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Our Navy Magazine, June 1959 The Fleet That Nobody Knows

Our Navy Magazine - June 1959

OUR COVER: Seabee Donald L. Christensen of MCB-10 receives a fond greeting upon his return to the States via an MSTS transport.

The Voice of all Navymen

Vol. 54 No. 1, 1 June, 1959, 48 Pages

NEWS SECTION

  • WASHINGTON BULLETIN
    by Harold Helfer
    Latest from the Pentagon and Capitol Hill.
  • BULLETIN BOARD OF NAVAL INTEREST
    by Our Navy Reporters
    With bluejackets ashore and afloat and from coast to coast.
  • NAVY SPORTS THROUGH THE LONG GLASS
    by Fred Thornberry
    Who won what, when, and where.

ARTICLES

  • THE FLEET THAT NOBODY KNOWS
    by Harold Helfer
    "Perhaps the oddest set-up afloat."
  • HOW TO STAY OUT OF TROUBLE WITH WOMEN
    by One Who Learned
    It might help.
  • WHEN OUR NAVY WAS YOUNG
    Pictures of life afloat in 1897.
  • THE SUBMARINE SERVICE
    by Dick Graddick, J01
    A short survey by a SubLant journalist.

FICTION

  • SAILOR AT THE READY
    by Jack Grenard
    A long short story set at an air base.

DEPARTMENTS

  • SPEAKING OF CARS
  • SALT SHAKERS
  • BROADWAY SCUTTLEBUTT
  • OUR REEL NAVY
  • PLATTER PERISCOPE
  • SOUND OFF
  • NOTES OF INTEREST
  • SWAPS
  • EDITORIAL

Editor: Frank Uhlig, Jr.
Assistant Editor: Dean Campbell

Address all material to: Our Navy, Inc., 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn 17, N. Y
Contributing Editors: Harry Dwyer (Sports), Walt Munson, Charles M.
Hatcher, Harold Helfer (Washington), Vic Rendina

Our Navy, Founded 1897 is published the 1st and 15th of each month by Our Navy, Inc., Owen Watson, Presidet; Paul R. Watson, General Manager. Office ofPublication, Editorial and Executive Office, 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn 17, N. Y. Entered as second class matter Jan 28, 1956, at the Post Office at Brooklyn, N. Y., under the act of March 3, 1879, with an additional entry at New York Office.
Single copies 25 cents. One year's subscription (24 issues) $5.00, six months (12 issues) $3.00.

Although every attempt will be made to avoid losses, OUR NAVY is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts. All material paid for at standard rates. All photographs are official Department of Defense or Our Navy photos unless otherwise credited. All opinions expressed are those of the editors or contributors, and are necessarily the official views of the Navy Department or the U. S. Government.

Member of Audit Bureau of Circulation. Circulation Manager: Chris J. Lund.

Entire contents copyrighted, 1959, by OUR NAVY Inc.

FIRST OF JUNE, 1959

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