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Long Beach, Calif., 30 March, 1935 Nnmber XIII
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NEW CRUISER SCOUTING
On 1 April, 1935, the following new
Cruiser, Scouting organization becomes
Cruisers, Scouting Force
( CA29) Chicago, Flagship.
( AR4) Vestal, Repair Ship.
( CA26) Northampton ( F)
( CA24) Pensacola
( CA25) Salt Lake City
( CA27). Chester
( VS9S) Scouting Squadron
( CA29) Chicago ( F)
( CA33) Portland
( CA30) Houston ( Relief CINCUS
( VS10S) Scouting Squadron.
( CA28) Louisville ( F)
( CA38) San Francisco
( CA35) Indianapolis, Force Flag.
( CA32) New Orleans.
( VS1S) Scouting Squadron.
( CA37) Tuscaloosa ( F)
( CA36) Minneapolis..
( CA34) Astoria.
( VS12S) Scouting Squadron.
Although this organization be-comes
effective 1 April, 1935, several
of the ships will not be available until
a later date. The New Orleans,
Tuscaloosa, and Minneapolis are
scheduled to arrive at San Pedro on
17 April. The Portland, now in the
Nav: y Yard, Mare Island, will join the
fleet before the cruise.
Selld tp. e BLUE BONNET hom~.
VICE ADMIRAL CAMPBELL TO BE
RELIEVED AS COMMANDER
On Monday, 1 April, 1935, Vice Admiral
Campbell will be relieved as
Commander Scouting Force by Rear
Admiral Hepburn. Vice Adm i r ~ I
Campbell took command of the Scouting
Force in New York City on the
fifteenth of June, 1934. Upon being
relieved, he will become Commandant
of the Twelfth Naval District with
headquarters in San Francisco, Calif.
Vice Admiral Campbell has had a
distinguished record for service in
the Navy. GraduatIng from the Naval
Academy with the class of 1893, he
has had a well rounded out naval
Career. At the beginning of the World
War, he was commander of the Cruiser
Charleston convoying the first
troop ships to leave the East Coast
for France. For the following eight
months of the war, he held responsible
positions in the convoy service.
Then he served as commander
of the training station at Newport,
R. l. Later he became Chief of Staff
of the Battle Force, with Admiral C. S.
Williams and Admiral W. R. Shoemaker.
After the War, in 1922, he was in
command of the Pennsylvania. In 1925
he was made a Rear Admiral. His
shore duty has been as well rounded
out as his sea service. At various
times he has had duty at both the
Pacific Coast Navy Yards, Captain of
Yard at Mal: e Island, and Commandant
of Navy Yard at Bremerton.
For one year he was Assistant Chief
of the Brueau of Navigation. He had
two tours Judge Advocate Genera!..,
one for four years and another for
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In order to become eligible for consideration
for a regular tour of shore
duty, enlisted men must have the
years of continuous sea service indicated
below in the first column after
each rating. The figure shown
in the second column after each rating
is the number of years of the tour
of shore duty of that rating for all
men reported ashore on or after 1
Rate .. Sea ShoreRate _. Sea
CBM 3 3 EM 8
CGM 3 3 RM 4
CTC 6 3 CM 6
CQM 6 3 SF 8
CSM 4 3 SMM 4
CFC 6 3 Prtr. 4
CEM 8 2 MM 8
CCM 6 3 WT 8
CMM 8 2 Bsmth 8
CWT 8 2 Csmth 8
CY 2 3 Firemen 8
CSK 3 3 Yeo 4
CPhM 3 3 SK 4
CCSTD 3 3 PhM 3
ACMM 3 3 Bug. 4
BM 8 2 SC 4
Cox 8 2 Bkr 6
GM 8 2 Off. Std 8
QM 8 2 Off Ck. 8
SM 3 2 Matt 8
FC 8 2 AOM 4
Sea 6 3
The above indicates minimum sea
duty requirements for eligibility for
shore assignment. If a man reenlists
after broken service, his previous service
will not be considered when computing
his eligibility for shore duty.
Request for shore duty will not be
forwarded to the Bureau until men