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i jti PS i - lii " X TIDE RIPS 1935 U. S. COAST GUARD ACADEMY r V Copyright 1935 I. R. SCULLION Editor-in-Chiej RICHARD BAXTER Business Manager . • feS- FOREWORD TF sometime in the years to come, these pages will assist one of us, just one, to drift back in memory to the precious days that we have en- joyed at the Academy — days about which, being human, we often whined and griped because our hands were cold or because military discipline did not permit breakfast in bed while, at the same time, we were serenely happy, unbelievably happy amid the unfaltering friend- ship and rollicking comradery of our classmates. If sometime in the future, this volume recalls to one of us, only one, some small kindness that a friend performed for us and if remem- bering this favor, we have a desire to reach out over distant seas or foreign shores to grasp his hand — If sometime while perusing this Tide Rips 1935, one of our number relives one fleeting second of the trials, tribulations, pranks or joyful frolics that have typified our cadet life and which are in some slight degree portrayed between these boards, then, this book will be a treasure and the staff will feel honored at their part in its inception. DEDICATION To CAPTAIN RANDOLPH RIDGELY, Jr, pjjECAUSE, as Superintendent of the Academy, you have instilled in our characters a certain spirit, a cer- tain intangible influence that will render our lives more valuable to Mankind as well as to ourselves. Because you have taught us that it ' s not the verdict but the way that we fight that is of real importance and that Honor does not yield precedence to anyone or any- thing. Because you have shown us by your own example just what a man should be and because you have con- vinced us that we should place our trust in God, in Country, and in Sea, To you. Captain Ridgely, we dedicate this edition of the Tide Rips. Come with me, Shipmate, we ' re going jor a cruise — a cruise through the memories of our Cadet Life. Come up here on the Flying Bridge with me and let ' s look back at the lights of the home port that we are leaving as they gradually fade from view- ACADEMY ■JSTJ " . . , , " —SX f mEmui... Bfiisiiiiiiii ' i .-— i —r-r . ; . . ' M % n • ' v. I £M£4 .. ' fe } " ' ' ' A ' - ' . « 9 7zr I ■ • i-- ' ' ■ otni fv ' it ADMINISTRATION I =. ; I T Z Z-Z J President of the United States ? ' ' !i3Sr " SIZ Henry Morgenthau, Jr. Secretary of the treasury 30 f t I Stephen B. Gibbons Assistant Secretary of the Treasury 31 Rear Admiral Harry Gabriel Hamlet Commandant, United States Coast Guard Captain Leon Claude Covell Assistant Commandant, United States Coast Guard r Captain Randolph Ridgely, Jr. Superintendent 34 Jt, .._iUI!LJiliUlHi MMi Commander James Pine Executive Officer I [ 35 im iAmUBi Lieutenant Commander Raymond T. McElligott Commandant of Cadets it F AC U LTY The Mission of the Academy To graduate young men With sound bodies, stout hearts, and alert minds, With a liking for the sea and its lore, And with that high sense of honor, loyalty, and obedience Which goes with trained initiative and leadership; Well grounded in seamanship, the sciences, and the amenities, And strong in the resolve To be worthy of the traditions of commissioned officers In the United States Coast Guard In the service of their country and humanity. 38 Lieutenant Ira Edwin Eskridge Academy 1926 Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus Professor Chester Edward Dimick Hanard 1901 Mechanics, Calculus Lieutenant (j. g.) Henry Sr. Clair Sharp Academy 1930 Algebra, Trigonometry, Cal- culus. Mechanics Department of Mathematics MATHEMATICS is essential co the Officer. Practically every other subject included in the Academy curriculum is based to some degree upon the science of numbers and geometrical figures. The working of sights in Navigation is primarily a manipulation of formulae. Ordnance and Ballistics, Naval Design and Construction and all phases of Engineering are related more or less to Mathematics. The prospective cadet must show a proficiency in elementary algebra and geometry before he is accepted into the Academy. Here this basic learning is supplemented by com- prehensive courses in trigonometry, college algebra, calculus (integral and differential), and mechanics. Although the work in this department is almost entirely theoretical, prob- lems involving practical usages are chosen as far as possible. In these mathematical courses, speed in making calculations is stressed next to accuracy of results. The " slip- stick " becomes an important ad- junct to the student ' s daily life. Neatness in form is also empha- sized. Such training is extremely beneficial in preparing for the Officer ' s periodical duty of sub- mitting lengthy reports con- cerning various phases of his work. Battle practice reports are a notable example of such work. " W-e-e-e-1 now let me see — since that is manifestly impos- sible — " 39 I I B E Commander Benjamin Cribby Thorn Academy 1911 Heal Engines, Internal Combustion Engines, T hermodynamics , Drafting, Descriptive Geometry Lieutenant Kenneth Keith Cowart Academy 1926 Steam Engineering, Physics, Algebra EeMiiieeriitis UNTIL a few years ago, the Engineering Officer in the Coast Guard was ehgible for duty only below decks. Now every graduate from the Academy is trained in Engi- neering as well as in the work of the regular Line Officer. After graduating into the Service, some time in his career he will probably be assigned to Engineering Duty. Then, too, the Officer of the Deck is better able to maneuver his ship and is able to give more rational directions to the Engine Room if he understands just what takes place down there when he shoves the telegraph from full speed ahead to two-thirds astern. Courses in Mechanical En- gineering are carefully planned. In the Cadet ' s second-class year he studies Thermodynamics and Heat Engines which deal with the theory upon which the re- maining subjects are based. Then in his last year he studies Steam Engineering, Turbines, Boilers, and Internal Combustion En- gines. His work is never en- tirely theoretical for his class- room work is supplemented by ! UmAM Lieutenant Vernon Edwin Day Academy 1927 Steam Laharaiory, Shop Drafting. Naval ArchilectuTe Chief Warrant Edward A. Stanton Steam Laboratory Assistant extensive laboraiory experiments and Engineering duty on the practice cruises. In his first laboratory work, he is taught to grind valves, work on lathes, and make castings. He learns to test gauges and thermometers and becomes acquainted with the different types of pumps, condensers, and turbines. Then, he conducts boiler experi- ments to analyze and account for the heat losses and to determine the efficiencies of his machinery. Indicator cards on the various types of steam engines are taken, affording a means of calculating the efficiencies and steam consumptions of the machine under all conditions of loading. Finally, each cadet actually operates the Diesel installations in the laboratory, thereby bringing his textbook theory into practice. Each cadet spends one third of the summer cruise as part of the Cutter ' s Engineer Force. He works in the fire room, cleaning the atomizers, scrubbing the paintwork, and taking pressure and temperature readings. On his next cruises he is promoted to the Engine Room, where he checks bearings, keeps the counter rec- ord, takes more readings, scrubs more paintwork, and op erates the throttle. Regular watches of four hours on and eight off are stood by the cadets. Besides his regular duties, each cadet must spend definite periods in study and must prepare a notebocJc of the work accomplished. " Don ' t never start no toir- bines less ' n yuh see thar ' s plenty o ' erl in them thar b ' arin ' s. " --f 41 x-t B l S Commander Clinton Philo Kendall Academy 1909 Maintenance Officer, Turbines, Naval Architecture Lieutenant Commander Charles Wold Lawson Academy 1924 Electricity Electricity Laboratory Departmeiit of Electrical Emgiaieermg WITH the ever increasing, diversified usages of " juice " aboard ship in fire control, hghting, gyro, radio, and auxiliary machinery, a knowledge of electricity is desir- able for Officers on any modern ship. Aboard the many turbo-electric driven ships of the Coast Guard a comprehension of Electrical Engineering is necessary. This department offers courses in both direct current and alternating current elec- tricity with parallel laboratory work. In the classroom, the cadets master the mysteries of electrical circuits and work problems to ascertain the values of these circuits. In the well- equipped laboratory they actually hook-up the electrical machinery and test for the values in the circuits. Then, too, they determine the performance curves for the various electrical units. Radio is taught in the First Class year under this department. In the radio lab the cadets study the principles of the science and then learn to manip- ulate the transmitters. Curves are constructed for the vacuum tubes, and finally receivers are built. In connection with the course in radio, an amateur transmitting station has been built and is op- erated by cadets especially inter- ested in this phase of work. The radio direction finder is also studied. § On the practise cruise, in I 1 Lieutenant Peter Vincent Colmar Academy 1929 Radio, Communications Engineering Materials Lieutenant (j. g.) George Andrew Knudsen Academy 1930 Electricity Laboratory Engineering Materials Laboratory I connection with the cadet ' s Engineering duties, the generators and motors are studied in actual operation. The entire wiring system of the Cutter is traced out and diagrammed for the cadet ' s notebook. In addition the cadet gets experience in aiding in the maintenance of the ship ' s power plant by performing his individual duties during each watch. It is not enough that the young officer should know the fundamental laws of elec- tricity and radio in the performance of his duties aboard ship, but he must also know and understand the part that each piece of auxiliary equipment plays in the make-up of the entire plant. We speak of the turbo-electric ships of our Service, and it is then that we mention the turbine, which has a most important place in the plan of propulsion. The turbine drives the generator from the steam supplied from the boiler, and the generator in turn supplies the juice for the main motor. So, we can appreciate the fact that one achievement depends upon the other. As a related subject to Electrical Engineering, the first class cadet is given a thorough course in turbine construction and the principles of correct operation. Laboratory experi- ments are conducted in which the efficiencies and actual work- ing conditions of the machines may be noted. " Sometimes I wonder if it ' s worth while and then again I don ' t know — " 43 Commander James Pine Academy 1908 Seamanship Department of Seamanship WE of the Coast Guard boast that when the weather at sea causes other shipping to seek shelter in port it is then that our ships put out to the deep blue. We are proud of the excellent seamen in our Service. At the Academy, the foundation of the Officer ' s seamanship is laid, both in class- room work and in practise aboard the " Dobbin, " the " six bitters, " and with the small boats. Right from the cadet ' s very first day this department endeavors to teach him to pull an oar correctly. He is also taught to tie, knot and splice, and he learns the various nautical terms commonly used. However, it is on the Summer Cruises that the cadet becomes really " salty. " Aboard the ship he paints, chips, scrubs down, takes tricks at the wheel and as lookout, and works through all the ratings until finally he is allowed to act as officer-of-the-deck. Every morning, weather permitting, the entire Cadet Corps goes rowing before breakfast. Besides serving as a beneficial physical drill, this ex- ercise tends to make every man proficient in handling a boat un- der oars one of the marks of a Real seamanship comes after long years of experience, but here the basis for further knowl- edge is formed. " Now in connection with the Japanese sampan — " 44 Lieutenant Commander Harold Gardner Bradbury Academy 1920 Navigation, Astronomy, Compass Compensation, Surveying Departmeiit of Navigation To conduct his ship from one port to another, to avoid all obstructions such as reefs, shoals and bars, and to know his position at any instance of the passage is the duty of the Navigator. He must be able to fix his location upon the surface of the earth by sights of the heavenly bodies, by dead reckoning, or by bearings from stations ashore. In piloting he must be able to use all information revealed by charts besides his own knowl- edge and skill to keep his vessel out of danger. All navigational instruments must be constantly checked and calibrated by the Navigator. All the fundamentals of Navigation are taught in the classroom — the theoretical reasons and the basic principles, all the numerous tricks of the trade with special emphasis placed on accuracy and neatness. On the Cruises practical work of the Ship ' s Navigator is performed. As a part of his daily duty, each First and Second Classman must take suf- ficient sights and make computa- tions to definitely determine the ship ' s position for noon and eight o ' clock — both A.M. and P.M. In addition to Navigation, Compass Compensation, Astron- omy and Surveying are courses of study under this Department. " No I don ' t think the hori- zon is bad at all — First and Sec- ond Classmen WILL take star sights tonight. " 45 1 Lieutenant Gaines Albert Tyler Academy 1926 Physics, Physics Laboratory Lieutenant Commander Raymond Thomas McElligott Academy 1918 Physics Lieutenant Edwin John Roland Academy 1929 Physics Laboratory Department of Physics LIKE Mathematics, Physics is one of the fundamental studies upon which is based many of the other sciences. With this in mind, the Academic Board has planned a one-year course in Physics which is broad in its scope. In the first part of the first term ' s work, the cadet is introduced to the basic prin- ciples of mechanics and the properties of matter. Then to him are exposed the physical laws relative to heat, light, and sound, and finally, electricity and magnetism. Since these very principles are the foundation of the Officer ' s knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering, great stress is placed upon the necessity of mastering Physics before the cadet is allowed to go on to the more complicated subjects. Experiments are conducted under the supervision of the instructors in the laboratory to authenticate in the minds of the students the theory of the classroom and to aid him in grasping the more complex phenomena. For the last two years, the Physics Department has given a standardized examination at the end of each term. The compre- hensive grasp of the subject dis- played by the Cadets, comparing most favorably with that of stu- dents in all the other Colleges using the same tests, speaks well for the Department ' s efficiency. " Yea-ss! We ' ll come back to that later, suh. " -l 1 Lieutenant Commander Russell Ernest Wood Academy 1924 Ordnance, Ballistics Chief Warrant Henry C. Sumner Gunner Department of Ordieaeee socs IN time of war the Coast Guard acts under the Navy Department as a part of the coun- try ' s fighting force. In the past, the record of this Service in action has been extremely creditable. It is the purpose of those in authority to maintain this record and this can be done only by preparing a trained personnel and efficient material. The cadet studies an extensive course in Ordnance embracing all armament in use on Coast Guard ships. In the armory, by dismantling, and reconstructing the various guns, he becomes intimately familiar with the functioning of all the working parts. The course in Ballistics gives him a clear picture of the theory of naval warfare and teaches him to compute all the necessary ballistic corrections. Annually his knowledge is put into prac- tical use when the Cutters engage in Short Range Battle Practice with the cadets manning all stations and actually firing the guns. Every man in the Corps must qualify as Marksman, Sharpshooter or Expert with the Service Rifle at Small Arms Tar- get Practice. Each Cadet is also coached in the use of the pistol and machine gun. " Have the 3 " splash dia- gram ready on Tuesday and tl; 5 " ready on Tuesday week, ge: all the data on the hitting space, study Gunnery Instructions, first three chapters and — " 47 R I Lieutenant (j. g.) Sidney Frete Porter Academy 1930 English Librarian Lieutenant (j. g.) Charles Breckenridge Arrington Academy 1931 History of Civilization Department of English aed story jF course technical training of the future Officers is the primary objective of the Academy educational program. However, an Officer is not judged solely by the manner in which he manipulates the material of his profession. The Officer in order to direct those under his command must be able to express him- self accurately. He must be able to convey his ideas clearly and forcefully to his men. In letters and reports to senior authorities he must be definite and concise. In his social contacts with people of the civilian world it is important that he should give an impression of natural breeding and culture reflecting credit upon the Service of which he is a part. It is the purpose of this departme nt to give this necessary cultural background to the Cadet. During the first part of the course in English, the cadet studies the gram- matical rules and constructions of good English. This is supple- mented by themes and papers prepared monthly on certain as- signed subjects. The History of Civilization was added to the curriculum just " l B- ' H l H this year, and by means of this course the cadet is given the background of our modern lan- guages and progress. " Well, that isn ' t the point I v as trying to bring out — " 48 Lieutenant Commander James Albert Hirshfield Academy 1924 Spanish Instructor Gaston Nobert Buron French Department of Modere Langeages THE world grows smaller day by day. We are neighbors now with people across the seas. By water, by air, via radio and press, we come in constant contact with foreign lands. Officers of the Service board ships of every nation, meet the diplomats and trav- elers from abroad and make cruises into foreign waters. A better understanding, more expedient adjustments can be achieved if the conversation takes place in a language familiar to both parties. Wherever statesmen gather and whatever be the occasion, we can be sure that Spanish or French will be, with English, a common language to them all. In the varied duties of the modern Coast Guard Officer it is almost mandatory for him to have some knowledge of the modern European languages. And it is with this purpose in mind that the cadet pursues " savoir " and its fellow verbs through their many conjugations. This Department endeavors to give the Cadet a conversant knowledge of Spanish and French besides instructing him in the grammatical principles of the languages. Stress is paid to phrases and expressions em- ployed in everyday usage. As an incentive for further benefit and enjoyment, several classical works are read each term. do not know the " You woo-les. " 49 Lieutenant Allen Winbeck Academy 1929 Law, Service Regulations Drills and Tactics I i Department of La w |NE of the most important duties of the Coast Guard is the enforcement of the cus- toms and navigational laws. Therefore a thorough knowledge of maritime law is required of each officer in the Service. The Academy Law course not only furnishes the Cadet with the essential require- ments; it traces the development of all law through the ages; it shows the influence of the ancient Roman and English Common Law on our present system; it reveals a general picturization of modern law, its depositories, and the various judicial systems. The regu- lations governing the Coast Guard and the organization of Service Courts and Boards are also carefully studied. As is aptly illustrated in the accompanying picture, the First Class Law Course cul- minates in a series of trials staged in the classroom. Regular Service Court procedure is strictly adhered to, charges and specifications are drawn up ' I HF .Mt tM against one of the members of the class and other Cadets serve as members of the Court, coun- sels and witnesses. Every man participates in each trial in some capacity and valuable experience is gained by all. " Understand that, Mr. Scalan? How about you, Mr. Weller. Do you understand that, Mr. White? All right, what did I say. T TH£ CHAPLAIN Lieutenant U. S. N. (Ch. C) George LaClede Markle THE United States Navy has kindly appointed one of the members of its Chaplain Corps as Chaplain of the Coast Guard Academy. Every Sunday as part of the weekly routine, he conducts religious services in McAllister Hall with the Cadet Corps in attend- ance; daily he inaugurates the new morning with a touch of sanctity at breakfast. In addition as Morale Officer he counsels the Cadets in their problems and looks after the spiritual welfare of the entire Academy personnel. The Easter Sunrise Service and the Baccalaureate Service are two Divine Obser ' ances under his direction which have become traditional annual events. The Chapel Services conducted each Sunday morning on the quarterdeck Cutters during the Summer Practice Cruise are extremely impressive and tend everyone in just the right spirits for the performances of the many trying duties of sea routine. Out under the azure dome of the heavens with the vast ocean stretching forth as far as the eye can penetrate, the potency of God, the smallness and insignifi- cance of man is brought out with tremendous force. Even the very atmosphere is a powerful sermon and every Cadet appreciates the ceremony. of the to put T J j ? E l-E i Surgeon (U. S. Public Health Service) Lynne Araunah Fullerton University of Minnesota 1916 Chief Medical Officer, Chemistry Hygiene Dental Surgeon (U. S. Public Health Service) Eugene Clarence Stamm Washington University of St. Louis 1916 Chief of Dental Service The Medical Departmeet AT the Academy, under the guidance of competent officers in the United States Public Health Service, is located one of the finest and most modern hospitals in the country. Fitted with the finest medical equipment that money can buy or that genius can create, no ailment is too petty, no operation too delicate to be handled. Each Cadet is inoculated against virulent diseases, and twice yearly he undergoes a thorough physical examination. The Medical Department includes a dental clinic. Here the doctors make routine examinations of the Cadets ' teeth and all faults are corrected before they are allowed to become serious. In addition to their regular duties the Public Health doctors compose the board of instruction in General Chemistry. With their excellent guidance the Cadet wades through the maze of elements, compounds, solutions, and mixtures which make up this study. During the course of the year, the practical relationship of chemistry in everyday life aboard ship is emphasized so that a bet- ter appreciation of the subject it- self may be had. The use of zincs and boiler compounds in preventing scale and erosion in the ship ' s boilers is discussed, to- gether with the causes of the ero- sion. The method and purpose of the daily alkalinity tests of the feed water must be thoroughly ■WW a— M — fcii ii I i m iiiii Passed Assistant Surgeon (U. S. Public Health Service) Leslie McClure Smith Vanderbilt University 1930 Chemistry Laboratory Passed Assistant Surgeon (U. S. Public Health Service) C. Benjamin Spencer Ohio State University 1929 Chemistry Laboratory understood so there will be no veil of mystery surrounding this important test when the Cadet observes it being done on the practice cruise ; and so that in later years when he is serving as engineering officer, he will understand the necessity and importance in testing boiler water, and in general, the proper care and upkeep of the boiler. Also, as a part of the chemistry course, an elementary study of metal alloys is made, including the prin- cipal combinations of common metals to give the alloys found in use in the equipment and apparatus of the Coast Guard. This Department is also called upon to give instruction in personal hygiene and first aid. The constant care mandatory in combating the demons of disease makes the impor- tance of Hygiene uncjuestionable. The Department ' s duty is to see that every Officer knows the rudiments of sanitary living and follows the simple laws so necessary for health. Officers will find that First Aid will always be in demand throughout their years in the Service. So we find that we are in constant need of this department for its help and advice. Before the cadet graduates from the Academy, the Medical Department gives him an exten- sive examination before he is recommended for a Commission. At this time all the cadets who are interested in aviation are also given a flight examination and their physical qualification for flying becomes part of their record. " W-e-e-1-1, I guess it ' ll be all right for you to use your books. " 53 E. A. Stanton, H. C. Sumner, I. L. Peck, N. N. Ard, R. W. Thresher, Chas. Hansen, M. P. Rothmund (W. O. Duker and K. E. Cahoon absent from picture) Warrant Officers THE facility and precision with which the Academy administration machinery func- tions is due directly to the efforts of this group of Warrant Officers. Their duties, widely varied in accordance with the respective qualifications of the individual Officer, are of paramount importance not only to the efficiency of the institution but also to the health and contentment of the Cadets. The Pay Clerks supervise the purchasing of all equipment, clothing and supplies, they direct the compilation and averaging of all grades and marks and they attend to all the general business of the reservation. The Boatswains and Machinist Mates diligently maintain the buildings, boats and material in the very best condition and aid the faculty in diverse ways. Without exception, the Cadets appreciate the work that the Warrants perform behind the scenes and the many kind favors they render in addition to their routine duties. 54 t Lest We ForMet t ir DO solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of ■ ' • the United States against all enemies, foreign or domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely without any mental reserva- tion or purpose of evasion; that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God. And I do further swear (or affirm) that I will use my best endeavors to prevent and detect frauds against the laws of the United States imposing duties upon imports. So help me God. 55 ma( Now that we ' re underway let ' s have a General Muster. Quartermaster, tell the bo ' son to pipe all hands I We want one more glimpse of the whole darn crew. i J ..;Stt i ii? . « " V V CORPS ff FIRST CLASS Now, Mother and Dad and Susie, don ' t frown and scold us so. Maybe you do think that we have your boy all wrong. Maybe you do think that we haven ' t done him justice — But here ' s our impression of him after four years of listening to his stale jokes and dumb philosophy. We should know him fairly well for we ' ve been on the grade and tree with him, we ' ve shared each other ' s toothpaste and cigarettes and we ' ve even been seasick together. In fact, we think that we have added a bouquet or two that he didn ' t deserve just to make you feel good. And now all slicked up with our hair combed meticulously and our clean-shaven faces just beaming (striving valiantly for almost intelligent expressions) the Class of Thirty-Five passes in review. 60 Commander Benjamin Cribby Thorn Class Advisor Sharing our problems, helping us out of our difficulties, giving us wise counsel with respect to our shortcomings but praising us to the very skies in our moments of triumph, he has been our true friend. 61 LOREN EDWARD BRUNNER PANA, ILLINOIS Football, 4, 3, 2, 1; Boxing, 3, 2; Class Basket- ball, 3, 2, 1; Class Boxing, 2; President Mono- gram Club, 1 ; Rifle, 2 ; Class Master at Arms, 3 ; Company Commander; Editor Foretop, 2. HERE ' S the man with the flashing gray eyes, with more energy and ambition than a pack of hungry wolves, and the largest assortment of nicknames in the class. Call him " Zeke, " " Lorny, " " Pop-Eye, " " Bafflle-Plate, " or any one of a dozen others and he answers with a smile. Undoubtedly and admittedly, our hero feels more at home in dungarees than in a monkey suit for " Zeke " is a real man ' s man with just the right sized spot in his heart for the ladies — well, one, at least. Much could be said about Brunner in a humorous vein, but this man deserves serious words. Out of the deepest backwoods of Illinois, he found his way into a Cadet ' s uniform and his first pair of shoes. Starting from scratch, he has won for himself a high academic standing, the command of a company, and the respect and admiration of the entire Cadet Corps. Add to that his enviable record for four years as a varsity football star plus his performance as a varsity and interclass boxer and one begins to perceive that " Zeke " isn ' t just an ordinary or average human. " Pop-Eye " stands independently on his own feet. What he is he owes to no one but himself. Natural ability and apparently unlimited energy, coupled with a genial disposition and a desire to help others have conducted him to his present height. Asking few favors but granting many, requiring little help but able and willing to aid others, Loren occupies the pinnacle of respect for manliness and cleanness and loyalty in the eyes of his devoted classmates. 62 ' i lH m 1 RICHARD BAXTER SAN DIEGO. CALIFORNIA Football, 4, 3; Swiniming, 4, 3, 2, 1; Captain, 2, 1 ; Business Manager TroE Rips ; Class Soccer. Navy E. WITH a blare of the trumpets and a ruffle of the drums, we present Tripod Baxter, playboy, financier and charter member of New London ' s most mature sewing circle. Yes, here is THE Richard. The same serious, impeccable young man who with an air of condescension has kept us informed of all the latest scuttlebutt, of all that fate held in store for us during our entire Academic life. Verily, this is the man who was respon- sible in a large part for the establishing of swimming as a regular sport in Academy athletics and who has been involved as an important factor in the success of the swim- ming teams for the four years of its existence. Baxey is truly a versatile merman and has garnered points consistantly in the backstroke and the 220, while he has also often con- tributed to the score in many of the other events. Then too, he ' s the Business Manager, the bag-holder of this publication. Dick has tackled his thankless job with a zest and determination that will undoubtedly spell success. His mellow, agreeable manner and flawless etiquette have been extremely beneficial to him in his financial contacts; his keen business sense and frugality have kept in check a recklessly extravagant editorial staff. There ' s one other characteristic of this man, Baxter, that obscures any oddities in his individuality and will dwarf any sin that he may commit. He is a perfect gentleman with the gentleman ' s absolute rejection of any contemplated action that is apt to hurt another ' s feelings. 63 ERNEST ANTHONY CASCINI SCHENECTADY, N. Y. Company Adjutant, 1; Platoon Leader, 2; Circu- lation Manager Tide Rips, 1 ; Pistol and Rifle Expert; Class Basketball, 3, 2, 1; Boxing, 2; Foot- ball, 4; Dance Committee; Wrestling, 3. Hx PPY, smiling, good-natured Ernie, just a ray of sunshine brightening up the gloom, just a glistening spark of glowing warmth in a cold, cold world; a patch of clear lustrous blue in a dark cloudy sky — that ' s our Ernie. When you ' re feeling down and out, he slaps you on the back, utters a couple of words of encouragement backed up with that great big grin of his and then does something to relieve the situation. When every one is on the very edge and they ' re tense and strained, it ' s this boy who breaks through with a wise crack to remove the pressure. He has the kind of disposition that should be admired, praised and catered to because it ' s, oh, so rare. After the above glimpse of the lad ' s radiant personality (if it conveys even an inkling of Ernie ' s blithe temperament) the rest of this can be taken for granted. Of course, everyone likes him, of course, he will be successful, popular and prosperous the rest of his days, regardless of the circumstances and scene. But even if it is taken for granted, in order to make Ma and Pa feel good, here ' s a partial list of Ernie ' s achievements. For two years he ' s sported a Battalion sword, he ' s proved his versatility in athleti cs by giving creditable performances in football, basket- ball, rifle, wrestling and boxing during different stages of his cadet career. And above all, he ' s never made a single acquaintance; a person is either Ernie ' s friend or else he hasn ' t had the pleasure of meeting our congenial, jolly pal. 64 CHARLES ERNEST COLUMBUS BUFFALO, HEW YORK Football, 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Captain, 1 ; Navy E ; Basket- ball, 2 ; Class Basketball, 3, 1 ; Class President, 3 ; Monogram Club President, 3, 2; Ring Committee; Platoon Leader. ' ' " " HUCK " COLUMBUS has many things in common with his famous namesake. _ Like the great Genoese, our Columbus is a brilliant scholar and an excellent seaman, and he has his ball and chain too. Aside from establishing one of the highest scholastic standings, Chris has shown all th e characteristics of a leader and organizer. As class president in the third class year he successfully piloted us through the most strenuous and exacting time of our cadetships to the satisfaction of all. Last year he was chosen unanimously as president of the Monogram dub. It was extremely fitting that he should be honored thusly for Chris has played a stellar part in fashioning the school ' s athletic history. His courage, stamina, and fighting spirit have been admired by all of our sporting opponents on the gridiron and will live as traditional examples of typical Coast Guard teams. We doubt seriously if there ' s ever been a better man in a Blue and White line than Captain Columbus. Again his qualities of leadership have been evidenced in his sterling performance as one of the battalion ' s platoon leaders. Chris possesses the happy faculty of making hosts of friends everywhere, and he is well liked by Officers and underclassmen as well as his own classmates and a certain lovely lady. It ' s that exuberant roly-poly good nature and eternal cheerfulness of his that turns the trick. 65 ' % WILLIAM JOSEPH CONLEY. JR. HYDE PARK, MASSACHUSETTS Class Secretary, 1 ; Cross Country, 3, 2, 1 ; Rifle Team, 3, 2, 1; Foretop Staff, 2; Rifle Expert. r M ARTBR AINS " is the boy who has pulled the wool over the eyes of us all. We ' ve kidded many of our classmates mercilessly for four years about their amours but have completely ignored Red. Now here ' s the exposure. Red Conley is probably the biggest snake in the Class of Thirty-Five. Yes sir. Always on deck among the first for every liberty party (including Sunday morning ' s), Red is constantly socially engaged or as Walt expresses it, " carrying the torch. " It must be that vivid, flaming red hair and clear blue eyes that gets ' em. Although not brilliant in his studies. Red has plodded along consistently at an average gait that has kept him on the right side of the fence and absolutely nonchalant when time for examinations rolled around. The notes of lectures that he banged out on his typewriter were what were needed to make any quiz just so much " fruit " . Red is strong on that indescribable quality termed " esprit de corps " . He thinks a great deal of his Service and Academy and is ever willing to make necessary sacrifices for either. He has a likeable, happy-go-lucky personality that has won him a host of true friends. Besides all the above characteristics, he has an impenetrable strength of will, for Red has been on the water wagon for nearly four years. And that ' s miraculous for any " Shanty Irishman. " GG RALPH DAVID DEAN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON Cross Country, 3, 2, 1 ; Captain Cross Country, 2, 1 ; Wrestling, 3 ; Swimming, 4 ; Expert Rifle- man; Platoon Petty Officer; President Radio Club. WE ' LL never forget " Tiger Boy. " From New London to Rio and from Trinidad to Constantinople, he ' s had the same steady bearing, the same confidential drawl, and the same suave line. From the first semaphore drill behind the casemates to the last graduation parade of June Week, our Ralph has changed probably less than any other man in the class. Wherever or whenever we hear Ralph ' s name in the years to come, we shall instantly recall his pair of flashing legs and his nonchalant grin, as he sprinted across the finishing line leading the field in a grueling cross country race. As Captain of the Academy har- riers for the past two years, he has lead the Blue and White to its greatest success in any branch of athletics. His leadership and will to win has inspired every man running under him, and the record of the 1934 team (five victories with but one defeat) shows that Ralph possesses just what it takes. Make out your list of " snakes, " put this name at the top and then skip three lines. He has his weekends and he has his way. The weekly vitality curve has dropped time and time again but it always returns to the point of original saturation. There have been lots and lots of women in Ralph ' s life but that ' s all right too; a big man and a big heart. As an authority on amateur radio, Dean is prodigious. With a few helping hands, he set up the first " ham " transmitting station at the Academy. Since then, he has spent much of his spare time in the radio laboratory. 61 GILBERT RUSSELL EVANS ELIZABETH CITY, NORTH CAROLINA Class President, 1 ; Class Secretary, 2 ; Wrestling, 3 ; Associate Editor Tide Rips ; Scholarship Star, 3 ; Cross Country, 3, 2, 1 ; Boxing, 2; Guidon Bearer; Class Basketball ; Class Boxing ; Class Soccer ; Navy " E. " AT first, the " Bobo " had no particular significance. Someone thought that the kid looked like someone else called " Bobo " , so, exercising an upperclassman ' s consti- tutional right to call a poor little swab anything at all, he dubbed this one " Bobo " . But during the last few years, we have discovered that " Bobo " , however haphazardly it was arrived at, is just the name for this individual. " Bobo " — catch the connotation. " Bobo " , the jester, the funny man, " Bobo " — " Punchinello " — " Harpo " . He has to have his little joke. None of us will ever forget the look of utter astonishment, intermingled with profane horror and pathetic resignation, on the face of that poor Frenchman that we met somewhere in our rambles when " Bobo " made the startling admission, " Monsewer, vouss parlays lay fransays trays beans " . Now don ' t get the idea that " Bobo " is merely the village cut-up and there ' s nothing more to him, for that is a very, very silly idea. From the first day of our " Swab Summer " - we marveled at the brightness that was " Bobo ' s " as he floated along in the clouds, a star in the intellectual firmament. And as an added tribute, let it be known that " Bobo " climbed without having made any apparent efi ort to do so. He has attained the heights without incurring any of the sordid envy that usually accompanies eminence. Even if " Bobo " was boirn and bred in the outposts of civilization. North Carolina, we all like the boy and we like his carefree, jovial, disposition. Yes, it ' s been a pleasure, " Bobo " . 68 ■tt SAMUEL GARDNER GUILL TAKOMA PARK. MARYLAND Running Light, 4, 3 ; Editor Running Light, 2 ; Fencing, 3; Dance Committee, 3, 2, 1. AND here is " Sinbad " . Look into the twinkling brown-blue eye of this red-headed playboy and you are struck by the same sensation that would jar you if you were peering down into the crater of an active volcano. There ' s a mischievous light constantly glowing in that vari-colored orb that spells disaster to the unwary. Long and many have been the rides on which Sam has taken each and every one of us during these last four years. Yet there ' s nothing to be resented in his fun; on the contrary, the victim gets a good hearty laugh along with the rest of the world. Beneath the kid ' s easy-going exterior which is calm and still gay when the seas are running the highest and when the rest of are fuming and griping, there ' s a deep feeling of good fellowship and co-operation. He cheerfully shouldered the thankless job of dance committeeman and made a sparkling success of our social events. In an entirely different field of endeavor, " Red " was equally successful. Last year, while everyone else was too busy to be bothered, he edited the " Running Light " and turned out one of the best " Swab Bibles " ever published. " Sinbad " used to take special delight in kidding the " married men " of the class but now he too is showing a very keen interest in that threadbare question, " How can two people live on an Ensign ' s pay? " We can ' t help him there, but he continues to spend most of his waking hours in dreams before a very lovely portrait. 69 WALLACE LEROY HANCOCK BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS Class Treasurer, 3 ; Wrestling, 3 ; A. A. Treas- urer, 2; Navy E; Class Basketball, 3, 2, 1; Platoon Petty Officer ; Dance Committee, Chairman, 1 ; Class Soccer, 1; Class Tennis, 2, 1. GAZE, gentle reader, upon one who fell by the wayside. While we were down at Fort Trumbull, Wally established a reputation as the reddest of red mikes, but since we moved to our present location, the proximity of Connecticut College has been too much for him. He strove mightily to maintain his status as a misogynist but in the end he fell the victim of a pair of bright eyes and now, alas, Wally leads the liberty party through the gate. Wally has a quiet manner and a spirit of optimism which are the outward indications of a natural aptitude which has made his academic position one of comparative security. He is a hard worker and never says very much, but when he does voice his opinion, you can wager your bottom peso that he has the situation pretty well under control. Like his New England forefathers, Wally is sincere and loyal to a purpose which he deems worthy. He has the courage of his convictions and is ready to defend his ideals. Wally is a seaman in every ounce of his make-up, and his love for deep, blue water is accompanied by an abundance of natural sailorman ability. Besides this valuable innate quality, a buoyant spirit and a high sense of duty are the characteristics that will make Wally an asset to the Service, 70 FRANK VINCENT HELMER SOUTH PLAINFIELD. NEW JERSEY Football, 4, 3, 2, 1; Boxing, 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Class Boxing, 2; Foretop Staff, 2; Class Crew, 2; Platoon Petty Officer; Dance Committee, 1. BESIDES being the champion letter writer and runner-up for the title of caulk-oflPer, Frankie has excelled in many other diverse fields of endeavor. During his four years here at the Academy the reservation has been under his keen surveillance and tender care for a good many of the week-ends within that period. He has managed to eke out very satisfactory grades in the classroom with the absolute minimum amount of exertion and, above all, he has kept his radiant, boyish countenance free and unsullied by melancholy and worry. The local newspaper has described him as " Field General, " " Bench-made Quarter- back " and " Strategist " because of his happy faculty of calling just the right play to catch his football foe napping. However, we, his classmates, prefer the more vivid appellation, " Stupid " in spite of his Frank Merriwell wizardry, on account of his characteristic " listen- ing to a watch tick " expression. Although the " Frog " has on most occasions been the very soul of propriety and the height of sobriety, even he has slipped once or twice, for " Errare humanum est. " His return aboard accompanied by his military staff in Le Havre is the outstanding example of his emerging from the thumb pressure of his guiding Angel. Frankie will make an excellent officer because he has courage, ability, and geniality. And even some good officers are " henpecked. " 71 THEODORE FRANCIS KNOLL GLEN SUMMIT SPRINGS, PENNA. Boxing, 4, 3 ; Manager Boxing, 2, 1 ; Class Basket- ball, 2 ; First Class Gun Pointer ; Class Soccer, 1 ; Cross Country, 3, 2. OUR sailor boy was given the title " Deacon " early in our swab year by the upper- classmen. Every night just before taps the Deacon put on his priestly vestments, adorned himself with an artificially holy visage and broke out the Good Book. Then, in that deep, throaty, fog-hornish voice of his, he would intone blessings upon our tormenters while the rest of us did our best to smother howls of glee. We ' ll never forget those prayer meetings and Theodore Francis will always be just plain " Deacon " to us. Deacon tries to affect a hardboiled, hard-headed cynic, but we who know him readily pierce his guise. Beneath his caustic remarks and sarcastic tongue, we have found a heart of pure gold steeped in the finest sentimentality. Deacon continually rides his friends but he allows no one else to even approach unfavorable criticism of them. He poses as a confirmed woman hater while at heart he ' s a real Gable. He likes to appear tough with the " pap-sheet " but when one of the underclassmen get down under the heap, it ' s Deacon who mans the hoist. He hails from Mountain Top near Glen Summit Springs, where the Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, train stops so the conductor can get the cows off the tracks. When he arrived he thought all water was restricted to his Grandpop ' s well but now he ' s one of the saltiest. Avast that, you lubbers ! 72 Pm 1 s» WILLIAM J. LAWRENCE NORFOLK. VIRGINIA Football, 2, 1; Battalion Adjutant; Navy E; Class Basketball, 1; Class Boxing, 2; Class Crew, 3 ; Class President, 1 ; A. A. President, 1 ; First Class Gun Pointer, Chairman of Ring Committee. N every walk of life there is always need of men who will stand unruffled and at ease when things about them are all " hay-wire " and everyone else is panicky. Red is just that type of man. His common sense and his ability to keep his mouth shut until the occasion arises for terse, thoughtful words have won our admiration as well as our confidence. As an athlete, Red plays the same sort of hand. He works hard, is always steady and can be depended upon to produce the goods in the crisis. His determination and grit have carried him through the rough spots with high honors. Now, in the social world, " Bud " is a changed man. No longer is he the quiet, unassuming lad puttering away at his daily, tedious task. At a tea fight or a dinner party, he ' s the Virginian Cavalier-a trim, affable aristocrat flitting among the ladies, like a bumble bee in a bed of posies, saying precisely the proper thing. In the amenities he is the shining light and the way. When he flashes that devastating smile and turns on the personality, there ' s many an archmg of a feminine eyebrow. Snaky. ' Well, what do you think? Red holds the position of Battalion Adjutant, is President of the Athletic Association and was Class President during our second class year. So in summation of this " rebel " let us say without reservation that he is a leader, an athlete, a gentleman, and above all, a regular fellow. 73 • FRANK MURRAY McCABE NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS Football, 4, 3, 2, 1; Platoon Petty Officer, 2; Boxing, 3, 2; Co-Captain, 2; Rifle Expert, 3, 2; Class Basketball, 1. FOR four years it has been our pleasure to share our hash and beans and bunk in the same compartment with at least one man who could smile and maintain his composure regardless of the time, place or circumstance. Mac believes that most things that people fret and fume about are actually unimportant. What difference will it make ten years from now that you missed the seven o ' clock liberty boat tonight? On the other hand, those things that he deems important, he executes with conscientiousness and ferver. Born and schooled in the Philippines, Mac has taken full advantage of his early environment and is continually playing upon the school spirit of some of his former classmates to secure more Bran Flakes. A natural athlete, Frank has played in three different positions on the football team, possesses a couple of lightning mitts in the ring and can perform creditably as a backstop in the National Pastime. He has boxed some of the best boys in intercollegiate circles; by some he was beaten while he handily won over others, but, win or lose, the smile was never wiped off that big Irish map. Mac asserts that he is nearly as good as the " Powerful Powers " in hockey but since we ' ve never seen him chasing the puck, we can ' t vouch for that. Mac is slow to act, never gets excited, but when he once decides that he will accomplish a certain thing, there ' s nothing that can forestall him. ii 74 NELSON C. McCORMICK DAYTON, TEXAS Football, 2, 1; Boxing, 2; Wrestling, 3; Class Football, 4; Company Petty OflScer, 2; Pistol Expert. ' r OATS " is a trifle meeker than when he first arrived in our midst, although even D ' ow h occasionally bellows out as to how, " Dey won ' t be any swimmin ' in de waterways, and dey won ' t be any divin ' in de soogie barrel. " The responsibility of getting off noon and eight o ' clock reports to Headquarters on Ocean Avenue has sobered him just a bit. Otherwise he ' s the same old " Mac " . He takes more time to brush the remaining whisps of hair into place but he still has that salty swagger and that specific comment on what he thinks of things in general. No radiator clubbing for him, he likes to go out and play football, to put on the gloves with anyone available or to get up a couple of scrub teams for a good rough game of basketball — no referee. When wrestling was discontinued as an Academy sport, he went on a hunger strike. He takes great pride in telling everlasting tales of cowpunching in Texas to innocent swabs. Those underpins of his were certainly fashioned for the saddle. Shades of BuflFalo Bill! And then too, he ' s a veritable Jack London although he hasn ' t cashed in on his experiences in a literary way. Ordinary seaman on a schooner — yeoman in the Navy — Middy — Coast Guardsman — Cadet. He ' s been places. " Mac " is well liked. He can take it and give it with equal ease. He ' s a hard worker and a good shipmate ; he should go a long way in any endeavor. The class tips a congenial elbow to you, " Mac, " and lots of luck. 75 RICHARD UPPENCOTT MELLEN TAKOMA PARK, MARYLAND Platoon Leader, 1; Manager Football, 1; Boxing, 4, 3, 2 ; Class Crew, 3, 2 ; Class Football, 4. WHEN Dick Mellen came to us his naivete was profound. Although he had spent a year at the University of Maryland, he was as innocent and as unsophisticated as a cub but at least twice as playful. By his willingness to rough-house on little or no provocation and by his cunningness in devising cute, little pranks on his classmates, he became designated as the " playboy " . But all that is changed now. Just as " Chubby " has increasted materially in girth, he also has grown in seriousness. During these last few months he ' s been a " serious minded platoon leader. " In spite of the fact that Dick is very smooth with the ladies and trips a neat " light fantastic " , we have no definite evidence of any particular sweet young thing ever putting her finger on him for any length of time. He believes in safety in numbers and we give him credit for being pretty wise, but perhaps we ' re wrong and there ' s something clandestine down Takoma Park way. Chubby is always extremely well groomed. He wears a constant broad, frank smile of considerable warmth and has a good word for everyone . He permits nothing to worry him, but turns in an efficient performance in everything that he essays. Happy Landfalls, Chubby, old boy! 76 t JOHN MONTRELLO NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT Football, 4, 3, 2, 1; Boxing, 4, 3, 2, 1; Class Crew, 4, 3; Platoon Petty OflScer, 2; Company Commander, 1. MONTY hails from down the river, bringing with him a love of the " ole debbel sea " and the hearty backing of the local press. But Johnny clamors not for the acclamation of the press; it ' s the sweet, quiet approval of that certain someone back in Schenectady that increases his heartbeat thirty r. p.m. and spurs him on to greater laurels. Determination, an undying fighting spirit, and a serious outlook on life give him practically all the attributes for success. He is al ways ready for fun and can be depended upon to enter into the spirit of any occasion. One of his chief claims to fame is his skill in athletics. For four years he has proved a valuable asset to the football team. In the ring, he ' s a real master and has hung up an enviable record in intercollegiate circles as one of the best leather pushers that Mickey has ever developed. Monty prepped at North Carolina State where he established himself as a track star as well as a savoir. However, sprinting down the home stretch, he claims the work is getting harder. We admit that it is a little more difficult to work when Dan Cupid keeps constantly intruding on one ' s working hours. Here at the Academy Monty has accomplished innumerable noteworthy things be- sides his achievements in sport. He has maintained a high academic standing. He com- mands one of the Battalion Companies. But most important of all, he has won for himself many staunch friends by his unfailing loyalty and kind generosity. 77 , 3| FRED FURST NICHOLS BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Swimming, 3 ; Swimming Manager, 2, 1 ; Dance Committee, 3, 2, 1; Class Football, 4; Class Swimming, 2. NICK arrived at the Academy at least a jump ahead of the rest of us. He was thoroughly familiar with what to expect — (we wonder if we too would have had the courage if we had been able to foresee all the stoop falls, soogying, restrictions anf long hours of cramming). Indeed, not only did he know all about the Service and Cadets but he had already begun to lay the foundation for an extensive knowledge of seamanship, for he had made several excursions on his " Pop ' s Tin Can " and a couple on " Uncle Chefs Banana Boat " as well as a crossing or two on the Leviathan as Ordinary Seaman. However, we hand it to Nick — he kept his mouth shut about his capabilities and listened to the instructions on how to tie a bowline and how to rig a stage with as much apparent interest as the greenest of us. If we had waited until he told us, we wouldn ' t know now that he was a " Junior. " Having prepped to good advantage at Worcester Tech and possessing a generous supply of natural ability and aptitude, Freddie has sailed through the entire curriculum without a great deal of effort. His special talent lies in Engineering; he likes to investigate as to what makes the wheels go round. Freddie has proved himself a very valuable man in the time that we have known him. Regardless of the distastefulness or the ugliness of a task assigned to him, he always sees it through without grumblng. He is conscientious in the performance of his duty. i 78 s, m. ' CLAYTON MAGNUS OPP YAKIMA, WASHINGTON Class Secretary, 4 ; A. A. Secretary, 2 ; Cross Country, 3, 2, 1; Academic Star, 4, 3, 2, 1; Bas- ketball Manager, 1 ; Cross Country Manager, 2,1; Battalion Commander, 1; Company Adjutant, 2; Class Master at Arms, 4. N-TRO-DUCING the only one of his kind in existence, the sine qua non of the class, the guy you and you and you would like to be — Clayton " the great " Opp, Battalion Commander, Senior Man and sea lawyer extraordinary. Yakima used to be noted for apples until they produced this demigod out there on the West Coast. Equipped with a keen wit, a sparkling sense of humor and a pun for any occasion along with his remarkable " sawiness, " Clayton would scintillate in any profession and in the Coast Guard, he is, in no uncertain terms, on his way. When he gets to be Admiral, it woudln ' F surprise us to hear talk of the Navy wanting to subordinate itself to his command. Versatile — that ' s what he is, like Mr. Marvin ' s Elizabethans. In class, his is the deciding opinion; in the realm of athletics he shines as one of the leaders in any cross- country meet and as a very efficient manager of the basketball quint; in the drawing room, like Mahatma Ghandi, he ' s the top. Girls in every port like to get their fingers in those curly locks. Bull session? sure, down in Clayt ' s room. That room is a veritable treasure house. One goes there to get everything from the solution to a problem in the next day ' s assignment to a little financial aid to see him through that date on the week-end. Here ' s looking at you Clayton, long may you see stars ! 79 WALKER HOWELL RAYBURN TEXARKANA. ARKANSAS Boxing, 4, 2 ; Wrestling, 3 ; Cross Country, 3, 2 ; Class Basketball, 1 ; Platoon Petty Officer. LITTLE did we reck, as swabs, on the occasion of our first glimpe of " Arkansaw ' s " champion plough jockey decked out in moustache, straw " katy " and all the other dapper accouterments of the best hog caller in three counties, that we were gazing upon one who, not many years later, would have photo studios, sculptors and collar-ad artists begging for his services as a model. No, we had no idea. Perhaps this noble turn of events discloses the value of rowing and other forms of morning exercise in the develop- ment of the body beautiful. Famous expressions of famous men go thundering down the ages; let us all remem- ber Walker for his fiery little speech, " Well, who the hell ' s heaving this lead? " We have found him helpful, cheerful, modest, steadfast, and efficient, but above all he ' s spon- taneous. " Hellraisa " finds time apart from his professional duties for getting in a little research work on the political and cultural life of South America — especially that of Rio. Besides, he ' s continually brushing up on the languages of our friends below the line. To enliven his other achievements, he ' s forever thinking up new dance steps and his impro- visions have been copied to some extent in the tribal dances of the Ubangi. But seriously, we think the world of Walker and we are quite positive that his future is bright. The hum of machinery is sweet music to Walker and we are expecting great things from him in the engineering field. 80 GLENN LESLIE ROLLINS SALEM, OREGON Basketball, 3, 2, 1 ; Company Commander, 1 ; Platoon Leader, 2 ; Navy E ; First Class Gun Pointer; Orchestra Leader, 2, 1. FROM way off in the Northwest hails the inimitable " Dinty " Rolhns. Glenn has a glistening, sparkling disposition that keeps him continually right up in the clouds. His specialty has been brightening the world for the rest of us. Glenn does things in superlatives. When he took over the orchestra we expected an improvement but did not imagine in our wildest dreams that he would build up the present snappy dance band. Before entering the Academy, he had never soldiered but his second class year found him wearing a sword. And when Dinty goes on a party you can depend on it too soon assuming the proportions of the best ever. Glenn makes a tremendous hit with the fairer sex. This handsome young man with the synthetically waved hair knocks the ladies off their feet with such force that they have neither the desire nor the ability to arise and fall again. It is rumored that there are innumerable fair damsels waiting patiently at the firesides for him. We hate to discourage the rest but our bet is on that certain bit of loveliness down at Washington, D. C. This boy deserves a lot of credit for the way he has plugged along in his studies. Resolved to make the grade, he has burnt lots and lots of midnight oil behind covered transoms. This year he has found the sailing smoother and he has often slept in until four-thirty. Some day we hope to again sail with Dinty; until that happy day — Single point fixes. Pal! 81 BERNARD EDWARD SCALAN EDWARDSVILLE, ILLINOIS Football, 4, 3, 2, 1; Boxing, 4, 3, 2; FoRETOP Staff, 2 ; Secretary of Class, 2 ; Humor Editor, Tide Rips, 1. i HERE ' S a great guy. Everyone likes Barney. And why not? The Eskimo is one hundred per cent all man, rough and ready when necessary, and yet he possesses a keen appreciation of the clean, refined things of life. He has the certain antithetic qualities required for an equally creditable showing whether he is on the gridiron, in the ring or at the Algerian Consul ' s Tea. On the field he is the grim, determined, driving juggernaut while after the strife, he is the social lion of the institution. Mooseface likes to light his curved pipe, put his stockinged feet on the table, settle back on his big, thick neck and tell us just what he thinks of the more complex phases of life. With ease and adroitness he strings four syllable words together until we are hopelessly lost in a maze of metaphors and similes. Sometimes we harbor the suspicion that he almost entangles himself. Barney ' s favorite poet is Kipling and it ' s a rare occasion when he doesn ' t flavor his breeze shooting with some of the most vibrant lines from that gifted pen. One of his many dates once said, " He isn ' t really good looking, but he ' s awfully cute " . We consider that another example of the asininity of the feminine standard of values. How could a strapping fellow with a pugnacious jaw, a barrel-proportioned hairy chest and with one hundred and eighty pounds packed into five feet nine inches of red- blooded man possibly be cute? She should have described him as refulg ently witty, genial, and, yes, even noble, but — " cute " ? Never! Skoal, Barney! 82 1 ijp GILBERT FAY SCHUMACHER AUGUSTA. GEORGIA Football, 4, 3; Rifle, 3, 2, 1 ; Glee Club, 4, 3; Class Treasurer, 1 ; Class Soccer, 1 ; Platoon Petty Officer. OUR representative from the land of " goobers " and peaches arrives here as the Senior Man (in Academic standing as well as in years) of our new class. During " Swab Summer, " Gil, " Gilly " to the girls, was well adapted for his duty as our drill master as he possessed a natural military bearing and a snappy, commanding voice. But when the upperclassmen returned, he was soon shorn of his power and most of his dignity. Then when the mass calisthenics for the " Swabs " grew too numerous and too strenuous, " Pop " gracefully incurred a " muscle-bound " shoulder and was forced to drop out of the limelight altogether. It was his social career that broght him back into the picture. His charming, classical features and " natural " wavy hair tossed the maidens of the city into raptures. However, their hopes were short for the big moment came into his life and Gilly, like the airedale, knows but one master. He soon settled down and became a sober, sedate, young (?) man. Gil still bemoans the fact that the Academy has no polo team. In his college days in Georgia, he was handicapped at five goals. Here, instead of a mallet he was offered his choice of an oar or a broom and though there were many horses ' necks, there was not a single equine on the reservation. So he found solace in football and rifle. Long after we leave these walls and pap sheets, we shall remember Gil ' s ability to take it and that big pepsodent smile. May you both live happily ever after, Gilly, old pal ! 83 JOSEPH RIDDICK SCULLION NORFOLK, VIRGINIA Football, 4, 1; Basketball, 4; Boxing, 3, 2, 1; Class Treasurer, 4; Editor, Tide Rips; Platoon Leader, 2, 1; First Class Gun Pointer, Navy E. ELBOWS askew and casting a rosy glow over the parade ground, Joseph Riddick SculHon leads his cohort in squads right and left. Two years ago he secured a platoon by devious means ( " Have another piece of chicken, Jimmy? " ) and still com- mands it with outstanding ability. MILITARY! That ' s Scullion, just ask him. A nice left jab has bewildered his opponents for three years of varsity boxing, and this spring he has taken the mound as the best hurler on the Cadet ' s new ball team. Plays football too. ATHLETIC ! Just ask him. With a graceful bow he leads the belle of the ball across the dance floor, and when the music stops she is his captive forever. LADY-KILLER! That ' s " Gigolo Joe, " and don ' t ask him, he will tell you anyway. Tide Rips 1935 is the final proof of his ability. By valiant effort he has harassed a reluctant staff into burning the midnight oil, and has taken for his own the saying, " If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. " The greater portion of this book he has done himself. How well you can judge. A GENIUS is " Lighthouse. " While only one-half as good as he thinks he is, " Smiling " Joe Scullion is a friend we will miss, and Tide Rips, his platoon, Navy E, and varsity letters show his recognized ability. A pleasant companion and a real classmate, he will be a good shipmate in future years. If you don ' t believe this, ask me, I ' m his roommate and should know. Oh, yes! I forgot. He thinks he is HANDSOME too. 84 ROBERT FREDERICK SHUNK SEATTLE. WASHINGTON Football, 4, 3, 2, 1; Platoon Leader; Boxing, 4, 3, 2, 1 ; First Class Gun Pointer ; Class Master at Arms, 2 ; Glee Club, 4 ; Ring Committee ; Art Editor Tide Rips ; Christmas Card Committee. WITH the aroma of quarter-sawed Redwoods and a copious supply of stories of the West Coast (straight dope) the original of the above handsome visage came to the rest of us Semper Paratians. At that time we were not aware of the versatiHty so successfully veneered by the debonair " savoir faire " of this polished man of the world. Toying with his dozens of accomplishments, we find that he has engendered a notable variety. Who has forgotten the time that he coached and stroked our Third Class shell crew to victory.- Or the deft ease with which he disposed of the enemy in the squared ring. ' His artistic side has enlivened this volume with caricature treasures of kaydet life, and have added a bit of zest to many dull class periods with nonprintable replicas. Delving further into the complex make-up of this heterogeneous personality we might endeavor to account for the several escapades which this carefree Lothario experi- enced on his three practise cruises, but we won ' t. Let the plazas of Montevideo and the boulevards of Paris hold to their secrets — we have ours. From the West Coast Bob came, and to the West Coast he returns, carrying with him our sincere good wishes and a hope that some day we will again be shipmates with this damn good fellow " Say, fellows, yer coming out the house? " 85 WILLIAM LOUIS SUTTER ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA Football, 4; Boxing, 2; First Class Gun Pointer; Navy " E " ; Platoon Guide, 2 ; Platoon Leader. " W ELL, that ' s too bad about yours, but I got mine. " Although Dutch sings this refrain over and over, and tries to make himself out as the Academy ' s most cold-blooded throat slasher, we don ' t think that he ' s half as bad as he pretends to be. We ' re not denying that Willie sticks close to his books on the week-ends and submits simple little drawings in three colors; no, we ' re not denying that, but it ' s our contention that he more than redeems himself by the conscientious efforts and patience in helping us dumb clucks in problems that he has solved while we were wafting the nectar of liberty. He ' s never too busy with next month ' s Ballistics to help us with tomorrow ' s Radio. " Chronometer " is so brutally cynical in matters concerning love and romance that we sense a bitter memory somewhere among his souvenirs. However, it doesn ' t seem quite plausible when we consider Dutch ' s cherubic smile and the sheen of his wavy locks — but women are such fools. In spite of his oaths to the contrary, we know that some little girl will have that diamond miniature before many moons. In addition to his dogged determination to learn thoroughly every scrap of knowl- edge with which he comes in contact, " Bottle " has a sunny disposition, likes the sea as long as he can procure pogey-bait and as long as he isn ' t on it, and is a master of the terpsichorean art. The rendition of his original interpretation of " The Man On The Flying Trapeze " has won the approval of the most severe critics and has earned him engagements in New York at the " Roseland " on several occasions. 86 CHARLES TIGHE GROTON, CONNECTICUT Boxing, 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Captain, 1 ; Co-Captain, 2 ; Football, 4, 3, 2, 1; Class Vice-President, 1; Monogram Club, Secretary-Treasurer, 2 ; Com- pany Adjutant; Sports Editor Tide Rips; Class Crew, 4, 3, 2. ALL right, girls, your search through these pages is at an end; here ' s the good news: here ' s " Sonny " . Yeah, blond and big and broad. Here ' s Crosby, here ' s Astaire, here ' s Baer, and here ' s Casanova all in one huge conglomeration of effulgent personality. He ' s got everything. The College Bursar moans and groans as he foresees his next years ' books steeped in red, for the enrollment is certain to dwindle with the departure of New London ' s greatest natural resource. What glamour, what charm, and what a helluva big nose ! What ' s the use of trying to describe him ? What ' s the use of trying to enumerate his achievements ? Everyone knows how he ' s snatched passes from the air to win ball games, and how he ' s clipped some of the best intercollegiate battlers on the chin, and how he has gamboled over the College campus cutting a wide swath of shattered hearts. And in spite of all his accomplishments and of all his opportunities for diversion. Sonny has maintained a high Academic average. He ' s held practically every cadet office and struts a sword in the battalion. But " Sonny " is not the model boy — he ' s human. He smokes and he ' s been known to take an occasional weak highball but the thing about him that we don ' t like is his -! .? ! — CROONING. Si ' ■ ' iip WOODROW WILSON VENNEL MOORESTOWN, NEW JERSEY Rifle Team, 3,2, Captain, 1 ; Class Vice-Presi dent- dent, 2; Company Adjutant; Class Basketball, 4; Class Football, 4. 5 WITH Metro, Goldwyn and Mayer on their knees begging him to let them star him in cinema; with hundreds of beautiful damsels beseeching him for even a friendly nod ; with Arrow clamoring for him to pose for a collar ad, Woody thumbed his nose at them all and decided he ' d be a sailorman. Someone else ' s loss has been our gain for he is a real man and a great pal in spite of his gigolo prettiness (charge that last crack up to the green-eyed monster — Envy) . Standing high in the class, academically, during all four years. Woody has earned the respect and admiration of his classmates. We see in him a man who does not clutter his head with memorized notes, diagrams, and numbers, but who is able to really think out a solution to practically any problem. He presents a dapper appearance and has a cocky air of efficiency about him that inspires confidence. Woody is captain of the rifle team and the splendid record of that combine can be chalked up as partly due to his leadership and tireless efforts. He ' s an excellent shot. He rates the sword of a Company Adjutant in the Battalion. But Woody ' s real niche in life seems to be aboard a ship ; he knows seamanship and likes the sting of salt spray and the roll of the decking. He and the small boats at the Academy are great friends; he knows them all by a name, wheedles and cajoles them while fondling their tiller and they respond in laughing, sportive capers as they dance along. 88 f V -r OSCAR DILLWYN WEED WASHINGTON, D. C. Company Petty Officer; Class Football, 4; Cross Country, 1; Rifle Expert; Boxing, 4, 2, 1; Wres- tling, 3; Class Treasurer, 2. f N decisive confirmation of that rather trite adage that still waters run deep, permit us to present for your edification, Oscar Dillwyn. It isn ' t often that we experience the good fortune to rub shoulders with one having such a wealth of experience and yet, one who speaks so seldomly about his past. An erudite product of the Cavalry, Oscar knew more about the idiosyncrasies of bucking broncs and the duties of the stable detail than about bowsprits and soundings. However, with that characteristic Weedian deliberation he began to rectify this matter without delay. Who among the underclasses will ever forget the Weed School of Seamanship and its classes conducted on the last cruel three inches of chair in the mess hall ? Dynamically supercharged, Oswald will undertake any responsibility and see it through to its completion. His marks acclaim him a scholar but he is no bookworm. His knowledge is well-rounded; he can and will converse intelligently with you on any sundry topic under the sun. Of Oscar ' s conquests we cannot speak with definite authority but from the capacity of his appetite we conclude that there ' s nothing bothering his conscience and there ' s no " rag, bone, and hank of hair " seriously on his mind. With some of his escapades we are more familiar but we have no intention of divulging any of those, for people in crass souses, shouldn ' t cast even remarks. 89 ■l DONALD WILLIAM WELLER LIMA, OHIO Basketball, 4, 3, 2, 1; Captain, 2, 1; Class Crew, 4, 3 ; Class Boxing, 2, 1 ; Class Football, 4 ; Petty Officer, 2, 1 ; Master at Arms, 1 ; Class Swim- ming, 3, 2, 1; V Club. HERE is another verification of that old adage, " Good things come in small packages " . It took a couple of acts of Congress and the efforts of the entire Bureau of Stan- dards to prove that five feet four was big enough if it was good enough. We shall always remember the " Mighty Atom " and his capers on the basketball court. Regardless of the size of his opponent, Herky kept his score down to a bare minimum while he was bagging a few field goals for the Blue and White. For the past two years he has been captain of the quint and has proved as good a leader as he is a player. In our swab year, Don blasted his way to fame and to a place in our hearts by running through (or under) the entire second class football team. He ' s likeable, energetic, cocky and conscientious. His affaires de cour have been numerous, but the experience has improved his technique to a remarkable extent if we are to believe the latest reports. And it may be mentioned here that he is a vigorous exponent of the Ninety Per Cent theory. We have found in him a most obliging pal, a real stout fellow. He is true and sincere through and through because he does not know how to be otherwise. We expect great things of him for we appreciate his fine qualities. To use his own memorial words, he will undoubtedly " make a name for himself " . 90 ADRIAN FRANCIS WERNER CORONADO, CALIFORNIA Football, 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Boxing, 4, 3, 2 ; Class Basket- ball, 1 ; Class Crew, 4 ; Platoon Commander, 1 ; Platoon Petty Officer, 2. Q UT, Sir, it wasn ' t like that aboard the West Virginia . " Well, we don ' t really L know a great deal about that particular Battle Wagon, but we know that she must be given just credit for her share in the production of the world ' s most regulation man. On page twenty-six, Article five hundred, one reads: " Every cadet shall familiarize himself with the Regulations for the Coast Guard Academy and observe them in letter and in spirit. " Adrian played safe and memorized the punctuation marks as well as the letters. He lives, studies, loves and breathes according to the reg book. Although Adrian reports each and every sea gull to the Skipper and returns from liberty an hour early to allow for floods, fires, plagues, and hurricanes, we like him and recognize his many good qualities. He minds his own business and keeps his mouth shut about other people ' s. He is a hard worker, a good student, and a stout-hearted athlete. What he lacks in skill on the field, he more than makes up with his determina- tion and fighting spirit. His efforts have been rewarded with a high scholastic standing and the command of a platoon. Some day we expect to see a crack cutter come steaming up the river. A large, bright E will shine from the stack. Her paintwork will glisten immaculately in the sunlight. Her signal flags will be worked with clocklike precision. She will be a very regulation ship. She will come alongside the dock neatly in a seamanlike manner and according to regulations. And then we will see our old friend with his regs under his arm come down the gangway — our old friend, Captain Adrian Francis Werner. 91 " J m ' FRED LAURENCE WESTBROOK KANSAS CITY, KANSAS Boxing, 3, 2, 1; Advertising Manager Tide Rips; Football, 4 ; Editor Foretop, 1 ; Ring Commit- tee, 2, 1 ; Christmas Card Committee, 1 ; Navy E ; Swimming, 4, 3 ; Class Crew. FREDDY THE FRESHMAN reported to the Academy with the latest issue of ColUer ' s and the Sea Scout Manual under his arm. The first thing we heard from Westy was that he was a confirmed woman-hater. Then he asked in the very next breath if anyone had an idea where he could get a date for the week-end. Fred seems to gain satisfaction by creating the impression that he lives an exceed- ingly indolent life but don ' t be misled. Really, he ' s a very energetic person. Since he is naturally " savvy, " he hardly seems to exert himself in maintaining a high scholastic stand- ing. But when there ' s work to be done, he shakes off the lethargy and applies himself in earnest. This year, on his own initiative he has injected new life into a Foretop that was staggering alone on its last legs and has made a well-balanced, brisk little sheet of which the Corps is justly proud. Because of his refined taste and good judgment he has occupied a place on most of the important class committees — ring, seal, Christmas card, and others. Then, too, as Advertising Manager of this publication, he has done splendid work in begging, pleading, and urging our business friends to loosen their depression grip on their purses. Fred is interested in all athletics and shows natural ability in all forms of sport but it is in the ring that he truly shines. Brown, sinewy, and svelte, this hard punching Adonis swishes his left in his opponent ' s " bread-basket " time and time again. To say that such tactics are discouraging for the unfortunate that faces our " hungry " handsome hero is putting it mildly. 92 •00i I JUSTUS PERKINS WHITE ATMORE. ALABAMA Class President, 4; Class Vice-President, 3; Navy " E " ; Football, 4, 3, 2, 1; Boxing, 4, 3, 2, 1; Gun Pointer First Class. THAT Casanova and Don Juan were as passionate as the great wall of China; that Valentino was as cold as the Arctic winds; that Clark Gable is as unromantic as a heap of dirty dishes in comparison with Judd has been attested by the girls from Montevideo to Copenhagn, from Montauk Avenue to Blackstone House. As a lover, he knows no peer. And why not? The girls are only human. Who can help liking this huge, lumbering hulk of humanity from the deep South with the roar of a cannon but the gentleness of a summer ' s zephyr.- But even with such a reputation, Justus does not confine his activity to the realm of love; his ability is equally manifest in athletics. In the fall, with the cold blasts sweeping down on Jones Field, we found Judd ' s Herculean frame enveloped in a half dozen jerseys weaving in and out amid the thudding and twisting of bodies, striking terror into the hearts of his opponents and inspiring his teammates to confidence. With the advent of winter, his fancy turned to boxing. The ape-like crouch, the TNT-laden mitts, and his wild, rough tactics wrought havoc to many a New England heavyweight aspirant. This man of the world with his smooth diplomacy and infectious smile has done much by his spicy escapades to alleviate the dullness of our routine cadet life. He numbers his friends a multitude for to know him is but to like him. A fine example of the regard which the underclasses have for him was illustrated by Nick ' s inspiring sacrifice at the Cabaret Dance. 93 r-!3 ' i 1 Coast Guard Forever Men, we are Kaydets, Proud of our corps, Proud of our heroes brave Who guard every shore. Men, ours is courage, Service our fame. So, hearts stout and minds alert As we sing — Honor to thy name. Chorus Coast Guard fore ' er Aye! Coast Guard fore ' er — Always we ' ll honor thee, Pride of our nation. Academy and Corps Feel thy mighty lore — We, the Corps, uphold thee Our Coast Guard fore ' er. 94 I UPPERCLASSES G. F. Schumacher Treasurer D. W. Weller Master-at-Arms G. R. Evans President C. TiGHE Vice-President cers 3 W. J. CONLEY, Jr. Secretary 96 ' -- -««w sa»(.e« - T I 11 4 B i Class of 193: Richard Baxter LOREN E. Brunner Ernest A. Cascini Charles E. Columbus William J. Conley, Jr. Ralph D. Dean Gilbert R. Evans Samuel G. Guill Wallace L. Hancock, Jr. Frank V. Helmer Theodore F. Knoll William J. Lawrence Frank M. McCabe Nelson C. McCormick Richard L. Mellen John Montrello CASUALTIES Jalmar L. Anderson Ivan L. Becker Paul L. Belbruno Francis H. Boole Thomas F. O ' Callaghan, Jr. Earl L. Coleman Albert J. Corsi Richard D ' Arcy Jesse F. Doubleday Arthur B. Evans, Jr. Edward P. Fahy Richard W. Garner John E. Golding John F. Hahn, Jr. Charles B. Hicks Albert E. Kilhefner Joseph Koelbl, Jr. 97 Fred F. Nichols Clayton M. Opp Glenn L. Rollins Walker H. Rayburn Bernard E. Scalan Joseph R. Scullion Gilbert F. Schumacher Robert F. Shunk William L. Sutter Charles Tighe WooDROw W. Vennel Oscar D. Weed, Jr. Donald W. Weller Adrian F. Werner Fred L. Westbrook Justus P. White Louis I. Landau Frank J. Murphy George M. Miller, Jr. William H. Nadon Earl V. Nelson Leonard L. Nicholsen, III. Idar M. Olsen Harold C. Patterson Albert H. Phillips, Jr. Thomas G. Reeves, Jr. Christopher D. Robertson Edward H. Smith Arthur A. Weedfald Richard B. Washburn George R. Watson John P. Werst - u 98 ■H fcj B ri 35 Paeses to Pose EVEN if we had written the usual " cut and dried " class history, you probably would have never read it, so what was the use? Instead we have tried to capture in pictures our metamorphesis from the down-trodden Swabbo to the cocky, ratey First Classman. The snapshots are self-explanatory. And the poem ! Sure, it ' s lousy by all the known standards by which verse is judged. But it ' s our class song and we ' s proud of it. Four years elapsed while we were grinding out the twenty or so verses (just as you expected, some of it has been censored — you will probably say that the rest of it should have been). Gathered together at dusk on the forecastle after supper, on the mid-watch beside throbbing machinery in the engine room, on football trips, and even during study hours, we have haphazardly beaten it into its present shape. And because it ' s part of us all, we like it. 99 OUR F»aST QAaRACKS - At FORT TRUMQUCL, From sunny California To the wind-swept shores of Maine, Yankees, Rebels, cowboys All gathered on the Thames. Thus, we started our Swab Summer- Little worry; not much care. But now those upperclassmen Sure are getting in oui hair! We work out every morning. We work out every night. We ' re regulation Kaydets Just rarin ' for a fight. Don ' t think that we are easy, For we ' re damned hard to beat. We ' re great big brawny " swaboes " And we ' d rather fight than eat. SIN©AP AND HIS PJPE iiMiT iiT I? Fi R 1 WE WON THIS Fl HT, TOO MOR.NirMO l(MSPe «TION I The second class they run us; We ' ve first class details, too. Stoopfalls, knee bends, braces — We ' re glad when the day is through. " Assume the angle, Mister! " Oh! Give us strength, we pray. All this can ' t last forever, We ' ll carry on some day. Cosines, secants, tangents. Celestial poles and spheres. Slip sticks, lathes, and juice books, We study them for years. And if you ' re not damned savvy. You won ' t rate liberty. You ' ll tell your drag, " Oh, Honey, It ' s tough — I ' m on the tree. " SPRlWG ToOf KI Ar ENT TENSHUM TO COLORS, SYRtKE 8 8euL«3, SOUMO Ofsp fiRSr uiQe(?TV PARTY IN Gt-Oei 101 limimtSmiii P.ASTUS WA.S 4N EARNCSr OAvy JONES A60A«.D OOR. FIRST SPKK PORT -SAN Uv Al As Third Tropical nights and palm trees, A white moon shining through, Blacke-eyed senoritas What could these Kaydets do? They broke some hearts in Rio And some in Port of Spain. We ' re salty Shellback Kaydets — Just fresh from the Spanish Main. Beer is beer in Bahia, Vino ' s white in B. A. Whiskey makes you horsey — That ' s what the first class say; They rode some nags in Monte, Their stern ends still are sore, They bit the dust " muy pronto " And disgraced the Kaydet Corps. DEACora-rHE cOTTHRO vf THE ROVAU PARTTY eNROUTE TO fViO 102 § 1- - • THev oucw-TA Pur a roof over th»S ?yAORAN i.e THC»R.SP DR.|l_l_ Classmen The Saranac was a good ship; The Mess Steward O.K. too. The Skipper was a corker With a lively Kaydet crew. They put us on the Sea-Bag And now we ' re skin and bones; We ' re rolling back from Rio — We ' re pals of Davy Jones. The swabs began to run us. The first class got all mad When we asked them to remember That the regs were just a fad! We flunked our Nav for Batso, And fought with Foggy Mac, We drilled like hell for Imlay, And roared at Spud ' s wisecracks. UP AND OVER WE GO -■,M.3ttltk - -«• «« , CONr ECTirjT STATE OAMe We ' ve been all over Cintra And Windsor is not strange, We ' ve spent some time in Potsdam, Know what Sans Souci contains. Ask us one on Elsinore — About Malmaison we know. We ' ve trailed through Europe ' s castles And seen a marvel show. Berlin, Paris, London And Copenhagen too, Scotch and Port and Pilsner Have taught us fancies new. One sweet night in Berlin Beats one full year at home; But the banks of Thames are calling — Oh! show me the way back home. O.O. AMO QOARTERI A TER PART OP TWe wTwirER OF ' 33-3 ' 104 Classmem We docked our ships in New London All through with the raging foam, Piped all hands to quarters, Got set for the scramble home! They sent us out on Sep leave And gave us three weeks time, To captivate the Podunk frails With the good ol ' Kaydet line! We fell for dames in foreign ports And many a College Jane, But when we hit the old home town We ' re bound to fall again. It never fails to happen, And we soon come back all blue, With dreams of bliss behind us In the arms of Home Town Sue. HANKTAK.e ' s Shot 105 THArtaK, (9iviM Pu wy - «Tr " 53P FIRST CLASS COXSWAIN As First From the placid Sea of Marmora To Rio ' s palm girt shore. We ' ve seen the sights of seven seas In forty ports or more. In the course of all our travels Strange things have come to pass; Let ' s drink one to the bilgers, The luckiest of our class. We ' ve seen the girls in Napoli, In Capri and Algeri-A. We ' ve seen the femmes in San Juan And in the isles across the bay. We ' ve met all kinds of women In both the hemispheres; We ' ve had enough of all of them For forty or fifty years. JM Aao I Nero ' s »3Ay 106 Sir. all pReseiHY ort. Classmen BUT — Summer nights on summer seas The islands all in view. My thoughts go wandering homeward To the girl whose eyes are blue. If only I could see her. And have her here with me. To sail the seas forever, ' Tis like a dream to me. Midst the palm trees of old Rio We pledged our faith in wine, To Academy and classmates. And to you — sweetheart of mine. The years may dim in passing, But we ' ll always revive. The mem ' ries that we share in That old class of THIRTY FIVE. NOR.VVICH MOR9eiv er4 S( »tAl.tHEH? OR OOUO BRICKS? ONe OFPlClAi- AFTSR TWE. OTl DlRT " UiMOeRw HlRT, tAlSte ' Heuuo, BUTT S 107 W. B. Ellis Secreta ry G. R. BoYCE, Jr. Vice-President Class Officers H. L. Wood President J. P. Stow III Treasurer R. J. Lafferty Mas ter-at- Arms 108 ' " mmmmm wOmimiSmim B. U § Class of 1936 Gerald T. Applegate Albert N. Beardslee Chester R. Bender Ray W. Blouin Alfred F. Bochenek George R. Boyce, Jr. Christian R. Couser WiLLL M B. Ellis Thomas F. Epley Clifford S. Gerde Douglas B. Henderson Nick J. Hurley Arthur W. Johnsen Robert J. Lafferty John W. Macintosh, Jr. Joseph P. Martin James S. Muzzy Guy L. Ottinger George W. Playdon Edward D. Redington George R. Reynolds Julius E. Richey Fred J. Scheiber Benjamin B. Schereschewsky Richard R. Smith Frederick J. Statts James P. Stow, III. Clyde H. Teague, Jr. Edward C. Thompson, Jr. Paul E. Trimble Russell R. Waesche, Jr. Robert L. Wheatley Robert Wilcox Harold L. Wood CASUALTIES Joseph C. Ainsworth WiNSLOw H. Buxton John C Campbell Dana D. Davis Guy J. Desimone Perry J. Emmert Gene E. Engleman Edward P. Fahy George I. Friedman Percy L. Gassaway Harold L. Hoffman John G. Hodgens, Jr. Robert L. King Edward F. Lathrop, Jr. Gerald S. Lohr Wilson E. Marsh Ralph E. Powell, Jr. 109 I G. T. Applegate, A. N. Beardslee, C. R. Bender R. W. Blouin, A. F. Bochenek, G. R. Boyce, Jr., C. R. Couser W. B. Ellis, T. F. Epley, C S. Gerde D. B. Henderson, N. J. Hurley, A. W. Johnsen, R. J. Lafferty J. W. Macintosh, J. P. Martin, J. S. Muzzy 110 R G. L. Ottinger, G. W. Playdon, E. D. Redington G. R. Reynolds, J. E. Richey, F. J. Scheiber, B. B. Schereschewsky R. R. Smith, F. J. Statts, J. P. Stow III C. H. Teague, Jr., E. C. Thompson, Jr., P. E. Trimble, R. R. Waesche, Jr. R. L. Wheatlexy, R. Wilcox, H. L. Wood 111 ■ fc i i Ai fi i A u 112 R I £ Little Caesar ' s Commentary HAVING been cornered finally by a worried editor demanding on the grounds of juGlice to posterity (and his insatiable hunger for manuscript) that some brief commentary upon our illustrious class be preserved in the imperishable pages of Tide Rips 1935, I fretted and stewed till I too was so punch-drunk that I was made his successor. (Moral: Don ' t worry.) I realized the imposition that had been made so subtly upon my ego by his cajoling " Won ' t you please say a few words for the press. ' " but nevertheless I, at last, yielded. You know our class is a funny thing — that is, I mean it ' s a funny thing about our class that when we first assembled there was hardly anything about our innocent appear- ance to betray our potentialities — in fact, our potentialities haven ' t been betrayed yet. Even though they built us a new Academy, did we go assuming any rights of possession.- Hell no, not for a long time. Ask any First Classman if you don ' t believe me. Of course we took an interest in things right from the beginning and lent a hand moving in furniture and all the other gear every time we were ordered to, but they didn ' t catch a single loafer among us. We practically made the place what it is today . . . with just a bit of assistance (unsolicited). Perhaps you will think that I ' m lying when I tell you that we dug the river up to this Academy; yes, and we even had the foresight to dig it right past the dock so we could get the boats out easily. Do we get anything? No! 113 - ' " " " T " W WHY-eR--SiR o viouscr IT IS PULVCRI2E0 OUST, We had lots of plans about what we wanted to accomplish around here and how things ought to be run, but right from the start people began to discourage us. We aren ' t temperamental or anything like that but just because of lack of support, we have had to give up a lot of our good ideas. It is hard to thwart real creative genius but we realize that you must have co-operation to get anywhere. Now that Flying Bridge, for instance, is a beautiful site on which to make something. However, we have so invariably been forced to cease our efforts that we have almost lost our ambition, so don ' t blame us if it is not used. We were willing. Like other cadets we too took dancing les- sons, but you don ' t hear us boasting about it. I mentioned casually to my drag once that I also had taken dancing lessons and she wouldn ' t believe It; which goes to show that if you are extremely humble, people don ' t recognize your talents. I didn ' t wish to argue about the matter with her because it is being bold and conceited to try to impress people with one ' s accomplish- ments, so I modestly dropped the subject and for all I know she doesn ' t know to this day that I really was a good student in my dancing class. I haven ' t seen her since to speak to her further on the subject for now she attends all the hops with somebody else. (Another moral: Always put your best foot forward.) If that girl weren ' t so damnably unselfish and self-sacrificing, I would be plenty griped with her about all of this. As a specific example of her unselfishness and willingness — her willing nature to sacrifice, you dope — I am reminded of a time that I asked her for a date during Christmas leave as I was staying in New London and wouldn ' t have anything else to do anyway. Of course, she said right off rather enthusiastically, " Yes, I suppose so, " like she always does to everyone. After the date with me she made the statement that she wished I could have managed to have gone home for my leave, which was very unselfish, indeed. Oh, she ' s sweet, she is. It ' s just a lucky accident that some of us are here. We have in our class men who are in tremendous demand. I am not referring to Applegate, who is wanted nearly everywhere as Public Enemy No. 1, but I am speaking of those men who are sacrificing grand and glorious careers outside for the ease and tranquillity of Cadet Life. There is that man, Henderson, for instance, a horticultural expert. He is the one who explained to Waesche all about the pistils and stamens and how the pollen works and all about polycorpellary fruits (nuts to you, Mr. Editor) and wild oats and everything. He is especially interested in maidenhair and by his own experiments he has combined it 114 B I E S with a sort of clinging vine. But Bruce isn ' t our only martyr. There is Wood, who could be a Boatswain ' s Mate in the Sea Scouts now if he hadn ' t tossed up his oppor- tunities just for the glory of old Coast Guard. And then there is Playdon, who forsook his field of economics just when the world needed him most and submissively assumed a place among us. Of course, we are the only ones to realize any benefit from his genius. He has shown us month after month how a man can squeeze by with a laundry bill of seventy-one cents. Another very valuable man in our number is Wheatley, former soldier, street-car conductor, world traveler, and politician. We have it from good authority that Robert Leon Wheatley, our own " Cornflakes, " was one of the biggest and most influential men in his ward down in Big Sandy, Tennessee, before he joined up. It seems that most of us give up big prospects for the cleaner and wholesomer things of hfe. We have so many virtues that it is extremely difficult for us to distinguish which one it is that causes us to make such sacrifices. Whichever one it is, humility, unselfish- ness, or altruism — it comes next to our modesty in our list of virtues. We think not only of ourselves but also about many other people. What we think about that " damned first class " couldn ' t possibly be printed here. So you see, even by our own humble appraisal we are pretty good, only we don ' t like to say much about it. Critical as we are toward ourselves, we could take a lot more credit only we are too self-eff acing to do it. Loyalty- — now that ' s a mighty virtue, and have we ever got it.- ' Well, it is easier to prove by our domestic affairs rather than by our official relations. Macintosh hasn ' t had a liberty of his own for three years. Isn ' t that loyalty . ' ' And Boots Smith, there is a man who is loyal for instance (Editor ' s correction — for instants) to no less than five dif- ferent women all at once. Loyalty to principle is almost the same thing as loyalty to something else but still it is kind of different too. It speaks more of perseverance and steadfastness in purpose. You will get more of what I mean after I have cited a couple of exam- ples. One of the many instances of our mani- festations of this virtue occurred when I was a Swab. Four of us waited for an hour and a half for a car out on Montauk Avenue though there hadn ' t been a street car on that line for at least two years. What did we do when no car came along. ' Well, we wal ked of course — just to show our loyalty to purpose. As the next evidence, con- sider Ivory (99 44 100%) Beardslee. Even with- out that big ugly nose, he would stand out in a crowd on account of his indomitable spirit. As TMV BOY " -Re . 115 ■■PVIPip HBP an example of his persistence in the face of the greatest obstacles, we call to your attention the manner in which he kept a date last spring with that College Babe. He was restricted but that wasn ' t enough to deny his recreation. He doesn ' t give up that easily. He just thought and thought because really he is a pretty good thinker. In fact, if people knew just how smart he was, they wouldn ' t laugh so much when he calls Blouin dumb. Finally after lots of thinking someone suggested a " yard date, " so Ivory called her up and convinced her that such things were being done. Could the poor girl dissent. Hell, no! She came skipping down to the gate and finds Ivory waiting at the fence. (Wasn ' t that sweet?) But alas. Ivory couldn ' t go out and a nine- foot steel fence isn ' t very romantic, so what could they do? She started up and over but right at the top she got caught and dangled in the breeze by her — oh well, banish the thought — anyway there she was looking down with our Beardslee looking up. But did the boy give up? Not yet! No, never, at least two hours later he had her safely dislodged. Love and perseverence had again conquered all. Please don ' t think that I ' m boasting. We have a darn swell class and everyone knows it — even ourselves. 116 UNDERCLASSES T J P g C. Vaughn, Jr. Vice-President Class M. A. Whalen Secretary R. M. Dudley President 118 C. B. Lambert Treasurer H. Land Master-at-Arms n. f r-ft r-fJ ' MMK B I Class of 1937 Victor E. Bakanas William F. Cass Edward P. Chester, Jr. Robert J. Clark Larry L. Davis Roger M. Dudley John W. Emmons Corliss B. Lambert Harold Land George E. MacGarvey Maynard F, Young James McIntosh Joseph W. Naab, Jr. Christian W. Peterson Paul E. Prins Walter D. Smith Chester L Steele Clement Vaughn, Jr. Clarence H. Waring, Jr. Albert F. Wayne, Jr. Mark A. Whalen CASUALTIES Robert H. Arnold James W. Bell, Jr. John J, Bewely Richard A. Bischoff Gerald W. Brooks Francis H. Burdett Daniel J. Carr Benjamin M. Chiswell, Jr. John G. Coffin Daniel F. Coughlin Carl G. Dietrich Milton F. Eisenberg Earl E. Goering Harry A. Harchar Thomas G. Heath Robert V. Hulse James K. Kayser Harry G. Kilburn Edward F. Lathrop, Jr. Henry N. Marsh John W. McMillan WiLLL M R. Memler George T. Murati John W. Page Charles W. Page Luther S. Pierce Arthur H. Pritchard Sidney G. Rubinow 119 u 120 I- The History of Harry ALONG toward the third week of August, in 1933, a young fellow walked up to the gates of that institution for the training of young manhood — the Coast Guard Academy. His name was Harry, and he hailed from Podunk. He entered the beautiful Georgian (Colonial) barracks, known as Chase Hall, reported to a cocky looking fellow with two gold stripes on his arm, and wandered up to his room, to be greeted by his wife, from beneath a pile of twenty men who were pummeling him to the accompaniment of joyful shouts. Being a man of quick percep- tions, Harry at once realized that this must be study hour. To his surprise, the houseman had not made his bed for him, but not wishing to seem " one way, " he contented himself with a few remarks on the kind of service he was getting for his money, and prepared to turn in. When his bewildered senses had readjusted themselves the next morning, Harry thought that he had turned in, over and out, in one motion. Little did he know that in most of his future life at the Academy he would merely turn in and out, without being allowed time to turn over in between I But the worst was yet to come. After a day spent in running fifty or sixty miles with an hour of breaking-down exercises as preparation, and several hours of trying to discover the difference, if any, between a pintle and a gudgeon, Harry was, to put it bluntly, beginning to be had. However, after two weeks of this routine, he was getting hardened (or numb). At this point a cataclasm occurred. 121 + -i l-ONCE »N THE I E:aR. r EAX X?AVf E Z ' iOt T RECALL. It all began innocently enough. Merely two white ships steaming up the river to the dock and discharging a number of passengers — steerage class. After that Harry led a hard life. Queries of " Who ' s the ash tray or- derly? " were answered by " Harry! " Harry was also the man who did the talking out in town, as well as the Cad Who Went Up To The College. The next milestone of Harry ' s ex- istence was the making out of his schedule of classes for the coming year. Naturally he arranged it so that he would be able to take his week-ends beginning at Friday noon, with a minimum of cuts. He was inveigled into taking a couple of hard courses, but most of them were of the common garden variety of snap, such as Trigonometry, Algebra, and the like. He had a distressing tendency to fail to understand what everything was all about, but he shared this trait with everyone else in the Academy, so he was not outstanding for it. The organization of the battalion, with its attendant drills was another step in his career. After several periods of having martinets bark, " Butt right! " " Butt left! " and " Down on your butt! " he gave up in disgust and threw his piece to the ground, only to see his name on the conduct sheet under the caption, " Careless performance of ordinary duty, demerits five, dropping rifle at drill. " His letter of explanation, showing that he had deliberately thrown the piece down, instead of dropping it, as charged, merely resulted in his getting fifteen demerits instead of five, for p= Y d " Attempted destruction of Government prop- erty, " so he gave up in despair, whereupon he was put on report for " having despairing look on face at formation. " Harry was had. Thanksgiving Day was notable for three things: He had enough to eat, he was the lead- ing man in the play and he rated liberty for the first time since Swab Summer, since there was no grade and the tree was suspended. Hardly had this great day passed, it seemed, when he was engaged in the bloody struggle of legalized may- hem and murder known as interclass basketball. It was Harry, who, with ten seconds to go, and 122 ' 5 4 i R I the stands going wild, tossed in the winning basket, and earned the right for his class to run the third class for twenty-four hours. Although he was thwarted in some of his designs that night by third class night latches, he made out pretty well. The year had passed, and so had Harry, although he developed rheuma- tism from spending so much time on the higher branches of the tree. Gradu- ation drew nigh and he busied himself with making the gym a thing of beauty and a joy for three hours. After setting up twenty or thirty thousand chairs and escaping death by inches twice when all the decorations fell on him, he received a gold stripe, and his tribulations began in earnest. Harry and his classmates embarked on those palatial white ships Cayuga and Sebago and set sail for Quantico, amid much running up and hauling down of signal flags, to the accompanying of " What do.- " " Sure I " " Yeah! " The interlude at the Marine base, with its delightful picnic lunches and discolored right shoulders appealed immensely to Harry ' s simple soul, but the first night out of Norfolk found him trying to dive over the side and swim back to Podunk, never more to look at water, in any form. That was bad, but when he began to meet himself coming off the wheel watch, and had worn out three holystones and innumerable prayerbooks, and had been broken out of his " " " " bunk every night to connect up the fire hose and l y rig the movies, besides faking down the falls r S - y ? and putting the lanterns in the boats; without once getting a crack at those luxurious deck chairs he had been promised, he began to won- der. His wonder changed to certainty when, ' for the tenth consecutive time at the eight o ' clock formation, the order came: " First classmen fall out and carry out their usual detail in the Cadet recreation room. Second classmen fall out. So you ' re the only one left, eh. Well, carry on with your varnish scraping. " Harry was willing to guarantee that he was haJ. But this was not all. Harry was the man . — AND oNLy 3 VVeEK5 AFTER LEAVE -4 ■■ IBPHPPIBBPpBBI I ijijiiiiii! iitiiiiiii who let the signal halyard go, and the one who spilled the brightwork polish on the quarterdeck. It was Harry who always fouled the sea painter, and he was the man who cast off the knot on the painting stage and held on to the wrong end of the line. Harry was the one who tied the boat to the guess warp with the bowline but neglected to put the loop through the eye. He was the man on lookout every morning when the ships were passed without being re- ported, and he was the fellow who took off the oil burner without shutting off the oil. But in all these things Harry was innocent of evil intent. He didn ' t mean no harm. Gardiner ' s Bay was a nightmare, but after the first part of the Cruise Harry could stand anything, and soon the ships were back in New London. A vague premoni- tion of impending evil struck him when he saw the fourth class come down to the dock to go rowing at six o ' clock, but he dismissed it from his mind. He knew how to row, and these fellows really needed to learn. (Very short lapse of time, during which Harry ' s mind is blank.) It was the twentieth of September, and all was wrong with the world. How wrong he didn ' t realize until six o ' clock on the morn- ing of the twenty-first, when somehow he found himself on the end of an oar, making pulling motions. Harry was HAD. About this time he went to the Cadet Office and drew a harmless looking book with a pebbled green binding, on which was printed " PHYSICS, Duff (Editor). " It was only after he had read the first assign- ment fifteen times that he began to realize what a unique book this was. The diabolical cleverness of the man! His words were chosen with such fiendish ingenuity that his I 124 T y meaning defied solution. Yardley in his American Black Chamber had never un- ravelled cryptograms like these, and since Harry ' s last name was not Yardley, he re- ceived forty for the first month, and nearly broke his arm patting himself on the back. Harry was not a slasher. He passed at mid-year, getting straight sixty-five ' s, and settled down to the grind again. To his amazement he found that Mechanics had nothing to do with motor cars, or with anything else he ' d ever heard of, for that matter. He also discovered new fields in Physics that were worse than ones through which he had already laboriously plowed. These self-same fields had proved to be im- passible morasses for a large part of his class already, and he now spoke of it as A 37, instead o f the class of thirty-seven. His second year was drawing swiftly to a close, and almost before he knew it, he was sweating in the midst of final exams and Grad Week was once more an actuality, with all its glamour (to the fair visitor) and ripe (to Harry). The first class was evicted, and Harry got his second stripe. Harry is now a man of the world — only an occasional hayseed comes to light when he brushes his hair now. We leave him with this picture in mind as he settles down for a pleasant summer of Juice, Nav, and sea- manship, with the not unpleasant prospect of thirty-five days leave in August to look forward to. Only one cloud mars his sunny sky, but that one is all pervading. If Harry goes out on the DOBBIN every week-end, his last bit of resistance will be broken down. HARRY WILL BE HAD lock, stock, and ■barrel. 125 T I S W. H. Buxton Vice-President Class R. M. Fenn President W. K. Thompson, Jr. Secretary Officers J. F. Day Master-at-Arms G. T. MURATI Treasurer 126 l Class of 1938 Edward C. Allen, Jr. Zachariah a. Barker Ross P. Bullard WiNSLOw H. Buxton Carl P. Cato Benjamin P. Clark Robert S. Crane Arthur B. Engel Benjamin F. Engel Robert M. Fenn Charles W. Harrison, Jr. Ole J. Heggem William N. Holt Cornelius G. Houtsma George E. Howarth John E. Hudgens James A. Hyslop Edward B. Ing Robert S. Ison Alexander W. Henry P. Kniskern, Jr. Robert H. Lamb Charles E. Leising, Jr. John O. Montgomery Donald M. Morell William L. Morrison George T. Murati Arthur Pfeiffer John A. Pritchard, Jr. Thomas R. Sargent Benjamin D. Shoemaker, Jr. Robert P. Sparks Thaddeus W. Totman Raymond A. Tuttle Robert Waldron James B. Weaver, Jr. Charles J. Weithman James W. Williams Eugene W. Wilson WUERKER CASUALTIES John F. Asquith Clayton C. Barclay John S. Baylis, Jr. Harold J. Boehm Carl A. Broman John C. Clark, Jr. John G. Coffin Julius F. Day Charles F. Hewins Frederick H. Hobson James B. Keith, Jr. George T. Lundeen Miner McGeorge Kenneth D. McLean Herbert Wolf 127 Benjamin F. Moore Albin R. Olson Kenneth A. Reid Everett R. Salisbury Bernard A. Schwartz Burke B. Scisson Warner K. Thompson, Jr. George L. Voegeli Charles W. Walker Norman B. Weed Jack B. West Wendall H. Williams Claude G. Winstead William E. Wittenberg :k T T t? € 00 ON b O U 128 Thirty Eight ' s Saga As we look back over the short span of less than a year, we seem to see again, although somewhat dimly, that sultry August day of ' 34. It was on that day that the seventy of us assembled, for better or for worse, to form the class of 1938. A heterogeneous group from all parts of the country we came; drawn together for the consummation of a common goal. Our birthplace, then, was the Academy ; our birthright, the title of " Cadets. " Our first week was a never-to-be-forgotten period of adjustment; there seemed a million tasks to be done, " regs " to be studied, instructions concerning innumerable issues to be memorized, gear and clothing to be drawn, fitted, and stenciled, and myriad similar requisites. Finally (and not to our surprise) it was all accomplished. We found ourselves becoming used to the change and, stranger still, we found we liked it. The preliminaries over, we settled down to a more normal routine. The summer studies commenced and they more than demanded our valuable time. From reveille till taps we labored and learned, although at times it seemed that the labor was far in excess of the learning. Who among us will ever forget the first morning ' s boat drill? or the first time that Mickey ' s flying feet led us over the immeasurable miles of the cross country course and the resulting blistered feet? or the first drill day with " rifles, belts, and leggin ' s " ? or a hundred other " firsts " that will ever be foremost in our memories? With the establishment of a clock-like routine we began to look forward to the 129 week-ends and cherished Hberty. We found, ruefully, that our week-ends had not been over- looked either. Dame Rumor flitted by with the suggestion of " week-end cruises, " but hadn ' t this been our " wherefore " of coming to the Academy? Weren ' t we sailors in whose breasts the call of the sea uttered a never-ending chant? We pictured ourselves at sea — mid-ocean and a northeast gale; mountainous seas that made our great, white cut- ter seem but a chip; heroic rescues and dangerous missions — this was to be life as we desired it. Eventually the day arrived; we were to make our first cruise! With a rollicking gait that was developed overnight, we marched down to the dock. There we found no " great, white cutter " of our day dreams. Instead we gazed somewhat disappointedly upon the sturdy lines of the " Dob- bin. " The rest of the story is only too painfully evident. We discovered that it would be necessary to learn the rudiments of seamanship before our dreams were to be realized . . . we looked forward to the coming week-ends with less anticipation. But while we were being grounded in the lore of mathematics and seamanship, our social development was not to be neglected. In order that we might become acquainted with New London ' s femininity, a tea dance was held for us. More than a little self-conscious in our new " whites, " we marched down to the rigging loft. Due to the acumen of our hostesses the prover- bial " ice " was broken in short order . . . this put a new glow on life . . . maybe there was more to New London than we had expected. Lib- erty became a treasured hope. The hours blended into days; the days into weeks; and in what seemed like no time at all we realized that the upperclassmen were due back. We began to sense the cloud slowly drifting across our hitherto sunny horizon. We awoke one morn- ing to find that the " cloud " had arrived: there at the dock was tied up one of the " Banana Boats " — the upperclassmen had returned — " Swab Summer " was nearly at its climactic end. But our minds were quickly diverted by the thought of the final ■Ml wm ■ ii.iiiyffLii.it» examinations that were nearly upon us ; too late we began to regret the pleasant hours spent in " ses- sions " — we learned the meaning of " lights " . . . both " late " and " early " ! Yet like all things, good or bad, they were eventually over. Sadly we real- ized that the first of our " casualties " had oc- curred ... we looked forward to the coming academic year with even more determination. That would be our real test; the summer month had been a sample of what was to come. In short time the upperclassmen returned from their September leave and our education was greatly furthered overnight. Onr minds were put to various and sundry tests that we might become more learned — but while there was much time devoted to this, our physical welfare was at no time in danger of being neglected. Life began to hold more " downs and ups " than we had ever expected, and cadence became something more than an expression associated with the drill field. In the ensuing days we were to learn many things: such, for example, that " duck-waddling " was not limited to poultry; nor a " catenary " to calculus; nor even " clean sweeps " to a new broom. We were well on the road to becoming muscle-men — whether or not It was our aim in life. With the advent of Autumn came thoughts of Thanksgiving . . . and our drama. We had our first taste of grease paint and footlights in the Halowe ' en parade — in which we discovered that there was talent (?) in our class that could never be discovered in text-books. Or at least not in the text-books that the scholars are wont to read. For nearly a month the minds of embryo play- wrights were directed along the channel of our masterpiece to be held Thanksgiving Day. We practiced at every opportunity and finally our " premiere " was given to the Corps — the fruits of our effort proved to justify the labor involved, a week-end of " carry on " was ours. From the world of the theatre our minds traveled to Christ- mas, and the long-dreamed-of leave. Daily there SHR»rJVC C,E AlloWAWCi 131 Vt ' M r OH REALLY ? WELL fiERTRUOE HEARD A MUCH DIFFERENT STORY -BLAH -BLAH ICKELODIAN. found ourselves terrorized by specters of C6H5N02, " ?y usted? " and similar phrases or two. were more and more shreiked inquiries as to " How many days? " and daily the number be- came less. But ere we departed on our vacation there was yet another function. The tradi- tional Cabaret Dance saw the talents of our class again dis- played — though this time in the roles of " danseuses. " Then hur- ried goodbyes and train-catch- ings and we entered into a ten- day blur of Christmastide. Ten days! — two hundred and forty hours of unmarred pleasures . . . then ... six o ' clock reveille; a half-mile run that would have been a credit to Peary; and the sudden realization that " Christ- mas Leave is over, Gents! " . . . But little time could be spent in reminiscing; examina- tions a scant two weeks away and there was yet much scholastic territory to be covered. We " dy dx, " " delta T, " " neoplatonism, " that even now bring a nervous tremor Soon enough— in fact, too damn soon — we were carrying chairs down to the gymnasium in weather that was ideal — for eskimos or polar bears! Then, six days did we labor and on the seventh we worried . . . and on every day after that until all of the " bad news " was published. Again our class was diminished — this time by an even greater number. Sad was the parting and fond the farewells, but short time was had to cant our lament. We entered the new term beset by many and even more fearful scholastic opponents: Drawing, Calculus and Physics, Civilization, and English form an Academic meal guaranteed to sate the appetite of all who hunger . . . Along with the entrance of Spring and the turn of cadet hearts to thoughts of love, came another phenomena — natural and enforced. As the icy covering of the Thames melted under the rays of the warm Spring sun there came painful thoughts of the late November mornings of the previous Fall. But before much time was spent in meditation we found ourselves seated on unthawed thwarts; backs strained in mighty B 1 £ 5 mm pulls; glorious sunrises seen through sleep-dimmed eyes; a nasal cadence of " Stroke! " . . . " Stroke! " . . . boat drill again! Our afternoons, twice a week, were once again steeped to the brim with two hours of drill. Back and forth across the pa- rade ground until we became familiar with practically every blade of grass . . . " Butt right! " and " Butt Left! " ; " Down on yer Butt! " and " Up on yer Butt! " ; " Squads Right! " and " Squads Left! " and the innumer- able other commands that go to compose a questionably pleasant afternoon. Yet every cloud has its silver lining. There came nights when morning boat drill and the parade ground were eons distant . . . when the gym was a galaxy of soft lights and dreamy music. Dances where enthusiasm led us to fancy steps . . . and brought the usual more waltzes. Lee 51P6 ? HOW DO I YOU FAke A - - WHAT 15 I A MOf lCEV0AKK ? WHAT ' S I AT THE. CAPITOL? iVHY?J i HAT DO? npe MAPPresT YeARi Sunday morning regret that the orchestra hadn ' t played With the thought that Summer was but a few weeks distant came mental pictures of the Cruise . . . our dreaming minds looked forward to nights in the Tropics . . . the Southern Cross . . . Rio . . . Buenos Aires . . . But there was yet another hurdle before this dream could be complete. Midnight oil was again burned in quantity — books were frantically scoured — gone were our thoughts and dreams of the future . . . the present was far too real. Then examinations and the usual anxious wait. Finally everything was over . . . Graduation Day arrived and with it the cherished " Stripe " . . . the Grad Hop . . . and the first year over I As our first Harbor is reached, those of us who have survived pause and raise our glasses in a toast ... a toast to those of us who tried and failed ... to those who have left our presence but not our minds. And as our glasses rise we look beyond our own horizon to that final day . . . our day. 133 jlillll ■■r T THE C. G. ACADEMY LUNCH HOUR i:oo SECTION FORMATION 4:00 ATHLETIC HOUR TAPS 135 Say, old man, the sta n running high; we ' re getting soaked with the spray of recollections. Re- member the old familiar days of — " belts, bayo nets, leggings and rifles. " ¥ I 1 BATTALION OFFICERS C. M. Opp Battalio7j Commander W. J. Lawrence Battalion Adjutant 139 IL I J. R. Scullion Platoon Leader R. Dean Platoon P. O. COMPANY A OFFICERS G. L. Rollins Company Commander C. TiGHE Company Adjutant O. D. Weed Company P. O. A. F. Werner Platoon Leader G. R. Evans Platoon P. O. I " ||7 ROM the time a swab first hears the gruff and unkindly command, " Brace up, Mister! ■ This is a military institution! " till the time he leaves these walls as an Ensign, hardy, happy, and hallmarked, he is constantly influenced by a code of military discipline. Meas- uring the limits of this code, it stretches without a gap over all the years of training, and in another dimension it extends from mere unconscious tasks through all one ' s activities to the extent of even governing personality. Contrary to cynical belief, it is not entirely an unyielding despotic form of govern- ment, but an orderly and systematic means of organization almost totally self-sufficing. 140 -4- ■t ■ T? " W. L. Sutter Platoon Leader F. V. Helmer Platoon P. O. COMPANY B OFFICERS J. MONTRELLO Company Commander W. W. Vennel Company Adjutant F. L. Westbrook Company P. O. R. F. Shunk Platoon Leader G. F. Schumacher Platoon P. O. Discipline is preserved mostly by the Cadets themselves, men of the first class being directly responsible for the maintenance of order, and the underclassmn sharing this responsibility in the order of their authority. The Cadets are first organized into a battalion composed of three companies. Each company has two platoons of three squads each. Positions of authority in this organiza- tion are awarded to men chosen for their merit which must previously have been dem- onstrated. Keenness of competition insures the choice of responsible men for responsible positions. Authority is relayed down through the battalion from senior to junior officers and ultimately to the " rank and file. " Initiative, leadership, and reliability are the pri- mary criteria by which battalion officers are chosen, excellency in military tactics is not 141 R. L. Mellen Platoon Leader J. P. White Platoon P. O. COMPANY C OFFICERS L. E. Brunner Company Commander E. A. Cascini Company Adjutant W. H, Rayburn Company P. O. C. E. Columbus Platoon Leader W. L. Hancock Platoon P. O. the primary consideration, although it weighs heavily in the choice. In fact, dispatch in infantry drill is not the only justification of the battalion organization. It would logically be sustained just for the expediency it allows in handling routine affairs. Formations, which are held no less than six times a day, are conducted in battalion organization, like- wise with setting-up exercises, drills, and inspections. Infantry drill is held regularly each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from the begin- ning of the school year until late in November, when inclement weather makes it more profiatble to devote this time to added studies. Drill is resumed again the latter part of March and again the hopes and prayers (no exaggeration) of the Cadet Corps are deliv- ered in the endeavor to induce rain, snow, flood, fire, earthquake or anything to interfere 142 I jy Ks masf U J COLOR GUARD B. E. SCALAN F. M. McCabe O. D. Weed F. V. Helmer with work on the field. In the Spring drill becomes more intensive than ever in prepara- tion for the annual competition which comes during graduation week when companies, platoons, squads, and even individuals are matched against one another to be judged by visiting Army, Navy and Marine Corps officers. These competitive drills, along with parades, reviews, and formal retreats, culminate the year ' s eflForts on the drill field. Parades during the summer cruise are rare but memorable. Who among us does not recall very vividly our march through the streets of Istamboul to the memorial of Mustapha Kemal, or our parade along with the Royal " Nyvee " in Gibralter.- ' However, parades, drills, and reviews are not the only aspects of Cadet life to justify its claim of being militar) ' ; the support for this boast is far deeper than that. Neatness in personal habits, orderliness in routine, attentiveness to such details of personality as maimers, carriage, and self-confidence, deference and respect towards sniors, and self- control are all principles the system aims to inculcate. And just as earnestly as it aims to cultivate these virtues, does it aim to discourage such traits as egotism, individuality. 143 unwholesome independence, and incivility. The development of officers and gentlemen, trite as the phrase is, is the object of the system. Respectful subordination to seniors and unquestioning obedience are recognized as indispensable to an efficient organization groomed for emergencies as well as for routine duties. Beginning at the rasping call of the bugle at reveille and continuing until the last restful note of taps the day ' s program proceeds in an efficient, orderly fashion. Routine affairs are directed by a cadet officer of the day acting under the authority of a commis- sioned officer. He is responsible to the latter for the management of routine business and the preservation of order. This duty is rotated in order of seniority among the Cadets of the first class. Very rigid personal inspections and inspections of the quarters are made daily by either the battalion officers, Cadet officer of the day, or commissioned officers. This part of the daily program inevitably achieves the neatness for which the system strives. The influence this discipline has is undeniable. Stern as the discipline is, and unpleasant as it seems at times, it sustains itself on the morale and spirit it has devel- oped. In each man ' s own introspection he honestly recognizes its beneficial effects by way of self-control, gentlemanly manners, and demeanor. By the judgment of others, too, its value is recognized. 144 ' ■ ' fe But why be so strictly military in a peace-time Service presuming to be humani- tarian in its work? The presumption is justified; the Coast Guard is a peace-time organi- zation enforcing law on the seas, protecting our revenue, and charged with the strictly humanitarian duty of saving lives and property, but it is also a potential war-time instru- ment functioning under the Department of the Navy during times of national strife. In its preparation for this duty alone, its militarism is justified. It can be further vindi- cated on the grounds that our work is of an emergent nature requiring a means of organi- zation which will not falter in the exigencies of peril. The very motto of the Service itself — Semper Paratus — reflects our readiness for all eventualities. To be ever ready is the ideal for which we strive. A liberal system of gov ernment functioning satisfactorily during times of routine duty could not be relied upon in the critical moments of emer- gencies. The loyalty and obedience demanded for the efficient performance of duty in a crisis is secured only by a rigid but just system of government. This is what we hope to achieve by way of militarism. It is not a faultless means of government, but is the nearest approach to what our Service, in particular, demands. It is stern, but the common association of militarism with despotism is totally unjustified. We realize its severity, but do not recognize it as being cruel or unduly harsh. We also realize what liberties of dvil life we sacrifice for the the orderliness, precision, and justice of a military life — and we prefer the latter. 145 Here ' s a real bright spot on the horizon. How routine and monotonous our Cadet Life would have been without the opportunity of forgetting books and details and parades in sporting compe- tition ! h f I Commander B. C. Thorne Athletic Officer Lieutenant (T) John S. Merriman Athletic Director Athletic Association Officers C. S. Gerde Treasurer W. J. Lawrence President N. J. Hurley Secretary The MoBoMram Cleb From New London on the Thames Comes the White and Royal Blue, Yeah ! Kaydets of the U. S. Coast Guard, Throngs pour forth to welcome you. Pride of Oshkosh and points west, Yankees, Rebels, and all — Bound together in the Corps To sound this Coast Guard call. Victory, Victory for Cee Gee. Victory for Kaydets, now you ' ll see. Coast Guard Kaydets go out and give ' em hell. Show ' em to Hades and roast ' em till they yell. Victory, Victory for Cee Gee. Come on you Kaydets, work for Blue and White. Now get in their and fight, and we ' ll celebrate tonite, Another Kaydet victory. X ft e CHUCK COLUMBUS DON WELLER RALPH DEAN DICK BAXTER Cf-oss Count - ■ WOODY VENNEL S u i fri t-n I M ' S ( aptains 151 i ,.l Football Squad 193 Foolbull Coaches Lt. (jg) Knudsen Lt. (T) Merriman Lt. Winbeck, not in picture 152 Lt. Roland t The Team ITH only one letterman, Jim Crotty, lost by the previous graduation and with unusual talent evidenced in the fourth class, excitement ran high at the beginning of the Academic year at the prospects of the greatest football season in the history of the school. The season ' s opener found the boys in fine fettle, well schooled in the fundamentals and in possession of a fine repertoire of plays. COLBY In the opener, outweighed and playing in a quagmire, the boys got off to a good start. In the first quarter, after a long march, Wittenberg broke loose and crossed the double stripes standing up. In the next period Cass passed to Lafferty who lateralled to Lathrop for another score. But here the football gods frowned on us and Colby scored three touchdowns, one in each of the three last periods. At the end of the game the ball was well down inside of Colby ' s twenty. Final score — Colby, 19; Coast Guard, 13. CMUCKI; 6E-TS WiS MAN LAWR.E ' NCe- WORCESTER TECH Despite a driving rain during the game with the Engineers, Willie Cass took the boys aloft to complete eight out of eighteen passes, one ending in a touchdown in the second quarter and others putting the ball in such a position that Blouin was required to sprint only a few yards to score in the third period. A pass also accounted for the conversion. The game ended with the Cadets on the desirable side of the 13-0 score. MIDDLEBURY At Middlebury, during the first half the boys in blue and white did the Frank Buck act to perfection and had the ferocious Black Panthers well on the way to domestication. But in the last two sessions the cats reverted to their wild ways, completed seemingly impossible passes, intercepted our passes and made long runs time after time until at the last whistle the score stood 32-2 against us. 154 : ' .i)t 3Pr — i j b i g BRV TME- OLD POWE-R OU e- CASS TRINITY Trinity ' s " greatest team since the war " eked out a victoiy in the next contest by the closest of margins. The game was scarcely under way when the high-scoring Kobrosky went oflF tackle, broke through and picked up enough interference to escort him thirty yards for a score. Webber converted. The Cadets came right back, weighed anchors and moved seventy yards down the field to Trinity ' s 19 yard line. Here our running attack stalled, but Cass faded back and passed to Waldron for six points. The score remained 7-6 after the extra point was missed until late m the fourth quarter, when an attempted kick from behind our own goal was blocked and recovered by Kellam of Trinity. At the final gun the air was filled with footballs, as we made a valiant but futile attempt to score again. f : -■ V y- ' f ' SCALAN A Rj Ve-C Er PLAY TI6HE- J 155 mmmim fSmimMmiii W»TT6-NBE-i; i PtVE VARP 6AIN SCHER eS C MfrWSI Y RHODE ISLAND STATE On the following Saturday, Rhode Island State loosed her Rams within Jones Field and they butted their way to a 19-0 victory with the aid of numerous fumbles in our backfield. Two particularly costly misplays, a poor Academy kick, a timely successful pass and the brilliant playing of the Ram ' s Bud Fisher were important factors in the three scores. CONNECTICUT STATE After a fumble had again paved the way for a score against the Academy, we fought on even terms until the last quarter. Deep in the enemy ' s territory, a flat pass to Blouin was intercepted by McMahon, who raced 65 yards for their second touchdown. Time after time Cadet drives were halted within State ' s ten-yard marker. BLOUIN P I WWiTEr A GOAL- LINe STAND UATMRpP NORWICH In our most important battle of the season our old friendly rival from Northfield took us into camp. Fumbling and the uncanny aim of the Horseman back, Hicks, in heaving the pigskin spelled our defeat. Passes were directly responsible for all three of Norwich ' s scores. Late in the last quarter, a determined Cadet drive, with Lathrop, Cass, Blouin and Lawrence bearing the brunt, netted us our lone touchdown. The final score was 19-6 and the MUG went north for the first time. As we look back upon the season and reflect upon its possibilities and final disap- pointing culmination, we just can ' t see what was wrong. Coach Johnny Merriman still claims that he had the best team, man for man, he has ever had at the Academy. The players are unanimous in agreeing that the coaching was inspiring as well as technically perfect. So why didn ' t the boys click? Well, blame that damn old Turk, Objee IV. ■■■ ' ■ 1 Mfrl_M R J05T BfcFOR TMe BATTLE- LAF-FtR V 157 Basketball THE Academy courtmen displayed a brand of basketball which was, with the exception of a rare let-down, of an extremely high caliber and without the jinx of last year dogging them. G uards Captain Weller and Statts, Forwards Cass and Waldron and Center Leising, aided and abetted by principal substitute Bakanas, renewed our wavering faith in the affection of Dame Fortune for all good sailors. The opening game of the season, an anticipated soft spot, turned out to be a fast and furious toss-up. The Connecticut Teacher ' s College made their bid for fame and Basketball Squad 158 i ■g- STAH.TOFTME TRJNITY 6AME missed only by one lone point. The Cadet team showed a certain lack of cohesion but demonstrated that this season was not going to be a repetition of last. At least one scalp was going to grace their belt. The results of the two games with Wesleyan can hardly be called satisfactory. In the first game Wesleyan scored just four points in the first half and spent the rest of the game trying to overcome an insuperable lead. The second was no sequel to the first. The Cadet team seemed sluggish and lacked their usual fire. It has been bruited that the exams were in some obscure way responsible for this. rf ' Basketball Team 1933 159 HPi mm iSmik The Worcester team looked easy in the first half in spite of a considerable height advantage but in the second period made such good use of said advantage that the Blue team was unable to maintain its opening lead. The midgets were unsuccessful in combatting the overhead game as expounded by this team. Shades of Forney and Zittel ! From the score one would gather that Saint Michaels bit off more than they could chew when they undertook three games in as many nights for they looked decidedly listless against the swift-moving Cadets. Even though the results were quite satisfactory the game lacked the interest of others. Rhode Island not only came to town with a record of having scored more than fifty points per game, but went to town leaving us only the meager consolation of having lowered the average. Their shots found the basket with uncanny regularity from any position, while the efforts of the Cadet sharpshooters were uniformly unsuccessful. It was not lack of shots but the lack of points that lost this one. After a jittery and stagestruck first half against one of the best Army teams of recent years the Blue team settled down and outscored the opponents by a small margin in the second session. Someone was heard to remark that the Cadets couldn ' t lose. The Empire Staters came along next and received the soundest trimming ever administered a team in Billard Hall. Surprisingly enough, the high scorer of the game was Bullis of the visitors. By consistently better playing the Cadets scored an unquestioned victory over Clark University. A closing rush by the collegians which threatened to change the complex of the game was frustrated by the insertion of crippled Cass, who very effectively averted the danger. 160 WlLSOM ANOTUtQ POINT FORJUt CAOCTS On successive nights the Cadets encountered Middlebury and Norwich and, contrary to the usual procedure, won the second and lost the first, which if one game had to be lost was the thing to do. Middlebury with their usual fast team took advantage of every opportunity offered and some that weren ' t offered and ran up a score that made those of us who were left behind very pessimistic as to the outcome of the Norwich encounter. However, the boys were just playing ' possum and the next night made up for lost time when they took the Horsemen over the jumps by a pleasantly close score. The Coast Guardsmen grasped the lead early in the game and refused to relinquish it in the face of recurrent threats by a methodically working Norwich five. The Trinity game was undoubtedly the best of the season. The Cadets assumed the lead after the first few minutes and, playing in best form, were never headed. With the exception ot a momentary substitution at center the same five men played the entire game. Connecticut, after losing to Trinity, played turncoat and in spite of Weller ' s brilliant finale deprived us of the " Small College Championship of Connecticut " and whatever lory that title may carry with it. The Conn Staters invariably seem to play above their reputation against Cadet teams. Something should be done about it. As we review the past season it seems appropriate to pay tribute to the diminutive captain, whose cognomen, " Herky, " is not such a misnomer as one might think. In this, his second year as captain and fourth as varsity player, Weller was better than ever. His value lay not only in his stellar playing but also in his indomnitable spirit which carried the team over many rough spots in the schedule. We ' ll miss having Weller pop up from nowhere to take charge of the crucial moments. 161 Mickey McClernon EVER loyal, absolutely unselfish and stoically patient, Mickey is a great boon to Academy athletics. With arnica, and mercuro- chrome, and yards of adhesive tape, he doctors strains and sprains; with his laughing Irish eyes he bolsters spirits and nurses temperaments. From Mickey, we have learned many thing that we could not have gleaned from any classroom lecture. It ' s the test of a man to lose as well as win gracefully; it ' s the mark of a gentleman to fight cleanly. That ' s his creed. " All right, boys, shake hands, go to your corners and come out fightin ' . " 162 Boxing THE extent of the fight mindedness of the Academy was vividly displayed when, at Coach McClernon ' s call for candidates, nearly half of the Corps showed their willingness to step into the ring to defend the Blue and White against her Intercollegiate boxing foes. This turnout coupled with the return of last year ' s lettermen enabled the team to enjoy a very successful campaign against the foremost college boxing teams in the East. SPRINGFIELD The first meet was at home with Springfield College furnishing the opposition. The fact that six of the twelve bouts ended in knockouts bespeaks the amount of action oflFered the fans who packed Billiard Hall. The cadets won, 6V2-3y2. " Killer " Powell inaugurated the melee by stopping Ober, the Springfield captain, in the second round. A draw was Dick Reynolds meager reward for his fine fight with Anderton. Loo scored Springfield ' s first victory as he won a technical knockout over Beardslee in the first round. " Monty " Montrello floored Readel often but had to be content with a decision. Land amazed the onlookers as he got up after three knockdowns, still willing to continue, but the referee stopped the fight infavor of Kuzneck. The referee ' s nod went to Frank Helmer for his clever fighting with Hanson. " Gus " Richey, pride of the second class, fought a beautiful fight to a decision over the rugged McClusky. Westbrook used his left to batter Wright into helplessness in the second round. In an exhibition bout Bogert gained a close decision over our own Joe Scullion. Wood dropped a very close decision to Bradford of Springfield. Captain Charley Tighe ended his Springfield jinx and put Walmsley away in the second round. The referee used good judgment in saving Frey from J. P. ' bite ' s onslaught by stopping the fight in the second. M. I. T. On the following Saturday, with Charlie Tighe on the sidelines due to an injury, and " Killer " Powell departed to civilian life, the team travelled to Cambridge, Mass., and out-M.I.T.ted the boxers of M. I. T. Macintosh, donning the Blue and White for the first time, lost a hairline decision to Brooks. In the feature bout of the evening Dick Reynolds put away the highly touted Lucien, West Indian amateur lightweight champ, in three rounds. Goering fought his usual methodical fight and stopped his man in the first round. One of Montrello ' s terrific left hooks rendered Gleason hors d e combat in the second round. Martin of M. I. T. lost all three rounds and the decision to Frank Helmer. Wirtz got the worst of it in his fight with Westbrook, but went the distance. 163 Shunk piled up a big lead in the first session to coast to a victory over Mathesius. Although ihe referee gave the decision to Casales over Richey, it might have gone the other way nicely. White, after helping his opponent out of the ring in the second for what should have been a K.O., won a decision. Y Anxious to repeat last year ' s victory, the Academy ' s exponents of the gentle art of fisticuffs journeyed to New Haven to engage the boxers of Yale University, but the odds against the Cadets J v MONT eULO i R CH Y MONTRp-LLO ' S UPPER-CUT were too great and Yale won, 5-3. By having to forfeit the 115 pound bout we started with one strike called on us. Gardner, Yale ' s captain, jabbed his way to a win over Goering in three rounds. Reynolds spent one round trying to catch Dilingham but finally got close enough to take the decision. Montrello and Loomis battled to a draw in the welterweight division. Westbrook found Goodyear ' s midsection a fine target and had his man down when the referee stopped the fight. Richey, again fighting out of his weight, lost to Galland of Yale. Barr, Eli 175 pounder, came from behind to win over Wood. White and Higgins fought to a draw in an exciting slugging match. HARVARD Harvard ' s well-balanced team brought about another postponement in our quest for a Harvard We-aTB« o . WMIT SCORES A IMOC pOWN 165 JL glove in our trophy room by taking our final meet of the season, 41 2-3V2- In the first match Kunen of Harvard and Carl Goering drew. Reynolds lost an intercollegite fight for the first time as Cramp- ton took the decision. Montrello displayed rare boxing ability as he outpointed Brasil of Harvard. Land left-handed his way to a clear-cut decision over Taylor. Stow fought like a veteran until he stopped one of Ellis ' wild swings in the second round. Olney could not solve Westbrook ' s southpaw style and lost on a technical K.O. in the third round. Robertson used a great advantage in weight and height to take a very close decision from Richcey. Smith, Harvard ' s intercollegiate champion, stopped Wood in three rounds. APOINTPOP MtLME-R 166 ■ " l m0i MELMtR WOOD ATTACiqNG THE INTERCOLLE GIATES Two members of this year ' s team, Montrello and Westbrook, brought fame to the Academy and won acclaim for themselves in the leading newspapers for their impressive fights at the intercol- legiates against men who ultimately went on to win the championships in their weights. The squad will be hard hit when Charlie Tighe, Fred Westbrook, Johnny Montrello, Judd White, Frank Helmen, Joe Scullion, and Bob Shunk reach for their commissions in May, but with Captain-elect Gus Richey, Dick Reynolds, Harold Land, Harold Wood, Norm Beardslee, and Jim Macintosh as a foundation, next years team has a bright future indeed. 167 - Finish Against Worcester Lieutenant Commander HiRSHFIELD Officer in Charge THAT most grueling and least glorifying of sports, cross-country, has steadily climbed to an important place in Academy athletics since its beginning he re, three years ago. During the past season, five decisive wins out of six meets with the best New England college teams established the harriers as one of the most successful athletic teams to ever represent the Acadmy. A strong forward wall of Captain Dean, Opp, and Buxton with a consistent middle group in Stow, Chester, Weithman, Cato, Fenn, and Sargent out-ran the hill and dalers of Bard College, Amherst, Trinity, Worcester Tech, and Wesleyan, while only Rhode Island State led the Cadets to the tape. ■w Cross-Country 1935 168 Mr. a. Agliar Mr. O. C. Erickson Coaches Lieut. V. E. Day Officer in Charge Swimming THE past season produced the first cadet swimming team to hold a prominent place in Academy sports. They splashed their way through a seven meet schedule, coming out on the high end of the tally twice and dividing the points equally a third time. Boston University and the New York State Merchant Marine Academy went down to defeat before our Tankmen. Trinity, a respected rival, drew a tie with the Blue and White, while Amherst, Wesleyan, Connecticut and Worcester eked out victories. Prins, our star point gatherer, lowered his last season ' s records in the 40 and 100 yard free style events four times during the year. Captain-elect Henderson won the 440 free style with gratifying regularity and scored often in the 220 event also. Baxter, team Captain, and Boyce garnered their share of points consistently. Swimming Squad 1935 169 Rifle 1953 RIFLE is another infant in the Academy family of sports, but its abnormal growth permits its being placed on a par with its older brothers in regard to popularity and accomplishments. It participated with the best college rifle teams in the New England league, and was just nosed out of first place by M. I. T. At the intercollegiates held in New Haven, the team contracted a case of " money-shakes " but still finished sixth in a field of sixteen. Captain Vennel, Ernie Cascini, Gilly Schumacher, and " Red " Conley stack their pieces in May, but a wealth of experienced material gives hope of even bettering this past season ' s record, when the sharpshooters set their sights next year. Coach Alligood Lieutenant Commander Wood Officer in Charge 170 Coach Jones R [-1 i Baseball IN keeping with Coach Johnny Merriman ' s athletic expansion program, baseball was added to the list of Academy sports this spring. The potential Deans, Foxxes, and Ruths in the Corps have long wanted an oppor- tunity to cavort on the diamond under the Academy ' s colors but until now the proper facilities have been lacking. This year the way was seen clear to buy uniforms and other necessary equipment. A difficult schedule was then arranged, not so much with the hope of obtaining a good percentage of wins but more to observe the capabilities of the material so that next year a suitable schedule can be arranged. So far, results have been very gratifying and it can be predicted that in the very near future baseball will take its rightful place beside football, boxing and basketball in Academy athletics. SCHEDULE 16 April R. I. State Kingston 4 May 20 April Lowell Here 8 May 24 April Norwich Here 18 May 27 April Conn. State Storrs 24 May Boston Here Wesleyan Middletown Am. College Springfield Colby Here dpoUUi s»H Cheerleaders and Objee IV Gamg way for Coast Giiaard Gangway for Coast Guard, Gangway for Coast Guard, Mighty are the men who wear the blue and the white, Joyously we claim for them the spoils of victor ' s might, So we warn stand clear, for the bear is here And he ' s going to hang Rhode Island at the yardarm. Chorus: The gale is roaring in the Northeast, And riling up the temper of the Coast Guard beast. The Bear ' s equipped with paws, inside of which are claws; It ' s harder to hold him on the leash, than let him use his jaws. Objee! Objee! Pride of Coast Guard, Leather lungs together with a Rah ! Rah! Rah! Now loose Objee, and we ' ll swear he will win the glory for C. G. A. forever. 172 The leter Class Plaque THIS plaque, presented to the Academy by the Monogram Club 1934, has proved an impetus to the already keen rivalry in interclass athletics. During the year, usually after the varsity sports are over, the four classes compete in soccer, cross-country, basket ball, boxing, swimming, handball, rifle, crew, sailing and tennis. Five, three and one points are awarded respectively to the class placing first, second and third in each sport. The class obtaining the greatest total number of points has its numerals engraved upon the plaque. The interclass contests contain much of the skill and fight of the varsity games plus the intense rivalry developed by class spirit. Intercollegiate rules are generally followed but are rather laxily enforced, allowing the players to express themselves to a certain extent. Bruises, cuts, broken fingers and black eyes tell in their own inimitable way of the enthusiasm in which these games are contested. At present, the plaque is in the possession of the Class of 1936. 173 In our reminiscence we steam through the haunting visions of happy moments that we en- joyed — after working hours — after the day ' s watch and duties were over. ;l The Admirals Cadet Orchestra SOFT lights, beautiful women — there ' s only music lacking— that is, if you desire to dance. Well, you bring the girls and Dinty Rollins ' boys will take care of the syncopation. Yeah man! The Admirals deserve a great deal of thanks for the willingness with which they have tooted their saxes and strummed their banjos for the enjoyment of all the rest of us. We suppose that it takes tremendous control to play so sweetly and subduedly as you glimpse your best girl glide by in the arms of your despised rival who cannot carry a tune in a bucket — the lucky dog ! The boys have contributed their time and talent extravagantly for both informal and formal hops here at the Academy and for all the social functions during the cruises. They have sacrificed study hours and recreation periods in mastering the newest num- bers and perfecting their smooth coordination. Their efforts have added much enjoyment to our Cadet life. An orchid to you, Mr. Rollins, and one for each of your tuneful playmates too. Even sophisticated, blase Connie College admits you ' re good. 177 Columbus Shunk Lawrence Westbrook The RimM Committee THE Academy Ring has become a tradition, in fact so much so that it is prized almost equally with diploma and commission. It is the symbol of the profession of a Coast Guard officer, and since the first ring of some twenty years ago, it has become the distinguishing mark of Academy graduates. And so, we have carried the tradition along. Early in the third class year we selected our ring committee. Their ' s was an exacting and tedious assignment in selecting the ring that would mark us for life as graduates of the Coast Guard Academy. They have turned out a ring of beauty and distinction, and one of which we may all be justly proud. Academy seal on the one side and class seal on the other, set up on spread eagles and bound together with a rope that encircles the ring on both edges, square knot on each side to separate the seals from the small of the ring — these are the characteristics of the 1935 ring. The class seal depicts a full rigged ship as symbolic of Service traditions and accomplish- ments, crossed swords to signify the discipline and training at the Academy, aviator ' s wings for the im- portance of aviation in the Service today, and an anchor as a mark of tenacity of purpose. 178 mmmmmimi ' iJi F. V. Helmer R. Wilcox F. F. Nichols R. R. Waesche W. L. Hancock The Dance Committee JOHN PAUL JONES once said, " It is by no means enough that an officer should be a capable mariner. He must be that, of course, but also a great deal more. He should be, as well, a gentleman of liberal education, refined manner, punctilious cour- tesy , . . " And it is just these qualities that the cadet is developing when he participates in the social activities of the corps. At home and abroad, he is expected to be a living example of social refinement and polished manners. We have walked with royalty and danced with countesses, and yet at home have maintained that same poise so characteristic of our service. With these standards in mind the Dance Committee labors in laying the foundation for our tea fights and social activities. No thanks are theirs, but an endless mass of details and more details. To most of us, a hop is just another hop, but to these it is a duty and responsibility as well as a pleasure. For the success of our past social season we can be thankful for the untiring eflForts of Sam Guill, Wally Hancock, Fred Nichols, and Frank Helmer, together with the assistance of Bob Wilcox and Russell Waesche. Formals this year were few because of the delay in obtaining monkey jackets for the fourth class, but the informals were popular and provided an interest- ing week-end for an otherwise dull New London. 179 Richard Baxter Business Manager Joseph R. Scullion Editor Gilbert R. Evans Associate Editor Tide Rips AND here, my friends, are the bag-holders extraordinary. We ' ve given up most of our liberty, worked late at night, slipped back a few places in seniority and have collected a few flecks of gray in our tresses but this present sensation of ecstasy and exaltation at having completed our laborious task makes it almost worthwhile. By yimeny, if we indulged in alcoholics at all, we would be tempted to go right out and waft a good strong glass of beer. Yep, Skipper, we ' ve brought her into port. And now that we have finished our precious little " brain child " we have no idea of how it will be accepted. We trust that you will like the book. We have endeavored to Robert F. Shunk Art Editor Bernard E. Scalan Photography and Humor Charles Tighe Sports 180 i Ernest A, Cascini Circulation Lt. (jg.) H. St. C Sharp Faculty Adviser Fred L. Westbrook Advertising make it somewhat different from the Academy Annuals of the past — not because the other books have not been very good ones but merely because " variety is the spice of life. " We have purposely omitted material pertaining to the history and achievements of the Coast Guard. As we stand at the very threshold of our career, we consider it meet to look hopefully to the future instead of dwelling upon the valorous deeds of the past. Besides, we did not feel capable of recording anything as extensive, as austere, and as sacred. We have attempted to make our book almost entirely a picture of our Academy life. Without apologies or alibis, we present Tide Rips 1935. The defense rests. Lafferty Thompson Redington Barker Hurley HOWARTH Ellis Wheatly 181 o W. K. Thompson Chiswell Ellis Steele Olsen Hudgens RiiimijtiM LiMht THE RUNNING LIGHT is the Academy handbook, published yearly by the Cadet Corps. It is, as its name implies, a warning and a guide. Originally, it was compiled to give the fourth classmen the necessary information to start them in their service careers . The book has been expanded in the recent issues until at present it contains valuable data useful to all Cadets. The staff, composed of a second classman as editor with third and fourth classmen as assistants, gathers and prepares all the material used. This year ' s volume contains a history of the Coast Guard, a description of the various ships of the Service, a sport section, and a number of articles concerning the customs of the Academy and Service. The last mentioned group forms the most important section of the " Swab Bible " — as the " Light " is called. These articles are the basis of the training that all fourth classmen undergo and the incoming class cannot be too familiar with them. The publishing of the little blue book is a difficult undertaking because of the varied nature of its contents. However, it has always been of great value to the Corps and the members of the staff can be justly proud of the fruits of their labor ' . E. W. Wilson, C. S. Gerde, F. L. Westbrook, J. W. Naab, G. T. Applegate Foretop LAST year the Monogram Club inaugurated a mimeographed weekly bulletin as a means of pepping up the Corps spirit. The idea was favorably received by the Cadets and the little paper prospered right up to the cruise. This September before the boys had shaken off the lethargy of leave, the sheet made a couple of faltering appearances which seemed to indicate that its future success was extremely problematical. It was at this point that our own efficiency experts, Westbrook and Gerde, took over the proposi- tion and instilled new life into its veins. First they reorganized it completely in its out- ward form, arranged to finance it as a neatly printed four page paper in lieu of the rough sheet and then they gathered together an interested group to essay its editing. But they retained its original objeective. Speaking for publication, Editor Westbrook boasts: " Yes, our news is always a little late, the information is a little erroneous, our editorials are usually prejudiced, and most of our jokes made the cruise with Captain Noah, but the gossip column — well, Walt Winchell has nothing on us. The latest dirt can always be found in FORETOP — slander and libel is our specialty. " So you see the paper has its humorous side, too, because we all like to hear that Bill went back Saturday night asking for more from the girl who stood him up on a date the week before. We all get a big kick out of laughing about our class- mates being such a bunch of " softies. " And now we take this occasion to thank the boys on behalf of the Corps for the many chuckles they have brewed for us and for the actual benefit they have rendered to the Academy in furnishing a permanent record of the incidents of Cadet life. 183 1 Now we ' re steaming into port — a port which combines the sparkling geniality of Rio, the hos- pitality of Copenhagen and the scenic beauty of Naples. It ' s a port in which we can once again injoy the happy experiences of our past liberties. The Azores at Sunrise . . . and the account of this memorable cruise you may call Harry ' s Diary . . . actually it is a collection of typical diaries in which you will see what a cadet really does and what he thinks about . . . you will learn his most intimate desires, forgive him his shortcomings, and see the human side, when you live with him through the three months of the sea term. -3B jt Company B wins Friday, May 25 — The beginning of grad week, and a typical New London day with plenty of rain. A few of the rugged boys stood on the docks to watch the interclass saihng races, which were won by the class of ' 36. The ring dance saved the day — Academy rings for the first class, miniatures for the second class, and just the glory for the graduating class. Saturday, May 26 — We sang the " Fireman ' s Band " all morning, but just before drill time, the skies cleared up, out came the sun, and away to the competitive drills. Our compan y won the drill, and my roommate came through with a second place in individual competition. Tonight ' s formal retreat marked the end of a military day. I I g £ The beginning Fleet RevieY Monday, May 28 — Well, the class of ' 34 surely got theirs today. I guess every man in the class carried away a prize of some kind or another. Baccalaureate, another retreat, graduation parade, graduation exercise, the Hop, and the end of another class at the Academy. Play time over now, and seabags and a summer cruise are next in line. Wednesday, May 30 — Memorial Day and a Coast Guard holiday — oh yeah! Moved cruise gear, and sailed in the afternoon for the fleet review at New York. Heavy fog delayed us, and a taste of rough weather off Montauk Point added to the misery. Thursday, May 31 — The fog was thick as soup and it was impossible to see over a hundred yards ahead; but we came to anchor right up on the reviewing line and, when the fog lifted, saw Uncle Sam ' s Battle Fleet pass in review. From our decks And overhead 189 The Practice Squadron New London Saturday, June 2 — Brought the rest of the navigation gear aboard this morning, and with all those sextants, charts, Bowditches, parallel rulers, and stadimeters I don ' t think we could get lost even if we tried hard. Enjoyed a good ole liberty this afternoon and tonight — -the last we ' ll see of New London in many weeks. Sunday, June 3 — Well, the little girl was right there on the dock this morning waving goodbye, and somehow I kinda wished we weren ' t going to be away so long. Once we were through the bridge the coxswain of the watch bawled me out for missing a sounding with the lead, and sure enough it snapped me out of the day dream, and I knew that we were on our way now for sure. New London, dead ahead Goodbye, New London 190 " " i fmmm a I p £ msm It ' s June in Quantico Tuesday, June 5 — One delay after the other kept us away from the Quantico dock until ten o ' clock this morning. First range party shoved off from the ship by boats at six-thirty, and I was right there in the first boat so as to be sure and not miss anything. Tired and dusty, we returned from our first day ' s firing with sore shoulders and bruised lips. Friday, June 8 — Yessir, after a week of this I guess I can stand most any ole thing that comes up. We ' re all getting a good sun tan even if we can ' t hit that bull ' s eye; and the chow — we ' ll skip that. I ought to be the champ target puller and paster after today ' s workout. All I can see ahead now is a week-end in Washington. Gangway! We ' re getting ours Su ' prize pre, scores too 191 SmikmJiiimSli Fourteen days of this At Sea Sunday, June 17 — Tied up this morning at the Naval Operating Base for fuel and supplies. I got mine with a nice week-end at home. Everything serene too, or practically so. Told the folks goodbye after a last good meal, and then " away to the sea to do great business on the b ig waters in ships, " or words to that effect. Monday, June 18 — Wotta storm, wotta ocean, and they expect us to cross the thing. Mercury won ' t even show itself in the barometer, that ' s how it does off Cape Hatteras. Shoved off right as per schedule at 1900, and the first case of seasickness was in evidence at 1926 — not me, though; I ' m just an old salt. Seas broke over the bow, and the spray was going over the flying bridge in sheets. Oh-h-h, I ' ll take back that salty crack. After boat drill Chapel services at sea 192 t •afe ' mr a n5? ir ' - So this is Africa Algiers Monday, July 2 — Not exactly the best port in the world; but it does along, especially after what has been happening the past two weeks, " All hands will stay out of Arab Town, " read the order. Well, we didn ' t go in very far, just wanted to see what it did look like, and what happened there. We found out all right. Friday, July 6 — Yesterday we returned the dance given us by the American Consul on the Fourth by a little tea fight aboard ship. But this morning it was up anchors for us, and soon we were off across the Mediterranean at fifteen knots, and expecting to arrive at the Dardanelles in about three days. Then through the Hellespont and the Sea of Marmara, and into Constantinople. Official calls In Arab Town 193 The Blue Mosque Istambiil Tuesday, July 10 — Anchored in the Bosphorus this afternoon at three o ' clock in front of the President ' s Palace, with the Golden Horn off the port bow and Asia just across the channel. The water was very clear, and a swift current was flowing most all the time. No liberty for the port watch tonight, but we ' ll get ours tomorrow. Wednesday, July 11 — Here indeed was an interesting city with its mosques and minarets and Turkish maids. There was the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, rooms full of jewels in the Sultan ' s Palace, and the pool where the ancient Turkish girls used to throw coins in the hope that they would find a husband within the year. A wreath for Turkey ' s President Through the Bosphorus 194 1 - The Acropolis of Athens Monday, July 16 — Dropped the hook at 8:30 after firing the usual 21-gun salute. As soon as the exec gave " pipe down " I dashed up to the flying bridge, shpped a pair of glasses, and started looking toward Athens for the Acropolis, and sure enough there it was, sitting way up on a hill overlooking the city. Thursday, July 19 — Well, the port watch went places today and saw things. Acropolis, Mars Hill, Jupiter ' s Temple, Parthenon, Olympic Stadium, and the ruins of ancient Athens. George, the Grik guide, says, " She is a seventeen hundred years old. " And George ought to know. We got a good drenching in a very modern thunderstorm this afternoon, nothing ancient there. When does it begin? She is ah — 1100 years old 195 K wmmmmm W " Napoli — II Vesuvio Naples Saturday, July 21 — To sea again this morning after the easy week spent at Piraeus. I took the signal watch going ou t, and we exchanged greetings with H. M. S. Furious, and how those Limies can jerk signal halyards! Passed through the Corinth Canal in the afternoon, and if ever there was a big ditch this canal is the one. It was so narrow that we had to be towed through. Monday, July 23 — Last night just at sunset we saw the glow of Mt. Stromboli, an active volcano on a small island near the Straits of Messina. Passed up the Italian coast during the night, and this morning we came into the beautiful harbor of Naples after giving Mussolini his 21 guns. Tied up, stern to the dock, and rigged our European ferry boat. The Corinth Canal The Captain ' s gig 196 r Down the main drag Pompeii Tuesday, July 24 — Mt. Vesuvius looked inviting to me this morning and so I innocently tried to get up a little exploring party of cadets to climb it with me. Every- body ' s ambition seemed to be used up and I could get only one man. We did it after eight hours of walking, running, and sliding at the expense of a white uniform and our only white shoes. Wednesday, July 25 — Oh boy, oh boy, am I sore this morning? Next time I start up Vesuvius I ' m going to get myself a jackass. Visited Pompeii this morning and saw the ruins of what was, thousand of years ago, the most prosperous city in southern Italy. The wonderful state of preservation of buildings and household articles was amazing. Back to duty this afternoon, and it was visitors ' day. Ru iij) Ei ci )UiJti 9em mswmm The Invaders 197 Monument to Victor Emanuele III Thursday, July 26 — We saw the marvels of Rome, or if we didn ' t it wasn ' t the fault of that guide. Catacombs, Coliseum, the old Forums, St. Peter ' s, St. John ' s, the Aqueducts, Vatican, and . . . well, just go ahead and name one, we were there. Our audience with the Pope was especially interesting, and through our guide who interpreted the Latin we learned that the kind old fellow had given " to us, to our families, to our Service, and to our country his fullest blessing from the bottom of his heart. " Friday, July 27— We woke up this morning on our last day in Rome, and were determined to make the most of it. At least we meant to spend the rest of our money, and that was no problem to be sure. After lunch we packed the last ash tray in our bags and stuck the r est of the stickers on the outside — end of our invasion of Rome. The Coliseutn The Vatican 198 ■fa MlEl I W i The Isle of Capri 1 Saturday, July 28 — After another long ride through tunnels and around moun- tains, we found ourselves approaching Naples again — but nowhere did we see the cutters. Two of the Cayuga motor launches and a pulling boat met us at the dock, and we found that we were to go out to Capri. So, we boarded the Cayuga for the hour ' s run out to the most beautiful island in the world. Sunday, July 29 — Dancing from eight ' til midnight is quite all right, but I ' m afraid I didn ' t appreciate all I was supposed to know about it when I suddenly remembered that I had the mid-watch. So, we sent aU those tittle Capri gals ashore — sent ' em ashore, don ' t know when I ' ll see little Mitz; again. Always shady roads Travel in Capri 199 :li. ' ' .,JBaL B MIl W The beautiful harbor Monday, July 30 — Right after breakfast this morning, we coasted into one of the most beautiful harbors on the Mediterranean. At Villefranche and along the entire Riviera we were impressed with the beauty of the coast, its winding roads and overhanging cliffs. We moored to buoys within two hundred yards of the town. Tuesday, July 31 — Bright and early this morning we were off for a tour of the Cote d ' Azure and unlike most of the tours we had been taking, this one was a real treat. Cool sea breezes and winding roads were a welcome change from what we had been subjected to, such as: " Dese wass made by Bernelle in 1624, and ett iss wun of de best in de wurld, " and " Dese iss de best wun in de wurld, but inside we have a bettah wun. " The road to Italy Monte Carlo 200 The Alps — Snow in July Nice Wednesday, August 1 — Wotta time we had down at Nice last night. A nice afternoon swim at the pebble beach right amongst those Riviera bathing beauties. Maybe we didn ' t " spik da languige " so very well, but we got along. There were times though when I wished I had studied that French lesson a bit harder back at the Academy. After the swim, we located an open air night club, and spent the rest of liberty there. Thursday, August 2 — Underway again now, and he aded for the last port of the cruise — Gibraltar. It ' s about time they opened up and showed a little speed on this cutter — we ' re now making 16.5 knots and at that rate we should be in Gib tomorrow. Pay day was today and on the gold standard at that, which gives us more money and is going to make this last port a welcome place. Roman ruins in Gaul wm Along the Riviera Coming into Gib Friday, August 3 — We tied up at the King ' s Bastion at noon today, and after several of the usual official calls were over, we heard an hour ' s lecture on how to behave while in Gibraltar. But liberty came at last, and it meant a grand souvenir hunt for all hands. Gib sales talk: " Gentmen, scuse pliz, wun minute pliz, gentmen; look! I have here velly fine bargain, she ' s a good wun, velly nize; you look, you like, you buy; you no like, you no buy. " Sunday, August 5 — Wotta headache I had this morning, but by noon I was ready for Ceutra and the bull fight. I wouldn ' t have missed that bull fight for anything. The score was: toreadors — six bulls; bulls — four horses and one man. Rock from Spanish beach His Majesty ' s Dock 202 «■ aijijiii m Range: 1-6-double 0, scale: 3-1. Short Raege Battle Practice Saturday, August 18 — New London out the porthole looked quite all right this morning at reveille. We were anchored off Fort Trumbull. Mail came aboard last night and there was a mad scramble. Everybody looked happy after the mail, so I guess things were still in our favor. Made the run down to Melville for fuel and water this afternoon. So, now we ' re all set for target practice. Tuesday, August 21 — Smooth seas and sunshine made a perfect day for firing, and the whole practice went off smoothly. We almost made efficiency on the five-inch gun, but a jam on the eighth shot threw the time over, and we were disqualified. Feel all beat down tonight, but that doesn ' t mean I don ' t have the night watch. Here goes ! Whafs the Score? Preliminaries t Lunch hour on the six-bitters Friday, August 24 — Back to Gardiner ' s Bay again and boat drills from morning ' til night. Sailing is real fun, but I can ' t say much for breaking my back with an oar. Time is dragging, and right now we are in for the longest week of the summer term. The football and cross country men shoved off on early leave this morning. Pretty soft ! Pretty soft! Friday, August 31 — I pushed my last holystone across the deck this morning, put on my last clean pair of skivvies, and threw a seabag on my shoulder — ready for Sep leave. And right now, I ' m headed South, way down South — just wait until the folks back in Podunk see all this sun tan and accumulated glory of the past three months ! Boat drill in the Sound Keeping in training 204 liivi yT CiBUV " 1 •lOT AN IDLE MOMENT ... ' --r r:_ WGDP ' 3fe The Creise of 1934 QUANTICO, VIRGINIA NORFOLK, VIRGINIA ALGIERS, ALGERIA ISTAMBUL, TURKEY SCUTARI, ASIA MINOR PIRAEUS, GREECE ATHENS, GREECE NAPLES, ITALY POMPEI, ITALY ROME, ITALY NEW LONDON, CAPRI, ITALY VILLEFRANCHE, FRANCE NICE, FRANCE MONTE CARLO, FRANCE GIBRALTAR CEUTRA, SPANISH MOROCCO LA LINEA, SPAIN NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT MELVILLE, RHODE ISLAND GARDINER ' S BAY, LONG ISLAND CONNECTICUT 12,000 MILES CRUISED 40 DAYS AT SEA 50 DAYS IN PORT 205 ipmim wSmmk I - j. fcc.x ' .L ■-:- .. •xi ' ' ysaii s I The Tampa Memorial Dedication A FITTING climax to our Mediterranean Cruise was the unveiling at Gibraltar of a simple but expressive white marble tablet to the memory of the heroes of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa, torpedoed in the Bristol Channel by a Hun U-boat during the World War. A full cadet company, crew landing force, and a detachment of British Marines took part in the dedication exercises, which were held at the British Custom House on Coast Guard Day, August 4. Marching down the sun-baked streets, the American landing force in spotless white uniforms and with quick step made an excellent appearance. The three detachments formed in a hollow square around the tablet. The ceremonies opened with an eulogy 206 ami P s - h ' J by the British chaplain. Then, with every man at a rigid salute, taps was sounded and the tablet uncovered, revealing a beautiful white marble plaque with the inscription shown below. Wreaths were placed by both American and British officers, after which, addresses were given by the Governor, Captain Ridgely and a representative of the American Legion. Among the legends of the sea stands forth the record and service of the Tampa, the pride of a proud service. In commen dation for her achievements and attentions to duty Rear Admiral Niblick, squadron commander of the United States Naval Forces at Gibraltar, addressed a special letter to Captain Charles Satterlee, the commanding officer, in which he lauded the gallant little vessel ' s constant preparedness and notable work. The Tampa was sunk by a German submarine two months before the end of the war while convoying between Gibraltar and England. She went down with all hands, and thus has placed herself high among the records of the Coast Guard ' s valiant deeds. 207 NO C MtFlAS AluOWHO FRAHWe OOBS ROWAN THE POPE ' S BAkCONY 208 QUANTICO — The same as ever and hot as hell. I think that mile and a half out to the range must stretch a little every year, or maybe the extra stripe makes the going tougher. Anyway the town ' s noted for ice cream and blind dates. Transatlantic — To Norfolk for fuel and then to sea in the roughest weather we ' d hit yet. Rolled 33° and that ' s plenty of tilt in any man ' s ocean. Chapel exercises on Sundays smoothed out all the little dif- ficulties of the week, and put all hands in the right spirits. Transatlantic Cintra : e I 4 =z " shr li London London — Docked at the Limehouse district of Lon- don, and whatta joint! Made town trips to West- minister Abbey, London Tower, St. Paul ' s, London Bridge, Eton College, and Parliament. A coincidence that we should observe Independence Day in Eng- land; and we did, with ship full-dressed. Windsor — Took an all day trip out to Windsor Castle, passing through Richmond and the English countryside, and saw where His Majesty spends his idle moments during the summer. We enjoyed a tea fight at the American Embassy upon our return from Windsor. English punch bowl spirit is FUJIGM all right. Copenhagen — Greeted the Dan s with twenty-one guns to the King before proceeding to the cleanest dock in Europe. A bike ride is good enough for the Danes and it was good enough for us — 350,000 bi- cycles in the town, and it looked like about half of them on the dock. Elsinore — " See Europe from a bus seat " — the motto of the American Express. And we saw most of the Danish countryside that way on our drive to Elsinore Castle — the scene of Shakespeare ' s Hamlet. The dungeon below the castle with its pungent odors and clammy atmosphere provided the greatest interest. ]] " i!!.uor Copenhagen 211 Elsinc Hamburg Kiel — Left Copenhagen late in the afternoon for the Kiel Canal and arrived at the locks just at twilight. German boys sang to us in Deutch from the banks of the canal as we were passing under the bridge. Frequent calls of " all hands " during the night made many a sleepy cadet wonder why he had ever left home in the first place. Berlin — Fast and clean trains took us to the capital of Germany. At the Berlin station we were met by " Pop " and his boys, who started telling us about their Germany and Hitler and swastikas. Saw most of the city in the afternoon, but had to taste Berlin ' s night life via the hotel back door. In at sunrise and two hours sleep before the Potsdam bus call. Hamburg — Up the Elbe River to Hamburg — the busiest port in the world, and with plowing tugs and majestic liners, this was easy to see. A morning visit to a ship-builder ' s model basin was well worth- while. That afternoon we saw the Hagenbeck Zoo, one of the most famous in the world. Potsdam — A two hour trip down the Havel River, and not a single watch to stand, not even an " All hands " once. Homes of Germany ' s idle rich were scat- tered along the banks of the river. Tied our chug- ging launch to the Potsdam landing, and on to Sans Souci, and we were " without care. " Kiel Berlin 212 Potsdam - E ' - J- 5 or Range Battle Practice Havre — Entrance to the docks similar to that of Lon- don with all the turns and locks required to reach a berth. Chapel on the quarterdeck the first Sunday in may have been what kept most of us on the straight and narrow for the Paris trip. Or didn ' t it? Worked in a good grease with the boatswain any- way — painted both sides of the ship. Paris — French trains and tunnels do not make an agreeable combination we soon found out on our way to Paris. Visited places of interest, including The Louvre, Notre Dame, Napoleon ' s Tomb, Arc de Triomphe. Rode to the top of the Eiffel Tower, and left our names — 900 feet above Paris. Versailles — Walked through the chambers where Wilson sat with European powers in drawing up the treaty which ended the World War. The beautiful palace seemed isolated, and was characterized by famous paintings and well-kept gardens. We stopped at Malmaison, Napoleon ' s mansion, on the return to Paris. Short Range Battle Practice — Encountered more rough weather out of Havre, and after eleven days of rolling around we put in Norfolk for battle prac- tice. Both the five and three inch guns made the Navy " E " this year, and our days of boresome drilling were not in vain. Enough of the glory for one cruise, and everyone all set for twenty days of Sep leave. Havre Paris 213 Versailles PORPOISES ACROSS 80W OH TO THG RANOK HSBoM ORPHANS 214 SCROB CLOTHES PORTUGUESE COUNTRYS ' OE ovERTrte sioe pAaui At eNf JN HYDe P RK VIRGINIAN HOSP TAUTV 215 ST. THOMAS ACROSS THE LINE SAM JUAN RJO OE JANEIRO se Thirty Two San Juan — Morro Castle was a welcome sight this morning at 6:35 after our first four days on the briny deep. Horseshoe harbor, palm and banana trees, and our first taste of the glories of a foreign port. Nowhere in the regs can I find that the coxswain of the run- ning boat shall not eat pineapple at two for a nickel. I got my five spots anyway. St. Thomas — A few hours sleep after last night ' s dance, and then a pleasant morning ' s run out to the Virgin Islands. Met here by bum boats of all descriptions manned by blacks who spoke the " " King ' s English. " B section had the duty again, and so I had to content myself with tossing pennies to the divers. Across the Line — On down through the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and headed for the equator — the first crossing by a cadet prac- tice cruise. Soogie, boatdrill, wet decks, blis- tering sun, mid-watches, flying fish, and the pap sheet. Latitude 00° 00 ' at 0413, June 27. Ship turned over to shellbacks. Jolly Roger hoisted at the truck, and the fun began. Rio de Janeiro — After a 21 gun salute we dropped the hook in the most famous harbor in the world. Sugar Loaf Mountain was tow- ering and majestic to us after twelve days of weary sea routine. Cable car trips up the mountainside, the Boto-Fogo dance, and our farewell hop aboard ship were the high spots of a port long to be remembered. 216 iy» i ifaiRii£ i Buenos Aires — Anchored in the muddy Platte River one Saturday afternoon, and proceeded to the dock Sunday morning. Hundreds of Argentinians waiting on the dock, and over- coats and felt hats looked out of place until we suddenly remembered that this was the South American winter. Mail aboard on July 12th — first news from home in over three weeks. Montevideo — And down the river a hundred miles we found " Monte, " the capitol of Uru- guay. Good food and reasonable prices. Found a real shower bath down at the Y, and put it to a good use. A political dispute between Paraguay and Uruguay caused our ten day overstay at the order of the American consul. But, the " Sebag ' s " siren was a welcome sound that Thursday afternoon, and smiles were the order from then on — in fact, the boatswain was right on the verge of a grin. Bahia — And only because of the change in itinerary resulting from our overstay in " Monte. " Coast Guard Day in Bahia — holi- day — went in to take on oil, bum chow, B sec- tion had the duty, and me with the mid-wa ch. Saw little of this town, and was willing to leave the hot weather behind. Trinidad — Where the nationalities of the world are gathered together in a city of sixty thousand. Blacks in white uniforms were the law and order of the town. Found an In- dian pet shop and bought the monkey I had been waiting all cruise to find. Sailed next morning, and goodbye to South America for this time. 217 The ship is riding serenely at anchor ; our cruise through the lacy fabric of dreamy memories is al- most over. But before we leave each other let ' s have one last carefree fling ashore. Wff " Out into the world a soul not caring Flutt ' ring hearts on all sides ensnaring Glittering, dashing, and carefreely gay, A brand new Ensign on brand new pay. Released from prison a butterfly whirling Drinking and dining, dancing and girling. The King is dead, a new King is crowned. And a new dog is loosed in an old dog pound. Three weeks of leave burned up in relearning Forbidden pleasures over-due in returning The Idol of Podunk, and Fate ' s protegee. Life of all parties; the gold diggers prey. A send off most royal, twelve femmes attending Toasts by the gallons from friends understanding, A last farewell and life will commence For another " Mister " in supreme innocence. Standing first watch and gallantly treading Quarterdeck planks, ill heeding, naught dreading, A sudden roar from an outraged throat " Must I wait six hours for my own damn boat. " Away from his post with binoculars dragging To face cruel words and a comrade ' s ragging. We ' ll stop this now at this awful stage For Gawd ' s sake turn to some other page. 221 t 8 i i pii S s nmq qq- wis m mm qqjl mim ? " But sir, I ' m an Engineer! " " Only I had scruples — . " " The first class is my stamping-ground. " " Sir, I ' m going through the motions but the oar won ' t work. " " In my mind and that of my classmates — ! " " I got mine, how ' d you make out? " " Stop you buzzards — Attention to colors! " " Mrs. Murphy might recall — . " " Yes, Honey, we ' d be glad to have you come and watch us drill. " " Come up and see me sometime, — and bring two rifles! " " Make a noise like a cheese! " — " Battalion Atten- tion! " " Is my Cherub out there in that boat. " " I ' m still a Sturgeon! " " Lady Janice is best for my skin. " " THE SEA AND ITS LORE " COFFERD. M — She can cojferdam head off before I ' ll do anything about it. Waterway- — Waterway he has with women. Ventilator — He didn ' t vent il lator. Brig — Brig back the happy days of Sprig. Coil — A dame from New Jersey. False Keel — Acquitted. " — and all cadets will attend! " " Now when I was a Swab! " " You don ' t cut enough square corners, you don ' t — . " ' Liberty but no boats! " " Who got your ring? " " Cadet Dean told me — . " " How many days? " ' Were you out at the Coliseum? " ' Bridge class on deck — . " " Reveille — knock off study hour! " ' ' Tis I, the Duke — . " " Have you got garters on? " " Give my compliments to the O.D. " ' Fugiqm. " 222 m ill iuiJi, F 4. V.li •PpWJi., S When my spinach became a little too rugged for the delicate Digestive organs of a couple of my esteemed class mates, I retired — gracefully, I hope. I yj ,4 iiicf oKKr r KroTxrIc Rut r r iT fKaf r»iir w . just abhor brawls. But now that our interlude has about terminated and all the boys are in imusually good spirits over the prospect of at last getting their mitts on that Commission, I ' m going to take one more crack at some of the gang. I believe it will be best to limit my remarks to the good sports who will have absolutely no objection to my prattle — you see, I just detest scenes. Remember when you and I were in high school how ever) ' graduating class had a Hall of Fame. ' ' Junior nominates and unanimously elects the following twerps to fitting positions of honor: — 1. Most Handsome Man — Junior. 2. Most likely to Succeed — Bill Sutter (providing red, green, and yellow drawings will help him over the tough spots). Best Dressed Man — Jud White (the groom was dressed conservatively in a soft, orchid tint business suit, suede shoes, pink silk shirt, and indigo cravat — ). Most Regulation Man — Hell, you can guess this one! Most Popular Man — " Sonny " Tighe. " Local boy again makes good. " His host of influen- tial New London friends cheer him on to greater laurels. Wittiest Man — Together Glenn Rollins, Barnie Scalan, and Mag Opp make the wittiest man. Biggest Prevaricator — Gilly Schumacher — polo star, plunging fullback, semi-pro heavy- weight, sailor on a seven-master, lover, soldier of fortune, ad infinitum ! Most of us are really worried about the way we will probably lose that boyish figure after graduation, but Dutch Sutter says he ' s worried about just the antithesis of our problem. Though at present he ' s very pleasingly plump, he seems to think that one patrol will bring him down to a shadow. So now he ' s training up to a factor of safety. Lots of the boys are planning on a merger but few have the prospects of Herky, the protozoan mite. I hear that his name is being constantly linked with that of the famous film star — Shirley Temple. They ' ll probably be wedded as soon as they both grow up. At one glimpse at " Pop-eye " Brunner, one would have no idea that he was a " Shagger. " Yes Suh, good old Zeke can shake a mean pedal extremity-. The other night at Cluster Inn, he and Daniel Webster tied for first place in la dansette conteste. By unanimous choice — the dope from the West Coast — Bebe Shonk. Chubby Mellen, our playboy, was living in a lacy world of memories imtil Rome came to Providence, R. I., and now his dreams have materialized into actualities that leave his head just whirling. Helmer just can ' t study. He says it ' s hopeless. Everytime he cracks a book his mind leaps off into thoughts of the approaching three weeks of " Yes mamming. " Flash! — " Bojo " Evans is well on the road to recovery. Speaking to me pseudo-confidentially he stated: — " Hell, nothing at all — comparable to a bad cold. " 223 Some writhe and some wriggle, Some Wabble and walk; Some jerk and some jiggle, Some solemnly stalk; Some waggle, some waddle. Some hobble or toddle Or wiggle or waddle Or jiggle or joggle, yet They call it the dance! — Betty. Tack — From the song hit " Tack a Dory — Baby talk for door. Left Handsomely — Departed in number from one a grand manner. to ten. " Ship— -Two or more wool hearing animals. Port- Rail— - " He port hisself another gl -Genuine. ass of gin. " Wave- — An orphan child. (Betty Jane) ... . Dear ' , i ; I like to hope — (Mary Lou) 1 , (fiot) , That you have . forgotten me A J 1 T J (we might elope) And when I said ; ,, , (some silly dope) ,, „, ,, (own, that you ' ll aeree), You 11 tell me my ,,. ' . , ' ' (Lire IS a repartee). Let us be happy ,, .J end. (let It) Think of me as ,. , ' friend! (just a) 224 •CG.CT. " 225 TO THE To tK6ffeitcrcv.e to tKeg ' iHi ; to tKe d .tc• we itvi j ' ecl ' to tKo e lovi o ' mj " To tKfi f lipb to tKedaiKvey; bo tKe otsa ' ve fcivved ' bo bKo e ma.n iiN.p ' u 1 " She Done ' em Wrom .99 Oh, I am a lass Who was brought up on brass . , . On buttons and buzzards and stripes; I went for them all, Whether stubby or tall . . . A motley assortment of types. But I was too smart To let go of my heart . . . No snake ever found me off guard ; The heart of each boy Was to me just a toy . . . To play with and then to discard. 1 was known as the flirt Who " treats ' em like dirt, " And yet I was loved by them all ; But deep down inside I knew that my pride Was riding along for a fall. At last the day came . . . I have no one to blame But myself ... for I got my desserts; Now I think with regret Of the hearts I upset . . . For I know how it is . . . and it hurts. Oh, I am the lass Who was brought up on brass And conquered the lads of Nyvee But now I ' m the dupe . . . I was knocked for a loop By a lad from the old Cee Gee! " Gia " 226 ' LASSIES To bKe cLc c eci .d bK,e rvi Kb« , to bKe bKpiU we foMivd K. j o iP Pixx.c ' We dpi TV. K. la- b f5.rewell bo 3 o ir» s ' KN.ile, bo yo xr» pd ce MN.d o jp cKevpJtvV , Femme Dope Sheet IF you should ever be unlucky enough to hear some Cadet ask you to let him walk all over your corns for three hours, tear your best formal by stepping on the hem, and complete the ruin by spilling punch all over it — in other words if he should ask you to a formal hop, bear the following points well in mind: 1. If it ' s near the end of the month, don ' t expect a corsage. Don ' t expect one any- way, and think how happy you ' ll be if he DOES send one! 2. Wear good, strong shoes — the kind with hard toes — he will step on them, and the chances are that you ' ll have to walk five or six miles to and from the dance. 3. Wear a good stiff corset — it ' s the only protection against the dozens of brass buttons that will dig into your tender flesh. 4. If you should be the playful type, try to restrain your exuberance, or you will have a gloomy partner, who sees spots before his eyes. 5. Don ' t expect him to dance a tango or rhumba. The officers are mad at Fred Astaire, and anything that reminds them of him is poison. 6. Don ' t gush about the simply marvelous time you had with that boy from Yale — or worse — the Naval Academy. 7. Lastly — if you are wise you ' ll tell him you are busy when he asks you to the hop, and spend the evening reading a good book. — But you won ' t! r 111 Oee Millioe Nights 14 ACT PLAY THE scene is centered in the shady side of a crumbling pyramid (even at that early date the contractors were crooked). Cleopatra ' s court is scattered all over the vicinity — hand-maids (?) are draping sections of the Great Queen ' s lingerie on some droopy date-palms. A couple of courtiers are scratching themselves in the shelter of a couple depressed camels — a universal sense of dust, indolence, and stale gin pervade the atmosphere. Apparently the Empire is in a stage of decline and nobody seems to give a damn about it. Enter Cleo, clad in a few drops of her goat ' s milk bath and an armful of asps. Cleo — " Hell! — Ain ' t none of you-all (she was a Norfolk gal before she went Ptolemy) varlets got an eye- opener. My queen dom for a pint! " PoLONius (one of the gigolos of that early day) — (sadly) — " Not even 3.2 kid, some low-down heel ' s been robbing the State Treasury again. Last night they went through King Tut ' s cellar and didn ' t leave a drop. Cleo — " The hounds. Wait ' till the king hears about this — (coyly) that is when I get me a king. Ho! What the hell! What ' s here. " Enter a haggard messenger, bursting through the bulrushes and scattering the court, beautiful Circassions, and a number of picture postcards right and left — Mess. — " Your Nibs, a dreadful calamity has befallen your people — worse than a thousand plagues or locust hordes — . " Cleo (paling and reaching for a handful of Murads) — " What ' s that you squawk? Has that common Carthagian hussy been talking about me again ? Did King Sol marry that ugly little baggage? Out with it whelp ' ere I crawl down your ear! " Mess. — " Nothing so insignificant Miss, — there ' s a host of beautiful (the italics are ours) barbarians coming down the Delta- — nothing is sacred to them! They ' ve ducked the royal mummies in the Nile, induced harem girls to go swimming and are now en- gaged in rigging sails on the ships of the desert. Your nation is distracted to blurp it in one mouthful. " (Mark) Anthony Adverse (we ' re not sure it was he, but he should have been around) — " I got it Babe! This is the Kaydet Practise Squadron on its yearly knock- around. They beat my time last year in Paris. Good kids but a trifle brutal — I ' d scram if I were in your step-ins. " Cleo — " Kaydets? Brutal? Scram — my but you ' re passive these days Tony Boy. Anyhow I gotta ' save my country! Ho! Murphy, rig the purple sails on the barge; throw me a couple of buckets of myrrh and f rankensence ; hand me my filmiest come- hithers ' cause I ' m gonna go, see and be conquered — just for my country ' s sake, too! Come around and see me — in Paris — sometime, Mark. " 22H -• ' «V. ' - w- ' J V mtm HimdmSmSn Remember Rollin ' s first command, " Out Oars " ? When Weller took two beers — and Monte by storm ? When Nick and Opp found a Tiger in London? Sammy Guill ' s nocturnal visitor plus ten spots? When Mellen canceled his " V " ticket in N. Y. C? Sutter Field? Oscar and Hahn getting into Pena Castle — and fifty? When Bobo Evans was the ob- ject of First Class concern? Gilly Schumacher ' s polo, pink sheets, operation (etc., etc., etc.)? Aloft — Aloft when they sat down to play and then they moved the piano away. MizzENMAST — Corresponds to the mizzen link. Launch — Noonday meal. Winch — Pretty maid. Rudder — " Vd rudder die than say yes. " Stem — Ifs stem hard work making these puns. Sea Water — Sea Water old man did to me. 5tu »ic ' s; When Murray McCabe went to Sweden ? Bebe Shonk? When we boarded the " Wichita " and found a fellow from Groton and six hundred other monkies ? Lisbon where Zeke Brunner lost his skivvies? When Helmer hazed his escort in Havre? Walker ' s comment on lead- swinging ? When Charlie Tighe (local boy) hit a tree? Conley ' s cache of ash trays in Paree ? White, Norfolk— 3.2? 229 mimimSmSi now Tncsc ip5 opc Tungo-CLEcr- PR55 m REVIEW Scupper — Affectionate term for the Captain of a ship. Yawl — A Southern expression. Neckerchief — Encouragement to amourous Indian. Helm — That which goes with eggs. " Helm and eggs. " Lug — Throw another lug in the fire. Did you kedge on to this? Steering — Stop steering at us. Very impolite. Davit — Crocker ' s first name. Douse — " Douse is enough of youse. " Yacht — " Don ' t go yacht. " 6iuM%k ouQrii?5TconnAno 230 Femme ' s A,B,C ' s A ' s for Academy, Coast Guard of course, B is for Barracks you live there perforce. C is for cruise and for Capri in June, D is our date beneath the moon. E ' s for Efficiency seen on some sleeves, F is for Flag that flies high in the breeze. G is for Gripe and how you can do it, H is for hazing each swab goes through it. I ' s for Inspection, an ordeal it ' s true, J is for Java plain coffee to you. K is for Kaydets so handsome and tall, L is for Love the best thing of all. M is blue Monday my head ' s in a whirl. N is for Nickel to call up your girl. O is for Objee your mascot, a bear, P is for Parades you get your full share. Q is for quizzes you have millions each year R ' s for Restricted you still are I hear. S was last Sep-leave a swell time we had. T is the Tree you hit when marks are bad. U is for Uniform so spotless and trim, V ' s for Vitality, Vigor and Vim. W is for weekend when I can see you, X is for Xmas when studies are through. Y is for You whom I love with a Z. Z is for Zealousness dear can ' t you see? " Ba " vjfuwJ SS 231 The Cruise You ' ll Never Forget YO, ho ho, and a Can of Solarine! Sail down the broad heaving billows of the Gulp Stream — Live the glamourous, adventurous, roving existence of Ye olden Bucketeers — be one with Kidd, Glove, Opp and Bernstein. Ship on our Painted Packet with Ninety Boon Companions to rove the seven (7) Seas and taste the strange nectars brewed in foreign, extraneous harbors under clumps of Changee- for-Changee trees. The Floating Vocational University ties up at the Academy Dock once yearly. A splendid outlay of Liberal Courses are being offered this Cruise — Still Painting, Horizon Study, Bilge-Cultivation and Up- keep and Acclerated Blinker are among the latest adoptions. Do not fail to send in your application tonight. THE POWERS - THAT - BE Nautical Development Co. VtSTCOnST Lia ewo OUIt rLYES 232 fl 233 The Bridge Club Meets m 66 yf OODNESS but it ' s nice that you all could come. We have two full tables. And aJT the prizes are just too ducky for words. Let ' s agree to waste no time talking Academy. Let ' s really play cards just this once. Your hat is really lovely, Myrtle. What was that about Dick Baxter? — Oh no, why — why that ' s impossible! He ' s such a gentleman. " " Well now that we ' ve got the tables settled let ' s start. (1.53 sec. silence.) Listen! over there — they ' re talking about Butch Cascini — Sure, he is! Why do you think he goes to Schenectady every other week? Well, I ought to know Monty told me — . " Queen high, you deal Grace. Murray McCabe is restricted almost every week. I think those old officers are just too horrid for words. Oh, he ' s an awful nice boy, he goes to church every Sunday — . " Woody Vennel is about to date again — so they say. No he hardly ever drags and with that profile — look what you ' re, doing honey. Why I ' ve only thirteen but I believe you gave ??????? Given two at once. I wish we could get it straight — . (- -itX ' O- 5 ■ " Oh these cards are terrible. No, it ' s not my bid. This isn ' t right but you don ' t care do you — what did you bid, Gracie Darling? And Chuck wants the Class Banquet to be stag. Yes, and Deac Knoll says Chuck ' s not playing fair. Oh, Deac ' s a card. What ' re trumps Honey? " ' Oh — that sounds like Ralph Dean. " " Oh! " " Oh! " " Oh! " No, you shouldn ' t say that! Ralph ' s a nice boy. He ' s a little shy but — now what are you laughing about — I think he really is — . " " Oh, were you down at drill Tuesday? I didn ' t see you. I bet you were way down at the end watching Adrian. Why, honey? You ' ve trumped my trick — . " " Is Red Lawrence the " handsomer " kaydet referred to in Fore-Top? What did they mean by that ? Aw, don ' t let ' s play anymore — . 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Lumber and Building Material Foot of Lewis Street NEW LONDON, CONN. Telephone 4329 " Our service makes it easy to build " 254 Good, Old Audiffren " DUMBELL " The refrigerating machine of the Coast Guard since Hector was a pup ! Keeps you cool, and never quits in bad weather. Tell your grandson about it AUDIFFREN REFRIGERATING SALES COMPANY PROVIDENCE, R. I. .ftmi . .,1 n.»i. .i. t». ». ». ». !.■« ■ imn»« t tm .m .k«. ' . ' .L 7b the Class of ic} . . . WARREN WISHES A Happy Cruise The Warren Steam Pump Company, Inc., of Warren, Mass., is proud of the confi- dence which the officers of the Coast Guard continue to place in the dependa- bility and efficiency of Warren Pumps. ,LLl■n,n .L« ■ vl. ■Vl, p. . g ml l Vl . ll■l m H1« l l T 1 5« ga 255 AMERICAN STEEL WIRE COMPANY Electrical Wires and Cables Tiger Brand Wire Rope Wire Rope Fittings Premier Welding Wire Telephone Wire and Strand and USS 18-8 Stainless Steel Wire Rope, Cords and Strand AMERICAN STEEL WIRE COMPANY United States Steel Corporation Subsidiary 208 S. LASALLE ST., CHICAGO EMPIRE STATE BLDG., NEW YORK TARNY ' S TOGGERY ' ' A Man ' s Shop " 130 BANK STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. RUDDY COSTELLO INCORPORATED Jewelers and Opticians 52 STATE STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. E. A. WRIGHT COMPANY Established 1872 Engravers - Printers and Stationers A COMPLETE SERVICE Meeting every Engraving and Printing need for Over Half a Century PHILADELPHIA, PA. " I Always Go There for a Good Fit " The WALK-OVER SHOP 237 STATE STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. CIV lES A. B. (Doc) DAWSON 19 S. LEDYARD STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. Representative of J. B. SIMPSON, Inc. Tailored to Measure Clothes Famous for Quality - Style - Fit - Price FROM COAST TO COAST 256 GOODMAN ' S Uniform and Equipment Shop CUSTOM TAILORS Complete Outfitters Since 1914 112-114 BANK STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. 257 N. S. MEYER, Inc. INSIGNA UNIFORM EQUIPMENT Full Dress Equipment - Myrgold Buttons (rolled gold) Gold Embroideries - Aviation Insignia Gold Lace - Insignia - Medals Our merchandise is made of the finest quaHty materials and workmanship and carries an un- limited guarantee. On display at your dealer N. S. MEYER, Inc. NEW YORK CORONA SILENT— The Silent Portable This de luxe model retains all of the mechanical features that made the Smith-Corona model so popular and adds — SILENCE. There has been no sacrifice of efficient operation. The touch is natural and the action is easy. For descriptive literature write L. C. SMITH CORONA TYPEWRITERS, Inc. SYRACUSE, N. Y. RESEARCH SHOES Style — Comfort — Durability With your shoe size on file, we will send RESEARCH SHOES with VAN T AN inner- soles and LEATHERPLUS outersoles where- ever you may be. RESEARCH SHOE COMPANY NORWICH, CONN. BOSTON UNIFORM CO., Inc. Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard Uniforms A Specialty 62-64-66 CHELSEA STREET CHARLESTOWN, MASS. DEJONGE PAPERS for FINE PRINTING JEWELRY REPAIRING Costs You Less Here! MALLOVE ' S 48 STATE STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. Telephone 7519 Dignified Credit Jeweler 258 THE NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE NEW LONDON Capital, $300,000 Surplus and Profit, $400,000 Directors J. P. T. Armstrong ViGGO E. Bird Theodore Bodenwein Daniel Sullivan Earle W Frank L. McGuire Frederic W. Mercer George B. Prest WiLLLAM H. Reeves , Stamm NEW LONDON, CONN. You may be located in California, Maine, Florida, Michigan, Texas or, best of all in New London, Q)nn. Wherever you go, look for an 1. G. A. Store to do your food buying! The 1. G. A. (Independent Grocers Alliance) is a combination of thousands and thousands of retail grocers extending from coast to coast. The future development of your service rests in the economic welfare of our country. The economic welfare of the country can only be assured by the well being of the independent merchant. Accordingly, always be prepared to contact your nearest I. G. A. Store for food require- ments. It will serve you well and you in turn will be serving yourself. The Humphrey-Cornell Co. Supply Depot NEW LONDON DIVISION SPARYARD STREET ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY New London Ship and Engine Works GROTON, CONN. A ship yard and engine manufacturing plant which has done repair work on about 30% of the larger Coast Guard vessels on the Atlantic seaboard. Nelseco Diesel Engine Builders Steam, Diesel and Gas Engine Repairs Steel Ship and Yacht Builders Steel and Wooden Boat Repairs Machine Work Contractors Iron and Brass Foundry Work A competent force for small repairs is a tat I able at all times 259 DAVE CONNORS 93 STATE STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. CUSTOM TAILOR and HABERDASHER Made to Measure Clothing from Imported and Domestic Woolens $21.00 to $73.00 Exclusive HATS and FURNISHINGS Special Discount to all Service Men AWARDED FOR CONSTANT SERVICE TO THE MARINE INDUSTRY Irue Leadership Throughout the past four decades which have witnessed the greatest development of marine steam-propulsion systems. The Babcock Wilcox Company has been the first to con- ceive improvements in marine boiler design, to develop them thoroughly, and to make them available to the Marine Industry in the form of more efFicient equipment for eco- nomical propulsion. The first marine boiler built by this organization was con- structed in 1875. From this time through the period of the World War, when the Company furnished over 1400 boilers for vessels of the Navy and for the Emergency Fleet, The Babcock Wilcox Company has been constantly progressive in policies, and has grown in organization and in facilities until it is, admittedly, the largest, the foremost of its kind. In this period, it has built more marine boilers than the combined totals of all other manufacturers. The Company ' s service to the Marine Industry, however, is not finished . . . as further progress is made in the generation of steam for marine propulsion. The Babcock Wilcox Company will further demonstrate its leadership. The Babcock Wilcox Company, 85 Liberty St., New York BABCOCK WILCOX Air He.tcn Oil Bui Slolcci Dctupcrhcstcn Oil Scp r«tors Refractories SAMUEL FREEMAN MEAT MARKET 24 DOUGLASS STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. Phone 3917 260 A COMMISSION TO FULFILL IN THE COAST GUARD • ALGONQUIN •COMANCHE •MOHAWK Westinghouse Equipped 9 Westinghouse geared turbines have been " commissioned " by the Coast Guard to propel three of ite new cutters. The geared turbines are of radically different design from conventional geared turbines. The turbine wheels are overhung on the high-speed pinion shafts of the gear unit, making a com- pact power plant whose weight is approximately half that of other geared turbines of the same shaft horsepower. In such vessels as the Harry B. Williams, the canal barges Edge- water and Chester and the dredges Sinaloa and Turbo, these compact tor many years Westinghouse marine equipment has Kone to sea with the Coast Guard. Westinghouse is proud to have served again in building the equipment for these new cutters. The severe requirements of the Coast Guard Service for both men and equipment are substantial evidence of the fitness and reliability of Westinghouse ma- rine apparatus. power plante have proved to be econo- mical, reliable and capable of with- standing the most severe maneuvering. Their acceptance by the Coast Guard is another confirmation of their Rtness and efficiency. • Each of the three Cuners carry the follow- ing Westinghouse equipment. Main gcarcd-turbine unit; main condenser wich cir- culating and condensate pumps; two auziliarr con- densers; main and auxiliary condenser air ejectors; two motor-driven condensate pumps; two motor- driven lubricating oil pumps; tw o lubricating oil coolers; two auxiliary turbine-generator units. Westinghouse Elec. Mfg. Company S. Philadelphia Wks., Philadelphia, Pa. R 68009 Westinghouse % 261 When You Buy a Wardrobe Trunk Make Sure it is a HARTMANN KAPLAN ' S LUGGAGE SHOP AND TRAVEL BUREAU 45 BANK STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. Everything in Leather Let us make your Bus, Air, or Steamship reservations LANGFORD ANDERSON Life Underwriter Specializing since 1926 in serving the Officers and Cadets of the U. S. Coast Guard 50 UNION SQUARE NEW YORK CITY THE UTTER COMPANY PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS MAIN STREET WESTERLY Printers of the Foretop 262 N SHORT we are this year produc- ing forty-eight Annuals in the finer colleges and preparatory schools from Maine to Arizona. Need we say more ? Publishers of the 1935 TIDE RIPS %obert W. Kelly Publishing Corporation PUBLISHERS OF LIMITED EDITIONS AND THE BETTER ANNUALS 309 LAFAYETTE STREET y y NEW YORK CITY 263 AckmowledMrneiits AND now in conclusion, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for the cooperation and help that we have received from diverse sources in the preparation of this " chef d ' oeuvre. " Lieutenant Commander D. P. Marvin helped us in laying the keel. Under his direction we planned this year ' s work; his wise counsel and advice have made our task an easier one. Then Mr. Sharp took over Mr. Marvin ' s position as sponsor of the book and led us through to the launching. The staff has enjoyed working with him and is grateful for his guidance. There have been quite a number of others who have lent us indespensible aid. We wish to thank them all: Commander James Pine Lieutenant Commander R. T. McElligott Lieutenant (j.g.) S. F, Porter Miss Betty Birkett Miss Barbera Pine Miss Irene Gilbert Miss Virginia Hustuedt Mr, Robert W. Kelly Mr, Nicholas Comito Mr. Norrris Treadway Cadet Joseph P. Martin Yeoman Chadneau Chidnoff Studio 264 ■$■ ■

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