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Vol. XXXVI No. 2 ……. Cover: Like spectres of giant creatures from some unknown planet are the shadows cast by the helmets of this enlisted student learning electric arc welding and his instructor at the Metalsmith School, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. Official Navy Photo ……. Articles inside this issue: … Traditions of the Navy by C. W. Windas ….. Our Naval Views and Comments by The Editor ….. A Battleship is Born! – How Ships-of-the-Line Are Built and Why It Takes So Long To Build Them. By Lieut. (j.g.) Frank B. George, USNR ….. Is This Fair Play? – Straight-from-the-Shoulder Talk on Navy Pay. By Ruth Daniels McDaniel ….. Seventeenth Dreadnaught – USS Washington ….. Greenland and America by John Bunyan Atkins ….. Scuttlebutt Scandals by Bozo ….. Salty Rhymes ….. “B” is an Unhealthy Letter – Bad Breaks Blight Bliss on Broadway, But… By E. L. Robberson ….. “Out of Norfolk” – Liberty is What You make It. By Charles G. Murphy ….. The Future of the Pacific – You May Not Agree With This Commentator but You’ll have to Admit His Picture of a Pacific War Sounds Plausible. By H. L. Nahgonbe ….. The Story of the USS Bridge – Working Parties Aren’t the Only Historical Events in Her Career. By Jack Jordan ….. World’s Battleships at a Glance by Jay Lauren ….. Dixie Marks First Birthday – A Happy Ship, a Snappy Ship and a Clean Ship. By Harry Dwyer ….. Cuban Street Scene By N. S. Volpe ….. That Last Voyage – How Captain Larson Went Back to Sea. By George C. Bates ….. Roundup on the War – Military and Naval Aspects of the European Situation. By Fletcher Platt ….. Flash by Lillian Thomas ….. Salt Shakers by Walt Munson ….. Bulletin Board of Naval Interest ….. Book Reviews ….. Naval Zig-Zag by C. M. Litteljohn ….. Athletics in the Fleet by Harry Dwyer ….. Lexington Smoker ….. Personnel Information ….. Notes of Interest ….. Around San Francisco by Robert L. Spencer ….. The Skipper and the Boot by Jack Watson ….. USS Raven on Third Cover