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Brooklyn Navy Yard, N. Y. Nov. 5, ' 35 Number XLIII
HOUSTON TO HOLD " FULL
POWER RU " ON RETURN TO
WEST COA~. T
The HOUSTON has requested four
days uninterruped preparation for her
full power run as recommended by
ComCruScoFor on her return to the
West Coast. The Full Power Run will
be held off Cape San Lucas, Lower
California. The four days preparation
if granted, will take place in Balboa,
HOUSTON MEN RECOMMENDED
TO COM SCO FOR AND COM BASE
FOR, FOR ADVANCEMENT TO CPO
As the result of their sucessful
exams, recently, the folowing members
of our crew have been recommended
for the buttons:
TO COM SCO FOR
Hartley, D. P. EMIe., Dembach, R. J.
EMlc.,. Noble, F. S. RMlc., Yelverton,
L. V. YeoIe.
TO COM BASE FOR
Rosenkrans, H. ACMlc., McNesby,
H. R. AOMlc.
TO BU. MEDICINE & SURGERY
Vizard, J. J. Phmlc.
The Blue Bonnet congratulates our
shipmates in their sucessful exams,
and hopes to see their names added to
the Bureau's waiting list.
OF HOUSTON OFFICERS
SEE AVY · OTRE DAME GAME
A party of HOUSTON'S Officers
flew to Baltimore to see the avyNotre
Dame football game. Although
the Navy lost 14- 0, they said that
the Irish had to fight for every point
they got. The score was no indication
of the Navy strength.
HOUSTON TO CARRY BOOTS
TO WEST COAST
According to a Bu Nav di~ patch,
the HOUSTON will furnish transportation
to some one hundred and fifty
recruits from the Naval Training Sta.
Newport, R. I. on her return trip to
the West Coast. These recruits will
be assigned to various ships of the
Fleet by Com Bat Force. The Newport
Training Station is one of the
two naval training stations recently
opened to take care of the 11,000 increase
in enlisted personnel.
DOCTOR BUNKLEY TO BE
Upon arrival in New York Lt. Comdr.
Bunkley ( MC) U. S. N. was relieved
by Lt. Comdr. E.. Dockery ( MC) U.
S. N. After being relieved Dr. Bunkley
will be assigned to the Naval Hospital,
Brooklyn, New York. Doctor Bunkley
is the so called " Plank Owner" of
the Wardroom. He reported aboard in
December 1933, immediately after the
HOUSTON'S return from the China
Station. We are all sorry to see our
old " sawbones" leave and wish him
the best of luck in his new assignment.
The Naval Institute has just finished
a second reprinting of the Bluejacket's
Manual, 1927. The pl~ tes
comprising the international flags and
special flags and pennants have been
brought up to date. The manual is
4X6 inches, Contains 958 pages and
costs $ 1.50 postpaid, from the U. S.
Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland. .....
Boost HOUSTON Athletics!
AVIA'I'ION MACHINISTS MATES
The Bureau of Navigation is establishing
the following Service schools:
Primary Aviation Machinist's Mates
Advanced Aviation Machinist, s Mates
These schools are located at the
aval Training Station, Norfolk, Va.
on- rated men are eligible for ins-truction
in the Aviation Metalsmith
and Primary Aviation Machinist, s
Mates Schools, particulary those nonrated
men- who are serving in aviation
units ashore and in the various squadrons
afloat. Aviation machinist's mates
first, second, and third class are
eligible for instruction in the advanced
Aviation Machinist's Mates School.
The requirements laid down in the
Bureau of Navigation Manual, Article
E- 5405, will be strictly complied
The class for the Aviation Metalsmiths
School convenes 1 October 1935
This class has been ordered by the
Bureau from names on the Bureau's
lists of vounteers. However, this
list is now exhausted and requests
from men qualified and interested in
this course are desired.
The Primary Aviation Machinist's
Mates class convenes 1 October and
1December, 1935. The Advanced Aviation
Machinist's Mates class convenes
on 19 November, 1935; 7 January
and 4 March, 1936.
Quotas for the Primary and Advanced
Schools will be assigned by the
Bureau to Force Commanders and
requests should be forwarded to them