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Our Navy Magazine was a magazine published for commercial distribution covering the activities of the U. S. Navy. It began publication in 1897 initially issued on the first and fiftheenth of each month. It became a monthly publication beginning with its January 1960 issue. Every issue of Our Navy contained a number of feature articles in addition to the news pertinate to personnel of the U. S. Navy, often dealing with Pay, Benefits, Clothing (changes to uniforms, etc.). During the war years (World War I and II), they would also list information for casualties reported by the Navy Department.

Front Cover Issue Featured Articles
1 Sepember 1941 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1941-09-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 September 1941 How Uncle Sam Trains Under Water Sailors; Sailors Ain't Human; So You Want to Make Chief?; Air Power Has Come of Age; Steaming South for Trinidad; World's Plane-Carriers at a Glance; More. On the cover - Lorraine Gettman.
1 October 1942 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1942-10-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 October 1942 Traditions of the Navy; National Service Life Insurance; Subject: Sea-Serpents; The Marines Have Landed; The Spearhead of Today's Sea Power; Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Marks 100th Birthday; More. Cover - USS Iowa.
15 October 1942 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1942-10-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 October 1942 Traditions of the Navy; Navy Camermen Learn to Shoot the Fireworks; How to Speak Japanese; Box Score of World's Naval Losses; Insurance for Living; Last Hours of the Yorktown; More. Cover: Barbara Ashbourne and S1c Bill Webber.
1 November 1942 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1942-11-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 November 1942 The Importance of Melanesia; Sailors Have Sweethearts; Action in the Solomons; This is Why We Fight; Write Us a Letter; The Old Timer's Lament; More. Cover - The watch officer.
15 November 1942 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1942-11-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 November 1942 The Navy's Second Front—Part I; Get Off'n Me Paintwoikl; Make Yourself at Home, Sailor; From Merchantman to Carrier; Join the Navy—in London; Key to the South Atlantic; More. Cover: Thanksgiving Turkey
1 December 1942 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1942-12-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 December 1942 The Navy's Second Front—Part II; Men for the Job; Notes on the Japanese Fleet; Honolulu, December 7th; Them Were the Days; More. Cover: Pharmacist's mate.
1 January 1943 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1943-01-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 January 1943 "Official U. S. Navy Photograph"; Caribbean Attack; Regular vs. Reserve; Dive-Bombing-1898; Bone Island; Phantom Ships; Heap Big Chief; This Enlisted Man Made Good; More.
15 January 1943 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1943-01-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 January 1943 Is the Battleship Obsolete? ; Knots to You; Jiggers, de Permanent Shore Patrol!; Yorktowns of the Past; The First Airplane Hits the Deck; Joshua Barney; Don't Ration Your Letters; More. Cover - Navy Fire Fighters on the job.
1 April 1943 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1943-04-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 April 1943 We Must Have Battleships; Glistening Lady; At Your Service, Sailor; Jungle Expedition; Two Survival Wars; This Global War; Official Navy Casualty List; Your Beauty Parade; More. Cover - Captain of a gun crew.
1 June 1943 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1943-06-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 June 1943 The Staff of Life - The Medical Personnel of the Navy; The Life of a Student Naval Aviator; History of the U.S.S. Constellation; War News, Awards, Commendations, and Promotions; Official Casualty List for the Period Ending April 15, 1943; Your Beauty Parade
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1 September 1943 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1943-09-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 September 1943 WAVE's - Her to Stay? Submarine Torpedos; Turkey - Enigma of the Middle East; Promotions; Your Beauty Parade; War News
1 August 1944 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1944-08-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 August 1944 Rough Riders - Hunting Submarines in the Atlantic; Weather In Invasions; The Last of the Seabees; Tough Little Tug Boat - Story of the USS Choctaw; Awards, Commendations and Promotions; Official Casualty List (From May 1 to May 31, 1944); Your Beauty Parade
15 March 1945 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1945-03-15 Our Navy Magazine
Mid-March, 1945 "I Sing Their Prases" - Hospital Corpsmen; Men Below Decks; The Story of the USS Saint Lo; War Information; Awards, Commendations and Promotions; Your Beauty Parade
1 February 1946 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1946-02-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 February 1946 Peeping Tom - The important Part in Winning the War played by Areal Photography; First Views of Proposed New Uniform; The Kipper Fleet; Dogface Carrier; The Story of the USS Houston, Awards, Commendations and Promotions; Civilian Airline Jobs; Your Beauty Parade
1949-08-15 Our Navy Magazine 1949-08-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 August 1949 Featured Story: Operation Student by Lee E. Roach. Lee, currently working with PIO, took his first trip on a submarine with some of the students and faculty of the Armed Forces Staff College of Norfolk.
1 June 1959 Issue Of Our Navy Magazine 1959-06-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 June 1959 The Fleet That Nobody Knows - MSTS; How To Stay Out Of Trouble With Women; The Submarine Service; Jeanne Crain
15 June 1959 Issue Of Our Navy Magazine 1959-06-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 June 1959 This is not the world's most controversial submarine. For that story, see page 23. This is the Growler (SSG-577) from which the Regulus I missile was fired successfully just 3,000 yards off the Roosevelt Roads Naval Station.
1 July 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-07-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 July 1959 Old Glory rises of the flagstaff of the carrier Oriskany. Picture, provided courtesy the San Francis° Naval Shipyard "Drydocker," was taken at the Oriskany's recommissioning following a two year yard period.
15 July 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-07-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 July 1959 The USS Staten Island (AGB-5) being shown the way by a few of the native guides as she breaks through the ice of the Antarctic.
1 August 1959 Issue Of Our Navy Magazine 1959-08-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 August 1959 A seaman prepares the port gangway for lowering as his ship enters port at dusk.
15 August 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-08-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 August 1959 A kind of telephone madness that happens every month of the year: the dime and the smiling voice.
1 September 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-09-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 September 1959 Carol Douglas of Corpus Christi Miss Texas of 1959. a first class singer. The bell she is ringing is from tie old USS Enterprise (CV-6).
15 September 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-09-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 September 1959 North America's shiny new A3J Vigilante streaks through the California skies. She is expected to replace the A3D Skywarrior as our biggest carrier-based warplane.
1 October 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-10-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 October 1959 Miss Andy Tilton, Director of Professional Models Inc. in Garden City, New York poses while visiting the USS Albert T. Harris (DE-447). The Harris is one of the Reserve ASW ships in New York.
1 November 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-11-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 November 1959 Pilot's-eye view af the Bon Homme Richard while coming aboard. Featured article, LO, THE POOR BROWN BAGGER -- Humorous story of a family with orders.
15 November 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-11-15 Our Navy Magazine
15 November 1959 Plastic motor boat of the USS Bridget (DE-1024) holds alongside the warship underway.
1 December 1959 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1959-12-01 Our Navy Magazine
1 December 1959 Mary Lou Baker, TD2, now at NAS Memphis, is shown at the control board of Link Trainer. The soft voice of a woman is a welcome relief to student after the harsher words of airborne instructors.
January 1960 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1960-01 Our Navy Magazine
January 1960 The strange shape of our cover is the nuclear-powered submarine USS Skipjack (SSN-585), silhouetted against the evening sun at Newport, R. I.
February 1960 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1960-02 Our Navy Magazine
February 1960 Radioman Gary Tatum poses on the USS Brinkley Bass (DD-887) with Noell, the orangoutang from the San Diego Children's Zoo.
March 1960 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1960-03 Our Navy Magazine
March 1960 A highline transfer when the weather is like this calls for the very best in seamanship. Photo, taken from the Yorktown, shows the destroyer Orleck (DD-886), with her bow tossed clear of the sea.
April 1960 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1960-04 Our Navy Magazine
April 1960 Swimming in silently from the sea, a frogman attaches a bomb to an anti-boat obstacle on a hostile beach.
May 1960 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1960-05 Our Navy Magazine
May 1960 Americans visit the East, where "no man is his brother's keeper" (see article beginning on Page 3).
September 1960 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1960-09 Our Navy Magazine
September 1960 Polaris away! First firing from submerged submarine. See page 3. Featured Story: USS GEORGE WASHINGTON: FATHER OF POLARIS.
November 1960 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1960-11 Our Navy Magazine
November 1960 USS Decatur (DD-936), shown visiting New York City, is of the "Forrest Sherman" Class. She was commissioned Nov. 30, 1956.
December 1960 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1960-12 Our Navy Magazine
December 1960 E. F. Zimmerman, AN, holds a sleepy guest at the Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan. Close friendliness between sailors and people of other countries is becoming a new Navy tradition.
1963-01 Our Navy Magazine 1963-01 Our Navy Magazine
January 1963 The unique super structure of the USS ENTERPRISE is framed by the wing of a A5A Vigilante. The antennae protruding from the dome will distort enemy radar.
1963-06 Our Navy Magazine 1963-06 Our Navy Magazine
June 1963 Antarctic exployers collecting samples of marine life found in the Daley Island region during the summer support season of operation deep freeze.
1968-11 Our Navy Magazine 1968-11 Our Navy Magazine
November 1968 An RA-5C Vigilante reconnaissance aircraft is launched from the flight deck of the Atlantic Fleet aircraft carrier USS FORRESTAL (CVA-59).
1968-12 Our Navy Magazine 1968-12 Our Navy Magazine
December 1968 Firefighters on the deck of the battleship New Jersey. Featured Articles: Exclusive Interview—Lieut. Brimmage and Navy-1968 In Review.
1969-01 Our Navy Magazine 1969-01 Our Navy Magazine
January 1969 This month's cover is a portion of "The Ocean—Highway of All Nations,” an oil painting by Edward Moran. Property of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum.
1969-02 Our Navy Magazine 1969-02 Our Navy Magazine
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1969-03 Our Navy Magazine 1969-03 Our Navy Magazine
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February 1972 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1972-02 Our Navy Magazine
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March 1972 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1972-03 Our Navy Magazine
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April 1972 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1972-04 Our Navy Magazine
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May 1972 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1972-05 Our Navy Magazine
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June 1972 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1972-06 Our Navy Magazine
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July 1972 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1972-07 Our Navy Magazine
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August 1972 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1972-08 Our Navy Magazine
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October 1972 Issue of Our Navy Magazine 1972-10 Our Navy Magazine
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