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1936-07-25 - Page 1. July 25, 1936. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 19, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/469/show/465.

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(July 25, 1936). 1936-07-25 - Page 1. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/469/show/465

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Title 1936-07-25
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Date July 25, 1936
Description Volume III, Number XVIII
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Tacoma, Washington
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 * " 5. S... 0 .. 5-.- 0.. * 1936. umber XVIII THE RETURN OF THE BATTLESHIP --::-- If recent press reports are to be believed, the nations of the world, after a 14 year holiday, are about to resume building battleships. Gerrnan · y is follo\\ ing up her " pocket" battle­ships by laying down the keels of at least two battleships of normal size. France, now completing two sup­er cl'uisers, has, in answer to Ger­many's challenge, started two battle­ships. Italy is well under way in her construction of two 35,000 ton battle­ships. Japan, who has let the Wash­ington and London Naval Treaties go by the board, evidently intends to re- arm with the larger type of ship. The English, not to be outdone, are planning on constructing a brand new $ 750,000," 00 avy that \ · ill be com­pleted in 1942. The program, if carried out, will include 12 capitol ships, two of which are to be of the battleship class, and 33 new cruisers. Our last Congress in its Naval Ap­propriation Bill authorized the con­struction of ( but did not appropriate the money for) two 35,000 ton battle­ · hips. Recently Admiml William H. Standley acti'ng Secretary of the avy and Chief of Naval Operations, ( Continued on Page Four) --_...._....--- ENSIGN ELSON REPORTS ABOARD Monday, 20 July, Ensign E. R. Nel­son, Jr. report. ed aboard for duty as Communication Watch Officer on Sco For Staff. He was sent here from the orthampton as a relief for Lt. ( jg) H. Maynard who has orders to the Chicago for duty'. CHIEF GUNNER CONDIT WINS MEDALS During our stay in Seattle, Chief Gunner Condit managed to win five medals in the various matches held at Fort Lawton. On Sunday, 2 July, in the fourth annual Police Matches he won a silver medal for the high Navy individual on the winning team. That same afternoon he received a bronze medal for being second high Navy individual. The following Sunday, 19 July, he won three more medals. The first of these was a bronze High Tyrol medal in time fire re- entry with a score of ( Continued on Page Four) ". 1 .• HOUSTO LOSES PRACTICE GA IE TO NAVY YARD TEAM Wednesday afternoon the HOU­STO ball club wound up their round of practice games in preparation for the Tacoma Cup Series, by playing the • avy Yard team. A fast and well play · ed game . all the way through. The Tavy Yard boys carried ju I. a little too much power for the HOUSTO outfit, nevertheless it was a great game, highly enjoyed by a crowd of fans. Lefty Salmon pitched his first full game of the season and did cl'edi­tably well, allowing but seven hits, ­while striking out about eight. The Yal'd teams' ability to bunch their hits and take advantage of the break found them leading 7 to 2 at the end of nine inning- s, HOUSTON player. to see action were: Devin, Dainwood, Spruell, Eggerter, Hynes, Willmuth, Whight, Hattamel', McCrea, Gl'yckie­wicz, Weber, and Chimelewski. HOUSTO. PI~. TOL TEA f DISPLAYS GREAT POSSIBILITIES IN RECENT :\ fATCHES -.-..-- Justifying the confidence many of their shipmates have had in their abili­ty, our pistol team has come t. hrough in great style in recent matche . Organized from scratch during the past year our teanI has advanced to the · tage wlwre they have topped all active service teams in one match and copped second place in every other match. Even a slight perusal of scores posted in the recent mat. ches in Seattle is enough to prove the team has ability. Besides five medals being won by team members, Ch. Gunner Condit shares \' ith four other _ avy men, the honor of winning the N. W. POLICE JOUR AL TROPHY, their score be­ing 1222, an almost record breaking' score. This team completed with the police teams from Los Angeles, San Fran­cisco, Seattle and other coast cities. Outshooting the cops in their favorite sport is a feat well deserving of a big hand from the entire service. Members of the Houston team are Ensign Burdick, Ch. Gnnner Condit, Cpl. Arminger, Hyndman, EM3c, Pfc. Fabic, Pfc. Starc.. k.,.. a. nd Head, SIc. AVY GOES IN FOR SEALSKL S The USS VEGA, a supply ship of the fleet, under the Command of Commander C. J. Bright, US. avy, will ail about July 25, 1936 for Pri­bHof blands to bring to this country seal skins of the three year old bull.' killed under the au. pices of the Bureau of Fisheries, Department of Com­merce