The Apprentice School - Binnacle Yearbook (Newport News, VA)

 - Class of 1949

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Contents DEDICATION 7 MEMORIAM 9 COMPANY OFFICERS 10 HISTORICAL SECTION 13 ADMINISTRATION - 18 ACADEMIC FACULTY 20 VOCATIONAL FACULTY 22 STUDENT GOVERNMENT 25 AWARDS . 28 CLASSES . - 35 PUBLICATIONS 87 SOCIAL ACTIVITIES 93 SPORTS 109 FEATURES 149 ROSTER OF APPRENTICES 172 ADVERTISEMENTS 171 3 Photo by Nixon ScanJet ok t e cutter 4 rftn UccL iZuew 5 c 6 » DEDICATION To EDWARD JOHN ROBESON, Jr. Vice-President and Personnel Manager Ex-Coach and respected friend of Apprentices, in sincere appreciation of and in gratitude for his guidance in athletics and other matters, we dedicate this fifth volume of the BINNACLE. 7 « 8 » Jltt iflmnriam It is hard to measure the length ol a man’s life by the number of years he lives and although Charles F. Bailey lived a long life in years, he lived an even longer life in service to others. During these years he was with us he became known as the “Godfather of the Apprentices.” Few men are remembered so affec- tionately as he is, for few men did so much for so many as he. With his passing on, there passed not only a gentleman with a world-wide reputation as a naval designer and builder of great ships , but also a friend and benefactor to all who knew him. « 9 » Reading from left to right: J. B. Woodward, Jr., President and General Manager ; Roger Williams, Chairman of the Executive Committee; Emory S. Land; Samuel L. Slover; Homer L. Ferguson, Chairman of the Board; Francis F. Ran- dolph; William E. Blewett, Jr., Executive Vice-president. Missing from the picture are Charles Francis Adams and H. Donald Campbell. BOARD OF DIRECTORS J. B. Woodward, Jr., President and General Manager. Roger Williams, Chairman of the Executive Com- mittee. Emory S. Land, Vice-Admiral, USN (Ret.); President of the Air Transport Association of America. Samuel E. Slover, Chairman of the Board of Norfolk Newspapers, Inc., Norfolk, Virginia. Homer E. Ferguson, Chairman of the Board. Charles Francis Adams, Chairman of the Board of State Street Trust Company, Boston, Massachu- setts. William E. Blewett, Jr., Executive Vice-President. II. Donald Campbell, Chairman of the Trust Com- mittee of the Board of Directors of The Chase National Bank of the City of New York, New York, N. Y. Francis F. Randolph, Chairman of the Board and President of Tri-Continental Corporation and as- sociated companies; Partner of J. W. Seligman Co., New York, N. Y. 10 NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING DRY DOCK COMPANY PRINCIPAL OFFICERS J. B. Woodward, Jr. President and General Manager William E. Blewett, Jr. Executive Vice-President Edward J. Robeson, Jr. Vice-President and Personnel Manager Robert I . F letcher Vice-President and Comptroller « 11 » THE CRUISER " NEWPORT NEWS " Ride On! O strong and mighty ship Whose mission now is peace Into the waters of the James Where tides and winds ne’er cease. Ride On! majestic, true and proud. Thou guardian of the free May " good will ” he your helmsmans’ course. As you put out to sea. Ride On! O sturdy hull of steel, God speed thy maiden cruise I’m proud to christen thee, O ship! The cruiser “ NEWPORT NEWS.” This poem I respectfully dedicate to our dear friend and gracious sponsor, Mrs. Homer L. Ferguson. Apprentice School Class 1927 Walter Alfred Leylaxd 1947 , - J Vt i£ as : . ' • V 4 5 t ■ ■ n! ryiJW i fiV V .. ' rj . « J PpISf’P r? lisps’” ; ’ V J . VpVl . siPrSl - V ,- ;r -v ; V. ■ » ■ S’bk-- 13 %i4t nic4C The Apprentice School constitutes the most extensive of the several training programs main- tained hy the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. Founded in 1888, it has functioned continuously since its birth on the basis that there be: (1) a shop, (2) tools and machinery, (3) an interested learner, (4) a job to do, (5) a competent instructor, (6) under- standing and sympathetic management, (7) a proper environment for learning, (8) a well planned course of study and work and (9) a cooperative production force. Based on the above fundamentals as a starting point, training in each craft is analyzed and the work is present ed to the Apprentice in sequence progressing from simple to complex; from easy to hard. Academically, the school has grown steadily from its humble beginning. When the first Ap- prentice graduated in 1894 he was the product of the “over the shoulder” or “training by absorption” system of training. Having used local public school classrooms at night since 1911, the need for a school in the plant was recognized and the school established in 1919, graduating from location to location, building to build- ing, to its present home. As the school grew externally so it progressed within. The introduction of the “train- ing by intention” method, defined as “deliberately setting out to reach certain goals through a series of progressive experience” started the ascent to the pres- ent standards of the school. Advanced requirements for admission, specially trained instructors, new and improved academic courses, school-sponsored social, recreational and other extra-curricular activities, and class attendance on Company time and salary were all subsequent innovations. Underlying attributing factors to an apprentice- ship are the following formula and principles: (1) effective training varies as manipulative skill plus tech- nical knowledge plus related information plus trade judgment plus craft morale, (2) preparation of the learner’s mind, (3) presentation of the new idea, (4) application of the idea hy the learner, first with super- vision and then without, and (5) examination of the learner. Apprentices are graded once each month on the following fourteen things which are arranged as they pertain to mental, physical, or moral standards: mental — (1) job planning, (2) versatility, (3) craft knowl- edge, (4) alertness, (5) resourcefulness, (6) judg- ment; physical — (7) workmanship, (8) dexterity, (9) speed, (10) accuracy; moral — (11) application, (12) interest, (13) cooperation, (14) dependability. Two courses are presented: the general or four-year apprenticeship and the engineering course. The latter is more extensive and requires five years, being given only to drafting apprentices who are permitted to enter a drafting apprenticeship after serving a year in another trade and demonstrating a capacity and desire for design work. Admittance to the school is determined by the applicant’s family background, his physique, scholas- tic records and previous experience. An apprentice must be unmarried, have a high school education with at least a “C” average and full credits in Mathematics, and must finally pass a personal interview and physical examination. Having been admitted to the school a student is free to terminate at any time and the Com- pany reserves the right of dismissal for any reason warranting dismissal. « 15 » THE CLASS ROOM « 16 » THE APPRENTICE SCHOOL 17 G. GUY VIA Director of Education and Training To G. Guy Via we are deeply indebted for our success in school and work. « 18 » ADMINISTRATION Fairmount R. White Assistant Director for Education Samuel A. Hickey Assistant Director for Training Frank L. Stokes Chief of Craft Instruction The secretarial duties are performed by a staff composed of Mrs. Curtis, Miss Biggins, Mrs. Wilson, and Miss Dibble. Mrs. J. E. Curtis Miss Frances Biggins Mrs. T. C. Wilson, Jr. Miss Jane Dibble 19 ACADEMIC FACULTY D. Boyd Thomas, Mathematics, B.S., M.S., North Carolina State College; Duke Universi- ty, University of Michigan. Paul B. Givens, Mathematics, B.S., Virginia Polytechnic In- stitute; Lynchburg College. George C. Mason, Marine En- gineering and Naval Archi- tecture, B.S., North Carolina State College; Yale Univer- sity; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. John C. Carvil, Engineering Drawing, Apprentice School of the Newport News Ship- building and Dry Dock Com- pany; Johns Hopkins Univer- sity. William Heltzel, Chemistry, B.S., College of William and Mary; M.S., Brown Univer- sity. Vernon C. Haynes, Mathe- matics, B.E., Tulane Univer- sity; M.S., Louisiana State U niversity. 20 Harry K. Miller, Physics, B.S., Lebanon Valley Col- lege; M.A., Lehigh University. S. Carl Norwood Robeson, Arts, B.A., Carnegie Institute of Technology; Emory Univer- sity. Kenneth McFall, Marine Engineering, American Loco- motive Drawing School. Joe D. Smith, Naval Architec- ture, Apprentice School of the Newport News Shipbuild- ing and Dry Dock Company. O. Reid Hudson, Apprentice Drawing School, Apprentice School of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. 21 VOCATIONAL FACULTY m Top row, left to right: T. B. Baird, Machinists; E. E. Brockley, Machinists; F. J. Brown, Jr., Electricians; D. L. Carmines, Sheet Metal; M. Christie, Outside Machinists; A. E. Cullen, Mold Loft. Second row, left to right: F. J. Davis, Ship Carpenters; S. Davis, Machinists; C. C. Donegan, Pipefitters; L. H. Flowers, Staff Supervisor; J. G. Foretich, Pattern Shop; F. B. Call, Ship Carpenters. Third row, left to right ; C. G. Givens, Electricians; C. L. Griffith, Machinists; E. E. Heath, Jr., Machinists; V. K. Hunt, Foundry; F. L. Johnson, Outside Machinists; L. B. Jones, Sheet Metal. Fourth row, left to right: R. P. Lentz, Machinists; A. J. Madsen, Machinists; A. C. Marshall, Machinists; ]. McBride, Machinists; H. J. McCarthy, Pipefitters; J. W. McCheery, Outside Machinists. Fifth row, left to right: J. E. McGann, Machinists; W. E. Michie, Shipwrights; J. W. Murden, Machinists; D. B. Parrish, Coppersmiths; A. L. Poindexter, Machinists; O. E. Schade, Machinists. Sixth rote, left to right: R. W. Sherman, Electricians; E. B. Snyder, Machinists; V. G. Stockman, Boilermakers; J. E. Torok, Coppersmiths; C. II. Waters, Shipfi tiers; Dan West, Mold Loft; E. H. Wright, Machinists. « 22 » Photo by J. E. Rawls yu4t 23 THE SHIP Build me straight, O worthy Master! Staunch and strong, a goodly vessel, That shall laugh at all disaster, And with wave and whirlwind wrestle! Sail forth unto the sea of life, O gentle, loving, trusting wife. And safe from all adversity Upon the bosom of that sea Thy comings and thy goings be! For gentleness and love and trust Prevail o’er angry wave and gust; And in the wreck of noble lives Something immortal still survives! Thou, too. sail on, O Ship of State!! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years. Is hanging breathless on thy fate! We know what master laid thy keel, What workmen wrought thy ribs of steel, Who made each mast, and sail, and rope. What anvils rang, what hammers beat. In what forge and what a heat Were shaped the anchors of thy hope! Fear not each sudden sound and shock, Tis of the wave and not the rock; Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale! In spite of the rock and tempest’s roar. In spite of the false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee. Our hearts, our hopes, our prayers, our tears, Our faith triumphant o’er our fears. « 24 . STUDENT-COUNCIL « 25 » T. B. Ray President E. W. Buckingham V ice-president C. N. Robeson Secretary STUDENT COUNCIL Finishing its third successful year, the Student Bo ard of Directors has continued to give the student body a type of government with outstanding repre- sentation of all members in the School. The members of the Board have handled all pro- blems which came to their attention with the utmost diligence and care. They have tirelessly gone over each problem, giving serious thought and considera- tion to any person or group to be affected. Headed by the President, T. B. Ray, himself out- standing in Apprentice affairs, this organization is indeed a credit to the School. . 27 . S. T. Demro Athletic Chairman I. Fenton Social Chairman P. C. Overman Publications Chairman M. L. Garrison Music Chairman THE HOMER L. FERGUSON AWARD To the graduating student having the highest average in his combined shop and class-room grades goes the signal honor of this award. Consisting of a gold watch, appropriately engraved, it was introduced in 1948. in honor of Homer L. Ferguson, President. Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, retired, by the Apprentice Alumni Association and is awarded annually by this group. This year ' s recipient is Wayne Hampton Starkey, having completed a 4-vear apprenticeship as a mach- inist. « 28 » The Niels Christiansen Craftsmanship Award Another Alumni-sponsored award, this is present- ed each year to a group of graduates representing all the main divisions of the Yard who have shown out- standing craftsmanship. It is a coveted award honor- ing the late Niels Christiansen, former superintendent of the Machine Shop Division and proponent of and firm believer in Apprentice Training. S T. Demho Machinery Drafting Division E. A. Urick Hull Drafting Division C. L. Rountree, Jr. H. E. Parker Machinery Division Hull Outfitting Division J. D. Bishop J. W. Taylor Machine Shop Division Hull Construction Division « 29 . THE CHARLES F. BAILEY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD Presented in honor of the late Charles F. Bailey, known as the “Godfather of the Apprentices” and former Engineering Director of the Shipyard, by the Apprentice Alumni Association, these awards consist of bronze, silver, and gold medals. Awarded for scholastic achievement, these medals are given in the above order to the highest-ranking first-, second-, and third-year students. Receiving the 1949 awards were first-year stu- dent J. C. Belote of the Electrical Department, second- year student V. O. Bright, Jr. of the Hull Drawing Room, and third-year student C. N. Robeson, Jr. of the Electrical Department. J. C. Belote V. O. Bright, Jr. C. N. Robeson, Jr. . 30 » THE JOURNALISM AWARD Graduating Apprentices who have taken an active part as staff members on either the “Broad A” or “Binnacle” or both, for a combined total of four years, are eligible for this award, subject to final approval by the Director of Education and Training of students ' names submitted by the editors. In addition to re- ceiving the gold “Quill-and-A” the award winners are also eligible for membership in the “Quill-and-A So- ciety”. S. T. Demho « 31 . . THE GOLD ATHLETIC AWARD The Gold Athletic Award is the highest award that can be made in the Apprentice School for ath- letic activities. To receive the Gold Athletic Award an athlete must prove his worth by receiving at least two monograms for one sport, playing for four con- secutive years or serving satisfactorily until eliminated for some reason beyond his control. The award is made by the Athletic Council only after being approved by the Athletic Director and the Director of Educa- tion and Training. R. F. Beard, Jr. S. T. Demho C. B. Robbins W. H. Starkey G. M. Thomas Football Football Football Wrestling Football . 32 » THE GOLD MUSIC AWARD The Gold Music Award is just as difficult to ob- tain as the Gold Athletic Award. After playing in the Apprentice Band for a period of two years, the musi- cian, if his conduct is worthy of the honor, is pre- sented with a monogram. If he displays the same high standard of service for two more years, he is then entitled to wear the Gold Music Award. This award must be approved by the Officers of the Band, the Faculty Advisor, and the Director of Education and Training. The student’s attendance records for re- hearsals, as well as his conduct at rehearsals and in public are taken into consideration. THE FIRST TERM CHEMISTRY AWARD The latest award to be added to our list of awards is The First Term Chemistry Award. It is given yearly by the Chemical Rubber Pub- lishing Company to the student making the highest grade in beginning chemistry during the fall term of each year. The award is a copy of HANDBOOK OF CHEM- ISTRY AND PHYSICS. It was presented to W. A. RAINES by Professor H. K. MILLER, Jr., for the fall term of 1949. Left to right: W. A. Haines, H. K. Miller, Jr., T. Finch, W. S. Pillow, C. G. Castellow, Jr., J. A. Golub, and L. D. Gardner. • 33 . To receive the Apprentice Monogram " A " a student may participate in one of the many varsity sports which include football, baseball, basketball, and track: playing the required amount of time or acquiring a prescribed number of wins. Representing hard work and devotion to his school, the coveted “A " is worn with pride by the recipient, commanding the respect and admiration of fellow students and the general populace. Winners of this award are determined through consulta- tion with the various coaches and the Director of Education and Training or his assistants and are presented before the assembled student body by the Student Board of Directors represented by the coach. T. C. Armstrong Football-Star P. G. Gresham W„ H. Griffin. - - - Football -Star Baseball-Letter F. G. Grubb ... Baseball-Letter P. H. Gwynn B a seball -Letter . Track-Letter T. B. Harwood . _ .. - - Football-Star Football-Star Track-Star C. H. Hearn W rest liu g - Football-Star F. P. Hopkins Baseb all -Letter E. A. Condon Baseball-Letter Basketball -Star W. G. Corson . . Baseball -Letter Football-Star T rack- Letter A. C. Howell Football-Star F. H. Cowling rcstl i n g-Lctter T rack-Lctter L. W. Ilish Footba- — Track-Star AV. D. Daniels rest! in g- Letter J. C. Kelly Baseball-Letter S. T. Demro. Mgr. . Basketball-Letter Football-Star B asketball -Letter F ootball -Letter T rack-Star R. V. Kendrick . Football-Star E. T. Deskins. Mgr. B a seha 1 ! -Letter T. E. Kersey . _ . Track-Star Basketball-Letter W. H. Lam kin .. Football-Letter J. W. Dcnn J. Dvrnovich A- M. Forbes - _ - Football -Star Basketball-Letter F. V. Lewis .. Football-Letter B a seball-Letter J. L. Liberty _ _ . Basketball-Letter Football-Star C. R. Lincoln . Baseball-Letter W. T. Foster Football-Star Track- Letter Basketball-Letter F ootball-Star M. L Garrison Track-Star X. H. Monk F ootball-Letter J. E. Girton Football-Star J. E. O ' Donnell _ Track-Letter T ootb all -Letter T rack-Lctter Football-Letter Wu s-tling-Lctter T. B. Ray T rack-Star Wn st Hug-Star Football-Star T rack-Star B a sketball -Letter F ootball-Letter .... Baseball -Letter V. H. Starkey. . ... Track-Star Wrestling-Star .... Baseball -Letter Baseball-Letter G. M. Thomas Basketball-Letter W re st ling- Letter Wrestling-Letter ..Wrestling-Letter Football-Letter Wrestling-Star F. A. Wolfe F ootball-Letter 3-1 « 35 » PRESENTING THE CLASS OF 1949 CLASS MOTTO “Well Done ” CLASS COLORS “Maroon and Gold ” CLASS FLOWER “Rose” .37 . CLASS OFFICERS President Vice-p resident Secretary Treasurer Samuel Theodore Demro Charles Lee Rountree. Jr. Morrell Mackenzie Shelor. Jr. George Bayer Penn These are the men who were the youths beginning their apprenticeship four or five years ago. Their lives are theirs to do with as they see fit and, equipped with the knowledge and experience afforded them by this completed training program, they can anticipate many advantages and a bright future ahead whether they continue in their chosen trade or elect to attain cer- tain other goals in education of other fields. Here’s to you! . 38 » Miss Jane Dibble Se ti n SfroaMn « 39 » Earl Berkley Adams, Jr. Hampton, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Au- gust 20. 1942, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop August 30, 1943; joined Navy Novem- ber 24, 1943, discharged May 23, 1946; rein- stated in Hull Fitting and Plant Shop July 1, 1946, and graduated as Machinist January 7 8, 1949. Activities: Track, ’47, ’48; Binnacle, ’47, Feature Editor ' 48; Class Secretary, ’48. Gerald Randolph Anders Asheville, North Carolina Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery March 12, 1942, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop July 14, 1942; joined Navy February 2, 1943, discharged January 3, 1946; reinstated in Apprentice Gallery January 28, 1946, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop March 25, 1946, Machinery Drawing Room June 16, 1947, and graduated as Machinery Draftsman December 21, 1949. Activities: Literary Society, ’47; House League Basketball, ’48, ’49. . 40 • Harry Charles Anderson Aurora, Illinois Departments: Entered Shipwrights September 18, 1941, transferred to North Carolina Yard July 21, 1942; joined Navy August 18, 1942, discharg- ed October 17, 1945; reinstated in Shipwrights August 19, 1946, transferred to Ship Carpenters October 27, 1947, and graduated as Ship Car- penter August 24, 1949. Activities: Football, ’47. Robert Franklin Beard, Jr. Newton, North Carolina Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Au- gust 27, 1942, transferred to Machine Shop March 19, 1943; joined Navy July 31, 1943, dis- charged March 19, 1946; reinstated in Machine Shop June 17, 1943, and graduated as Machinist August 29, 1949. Activities: Basketball, 46, ’47, ’48, 49; Track, ’47; Football, ’47, ’48; Cotillion Club, ’47; Mono- gram Club, ’47; Gold Athletic Award, 49. « 41 » Linwood Tiltox Beasley Norfolk, Virginia Departments: Entered Machine Shop January 3, 1941; entered Navy January 6, 1941, discharg- ed September 18, 1945; reinstated in Apprentice Gallery November 6, 1945, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop August 11, 1947, and graduated as Machinist August 23, 1949. John Dillexgar Bishop Estillfork, Alabama Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery July 2, 1942, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop November 24, 1942; joined Army Decem- ber 28, 1942, discharged December 30, 1945; reinstated in Hull Fitting and Plant Shop April 15, 1946, and graduated as Machinist November 4, 1949. Activities: Binnacle, Assistant Feature Editor, ’47; Class Secretary, 48; Niels Christiansen Award, ’49. • 42 . Homer Willett Buck Gloucester, Virginia Departments: Entered Machine Shop October 16, 1941, transferred to Apprentice Gallery Janu- ary 26, 1942, Machinery Installation April 13, 1942; joined Army July 31, 1942, discharged Janu- ary 13, 1946; reinstated in Machinery Installa- tion April 15, 1946, and graduated as Machinist April 15, 1949. Activities: Board of Directors. Paul William Culotta Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery July 1, 1943; joined Navy March 13, 1944, discharged May 3, 1946; reinstated in Apprentice Gallery July 29, 1946, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop June 30, 1947, and graduated as Ma- chinist August 27, 1949. Activities: Track, Assistant Manager, ’47, Man- ager, ’48; Football, Assistant Manager, ’47. 43 Samuel Theodore Demro Dania, Florida Departments: Entered Electricians February 12, 1942; joined Merchant Marine April 17, 1944, discharged January 23, 1947; reinstated in Elec- tricians March 24, 1947, transferred to Electrical Drawing Room July 19, 1948, and graduated as Electrical Draftsman December 22, 1949. Activities: Minstrel, ’42, ’43; Monogram Club, ’43, ’44, ’47, ’48, ’49; House League, ’42, ’43, ’44, ’47, President, ’48; Football, Manager, ’43, ’44, Equipment Manager, ’47, 48, ’49; Track, Man- ager, ’48, ’49; Binnacle, 47, Sports Editor, ’48, Editor-in-Chief, ’49; Board of Directors, ’48. 49; Athletic Chairman, ’48, ’49; Electricians Club, ’42, ’43, ’44, ’47; Gold Athletic Award, ’49; Niels Christiansen Award, ’49; Journalism Award, ’49. Donald Oliver Dowling Coke, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery No- vember 19, 1942; joined Navy September 8, 1943, discharged May 3, 1948; reinstated in Appren- tice Gallery June 11, 1946, transferred to Ma- chine Shop July 29, 1946, and graduated as Ma- chinist July 5, 1949. « 44 » Harold Garfield Farrell Belmont, Massachusetts Departments: Entered Shipfitters December 11, 1941, transferred to Hull Drawing Room Febru- ary 8, 1943, Superintendent’s Office November 29, 1943, Mold Loft January 31, 1944; joined Navy March 22, 1944, discharged June 19, 1946; reinstated in Superintendent’s Office August 26, 1946, transferred to Hull Drawing Room May 23, 1947, and graduated as Hull Draftsman March 21, 1949. Activities: Board of Directors; House League Basketball. Cecil Allen Field Hampton, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Sep- tember 30, 1942; joined Army Februray 4, 1943, discharged March 24, 1946; reinstated in Ap- prentice Gallery April 16, 1946, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop August 11, 1947, and graduated as Machinist December 7, 1949. Activities: Board of Directors. James Roswell Gaylor Magnolia, North Carolina Departments: Entered Sheet Metal Department December 17, 1942; joined Navy February 18, 1944, discharged June 15, 1946; reinstated in Sheet Metal Department August 12, 1946, and graduated as Sheet Metal Worker May 14, 1949. Gilbert Gilto Guillette, V Hampton, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery March 26, 1942, transferred to Machinery In- stallation October 12, 1942; joined Army Air Corps March 6. 1943, discharged February 5, 1946; reinstated in Apprentice Gallery February 13, 1946, transferred to Machinery Installation March 25, 1946, and graduated as Machinist January 8, 1949. 46 George Keith Sinclair Hardy Hampton, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery March 12, 1942, transferred to Pipe Department August 31, 1942; joined Navy January 2, 1943, discharged May 9, 1946; reinstated in Apprentice Gallery July 8, 1946, transferred to Pipe Depart- ment May 26, 1947, Machinery Installation Au- gust 25, 1947, and graduated as Machinist July 6, 1949. Glarence Bailey Harris Jackson Creek, North Carolina Departments: Entered Coppersmiths August 3, 1943; joined Army September 23, 1944, discharg- ed December 3, 1946; reinstated January 7, 1947, transferred to Pipe Department August 29, 1949, and graduated as Coppersmith Novem- ber 22, 1949. « 47 . William Sydnor Hawkes Wilsons, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery July 9, 1942, transferred to Machine Shop October 16, 1942; joined Navy November 2, 1942, dis- charged March 27, 1946; reinstated in Appren- tice Gallery April 15, 1946, transferred to M chine Shop June 27, 1947, and graduated as Ma- chinist October 21, 1949. Activities: Softball League; Shipyard Bowling League. Stanley Perry Leicester Hilton Village, Virginia Departments: Entered Shipfitters September 24, 1942; joined Navy March 31, 1944, discharged May 29, 1946; reinstated in Shipfitters August 26, 1943, transferred to Mold Loft March 1, 1948, Shipfitters July 26, 1948, and graduated as Shipfitter February 21, 1949. « 48 » Clifton Wells Loveland DeLand, Florida Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery March 19, 1942, transferred to Machine Shop June 8, 1942, Piping Drawing Room November 1, 1943; joined Army December 15, 1943, dis- charged November 2, 1945; reinstated in Piping Drawing Room January 31, 1946, transferred to Machine Shop July 29, 1946, Machinery Draw- ing Room May 23, 1947, and graduated as Ma- chinery Draftsman March 2, 1949. Activities: Band, ’42, ’43, ’47, ’48; Minstrel, ’42, ’43; Cotillion Club, ’43, ’47; Class Treasurer, ’48. Belton Thomasson McAlexander, Jr. Charlottesville, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Oc- tober 29, 1942, transferred to Toolmakers, March 22, 1943; joined Navy March 28, 1944, discharged June 15, 1943; reinstated in Toolmakers August 28, 1946, transferred to Machinery Installation January 13, 1947, and graduated as Machinist January 8, 1949. « 49 » John Augustus McErlain, Jr. Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery June 26, 1943, transferred to Machine Shop March 31, 1944; joined Navy August 21, 1944, discharg- ed September 19, 1946; reinstated in Apprentice Gallery September 26, 1946, transferred to Pipe Department November 3, 1947, Machine Shop January 10, 1949, and graduated as Machinist August 11, 1949. Activities: Cotillion Club, ’47; Basketball, As- sistant Manager, 47, Manager, ’48; Track, As- sistant Manager, ' 47; Football, Assistant Man- ager, ’47. John Calvin McPherson Asheboro, North Carolina Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery April 23, 1942, transferred to Machinery Installation December 7, 1942; joined Army January 28, 1943, discharged November 9, 1945; reinstated in Apprentice Gallery January 4, 1946, transfer- red to Brass Gallery August 12, 1946, and gradu- ated as Machinist March 2, 1949. Activities: Monogram Club, 47. « 50 James Bernard Miante Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery July 16, 1942, transferred to Machine Shop Novem- ber 17, 1942; joined Navy February 10, 1943, discharged March 9, 1946; reinstated in Appren- tice Gallery April 1, 1946, transferred to Ma- chine Shop April 2, 1947, and graduated as Ma- chinist June 22, 1949. Activities: Class Treasurer, ’48. Rupert Raymond Monahan Richmond, Virginia Departments: Entered Electricians June 17, 1943; joined Army March 31, 1944, discharged March 1, 1946; reinstated in Electricians March 18, 1946, and graduated as Electrician March 12, 1949. « 51 » James Collier Ogburn Champe, Virginia Departments: Entered Shipfitters January 15, 1942; joined Army April 14, 1944; reinstated in Shipfitters on August 12, 1947, transferred to Mold Loft March 1, 1948, Shipfitters July 26, 1948, Superintendent’s Office September 20, 1948, and graduated as Shipfitter March 9, 1949. Activities: Softball League. Hosea Earl Parker Silverdale, North Carolina Departments: Entered Electricians November 11, 1943; joined Army December 23, 1944, dis- charged December 4, 1946; reinstated in Elec- tricians January 7, 1947, and graduated as Elec- trician December 2, 1949. Activities: Niels Christiansen Award, 49. George Bayer Penn Smithport, Pennsylvania Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery March 19, 1942, transferred to Machine Shop August 6, 1942, Machinery Drawing Room No- vember 1, 1943; joined Marines March 25, 1944, discharged July 26, 1946; reinstated in Appren- tice Gallery September 9, 1946, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop June 30, 1947, Pulp and Paper February 16, 1948, and graduated as Machinery Draftsman August 11, 1949. Activities: Football, ’43, ’46, ’47; Track, ’43, ’47; House League Basketball, ’47; Board of Direc- tors, ’46, ’47, ' 48; Monogram Club, ’47; Cotillion Club, ’47; Class Treasurer, ’49; Class Speaker, ’49. Philp Ross Ramsay Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Sep- tember 24, 1942, transferred to Machinery In- stallation July 19, 1943; joined Navy October 4, 1943, discharged December 29, 1945; reinstated in Machinery Installation January 7, 1946, trans- ferred to Piping Drawing Room February 2, 1948, and graduated as Piping Draftsman Octo- ber 12, 1949. « 53 » Robert Leonidas Rhodes Hampton, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Sep- tember 24, 1942; joined Army February 4, 1943, discharged March 29, 1946; reinstated in Ap- prentice Gallery April 16, 1946, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop August 11. 1947, Machinery Drawing Room October 4, 1948. Hull Fitting and Plant Shop March 7, 1949, and graduated as Machinist December 6. 1949. Charlie Bolden Robbins, Jr. Port Richmond, Virginia Departments: Entered Sheet Metal Department December 10, 1942; joined Army April 25, 1944, discharged July 6, 1946; reinstated in Sheet Metal Department September 23, 1946, and graduated as Sheet Metal Worker March 22, 1949. Activities: House League Basketball, ’43, 44, ’46, 47; Football, ’47, ’48; Softball, ’47, ’48; Golf, ’47, 48; Baseball, ' 49; Gold Athletic Award, ’49. « 54 » Harry Oliver Ross, Jr. Greenville, North Carolina Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Janu- ary 15, 1942, transferred to Machine Shop March 6, 1942; joined Navy October 10, 1942, discharg- ed January 6, 1946; reinstated in Apprentice Gallery January 28, 1946, transferred to Machine Shop April 2, 1947, and graduated as Machinist March 3, 1949. Activities: Orchestra; Debate Team; Board of Directors, ’46. Charles Lee Rountree, Jr. Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Coppersmiths November 7, 1940; joined Navy April 19, 1941, discharged November 7, 1945; reinstated in Coppersmiths November 15, 1945, and graduated as Copper- smith April 19, 1949. Activities: Wrestling, ’48; Board of Directors; Class Vice President, ’49; Niels Christiansen Award, ’49. 55 » Ai.vix Melburx Schell, Jr. Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Sep- tember 22, 1943, transferred to Machine Shop April 3, 1944; joined Navy September 9, 1944, discharged June 19, 1946; reinstated in Appren- tice Gallery July 15, 1946, transferred to Pipe Department November 10, 1947, Piping Draw- ing Room October 4. 1948. Machine Shop March 7, 1949. and graduated as Machinist August 1, 1949. Morrell Mackenzie Shelor. Jr. Poplar Branch, North Carolina Departments: Entered Electricians September 3, 1942; joined Navy April 1, 1944, discharged June 24, 1946; reinstated in Electricians August 19, 1946, transferred to Electrical Drawing Room July 28, 1947, and graduated as Electrical Drafts- man December 14, 1949. Activities: Class Secretary, ’49; House League Basketball. « 56 » E£ Wayne Hampton Starkey Hampton, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Sep- tember 24, 1942; joined Navy January 23, 1943, discharged May 4, 1946; reinstated in Appren- tice Gallery May 15, 1946, transferred to Pipe Department November 24, 1947, Machine Shop January 10, 1949, and graduated as Machinist September 22, 1949. Activities: Wrestling, ’47, ’48, ’49; Track, ' 47, ’48, ’49; Football, ’47, ’48; Gold Athletic Award, 49; Homer L. Ferguson Award, ’49. John William Taylor Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Shipfitters July 9, 1942; joined Navy September 12, 1942, discharged De- cember 5, 1945; reinstated in Shipfitters January 7, 1946, transferred to Mold Loft July 6, 1948, Shipfitters July 11, 1949, and graduated as Ship- fitter August 8, 1949. Activities: Niels Christiansen Award, ' 49. « 57 » s George Milton Thomas Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Sheet Metal Department July 1, 1943; joined Navy July 27, 1944, dis- charged July 31, 1946; reinstated in Sheet Metal Department September 9, 1946, and graduated as Sheet Metal Worker May 21, 1949. Activities: Football, 47, ’48; Wrestling, ’49; Gold Athletic Award, 49. Philip Gray Thornburg Greensboro, North Carolina Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery April 23, 1942, transferred to Machine Shop July 9, 1942; joined Navy October 16, 1942, discharged January 13, 1946; reinstated in Apprentice Gal- lery February 18, 1946, transferred to Pipe De- partment February 2, 1948, Machinery Installa- tion August 29, 1949, and graduated as Machinist November 9, 1949. Activities: Binnacle, 47, 48; Board of Directors, ’48, ’49; House League Basketball. « 58 » Charles Reaves Turner Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery March 18, 1943, transferred to Machine Shop February 16, 1944; joined Army March 29, 1944, discharged May 5, 1946; reinstated in Appren- tice Gallery May 20, 1943, transferred to Machine Shop June 13, 1946, and graduated as Machinist February 25, 1949. Activities: Cotillion Club, ’47. Eugene Anthony Urick Shamokin, Pennsylvania Departments: Entered Shiphtters April 30, 1942, transferred to Mold Loft August 2, 1943, Hull Drawing Room October 11, 1943; joined Navy March 30, 1944, discharged June 1, 1946; rein- stated in Hull Drawing Room August 26, 1946, transferred to Superintendent’s Off ice February 10, 1947, Hull Drawing Room May 23, 1947, Hull Technical Drawing Room March 23, 1948, and graduated as Hull Draftsman June 30, 1949. Activities: Charles F. Bailey Award, ’48; Niels Christiansen Award, ’49. « 59 » Kenneth Calvin Wiley, Jr. Roanoke, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Sep- tember 24, 1942; joined Army April 2, 1943, dis- charged December 31, 1945; reinstated in Ap- prentice Gallery April 1, 1946, transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop June 30, 1947, and graduated as Machinist June 29, 1949. Activities: House League Basketball. ' 42, ’43, ’46, ’47; Varsity Basketball, 47, ’48; Softball, ’47; Baseball, ’48. Kenneth Eugene Williams Williamsburg, Virginia Departments: Entered Sheet Metal Department October 29, 1942; joined Navy April 22, 1943, discharged March 13, 1946; reinstated in Sheet Metal Department March 25, 1946, and gradu- ated as Sheet Metal Worker July 20, 1949. « 60 John David Zuskin Sparrows Point, Maryland Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery April 8, 1943, transferred to Machine Shop February 16, 1944; joined Navy March 27, 1944, discharg- ed June 24, 1946; reinstated in Machine Shop July 10, 1946, and graduated as Machinist May 18, ' 1949. Activities: Board of Directors, ’47; Cotillion Club, ’47. « 6i David Leon Arey Gold Hill. North Carolina Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Feb- ruary 12. 1942, transferred to Machine Shop March 7. 1942. Toolmakers October 16, 1942; joined Army Air Corps July 20, 1943. discharged March 6. 1946; reinstated in Toolmakers Sep- tember 5. 1946. and graduated as Toolmaker January 26, 1949. Activities: Board of Directors, 47, ' 48. Edwin Anthony Condon Fort Monroe, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery March 19, 1942; joined Navy August 18, 1942, discharged September 22, 1945, reinstated in Apprentice Gallery October 1. 1945. transferred to Machine Shop September 22, 1947, and gradu- ated as Machinist May 3, 1949. Activities: Football. 46; Baseball, 48, 49. William Keith Everett Newport News, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery March 18, 1943. transferred to Hull Fitting and Plant Shop February 1. 1944; joined Army Octo- ber 23, 1944. discharged December 8, 1946; re- instated in Hull Fitting and Plant Shop Decem- ber 10. 1946. and graduated as Machinist March 30, 1949. Activities: Cotillion Club, 47. Thomas Walter Finch Bailey, North Carolina Departments: Entered Apprentice Caller) ' April 30, 1942, transferred to Machinery Installation January 25, 1943; joined Navy March 24, 1944, discharged May 25, 1946; reinstated in Machin- ery Installation July 15, 1946. transferred to Ap- prentice Gallery July 19, 1946, Machine Shop December 1, 1947, and graduated as Machinist July 6, 1949. George Erving Kelley DeLand. Florida Departments: Entered Electricians January 8, 1942; joined Marines May 23, 1942. discharged October 4. 1945; reinstated in Electricians Octo- ber 15. 1945. and graduated as Electrician April 20. 1949. Activities: Band. ’42. William Henry Leigh Gloucester, Virginia Departments: Entered Machine Shop July 3, 1941. transferred to Machinery Installation De- cember 8, 1941; joined Navy December 16, 1941, discharged December 8, 1945; reinstated in Ap- prentice Gallery December 17. 1945; transferred to Machine Shop November 10. 1947, and gradu- ated as Machinist May 20. 1949. Activities: Basketball. ’48; Monogram Club; Board of Directors. James Patrick McSherry Ironton, Ohio Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery July 13, 1943. transferred to Machine Shop April 10, 1944; joined Army Air Corps February 2. 1945, discharged September 22. 1946; reinstated in Machine Shop December 23, 1946, and gradu- ated as Machinist July 4. 1949. Activities: Basketball. 47. 48; Monogram Club; Cotillion Club. Arthur James Thomas, Jr. Norfolk, Virginia Departments: Entered Apprentice Gallery Sep- tember 24. 1942; joined Navy August 24, 1943, discharged April 9, 1946; reinstated in Appren- tice Gallery April 29. 1946, transferred to Huh Fitting and Plant Shop August 11, 1947, and graduated as Machinist June 10. 1949. Activities: Football, 48. « 62 . Left to right: R. W. Kendrick, Vice-president, J. E. Bra- brand, Secretary-treasurer. Missing from picture: T. B. Ray, President. CLASS O F 19 5 0 Tomorrow’s Seniors: Hard work and determina- tion have brought them thus far and by their example others shall also achieve their ultimate goal. To you we say, “Press on.” t 3 Earl Hazle Blanton, Jr. Twyman Elmore Bowman John Erhard Brabrand Russell Eugene Bryant Edwin Wheeler Buckingham, III Mayo McComb Clarkson Claren Burrse Fore Robert Francis Harrison 64 Linwood Earl Howell Edward Rerrie Masser Robert Wesley Matthews William Alfred McDonald James Edward O’Donnell 65 Theodore Buhniss Ray 66 Photo by Gurley Ttcyfo l iycl 67 Left to right: S. M. Tidd, Vice-president; J. D. Seward, Secretary; W. T. Shreves, Treasurer. Missing from picture: J. H. Rappold, President. CLASS O F 19 5 1 Not all beginners attain this point, the half-way mark. These fellows obviously have “seen the light " and envisioning success are set to make it “smooth sailing” from here on in. It ' s yours for the asking. « 63 » CLASS OF 1951 Charles Robert Adams James Henry Floyd Atwell Lawrence Bernard August, Jr. Spurgeon Vaniel Barbee, Jr. Elton Washington Bennett Harry Duane Bradshaw Raymond Warren Brushwood John Burts Bryant Douglas Lamarr Burroughs Claude Curtis Cardwell Carol Spencer Cardwell, Jr. Floyd Thomas Clark, Jr. John Raymond Cope Wilber Gene Corson Richard Dyer Coulson 69 CLASS OF 1951 George Cleveland Council, Jr. Eldon Tate Deskins Elwood Dennison Flythe Allen Morton Forbes Milton Lyon Garrison John Emerson Girton, Jr. William Charles Hood Frank Pearl Hopkins, Jr. John Hildrey Insley, Jil Ira Jenkins John Rudolph Earns Frank Walker Lewis Jimmie Howard McClellan Charles Edward Miller Harry Calyerlier Minga, Jr. 70 CLASS OF 1951 Norris Harrison Monk Roy Lee Mozingo Otto Robert Naumann, Jr. Percy Carlton Overman, Jr. Robert Pugh Peterson John Herbert Rappold James Patrick Schade William Bruce Scott John Dunaway Seward Lamont Allen Shinn William Thomas Shreves Kenneth Gene Stultz Sidney Morrison Tidd Daniel Godfrey West, Jr. Byron Glenn Wolford 71 CLASS OF 1951 Wendell Ray Graham Edward John McCarthy Francis Daniel Merritt Robert William Mitchell John Ayers Riekson, Jr. Bobby Lee Roberts Charles Frederick Schorman, Jr. Andrew Floyd Smith. Jr. Wallace Wellington Williams « 72 » Photo by Nixon PnBT T ”- - ;1-«S Hfa gt . Hi .1 9 k ll[ ' 1 JL f 3 W f - ■ . • " ..„ fS£= i ; - ' 7 73 Left to right: V. A. Hawkins, Treasurer ; V. O. Bright, Jr., President. Missing from picture: S. E. Darnell, Secretary; C. O. Parker, Vice-president. CLASS OF 1952 One down, three to go. Stick with it. 74 CLASS OF 1952 Philip Faunce Allen, Jr. Lawrence Channinc; Armstrong, Jr. Thomas Clevius Armstrong, Jr. Albert Vernon Atkinson Frank Mahone Ballentine, Jr. George Raymond Barber Leo Thomas Barber Daniel Alexander Barnes Robert Gordon Barron Leland Earl Bassett, Jr. Edward Basta Gwynn Lee Belote James Calvin Belote Daniel Webster Bennett, Jr. James Davis Boney Darrell Wayne Brackin, Jr. Vance Orpheus Bright, Jr. Leo Marcus Bunch 75 CLASS OF 1952 Leon Smith Bunch Edward Brantley Burns Rodney Wilson Carroll Jesse Robert Cole, Jr. Bartholomew Frederick Conlon, Jr. Lee Forster Connor Edward Roy Cooper William Carlton Coppersmith Robert Phelps Cottincham, Jr. Thomas Stilson Crittenden Lawrence Fulton Crockett Homer Carl Cuddy Claude Harold Dale, Jil Samuel Edward Darnell William Earl Drummond John Woodson Dunn John Durnovich James Alfred England CLASS OF 1952 Irvin Fenton, Jr. William Percy Ferrell, Jr. John Bernard Fitzgerald, Jr. Joseph Frederick Flanagan Charles Edward Foley Jeremy Quinn Galloway Bobby Clarence Goodman Paul Granville Gresham James Wade Grubb Patric Hartwig Gwyn James Burleigh Harwood, III Vivien Ansell Hawkins Craic, Hinton Hearn Herman Knute Hight Calvin Smith Hill Wayland Sherwood Hill William Henry Hogge Harry Lee Hoover 77 CLASS OF 1952 Rodney Ross Hull William Winslow Hunter, Jr. Berkley Ivey Lonnie Ray Jennings, Jr. Clyde Johnson Robert Lee Johnson, Jr. Hilton Randolph Jones Jesse Cleveland Kelly, Jr. Thomas Elroy Kersey James Andrew Kosicki John Lane Landis, Jr. Jack Louie Liberty, Jr. Clinton Robert Lincoln Horace Vernon Lindsay, Jr. John George Lochstampfor, Jr. Roy Vance Markham I Iarvey Gold Mashbuhn Frank Walton Masonis 78 CLASS OF 1952 Thomas Moody Mayo, Jr. Billy Louis McClellan Clifton Mack McMii.i.ian Jes§e Mahlen Melson John Anthony Miller Glenwood Jefferson Mitchell, Jr. Curtis Lee Moore James Marvin Moore Milton Franklin Moore Cecil Gus Myers Irvin Perry Newbill Fletcher Edward Pace Thomas Troy Palmer, Jr. Carol O’Neil Parker William Albert Perrot William Major Pettitt, Jr. John Cari. Piazza Rodney Floyd Pierce, Jr. 79 CLASS OF 1952 Aubrey Macaulay Raiford Galen C. Reynolds Jesse Lee Ricks George Clarence Savedce Conley Lee Smith Frank Conway Sorrell Theodore Earl Specht Linwood Waddell Stancil. Jr. Charles Clifford Staples William Harold Sword James Everett Tickle Cooper Rayfield Tilchman Marion Grayson Tilman Joseph Berret Yiolette, Jr. Richard Edward Walker Charles Edward Ward William Doyle Watkins John William Watson 80 CLASS OF 1952 Amos Groves West Francis Thompson Wheeler, Jr. Clarence Carter Whitley William Anthony Whitman Shirley Francis Wilhourn Benjamin Francis Wingfield Frank Arnold Wolfe William Augustus Wolfley Wendell Gibbs Wornom 81 CLASS OF 1952 Jack Clinton Adams John Mitchell, III John Walter Ainslie John Henry Moore Robert Paul Belford, Jr. Richard Arthur Newell Richard Lamarr Collier Maynard Thomas Oliver Ramon Nils Cooke Allison Powell Dan is William Rodophus Pauls Donald Roy Dickinson Joseph Lawrence Price, Jr. Leo James Dunn James William Reynolds William Thomas Foster Murray Alton Roberts Wayne Eberhard Gratton Edward Fisher Rookstool Byron Tisdale Hawthorne Leonard Nick Sarick Alvin Courtney Howell Marshall Boyd Sheppard John Hurman Gerald Clair Snyder Lin wood Wilson Ilish Irving Milton Stewart Vernon Roy Jackson Edward Lewis Tillman James Hermon Johnson Julian Xollie Trapp Jacques Gordon Lemay Braxton Craig Vinson, Jr. Fred Galan Lewis Lloyd Chester Ware Roy Harold Massengill John Taylor Watson Bobby Lee Matthews Phillip Marsham Weddle Norman McLeod Millar, Jr. Robert Lemuel Wheeler S2 Photo by Nixon s4 ftaat at (oat . 83 . Left to right: S. C. Moore, Secretary ; D. A. New, Vice- president; P. E. Wells, President; M. E. Moore, Treasurer. CLASS OF 1953 New faces, new friends, hopes, aspiration — To yon we say, “Welcome. Glad to have you!” 84 CLASS OF 1953 George Franklin Bowden Gerald Brookshire Bridges Sidney Cline Caldwell, Jr. Aderian Lewis Carowan John Wallace Carter, Jr. Clarence Gay Castellow, Jr. Charles Van Buren Cleary, Jil Carley Jefferson Coates, Jr. Norman Ellis Coggsdale Milo Bruce Coghill Johnny Ford Cook, Jr. David Force Davis Aaron Bishop Elmore Tommy Finch Jay Andrew Golub Claude Arthur Hale Charles Maurice Joo Philip Roger Kilmer William Hunter Lamkin Benton Theophilus Leonard, Jr. William Thomas Lloyd John Frank Marozza Walter Beadles Miffleton, Jr. M alvin Earle Moore 85 CLASS OF 1953 Sidney Clay Moore Raymond Holmes Morrison David Addison New Robert Burton Newman Alexander MacDonald Nicol Donald Virginias Nunn Gabriel Eugene Pereira William Ray Phillips. Jr. William Spates Pillow John Donald Robertson James Elery Saxdstrom George Lenz Skinner Charles Humbird Sommerkamp George Emmitt Squires Elmer Brown Teasley Robert Eugene Templeman Paul Edwards Wells Frank William Wood (Pictures Not Julian Castell Cadger William Phillip Clarke John Edward Fox Larry Donald Gardner Lester Davis Harrison Emmett Samuel Healy, Jr. Kenneth Nicholas Heywood Available) Clarence Ray Johnson James Wells Kennedy Luther Stinson Mallory, Jr, Wayne Roy Peters Walter Aaron Raines Herbert Al Rowland Robert Philip Wright 86 Publications • 87 » P. C. Overman Associate Editor S. T. Demro Editor-in-Chief K. W. Carroll Managing Editor THE BINNACLE V. O. Bright, Jr. Feature Editor W. T. Shreves Senior Editor J. C. Ricks Sports Editor G. J. Mitchell Photography Editor J. Q. Galloway Advertising Manager J. D. Seward Business Manager 89 Left to right: J. L. Ricks, V. T. Shreves, V. O. Bright, S. T. Demro, and R. W. Carroll. In presenting this, the 1949 BIXXACLE, we of the staff hope to bring to the students, the graduates, the faculty, and our triends, a pictorial and written history of the Apprentice School for the year 1949. As this makes the third Apprentice year-book since the war, the experience available for the staff looked very good from the start. A meeting was called in May and our staff was elected. Samuel T. Demro was elected Editor-in-Chief. Demro has worked on several BIXXACLE’s before and was Sports Editor of the 1948 BIXXACLE. Elected as Associate Editor was P. C. Overman, Jr. with R. W. Carroll as Manag- ing Editor. V. O. Bright was chosen Feature Editor. Working on his staff was M. E. Moore. Selected as Senior Editor was W. T. Shreves and C. X. Joo was elected Class Editor. Handling the sports section was J. L. Ricks as Sports Editor with B. C. Vinson, A. F. Smith, W. W. Hunter, and J. A. Golub as his staff. Working with all staffs to handle the increasing busi- ness was J. D. Seward, Business Manager and J. Q. Galloway as Advertising Manager. Doing the honors with his camera was Photography Editor G. J. Mitchell and his assistant, L. D. Gardner. Drawing our illus- trations to a fine degree of perfection was L. J. Dunn. Other Apprentices contributing to the BIXXACLE were J. W. Carter and V. A. Hawkins. In closing, the staff wishes to thank Mr. George C. Mason, the secretarial staff and all others including the photography staff of the Shipyard, who helped to make this BIXXACLE possible. « 90 . The Broad A If life for any one thing was ever uncertain, it must be that of the “Broad A,” one of the publications of the Apprentice School. Even its ancestors led pre- carious existences. “The Apprentice Bulletin.” pub- lished first in 1923 by the faculty, was discontinued shortly after the Apprentices took over and lay dor- mant for two years. Soon after the reappearance of the “Bulletin” its name was changed to “Shipbuilding.” but changing names added no vitality to this early journalistic attempt and shortly afterwards it again dropped from circulation, this time for ten years. 1937 marked the birth of the “Broad A,” a single mimeographed sheet which soon became a printed paper. Then World War II interrupted, temporarily, its publication. After work on the paper was resumed in 1947 a great deal of progress was made, and when 1949 rolled around the “Broad A” was being published monthly in an average six-to-eight-sheet printed form. In the early spring appeared what was to be the last publication of the 1949 staff. In September a group of Apprentices interested in the “Broad A " and the school and appreciative of the value that a good publication can have, informally organized themselves, with the aid of sympathetic faculty members, and the “Broad A” came alive again. Published weekly during the football season this three- to-four-sheet mimeographed newspaper was discover- ed to be newsy, interesting, and unusually informa- tive. The rejuvenated “Broad A” is now published bi- monthly and is mimeographed in the Yard itself at a considerable saving as compared to the former costs of printing. « 91 » Left to right: XV. T. Shreves, M. E. Moore, F. D. Merritt, V. A. Hawkins, and J. N. Trapp. To these following Apprentices, listed with their activities on the “Broad A” staff (although there is no staff formally), goes our “Well done!” M. E. Moore — Editorials F. D. Merritt — Sports [. N. Trapp — Club news and art work V. A. Hawkins — Faculty and trades W. T. Shreves — Features J. L. Ricks — Features (. C. Piazza — Art work Leo Dunn — Art work C. J. Coates — Art work F. W. M asonis — M iscellaneous Thanks, too, to Mr. G. C. Mason, faculty advisor and copy-reader, Miss Jane Dibble and Mrs. J. E. Curtis, typists, whose aid has been invaluable. 92 « 93 . J. B. Woodward, Jr. Exercises for the 1949 graduating class of the Ap- prentice School were held at the Newport News High School auditorium on January 27, 1950, at eight o’clock, attended by the Apprentice student body and friends and relatives of the graduates, the Apprentices, and the School. Mr. J. B. Woodward, Jr., President and General Manager, Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, presided. After those members of the graduating class who could be present had taken their assigned seats in the building, the ceremonies were opened with the Na- tional Anthem, followed by the invocation, pronounc- ed by the Rev. Roy L. Sloop, pastor of Trinity Luth- eran Church, Newport News, Virginia. Following the greeting from the student body, delivered by T. C. Armstrong, presentations of the various awards were made. « 95 » Mr. H. Franklin Harvey, Electrical Engineer for X. X. S. D. D. Co., presented the Charles F. Bailey Awards, J. C. Belote, first-year Apprentice, receiving the Bronze Medal, the Silver Medal going to second- year Apprentice, V. O. Bright. Jr., while C. X. Robe- son, Jr., third-year Apprentice, was awarded the Gold Medal. These awards are presented for the highest scholastic records in the respective classes. Mr. Walter A. Leyland introduced various de- partment heads who in turn presented the Xiels Chris- tiansen Craftsmanship Awards to the recipient from their respective departments. Mr. P. F. Halsey, Super- intendent of the Hull Construction Division, presented J. W. Taylor with his award. H. E. Parker, winner of the award in the Hull Outfitting Division received it from G. D. Cole, Superintendent. The Machine Shop Division award was presented to J. D. Bishop by Mr. J. C. Sterling, Superintendent. C. L. Rountree. Jr., who won the Machinery Division award, was presented with it by Superintendent C. B. Palen. The Drafting Division awards went to E. A. Urick and S. T. Demro. winners of the Hull Drafting and Machinery Draft- ing awards respectively, which were presented by Mr. S. A. Vincent, Xaval Architect, and F. R. Benson, Chief Engineer. In Mr. Crick ' s absence, the award was presented to his father for conveyance to him. The highest award the School has to offer is the Homer L. Ferguson Award, which is presented for the highest combined shop and classroom grade aver- age during Apprenticeship. This year ' s award, the second to be made, was presented to W. H. Starkey. Mr. G. C. Mason, Faculty Chairman of Publica- tions, presented S. T. Demro, sole recipient, with the Journalism Award, given for four years of service on publication staffs or for holding a major editorial position. Presentation of awards was concluded by Mr. V. C. “Coach Haynes, Director of Athletics, who bestow- ed the Gold Athletic Awards on R. F. Beard. Jr., S. T. Demro, C. B. Robbins, Jr., W. H. Starkey, and G. M. Thomas. V. C. Haynes Presenting Athletic Awards « 96 » Dr. R. O. Nelson, Speaker Mr. E. J. Robeson, Jr. introduced Dr. R. O. Nel- son, Superintendent of Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia, who gave an impressive discussion of educa- tion, schools, their relative importance and future needs. His talk hinged on the destructive instincts of a child and its physical inability to release this de- structiveness and he compared the child with an un- educated person who is physically mature and capable of carrying out the unchecked destructive desires of which his mind has never been cleared. After the presentation of the certificates of gradu- ation by Mr. F. R. White, who acted in the absence of Mr. G. Guy Via, G. B. Penn responded for the grad- Presenting Niels Christiansen Award nates, expressing their gratitude for and appreciation of the value of their Apprenticeship served in a free country. Following the benediction by the Rev. Mr. Sloop, the graduating class left the auditorium. The processional and recessional were well ren- dered by the Newport News High School band which also presented the National Anthem. During the pro- gram an overture of Cole Porter music was played and other selections were most enjoyably presented by the band, under the direction of Miss Eleanor A. Sherman. Presenting Charles F. Bailey Awards « 97 » @Ccc Among the various clubs of the Apprentice School the Cotillion Club is one of the most outstanding. The club is noted for the exceptionally fine dances it sponsors. These dances are all formal and are oper- ated on a non-profit basis. For the price of his dues, a member receives a bid to each dance, a corsage for his date and a carnation for himself. Among the best features of a Cotillion Club dance are the refresh- ments served and the decorations put up by the James River Country Club. At each dance a date of one of the club members is chosen sponsor. Members of the faculty chaperon the dances. The officers of the club for 1949 were as follows; President, P. C. Overman, Jr.; Vice President, B. F. Kissam; Secretary, W. M. Pettitt; Treasurer, W. T. Shreves; Publicity Chairman, J. Q. Galloway. B. F. KISSAM P. C. OVERMAN, JR. W. M. PETTITT W. T. SHREVES « 98 » For this year the club sponsored a Spring dance in April with Mrs. Spencer Cardwell a s sponsor and a Christmas dance on December 16 with Miss Eloise Capps as sponsor. Music at each of these dances was played by Jack Milne and his band. MRS. CARDWELL MISS CAPPS « 99 » The Monogram Club of the Apprentice School is composed of Apprentices who have received one or more letters for any one of the various sports of the school . The club has had a satisfactory year socially. On May 6, 1949, a dance was held at the Hampton Coun- try Club from 9:00 until 12:00. There was good at- tendance at this dance and a good time was had by- all. The Monogram Club has been picking up steadily since its reorganization, both in body and spirit. This club is looking forward to a more active year in 1950, for which several dances and a minstrel are scheduled. The officers of the ’49 Monogram Club are: Presi- dent, Robert Kendrick; Vice-President, R. E. Bryant; Treasurer, J. H. Rappold; Secretary, C. E. Ward. « 100 » 7 e (flee @lu In an attempt to regain the prewar status of the Apprentice School in extra-curricular activities, re- organization of the Glee Club has twice been attempt- ed. The first trial was a failure and the second was only slightly better. Under the direction of Mr. A. R. Boger, who di- rected the Apprentice Glee Club before the war, win- ning various honors and public acclaim, the most recent comeback was begun in the fall of 1948. Following a very promising turn-out and display of interest in making something of the club, member- ship and participation in the group dwindled, due to a variety of reasons some of which were beyond the control of the fellows but most of which were inex- cusable. However, the Glee Club managed to survive as such until the summer season of 1949 when it was decided to discontinue activities until the fall. Tentative plans are to activate the club under the direction of Mr. Boger early in 1950 and, although there have been no post-war public appearances to support this claim, we are sure that the Apprentice Glee Club will again share top honors with comparable choral groups and bestow deserved honors on the Ap- prentice School. « 101 » THE CHRISTMAS PARTY On December thirteenth, nineteen hundred and forty-nine, there was a party for the Apprentice Stu- dent Body held in the Athletic Building. This party served a dual purpose, bei ng not only the first gather- ing of the student body since summer, outside of school, but also the usual annual Christmas party. The Athletic Awards were presented by our new coach. Mr. Vernon C. Haynes, to football players who had earned them. Also the school’s two outstanding players of the year, Larry Crockett and S. V. Barbee, Jr., received trophies presented by Mr. Herbert More- witz of the Sportsman ' s Club. The evening’s most noteworthy event was the presentation by the Apprentice football team of a trophy to our retired coach. Mr. Frank M. Dobson. The social portion of the program consisted of songs and games suited to the time of year. There was a little competition for appropriate prizes which all enjoyed. Jesse Ricks, an apprentice, did the honors as “chief of entertainers”. The Children’s Class of Trinity Methodist Church participated as a choral group. The Student Nurses of Riverside Hospital were invited and we persuaded their Glee Club to sing for us (aided and abetted by the Apprentice Glee Club). The whole program was excellent. We are indebted very much to Jerry Galloway for getting things started toward a party, along with Miss Jane Dibble and Mrs. Caroline Curtis, whose help was indispensable. Mrs. Edel Pullen, hostess of the Athletic Building, also went to considerable effort to help make the party a great success. • 102 » THE APPRENTICE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION An organization better known outside the gen- eral student body of the Apprentice School is the Apprentice Alumni Association. Among the various objectives of the organization according to its by-laws are the promotion of the general and social welfare of its members, of civic and community activities and charities, and of legitimate undertakings of the Ap- prentice School. This group presents various trophies and awards to Apprentices annually, the more important of which are the Homer L. Ferguson Award, the Charles F. Bailey Awards, and the Niels Christiansen Awards. As part of its activities the Alumni Association sponsors the annual homecoming football game. The 1949 homecoming tilt with Elon College was high- lighted at the half by the uniformed appearance of the remainder of an early Apprentice football squad and their coach, presenting a demonstration of their plays. All Apprentices are invited on completion of their training to become active members of the AAA and contribute further to the high standards of their Alma Mater. « 103 » mil niijiii Left to right: R. k. Grant. W. A. Leyland. A. J. Davis. A. Morgan, A. V. Soter. Admiral Paul F. Lee delivering the principal address at the Annual Dinner of the Apprentice Alumni Association. 104 . (fyccic6e It is the object of the Apprentice School to make not only skilled mechanics in the numerous trades for which young men here receive training, but also men; men who are leaders. Capable leadership re- quires, among other qualities, a certain degree of moral development. Of course, many important phases pertaining to this development can be introduced to and instilled in the Apprentice daily, but these con- stitute a minimum part of the necessary moral training. Possibly the first introduction to local churches and Sunday Schools of the out-of-town Apprentice comes via older Apprentices who have established themselves socially and are actively engaged in the functions of their various churches. If, by chance, an occasional fellow is overlooked by this process, he isn’t long forgotten. As are all Apprentices he is given a course in orientation under Mr. White during which he is certain at some time to be impressed with the foregoing ideas and invited to attend some local church. « 105 » ( tyurcAeA A large percentage of the Apprentice student body is composed of local men who take active parts in the churches and young people’s associations which they have attended since childhood. It may be stated uncompromisingly that in most churches Apprentices can be found filling vital positions and giving good performances. Since the school has no direct denominational affiliations or chapel hour, the Apprentice has a very diversified choice in his attendance at church. Also contributing to this diversity is the fact that the com- munities of the Peninsula are located comparatively close together and thus make a great number of churches accessible to Apprentices. The Apprentice School in past years has main- tained a “Church-of-the-Week Plan , a schedule of churches selected by the students, with the students attending at their own discretion. The extent of the School ' s activity, as a school, in religious affairs con- sists at present of no more than the desire that its members engage actively in some church work. While it is firm in this desire, the faculty takes no coercive measures or in any other way attempts to force any Apprentice into church. Of the training of the “three H s — head, heart and hands— this comprises the greater part of that applicable to heart and presents itself as indispensable to success. . 106 . 107 Photo by Nixon Tfoott ‘rtyoccn. 108 « 109 » Ill I Kneeling, left to right: Sorrell. Kelly, Dunn, Hopkins. Gwyn, Condon, Grubbs, Griffin. Standing, left to right: Coach Lamkin, Coach Lambiotte, Corson, Forbes, Lincoln, Bryant, Robbins, Cooper. Taylor, Watkins, West, Rowland. Coach Burns. Missing from picture: Sword, Manager Desldns. VARSITY BASEBALL For the first time since the early 19-30’s, baseball was again introduced to the Apprentice School as a varsity sport in 1949. The first game, played on the diamond of Warwick High School against the Medical College of Virginia, turned out to be a success for the Apprentices, giving them a 6-5 victory. Our second game, played against the Little Creek Amphib ' s. prov- ed to be another one for the win column. It was in our next name, played also in Norfolk, with the Nor- folk Division of William and Mary, that we first tasted defeat. Again in Norfolk, this time playing the Norfolk Naval Base, we dropped our third straight game by a score of 13-6. Straightening out a little for the rest of the season, we did a bit better, and the season was closed with the A s out ahead with seven games won and five lost. This baseball season, though our first in many years, prov ed to be a moderate success. . 112 MAROON AND GOLD BASEBALL After completion of the regular varsity baseball schedule the Apprentices were split up into two teams, the Maroons and the Golds. Included in these teams were not only the boys who had made the regular varsity squad but also those who had not. APPRENTICE MAROONS Front row, left to right: Sword, Forbes, Kelly, Sorrell, Dunn. Back row, left to right: Coach Lamkin, Corson, Bryant, Merritt, Lincoln, Cooper, Coach Burns. Missing from picture: Hopkins, Condon, Basta, Mgr. Deskins. « 113 » APPRENTICE GOLDS These two teams were then entered in the Ship- yard baseball league. Pacing the entire league were the Apprentice Maroons, winning twenty-five games and losing none. Doing not quite so well but playing good baseball a 1 season were the Apprentice Golds, placing fifth. Front row, left to right: Gwyn, Watkins, Coulson, Cuddy. Back row, left to right: Boney, Rowland, Hill, Bedford, Coach Earl Coulson. Missing from picture: Healey, West, Smith, Hight, Jenkins, Kennedy,, W eddle. 114 . Left to right: G. E. (Pop) Lamkin pre- senting R. E. Bryant with his letter and certifi- cate as Condon awaits same. Left to right: G. D. Grimsley presenting G. E. (Pop) Lamkin with Shipyard Team Trophy to be presented to Maroon team, while Sword holds trophy he won as best pitcher. SofckM The season started May 16, 1949. The first half ended June 23 with Machine Shops in lead, winning nine and losing one. The Apprentices came in second place, winning eight and losing two. The second half opened June 27, and ended August 4. and the Ma- chine Shops again came in first, with the Apprentice Drawing Room second. In the finals the Machine Shops defeated the Apprentice Drawing Room in two straight games to take the season ' s championship. Games were played on the Apprentice Athletic field. This league provided recreation for approximately seventy-five Apprentices and numerous other Shipyard employees. Lynn Bunting and Bob Livingston were the leading hitter and pitcher respectively. Pop Lam- kin gave able assistance when needed and also sched- uled other games for the Apprentice team. The league consisted of ten teams. These were Hull Drawing Room, Mold Loft, Fitters, Welders. Painters. Electrical Drawing Room. Sheet Metal, Ap- prentices. Machine Shops and the Apprentice Draw- ing Room. Officers of the League President— Lynn Bunting, Brass Gallery Vice President— E. W. Delk, Sheet Metal Shop Co-Secretaries— C. P. Woolwine, Steel Hull Superin- tendents Office and J. E. Moren, Joiner Shop APPRENTI CE DRAWING ROOM Front row, left to right: Harrison, Heath, Fore, Dwyer, Howell, White. Rack row, left to right: Hibhitts, Mgr. Mayo, Batty, Garrison, Kendrick, Ray. Missing from picture: Atkinson, Cardwell, Norton, Mine, Hazelwood, M ingfield. « 116 » APPRENTICE SCHOOL Front row, left to right: Ivey, Cuddy, Burns, Watkins, R. Coulson. Back row, left to right: Coach E. Coulson, Barbee, Beck, Armstrong, Jenkins. Missing from picture: Lincoln, Weddle, Hill, Conners, Merritt. 1 17 MAIN MACHINE SHOP SOFTBALL TEAM IN SHIPYARD NIGHT-SHIFT LEAGUE Front row, left to right: Dickinson, Cooke, Perrot, Walker, Manager Cahoon. Back row, left to right: Firth, Johnson, Hawkes, B. Mc- Clellan. J. McClellan, Wingfield, Crittenden. NIGHT SHIFT SOFTBALL This league provided recreation for Apprentices and employees of the Shipyard that worked on the night shift. Shipyard Night Shift Softball League season started May 16 and ended June 22. The league was composed of five teams that played two rounds in each half. The games were played at 10:00 a.m. on the Apprentice Athletic field. The Welders won the championship of first half, with the Counter-Fitters coming in two games off the pace. The Main Machine Shop team took first place in the second half with the Welders second and the Apprentice Gallery third in the Shaughnessy play- off. The Apprentice Gallery won the best two out of three games from the favored Main Machine Shop team and lost two straight games to the Welders, who won the championship for the second straight year. Team trophy and individual gold softballs were given to winning teams. Officers of the League President— J. R. Gillen, Welders Department Vice President— C. W. Cahoon, Main Machine Shop Secretary and Treasurer— G. A. Sawyer. Brass Gallery APPRENTICE GALLERY TEAM IN THE SHIPYARD NIGHT-SHIFT LEAGUE Front row, left to right: Squires, Winn, Reynolds, Peters. Back row, left to right: Wells, Matthews, Coghill, Carowan, Lochstampfor, Manager Morrison. Missing from picture: Allen Parker, Jinnette, and Wolfe. . 1 IS . 119 The Apprentice wrestling team closed out its last season for an indefinite period in February. Although the “A s did not win any matches, they made a much better showing than the scores indicate. Coach B. C. Carmeans had a tough job in trying to form a team out of 3 lettermen and about 30 new men, many of whom had never seen a wrestling match. With the help of Homer Tucker, Wilson Urrutia, and Tommy Morgan, “Benny did a good job and probably would have had a winning team next season if the sport had not been discontinued. George Thomas and Wayne Starkey proved to be the best wrestlers on the squad, both having a .500 average, with Starkey participating in 6 matches while Thomas tried only 4. The only man on the team who wrestled in all the matches was Bert Violette, a prom- ising first-year man. The honor of having the fastest fall on record for the season went to Starkey, who pinned his opponent from the University of Virginia in 39 seconds. Front row, left to right: Hale, Landis, Lewis, Ward, Starkey, Traylor, Hearn, Coach Carmeans. Back row, left to right: Manager Schade, Watson, Miller, Moore, Burns, Kilmer, Daniel, Tucker. Missing from picture: Ray, Violette, Thomas, Howell, Piazza, Cunning. . 120 » Hearn Piazza Violette Watson 121 122 TRACK ' 49 During the 1949 track season three Apprentice records and all but five Apprentice-stadium records were broken. Jerry Garrison set a new high-jump on May 14 in a meet with Wake Forest College. He also led the team in scoring with a total of 57 points for the season. Garrison’s new high-jump record of 6 ' -5 " is believed to be the best mark ever made in the state. The second of the three new Apprentice records was made by Ira Jenkins when he set a new pole vault mark of 11 ' -OVi " . Jenkins, majoring in only one event, put himself into seventh place in the team’s scoring. He was the sole member of the team to take a point in the State A.A.U. meet, by virtue of a fourth place in the pole vault. Front row, left to right: Kersey, Garrison, Coulson, Harwood, O’Donnell, Rappold, Starkey, Harrison, Seward, Jenkins, Howell. Back row, left to right: Assistant Coach McDermon. Senior Equipment Manager Demro, Stancil, Lamkin, Liberty, Assistant Manager Pettitt, Mitchell, Assistant Manager Newbill, Foster, Assistant Manager Seward, Wolfe, Loyd, Burns, Whit- man, Assistant Manager Atwell, Ricks, Athletic Director Dobson, Coach Gresham. Missing from picture: Manager Overman. « 123 . Setting the third new record fell into the hands of Sonny Cowling, when he made a time of sixteen seconds Hat in the 120-yard high hurdles. Although out for almost half the season. Cowling was still able to amass 29 points. Being consistent winners but breaking no records were Bill Foster, second highest scorer with 50-M points, and Dave Seward, third highest with 49 points. Also standing high in earning points were Frank Wolf, Wayne Starkey, Elroy Kersey, Burley Harwood, John Rappold, Bob Harrison, and Courtney Howell. Much of the success of this year’s team, as well as of teams in the past, can well he attributed to the work of Athletic Director Frank M. Dobson and of the team’s able coach, Granville Gresham. « 124 . 1 125 SCHOOL RECORDS IN TRACK 100-yard dash 10.1 sec. Gresham 1935 10.1 sec. Lambiotte 1947 220-yard dash 22.4 sec. Shaver 1936 440-yard dash 51 sec. Gresham 1935 S80-yard dash 2 min. 3 sec. Gresham 1935 Mile run 4 min. 44 sec. Brooking 1943 2-mile run 10 min. 45 sec. Chenault 1943 High hurdles 16 sec. Cowling 1949 Low hurdles 26.5 sec. Garrett 1940 Shot put 39 ft. 91 2 in- Whitmer 1935 Discus 123 ft. 514 in. Jackson 1940 Javelin 178 ft. 4 in. Perry 1942 Broad jump 22 ft. 6 in. McDermon 1947 High jump 6 ft. 5 in. Garrison 1949 Pole vault 12 ft. If ) in. Jenkins 1949 2 3 mile relay 2 min. 22.2 sec. Lambiotte Kendrick Brooking McDermon 1947 1949 TRACK SCORES As William and Mary 36 Catholic University 53 University of Richmond . ... 63 2 Ouantico Marines 35 Randolph Macon and Hampden-Sydney 51 University of Richmond Freshman and William and Mary Freshman S7 ' A Norfolk Division W. and M 89 Totals 415 . 126 12 ’ OUR COACHES Any school’s athletic prowess and reputation de- pend largely on two things, among others, these being the members of the teams and the coaching staff. The Apprentice School has a coaching staff of which it is proud and to whic h it is grateful. Composed both of Apprentice Alumni and of graduates of other colleges, this staff represents leader- ship in the particular field of athletics which each member coaches. With the best interest of the men and the school at heart our coaches have continually turned out big-hearted, fighting, winning teams. While a portion of the coaching staff is employed for this purpose along with other duties in the yard or school, their greatest return is their connection with their teams, this satisfaction being the sole remunera- tion for others of the staff who gladly donate their services. We are deeply grateful. Front row, left to right: Swartz, Heath, Haynes, Lamkin, Hanbury, Carmeans. Second row, left to right: Crocker, McDermon, Warren, Lambiotte, Burns, Urrutia. Missing from picture: Stokes, Gresham, Coulson, Morgan. . 128 • 129 APPRENTICE VARSITY BASKETBALL Overcoming one of the most serious of basketball team handicaps, lack of height, the members of the 1948-1949 Apprentice basketball team won fifteen of their twenty-five contests and placed last season’s record among the best in Apprentice School history, averaging sixty-five points per game. They continually out-scrapped and out-jumped their usually taller op- ponents to tail} ' winning scores and delight Appren- tice School supporters. One of the contributing factors to the improve- ment over the 1947-1948 season, when only one game was won, has been the return of Mr. Gordon E. (Pop) Lamkin to coaching duties at the school who, with the aid of assistant coaches Willie Warren, Ernie McDer- mon, and Emmett Heath, developed one of the top- scoring quints in the state of Virginia. Front row, left to right: Manager Deskins, Hopkins, Cooper, Captain Beard, Lincoln, Beck, Assistant Manager Parker. Standing, left to right: Coach Lamkin, Assistant Coach Warren, Kelly, C. Smith, Cowling, Liberty, Durnovich, Assist- ant Coach NleDermon, Assistant Coach Heath. Missing from picture: Taylor, Hood. . 130 » DicL it ya ut? Left to right: Coach Lamkin, Assistant Coach Warren, Beck, Hood, Allan, C. Smith, Liberty. INDIVIDUAL SCORING Name G. F.G. F. T. 1 ears On Squad Hometown Eddie Cooper . 24 122 94 338 4 Newport News, Virginia Lou Taylor 24 133 50 316 1 Newport News, Virginia Bob Beard _ 24 87 30 204 4 Newton, North Carolina Bob Lincoln 24 72 50 194 1 Springdale, Penna. Frank Hopkins 24 81 14 190 2 Newport News, Virginia Jim Beck 19 49 34 132 1 Springdale, Penna. John Durnovich 21 23 22 68 1 Cheswick, Penna. Frank Cowling 17 11 8 30 1 Newport News, Virginia Conley Smith 19 8 4 20 1 Hampton, Virginia J. C. Kelly 17 9 0 18 1 Winston-Salem, N. C. Lou Liberty 17 6 3 15 1 Hampton, Virginia Others _____ 25 30 29 97 131 APPRENTICE JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM The Apprentice Junior Varsity basketball team was organized primarily as a training program and screen for new or inexperienced prospective varsity players as well as to afford a greater number of in- terested athletes an opportunity to participate in the athletic program. It has proven a success in all three aims with a number of capable players graduating from its ranks. Entered in the Shipyard League, the team won the first half and the second half championships over some tough competition. The playoff in the Shipyard League was one of the two seasonal playoffs the team participated in, losing out in this one and emerging runner-up in the peninsula-wide tournament of ten teams. In the latter they took second place as they lost to the Agathon Club. Forty wins to twelve losses during the season proclaim success without question. Kneeling, left to right: Whitman, Connor, Price, Boney, Daniels. Standing, left to right: Manager Parker, McCarthy, Stancil, Watkins, Hood, Wheeler, Coach Swartz. Missing from picture: Masonis. « 132 • Kneeling, left to right: Ball, Hill, Kosicki. Standing, left to right: Referee Scott, J. O’Donnell, Moe Howell, Wolfe, Referee McDermon. Missing from picture: Stnltz, J. H. Rich, Landis. APPRENTICE HOUSE LEAGUE BASKETBALL Another phase of the School’s program to offer opportunity for participation in athletic activities to the majority of the Apprentice student body is con- tained in the Apprentice House League Basketball schedule. Eight teams were billed for the 1948-1949 sea- son, representing the following departments: Sheet Metal Shop, Pattern Shop and Foundry, Electricians, Joiners, Hull Engineers, Pencil Pushers, Fitters, and the Apprentice Gallery. The Apprentice Gallery team, pictured above, took the House League Championship for 1948-1949 with twenty-two wins and the loss of only one game, a notable record considering the competition present- ed by the other participants in the league. Following the season’s close the winning team was awarded a beautiful trophy and individual gold basketballs, the trophy at present being displayed in the trophy cas- 1 at the Apprentice Athletic Building. House League Officers were: President, S. T. Demro; Vice-president, J. W. Murden, Jr.; Secretary, B. C. Vinson; Corresponding Secretary, J. D. Seward; and Assistant to the Director of Education and Train- ing, G. E. Lamkin. . 133 » . 134 . VARSITY FOOTBALL Through the efforts of a large number of last year’s football squad, reinforced by several new ap- prentice hoys, the big “A’s” turned in a season’s record which, though not spectacular, was commendable in view of the size of the opponent’s squads. Due con- sideration must be given to the fact that the members of the Apprentice football squad put in many long hours of hard practice after putting a full week’s work at their trade, whereas the opponents, in general, had considerably more time to devote to practice, and didn’t have as many other activities to drain their supply of energy. Looking back over the record it can be seen that the big “A’s” performed beautifully with the material and experience they had at hand. So don’t be glum, big “A’s”, next year is another season and, win or lose, the student body is behind you. Front row, left to right: Wolfe, Gresham, Armstrong, Girton, Monk, Seward, Barbee, Lewis, Kendrick. Bryant, Rap- pold, Hopkins, Bradshaw, Forbes, Lincoln, Landis, Shinn, Crockett, Howell, Harwood. Second row, left to right: Assistant Manager Bennett, Cottingham, Assistant Manager Carroll, Teasley, Manager Parker, Kennedy, Walker, Palmer, Jones, Sword, Kelly, Graham, Smith, Corson, New, Marozza, Staples, Hurman, Ilich, Assistant Coach Hanbury, Kersey, Burns, Assistant Coach Stokes, Assistant Coach Watkins. Third row, left to hight: Senior Manager Demro, Hight, Sandstrom, Matthews, Harrison, Haynes, Coach Phillips, Pereira, Lamkin, Moore, Gresham, Trainer, Junior Manager Pettit, Assistant Manager Bridges. « 135 . RESUME OF THE SEASON As 0 0 0 0-0 Appalachian 7 14 14 0—35 The A s started off their football season by travel- ing down to Boone. North Carolina, to play the Ap- palachian Mountaineers. Appalachian unveiled a pow- erful air attack that finally won by a 35-0 score. .Vs 7 7 7 0-21 William and Man - 0 7 0 0— 7 Opening their home campaign against the Wil- liam and Mary “B " team, the A s. led by “Buddy ' Bryant and Bob Lincoln, won easily by a 21-7 count. Bryant passed to Rappold for one score, scored him- self on a short end run. and Bob Lincoln also scored on a short end run. Frank Hopkins, reserve fullback, booted all three extra points. Vs 0 7 7 0-14 Randolph-Macon 7 0 0 0— 7 Randolph-Macon brought a powerful running and passing attack to the Peninsula with which to battle the A’s. It was strong but not quite strong enough as the A s again led by Bryant and Lincoln won 14-7. Bryant and Harwood did the scoring, while Hopkins’ magical toe made it five straight extra points. This win boosted the A s record to two wins and one loss. As 7 12 13 0-32 Atlantic Christian 0 6 0 7—13 The A s made it three in a row when the Atlantic Christian College Bulldogs were tamed to a mild growl 32-13. The game was highlighted by an 85-yard off-tackle burst by “Buddy” Bryant. Before the game was over Bryant added two more TD’s, while Bob Lincoln also got two. Hopkins came through with two extra points. Vs 0 0 7 7-14 Potomac State Teachers 0 7 0 6—13 The A s eked out a one-point decision over the Catamounts of Potomac State Teachers College. This game was very evidently the best played and the most sportsmanlike game the A’s played all season. The Potomac fellows fought hard, clean, and fast which spurred our boys to play their best game. • 136 . After the A’s second TD Bryant fumbled the try for the extra point, so he just up and carried it around the right end for what proved to be the winning point. The Catamounts came right back to score but the try for the extra point was blocked. Bryant scored one TD himself and passed to Barbee for the other. A’s 0 7 0 0- 7 Hampden-Sydney 6 7 6 19—38 The A’s traveled to Death Valley for a game with the H-S Tigers. There was some very question- able refereeing and the final outcome was 38-7 in favor of the Death Valley squad. The lone Apprentice tally came when “Monty” Shinn recovered a Tiger fumble, and a few plays later Dave Seward crashed over into pay dirt. Hopkins add ed the extra point. A’s 0 14 7 0-21 Eastern Carolina Teachers 0 6 13 7—26 In an aerial circus of passes the E.C.T.C. Teach- ers downed the A’s 26-21 on a fourth-period tally. All of the E.C.T.C. TD’s were either scored or set up on passes. The A’s featured the passing of Bob Lin- coln and the running of Barbee and Harwood held a 21-19 lead going into the fourth quarter. Then they scored. Conley Smith, Spurgeon Barbee, and Burleigh Harwood scored for the A’s. Hopkins came through with three out of three extra points. A’s 0 0 () 0- 0 Elon 7 14 7 13-41 An Apprentice Homecoming was spoiled when Elon College showed up and ran away with a 41-0 decision. They were large, fast and a good bunch of ball players. A’s 7 0 6 13-26 Bridgewater 0 0 0 13-13 The A’s closed out their ’49 season against Bridge- water College with a 26-13 victory. Harwood, Lincoln, Barbee and Kersey all crossed into their opponent’s pay-off territory. Hopkins added two extra points to make his season record stand at twelve out of eighteen. Two that he missed were blocked and another was attempted after a 15-yard penalty. The season ended with a won-5 and lost-4 record. « 137 » Girton Crockett Howell Armstrong Lincoln Bryant 138 Landis Gresham I larwood Seward Monk Kendrick Wolfe Barbee Smith Rappold 139 LWSIJ Forbes Bradshaw Pereira Moore 140 Sword I larrison Lanikin Lewis I lopkins Kersey Kelly Sliinn 141 Hi ght Matthews Staples Cottingham Marozza Pauls . 142 . ' Myers Palmer Hurman Sands trom Kennedy 14d ' Photo by Nixon « 144 . 145 Left to right: B. C. Vinson, Gharles- etta Graham, Daniel Merritt, Nollie Trapp, Mary Huller, John Piazza. CHEERLEADERS For the second year since 1943 we were able to boast of a fine squad of cheerleaders. These boys, aided by three girls of recent high school fame, have well led and sparked our cheering section for the last year. Although it is hard to show our appreciation in the way of an award few members of the student body or few of our fans could or will soon forget the interest and effort shown by this staff. Left to right: Nollie Trapp, Gharles- etta Graham, Dorothy Wilson, John Piazza. . 146 . . 147 • ATHLETIC BUILDING The Apprentice Athletic Building, located at 3601 Washington Avenue, housing the gym and basket- ball court, with shower facilities and a comfortable lou nge, and forming the eastern end of the Appren- tice Stadium, was a popular center of activity in 1949. Open nightly under the care of Mrs. Pullen or various Apprentices, the AAA Building presented a favorite rendezvous where there could usually be witnessed a fast-moving game of basketball, or where energetic softball players performed in the stadium. “Pop” Lamkin’s interest in and unselfish devotion to giving the “A’s” a full-time recreational program presented an attraction with which other entertain- ments offered slight competition. The “Big A” Varsity teams coached by Mr. Lam- kin, Mr. Dobson, and Mr. Dobson’s successor, Mr. Haynes, served in a magnetic capacity to draw and entertain crowds of both Apprentices and friendly supporters connected with the school only through their own personal interest. On rare occasions when no specific activity hap- pened to be schedu’ed, the lounge itself proved a popular place for fellowship and a “gab-fest” and served further to make 1949 an outstanding year for the Athletic Building. £2 Mrs. Edel M. Pullen Apprentice Athletic Club Hostess Gorden E. Lamkin Assistant to the Director of Education and Training Vernon C. Haynes Director of A ' hletics for the Apprentice School . 149 . APPRENTICE ATHLETIC BUILDING 150 APPRENTICE DORMITORY % - 0 •• George H. Padgett Manager For those Apprentices from outside the Lower Peninsula, home is at 3501 West Avenue. Here is located The Apprentice Dormitory. Tire Dormitory was completed in 1941, providing facilities for approximately 200 boys. It is convenient- ly located just one block from Washington Avenue and adjoining the Shipyard. The building itself is of colonial style with two wings forming a small court in rear of building. This court is attractively planted in shrubs and flowers. Air. and Mrs. George H. Padgett have supervised the operation of the Dormitory since its construction. Aside from providing rooming accommodations, the building contains one of the most modern cafeterias. Meals are served six days a week. Entering the “Dorm” from the wide front ver- anda, you find the spacious lobby; to the left are the office and lounge and to the right, the cafeteria. The lounge can hardly be surpassed. Groups of comfortable chairs and sofas are found, with thick carpets cover- ing the tile floors. To one side is a large fireplace and around the walls are beautiful oils of the famous old sailing ships. 1 he boys’ rooms, which are located in one wing of the first floor and on the whole of the second and third floors, are either single, double, or triple. In every case possible the boys are allowed to choose their own roommates. Each room is provided with a single bed and metal locker for each occupant as well as desks and bed table. Also every room has a lavatory and medicine cabinet. Fresh linen is pro- vided every day. It would be hard to find better accommodations any place away from home. « 151 » Courtesy Mariners ' Museum 0 ?iyune6eact Se turt€UKi 152 wt vU ten6 ‘THtteeum The Museum is located six miles to the north of the Shipyard. It has always been closely associated with the Shipyard, as it was founded by Archer Milton Huntington, who was for many years the principal owner of our Company. The Shipyard is a constant contributor to the Museum, although exhibits have come from all over the world. Some of the more interesting exhibits include a working model of each of the two most popular types of steam power plants used in modern ships, the re- ciprocating engine and the turbine. These were made and contributed by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. There is a fine display of half-body models (which would draw envy from any ship owner) on the inside wall at the front of the Museum. The main hall is filled with myriads of models of ships of all periods, countries and sizes. They are too numerous to describe. Some are so perfect in de- tail that they are furnished inside. Photo by W . T. Rad cliff e « 153 • The left wing is filled with valuable marine paint- ings which are replaced periodically to furnish a varied and interesting exhibit. The right wing contains a library, a display room devoted mainly to objects pertaining to life saving, lighthouses, etc., and a display room filled with every- thing from old weapons and harpoons to old naval architects’ instruments. The library consists of an estimated fifteen thou- sand volumes, whose subjects include geography, trav- el, sailing, shipbuilding, and naval architecture, both ancient and modern. There is a courtyard in which a small boat ex- hibit is found. This covers every type from an old whaleboat to a modern Japanese and German sub- marine. The extensive forest park surrounding the Mu- seum building is ornamented with statuary and con- tains a lake with a boathouse, picnic grounds, bridle trails, and a wildlife preserve. « 154 . Sloop “Dilemma” — built at Bristol, R. I. by N. G. HerreshofF; contributed to the Museum by the owner after de- commissioning about 1940. The ves- sel was shored up on the south bank of the shipyard and overhauled by Apprentices. She now rests at the rear of the Marineers’ Museum. Scrimshaw — Whaler’s name for carved whales’ teeth of which the Museum boasts an outstanding exhibit. Courtesy Mariners’ Museum Statue " SfautCuy 155 SCoafi ' DiletKtKti ccttcCen faUt 156 HYDRAULIC LABORATORY The laboratory was within the boundaries of the Shipyard until 1933, when it was moved to its present location facing the Mariners’ Museum. The Hydraulic Department, in charge of the laboratory, studios re- sults of tests on model pumps, turbines, and propel- lers. These studies directly affect current design proj- ects. One of the most difficult problems tackled by this group is how to overcome cavitation, the steamship’s worst enemy. Cavitation is the name given the situa- tion which occurs if a ship’s propeller turns fast enough to collect air pockets. Then it slips; just as does a tire in a mud hole when the automobile is “stuck . Cavitation can also occur in pumps and tur- bines, where it can be equally troublesome. The Model-towing Tank is located in the building also. Hull models tested here have developed into hull designs for some great ships. Some are the RANGER, YORK TOWN, ENTERPRISE, MIDWAY, and AMERICA. The tank develops simulated waves cor- responding in scale to waves two to fifteen hundred feet in length. It might be worth while to add that this is the only test basin in this area. There is also a laboratory in the building where electronics measuring instruments are constructed. « 157 » Some of the Testing Equipment used in the Laboratory Plastic model of an adjustable-blade turbine rotor, an outstanding example of the use of transparent plastics in showing the function of intricate equipment. Plastic model of a main condenser hot top built to be tested under simulated operating conditions. . 158 • A typical model-towing opera- tion. This view shows the towing mechanism in detail. The “Pit” in which turbines are set up for testing. Due to the chance of a mishap no one is allowed here during a test. All readings are taken at the top of the shaft, two stories above. 159 STAFF Miss Nancy Walker Daytona Beach, Florida 160 Mrs. Louise Ramsay X cii part Sews, Virginia FAVORITES Mrs. Mary Demro Newport News, Virginia Miss Betty Kuitems Hilton Village, Virginia Miss Margaret Lewis Newport News, Virginia Miss Ruth Bass Dudley, North Carolina NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK COMPANY — 1949 The dawning of 1949 found “The Yard with a healthy back-log of work and promising aspects, but brought with it dittieulties and complications very un- welcome to both management and em- ployees. New Construction January 29. 1949, saw the commission- ing of the U.S.S. NEWPORT NEWS, heavy cruiser of the Salem class, and the conclusion of one of the major sources of employment of the Yard ever since the keel was laid in October of 1945 and the ship was christened on March 6, 1947. However, things looked bright until the Company was notified to discontinue all work on the U.S.S. UNITED STATES, super-aircraft carrier in the process of construction for the Navy. All ground- work having been completed in 1948 and early 1949, this ill-fated massive ship had her keel laid on April 18, 1949 to find her end after a short life of six days. Cancellation of this contract consti- tuted qu’te an economic blow and in- creased the importance of getting work Laving the keel for the “U.S.S. United States” “The Northampton” — LST converted for ferry service on the new liner underway. The basic work for the super-liner, the contract for which was awarded the Yard by the United States Lines the first of the year, was whisked to completion with a tenta- tive date for laying her keel set for early in 1950. Meanwhile, the major part of this year’s work is attributed to the construc- tion of eleven 628-foot super-oil tankers. Ten of these tankers were built for the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. After launching the ESSO SUEZ, the first of the ten Standard Oil ships, com- pletion of the others followed according to the predetermined schedule of one each month. The eleventh of these ships (the fifth to be constructed), almost identical to her ten sisters except for minor alterations, was built for Livanos Oil Carriers, Ltd., and christened AT- LANTIC EMPEROR. « 1R2 » Conversions As compared to prior post-war years, 1949 proved itself unique in that conver- sion work played such a minor role in the Yard’s productivity. The delivery of the SALTA on March 25th concluded an extensive conversion program designed for five former air- craft carriers of the C-3 type bought by the Yard for conversion and resale. The SALTA and the GORKI ENTES (the CORRIENTES is the sister ship of and identical with the SALTA, having been delivered in January) were converted for use as immigrant passenger vessels serving between Argentina and Italy and were purchased by Rio De La Plata S. A. Navegacion De Ultramar, a sub- sidiary of Dodero Navigation Company of Argentina. “Corrientes” — former aircraft carrier converted for use as a passenger cargo ship. Delivery of the ANKARA in April turned the pages for another episode in the life of a famous ship. Prior to her conversion to a passenger ship for use in the Mediterranean by the Turkish government, she served most recently and notably as the hospital ship SOL- ACE, as well as under other names and in other capacities. The U.S.S. CARPENTER, a comple- tion-conversion job from destroyer to sub-chaser, whose completion and de- livery dates were moved back due to ' alterations and indecision, is due credit for a great deal of work, while the con- version of several molasses tankers to general cargo ships and of oil tankers to carriers of propane constituted the remainder of the Yard’s 1949 conversion program. “Ankara” — yard conversion of “Solace,” wartime hospital ship, and a ship with an interesting past. « 163 . Repairs Calls by five frequent visitors to the Yard were made during the year for extensive repairs. These included the JONANCY, the BYLAYL, the JAMES ELWOOD JONES, the FREEMAN, and the HARRY BOWEN, repairs on which consisted of replacing the internal dou- ble-bottom structure. The S.S. AMERICA also came in for a general overhaul and repairs during March. Damage suffered from excessive storms during her Atlantic crossings was responsible for her arrival two months ahead of schedule. After several months of service as a ferry, the NORTHAMPTON returned to the Yard for installation of a cycloidal bow propellor to facilitate turning and steering. A former LST, she was convert- ed by the Yard for the Virginia Ferry Corporation some time ago. Arrival of the EASTWIND in Sep- tember restored some of the life to a dying repair front. An ice-breaking coast-guard cutter, she was involved in Floors — for use in repairs made on the “Harry Bowen.” a collision with an oil tanker off the coast of New Jersey. The impact and ensuing fire caused damage requiring extensive hull and superstructure repairs. I ISCELLANEOUS Gas generator enroute to Brownsville, Texas for installation. During 1949 the second three 165,000 H.P. turbo-electric units of eighteen, contracts for which were awarded the Yard several years ago, were completed and installed. Built for Grand Coulee, the last group of three is scheduled for completion in 1951. Contracts for three additional turbines were awarded the Yard in June by the Department of Army Coqis of Engineers. These supplemented contracts for four turbines already being built for the Clark Hill Project which the Yard had received in March. Among other minor items of miscel- laneous construction was a gas generator completed in March and shipped to Brownsville, Texas. This is the N.N.S. D.D. 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PHONE 7-1762 j MODERN CLEANERS DYERS Dial 4-1781 — 4-1782 Allen Jewelry Company 1 j 1 j Locally Owned t j I Exclusive Agency for j j STIEFF SILVER J 1 G. S. BARNES, INC. HARDWARE AND BUILDING SUPPLIES PHONE 6-1628 2513-15 JEFFERSON AVENUE Compliments of FLORIDA ORANGE STORE “IF IT ' S GOOD TO EAT WE HAVE IT” MOST COMPLETE LINE ON PENINSULA WEAVER BROTHERS INCORPORATED LUMBER — MILLWORK NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA Compliments of PENINSULA NEWS COMPANY 118 24th Street THE EDWARDS COAL — C O.. I N C. — FUEL OIL DIAL 5-1234 176 • COMPLIMENTS OF CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS VIRGINIA l COMPLIMENTS OF EMPIRE MACHINERY AND I SUPPLY CORPORATION j MILL SUPPLIES ANI) MACHINERY HEAVY HARDWARE MARINE SUPPLIES ; IRON AND STEEL Norfolk .... Virginia SAVE WITH US BORROW FROM US Consult Us About Any of Your Financial Problems N. N, S. D. D. Co. Employees Credit U nion, Incorporated A Cooperative Organization Owned and Operated by the Employees of the Shipyard “Not for Profit. Not for Charity, But for Service” Organized June 1, 1928 COMPLIMENTS OF Cole and Scotl } inc. fashions 0 ' or 0ien 3306 WASHINGTON AVENUE COMPLIMENTS OF EAGLESTON-PARKE, INC. Norfolk, Virginia COMPLIMENTS OF Elizabeth dBuxton Sttospitat ) Medical Arts Building OPTICAL CO COMFLIMENTS OF Dial 2-1251 ' TticA " HCeti : ' Suicfc 178 Welcome to The Bank of Virginia. This bank has helped thousands of young men and women get a start toward financial success and security and we gladly will work with you. Call on us. THE BANK OF VIRGINIA (UTHORI fD t M h 1 Pw J MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION COMPLIMENTS OF ,eefyett ' Defaxsitmeat St ne THE HOME OF BETTER VALUES 25-27-29 W. Queen Street Hampton, Virginia 3209-11 Washington Avenue Newport News, Virginia « 179 » COMPLIMENTS OF The Citizens Marine Jefferson Bank Newport News . . . Virginia A MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL INSURANCE CORPORATION SUTTLE MOTOR COMPANY CADILLAC— OLDSMOBILE— GMC TRUCKS I)MV 19 — 34th and Jefferson Avenue J. Hugh Caffec F. Maynard Caffee CAFFEE FUNERAL HOME Established 1891 CADILLAC AMBULANCE SERVICE Experienced Attendants Dial 2-1345 3101 West Avenue Newport News, Va. THE SPORTSMAN’S SHOP 130 West Plume Street Phone 26100 NORFOLK, VIRGINIA r ■ PROTECT YOUR HEALTH J. C. GORSUCH CO., INC. DRUGGISTS Serving the Drug Trade For Over Half a Century 3019 Washington Avenue Dial 3-1683 L — . CONGRATULATIONS to the Senior Class, who through their efforts will help build a better tomorrow ! 180 VIRGINIA ENGINEERING COMPANY, Inc. GENERAL CONTRACTORS GOVERNMENT MUNICIPAL INDUSTRIAL 29th Street at James River NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA Dial 7-1201 « 181 » “Tops in Good Food” NEWPORT NEWS DRIVE - IN RESTAURANT VIRGINIA AVE. AT 44th ST. VIRGINIA BBKINS COtmi 24 TH AMO THE CHINA PALACE AND GIFT SHOP 1 ™ " 1 | Furniture Carpets Appliances J j PARKER POWELL J i J Compliments of j | Successors to PARKER SPENCER J TIDEWATER HARDWARE, INC. | Distinctive Home Furnishings 1 | Dial 2-2041 212 28th St. j ► ( 25th STREET PARRISH AVE. | s | GENERAL AUTO SALES, INC. “Your Chrysler - Plymouth Dealer” | 226 - 31st J y Compliments of PENINSULA SHIPBUILDERS ASSOCIATION 3714 WASHINGTON AVE. DIAL 5-1259 EVELYN H. COLEMAN, Florist 3101 - 3103 Huntington Avenue NOTHING BUT FLOWERS — BUT IN FLOWERS- -EVERYTHING | COMPLIMENTS OF i TAYLOR SALT CHEMICAL COMPANY | NORFOLK, VIRGINIA INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS | u 182 Barclay Brothers JEWELERS 222 Twenty-eighth Street PATRONIZE YOUR LOCALLY OWNED JEWELERS The Only Barclay Owned and Barclay Operated Jewelry Store on the Entire Peninsula. DIAMONDS : WATCHES : JEWELRY —TERMS TO SUIT— PENINSULA DAIRY Under Laboratory Control Grade A Homogenized If Our Service and Products Golden Guernsey-Vitamin D Please You PRODUCED LOCALLY Tell Your Friends 3500 JEFFERSON AVE. Phone 6-1326 ) ) COMPLIMENTS OF j The ‘Broadway " Department Store, Inc. 1 “The Peninsula’s Friendly Store” s NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA 183 ' ' j Compliments of Compliments of PHILLIP LEVY CO. i Mushey’s SODA SHOP CORNER 35th AND WEST AVENUE 2707 Washington Avenue “Mushey has what you WANT” Dial 3-1601 ( . Furniture and Clothing 1 Compliments of CHARLES K. HUTCHENS Your Chevrolet Dealer 34th STREET AND HUNTINGTON AVE. Compliments of FIRST NATIONAL BANK NEWPORT NEWS VIRGINIA LEE WHITE HARDWARE Moore’s Paints — Lockwood’s Hardware Phone 3-1551 2701 Roanoke Ave. NEWPORT NEWS, VA. Good Luck to You All s j J WASHINGTON AT 33rd i, The Peninsula‘s Leading Specialty Shop -j ' 1 Compliments of 1 1 SHACKELFORD AUTO COMPANY, INC. j WATERFRONT LUMBER AND SHIPCEILING CORP. ) 1 S ) DODGE — PLYMOUTH ) s 1200 JEFFERSON AVE. i ) ) 1 327-339 Twenty-Fifth St. } NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA ( S ) NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA ( FOR THE PHOTO. ART, or HANDICRAFT FAN ) IT’S THE HOBBY CENTER 37th STREET WASHINGTON AVE. (Opposite the Main Shipyard Entrance) Compliments of PATRICK AND SILK 3406 WASHINGTON AVE. PHONE 3-1681 Compliments of NEWPORT NEWS BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 120 26th Street REAL ESTATE LOANS SAVINGS For Health’s Sake . . . Roller Skate HYGEIA ROLLER RINK 2114 Wickham Ave. Newport News ( j 1 1S4 s The Voice of Cleanliness DRY CLEANERS AND LAUNDERERS 830 TWENTY-FIFTH STREET SOCIETY BRAND HART SCHAFFNER MARX MICHAEL-STERN VARSITY-TOWN MANHATTAN SHIRTS DOBBS HATS BOSTONIAN SHOES names m ake news . . . . and these famous All-American headliners can be found at ... . “The Peninsula’s Finest Store For Men” C° OMNUI HAMPTON, VIRGINIA “It Pays to Play” NORTHROP ' S I have been selling- Athletic Equip- ment to the Apprentice School since its first team took to the field. Lou Northrop 450 Granby St., NORFOLK Phone 2-1132 MERRIMAC MOTORS Direct From Factory CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH DEALER Motor Parts and Accessories Kecoughtan Road and LaSalle Ave. Dial 6367 Hampton, Virginia The Best in Used Cars 185 r- i COAL BUILDING SUPPLIES FUEL OIL BENSON-PHILLIPS CO. INCORPORATED Newport News, Virginia Transit Mixed CONCRETE Dial 4-1707 Wholesale and Retail — J ; JACK SPIGEL MORTON SPIGEL 1 I. MIRMELSTEIN’S J 3106 WASHINGTON AVE. SPIGEL’S COLLEGE SHOP 1 “MEN’S WEAR SINCE 1897” ) Clothing and Accessories for Boys and Students i ) Telephone 2-6982 s J Compliments of 1 130 32nd ST. NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA ROLLINS MOTORS Newport News, Inc. | Your Friendly Ford Dealer The Only Exclusive Boys and Students Shop on the Peninsula 1 NEWPORT NEWS, VA. Compliments of JACKS 3500 Washington Ave. Compliments of WYTHE RECREATION CENTER THOMAS PIANO COMPANY The Peninsula’s Only Complete MUSIC STORE 210 - 28th ST. NEWPORT NEWS, VA. BANK OF WARWICK Your Community Bank PENINSULA CHEVROLET CO., INC. “The House That Service Built” STUDEBAKER CHAMPION —PROVED ECONOMY —LUXURY INTERIORS —HIGH COMPRESSION PERFORMANCE —MIRACLE RIDES — Top Quality Car in Lowest Price Field — 202 W. QUEEN ST. HAMPTON, VA. Good Luck to the 1949 Graduates PARAMOUNT BARBER SHOP Four Expert Barbers to Serve You H. C. (RED) EWING, PROP. Evans-McLaughlin Motors INCORPORATED 217 TWENTY-EIGHTH STREET 1S6 i ' Keen ' PenAawzl atesieAt ) t ' fyooci ’P ' ta CewA . . . 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