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March 1972 Our Navy Magazine : Sweeping with Helos And Hydrofoils

March 1972 Our Navy Magazine : Sweeping with Helos And Hydrofoils

The Cover
A CH-53 Stallion helicopter tows a Mark 105 minesweeping unit in a recent Helicopter Mine Countermeasures exercise. Photographer not identified.

OUR NAVY
THE NAVYMAN'S MAGAZINE FOUNDED 1897
Vol. 67, No. 3 March, 1972
Stanford F. Brent, Editor
Photographic Editor Jack Todd
Washington Correspondent Harold Helfer

Table of Contents

News Department

  • PENTAGON REPORT
  • ATLANTIC REPORT
  • PACIFIC REPORT
  • YARD REPORT
  • WASHINGTON BRIEFS
  • INLAND REPORT

March Features

  • Helos Revolutionize Minesweeping
    BY DON GROVES
  • Airdales and Black Shoes Sweep Mines
    BY RD3 HAMP ROGERS & PH3 Ron GORMAN
  • "Now Hear This"
    BY JOHN L. KENT
  • British Naval Recruit — 1898
    BY HARRY LEWIS (As told to David U. Clarke)
  • The Come-Uppance of Lead Pipe Rice
    BY EDWIN R. VARLEY
  • The Haunted Battleship
    By WILLIAM WOODRUFF

Regular Features

  • Your Science IQ—The Power Struggle If You're So Damn Smart
    By L. MACK
  • MENSER 15
    By GEORGE SCHULTZ
  • OUR NAVY'S Ship of the Month
    USS El Paso (LKA-117)
  • When The Brow Breaks
    By EDWIN R. VARLEY
  • Covers & Cancels
    BY DESMOND D. JAGYI
  • EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW—Capt. Samuel E. Watson
    BY HAROLD HELFER
  • He Likes The Navy
    BY WILLIAM RUTLEDGE III
  • LIBERTY PORT—BALTIMORE
  • SHIPMATE OF THE MONTH
  • CROSSWORD PUZZLE
  • The Captain's Snack
    BY WILLIAM R. BARROW
  • PASS THE WORD
  • LAFF LINES
  • BOOK REPORT
  • The Big One
    BY GEORGE P. ROZANSKY
  • EDITORIAL
  • PICTURE OF THE MONTH

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OUR NAVY is published monthly by Our Navy, Inc., Owen Watson, President; Paul Watson, Publisher and Advertising Manager; Chris OUR MY J.Lund, Circulation Manager; Office of Publication, Editorial, Advertising and Executive Office, 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn,
N.Y. 11243, telephone: 212-783-4540. Second Class postage paid at Brooklyn, N.Y., and at additional mailing offices. Single copies 50 cents. One year's subscription (12 issues) $4.95 ($6.95 foreign). 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 are those of the editors or contributors, and are not necessarily the official views of the Navy Department or the U.S. Government.

Entire contents copyrighted, 1972, by OUR NAVY, Inc.

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