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October 1972 Our Navy Magazine : Who Needs The Panama Canal

October 1972 Our Navy Magazine : Who Needs The Panama Canal


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The USS New Jersey (BB-62) cruises serenely through Gaillard Cut during her transit through the Panama Canal and was the first battleship in American history called on to serve in three wars. Photograph by JOC Case.

OUR NAVY

THE NAVVMAN'S MAGAZINE FOUNDED 1897

Vol. 67, No. 10 October, 1972

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

News Department

  • PENTAGON REPORT
  • ATLANTIC REPORT
  • PACIFIC REPORT
  • YARD REPORT

October Features

  • The Panama Canal and the U.S. Navy
    BY RAY YOUNG
  • The CSS Stonewall
    BY GERALD E. ROBERTSON
  • Your Seagoing Vocabulary
  • There's Viroidone: the Aquarium
    BY EDWIN R. VARLEY
  • What a Break!
    BY HARVEY C. SHAW
  • Stamps Ahoy!
    BY JOSEPH C. SALAK
  • Seagoing Pussy Cat
    By 0. AFTON LINGER


Regular Features

  • LIBERTY PORT — Copenhagen
  • Your Science IQ—____ ... Plus
    BY L. MACK MENSER
  • OUR NAVY'S Ship of the Month
    USS ROARK (DE-1053)
  • Covers & Cancels
    BY DESMOND D. JAGYI
  • EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW—Leon Morris
    BY HAROLD HELFER
  • PASS THE WORD
  • LAFF LINES
  • BOOK REPORT
  • EDITORIAL

Advertising Representative

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OUR NAVY is published monthly by Our Navy, Inc., Paul Watson, President and Publisher; Chris J. Lund, Circulation and Business O law Manager; Office of Publication, Editorial, Advertising and Executive Office, 1 Hanson Place, BrIQ-The, N.Y. 11243,

Telephone: 212-783-4540. Second Class postage paid at Brooklyn, N.Y., and at additional mailing office 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 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 copyrightedPhOtograph OUR NAVY, Inc.

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