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Long Beach, Calif. 22 August, 1936 Number XXXII
Sanders, W. L.
Phillips, E. C.
Dickey, P. K.
Huston, C. H.
Wittrock, J. H.
Ellwood, R. M.
Drover, R. M.
Durham, B. S.
Chase, H. E.
Switzer, G. J.
Lafferty, J. W.
Stuart, C. M. jr.
Bent, H. E.
Peacock, J. A.
Watkins, J. H.
Ries, D. C.
Keimel, R. M.
Emerson, H. G.
Gilmore, W. J.
Pischocki, F. P.
Strange, P. A.
Meyers, R. L.
Oberg, J. O.
Foxwell, E. D.
Azbill, W. H.
Haley, E. G.
Jones, M. F.
Hines, G. L.
Chick, E. A.
Loop, W. A.
Dietrich, H. R.
Phillips, P. E.
EUROPEAN STATION DOUBTFUL
Everyone who has planned on puting
in for the European Station on the
information which has been number
one latest " scuttle- butt" for the past
month should not let their hopes
carry them too far. The following
taken from the Army and Navy Register
throws a little cold water on the
President Roosevelt, in response to
questions asked him during a press
conference at his home at Hyde Park
on August 4, stated that he had no
idea of reviving the former European
squadron of the United States Navy
because of the disturbed condition in
Spain. He added that, since all nations
had ships along the coast of Spain
near the focal points of the rebellion,
there were ample vessels to take out
all foreigners who wished to leave the
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TO BE COMPLETED
It has been learned that bids for
the construction of the entire remaining
length of the outer San PedroLong
Beach breakwater were opened
on July 24th. It is believed that work
on this contract will be started late in
On July 2nd work was completed
on the third segment of the detached
breakwater. This third unit was 2200
feet long. The first unit, which was
the eastern end of the detached breakwater,
was 1400 feet long and work
on it was completed in July 1934. The
second unit, 4000 feet long, was completed
in June 1935. Thus 7600 feet
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UP THE LADDER
The following named men have been
advanced in rating as indicated opposite
their respective names:
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This past Tuesday the HOUSTON
Planes, Pilots and part of the unit returned
to the ship in order to take
part in the tactical exercises which
were held enroute San Francisco to
San Pedro. It is expected that the unit
will return to San Diego today where
they will remain until the end of the
Cruiser Air Concentration which will
be about 14 September. They
report that all hands are thoroughly
enjoying the Concentration and are
at the same time accomplishing a good
deal of work.
GUNNERY SCHOOL STUDENTS
This past Saturday in San Francisco,
the Officers and men who have
been attending Gunnery School on the
TUSCALOOSA and LOUISVILLE returned.
They all seemed to have gained
some valuable information and
although they enjoyed the school, all
say they are glad to be back aboard
and are ready to help put " E's" all
over the ship. The Officers and men
who attended these schools are: Lt. Comdr.
Keating, Lieut. Rice, Ensign
Barrows, Ensign Johnson, Ensign
Raymond, 2nd. Lieut. Williamson,
Tucker, Seale, and Wishard, Seale. --_..... _-- NAVY PAY GRADES 2 AND 3
A glance at the allowance lists for
the fiscal year 1937 indicates a marked
reduction in the number of petty
officers, 1st class and 2nd class, that
may not be understood. Therefore, in
order to clarify the situation, and to
avoid unnecessary corrspondence, the
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