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1 November 1942 Our Navy Magazine

1 November 1942 Our Navy Magazine

Vol. XXXVII No. 11



"You may proceed, sirl" The watch officer framed in the porthole of this U.S. Navy examination ship, anchored well outside a United States port, gives orders, hails vessels and determines whether they shall be permitted to enter or leave the harbor. Here the officer is using a public address system to talk to nearby skippers. Official Navy Photo.

Table of Contents : * THE LOG *

  • Traditions of the Navy
    By C. W. Windas
  • Our Naval Views and Comments
    By The Editor
  • The Importance of Melanesia
    By Howard Snyder
  • Sailors Have Sweethearts
    By Clyde Mitchell
  • Stand by, Davy Jones!
  • Sailors' Snapshots
    By Paul Watson
  • Scuttlebutt Scandals
    By Bozo
  • Action in the Solomons
  • Foreign Naval News
    By Jay Launer
  • How to Speak Japanese
    By Hallack McCord
  • What's in a Name?
    By Richard A. Shafter
  • This is Why We Fight
    By Doug Wilson
  • Write Us a Letter
    By Clyde Lee Jenkins
  • For Seventeen Days
  • Roundup on the War
    By Fletcher Pratt
  • Naval Cancels and Cachets
    By Marshall R. Hall
  • Salt Shakers
    By Walt Munson
  • Bulletin Board of Naval Interest
  • Sports News
  • Personnel Information
  • The Old Timer's Lament
    By Harry Dwyer
  • Book Reviews
  • Notes of Interest
  • Lay Aft on the Fantail
  • The Skipper and the Boot
    By Jack Watson
  • USS Arcturus

Written By and For All Navymen.

EDITOR : Cliff Alderman


  • Myron Eddy
  • C. M. Hatcher
  • R. C. Fay


  • C. J. Lund


  • A. R. Bosworth
  • J. E. Jones
  • Walt Munson
  • Lillian Thomas
  • Harry Dwyer

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Published the 1st and 15th of each month by OUR NAVY, INC., Owen Watson, president and publisher; Paul R. Watson, treasurer. Office of publication, 210 Orchard Street, East Rutherford, N. J. Editorial and Executive offices, 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Entered as second class matter at the post office, Rutherford, New Jersey, under the act of March 3, 1879. Single copies 25 cents. One year subscription (24 issues) $5.00. Subscribers should notify promptly of change of address; both old and new addresses should be given. Contributions to OUR NAVY'S editorial columns should be addressed to 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Material intended for the 1st of the month issue should he in the hands of the Editor by the 1st of the month preceding date of issue: material for the 15th of the month issue by the 15th of the month preceding.

Assertions or opinions of contributors are those of the individual and do not reflect the official views of the Navy Department or the Government.

Entire contents copyrighted 1942 by OUR NAVY, INC.

More Net Paid Circulation in the Navy than Any Other Publication

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