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Our Navy Magazine 15 January 1943

15 January 1943 Our Navy Magazine



The picture on the cover of this issue is reproduced from a photograph in full color by A. Eriss. It shows our new Navy Fire Fighters on the job . . . Incidentally we inadvertently omitted the credit line for our January 1st cover. Credit should have been given to Official Navy Photos.

Table of Contents : * THE LOG *

  • Traditions of the Navy
    By C. W. Windas
  • Our Naval Views and Comments
    By The Editor
  • Is the Battleship Obsolete?
    By Platt W. Dockery
  • Knots to You
    By Sidney Bindler
  • What's in a Name
    By Richard A. Shaffer
  • Salty Rhymes
  • Scuttlebutt Scandals
    By Bozo
  • Foreign Naval News
    By Jack Blumenfield
  • Fire!
  • Jiggers, de Permanent Shore Patrol!
    By Letitia Lindsay
  • Yorktowns of the Past
    By Harold L. Monroe
  • The Baited Trap
    By Joseph H. Weston
  • I'll Bet Mine's Worse
    By Donald C. Carter
  • Round-Up on the War
    By Fletcher Pratt
  • Flash!
    By Lillian Thomas
  • Salt Shakers
    By Walt Munson
  • Bulletin Board of Naval Interest
  • Awards, Commendations and Promotions
  • Personnel Information
  • The First Airplane Hits the Deck
    By Robert Clark
  • Books Worth Reading
  • Notes of Interest
  • Merchant Vessel Sinks Raider
  • The Old Sailor Named 'Em
    By Harvey L. Miller
  • Joshua Barney
    By Paul Twitchell
  • Don't Ration Your Letters
    By Clyde Lee Jenkins
  • Lay Aft on the Fantail
  • The Skipper and the Boot
    By Jack Watson

Written By and For All Navymen.

ACTING EDITOR: Gerald Mygatt


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


  • C. J. Lund


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

Member Audit Bureau of Circulations

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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