The Halyard 1944 01 15 (PDF)



Vol. 4 No. 2

Cover: Front Row Faces take our “show window”, the cover page, this issue. They’re folks who have visited Federal. Upper row: Lieutenant General Brehon B. Somervell, Commanding General, Army Service Forces, now C.-in-C. of the railroads; Lewis W. Douglas, Deputy Administrator of the War Shipping Administration, and Governor Charles Edison of New Jersey, former Secretary of the Navy.

Next row: Rear Admiral Howard Leroy Vickery, Vice-Chairman of the U. S. Maritime Commission, who raised our “M” pennant, March 21, 1943; John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War; Madeleine Carroll, and Major General Clayton Bissell, Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Intelligence.

Center: Undersecretary of War Robert P. Patterson, President and Commander-in-Chief Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Benjamin F. Fairless, President of the U. S. Steel Corporation.

Fourth row: Major General Charles P. Gross, Chief of the Army Transportation Corps, now in direct charge of railway operation; Rear Admiral Emory S. Land, Chairman of the U. S. Maritime Commission and War Shipping Administrator; Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox, who presented the Army-Navy “E” pennant at Kearny, August 10, 1942, and Patrick J. Hurley, former Secretary of War and now a Brigadier General and special envoy for the President.

At the bottom: Adela Rogers St. Johns, author; Irving S. Olds, Chairman of the Board, U. S. Steel Corporation, and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. She is the widow of our First World War President.

Inside Articles:

The Oil Must Get Through!

Port Newark to Build Destroyers

Citations Praise

Fighting Qualities of Federal Ships

Prevention Wins for Production

Federal Fully Manned.

on First Aid Front

Accidents and Illness

Aid the Axis ….. Bonds Will Break the Axis BackĀ