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1936-03-21 - Page 1. March 21, 1936. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 19, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/389/show/385.

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(March 21, 1936). 1936-03-21 - Page 1. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/389/show/385

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Title 1936-03-21
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Date March 21, 1936
Description Volume III, Number XI
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Long Beach, California
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
Language English
Physical Description 1 newsletter
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Original Item Location ID 1981-001, Box 11, Folder 8
Original Collection Cruiser Houston Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=23
Digital Collection USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript Volume III Long Beach, Calif., March 21, 1936 Number XI SEEING SOUTH AMERICA LT. WILLIAMS PROMOTED ORDERS TO OFFICERS G. E. BAKER COM ' lENDATION MEMORANDUM: • •• Lieutenant Emerick, USN., repol'ted for duty on March 14th. Lieutenant Emerick came to the HOUSTON from the NaV'tl1 Air Scnool, Pensacola, Fla. ( Continued on Page Four) Commander J. H. Buchanan, USN., will come to the tIOUSTON in June and resume his regular duties on the taff of Commander Scouting Force. * * * * * * * • Captain A. C. Pickens, USN., will come to the HOUSTON in June and resume his regular duties as Chief of Staff, Commander Scouting Force. * * * * • * * * Lieutenant Commander J. R. Red­man will come aboard the HOU­STON in June and resume his regular duties on the staff of Commander Scouting Force. * * * * * * * * Lieutenant Commander M. B. Arn­old, USN., our Navigating Offi£ er, has received orders to report to the Com­mandant, Fifteenth Naval District for duty as district communication officer and for additional duty as command­ing officer of outlying naval radio stations and radio direction finder stations in the Fifteenth Naval Dis­trict. Commander Arnold expects to be detached from duty on board this vessel about 4 April. ****** •• Lieutenant Commander T. B. Inglis, US ., will report for duty on or about - 4 April as the relief of Lieutenant Commander Arnold. Commander Jnglis is now on duty as Aide on the staff of Commander Battle Force. * * ~* * * * * Gallant, P. P., CMM( PA) USN - Commendation of. Subject: Gallant, P. P., CMM ( PA) USN has recently been commended by the Commanding Officer for his outstand­ing service on board this vessel. The commendation is as follows: 1. You are commended for your outstanding ability as leader, your consistent effort to keep the material under your charge in the highest state of efficiency, and your unwavering loyalty. Your service on board this vessel since commissioning, 17 June, 1!) 30, is considered outstand­ing. Lt. ( jg) Frederick P. Williams, USN was promoted to full lieutenant on 9 March.. The oath of office was admini­stered by the Commanding Officer on board the HOUSTON on the above mentioned date. Lt. Williams reported for duty in the HOUSTON nearly two years ago. All hands join in wishing him con­tinued success in the Naval Service. .10 March, 1936 Gallant will be transferrerl to the Fleet Naval Reserve on 16 April of this year, at the conclusion of 2') years' · service in the U. S. Navy. Bon voyage and good luck! Now is the time to begin saving money for the cruise to South Ameri. ­ca. It would be a pity for any man to go down there and not be able to see a few of the worth- while Rights. Civilians pay hundreds of dollars steamship fare ( to be exact, the fare from ' New York to - Valparaiso and Buenos Aires and return is quoted at $ 965.00) in order to see the places the personnel of the HOUSTON may see on this cruise. The Chaplain despatched a telegram last Monday to Thomas Cook and Son, probably the leading travel agents of the world, asking that a represen­tative come on board the HOUSTON this morning for the purpose of con­fering in regard to certain proposed trips at Lima, Valparaiso, Santiago and possibly, Buenos Aires. We shall learn from him today just what the tariff will be for each member. We are unable to mention as yet which trips will be undertaken. Next week's Blue Bonnet will contain definite in­formation in regard to the matter. SEE LIMA! The city of Lima is seven miles distant fro m C a II a o. I t is known as " The City of the Kings". It was founded by Pizarro in 1535, and a rear later the corner- stone of the great Cathedral was laid and the plan of the city traced by the great conqueror of Peru. Lima became the luxurious capital of the Spanish Vice­roys, and the center of government for the entire continent. The University buildings are interest ing reminders of the past, and many of the Churches possess notable works ( Continued on Page Four)