U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School - Iowa City - The Spindrift The Spindrift 1942
Nearly every week, beginning in 1942, a School Personality appeared in the paper as a short biography with Ted Drake doing the caricature. The personalities are noted and the position they held.

The Spindrift 1942 04 29
The Spindrift 1942 04 29
Vol. I No. 1 ....... First Issue ..... Capt. David C. Hanrahan - the Skipper

The Spindrift 1942 05 06
The Spindrift 1942 05 06
Vol. I No. 2 ....... Comdr. Henry Paul Worstell - Sawbones

The Spindrift 1942 05 21
The Spindrift 1942 05 21
Vol. I No. 4 ....... Lt. Col. Bernard W. Bierman - director physical training

The Spindrift 1942 05 29
The Spindrift 1942 05 29
Vol. I No. 5 ....... First Cadet Class Arrives ....... Lt. Comdr. John M. Bloom - Executive Officer

The Spindrift 1942 06 12
The Spindrift 1942 06 12
Vol. I No. 7 ....... Second Cadet Class Arrives ....... Lt. Herbert C Weller - Supply Officer

The Spindrift 1942 06 19
The Spindrift 1942 06 19
Vol. I No. 8 ....... Ens. Alexander Jeffery McKelway - Chaplain

The Spindrift 1942 06 26
The Spindrift 1942 06 26
Vol. I No. 9 ....... First Seahawks Varsity Sports Team ( Baseball ) begins 3 game season. Third Cadet Class Arrives (284). ....... Ens. Douglas Henry Lyness - Disbursing Officer

The Spindrift 1942 07 03
The Spindrift 1942 07 03
Vol. I No. 10 ....... School gets an obsolete training plane ..... First Varsity Home Game ..... Lt. Fielder Allison Jones - Regimental Commander, Head of the Military Dept.

The Spindrift 1942 07 11
The Spindrift 1942 07 11
Vol. I No. 11 ....... US Navy Pre-Flight School 45 member band arrives. Seahawks Varsity Baseball schedules 8 more games. ..... Lt. Larry "Moon" Mullins - Sports Program

The Spindrift 1942 07 18
The Spindrift 1942 07 18
Vol. I No. 12 ....... Anchor Club Opens ..... Varsity Baseball Undefeated 5-0 ..... Lt. Comdr. Ira Charles McKee - Head of the Academic Dept.

The Spindrift 1942 07 25
The Spindrift 1942 07 25
Vol. I No. 14 ....... New building for Classrooms and offices completed ..... Lt. Mike Gary - Head of the Mass Exercise Dept.

The Spindrift 1942 08 03
The Spindrift 1942 08 03
Vol. I No. 15 ....... C.B.S. Radio broadcasts "The First Line" show from school Fieldhouse ..... First Cadet Regimental Commander chosen - Cadet George L. Turner

The Spindrift 1942 08 08
The Spindrift 1942 08 08
Vol. I No. 13 ....... Issue 13 was missed ..... 200 College and High School Athletic Coaches meet at School. ..... Ens. George Svendsen - Head of the Engineering Dept.

The Spindrift 1942 08 15
The Spindrift 1942 08 15
Vol. I No. 16 ....... Lt. Comdr. Tom Hamilton arrives at school ..... Capt. David C. Hanrahan - the Skipper (repeated)

The Spindrift 1942 08 22
The Spindrift 1942 08 22
Vol. I No. 17 ....... Lt. Comdr. Michael E. Dearth - Personnel, Security, and Welfare Officer plus First Lieutenant.

The Spindrift 1942 08 29
The Spindrift 1942 08 29
Vol. I No. 18 ....... First Class of Cadets Graduates ..... The Quad

The Spindrift 1942 09 12
The Spindrift 1942 09 12
Vol. I No. 19 ....... Lt.jg Wesley Brown Jr. Hand to Hand Combat Instructor

The Spindrift 1942 09 19
The Spindrift 1942 09 19
Vol. I No. 20 ....... Seahawks begin Football Season against U. of Kansas ..... Black Bottom School Dog

The Spindrift 1942 10 03
The Spindrift 1942 10 03
Vol. I No. 22 ....... Admiral Elliott Buckmaster ( Carrier Yorktown )takes over the Naval Aviation Training ..... Lt. Edwin Haislet - Boxing Coach

The Spindrift 1942 10 10
The Spindrift 1942 10 10
Vol. I No. 23 ....... Seahawks beat Minnesota 7-6 ..... Lt(jg) Lloyd W. Stein - Chief Seahawk Trainer

The Spindrift 1942 10 17
The Spindrift 1942 10 17
Vol. I No. 24 ....... Seahawks beat Michigan 26-14 ..... Chaplain from the USS Vincennes, sunk in the Solomons, speaks to cadets ..... Lt(jg) C. A. "Tim" Temerario - Head of the Athletic Equipment Dept.

The Spindrift 1942 10 23
The Spindrift 1942 10 23
Vol. I No. 25 ....... Navy Day ..... Notre Dame beats Seahawks 28-0 ..... Lt. David C. Bartelma - Head of the Wrestling Staff

The Spindrift 1942 10 30
The Spindrift 1942 10 30
Vol. I No. 26 ....... Ens. Vernal A. "Babe" LeVoir - Athletic Manager, Personnel Director of the Athletic Dept.

The Spindrift 1942 11 06
The Spindrift 1942 11 06
Vol. I No. 27 ....... Seahawks beat Indiana 26-6 ..... Lt Carl John Forsberg Drill Officer

The Spindrift 1942 11 13
The Spindrift 1942 11 13
Vol. I No. 28 ....... Lt. Otto Henry Vogel Baseball coach

The Spindrift 1942 11 20
The Spindrift 1942 11 20
Vol. I No. 29 ....... Lt. Col. Bernie W. Bierman director of physical training and the Seahawk Football Coach

The Spindrift 1942 11 27
The Spindrift 1942 11 27
Vol. I No. 30 ....... Lt. Comdr. John M. Bloom - Executive Officer (repeated)

The Spindrift 1942 12 04
The Spindrift 1942 12 04
Vol. I No. 31 ....... Rear Admiral Elliott P. Buckmaster inspects Base ..... Lt. Dallas Ward Head of Football Dept and Assistant Seahawks Coach ..... 3 Marine Flyers from the Battle of the Solomons speak to Cadets.

The Spindrift 1942 12 11
The Spindrift 1942 12 11
Vol. I No. 32 ....... Seahawks go 9-1 in first season ..... Chaplain McKelway leaves for sea duty ..... Lt. Edward Charles Bardo - Swimming Coach

The Spindrift 1942 12 18
The Spindrift 1942 12 18
Vol. I No. 33 ....... Lt. Robert M. Schwyhart, chaplain of the USS Vincennes succeeds Lt. McKelway

The Spindrift 1942 12 24
The Spindrift 1942 12 24
Vol. I No. 34 ....... Capt. David C. Hanrahan Biography (repeated) ..... New daily routine started for all personnel, sports competition now part of daily schedule for cadets.




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