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Mackenzie, C. J., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; Hall, A. D., associate editor. The Blue Bonnet 1937-02-27 - Page 1. February 27, 1937. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 23, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/609/show/605.

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Mackenzie, C. J., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; Hall, A. D., associate editor. (February 27, 1937). The Blue Bonnet 1937-02-27 - Page 1. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/609/show/605

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Title The Blue Bonnet 1937-02-27
Creator (Local)
  • Mackenzie, C. J., editor
  • Ball, R. C., assistant editor
  • Hall, A. D., associate editor
Contributor (Local)
  • Zeitfuss, W. C., distribution
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Long Beach, California
Date February 27, 1937
Description Volume IV, Number IX
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Format (IMT)
  • application/pdf
Original Item Location ID 1981-001, Box 11, Folder 10
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 Number IX EW 10,000 TO CRUISER COMMISSIONED FLEET OFFICERS AND THEIR LADIES TO BE FETED AT BALL Wednesday, 23 February, the VIN­CEN ES, built by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation of Boston, ~ fass. was commissioned by Reajr Admiral Walter Gherardi. She is one of the most up to date ships in the av " carrying nine- eight inch triple­turret guns and a battery of eight five- inch double- duty Anti Aircraft guns. Upon arriving on this coast and joining the Fleet sometime late this summer, she will be attached to Cru­Div Seven, Commanded by Rear Ad­miral John Downes. This division . made up of the new type cruisers 01 the San Francisco - ew Orleans cl and includes the U. S. S. Quincy which is expected to join some time du Fleet Problem VDI. .. ... The City of Long Beach will hold a banquet and ball honoring the offi­cers of the Fleet and their ladies on Saturday, 27 February. The invitations to the banquet which is to be held at the Pacific Coast Club, will be extended to Flag Officers, senior members of their staffs and personal aids, Commanding Officers and Executive Officers of the Battle­ships and Cruisers and to the Com­manding Officers of the larger auxil­ar; es and their ladies. General invitation will be extended to the other officers of the Fleet and their ladies to the ball following the banquet which is to be held at the Municipal Auditorum, Long Beach. all in the Long Beach, Calif., 27 February, 1937. LIEUT. VANZANT TO COMMAND U. S. S. TALBOT SCOUTING FORCE FLAG CHANGE .. .... According to a recent issue of the " Army and Navy Journal", rear Ad­miral Walter S. Anderson, who re­cently returned to the United States from duty as Naval Attache at Lon­don, will be assigned to command Cru D; vFour, relieving Rear Admiral Harry L. Brinser. Admiral Brinser will go to the Navy Department as president of the board of inspectioon and survey. Rear Admiral Joseph K. Taussig w. ll be assigned to command Cruisers Scouting Force as a relief for Rear Admiral Fenner who will go to the Puget Sound as Commandant 13th aval District. In the same issue, it was stated that o~ cers in the higher command ranks of Admiral and Vice Admiral would continue in their present duties. Lieutenant R. B. Vanzant, popular Assistant First Lieutenant, was de­tached and left the ship Monday, 22 February, to take Command of the U. S. S. Talbot. He will take over his command in Mare Island and then proceed with her to Pearl Harbor, T. H. where she will be attached to the Mine Craft, Battle Force. Mr. Vanzant is a big loss to the Houston, not only was he a very capable officer, who during his tour aboard did much to bring the Hou­:-: ton tip to its high state of material efficiency; he was also a fine man to work with and for. * .. s. s... 0 .. 5...- 0.. * Volume IV Lieutenant H. P. Rice has received orders to the aval Academy. It is expected that he will be attached to the Department of Foreign Languages a French Instructor. He will be etached some time during Mayor early June. Lieutenant T. O. Dahl has been ered to VP Squadron Three, Fleet Base, Coco Solo, C. Z. VP Squad­Three i a patrol boat squadron. Dahl will probably be detached arch. The Houston will go alongside the repair ship Vestal, 20th March, to remain until 3rd April. It is expected that during this period an arrange­ment for water taxi service will be made similiar to that enjoyed while alongside the Medusa last fall. OFFICERS ORDERED • I •• HOUSTO~ OFFICERS TO BE DETACHED ~ ••• o: Lieutenant Commander William J. Strother Jr. has been ordered to re­port to the Houston on or about 9 April as Gunnery Officer. Mr. Strother who is a member of the Naval Aca­demy class of 1920, is now attached to the U. S. S. Quincy. To date Mr. Keating, who he will relieve, hasn't received orders detaching him from the ship. Ensign R. W. Meyers has been ordered to the Houston. Mr. Meyers, who is a member of the NA class of 1936, is now attached to the New ork from which he will be detached before she sails for the East Coast. TE DER OVERHAUL SCHEDULED