~ i n t o thG N a y i n suffi,ci?!nt ~ i u ~ t2 ~ xr i c j p 3 t e n a m i n g C,hc ships now being b u i l t . It w'ts dscided, therefort., t o coi~duct,a paid advertising campaign for t h e p u r p ~ s e f bringin? t h e r m b e r of V G L U Z . ~ : . ~up~ S o t h e d ~ t d e s i r e d quota. O t h e -tc.?tt; of Jive, t h e S e c r t t ~ ~ f t h ? If,inyy i n v i t e d a n m b e r of n oy leading a d m r t i s i n g agcrlciez t o seild reprcszntsti-res t o h i s o f f i c e . These agencies wcm asked to suggsst c?dvLrtising ?laan which i n t h e i r opinion would be r?os*, effelst.ivC?for t 3 e Kavyf:~purposes. The Secre5ary emphasized t h e urgency of t h e siliiiaticn, m d pcJi?itcd oU-: t h a t i n h i s opinion, t h e i n i t i z l e f f o r t s should b e mde <.n mail-town neisspapzrs i n a s m c h 8s t h e ratict o f r t v x u i t s t k e !k.qr rcce5mn f m n s m l l t c - m s i s i z r g c r t h a n t h e It mas decided t h a t the r a t i G i n larger c i 5 i e s ani: n:mufzcVLu5~gcenters. s e l e c t i o n o f an xi;rertising agcnCjT v~u2-dbe nadc on t h e b a s i s of t h e plans subrnit t ed

.

On June 24,

tht: Secrctaqy qf the I ~ Q - d n t h o following announcement: m

t t S e c r e t n r j of th\: Navy Frazk Ynox taday announced t h a t t h e a d v e r t i s i n g firm of !3atttn, BLLrton,Purstinc, and Osborn, 383 Madison Avenue, Xew Y2ri.r C i t y , h z s b e e r s c l o c t c d t o ass i s t t h e r e c r u i t i n g s e r v i c e i n a t e s t a d v e r t i s i n g caxpzign

BOOST FOR X C X J I T I K i

Chrzr t h e busirxse ccuntar a t which seokers oi‘ soxthing-for-n3thing must p r e s e n t t h e i r i n g c n u i t i z s , Fublishzr T. Kec 1:m:ell i o f t h e ,FuLlefian

LENGTH O S E R V I C E O RECERTLY APPOIYTED C H I E F PETTY OFFICERS, USE. F F (Corit .I
of t h e 4691 men whose advancements t o chief P e t t y Officer were a u t h x i z e d t h i s calendar year t o date. It will be rioted thrzt 2270 o f t h e t o t a l . arc i n t h e group with between 12 and 1 ;rearst service, tliL?rt 4.27 had l e s s than 6 10 years’ service, and t h a t 1060 had over 16 y e a r s t service,
. . .

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(b) 9 months i n appropriate rc?tinC of next Icvwr p:y g r x k t o r a t i n g s i n pay grades 3 and 2 .

Advancement t o c e r t z i n r z t i n g s may be m d o from of,hc?r thm next lower r a t i n g , and when such i s t h a case, t a t 3 1 E m 3 1 s a v i c e requirements equal t o

lower grade a r e r r e s c r i bed f o r convenioncs :Lnd s2mpltcity.
__

"Totel Nav;

c c s s i v e grades i s p o s s i b l e 2 s f o l l o a s : Se:mm second eft,er f o u r months' scrv i c e as a m r e n t i c s s e m ~ ~ n :c m m first, d x r four mcrths' service as seman s Hence 1 2 months, thc t o t a l of succ~:ssivc servici; ir, r i 5 i n g requirswnts i s t h e short,est p o s s i b l e tirre fron d a t o of orC",tment ;is P2prcntice x x x a n f o r advancemat t o a t h i r d c l a s s p e t t y officer i*F.t,?nZ, and t h i s s h o r t e s t period i s used as the t o t a l semi.ce recLuiremnnt f o r c?vxc.?r,cnt t<? those r z t i n g s t o

L -

SJjJf?JICE !?~QQEtl!C ZhTS

U3T~JhJCEiiJ3'~*l ' RATLNG 1 A (Con'; )

second o r 1 2 Ronths a f t e r e::l.istment as ap-ixentice semag. 'rence a Kava1 Reservist corr_ing t o act,ive k t g as seayqan second class i s E l i g i b l e f o r ? raciic:ian, t h i r d c l a s s , a f t e r 5 ir.onths on current a c t i v e duty. L e f f e c t , a Reservist i s c r e d i t e d with constructive a c t i v e s e r v i c e equal t o the total s e r v i c e reqairenent pcriods t h a t vrould be r e q u i x 3 t o a t t a i n t h e r a t i n g he hol.!s 2-t t h e t h e cf r e p o r t i n g f o r x t i v e duty.
PROI..'OTIOiT i: VATEE 'TE1:DI.B RATINGS REUYIVELY SLOW DGE t TO LACK OF VAC&ICiXS.

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MISSING PAY ACCOUNTS: TAKING UP FOR PAY.

(Cont.

1

A l i b e r a l i z a t i o n of Art. 1804 i s now under study by t h e Department. ALLOTSIENTS FOR DEPENDENTS The Bureau each day r e c e i v e s r e p o r t s of e n l i s t e d dependents i n acute d i s t r e s s , from t h e dependents thenselves and from Navy R e l i e f , Red C r o s s and similar agencies. It i s f r e q u e n t l y impracticable i n t h e mergency t o g e t i n t o r a d i o communication with i n d i v i d u a l s , and while c h a r i t a b l e organi z a t i o n s do a l l i n t h e i r power, t h e i r funds and demands have limits before repayment i s assured. Attciztion i s d i r e c t e d t o Bureau C i r c u l a r L e t t e r No. 38-40(corrected), and Commanding O f f i c e r s are again enjoined t o t a k e approp r i a t e measures, A allotment will f o r e s t a l l unnecessary mcntal and physn i c a l d i s t r e s s : even if t h e allotment, is smallcr than t h c f u l l measure of necessary support, it may t i d e over u n t i l r e c e i p t o f mail dclaycd by unexpected movements o r by carelGssness. ROUTINE TRANSFERS B m m - SEA AND S2ORE DUTY

In order t o and shore, which made t h i s year. t r a n s f e r r e d from

reduce turnover t h e annual t r a n s f c r s of CPOs between sea a r c u s c a l l y e f f e c t e d during J u l y and August, w i l l not be Mn r e p o r t e d as completing t o u r s o f shore duty will be e time t o time throughout t h e year.

Attention i s i n v i t t d t o Bureau of k v i g a t i o n C i r c u l a r L c t t w NO. 55-

41, which s t a t e s t h a t e n l i s t e d personnel m i l l be t r a n s f e r r e d from thc
f o r c e s afloat t o shore duty by r a t i n g r a t h e r than by name and t h a t t h e

Bureau's e l i g i b i l i t y l i s t f o r shore duty i s bcing maintained only for a ms?tter o f record. I n vicw of tlic abov;, it i s h p r a c t i c a b l c t o p r e d i c t
when any p a r t i c u l a r man may cxpsct t o be ordcred t o shore duty r e g a r d l e s s of y e a r s o f continuous sea s e r v i c e with which he i s credited.
SERVICE REQGIRELELL'TS

.

Since t h e p u b l i c a t i o n of Change No. 14 t o t h c Rurcau of Navigation Ivhnual, several i n q u i r i e s h x c bccn rcccivcd i n t h i s Eurcau regarding

Bureau s e r v i c e requirements f o r advanccmnt i n r a t i n g . A r t i c l c ~5106, of Navigation ELmual, as r e p r i n t e d i n Changc KO. 14, dated J'uuary 14, l!94.l, l i s t s t h e standard s c r v i c c r e q u i r c n e n t s for advancement i n r a t i n g , however, temporary reductions i n s e r v i c e requirements f o r advancement i n r a t i n g made by AL8AV 82 of Septcmbcr 19.40 and again promulgated i n Bureau of Navigation C i r c u l a r L e t t e r No. 75-40 ( c o r r e c t e d ) are s t i l l i n e f f e c t ,

ONE LEXK CAN SITE B SHIP

- DON'T TkLi(

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TRAINLVG COuR$ES HON. lfOT :TO OBTAIN
A

It has come t o t h e czt,tcntion of t h e 3ureau of Mavig t i o n t h t both commissioned and e n l i s t e d personnel' are w r i t i n g t o t h e Superintendent of Documents f o r Navy t r a i n i n g courses.
Navy t r a i n i n g courses arc p r i n t e d a t t h e Government P r i n t i n g Office b u t are n o t a v a i l a b l e f o r d i s t r i b u t i o n by t h a t o f f i c e . Training courses Will n o t be i s s u e d on i n b i v i d u a l requests. These courses may be obtained only on t h e request of proper a u t h o r i t i e s , such as a commanfing o f f i c e r of a s h i p o r s t a t i o n .

TRAINING COLRSES
The following t r a i n i n g courses a r c now a v a i l a b l e f o r d i s t r i b u t i o n : " I n s t r u c t i o n s f o r Use i n Preparation f o r t h e Rating of Aviation Metalsmith 3c. a d 2c." " I n s t r u c t i o n s f o r Use i n Preparation f o r t h c Rating of Aviation Ordn&nceaan 3c. and 2c.'(

CORRESPONDENCE CC!U?tSES AVAILABLE FOR EXLISTED b 9 J
The University Extension Division of t,hc University o f Wisconsin. has announced t h a t i t s correspondcncc ccjicrses i n , 3 . 1 1 be made a v a i l a b l e , without cost, t o e n l i s t e d ncn of the i k m d s2rvico id10 a r c l e g a l r c s i d c n t s of t h e s t a t e of Wisconsin. The University Extcnsion Division a l s o r c c m t l y 311nounccd t.hat it? member i n s t i t u t i o n s , c o n s i s t i n g of ~ o m c53 univcr3itic.s ?,rlc? collLgCs throughout t h e Vnitcd S t a t c s , cr\: Gffsrinq corrcspondzncc courses coveri n g p r a c t i c a l l y a l l s u b j e c t s fron accounting t o zoology, cznd including many t e c h n i c a l subjects. P r i c c s f o r t h z s e ccurscs average ZSout $12.

Q.:
A.:

What i s t h e diffcrtlncc bctween a s t a t u t e mile and a nautkal nilc? A s t a t u t e m i l e goes s t r a i g h t ahead. A n a u t i c a l mile goes i n a c i r c l e .
How dc you d s t c r n i m th; area of a c i r c l e ? To f i n d t h e arca of a c i r c l e , I m l t i p l y t h e diameter

A: ,

&.:

by a formula vvhich I have forgotten. .
IDLE I'K.)RDS EQUIP THE FIFTII CQLL??NIST'S'COREASHOP

4-

RECEiUT E 6 &$SWERS TIiAT D I D NOT &:ME THE GRADE! m ( Cont )

.

Q: .
A,:

S t a t e what you know on t h e s u b j e c t of ffDmago Control". A t Damage Control, t h c F i r s t Lieutenant r e p a i r s a l l l e a k s and closes w a t e r t i g h t doors.' The Gumcry Officcr s t a n d s by t h e magazine f l o o d cocks 2nd tiic Navigating O f f i c e r heads for t h e n c c r e s t beach. --Kaneohe Klipper.

NEW ORDER FROi'rULGATED KEGliTZDIXG NATAL R.ESERVE REENLISTIfENTS

.

O J m e 1 0 l9&l, t h e S e c r e t a r y of t h e Navy d i r e c t e d t h e Naval Sern -, v i c e t h a t a l l Naval Reserve e r d i s t e d 1)ersonnel on a c t i v e duty, o r therea f t e r ordered t o a c t i v e dxty, vould be r e t a i n e d on a c t i v e duty f o r t h e d u r a t i o n of t h e e x i s t i n g n a t i o n a l emergency even though such emergency extended beyond t h e i r terms of en1ist:ncnt. This was i n accord vcith w r i t t e n agrcement executed a t t h c time of t h z i r enlistmcnt a d appearing on t h e i r znlistment a r t i c l e s , which reads as follows: "In t h e event of y war c r n a t i o n a l emcrgency during m t c m of s e r v i c e , I f u r t h e r o b l i g a t e nyself t o serve throughou-k t h e war o r national. emergency, if s o required."

?&e Comptroller Gereral has i r k e r p r e t e d t h i s d i r e c t i v e as eliminating t h e a u t h o r i t y &?d n e c e s s i t y f o r recnlistmcnts o r extensions o f enlistments i n t h c Naval Reserve during t h e emergency o f mil on a c t i v e duty and t h a t a r e e n l i s t n e n t entered i n t o o r an extension of enlistrrcnt t a k i n g e f f e c t a f t e r t h e r e c e i p t of t h e order o f June 10, 1911, would be superfluous and i n o p e r a t i v e t o confer a right t o t r a v e l al.lovance which had t h e r e t o f o r e been authorized upon thc discharge m d r e e n l i s t n e n t of E? member of t h e -NcvalReserve on a c t i v e duty i n t h e emergency,
TRAJVSPGRTATION OF DEPEXDENTS
"The a t t e n t i o n of a l l p c r s o m o l lc.gally e n t i t l e d t o t r a n s p o r t a t i o n of dcpmdents on pemiancnt chzngl: o f s t a t i o n i s i n v i t e d t o Sureau of Navi g a t i o n C i r c u l a r L e t t e r No. 85-41 dated J u l y S, l%l,fron which it will bc noted t h 3 t u n t i l f u r t h e r n o t i c e it w i l l n o t be necessary t o o b t a i n advance auLhority of tlic Bureau of Navigation f o r t r a v e l of depcndcnts b c t v e c n ' m y points i n t h e TJnited S t a t e s on a pc-rmancnt change o f s t a t i o n .

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I n ordcr t h a t t h c r c xill be no misundcrstarrding on t h c p a r t of personnel conccrncd r e l a t i v e t o l e g a l i t y of rcimburscinent a f t c r t r a v e l has been performcd i t i s considered highly d c s i r a b l e f o r such personnel t o f m i l i e r i i c thernsclvcs w i t h t h c provisions of A r t i c l e 2.505, n'avy Travel I n s t r u c t i o n s , which s c t s f o r t h i n d e t a i l tht? d i f € e r e n t conditions which c o n s t i t u t e a pcrmcnent chaiigc o f s t a t i o n as me11 as conditions which do not c o n s t i t u t e a permancnt chcngd 02 s t a t i o n . F m i l i a r i t y d . t h t h e s e
CARELESS TALK COSTS LIVES

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"PARDON Id3 SIR
(Cont, )

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it more than t h e Red Cross.Il
"No sir", r e p l i e d t h e young seaman, %other i s a l l r i g h t . I j u s t came i n t o a l i t t l e i n h e r i t a n c e and I thought I ought t o share it with somebody. 11
Kindly t h e Chaplain put h i s hand on t h e boyls shoulder; IIson,lI he s a i d , "if t h e r e were more people l i k e you i n t h e world i t wouldn't be a bad place i n which t o l i v e a t ! Turning t o h i s desk he mrote out a r e c e i p t and handed it t o t h e young bluejacket. "If anyone ever questions yo'ur c h a r i t y son, j u s t wave t h i s r e c e i p t i n h i s face.Il
c

After t h c boy l e f t , t h e Chaplain put on h i s white Navy cap and went out on t h e quarterdeck. Hc r e c a l l e d a question he had asked (-------1. "What do you t h i n k of t h e Eavy?fr The boy's f a c e had l i g h t e d up as he answered, "It's a g r e a t place sir."

A s he walkcd t h e deck, t h e Padra muscd t o himself, "It surc i s , son, it sure is."
HOTELS

- NEN YORK C I T Y
Reduced Rates

The Navy Department i s i n r c c c i p t of a l e t t e r from Mr. 'h5lliar- F. Thomann, ?Managing Diroctor of t h e Hotcl Sulgravc, I'Jew York City, s t a t i n g t h a t properly i d c n t i f i c d members of t h e Naval pcrsonncl w i l l be accordod a 20 per cent discount on t h c room rates a t t h e following h o t i l s i n NCW York City under h i s j u r i s d i c t i o n :

HOTEL SULGRAVE HOTEL CAPITOL
i-IOTEL ALiUfAC
T

- Park Avcnuc at 67th S t r e e t , - bradison Avenue at

Ecw York City

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- Bghti? Avenue a t 51st S t r e e t , - Broad~~ajrt 74th S t r c e t , a

N m York City

Eroadway a t 7 1 s t S t r e e t , Ncv York City 26th S t r e e t , Ne-77 York City
Ncm York City

HOTEL IWISON SQUARE
,

.

HOTEL KIhBERLY

TIIE MYSTWJ OF LA P?BOUSE
Vho can t e l l t h e f a t e of t h e discoverer of French F r i g a t ? Shoal? Ws he murdcred? VJliat d i d happen on t h e coast of Vanikoro whm t h e s h i p s a of La Perouse were areckod 1 5 0 years ago? Nothing much remzins s2.w t h e s t o r y and t h c name of La Perouse Pinnaclc a t French F r i g a t e Shoals. Jean

DO NOT REPEAT RUMOOIZS

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'

TTXE XYST?BY OF LA. FEXIOUSE . jC0:1tJ
Francois, born on t h e %?rd of August, 37.41, v:as none other than t h e Conte de La Perouse-vho cruised t h e P a c i f i c during Rcvolutlonary t i n e s . One hundred aqd f i f t y y e a r s ago, on 26 January, 1783, Comtc La .Pcrouse, i n command of t h e t v o f r i g a t e s Eoussole and Astrolabe, ,.=,ichar?d i n BotX1y Bay, MCTJ South Kales, t h e m g l i s h s h i p s unrler t h z conmmd of Governor P h i l l i p , already a t anchor, got under s a i l and 1cl"t f o r P c r t Jackson. A o f f i c c r from t h c Ehglish f r i g a t e Gyrus vas s a n t on board t h e n OatssCitC by Captain Hunter t o c o n g r a t u l a t e t h c French navigators on t h e i r a r r i v a l . The complimnt vas r e t u r n e d by an o f f i c e i ' fro-n La Percusete s t a f f , and despatches were handjd t o Governor P h i l l i p , t o be forwarded t o France. The two French f r i g a t e s l e l t Botacy Ray a few days l a t e r ; and, u n t i l

13 May, 1826, t h i r t y - e i g h t y e a r s l a t e r , t h e i r f s t e was unknown.

In 1812, o r 1813, Captain Dillon, then a~ c f f i c e r on t h e Calcutta s h i p HTFTER, t r a d i n g between Bengal arid t h e F i j i I s l a n d s , xhen passing t h e i s l a n d of Tikopia, p u t ashore Vartin Bushart, E w h r t t s F i j i m -wife and a Lascar n a m d Joe. This was dofie a t Bushart's request, cving t o h i s - , % f ~ ~ ' e ~ s pregnancy.
O 13 Ek.y, 1826, xhen passing f r o m Valparaiso and Sen Zealand t o n Bengal, Dillon again sigkrted Ti1;opia. Scvwal canoes p u l l e d o u t f r o n t h e i s l a n d t o h i s ship, and one had Bu&?rt or: Soarc'*, and anothcr t h e Lascar.

D i l l o n discovercd t h a t t h c Lascar had disposcr! o f a sword t o t h e armourer o f h i s vessel. This arouscd h i s c u r i o s i t y and, on imking cnq u i r i e s , hc l e a r n e d t h a t clevcn yec;rs eaYli,;r B u s k - r t , had SL'CX, i l l t h C posstssion of t h c n a t i v e s , s w c r a l i r o n ?mlfus, chain p l a t e s , etc. A t t h e timc, Buqhart thought they had COYX from 3 vosscl t h a t had bcc~1 irrecked i n t,hc v i c i n i t y of t h e i s l a n d ; but, somc tv;o y e a r s 1zt~.3r,he discovdred t h a t t h c a r t i c l c s , t o g e t h c r w i t h 2. mord gu_-rd, h - d bccn broug'lit by canoe from Vanikoro, wherc: t r o l a r g c s h i p s similar t o t h c HTJL\ITEB-had been vmecked.
Thc Lascer confirmed Bushart's stetm.cnt, anJ added t h a t on a v i s i t t o Vanikoro lie :-Lad convcrsed ;li5-th .tV,-o cl-d m c n fro3 t h c wrecked vessels. Eventually, 5hc s-xord vas i d e r l t i f i c d ~ 5 t h Ptrouse znd, 09 6 Jcanuary, La 1827, Captain Dillon made p r e p a r a t i o n f o r a t r i p t c , Vanikcro In the RESEAFCH, with t h e o b j e c t o f I I r r t h w investig:tiorl. O 13 Septmbor, 1827, Dillon errivcd at, Vanikorc and arxhored i n s i d e n t h e e a s t e r n p o i n t of' Sailq-'s Bey. H:. carre i n t o c o n t a c t with ?ativcs. f m n t h e east coast of t h e i s l a n d air! from them received d e t a i l s of t h e xrecks. The n a t i v e s stp-ted t h a t t h c siirvivors 3ad b u i l t l c f t t h e i s l a n d t o seek assistance.
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OF LA PLYOUSE
(Sor1t.)
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M n g t o c o n f l i c t i n g s t a t e w n t s i;i D i l l o n ' s rEyort, t h e nii-ber of men l e f t behii?d i s i n d e f i n i t e , Sut it i s q u i t e probable t h a t , as s t a t e d , "as r i a ~ y coiilld. g e t r o c n di.prCJed and tl.x rcmalrldcr revained behind." as Accowi~odiaticn would h a r e l y have neccpsi t a t e d t h e exclusion of two Gnly particular'l.2- as "he cicst,inaticn of the s h i p ~vouldhave b m n Bcta-y Bay, thi n c a r e s t known i n h a b i t e d land.

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I~OV~TZY', it has b x n cstablishocl t h a t a t l e a s t t w o of t h e survivors r e m i c e d on Va?,ikoro, one of thdsL an o f f i c l r an6 t h e o t h d r h i s s c r m n t . ThLsc two wcre secn by t h i Lascar som; 3 2 years a f t o r thc, daparturc of t h c tr;o i ' r i g a t c s frm. Botaiy 3ay. The n a t i v s s r c p o r t e d t h a t t h c servant d i d i n 1824, t h w c years bclfore D i l l o n ' s visit, sild t h a t six lnonths l a t e r t5c o f f i c e r accompanied a n a t i v e chicf mho w a s compcllcd t o flcc: from t h o
i slanC?.

After spending 25 days on t h c coast of t h e island, CLptain Dillon l c f t on 8 Octobcr, 1 ' . 87
Vko can t c l l t h b f a t c of &&t h a x p x c d t o the Conte de La Pcrouse? SER'V'ICES OF I<ATiO??:kL RESTAL,.AW ASSOC IATIOld

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Thc Secrctcry 01 h c Xzyy r o c c n t l y a n n o m c d that 2-s cf Jarc 1 t h c r c t m r c 2G3,lJ-b men e q l c y c d on t h e EhipbuLlding p r T ~ I L , ~ 7hich 150,893 of were a t vrork i n Navy Yards axl 52,523 i n priv3tq shipyards.

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NAVY PURCHASES BILFi:X\'lERS O T:IE NATION F ICcnt. 1

ships of t h e f l e e t are cperating.

The p r i n c i p a l i t e n s include:
Vhe& f l o u r Graham f l c u r
Corn neal Buckwheat f l o u r Eacon

74,146,800 pounds 3,822,000 1,560,000 780,000 4,680,000 12,480,000 2,535,000
2,535,000
It
It

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Hm
Bologna
Frankfurtcrs Fresh beef Fresh pork
Chicken, duck, t u r k e y

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54,600,000 12,967,500 11,731,200 12,480,000 131,820,000 17,901,000
8,580,000

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Fresh veal or m t t o n
I r i s h potztocs

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Dry onions
Dried Navy beans
Cabbage

17,745,000 6,240,000 6,240,000 6,961,500 20,358,000

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Carrots

Cclcry
Turnips
Apples
C i t r u s fruits

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34,32O,OOO
2,3 40,000

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Dry &ole milk
E-vzporatcd milk

17,770,000

NAVY P'JFC-fiSS A I D F~LVGFLSOF THE NATION (Con%. )

But.te r Rice Wcaroni

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7 360,000 pounds
6,240,000
ti

1,755,000
1,170,000

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Hominy
Cheddar Cheese Sugar, granulated
Hops

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1,883,700
3?,.44Q,c)OO
936,000

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Eggs

12,168,000 down

"Of the uc,sgoken word.you are Faster; Once c t t e r e d you becxie i t s lave.'^
--E?ictetus.

!!In t h e l i s t of chain.icn of comitt.e?s on n a t i o n a l defense cf s t a t e bar associz-tions publish& iq t h e Bureau of Xzvigation E u l l e t i n Xo. 290 of flzrch 22. 1941. add ncx n3-+-!cs 2.s f o i l o m : Luhrs Tmer, Phoenix. California

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I'brray Draper, Esq.
San Frcncisco.
,L:G:I.

Randell S. Cobb.

The Judge 1i.dvocate Ganeral has received and placed on f i l e Uaster of Key Policy of IrisUrance covering Storekeeperls Birglary and IZobbery NO. SK-1296 datzd itmil L. 19L.l. issued bv t h e IJnited S t a t e s Guarantee Compan;y, t i o n 50 Ship1 s- Servicc a c t i v i t i e s against burglary and robbery. Yonnett & Vickrey, Inc., 1 Cedar S t r e e t , Nev; York, Hen. York. Agents:

SCHOOL COMCESSION
A l e t t e r has been received i n thd Bureau of Navigation from t h e DeVeatur School, Niagara F a l l s , N ~ w York, off z r i n g thc Polloving scholarships a r d concessions: F i r s t , a $200 boarding concession t o sons of o f f i c e r s on a c t i v e dgty with t h e Navy,or Fbrinc Corps; Sccond, sons of i1 o f f i c e r s of t h e Navy o r Ikrine Corps x 1 bi: given favorabli: consider10 a t i o n f o r such p a r t i a l scholarships, ranging i n value froin $ 0 t o $2L'O, a s may be a v a i l a b l e ; and, Third, sons of dcceased o f f i c s r s of' t,hc Navy o r Marine Corps a r c considered p r e f e r e n t i a l l y i n t h e amxd of t h c Smucl DeVcaux Scholarships which defray P l cost or' rocm, board, t u i t i o n , h d il laundry. This school was e s t a b l i s h e d i n 1852 and i s of t h e P r o t e s t a n t Episcopal Church. Howcvcr, fio r e s t r i c t i o n s a r c placca on r e l i g i o u s affili-t:o n s of students, and churches o t h e r than thc Episcopal a r e vie11 rei presented i n t h c Corps of Cadets. Tho school has an approximate enroll0 ment o f 1 0 boys between t h e ages of 1 2 and 18 n i t h c l a s s e s beginning 6 t h t h e 6 t h grnde and continuing through high school. Tuition: day students, $375 p c r ycar f o r t h e 6$h, 7 t h and 8 t h gradcs and $4.00 p e r ycar f o r high school grades; f o r boarders, t h e corresponding r a t e s a r e $800 rand $850 per year, respectively. "SHIP'S SERVICE EI\IIFLOL%EKT TAXES" I n a r e c c n t r u l i n g of the Treasury Dcpcstment it has bccn h e l d t h a t employmcnt taxes are applicable with respcct t o s e r v i c e s pcrformxl by c i v i l i C m s i n connection with t h c operation o f Ship's Sc.rvricr, a c t i v i t i e s and o f f i c e r s ' ~ C S S C So r clubs. "SCHOOL COl~CBSIO~TS" O poge 16 o f Burcau of Navigation pznph1c.t "Schools and Collcgcs n Granting Concessions t o Sons nnd i)dcght:xs of O f f i c c r and Ehlistcd Pcrsonncl, U S. Mnvy, 1940ft, m d L r Rkodc islami, c h m g c d a t e of e s t a b l i s h . ment of Enst Crrocmich Acadmy frm 3.992 t o 1802."
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LIST O BUF.EAU OF NAYIGKiION CIRCiiLAli LXTTERS F BEGIN3IEiG JUNE 24. 2$4JNumber Subject Advancement i n Rating - School requirement f o r advancement t o f i r e controban first class. Promotion of a l l coxnissioned o f f i c e r s of the Maval Reserve o t h e r than commissioned warrant o f f i c e r s i n time of mr o r n a t i o n a l emergency
lllALLS *%VI3 EARS

79-41
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of T r i p o l i f o r purpose of destroying enemy shipping.

11 84 - U. S. Schooner Tigress captured. on Lake Huron by B r i t i s h . 1923 -

1781 -

B a t t l e of Lynhaven Roads, t h e most i n p o r t a n t naval a c t i o n of t h e Revolutionary War. Admiral De Grasse of French F l e e t , 24 ships, vs. Admiral Graves, English F l e e t , 19 ships, i n d e c i s i v e but i n

war. A second French F i e e t w a s a t s e a carrying s e i g e guns t h a t Washington was t o use a g a i n s t Cornwallis, and object of B r i t i s h
F l e e t prevented B r i t i s h F l e e t from entering t h e Chesapeake and re-

1 95 7 11 83

1905 - Treaty of

- Naval B a t t l e between U.S.S. Enterprise and H.hl.S. Boxer of Eaine. 1914 U.S.S. Scorpion captured on Lake Huron. - U.S.S. Yorktown l o s t o f f Mayo, Cape Devarde Islands. 1850
Portsmouth, N. H., Russo-Japanese w a r .

off Coast

145 8.

1781 Private armed v e s s e l Congress captured Bri+,ish Sloop Savage.
U. S S Warren captured Mexican Brig LIalek Adhel a t Maxatlan. Arnerican destroyers rescued a l l on board, and v e s s e l prevented from sinking by w a t e r t i g h t bulkheads, and beached.

1918 - Troop ship P e r s i a with 2800 Arnerican troops torpedoed.
7 Sectember

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U. S. F r i g a t e Constellation launched a t Baltimore, 26 guns.

8 September

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16 83 16 83 -

1862 U.S.S.

Essex passed Confederate B a t t e r i e s a t Port Hudson, La. U.S.S. C l i f t o n l o s t i n boat a t t a c k i n Sabine Pass, Texas. Boat a t t a c k on Fort Sumter.

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9 SeDtember

1313 1814 -

U. S . F r i g a t e President captured B r i t i s h Brig Fly, 16 guns, 9 men. U. S. Gunboat No. 151 o f f Szpelo 3ar, S. C., captured Schooner Fortune of Var.
10 September

1750

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18C4. 1313

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U.S .S. Preslcimt z r r i v e d o f f T r i p o l i t? r e l i e v e Comodore Preble i n co1iLnz!Id of s q i n d r o n , R a t t l e af Lake Eric. (31.iver ;iczcard Perin,. i n f o u r m n t h s b u i l t from green t i x b e r 1:iagar.a and 1,anzTence. Fleet o; n i n s vessels eilgaged t,he F r i t i s h . Thc Lxmence lost, four-fifths of h e r e f f e c t i v e o f f i c c r s an2 men, lciiled o r disabled. Pel-ry l e f t t h e Lavrencc, hoist,cdd h i s f l s g on -!!he Misgara, i n f i f t e e n minwtes defeated t h e E r i t i s h , rcturr,ed t o th2 Lamrrencc and on the quarter-deck arnong dcad coinr*adcs reccicrcd t h s swords of t h e j3ritish o f f i c c r s . Reported t o the Yaqr GGpartmnt, tWe 'titzv3 n e t the crexr an.2 tl?q a r e ours." krixl&this engagement tlDon't giv6 up t h e Ship" f l a g was hoisted. U.S.2. Hc;rnct lost, i n g a l e o f f T:apico. U.S.S. Skark lost a t sea o f f Cohmbfa X v c r .

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4 1814 Sattic of L , n k Chanqlain. Gomlslrdc? T!JOR..*S Yac3omiigh, 1 k i e r i c a n vessels, def2atod 16 B r i t i s h \rcssielo 0 1 Lakc Ch m p i a i n . i'icticn V J 3 S ' o f f Piattshurg, M. Y., 3ritS.sii f;rcc. 1,003 men, P i m i c a n 850; Amri10 c m g m s $6, b i L , i c h 95. 3 r i t i a h losses, 84 k i d m i , 1. wounded, 36'7 prisoncrs; U. S. l , x ~ s ~52, i r i l l c d , 5rj v;oindi:ii. s

1 September 4

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1846

1814

S t 3 r Spnng!-cd Banner writtm by Frzncis S c o t t K e c j n f t o r a t t a c k of B r i t i s h on F o r t McHeriqr, .3dti.rrore. U. S. Sloop ',%aspcaptured *-nd burned E-itish Dr5g Eacchus. U.S.S. Cymc cr,ptured 9 Mex-icxt vcs:ic31s at L Pax, Lower Calif. z

NAVAL ALUANAC (Cont )

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Countess of Scortoro, U.S.S. P o l l i s and U.S.S. Alliance engaged i n one and one-half hour baJ;tle. Wave you asked t h e B r i t i s h captain. 1 have not y e t begun t o f i g h t , " was Jones' reply. Dur' 1 i n g t h e b a t t l e , Lieutenant Fanning (Don Ho,me Richard), when most of h i s men had been k i l l e d , took a f r e s h gang i n t o t h e tops and SUCe coeded i n c l e a r i n g t h a Serapis of her top Zen. H passed with h i s men when t h z yards of t h e ships locked, and w i t h f i r e . and missile drove t h e B r i t i s h seamen froni t h e i r s t a t i o n s .
24 September

- Naval landing force a t Panma 1873
revolution.

t o p r o t e c t f o r c i g n i n t e r e s t s during

25 Septembcr

- Naval F l o t i l l a 1861

- Ensign Wood and s c v e r a l cnlistcd men k i l l 3 d , and U.S.S. 1899 captured by F i l i p i n o insurgents. - U.S.S. S-51 r m c d and sunk 3J5. miles off Block Island, 1925
o f f i c e r s and men lost (note 5 July.)

on Potomac River attacked Confederate B a t t e r i e s . Urdaiieta

R.I.,

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- Capture of American P r i v a t e e r Gcnoral Armstrong 1814
27 Scptember

by boat expcdition from B r i t i s h Squadron i n €?arbor of Fiorta, Azores.

1776

- American Frigate R,jlcigh 1778
1850
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U.S.S.

Cabot c q t u r c d 3 B r i t i s h v c a s ~ 2 soff Mew England Coast. c q t u r c d by 31-itish. 28 Szptenber

1813 Victory of American F l e e t under Commdorc Chauncey on Lake Ontario. Passage of Act of Congress abclishing fiozging i n t h e U. S. k v y
and on U. S. Xerchant Ships.

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29 September

- U.S.S. 1864

Valley C i t y ' engaged Confaderatc 3 a t t a r i e s i n Scuppernong River, N. C.

1847

- U.S.S. 1779

U.S.S.

Essex launched at Essex, Idass. Dale captured Ezxican vessel ldagdalena a t hhlege, IJexico.

SILENCE IS GOLDEN

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NAVY'S R,E.ADIN@ HABITS VIDE

O f f i c e r s and men of t h e Navy a r e reading approxinately 2,0OOyr3OO books a year. Their reading tastes a r e conparable t o t h o s e of men of t h e same ages i n c i v i l i a n l i f e , excepting t h a t probably a somewhat heavier proportion o f them f a v o r western s t o r i e s , They read i n every f r o m i n t e r n a t i o n a l law t o westerns and d e t e c t i v e s . field

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The Navy's l i b r a r y system i s a b i g one. A b a t t l e s h i p r a t e s 2,000 books. A submarine w i t h i t s smll complement i s stocked w i t h 150. In t h e f i s c a l y e a r 1941, t h e Navy bought ll4,OGO new books for l i b r a r i e s then i n existence. This number doos n o t include t h e books supplied f o r newly cmmissioned s h i p s i n t h e year.
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L i b r a r i e s i n t h e Navy go back t o t h e days of John Paul Jones. They have long been considered an o f f i c i a l p a r t of t h e sfiip's equiprnent, though i n e a r l i e r d a p t h e y were provided f o r out of appropriat i o n f o r llInstruments and Suppliest' r a t h e r than from t h e l i b r a r y a p p r o p r i a t i o n o f today. The Navy's modern l i b r a r y system grew o u t of t h e augmented s e r v i c e e s t a b l i s h e d during t h e l a s t Vorld Xar by t h e American Library Associat i o n i n Army camps and Naval s t a t i o n s . Follo.~ri.ngt h i s demonstration of t h e value of adequate l i b r a r y s e r v i c e , t h s ?Lvy dscided t o p u t i t s l i b r a r i e s on a modern, up-to-date b r s i s . Ships * l i b r a r i e s n o t only provide t z c h n i c a l end p r o f e s s i o n a l mat e r i a l required b both o.fficers and men t o improve t h e i r v a l u c and y e f f i c i e n c y but provide background rending o f a c u l t u r a l n a t u r e and s t r a i g h t r e c r e a t i o n a l entert3inment.
Sea s t o r i e s are not among t h e nost popular mong Navy men 3s a whole. One l i b r a r i a n 3% a l z r p t r a i n i n g s?xtion notes t h 3 t new rec r u i t s l i k e s t o r i t s of t h c s e a and seifzlring l i f e , b u t t h a t Z f t e r one voyage 'Ithey come back knovring mor2 t h a n t h e m a v;ho m o % e thC book."

The l i b r a r y of t h e r e c m t l y c o m i s s i o n c d b a t t l e s h i p NORTH CAROLINA

i s t y p i c n l of t h e v a r i e t y of books in t h e l i b r a r i a s of t h e larger ships. O f its 2,000 books, a p p r o x i m t c l y trvo-thirds are f i c t i o n of a l l varicc tjTes. Then t h e r e i s t h c foundation of t h e c l a s s i c s w i t h stand. ties x ?
a r d a 1 i J T y s such a s Dickens and Thackeray. For t h e balancc, t h e r e are encycl?pxiias, a t l a s e s , t h o standard t e x t s on navigation, astronomy, seamanship, orb*ance, and engineering; i n t e r n a t i o n a l a f f r t i r s , i n t c m a t i o n a l laiv, science, h i s t o r y , poetry, and z r t .

Mw shipments of books go out t o s h i p s ' l i b r z r i c s q u a r t e r l y . e
HOt TI&%

Thrce people can keep a s m r e t , providing two o f them are dead. --The Pelican, USS NE!T ORLUXS.
"QUIET , PLFSISE"
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A Chip O f f t h e Old

Elock Advancement i n Xating for X e r i t o r i o u s S e r v i c e Allokmects f o - r Dependents American Gold Lace Novr Being ExTorfued Annual Convention of P r o p e l l e r Club of t h e Uni.ted S t a t e s Answers t o Quiz on Pcge 30 Anti-Aircrzft Defense Being Based on War Experiences Attention1 Ordnance Experts Award o f Scholxrships

............................ 34 ........ 2 ............................ 43 ................ 54 ..................................... 21-22 ........................... 38 . 31 50 .........................18-19 ................................ Books Needed! F i f t e e n Fcet o f Them! .................. 31 Boos+. for Recruiting ................................. 37 B r i t i s h Submarine Servica Sends Elessage on Loss of USS 0-9 ........................................ 4 Captain Chapline t o DiTect Naval Raserve ............. 17 Captain Fruch-t Ordered t o Duty P i t h Naritime Co..j.ssion ........................................ 17 Changes of Duty ...................................... 16-17 Chronomcter Productton NXT Underway i n United S t a t e s P l a n t ............................................. 50 C i v i l Engineer Corps S d e c t i o n Board ................. 22-23 Com?lendation ......................................... 1-2 Commissioning of the Naval A i r S t a t l o n ~ % Quonset a 15 Point, R . I ....................................... Correspondence Courses Availzble f 3r % l i s t e d Men .... 44 .
Do YOU T2l.k Too I u l d 1 ? D r Jerorrie Ruisaker t o Coordinate lZesecLrchand Development

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........................................17-18 Ebbing Tide T h t e r s ................................... 24 k r o l l m e n t of Various College Groups a s Units f o r Aviation Training ................................. 33-34 Exaii Answers That 3 i d Not Make t h e Grade ............. 44-45 E x t r a c t s €ron.Lectw-e on "The High Command'' by General Wave11.................................... 28-29

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.. 8-9 47 Hotels . e York City (Reduced Ftates) ...... ........ Nw In t h e News Hundred Years Ago ...................... 19-20 5-6 I t ' s t h z S p i r i t That Counts ..........................
Forty Days' Progress Reported i n Naval Construction
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........................... 53-54 Xail Censorship Established a t New A t l a n t i c Bases .... 13 Maneuvering Board Ellanua.l-. ............................ 38 'Idanufactuflng Cmpanies Awarded Ordnance F l a g ........ 6-8 Marine Detachment Sent t o London ..................... 29-21 Memorial S e m i c e (USS 0-9) ........................... 3-4 Men Employed i n Shipyards ............................ 49 Missing Pay Accounts; Taking Up f o r Pay .............. 42-43 Names Assigned t o Seventy-six U . S . Raval Vessels. ... 13-15 National PLestaurant Association, Services o f ......... 49
Beginning June 24, T9Ci

. La Permse. The 1"i:Jstery o f ........................... 47-49 Length of Service of 3ecentijT kppointcd Chief P e t t y Officers, 1J.S.N ................................... 38-40 L i s t of Bweau of NaviEation Circular L e t t e r s
(cont j

INDEX

........................................ . 29 ........................................ 55-59 Naval Reserv;: Officers Pool, Twelfth D i s t r i c t ....... 27
Naval Acadeh-;J Xaval Almanac
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Naval R.O.T.C. Unii Naval T o q c d o S t a t i o n , Alexcmdria, Va., .Establish?d I'savy Sound Laboratory Established Navjfs Reading ITabits Wide Never Speak I 1 of C h i s e l e r s ( A Father's Ad-vice t o 1 H i s Son) Newfoundland 'and Trinidsd Kava1 O p r a t i n g Eases Ectablished Ssw Order Promidgat, cd 8q:wdfng Paval Res c r ~ e 2eenlistments

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Hear Admiral A T Beaurcprd. U.S.M. Assigned t o ?ost o f KavaL Attachc? t o B r a z i l Rear Admiral Henry Williams. U.S.N. fippointed Administrative Officer o f t h e Office of t h e Secret.ly Rear Admiral Ray Spear (SC) U.S.M. Addresses Navy Finance & Supply School Graduates Recr.ting Recruiting Advertising CEUnp~~ign R e d i s t r i b u t i o n o f Line O f f i c e r s i n Various Grades Routine T m n s f e r s Between Sea p3 Shorc Duty School Concession S e c r e t a r y Knox Addresses !$cdnl Eolders Security S e l e c t i o n Bocirds Service Requircmcnts Service Requirements f o r i l d v z n c a c n t rin Rat.ing S h i 2 f s S e r v i c e Employment. Tzxes Ship's Service Insurmcc South American Countrias Extend !.Zc:ssc.ges of Sympathy on Loss of U S S c b m r i m 0-9 Spear Foundation Prizz Sponsors Desigrxted S t a t e Bar Associst;ion, Ckaiman o f Comj-ttces on Nationql Dofense o f Submission of Annual Datc: C u d s

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