United States Coast Guard Academy - Tide Rips Yearbook (New London, CT)

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iil iitteiiiii ...... . , _ . ' , ' ,t I,! „■■; ■ %i r ■ : f- ' - laSliliiiil f iiiilsiiSil III IS: ■ ' ■ ,y-: ■ ____ ? ■?- ■■■■ ' 4 « ' it J • ii ism J, . Fjjf v f ' ? f : wmkrr im TIDE RIPS UNITEV STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY Ml " ■ ■ ■ - " za TK() (j in the resolve to Ite uoiiIin of llie traditions ol conimissioned ollieers »r the I iiited States Coast Guard . . . That short passage from the . cadet ' s mission indicates the aims and aspirations of us of the Coast Guard Academy. A feehng of service pride was not something deveh)|)ed overnight. It was cai ' efullv nurtured and grew (hiring our years as cadets. We came to understand the service witli its trials, its rewards, its disappointments. Tide Rips is not just another yearbook announcing the graduation of a group of men. each of whom will pursue his future independentlv: hut is a chron- ology of four years of effort directed towards a comnuui goal. During the years ahead, many will be the time that we will thumb through its pages bring- ing to mind the numerous personal incidents which have bound our class into an inexorable unity. We will chuckle at the pleasures and ponder o er the pains. This book has a story to tell. It presents the memorabilia of the class of 1948. COMMANDER ' IN ' CH Ef BOH SECRETARY Of THE TREASURY ' " -•L »- " nwyK-ta- idmOuii 04efoA P. cmle COMMANDANT ,. B WBf x J ■ r EIN(; llu- licad 1)1 a mililarv acadciiiN rc(|iiires niucli ol a man. Il - iiiii.-t l t ' liolli a college presi- lciit and til - coiiiinaiulor ol a inilitury iinil. Ilr must i-orrrlaU " the lU ' fds dl llic srrvict " willi llir acadeiiiic rciiiiirciiu ' iils of llw cadets, lie iiiiist i i-- velop more than mere collefie j;radiiate . lor we are fioiiig forth as officers and j;eiitleiiieii. flic I ' li- tiire leadership ol llie ( !oasl (Jiiaid depends pri- mariK on the ii ' snils prodnced hv the Superinlcn- dent. l " or llie first three years tlic cla s of I ' M!! spent at the academy. ice Admiral James Pine iield the reins. With cpiiet confidence and ability, he {iiiitled the academy through the hectic war years with the accompanying vast expansion of the insti- tution. To the Admiral and his gracious wife, we of 1948 extend our fondest farewell. A glance at the academy today as compared with yesteryears is sufficient testimony to his accomplishment. RETIRED SUPERINTENDENT " Rean, AeCwinaC TiJi nU % Vcn SUPERINTENDENT 7„ HE past year brought a new occupant to the corner house ' " on the hill. " hat will the ne v ad- miral be like? What will be his views? Adinirai Wilfrid N. Derby was quick to answer these ques- tions. We were soon impressed by the new Super- intendent. He proved to be an active, enthusiastic man who made his presence felt. Despite his two and one half inches of gold stripe, he revealed a genuine desire to ascertain the thoughts and opin- ions of cadets. He made frequent classroom visits, spoke to many cadets personally, and made his viewpoints on education and character develop- ment known as the first speaker in our Friday night lecture series. Finally, the personal contact between the Superintendent and the dorps was cemented when Admiral Derby walked into our (ir l Alari- time Economics class as instructor. An avid specta- tor at all athletic contests, he has consistently championed good sportsmanship as a major step in the character development so necessary in the of- ficer of today. EXECUTIVE OFFICER 7t. S P. ' . S. MEDICAL DIRECTOR COMMANDANT OF CADETS ( t zut 5. " " ofi , 7i. S. %, ACADEMY CHAPLAIN ' UESIMil rm MAINTENANCE OFFICER Jt ' MU , S tU€H, %. TACTICS OFFICER Vtptt f ■ ' isa } 5iy lff 1 e We forty-eighters came from all over: we wore khakies, blues, whites, and niii stripes. After a stoic reception by tbe good Commander, we raised our right hands, thus surrendering our freedom; stuck out our left and received The Rinson W hy. Many of us struggled into our fir t set of work whites, looked into the mirror and grinned. However, those smiles changed to groans during Billy Taylor ' s thrice- weekly torture period. In between mayhem on the Thames each morning, and ominous prem- onitions when the upper classes dropped in. we managed a little fun such as the John Reed King quiz show starring one Al Sarnoff. Cadet. 1 lir (lif is (isl. They never gel lighler Now for the S6 1 ( i;c. (»(i That little green bt ' iirh isn ' t ino cDnijortablc. 7C e VicU ' t Sxfrect 7 In the years ahead we will all look back at our Academy life and firsit in our memories will be our Swab Year. Yes, despite the hardships suf- fered, that year will typify the Academy. Vi e are now glad and proud tliat ve endured it. Regardless of the brief occasional weekend shocks during Swab Summer, none of us other than the bilgers were prepared for the full fury come September. The year opened with a bang and a bounce and kept us hopping till June. We were ash tray cleaners and canteen orderlies: we ' Suc et 0%cCenicfi Quit! ' (I lixid fi)r (III nid num. flcliverfd laundry, sometimes, and ulicii wt- for- fiot — we liad anollier dal ' willi Miss Spriiififield. Ed Ritchie starved some id ii in the mess hall, hut we (hseovered how to it up straight and eat proper!). illie Wassoii taujrht us the advan- tages of keeping the Swab Rules, and later on also showed us how a man eould take what he handed out. The Three Muskiteers — Schilling. Schwartz, and Miller — sneaked through our rooms during the hoxiiig intercollegiates and demonstrated how not to act as upperclassmen. Of course once in a while we got liberty, hut with our liberty brace reminding us of the dark- ness from whence we came and to which we must too soon return. Thanksgiving, a welcome respite, passed quickly and then 30-15-4 days-to- go-Sir crept past. The Sunday before leave was the low spot in our Academy life. The fires of hell broke loose in the field house under the Oh 1(1 lir ill II iiinu iilii ' rr no oiii ' snioUi ' S. I ' nllniiiiiiiy v icrirnic in fiiiLiiUiiji hooks. SciAoi Occtf killflII (lircclioii ol llic mcoikI class. Two lioiii later iho thirty year men were easily di iin- }:uislial)le from the thirty day men. We learned that day the dan-ier of overdoing the System. Winter melted in a (hirrv of exams, hoxinc inatehes. and informal dances. Soon the routine pre-hundredth day was upon us. A week before " Der Tag " we went on l;i minute reports by sec- tions, flew the corridors by day. and rotation storms by night. It was fun because our Dav was coming; and when it came, at the y note of reveille, the blood did flow. W asson. Schweinsberg, and Northcott were the men in greatest demand; with sadistic glee we made u[) for a year of suffering. Spring leave and drill came and went. We were coming of age, anticipating the stripe ahead. It had been a good year and appeared better in retrospect. Time hasn ' t changed that outlook, and we still stick our chests out and exclaim proudly, " Now when we were Swabs, Liberty party on di-ch, ■ fflTr. ' i ■ L ' ; ' 4 0 8 " Hundrvdth Day Still; nilli il mister. ■, 7T— » K C " " 21 suggest you pull. ' . yr " Dce (ioine Septeniher. wt- (liiiii])(- l our MiiiirtK r texts into a coriicr aiul went to mm — well, to Long Island Sonnd. at l( ' a l. Ww call of ad- venture in foreifin ports look us lo lJridjj;e|)orl. tlity IshuuK yes, even Greeiipoit. We saw llieni all — from the erosstrees and llie locsle head, ours was only soogee, hoist, and holystone. We pulled on the lines handed us. and dropped lo the deck in e ery spare minute for rest, rest, rest. Lulled hy the swish of the cutwater and the plunk of (Jhappys mandolin, we collapsed until stirred to action hy Roemer ' s hoot or 01sen " s ' " Hoe Deee. " Haunted hy Danish liherty from dawn " till dark. Leighton took to the royals and others played hide-and-seek with the braid in the sail locker. The routine was dis- turbed briefly by battening down for the hurri- cane, which found us in City Island with hearts in mouth and lifebelts in hand, and also hy running back for Captain Hansen ' s scottie, which had jumped ship in Oyster Bay. Oh lucky dog! Wi ' rry sti ini mid run aii ii fJOBOOy HERE BUT U5 BlLCe RflTJ SIR The forecastle favnrili ' spot for flahiii : out. M Is this ihr iiiiy that ruloii did ilY Professor . . Barlon Hixiu- ufjc tioii(itcl I- id 1 1 1 1 ' Daddy Jf iirhucLs. " 24 Sco cceace ' " Kotaling bodies acl in strange ways. " This l il i)i ' hrifilitness was our introduction to J. Bar- liiii rioag. Professor, the man who knows exaetiy why the electrons act the way they do. In fact. Professor Hoag doesn ' t hesitate to show- to the onh oker e idence of devices patented l»y J. B. Hoag, all devised to knock the stuffings out of the electron. When he isn ' t chasing the elusive negative charge, Professor Hoag spends his time heading a department which has man- aged to hold the attention of its students through two ' ar of feverish cramming before monthly exams. After the four semesters of general physics, we were deemed ready for another plunge into that great unknown. " Electro-physics. " None of us will e cr forget that semester when we spent our time worrying about how anyone would possibly get 25 7 on a final, knowing as little as we did. Somehow, we got through that seemingly insurmountable obstacle. One semester of chemistry was all the test tube shuffling we had to endure. Still, the course revealed all the secrets of compounding soap more pure than Ivory. Confidential formulae for the production of high explosives were re- vealed to those who seemed tired of it all. U- ' Uto We who have ahsorhed our dose of ciilliire, served on tlie liall hrll. rahilc you. We lell llie acadtim with more than a knowledge ot basic eufiiiieeriu};. as well as a (■oni|)lele Irain- ing as offieer of the deck. You prohahly uiiuldn ' l believe it. but. thanks to our Lil-IIistory course, we also became voiced in Latin and Greek, with a literary knowledge of Plato ' s Republic, Aris- totle ' s Poetics and Walt Whitman. The aims of the course were indeed ambitious. As the first class to endure the course, we received both barrels. The course, during our Swab Year, consisted of a series of lectures delivered by Prof. Law- rence, Prof. Colby and Prof. Buron. There was much ado about the Grecian and Roman mas- ters and methods of Greek and Roman warfare. As armchair strategists we refought the battles at Thermopolae and Hannibal ' s Italian cam- paign. Later, we prayed for Charlemagne to come to Roland ' s rescue, toured the underground with Virgil and Dante, and finished the course with a whirlwind tour of American History. Prof. Colby. Prof. Biiroii. I J. Siln ' iilcrvr ii ho tlid their Ix-st to toss a littli ' ciillurv our ntiv. We have loriji suspecti-d the General Studies Department of personally suhsidiziuu the hook puhlishini: industry. 25 ■ nm actcc Hut. two. Iml. two — that ' s the memory which the Tactics Department left willi us. However, once upon a time, we liad a cliance to pla) sohlier with delijihtfully noisy hhuiks as fierce invaders or jirim defenders. In sharp contrast y i • ' rfW ' - ' Thai ' s S no, M—no. S — no, M. Lt. Freyniuller, coniniunications expert deluxe, would take us in liand each week and show us how not to wind ui) " jiushing a hrooni in front of a marine. " Seniapliore drill was the only rest the Tactics Department did allow us, but whats a military institution without drill? J hr liirlh nj the liidj-iutiTViil sti ' p. Hriidy j»r II hinir. if ■ • ' •) •) •) THIRD CLASS CWl S ctn ( %uc ie I he hoys (.(iptdin Kmitc Hiinscii. First Mate lAtn dVdttd. Second Mali ' Hornirr. I lliril Male Aci sc i. Tlie first rare Itreatli of freefhiin — that is the way the cUjss leineiiihers our little trip to Sa- lem. After being the door mats of the Corps for one year, we rereived a taste of free air when we went on board the " Danmark " and ' " Atlantic " . We were to be away from the upper class for the first time, for we had left the Class of " 47 preparing for their exams. We were ready for a three weeks rest at Salem Air Station. Those on the Atlantic found themselves on a well-run sliip. I nder the command of Lieu- tenant Connnander Winstead, emphasis was placed on getting the work done rather than on regulations. Those sentenced to the Dan- mark found themselves enmeshed in a strug- gle w ith the elements in order to keep the " great white boat " white, the brass polished, and the engine unused. When we arrived at Salem, we found that we were to live on board ship, and go ashore every other day to receive instruction. The pertinent question was how to get ashore. Our running boats succeeded in staying out of or- der most of the time, but we managed. Once ashore, the training, which consisted of a series of restful training films and non-technical lec- tures, was relaxing. Then came the big thrill our first hop in a PB-Y. We were allowed to handle the controls and got the feel of a flying boat. Our imagina- tittns bridged the years to when we could pin on those silver wings. The hot pilots were our heroes. your htiik into it. Sum! i»Sa- Corps ' «air and ipper ■son Lieu- was ibn Dan- ni»- m llip ihal lore rhe )ur or- nee ries k- la oli Salem Air Station — our introduction to the Coast Guard 4ir Arr Now for what niade things worthwhile. Lib- erty was granted every other night. Most of the boys made interesting connections as a re- sult of a big dance thrown for us by the local belles of Salem Town. The most popular spttt of all was the SPAR barracks at Marblehead where intra-ser ice morale was heightened no little. Just ask Patty Shuff or Red Starr about the Marblehead rugcutting and you will get either a blush, a wink, or a story. The Salem venture remained one of the most pleasant experiences in our four years at Uncle Sam ' s Academy. 0 ' i 9 Ready for thr first hop. TViZ e Cdd Between the COBB an. I MACKINAW cruises came the pleasant sojourn to Wakefield. Mas- sachusetts, for a week of firinj: at llie Kifle Range. Instead of eiicoiiiilerinf: new kinds of paint to scrape, we found ourselves resting coni- forlahly in non-rocking l)arrarks. With 45 min- utes hefore the first formation in the morning. we could get up gradually, like the old civilian times. The day ' s activity included eight pleas- ant hours of firing with Miss Springfield and Squeeze That SIidI Off. Realistic demonslralioii i f ulxil lite Kr .s Vi If ill Do Brother Coll. In the evenings our time was free to spend in the well-stocked canteen or playing softhall in the field. When the weekend came, liberty was ex- tended for all hands, with those living in the icinity receiving a weekend. It was amazing how many boys suddenly developed near rela- tives around Boston. How they managed to hide a Boston background behind a Southern drawl and Western twang was hard to under- stand. Lest we forget, there was Chief Warrant Bur- bine who demonstrated, one peaceful after noon, that a Reising. held loosely in a hori- zontal plane, could spray bullets in a wide arc around the wielder. We were convinced. Where Experts Are Made H Tft c uuuu " (]asl olf tli ' It ' c liracts! " — oops! wroiif; pajjo; w just I. I ' l ilic OAINMARK. Tilt- iu t I.- ..I our tliird class suiuint ' r was a llircc wi-ck cruise ou the icebreaker MA(;KI A , uudcr llic alilc leadership of ( ' onuiiaiuier K. J. Holand. wlio indoelriiialed u in tlie ways of iia i alioii on tile (ireat l-ake , and also continued our traiii- inj; in the prohleius of keepin ;; a white . " i.OdO ton (]oast Guard Gutter from lurniu}; tatlie-tale {;ray. Luckily I or unluckiK. dependinj; on your viewpoint ) we had already learned tlie latter from our Danish allies aiul had hejiun to ap- preciate the fact that a certain amount of ship ' s work was necessary, no matter how trying. Even our resignation to this fact did not prevent gnashing of teeth when the MACKIINAWS 74 foot beam was forced bodily through tlie 80 foot width of the Soo Locks of the Sault Ste Marie River Canal. However, all was not kiyis and soogee water; many of us learned for the first time that the ordinary Mereator Projection charts used in ocean navigation were replaced by Polyconic charts on the Great Lakes, and that the Inland Water Navigation Rules were slightly tlifferent from the Great Lakes Rules. At the close of each day, all hands looked forward to the volleyball and boxing period which was called " happy-hour. " Billy Tdvlor Idkiiiii thi ' joy out of " iui ipy hour. " Meet the skipper. E. J. Kolaiul. iSCG. Standby, MARK! Good Irnining for postiiifi I ' iH hoards. uMJfiilMB Our itinerary took us to arioiis ports siicli as Cleveland. Buffalo. Mackinac Island. (Chi- cago, Dululli. and Saull Sainte Marie, to name a few, where we were warmly greeted l)y local ci ic orfranizations, who sponsored dances in our hchalf. Since our stay in any one port was not more llian two days, our social acti ity was liniilcd mkisiIv to a few quick turns aliout the inunicipal dance floor in the arms of a local maiden. There were condnclcd tours of {irain eleva- tors, ore freighters, shipyards and aircraft fac- tories which demonstrated to us the innnense production required to wage a total war. The closely-packed appearance of the shipj)ing through the St. Marys Ri er and the Straits ol Mackinac revealed that the huge iron ore ca- pacity of the Messabi Range was being utilized to its fidlest extent in supplying the industrial cities of Detroit, Cleveland, and Gary. One of the enjoyable aspects of the cruise Things were done on a large scale In ilw cnltitt ' niiiifs til Iii f;)Ts Cily. Miili. 32 Making llic nmsl oiil o ii sliDil I isil h lsl ' lioyal. was a day ' s visit to Isle Royal, a vacationer ' s paradise in the middle of Lake Superior. Ca- dets were put ashore by watches for hikes through the woods ; fishing parties were organ- ized, and a few of the BTO ' s even found girls who were summering in the lakeside cabins. For hardy characters who look well in blue, the .55 F. lake water provided an additional sport — swimming. Except for the fad that some of our hot shot navigators became lost in the woods, no casualties were experienced. Life ' s more cnjoynhlc monifiUs. Living compartments aboard the MACKI- NAW were the roomiest and most pleasant we had seen in our short time in the Coast Guard. Every man was provided with either a bunk or a cot instead of the hammocks to which we had become accustomed on board the DANMARK. Hammocks are very practical on a sailing ship which may heel to a constant 20 for days. Still hammocks must be stowed every morning. That is quite a task when you consider that many of us blunder around without fully awak- ing until after our second cup of Java. The messdeck of the MACKINAW was large and airy, and the chow hounds never failed to get " seconds. " At night the messdeck was converted into a theater which showed the latest movies. As the cruise drew to a close, it became ap- parent that our educations had indeed been broadened considerably, but many of us won- dered if sleep were something that we read about in books. Choic line — First Class first. Overlooking Charlotte Amalic on the Isle of St. Thomas, in the J irgin Islands. The last half of our Third Class Suinnier was passed aboard the D.E. MENGES and the USCGC COBB classification doubtful. We ca- dets were divided into three groups, two on the COBB and the remaining one on the MEINGES. Our first port of call was St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, a locale which offered various diversions for liberty hours such as swimming at the Marine Beach, souvenir hunt- ing in the many silver shops, and tours of the island. A visit to the terrace of Bluebeard ' s Castle was rewarded by an excellent view of the city, Charlotte Amalie, several hundred feet be- low. It was also a cool and refreshing place to relax and enjoy a delicious dinner, among other things. In town were other places, such as the 34 IP (WHI i WW " A ' o. it isn ' t n ' ' rry boat — jiixt ihv I SC(,C COHB. SCX 3SHF- 4 viMcoK Hotel 1829 iiiul tlio (iraiid Hotel, where one could obtain food ami drink. In between ports we engaged in llie iiievi table ship ' s work interspersed with classes in navigation, and a new oddity, gun drill. The MEN(iES was by far the more heavily armed of the two ships, carrying three-inch guns and 40 and 20 mm.; while the COBB only had a 5 ineher and 20 mm. The COBB possessed a Avtioii sKirbixirdl loading machine whose tolerances were in- creased considerably by our sweating gun crews. In Preston, (]uba, we were given a tour of a large sugar plantation. While we were told that the city ' s only export was cane sugar, it was ru- moured that chanel No. 5 ran a close second. After a five day stop in Bermuda we proceeded to New London and two weeks ' leave before the start of the new academic term. Preston. Cuba, land of sugar cane anil llic L niled Fruit Company. ip ' v. Slick iiilh il. Mislrr. lAjc iras hill u slonii: HI- ivcrc ill OIK ' tosidhcr. Rick mill " Rcji Book ' s " hole diiriiiii on- of Ihiiulrt ' dth Days ' playful periods. 36 €ifviac x fter a menioralilc fall leave, we returned to the Arademy. fidl of energy and some lofty ideas about our importance. The first few days were just a blur, as we reveled in all the pleasures which had been denied us the previous year. We spent all available moments in our rec room tryiiij; to j;et that eijilil ball safely tucked away in the side pocket. e rubbed shoulders against the bulkheads as we walked — I did say walked — down the corridor. Best of all we saw some other poor unfortunates answeriiifr to that sa- distic wail. " SWAB HO! " Yes, it was a big day when we saw the new Swab class. We had progressed the initial steep step. From then on. the climb was to be- come increasingly easy. At that time of the year many of the class, with the memory of the previous year still vivid, were determined that we were to be a class of " good Joes. " It was interesting to see how ideas changed when we discovered that for every additional privilege, there was that certain responsibility. Our big job was to liandh ' indoctrination under the overall dictates of the first class. They provided the ideas. We were the muscle men. We now saw to it that other men were kee|)ing their eyes in the lioat at mess. We were now the ones who kept up that incessant chant of " butt left, mister, " and " dress it up, " at noon drill periods. Noon drill periods also ;ave « lisiiiii 1)11 til ■ e j;a e us our (ir.-t cliaiicc to i;i c vocal couMiiaiid . a trainiug wliicli stood us in fzood lt ' ad during lain- years. The evening indoetriiialion periods were usu- ally bull sessions wlieu we {;a e tlie S val)s llic " Word " ' on lliiiiijs in {jeueiai. We did lia e plenty o( word to hand out in those days, for th( future wheels were starting to dri e in iheir first spokes. Our third class year was a great year for tattoo goings on. These were rabbit hunts, collision drills, sock races, rowing to Norwich, and all the other ideas which playful minds might conceive. Perhaps aspects of it were silly, but it did accom- plish much toward improving class spirit and, most important of all, provided a few laughs to relieve the tension of a crowded day. The climax of the barracks year was " Hundredth Day. " During the week before " Hundredth Day, " we really gave the underclass good cause for vengeance. They were ready for us. To this day, the cry " Air Raid " brings back memories. The mess hall was a bedlam with more food in the air than on the plates. Rick Taylor and LeRoy Reinburg ' s hole was never quite the same after 50 mattresses had been heaped in it. Hundredth Day proved anew that we could take it as well as dish it out. Dirty bom. Mister. - " - - one of ' 48 ' s intramural champion (tcl him lliis HiiiukL Carl. 37 uacm 0. 0. V. " Who ' s my O. D.r ' " " Is it a weekend? ' These were some of the thoughts wliich ran through our mmds when the duty day arrived. Being on the inside of the O. D. " s office was a new ex- perience, since we were especially concerned with the carrying out of the daily routine. We soon discovered a use for our Dutton in figuring out how the time tick was to be taken, and with occasional " fudging. " we usually managed to show a reasonable ehronometer rate. We took 77ir limv lick- llinnks lo tlit (nal Ohsi ' iialory. charge of our first formation actually taking reports from the lofty first classmen. The biggest bother was puzzling out the guard duty list, since ten men were out for sports, John Q. Rathbottom was in the sick bay, and Herkimer S. Dench was on sick report. Sir. I rrporl to ri ' lirie you. The f!:r( iit limi ' cotisiuiUT fiHinu nut tlflintiut ncy cards. 38 ( eae uxi Studies The years will tell wiiicli courses will proNe of aiuc to lis as officers. Looking hack upon our acadeuiic career, the series ol coiir ol- fered hy Prof. Lavvereuce staud out as auionj: the uiosl enjoyahle. Prof. Lawcrcuce hati hc ii the iustructor of tlie class of " 18 iu at least one course each year. Without liic henefits of tiic radio and time for the reading; of p« ' riodicals. it was ery easy to lose track of the nionieutou;- happenings which were going on outside those gates. Prof. Lawerence did much to make up for these handicaps. Through his instruction, we learned to evaluate the events of the time in light of history and prevailing precepts of our economic system. The good professor has heen termed the class ' s unofficial class adviser. Our first semester with " Dirty Al " (as he is called in less formal circles) laid the foundation for an investigation of economics by a study of past great thinkers. Next, we progressed to a thorough survey of our way of living. The cli- max came in our government course, in which The Prof, fxphiininsi to the hoys i(7iy it isii ' l necessary to balatice the budget. Professor Albert A. L(iH-erenre. head of the General Sindies Di-partnient. we learned exactly what made the Democrat hate the Republicans, and " who got what, where, when and how. " High lights of the course were the frequent battles of wits between Shuff and the instructor, and the somewhat voluminous term papers in which more blood flowed than did on the beaches of Normandy. We will always remember Prof. Lawerence as a true friend of the cadets and a regular " uv. Lt. Comdr. Corliss P. Lnmhort. navigator par cxcellance. lta(AC 4xtca{t During the time served at the Academy, the class of ' 48 has been exposed to a yearly dose of the science of " Where were you at Z.T. 05 — 25 — 38.65 on the wide green yonder? " To the average mariner, and layman at large, this is navigation. We had our own pet names for it. Perhaps future classes will not have a true ap- preciation of the subject, for with new plotting tables they will be deprived of the pleasure of balancing slide rules, parallel rulers, charts. Light Lists, and Nautical Almanacs on the gran- diose " 1 X 1 " board wliich ])assed as a desk in McAllister Hall. For three long years, Lt. Comdr. Lambert amazed us with his uncanny knowledge of the subject and his ability to drive his students from llif moment that " ery well, seats! " was given until five minutes after the bell. Accuracy was the navigational (iod and we worshipped him devoutly. Combined with accuracy, there was always speed, and more speed. The advent of the Saturday morning work period was the cli- max of the struggle against lime. One thing must lie said — we learned a whale of a lot of naviga- tion. The thoroughness of our course will be a|i| rc(ialt ' d in later days. 40 TfteJi, " I Wiiiil it formally iiiulcrstood lliat you can bilfje just as easily in tnechanics as you aii in any other siihjeet. " Those were the prophelie words which intro- duced us to Stanley L. (Snuffy) Smith. They were enough to make one ' s spine tingle, to wake up screaming at night after a uight-niarish ses- sion with the academic hoard. That and a (jui k flurry of three problems long, five minute quizzes made us certain that here was the origi- nal Si mon Legree. That was the initial impres- sion, but oh how wrong we were. The enlight- ment was not a sudden one, but came gradually. It began to dawn upon a few of us that all Mr. Smith wanted was for us to do our home- work. We began to know what was in back of that rigid brace, which had made us green with envy. We began to find that our papers were being marked fairly, and besides discovering a thoroughly competent and industrious instruc- tor, we had found a true friend of the cadets. A graduate of a far Western college and a cadet at West Point for three years, where he was a football star, Mr. Smith understood cadets and their problems. (A Coast Guard Lieutenant before the war, he returned to West Point, as an instructor, and rose to the rank of major. He returned to the Coast Guard Academy in " 45 as a Lieutenant Commander. ) It was not unusual to hear the boys saying, " Why if Snuffy were Tactics Officer . . . " or " Fm certain that Snuffy wouldn ' t consider that right. " ' In Prof. Smith, we found what to us typified the very best in the military system. Other memories are brought to mind when we recall our mech classes. We recall the force- ful demonstrations in class that you can ' t lick centrifugal force, even though big Nick Schmidt made a mighty effort. Well, we worked hard in mechanics, but we met a swell guy. Prof. Slaitlt ' Y L. Smilli. an example we ' ll Iry luird l jnlliiu 41 i ' .omdr. H. S. Shiirj). Iii ' tul uf the Matlicmulics Di-partmcnl. Weit, LtTi see VIHttT TH6 r ftN in THe seoK SAVi .... TfCxtA. I lie oripinnl .hirk uf All L Trades, Lt. K. I ' . Rivanl. " Let ' s see what the man in the book has to say. " ' Uttered in that deep, rumbling monotone, it would cause a few drooping eye-lets to flutter. Clonidr. H. S. Sharp was demonstrating the so- lution of another one of his never ceasing Miathematical riddles for the edification of the class at large. A glance around the room would reveal five or six blackboards full of numbers, and wierd symbols understood solely by one " Hank " Sharp. Unquestionably Commander Sharp had asked Santa Claus each Christmas for a special classroom with blackboards on the ceiling. Perhaps someday his wish will come true. Possessing a sharp, ever twinkling sense of humor, he succeeded in making his classes enjoyable, even if his subject matter didn ' t of- ten strike a responsive chord. At least we learned how much we didn ' t know. Lt. E. P. Rivard was a man of many facets. You never knew where he would show up. One term it was teaching mathematics, next it was in the materials laboratory, and finally he ap- peared in the juice department. If he ever showed up in the Lit-History Department, he would have circuited the academic front. 42 Jhr SECOND CLASS m% m - - ei HcicCa l ace For maii ol ii llic iicriiiiKia l acc a our first real ' |tfri( ' iicc willi llic flciiifiiU at sea. As 80011 as our short Icaxc was oNcr. tlu ' crcus of the staysail schooner C.l 1 I.K and the -;aff rigged foresail sehooner TEKECJKAM started getting their boats in shape for the big race. Grand Drason Mathews, Sniily Ajjgar and Giis Davenport were deck hands on the TEREGRAM wliile Ken Boedecker teamed with our departed classmates Peek and Dennian on the CURLEW. Both crews were primed for a tough race. The trip down was phigued with puffy head winds and a hot sun. The ATLANTIC showed up during the race after being hurried into shape by 22 second cUissmen and the h)cal Coast Guard auxiliary. The worst memory on the Atlantic ' s trip southward was the shortage of food and the complete lack of water. A couple of days out. the fresh water tanks became con- taminated with salty water. Some of the l)oys started shaving with coca-cola. On the good ship T. Smiley, Gus. and Carl alternated as galley slaves. Grapefruit competed with a crate of oranges as the chief staple. At times the danger- ous Atlantic Ocean looked like an inland lake. Storm clouds hover. Tlu- TEREGRAM in a !„■ , s,,,,,, fo . lie bUm . Lt.-Comdr. Jack W oofl. skipper of llii ' CI RLEW. 1 ' mm m 1 ■ At other times the wihl Gulf Stream squal heeled the boats far over on their beams. In a field of 34 boats the schooners ' inadequacy against the latest design sloops, ketches, and yawls was apparent. Once St. Davids Head hove in sight every- body turned to and prepared for some pleasant liberty. Jack Wood, an old ocean racer, turned his CURLEW boys loose from their 6 day pumping chores, while the ATLANTIC second classmen took life easy at N.O.B. stocking up on chow. The trip back was the exact antithesis of the race. The ATLANTIC walked into the tail end of a hurricane and lost almost all her new sails. Ding Wetmore got knocked down on deck that night as the storm struck with a fury. The schooners also had a rough time. The cruise taught everyone to have a healthy respect for the wind and made some seasoned sailors out of the 48 " ers taking that memorable ride. Sliirt of ihf rnce nt ISrirporl. ?. 7. 46 A real story to icll. Two years rolled by before we were to { el a break in the selieduled routine at the Academy. This godsend lo the weak. lame, and lazy went by the name of Snnmier Sessions. Al this lime we took courses in navigation, shop work, sur- veyiufi, praetieal seamanship, and a iation. Since little homework was required, we cavort- ed on the tennis court, played golf, and slept. Our seamanship course resolved itself into a basic indoctrination in swinging the chipping hammer, as we readied the " Atlantic " and the schooners for their hectic trip to Bermuda. While the aviation aspect was a quick course in maneuvering the boatswain chair fully 150 feet above deck, it acted as excellent preparation for our first class cruise. In surveying courses we checked to see if there were still approximately 280,000 square feet of good earth to drill on. Our hydrographic map making was calculated to scare the life out of the fishes which would have no truck with such queer goings on. He Here lucky we never had lo use iihal ire mnde. Being practical at seamanship. I.nunihitiii a race point, niitlst it ild chi ' crs and (icliinf; hacks. Jf e never got 81.25 an hour or this The Coast (jiiard plaufs nere equipped nilh emeriiencv life Ixxits to be dropped at sea. TiJe CM Roc gate the helicopter trainer quite a work out. After conipletiii " ; our Suiiimer Session, the class was split three ways. One group revisited Salem Air Base uiuler the supervision of Comdr. Merriniaii. Life at Salem was mostly a question itf keeping yourself in shape for the ordeal of nightly liherty and weekends. Between siestas, training films, and liberty, the boys managed to get in a few pre-season football licks. Section Baker went to good old Floyd Ben- nett field, under the stern, but paternal care of Lt. Paul Foye. For the uninitiated, Floyd Ben- net! Field is snugly located in the home of " Dem Bums " — Brooklyn. Of course, being stationed at Floyd Bennett resulted in untold hardships for Harry Gregg. Nick Schmidt, and Bob Shuff. They often had to spend as nuich as 5o in a bus in order to get home. Then of course there were those like Bernie Shapiro and Max Charleston, who made mighty pilgrimages to God ' s coun- try — The Bronx. All told, no one made out too poorly at Floyd Bennett. The routine at Floyd Bennett was influenced considerably by the personnel available and the whims of our skipper, Mr. Foye. At Floytl Ben- nett, we found a station organized to do the job at hand, where regulations and red tape were held to a minimum. Lt. William A. Jenkins ' 42 r - ' l! Hard at icork at Floyd Bennett. (P J " " " S Ici Stcitca(f ;i llu- liasc olTicer assigned to iiislriict lis. wliicli lif (lid willi a series of iiitcicsliiifi; films and lectures. Hie altenioons were deMiIed to flyiiifi. or if that wasn ' t |)(issilile. to niakiii Mr. I ' oye happy. It seemed as tlu»ii ih hij; Paul had a eertain likiii ; for softhall. and. like it or not. we were declined to hecome aeeomplished soll- itall addicts i»efor ' our tiiree week in Brooklyn were o er. After lie made a few ineffectual trips to the plate, we all began praying for Mr. Foye to break out of his slump, because when lie wasn ' t hitting, things went hard with us. The third groiij) went to Klizabeth (lity. North (Carolina. The results of that visit had a few of the boys watching the mails carefully while chewing on their fingernail, for months. ?• Crltina: the iiord on tii-scii RfsciK ' luiuiiiim nl . oil have to keep the PB s rends to fio al a mi nieiit ' s notice. -r l The IJ.S.C.G. EAGLE, once knoim as the -Horsl If cssvl " 7 teeet S We returned from our Second Class Summer Leave fully expecting to recouperate from the rigours of night elub life by a stop at Wakefield. Then it happened. We were to accomi)any the new Fourth Class on a three week cruise on hoard llie mighty barque " ' Eagle " . However we swallowed our disappointment, and met the ■ " Eajile " for the first time, on intimate terms. Once past Pt. Judith, we headed North pass- ing Martha ' s Vinevard. Nantucket, and around Cape Cod. New Bedford was among the livelier of our ports of call. From Massachusetts Bay, we headed Southward, down to City Island and then back to New London. When we reached New London, and tied up at Trumbell, the class of " 48 was presented with its first big task. Without the benefit of much supervision, we were to take down the main and fore royal and topgallant yards, and then lower the masts, in order for the " Eagle " to fit under the bridge. We were proud of the job we did and it proved to be excellent training for the first class summer when we spent three months on the " Eagle " . Sundny al sea is a time In rrlax. 50 The Siipi ' rintcndcnl was free icilh icords of encouragement. Pefr zUce A blast of jazz from the bugle . cadets tumbling into the quadrangle trumpet speaking into the night air excited Paul ' s . cadet humor a la Pop Shelley, Herbie Gross . . . Vir- gil ' s " Aw come on and yell " . . . girls and bon- fires ... a torch dance and more girls . . . the cadet orchestra in the auditorium . . . Mr. Nitch- man ' s jokes . . . Wayne ' s never-say-die speeches . . . Admiral Pines optimism . . . That ' s the pep rally. Another bite from Rippey ' s " shaggy dog " stories. A sprinkling of sex appeal lias usually added. Fifteen for the team inspired by a fell- of Pablo ' s hoi licks. - They started lit rnlarge the mess hall In May I iii ' ss iht ' I ' .xani icasn ' t too tough — or lias it! Thf rriornin i pilgriningt ' to hrrakfasl in thi ' general mess. -d c Second , As O.D., Patty got into the spirit of Halloneen A Tony and Maggs special — a iveekly treat. Cadets at play. s ( ia e hanks to Bwr c zi. . xi ofs or «( r rhninpiimship inli ' riiiiiriil irn ' stlina Iftim. Did hr hurl you Rohht ' Ah jrllrrsr Bring on the colors. It took only 18 months to finish the nu ' ss hall. i iB BI W §jkas - a m m. ; - . ' ' " TBSfc ' i ifc .a M ' i- x--«ii|,„ . ■ ' XK m UK DcUlCC The end ol our sccoikI class year l)rouj;lil tin- loiifi awaited Riiij; Daiiee. With the class ring ofticially ours we felt a {greater sense of " heloiig- iii;;. " riic riiif; (lidn ' t represent the only hoiid formed that evening, for the Ring Dance is the traditional time for those so inclined to become engaged. But this was the tradition of the dance; there were other things which we will remember as well. We had heard of the decorations for pre- vious dances; and ha ing the best class yet, we didnt intend to be outdone. The big ring, through which we walked to receive the class ring from our drags, was to approach an en- largement of the class ring with both the Acad- emy and the class seals in relief. It was to be set in a pool fed by a brook tumbling down through a mountain of greenery. The dance committee, assisted by the rest ol the lirst class worked furiously to bring the idea to reality. Vk hen the beginning of the dance was delayed after tiic dinner, we began suspecting things. Our worst fears were realized when it was found that liic water intended for the pond had made a substantial start in fdliiig the rest of the gym. Hurried last minute remedies were tried — more tar. more plaster of paris — but to no avail. Because of the symbolism involved and be- cause of the watery but not unpleasant mess which ensued, we will long remember our Ring Dance. ■ ' " W - 1 I Lt. Cf)ni(lr..l ilui Moiilri ' llii. ii Ito (i tiiiilly iiii(h ' r.slo i(l k liiil it:is fioiiifi on in the htb. e ' ' ., ' t« t m (lircliinii up on lii ' rnoulli nilli ihr aid of (I iirrant (Jjjio ' r Jamison. Aloiif; with our Heat Energy Analysis Course came our intrtuhiction to the engineering lab- oratory, which meant long hours of making data sheets, plotting graphs and writing discussions, usually done on weekends. Lt. Comdr. John Montrello certainly showed us how much a per- son could learn about engineering. We came to rue the day when Bernoulli made his discover- ies. Don ' t get me wrong, we enjoyed the iah. Gt ' llinn II liiiil,- III llir prnrtiatl siilr oj m innrinu.. 56 fn P ' ' n Prof. Robert E. Ri-od-BiU. " Properties of materials, " Mr. Reed-Hill promised, " will g;ive the memory boys a chance to catch u]» with the mathematicians, " but no one turned out to have that good a memory. There was blackboard work in class — " That ' s fine Mr. Shapiro, except that 0.4% carbon steel is black instead of white and contains circles in- stead of squares. " Lab work was really practical and was lots of fun. Li ' aniinii irluil iiii iinlurlion jnrnme can really do. 57 9 ' Conidr. Peter I . Colnuir. vacume tube enipresario deluxe. Close up vieic of a Sperry Seiirclilifilil in juice l(d . 58 cuce After our somewhat morbid encounter with electro-physics, we left the world of the theo- retical for llic more practical, but no less vex- ing, electrical engineering course. Life became a steady struggle with phase shift diagrams, vacume tubes, oscillators, and all the other tricky gadgets to be found in any radio set. The results of the conflict were tabulated in memo- randum orders to cadets, — subject: " Tree List. " Our first semester was spent with (lomdr. Peter V. Colmar and Lt. Otis P. Pastes in an investigation of motors and generators. Our juice laboratory periods paralleled our class- room work. Under the guidance of Lt. Wood- ruff, we conducted many practical experiments, such as the paralleling of generators. On our first class cruise, we used this practical knowl- edge to good avail. Our second semester saw Lt. Estes bow out of the course, which then dealt with the less substantial vacume tubes and their uses. While there was considerable knowledge of the subject present in the class, most of it was claimed by a few privileged ones, such as " Deacon " Mcdune, " Snatchblock " Bosnak. and the " Crow. " ' Li. Oiis ' ' . Estes. FIRST CLASS ' eat w O cen ( ' .iip . Mill ' s H. Itnliiw C.ndfl Pniclicf S(jua(lii it (.ommiindiT (hir First Class Cruise was iu)l tor taiiels aldiit ' . oh MO — the officers went along for more than tiie ride. During; every wet, cold and wintry nifihl which the cadet watch spent on deck or aloft. t s(i or three officers were usually present to sec thai nothing; too horrible happened. Bv the summers end, they were probably more lired of seeing us than we were of seeing them. Remember the familiar figure of Captain Im- lay pacing the britlge, or standing on top the radio shack calling to ' " Gus " for some ice cream. ' ' Those of us in the pits will recall the terrific score that came snapping through target 27 at Parris Island when the " Count " got on the line. We smiled at " Raider " Carlson ' s sea- stories which accompanied his inevitable search for a mug of coffee. We marveled at Vic Pfief- fer ' s ability to pull sights out of nowhere. We cringed under the capacity of Roc ' s big brother to herd sheep at 0500 in the morning. CK ctt aacC For iiiaiiN ol IIS llif ir;;:iii Islands will roniaiii (lur idt ' a ol paradise. I ' ildliiijj; aloiifi iririn (jor- da and tliron li I ' illshiirv Sonnd. we iindci too ! llic fasciiialidii wliicli the tropic isles held lor men. W liiie ue lelt ihe Third (ilass on hoard to paint and soogee, we spent the dax s on the white sand heaehes and in tin ' hliie iiay. True, we (lid learn liu ' iis ' ot the diving lungs and the dangers of the sea urchin. However, when this was accompanied hy spearing fish and searching for coral trees at the hottoin of the sound, it hecaine a pleasure. The nights proved interesting also. While Ca- Rrady tn lioh-tioh it ith ihi ' fishes neel Bay didn ' t offer much in the way of hot- spots, the hoys managed to do all right for themselves. What the city slickers found in the horses, we didn ' t know. It must be considered as another manifestation of midsummer inad- ness. The nir goes in here Lure of the tropics mm PORTS El Moro — citacirl tij Sun Juan Harbor Cadets were just like all other tourists when it rauic to haxiiij; luii in the tropics. We dug holes in the pink Bermuda sand and had to have a picture to |)r()ve we were there. Most of us didnt huy the fifty cent diamonds the San Juan- ians offered on every street corner, hut we did hang over the hattlenients of EI Moro. We spent our money in the classy nightchdis and the smokey dives and danced till the end of liberty with the slickest Latin seiioritas. At Nassau we Tho only fully satisfyinfi tray of calin}: nalermelon Sun Juan Buoy Depot, close to the center of loan Miami, city of high buildings, high spirits and high prices Of CALL rai(le(l the stores for Clhaiiel and doeskin l(» c . ;irnl llicn loadt-d ourselves down with |)iti - apples and hananas. We met nji uitli other tour- ists and i-onipared notes. e were nddted l) the hical iidiahitants witli a hanjo. and jiaid throiifih tlie nose for American ice cream. C went hroke [)eriodieally. hnt what American tourist didn ' t. These visits did nnich to keep morale high. -;ave us a liheral education, and provided material for future hull sessions. i ■ x - ' l H Si, setlorild. nte li- giislii mit h :r: ■ ' ■■ - Thing! Tlung! I long! Hi ' liixiti!! (It Coral Bonrh. Brrnnida W hy i assail ' s Paradise Beach nas so ut ' ll named 63 I Fcn ' risli (iclii Ity in llir eriiiini ' riini Keep at it. llorbie Sf cn d Dec Oh our first class cruise, we received our first real opportunity to {)ractice what we preached or had preached to us. Our primary watch was that of Officer of the Deck. It was up to us to correlate all the facts which we had learned. We discovered that to read ahout navigation was one thing, but to carry out the duties of navigator was something else. Beside the usual service duties of the O. D., the Eagle required a good knowledge of sailing and the development of a seaman ' s eye. The work horse of the watch was the coxswain. He kept the lifeboats ready for sea, mustered the watch, and closely super- vised the manual work about the ship. A good portion of the time was spent down in the en- gine room learning about the troubles of the engineering officer. We rarely suffercfl from lack of things to do. Lt.-Co:n(h . " Jolly ]uv " (iah I ' xplniiiing the praclictil problems of rufiiiK ' i ' ring e Keepinti station (it thrcv knots, or I dan ' yon to do it Port linli ' I icn- of a 327 — LSCGC Campbell Sir. I rvporl in rt ' tnrn a hoard Mr. Mrri ' r Itoys in a strnagle afiainsl the elements ■p Tlw " Hi ll ' I line iiuly lo lei jly nith t ihroicing gun The best way to learn is to reeognize and cor- rect your own mistakes. That was very clearly demonstrated liy the cadet practice squadron ' s joint operations. The sum total of the initial efforts at fueling at sea was the loss of quite a few reputations and the attaining of some choice rope burns, when lines decided to take charge. After conceding the desirability of be- laying lines, our subsequent attempts were far more successful. Perhaps the most smoothly executed of all the exercises was the towing drill, in which the Campbell took the Eagle in tow by use of a Bending tin- (iiichtir ihdiii onto tht towing hatvsor A critical inoitKiil in iho oprr(ttii its Stout towing hawser and a sufficient length of anehor chain. Transfer of per- sonnel at sea by breeches buoy, a well publicized activity of the Cloast Guard, was practiced until it could be executed flawlessly. Ding Wetniore anil ( liief Photographer ' s Mate Bennett served as willing, if somewhat wet. guinea pigs. We all agreed that the joint operations were among the most constructive fea- tures of the cruise. 67 ■ l m - ec u%e Lazy bones No matter how painful it may be, it must be admilled lliai there was time for relaxation on the cruise, especiallN on the Campbell. Here Saturdays and Sundays meant time for letter- writing, card playing, and sun-bathing. The Eagle, however, was another matter. In spite of the hard work, the ingenious found ways of relaxing. For the first class, the wardroom was really a break. To sum up the subject of leisure on the cruises — Vxc been on two or three, and I aint dead yet — but I sure got tired! Getting ivell done on both sides Catrhinji iiii on the three months old puh- lirations nhiili finally caught up trith us. Did you say 5 no trump ' ! ! Movies muter the sl(i s nnil the niuin mast f acC One III llic most pU-asaiil siiriiriscs to axail us wIk ' ii wc uciiI oil l)oai»l the Eagle uas lo linil a red hot seplel as our sliip males. Led l) Chic I Musician Hud Jciiks. the h »ys did much lo make tilings livahle, especially for the ji e addicis anioiig us. riic hoys were hy no nicaiis dead wciglil wiiile at sea. They took care of llie ship ' s store, the laundry, the linen, and ran the movie projector. In San Juan and Miami, lliey ajtplied the tools of their trade in some jumping McPeter arrangements at the cadet dances. Swell guys and good shipmates, we will miss them. 1 r Even the seas couldii ' i (lain pen " IT hen } on II ere Sweet 16 " np ' Pa%%c i.Ca cC Till ' driest of dry firing (Ml. lliat O.iOO rt-veille! We s taggered bliiully ahout the j hip. fiimhletl our way through the (•li() N !iiie. iiiul were on our way to the range. That was the horrible a the days began at Parris Island. Usually things improved when we managed to get the cobwebs out of our sleep- laden orbs. The first stage of our training was one of preparation. We learned how dry, dry firing could actually be. Under the not too ben- evolent guidance of the local gyrenes, we were pushed into our positions, had our slings tight- ened until our arms ached, and were finally de- clared ready for the big test that lay ahead. The actual firing was divided between the Garand and the Colt. After the session at Wakefield, we felt fully confident that many of us would soon sport expert bars. A few encounters with " Mag- gies drawers " and the first jolt from an im- properly held Garand convinced us that work was cut out for us on this tough Marine course. Finally, the dust and dirt stopped flying in the vicinity of our targets, the red banners disap- peared, and we began to get results. For every hour on the line, there was an hour in the pits. While stripped to the waist, if not farther, the cadets engaged in lively competi- ii Aoic lislcii. VDit " iiiva: it ' s doni ' ' dis iriiy On lint ' for the drirsl of dry sdndwirhcs IRc ie a(t e linn lielween targets. Many a toke was wajieicd on llie shootin-; ahilit) til lln- unkmiwii niarks- mcn on llic firiufi line. W liilo [dillinf: targets could not 1)« ' considfrfti llic most rclaving of ()iciipation.s. it was a change from the normal run of summer activity. A natural aftermath to the days activities was tlie cleaning of rifles. Neither the mightiest wheel in the first class, nor the lowliest mole in the third class was spared the task. The hitter had to come with the sweet, and that half hour each day was de- voted to the bitter. Perhaps the most pleasant memory of Parris Island was the unexpected weekend which was granted to every cadet, if he didn ' t have a watch. Fortified by a crisp new $20 hill from the fi I lie liinllt ' sifililiiii: III The firiiiii liin ' . — It ' s put up or shut up w Bi HP Policing llii ' rniiiic — nn ever j)rrsrnt duly f up larfirt Id . Getting ncir targets rcaily far llif iijliTiioon Steaming rifles — a great labor-saving device nance officer, we set out in all directions, some north and others south to Savannah and At- lanta to discover what makes the Southern helles tinkle. From the tales the following Monday, a very careful census was made. Miraculously, that last train was caught and all the hoys got hack on time. I A Marine captain demonstrates that it can he done 72 Mear tlu- tiid ol oiii- fiisl class cniisc we lioad- ed for the sandy shores of Sandy Hook. New Jersey for a little exposure to tiie amphibious side of (ioast Guard life. During the war the (loasi (iuard had hantUed the landing crafl of llie invasion fleets, hut a j];reater joh was llie op- eration of the many surf stations in peaeetime. So here, aided by surf men from nearby sta- tions, we were introduced to the modes of am- phibious transportation. We learned to rifjlit overturned boats and how to do it quickly and easily. There was a knack to rowing a boat in open water, but an even greater skill was re- quired in getting a boat out from shore and get- ting it back again through the surf. After surf boat work we made landings with the LCV ' s, and that most truly amphibious craft of them all — the " duck. " The surf was used for train- ing, but the time when we weren ' t actually en- gaged in any of the operations we paddled around for our own amusement, the only dis- traction being the number of flies which seem to congregate around South Jersey. It wasn ' t the idea to make qualified surf men out of us. Our objective was to gain a basic knowledge of what was required in that sort of work. " Operation Wet Pants? " Well, yes; but more correctly, they were soaked ! Vor niiility, icry lilllr laii cqudl ii 1)1 K Fighting the thrcp inch seas of Sandy Hook Olir shotting the boys how he did it in the South Pacific 73 It ' s lesal non: Joe r cr4f dd ' ate W itii tlic Miiiinier cruise safely behind us, this was " our year. " Rememher when we were Swahs? Our fourth ehiss section pictures were always {;ootl for a huifih. The improvement was apparent, tliou h accompanied by recedino; hair- lines. But in three years the Swab ' s existence had certainly changed. No longer did we view people double timing; no one was doing push ups; no one was on flying fives; no rifles were being swinig; no collision drills were enliven- ing Friday night clean up periods. Was it for the best? Who can say? Although our duties were about the same as the previous year, there were differeuces. Cadet administrative affairs were placed in our hands to an increasing degree. We could smoke in the morning; but, best of all, there was first class liberty. Those Wednesday and Sunday night movies helped to case the pressure, and the monthly weekends were longed-for events. We weren ' t quite the devil-gods that first classmen were in the past, but we managed to do all right. The cap IS ri rule but i h that eiiiar Contemplation Dust in corner — 1 . l First cldss rale ' ? ? Discitssinp the conquests of the neck - End of iin ncailrmy Iniidnuirli Along uilli ihr diisl [inn antl niii ). iir hini ' . . . Wild blue yondri hound Study a aliiit).-t a thiii ; (il tlie past, our motto beiuf;, " They cant bilge us now! " Gradually, we came to realize the fart that graduation was only months, weeks, days away. Four years had been spent working and waiting lor the day when the hand would play Auld Lang Syne for us. We faced that day with relief, anxiety, excitement, perhaps a little fear — but most of all. rejoicing. No, it was not the end: but in a very real sense the beginning. Just what kind of class will take its place in the service? Time will tell. ::: 5i Initials. ' ' Did you hritsli of]. Mister? r Thr ( . D. ' s lill.lr ( adet O. V. There was always a certain ainoiiiil of worry connected with the Cadet O. D. " s joh. Wlio will be the Duty Officer? Will we remember to wind the chronometers? Will the next formation lie inside? Did we change the name card in the door? There were other points such as satisfy- ing the hordes screaming for requisitions and making the announcements which pi led up at the last second. It was just as well that we drew the O. D. only once every other month, or our loving dispositions would no longer be so loving. B Brin on ihr co ors -dr ii If .I ! ?r: . ■ V tr-?;- The Color Giiiinl in itclion T %M We ha e always been proud nl our drill, even if the rewards obtained never quite equaled the efforts in- ( l ( ' d. Every spring and fall, we formed, inarched on to the line, passed in review, perspired, froze, became ir- ritated, tried hard, cursed the ele- ments — and life in general, hut still developed into a well coordinatetl, mil- itary looking outfit. Hut, two, tlirrr. ftinr Eyes, right 78 l ' A nipmi ( ' .tininiiiiulfr (.liiirli.s lldlhiinuyA.innpd- A CO, " .V Kxvrutiv, ' Offirrr Rolwrl (iiwlwl. (..P.O. Hrrh l.lntlfnuinii. (iuidoii Bearer Hernurd Shapiro. C.ompany Coiniiiniider Ccorfic Srhniidl. Coin- paiiy Exccutivi- Officer Irviiiji Ap iur. ( ' .P.O. ff QQ Doiialil Chapman. Cniilon Bearer Eduiiril llanff. BATT. SET-UP _ Battalion Commander Wayne Caldnell. Battalion Ex- oATT, eiiitiie Officer Robert Diirfey. Adjutant Darri-l Starr. STAFF Battalion Plans and Trainin i Officer J. R. Hope. _ _ Company Commander f . W. Rinehart. Company C CO. Executiie Officer Jam, ' s Chine. C.P.O. Alfred Prun.iki. Cuidon Bearer Clarence Hallberg. Company Commander Paul Tiffl. Company _ - E.xecutive Officer Joseph Dorsky. C.P.O. Eeroy U CO, Reinhiirg, Guidon Bearer Maxnell Charleston. il AA ,4 fipure to strike terror in «« nuiii ' s hfiirl- Bns ' lin 1 r Bohhe Myrr. Bohlir f:iviiii: Joe and Oli- the mini, or is he ' i| ' pamcUa i 0 Bradjord and Junior, Inu crack yeomen. Slgl 1 ' r kfr i 1 f k l p ' - ' irv n Jo ' « !( fin have heionie fixtures in the pyni ' s e iui mienl room. (Juiirliiniiisler I c I rank Collins II I aliiiilile asset on the cruises. «iinpiUWiA ' .$ ' tM ' . ' ZC€ Photographer ' s Mate 1 c Bennett, a big help in furnishing pictures for this book. Chief Conintissary Stenrird Chestnut — thanks lo his efforts, food itn.s good on our first class cruise. Steivard 1 r A. Mangual and Chief Storekeeper P. P. Ashton — very familiar faces in the cadet mess hall. Feel like Chawing doivn? See Joe in the canteen. Our chef s — Reyes, E. Miintto. l . Murello, iSabor. f illaneova. Processional. A friendly greeting r I In- jlixk. Mary llarkness C.hai cl on the Connrrlirul College for If ' omen ' s campus locale of Sunday morning services. ( Aafrd iiiiif and Icii on any Sunday morning — coMii ' rain. snow, liail. slt ' ct. loj:. or hine — a iiuinher of iadet found llit ' ir way to Harkness (ihapcl at (lonn (College where non - sectarian I ' rott ' stant services were held. Officiated over l»y (ihaphiin Hodgkins ami then by his successor, Cliaidain Harp, the services had music fur- nished by (Ihief Musician Peter Withol on tin- organ. Another weekly feature was the Academy choir, under the direction of Professor Arthur ( hiimby. which was occasionally joined by the Connecticut College Choir. During our four years at the Academy, Cath- olic priests of the Navy Chaplain Corps offered mass in McAllister Hall each Sunday. While at first we were a little nonplussed to find an altar set on a stage and acolytes in cadet uniforms (»f blue assisting the priest in offering mass, we quickly came to realize that the important as- pect of religion was not in the surroundings but in the contents of the service. } b.u.ii. ' -v a g ' j p ; Lirrr_ , Onr kiiifl (ij iiiiiiii- n lii( li (s jildycil (it j n nns. it t P eC ' Reinember the Siuulay we squeezed iiilo the okl gray ghost and rattled out to the homestead of Art and Betty Pfeiffer? The moment we stepped from the bus, we felt the warmth and shicerity of our class advisor. Betty was what we expected, since you never associate a lemon with a peach. After chowing down in typical Coastie fashion, wrestling and football games with the girls, dancing, and bull sessions, a tired Aoic »r I 111 ' hoi iloiis. bunch returned to the house where the barber- shop quartet got hot. When we left, we took away a healthy out- look on the service. If Art and Vic were officers in it, we wanted to be a part also. -.■sirs: .■■.:■ .■■■r-?- ' ix - Atfutencf, Gun ilrill on tbr Ik in Id rum. W liile t liiul lict ' ii iiitriMliii ' ftl to gunnery III! |)i» ' vious cruises, our formal elassroom work ilid nut liffiin until the (irsl (•la Near. With the t ' liiphasis placed lui nicuiory vork. we crammed a confused juiuhle of fact into our heads in tlif lio|M ' tliat somehow we would pick out the points on the quizzes. Mr. Ellis and Mr. Tharp look charge of the course which started with ordiuiiu ' e. hit upctn liallistii ' s. and finished with a study of directors and computors. ■ilr, V i ...o wif? ' - " 1. ■i:0 9¥ « %MlS .-r«r ' t:,. M ' : J y i . YL -wC-- ■ p t tt ISZ ' - ' " - ' ■ ' ■ HiinDriiry inptnin in 10 Id. hrillidiil H uyiw (.(ililiicll. Marching into liisliiric Yale Botil. land of the Bula-Bula. I.ifl III Hifilit. Front Row: Kcnniy. Ft ' irirr. SliTcrnit ' r. Thomas. Collorn. Pimi ' U. Morril. Sicoik] Row: Knapp. Paulsen. Moss. Jacobs, laughn. llgcnfritz. Black. Binder. Handle. Tliird Row : Ochmnn. Dorsky. Caldwell. I ' ritnski. Ross. Duin iCapt.), W ' etmorc. Hathanay, Starr. Apgnr. F -igles( n, Meyer. Fourtli Row : Thompson [Mgr.). Haickins. Shank. Smith. Rose. Pias. Hihn. Carr. Stancliff, Dougherty. Miiir. Sprein. R ar Row: Curley. Teiji-r. Uau;shy. Burke. Rich. Booth. Friedhoff. If ilter. Glass. Deuing. Parkf-r. ■SS? U I »— ». 82 10 ,41 2 © 6 SO. SBJ 5 76= T 7S ■i MaMlMltUB L-- ' PactdM The c-lass of 1918 ciilcitd llic academy diir- iii " ; llie war years wlieii tlie (oasl (Juard was rising to short-lived i)r()iiiiiieiiee on the Kasterii •iridiron. Not many stayed from the hrilliaiil 1944 squad: hut those that remained, after a disastrous 19 15 season, h ' d the team to better than average years in 1946 and 1947. Big Wayne Cahlwell. 200 pound eenter. was elected honorary eaplain after llie 1946 cam- paign. A brilliant line backer, the Beef was usu- ally flanked by Chuck Hathaway and either Joe Dorsky or Al Prunski. Prunski, although ham- pered by injuries, proved to be a vicious line- man. Hathaway, a fine defensive player, settled down at guard after a year at end. Steady Joe Dorsky also found a niche as guard after a stretch as an end. For rough and tough tackles, we had goliath Red Starr and scrappy Pop Och- man. 1948 ' s big contribution to the end depart- ment was Duane Ross who, after having to learn ,(■ ui ' ill (.(xicli. Capliiin. I ' ' IT, Bohhy Diiiii. slai liittjixirk Toiighpr to lace up than a corset. Go get ' ' cm gang. S» ' ESk Firsldoivn. Codsl (ii uird. Thrrf iras slill lots of fiphl li ' fl in the " old niiin. " Driving for that c.xlni iiliili- nuirker. tin- •:anit ' frnm ilie ground up, developed into an (Mitslandiiif; performer. ersatile Irv Apgar was always a help at ( eiiter and { iiard. Ill the haektield, our class finished the four years with two halfhacks. fightiiif: Bohby Duiii. captain of the 1947 squad and Dinj er Wetniore. kicking specialist. The managerial duties were ably handled by Bernie Thompson and " Reb " Walsh. Many memories remain from four years of gridiron warfare. There was the heartbreaking 7-3 loss to Yale, the 20-0 triuinpli over Brown, the last quarter rally to defeat Amherst, and the sensational tackle by Caldwell of a Worcester ball carrier on the 2-yard line to end the careers of the men from ' 48 with a 13-8 victory. Football Scheclule-1947 19 Rensselaer Academy 19 13 Amherst Acade my 6 Colby Academy 18 7 Middlebury Academy 7 26 Rhode Island Academy 7 13 Connecticut Academy 8 Worcester Academy 13 Toininy UiiirLiiis. hone hriiisiiiii fiillharh. w jTZ ¥ ' Chuck V AYNE Caldwell Joe DORSKV .5tN " RR ---S .1 . ' f J; vWiMM s r V msr Capt. Bi ' rnif Shapiro, stvllur cfiitvr. All 48 " ers who played soccer for the academy will look haik on fond nuMnories of llu- team. That was a great gang — Kaff. Beniie, Peek, ( ' row. Deaver. (Iiajipie. and the rest! During jy f5, our class really made its presence fell on the team. That was the year when the academy hit the big time, competing against such schools as Yale, Dartmouth, Brown, and Harvard. 1947 soccer season — rained oiil. Left to Rii;ht. Sittinw: Mueller. Pahl. Jordan. Shapiro (Capt.), Chapman. Hope. Standini;: Charleston ( Uijr. I . Russell. Ketchani. Foster. Fletcher. Hay. Davenport. Smith. d if e Hire liiit iitidinst I rinily. Reared on Billy Taylor ' s commando course. uitli a sprinkling of calisthenics and boxing, we were always in terrific condition. The highlijjht of the season was the struggle with Dartmouth ; for the tiny tykes from the academy stole the play from tlie Indians in a rough and hard fought contest. 1946 saw us hard hit by graduations and res- ignations. The coaching reins were taken over by Mickey Conley, one of the best soccer play- ers in these parts. Bernie Shapiro, " 48 captain, was a mighty big part of our attack, with a dan- gerous foot. Don Chapman, starting at wing, made the switch to halfback where he really found himself. Dick Hope took over the nets Manager M(i. CJidrli ' stoii. cfjicii ' itcy and a ready smile. and did everything required of a goalie. The drive of Gus Davenport was a big asset. Max Charleston, as manager, had a full time job ex- plaining to " The Good Commander " why the team ale steak so regularly on trips: but he did a fine job in keeping the boys happy. Soccer was eliminated in a drive toward econ- omy in 1947: but in future years, we will watch anxiously for the return of a swell sport. !■ iahl for that ludl. Cliappie. Putci Pistol, despite its classification as a minor sport, has ably ln-ld it r(|(utatinii as a major uiniicr. riic team iiiairilaiiicd a Imsy firing schedule liy issuing and acceptin-: challenges for postal matches coHeges throughout the country. Hand to hand matches were not so easily arranged and thus restricted to encounters with West Point. Annapolis, and M.l.T. In the 45-46 and 46-47 seasons, the team was unbeaten in postal matches, lost hearthreakers to Army, p- B K dl • Rfi b r 3BKy- - K j r . B .: - H .4 hi}: friitiT in (,(iA success— Boatsiriiin Hiram Rodman. split with Navy, and trimmed MIT. With such men available as Lt.-Comdr. C. N. " Pop " Hub- bard, senior " gunner " in the Coast Guard, and Lomax, GM2c. one of the top shooters in east- ern competition, we were assured of top-notch coaching. Though 48 ' ers, Scharf, Pagel, and Hauff are leaving, they leave a well balanced team of good shots that should have no trouble in carrying on the successes of past seasons. Don ' t miss ti Inill. Randy. Shoulder to Shoulder Match-1947-1948 1196 M.l.T Academy 1311 1219 M.l.T Academy LS28 1.30.5 Dutchess County . Academy 1321 1261 Willimantic .... Academy 1342 I33I Army Academy 1361 1402 Navy Academy 138P. 92 Left to Ri :iit. Kni ' eling: Srharfcnsli ' in iC.apt.K Uallar . Dirk. Krcishcri:. Hauff. Bond. Staiidiiifi: Ll. Com. Hubbard {roach . ITOlff. Lauth. Olio, li ' nskc. rlirt. Pagrl. Lomax W.oarh ' i. I c c The most successful and llic iiiu l (•(ni i,-l Mil- 1 iiiiiiii : Icaiii al llic acaslcuiy luriii our four year,- licrc Nas the rifle leani. I iidt-r llie very capable {juidauce of Lt.-Coimlr. Ciassiui, Ll.-( ' oiU(lr. I ' JIis. aud Coach Rodiiiaii. llie leaiu coin|)ile ! au eu iahle four-year re ()rd. After winiiiu ' ; the New Kujilautl (]olle{j;e Rifle Leajjue title for seveu successive years, the acadeuiy en- tered the local Mohegan League and in their Captain Rock Taylor — team ace. Shoulder fo Shoulder Match-1947-1948 1363 M.I.T Academy 1407 1318 U. of Connecticut. Academy 1381 1387 Army Academy 1398 1352 Navy Academy 1314 Arne Soreng drops inighlx jrir points first year, were undefeated. Looking for new horizons to conquer, the academy entered two teams of five men each ill the National Intercollegiate Rifle Match against the nation ' s top college outfits. The final results revealed Coast Guard ' s first team rated fourth best among college teams while the sec- ond team placed sixth. Captain ' " Rock " Taylor took fourth place in the individual competition while not far behind were teammates Bob Goebel, Lou Colucciello, and Bob Dolliver. Left to Riglit, Kneeling: Sorrng. Taylor tcapl.K Coliiccii ' lto, Dolliver, Morse. Standini:: W eadon iMgr.). Miihlhaucr. Shair, Goehel. Crrarey. Rodman {( ' .oarht. S zcUkc Lt. R. M. Hutchins. Coach (iiid fill ' ski ppi ' r. Ij vnti (Inn ' l hdiv tu rig dinghies, ikvy re niucli niori ' fun. Left lo Rifjlit. Knocliiif:: SItatv. W lute, Clark. Standiiifi: Lodpc I I t. I , Fu- garo, I ' hillips. U tird. All iiiitiati(iii arc a liil rmifrii. Imt llio ino?t iiriMllilakiiif: oi ' all i surely tlial r- viin in the Thames which -rreeted many ot us whd tried to sail twelve-foot dinghies for tiie first time. The I ' M 7 season opened with no member of the (■la s of ' fH on the team. However, led by .Tack (ilark and Junior Sh aw, the team made a com- Mifiidable showing against the stiffest competi- tion in many years. Carl Mathews, as Commo- dore of the Yacht Club, and Johnny Lodge in J ' i I Bob. Ken. and Carl -aiir lonlrihulitm to tlir ti ' iii Junior Shaw — consistent ninnfr for CGA. the managerial spot kept our class active on the squad. We wlio have gloried in the heel of a hoat in a fair yachting breeze and have thrilled to the pull of a well filled spinnaker know that Captain Hansen was right in calling sailing the " King of Sports. " -: Manager Johnny Lodge recording ti finish. Suciai (ispci t i j sdilitig can ' t be ignored. Bailing cans handy, boys. " King of Sports t il: liriiiuiiia honii ' tin- Itncon. Coach Loma.x. Ll. Comilr. I ic Pfeiffer. and Manager Totnozpr, clocking the boys in. add ouf rt (hrr hill, over ilale. Cross Country Schedule— 1947 45 Navy Aradomy 18 24 Connecticut Academy .51 19 Army Academy 42 37 Wesleyaii Academy 22 41 Worcester Academy 20 Overwhelming conquerors of Navy, the 1947 cross country outfit was loaded with talent. Led hy fleet Dave Klingensmith and Capt. FitzGerald. our harriers made the academy respected in the best Eastern cross country circles. The class of ' 48 ' s contrihution to the team was Bill Fitz- Gerald, a strong runner. Jim (ilune also went well during Swah year until side tracked hy an aching sacroiliac. Lttl to Ki;j,lit. Knei ' liiig: Chiltick. Fitzgi ' riihl W.apl.). Kliiigcn- smith, Penn. Standing: Lornax { Coach). Larson. Larkin. If iard. Toninzrr ( Mgr. I " • ' ■ ' " ' - - Scutc PumH We always adniirtMl llic s iiiiiiiiiii: team mrni- l)t ' rs wlin wcrt- m ' cm (niiiiiif; hack liom llic | I willi wfll I ' liliiriiiatcd eyes main winter aller- noons. Tlie class of " 18 has produced its share ol mermen. ' v oiilslatHJiii class representa- tive on the swiiuinin}; team was Boh Walsh. Already an accomplished swimmer when he en- tered the Academy. Boh was hij;li point man iliiring his swab year, his specialty heinj; the free style sprint. At the end of the ' 45 season, he was elected captain. Another " 48 ' er to win iiis sweater for suini- minji was Seotty Beekwith. Versatile Seotty switched from the hackstroke and sprint, to the 440 and the breast stroke. With the help of (loach Hutchins, Seotty made rapid progress in the breast stroke, holding down that position tor the ' 46 campaign. Among the ex-class members who made their mark in the sport were dependable Lee Milner, stellar diver Dick Kaffenberger, distance man Carl Michel, and breast stroker Steve King. To the disappointment of all. the sport was discon- tinued at the Academy in the summer of 1947. Friendships made between team members will however jtrove long lasting. 77ie " KeV rvady l liiLr llir itliaijic A bit () i)ii ' -r it ' siii ' iultilion. Left to ri ht, sitting: Giiisness. Korfage, Walsh {(ii il.K Slritail. Clark. Sniilli. Slniidiiig: Bocdcihi ' i . MiliK ' r. Rrcfiii illi. HI ' iIki. Jonlaii. W iiilliiig. Seotty Has a consisli ' iil jioiiil hiiukt. bMUJb ( ' .(ijil. " Ili " xi A . Iiiiih scDiiiiji ci ' nlii. (icorfic S liniiill hiji, riifificil (iiul i ' ff -ilii ' . ' 8a i edaii riiroiifilioiil llic class of l lH " s slay at the acadciiu. haskcthall lias hccn its most repre- sentative sport, liefiiiiiiing willi llic 1944-45 sea- -oil ulitii our rlas |»rovided four of the first five. The followiuf? year, the all third class team which took the floor, marked a liijili point in academy baskethall. c will never for :et the hriliiaiit ictory that year o er mif hty Kliode Island State. 72-69. in a game whieh marked the first lime the Rams had been beaten on their home court in five years. In that contest Tommy Wetmore made 27 points. The return game was scarcely less exciting, when we lost 73-72 in the last second. The academy was really in the big time that ( )( ( spill fliinis Jirnnix. Li Is liiki ' llirsr liliys. Bullet dance. Rhode Island State style. year, playing sdioolj like Yale. Harvard, Navy and Holy Cross. Like most other sports at the aeadeniy, a basketball recession set in during 1946-1947. While faced by increasing caliber of opposition, the team was hit heavily by resignations. How- ever, they were reinforced by Nick Schmidt. Jim Carr, Hogy Holmgren, and Sid Vaughn. The academy was pleasantly surprised by the outfit which greeted us during the 1947-1948 season. Gone was the old, methodical type of Li p and in. Coast Iriinrd. I -eft l Fiifilit. Kncpliiif;: ( aiiiihn. Duin. Carr. Flolni- fn ' ti. Sl;iii(iiii :: Hitieliarl [nii;r. . U etniore. Ross icapl.), Sihrnidt, Schuob. y Pint size fKickiifii ' i)f riturl (IviKimite — Bobby Diiiii. ball which re olved about the pivot. Instead Coach JNitchmans boys adopted the driving:, fast break style which niatle for high scores and exciting games. Vastly improved by a year of intercollegiate experience. Big George, Sifl and Jini joined Big Six and Dinger Wetinorc in forming a smooth working five which coidd hold it own with am outfit. Fcatnring iciories over a powerful M.I.T. squad, Wesleyan, and Am- Srhntitll (iiul S( liii iib in. lu■r l. the team lini?luHl the season with i ic- tories in twelve starts. This doesn ' t indicate the true m ril of the team, since three of the de- feats were inflicted by powerful Rhode Island Stale and Connecticut. For four v ' ars. Big Six Ross was the key man on tlic team witli hi " ood r v. fine teamwdrk 7 ICO loiiilf ( fkldliinua styb ' . Basketball Record-1947-1948 39 Wesleyan Academy 56 36 Colby Academy 49 37 Amherst Academy 53 .) " ' Providence Academy 37 1 1 M.l r Academy 47 81 Rhode island Academy 50 33 Norw ich Academy 76 84 Rhode Island cademy 72 52 Connecticut Academy 40 65 Irinily Academy 46 45 Wesleyan Academy 48 18 crniont Academy 45 ' ' " ' - • " - ' ' ' ' - ' - ' ■■ ' ' ■ " ' ■ ' J._ Mighty try by the Dinger. Clever play niaker — Sid I (iiiiihn. Jim (.(irr. .srr« ) n ' gminl. and spirit. Dinger Wetmore ' s set shooting and at times brilliant floor [day will be sorely missed. Big George Selnnidt emerged dnring the 47-48 season as one of the mainstays of the team. His rough and ready tactics always appealed to the crowd and he was a mighty big man under those boards. Diminutive Bobbe Duin will also be remembered for his fine shooting, and lack of regard for the dignity of the referee. These men will be missed, but tliere remains a fine nucleus for future teams. Big j i(7i [iliiHs ihroujih. Lrl till ' old iniistiT slunr yali. Boxing Records- J 947- 1 948 6 Virjiinia Academy 3 -1 V ( " Stern Marvlaiul Academy 6 2 Mc(nll Academy 6 9 Syracuiie Academy 1 5 Catholic I niversity Academy 3 6 Army Academy 2 If ilh Don Rnssi ' ll ill ihf ring, sonieanf usuallv drops. axut IJitxiii}; Iridy merits being called a major sport at the Academy. In this sport, the Academy with its small enrollment, could compete suc- cessfully with the very best in Eastern Intercol- legiate competition. Moreover, the Academy boasts an extremely fine coach in Mickey Mc- Clernon, perhaps the peer of college boxing coaches. During our swab year, boxing reached its peak. That was the year when we won the Eastern Intercollegiate Championship witli five indi iilual champions. The best boxer produced by the class of ' 48 was Chuck Hathaway, captain of the team dur- ing his second class year. A hard hitting, game f WBi P. Ldl 1 ( Rifilil. Front Row: l ( lanry. h ' lynn. T a n ni I iCn ) . 1. Kclli ' r. Sauyer. Second Row: Hrin hurg inigr.), Sluinh. Slaiicliff. Ilgcnfrilz, Olaas. Ciirley, Diirfcy iingr.). Third Row : It (inovshy, Ihissill. Purkcr. Stcvt ' rnii-r. liinns. ' O W, I ' ll) ' " spirits of ammonia " Jyriiiaih ' at icork. Cliiicl, Ilathnu ii . I ' )U)-17 captain. i slam-lxiiifi liuhl-hravv. Peppery 1:25 pounder Uilliv Butler. La y em o ut. Jack. battler. Chuck difl well in liie lifrlit lie;i y and heavyweight class, until injuries hroufrlil a liall to his intercollegiate career. Little W illie liiit- ler was a clexer ' 2r pouiuler. An excellent boxer, he wa forced to phi) ecoud liddle to stars like Pete Thistle and Jack Flynn. As sec- onds LeRoy Keinburg and Bob Durfey were mighty efficient. Led by (iaptain Chuck Tannel, an intercollegiate champion during his swab year, the 47-48 battlcr were lough comjielition in any class. 1917- l!i (.a itiiin llmck I iinncl. cadet ace. v E SmSI Ti xe Cm As sports go at the academy, wrestling was a roin|)arati ely new coiner, receiving its start in 1913. jnst one year before the arrival ol tht chiss of " 48. However, it (|nickly generated wide inliTc-t ill the corps, witli llic i c ol tiie sqnad iii ' iiig limited, racli t ' a . h llic lacilities axail- ahk ' . During the 1944-45 and 19 1.1-16 cam- paigns, powers like Army, Navy, Penn Slate and Yale were met in successive meets. The 194.1-46 campaign was climaxed by a thrilling upset team ictory over mighty Lehigh, perennially the ])re- mier power in intercollegiate wrestling. The most successful year so far was the 1947- 48 .season, which featured victories over Brown, Wesleyan. Andierst and Harvard, the latter be- ing met in an informal meet. Lt. Ed Tbarp ' s coaching debut was indeed an auspicious one. The star contributions made by the class to llir grapplers were Captain for the 1947-48 sea- -son, Jim (ilune. an extremely talented man at 16.1, and Big Ke l Starr, 20.1 pounds of muscle, who captained the team during his second class year. Rounding out the class ' s grapplers were lr Apgar. Rick Taylor and Bob Sluiff. With men like Rynick, Du Peza and Hay still avail- ai)li ' . (lie icani is sure id continued strength. Shoir him the liiihts. Georgie. n M-ST - ' ' ' ' ' t V kST ' V m if. L.ll to Hifilil. Siuin ;: Ky- nitU. I ' dlil. Hay. Scniple. Curhoni ' lti ' . Kneeling : I honipsiiii. 11(111 kills, ( ' .luiw I capl. I . Slarr, Smith. Stand- ing: Penn {nigr.), Hohdy, Frifichon. I)n Peza. Rose I (isst. nigr. I • ■ ' ■■ ■ ' ' ■• " - ' •■■ ' inxiniis (ilisrrii ' rs. Captain Jinibo in his rusloiriary posilimi. Dick Hay. fast and Iriiky on lliosv mats. Kicj) lrii inii Okir. Oiif. Iivo jor Cixist (riiaril. I ' liiilV of " Beef " hchiiul ihal heave. 7iac£ Despite a track wliirli looked like the beaches of Normandy after D-Day and a complete lack of training facilities, there was snfficient inter- est to introduce track as a varsity sport in the spring of 1946. Rei;ardless of conditions, the academy was loaded with talent in the track events. We had a fine miler in Bill FitzGerald, a stellar two-iniler in Dave Klingensmith, a two- niinnle half miler in Cy Chittick, and a jack- of-all-trades in Harry Keller. Captain of the team for 1948 was Jimho Clune, one of the most promising quarter miler in the East. It takes (I " n liirlin i ticrrisb ' Id loss llial siiiicer. Left to Rijiht, Front Row: Hangsnes, Guthrie. Brumlxnigh. Curbonette, Waggett, Sawyer, Fitzgerald, Klingriisinith. Ki ' ller. Chine {Cdpt. ' i. I ' eiin. Lnrken. Si ' cond Row: Foster. Hoch. Neilsou, Morse, Olio. O ' Kourke, Lmilh. an Der Meer, Handle. Alterkriise, Stewart, Seiifert. Rear Row: Orhman {mgr.), Charleston. Thonipson. Becknilh. Caldicell. Lindeinnnn, Paget, Paulsen. Kristofferson. Potts. Richard. Jacobs. Dorsky imgr.). ' Left to Rifiiil. Kiir lin ;: (.osgrove. J ' aiighn. Rim-hrirt. Drlimry. Dinrnporl. I,iiiklcllrr. Jones. Bliirli-r. Standiiifj: Slahilc. Mcaux, Graccy, It t ' tmorv. lljii ' iijritz. Svlimidt. lli)lnifiii ii. Burin: Kclilium. SItufJ ttiifir.l. V i !} : " vi% r Lt. Comdr. R. R. Russell and Lt. Paul Foye, no mi ' ati roarhing staff . ' ScuedaU After a lapse of many years, baseball returned to the academy in 1946. For its rejuvenation, the class of 1948 was well represented. There was fleet Harry Davenport, who divided his tal- ents between the green pastures of left field and the busy second base spot. Bobby Duin excel- lently filled the short stop gap, and before side- tracked by a sore arm, saved many a game as a relief nioundsman, while Dinger Wetmore ' s accurate pegs from behind the plate kept enemy base runners glued to the bags. Nick Schmidt joined the team in 1947 and was a constant threat with his big bat. r V- IJllIc (w .s ri ' dihing high. Arc cadet haltiTX in n thoughtful mood. Professor C. C. Colliy. tram roach. i e utc l.njilain " Bif! Six " Ross — luiiiihrr our silliilrs pliiyrr. The lii:?loiy of the tennifi team while we were at the academy was brief, but for the most part exciting. Handicapped by a complete lack of experienced players, our boys still managed to put up some good matches in every meet. " Big Six " Ross led the team in an active though vic- toryless 1947 season. Many good memories re- mained when the team was discontinued follow- ing that year. We are all looking forward to the time when cadets will once again be tighten- ing their strings in preparation for the meets on the white-lined courts. 1 ?K t ' ' -.. I.fli i i Right, Kneeling: Flynii, Camhor. Sntilh. Mr- Intyre. Tcifrr, Coleman. Standing: Ivanovsky. ? r}xrl, Corshiirfi. Milner [nisir.), Hahr. Hinus. Ross iCapt.) . 5sm E ' Tk-.- Actwitcc ' i irg " RiiU ' ltarl liaiullrd llir job of cllinii llii ' booh lo those ti ho fluid ihcir seven biitks. Hie Taylor, half of a hard [iri ' ssed l }lolotlinf li shifj. Cdt Mlt-r lilt ' fiascoe? oi llic |ir - iuii two classes, we of tile (•la ol ' 1918 faced a rather frriiii prospect wlicn vc coinnieiiced plaiiiiiiijz our yearbook. Desiring an early start, the staff was organized and put to work early in second class year. The chief burden of producing the hook was placed on the shoulders of Max Charleston. In over all charge of the business angle was iJick Hope who spent a good portion of his time in disentangling the mess which was our legacy from the previous class. The all important task of getting advertising was entrusted to Rock Taylor — and his chief local peddler. Randy Weadon — who could be found most any after- noon or evening pounding out letters to pro- spective advertisers; if there " aint no dough " , there just " ain " t no book. " Dick Tomozer had the thankless chore of dragging the class write- ups out of " S2 reliu ' tant dragons. " hat is more important to a yearbook than pictures? Our photography staff consisted of Rock Taylor who kept a vise-like grip on the •I Cldiiiy U(dlb Tii the rutin n-sfionsibh ' for the ctirtooning — ; ( ' forms on I he riahl! Chill field I hy dien I I ' liylor pedilled the nils ii hieh helped pay for the booh. SS HOSS L-U cpi dark room facilities, ami ern ' r-rctic K mi Hoc- •lecker. tlic (lance committee tUiiamo. M(»st of liie art work mii t l e clialked iip to ken ' s tal- ented brushes. As lor tlic carte wliicli ;raee these pafies. and more speciiicalK the f. ' radnat- inn; section, we denended on (iliiick Hallhcrf:. the man with lli - .-all hat. ,-.mcll ci ar . and the devilish sense of hnmor. All Clancy asked was one day ' s head start when the products (d his lahors came to ievv. Fiiudly, we had Bill Riueharl who was burdened by the responsibil- ity of selling the finished product and its dis- tribution. A wortl of thanks should also be given to the members of the class of 1948 who heavetl around and turned their requested articles in to Max on time; for production of TIDE RIPS was more than a one man job. The services of most everyone in the class were called upon to either write articles or solicit advertising. The boys came through. Man i)j (I iiiillii)n Iradi ' s: Kt ' ii Boi ' ilciki-r — o-j)h()li iir(iphy cditiir. Editor-in-chief Mux C.harlrslini k lin [iiil il all loariln ' r. The finan i(d irhip. Business Mnniijier DiiL llupe. 1 Dick Tornozrr hrld ihr rriiis iliii ilia first class year. The Diirj lidiullid cilitoi ltd ntirrics in 16- 41 Left to J{i ' ilil. I ' loiit How : I ' ciiii. lii ' in- burg, Ll. Srhcidcri ' r Ftiriilt Advisci . Tomozcr I Editor i . Ihdlhcrfi. IJ illidiiis. Jiear l{((w: Taylor. Korjaac. Diirjcy. llaliiiiK iiy. Iihiiiis. Sut (t St n H ' ' Tliroufili m■| ;iii(l tiiriii and liowliiif;: gale. . . . " Tlie li(nvliii !; jiale was a lot less tioulde; lor (liiiiiii; OUT- lii l two years, iiothiiii; sas more original lliaii the Surf n Storm piihlicatioii -clicdiile. I he March issue came out in June with a full account of the November football games. Most of the trouble commenced with a not too " heave aro und " printer. Thini: started to look uu when 18 took o er the publication. The first editor in our class was Max Charleston. When Max switched his efforts to Tide Rips our efficiency expert. Bob Durfcy. took o cr. doing his usual workmanlike job. Dick Tomozer edited the magazine during first class year, leaving it in a healthy condition lor his successors, both financially and editorially, with many new features added. As a genuine outlet for cadet opinion, the po- sition of Surf " n Storm at the academy is uni({ue and, from the point of view of both officers and cadets, indispensable. ll aLi as ututift i m Tli« ' ' arl jtiiblication ol liimiiiiif!; Lifjlit is a lHiiii( r( ii |)r(i|t(isili(in. Ammrj; llif la -|i i coii- Irilmliiif: to lliis talt ' ol ' affairs is a lack of rdi- torialK Miimlfd ca cr l)ta crs in a j;i cii senior class. Workiii-; with a hook with which llicy liaxc already li ed for three years is not ery appeal- in;;. The " 17- " 18 edition was no exception: the election of men in eharfje consisted i)f reading off the names of three men whose services had been mvsterionsly volunteered. The three hap- holders. .lohii Lodge. John Byerlcin. and Hcrh Lindeniann, assiduously hid from each otiier for the next three months, each hoping that one of the others would take action on the hook. Eventually Herb bit. and hence received the consolation prize title of editor-in-chief. As was evidenced by the appearance of Run- ning Light on time, the work did get done. Some of the cleanup job and last minute changes Chuck Tannel of the second class handled when the editors left for sea duty on the summer cruise. A lot of credit went to Chuck Hathaway, who had completely revised the Running Light in the previous year, for this considerably less- ened the task to be done on the " 47- ' 48 edition. The sonirii hill hiira cd I ' tlilnr. Discussing sififf iiriihlcms. ic lidsii I jkiiukHiii: ihf f:i iilii iin. lid ftri ' lts Ht II uith (i lyfuii rilcr. 113 Will l U i nam Macslru llumptun tit the iiurifs. act ii imialc (jiialilN louiid in most cadets is I lie (It irc to express themselves musically; be il im|miiMiii (|uartets on the forecastle, around llic fire al a picnic, or iti the choir loft at Chapel. In Septeniher 1946. Professor Ouimhy of Con- necticut College became the official director of tile Choir and Glee Club. With the assistance of Carl Mathews, the sponsorship of Chaplain Harp, and the good though skeptical wishes of everyone, the choir really branched out. Radio ap|)earanees, musical evenings, joint perform- ances with the Conn. (College Choir, and various social functions followed. The youthful offspring of the choir, the mam- moth " small group " , entertained the corps and their guests at fornials with inimitable sea shan- ties. Led by Dick Tomozer, they were a delight- ful and welcomed addition ; though they also became the butt of a never ending series of gags. Though occasionally maligned by the tone deaf among us, the choir gives the battalion a greater feeling of participation in both religious and social fields. Choir High ComiiKitid ; • " Kiiiiml " iiiid I ' niji ' ssor Quimbv. A sod slidiity HOI ' S over the nir. III llic iiicinor) of cacli IcIIrr wiiiiicr l(»iii: re- mains the aiiiuial M()iio !i-aiii (Mult liaiHiiicl. I ' oa- tiirc ol lilt ' cNfiiiii ' ; was a scries of sketches, en- actt ' d hy llie cadets, aiiniii ; a lew sharp, luil flood iialiirtd. Iiarl) at llir oflicers. Not cxcii the Superiiiteiidciit was alV from the lampooiiiii;: hut it must he said that he laujilied the hardest. The show was tops: and. needless to say, the hill was footed hy the AAA. Awards were presented to the cadet who did the most for each sport, the decision beinfi; based on sportsmanship. lead- ership, and athletic ability. We thoufjlit there was nothing better than a few laughs together to relieve the tension of officer-cadet relations which seemed to prevail about the reservation. The prcsidcnl curryiiifi out u.s ujjicial dulici. r li jrisi I " (Mcoi ' i S - Interested in radio, railroads, pliotography, model making? These and others were among the hohhies which cadets pursued in their al- most iioii- ' ist ' iil free lime. Mostly of an in- formal and unorganized nature, the eluhs wel- comed anyone with a desire to tinker. While it never rivalled the Atcheson. To])eka, and Santa Fe, the cadet miniature railroad was the proud possessor of four locomoti es. o er twenty cars, and an ever expanding number of associated gadgets. ' s nol a ' -!il). Iitil il ii ill do. Left to Hif;lit: II iUoii. U oixh. Scharjenslcin. ( ' .Iuii l(iin lltirp. Hoc- decker. esler. ( ' .line. Every Sunday morning, several underclass- men departed for ehureli without niakiufi; the usual liberty party. No, they were not being ratey ; but were members of the Protestant Chap- el Committee on their way to Harkness Chapel. Of the original group of 48 ' ers on the commit- tee, only deacons extraordinary, Boedecker and Scharfenstein, remained. Their duties consisted of decorating the chapel for Sunday services, and setting up the altar. After the services were moved to Harkness Chapel, the flags were pro- pelled in each Sunday at the beginning of ser- vices, and out at their conclusion, by two shin- ing fonrlh class committee members. The two members from our class on the (iatholic Chapel Committee were Jim Brook and Phil Gaucher, who had quite a task making Mc- Alister Hall into a fitting place for services. Par- ticipating actively in the service, the committee was a big aid to the Catholic Chaplain. jIAJ Left to Right: Fleishi ' ll. Tannel. Brook, Gaucher, llocli. Another Dance C.dnunillee mural. I n she at III oidtr lo iiiihue cadets uilli a inaxiniviin of social grate and sa oiro-faire. a certain nundjer of formal dances were held each of our four years, attendance compulsory. To make these af- fairs less of a chore, a small " iroiip of warm- hearted individuals with no feelings hut for their fellow men banded together in an unique organization reverently referred to as the Dance Committee. It has no counterpart elsewhere, niiicli to the relief of a great many people. Not merely a group of individuals who, in a flurry of pre-dance activity, succeeded in getting al- most as much paint on a few decorations as on themselves, it was a social institution limited in membership to the men witli the most imagina- tion, the most creative ability, the most selfless drive, or in short, those men with the slipping cog wheels. But lluir labors, in the face of most every form of difficulty resulted in new heights in dance decorations. Left to Right, Kneeling: decker, ilallherg. Penn. Ivanov.sky, Sleivart, Gaucher (chairman) , Boe- Staiidiiig: Chittick. Lotve. Woods, l)e » , . Hurkman. 1 1 hiiil helter slay up. liras ihc iiiahl hi ' fon ' (.hrisliiiiis. UdiKc (.(iniiiiilli ' f ' s Imdtlina ncniiis (it itnrk. Glut ' , ptiprr- iixtchc. mid iniaiiiiiulioii. ff n Sillini: onv (tilt. zace Main cadet dances Ikim- Ix ' cn memorable. There vas the cariiixal dance diiriiij: March ( " ckeiid with all the trimmiiijis. ... a misty iiiuiitain ill a garden of green grass, flowers, and |»aims. . . . the hallots and cigars at the Election Dance. . . . Times Square complete with Times Building, street lamps, and subway entrance. . . . reindeer and sleigh of old Santa for the Christmas dance. . . . and the Fireman ' s Ball, steam engine and all. 7 t loners for llie lady. Pablo, bloif your horn. Times Sqiiiiri- in rii London. May I introduce Miss . . . er . . . er . . . er? I I Caplaiii (idiiirs I ylcr mid his uniiioits itijc iilii ay ' nt ' liomc sights at thf iliimi ' s. First Class Corni ' r uhi-rt ' ihc flock iidllicrs. Balloons, ferris nhrcls. and Mrirrli If cckcnil. m ASv «i »S1 V ste 5,» I Rffo» ' TO acLwe you •irl i LMCA Si !i ( f95i I ' fl to Riglil: Doiiiilicrly. ] ice President : Kaelzel. Tri ' dsiirer: Miulicll. I ' rcsidcnt : Ilt ' iiry. Srcntnry. The class of " 51 slafi-rercd tliroufrh the aead- emy j_Mlf in the swelteriii ' : iicat of a (loniiecti- riil July, iiiunvaie of the systematized existence for which they were destined. Six hours later, the average swah found himself in a state of extreme fatigue, staring despondently at an enor- mous pile of God-knows-what strewn ahout his ■ " hole " . Septemher found them vainly struggl- ing to adapt themselves to the " system, " with the words on every swah ' s lips. " We ' re here, liut where are we? " A Swab mill his rifle lire never parleil. Cettinji llie iioril _ ir . .S. Bliirk. E. II. Collont. li. » . I ,;cinii. R. H. Dnufihrrly. R. H. Fcrricr. R. (). H(iugh, y. J. R. L. Hilin. R. I.. Ji ' irobs. C. E. Kenny. R. J. Knapp. N. S. Morrill, R. A. Moss, D. L. Muir. R. C. Powell, R. G. Shank. E. W. Stevermcr. R. M. Tlinnuis. G. P. Aclamson. R. C. Bassett. F. R. Bucsst ' ler. W . T. Clew. J. B. Deveikis. J. L. Eierton. L. C. Geer. Graham Hall. F. U . Hill. T. A. Keenan. Richard Lary. P. C. Lutzi. J. R. Manners. R. J. McMckle. W . C. Moger. (;. R. O ' Connor. J. S. Phillips. J. L. Sleinmetz. S. I.. Wilson. 4-B A-C I- - il ' " " l ' r. II. II. Bi ' lL H. (). Biiiic: W . ). Cliiw. J. . Fourni,r. H. B. Grant. It . K. Hall. . F. lluuard. B. I? . ]or,lan. I). H. K,-ll, y. L. J. Larson. M. J. Madilrn. A. P. Manning. K. R. l .-m c. R. O. Oksa. R. T. Piatt. K. D. Robertson. E. R. Schnah. E. A. Stroiip. M. L. Weiss, J. R. W olcott, P. A . Yost. J. H. Ash. J. R. Blaeh: K. L. Carlson. W F. Cormier. R. H. Furey. R. A. Green. M. If. Hallork. C. E. Jurpelenicz. C. H. E. Kerans. R. E. Lee. If . ]. Martens. F. T. Miner. C. W . Otto. C. G. Pohle. G. . . Roy. G. P. Sherburne. . -, B. U. Tunnel. R. C. 11 iard. . C. II yalt. ' U 126 A.f E. A. Bak, ' r. W . Blcaklev. L. H. Carmm. I). P. Caurlsal. J. • . v Z s. J. A. - Ga e, R. L. Grecu. F. E. Hazard. K. M. Kactzei G. E. Leighton, R. F. Malm. C. E. Martin. J. R. Mitchvll. J. S. Nuzum. J. E. Pctrrson. D. L. Purvis. C. E. Russell. P. If . Smith. M. B. Trageser, O. P. ffiese, P. D. Yates. L. L. Zumsli ' in. ff . T. Barron. R. C. Branhnm, K. A. Cass, R. O. Creedoii. F. E. Evers, T. L. (ranntinay. R. E. Hciirv. A. H. Iversen. G. J. Kashnha. B. W . Knise- ley. Joseph Lniizou. G. E. Maloiiey. J. G. Martinez. P. B. Moherg. R. E. O ' Brien. A. G. Pheasant. L. E. Rhiier. Robert Russell. T. F. St. I) nnis. K. B. I on Klork. Henry 11 ilks. E. F. Yost. 4-F 127 -! !H» ( ( f950 W liilf Ixilli (•l;l t■ wtTf iit tlu ' aciuleiiiy . P 1)1 ' V ol li know lilt ' class of ' 50 just a little lictlcr tliaii tlif oiIkt classes. The main reason lor llii ua the llirce month cruise takeu to- {relher on hoard the Eagle and (lampbell. ( )n this cruise we a them expand more than a leu erijs of energy chipping paint, hauling on lines, and holystoning decks. We left the class of " .lO ready to start its second class year, and we are confident of seeing many of them, again, in future years. Li. Conidr. II. I.. { Black jticli II txxl. ihiss udiisor. (.hiss Pri ' siilfnt . Raymiind I,. JT ixxis j II Uniiiiglt)n. Muss. ROBERT K. ADAMS St. Petersburg, Fla. WILLIAM J. BALDAU Belmont, Mass. JOHN G. BEEBE-CENTER, JR. Swampscott, Mass. LYSLE I. BENJAMIN Detroit, Mich. ALFRED A. BINDER Maplewood, N. J. GEORGE W. BOND, JR. Massillon, Ohio BRONSON A. BOOTH Nutley, N. J. JOHN D. BRAGG Framingham, Moss. FREDERICK L. BRUMBAUGH Kendollville, Ind. DOUGLAS R. BURKE Bay Village, Ohio ALVA L. CARBONETTE Picayune, Miss. CORWIN J. CARR Carthage, Ind. THOMAS A. CLINGAN, JR. Yeodon, Pa. ROBERT M. CURLEY Jamaica, N. Y. EUGENE A. DELANEY Staten Island, N. Y. ISADORE J. DEVAL, JR. Trafford, Pa. CORT R. DEVOE Patchogue, L. I., N. Y. CLIFFORD F. DEWOLF East Haven, Conn. 129 WILLIAM G. DICK Davenport, Iowa LEOPOLD A. DOMBROWSKI Chicago, III. LEO V. DONOHOE Cleveland Hts., Ohio HARRY A. FEIGELSON Stevens Point, Wise. MERTON W. FERGUSON Niantic, Conn. JAMES LEE FLEISHELL Washington, D. C. ROBERT E. FLETCHER San Francisco, Cal. DAVID B. FOUNTAIN Waverly, N. Y. ROBERT J. FRIEDHOFF Portland, Ore. JOHN C. FUECHSEL Arlington Va. CHARLES J. GLASS Niagara Falls, N. Y. HERBERT 1. GROSS Chelsea, Mass. ROYAL E GROVER , JR. Norwich, Conn. JAIME C. GRUGER Boise, Id oho JOHN C. GUTHRIE East Norwalk, Conn RICHARD W. HAY Glenside Pa. HARRY J HAYES Little Neck, L. 1., N. Y. C. C. HOBDY, JR. San Francisco, Col. Ci o 130 HORACE G. HOLMGREN Vallejo, Cal. WALTER C. ILGENFRITZ, JR. Washington, D. C. THOMAS R. JORDAN Long Island, N. Y. CHARLES F. JUECHTER, JR. Union City, N. J. NORRAL S. JULNES Seattle, Wash. i V LYNDEN U. KIBLER Modison, N. J. JOHN L. KLENK Scottville, Mich. DAVID C. KLINGENSMITH Athens, W. Va. JOHN L. KNABENSCHUH New Haven, Conn. mhA ARTHUR W. KORFAGE Brooklyn, N. Y. GILBERT L. KREISBURG New York, N. Y. JOSEPH C. LACH, JR. Maplewood, N. J. m Mm WILLIAM R. LAMB, JR. Lisbon, Ohio ROY LEONARD Brooklyn, N. Y. ADRIAN L. LONSDALE Port Angeles, Wash. JAMES H. C. LOWE El Dorado, III. JAMES P. MARSH Watertown, Mass. F. M. McKIBBEN Medford, Oregon 131 J. D. McWAIN Holcomb, N. Y. BERRY L. MEAUX Jolief, III. JOHN P. MIHLBAUER Newport, R. I. RICHARD M. MORSE Seattle, Wash. WILLIAM R. NODELL Woodhoven, L. I., N. Y. JOHN M. O ' CONNELL Turners Falls, Mass. JOSEPH J. O ' ROURKE Brooklyn, N. Y. LAWRENCE J. OTTO Milwaukee, Wise. ROBERT L. PALMER Housatonic, Mass. HAROLD W. PARKER, JR. Son Francisco, Cal. RICHARD A. PHILLIPS Piedmont, Cal. ROBERT N. PIERCE Charleston, Va. RUDOLPH P. RALBOVSKY, II New York, N. Y. JAMES P. RANDLE Gonzales, Texas ARNOLD R. REYNOLDS Flint, Mich. HARRY B. RICH Trenton, N. J. VINCENT W. RICHARD Turners Falls, Mass. ALLAN B. ROSE Catonsville, Md. A 132 Ri Rwn HERBERT E. RUSSELL Springfield, Mass. JAMES T. SEMPLE Washington, D, C. ROBERT A. SEUFERT Nutley, N. J. JACK L. SMITH San Mateo, Cal. BENEDICT L. STABILE Brooklyn, N. Y. R. C. STANCLIFF Independence, Kan. DONALD G. TEIFER Trenton, Mich. CLAUDE R. THOMPSON Arkansas City, Kan. RICHARD F. TREVIRANUS Rothschild, Wis. M H p SIDNEY B. VAUGHN, JR. St. Petersburg, Fla. NORMAN C. VENZKE Baltimore, Md. WARREN W. WAGGETT Highland Park, III. WILLIAM L. WEBSTER Rocky River, Ohio STEPHEN P. WEINTRAUB Washington, D. C. LAWRENCE A. WHITE RODERICK MAC L. WHITE Springfield, Mass. E. BRUCE WOLFF TorifFville, Conn. 133 Class Pn ' sidi ' iil . • ■ . -hil of Balihriii. III. Left to Kifihl: Lewis, Vice Presidcni : Kynirk. Trcns- iiri ' i : lirochuav. Scrrrlary: ! hrt. ProsidvnI. Jiisl a hum li « " rolh-iic Joi ' s. 134 ( odd a t949 A inoiitli al ' tt-r the ( lass of " 49 entered the Acadeiin. Oild ar II was oNer. and tlie mem- bers of tli ' class were caujihl in the conxcr i:!:! from war to peace, and so were witnesses to niaM changes in both the Academy and tiie Ser- vice in general. Theirs was the last class to re- ceive preliminary training on the square-rigger, " Danniark " : their ' s was the last class to under- go the traditional " swab year. ' " But to 48 goes the honor of being the last class to reap the du- bious rewards of " Hundredth Day " at ' 49 ' s hands. Its past second class year has resulted in ' 49 becoming more integrated and united as a class. In the face of the approach of their ultimate goal, and tlu- rights and responsibilities which are about to be devolved upon them, the class members stand ready to assume their responsi- bilities with spirit and confidence. The class motto, " Consider The End, " conveys the pur- pose of four years at the Academy. . . to i»repare a man physically, mentally, and morally for a life of service to the Coast Guard and the nation. ' MYLES D. ABERMAN Miami Beach, Fla. WILLIAM T. ADAMS Providence, R. I. ERNEST B. ALTERKRUSE Fort Wayne, Ind. NORMAN B. BINNS Pittsburgh, Pa. CHARLES L. BLAHA Flushing, N. Y. GORDON W. BROCKWAY Westwood, N. J. r n o M. IS iiL C 1 - Oi jfk, 1.M fh a m :k d i G. K. BURKMAN Cincinnati, Ohio CHARLES G. CAMBOR Denver, Colo. CHARLES Y. CHITTICK, JR. Wadan, Mass. JOHN M. CLARK Annapolis, Md. WILLIAM E. CLARK Wilmington, Del. HENRY A. CRETELLA Lawrence, Mass. RICHARD S. DOLLIVER Berkeley, Cal. JULES B. DuPEZA Potchogue, N. Y. RUDOLF E. ELLING Kingston, N. Y. 135 Ai mM WILLIAM R. FEARN Norwich, Conn. JOHN A. FLYNN Alhambrc, Cal. ANTHONY F. FUGARO Astoria, N. Y. JAMES S. GRACEY Needham, Mass. ROBERT W. HAMPTON Albuquerque, New Mexico HERBERT M. HARTLOVE Philadelphia, Pa. THOMAS E. HAWKINS Galesburg, III. LAURENCE J. HOCH Minneapolis, Minn. COLLINS S. HYERS Miami, Fla. NICHOLAS IVANOVSKY New York, N. Y. HERBERT A. JOHNSON Gary, Ind. JACK N. JONES Willows, Cal. HARRY H. KELLER, JR. Jenkintown, Pa. DAVID F. LAUTH Buffalo, N. Y. ROYCE A. LEWIS Milton, Mass. i A; 136 u=:r_ CHARLES E. LARKIN Seattle, Wash. GORDON K. LOFTIN Washington, D. C. RICHARD J. MAYER Teaneck, N. J. PAUL W. MEYER New Albany, Ind. HERBERT H. MULVANY Oakland Cat. IRWIN R. PAHL Springfield, Mass. ■ s . A . ' Jkm M HAROLD A. PAULSEN, JR. Omaha, Neb. RICHARD T. PENN, JR. Little Rock, Ark. KARL F. PETERSON Alexandria, Va. REGINALD W. RAYNOR, JR. Bright Waters, L. I., N. Y. ROBERT M. RIPPEY Goshen, Ind. DONALD B. RUSSELL Salt Lake City, Utah GEORGE M. RYNICK, III Upper Darby, Pa. NORMAN M. SAWYER Washington, D. C. ROBERT SCHUERCH, JR. Quincy, Mass. 137 o o i £ WILLIAM S. SCHWOB, JR. Buffalo, N. Y. ROBERT C. SEDWICK Elberton, Pa. WILFRED H. SHAW Kansas City, Kan. WILLIAM H. SHAW, JR. Bethany, Conn. FRANK L. SHELLEY San Jose, Cal. ARNE J. SORENG Bremerton, Wash. i KENNETH R. SPREEN Nutley, N. J. WILLIAM H. STEWART Austin, Texas CLARENCE H. TANNEL Milwaukee, Wise. ERNEST R. TINDLE El Monte, Cal. SIDNEY A. WALLACE Alcoa, Tenn. JOSEPH W. E. WARD Philadelphia, Pa. JOHN E. WESLER Tampa, Fla. NEAL E. WILLIAMS, JR. Fargo, No. Dak. ALBERT D. YOUNG, JR. Quincy, Moss. 138 eu i a{ f94 The lucinhers of lli - (•la ..I ' 1 )1}{ li;i f coriK ' a loiii: ua toficllit-r. liilc our (•la -Inictiirc niifilu liaxc Ik ' cii • . V at tim« ' . wIkmi llic cliips were (Iduii. wlicii iIi.tc sa a jol) lo atcomplisli. wlicii llific ucrc it ' s|»(tiisil)ililies to assiiiiK-. dit- fcreiict ' ! wore (iiiickly cast aside and llif class was united, (ieiiial ( omdr. E. A. (lasciiii was the class advisor for our first three years. Ll. Connh-. Art Pfeiffer. his successor (hiriiifr our first ehiss year, prosed lo Ix- tops as a Irieiid and ad isor. Class Frcsidcnl Hob Ihtrji ' y. Till ' mail nilh the slaliaiiary. Class Sccrt ' lary Bob Goebel. No fair to beat the class advisor. Leave meant civies, the G. A., and class parties. li ' ) Ori m d SciA iA I ' rout don. Hoi ' di lu Spcoii (kcr. .1 R Dai 1 ii t How: Apiiur. Biiut ' . I),,rsky. Halhairay. I,( ' i ihl( n. Tonkin. H Cr;- o v: Becknilli. Croivley. Durjcy. lies. Mnssi-y. I illrn ' al. I ' liiid How. in uirt. C.n ' Siii. Johnson. Pozrfsky. JTalsh. Fnuiili Row: Bosniik. liii lliindrali m. Ki ' llcr. Shapiro. U ari ' . ■ C , . U V J. " Front to Second R Ian. Ihdii Re ow : irr. ;ir. Firs An dor. Ihdlhr t Row: illin. Rroirn. Colwuld, MacMullen. .Mulvany, Schmidt, son. Brydon. (in-rn. M an.s. Pn t ' l. Taylor. Third Row: Bavronk- r«. Michrl. Rood. Thompson. Fourth Row : Baron. Gaithor. Uanff. Milnrr. Sarlori. Tifft. Ifolff. I ' roiil lo Rear. Fir-I Hou : Bofiilrh. Brafinian. Brook. Hitllrr. CInno. Doan. SccomI Row: Doavor. Ihiffy. El lorkin. Knsrnd. Fishor. I ' ilz orald. i ' liird R() : Trills. Ganrh ' r. Kinno. Lindomann. Mrlnlyro. Uoorc. Fourth Row: Orhman. Rosonhnrji. Rnsh. Scharfiiislrin ' , Singi ' r. Sloinhurg, oodon. f ' ABLE 4 BAKER CHARLIE S((4 SecUoK DOG EASY 1 FOX I ' ltml to Hear. Fir,-1 Ktn : Aldrirh. C.lui itimiii. Diinthusli. Hull. Lodfic Shu ff. If Iwrltxk. Second Row: Branilfass. Coluccu-llo, Duiii, Hartlove. Moore. Tiiynton. ' I ' liirfl How: firnrnn. CrisfX ' ll. Evans. Johnson. Murphy. Tomozcr. Fouilli Hiiu : liyrrlinr. Diinirl. (rochi ' l. Kiifffuhiiiirr. Peek. II clniari ' . Front to Rrar, First Row: Bi ' ni ' dirt. Dorsky. HarnK-n. lA fti-n. yiiclson. T ' mpli . Second Row: Caldwell. Franz. Hunter. Mathews. To na. Third Row: Denman. Goodale. Keay, Millar, Sarnoff, I an Hauten. Fourth Row. Devaney. Guernsey, King. Miller. Schaffer, Weiner. Front to Rear. First Row: Bourn. Gill. Kennrdy. MiDomll. Smith. II ashhurn. Second Row: Brophy. Green. Lenis. Oivens. Sum. If ebh. Vhiril Row : Charleston. Harris, Lyon, Reidy, Taylor. Fourth Row: Crum. Kay. MrCune. Hineharl. Thompson. 141 m s am Bill) iiidcrson Once o 4S Friendships are made at the Academy uhieh will stand the test of futnre years. We will fondly recall all those, in excess of a hundred, classmates who didnt complete the four years at the Academy with us. Particularly part of our Academy reminiscences will he men like Boh Anderson. Boh Shuff, Boh Evans, and Johnny Lodjie who all left during our first class year .... gone hut hardly forgotten. Enh Shuff ' Pi ' 4 Bob Evans Johnny Lodge i Si ' panAHen. ( ia w Ue Name John . Mclriili Robert A. Amli ' iMiii ' illinm A. Baeri-nkl;iii l).i ' lii ' iu ' did !■:. C. Hi lioir John W . liroplu Al.ni Kio sn (ioolfir I), lilllrf Win loii I ' . Oiiiii JoM ' pli ,1. Dtnaiu-y Siinfortl l)o nllll (•h George W. Klilerkiii Rol erl E. Ev;i John P. Fisher Jnine E. Franz Frank (iailher Jackie Cill Jaik Goodale John I). (Jreen Leon W. (ireen Walter G. Harmon Lindsay Ives Glenn A. Johnson Ri hard Kaffenlierger I)a i(l M. Keay Beige W. Kinne J. C. Leivi John R. Lodge Thomas J. Maloney R. A. Mcliityre W. H. MrMulIen Charles J. Miller. Jr. O. L. Milner John v. Moore W. P. Murphy Alvin Rush James .A. Sartori Rohert L. ShulT Edwin Singer Mark Tayiiton Charles D. Thompson George R. Van Houlen Dewey P. Villareal Rol)ert E. Ware Steve Washburn Cliff W. Wheelork Ray Wolf Donald G. Ooden Sc hool or Firm S r.H-n-e I ni ersit ' Jo-eph a ronrrllo-. Inc. ( ' .orncll I niversity A. i ' .. [Nielsen Co. I niversity of North Dakota (iorncll 1 ni ersity L. S. Naval Academy Carleton College Massachu etl In lilulc of Teilincdogy Syracuse University Princeton University LIniversily of Michigan U. S. Marine Corps Bell Telephone Co. of Pa. Indiana University Jack Gill University of Michigan Colorado College Harvard L niversity Kansas College University of Southern California Harvard Graduate School of Engineering Linde Air Products Co. Norwich University Oregon Slate College University of Georgia University of the South Swanee Northeastern University U. S. Navy University of New Mexico Princeton University Purdue University Hampton-Sydney College I ni er it ' of Connecticut Columbia College University of Buffalo Brooklyn College New York University Navy Pref light School Pen- sacola. Florida Tufts College Washington University Socony Vacuum Oil Co. Roanoke College Harvard Univer ity Oregon State College University of Cincimiati George Washington U niversity Major or liiisiness Farming Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Stage E(pil|inii ' ril and Stage Rigging Marketing Research Medical .ScIhk) I -.Sophomore English-Sophomore Navy-Class of Ifl d Mathematii ' s-Senior Physics-(;ia(iiiali- Sociologv-.Senior Economics-graduate Janiiarv 1918 Production Management Corporal Junior Engineer Business Management-Senior Haberdasher Law-First Year Mathematics and Coaching- Junior Mathematics-Senior Mechanical Engineering- Senior Industrial Engineering- Sophomore Mechanical Engineering M. S. in 1949 Ass ' t in .Stress Analysis Lab. Oxygen, rare gases, synthetic stanes Electrical Engineering Junior Mechanical Engineering Sophomore Business Admini-lration Senior Theology Chemical Engineering Senior ETM 2 c Civil Engineering Senior Economics-Junior School of Liberal Science Junior Psy chology-Senior Accounting Sophomore Law-Senior Electrical Engineering Junior Economics Electrical Engineering Senior Navy Air Corps Mid ' n Engineering Freshman Chemical Engineering 1918; M. S. 1948 Oil Products Pre-medicine .Sophomore Bin-chemistry Junior Engineering-Senior Chemical Engineering Soplioniore Economic-- Junior Accomplishments Graduate Mnnincr |9t9 l.irrjed Auspices of Firestone Corporation B. S. in Electrical f ' ngineering B. A. in Psychology Engaged-Sununer 1918 Married One Child Married One Child Married -Married Married — One Child Married Engaged Ensign. USNR Married — One Child Graduate — Summer 1918 Married 143 - " T B m i» -jy jm iT ' mfUTm Football 4. A. 2. 1 . . . Wrestling 4, 3. 2, 1 . . . Track 3. 2 . . . Monoiiram Club . . . Company Exi ' rtitivc (fffirer. IRVING L A?GAR II BOUND BROOK, N. J. S Hci€(f Hailing from Bound Brook. New Jersey and Admiral Farragut Academy. Irv is a sea-going man from way back. " Smiley, " as he is known to the boys, derives much enjoyment from athletics, as his ])arti( ' ii)ation in football and wrestling will show. These were his favorite sports ami he was a member of good staniling on both teams, despite a tlamaged shoulder during the 1946-47 season. So far, we ' ve been able to discover only two non-athletic extra-curricular subjects which seem to really interest Irv. They are (1) Mac and (2) bridge. " Mac " is Smileys little queen from Conn College who seems to be the guiding star for all those unrestricted months Irv has amassed during his life as a cadet. As for bridge, " Honey-babe " (another, less widespread nickname) tells us he ' s quite an expert in the field, and from all rejiorts, he ' s right. Outside the gym. Irv is a mild, easy-going, well-liked fellow who gets along easily with everyone. His serious side is |)rotecled by a good sense of humor and common sense, both of whiili. linki ' d with liis athletic ability, make him " one of the boys. " 144 HI Siiininiitifi I. 3, 2 Mtinotinini Club nitinilfr. . Foothall 2 . . . . Pliiloon Com- I STUART S, BECKWITH BAYSIDE, L I. Scotty. from that part of Long Island without the G, made C.G.A. on his second attempt, but aside from that minor obstacle has been going strong ever since. Swimming was his first, last, and main diversion as he kept high in the scoring column each year, but football and track somehow slipped in for second honors. P.E. was something for the birds. Social life? Thats been confined pretty much to Bayside, with the big formal weekends and an occa- sional swimming team trip to New York breaking the long stretches between leaves. Thinking of Scotty at C.G.A. we can ' t forget: that athletic seasons mark a long, hard break from one cigarette to the next; that it was definitely proven Horsey does not have the biggest chin in the class; that Union ( ' ollege is the best prep for C.G.A. in the country; that Cadets, when not talking, should keep their mouths shut ; that a long, six-year wait for the true girl is some- thing to be mighty [jroud of: and that day or night in any port or on any ship, for companionship, sincerity, and a helping hand, we ' ll have to look far to find a shipmate to beat Scotty. ScOtUfr 145 - j WW B ■a ■ ' Cross Country 4, 3. 1 . . . Monogram Club . . . Surf n Storm I. 3 . . . Photog- raphy Etiitor. Tide Rips . . . Dance Com- mittee 4. 3. 2. 1 . . . Sailing 3. 2 . . . Box- ing 4 . . . Chapel Committee i. 3. 2. 1 . . . Manager. Swimming 4. 3. . . . Track 1. KENNETH J. BOEDECKER, JR, EAST ORANGE, N. J. Bariiegat Bay Surf Station atul the " Wright " (aircraft) tonnettions with the Coast Guard Air Arm, pronntttnl the youngest member of the class to chance the voyage of our catletship. The transformation was accomplished with a min- imum of difficulty for this ex Junior Commodore. The DANMARK, to Kenny, 0 was just a hig sailboat and was his meat. His obvious enthusi asm and love f(»r sailing circum enle(l most of the ciiflicultics of swab year, kenny, or " Boe, " will long be remembered for his contagious humor, his friendly grin, and his artistic ability. His contributions to the dance decorations which included waterfalls, ferris wheels and sailing vessels, did nnich to make the formals enjoyable. His minor divergences from the normal sphere of cadet life have pro- vided many interesting anecdotes. Well do we remember big Kenny towering over a diminutive three striper willi (ire in liis eyes. Ken never again came as close to bilging. Boe " s many and aried interests didn ' t prevent him from be- ing in the lop ranks of ihe |)nrsuers of knowledge aiul — y »u guessed it — women. Whatever the port, he was sure to turn up with a queen. Kenny was a loyal buddy, vocal in his dislikes and fun in any crowd. 146 Cross Country !■ . . . Boxing 4. ROBERT J. BOSNAK IRVINGTON, N. J. When the Boz isnt resting at his private flake-haven-by-the-sunkeii-barge behind a pair of Calobars he is asleep behind a desk, but he manages to stay awake long enough to get way up at the head of his class. To generate his slow, sleepy smile just mention E. E. or double E. Proof of his ability with juice can be had by witnessing his unpatented hot dog electrocutor in action. His interests in the South American music heard from the Radio Club room he helped organize are said to originate in a certain Argentine good neighbor. When Boz isn ' t turning the dials, he is with the boys planning a Saturday night at one of the local spaghetti houses. Its a pity the girls get the nod so seldom. If you really want a job. try to get the Boz irritated. He spends so much time coaching the would be squirrels, that lie has none to waste on the uiulerclass. One of his biggest achievements was the handing out of 32 demerits in two months. Boz makes himself wanted with a quiet attitude that will be appre- ciated on the bridge and in the wardroom. ,0 147 Assistant Football Maiiagrr 4. 3, 2 . . . Surf ' n Storm 3 . . . Platoon Commander. JAMES B BROOK CHICAGO, ILLINOIS fci UK Webster ' s Dittioiiary comes in haiuly sizes — Brook comes to almost six feet — there is an equal amount of words in both. One of the more serious and mature members of the class, the " thin man " arrived in the uniform of Uncle Sam ' s Army. His Chicago background gave him the basis for his method of U])holding the system via his torpedoes and lieulenants. Jim believes in being quiet — somewhat like a case of TINT in an annuo dump — when he ex- plodes, watch out. There is a woman somewhere in the world who fits into Jim ' s exact definition of " the she " . He struggles between the desire to find her and an inherent feeling for bachelorhood. Tall, blond, and tactful, he can look at and through a person without batting an eyelash while verbally cutting the unfortunate down to pocket size. A big wheel on the Chapel Conmiittee, the " listinguished, eminent, esteemed, stately ( Cliaj)lain O ' Leary ' s adjectives) Brooksie " can always be found, on Sunday morning, in the " Diner " pursuing hi number one hobby: eating. A thirty year man from the start. Jinmiv will probably wind up in Washington mak ' ng up catalogues for radio lubes. 148 lioxiiifi I, . ' 5. 2 . . . Sticccr 4, 3, 2 . . . Tnirk 2 . . . Monofiram C.liili . . . I ' lfilixiii Cunt- III (Hitler. Qet, I Don ' t tw vk Loom Lih-F Moujy. I GOT HAIH VVIIHAM f». BUTLER ANNAPOLIS, MD. Willie — the Young Man — Butler ii one of the class " semi-Red Mikes. Not that he doesn ' t like women; oh no, he just hasn ' t found one worthy of him yet. that ' s all. Known best for his contagious humor, he keeps his friends roaring by a combination of subtle (usually) digs at them and a too-great-to- be-real show of self-satisfaction. The Butt spent his s[)are time playing off and on the Soccer Squad and takes it in the head with the boxing team in se;-- soii. Along with these goes a literary sweep through marlinspike seamanship, semantics, philosophy, and psychology. In between he squeezes powered air- plane models and Saturday pilgrimages to a local steak house. A bit of a philosopher himself he is known to have dashed off in class: " " One of the three general trends of human characteristics is the tendency to emulate the turnip. A human in this category is born, eats, sleeps, matures, mates, grows old, and dies. He adds nothing to life, he takes nothing from life. In short — he who lives a vegetable existence is indeed a fruit. " From " ' Thoughts on Passing Out, " by Santa Butler. See what we mean? m% 149 - -.- HMiilH Class President, 2 . . . Assoriiitr Kdilor. Running flight . . . Pliitiion (iini nidndiT. %.? JOHN K, BYERIEIN DETROIT, MICHIGAN Pac4 uut If you want the hot word about anythin;;. Jack, " on the hall " Byerlein is the man to see. Want to know where to live? Just consult Jack and he ' ll tell you all about the glories of the Midwest, Detroit in particular. There just isn " t any place like Detroit for John. John left the Midwest a few weeks late, capitalizing on the academy ' s need for " red-blooded American youths. " After a few weeks with Koc, he was ready to accept swab life. Want to know about academy affairs? Somehow John knows what is go- ing to happen a little while before anyone else. As class president, he handled concert plans, visits to the hill, the class dinner, and in general had his finger in every pie. At interclass sports time. Jack was omnipresent. You could find him at the bottom of the football heap, against the ropes in the ring, on some- one ' s back on the mats, and pulling frantically in the boat races. Many in- cidents arc associated with John on the cruises. We recall his frequent bouts with the censor on the (lobb. when Jack insisted on telling the truth. We feel certain Jack will remain one step ahead of the next man and make out all right. i.sn .:ri- I ' ooilxill I. ■ ' ). I. ( ' .(i iKiin 2 . . . Monogram Club Officer i . .. Track H, 2, ] . . . Box- ing 4, 3 . . . liallfilinn Conutianilcr. WAYNE E, CAlDWEll SPRINGFIELD, OHIO History shows that Ohio has remained emotionally stable through fire, flood, and prohibition, losing control of her emotions only when she lost her favorite son to the academy. But by the conservation of mass, Ohio ' s loss was our gain. Coast Guard ' s line pivoted on " The Beef " for four years, except during the brief period in which he worked as an end. His efficiency earned him the title of " The Plug " . Big Wayne not only excelled at football, but proved himself in leather pushing as well. Things got pretty rough one night against Virginia and in the last round he didn ' t move once when he should ha e. The sugges- tion has been made to place a plaque in the floor of Billiard Hall reading, " Caldwell Slept Here " . There is no doubt that Wayne " shone " among his classmates. He was al- ways a leading contender for president of the " Baldest Man in the Class " club. But that glistening surface shielded a ready wit ibal could leiul itself to mak- ing jokes about its own shiny covering. Our memories may fade when were old salts, but none of us will ever forget " The Beef " and his deeds at the Academy. ee 151 -rW? ia Soccer 4, 3. 2 . . . Asst. Baskrilxill M iiui- ger 4. 3 . . . Choir and Clrv I ' .liih 1, 3 . . . Cadvt Dance Band 4. ' 1. 152 DOMAID M. CHAPMAN WATERFORD, CONN. Although Chapper may not fiet the hest marks of any cadet, he comes pretty close to being the happiest. At least that ' s the impression we get, for seldom it is that Chapper can be found without a smile, come what may. The spring time means one thing to Chappie — time for another romance. Usually when autiunn comes, he is free, roving once again. When he isn ' t trying to imitate Frankie, he brightens our few leisure hours with his efforts on the guitar. . . . Being a lover of liberty from the beginning, he always has had something planned so as not to waste a minute of the allotted time. A local Biukeley supporter, he can be found on week-ends tearing around ISew Lon- don in his BLACK ACE. However, liberty isn ' t his only interest, as his accom- plishments on the soccer team and in the cadet band prove. His jitter-bugging is " right on " as many of us remember from a " rocking " night at the punch bowl in North (Carolina — or shouldn ' t such things be brought up! . . . His temperament and friendly nature make us confident that he will be well received wherever he goes. .:r. Assist (III I Snrcer Manager 4, 3, Manager 12 . . . Surf ' n Storm 4, 2, 1, Editor-in-chief 3 . . . Edilor-in-Chief of Tide Rips . . . Track 3. 2. i . . . -issislniit Manager lias- Lrlliall. I . . . Monogram i ' .lnb. ClftKlFVlUC My irATtMeiVT WITH eA, A MtRS TEH THOvSitnO WOKOI UH, I SAY ftc iu UNO f i iM, IF ya j Oi Ms don ' t turn in soMe tide RiPS MATCRIRL we WOfJ ' T fiH Wfli f wo SOOK, Jfty IS BOCK wofV in ANV Mf remfiL, vJUfnT I MehU To S(»y IS FEtiAi yfAA BOOK, fir LeftfT nook, K f ii (W T AT MAXWELL S. CHA RLESTOH NEW YORK, N. Y. Maxwell S. Charleston is distinctive, so distinctive that it is difficult to describe him in the mundane terminology of every day living. We think it is strange indeed that he does not take pride in being the only man with freckles on the top of his head. Another strange quality belonging to Max is his abil- ity to make gals go gaga when he makts with his watery blue eyes. His wil and patter keep the fair sex in a " let-us-go-gathering-nuts-in-May " mood which precludes entangling alliances. Still and all he has induced various sorts of women to travel thousands of miles just to spend a week-end in New London. His use of the Naval Air Transport Service and Pan American to get to the ' " Pearl of the Antilles ' " is comparable to the way a New Yorker changes from the IRT to the BMT. For those who want a good time and a liberal education. Max is the one to make a liberty party with. His facility in handling the social sciences is exceeded only by his lack o( mechanical perception. His amiable nature insures him of a great many friends in the days to come. T i 153 -VS " Cross Country 4, 3. 2 . . . H resiling 4, 3, 2, Captain 1 . . . Track 3, 2, Captain 1 . . . President Monogram Club . . . Com- pany Executive Officer. JAMES T ClUME UPt a WANTAGH, N. Y. Characterized by a ready smile, and a willingness to shoot the breeze on any topic ranging from automobiles to women, Jim hails from the " paradise " of Long Island — so named by him and others of that mysterious clan of Is- landers who never cease expounding the virtues of their treasured home. " Lanky. " expressing his appearance, has been a " gun " on the wrestling squad since his arrival at the Academy. He also claims to be one of the greatest 440-yard runners to perform for Ike Geiger; we are still waiting for an exhi- bition. . . . Studies occupy a microscopic part of his lime. Jim being contcnl with passing grades. How he manages to escape trees and reexams is a mystery to everyone. . . . Liberty never fails to attract him. In fact, trying to find him around the Academy on a weekend is like looking for a rebel who maintains the South lost the Civil War. . . . Jim " s enemies are nil, his friends many, in- cluding a good share of the underclass. He just can ' t resist being a buddy. His most common remark, " Homework, wliats thaty " That is the Jind)o well re- member. 154 KhWibniTI ' I ' .l i|tl|i • ' n.lftUKL.rViT .-=. Riflr Tram I, 3, 2, 1 . . . I ' lftloon Cuin- iiKiiiilir. lUIGl COLUCCIEUO SCHENECTADY, N. Y. A liberty boat packed with upperclassmen is held up in Detroit Bay by a third classman much more interested in what he was leaving behind than the consequences which lay ahead. A rifle cracks sharply in the darkness of the Chase Hall range. A voice barks and the drilling platoon takes on a new ap- pearance. The voice, the rifle, the consequences belong to Lou. Add to this a grin which appears when everybody else around has forgotten how to smile, and a sense of humor which, when it gets aroused, will kill most audiences and bring others from under tables. You now have a picture of this natural candi- date for Dog Company, who. due to circumstances beyond his control, disap- peared into A Company recently and hasnt been heard from since his colorful tour as company commander. Lou has managed to pick up a characteristic which should carry him far: a sense of justice which makes himself subject to his own stern but fair interpretation of the regs. " Sincerity " describes Lou, his motives, and his actions. A ou 155 ; - — Class Officer 2. 1 . . . ( ' irciiliilimi Manii- ger Surf ' n Storm 3. 2 . . . Soccer I, 3. 2 . . . Asst. Boxing Manager 4. 3. L 156 JOHN D, CROWLEY ISLIP, N. Y. ( %OlOi ( )uite a change has been wrought in the " Crow " since he first entered the halls of CGA: from a shyness of amazing proportions during the first year, he has emerged with a loquacity and sly wit which keep his " ' wives " wondering what may next he forthcoming. Marked as a hrain from the start, he was quick with a helping hand and could be depended upon for a dearcut explanation of any perplexing problem in calc or physics; while on the night preceding an exam. John could be found engrossed in a treatise on celestial mechanics, or else a time-worn copy of a sailor ' s handbook culled from the lower stacks of the li- brary. Though not an anti-socialite, his deposits of |)art of his monthly allowance and all but the train fare from annual leave grants have alwavs been a source of amazement to us. His wedtling day will find many curious onlookers, for we will all be anxious to meet the one who can draw the " Crow " from the ranks of the red mik -. or an evening in the observatory — spent in its intended use. alks over the bridge or to INiantic have more appeal to John than the conq)any of charming pulchritude. i Bmg 1 If restliiifi 1. . ' 5 . . . Six-t-i-r ' .i. 2 . . . liaso- ball 3, 1 . . . (.11 plain 2 . . . Monogram (lltl) . . . I ' liiliiiiii ( omnifiiiilrr. OwT Sir, My tihMt ii n«ar Y HARRY A DAVENPORT ID GREAT NECK, L I. " Gus " came to the Academy after a year and a half at R. P. I. and immedi- ately began astounding people with his diversified talents. He not oidy topped the class in academics but was a standout soccer and baseball player to say noth- ing of his wrestling prowess. He intermittently gave the local cuties a hard time, until Dan Cupid shot a long arrow from Long Island and stopped his carefree, roving days, temporarily anyway. Between physics lessons, shoe-box cyclotrons, athletics, and his daily letter to you-know-who, Harry was kept moving most of the time, but he still managed to join the rec room boys for a quickie at the pool table, or the ping pong table. His unlimited source of energy was a mystery to us all. as was his knowledge of any sid)ject we could name. Good marks seemed to come easily to Gus, much to our envy. His Bermutla life saving act caused quite a commotion as did his long remembered visits to the " Spot " and the " G. A. " Always a good boy to his parents, the best thing he ever did was to come to the C. G. A. and leave them in peace. a cu 157 Soccer 4, 3. 2. WHY DIDN ' T VOO T£ii Me Wl WCAf ROBERT E, DEAVER CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA Danny with the curly tresses, big blue eyes, soft voice, and unsophisticated ( ' . ' ' ) line makes us wonder what scrapes he was mixed up in while at coUefje and in the uniform of Uncle Sam ' s Army. Whether up at the college or on cruise, J-, there always seemed to be an abundance of lassies with at least a smile for him Ly €(i — well nourished blondes are preferred. Although studies occupied much of his time, with a special effort reserved for an occasional re-exam, he managed to have enough left over with which to round out his interests. Soccer, youth re- ligious work, and the Radio Club, all claimed his attention. He will i)c remembered for the speed with wliich his big birthday cake was consumed oim e ening study hour, while tiic duly ofiicer was lured elsewhere by a Tide Hips {)hol()graplier. He will also be remembered as the only man to go into a final exam with an 85% advance and still get a re-exam. Nor will we soon forget his voluminous essay on leadership, which was truly a work of art. As a result of his conscientious and admirable intentions. Danny earned our friend- ship. 158 Rifla 4, 3, 2, 1 . I ,3 2 1 ■ ' - ' 9 5 ■ . Choir and Clce Club, ROBERT E, DOLIIVER BERKELEY, CAL. Want the word on the women from England, New York. California, Aus- tralia, and points intermediate? This member of CaHfornias Chamber of Com- meree has it, with letters and pictures to back his claims, although one young lady has convinced him that variety is not the spice of life. Academically, Bob rates among those very high few, but seldom does that keep him from some very fine sawing on his fiddle, and never from the call of liberty. Bob would give the shirt off his back for a biuldy, but you ' d better be his j)artner when a bridge game starts. The choir ' s secret weapon, he has sung in all the songs from second bass to first tenor. A bull session wouldn ' t seem right without his " ' hmni. well, lets look at it this way. " Sure and steady as the rifle scores he turns in to back up his team, Bob can be counted on to be an " on the ball " officer when the time comes to wear that half-inch braid. S 4 159 -rm mmm Footbull 4, 3, 2, 1 . . . Boxiiifi 1 . . . I Kicli Manager 2, 1 . . . Monogram Club . . . ( ' iiniixinv Kxmilive Officer. r -p . r N li. « 1 ' t 160 JOSEPH C DORSKY BRIDGEPORT, CONN. e e Here is one that really made a name for himself while at the Aeademy. In fact he probably will answer to " Fag " to his dying day. There may be some jns- tification in saying that his body was here for four years, but his mind and heart were always elsewhere. Although a good student, lie thrived for good times rather than studies. He lived for leave as the " boys " cut down his liberty lime to praetically nothing. Undeterred, he used restricted time in sharpening nj) his pool and ping-pong, and felt rewarded when the pay-off balls kept dropping to the dismay of the suckers. A sure-thing gambler, he was always out to make a nickel the easy way. Always flush, his system seemed to pay off. Free with his change as far as he himself was concerned, his dates soon likened him to a tur- nip. A self styled hep character he persists in looking for a female counterpart to jump with to Louis Prima jive until he is ready to hit that old rocking chair. Ne er lacking female companionship he pro » ' d readiK that one can survive without invading the (,onn. ( )llege campus. SB HBI! g- Wi Football 4, 3, 2, Captain 1 . . . Baskotball 1. :i, 2, 1 . . . liasrhall ,5. 2. 1 . . . Mono- firani Club . . . Platoon I ' .onimantlvr. ROBERT A. DUIN NEW ULM, MINN. According to Nitch, Bobby is known as " Luntznian, " but to us its " lunch meat, " " lunch box, " or just plain " little one. " A talented athlete, please refer to tlie sport ' s section, he was always the friend of the spectator by virtue of his size and spirit if not his skill. A basketball game was never complete without a picture of Bobby growling up at a referee. Usually the referee wins out. but Bobby manages to express his point. Out in Minnesota Bobby acquired an appetite for sharp cheeses — or perhaps it was cultivated in Wisconsin. Anyhow, he still loves the cheese, but is now con- tent with the dessert. " Hello there! What shall we talk about tonight . . . pretty girls? " This phrase was the symbol for the beginning of study hour. " Luntzman " was always a spir- ited (or even hot-tempered) member of the party. With Big Six and the Dinger he whittled away many afternoons, on campuses and in town. . . . Bobby shoidd never go South on cruises, because he takes too complete ad- vantage of the sunshine and may sometime return looking like a mess boy. S(M 161 gL Surf ' n Storm k 3. 1. Editor-in-Chiej 2 Assistant Boxinu. Mantiui-r 1. 3. 2. Manager 1 . . . Motiogrant C.liib . . . Class Officer 3. 2. Preside nt 1 . . . Battalion Exeeutiii ' Officer. 162 ROBERT ¥A DURFcY LEESBURG, VA. Vcc Durf was always will in ji; to lend a hand — mentally or physically he did more than his share of the work. Recently becoming a resident of the old South, he still retained a warm spot in his heart for Oak Park and the friends he left be- hind. The Durf was one of the more conscientious mendiers of the class but ihese efforts were not all directed along an academic line. If you wanted some- thing done and done well, call on Bob. He did a wonderful job as editor of " Surf n Storm " and was an efficient and conscientious boxing manager. Durf wa.s a real friend to anyone — he would listen to your troubles and do his best to help you. His genuine goodness has won him many friends both at the Acad- emy and wherever he has been. Women occupied many ol Durf s weekends al- though we occasionally found him going out with llic boys. He has resisted en- tangling alliances effectively. ery seldom was one able to find him within the reservation when the libertv gate opened. Always a good man to have along on a cruise we know that Durf will make a successful officer and a good shipmate. pir !V ' »i " .I ! J— ' T ' V I ■TKCTtT— ' — 7TTT HHHB I-Oolbull I . . . liiisrhitll .5 . (Aimniander. . I ' Iriliioii NORMAN K cNSRUD ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA The man who ha;; greeted more duty officers in the lobby of Chase Hall during the last minute of liberty than anyone else in the corps deserves a small medal. We can say that his " liberty " sprints have been beneficial to the class because they kept him in fair enough condition to be a valuable asset on the intramural teams. Norm does not go out with the boys very often because he is continually being dragged around by his ball and chain — or is it the other wav around? Whoever is wearing " them " hasn ' t hurt our fair haired boy from Allentown any because he is one of the easiest persons to get along with. His studv habits, while not loo steady, do get results. During the month he is a member of the bat-the-breeze-with-the-boys school, and the Saturday Eve- ning Post-Colliers-and-Life Club; but when exam time rolls around, old Norm ' s nose is well buried in a pile of books. Ouite the baseball enthusiast. Norm played on the Academy team, and for some mysterious reason he is a Red Sox fan. Perhaps it is his sympathy for the underdog. Tt(n K I6.i m ■CWlT mJUl ilkL IWIPU Cross Country 4. . ' 5. Ciiplain 2. I . . Track 3, 1, Captain 2 . . . Hoxiufi i . . Monogntnt Cliih. VVailAM H. FITZGERALD, JR. MEDFORD, MASS. 9 Round ami rouiit] he goes and when lie stops you can be pretty darn sure that he ' s won the race. Fitz started breaking records when he was a swab and did it so often it got to be a habit. An initiring machine on the four plus miles cross country course and a mile speed merchant on the track. Fitz showed remarkable versatility as a runner. No slouch along the academic line, he knocked down consistent A " s in the engineering subjects just to show the in- structors that the Irish aren ' t as thick as some people think. His quick wil slowed many a would-be heckler just as his unerring cue put the finishing touches on endless games of eight ball. The Seamanship Department had to issue an order to keep him away from the dock on sununcr c enings after fi e ships had mistaken his sunburned face for a port running light. A steady visitor lo the lee rail during the training cruises, Fitz knows how to get along on less food than any man in the class. His " Boston Humor " to quote But ' s Maryland subtlety, made many an otherwise potentially dull evening lively. 164 BbBWII ' l JTTllP «.» ' ■ ■fii Diiiiiv ( .Diiiniillre . ' {, ( ' .hainimii 2, 1 . . . hOothall I rain ■!■ . . . I ' latoon Com- m under. MMM CHt»Me. ' LAT Me ftC w THf-OUCH yoUA W« ' A BAfMFOor f»HllU?PE C GAUCHER WILLIMANTIC, CONN. " Where eau we f;et some more light bulbs? " Poor Phil the dance com- mittee chairman, was off again seeking to improve the lighting situation ac- cording to the words of higher authority. It seemed odd that Phil a notorious Red Mike during Swab year, even once being poiiitedly reminded of his duty to the fairer sex, should be concerned with the Academy ' s socials, hut since then, he has become interested in dancing as taught in South Coventry, ball and chain style. Phil was a rabid Connecticut booster and a Willimantic fan, all the more so after staggering ashore, green of gill and long unshaven after the " Atlantic ' s " journey through its famous hurricane. He is a good Coastie in spite of his liking for the lee rail, and famous for his expert scrounging that leads to highly pleasant formals. A good guy to have as a room mate, he could always be counted on to do more than his share. He had one big am- bition : so here ' s to a good basketball team. Phil, wherever you may go. When it came to interclass tournaments, Frenchy was sure to be in there, temper and all. He usually came out on top. Piia 165 Rijif L 3. 1. Captain 1 . . . Sailiiifi 4. .S . . . Monogram Club . . . Choir anil Clee Club 4, 3. 2, 1 . . Class Offic-r 2. 1 . . . Company Executive Officer. Roiie, you fltve 166 ROBERT F, GOEBEl JOHNSON CITY, TENN. " oU " Holdfast " came to the acaileniy Inun pre-iiiidsliipniairs school after lia - ing attended three different colleges. He went to work here with the earnest- ness of one who is intent on doing nothing short of liis best. His sly humor and his voice soon made him known. He likes the old ballads best — his ' ' Mammy " almost breaks your heart. In the evening his pipe and " 79 " satisfy while women remain something to think about on Thursday night before a formal. His main ambition is to get to Washington in lime to catch the Tcn- ncssean. Biggest excitement of the week is the Sunday Bulletin from Munsey Memorial Methodist (Miurcli. The only other mail comes from long lost I iicle Harry. Bob is to be found in the spri.ig and fall at Jacobs Rock, where he has crewed for uch stars as Barry Howe and Kenny Boedecker. In the inter his time is spent on the rifle range, where his team wins one championship after another. The most outstanding thing about Bob is bis c (mi tein|»cranicnt. Lite to him is too precious an experience to be spoiled b) uii[)lc a anlness. He just takes things as they come. al Na lia ing a good time. Rill i|ll I F MU IHi H HARRY F, QliiQQ BROOKLYN, N. Y. Harry tell; us that he took the Coast Guard entrance exams in order to get a furlough from the army ; hut since then he has proven his interest for the service. When not plugging nickels into the telephone, he is usually trying to improve his game of pool or i)ing pong. One of his favorite tricks is to get ten spots on the first of the month and see if he can stay on first conduct ( he usually does). He never studies very hard hut still manages to stay in the upper half of his class. The " Brooklyn kid " is one of the most ardent Dodger fans and will spend hours praising the " bums " even when they lose. The last World Series was particularly hard on Harry. His steady line of gags and jokes are as old as the hills, hut his happy go lucky way of telling them makes them sound pretty good. His line. " I in from Brooklyn, " seems to go pretty well with the girls even thougli we think it sounds corny. " Hanger " is univer- sally liked hecause of his unusually keen wit and sense of humor. Keep Harry within striking distance of Brooklyn and he 11 he happy. 167 d ■ IHll,jPM— Surf ' n Storm 1 . . . . . Cross Counlry liiinior Eilitor 4. . ' { ROBERT S. HAll SEATTLE, WASH. SdX Bob came to tlie Academy from the Puget Sound, via the Army. and. with his varied background, fits in well with the Coast Guard way of life. He es- tablished an early reputation as a star pupil and, through diligent effort, has kept it up. Some of his work is still used by a Seattle high school teacher to correct examinations. Back home. Sax is a rabid mountain climber but he cant find much to work with in these parts. Connecticut being what it is, Sax has been confined to running the obstacle course and mental gymnastics, bolh of which he does well. He is an avid reader, consinning everything from psychol- ogy to Seattle Chamber of Commerce bulletins. Saxby s halo has slipped con- siderably in the past few years, but it is still hanging on. Sununer cruises and air stations took their toll and he has become a devoted but moderate disciple of Bacchus. He is one of the two cadets who survived Elizabeth City with a sober record, which is (piite an achievement. Bob has been a good friend and a witty companion. His ability and sense of humor should see him through anything. 168 S i HHH Dililif ( .iilliniillrc 1. . ' 5, 2. 1 . Si or III I. .). rl Editor 2, 1 . . lor. I iilc liliis. . . Surf ' n . An Edi- THATf UMfr I rnit. CLARENCE It HAllBERG CHICAGO, ILL. • Clancy . . . the man who kept the lectures alive with a little well-placed hu- mor in the form of cartoons . . . one of the brains behind the dance commit- tee . . . the character who always managed to borrow a jug of punch from every dance . . . the kid from the windy city who, at times, showed where the big wind came from . . . many men in the class gave the Academy the benefits of their athletic ability but (ilance has given the Corps something as equally ap- preciated, a sarcastic, subtle humor (just look through this book) . . . the blot- ter with the built-in acey-duecy board is representative of his serious effort to get 2 arolled from the prison ... he isn ' t too fussy about dates — they just have to be women . . . his most serious endeavor, the 2nd deck Bar and Grill, fell through because of a lack of finance but rosey noses were the style for a while ... he brags about being and remaining a bachelor but someday he will fall, but hard ... he asks only three things of life — wine, women, and song — " Turn off that music! " ( iaacef 169 — ' ES ojaaimamk Foolhall 4. 3. 2, 1 . . . Buxing I. A. (Cap- tain 2 . . . Track 3. 2 . . . Monogram Club . . . President .-1.4 .4 1 . . . Editor Running Light 3 . . . Sports Editor Surf ii Slorni 2. 1 . . . Company Commander . . . Class President 3. CHARLES B. HATHAV AY BARRINGTON, R. I. ( MC Chutk tried several New Enjilaiul rollegess. eoiirtesy of -12, before sellliiij; on the Coast Guard Aeadeniy. Since he engaged in athletics as strenuously there as he did here, lie was always worried that somebody wouhl foreiltly bring the scholastic four year rule to his attention. He specialized in football anil bt)xing and, besides Ijeing ca})tain of the latter team in his secontl class year, he achieved the dubious distinction of losing front teeth as fast as sick bay could make ihcni. (Ihuck holds the distinction of being the only ' 48er who was a regular on the boxing team. A stand up slugger, his bouts were always thrill- ing. Punchy (just ring a bell sometime), also went to the troidile of revising and editing the " Kunning Light " . His class elected him its president in " 45. but, according to him, the most pleasant part about the job was that it ended. Blessed an even temperament and a friendK nature, he can and does " get along " with everyone. He has a mystified what ' s the use attitude toward women, and alternates between ho])ing and w()rr ing llial one will some day take a seri- ous interest in biin. ITU I ' ialol . ' 5, 2, J . . . iiliiTlisiiifi MiiiKifii ' r Surf ' n Storm ' .i, 2 . . . Mimojirutn CAiih. - EDWARD L HAUFF ;| NEWARK, N. J. How would we know about trains if it weren ' t for Leroy? He worked hard for reduelions and first eondnct in order to have his weekends free for eon- structing the " Dotted Line " in whose honor we all know. The millions he made for Surf ' ii Storm as advertising manager must not be forgotten: even though it did mean Xmas ails in January. " Im right, youre wrong " . Never at a loss for words, Ed could talk for hours on anything even wlien ytm were interested. The rough workouts he had with the pistol team took a lot out of him. One has to train and learn to control the arm to be a straight shooter, and it takc years of hard work, ask him. Ed took things easy on tlic social side of life: he was sa ing himself for those wonderful years ahead. Academically lie wa one of the " guns " . Of course, it did take time to write home for the reams of notes acquired while preparing for the Academy, but there weren ' t many answers he «lidn " t know. With hard ork and success ahead, Ed is looking forward to lii " tliirlv vcars " . S( tacf 171 ! 1P as Football 4 . . . Soccer 2 . . . M(iniip.t ' r. Wrestling 2 . . . Monogram Club . . . Business Manager. Surf ' h Storm ' 2 . . . Business Manager. Tide Rips . . . Hal- liilion I ' ldiis anil I rniiiiuu. ( l]i cr. 172 I It HOf»E KANSAS CITY, MO. Z cc4 " Where ' s Hope ' ; ' " This question is asked by everyone from officers seeking the " I got word " on Indoctrination, to Cadets looking for a fonrlh for bridge or a partner for an afternoon of golf. Dick lanic to us from Missouri via New Caledonia and the U. S. Army, with an inchistrious nature, earning liini the nickname of " " The Worker, " and a ready sense of humor to carry him over the rough spots in a Cadets career. Most of his time was spent working for Surf ' n Storm or Tide Rips, or on his large correspondence. A few odd moments he devotes to study, keeping himself well up in the academically elite. Dick spends most of his liberty hours on liberty although he is quite partial to week- end cruises, especially when they go to Bridgeport or INew York. A rather witty member of any bull session, this genial mid-westerner is a bright spot at any dance or party and is remembered by some for his continual attendance at the " soiree an Taylor. " We expect Dick to go a long way after gradnation, and we know we ' re jnst the start of a long wake of friends who will always remember him. IM ' MS.aJIUI .l llf • I ' loot ball 4, 3 . . . Truck 2, ] . . . Editor Running Light 2. HERBERT E. UNDEMANN MILWAUKEE, WIS. Long blond liair and the ever-present pipe give Herb a quiet, studious appearance, but this is only a disguise for the energetic and carefree individual that he really is. A loyal Wisconsin native, he has acquired the nickname " Schlitzer " in due respect to the fame of his home town, Milwaukee. Herb and Howie Pagel have been striving diligently to promote interest in the good German game of Schaffskopf, but so far their efforts seem to be more a tribute to their perseverance than to their salesmanship. One of " 48 ' s many football prospects in Swab year. Herb acquired a chronic shoulder dislocation which halted his gridiron career. This didn ' t prevent liini from being a big gun on A (Jompanvs wild and wooly basketball team. Schlit- zer managed to throw the shoulder out a few times in his sleep, an act which usually called for one or two would-be physicians in the Corps to practice their artistry. This proved especially interesting once when his roommate was away on a football trip; the calls for help carried far and wide. Herb had a very attracti e picture on his bookcase: but somehow things cooled off. and he joined the large group »f bachelors in the class. ' e 173 --rwm jai SSIm Sailing 4, 3. 2, Coiutmxlon- 1 . . . W ros- ding 3 . . . Boxing 2 . . . dice Club nntl Choir I. 3. Presidini 2. 1 . . . I ' lnlinm Commander. i CARL S. MATHEWS ATLANTA, GA. n 6 d Md A true son of the South, a gentleman, and a lover of slightly adulterated ginger ale, is Carl Stevens Mathews — the ' ' Stevens " is for Alexander Hamilton Stevens, Vice-President of the Confederacy. However, in spite of his Atlanta drawl, he is not a hit reluctant to take liberty in Yankee land, being the first out and the last in. His most avid interest is in the psychological study of women. His collec- tion of girls photographs affords a very pleasant evening ' s entertainment and is constantly being enlarged. Carl has read everything from Aristotle to Nietz- sche in a vain attempt to unravel the mystery of the ages, a woman ' s mind. Next to women, the colonel ' s favorite hobby is radio, which he attacks from a practical viewpoint. He will long be remembered for getting his finger caught ill a live condenser during his third class year, and throwing tubes and coils all over the room trying to extricate it while first classmen roared with glee. As befits a gentleman. Carl is courteous, generous, a good bridge player, and an entertaining conversationalist. His ability to make friends is sufficient to overcome his one glaring defect. He hates horses. 174 »i r n I j i y T ■ W W ■i ffji a i ' SW issl. MniKtiivr lidskvtlialL 1, , ' 5, MaiiufHT 2 . . . Choir and Glee Club 3, 2. ROBERT I MCCUMc HARTFORD CITY, IND. .1 A hush falls over the mess hall, as the Deacon proceeds to deliver grace. In short order the food, the service, the country, and the United Nations receive their just rewards. McCune was prohahly the only man in the Coast Guard who delivered grace complete with plot. Tested in the fire of the Army and the Coast Guard, Bob has proved worthy of being the son of an Indiana min- ister. Conscientious, addicted to neither tobacco nor alcohol. Bob soon re- ceived the title of " Deacon. " Bob was a terrific roommate, especially the night before a electrical engineering ram when his tutoring pulled many weak sisters through. What could be a better example of his good nature? Another item in bis favor, was that even after a particularly bard day, he didn ' t snore in his sleep. His only serious fault, was that the jokes he told were the kind that only relatives, sweethearts, and fourth classmen could laugh at. During the win- ter season, he was usually in there plugging for the basketball team, of which he was manager. Hartford City should be proud of its native son. eac a 175 rwm Cross Country 2 2 . . . Boxing 4. Choir I. 1 Of)ic,-r 176 SAMUEL M. MOORE III WASHINGTON, D. C. 5.%. S. Murray is not conventional. Starting with that premise, let us investi- gate further. Studying to S. M. means referring to notes compiled when he last took the course at M. I. T. An a id champion of the " plunihing factory on the Charles, " Murray will stick up for Tech with ardor. Still the ease with which he passes his suhjects. on an absolute mininuun amount of work con- tinually amazes his less fortunate classmates. This minimum work coiuept is a basic tenet with S. M. and he seldom violates it. Be with him on a square rigger, or at P. E., and you will soon realize what extremes this philosophy car- ries him. Sam ' s vocal sentiments are all ith tiie South, although his Northern accent antl 1). (.. heritage, make him a ti dubious (!(»ufederate. He will per- haps be best remembered by his classmates for his exotic vocabulary. Possess- ing the highest erbal factor in the class, you can hear most anything from him. all the way from four letter words through five syllable monstrosities and " purple |)uddles of jiassion " . . . Murray has the rare quality of never being boring and wbere er he may go he ' ll make his presence felt. r-r — ,t I .1 rj T V " II MB I II I I I i i H linsLclbull 6. CURTIS MEIISON LONG BEACH, CAL. So you ' re not convinced there is a heaven on earth. Then you have never heard Eli Curtis warble the {)raises of the Promised Land — California. With- out a doidjt the smoothest non-reg character ever to favor the C.G.A. with his presence is the Sunny State ' s own Curt. The only man in the whole corps able to crack Pop and Joe ' s pool, Eli cleaned up enough of that folding stuff run- ning his own game of chance to invest in his pride and joy — a portable radio. When he wasn ' t selling his pool or off to the movies with Birddog or in the reading room playing cards. Curt could be found any study hour trying to decide which station played the best music. Where he hid his horseshoe we never knew. His classic answer to all our queries was " You gotta work it smooth. " A three time interclass wrestling champ. Eli Curtis was also the scourge of the inter-company hoopster league with his terrific one-hand fling- " um-and-duck western brand of ball. A vote of thanks is extended from all those within hearing distance for helping to break the monotony of the study hours with the songs of Frankie. Bing, and Dinah. e I! 177 — ri « n-tw mmnrw rwi Football 4, 3, 2, 1 2 . . . Boxing 4. Track Manaiier 3, i 4 ' WAITER C. OCHMAM BRIDGEPORT, CONN. Pa When the new swabs first saw " Pop " , they wondered if he were an old grad or a history instruetor. " Pop " Oelnnan seems to have been blessed with an appearance of age which does not agree too well with his birth certificate, his social endeavors, or his activities in the athletic department. Always a " ladies man " , he claims that the girls in these parts just donl understand him. However, Walter, which is his lawful first name, is always able to drag without much trouble; some of his lassies might be termed queens without stretching the imagination loo far. Perhaps his appearance of advanced age softens their hearth Many people were amazed in the fall when they found that the old man could get around the gridiron in great style: in fad, he was a mainstay in the cadet forward wall, as any of the opposition will testify. On Sunday morning. all the hoys waited while " Pop " checked the nation ' s games to determine the football experts of the institution. His antics in the harbor shop, his narrow escapes with the academic board, his ready generosity and his geniality will all be remembered by us who have lived with him. 178 FfJW» H. " M I g ?lf II II I IHMmilJI msaBttMU mm Hi Pisinl 2, 1 . . . Wrestling 4, 3. HOWARD VY. PAGEl MILWAUKEE, WIS. From the nation ' s dairyland and the home of the lovers of Sehlitz comes Howie Pagel. He may not play the fiddle like Fritz Kreisler, but at least no one can say Jack Benny has anything on him. As far as extra curricular activities, he has one back home who he claims can really make his violin cry. Athleti- cally all sports interest him, but wrestling has the spot closest to his heart. During one year, Howie took part in both boxing and wrestling iutermurals. The results??? Well, he ' s still a wrestler. Howie has also taken to shooting pis- tol in the last few years. His favorite academic subjects judged ably on semes- ter hours, are Time Magazine, and some research on how to make his homemade radio receive something more distant than the New London station. Neverthe- less, his marks stand pretty high in the class. One of his favorite hobbies is the Canadian north woods; he will undoubtedly own a lodge up on some northern lake before too many years have passed. His enemies are nil and his friends are many. With that proportion he won ' t have to worry about the future. SOuicl 179 TT H Football J. . ' {. 2 . . . Boxing 4. 3 . . . Mon- ogram ( ' I III). PRUNSM, you ' ANOSOMS DQCf 180 AMFRED PRUNSKI NASHUA, N. H. i With a comb in liaiul AI desceiuleil from the hills of New Hampshire to see if the sah air coiihl put waves in in his already glorious mane. Previous to becoming a Cadet ho attended Bates and Yale; so it was with no strain tlial our Adonis — ask the gals — passed the entrance exams. Taking the Academy in stride with a ready smile, diplomatc nature, and observance of the res he passed the fire and brimstone of swab year to become a heave around third classman. Besides being a stellar football player, he has been one of the more solid elements in class and Academy affairs. Al made a name for himself as an expert in designing Christmas cards. Mixing pleasure with business Prunski gained, and earned, on cruises and leave quite a reputation as Don Juan of the West Indies and Canada. Long a lover of liberty he has yet to get a ball and chain, although excursions to Con- neclieui College have made him weaken at times. Conscientiousness and sin- cerity have made him a good classmate and will in the future make him an excellent fellow officer. BHi 1T 7-T1f7 l i Issistniil linxiiifi Mdiiiifirr I, . ' i, I . . . Boxinu Miiiutfivr 2 . . . Humor Editor. Surf ' n Sliirni . ' 5. 2. I . . . Mouofirant Club. r m lEROY REIMBURG, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. In the veriiat ' iilar of the gutter, LeRoy has a strong service background. His father, cousins, uncles, and other miscellaneous relatives are Admirals. This was turned to advantage only when his old man ' s photo scared away inspecting officers. On the other hand, it created an air of suspicion which onr boy had to li e down. This he managed with affability, conviviality, quick wit. and dry humor. Well liked by all, his only difficulty was in the battle of books. To put it bluntly, he has been on more trees than Tarzan plus one ape tribe. In spite of his predetermined Saturday afternoon schedules he made the most of his liberty, and I for one will never forget the scene of his climbing hand over hand up a line which dangled invitingly from a second story window of the Spar Barracks in Salem, Mass. Although strictly not the " killer-diller-razzmu- tazz " type, wherever we found Le Roy we found a babe or two on the string. He is currently dating a tomato known as " the Duchess " , ( Ref. " TIDE RIPS " 190.S. ) Capable, perseverant. with his chin up when the chips were down, we know old Regbook Reinburg will do well on the great outside and we all wish that someday he ' ll be stationed with us. IRe oo 181 J m NUiMwMM Cheer Leader 2, 1 . . . Asst. Basketball Manager 4, 3, 2 . . . Manager 1 . . . Cir- culation Manager Tide Rips . . . Choir 4, 3, 1 . . . Monogram (.liih . . . Dance Band I . . . Company Coirinuiiidcr. I V. ¥A RIMEHART CHILLICOTHE, OHIO Ct Bill, as he preferred to be called on the great outside, was always affection- ately referred to as " Virge " around the Academy. About as far from anchor man as anyone could be, Virge managed somehow to eclipse his academic and extra-curricular activities with his mad social gyrations. With an endless " line of gaff " , which made every party he attended anything but dull, his tales of the (Jhillicothe Indians struck terror into the hearts of many a Connecticut girl. The speed with which he learned to drink startled everyone — most of all iiis father. The pap book gave ample evidence that Virge was extremely interested in a folk dance called jitterbugging. Everyone, csjiecially the girls down south, was interested in his dancing, it wasn ' t so nuicli tlie skill, whicli impressed ev- eryone but the energy with which he followed this esthetic pursuit, wiggling everything but his toes. Virge had a serious side too, but he never relincjuished the claim tlial Eastern women didn ' t understand him. The Pride and Joy of (ihillicothe. the Spelling Champion of Koss County (1939) left the Academy as he had entered — a hard worker, a great guy, and a friend of everyone. 182 r„„il all I. :5. 2. I . . . Buskrihall , 3, 2, Captain I . . . ' I ' i ' unis 3, Captain 2 . . . ( I ' lcsiilful . . . Monogram Club. I DUANE G, ROSS TULSA, OKLAHOMA When the dirt of five thousaiul miles of travel by air and land was washed away, the Academy had a 6-4 curly haired cadet, ready to nndergo the tran- sition from G.I. Joe to Swab. The laughable sense of hiiinor revealed by ' " Big Six " with his chaotic slang of " whop-ho " and " patooba " which for Six acted as on emotional outlet com- parable to others $rf ! was something that anyone can appreciate. About the only time that his perpetual grin subsided to a scowl was during that memorable hurricane run to Bermuda aboard the " Atlantic. " On that cruise it took Six almost two weeks to realize that the command " Heave to " was not one to hit the lee rail. Admired by his teammates, respected by his coaches, and loved by the fans, his sportsmanship, ability, and generalship were a credit to the sports he rep- resented. Resignations and change of talent saw three complete teams built around his pivot post, and only his fear of injury to his fellow man hampered his equal ability as a football player. His Oklahoma fans will remember him as the Tulsa flash, but to tlic Class of ' 48 and the Corps he is our " Big Six. " Sc: cx 183 :-1 li " Pistol 3. Captain 2, 1 . . . Monogram Club . . . Chapel Committee 3, 2, 1. ' ' !.. ■ 184 STUART r SCHARFENSTEIH LONG BEACH, CAL. ScAan Originally from Oregon, he now claims the Golden State as his home. Scharf came to us from the Class of " 47, and started things off right by playing " Re- veille " in his skivvies in the quadrangle during swab summer. Since his first setback. Scharf has kept well ahead of the axe. l)ut he was not one to burn the midnight oil too often. His main pleasures in life are his collection of pipes and the chains that bind him to the College. He was snared somewhat early in life too — at the end of his third class year. When he was not up the hill and across the street, you were likely to find him curled up with his pipe and a magazine. Once he got the urge to carve one of his briars — the result was the bow of a ship, complete with anchor chains. Despite the early loss of his freedom, Scharf ranked as one of the most cheerful members of our class. His contributions to the Corps as bugler for two years, head of the Episcopal chapel connnittee and captain of the pistol team will be long remembered. A model " wife. " we are sure that he will be a model shipmate. l HHi Ii„sl.,il ,ill -2. I . Moiiniinini (.lull nidiiilcr. Basehnll 2, 1 . . . . Citni itiiiy Com- SCHMIDT, THRff, HOT OBi f ' ' ti (i SCHArtiDT? - SCHMiior 5CHM 0r GEORGc SCHMIDT NEW YORK, N. Y. [ A shining example of a man who knows when to play and when to work, our boy soon learned the respect and admiration of the class for being its hard- est working member. He is singularly known for being the only cadet to have an Academy building renamed in his honor, viz. Hamilton Hall to Schmidt Hall. . . . Somehow George stootl oft the Academy coaches for two years after his short fling at football during Swab year. Later as a second classman he threw away the razor between 1600-1800. anyway. Being six feet plus and an all around athlete he had no trouble converting from intramural to varsity status. When the bodies started to fly in a basketball game. Nick revealed his in- tramural training and was sure to be in there at the center of things. . . . His attributes in other fields of endeavor have not received such public acclaim, much to his relief. Away from his studies, George is a man about town with a line that is fast and smooth: he even visits Conn. College off and on. Strong in the resolve . . . we are sure that he will make a fine officer. 7tcc 185 Soccer 4, 3, Captain 2 . . . Boxing 2 Monoprdin (.liih. BERNARD SHAPIRO THE BRONX, N. Y. e uue Bernie was the typical New York boy — strong, straight of hark, always moving around. His athletic abilities gave him the distinction of being captain of the Soccer team for two consecutive years, and the appropriate moniker, " The Sha pe. " Around exam time, late lights were seen streaming from be- neath his door every night. With his famous ' " short forms of the book " , he boosted other cadets as well as himself. At other times study hours rarely kept him from practicing the art of mimicry. His imitations of " Hot Sketch " Shar|» and Dr. (Jillespic have given the class many moments of laughter and a few flashes of stark terror. After several leaves from ihe Academy it was (piitc apparent that " The Shape " had a terrific social life, but llial lie wasn " ! ihe serious type. When he came back from (ihristmas leave of his second-class year without his miniature, the class was amazed. The very frc(pient letters he received and answered, served to refute his story that he had lost his ring in a " crap " game. " The Shape ' s " practical jokes, good humor, and friendliness have made him a classmate who will be remeiubered anywhere he goes. 186 r ,(,ih(ill 1, .}, 2. 1 . . . Wrestling 4, 3, 1, Captnin 2 . . . Monogram Club . . . Bat- Idlian ill jiiliint. DARRSl ¥A STARR, JR. LOS ANGELES, CAL. " Two hundred and five pounds covered with freckles and topped by a shock of red hair " is a rough description of the " D " . During summer leave his multi- plving freckles yield what he calls a tan; for after all, " California sun just won ' t produce freckles. " At this point he is always good for a story of how they do it back home. No matter what it is, it ' s done better in California than anywhere else, and who would want to argue with a mountain. He holds the record for traveling to the west coast in the most complicated manner possible. Up until the day before leave he never knows how he is going to go — usually ends up with several reservations on as many different trains. During football season Tiny holds the right side of the line together and in the winter meets all comers in the heavy weight class in wrestling. At wrestling practice the usual routine involved taking on two of the middleweights at tlie same time, just to keep in shai)e. Always ready for a good time, " Red ' s " friendly manner and easy going na- ture make him liked by all. ;5w 187 :-rwm Wrestling 4. 3. 2. 1 . . . Adirrtisitifi Edi- tor. Tidi ' Rips . . . Monogram CAub . . . Soccer 3. I SICHARD C, TAYLOR WASHINGTON, D. C. IRci cc Take an old Chicago family, throw in a hyphen, and add to it a few whisps of Potomac salt hreeze. Mold this into a facsimile of anthropomorphic proportions and top it off with a mat of blond hair. Instill int(» this a love for the sea, late par- ties, and out of town dates. Now simmer well for four years in a Woodhury at- mosphere. Then decorate with a half-nelson and sprinkle well with shredded " sorry I can ' t come " telegrams. The finest taste requires that this delectable dish be served only with A-1 sauce, cherrystone clams, and Canadian Club. This is written with the thought in mind that someday Dick will be blessed with children. Therefore, we shall say nothing about his first means of support — that of selling whiskey to the Indians; nor thai the AT T ' s stock sales fluctuate with his social activities. We shall mention only what is listed on the asset side of Dick ' s Ledger. Fir st, we all agree thai he should be assigned to a windjammer. Dick ' s peculiar ability to create storms would obliterate any chance of ever being becalmed. Secondly, he has an unfaltering set of principles which capture every one ' s respect. But we who know him treasure the sincerity of his friendship most of all. 188 J I liiflf Tcdiii 1. . ' 5. 2. ( ' .iii l(iiii I . . . I ' isliil Tcdni . ' ) . . . Photography Editor. I ' itle Hips . . . Photography Editor, Surf ' ii Storm . . . Husiiii ' ss MrniOficr. Hniiniiifi Lilihi. ROBERT C. TAYLOR QUEENS VILLAGE, LONG ISLAND The Rock is the original racket man. . . . He could scrounge a master key to Fort Knox, and such tlupes as other cadets and the government are ducksoup to his mercenary schemes. In spite of the fabulous sums he collects (Gee, I need ten bucks, I ' d better sell a picture), he constantly bemoans his poverty-stricken condition. This can be attributed almost exclusively to the machinations of a girl down Teaneck way who clamped the ball and chain on our hero long ago. . . . Cupidon always manages to have the word — hot. cold, or lukewarm. When not shooting off his rifle or his mouth, he shoots with a camera ... a goodly niunber of the photos on these pages are his work. He is probably the only man in the Academy who e er had five radios in his room at the same time. There are two Taylors in this place: one who subscribes to magazines and one who reads them. If Rock ever gave up smoking, half the cadet corps would have to start buying their own. Where ever he goes we know the service will be Taylor-made to nit him. IR0C 189 m i f i ij»wj i -,u-AAAy»mmM- m Assistant Football Manatccr I. 3. 2. Man- ager 1 . . . Pistol Ti ' iini 4, 3. i BERNARD c, THOMPSON DULUTH, MINN. I! To an organization often given over to gloom. Bernie has proved a Godsend. He brought from the Army an ever-cheery grin and exuberance which have helped us all over a lot of things. His reading tastes tend toward the humorous in all forms, and he has been a fairly regular visitor at S. M. ' s hole in the hopes of € tnC finding some new adventures of Dagwood to while away a boring study hour — if his carefully nurtured caches of chow have someliow run out. Speaking of chow, we come to Bernie ' s great weakness; where Mathews seeks women, and Clancy the fruit of the vine, Bernie restores any damage to his resilient spirit with a mon- strous combination of ice cream and bananas modestly described as a " milk- shake, " though the resultant volume of creamy goo would probably solve Eu- rope ' s food problems for many a day. Bernie is a good man to have around, even to a few bone-crushing stunts in the supposedly quiet game of volleyball. We all hope to have him around us on our stations after graduation ; life would be kinda dull without him. j 190 MMilB ■ Hi Ihinre Band 4, 2 . niaiifler. Company Cnni- Vk M VV. TIFFT, JR. YOUNGSTOWN, N. Y. Paul Tifft has had two big losses since his arrival atthis institution, hair auddia- nionds. Much the wiser for these experiences, he settled down in his second class year, slashing his way up from a dubious anchor position to at least three links above the swiwel. So far as we have been able to notice, there are three things that will send Pull into throes of passion : first, a record w ith a trumpet ride. Be- ing somewhat of a trumpeter himself, Paul can make you vibrate from the tips of your toes to the medulla oblogotta when he smacks a hot riff. Secondly in this line of bliss is a pipe well broken in and sweet as honey. Such an object dart can send more shiv ers up and down Pull ' s back than the proximity of — and that brings us to his third concern, women. His book of de-icers is complete with classy chassies from the shores of Sunny Cal to the suburbs of the Empire City. If Kil- roy wasn ' t there. Pull was. All of which gives our hero all the essentials for the well rounded Coast Guard Officer. PedC 191 4 Surf n Slorm A. 2 . . . Editor-in-Cliirj I . . . Class Editor Tide Rips . . . Secre- tary AAA . . . Ass ' t. Manager Cross Coun- try 3 . . . Manager 2, 1 . . . Ass ' t. Ho.vini: Manager 4 . . . Choir and Clrr Clnh 4, 3, 2 . . . Officer 1 . . . Monogram Clnh . . . Chairman Music Library 2, J . . . Platoon Commander. 192 RICHARD J. T0M02ER NEW YORK, N. Y. Vcc The Army Air Corps found him in his youth anil proceeded lo give him a taste of the wild blue yonder which he has never quite forgotten. His wings were clipped in 1944, and before long he was squari ng corners instead of banking turns. Somehow he succeeded in acquiring a heavearound reputation whicli he has never lost. In the morning he barks at the world in general and any in(li id- ual in particular; around noon a smile replaces the scowl, and by ]6()() " Tom " is convinced that life is more or less worthwhile. Finding him after a days class- es recjuires a check of all extra-curricula activities. A few bad breaks Swab Year eliminated liis arsity potentialities, so he turned his attentions and talents to- ward intramurals and the finer things of life. During study hour a round of so- cial calls (usually paid just as the D.O. makes his nightly raid) completes Dick ' s day. The subject of liberty and how he spends it has been purposely omitted, ( ' ov- eriiig this subject is far beyond the scojie of this write-up. t paiifi dB H !■ oiilhiill I Mniifificr 2 . . . Sn iniiniiifi I. . ' i ( ' .(i itain 2 . . . Monitfinint Club . . . I ' till I Kill ( .ommaiidi-r. SfiY TttftT OMZ£ Tvo orr ' u ROBERT E. WALSH FORK UNION, VA. Bob i one of llie hov fr »m the solid " " Soolli. " to wit. irgiiiia. liat niok- naiiie could therefore be more appropriate than the Rebel, or just Keb for short. Although he derides the " Basketeers, " he is quite an athlete in his o vn right — even converting to a coach in his second class year. He was the mainstay of the swimming team ever since capturing top honors for points scored his swab year, until the Athletic Board made his job join the ranks of tlie unem])loyed. While an unfortiuiate knee injury in his swab year kept iiim off the gridiron, as man- ager he played as har d a game from the side lines as any player on the field. Before each trip " Mother alsh " had quite a time seeing that his brood had e ervthing packed | roperiv. and that Mr. Burke knew what the uniform was. When Keb takes a job. he goes all the way. As head of the mess committee he spearheaded the return to our own mess hall and the improved chow was a measure of his good work. T » the Rebel there are just three flavors of jello. " red. •rreen. and vellow. " " How about a statement on thai. Rcb? " ed 193 ' -rn Hijlc and Phtol Manager ' 2. I . . . Mono- gram Club. OH, Y THB IVfly, WIFE, J JST WHAT COORSEJ DID we TAKf THIS miUANX It W5ADOM ALEXANDRIA, VA. CUtdcf Ever since Randy came INorth to New London he hat- been tryinj to sell ii; on the merits of the deep south. His pet gripe is the Connecticut weather, which he upbraids with the phrase, " It " s never like this in Virginia. " Being a true son of the south. Randy does not believe in exerting himself, be it studies or athlet- ics. He doesn ' t lia e any trouble passing the critical eye of the P.P " . department, but " Why exert oneself when the eye isnt looking ' ; ' " Books don ' t mean a thing except maybe as props to camouflage a letter or a magazine. How he manages to squeeze by the finals every term is one question we can ' t answer. Invariably he ' ll walk into a classmates hole the night before a quiz and ask. with a big smile, " What are you all studying T ' Now when it comes to women, it is a different story. When we went to Elizabeth City, Randy gave those belles of North (laro- lina something to swoon o er. His personality iias n(tl failed him up North eillier; at Conn College or more specifically in New London proper. Randy is pleasant company for the ladies and we couldn ' t a k for a belter shipmate. 194 liusrhall .{. J (.a[it nn 1 . . . Bit.skilhiill 4. 3. 1 Captain 2 . . . Football 2, 1 . . . Monofinini ( ' .liih. f- two ' 5 THOMAS T ¥ £TMORE III NEW LONDON, CONN. After spending; his weekends from Yale at home. Tom pave in to the " (reorp:- ian splendor of the grounds " and enrolled at the Aeademy. He boarded the Conn College bus one hot July morning and thereby eliminated the use of travel vouchers. He also eliminated the weekends, which he may not have foreseen. From the outset Tom was guide for the locality — he also knew some people who lived here. It wasn ' t long until the path was beaten to his room, in quest of local dates. Through him many interesting contacts were made. He took our kid- ding about the ! .L. queens, hut reminded us that we came back for more. Tom " s biggest love wasn ' t with a girl though — either it was basketball and football, or it was with Big Six. and Luntzmen. He took Nitch ' s little yellow slips. but even ISitili couldnt make him a Red Grange. The more you knew Tom. the more you knew New London and Bulkley High : and. judging from his wrinkled brow on Saturday afternoons. Sunday School teaching was not made for Cadets. He is just a local boy who made good, or did he? MUU 195 ' til »Btmitm mJMMM 7Ve ;t ;6te44 Occi 0n ititccde Without tlie full cooperation of the people below listed. Tide Rips 48 could not have become a reality. A year book is the result of the suc- cessfully integrated efforts of many parties. If any one had fallen down on the job, the project could not have reached its conclusion on time. The class of 1948 wishes to express its sincerest appreciation for the help of the follow inj; parties: (loMnR. Henry S. Sharp n understanding faculty advisor, alio hy pointing out the errors in the past, provided expert guidance. Peter S. Gurwit W hose expert assistance in the make up of the book teas an invaluable asset in getting the job done. WiLLARD H. Schilling Whose prompt and efficient assistance proved invaluable in the final printing of the book. M. { ' .. Krasner II hose aid nilh the advertising campaign made it possible to pay for the book. Samuel Kravitt Expert commercial photographer, uho took the individual class portraits and delivered them to us on time. Photographer ' s Mate 1 c N. C Bennett. . IT ho took many of the [nctures in the book and whose willing help in fulfilling the innumerable small favors asked of hitn, made our burden much easier. Underclassmen Particularly the Batt Typists, who spent hours pounding out the tiever erasing flow of material. 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OR OFF APPEARANCE COUNTS Be sure vour collar has that fresh, clean look. It al- wavs will if von are weaiitig a Linene Collar. For Lincne is the collar lliat " s snowy white all the time. never urinklcs or cracks. W hen they soil just throw I hem a a . For neatness and economy always - wear l.inene ilolh faced, paper filled (! dlars. REVERSIBLE COLLAR CO. I I I Pntiiani St. ( anihridge. Mass, I u n i for n% shops ami shifts stTt ' ifr Starrs, 200 48 YEARS OP SUBMARINE LEADERSHIP 111 1900 the U.S. Navy ' s lirst siilninnnc, tlic Holland, was coiiiplcted by llic- Klictric Boat Company. Since that historic event EBCo, ill C(H)i)Ciatii n witli the U. S. Navy, has con- sislenlly led in the invention and cleveh)i)iiient ol saler, more coiiilortable, more ellicient snh- marines. The niiiiil)er of KH( " o-l iiilt subs of each class, with their silliouettes, is shown lere. Today Electric Boat is continuinj; research and experimentation, so that .America can always have the most advanced undersea craft in the world. 1 ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY Electric Motors ELECTRO DYNAMIC WORKS Bayonne, New Jersey 445 Park Avenue, New York 22, N. Y. Submarines NEW LONDON SHIP AND ENGINE WORKS Groton, Conn. Cruisers Motor Yachts ELCO YACHT DIVISION Bayonne, New Jersey GIBBS COX, Inc NAVAL ARCHITECTS MARINE ENGINEERS 21 WEST STREET ONE BR0.4DWAY NEW YORK, N. Y. ON LAND AT SEA and IN THE AIR Continental Red Seal Engines are CONTINENTAL -TtfW Cieneral Ship (t Engine Works. Inc. Ship Builders Repairing ■ — Reconditioning • :]3() Border St., Ka -t Bo-toii. Mass. Tel.: EAst Boston 7-4250 WHOLESALE AMPLII IKKS EQUIPMFA ' T and PARTS FOR RADIO RKPAIRMEN AMATEURS AND SHIP TO SHORE TRANSMITTER RECEIN ERS RADIO PARTS, IiXC. }{07 ll «ar)l ' im« , I « ' w (►rloaiis 13, La. niO.M ' : CAiial 0217 •or ihc (iood of i Ik ' Scrrires U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE and its PIIOtEEDINGS Membership Dues, $2.00 per year, which include PROCEEDINGS issued monthly — each issue contains many illustrations All (Officers and Cadets t)f the Coast Guard are eligible for Rcfjular Membership. Their Relatives and Friends in civilian life are eligil le for Associate Membership U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE ANNAPOLIS. MAin I.AM) 202 J Serving the Ships that serve the nation Water-Tube Marine Boilers • Superheaters • Refrac- tories • Airheaters • Economizers • Oil Burners Seamless Welded Tubes. Singte Pass, Header-Type Boiler o r Three-Drum Boiler Two-Drum Boiler ft r Three-Pass, Sectional-Header Boiler BOILERS FOR ALL TYPES OF SHIPS • • • OTHER B W PRODUCTS - Seaml ess Welded Tubes for All Pressure ond Mechanical Applications . . . Refractories . . . AU loy Castings ... Oil Burners . . . Chain-Grate Stokers . . . Sta- tionary Boilers and Component Equipment . . . Chemical Recovery Units . . . Pulverizers . . . Fuel Burning Equipment . . . Pressure Vessels. Single-Uptake, Controlled- Superheat Boiler BABCOCK THe I ' ffices COCK «5 C, AHO Be } v i ' ysT COJc BAKt Hew OTOn.o.. ' ' ■OflK ' SUSTa CO. 6. n.y 203 THE HERALDRY Of MERIT The above trademark has earned the rifjht to he i-oiisidered as such. It signifies a dependal)le STANDARD of Ql ALITY tliat has always been distinetive and recofrnized. We are pro ud of this, as Non men are of vour career. ART CAP COMPANY, INC. 729 BROADWAY NEW YORK 3. N. Y. JOHN B. ORR. INC. Building Construction MIAMI, FLOIIIDA RADIO SHACK CORPORATION 167 ashington Street, Boston 8, Mass. D i s t r i h II I () r s of Electronic Equipment Transmitters - Receivers Laboratory Supplies 1924 1948 0. B. AVERY COMPANY Construction Influstrial Equipment Supplies 1325 Macklind Ave. St. Louis 10, Mo. Phone: Hiland 1810 DIESEL ENGINES WIRE ROPE HOISTS BLOCKS SHEAVES WINCHES PUMPS COMPRESSORS JACKS SALES • SERVICE • RENTALS 204 I How coastguard lightships quench their thirst Simple, new, tubeless still delivers 1100 gals, daily, ends scaling troubles Stat ioned for months far out on the rolling ocean, the problem of maintaining ample fresh water was a serious one to the crews of Coast Guard lightships. They needed a simple, trouble-free distillation unit that would quick- ly produce an abundance of fresh water from the salty sea . . . without corrosion or frequent scaling troubles. The Maxim Silencer Company of Hartford, Conn., studied these problems and recently came up with a distillation unit that solves them all. In fact, after severe tests, this unit has proved so efficient that the Coast Guard has ordered them installed on 29 of its lightships. This new still produces 1100 gallons of fresh water per day. And, it operates at low pressure ... on exhaust steam. In operation, this unit blows off 1 pound of brine concentrate for every pound of fresh water that it makes. This relatively low brine concentration means a minimum of scaling. And when some scale eventually does form, descaling is easy. The Maxim still has no tube bundles. Instead there are two corrugated chambers of thin (.043 in.) sheet. One evaporates sea water, the other is a condensing chamber. To descale, you simply let 15 pounds of steam into the evaporator section, followed by cold sea water. The steam pres- sure expands the thin evaporator walls. Then the cold water condenses the steam, pulling a vacuum that sucks the wall inward. This flexing pops off scale accumulations. To take this flexing, and resist the corrosive action of boiling con- centrated brine, the finned evaporator chamber must be a material that is strong, ductile, tough, corrosion-resistant . . . and able to maintain these qualities. Maxim engineers found the answer in Monel . In fact, wherever they require a strong, corrosion-resistant material throughout the entire still— for piping, flanges, float chamber and e llip- tical Nicholson float, even for the lightweight outer shell of Vs inch sheet —they use Monel for long, trouble-free service life. Find out more about this unit. Here is a long-lasting, dependable, and unusually economical source of fresh, pure water for thirsty men or boilers. Here also is another interesting illustration of how durable, corrosion- resistant Inco Nickel Alloys are serving modern Marine Engineers. THE INTERNATIONAL NICKEL COMPANY, INC. 67 WALL STREET, NEW YORK 5, N. Y. EMBLEM . OF SERVICE £ ' Ji. EMBLEM- OF SEI Moffe M " . . . It ' s the SEAGOIN ' metal " lUs. V. S. Tainil MAXIM DISTILLING UNITS consist of a cylindrical outer shell of s " Monel. Inside are 2 identical corrugated Mo- nel chambers. The lower one is the evapora- tor, the upper one the condenser. The evap- orator is mounted on a steam chest. The all-important corrugations are visible in the condenser section shown above. In operation, sea water is admitted through the top section of the shell, where it circulates through the upper chamber as cooling water. From there, at a temperature of 200 it passes through a float valve, which controls the water level, and thence around the evaporator sec- tion. Steam inside the evaporator section now boils the water and the vapor produced rises toward the condenser section. There it con- denses, collects, and is led off by a distillate pipe. L ' pper photo shous itntallatio denser section. of Monel con- Below is a completely assembled Maxim unit. For full information write to The Maxim Silencer C.ompatix. Hartford, Conn. 205 ?2 2 B9 SALES-SERVICK LIbtrl 2-722:i 2-7224 Murine and Stationary Diesel Engines PIER MACHINE CO., Inc. E labli ll.■ l 1927 257 NORTHERN AVENUE BOSTON 10, MASS. Waller S. Crowniiishield Residence HlBhlands 5-4367 Jewelry By Balfour is the Work of Excellence Vwii l?alfoiir rcpresi ' iilatives s« ' rve tli oflTict ' is anil men of llif I . S. ( oast (Tiiaid Aoadi-my. flivinj; proiiipl anil ruurteous sei iif ami inak- iiifj personal rails anil ilis|)lays. Contact Tom Galvin, 66 Stanley St., Attleboro Falls. Mass. for Class Rin is and ConinicnconiiMiI an- noun(t ' in« ' nts. Hobirt " Dutchy " Fiirce, 177 South Main St.. Attleboro, Mass. for seal jewelry. Christinas eards. Engraved Stationery. (Christmas and Mother ' s Day Gifts. Party Favors and Programs. L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY F« vor. ,s ATTLEBORO, MASSACHUSETTS Compliments of FEDERATED FISHING BOATS of NEW ENGLAND NEW YORK Inc. ADMINLSTHATION HI ll.DINC; FlSli PIEK BOSTON, MASS. LOY-LANGE BOX CO. Fibrehoard Shipping Con tain eis ST. LOUIS MISSOURI 206 I CURTISS WRIGHT CORPORATION 30 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, NEW YORK 20, NEW YORK WRIGHT ENGINES CURTISS PROPEUERS CURTISS AIRPIANES ELECTRONIC TRAINERS DIVISIONS AIRPLANE DIVISION WRIGHT AERONAUTICAL CORPORATION PROPELLER DIVISION L.G.S. SPRING CLUTCH CORPORATION MARQUETTE METAL PRODUCTS COMPANY VICTOR ANIMATOGRAPH CORPORATION 288 YORK STRPZET NEW HAVEN. CONN. 207 Establishod 1898 BOSTON UNIFORM COMPANY, EVC. Coast Guard Tailors and Outfitters lor half a Century 66 CHELSEA STREET CHARLESTO N, MASS. NATIONAL OFFICERS Hoiioriirv I ' rexitlptit a. CioiiKlr. Arthur M. Tode, USNR. Retired President Mr. Lewis D. Parmelee Secretory -TreiiSHrer Conidr. Hiirold J. Hard- ing. I S R THE PROPELLER CLIJR OF THE LXITED STATES Extends hearty congratulations to the 1948 gradu- ates of the I nited States Coast Guard Academy, . . . Oi " gaiiize l in 1927. the Propeller Club now has more than one hundred Ports located throughout the United States and eleven countiies abroad. Our primarj- objective is to |)roinote, further and support a strong Aiueriean Merchant Marine, capable of serving effectively as an auxiliary to the national defense in time of emergency, and adequate to our peacetime requirements for the trans- portation of our domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial poilion of our import and export trade. From the time of the Propeller Club ' s organization, the United States Coast Guard has cooperated in the work of our association. We have been honored with the membership of many hundreds of Coast Guard officers who have par- ticipated in our activities. Graduates of the Class of 1948 are cordially invited to affiliate with the Propeller Club Port nearest to their stations of duty. They will find a warm welcome, good fellowship, and mutual devotion to the best interests of the American Merchant Marine. For full information write to The Propeller Cluh of the United States, 17 Battery Place, New York 4, N. Y. FOR TRADE, TRAVEL, DEFENSE — THE AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE! PARK COXSTRUCTIOi COMPANY 1N( UKI ' ORATKl) CONTRACTORS and ENGINEERS 40 COURT STREET BOSTON 8. MASSACHUSETTS 208 PIER .45 • NORTH RIVER- NEW YORK I4.N.Y. SHIPS ON THE HORIZON " I didn ' t think it was possible. " Those are words of praise for an unusual accomplishment and very acceptable in the best circles as a great compliment, but to the shore staff of Alcoa it is anything but a compliment to the American Merchant Marine. You will probably think this is strange. Let me explain. This year Alcoa acquired three passenger ships and we are now running cruises to the West Indies. We were told by people who should know that an American operator could not run a vessel of this kind because we could not give the service that this class of passenger demanded. There were so many comments of this type that there was much " fear and trembling " in this office the day the first vessel sailed. But she returned with very few complaints and the suc- ceeding voyages have been made with many compliments and fewer and fewer complaints. Recently a man well acquainted with American shipping returned from one of these cruises and when asked about the trip the " I didn ' t think it was possible " came out. He really should be blamed for this tirade. It is up to you with your training and background to help overcome the reluctance of the American people to believe in and back the American Merchant Marine. It is possible to run American vessels that are a credit to " Old Glory " and the public must be taught to expect good service from American vessels and not be surprised when they find it so. With your help it can be done. Sincerely, RPS:KA Manager F arine Department 209 QiKility MerchdtuUse Kiisil .■l.■(l.•.l n conMiltiiif: HK.WKTT BROS. BLl E BUdk illu tI•atiII•; thous;in ls of useful articles. Be sure to have a copy in your file and (111 display at your Special njir Departinenl. COl ' lKS SEM () HEgi EST. BENNETT BROTHERS, INC. Diamoiuls, Jeiielers niul Silversmiths 485 FIFTH AVE.. NEW YORK 30 E. ADAIVIS ST., CHICAGO. ILL. |1 A- DIAMONDS ■ « A I EATHER 1 v tSS ! g (;oous W KLECTRICAL APPLIANCES BH CAMERAS 1! . " ttFNK ' EIT ' V oxntw VHc. i jiA s HII iSi A FURS Wi j Hj r ii ' KS B A TROPHIES " - " " " ' RADIOS GIFTS OF ALL KINDS The two ore permanently welded together under great heat and pressure, forming a solid com- pact mass. It is not an electroplate or a deposit. l-R DIESELS ' ' ff4 uiiis Finally this composite bar Is rol ' ed under tre- mendous pressure, into strips of required thick- ness, which ore hord, firm, close-grained and durable. Our military insignia ore fashioned from these strips. This is Gold Filled . It is so marked by law. Coast Guard Cutter " Mohican powered by two 8 cylinder I-R Diesel engines. The I-R Diesels that power the " Mohican repre- sent just one of the many types of Marine equip- ment that Ingersoll-Rand has built for Coast Guard, Navy and commercial ships. IngersoU-Rand Diesel engines for auxiliary service, pumps for all ships services, main and auxiliary condensers and air com- pressors ... all have proven their complete depend- ability in hundreds of marine installations. -1 Inoer-yoU-Rand ' ' 1 1 Broadwoy, New York 4, N. Y. 12-7 210 mimmmm w.ma. ,.,M S l«K-«« ' - ' CHEVROLET IS FIRST! America ' s biggest money ' s worth! Yes, you ' ll find people everywhere agreeing: ' Of oil cars, only one is Number One, only Chevrolet for 1948 is first, because it alone gives BIG-CAR QUALITY AT LOWEST COST— sfepped-up in ityla and vofuef That ' s why more peop e drive Chevrolets— and more peop e want Chevrolets— than any other make of car, according to official nation-wide registration and seven independent nation-wide surveys. CHIVtOLET MOTOH DIVISION. OINIIAl MOTOIIS COireHATION, DITtOIT 1. MICHIOAN :ii First commercial use of anti-reflection coating was by Bausch Lomb — in 1939. The Balcote process is now standard on all Bausch Lomb Binoculars; it greatly increases light transmis- sion and sharpens image contrast, to make these glasses more than e er ' The uorlii ' sbest, by any test. " Bausch Lomb Optical Co., Rochester 2, N. Y. BAUSCH LOMB V vrlijivd -vi tainofHls nilli MiijL ' is ' Dt ' i ' l i I ii i li ' ul liiiii raiilL ' e Siilif Ihriimih Sliips ' S( ' rnci ' Klfircs fur j(i ji ' ur.s I.. r.. M VYER. ' ( ' O. Iia i ' liiMii loading Diainoml Spcciali-ts iM c 1912. Eaih Ma irs ' diaincind . . . i ' (iui itr in i)li r. lut for lirillianrr and hiuulilully set . . . is sold uitli a CiTlifiraK ' (if iitiiiritntvi sliilinf; tlir rxart weight and tpialilN . . . and exlend- mg the pri ilej;f »d return within one year for full rash rilund. 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Capitol 7-1544 M I 212 BH S tan ' PCu WORLD AVIATION OVER THIRTY YEARS • In 1917, when the airplane was receiving its baptism of fire as a weapon of war and aerial transportation of men and merchandise was most primitive, B began the manufac- ture of aviation spark plugs. Today, B RB19R ceramic-insulated avia- tion plugs spark the ships on air lines pro- viding passenger and freight service on every continent and across all the seas of the globe. Efficiency, economy, long service life, depend- ability, and quality are the reasons why B spark plugs have attained this position. And THE back of all are the unceasing research and development at B which have kept pace with every advance in aviation. B spark plugs are also firing jet propulsion engines and aviation gas turbines, both in actual flight installations and in experimental projects. As aviation broaches new frontiers, we pledge that B engineering will , as in the past , supply spark plugs precisely designed for each specific need and manufactured accord- ing to the most rigid standards. CORPORATIO 136 West 52nd St., New York 19, N. Y. 213 m MEI{|{rn-(HAPMAN SCOTT ((IIIIM)|{ATION Marine Salvage - All Types of Construrtiini - Heavy Hoisting 17 BATTERY PLACE. NEW YORK. . Y. New London. Conn. (Me elan(l. ( liio Norfolk. : Key West, Florida king-ton. Ja.. B. W. 1. CITLESS RCBBEIt BExlRIXC S For Stern Tubes and Struts Soft rubber liearini; surface — efficiently lultricated l)y water this beariiiij far outlasts all hard surface types, protects |)ropcller shafts. rediK ' cs vibration. More than pays for itself in extra wear alone. Saves you lime, trouble and upkeep expense. FREE BOOK of cniiiiwcring data fipplyinu tn ships of rvrry type unci size, is yours nithout ohiiiinlion. ritr — mCIAX Q. MOFFITT, Inc. AKRON, OHIO C o III p I I III I ' II Is n f HOWARD FOOD PRODFCTS COMPAIVY Mamijiii liirvrs of PlRi: PRESERVES (H.I) EASHIONEI) PICCALILLI Mrs. Cliupin ' s IVlayonnaise ( rw;e marmalade sw eei mlstard pickles Howard ' s Mayonnaise Ffiilory (il 16 Sutton .Street, North An(lo er, Mass. 214 WOTWB- on Pugef Sound She ' s streamlined and beautiful— she ' s swift and capable— her skipper says she handles like a canoe and can turn on a dime. Four General Motors 2-cycle Diesels give her 6400 horsepower which is delivered to twin screws driven by four electric motors through reduction gears. It ' s smooth, dependable, highly responsive power. Forward-looking naval architects, builders and operators see in such vessels the pattern of ships to come. Let us give you all the details about GM Diesels. The Chinook " — handsome, streamlined new Diesel Electric Drive ferry of the Puget Sound Navigation Co., designed by Gibbs and Cox, built by Todd Seattle Yards and pov ered with four General Motcrs 2 cycle Modell6-27aA Diesel engines. S " , CLEVELAND DIESEL ENGINE DIVISION CLEVELAND II. OHIO GENERAL MOTORS BKf ENGINES 1 GENERAL MOTORS fROM ISO TO DIESKL POWER 2000 H.P. 215 COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. OF New London. Inc. 951 Bank Street, New London, (Jonu. THE BINGHAM PRINTING COMPANY Printers PuhlisJiers 19 MOUNTAIN AVENLE NEW LONDON, CONN. Printers of the Alumni Bulletin im LONDON CIT! ilNIlL GUNK 61 BANK STREET CHECKING ACCOt NTS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS MORTGAGE LOANS COMMERCIAL LOANS PERSONAL LOANS MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE .SYSTEM FEDER. L UEl ' OSIT INSURANCE CORP. E. JOHNSON Florist Member Telegraph Delivery Service FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS Phone 7665 369 Oiean Avenue New London. Conn. Coniiratiildlions ti thf (jritdtiating Class from the Officers and Cadets of ADMIRAL BILLARD ACADEMY NEW LONDON, CONN. Bi ' l II islifs and Success to the Graduating Class uf the United States Coast Guard Academy N. BENVENUTI SONS General Contractors U ELM STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. 216 o ver olE ili U ' e Ti oria s supply lyof are FOUKE-processea • • • • • AFA« V ATAff i7 For over 30 years the FOUKE FUR COMPANY plant has concentrated its operations on genuine SEALSKIN. In that time it has processed well over 1.000.000 sealskins, and in so doing has gained unsurpassed skill and proficiency in the handling of this fur. As a result, over four-fifths of the world ' s supply of genuine SEALSKINS are now entrusted to the FOLKE FUR COMPANY for processing. And today, wherever furs are bought, sold, or worn, the name FOUKE is acknowledged as identifying the finest-processed genuine SEALSKINS available. FOUKE-processed skins so obviously excel in supjjleness, perfection of finish, beauty of color, and quality, that the market Si suis always rates them tops in intrinsic value- salability, consumer apiteal. A NSV«p MoccascD ro« AATA ? FOUKE-processed genuine SEALSKINS currently include O U. S. Govt. Alaska Sealskins from the Pribiloff Islands herd— " MATARA " , " SAFARI " and Black. © Canadian Govt. Alaska Sealskins from the Pribiloff Islands herd " SAFA ? —rl-r-H;;;;; " - " MATARA " and " SAFARI " . © Govt, of the Union of South Africa Cape Sealskins from the Cape of Good Hope herd, also Cape Sealskins from other sources- ' TRANSVELDT " . In addition to these herds which furnish the world with its present supply of genuine SEALSKINS, there are other herds which may in time develop as reliable sources of sealskin supply. Th« obov Tfode-Morki at% Regiirefed U.S. Por. Off. Confldo, Union of Sourh Africo, ond olhof counlriai. The consumer is assured of the finest when her seal kin coal is made of FOUKE-processed genuine SE. LSKINS. FOIKE Fur Company. S . Louis, Missouri Agents for the Processing and Sale of Fur Sealskins for the U S. Gov ' t, the Canadian Gov ' t, the GovU of the I ' nion oj So. Africa, and for Private Shippers 2r - SERVING THE U.S. COAST GUARD ACADEMY SINCE 1942 S e iCCfffcJF NEW LONDON TER. 15 STATE ST. Tel. 3119 MOTOR COACH SERVICE NE LONDON, — HARTFORD — HARTFORD — NORWICH ' OFFICE 252 ASYLUM ST.. HARTFORD Tel. 5-3462 Coachi ' s to Charter Anvichere in the U. S. " fttMcxCGmtZ HARTFORD TER. 256 ASYLUM ST. TeL 5-3462 AUTOMOBILE CARRIER COMMERCIAL CLIPPER Capacity 600 Automobiles, Speed 15 m.p.h. built for Commercial Barge Lines, Inc. by ST. LOUIS SHIPBUILDING STEEL CO. ST. LOUIS, MO. PENNSYLVANIA ANTHRACITE COAL SPICER ICE COAL COMPANY 19 Tliames Street GROTEN. CONNECTICUT Tel. 24331 ;i:.M:iiAL ship repair comPx xy, ixc. 1449-59 KEY HIGHWAY BALTIMORE 30, MD. 218 ma HERFF-JONES CO. INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA Maiiitfacfnrcrs of 1944-45-46-47-48 CLASS RINGS AND MINIATURES Eastern Division 14 PARK PLACE, NEWARK 2, N. J. John Stephens, Represeufative 219 l»— IIWIWIIIHHWI II I II II I !!■ ns vtiivnwnn DANNY DOYLE ' S RESTAURANT Thi- Dininu Room with thi Park Avenue Atmosphere STEAKS - CHOPS - CHICKEN AND LOBSTER ANY STYLE The Place Worth Looking For COCKTAILS MIXED WITH THE FINEST INGREDIENTS 91-101 BANK ST. NEW LONDON. CONN. In A« ' « London its . . . TARXY ' S 27 BANK STREET " For Gentlemen ' s attire " If ' e Have Served Cadet Classes Since 1919 KAPLAX ' S LUGGAGE SHOP AND TRAVEL BUREAU New London s Most Popular Gift Store • EVERYTHING IN FINE LUGGAGE 12.S STATE ST. NEW LONDON, CONN. For Reservations Phone 9738 DEVLIN ' S RINGSIDE RESTAURANT We Specialize in CHARCOAL BROILED STEAKS CHOPS - LOBSTERS 169 BANK STREET NEW LONDON. CONN. A MUTUAL SAVINGS BANK To Serve Those Who W ' ' ish to Save THE m NGS BUNK OF NEW LONDON 63 MAIN ST. NEW LONDON, CONN. The Coast Guard Stands for SERVICE Throughout the World But STARR BROS., INC. Stands for SERf ICE Throughout NEW LONDON ami VICIMTV 220 ' iW H ' TT MUtmni m. 1 A ' ewell-Eniniett Company Advertising Merciiandising and Pnbiic Relations Counsel i eH Vork I ' leiplaod llollvniiod 221 L ABEN HARDWARE COMPANY SPORTING GOODS, PAINTS, HOUSEWARE. AND GENERAL HARDWARE 123 BANK STREET NEW LONDON Compliments oj Boston Candy Kitchen CANDY LUNCHEONS SODA Phone 9972 I ' H) State Street New London. Conn. 1 urners Flower Shop lncori or ile(l 27 MAIN STREET NEW LONDON. CONN. Compliments of . . . FELLMAN and CLARK Florists Flowers for All Occasions 186 MAIN STREET, NEW LONDON, CONN. " FIFE MONDO ' S " DINING AND DANCING 10 NEW BOWLING ALLEYS Boston Post Road, Waterford, Conn. S. KATZ Naval and Civilian Custom Tailor 60 Bank Street Opposite New London New London, Conn. City National Bank Taking A New Assignment Need Not Mean A Break With Interest In Local Affairs ) oil Can Kt ' cp In Toncli Willi If liiil (ioi ' s On fl The Academy by Siihsrrihinf; In THE DAY " )oiir (iood Ereninfi riisi a ) ' r " 1 niiiruh li iiiiiil. prcpaiil 85c 3 nionllis J2.50 1 year S9.50 W. T. GRANT CO. " A ' iojrn for Values " IM STATE ST. NEW LONDON, CONN. Na . uaHOSOME D0£S., NDSOMEISASHAHu 26 ' ENCLOSED CRUISER 23 ' CONVERTIBLE SPORTS SPEEDSTER THE MEN ' S SHOPS NEW YORK BEVERLY HILLS DETROIT That ' s why we ' ve built into fhese boofs not only clean-lined beauty, but also the exciting extra power, stamina and luxury you expect to find in Higgins of all sizes and types. Maybe you want a v ind-swift speedster that ' ll cut foaming crescents in a summer lake . . . maybe a deep-throafed cruiser for blue- water fishing or tolling, lazy explorations along the river and down the coast. Whatever you wish, there ' s a handsome Higgins to fulfill it. And we ' ve some special surprises tor the man who thinks he " ' can ' t afford to own a good boat. " 4( ' u INCORPORATtO GREETINGS World Wide Ser ice To Officers Who Need Financial Assistance FEDERAL SERVICES FINANCE CORP. Wome Qjjice 718 Jackson Place Washington 6. D. C. BRANCH III I liKs rt ' M acoia. Morida (. ' arpt ' iilcr Hldg. Honolulu. T. H. Pier 11 BIdg. Long Bearli. ( " alif. Ocean Center Blilg. Colunihu-. (M ' orgia iW Martin Blilg. 223 Compliments of THE SHALETI CLEAN NG DIENG CO. AND PILGRIM LAUNDRY COLD STORAGE NEW LONDON, CONN. Established 1890 NEW LONDON PRINTING COMPANY, INC. Distinctive Printing COMMERCIAL SOCIAL PUBLICATION AND BOOK TEL. 453:5 120 GKEEN ST. NEW LONDON, CONN. Lie; II Til or. E IXX Lower Boulevard New London, Conn. ♦ ATTRACTIVE ROOMS EXCELLENT FOOD BEAUTIFUL GARDENS Ddncing and Entt ' rtainnwnt PRIVATE BEACH One of ConneclirulV Outstanding Inns OPEN YEAR ROUND For Reservations Phone 4331 Cynthia FLORISTS Flowers for All Occasions BROAD STREET NEW LONDON THE NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE OF NEW LONDON Pounded in 1852 Capital 300,000 Surplus an l Profits 900.000 Assets over 13.000,000 DIRECTORS J. P. Taylor Arni-ironj; Frederic W. Mercer Clark I). F.djjar Ralph . Powers Chester W. kit(hinj; ElnuT H. Spaulding Frank L. McCiuirc Earle W. Stanini Daniel Sullivan Are you u inj ' the special folding ilieck hook for the V. S. Coast Guard Academy personnel. Member Fedenil I i ' posil Insiinmre ( ' .nrpnrnlion 224 The First Essential For Every Day Training The iiu ' iil thai includes MIl.K i the meal llial lakes vou somewhere. It ' s a lieallli haliit lliat is not only frood for your training days hut for all the " heavy duty " days in the years to come. And the finest milk is supplied to the Cadets at the Academy by XEW LOXDON MOHEC AX DAIRIES PASTEURIZED MILK and CREAM Phone 9027 GRADE K MILK A 225 tuttitm To the Men of the UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY " They that o don ii to the Sea in ships That do business In , reat iiatcrs. " — Psalms C VII, 23 MERRILL-STEVENS DRY DOCK CO. MIAMI-PORT EVERGLADES FLORIDA Affili„te DADE DRYDOCK CORP., Miami THE PLUCKY COAST GUARD CUTTER IPApnC LICKED A NAZI SUB iLni % J TWICE ITS SIZE Oiikial U. S. Coast Cvard photograph The Coast Guard Cutter ICARUS is only 165 feet from bow to stern. But what a giant killer. She out-fought, sank and captured most of the crew of Q Nazi submarine twice its size — a feat of skill and bravery in which every member of the crew gloriously shared . . . and for which the plucky vessel ' s skipper received the Navy Cross. Warren Pumps have served the United States Navy, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine with reliability and economy for more than forty years. WARREN STEAIV I ' UMP CO., Inc WARREN, MASSACHUSETTS Coniplimiiils oj DAN SHEA ' S RESTAURANT STEAKS - CHOPS SEA FOOD 23 GOLDEN STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. MALLOVES Jewelers 74 STATE STREET NEW LONDON, CONNECTTCLT C.oniiilinirnts o THE Sill -FIX O. 11 MAIN STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. 226 Com pi line II Is i f Ofali;,;, PEKKY STii E. Iii«- Jewelers Established 186S NEW LONDON, CONN. Wtih. ' .g ' a " 4. D C One of the Country ' s Great Apparel Stores Women ' s, Misses ' , Juniors ' and Teenagers ' Apparel Also six Jelleflf Branch Stores in Washington, Maryland, Virginia VAN DEVENTER LUMBER COMPANY " St. Louis ' Leading nrd for Friendly Service " 3761 BATES STREET ST. LOLIS. MO. PUflUlIUJlH »I- " T ' TF- I Conifilinifiits of THE IILI E LIXE For trnvi ' l from NEW LONDON TO SPRINGFIELD and INTER IEDL4TE POINTS COLLEGE DINER Good Food — Good Service 24 Hours a Day 424 WILLIAM STREET NE X LONDON, CONN. PHONE 24516 THAMES SHIPIAHD INCORPORATED ♦ Repairers of All Types 0 VESSELS Three Railway Drydocks Capacity Up to 2500 Tons -f Laurence A. Chappell, President Frank H. Chappell, Treasurer Laurence A. Ch.appell, Jr., I ice-President ' Facilities to Serve the Largest — The Will to Serve the Smallest " New London, Conn. L. LEWIS COMPANY Est. 1860 Chelsea Barometers and Clocks, Fine China, Glass Silver, Coast Guard Monogram Glassware NEW LONDON, CONN. i ' .()Hfiriilul(ttioiis to llir C.lii.s.s of 1948 THE STxlU DAIKY ITE f REA. I HAH Scrviiifr Tlio Fiii • t Quality Star Dairy Ice Cream. Also Hot Dogs. I!ami)uri;ers and C.lieescl)iirfirr . 455 WILLIAM ST. NEW LONDON. CONN. THE UNION BANK TRUST COMPANY OF NEW LONDON 61 STATE STREET (.hi ' ckiii Atroiiiits ■k ( ' oiinr liriil ' s Oldest Hank 228 sm MIFOimS Goodman s of course: Goodman Uniforms hove long been tra- ditional at the Academy. For over 30 years, Officers and Cadets have depended on Goodman ' s for smart, serviceable uniforms. Civies " — at Goodman ' s for Officers ' off- duty hours. Thirty years ' experience means something. tiZ ' tlTBANKST OUTFITTERS TO MEN SINCE 1914 To tJie firms and organizations whose advertisements fill these spaces, lie of the class of 1948 sincerely thank you for the support given to our yearbook. Spnd . . . FISHER ' S FLOWERS On All Occasions • LOCAL REPRESENTAXrVE Florist Telegraph Delivery Association • Flowers by Wire to All the World 104 STATE STREET Opposite Main Phone 5800—5960 B .s7 W IsIk ' s to " 48 from America s Exclusive 7 Brothers " Band THE LAIMPERELLl BROTHERS CABix ;rill 227-229 BANK ST. NEW LONDON, CONN. A. C. Brine Jeweler Watches, Diamonds, Clocks 106 STATE STREET NEW LONDON, CONN. Telephone 3536 Compliments of Peterson ' s Massachusetts Electrical Construction Co. Thames Lobster House J. SOLOMOIV TOYS — STATIONERY Loose Leaf Books and Drawing Materials .50 MAIN STREET NEW LONDON 230 " JAHN g OLLIER AGAIN " Tne slogan tliat ' s backed Ly genuine goodness in quality and service, tne result of 45 years successful experience in tne yearbook field. W e find real satisfaction in pleasing you, tne year- nook publisner, as well as your photograplier and your printer. JAHN § OLLIER ENGRAVING CO. Makers of Fine Printing Plates for Black or Color Commercial Artists - Photographers 817 W.WASHINGTON BLVD., CHICAGO 7. ILL. 231 ill 0i a i t.xA.et t wer o ly, Hyea-vi AIL Express Priniing Co. INCORPORATED tk ecwm ti) riniina 160 VARICK STREET NEW YORK (HJ I WILLARD H. SCHILLING. Manager COLLEGE ANNUAL DEPARTMENT 232 " I m MkttJMiWHiUilMMi f spmmoF


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