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The Blue Bonnet 1937-05-01
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Mackenzie, C. J., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; Hall, A. D., associate editor. The Blue Bonnet 1937-05-01 - Page 1. May 1, 1937. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/649/show/645.

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Mackenzie, C. J., editor; Ball, R. C., assistant editor; Hall, A. D., associate editor. (May 1, 1937). The Blue Bonnet 1937-05-01 - Page 1. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/649/show/645

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Title The Blue Bonnet 1937-05-01
Creator (Local)
  • Mackenzie, C. J., editor
  • Ball, R. C., assistant editor
  • Hall, A. D., associate editor
Contributor (Local)
  • Meuhlen, B. M., distribution
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Place of Creation (Local)
  • Lahaina Roads, Maui, Hawaii
Date May 1, 1937
Description Volume IV, Number XVIII
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 * " 5.5... 0 .. 5-.- 0.. * Volume IV Lahaina Roads, T. H. Number XVIII races. Experimental Rig RESULTS OF HEAVY CRUISER SAILING RACES FINISH Pts. towards 1st 2nd Total G. E. SHIP Race Race Points Trophy Tuscaloosa 1 2 3 25 Pensacola 2 1 3 25 Chester 3 3 6 10 New Orleans 4 4 8 5 5 6 25 25 10 1 5 2 5 5 11 6 4 18 Houston Portland Astoria San Francisco 8 Salt Lake City 7 5 3 15 Minneapolis 6 7 6 19 Northampton 4 3 7 Indianapolis 5 8 6 19 Note: Indianapolis fouled Northamp­ton in third race and was disqualified by Referee- Starter. The Northampto: l is arbitrarily awarded 5 points to­wards General Excellence Trophy, based on her standing in first two Following is the order of finish of boats entered in the sailing races held 9, 12, and 13 April, 1937, and points towards General Excellence Trophy are awarded as indicated below. It will be noted that 25 points were awarded to each of the contestants who were tied for first place in both sailing c I ass e s. Inasmuch as this action would have no effect on final standing for firs place in competition for Gen­eral Excellence Trophy, it was taken in order to bring to a conclusion the athletic competition for year 1936- 37. Standard Rig VESTAL WINS CRUISER IRON MAN NOTE: Ships indicated by ( 1) will retain the trophy for first six months and ships indicated by ( 2) retain trophy for sec­ond six months. SPORT TROPHY No. WON BY PRES. HOLDR General Excellency Com Sco For 1 Vestal Pensacola Baseball Com Sco For 20 Vestal Vestal Basketball Com Sco For 3 Minneapolis Salt Lake City Rowing Marine Crew Com Sco For 11 ( 1) Nor. ( 12 oared) Salt Lake City ( 2) Ind. ( 10 oared) 1st En!. Crew Com Sco For 7 ( 1) POl'. ( 10 oared) Tuscaloosa ( 2) N. O. ( 12 oared) Selected Crew Com Sco For 14 ( 1) ( 2) Vestal San Francisco ( 12 oared) ( 2) POl'. ( 10 oared) Sailing Standard Rig Com Sco For 16 ( 1) Pensacola San Francisco ( 2) Tuscaloosa Expel'. Rig Com Sco For 15 ( 1) Houston Northampton ( 2) Portland The awards of trophies to ships, as winners in the various com­petive sports will be made as follows: The Vestal by a merit of .500, won the General Excellence Trophy ( Iron Man). In addition, the Vestal won the Heavy Cruiser Ath­letic Baseball Championship. The Minneapolis clearly established her supremacy in basketball and won the championship in that sport. In boxing, the Pensacola was outstanding in that she won two individual Fleet belts, one in the featherweight class and- on in the middleweight class. The Portland was outstanding in water events in that she won two pulling races in whaleboats, and tied for first with the Houston in the sailing. The c~ mpletion of the sailing races on 13 April, concluded the athletic competition in the Heavy Cruiser Athletic for the Year 1936- 1937.