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May 1972 Our Navy Magazine : 1000 Fathom Proving Ground

May 1972 Our Navy Magazine : 1000 Fathom Proving Ground

Front Cover

A typical torpedo recovery operation on the Navy's 1000 fathom proving ground off Andros
Island in the Bahamas. Photograph by Erich Hartmann of RCA.

OUR NAVY

THE NAVYMANS MAGAZINE. FOUNDED

Vol. 67, No. 5 May, 1972

Stanford F. Brent, Editor
Photographic Editor Jack Todd Harold Helfer
Washington Correspondent

Table of Contents

News Department

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

May Features

  • AUTEC: The Navy's 1000 Fathom Proving Ground
    BY R. P. KISSEL
  • Cruiser Hulls and Flight Decks
    BY RAY YOUNG
  • Saved by the Bell!
    BY THEO H. TENNANT
  • Hot Coffee
    BY EDWIN R. VARLEY
  • From YN 3 to the Smothers Brothers
    BY RONN RONCK 23
  • Enterprise's Operation Wildcat
    BY JOEL D KEEFER 38
  • The Languare of the Sea
    BY FRANCOIS PASQUALINI 40

Regular Features

  • Your Science IQ—There's Life Out There (II)
    BY L. MACK MENSER
  • OUR NAVY'S Ship of the Month
    USS Vernon County (LST-1161)
  • Covers & Cancels
    BY DESMOND D. JAGYI
  • EXCLUSIVE'INTERVIEW—Chip Maury
    BY HAROLD HELFER
  • LIBERTY PoRT—Tahiti
  • CROSSWORD PUZZLE
  • PASS THE WORD
  • LAFF LINES
  • BOOK REPORT
  • 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; Chres

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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 tEXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW—Chip is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts. All material paidPORT-Tahitindard rates. All photographs are official Department at 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.

MAY, 1972

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