NEW ORDERS TO OFFICERS
Lieutenant Commander R. E. Keating,
Gunnery Officer, has received his
orders to report to Commander Battle
Ships, Battle Force, as Flag Secretary.
Mr. Keating will be relieved 9
April by Lieutenant Commander
Strother and on the 10th of April he
will report for his new job.
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SHIFT IN OFFICERS
Ensign R. S. Burdick has recieved
orders to be detached from the Houston
and to report to Com Sco For as
a Communication Watch Officer. Before
being detached, MI'. Burdick will
be releived as Signal Officer and
Movie Officer by Ensign F. L. Barrows.
Monday, 1 March, Ensign R. W.
Meyers reported aboard for duty. Before
coming to the Houston Mr. Meyers
had duty on the New York. He
was assigned to the Engineering Department
as HB" Division Officer.
One March there was a shift in
assignment of officers. Lt. ( jg) McDonald
relieved Lieutenant F. P. Williams
as Third Division Officer. Mr.
Williams went to the Engineering Department
as HE" Division Officer.
Ensign C. J. Mackenzie relieved
Ensign R. S. Burdick as Ship's Secre-tary.
ROWING AND SAILING RACES
The anouncement of activities for
the remainder of this athletic year
was made last week and all the contests
in which the Houston is yet to
participate are aquatic ones. The
first enlistment race will be run on
March 19 as previously planned with
separate contests for both ten and
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Long Beach, Calif., 6 March, 1937.
Recieved on board.
Mallette, E. T., Sea2c from the
NTS, San Diego, Calif., Mullane, C. L.
CWT( PA), from the USS New York,
Russ, J. T., WT2c, from the USS
Chaurr. ont, Smith, W. C., PhM3c, from
the USS Chaumont, Phillips, P. L.,
Seale from the USS Relief, Paglinawan,
R., MAttlc, from the USS Chaumont,
Mora, L., MAttlc, from the
USS CRaumont, Waters, G. L., MAtt
3c, from the USS Utah, and from
NTS, San Diego, Calif.; Biedeback,
R. L. , SEA2c, Coito, H. J., AS; Harvey,
D. J., AS; Hector, L. H., AS;
Kane, R. F., AS; Manley, 1. H., AS;
Sequestri, P. L., AS; Whitehead, W.
A., AS; Woestenburg, P. L., AS;
Wolf, F. H., AS.
Law, W. C., CWT( AA) to USS New
York, Fisher, R. W., Seale to NAS,
Norfolk, Va. and ultimate assignment
to USS Yorktown, Costello, M. V., Sea
Ie to NAS, Norfolk, Va. and ultimate
assignment to USS Yorktown, Schuler,
M. T., Sea2c to Submarine School,
New London, Conn., Remley, D. W.,
Seale to Submarine School, New London,
Conn., Hardin, J. C., Seale to
Submarine School, New London, Conn.,
McGovern, J., CBM( PA) to R/ S,
Norfolk, Va. ultimate assignment to
USS Enterprize, Dembach, R. J.,
EMlc, to USS Relief, Watts, H. F.,
Sea2c, to USS Relief, Liebergott, A.,
Mus2c to USS Relief, Scheve, W. R.,
SC3c to USS Relief for duty, Woolf,
L., BM2c to Eleventh Naval Dist.,
Garcia, F. 0., Seale to USS Argonne;
and to NAS, Norfolk, Va. and ultimate
assignment to USS Yorktown,
Kinhartz, W. A., GM2c, Lee, J. A.,
WRESTLING AND BOXING
SEMI- FINAL RESULTS
The following are the results of the
Wrestling and Boxing Fleet SemiFinals.
These matches were held in
two meets, one in San Diego and the
other in Long Beach, Saturday evening,
Results elimination series San Pedro,
Longbeach Area: Wrestling, 118
pounds, Bonyea ( Pensacola) defeated
Tack, D. C. ( Cincinnati) by fall; 126
pounds, Walgren ( New York) defeated
Jarvis ( Portland) by fall; 135
pounds, Speir ( Melville) defeated
Jared ( Fox) by fall; 145 pounds, Jenkins
( Nevada) defeated Werner ( Dobbin)
by fall; 155 pounds, Cahow ( Nevada)
defeated Middleton ( Pruitt) by
fall; 165 pounds, Gordon ( Concord)
defeated Matonik ( Pruitt) by decision
175 pounds, Fisher ( Nevada) defeated
Jasonis ( Indianapolis) by fall; Heavyweight,
Schell ( McCormick) defeated
Boorish ( Melville) by fall.
Boxing- 118 pounds, Missa ( New
York) defeated Olien ( Northampton)
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• •• FLAG TO REMAIN ABOARD
In last week's issue of the Blue Bonnet
it was stated that on 11 March
ComScoFor would shift his flag to
the Indianapolis and that ComCruScoFor
would shift his flag from the
Chicago to the Houston. Because of
the absence of the Indianapolis, ComScoFor
will keep his flag on the Houston
and on 11 March ComCruScoFor
will shift his flag to the USS Astoria.
EM3c, Dullaghan, J. C., FIe, Rock
R. F., F2c.
Honorably Dscharg. d.
Ashcraft, S. W., Seale, USN.