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Our Navy Magazine 1 October 1942

1 October 1942 Our Navy Magazine

Vol. XXXVII No. 9



Looking more like some mighty creature of the air, poised for a takeoff into the sky, the giant 45,000-ton 24 USS Iowa, biggest battleship ever built, lies on the ways at the Brooklyn Navy Yard ready for her launching on August 27. Because of the impression it conveys of the great new battlewagon's tremendous power it is an unusual launching picture.

Table of Contents : * THE LOG *

  • Traditions of the Navy
    By C. W. Windas
  • Our Naval Views and Comments
    By The Editor
  • National Service Life Insurance
    By William C. Nigut
  • Subject: Sea-Serpents
    By H. Thompson Rich
  • The Marines Have Landed
  • Sailors' Snapshots
    By Paul Watson
  • Scuttlebutt Scandals
    By Bozo
  • The Spearhead of Today's Sea Power
    By Jay Launer
  • Heinie Orchard Hiked the Long, Long Trail
    By Harvey L. ("Heinie") Miller
  • Jerry Brandt, Rogue First Class
    By Mackey Lewis
  • What's in a Name?
    By Richard A. Shafter
  • Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Marks 100th Birthday
  • Roundup on the War
    By Fletcher Pratt
  • Naval Cancels and Cachets
    By Marshall R. Hall
  • Salt Shakers
    By Walt Munson
  • Bulletin Board of Naval Interest
  • Awards, Commendations and Promotions
  • Down the Years With the Pigskin Game
    By Harry Dwyer
  • Personnel Information
  • Notes of Interest
  • Lay Aft on the Fantail
  • The Skipper and the Boot
    By Jack Watson

Written By and For All Navymen.

EDITOR : Cliff Alderman


  • Myron Eddy
  • C. M. Hatcher
  • R. C. Fay


  • C. J. Lund


  • A. R. Bosworth
  • J. E. Jones
  • Walt Munson
  • Lillian Thomas
  • Harry Dwyer

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Published the 1st and 15th of each month by OUR NAVY, INC., Owen Watson, president and publisher; Paul R. Watson, treasurer. Office of publication, 210 Orchard Street, East Rutherford, N. J. Editorial and Executive offices, 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Entered as second class matter at the post office, Rutherford, New Jersey, under the act of March 3, 1879. Single copies 25 cents. One year subscription (24 issues) $5.00. Subscribers should notify promptly of change of address; both old and new addresses should be given. Contributions to OUR NAVY'S editorial columns should be addressed to 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Material intended for the 1st of the month issue should he in the hands of the Editor by the 1st of the month preceding date of issue: material for the 15th of the month issue by the 15th of the month preceding.

Assertions or opinions of contributors are those of the individual and do not reflect the official views of the Navy Department or the Government.

Entire contents copyrighted 1942 by OUR NAVY, INC.

More Net Paid Circulation in the Navy than Any Other Publication

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