Our Navy 1941 06 01 (PDF)


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Vol. XXXVI No. 1 ……. Cover: Dwarfing the bustling small-craft harbor traffic, the Aircraft Carrier Ranger approaches the towers and canyons of downtown New York. Rudy Arnold Photo ……. Articles inside this issue: ….. Traditions of the Navy by C. W. Windas ….. Our Naval Views and Comments by The Editor ….. The Gas Bags Are Coming Back – Maligned by Press and Public, Lighter-than-Air Craft May Yet Play a Stellar Role in the Defense of Our Country. By R. C. Fay ….. First Class Liberty – It’s an Ill Wind from a Revolving Door That Blows Nobody Good By Bert R. Ferris ….. Old Glory and the Navy – Bluejackets and Marines Have Kept the Flag Flying Down Through Our History. By P. A. Webb ….. Sailor’s Snapshots ( Prize winning photos by Sailors ) By Bob White ….. Scuttlebutt Scandals by Bozo ….. Salt Water and Red Leather – The Navy and Its Boxers. By Harvey L. ( “Heinie” ) Miller ….. Future Sailors’ Mistakes by Charles A. Lendo ….. Flag Day in Shanghai – A Humorous Tale of the American Navy in the Far East. By Gene Fredericks ….. At Anchor by C. M. Litteljohn ….. Navy Sons by A. Chay ….. The Navy’s First Screw Warship – She’d be a Joke Today but in Her Time She Had Unfriendly Powers Worried. By John Brook Penfold ….. Changing the National Flag by Ardith Wilna ….. The North Sea Barrage by Logan E. Ruggles ….. Excerpts from Fireroom Log By K. P. Kinnunen and A. E. McDade ….. on the War – Military and Naval Aspects of the European Situation. By Fletcher Pratt ….. Naval Cancels and Cachets by Marshall R. Hall ….. San Diego Edition: Coming on the Range By Charles M. Hatcher ….. Salt Shakers by Walt Munson ….. Bulletin Board of Naval Interest ….. New Navy Uniform Regulations ….. Pertinent Paragraphs by Pop Jones ….. Athletics in the Fleet by Harry Dwyer ….. Jottings by Jack Jordan ….. Navy Man Vox PopStar ….. Book Reviews ….. Personnel Information ….. “Tanker Stiffs” – Oil Boat Crews Modestly Playing Defense Plan. By Vincent A. McKivergan ….. Voyaging – With USS Enterprise from Rio to Boston, 1938. By Sylvan Watts ….. Pipe Smokers by R. A. Harriman ….. Are Signalmen Rugged? By W. S. ….. Notes of Interest ….. Oddities of the Service by J. L. Cayron ….. The Skipper and the Boot by Jack Watson ….. USS Wasp on Third Cover