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McDonald, E. A., editor; Johnston, J. P. M., assistant editor; Sivak, Stefan Jr., associate editor; Bannen, W. J., associate editor. The Blue Bonnet 1938-07-20 - Page 1. July 20, 1938. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 14, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/923/show/919.

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McDonald, E. A., editor; Johnston, J. P. M., assistant editor; Sivak, Stefan Jr., associate editor; Bannen, W. J., associate editor. (July 20, 1938). The Blue Bonnet 1938-07-20 - Page 1. USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/923/show/919

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McDonald, E. A., editor; Johnston, J. P. M., assistant editor; Sivak, Stefan Jr., associate editor; Bannen, W. J., associate editor, The Blue Bonnet 1938-07-20 - Page 1, July 20, 1938, USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 14, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/923/show/919.

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Title The Blue Bonnet 1938-07-20
Creator (Local)
  • McDonald, E. A., editor
  • Johnston, J. P. M., assistant editor
  • Sivak, Stefan Jr., associate editor
  • Bannen, W. J., associate editor
Contributor (Local)
  • Ridge, W. C., cartoonist
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Socorro, Isla
Date July 20, 1938
Description Volume VII, Number 3
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 12, Folder 2
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 * U. 5.5. Volume VII, umber 3. Off Socorro Island 20 July, 1938. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT BOARDS HOUSTON Ship Honoredby Distinguished Guest Domain of N eptunus Rex The Royal Palace Latitude- OOO Longitude- l to 360 degrees Welcome aboard shipmate. President Roosevelt boarded our ship while we were moored to the dock in Oakland, California. Shortly afterward, the ship got underway for the fleet review in San Francisco Bay. Amid the Greetings, Thrice Greetings, True Sons of The booming of saluting guns and the rendering of Seas, I Send From My Most Equatorial Chambers. the National Anthem by each large ship passed It is with anxious and most pleasurable antici-by the HOUST01~ our Chief Executive reviewed pation that I, Neptunus Rex, Ruler of the Raging the fleet units concentrated there. That same Main, await the moment when, once again, I will night he took his departure for a be privileged to WELCOME YOU tour of Yosemite and points south TO MY DOMAIN. towards San Diego. At San Diego The Queen is all aflutter. Thrice he came aboard again to remain she has " beaned" my Royal Dome for a cruise in Southern waters, when I dared interrupt whilst she to fishing grounds off the beaten was engaged in " Planning" just track of commerce. what or what not she would or So it is our privilege and honor would not wear for the Auspicious to be the ship chosen. The Cap- Occasion. Aye, True Sons of the tain, officers, and men of the U. S. S Seas, the Queen is more Queenly Houston take this opportunity of than ever. expressing to the President a wel- The Princess, Beauteous and come deep from their hearts. We Spritely Maiden as ever graced the appreciate the fact that you have Lilting Waves of my Domain, is given us an opportunity to serve all athrill to welcome you too. you. Long John Silver, My Most Sec- Our ship is only one unit of a ret Emissary, has long since been highly efficient fighting force. It aboard with you. Hour after hour, is our duty as a unit to carry you day after day, night after night, on this cruise- a duty tinged with his reports have come to me. There gladness which we eagerly except. is a Royal Commendation for My Trusted Sons of the Seas, But, On the other former cruises Dire, Fearful, and Painful will be which you made on this vessel the Exquisite Tortures to be inflict-many of us were not aboard, but ed upon unregenerate Pollywogs we who are now attached, sincere- President Franklin D. Roosevelt who have dared to decry my Royal ly hope to make this the most enjoyable and Person and power. Their cries and prayers for pleasant you have ever had. mercy will fall upon the ears of my Torturer Buc­caneers as falls the softest, musical dew drop on the lightly opening buds on a Spring Morn. ( Continued on Pg. 3)