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February 1954 Issue All Hands Magazine

FEBRUARY 1954

Navpers-O NUMBER 444

VICE ADMIRAL JAMES L. HOLLOWAY, Jr., USN
The Chief of Naval Personnel

REAR ADMIRAL MURR E. ARNOLD, USN
The Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel

CAPTAIN WREFORD O. CHAPPLE, USN
Assistant Chief for Morale Services

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Navy Photogs Have All-Seeing Eyes 2
  • Nihoa: The Ferryboat that Went to War 7
  • The Word 8
  • New Wooden Ships Join 'Sweep Fleet' 10
  • Travel with Safety—The Best Passenger A Car Ever Had 14
  • Hong Kong Holiday 17
  • NEL Puts Electrons to Work for Navy 18
  • Seabees Do It Again 21
  • News of Other Navies 22
  • Letters to the Editor 24
  • Special Feature:
    • Making 'Road Maps' for the High Seas 30
    • Symbols and Abbreviations for Nautical Charts 32
  • Today's Navy 36
  • Bulletin Board 44
    • Here's Summary to Help You in Making Out Income Tax Reports 44
    • Directives in Brief 48
    • Round-Up on Licenses and Deadlines for Navymen Who Drive Cars 50
  • Book Reviews 58
  • Book Supplement: Escape Out of the North 59
  • Taffrail Talk 64

All Hands Magazine Editors

  • LCDR F. C. Huntley, USNR, Editor
  • John A. Oudine, Managing Editor
  • Associate Editors
    • LT A. P. Miller, Jr., USNR, News
    • David Rosenberg, Art
    • Elsa Arthur, Research
    • French Crawford Smith, Layout
    • G. Vern Blasdell, Reserve

FRONT COVER: GET ON YOUR MARK'—Plane captains and tractor drivers wait their turn to jockey 'Cougars' into launching position on flight deck of USS Oriskany (CVA 34).

AT LEFT (Not Shown): DESTROYER USS Floyd B. Parks (DD 884) ties up alongside auxiliary vessel for transfer of stores.

CREDITS: All photographs published in ALL HANDS are official Department of Defense photos unless otherwise designated.

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