United States Merchant Marine Academy - Midships Yearbook (Kings Point, NY)

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" S . lv ifcli;: sMmM iim ' s ' E M . m mmiummM 1 ,. ' ifltt THE QUARTER DECK, WILEY HALL f sMiiiHaMlinitiMialiH .- -.- - .: :..- - ...- ,«rrr r r ;rin v m millD inillP 945 U. !$. Merchant lariiie radet Corps Training Organization War Shipping Administration T. V EMERY RICE i i-jBTn:a " ! ' " r ' 7n x ry 1 }m ' - U i Ivta i . M . ' A m IDSHIPS, The Log Book of the Graduating Classes, is more than a record of graduates from the United States Mer- chant Marine Academy. It is a portrayal of life experi- enced at Kings Point . . . Study . . . Recreation . . . Sports . . . Work . . . Activities . . . Parades . . . Cruises . . . Training to become officers in the largest and finest Merchant Marine of any nation in the world. For this reason, we, the Staff of Midships, are pleased to have had a part in the preparation of your Log Book — yours to keep as a history of your attendance at Kings Point. ' ». -? % - Cadet-Midshipman HARRIS E. ROSENDAHL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF BE! Cadet-Midshipman RAYMOND F. VROLYK EDITOR-IN-CHIEF (RET ' D) Cadet-Midshipman LLOYD RUBBERT BUSINESS MANAGER Cadet-Midsliipman TOM O. AOS ASSOCIATE EDITOR ©(DETlKlKriP (DIETIB (O n a n; FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT The Unfinished Portrait by Elizabeth Shoumatoff Copyright 1945 by Elizabeth Shoumatoff All rights reserved e " JIF:.ai!. iir.T " .- I I IDHIDlKDiili [j jTk o THE memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt . . . J I the world ' s first citizen . . . our President . . . our friend— we very respectfully dedicate Midships. To him, the necessity of our being a maritime power for economic prosperity and national security was obvious. As Chief Executive, he built the mightiest merchant fleet and naval force afloat. Before his imtimely death, his forces, at the end of a 3500 mile Atlantic supply line, had severed a German dom- inated Europe and were obliterating a Japanese Empire in the Pacific. -s ' " = - ' E HOUSE ' ■ ' " ' ' r.l i ,_. ' ' roh 12, i9 j erri=» _ " °n3 ur,n„ iL " l-adet Corps t « end r ; " States! Cor ° the Unl " " ' ' ---.besf:l ' tsf ' n; ' Tse„, ••ishe ' - sincerelv ' ' v, on. a -7 . ] (©(DaimiiFriD .JlHH HARRY S. TRUMAN Jri : T is with sincere pleasure that I accept this opportunity to extend my congrat- ulations to the Cadet-Midshipmen of the United States Merchant Marine Academy who are graduating in this eventful year, nineteen hundred and forty-five. Seven years ago the founding of the United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps forged the binding link in a long range plan for the improvement of the nation ' s foreign trade in time of peace, and national security in time of war. These plans were a normal culmination of the hard-earned lessons of many trying years of our liistory, when we saw a once great American Merchant Marine diminish almost to extinction, then rise in the heat of war only to diminisli again. ]Now in the stress of another great war, from which we are sure to emerge victorious, we find ourselves the owners of the largest Merchant Marine in the history of the nation. It seems to me particularly fitting that Midships II, the second yearbook of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, is to be dedicated to the everlasting mem- ory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. VICE ADMIRAL EMORY SCOTT LAND, USN, (Ret ' d) eV Y Midships II in the years to come bring to the minds of the Cadet-Mid- shipmen, whose stories are in these pages, a personal sense of satisfaction of a great service rendered to the cause of freedom. Our Country will be forever grateful to the Merchant Marine officers who an- swered the call to man the thousands of United States Merchant vessels now in ser- vice throughout the world. History will record the role the United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps and its graduates have filled to assure total victory. But, more important than the historian ' s notes, these pages will serve to spark the treasured memories of graduates in recalling hard work and study, the vicissitudes of securing an education while engaged in combat with the enemy, and yet with all, the related joys and pleasures shared with shipmates. To Midships II and the Cadet-Midshipmen who have contributed to its publi- cation, my heartiest best wishes. . ' r t-O ' i ' yc-t - c ' VICE ADMIRAL, USN, (Ret ' d) Administrator, War Shipping Administration Chairman, United States Maritime Commission CAPTAIN EDWARD MACAULEY, USN, (Ret ' d) TO THE MEMBERS OF THE GRADUATING CLASS c D MIDSHIPS II is your book and each o£ you has contributed something to its making. I know that you will treasure it. May I extend to all Cadet-Midshipmen of the grad- uating classes hearty congratulations and sincere best wishes for many happy voyages at sea. You are leaving Kings Point and your wartime shortened education now will be put to test. But, as thousands of graduates before you have proved, a KiNCS Pointer, trained practically aboard ship in combat, and educated in theory under competent in- structors, embarks upon his profession with confiden ce. Leaders of our Armed Forces have been strong in their acclaim of the Merchant Marine ' s contribution to Vic- tory, and graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps have distinguished themselves in all theaters of war. Continue to display the spirit and will to succeed you have shown in completing a course of training that has not been easy, and your future is yours to make of it what you will. CAPTAIN, USN, (Ret ' d) Deputy Administrator in Charge of Training War Shipping Administration Commissioner, United States Maritime Commission COMMODORE TELFAIR KNIGHT, USMS Assistant Deputy Administrator for Training War Shipping Administration - ' mjt- - ' -jtt, ' ' - COMMODORE R. R. McNULTY, USNR Supervisor, United Slafes Merchant Marine Cadet Corps COMMANDER E. E. THORNE, USNR Assistant Supervisor and Operations Officer, USMMCC COMMANDER F. S. KIRK, USNR Assistant Supervisor and Educational Officer, USMMCC Seamanship and Navigation Library Auditorium 3 iiiDiniiFrii© iBii iia p « — N SELECTING a man to giiid the destinies of this country ' s future merchant I officers, great care was exercised to choose an officer wlio was not merely 1 an accomphshed mariner, but as well a gentleman of high integrity and one possessing great personal magnetism. These hasic requisites, in addition to other qualities of leadership, are exemplified by our Superintendent. The story of Commodore Stedman, however, is legendary among members of the shipping fraternity, and it is not our purpose to relate the many heroic episodes. The United States Mercliant Marine Academy at Kings Point was establish- ed in 1942 shortly after the United States entered World ar II. There existed at that time a remote resemblance of the Academy as we know it today. A few wooden barracks, a handful of Cadet-Midshipmen, a bare minimum of out- moded equipment, and one intangilile asset — a driving force to train capalile merchant officers — formed the nucleus of this Academy. During the next three years this embryo grew and expanded; more than six thousand deck and engineering officers were graduated from Kings Point, and the Academy rose to an acknowledged and deserved place in the service of the United States. Kings Point and Commodore Stedman have advanced together, equally shouldering the burden of adversity and Ijasking in the security of the more prosperous days. The Commodore has been the moving spirit in our progress, and has influenced the lives of many young officers — sometimes by reprimand, often by praise, but always with a genuine interest in the molding of strong characters. Those who have conversed with him intimately have Ijeen impressed by his reserved, penetrating personality. The entire regiment feels that he per- sonifies the maximum achievement in the maritime profession. As the graduat- ing classes pass through our portals to assume tlie responsibilities of shipping in the post-war economic world, they will remember Kings Point and Com- modore Stedman as one and inseparable. COMMODORE (;M.ES C. STEDMAN, USNR, SUPERINTENDENT CAPTAIN P. C. MAHADY, USNR Commandant of Cadet-Midshipmen ji»j..jiiiimij»«.ijM»iiiiHumna COMMANDER H. V. NERNEY, USNR Executive Officer ■ riB MMHta BMA vWI ' " ■ " " COMMANDER J. K. GALLEHER Assistant to the Superintendent COMMANDER C. P. GEHRIG Finance Officer COMMANDER R. S. MECKLEM Supply Officer •srii LT. S. E. BRENNER Assistant Educational Officer COMMANDER P. ALTHOUSE Secretary Academic Board LT. R. W. KANA Associate Educational Officer Aptitude iSSAateii MafilH LT. CMDR. F. B. TYMOSKO Adniinisfralive Officer (Acting) S t ' c l ' ' ' -.. ,,5V- 1 LT. CMDR. C. C. WOLFINGER Secretary Budget Estimates and Control Board LT. CMDR. C. W. FERRIS Ship ' s Service Officer saS »ji .« r-5S.%iB .-v .» S6i. 8 » i 1 •, ' JMkj 1 ♦.Jfc " y m ; COMMANDER A. V. LOCKWOOD Head, Department of Public Works I DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS Front Row: Lt. L. F. DIED- RICKS, Officer-in-Charge Marine Equipment; Cmdr. A. V. LOCK- WOOD, Head of Department; Lt. (jg) J. WOODGER, Officer- in-Charge Grounds. Back Row: Lt. J. H. LEGG, Construction and Maintenance Engineer; Lt. C. A. BROWN, Construction and Repair En- gineer. FULTON HALL Engineering q) m " imfif r T ' dMfc ' . ■ " — aaT ' jy i v, r; ' ■• ■ V- ' -T A ' l.iri ' . iDniPiiiB inisFr f " A inir m, COMMANDER A. F. OLIVET Head, Department of Seamanship and Navigation LT. CMDR. G. C. HASSALL Assistant Head of Department Bridge deck atop Bowditcli Hall. ' T ' he seamanship and Navigation courses have been devised to give the deck Cadet-Midship- man a wide range of knowledge which will make him a better Merchant Officer. In navigation, he is taught to determine the position of a vessel by means of celestial observa- tions and piloting. He learns how to take his vessel from point to point on the earth ' s surface, studies nautical astronomy, and learns aliout navigational aids, buoyage systems, and the operation, main- tenance, and care of navigational instruments. In Seamanship he learns ship-handling, the upkeep and maintenance of a ship and its equip- ment, rules of the road, and the use and main- tenance of damage control and fire fighting equip- ment, a complete knowledge of which is expected of an efficient deck officer. The Cadet-Midshipman also gains first-liand information on ship-handling, piloting, and shore- side operations by his visits to shipyards, and his cruises aboard Academy Vessels and commercial towboats. hitt 9IIKSSiBtSaBE:! - ' ' - " - — l-Jfc Jf ■-».«-| V1M» U | lf| " FRONT ROW: Lt. O. E. THOMPSON, Senior Rules of Road Instructor: Lt. W. A. A. WICHERT. Jr., Senior Boat Drill Instructor; Lt. R. L. SHRADER. Senior Radio Instructor: Lt. D. L. COSTELLO, Senior Practical Seamanship Instructor; Lt. E. N. WEBSTER, Senior Seamanship and Cargo Instructor; Lt. R. R. DALZELL, Senior Mathematics Instructor. BACK ROW: Lt. (jg) R. E. ELLIS, Senior Gyro Instructor: Lt. R. N. QUINN, Senior Navigation Instructor; Lt. L. VanGEMERT, Senior Ship Construction Instructor; Lt. (jg) J. OAKLEY, Senior Meteorolgy Instructor. Evening study in the lihrary. Extinguishing fires — CO) Method. v 4 •■m aAia ErsiDiiiP LT. J. J. DBIOCK, JR. Head. Division of Seamanship and Cargo Liberty Ship Model. WT HILE the " Deck Gang " of the " Victory " ship is at work during a sea voyage, it performs many important jobs. These jobs may include topping booms, anclioring, mooring or unmooring, or re- newing lines and wire. The Chief officer, A Kirvcs Pointer, has a technical knowledge of the work aboard ship. He knows the strength of wire or line needed for a job ; he knows the proper boom angle for a particular load; he knows when two anchors are needed to secure liis vessel in the stream, which lines should be used when moored alongside a dock with a head current — he knows his seamanship ! TiismiL sacaEfiiiLiiErcB Cadet-Midshipmen using signal equipment, Samuels Hall. Cadet-Midshipmen become proficient in the use of the semaphore flags through extensive practice on the roof of Samuels Hall. Apart from work during classes the equipment is available for use during the student ' s spare time. ■U-JUmj ar -.rir-V -r : I ' T ' o BECOME a good deck officer, a great deal of knowledge is necessarily poured into the mind of a Cadet-Midshipman while he is attending the Academy. Of great importance in the future suc- cess of these men is the suhject of Cargo Handling and Stowage. Almost any person can hecome an efficient navigator, signalman, or hoatman. It is with this in mind that Ki.NCS PoiiVT stresses the importance of theoretical academic training. A study of Cargo, its handling and stowage, gives every graduate of the course a good work- ing knowledge and a hasic theory of the efficient loading of their vessels. This will prove an asset in future years, ashore and afloat, when the steam- ship companies are hiring cargo officers — men who can load a ship, keeping her trimmed and stahle and keeping the cargo in perfect condiiion. Studies such as this will place a Kings Pointer in a higher bracket in the shipping industry. , ■ " Explaining use of King Posts. w (BiiIB( (| To prepare them for an unex- pected emergency, Cadet-Mid- shipmen learn to send and to receive Morse code using an automatic tape sender. The radio direction-finder is a vital aid in navigation in fog and had weather. Cadet-Midshipmen receive exten- sive training in the care and operation of this apparatus. iDn® JP - KriiTIl(Bii!I ' Il(DKr Celestial Navigation. ' W ' hat does it take to become a Navigator? It takes a person with good common sense, a background of mathematics, and an ambitious mind. Cadet-Midshipmen know the earth, the celes- tial sphere, dead reckoning, the astronomical tri- angle, the compass, the tides, and the celestial bodies, ' ith this information he must be able to apply his findings with a sextant, pelorus, and navigational aids to the surface of the earth. Then it is his duty to conduct safely his Vessel from one point to another on the earth. ©UIBCD ILAIB IBA (DIBir i ithout its compasses a ship would be lost, and the cart of the gyro compass aboard ship will be the responsi- bility of every graduate at some point in his career. In the well equipped gyro laboratory Cadet-Midshipmen have ample opportunity to study this equipment. In Gyro classes Cadet-Midship- men operate all types of Sperry equipment. Cplicinc wire, battening hatclics. handling cargo, going aloft in a jjos ' n chair — all a part of those few hours a week spent in Practical Seamanship class at Saniuel ' s Hall. The more technical material is overlooked, as every Cadet--Midshij)nian uses his hands. He learns the difference between a ' " bowline-on-a-bight " and a " French liowline " as he ties them quickly and surely under the watchful eye of an instructor. Sewing canvass, pouring molten lead into a wire socket, handling tlie heaving line, and even a little painting tend to complete his practical seamanship traininj;. tPSi CBU ' IKD IL ©m MlAKr llIIlIP mii IP ]J CD IB® IL CD ©u nPo BECOAIE a more efficient deck officer, it is nec- essary for Cadet-Midshipmen to possess a prac- tical knowledge of the weather. The course pursued includes the study of winds, temperature, humidity, clouds, precipitation, atmospheric pressure, storms, instruments of meteorology, and Government weather reports. Routine reports of all weather conditions are submitted to the Hydrographic Office in Washington by radio from all ships at sea in peacetime. Therefore, this is an important and valuable subject. ' " —■ ' -■ " ° HI iiiiiiiii imiiiii LT. A. KRISTOPHER Head, Division of Boats and Signals Catlet-MidshiiJiucii not only .study steel ships, jjiit also learn the ways of sail. Since a ships officer may be called upon to command a lifeboat during an emergency, he must be an ex- pert in the Iiandling of small I)oats. Monomoys sail up on the starboard tack toward the startinir line of tlie Regimental Sailboat Races, as th« Rciiiiiiriit linis the do cks. laiiiLai iscDiiii ' COMMANDER L. S. McCREADY Head, Department of Engineering LT. CMDR. W. J. ARMSTRONG Assistant Head of Department ' quipped with tliree of the finest and most com- plete laboratories in the country, the Depart- ment of Engineering has today graduated over 2500 qualified Third Assistant Engineers. Although the greatest part of the Cadet-Midshipman ' s career is spent in pursuing studies in steam, diesel, and electrical engineering, the Department of Engineering has not neglected the all important studies of ship construction, mechanical drawing. Rules and Regulations, and machine shop. Field trips to electrical repair siiops foundries, and local power plants form an excellent supplement to the theory and laboratory schedules. Although every engine Cadet-Midshipman has spent a minimum of six months at sea working under ideal conditions, the Division of Labora- tories endeavors to bring to the student engineers a more complete picture than can be brought out by actual operating conditions such as the design of the machinery witli which the Cadet-Midshipman will work, the ])ossible economy that can be brought about by skillful liandling and cffcient operation of the equipment. •. ' ssmamBsawLfj generator flat, steam FRONT ROW: Lt. A. E. LASHBROOK. Chief Engineering Drawing Instruc- tor; Lt. J. N. TROUT. Associate Electricity Instructor: Lt. Cnidr. V. F. VEALE, Chief Rules and Regulations Instructor: Lt. M. C. THOMAS, Chief Ship Construction Instructor; Lt. G. J. KENDRICK, Cliief Diesel Instructor. BACK ROW: Lt. A. E. UTHEIM, Chief Diesel Engineering Instructor; Lt. J. C. MARTIN, Chief Machine Shop Instructor: Lt. S. O. CARLSON, Chief Steam Engineering Instructor; Lt. (jg) C. I. HUBERT. Chief Electrical Lah- oratory Instructor: Lt. A. C. THIEMAN, Chief Preliniinary Engineering Instructor; Lt. L. R. HARTMAN, Chief Steam Instructor. il Dr •a Hi HPhe study of Steam Engineering is considered to be one of the most important studies undertaken by engine Cadet-Midshipmen. Without a thorough knowledge of thermodynamics, combustion control, lubrication, cooling, operation of auxiliaries, boil- ers, reciprocating engines and turbines, it is certain that no Third Assistant could competently " take over " a watch. The Department of Steam Engineer- ing has endeavored to produce engineering gradu- ates capable of handling any engine room from the smallest tug to the largest passenger vessels. Supplementing the classroom lectures, the steam laboratory, largest in the Division of Labor- atories, brings to the Cadet-Midshipmen not only a correlation between the practical and theoretical aspects of steam engineering but acquaints tlie student engineer with the latest trends in modern equipment now taking its place in the marine e ngi- neering field. The laboratory is complete with boilers, large reciprocating engines, turbines, and every type of auxiliary. Plant efficiency is stressed and instruction is given in the taking of indicator cards, flue gas analysis, and complete testing of hoilerwater for all types of boilers. W ith this train- ing, the graduate engineer leaves Kings Point alireast of recent developments in marine steam equipment, able and ready to assume full charge of an engine room watch. ' ' he development of the Diesel engine in this country has in no small way aided the growth of our new and largest Merchant Marine. The ma- jority of propulsion plants heing installed in ships now under construction are Diesel engines. The installation of these engines created a major problem, that being the shortage of experi- enced engineers to operate and maintain these ships. To cope with this problem, a very comprehen- sive course in Diesel Engineering was instituted in the Academy curriculum. The Cadet-Midshipmen are instructed as to the operation of the engine in a modern and well equipped laboratory. Experi- ments are carried out in the laboratory relating to starting, timing, breakdowns, and repairs to the engine. Tlie devolpment and designs of the Diesel in this country and abroad are given to Cadct-Mid- sliipmen. The practical work carried out in the laljoratory aids the Cadet-Midshipman in his understanding of the characteristics of the engine. Upon graduation, the prospective engineer is ready to take liis place in his chosen field. rna mjh . ■11 aaiUCS lBlKDIIlPlI Tmportant in the varied knowledge required of a marine engineer is both a theoretical and prac- tical understanding of the generation and applica- tions of electricity. This is of special importance now, with the increasing tendency toward turbo- electric and Diesel-electric main propulsion drive and motor driven auxiliaries in ships now being operated in our Merchant Marine. The Electrical Engineering course of the Academy is specifically designed to fill these needs. Following an introduction to magnetism and fundamentals of electricity, the course covers series and parallel circuits, generators, motors. switchboard circuits, and their uses and differ- ences with alternating and direct current. Atten- tion is paid as well to meters, starters and con- trollers, and ship wiring and intercommunications systems. In both the classroom and laboratory, experiments and demonstrations of operation of equipment are performed. Able instructors help develop a trouble- shooting technique in tlie Cadet-Midshipman by careful explanation and actual practice in the find- ing and correction of faculty behavior of electrical apparatus. Class in foiindrv work. LT. L. F. GAUDREAUX Senior Officer, Division of Laboratories Ctarting with a huinhle location in a liot house years ago, the division of laboratories has grown into the most modern, completely equipped system of " learning by doing " in the country. The pride of Fulton Hall is the steam engi- neering laboratory, complete with a set of marine type water tube boilers, a large propulsion type, triple expansion, reciprocating engine, and every other conceivable piece of auxiliary machinery found aboard ships today. A large Diesel labora- tory, equipped witli propulsion engines, genera- tors, waste heat boilers, and other pieces of equip- ment now used in conjunction with modern motor ship operation, equips the Cadet-Midshipmen with an up-to-date practical knowledge of Diesel Engineering. Up top, on the third deck of Fulton Hall, can be found the electrical laboratory. Although these three laboratories comprise the greater part of the Division of Labo ratories, there are smaller, but quite important shops nec- essary for rounding out capable, practical, marine engineers. Among these smaller laboratories is tlie pipe shop, the forge shop, and the welding shop — all in addition to the large modern machine shop from which the Department of Engineering has produced so many skilled machinists. isnTcBHEris liiiilBCDIBiilPCDIBIII ' . 1 muw (pCDltgiPIBWCSlPIlCDEr 1Z " eeping pace with wartime shipbuilding methods is a full time subject. Revolutionary changes in ship construction, with prefabrication and weld- ing, have presented many new problems. In the ship construction courses, the future officer is shown the various steps in the designs and calculations required by the naval architect before the keel of the ship is laid. The reasons underlying a ship ' s lines, and the factors in its stability and trim are carefully covered. A knowl- edge of materials and casting processes of certain structural members, drydocking, types and methods of hull construction are supplemented in the classroom by field trips to foundries and shipyards. Knowing the strong and weak points of a ship and how it will act under certain conditions, are of utmost importance. With this knowledge, situations may be avoided that might seriously damage the vessel and endanger the lives of its passengers and crew. Piping layouts. ' T ' he mechanical drawing department affords the Cadet- Iidshipnian his first real opportunity to visualize the complicated machinery that he will be confronted with at sea. To simplify piping systems, propulsion machinery valves, pumps and machined parts, the heads of this department have prepared a well planned and tliorough course. These future officers are given instructions in free hand sketching. This is of great importance because the majority of parts that have to be re- placed are either inaccessible or to large to be moved. To sketch the part and have it duplicated in a machine shop is of great assistance to a man on board ship. Piping systems found on our ships are down to a standard system. These standards and symbols Pictorial machine drawing. used are explained by the officers, as to their medium and relations to the system. Projects have to be reproduced and other problems are given to the Cadet-Midshipman to be solved. Mechanical sketching is emphasized in transcriptions of ma- cliinery and working parts. The importance of blueprint reading should not be overlooked. It is necessary to understand and translate the print accurately to operate the vessel efficiently. With this in mind a comprehen- sive study has been contrived to acquaint the men with this specific course. The scope of the drawing instructions have given these future engineers and mates innumer- able opportunities to understand the workings of main engines, installation of pipe lines, and other intricate machinery problems. L m.mvm£i.ijR m na fijEQUtPiPiiwca ' T ' he shipping economics course is designed to inculcate Cadet-Midshipmen with a knowledge of the business aspects of shipping and ship man- agement to better equip them as ships ' officers, to give them an understanding of the relationship of the industry to the Government, and to familiarize them with the processes followed in the develop- ment and fostering of international commerce. The course embraces an outline of maritime history with emphasis upon the American Mer- chant Marine; a study of the world ' s ocean routes and principal world ports; a description of the several types of steamship services; the forms of organization and the functions of the various de- partments and officials: an analysis of Charter Parties and Bills of Lading and interpretation o the more important clauses; the fundamentals o Marine Insurance; the principals of Admiralty Law; Labor relationships and personnel manage ment; the details of ship ' s business and the prac tical aspects of steamship operation and main tenance. LT. CMDR. W. L. BULL Head, Department of Shipping Economics Shipping Economics Collateral. aaaKgsPBBWwBSiaftg— -- " - ' t ■ ' m ' :.-:.mt , t Jl ■? ' tu.. t Stiidoiits in First Aid receive | iaetieal fiiiidanee in tlie application of a traction splint. A complete study of the emergency care of frac- tures is included in the course imder the careful supervision of experienced First Aid men. Certificates of qualification arc issued ]jy the U. S. Public Health Service upon successful com- pletion of tlic curriculum. A most importa nt i)hase of First Aid work is the correct administcriuf; of artifical res- piration. In addition to tiie standard method illustrated here the Cadet-Midshii)men arc trained in several alternative systems. Theo- ry as well as practical instruction are con- sidered on an equal basis. Many lives have been saved in cases of drowning and electrical shock through the use of an inhalator. Here Cadet-Midship- men put an inhalator into actual use. While the mask is carefully affixed to the patient ' s face a tliird First Aider applies artificial ros])iralion in order to force the supply of fresh oxygen into the victim ' s lungs. Experi- ence is necessary in order to operate this equipment to the greatest advantage and the instructors make certain that each man is thourou " lilv familiar with its use. iilHD LT. CMDR. L. KENNY Head. Department of Naval Science LT. A. :mills Ai sistant Head of Department WiiTiilli SCPHISiJ® II Traininj; the six-pounder HPhe course in Naval Science, under the super- vision of the Navy Department, is designed to educate and train Cadet-Midshipmen in the organ- ization, functions and operations of the United States Navy and its relation to the Merchant Fleet. Naval Lcadersinp, Naval Administration, Naval Courts and Boards, Tactics and laneuvering Board, Ordnance and Gunnery, and Naval Coninumications are taught in this course. The Cadet-Midshipman is shown. l)y a series of lectures, that there is an art to liandling men. He is taught what makes the Nayy function in its efficient manner, and the legal processes that are involved if an officer or enlisted man strays from the straight and narrow path. The nomenclature and use of naval weapons, placing emphasis on tlicir operation and care, is covered. Ordnance is given special attention, with intensive drills on the modern gun ramp, dismantling prac- tice in the Armory, and target practice on Academy training vessels and ashore. ■fjr r- ' il ii ' Ta " Pini.T. ' J ' . ' .OVjai.l SagMMSKV JsJ AKTID iX© ]l Zero on the Starboard beam ■HWI HHI LT. C: IDR. J. A. POWERS Head. Department of Physical Training LT. R. J. McKEO . Assistant Head of Department iiml ' iii eH PnSffiw Xj ERY CADET-MIDSHIPMAN is taught to sw ' un and to be strong enough to stand liis vatclies and the rigors of life at sea. This is tlie responsibility of the Dej)artment of Physical Training. hat does it profit a man to learn to be a great navigator or an expert engineer if he is too weak from illness to stand his watches regularly or if, in emergency, he goes over the side of his ship and down to the bot- tom of the sea? Tlie Department of Physical Training is manned by experts who supervise not only an extensive var- sity program but also a large intra-mural schedule of contact sports. Academy facilities include a large gymnasium-drill hall, two swimming pools, liandball and tennis courts, baseball diamonds and a football gridiron. No Cadet-Midshipman is permitted to grad- uate unless he can pass the Standard Navy Physical Fitness test and the Navy swim test, thus insuring the production of a sturdy group of picked officers readv for any emergency afloat. i«aw .:. u miiuim ,.. SS ' - ' ■■ " - " " " - ft f ' [l HI I COMMANDER G. S. CATTANACH Senior Medical Officer COMMANDER J. S. MI LEER Senior Dental Officer mHIDIKP IL Counting; vascular r.jj.i AT lTAl.l.Y IMPORTANT aiiioiiji the divisions of KIiNGS Point is tin- Medioal Depart meiit located at tlie newly hiiilt Patten Hospital. This fine huildin ;, hiiilt only a few years ajto, houses one of tlie finest e ]uipped liospitals in the country. ith Coniniander Cattanach as Senior .Medical ()iric r and Lieut nant Black as Head Nurse, Patten Hospital has gained a spot in the liearts of all at KlN«;.s PoiM. Pleasant wards, ample recreation facilities, and a well-kept jiarden and lawn makes the patient well at ease in his teni[ orary home. Tiie Dental Clinic cares for all (]adet-Midsliip- men who request treatment hefore they leave K.l,M(;s PoiNi. Apart from the rcfjular sick calls, tiie Hospital stall " atid Andiulance are availahle for enierfieiicv calls at any time of the day or nii;ht. riie Hiiited States Merchant Marine Academy i proud of the Medi al Department and the fine record it has madi-. .w m . 1 I Hcaiitiliil Patten Hospital a aiPiiiE!pmaFrip Constant and (■a|)al)lo attention means quick reeovery. ■ ■■■H DELANO HALL Mess Hall and Lounge JHiilHBiiai ' m lS S ESm H.C.MEYER i mmmumm ' LT. C. C. BKOWN Ashi t;ml Regiinenlul Officer nPiiE Regimental Officers, assisted by the Battalion Officers, have the duty of kce])ing the Refiiinent of Cadet-Midshipmen on their hest appearance at all times. Many times they must criticize, but more often they can lie proud of the Regiment. To assist tiiesc Officers approximately 180 Cadet-Midshipmen Officers have been appointed. These Cadel-Mids]ii|tmen Offi- cers, headed by tlie Regimental Commander, take charge of all regimental functions and parades, as well as being disci])linarv agents for tlie Battalion Officers. com.ma.m)p:r j. f. w ilsoim Reginienlal Officer Cadet-Midshipman G. L. CENTx ER, Regimental Com- mander, June to ]Novend er, 194.5. photographed during an inspection tour aboard the T. V. Emkry Rice. ra: " W f- ' ' ' .-2 ' . " _£=-?v :?L- ' 5 v.;s„j«5jil Airl ■ - " J mm mtL, -==-=r ' = i: .-vv:.n ' v -K ' - ' ' » fcl i naiiili ' ' ' ' ... ■«■ »» « Catkt-Mi.lsl.iiJinan F. H. FOSTER, Regimental Commander February to April, 1945. Cadet-Midshipman J. A. W ALTZER, Reginiental Com- mander October to November, 1944. . 1 I iber REGIMENTAL STAFF Cadet-Midshipman G. L. CENTNER REGIMENTAL COMMANDER Cadet-Midshipman J. A. HARRIS REGIMENTAL ADJUTANT Cadet-Midshipman H. E. ROSENDAHL COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman R. H. JOHNSON COMMISSARY OFFICER Cadet-Midsliipman T. C. STROTER TRANSPORTATION OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman K. B. ROBINSON SECURITY OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman J. H. MATHIS WELFARE OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman G. W. MAY CHIEF PETTY OFFICER i JHi fii ki£w«ia£L LT. (jg) J. D. HART First Ballalion Officer 12 FIRST BATTALION STAFF Cadet-Midshipman R. W. MITCHELL BATTALION COMMANDER Cadet-Midshipman G. S. ARNESON BATTALION ADJUTANT Cadet-Midshipman E. E. CLINGMAN COMMISSARY OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman H. N. HELGESON SECURITY OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman S. J. DONOVAN BERTHING OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman C. V. DAMON CHIEF PETTY OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman J. N. BAYLESS WELFARE OFFICER (B©MiiPiiEnr First Company Commander: C M Lt. R. C. WOODWARD Sub-Company Commander: C M R. GREEN Guidon Petty Officer: C M L. KREMER OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Riglit) C M Lt. (jgl R. REID. C M S. SCHMIDT, C M Ensign J. GRADY. C M A. GEORGE. FIRST RANK Cadet SECOND RANK Cadet THIRD RANK Cadet FOURTH RANK Cadet FIFTH RANK Cadet SIXTH RANK Cadet Midshipmen PENNELL. WALKER. JOHNSON, STEVENS, PARKS, LEDFORD. Midshipmen GOETHAL, MAKEPEACE. MOFFETT, JONES, SCHAEFFER, HAUCK. Midshipmen TALMO, KORTE, NAWOJ, RIGHT, GARDNER, MIEDEMA. Midshipmen BLASZAK. COHN, SZVMANEK, SCHWARTZ, BOXRUD, ATKINSON. Midshipmen DAMITIO, JIMINEZ, PAIGE, WALKER, SUTTON, SCHAEFFLE. Midshipmen LEONARD, POTTER, SCHMIDT, BEHR, GORMAN, WATKINS. Second Company Commander: C M Lt. C. LANGRALL Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) W. D. WILLSON Guidion Petty Officer: C M M. C. ROACH OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Lfet to Right) C M (jg) W. B. LAVENDER, C M CORCORAN, C M Ensign D. W. ATKISSON C M PENNINGTON. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen BRAY, ROGERS, RISCO, BROWN, WENZEL, COLE. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen SMALL, KING, KOOCHER, PINER, SLATTERY, SALTZ. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HEINE, DAVANPORTH, JOHNSTON, ENRIGHT, GAROFALO, RITTINER FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen RINGS, KEATING, TEODORSON, HODGES, BRAZAUSKAS, SULLIVAN. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DWYER, SHEWMAKER, PORTER, BUTLER, LEAVER, TRUMPLER. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen OLLINGER, HORTON, JOHNSON, COLLETTE, ARSENAULT, WYANT. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen STRANGE, BROWN, DE SIMONE, PASCOE, DAVIS, REED. EIGHTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen WILLIAMS, SHEFFIELD, PRINCE, GRUNEWALD, HARRINGTON, BATY. NINTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DUTTON, ROMANO, BURKE, BOSTON, BECHBERGER, MEYERS. TENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HAMMILL, HOOK, EVANS, ROWE, FENSTERER, BRANDON. Chief Petty Officer: C M C. P. WORLEY (s iaiPiiEnr (BDMIIPiiWir fins I " DCBTBl WTHH lENTBll ittun IHIRffi fOlUffi Third Company Commander: C M Lt. W. BRIGGS Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. ((jg) J. ASHEY Guidon Petty Officer: C M W. WINAND OFFICER RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) J. BURGER, C M T. OLIVER, C M Ensign J. HENSLEY, C M F. BERG. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen CASH, KLAUKE, CUNIBERTI, LLEDERS, ENZEL, MAKEPEACE. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen THORN, GRANT, HAGUE, HODGE, SILVERIA, PENNIE. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen LITTLE, SHEA, THISTLE, FOX, McNALLY, BOWEN. FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen SYLVESTRI, DOWNER, HAMMAREN, KLEINMAN, SEAMANS, GODINA. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen TREGASKIS, MUNSON, AMRIEN. Chief Petty Officer: C M J. VANYO. Fourth Company Commander: C M Lt. D. BOETTGER Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) R. GAUBY Guidon Petty Officer: C M M. DAVENPORT OFFICER RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg ) K. TORRENS, C M E. SPENCE; C M Ensign F. KEMP, C M J. VITAS. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen RITCHIE, FORD, TURNER, FARLEY, VAUGHN, SCHMITZ. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen BENNER, COOPER, RENEHAN, THEISS, WHITAKER, HANA. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen SAGER. LARCHEY, HANNING, DONATH, CLARKE, HARDCASTLE. FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen KREUTZMANN, DELMAS, MOKRIS, BLOOMQUIST, ALEXANDER, ARROWSMITH. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen FOTTRELL, MORGAN, SIELOFF, HAUCK, BROWN, LOVETT. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen PEARSON, STIMSON, PAGGI, RAU, BOWDEN, MORRISON. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen CRUMP, GODDARD, COLLINS, WILLIAMS, LANIER, BOHNE. EIGHTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen VICKERS, STEWART, READER, BERTEL, BURNS, LAMB. NINTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen BOYD, CASTEEN, ALCORN, MONTAGNE, BECK, BENTLEY. TENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen SODE, BARRON, GILBERTSON, FINGER, FITTON, MAININI. ELEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen FLYNN, GOLDBERG, KABAT, MOSS. LERUTH, BROTHERHOOD. TWELFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen SEIDEL, ANTIGNANO, TROKNYA, LANEY, SCHMIDT, BAVER. THIRTEENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DUFFY, ZELLER, FORBES, KELLEHER, TORSTENSON, STANFORD. FOURTEENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DOYLE, SOHUS, KMIEC. LOFFREDO, BLAIR, QUINN. FIFTEENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen GRIFFITH, CARRUTH. Chief Petty Ofti.er: C M R. W. JOHNSON yoD iDLSA ®®MiiPiiEni (pCDHltPiiEni fOllI am DCET Fifth Company Commander: C M Lt. G. HUGHES Sub-Company Commander: C M Ll. (jg) R. RUMBEL Guidon Petty Officer: C M WILL OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) K. SMITH, C M DUNBAR, C M SWEATMAN, C M R. WASHBURN. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DUNBAR, WASHBURN, SMITH, TROMPETER, SWEATMAN. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen THURMAN, REDD, NAGEL, JUDAH, LUXENBERH, O ' HAIRE. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen CARRIG, KRUM, BRAP, OSBORNE, ARIAS, GOSSELIN. FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen PETERSON, LADD, MACLEOD, KONFAL, HOWARD, WATSON. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen ROSS, BLANKEY, JONES, FUREN, CREW, KEELY. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen BALISE, BROOKE. PENZEL, COSTIGAN, HIMELHOCH, BEAN. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen LYNCH, REDD, RADDATZ, BURKE, MURPHY, MILLER. EIGHTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen TJARNBERH, POAT, MILLER, KAYLOR, HUFFORD. Chief Petty Officer: C M L. DAYTON. ■HKvn ' Ui K ' atniiiB Guidon Petty Officer: C M J. SMITH Sixth Company Commander: C M Lt. J. DELOGE Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) R. WOOD OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) B. BULVIC, C M C. DAMON, C M, Ensign G. FIELD, C M J. GARDNER. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen WILLIAMSON, REINHART, HOLLAND, HOCHULI, WOHLRABE, FLEMING. -Midshipmen BASCOM, GOEDEWAAGEN, HODGES, GIBSON, CRINCH, BOULDIN. -Midshipmen BRUGEMAN, SCHOTT, KUEINSCHMIDT, BOURGEOIS, GROSS, LENDT. -Midshipmen ANDERSON. THOMPSON, SISSON, WILBOLIR, HOLT, STRANGE. -Midshipmen COW ART, SOSEBEE, GORDON, DATZENMYER, JENSEN, FELDBUSH. -Midshipmen ERRlCKSON, KARFS, NISBET, EVANS, GRIFFITH, LINDEN. -Midshipmen O ' DONNELL, SHAW, BYERS, McNALLY, ENGEBRETSON, BENSON. -Midshipmen LAUBER, GUERCIO, HENSEL. Chief Petty Officer: C M R. STRANGE SECOND RANK Cadet THIRD RANK Cadet FOURTH RANK Cadet FIFTH RANK Cadet SIXTH RANK Cadet SEVENTH RANK Cadet EIGHTH RANK Cadet fllL (©(©laipiisrii H c rviercR ■BVrsatMliSMSQ LT. (jgl A. T. ATWOOD, JR. Second Battalion Officer M- ' M SECOND BATTALION STAFF Cadet-Midshipman G. H. HICKMAN BATTALION COMMANDER Cadet-Midshipman J. B. MAGRUDER BATTALION ADJUTANT Cadet-Midshipman S ' . PARSELL BERTHING OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman W. W. SPARKS CHIEF PETTY OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman R. V. BERNHARDT COMMISSARY OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman R. E. CLAY WELFARE OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman J. B. GUDRITZ SECURITY OFFICER (B miPiiBnr OfTl Seventh Company Commander: C M Lt. J. FERGUSON Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg» A. GORMLEY Guidon Petty Officer: C M R. HELMS OFFICER RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) H. MARTIN, C M G. BECKER. C M Ensign J. EVERETT. C M G. MAY. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen NEWMARKER. GREY. KUNECKI, GANNAN, LOSSO, KUEHN. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DAVIES, CRANE. SMITH, MITCHELL, BAKER. GAMELSKY. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen ARNOLD, SITMMERFIELD. EINBROD. CAIL, HARRIS, KOLAR. FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen ZAHNER. SAWICH. THOMPSON. FECHHEIMER, SOUTH. EDWARDS. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HAVENS. DENSFORD, GOETHEL, BARRET. BLAKEMAN, BLAKE. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen MATHIAS. HUSSEY, HECHT, McPHERSON, DOBSON, HUTCHINSON. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen WAGNER, BAKER, DIXON. Chief Petty Officer: C M R. STALLINGS ?K J,ven«FaW Eighth Company Commander: C M Lf. S. GAVELIN Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) L. ROLFES Guidon Petty Officer: C M J. LOVING OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) GROFF, C M Peterson, C M. Ensign H.ARTHUR, C M D. PARRISH. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen LANIER, PETERSON, BUTLER, GORDON, MARINCAS, CLARK. SECOND RANK Cadet THIRD RANK Cadet FOURTH RANK Cadet FIFTH RANK Cadet SIXTH RANK Cadet SEVENTH RANK Cadet EIGHTH RANK Cadet Midshipmen MICKELSON, EATON, SCHLEIN. MATHEWSON, HALL, STAHMAN. Midshipmen McGLADE, FRODIGH, WOZNIAK, COOKE, DEMMIE, WINSLOW. Midshiomen SEL.IOS, McNEER, WENTINK, ROSSITTO, HERMAN, FISHERING. Midshipmen HICKEY, BRAUN, CODAY. HITCHCOCK, THEIS. Midshipmen GIBBS, WOODARD, SMITH, KADING, MARDIKOS, BILON. Midshipmen MASON, HITCHCOCK, AMES, DOYLE, VELASCO. Midshipmen ALLEN, HAINES, MATHEWS, BEGGS, HILL. Chief Petty Officer: C M P. HARLESS BE« URDS, I0SOK. cs©iaiPiiEni (©(©laipiiHii e IBB Ninth Company Commander: C M Lt. G. H. CARTER riubCompany Commander: C M Lt. (jg) J. DAVIS Guidon Petty Officer: E. WHITAKER OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) M. BAILEY, C M H. SMITH, C M Ensign T. DEGER, C M J. LOVING. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midsh SECOND RANK . Cadet-Midsh THIRD RANK Cadet-Midsh FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midsh FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midsh SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midsh SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midsh EIGHTH RANK Cadet-Midsh NINTH RANK Cadet-Midsh TENTH RANK Cadet-Midsh pmen STROMPF, KOEHLER, BAUGHAN, CORKERY, KYSER, BURROWS, pmen WITTE, O ' CONNELL, SWEENEY, FRICKE, LOESBERG, KULYK. pmen BEISSER, HOAL. JAHNES, DOPKE, THOMPSON, O ' KIEFFE. pmen McKINNEY. McCORMICK. JAGGER, KIBLER, CAMPBELL, ASPELUND. pmen McCABE, LEOPOLD, NOBLE, TOMASZEWICZ, GIGLE, FOX. pmen BUDDHU, HUMBERT, MUHLA, ORTH, PONT, CARMAN, pmen NELSON, FELTRUP, LEWIS, STINSON, HARTLINE, CARLUCCIO. pmen BACHMAN, GALL, MORAN, GREGORIUS, McKENDRICK, BOYTER. pmen LAVANNA, CHAMBERLAIN, POLLIN, GRADER, MOTTA, KLEIN, pmen BORELLI, DICOSTANZO, DEGENNARO. Chief Petty fficer: C M P. WAINWRIGHT i - 1 1 uii M flvmnGrann Tenth Company Commander: C M Lf. H. JOHNSON Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) S. MARTIN Guidon Petty Officer: C M T. McINTOSH OFFICER ' S RANK: Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) L. JORDAN, C M E. McGUIRE, C M Ensign K. FISKE, C M L. WHITAKER. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen NELSON, BOURDOT, YARBROUGH, ANDERSON, OSBORNE, BARD. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen KROMAN. PHILLIPS, GRIESSEN, GRIMSLEY, FITZGIBBON, ROSS. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen RIGBY, WISE, BELL, SKELLY, BOWBEER, HANSEN. FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen WAWREYNKIEWICZ, KUNDINGER, GODSEY, LEGER, PHILIPS, KLOSOWSKI. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HELMS, JONES, MORRIS, RUTLEDGE, BARTAK, LEVY. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DAVILA, SUDER, GOTH, MADISON, WAYNE, RUSSELL. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen MORSE, SULLIVAN, CONNOR. Chief Petty Officer: C M W. SPARKS ilDD. (S®iaiPiiEni JM " ■ " ■ ' - C0®MII?£iKni Eleventh Company Commander: C M Lt. R. BOOxVE Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) H. WEBER Guidon Petty Officer: C M T. QUAYLE OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) C. HARROUN, C M R. HANKIN, C M Ensign L. SHAAK, C M B. HARLESS. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HERMAN, BAKER. MILLER. BRIGGS, SCHWARTZ, PEYSER. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen McINTOSH, WEST, CHAPLIN, HEDIN, RADFORD, CARRIERE, THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DAVIS, BILES, FINK, GREEN, WAGGONER. CASKEY. FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DAMM, CHAMBERLIN, SMITH, CRIGLIANO, FARRIS, CORLESS. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HALTMAN, MARTIN, BIRNBAUM, REEVES, HERRITT, PARKER. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen KOLLER, WAGNER, CARVIS, FIELDS, KILBORNE, KEAN. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen BALISKI, BAMBRICK, BEREZA, RISING, DUNCAN, WILLIAMS. EIGHTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen NELSON, JOHNSON, HOMMEL, CARROL, FAYARD. Company Chief Petty Officer: C M J. GUDRITZ Twelfth Company Commander: C M W. D. MEYER Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) J. R. BOLTON Guidon Petty Officer: C M L LAWSON OFFICER ' S RANK: C M Lt. (jg) D. UPHAM, C M R. CLAY, C M Ensign A. LOWE, C M J. THOMPSON. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen MAU, FLOWERS, BLAUVELT, LYON, DIEBOLD, LUNSTEDT. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen NILSSON, BISHOP, BOSAKOWSKI, STOKES, JONES, MIKAILONIS. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen STEVENS, FARNUNG, CLINE, LOVE, HONNERT, BIELSKI. FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DAVIS. GILL, BOGART, FARING, RUSSELL, HAINES. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen ADDINGTON, CRILLY. HUYSENTRUYT, GURLAND, BANNING, MATTIFORD. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen SMITH, PERCELAY, OLSEN, LEVY, JACKMAN, THOMASSON. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen RICHARDS. ANDERSON. BERG, ERICKSON, GESKE, KIMMETT. EIGHTH RANK Cadei-Midshipmen KANTROWITZ; PETUSKE, SCHNEIDER, WATERS, SILBERSTEIN, MUSSIELLO. NINTH RANK - Cadet-Midshipmen COLE. BENNETT, WOLEBEN, MANCUSL Company Chief Petty Officer: C M G. WRIGHT ®a)MiiPiXEnr W4 H-CMErCR IPHtlllBID a ■V LT. R. W. HARBUT Third Battalion Officer THIRD BATTALION STAFF Cadet-Midshipman C. A. CARDARELLI BATTALION COMMANDER Cadet-Midshipman B. P. KEEVER BATTALION ADJUTANT Cadet-Midshipman G. H. CHASE COMMISSARY OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman J. R. LALLY CHIEF PETTY OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman R. H. GULCHER WELFARE OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman C. L. BROWNFIELD BERTHING OFFICER Cadet-Midshipman C. R. JAYNES SECURITY OFFICER ■I MIMIIIIIIIIIV " " ■— " ■ " (SCDiaiPiiEni Thirteenth Company Coniniande Sub-Company Commander: C M Ll. ijgl O. E. SPRIANCE C M Lt. J. H. OTLV-NN Guidon Petty Officer: C M C. M. SHINKLE OFFICERS RANK.: i Reading Left to Righti C M Ll. (jgiL. C. KLEL STIVER CM G. C. PREVILL, C M Ensign . R. BOND. C M U. H. MORRIS FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen CALDWELL, JAKOBSSON, FUNK, ENZENSPERGER, PEDEN, ELD. SECOND KA.Nk Cadet-Midshipmen CANNING, IRWIN, CONNOR, TRAVERS, DIXON, MATTHEWS. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen CAMPBELL, ADAMS, GEORGE, FEIN, JOHNSON, McGILBARRV. FOLRIH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen CAOLA. ANAGNOST, POWELL, POBOISK, KAIN, WHITE. FIFTH RANK C:adet-Mid hipmen ROBB, HAMMETT, LAKES, PETRAV, SCHEER, KING. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HOOPER, GOODMAN, FLHRMAN, MELVIN, TENTAS, GR. FF. Chief Petty Officer: C M R. C. MITCHELL Fouiteentli Company Commander: C M Lt. W. H. PATTISON Sub-Company Commander: C M Ll. (jg) R. B. ROBERTSON Guidon Petty Officer: C M J. DORAN OFl-lCER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Riglil) C M Ll. (jg) J. E. FOLEY, C M C. W. JONES, C M Ensign J. E. PEPPLER, C M C. G. THALHEIMER. FIRST RANk Cadet-Midshipmen SYUNOR, JOHNSON, HUGHES, GREGO, JONES, STINY. SECOND RANK CadelMidshipmen BAKER, GLENN, HERRIOTT, FRASCA, LeBLANC, MURRAY. THIRU RANK Cadel-Midshipmen FOSTER, WALTER, HELLER, NEEULER, SNYDER, ROBEL. FOl RTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen FRYER, CLIFTON, BERNINGHAM, RAWSON, LALLY, LUCZEK. FU TH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen MILO, WAUSWORTH, DOWNS, STEWART, MAYER, DORSEY. SLVfH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen BEISHER, WINSLOW, VIAU, TUCKER, HELM, KOVNICK. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen CONROY, TYDEMAN, WILSON, DRISCOLL, SPILLANE, KEPPEL. EIGHTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen JAMES, SAMET, PACETTI, HEYDRICK, POLLOCK. Chief Petty Officer: C M R. K. KEISER INKLE lELB. (0©iaiPiiErii ' ar r wrf ' 71 1 ' " ' - f- ' rv- ' (S(©iaip Eni Fifteenth Company Commander: C M Lt. S. A. BAILLO Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) R. E. COSKEY Guidon Petty Officer: C M L. C. BERGLUND OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) PORTER, C M W. L. SWEATT, C M W. J. STAMM. C M Ensign R. A. HARRISON, FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HAMILTON, BAIRD, GREGOR, SKOROPAD, McGRIFFIN, MACGURN. il-Midshipmen HALLSTEIN, O ' HARA, KORBELY, LEVY, BREDBENNER, POSTMA. t-Midshipmen DOLLBAUM, HOLMELIN, MARKS, EVANS, BOHNER, WYSOCKL t-Midshipmen PLAHN, FENNELL, RADOCY, REPKE, KARLIN, WALTERS. t-Midshipmen WOODS, DUNGAN, HAY, ZDVORAK, ITSCHNER, HEWSEWIAN. t-Midshipmen KUNTZ, MANUEL, SCHENDERLEIN, OLSEN, WAGNER, HAYDEN. t-Midshipmen BOONE, JACKSON, FUNDERBURK, OTIS, WINTER. MEREDITH. t-Midshipmen MURPHY, MONTGOMERY, HELTON, SUCHSLAND, CHOMSKY. Chief Petty Officer: C M M. CONNETT SECOND RANK Cadet-! THIRD RANK Cadet-I FOURTH RANK Cadet-1 FIFTH RANK Cadet-l SIXTH RANK Cadet-: SEVENTH RANK Cadet-! EIGHTH RANK Cadet-: re«ng3«-a:--. i— - " TV - ♦ Sixteenth Company Commander: C M Lt. D. C. WORKMAN Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt: (jg) C. H. GEENAN Guidon Petty Officer: C M H. T. McLEAN OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) W. M. PROTHEROE, C M F. YOUNGER, C M Ensign F. C. FRENCH, FIRST RANK Cadet SECOND RANK Cadet THIRD RANK Cadet FOURTH RANK Cadet FIFTH RANK Cadet SIXTH RANK Cadet SEVENTH RANK Cadet EIGHTH RANK Cadet NINTH RANK Cadet TENTH RANK Cadet ELEVENTH RANK Cadet TWELFTH RANK Cadet C M A. T. McNERNEY. Midshipmen RISDON, KENNEDY, ARONOVITZ, BROWN, REID, SPERRIER. Midshipmen MARTIN, COBHAM. HERMAN, BROWN, FIEDLER. Midshipmen VANLANDINGHAM, GRIFFIS, McBRIDE, ZNAMIROWSKL PARKS. Midshipmen PODIMSKY, HERBST, SMITH, HILL, STRUNK. Midshipmen KEENAN, SEARS, RAMBO, LOVELL, RUTLEDGE. Midshipmen DERBY. HAMACHER. BERNDT, HOLLOWAY, DAVIS. Midshipmen MITCHELL, OW. GERNICK, WOOD, ANDERSON. Midshipmen: ARSENAULT. GENTRY, WILMOT, KUSHMAR, MESSER. Midshipmen KINNAIRD, BONNER, KALLENBERGER, TOTH, LAVILLA. Midshipmen BROOKS, RORAPAUGH. MiDONALD, McGLENNON, WHITAM. Midshipmen RHINHEART, BLACKARD, DOW, PRANICA, SQUILLACE, BELK. Midshipmen McGOVERN, PRATT, WOOTEN, MUIRHEAD, HOCHMAN. Chief Petty Officer: C M F. B. YOUNGER LOT) (B®iniPiXErir 16 gg gj jggg H mm mHiaiBaaimaKuasaasm miwsfii fffmmmmm ' ' -v ®©si]piiErii 4 : I. It Va yrA ' «v i 4 Seventeenth Company Commander: C M Lt. D. FERGUSON Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg)G. STEER Guidon Petty Officer: C M A. SCHROEDER OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Lt. (jg) L. REED, C M A. RUBIN, C M Ensign R. LANG, C M E. BISBEE. FIRST RANK Cadet-Midshipmen DeMULL, ORR, GIEMZA, LEAHY, BUCZEK, AUSTIN. SECOND RANK Cadet-Midshipmen WITCHER, HUNDT, BOERUM. TILLMAN, GEIGER, CULPEPPER. THIRD RANK Cadet-Midshipmen POYNER, KERN. WERNER, GRIFFITH, NUSBAUM, BAKER. FOURTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen ZACHARIE. KENNEDY, ARMSTRONG, DALENBURG, GOLDEN, WATSON. FIFTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen BECKHAM, DEEBEN. PRIVETT. FRENCH, HAGEY, RUMMEL. SIXTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen LESTER. KLINE. MARSHALL, KNEAVEL. BOLGER, DAWSON. SEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen MOORE. DERRICKSON, KETTERING. STANFORD, SHERMAN, McKNIGHT. EIGHTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen BERNAUER, STOLFUS, CHRISTIANSON, CAMPBELL, BERGLUND, CACHERELIS. TENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen HOLDER, LOEVENER, WOLTER, MALLOY, CASSEL, SHUTTLEWARTH. ELEVENTH RANK Cadet-Midshipmen RICH, WRAY, SULLIVAN. Chief Petty Officer: C M T. McDONNELL I JT . -jjaf ' iai:. ■■MMa Hnvii.i»«7 iiiniuB Eighteenth Company Commander: C M Lt. J. B. HOLLINGSWORTH Sub-Company Commander: C M Lt. (jg) P. L. ALBRIGHT Guidon Petty Officer: C M E. G. IRWIN OFFICER ' S RANK: (Reading Left to Right) C M Ensign R. L. SKARNES, C M W. K. TUCKER, C M Ensign T. C. POINDEXTER, C M C. W. SHANNOW. FIRST RANK Cadet SECOND RANK Cadet THIRD RANK Cadet FOURTH RANK Cadet FIFTH RANK Cadet SIXTH RANK Cadet SEVENTH RANK Cadet Midshipmen WALTER, FITZSIMON, ALEXANDER, NOLAN, BOOTH, SEMLER. Midshipmen WOLFE, WINNER, MULLER, RAWLINGS, WELSH, GORDON. Midshipmen BROWN, DIECIDUE, HOLT, BERNARD, CLARK, WARG. Midshipmen BOGGS, ROSS, FOX, KNOLLMAN, TOOMER, CLEARY. Midshipmen GRAVELLE, RUCH, KUAPIL, TONDER, GAYLE, EDDY. Midshipmen SIMON, DAN, VANDERWILL, SKELLEY, MATTHEWS, ARCHER. Midshipmen EULITT, WALTON, McCONVILLE. Chief Petty Officer: A. D. VAN METER 0. (pcDiaiPiXEni r iirar iMMii I rKmBjMmTfcriiMiiMMiMMiMiaf lifHiM P KRHAPS SOME of tlie most pleasant reflections of life at tlie Academy will be returned to mind witli thoujilits of the Cliaplains. Men of all denomi- nations, under the sometimes oppressing burden of studies, have turned their backs momentarily, and hastened to them for sincere advice and encourage- ment. Wliether the troubles were large or small, tliey were at all times ready to help in their solution, and seldom have those seeking this aid been un- satisfied or returned to their daily stress without a new vigor to meet occurences of future life. In these years of world strife, when the young men of almost every nation have been called for- ward to a more re lentless, exacting life than they knew before, tlie need for a fuller spiritual existence is felt by all. In a part of this transition, Cadet- Midshipmen liave found the guidance to peace of mind sought for Ijy all in their Chaplains. Without tliem, this new life miglit lie fruitless and inesti- niablv more difficult. They have the thanks of all of us who knew them for the unselfish work they have performed in our part. COMMANDER L. W . MADDEN Senior Chaplain wnm ©liiiiipaiiiiiFi Holy Communion at early morning las ts u LT. W. J. KENEALY Associate Chaplain LT. CMDR. I. S. POLLARD Associate Chaplain Lt. Cmdr. Pollard coiiduets reliij;ious exercise! slartiii ' ; First Aiuii ersar Dav Program. I M B " j|-»a ;? " ' 4a .•lll«i ,frU f o ' ' ' - ' ' - . ♦ II (BT IB «» ■JOM- :, ..aiKdn: ' ; ■ TiT« jjaX U- i SSSS« HUnB BHIUUnM»S 9ai«S!Kiim.lM ■mf ff h , fit, me. QIl|p iitBatnn of tl|p Inttpli tatPB iMprrliant iHarinp (Hatipt (!lor;ia anti ttfi Arabputy 0 attract a ijisl) tppc of poung American tuitt) a befintte ambition to become an officer in tije ?Mniteli States iSlcrttjant illarint; (JTo impart to t)im tije necetisiacp acabemic back° gccunb anb tije funbamentalslof a practical nautical ebucation esisiential to a siucceitsiful career at £(ea; tlTo bebelop in Ijim a ijigi) itv t of fjonor, uprigijt- neK£t, anb lopaltp; 0 insitiU in ijim a pribe in i)i£i profesi£iion, anb a betermination to iipfjolb tiie trabitionsi o( tije ilWercftant iflarine; anb }) effectibe teaci)ing, training, anb guibance, to sfenb f)im fortfj to ijis; calling tnitt) a beep resipect anb affection for ttje 23niteb States! JHerctant itllarine Cabet Corpsi anb its Scabemp. C IBiilD ii ll s N " s m.ai-].u W ECTION B-354 arrived at Kings Point February 1, 1944 to begin its nine montbs advance course at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. It was a cold, bleak winter day witli snow blanketing the grounds. Some of us had never seen snow be- fore, and to them it symbolized just one of the new experiences that stood before them. We were noted around the Academy as a sec- tion whose Cadet-Corps spirit and cooperation had seldom been equaled. It was because of these qualities that we enjoyed a pleasant nine months in our advanced training. Nicknames were soon adopted by tlie men and it was not unusual to hear a resounding voice in the hall thundering, " Hey, ' Russian ' and ' Beanpole ' ' Hawser ' wants to sec you in ' Cherub ' s ' room. " Tliese nicknames may seem like a minor detail but it is just one of the many reasons why we were so close-l)ound. We ' ll never forget the swell times we used to spend in Jim Wilson ' s room. To listen to him pluck his guitar, you would think he had Iieen serenading senoritas all his life. Section B-354 would gather round many a night and hold a song fest with Jim as our one-man band. As is true of every other section tliaf lias been at Kings Point, our main objective was graduation day. As the ninth month was turned to in our Academy calendar, we finally realized that our long awaited graduation day was soon to arrive. On Octojjcr 27, with our diplomas in our hand, and a smile stretching from car to ear, we bid adieu to our friends and Kings Point and set out to take over the jobs we were trained for — Engineering Officers in the Merchant Marine. I f ROGER P. BROTHERTON Jefferson City, Tennessee Glee Club VINCENT NICHOLDS De CERCHIO Pliiliidelphia. Pennsylvania Glee Club CS €.. ROMUALD F. HOWOROWSKI Shenandoab. Pennsylvania Company Baseball Propeller Club HAROLD W. HOPPE San Francisco, California Cadet Officer i c ' fllQ BB HB ARTHUR P. HOPPER Linroln. Californiu FRANK M. KOERNER Brooklyn. New York Propeller CIuli CHRISTOPHER McWADE City Island, New York JAMES E. NELSON New York. New York NdL ■ s ROBERT J. RHEIN Cinrinnati, Ohio " .-sue «K Bristol. Conneelirut Cadet Officer Propeller Club PAUL D. RINDFLEISCH ROBERT C. VELTZEN McKeesport. Pennsylvania Drill Team DAVID N. WARFIELD Clarksburg, West Virginia HAROLD W. ILSBERC; New York. New York JAAH :S C. WH.SOX Philadelphia. Pennsylvani:i Company Basehall % rflfe J. BROVtN Applelon. Wisconsin Cadet Officer Propeller Club [friiTMirTrTfi ' ' -ir- — - " = " " " SNIH!W« SV WSS3C:§SJfffiW rOTWi T!r fff nHJlW fs ' tmi viajrmnmmm JK % ' rff f(rfM ikto et ' ?7, 9U HE MOTTO of Section B-156 mifiht easily be " Live and let Live. ' ' It is our sincere Ijelief that we are the most easy going group of individuals ever to complete the prescribed course of study. Most of us were so content to live and let live that we per- mitted ourselves to fall into blissful ignorance of the fact that there were others on the Academy grounds who heartily disagreed with our policy. Our being in this frame of mind caused us often- times to make the mistake of flagrantly disregard- ing regulations, and the far more serious mistake of being caught at it. This is all history now, and in spite of our dark past, we feel sure that the Academy is as proud of us as we are of it. Some years from now many of vis will think back and try to recall to mind each classmate. In order to simplify this, we have made out the fol- lowing list of class members and the things which we will remember them by. Lest We Forget That Jim Broughton was the lone man to lose his ship by enemy action . . . Joe " Chowhound " Peltz, the only man to get fat on Academy food . . . Paul Stearns ' manner of getting in the last word, edgewise or otherwise . . . Bernie LTnschweif ' s ability to spread out 1,000 written words over one page . . . C. C. iVIagruder ' s marvelous endurance in doing squat-jumps ... J. J. " Pessimistic Jack " Man- ning saying, " Remember men, you can still flunk out in your thirty-fourth week " . . . Harry Craw- ford ' s many successful gala parties . . . Bob Tighe, tlie section leader, who was for the bovs . . . Lyle E. Jensen ' s clear elocution in class recitations which earned for him the title of " The Voice. " Harry " Astor Kid " Cowan ' s nimble wit and rapid- fire repartee . . . Harry Genemer ' s Pennsylvania Dutch mannerisms . . . Isom Conner ' s labor union arguments . . . " Skull " Donahue ' s falling hair, a source of section worry . . . Duffy ' s troubles with short bunks and blankets . . . Joe " Rut " Rutigliano, the only fellow in the section capable of fitting in a bunk sidewise. Last, but not least, Bob Fisher, who led the life of Reilly in Mechanical Drawing. JAMES C. BROUGHTON Tappan, New York Tin Fish Club Propeller Club ROBERT P. CLEMENS Herwick. Pennsylvania ISOM W. CONNER South Fulton. Tennessee Propeller Club HARRY W. COWAN Detroit. Michigan bwl - ' ' - ' mmtbu inssessiB .- - 1 0B BB jP ' fex ,1 HARRY H. CRA FORD PHILIP A. DONAHUE ROBERT G. FISHER HARRY GENSEMER Nanlicoke. Pennsylvania Hubbard, Obio Slaten Island, New York Pine Grove, Pennsylvania Propeller Club Propeller Club .YLE E. JENSEN C. C. MAGRUDER JOHN J. MANNING JOSEPH PELT MtBrides. Michigan Baltimore, Ohio Newport, Rhode Island Butler, Pennsylvania Propeller Club Propeller Club iipn HERBERT R. PHILLIPS Brooklyn. New York JACK RAYL Lawton, Oklahoma JOSEPH A. RUTEGLIANO Brooklyn, New York Propeller Club FREDERICK E. SESTAK Santa Monica, Californi J tttt asi tim amttmi tTtrianaitiMhmniiaiiamiKmuuttumummm HTfurTi ' frri ' ii ' iiH JOHX E. SHAW PAUL E. STEARNS ROBERT F. TIGHE BERNARD IJMSCHWEIF Springfield. Missouri Enid, Oklahoma Cleveland, Ohio Brooklyn, New York Propeller Club Propeller Club ROBERT J. ZOSCHAK Passaic, New Jersey Propeller Club TKP UCDP er ,?7, 9M ROM: Section B-371. To: The United States Merchant Marine Academy. Via: Midships. Sirl)ject: These last [N ine Months. 1. Section B-37] wislies to express its appreci- ation for the fine jol) that tlic United State Mer- cliant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York accomplished in performini; its mission — to train voiini; men to become Merchant and jNaval Officers of the United States. 2. e salute our instructors. e know that thev. like ourselves, were drawn from every section of tlie country and every stratum of life. Some of them learned the hard way at sea and passed to us that knowledge that can only come from experi- ence. Some of them iiad never l)een out to sea, but tliey. too. found the " how ' s " and " whys " of " Keep ' em Sailing " and then proved that superior know- ledge can overcome the obvious disadvantage of lack of experience. 3. Three cheers for the extra-curricular activ- ities and their sponsors. Vt e owe a great deal of thanks to them for providing a means of easing the tension built up within ourselves by a long and strenuous academic schedule. Sports, in the form of intramural contests were engaged in by all members of B-371. Football, basketball, baseball, track, and sailing all formed a sports program every Cadet-Midshipman was eager to participate in. 4. We wish to thank you for the opportunity of training as Deck Cadets on American merchant vessels, for only in this way could we have gained the practical knowledge necessary to all Merchant and Naval Officers. The ports we visited were in- teresting, and the experiences we encountered will never fade from our memories. 5. Finally, we would like to say " I ' ll he seeing you soon " to Kings Point. We of Section B-371 shall never forget the Academy and its traditions. Wherever our ships may carry us, whether it be East or We st, we ' ll always know that a Kings Pointer is near us, always ready to lend a helping hand if needed, and a firm handshake to once again seal the ties of good fellowship we gained at KiNGS Point. Respectfully ours. Section B-371 LL DLEY A. B() D. Jr. Boston. M.Tss;i(husetts WILLIAM J. CURRIE Brookline, Pennsylvania f FREDERICK W. DIEFFENBACHER Canlon, Ohio RALPH JACOBS San Diepo. California laakA idMH Ily JFg: =a .;la c yf 5«!iy«llll■vtf yj ;H MH f JOHN A. KEBLER Bronxville. New York DONALD C. KLEMM Madison. Wisconsin EUGENE N. LANG St. Charles. Illinois MB HARLAN F. LOIBL Dubuque. Iowa CHARLES M. MACHEN Arnold, Maryland MORRIS A. PODENDORF Council Bluffs. Iowa . moBL h B 3 JOSEPH S. VILA, Jr. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania SAMUEL WINER Baltimore, Maryland JOHN J. MITCHELL, Jr. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania WILLIAM E. DOUGLASS Jefferson, Ohio THOMAS B. VAUGHl Nixonville. South Carolina CLAUDE R. DAVENPORT Monroe, Indiana I ji -cSti -13W " «y, ife FRANCIS A. JULIAN D. CORSON JACK T. MILLER RICHARD A. KRAMB MISCAVAGE San Francisco. California Corpus Christi, Texas Oak Harbor, Ohio ilkes-Barre. Pennsylvania JOSEPH J. DARLING Detroit. Michigan . S lMB Nii WaHHali BfiBE - ,Y : i? M vjK!ffnK mu )iVjmmmrm ' IKP UCDR % ' af ((rflec Octofrj ' 27, J9M N February 8, 1944, a group of industrious young men formed Section B 158, discovering that the Academy now boasted of the world ' s tallest unsupported flagpole. As is the case witli practi- cally all newcomers, the ten week period was a reign of terror. We soon learned the meaning of Van Holderlin ' s words, " ' e are fated never to find peace here on earth. " The first academic leave appeared an impossibility. Then the miracle — the day for our leave DID finally come. After the ten week leave, life began to look up to section B 158. Cadet ofBcerships began ap- pearing in our group and we felt that we had really arrived. Our men were giving us new prestige: we were pioneers in the truest sense of the word. Those who had been faltering took a new lease on life. Following closely bcliind our ofiScers, came a new group of men prominent in wrestling, boxing, swimming, running, and baseball. In addition to these new activities, men of B 158 were instrumental in the founding of a First Class Committee, confident that this committee would later develop into the nucleus of our im- proved Academic spirit. e sincerely hope that those following will make an effort to expand that nucleus. Those days of study have passed and section B 158 lias a job to do ... a job of carrying life- blood to foreign nations ... a job of laying a firm foundation for Americas post-war Mercliant Marine ... a job of seeing tliat this Merchant Marine continues to be the finest Merchant Marine in the world. Ii M ' t; KARSON W. ALBERT Bethlehem. Pennsylvania STEVE AATOS Sharon. Pennsylvania W ARREN H. FALKENBURG Vi ' estwood. Ne« Jersey K1RB R. GILE. Jr. Indiana. Pennsylvania EVMi, :izL.xa RANCIS X. GILLESPIK CLARENCE W. HESSELL NIELS JORGENSEN STEPHEN E. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Kearney. Missouri Bayonne. New Jersey MATTHEWS Tacoma Park. Maryland NICK J. NICHOLAS JACK A. SMITHWICK GEORGE C. EDWARD JERRY Dayton. Ohio Upper Darby. Pennsylvania WHITEHEAD Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Richmond. Virginia SEYMOUR SCHAFFER Brooklyn. New York WILFORD S. SCOTT Little Rock. Arkansas CHARLES SPECTOR Bronx. New York f ' S? C dk tfb THOMAS J. MELODY Newark. New Jersey CHESTER L. ALBA New Orleans, Louisiana EARLE C. ANDERSON Brooklyn. New York MATTHEW E. CARROLL Philadelphia. Pennsylvania ROBERT E. PATTERSON Wichita. Kansas THORNTON E. WHITE New Orleans. Louisiana JACK E. SAUNDERS Kenilworth. Illinois ELBERT P. THUR L N San Francisco. California " iBrf ' m, r ■ ■ ' " • " S9SSv . ' »uiiii ' k ?t»K»;ss«jf« raMKSsma ' radaaled Veto m 27, 79M UR section reported to the Academy in cold February, some of us a little frightened, all of us looking forward to many months of hard study. Twenty-two we were in number, fresh from the sea, and representing the four corners of our nation. Classes started and we were surprised how rapidly the weeks passed by. Although week-end overnights were not to be ours, we can never for- get the Saturdays and Sundays alloted us. We be- came accustomed to Academy life in quick-time. Those dreaded tenth week examinations rolled a- round, which now, to look back upon, were a snap. Almost as quickly, it seems, we faced the " 24tli weekers. " Following our leave, the section returned with new strength. Our claim to fame is the athletic prowess of our section and our constant part-ownership of the extra-duty squad. The section soft-hall team were Regimental Champions. Some of us were members of liie Runner-up Champions baseball club. Otiicrs participated well in football, basket- ball, and track. Tiiree of our number became var- ious team captains. As for the " demo squad " — we placed members daily. We attribute our success to devout co-opera- tion and gladly pass this bit of information to all second classmen who might heed our advice. From the Academy we go forth to do the job for which we were well trained. We hope. that in a few years some of us may be Chief Engineers. To all of us it will be the first real job — a responsi- bility, a time to prove ourselves worthy of the con- fidence placed in us. We know we can do it and we will do it ! r JAMES E. ARMSTRONG Los Angeles, California ( adet Officer Second Battalion Cheerleader WILLIAM F. BIGONY Upper Darby. Pennsylvania RALPH A. BREWSTER Clifton. New Jersey JAMES T. BRISTOL Chicago. Illinois 10th Co. .Softball Team Captain gstauf ; mAAA-: r: DON R. CALLOVi AY Concord, North Carolina 2ncl Battalion Softball Team Captain HAROLD A. HATCH Piedmont. California LOUIS A. KAHRS Oakland. California Cadet OfTuer DONALD KEHOE Lakewood. Ohio B.ittalion Softhall Team i VERNON K. REZ Anaheim. California .: «s-«.1 JOSEPH F. SHUNK Bethlehem. Pennsylvania ROBERT W. TATE Long Island City. Ne« York r% IBS LOFTIN L NN Oklahoma City. Oklahoma ROBERT P. McCALLU-M MLLL M J. McINTOSH JOHN PAGE Baltimore. Maryland Portland. Oregon Brooklyn. Ne« York 2nd Battalion Baseball Team Captain Softball Team Basketball Track Team CARL THOMPSON Akron. Ohio ■ ' - " - ' ■ ' - ■L . i II Tw lnT 0 HB GERALD C. TO E Easton, Pennsylvania PIERCE J. WALINSKY Mahanoy City. Pennsylvania EDW ARD P. NELSON Houston. Texas Cadet Officer MIKE . STE ENS Biook-ville. Florida b 1 r iB UCDP yadaated JVo ue n ey JO, 9M A .MPHITRITE has smiled lier approval, so the First Battalion has lost one of the hest sections ever quartered in its barracks. For nine long months we had lived, slept, and talked about classes, in- structors, sports, clubs, and most of all liberty. Those days are gone and we are now embarking on a career destined to take us to all corners of the earth. But before we shove off, let ' s take a short glance at the Academy life we are leaving behind. Our first month at Kings Point was spent planning vengeance on the bugler that woke us up every morning at 0550. Our hopes dropped how- ever, when we discovered that it was merely a record being played. Some enterprising members of B-162 still suggested that we track down the bugler who made the record, or better still, des- troy all such recordings on the grounds. Cadet- Midsliipman morning calisthenics were dear to all of our hearts. No matter how cold it was, or how hot it was, we were still out in the halls every morning doing the same routine. The chow we received in the morning started tlie day off with a bang! Eggs and sausages one day, and sausages and eggs the next day. That ' s what they call variety. I never " sausage " food. Ooooooohhhh! ! ! We must admit however, that the instruction we received in our classes couldn ' t be bettered any- where. B-162 was known by our instructors as a group that never had a peer for scholarship. When liberty call sounded on Saturday, woe be the Cadet who blocked our path. Where did we go? Now where would any good little boys go after a grueling week of classes. You guessed it — Astor, Commodore, Penn, Lincoln, Dixie, and New Yorker Hotel ' s, Iiere we come! A favorite haunt of B-162 was Central Park. We went crazy over those long walks in the park — and who can tell who one might meet. Twenty-three Cadet-Midshipmen of Section B-162 received their diplomas on November 10, 1944. Not a one will ever forget Kings Point. You can bet on that! J, JOSEPH I. BELMONT Brooklyn, New York W1LLL M C. BOSTROM Quincy. Massachusetts JAMES O. BRISCOE Los Angeles. California JACK C. BLSH Roscoe. California ROBERT J. CHRISM AN, Jr. Beverly Hills. California JOHN E. CL. RK Providence. Rhode Island RICHARD E. DEVILLE Alliance. Ohio ROBERT R. DOUGLAS Long Beach. California ARTHUR L. JORGENSEN Sonoma. California DONALD G. KING Jackson, Minnesota TOM R. LAYMAN Portland. Oregon ARTHUR V. McGRA Altoona. Pennsylvania FRANCIS R. PFISTER, Jr. New Orleans. Louisiana HAROLD POPE Johnson City, Tennessee GILMOR A. SCHMIDTMAN Hollywood, California THOMAS J. STREI San Francisco. California i M , ■i. sW V .V MW WUWM. , WAYNE F. WAGNER Defiance. Ohio JOE ZASLO SKI Los Angeles, California DONALD C. CONWAY Bay City. Miiliigan HERBERT H. ISKE Alhambra, California FRED JENKS Hollywood. California r FRITZ D. ROBERSON Denton, Texas .JS - ' Udfe. §: MMmi f}Mi m¥mMmfi s = ' s s Mm wm: • t I1 1[ II(DP ( 41 ) aa f(r(trW Jvo ' Kejnm ' y JO, J9Wj W ' e of 364 were a loosly-knit section. Alter- nately industrious and easy goinij, we easily realiz- ed (after nine months of close company) that we would long rememher the traits of each of oin- fellow niemhers. e " re proud of Seymour Adlcr, with a devo- tion to his " Ciievy " " as deep as any youni; mother ' s to her hahe; and proud of J. . Pohlman for his curiosity and fine sense of liinnor . . . " Bill " Cant- well was our Third Battalion hcrtiiinii officer — which should not imply tlial he made any extra l)unks. Willie C. took sass from no one, including Fernando Ciccone, the best loved and jolliest fellow of 364. F.C. supplied an irresistilile laughter for the boys ... If entliusiasm for any venture was needed. Elan " Phosphate " Clark was the " Good Joe " and with Clark, elation was a one stanza poem. Our Joe Fellin and Harry Grady were the hardest working men of the himch ... A. Fisher went in contrast, however. Once called the laziest man in the section only went on to prove that he could not he summed up in a glance . . . God ' s own man in the Devil ' s image was George Heatly. A gruesomely inveterate practical joker. Tall, dark, and iiandsonie was Donald Harlor. heart throb of Great Neck, who got nowhere witii l iis lo e affairs . . . Our three-striper was " Big Jim " La])oranti, hard worker and football hero . . . Don- ald McAnuIty was a sober gentleman with an elfish luimor that popped out in the most unexi)ected places, tho he was honest as a rail-splitter. Thomas Meagher was the darling of our section. He was a fabulous tale teller. The artist of our group was Z. A. Miller, dis- tinguished by his gift to do things with pen or pencil. As could be expected, he applied iiis talent well to his sketches and we both admired and envied his work . . . Also endowed with a remark- able gift. R. K. Miller ' s voice graced us with enthu- siastic commentary — for song, he was a great singer of the ballad . . . Honors go to T. R. Mullen as the " l)rigiit one " of the section ... A hand, too, for Bob O ' Hare, for tiie sound of wedding bells soon to come did not defer two-striper Bol) from doing Ijis job well. ■IB SEYMOUR ADLER New York. New York Propeller Club Drum and Bugle Corps Sailing Club W. J. CANTWELL Philadelpliia, Pennsylvania FERNANDO CICCONE Brooklyn, New York Propeller Club ELAM T. CLARK Medland. Michigan Propeller Club m xsv«a .ss . .M.i ' i «iv vy. fftf; (fmi| ife GEORGE R. HEATLY East McKeesport, Pennsylvania ■IB r c r JOE FELLIN ALBERT I. FISHER HARRY GRADY DONALD R. HARTEK Hazelton. Pennsylvania Reading, Pennsylvania Richmond Hill. New York Painesville, Ohio Propeller Club Sailing Club Battalion Football Cadet Officer Tin Fish Club Propeller Club Tin Fish :iub Propeller Club JAMES G. LABORANTl Peckville. Pennsylvania Propeller Club AARON R. LEVIN Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Propeller Club Sailing Club Second Class Committee fT. DON McANULTY Red Lake Falls, Minnesota Propeller Club f f Ok TOM MEAGHER L. A. MILLER RICHARD K. MLLER T. R. MULLEN Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Indianapolis, Indiana Denver, Colorado Toledo, Illinois Propeller Club Propeller Club ma r - I : OB OB Hh ROBERT S. O ' HARE Richmond, Virginia Propeller Club Cadet Officer JOHN W. POHLMAN Indianapoliit, Indiana Propeller Club Sailing Club Drum and Bugle Corps Tennis Team RAYMOND WEIL Los Angeles, California Polaris (Editor) b ILTV Clik ) m ■inr Tr iT,. l -.. i : ' i. AiVA ysKS ' C. yadaated jVomem v-ei JC, J9M HIS PLACE is Kings Point. It ' s the United States Merchant Marine Academy. My name is Tillduster. The men around here call me ' Sarge ' . I ' m here to show you around and let you see what you have come hack to. Hey, you! Take your hands out of your pockets. You ' re not on a ship how. " That was our greeting when we stepped off the Academy hus that brought us to Kings Point. We saw a lot of " Sarge " during our nine months advanced training and soon accepted him as one of the traditions at the Academy. Hut-two-threp-four, Hut-two-threp-four! He had B-173 on the drill field every drill period, giving us commands, condemning some, praising others, until we ourselves had to admit that we were pretty good. When we weren ' t marching, we were in classes. We never expected to come hack to a course as comprehensive as we had. We studied everything from Gyro to Ship ' s Paper Work. Navigation, Ship Construction, Physical Education, Seaman- ship, Cargo. Signalling, Naval Science and Tactics, and Boat Drill were only a few of the many courses we were obliged to take. When B-173 decided to participate in extra- curricular activities, we didn ' t forget the Drill Team. Here again we bumped into our old friend, " Sarge " ' He was the sponsor of this activity, and a person we all enjoyed working with. Before we knew it the nine months were over, and we were up on the stage shaking hands with Captain Stedman on graduation day and receiving tlie fruits of our labor — our diploma. Our wel- coming committee of one had received his stripe ' now, but when we said our goodbye to him it was still — " So long, Sarge. " ROBERT B. ACKERBURG Park Ridge. Illinois FRANCIS J. BRIDGES Decatur. Georgia " - »« CRAIG A. CAFFALL Larclimonl, New York JOHN L. CROSBY New Orleans. Louisiana 108 J. JAMES G. FUQUA McEwen, Tennessee MICHAEL HOROSZKO Newell, West Virginia ROBERT E. JENNINGS Stoclon, California WILLIAM J. S. JOHNSON Virginia Beach, Virginia ERWIN R. JONES Ovid, Colorado KENNETH K. KILLEN Tioga. Louisana LESTER F. KINGSLEY Rutherford. New Jersey HUGH A. S. LEATHER Berkeley. California ROBERT E. WARD M. PROUDFOOT ARTHUR C. ROBERTS GEORGE F. SCHAAF McDONOUGH Santa Monica, California Port Huron. Michigan Bellmore. New York Chicago, Illinois X s - ' m Jvn.v5• :« «= c vww TO. J;7 ■«HH,w «Mv.;a r -«»- «. JOHN S. SCHALL, Jr. Omaha, Nebraska THEODORE M. SCHOBER Waukesha, Wisconsin ■1 GERALD D. SHARP Pawnee, Oklahoma VICTOR SKORAPA, Jr. Richmond. Virginia M ' jha JUkt feft ■B KB Ah ROBERT B. TANKOOS Newark, New Jersey GORDON K. VALENTINE HERMAN H. WATSON, Jr. ROBERT C. WISNEWSKI Hendersonville, North Carolina Kansas City, Missouri New Orleans, Louisiana HOWARD E. MARTIN LaGrande, Oregon ROBERT E. CHISHOLM Hartsdale, New York ROBERT G. COX Upper Darby. Pennsylvania i - •■-■ " .i - ma ss mmvms siUMiimm imm Jrar ffrrtrr ryVame m. cej ' JO, J9M HEN I was a Preliminary Cadet-Midship- nian taking my training at Kings Point, one of my pet peeves was the idea of First and Second Class- men leaving tlie mess hall before I did. The fact appalled me. How were these mortals any better than I? They were made out of the same material. They functioned the same as I did. I simply couldn ' t understand it. I soon found out why I had to make this late exit. It feels pretty darn good to have somelsody around that ' s lower than you. Why, when I re- turned as a second classmen those poor prelims lost all faith in humanity after listening to me boss them around! But things are tough all over. I met my new section at the District Instruc- tor ' s office in New York in February, and was quite disappointed to discover that my gold Ijraid was not the only gold braid that turned green. The way my new section mates would sling the " lingo " around you would think they had been going to sea for the last sixty years instead of six months. " Let ' s go topside, matee. " " Fist on to the log, buddy. " " Half-mast the shades, Mr. " " Let ' s anchor out in the stream until the D.I. comes. " Yes, B-275 sure was made up of a group of old salts from way back. But brother, you should hear the same guys now. In a few days the green braid suddenly turn- ed gold. The salt that covered our personalities dissolved into the atmosphere at Kings Point. Nine months at tlie United States Merchant Marine Academy had transformed our section into a group of Merchant and Naval Officers, any Skipper would be proud to have under his command. I graduated with my fellow section mates on November 10, 1944, and never did a handsomer group of men gather on one stage to receive their diplomas. But we ' re all shipping out again now, and that nice, shiny, one-half inch gold braid will once again undergo a color transformation. But who are we to complain. We like it ! JOSEPH ARNER New York, New York CECIL G. BALTZEGAR, Jr. Petersburg. Florida BRUCE L. BARTON Lumberton, North Carolina STANLEY E. GOODELL Pasadena, California M »lil r. =-7 S,.p=--. ir-.=.-:: ..= ii. UVVXS! VS; CHSiai! , -i «lS.W-Jtfy IHil i MILLS B. GRAHAM Hollywood. California JOHN M. HLDOCK Old Greenwich. Connecticut I MB GEORGE F. LOGUE Philadelphia, Pennsylvania GEORGE F. HARRISON Prova, Utah RICHARD R. HENYAN Schenectady, New York 0IKS GALE . JOHXSOxN Auburn. Washington ■Hb JACK R. KERSH Jackson. Missouri HAROLD N. MELDRUM Romulus, Michigan RICHARD MOONEY Philadelphia. Pennsylvania RICHARD J. HOPKINS Kansas City, Missouri HERBERT E. KUHL, Jr. Norfolk. Virginia HARRY A. RISSINGER Pottsville. Pennsylvania 112 HUGH D. SEATON Santa Rosa, California JOHN P. SULLIVAN Seattle, Washington OLIVER S. THRESHER Moorestown, New Jersey JENKINS C. VANDIVER Abbeville, North Carolina RICHARD C. WASSERMAN Newark, New Jersey DANIEL W. SHAPS Cleveland, Ohio NELSON F. HULL Vermillion, Ohio -.■■...-».,.-,, ,1...1. .„,»,.. rrra lawted jVo m ' mier- 2M, 9U ARCH. THE MONTH known for its l)risk winds and its remarkable knack for tossing girls skirts high. wide, and handsome, also tossed Sec- tion B-266 into the laps of the Regiment of Cadet- Midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. We shall always he ahle to claim the distinction of graduating as one of the largest sec- tions of Cadet-Midshipmen, witli twenty-six of us receiving our diplomas. The men in B-266 were active in extra-curricu- lar activities such as indjammers, Polaris, Mid- ships. Sound Off. football, wrestling, boxing, baseball, dance committees, and camera club. This doesn ' t imply that we neglected our studies as proved by the six star men who attained their scholastic awards by achieving a 3.4 average in their studies. Cadet-Officers ' gold braid was not lacking since we had our full share, including two Company Commanders. In a recent poll of our section the question was put, " What is your ambition in life? " It seems as if this engine section had been at Ki.ngs Point too long, as the stock answer was to get married and raise a family. One Cadet went so far as to say that his amI)ition is to be another Father Dionne. Yie left Kings Point with our diplomas No- vember 24. 1944. just in time to help the Academy get into the Thanksgiving spirit. Whether Kings Point was offering up thanks for the blessing of getting rid of B-266, we don ' t know (we ' re just kidding I. but w ' c were giving thanks that we were privileged to graduate from tlie United States Mer- chant Marine Academy as Licensed Engineering Officers. JAMES L. M ALONE Y Brooklyn. New York Propeller Club ENSIGN J. L. M ALONE Y ■ HE Regiment grieves the passing of one of our esteemed graduates. Ensign J. L. Maloney, who met death in a collision in the Atlantic Ocean, April 9, 1945, shortly after his graduation from Kings Point. Ensign Maloney was serving aboard the S. S. St. Miheil as Junior Third Engineer when he was reported lost. His many friends will always hold him in highest regard and will take pride that he gave his life nobly in the service of his country. DONALD J. BATES Massachusetts Propeller Club Drill Team Cadet Officer - ' ' ■- " ■■ ri -iTiit Kfe C 11 ROBERT A. BYER Brookline, Massachusetts Propeller Club Track EDMUND L. ETLINGER San Antonio, Texas Propeller Club Drum and Bugle Corps RICHARD F. FAHRENBRUCK Deer Park, Obio Propeller Club ROBERT L. FIELD Essex, Connecticut Propeller Club FORREST M. GARNER Miamisburg, Obio Wrestling Basketball Football FRANK WESCOTT KEEBLER, Jr. Bavonne, New Jersey Propeller Club r EUGENE KRAWCZAK Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Propeller Club Cadet Officer HENRY J. KUHN Philadelphia, Pennsylvania First Class Committee Propeller Club J.BATES |«Clili Teao Ollirt ' JOHN E. LLOYD Milwaukee, Wisconsin Sailing Club Drum and Bugle Corps Propeller Club GLEN B. MacKENZIE Napa, California Polaris Dance Committee Propeller Club GEORGE A. RICE, Jr. Vanceburg, Kentucky Propeller Club WILLIAM CHARLES ROBERTSON Minneapolis, Minnesota _ Boxing Team ni.nn.,.,....,. « -. . ,, ».,.,,.. ««..,, ,....i.i,mr , ggSP;aMMIBMniyi; LEO SCHOENDORF STANLEY M. WALTER B. W EST. Jr. GERALD E. Yi HIPPLE Asbury Park, New Jersey SCHWARTZ La Canada, California Lake Benton, Minnesota Propeller Club First Class Committee Los Angeles, California Drum and Bugle Corps Propeller Club Cadet Officer 10th Company Commander r: IRVIN R. WILLIAMS San Francisco, California First Class Committee Tin Fish Club Propeller Club DAVID M. WORTMAN Washington, D. C. Sound Off Tin Fish Club Propeller Club Golf JACK C. WRIGHT San Francisco, California Propeller Club RICHARD R. KRUMEL Hopewell, Virginia JOHN DAVID LIVELY St. Louis, Missouri SHERMAN GORDON New Haven, Connecticut DONALD C. ERRICKSON Birmingham, Michigan .A A S ABNER S. SMILOWITZ Brooklyn, New York Propeller Club : : ' f- :« ' ,i; i:i ij i $§ ;«iM ;; Mi;M?)fl»M il IKDRr ya( (tate( Jvm em e ' 2M, J9U ITH A SEA bag slung over our shoulder, a good sturdy pair of sea legs supporting each and every one of us, and a look of eagerness spread over our faces, we all arrived on the second deck of 39 Broadway — in Cadet-Midshipmen circles known as the District Instructor ' s office. Everyone crowded into the lounge, looking our new section mates over. Some we knew from preliminary train- ing, and some we were meeting for the first time. Everyone had a story to tell — how he went ashore in Algiers and " borrowed " a camel to see the town, or the time he went to Hawaii and learned how to hula-hula with some princess, or the time he land- ed in England and converted the " Limies " to the graceful art of jitterbugging. Oh, we had our tales, and we didn ' t try and hide them either. All this was forgotten soon enough however. in the middle of our ten-week examination period. If there were going to be more trips and experi- ences like the ones we had related before, we were obliged to complete nine months of Navigation, Ship Construction, Seamanship, Cargo, Radio, Sig- nalling, and anything and everything connected with tlie successful operation of a merchant or naval vessel. Not a man in Section B-377 was absent from the roster of at least one extra-curricular activity. We realized that if we were to receive our licenses and ship out as Merchant or Naval Officers, we would need some relaxation, for as the adage goes, " All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. " November 24, 1944 was graduation day. We were now ready to sail out and again encounter those experiences a man can only obtain at sea. RICHARD A. BURLISON 4234 Portland Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota Glee Club FRANCIS J. DeCARLO Brooklyn, New York First Class Committee RONALD G. HANSON Walker, Minnesota Glee Club Windjammers Propeller Club JAMES G. KANTZES Martins Ferry, Ohio Propeller Club i CARLTON V. KELLER Norfolk, Virginia Cadet Officer Tin Fish Club Boxing JOHN H. LANG Pass Christian, Missouri Wind Jammers Propeller Club Cadet Officer GEORGE L. LENOX, Roe, Arkansas CLYNE A. MacDONALD Detroit, Michigan Propeller Club Cadet Officer ROBERT ALEXANDER MacGREGOR, Jr. Brooklyn, New York CYRIL E. MAIRE. Jr. Silver Spring, Maryland Propeller Club Academic Star GLENN W. MARTIN Washington, D. C. JOHN R. McGINN Pueblo, Colorado i Ti!.;; JAMES R. O ' CONNOR Petersburg, Florida JOHN R. O ' CONNOR Petersburg, Florida KENNETH E. PEDERSEN Brooklyn, New York FRANK C. ROBERTS, Jr. Belleville, New Jersey 118 ' ilir-° " ilir ' ii " T ' s 2 Mm WILLIAM C. SIGLER Detroit, Michigan THORMOD B. TELIEFSEN Brooklyn, New York JAMES B. VOLLAND Bloomfield, New Jersey ROBERT E. WHITTAKER New Rochelle, New York WILLIAM N. SMITH Kansas City, Missouri JOHN A. RUSSELL Brooklyn, New York LEONARD D. EVERETT Chicago, Illinois JAMES A. STOLP Chicago, Illinois ROBERT F. KRAFT Corona, New York WILLIAM A. POWERS Wayne, Pennsylvania CHARLES F. KELLY Denison, Texas 119 FXTION B-168 entered the Academ y from sea training on the tenth of March, 1944, and after spending the usual indoctrination weeks in Fur- useth Barracks, twenty-eiglit slightly bewildered second classmen wheeled their gear over to Murphy Hall to begin nine months in which they were, as a section, and as individuals, to contribute an out- standing record to the Academy. " One-sixty-eight " got off to a rather bum start, running afoul of practically all established regula- tions, as well as most of the written ones; curtain lectures by harried Cadet Officers were not infre- quent: " Couldn ' t you please be good boys, etc., etc. ... " Well, it all goes to show that wayward Cadet-Midshipmen can be reformed, for now, as winter approaches, and the shoulder boards are being stripped down to the long-anticipated " re- tired " propellers, we find that the section has pro- duced far more than its share of leadership in the regiment — a far cry from the salty, unruly lads who defiantly expected nothing but grief as they sloshed around in that last big snow back in April. Johnny Waltzer, an early " eager beaver " and member of the Rifle Company, rose to the Regi- ment ' s highest rank . . . and there ' s First Battalion Commander " Manny " Salerno, the boy who revised Infantry Drill Regulations to suit himself with his famous command to his battalion of " LEFT TURN . . . YO! " Carroll " Shoulders " O ' Brien has run the Fifth Company as long as anyone can remem- ber, not without taking a Regimental Review . . . and throwing a party for his company to celebrate it. Commissioned Cadet Officerships were also held by Cadet-Midshipmen Robandt. Brewton and Nichols. A history of the section would be incomplete without mentioning the contributions to the Acad- emy of one Warren " Smitty " Smith, who served for many months in the inconspicuous posts of Circula- tion Manager, and later. Business Manager of Po- laris. He has seen bis publication grow to receive national recognition, and the magazine today is a great tribute to the efforts of " Smitty " and his co-workers. Academically, B-168 has had its ups and its downs, as the rest. Suffice to mention the especially outstanding work of Cadet-Midshipmen Waltzer, Smith and Salerno. ,P-S« « RUSSELL R. BENEDICT New York City. New York Rifle Company Sound Off Rowing Crew CLARENCE WILLIAM BREWTON Houston, Texas Propeller Club CHARLES P. HANLON Newark, New Jersey Propeller Club WALTER LA:M0NT Phillipine Islands ,.., , . [I VNfiiT ( r ' " ■ " :«6 Jjlftfc i 1 H9 H9 B HQ A S §■■■■ ■BHBhI a H ■■■Bi WILLIAM H. MALCOLM McEACHERN PHILLIP R. MILLER ALBERT J. NICHOLS McCLUSKEY San Antonio, Texas Rogers County, Oklahoma Barberton, Ohio Pawhuska, Oklahoma Propeller Club Cadet Officer Camera Club h CARROLL J. A. O ' BRIEN JOHN A. PROCTOR HERMAN A. ROBANDT JAMES J. SHERIDAN Balboa Heights, Canal Zone Arlington, Massachusetts St. Joseph, Michigan New York City 5th Company Commander Propeller Club WARREN C. SMITH Montvale, New Jersey Polaris ■■Ki IHBl BM WILLIAM SPURRIER Allentown, Pennsylvania HARVEY H. TURNER Woodbury, Georgia A. A. VICINO Corona, Long Island JOHN A. VALTZER Toledo, Ohio Regimental Commander RUDOLPH F. YRICK Bland, Virginia Propeller Club EMANUEL V. J. SALERNO San Francisco, Californi: Battalion Commander N. J. SCAVENS Sparta, Georgia Propeller Club I " - ' ■■ " -• ' - ' J V - s::: tg:S3g;mmm ' i is sissss! isawiim!saw3, fyrff ( (((( ted rJVo ' BewiBer 2M, J9M liNE month ' s ago, we the men, destined to form the Academy ' s most famous section, trudged lightly but politely into Furuseth. Our indoctrination period proved a success and with anticipation we entered into our class sched- ule. We were rudely sliaken, however after our first week of classes, with the realization that our vacations were over and that we were headed for nine montlis of hard work. As we look Ijack now, though, we realize that without the able guidance of our fine instructors, our time here would have proved much more difficult than it actually was. As time went on we found that the Academy wasn ' t all work, as witness our never-to-lje-forgot- ten dances, our week-ends and tlie fine friendships that we made here. Henry Dolan, " the Mother " of our section; Roy Knull, " Brooklyn ' s gift to us " ; Bill Bernstein, " The Battler " and all the other boys that made up our fine section . We point with pride to the section ' s accom- plishments, and to name a few: the fine cadet of- ficers our section produced; the incorporation of singing in ranks; two first string baseball players, Danny McDonald and Tom Simmans and last but far from least, we ' re proud of Joe " Bulwork on the defense " Capcllo, tlie Academy ' s original " Um- Ijriago. " Now that we are graduating it is probably safe to quote Gimner Spurr ' s opinion of us as a march- ing section, " Tlie only walking reciprocating engine that I have ever seen. " In closing our final chapter at the Academy we wish to express our appreciation for the excellent training that we have received here and we leave with the firm conviction that we are thoroughly equipped to enter our career as officers of tlie Merchant Marine. FRANKLIN W. ALLIE Highland Park, Michigan RAYMOND H. BALLARD Indian Orchard, Massachusetts Propeller Club Cadet Officer ROY J. KRULL Brooklyn, New York Propeller Club CYRIL L. MADISON Vienna, Virginia EDWARD M. OGLEY Yonkers, New York GEORGE SPIOTTA Clifton, New Jersey Windjammers GERALD L. DOLA.N Waterloo. Iowa iMCHULAS GAGLIANO Wauwatosa, isconsin VERNON D. ALDRICH WM. E. BERNSTEIN EDWARD DONAHER Napa, California San Francisco, California Revere, Massachusetts ROBERT M. HALLBERG, JR. Seattle, Washington IS ii DANIEL McDonald thomas sim.mons Great Neck, New York Manhasset, New York JOSEPH P. CAPPELLO Jersey City, New Jersey JAMES S. MARDIKOS Grant City, New Y ' ork " " rtnir ' ' iniir ' -ii I fl " liiiillli FREDERICK W. ULIES Westerly, Rhode Isliind BERNARD WERTHELM Brooklyn, New York Propeller Club FRANK P. REST A, JR. Newark, Ohio hin ' IOD - r -. ' -- ' !te:.. v ' , A ' ■ - v; •« ,.ft.. ' .irT- i5p.v 7 (jtDtttt iiianamtMm IT °— " — — — — r- IICP UCDP irrr ttated Vo ' iW ' mder ,? , ■9 W ITHOUT a doubt the best section to pass through the portals of Fuhon Hall, Section B-370 arrived at the Academy to commence advanced training on the morning of March 17, 1944. From the day that classes started, time fairly flew for us, and by the arrival of our first academic leave our ranks were still almost intact. Then, with our first set of exams out of the way, our section mates be- gan to extend their efforts to include participation in many of the various extracurricular activities here. Our second academic leave, held up for one week by the arrival of the First Congressional Board of Visitors was none the less welcome, but upon our return for the final stretch home we found that our ranks had been somewhat thinned by the aptitude board. However, several Cadets who had been held back from advanced sections due to illness joined us at this time, well making up for our losses. Our section was a particularly active one around the academy. We counted two company commanders among our section mates, and our members were active on Sound-Off, as well as several of the athletic teams — the wrestling team alone included four of us within its ranks. Finally on the afternoon of November 24, 1944 we received our licenses and diplomas on the stage of Bowditcli auditorium, bringing to an end our training period. Graduation leaves us with many fond memories of Kings Point and the Cadet Corps, as we go forward to new responsibilities as officers of the United States Merchant Marine. SAMUEL APPLEBAUM Brooklyn. New York Boxing Team JAMES O. ARMSTRONG Si. Louis. Missouri Cadet Officer Propeller Club W rest! in p Team f . MELVLN BRUNS Riverside. California Football Team Manager DAVID L. CROWELL Hamilton. Massachusetts Propeller Club - y— :r — 7.- . mm f K- RICHARD KLAUS Farminpdule. New York SHELDON LEVINE Norwick. Conneclirut Drum and Bugle Corps Sound Off I 0IIBKtll HARRY S. PARSONS Philadelphia, Pennsylvania r RICHARD EMALIE FRANK FERNANDEZ ARTHUR FRANK JOHN B. HOUSTON Cleveland. Ohio Astoria, Lonp Island Astoria. Long Island York, Pennsylvania Drum and Bugle Corps Cadet Officer 0k CHARLES SEEKLNGS Youngsville, Pennsylvania .L r m ■H flS OB ROBERT WARD NED PILATSKV KENNETH SMITS URBAN JOHNSON Van Nuys, California Bronx, New York Kaukauna. Wisconsin Monroe, Wisconsin Cadet Officer Tennis Team Football Team Wrestling Team Sound Off Third Battalion Cheerlead f i.;. [J i _ M i ■E HB HE WARREN JONES Wilmington. Delaware Wrestling Team DANIEL SNO DEN Hollywood, California Football Team WARREN LOPEZ New York. New York JMUB ' . ' H wict . ■- t it P»%l 1 W M ■ ' ■ - - ' ' - ' iS AWWC ' T-OtVi ?ill 7,7 ) . : UCP IICDP yaf nater JVo ' ne ' mi e t ' 2J , J9M lS we close our final chapter at the Academy our thoughts return to a clay nine long months ago when twenty-eight confused, bewildered, and to say the least, slightly discouraged Cadet-Midshipmen gathered together for the first time in Furuseth. We became old section buddies and we will always remember the fine friends we made here. Marv Elnick, our contribution to the founding of Sound Off. " Amos " Williams who deserved to graduate if only on the basis of longevity. Jack Strangfeld and his rejjelling spirit against all forms of regimentation. Pete Shaver and his tall stories. Glenn Nelson, the promoter of many entertain- ment extravaganzas . . . " Eli " Whitney with all his woes and troubles encountered liere . . . Jim Bab- son and liis praise of our Merchant Marine still ringing in our ears . . . Dick Brown, our jack of all trades . . . Jack Dohcrty, our outstanding example of the common man ' s Casonova . . . Frank Doran, our four star represe ntative on the extra duty squad . . . Goode Dorman, General Robert E. Lee ' s most able aide . . . " Dippy " Evans, our fiighting section leader . . . " Glot " Glotfclter, only sea-going cowboy at the Academy. " Efficiency Ed " Greenblatt, tiie section ' s chief exponent of modern jazz . . . Russ Hunter and his booming voice counting cadence in our marching . . . John Leary and his mild amazement at the antics of us " city slickers " . . . " Mac " McAuliffe, and his unruffled good humor even in the face of tlie many tribulations of Academy life . . . Danny Minkler ' s devout worshipping at the throne of King Nicotine, usually however, with the other boy ' s contributions . . . Bob Murphy, our lone con- vert to the rejjel camp . . . Jim O ' Rourkc, noted for Jiis long weekly expeditions liome — Flushing . . . Gus Rodgers, our contrijjution to the local bobby SOX brigade . . . " ReJjel " Taylor will always be remembered for his phonetic massacre of the Englisii language . . . Jack Vetter, our acme of inefficiency . . . Paul Wilson, our section liero . . . " Joker " Wold, who stepped from behind the plow and exclianged liis hayseed for seaweed . . . Art Aljel who developed his latent abilities in Delano Hall — eating . . . " G. H. " Lane, our section ' s guid- ing light wiien it came to explanations of difficult assignments . . . " Brock " Brockwell and his prow- ess in sports and other activities ouside the Acad- emy limits . . . Last but far from least, Bill Hurley, our sections highest ranking cadet officer and also a feminine admirer of the highest order. JAMES A. BABSON Oak Park, Illinois RICHARD S. BROWN Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2nd Battalion Football Windjammers Club JOHN E. DOHERTY Detroit, Michigan FRANCIS Y. DORAN Oakland, California Academy Wrestling Champion Propeller Club Glee Club Drum and Bugle Corps f B9i GOODE G. DORMAN THOMAS G. EVANS. Jr. HIRAM GUNN EDWIN GREENBLATT Tampa. Florida Brooklyn. New York D GLOTFELTER Phoenix. Arizona Propellor Club Sound Off Glee Club um and Bugle Corps Miami Beach. Florida First Class Commitlee Propeller Club r LSSELL E. HUNTER JOHN B. LEARY JOHN J. McAULIFFE DANIEL L. MINKLER Fairview Village. Ohio Belington. West Virginia Stamford. Connecticut New Haven, Connecticut Glee Club ROBERT J. MURPHY JAMES E. O ' ROURKE ERNEST A. RODGERS WALKER TAYLOR lit San Francisco. California Flushing. New York Santa Rosa. Propello California r Club ilmington. North Carolina ' — " ■IB JACK VETTER PAUL B. Yi ILLSON JOHN PAUL WOLD ARTHUR LEWIS ABEL Roanoke. Indiana Saio. Maine Newell. Soutli Dakota Tacoma, Washington Propeller Club Tin Fi.h Club Windjammer Club Propeller Club Propeller Club Propeller Club J % HOMER C. LANE West Hempstead. Long Island. .New York 2nd Battalion Baseball Glee Club Propeller Club indjammer Club r. WILLL M FULTON BROCK ELL Tulsa. Oklaboma 2nd Battalion Baseltall 2nd Battalion Football Propellor Club WILLIAM C. HURLEY Newton, North Carolina 2nd Battalion Football lltb Company Commander JOHN R. STRANGFELD Allendale. New Jersey Propeller Club Glee Club ! RICHARD A. HITNEY PETER F. SHAVER MARVIN ELNICK LEVI F. WILLIAMS East Orange. New Jersey Thebes. Illinois Bronx, New York Rogersville, Tennessee Track Team Managing Editor of Sound Off J - MASvi« r m vui:ifffif(j ' l ff( f Wfd(catec ece teer 8, 9M F ROM EVERY part of the United States, B-172 came to gather in New York before preceding to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. We had sailed the seven seas and had learned during that time what made a merchant vessel tick. We visited foreign ports, most of which we had never dreamt of seeing. But the glamour of our training was now at an end, and we were ready to settle down for our theoretical training in engineering. Our nine months of advanced training began in March, 1944 and terminated exactly three years after the declaration of war. During those nine months it was one continuous grind. Up at 0550 . . . Cadet-Midshipmen morning calisthenics . . . morning chow at 0630 . . . cleaning our room until colors at 0800 . . . classes imtil 1130 . . . noon chow at 1130 . . . classes again until 1630 . . . again chow at 1630 . . . study hall at 1930 . . . taps at 2200. This routine was fortunately interrupted by the great variety of extra-curricular activities, movie shows, smokers, and most of all by that long- awaited weekend liberty. Boxing, wrestling, football, basketball, sailing, and track comprised our sports schedule. B-172, without a doubt had the championship basketball team, although no official tournament was declared. December 8, 1944 we gathered for the last time in Bowditch Auditorium to receive from Captain Stedman our diplomas. Again we were ready to set sail for distant lands, but this time as enginering officers in the United States Merchant Marine. LARS LA VERNE LARSEN Afognak, Alaska Propeller Club CHARLES R. ABRAHAM San Francisco, California Transportation Committee Midships PAUL N. ANDERSON Worcester, Massachusetts JOHN FREDERICK BORUM New York, New York Sound Off Second Class Representative Midships First Class President Shore Patrol Committee Central Dance Committee - ' ' ■ ' »y " ' II EDWARD GUELPA Garden Cily, New York JOSEPH A. GUERRIERO, Jr. Youngstown, Ohio RAYMOND R. HAWKINS Louisville, Kentucky Cadet Officer Propeller Club Sound Off EDWARD C. KELLER Mollis, New Yor k HOWARD A. KLOSS Chicago, Illinois Football Team THOMAS O. MOORE Freeport, New York Cadet Officer GEORGE BIRGER NELSON DesMoines, Iowa Battalion Football Battalion Wrestling First Class Committee JOHN J. QUINN Brooklyn, New York Baseball Ttfara Football Team Propeller Club ,1 ioB«i« " ALLAN L. REDMOND Chicago, Illinois Aquatic Club Battalion Swimming Team Regimental Dance Committee Propeller Club AUSTIN S. RYAN Hempstead, New York DONALD SCHIEGEL Minneapolis. Minnesota Track Team ALAN G. STANFORD, Jr. Atlanta, Georgia Drill Company Rostrum Soc First Class Cor DARELL R. STORMS ROBERT M. VINCENT FRANK J. VURANCH EMERY J. ALTERS Fairbault, Minnesota Yonkers, New York Cleveland, Ohio Easton, Pennsylvania Glee Club Cadet Officer Glee Club JOHN E. MORRIS San Francisco, California ■-a-J .-y -wy jai Sm i ' ffcfituted ecewh er 8, J9M .■.T WAS the first day of Spring when the first Cadet-Midshipmen of section B-185 arrived at King ' s Point, and the last snow was still on the ground. Since that time the snow has melted away and the trees have leafed out and heen frozen bare again. We have seen three seasons come and go during our nine months here at the Academy. Every one of us was greatly surprised at the Academy. For many of us, this was the first visit to Kings Point, and no one failed to enjoy the broad lawns and white buildings. Those who had their basic training here were impressed by the growth of the Academy in the six short months that they had been away. Our section was well represented in all activ- ities on the base. Those who betrayed the section by joining the ranks of the cadet officers were: Peterson, who commanded the fourth company, and DeLaski, Watson, and Hoffman. Watson was the " 4.0 " man for the section and wore tlie schol- astic star. Of all the technical training we had received in nine months at King ' s Point, we are forced to consider this of only secondary impcfrtance. Our training has not been merely the accumulation of knowledge. More important has been the realiza- tion of America ' s new role on the seven seas. Into this new role we firmly believe Academy graduates will have an important part. Herein will lie the Academy ' s international fame and respect . . . Herein will lie her greatness. JAMES E. CULTON JAMES V. R. SWEET WILLIAM E. KOCH HARVEY I. WATSON Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Wausau, Wisconsin New York, New York Opeliua, Alabama Windjammers Glee Club Drill Team Drill Team Propeller Club Midships Scholastic Star Am OSCAR T. EBERLE GEORGE H. GRAVES ALEXANDER H Union. New Jersey Otis, Colorado TWOMBY, III Glee Club Sunnet, New Jersey Drill Team STEPHEN H. CROWLEY, Jr. Lewiston, Maine ROBERT J. MORRISEY, BURTON E. WARREN NEIL J. CAREY RALPH W. DOUGLASS Jr. New York, New York Rye, New York Jr. New York. New York Shellyville, Indiana m JAMES W. GANN, JR. DONALD G. GIESA DAVID S. HADDEN KENNETH H.HOFFMAN Yoseraite, Colorado New York. New York Birmingham, Alabama Oakland, California Wrestling Team Football Team Football Team Boxing Champion wn m M ■H9 FRANCIS R. KRAMER RICHARD P. MATTEI FREDERICK W. LOUIS A. PINDERSKI Vallejo. California Peta Luma, California PETERSON Chicago, Illinois New York, New York Drill Team Regimental Adjutant WILLARD C. RUFF Columbus, Ohio BARNEY A. SHELLECK Los Angeles, California PETER TOZER WISE Euclid, Ohio ROBERT D. deLASKI Clarke Township, New Jersey Cadet Officer RUSSELL RATHBONE, Jr. Seattle, Washington . fik . N ■■■vvN,--. ■,.■o■,■. v.■..,.. ■,;r, ' in ffw«}TWfln] iirifiYiriT»iii»iHi6«frfa ECTION B-274 may have started out as a ran- dom sampling of green Second Classmen who just came back from their sea training, hut it wasn ' t long before the grouj) molded itself into a snappy unit worthy of the privilege of going first in every- thing from section spirit to section scholarship. As we stepped on the stage of Bowditch Audi- torium on December 8, 1944 our thoughts went back to the many experiences that were ours in the last nine months. We remembered the large group of Cadet-Midshipmen, wearing their hard-earned two class stripes, gathering at the District Instruc- tor ' s office in New York. We remembered how we were informed by the District Instructor of the grueling task that lay before us at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. We remember the long bus ride that brought us to Kings Point, and the sullen looks that could lie seen on each and every one of our faces. We remendier our in- doctrination period and the agonizing period of taking imnumization injections that left our arms sore and adiing for weeks. e remember our first week of watches that preceded our class schedule. e remember those viscious first ten weeks of studying, sweating, and tearing our hair out, trying to get accustomed to the Academv routine. We remend)er the long awaited ten-week leave, the leave that followed our twenty-four week exami- nations, and finally the last few weeks of license preparation which we were given to prepare for our license examinations. We remember those examinations we took a short while ago, and the perspiration that litcraly dripjjcd from our bodv during this time. All these are memories now, Ijut they are mem- ories that will never be forgotten. MICHAEL J. CA: IPBELL Mank;ito. Minnesota GEORGE W . DANFORTH 11 Napa. California EDW ARD E. DOO.NEV Philadelphia. Pennsylvania JOHN M. FITZGERALD .Amherst. Massachusetts mi ROBERT G. HAWN Altoona, Pennsylvania CASWELL F. HOLLO WAY, Jr. Chester, Pennsylvania ROBERT E. LINSCOTT Yonkers, New York FREDERICK H. NAUMANN San Francisco, California CHARLES E. PAINTER Denver, Colorado mKB JOHN F. PERKINS Fort Bragg. California DALE L. TRYON Meclianicsburg, Illinois STANLEY K. WARD Woodsfield, Ohio JAMES H. WILLIAMS Rupper, Idaho JOHN F. WILSON Albany. California JOHN W. SISTY Waukegan. Illinois EDWIN H. BLUM East Rorkaway, New York " ;£iii ii:i : .LitfUi JiH T cp acDP %adaatec Qeeemiey 22, 9M O NE of the largest sections to graduate from the Academy in 1944 was Section B 376. At the start the section had its first setback by having a long indoctrination of four weeks. The men were anxious to sink their teeth into the course instead of marking time. They finally did get started and it wasn ' t long before calenders were all scrawled up with days being marked off. Each day brought them closer to their dual goal, graduation and the license. It didn ' t take long for the section to get on the hall with their studies and then seek outlets for tlieir spare time. Men of the section entered tournaments and joined up with clubs, teams, and publications. By the time the first academic leave came Section B 376 was known throughout the academy for their rep- resentation on all the Academy ' s activities, not for- getting the extra duty squad. On through the hot summer the section firmly entrenched itself as part of KINGS POINT. By fall the section boasted a few cadet officers, company commander of the Rifle Company, golf champion of the Academy, five members of the Third Battalion football team, the First class vice- president, chairman of the First class committee of the Third Battalion, a drummer and bugler in the Drum and Bugle Corps, circulation manager and public relations director of Polaris, as well as being the best singing section of Kings Point. B 376 has since departed to the four corners of the earth but their spirit and good-fellowship still echo from the walls of Fulton Hall. KARL BUEHLER Rochester, New York Rifle Company Cadet Officer LEONHARDT N. CHRISTENSEN West Orange, New Jersey NEAL E. COLE Brooklyn, New York Polaris GEORGE E. GILBERT Boumanstown, Pennsylvania bUi »s% . ivz PETER KRENITSKY Binghamton. New York WALTER R. REINDL Manly, Iowa DAVID L. SHORTT Hollywood. California LOUIS C. HAYWARD Tulsa, Oklahoma Rifle Company .LIAM D. BENSON JAMES A. BENTLEY, Jr. HARVEY M. COOK, Jr. RICHARD H. Washington, D. C. New York. New York St. Joseph, Missouri CUNNINGHAM Rifle Company Flushing, New York Cadet Officer JOHN J. ETTINGER WILLIAM E. HICKEY ROBERT K. JOSEPH A. MACRI Bright Waters, New York Woodside, Long Island, LA BRANCHE Port Chester, New Yorlt New York New Britain, Connecticut Windjammers Tin Fish Club Rifle Company Propeller Cluh FootballiF LEON I. MIRELL Los Angeles, California Rifle Company Propeller Club Polaris F. G. PELLICORI Kenosha. Wisconsin Softball DEAN B. RICE Upper Darby. Pennsylvania FREDERICK M. STEINGRESS Moonachie, New Jersey MARTIN F. THOMPSON Lexington, Kentucky Football BRUCE CRADLE Santa Barbara, California JACK W. GROVES Washington, D. C. Football DARWIN F. WILLIAMS Peonia, Illinois ROBERT L. BROWER Cambridge, Ohio J. F. McKILLIPS, Jr. Savannah, Georgia ■• r MW Jmfi HCP IKBP yaa ' hat did Section B-287 ever do to claim rights to fame? Returning from sea training, to the United States Merchant Marine Academy as Second Classmen, Section B-287 never quite com- pleted a transition to the life at Kings Point. The early training was evident even at the last class formations. While other sections would still be gathering up hooks in their barracks, we would be mustered in front of Delano Hall, each man swear- ing he would never pull such a trick again so as to become a member of the extra duty squad. Section B-287 did place one proud mark on its record. During its nine month stay at Kings Point it was the Academy ' s crack marching outfit. The only explanation we can give is that we are all grandstanders. In practice drills we did every- thing wrong, but when the day of the big show came, it was another story. Not another section on Kendrick Field was as sharp as B-287 when the iuateff Qerrmier ??, J9-M command came, " Pass in review! " Lucky was the company that we marched with! Studies didn ' t mean a thing to us. Scholastic stars were the run in our little group. Our instruc- tors would go around pulling out their hair (what little was attached to their scalp) when one of our members would invariable say, " But sir, we did it like this on our ship. " Now what is a poor instruc- tor going to do when this happens? Our cracker- jack football team was the talk of tlie Academy. Although we did not quite make the headlines, we were the undisputed Academy football champions. But what does all tliis lead up to? That ' s right! You hit it the first time. Graduation. What a day it was when B-287, in all its majesty, stepped on to the stage and received their diplomas. Yes we think we are pretty good, and if you were in our shoes, you ' d think so too. M -»; CllAKLK.S K. HLWCK Biooklvn. (• i.rk CHAHLKS A. BOMAR iillev Ceiiler, Kiin ;i JAMKS {. MOORK, Jr. Biiniiiii;li;iin. Alalmnia .NOHBER r H. SICKLE Pitt l)urph. Penns Ivaiiia hI THOMAS H. VELTE Kaukauna. Wisconsin ARCHIE E. LLOYD Everett, Washington JAMES L. CAHILL Syracuse, New York ARVEL L. CURTISER Wayne, Michigan I LEROY i . FORRESTER Grosse Point. Michigan DAVID G. HANLON Scarsdale, New York WARREN H. HEWETT Seattle, Washington ARTHUR J. JERSIN Denver, Colorado GEORGE W. MORRIS, Jr. Richmond, irginia CHARLIE L. PETERSON Isle, Minnesota JOHN M. PLATT Hopewell, Virginia LOGAN H. POTTER Redwood City, California --- " - " " -- " ' • tei ' «i l COLEMAN SCHNEIDER est New York. New Jersey EDWARD G. STACK Brooklyn. New York WILLIAM E. WESTIN Minneapolis, Minnesota JOSEPH E. HASSINGER, Jr. New Orleans. Louisiana ECTION B-178 " s claim to Academy fame is rather unique. Beyond a question of a doubt, we are the smallest section that has ever graduated from the Academy. ' e are only eleven in number and earnestly believe in the proverb, " precious things come in small packages. " Of our eleven men, there are eleven distinct personalities. ' i e have been the melting pot of characters . . . " Monty " Monastesse, a little over five feet short, was a terror to the prelims; Otis Gann, the living example of the adage " I ' m from Missouri " , " Pete ' Peterson — suffice it to say he was our beleagered section leader; Norman " Vin- nie " ' Vincent claims to be part Indian — his entire conversation could be summed up as " Ugh " . John Nelson was the most patient and consis- tent of all: Ed Ortman was an individual in more wavs than one, always being the first one out of tiie gate, and the last one in — rain or shine; Verlin Lane is an example of the Cadet Corps motto " Acta Non Verba. " ' " Hutch " Hutchison was the most studious of our group, spending most of his time at the library . . . studying?. Bill " Scottie " Scott, caught a fifty yard pass in the last two minutes of play to put over the winning touchdown against the Third Battalion in our first win of the season; Joe Har- bert rose from GPO to First Battalion Adjutant; and " Josh " Krechel came to us in our eleventh week, later to become Third Company Com- mander. We ' ve come a long way together and have had our share of " intramural " strife, but we will always rallv to our mott o. " Not for one alone " . LESTER OTIS GANN New London. Missouri Athletics ( Volley Ball 1 EDGAK P. HUTCHISON Salt Lake Citv. Utah JERLIN 0. LANE MARCEL N. Bowie. Texas MONASTESSE Propeller Club Haverhill. Massachusetts Polaris Propeller Club Camera Club Windjammers Xy«.,, ..M1- .-■-.: u - y -ji. }d m. m " 1 m in JOHN E. NELSON St. Albans, New York Baseball Propeller Club WILLIAM J. SCOTT Los Anpeles, California Football Softball Volleyball NORMAN B. VINCENT Taft, California Swimming Volleyball Softball EDWARD ORTMAN Long Island City, New York Propeller Club enlli had " ■ 3 RAYMOND T. PETERSON Arlington, New Jersey Propeller Club Softball Volleyball JOSHUA J. KRECHEL Kresgeville. Pennsylvania Cadet Dance Band Third Company Commander TESSE iris , iChl ' Uu-n MYr JS yJi ' ti U¥ A7 tlWUf! VJm-Wmia ' ' y5SS :S . mt HCP IKDP :fj, ' a( aat( ' f %ecm ' r ' j ' ??. .9M URS is but a memory of many long weeks of work and fun, and much may be said in trilnite to the fine spirit of cooperation tliat has been with us through our stay at Kings Point. Entertainment was never lacking during our associations with one " Chet " Mitchell. The Deli- cious Delectahles Department was very ably handl- ed by Lee Moore. " Warhead " Davies, President of the Tin Fish Club; Jerry Engle, active in First Class Committee affairs; and " Sleepy " Hoffman Vice President of tlie Propeller Club and a member of the Tliird Battalion footljall team, are all to l)e complimented on their fine work in these organiza- tions. Steve Stanuliewicz will be remembered as the star of the Third Battalion football team. Mike Russak, and New Jersey ' s favorite son — Jim Naulty, were active in the sixteenth company basketball team. Pottsville born and bred, " Curly " Dengler had some great oratory possibilities, but they were generally interrupted by, " This is all so silly, " from " Bo " Mach. Just when the future looked darkest, one could always find courage by watching " Hawk " Harris carrying out his regular Friday evening ritual of eliminating another week from tlie course outline chart, and then polisliing up that l)ig gold star. Other members of the Order of the Golden Star art " Champ " Bacliteal and " Goose " Goostrey, who put the Rules of the Road under his pillow every night for luck. During hundreds of miles of marching about the grounds, the self-appointed Chamber of Com- merce, Ken Herman, kept our minds, and his, off our feet with his interesting travel talks. " Booker T. " Kruse, tlie ever faithful section leader, whose efforts we greatlv appreciated, was ably assisted by our trained seal, Dick Perry, in counting cadence. Out on the Sound, the Bosun from Mathews County, " Up Behind " Capman, really reached his zenith in showing us how they do it down home. Speaking of zeniths. Bill " Nathaniel Bowditch " Snell, is predicted the most likely one to become the world ' s most famous navigator. Our candidate for Hollywood, who should qualify as a second Fred Asataire is " Pinky " Ettenger. Jim Lenihan should do very well on the radio as the Singing Irishman. We understand that " Moonshine " Rouse may join the Revenuers down in Tennessee, and Evan Rubino is expected to break more feminine liearts than did Rudolph Valentino. CLARENCE DENGLER Pottsville. Pennsylvania Propeller Club Tin Fish Club ENSIGN CLARENCE B. DENGLER . T IS with utmost regret that Kings Point an- nounces the loss of her son. Ensign Clarence B. Dengler. Ensign Dengler, while at the Academy, by his demeanor, personified in an exemplary manner, the finest qualities of an officer and a gentleman. His beaming smile and congenial personality warmed the hearts of those associated with him here. We will ever cherish his friendship as a privi- lege few of us will be so fortunate to share again. ihst «] ROBERT M. BACHTEAL MARION R. CHAPMAN JAMES G. DA VIES JERROLD S. ENGLE Benton Harbor. Michigan Glouster, Virginia Wilkinsburgb, Penni ylvania Oak. Park. Illinois Windjammers Cluh Propeller Club Propeller Club President, Tin Fish Club Propeller Cluh Windjammers Club PATRICK L. GOOSTREY STANLEY C. HARRIS KENNETH C. HERMAN CLAYTON E. KRUSE Ithara. Michigan Cordelia. California San Mateo. California New Orleans. Louisiana Propeller Club Polaris Propeller Club Propeller Club Propeller Club CHARLES G. MITCHELL San Francisco, California Propeller Club LEON MOORE Oxford, Alabama Cadet Officer JAMES F. NAULTY Red Bank. New Jersey Propeller Club RICHARD M. PERRY Evansville. Indiana Propeller Clul sS .. « JAMES L. LENIHAN East Rockaway. Long Island, New York Propeller Club JOHx T. ROUSE Roulston. Tennessee Propeller Club 3rd Battalion Football EVAN A. RUBINO Arlington, New Jersey WILLIAM R. SNELL Chester. Pennsylvania Propeller Club STEPHEN STANULIEWICZ Middleboro, Massachusetts Propeller Club 3rd Battalion Football JOHN T. W ATKINS Lansing. Michigan Propeller Club MICHAEL RUSSAK Hastings-on-Hudson. New York BOYD H. ETTINGER Morrisville. Pennsylvania Propeller Club RICHARD A. HOFFMAN Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Wrestling Champion Propeller Club 3rd Battalion Football BOHUMIL MACK Chicago. Illinois ' - - -■ Jt T WAS A brisky day in March when Section B-280 gathered in New York at the District Instruc- tor ' s office. Twice before we had gathered here — once in civilian clothes upon assignment to pre- liminary training, and once as Third Classmen awaiting assignment to vessels. After our sea train- ing we came back once again, this time to enter the United States Merchant Marine Academy for our advanced training. Nine months lay before us, and it seemed like the day would never arrive when we, as all the sections before us, would stand up on the stage in Bowditch Auditorium and re- ceive our diplomas of graduation from Captain Stedman. After a week of watches and a week of indoc- trination, B-280 got off to the start of its academic schedule. Ten weeks of classes ened with the ten- week examination, after which we received a ten- week leave to recuperate. After this period, which is known as the " breaking-in-the-Cadet-Midship- man-just-l)ack-from-t]ie-sea " , or " know-the-reason- why " period, things began to settle. Our studies seemed to come a little easier now. and we found more time to indulge in recreation and extra-cur- ricular activities. Football, bascljall, basketball, wrestling, boxing and sailing teams dominated our sports schedules. We are known as a rugged section and proved this by whipping every other section in most sporting contests. We also had our repre- sentatives on the publications such as Polaris, Midships, and Sound Off. The period between mess and study hall was utilized in the form of Academy clubs as the Camera Clid), Propeller Club, Windjammers, and Rostrum Debating So- ciety. Decemljer 22, 1944 we graduated. Vi e then realized that the day that we had thought would never come was here at last. B-280 had marched to Bowditch Hall for the last time that dav. ANDREW M. ANDERSON Conimicut, Rhode Island PAUL A. BORDELON New Orleans. Louisiana WALTER G. CHEW, Jr. Chester, Pennsylvania GLENN J. CONKLE Chicago, Illinois fttssuabaemmimimam iiiittB HH B LOWELL W. DAVIS Los Angeles, California LORENZO DEAGLE Cheviot, Ohio CHARLES J. DITTMAR Glendale, New York JAMES L. EVANS Long Beach. California JP ' 1 tfk ARNOLD B. FENLEY GORDON F. FERGUSON Long Beach. California St. Paul, Minnesota ARTHUR S. HAND. Jr. Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania JAMES E. SHEPARD Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania HUGH H. McCRACKEN Modesto, California MAX : L McGRAY Detroit, Michigan OB MARVIN S. ROSS Washington, D. C. CHARLES SPRANGER Great Neck. New " York I k EVA. 5 ADRIAN R. VAN VOAST Cincinnati, Ohio JOHN C. WEBB Tonawanda, New York PAUL E. BEHNEN Creve Coeur, Missouri I %rff tifft(r rem er ??, M j WC ECTION B-191 proudly presents a team of seventeen men for graduation on December 22, 1944. Certain outstanding things, which have oc- curred time and again during the nine months of advanced training, might bear mentioning — such as those thirty-four clean linen days when " Ten- nessee " French painstakingly made his sack at 6:05 only to rip it up with tears in his eyes a few min- utes later — with the whole section at the door. Or those long, hard nights when " Sparks " Dour labored to teach his three room mates, " Mar- linspike " Shutts, " Slits " Stanton, and Baglama " The bomb thrower " the principles of radio. And there was always a knowing smile on the faces of the section when those letters came to 2228 address- ed to " Wamsky " Manske! But other evenings there would be tears in the section ' s eyes wlien we had to watch " King " Herzog marching with the extra- curricular men over and over again! A familiar scene, about Thursday, was " Golden Gloves " Gibson writing to a certain Barbara for permission to go on liberty the coming Saturday. He almost always got it too! However, a more fre- quent scene was John Knecht and " Molotov " Hut- ters sitting around a smoky card table ! A word of thanks must be extended to " Mac " McGrath for the exams he tried so hard to talk the instructors out of — even if we did have to take them the next day! And to " Swords " Treakle for trying to change the inspector ' s mind on when we do sit and when we don ' t! All appreciated, men! We know that the Academy will never forget its pioneer in " Academy Football " , Pat Getchell! It could all have been much harder if " Moose " Lautenschlager hadn ' t been our benevolent com- pany commander who overlooked those little things which make men wind up on that famous team. Another supported to this cause was our regimental man, " Little " Howarth. A farewell thanks to our section leader " Bo- sun " Bigelow, who has more than one gray hair worrying about the behaviour of B-191 in places where behavior counts. He faced a tough struggle to keep himself off the sheet and get B-191 to that stage on Decem])er 22nd. W e made the stage — but poor " Bosun " made the sheet. But now it is all behind — it was pleasant and it was tough. Section B-191 has graduated. 0 CHARLES BAGLAMA ALAN D. BIGELOW VINCENT E. DOUR JAMES C. FRENCH Steelton, Pennsylvania Worcester, Massachusetts Cadet Officer Propeller Club Brooklyn. New York Harrinian. Tennessee smLM s smmaa ammmmmmgmJ t PATRIC F. GETCHELL GEORGE W. GIBSON DONALD R. HERZOG JAMES A. HOWARTH Athal, Massachusetts Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Warsaw, Illinois Uniontown, Pennsylvania Tin Fish Club Scholastic Award GERALD HUTTERS Allentown. Pennsylvania -ST f ' Wy y ,. ■IB JOHN J. JAYNE. Jr. New York, New York Track and Sports JOHN VIRGIL KNECHT Minneapoli . Minnesota LEE T. LAUTENSCHLAGER Milford. Illinois 2nd Company Commander r p m WENDELL J. MANSKE JOHN F. McGRATH EVERETT VICTOR LEONARD J. STANTON Minneapolis, Minnesota Freeporl, New York SHUTTS, Jr. Boston. Massachusetts Glee Club Scholastic Award Propeller Club Cadet Officer Ridgewood. New Jersey Aa ■MMMHMlHMiHltta iMMBaiia MaBMMIMM WAVELAND TREAKIE, Jr. Norfolk, Virginia 6th Company Commander ,.iujiP.i, i " iriiiiBii»g- - J i ■luni ' A ' iisss " " ]j(p ii(Dj!r rfff ((rftfr Qerrjj rj ??, .9M B -382 has fallen in for it ' s last nmstcr and it is F.W.E. for our section, but the memories of the past nine months still remain. ■ ' What say, Doc " Hanshe, " Creepy " Snyder, and " Silent " George Kold, were the three prank- sters of the section. Tiiey never seemed to be able to stay out of trouble. " Little Willie " Barclay, the boy with the most popular head of hair in the section . . . " Sy " Cymansky always looking for an angle . . . " Ears " Coney, our ship construction genius . . . Jim D ' anrea of Hazelton, Pennsylvania was his native state ' s gift to the Academy. Big " Bull " DeFluri — He sure was a staunch supporter of North Wales, Pennsylvania . . . " Chuck " Godert, our big time operator and only three striper . . . Bill Jones, with the big red eyes and the only star . . . " Build ' cm right off the flat car " Volouski, who was always ahead of everyone in Room 5414 by a nose. " Let ' s go, 3-8-2 " Maher, who always worried and flunked tlie exams until the marks came through. " Ole Black Joe " Nicastro, the straggler of the section . . . " Take easy like " Travis, who was al- ways 4.0 at al)breviating sentences and sleeping . . . " diet " Zaniewski, the man with tlie 4.0 notebook . . . " Herr " Roeser, our only spy suspect. Well, the section compendium is finally com- plete — nope, here comes Joe Stanton, the pride and glory of San Mateo, California. He ' s rushing over from Jones Hall and we almost forgot him. Come on, Joe, we ' re heading for Bowditch Audi- torium. It ' s the big day at last! WILLIAM T. BARCLAY North Wales R.D., Pennsylvania LEON A. CYMANSKY Livingston. New Jersey JAMES D ' ANDREA Weatherlv. Pennsylvania FRANK DE FLURI Hazelton, Pennsylvania • -=° ' =° ' ' ' = " ' ii rr " Tir niTi iiriirmrTi -nTinirnTr f a CARL HENRY GODERT Buffalo, New York BUS ROBERT I. HANSHE Brooklyn. New York GEORGE A. KOLB Somerville. New Jersey THOMAN B. MAHER Brooklyn. New York I - RALPH F. SNYDER Hazelton, Pennsylvania r! r: DONALD S. VOLOVSKI Thoniaston, Connecticut CHESTER ZANIEWSKI Cliffside Park, New Jersey JOSEPH F. NICASTRO Sharon, Pennsylvania OB ERVIN ROESER Philadelphia, Pennsylvania CLAUDE J. TRAVIS, Jr. Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania ROBERT L. CONEY Berkely. California ILLL M J. JONES, Jr. Pittsburg, California riMiini . ' ■ ma lfln■ sK ' • lv m Vork JOSEPH E. STANTON San Maleo, California RICHARD D. FADELEY North Wales, Pennsylvania ,_ -x 1_ l r»- p|.= ;w fc : v■. l■. [;l t v aa.v c ,-vs!a,f ■Mf « 1 (p ![• n (D 1 O UR CAMPUS is the seven seas. " This we found to be true during our sea training. Oh boy, what a campus! From London to Guadalcanal, B-293 had travelled. We had seen things and we had done things — some good, some bad. The good things — we are so tired of talking about we just can ' t talk about them any more. The bad things — well, we ' ll just keep them. Anyway, we all gathered in New York at the District Instructor ' s office March, 1944, a big, wide grin stretching from cheek to cheek, and a question mark on our faces denoting the uncertain events that lay before us. The big, grey United States Merchant Acad- emy bus brought B-293 to the gates. e climbed off the bus and started looking around for the porter to carry off our bags. Finding that there were no such creatures at our new homes, we pick- ed up our bags with a shrug and hauled them to our barracks. Ah, what splendor . . . What magnifi- cent boudoirs. Lace curtains, Chinese rugs, barbe- que fireplaces, and innerspring mattresses greeted our eyes. HO ARE E KIDDING? But it really wasn ' t so bad after all. Nine long months of studies. We thought we knew all about Navigation, Seamanship, Cargo, Gunnery, Radio, and all the other affiliated sub- jects. At least that ' s what our " old man " would tell us. We were in for a surprise. It was a pleas- ant one because we were being trained in these subjects to a greater degree than we had ever dreamed of. New methods for working our sights, different types of splices, improved ways of stowing Cargo, gunnery developments that had occurred since we departed on our sea training, and a more intensive course in radio were offered us. ' hen the nine months of advanced training liad drawn to a conclusion, we finally realized that although our campus was the seven seas, the greater and more important part of our education was achieved at Kings Point. HAROLD LANE DAMON Nashua, New Hampshire Propeller Club First Class Representative FRANCIS E. DONNELLY Hempstead, Long Island. New York Soft Ball Team Second Class Representative KENNITH EARLE EDMISTON South Charleston. Ohio Soft Ball Team Rowing Crew PHILIP ALBRIGHT FRANKLIN HI Locust Valley. Long Island. New York Tin Fish Club ; ' ' - Ktf r ■ttti JAMES W. HAYES, Jr. North Quincy. Massachusetts Propeller Club VERNE CLARK JONES Detroit, Michigan Propeller Club Sound Off GEORGE E. KRAEMER Middle Village, New York Propeller Club Rowing Crew Soft Ball Team Handball ERNEST P. MILLER New Orleans, Louisiana Soft Ball WILLIAM HENRY MULLINS, Jr. New York, New York Propeller Club Soft Ball DONALD DAVIS PAYNE Portland, Maine Football Manager Propeller Club Rowing Crew Soft Ball Team WILLIAM F. TOOHEY Williamsport, Pennsylvania Propeller Club Soft Ball Team Rowing Crew Cadet Officer ROBERT GEORGE HENDERSON Santa Rosa, California 11th Company Commander Propeller Club Rowing Crew I ' wk I Club •1 FRANK YIP KENNETH ERNEST VERNON N. BIRCHER WARREN H. WILD San Francisco, California SCHWARTZ Canton, Ohio Springfield, Louisiana Propeller Club Detroit, Michigan Propeller Club Transportation Committee Propeller Club Transportation Committee Scholastic Star j Propeller Club vaxlitateti ixnuaru 5, MS A UARY 5, 1944. On this day the first gradua- ting class of the New Year receive their diplomas. A quick glance at the signatures on the coveted " sheepskin " results in the following: Orchids to Kruger, who had section unity at heart . . . Fen- dlason, out only cadet officer who so endeared our section to the heart of Chief Gunner Spurr . . . Currie and Potts, our " star men ' " who kept our averages down . . . Tom Butterfield, better known as the " Boy from Boston. " " Big Joe " Cieslukowski, who could never see eye to eye with the home town gal . . . " Kalamazoo " Miller, whose tales of the Murmansk run never failed to amuse us . . . Frank Pratley, Gods gift to the maritime and feminine world . . . the Casanova of the section, Jim Lowman, outstanding member of the Academy Baseball team, and his able assis- tant and trainer, Maurice Holly . . . W. B. McNabh, who decided he liked our section so much that he transferred into it, and Stewart, who liked the Academy so well that he stayed in week-ends. " Vitamin " Martin of Carmel-By-The-Sea fame missed so many meals that for a while he had us worried . . . Kaylor, pride and joy of Lucas, Ohio, wos without a doubt the biggest-hearted fellow in our midst . . . " Bugs " Mayoral always said that the best things at the Academy were the bunk passes and the movies. Bill Edwards, who always taxed our credulity . . . Bill Silbert, who saw enough of the Navy before he became a cadet . . . Ryba and Walsh were Tin- Fish club members of B-184, brave boys they were . . . B aranovic and Roth, who never believed any- thing . . . Richardson, the dark horse of the section, didn ' t start with us but did finish with us. F.W.E. JOSEPH CIESLUKOWSKI Toledo, Ohio WILLIAM C. EDWARDS Sylacauga, Ahibamn LEROY J. FENDLASON Canton. Mississippi Cadet Officer Tennis W ILFORD E. KRUGER Salt Lake City, Utah JAMES A. LOWMAN San Francisco, California Baseball JOHN R. MARTIN San Francisco. California ANTHONY J. MAYORAL Ponce, Puerto Rico CARL RALPH MILLER Kalamazoo, Michigan Glee Club EWELL C. POTTS FRANK M. PRATLEY THOMAS L. ROTH EUGENE S. RYBA New Orleans, Louisiana Steubenville, Ohio St. Louis, Missouri New Britain, Connecticut Tin Fish Club Tin Fish Club Propeller Club [N AVERY SILBERT PHILLIP R. STEWART COLEMAN W. WALSH JAMES R. CURRIE Detroit, Michigan San Diego, California Ansonia, Connecticut Tin Fish Club Glee Club Propeller Club New Orleans, Louisiana jaos S. «: WALTER J. Mc ABB Delhi, California Propeller Club DANA p. RICHARDSON Beverlv, Massachusetts r T cp acDCT w W We c rff dilated %i nucD if 5, M5 ' E OF section B-395 think tliat we were tlie most unique section that ever completed their training at Kings Point. We l ase this conviction on the fact that we had such imique section memhers. It was tlie men in the section like " Doc " Schnoor, who kept off the extra duty squad for eight weeks although lie was room captain for that time, " Mac " Rebouche, who had the quality of being able to sleep riglit through a study period, along with having the room being inspected, and the three brains of the section — Ray Rhodes, " Muscles " TurnbuU and ' Reggie " Otto. Bill Roark went by " Betty Biceps " and praise the Lord when he wrapped his arms around you. " Mouse " Cooper was married within a week after graduation, but the boys had done a splendid job of indoctrination. " Beaver " Scott studied occasion- ally but never let the books interfere with those letters to Patty. His books by the way did a most profitable business during the football season. " Erk " Doran was number tjirce in the section and, yes, he was the one caught typing our radio note while sitting for his license. Then there was " G. T. Teemly " Smith. Just ask him what he thinks a- bout the Stork Club. " Nick the Greek " Samaras was one man that never let the moring exercises bother him. " Happy " Happ never had any woman trouble. What a man! Oh yell ! " Ubangi " Urban was his one consolation. " Little Stud " Ayres always remained neutral in the radio Ijrawls. Had he not, the West end of the third deck of Jones Hall would no longer be intact. " Robot " Hewitt was the only member of the Tin Fish Club in the section. " Lew " Lewis didn ' t quite run a kitchen, but my, those snacks were delicious. ' Moo Cow " Motowski was the photographer that had a tape worm, and nobody ever found out how he put away so much chow. " Scotty " Knox always made liberty mean something to him. He didn ' t waste a minute of it getting back and fourth to the Academy in his car. " Meat Ball " is the gentle sounding name given to Company Commander Beck. It was in the twilight of the course that " Griff " Griffith met B-395. To prevent any misconception of how success- ful the future is to be, B-395 sat before the license Inspector on January 1, 1945. Do you remember? f . FRED D. AYRES Houston, Texas Propeller Club WILLIAM A. HAPP Ridgefield Park, New Jersey Propeller Club Drill Team ANDREW K. KNOX Hillside, New Jersey Cadet Officer Rifle Company ERNEST R. KORAN Racine, Wisconsin Cadet Officer Rifle Company mam u,»uv ' «ai xvg;ssi8i7,.u w mi ? iii:mM m:i- HUGH V. LEWIS Hastings-on-Hudson, New York WALTER E. OTTO, Jr. Piedmont, California Rifle Company Color Guard Scholastic Award Propeller Club Rostrum Debating Society Cadet Officer ALTON J. REBOUCHE Mansura, Louisiana Propeller Club RAYMOND C. RHODES Dayton, Virginia Propeller Club Scholastic Award Rifle Company ! WILLIAM B. ROARK 20411 South Vermont Avenue Torrance, California Track Squad Propeller Club ROBERT E. SCHNOOR 844 Iroquois Drive Grand Rapids, Michigan WILLIAM D. SCOTT 1627 Warren Road Lakewood, Ohio f lSif JAMES H. TURNBULL 137 Tonawanda Street Dorchester. Massachusetts 24 Propeller Club Scholastic Award FRANK E. URBAN 1021 Morris Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Drill Team Propeller Club KARL NORMAN BECK Oakland, California Company Commander Propeller Club FRANK E. COOPER La Canada, California Rifle Company THOMAS M. HEWITT Chevy Chase, Maryland Drill Team Windjammers Tin Fish Club hwi m " -Titmtmf It raaita vted Ja a nuaru 5, M5 HEN one ' s mind is occupied with work, there is no room for idle thoughts, and time flies hy swiftly. So went nine montlis of jam-packed effort. We hold " Lee " Hair as the Statue of Liberty holds her torch, as a shining example of perfection. Hickman was our eager section leader, and man, was he tough. R. D. Simpson ' s girl is Irene. Guess how we know? Boh or " Tugboat " , was one of our two Cadet Officers, and you could hear him holler " shaddup " way across in the Bronx. Jim Elliot is remembered for his piano playing, Phila- delphia excursions, and, " O.K., men, who ' s got the food? I ' m hungry. " — Hargrave, the arguing rebel, was going to quit and go to Alaska or join the Air Corps. O ' Reilly is best known by words, wine, women, song, demerits, and athletics. Here ' s to a Great Lakes cook. Third Mate from Anzio, and Hays ' roommate — 01 ' Uncle Eddie, his sea stories, parties, and Brooklyn will be remembered — in room 1209 we find " the Californian. " Jeff Fairfax was the most levelheaded of us all, a big brother and a good seaman — Big Mid Harlow, a man of few words. Ed Wolcott got to know all the big shots in Melville Hall, besides bossing the Shore Patrol — Willy Williams led B 197 from class to class and loved t o brag about New Orleans pastry. Good luck to a future river pilot — Bob Phillips had a pipe, notebook, and a laugh that sort of burst out all over you I and him too I — D. L. Dilible, Esq., found it hard to get l)ack on a Saturday night, — When down the hall would come a lusty " Ah ha " , that would be George Roewe and all his 6 ' 4 " of stuff, the smartest Drum Major this outfit would ever see — Bert Hardesty liked to clown and we lov- ed him for it. Also in room 1208 we find Schoen- leber and Wanker, Inc., Don with the ten dollar laundry bill, and Duane always " smiling " at some- body, were the pair in the group who were going to open a cigarette store so they wouldn ' t have to worry where the next weed was coming from — King Burton joined us at the end, but we knew him long enough to find out tliat Bradley, Arkansas, has a Main Street. A JAMES H. ELLIOT El Cerrito. California ALDON L. HAIR Ventura. California - SS TROY G. HARLOW Gresham, Oregon DONALD K. POLLOCK Forest Grove, Oregon °°=° ' - ' ° ' " ir TiT-riT- rmrnTr JOHN W. CANTRALL Geneva, Illinois DARWIN L. DIBBLE Long Beach. California BERTUS J. HARDESTY Brooklyn, New York LOUIS G. HARGROVE, Jr. Ruston, Louisiana EDWARD L. HAYS Brooklyn, New York FRANK R. HICKMAN Tulsa, Oklahoma WILLIAM C. O ' REILLY, Jr. Detroit, Michigan ROBERT G. PHILLIPS Milwaukee, Wisconsin ROBERT D. SIMPSON New York, New York EDWARD H. WOLCOTT GEORGE J. ROEWE, Jr. Augusta, Georgia Washington. District of Columbia GEORGE A. WILLIAMS, Jr. New Orleans. Louisiana EA, K! S e!i =ft i = P»»|«!|m SMS5 t .l aditwted lOyntiamf o, J9M5 . HE battle of Kings Point is over for B 299 and before shoving off, a few notes for the log would seem in order. The historians of the future might rup out of material and also for the few laughs it may provide in the years to come. Let us start off with Jim Backer, the boy who drew all the beautiful blind dates. Then there was Joe Basco, or should we say, " next stop, Bayside " ? We ' ll never forget Walt Bosch, who could really crow and known to the boys as the cock of the sec- tion. " Lincoln will shine tonight " so says Bill Gumming. Bill Cunney and Frank McFarland, the first two boys to get their tickets. Next, our aid to Lt. Ellis, Chief Gyro Specialist, Jim Doran. Don Fellows, better known to the boys as scabs, the physio thcraphy kid. Bill Ford, coxswain of the regimental championship rowing crew. George " Grandpa " Kozak. George Green, our good friend, " Brutus " . Julius Greene, our communication expert and model man of tomorrow. Eddie Greenhood and his simple solutions will long he remembered. Don Lamer. Fred Astaire ' s closest rival . . . Joe Leal, our good neighljor from south of the border . . . Scott Litcher, who raved about sunny California, but did well enough in our own Central Park . . . Russ " Peck " Muir, who could always arrange a suite, in any hotel, for anyone, at any time — re- member the five star night at the Lincoln? Bill Ohanesian, our treasurer, who kept our financial records straight for nine months. Our great swimmer from Bridgeport, Bill Simone. " Heaven help the foes of Washington, and Flushing too " says Blaine Snider. Rudy Som- mer, our piano jazz man? Jim Tomeny, the deep south ' s most loyal son. Doug W agner, the " voice " that was never appreciated by the boys. Ralph Weir, who will always be remembered due to the fact that he left no voice for us to remember him by. Stan Winter, Brooklyn ' s first convert from Texas. Last but not least, Jack Hoover, our sec- tion leader, who helped us all over many rough spots at the Academy. As we leave now, licenses in our hands, we would like to leave a little parting cheer to the boys that follow us, " Remember B 299 made it " ! JOSEPH P. BASCO Trenton, New Jersey Tennis Team Rowing Crew WALTER C. BOSCH Forest Hills West, New York Scholastic Star Marine Insurance Award Rowing Crew WILLIAM R. GUMMING Lincoln, Nebraska Handball Team Rowing Crew DONALD E. FELLOWS Madison. Wisconsin 2nd Battalion Commander Regimental Dance Band WILLIAM G. FORD Woodbury, New Jersey Propeller Club Coxswain. Regimental Rowing Crew GEORGE K. GREEN Washington, District of Columbia Propeller Club JULIUS D. GREENE Burnsville, North Carolina EDWARD C. GREENHOOD San Mateo, California Cadet Officer JOHN O. HOOVER Elizabethville. Pennsylvania Cadet Officer Propeller Club Rowing Crew DONALD O. LAMER Ashtabula, Ohio Propeller Club Rowing Crew nm: JOSEPH LEAL Fresno, California Cadet Officer SCOTT L. LITCHER Fresno, California Football GLENN OHANESIAN Bronx, New York MLLIAM B. SIMONE Bridgeport, Connecticut BLAINE L. SNIDER Poulsbo, Washington Handball Team Rowing Crew RUDOLPH T. SOMMER Berkeley, California Rowing Crew isattaaiaii DOUGLAS E. AG ER Three Rivers. Michigan Rowing Crew RALPH J. WEIR Chicago. Illinois Rowing Crew STANLEY E. WINTER San Antonio. Texas Propeller Club Drill Team RUSSELL P. MUIR Norfolk, Virginia Propeller Club JAMES E. GENTRY JAMES F. TOMENY GEORGE C. KOYAK McCamey, Texas New Orleans, Louisiana Berkeley. California Propeller Club Propeller Club r— ■ — " - ' -=- ssB aai ]j(Pll»a(DW IB j aduated Ict ua ' tm ,?6 ' , 9M5 -H-T has often been said that the liarder the fifiht, the more glorious the goal, so it was really a glori- ous day when B 292 graduated. Everyone had a soft, warm heart that day, even though the January weather would seem to disprove that statement. Rememher the hoys who made up the " 50 Club " ? Fred " Briarhopper " Cloonan headed the list as president, with Ed " Skin ' " Scanlan and " Hark " Donohue as vice-president and secretary, respectively. Hailing from California, the land of sunshine, and starting innumeraljle arguments over the weather were Larry " Rudolph Diesel " Taricco, " Gene " Auteny, " Maxey " Stevenson, Gordon Ren- nie. Jack " Fainting Frank " Buhler and " Sturdy " Sturdivant pitching in his two cents even though he was from Texas. On the other end of tiie firing line for New York and Brooklyn were Fred " Finklestein " Baker and Bob " Rip-roaring " Hem- pel. Sam " Abbie " Kline and " Meatball " ' hite- comb, altliough living near the Empire State, man- aged to stay neutral. Our Cadet Officers. " Three-stripe " Bradford, E. B. (eager beaver) Wilson, Bob " Handsome " Pflieger and Harry Kulder are Cadet Officers no more, due to their cold showers, liaircuts by the section, and other varities of torture imposed by the boys. In the way of incidental notes we have Bob " The Russian " DeBoskey and his wild dreams, not always confined to the dark hours of night; Dick " The Rebel " Goetz, who coidd get more out of those IjIow time phone calls than anyone else in the regiment. Harry ' The Pittsburgh Kid " Lindsay who always expected long distance phone calls at this time but never received due to Dick ' s linger- ing; " Wonder Boy " Smit ii, who could knock out more 4.0 ' s than any human ever seen in these parts, and Neil " The Finger " Wilson, who stunted his growth ])y too numerous questions in certain classes. As we leave the Academy for the last time and turn our eyes to the sea we would like to express our thanks to all those that made our way easier throiigli the Academy and to all the men that follow us tlirougl). we ' d like to say: " Good luck, fellows " . i ROBERT W. HEMPEL Brooklyn. New York HOMER H. STURDIVANT Honey Grove, Texas FRED BAKER Brooklyn. New York IRA F. BRADFORD, Jr. CorapoIi . Pennsylvania ilBHBlHBIi wi ' Mimm JACK W. BUHLER Claikamas. Oregon FRED : I. CLOONAN Marlinlon. e l iiginia ROBERT DE BOSKY Wasliinglon. D. C. FRANCIS X. DOXOHUE New York. New York RICHARD R. GOETZ Gadsden, Alabama WLNFIELDS. KLINE. JR. South Bend, Indianapolis HARRY W . LINDSAY Allison Park. Pennsylvania GORDON S. RENNIE Los Angeles. California ED ARD SCANLAN Dorchester, Massachusetts WILLIAM C. SMITH Springfield. Ohio LcROY H. Vi HITCOMB. Jr. Westford. Ias acllU elts ERNEST B. W ILSON. Ji St. Joseph. Missouri ' 1 fjgggg— MAXEY W. STEVENSON Oakland. California LAWRENCE TARICCO Loniita. California NEIL Yi . ILSON Portland. Oregon ROBERT L. PFLIEGEH Davton. Ohio GILBERT D. AUTERY Los Angeles, California •i . ii r mri:iii. ' A .4iimvmi M .- -i-i Graduated kiniia 26, 945 o WE like the place? Of course we like the place, or we wouldn ' t have come back from our sea training and spent nine months taking advanc- ed training at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Of course there are a few things tliat we don ' t like . . . For instance there is extra diity squads, regimental drills, certain Cadet-ofiicers, getting up at 0550 every morning and doing morn- ing calisthenics, but everyone has gripes, and who are we to be different from anyone else. However, there are certain things that we will always remember as giving us a few moments of pleasure and relaxation to oversiiadow these gripes. There was always the liberty that we received after the reviews, the smokers that Captain Stedman held every month, the battalion dances in which we were allowed to show off our " one and only, " and the activities that were p revalent t Kings Point. Meml)ers of section C-301 could be seen daily with their cameras taking pictiu-es for tlie Camera CIuIj, or up at either the Polaris, Sound Off, or Alidships office eagerly putting together their publications. A few of us could be seen trot- ting down to tlie Sound and climJjing into our sailing craft during our free time. On the football field, the Ijasketball court, and the baseball dia- mond, C-301 was well represented. Cadet-Officers, although one of our pet peeves, weren ' t really so had. Many is the time they took us off report althougli we really were " bad little boys. " Studies? — Well, we ' d rather not discuss this suljject. All in all, we of C-301 graduated from Kings Point, with a feeling of great respect for it left be- hind at the Academy. WILLIAM S. BLOUNT Jetmore, Kansas JOHN S. CARSON Ardmore. Pennsylvania GROVER B. CHEFFINS Milkwaukee, Wisconsin JOHN L. COLLINS Rochester. Xew York _ | ! m JACK E. DADSWELL Si. Petersburg. Florida RICHARD B. HENDERSON ilkiiisliiirg. Penn ylvaiiia geor(;k p. m rshall Jr. Brij:lil«aler . Ne« York vn;LiAM M marshali l.aker Heiglil-. 01. mia FRANCIS J. murphy Brooklyn, New York JAMES K. NORTON Detroit, Michigan GEORGE E. PEREIRA Baton Rouge. Louisiana DONALD D. PK.IIK Grosse Point Farms. Mirl.iga m LA RENCE H. PRICE Rochester. l e« York GLENN H. SENTER Hickory. North Carolina DAVID B. SMITH Youngstoun. Ohio KENNETH A. SOMMER Elvria. Ohio ii MHIi DOMENICO J. STUMPO Philadelphia. Pennsylvania WILLIAM TYRRELL Mantisque, Michigan AR. (3LD Vk ESTPHAL Louisville. Kentucky CHARLES . BOWET Houston. Texas DONALD THRAEN Brighlwaters. New York HERBERT M. WILLIS Jackson. Michigan Jl i—j t- A ( nmwiTgfmii wtw A ' ,u m iyw»a s::::s=a?=-==.- ' «« -o.w.i I in I i.« ' . N ' »i .voB!ic«ainuiu«ii» MinrM 7uii i j: ai . n TU msouffivj 11 finffrrffffirrifHiiflrrfri-rriMiniinTl iBl % Graduated ccnuam 26, J9M5 66 ' -H.T was not a cold winter ' s evening. " It was May 19, 1944 and section B 394 was born. Some of us came from tankers, some from sardine cans, but most of us came from tbose " sleek EC-2 greyhounds of the South Pacific, poised for a mad dash north- ward. " Soon we had captured a corner in Jones Hall, right over the hallowed Regimental Staff, and dubbed it our private club. Life began in earnest. Donnelly demanded ' ' a little action! " Probus drew out his " slip stick " and solved all of our Thermo problems. " Money Bags " Oakley soon be- came famous for tliat " five imtil pay day " . . . We had discovered the Four Star!! Falke stopped the music and Hoefer got his first glimpse of the outside world, after his Sea Project episode. Mc- Cord kept searching the heavens for that " STAR. " And now, " Would we be safe in assuming that — ? " " Speed " Newman ' s orgies almost outshined Nag Nagurney ' s " frivolous statement " . . . We had discovered the G-A, but Hobbs kept running a- round Kendrick Field. ( Most of us used to march around it.) Oh!! The MPO ' s that march us . . . Peter Lane " distinctly remembered " , an d got the 16th Company. " Our Boy " McNamara wrestled his way to command the " famous 14th " and we were the first platoon. It all depends on yoiu- " attitude " . . .• " Lift that bale! " Iioomcd " Ole Man River " Heyl and Button hastened to his duties. " But fellows, she has her own car — " wailed Stringos . . . It ' s a vicious cycle. " What part of the hills do you come from, Mr. Wilboite? " . . . " The top. Sir. " " Where are my collars. Short " . . . " Let ' s go to tlie Canteen, boys!! " " Did I get any mail today? " . . . 2.5 — Boy, I ' m still alive!! Yes, we got the first watch week. Rosenberg, do you have to read all of the paper? " " Welsh, where is the hair tonic? " " Come on Fleck, did she really say that? " . . . but say, that ' s my towel! . . . " Terry, must you use nine blankets! " " Good Afternooooooooooon, Gentlemen!! It was a cold winter ' s evening, and the guests were all leaving . . . iCf 1 1 ROBERT F. DONNELLY Philadelphia. Pennsylvania ANTHONY J. FALKE, Jr. Brooklyn, New York DAVID P. FLECK Port Royal. Pennsylvania HARRY K. HEYL Jenkintown, Pennsylvania Glee Club .,. MUHtaHk THOMAS W . HOBBS WILLIAM A. HOEFER PETER LAUE MARSHAL H. McCORD Madison. Illinois Ocean Springs. Mississippi Sea Cliff, New York Baltimore. Maryland Wrestling Team Propeller Club Track Team Ibth Company Commander l?5 JOHN NAGURNEY Jessup. Pennsylvania ROBERT E. NEWMAN Mount L;)kes. New Jersey Cadet Diince Band Clarkson. Kentucky Tranj-porlation Coniniitlee WILFORD C. PROBUS ABRAHAM ROSENBERG Hartford. Connecticut f THEODORE A. SHORT SAM W. TERRY. Jr. EDWARD J. WELSH, Jr. FRANK S. OAKLEY Lima, Ohio Berkelv. California Kansas City, Missouri Washington, D. C. Propeller Club Captain Baseball »»! ■i.-.CT.i-it .. - rf " " iii — ar rr " I . WILLIAM Mci AMARA Bloomfield. New Jersey indjammer ' s Club 14th Conipan Commander Wrestliiij; Team Sound Off Propeller Clii!) FKEDRICK DUT TOX South Orange, New Jersey Color Guard Polaris Propeller Cluh Rifle Company STEPHEX G. STKLXGOS Hutchinson. Kansas Propeller Cluh ilB ■iarrinrrnMtiih-imrmnii rrh ' " ' " " " ' " finnr ' ' ' " fT ' rviiiirr- ' • ' » al9i ™(p aCDP rafluated J an nam ?6 945 _H_ et ' s call him " mate " . His real name is Sec- tion C-103;a trim fellow, loyal as a bird clog, and and an all " round guy. You ' ve lived with his elbow in your back and your feet in his face for nine months. When you can still slap a man ' s back and call him " mate " with that background, you know he adds up. In civilian life, he ' s done lots of things; from building bridges to ranching. Where ' s he from? Many places — Frisco, Buffalo, New York; and there seems to be a very special girl back home — but he ' s a bit quiet when we mention that. " Rather on the mild side, " you say; " what ever made him come to the United States Merchant Marine Academy? " That ' s another thing about which he ' s rather quiet ; but sometimes you can see a cold light back in his eyes that makes you thank- ful he ' s on your side and not on the other. He ' s worked like a Trojan for the last nine month. Most of the time it hasn ' t been easy, but he ' s done his level best; you ' de ship with him anytime. He ' s personified in the fellow whom you didn ' t even see that morning you were behind schedule in preparing for Captain ' s Inspection. He came up from somewhere yanked up your trousers, button- ed your suspenders, put the hottons in your shirt without a word, and then was gone before you could turn to thank him. He ' s the guy wiio stood beside you when things were getting tough in those Navigation, Rules of the Road, Seamanship, and Naval Science examinations during the ten, twenty-four and thirty-four weeks. And, shipmates, when you come right down to it, it isn ' t tiie ship ' s or guns that are Merchant or Navy; it ' s the strong ties between men and their faith in each otiier that breeds the lofty tradition making the service what it is. ! ' I f I «i- fl. ■■9 B RODERICK LOUIS MULHOLLAND Altandena, California Cadet Officer JOHN R. ANDERSON San Mateo, California First Class Committee JAMES EARL BRANDON Columbia. South Carolina Propeller Club FRANCIS F. CHASE, Jr Melrose, Massachusetts Cadet Officer Propeller Club TILI i II Lrs W h 1 DONAL G. CHESTER Cismonl. Virginia WILLIAM E. GRIFFIN, Jr. WILLIAM M. HANNAN Russellville, Kentucky RALPH PALMER HILL Richmond, California Brooklyn, New York Cadet Officer Football Team Track Team Wrestling Team Football Manager Propeller Club Cadet Officer ARTHUR THEODORE HOLLERICH Key West. Florida TORRANCE INMAN Sparta. Missouri JOHN JOYCE Oakland. California Basketball Team ANTHONY KOLES Jersey City, New Jersey Baseball Team wTi rm WILLIS D. MICHIE ER IN ALKER MILES DAVID M. MYERS GEORGE P. RAYMOND New York, New York Eldorado. Arkansas Webster Groves. Missouri New York, New York Glee Club Windjammers Propeller Club Cadet Officer . Sailing Team A Tennis Team ) r f% » Ife - 1 v f . ' --. - g LEADY W. SEALE. Jr. ROBERT C. SEATON RICHARD SURGES Washington. D. C. Sania Rosa. California Wauwatosa. Wisconsin Cadet Officer Propeller Club Sailing Team Editor of Sound Off First Class Committee Dance Committee 1 ff W PAUL P. VARELAS Norfolk. Virginia Football ! ; -V DONALD E. W ALDEMER Clavton. Missouri PETER F. ARME HOVEN North Little Rock. Arkansas Battalion Baseball Battalion Football VICTOR WILLIAM HENMNGSEN, Jr. Pelham. New York Polaris Stage Manager Class Representative Battalion Sailing Team i ' JOHN C. MOULTON Houston. Texas NEIL WILLIAM JAMES JOHANNESSEN West Englewood. New Jersey First Class Committee THOMAS P. TOOMEY ■West New York. New Jersey ROBERT D. BALDW IN Ro al Oak. Michigan ISADORE FELZER San Francisco, California Battalion Football Wrestling Team H(S ' ' ■ ■ ■ ' i m Bk jrfr aa ted J . a)if(art ?(j, J9M5 y Ientlemen, it ' s only the lieginnini; " ' , would have been an apj)ro])iiatc phrase for " Sar ;e " as he used to drill us on our entry into Furiiseth. It certainly is appropriate now, upon our jrraduation. Orchids from the hoys in the section to Bill Rich and John Smart . . . Bill Rich, who originally bound the section together and John Smart, who made sure that Innding did not fail. Familiar to the ears of our section mates is tlie cry of " B. E " Ball, the tobacco chanter . . . S-M-A- R-T, and the phrase, " Oh, I studied this at sea. " Most of us also realized that " S.T.B. " Martin isn ' t worried about biting off more tlian he can chew. In achievements, we owe recognition to our section mates that became company commanders: " Singing " Neukum, " Take Five " Smith, " Wing and Wing " Groome, and " Sack " Duffy . . . We are proud also of John Clark who became class presi- dent. While these boys are taking bows, lets extend congratulations to " Father " Smart and " But Sir " Herrick, wlio were sub-company conunanders. While the memories pass in review, we find " Bat the Breeze " Johnsen conversing with " Agi- tator " Castor as " ou ' re Wrong " Requaeth proves anotlier point to " Flusliing " Fidler . . . " Fuzzy " Svec, who impatiently awaits his commission . . . " It ' s a Deal " Singer, who will patiently sell " Fuzzy " his commission . . . " Whooping it up " Anderson, who now really has a reason for wliooping it up. Stirring our memories further, we find " Pack a Suitcase " Sing endeavoring to make " Knots " Sliively produce a matrimonial splice . . . " Be- fuddle " Baldwin, wlio balked at boat drill in his 34th week. The boys would also like to slip a line in on " Port Running Light ' Rickerson, tlie writer of this litcraj ' y masterpiece. ( By way of explanation to any landlulibers that may be among our readers, the port rinining light on a ship is a deep red in color, which was usually the complex- ion of the aforesaid Mr. Rickerson. I As we now shove off for new horizons, remem- ber tliat in unity we have stood, and as we leave, it is in unity that we must stand. So long fellows, and don ' t forget C-205. M ' i JACK C. ANDERSON Waterloo, Iowa Propeller Clul) ALTER J. BALDWIN Norfolk, Virginia RICHARD D. BALL iiiona. Mimieslota HOWARD G. CASTOR Reading. Pennsylvania Rifle Company i aainiiMHa mmmaassammMai J5! swin»;.i.t -.Vj " JOHN M. CLARK Warren, Pennsylvania First Class President PAUL F. DUFFY Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 11th Company Commander Tin Fish Club 1 JAMES H. GROOME Greensboro, North Carolina 7th Company Commander SANFORD . HERRICK, Jr. Berkeley. Californi Rifle Company Cadet Officer ERIK F. JOHNSEN New Orleans, Louisiana l ii OSCAR L. MARTIN, Jr. Little Rock, Arkansas Propeller Club ROBERT P. NEUKUM St. Louis, Missouri 12th Company Commander Propeller Club Glee Club HAROLD W. REQUARTH Dayton, Ohio ft -, HAROLD A. DANIEL J. SHIVELY FRED S. SINGER CLAYTON D. SINK RICKERSON Bethesda, Maryland Woonsocket, Rhode Island Roanoke, Virginia East Point, Georgia Propeller Club Propeller Club 186 .«ii !v, JOHN L. SMART Los Angeles, California Cadet Officer JAMES B. SMITH Greenville. North Carolina 10th Company Commander ALBEHT R. SVEC Bladdook Township, Pennsylvania Propeller Club , W :. •• llni J ■ ■ MhMaHftJd fe-; liMMiiMi Mni HWiiiiiiBitiaiii a gggesp gweee ,1 .■■... U g sh jw na ' ! ' ' « ' »:i i ' gw wmmmitAv « , .■ " C. -307, Let ' s go! VeVe two minutes late already, " bellowed our amiable, clierubic, and sometimes annoying section leader, Frank Box Gray. At this time, various retorts like, ' " Go? " " Now? " " That clock is fast " were forthcoming as we deliberated in 5231 where " Malaria Every Sum- mer " Andrews, the pride and joy of Arkansas, was hurriedly applying the last touches to his room — necessarily due to being Room Captain. Scrut- inizing his reflection in the mirror, there stood " Deacon " Doolittle, quite unconcernedly, brushing his golden locks. Raucous laughter draws our attention across the hall to 5230 where the " Smiling Irishman " McGovern, in all his splendor, is radiating his in- escapable good humor and geniality. " Pin-Up Boy " Boeckh, with his effervescent personality in full prominence, was aiding in the attraction, for it all centered about their roomate, " The Brain " Eason who was yearning to be " deep in the lieart of Texas. " As the laughter diminishes, temporarily, we are drawn to 5229, where reside tlie mainstays of our company ' s basketball team, " Dutch " Lumbard and " Pop " Kaufman. Here, too, there is an ex- hilirating gaiety as " Rapid Robert " Julian ex- presses his almost professional criticism to Polaris ' Art Editor, " Handsome Blackie " Bouffard; and " Pop " is paying strict attention, but with occasion- al interruptions, to one of " Dutch ' s " infamous ' fish stories ' . Traveling down the hall to 5227, we stop sud- denly as " Bulbous Bow " Slonim waddles out in front of us on round heels, and riglit behind him is " Weeper " ' liite, the president and chief recip- ient of our section ' s jokes. Tliey turn and listen as " Duke " Hatfield, the All-Regimental fullback, ex- plains to " Home Sweet Home " Harry Buikart, how ' they all love me ' . Finally, tlie section is mustered and we march off to the ' oval ' for morning colors. On the way over, we execute a smart ' eyes right ' as we pass our very own Company Commander, " Exercise " Todd Early. Further on, we spy the en T of the Regi- ment, our Third Battalion Commander, " Pete " ' Pedersen, standing at his usual stiff and rigid at- tention — an almost unbelievable stance. Only one man is missing, but we fear not, for he is " Regimental Business " Armbrust. c CLYDE S. ANDREWS MAYER R. ARMBRUST JOHN J. BOLFFARD W ILLIE E. DOOLIT Marianna. Arkansas Los Angles. California Hastings-on-Hudson. New York Houston. Texas Midships Scholastic Star Cadet Officer Polaris Company Ba kelball SSN. V« :«C 1fl« O WILLIAM H. EASON FRAiXK BOX GRAY ELIOT H. LUMBARD FRANCIS J. McGOVER?v Little Rock. Arkansas Houston, Texas Fairliaven. Massachusetts New Brunswick, New Jersey Rifle Company Propeller Club Cadet Officer Propeller Club Propeller Club f BBS HENRY R. PEDERSEN Ridgewood, New Jersey Rifle Company Third Battalion Commander Scholastic Star % - CHARLES A. EARLY, Ji Pasadena, California Cadet Officer t N VICTOR WHITE HARRY L. BLRKART MILTON H. HATFIELD Lincoln. Nebraska Propeller Club Highland Park, Michigan Muncie, Indiana Cadet Officer Varsity Football Propeller Club § ] feSS iS !iWi!];ilP!:■. JS £SM,raMi mMi mmmmm! ' ' _ N May 23, 1944, a weary fjroup of Third Class cadets, encrusted with the salts of all the oceans, gathered at the District Instructor ' s Office in New York to begin the nine months of train- ing that would make us the officers we started out to become so many months ago. We pause just a minute to look Ijack at the short time we spent togetlier. The first three weeks were spent gawking and griping alternately, but when classes started there was little time for gawking and even less for grip- ing. By the time we sweated out tlie Summer and half the Winter we had " Garry ' ' Reidel as Vice President of the Glee Club . . . Billy Barnet on Polaris . . . George Carlson running the Wind- jammers . . . Bob Cameron as Company Com- mander of the Rifle Team. Not neglecting schol- astics, we produced six star men: Mayer, Reidel, Foil, Fairchild, Ham and Molir. We also produced our share of Cadet Officers: Clem Mohr was a Company Commander . . . Beau Stafford was a Sub-Company Commander . . . Wee Williams as Battalion Commissary Officer . . . and " Red " Ham with one good solid stripe. When the day arrives for a Section reunion, Beau will still be singing and smoking a pipe with ' " Garry " keeping up, but choking on the smoke. ' " Brain " Mayer will be pushing buttons for an- swers, while Howard will methodically and neatly fill a huge notel)ook. Ohmer, Foil, and Mohr will still be battling over who is the biggest farmer; Williams will still be rolling; Ham will still be waddling; Muldoon will still be worrying about his Boston " ' blue blood " ; Clieany will still be wor- rying about his backstays; " ' Knobby " Knowlton will still be doing things backwards; " " Cal " Lenzon and " Shorty " Price will replay a football game; Bridge will be dreaming of collars; Dickerson, Brenneman, and Hastings will know the best spots in town: Cameron will have a new date; Carlson will not be studying; Barnett will be worrying a gal in Texas; Wingfield will be able to fix us up with a WAVE on twenty-four hours notice. Last but not least, Mezotti will still be telling us about the Hoogley River. BILLIE H. BARNETT Denliam Springs, Louisiana Rifle Company Polaris PHILIP A. BRENNEMAN Penn ' s Grove, New Jersey ROBERT CAMERON Long Beach, California Cadet Officer Rifle Company Propeller Club HOWARD A. FAIRCHILD Winona. Minnesota Propeller Clul) Windjammer Clul) Football First Class Committee BBUMUiiiiiiiiiHinmiiiii II WILLIAM A. FULL Hutchinson. Minnesota Propeller Club Drill Team Scholastic Star WILLIAM S. HASTINGS Portland. Maine GALE D. KNOWLTON Cleveland. Ohio CHESTER W. KRAICH Webster Groves, Missouri CLARENCE A. LENZEN WILLIAM J. MAZOTTI CLEMENT D. MOHR GEORGE F. PRICE, Jr Berkeley. California San Francisco. California Tilden. Nebraska New Orleans, Louisiana Football Propeller Club Cadet Officer Scholastic Star Football Propeller Club Propeller Club Baseball ALFRED K. WILLIAMS Hatliesburg. Mississippi Propeller Club Cadet Officer Drill Team B , A di rffe RICIIAHD W AY.NK WINGFIELD Elkins, West Virginia (;e()|{(;k WILBUR CARLSON, Jr. Providence. Rhode Island Vi indjaninier Club HUBERT P. HAM Albany. California Cadet Officer Scholastic Sta 191 Hi itrmnjfi rMJf fTrm-a -.jf.Ai ' ryyj til mai. ILLIAM D. MAYER Berkeley. California Scholastic Star SB Sail! URING these past nine montlis of license preparation, we must admit that it really was a pleasure. Friends were made and you will have to agree after reading the following that we were quite the section. " Rooster " agner was a star speed skater who represented the Regiment in several events, one of which was the Silver Skates Finals . . . Our foot- hall hero, McGooey met up with little opposition on the field, hut plenty when he tried to hox Frost. " Sleep Talker " Lenim kept his room mates awake by talking big business all night . . . " Mortician " Carrol, who prefers to be called " Funeral Direc- tor " , paradoxially enough, was our gag man . . . The reason why Gihnore and Petersen were always complaining about Cadet Officers in the section was l)ecause they were too self-conscious . . . " Bom- ber " Pavluk signed up for the " Golden Gloves " but the medical examiners decided it would be un- fair to the other contestants, so the Bomber signed a marriage certificate instead . . . " Jug End " Lane, ' t ' af ((atec eSyttajH 9, J9Jj5 who never missed a trick at the " Zoot " Frost, who sailed on a C-1 with internal explosion engines, made many friends on the demerit squad . . . and there was " Payzce " Payez who lived for the day he would become a shiny new Navy Ensign aboard a " Floating Dry Dock. " " The Philadelphia Kid, " J. B. Boyle, also the pool shark, informed the section of the latest styles in zoot suits and industry in the East. Vasbinder, the canteen cutie sent everybody a bridal book announcing his post-graduation wedding. " The Crutch " Denardis was the section ' s star " Gold- bricker " . " Sunday Night is the Loneliest Night of the Week " , sung by Shu Shu Schuster upon returning from Sunday liberty. " Lovely " Bailey put the show on the road every Saturday night, but he always made that bunk check. " Herr " Olson, our beloved section leader, always kept us on the ball. Alright, lets fall in. Forward, March! FRANK ' tt . BAILEY, Jr. Salt Lake City. Utah Honorary Council Drill Team JOSEPH B. BOYLE I ' liiladelpliia. Pennsylvania Intramural Basketliall WILLARD F. CARROLL, Jr. Eiiston. Maryland Cadet Officer MARION E. FROST Baltimore, Maryland Propeller Club •■ " - " " " O B ED ARD L. GILMORE New Orleans. Louisiana D. A. LEMM Chicago, Illinois Second Class Representative JAINIES M. i IcGOEY New Rochelle. New York Cadet Officer 1st Battalion Football Team Cadet Officer Rowing Team Drill Team DAVID O. OLSON, Jr. Grant City, New York Propeller Club Cadet Officer DANIEL A. PAVLUK Dearborn. Micbigan Camera Club Transportation Committee C d -- GEORGE A. PAYEZ Brooklyn. New York JOSEPH O. SCHUSTER St. Paul. Minnesota Propeller Club J. T. VASBINDER Buffalo, New York Dance Committee JULES AL IN Vi AGNER Bronx. New York Propeller Clult WILLIAM L. LANE San Francisco, California LAWRENCE P. PETERSON Kent. Vi asbington j ' ar ((ate ( cyua i u fJ, J9Jj5 A lT last we arc grailuatinj!. tlie loiitliest gang that ever snuck through the portals of Cleve- land Hall. As we sail forth to tiie four corners of the earth, while taking our two hour coffee time, let us think of: " Twitch " ickhain witli Iiis enornius appetite. " Jim " , and his eternal huddy " Ogie " Maykut, the wrestler, and " Poochie " Wierman, who thought that the Hanover moon never set on Madge. Metzger and " Mcrvin " Brunhouse, who got more sleep in navigation class than the rest of us put together; Wolf, the only man who wrote a " letter-a-day " and lived to tell tlie tale. Deliver us from the mad " Foc ' a ' sle " of " Pho- ney " Hiller, " Southern-Boy " Farrel, " Onion " Evans and " The Mature Woman ' s Ideal " , " Rod- nev " Lidstone. We feel exceptionally proud of our Cadet- Midshipman Officers; " Stripes ' Rigcr. " Texas " Thompson, " Hard-Nose " Ruhy, " Beets-I-0 " Smith, " The Brow " Jolinston, and Roe, the hest section- leader this side of " Gods Country " . Finally . . . Taylor, who thouglit that tlie sun rose and set in California; Montz, who didn ' t quite stand up under the strain; " OUie " Walls, that silent " Woman ' s man " . Fidler who entered a good section in its last weeks; " Moaning " Rippa who ' s eternal slogan is " You Can ' t Do This To Me " and " Rumor-Monger " Hooper. Our last thoughts are prohably of Pearson playing " Bringing in The Sheaves " on the mouth organ while the golden voice of our distinguished football player " Snooky " Matyas can he heard trill- ing the words out into endless space. C FHKDKKICK BRUNHOUSE NORMAN H. EVANS Cheney, Wasliinglon BARTI,E New Orlcan FAHHKI. olli iana LEW IS M. HILLER Carroll, Nebraska Hager to Mi. Maryland Propeller Clul, Wri ' llinp Team Piop.-Il,. r Cliil, Propeller Clul. iOHBatiaai fsssf as f . WILLIAM E. HOOPER Selma. Alabama Drum Bugle Corps V1LLL4M JOHASTON Queens Village. Long Island. New York Rifle Company Cadel Ofiiter f S. W. LIDSTONE Scranton. Pennsylvania ANDREVi MATYAS Warren, Ohio Football Team i r CARL METZGER DAVID E. MONTZ GEORGE L. PEARSON ROBERT N. RIGER Delpbos, Ohio Inglewood. California Chicago. Illinois New York City, New York Propeller Club Propeller Club Regimental Commander Bailey Award Scholastic Star JBERT RIPPA W AYiXE A. ROE JOHN T. RLB ARTHUR H. SMITH Tampa. Florida Monrovia, California Richmond, Virginia Woodhaven. New Y ' ork Propeller Club Cadet Officer Tennis Team Propeller Club Cadet Officer Cadet Officer I lAJ I i M n. RIDLEY W. TAYLOR Alhainliia. Californiu iiuljainnieis Propeller Cliil) FRANK LL Vi ALLS Leacliville, Arkansas Propeller Club JOHN W ICKHAM Pennwvniie. Pennsvlvaiiia DONALD S. WIERMAN Hanover, Pennsylvania Propeller Club GEORGE E. WOLF Benton Harbor. Michigan i Vorl Uitisss Hep It ' ll (D FT w ' ra cluated eu yicayu 9, J9M5 E pay tribute to a fine Academy. Our period of training has seemed long and ardious, but with our conscience as guide, we all came througli. The days gone by will l)e memorable ones to all of us. Due to the strong characteristics of each and every member of the section, we propose to leave a last will and testament for the section. It would be a shame for any of us to carry away any of oia- out-standing virtues, so with the hope in our heart that some deserving plebe or second classman will fall heir to at least one of these fine traits, we will proceed with the business on hand. Rosaia leaves his penny pinching collar busi- ness to any needy person. Halvcrson leaves his many wholesale virtues. Master of Science and the father of our section. G. R. Smitii leaves a bulky gap in our pioneer football team. Holton leaves, taking with him tiie lowest center of gravity and the highest mental density any of the instructors have ever encountered. Owen leaves as a future bridegroom. " Swede " Peterson just seems to be leaving. " Crisco " Crites leaves his fatherly advice o some promising section leader. Johnson leaves wondering where the steam comes from that oper- ates a Diesel engine. Hinds leaves until the acade- my turns Co-Ed. " Sonny Sinatra " Hughes leaves his tender voice to any romantic plebe. Gates leaves his sail- ing exploits to the future commodore of the W ind- janiniers. " Gravel Gertie " Golitz leaves his bit of humorous wit to Sound Off. D. H. Smith leaves without cracking a book. White leaves his title of chief rumor-monger to anyone that wants it. Lee leaves his English literature behind for the more cultured C M. " Pretty Kitty " Keller leaves with his hot temper and a larger waistline. " Shy " Shaw, the sleuth, leaves because everyone else is. Grygo leaves his electrical genius to those in need. Pound leaves with a receeding hairline. Parker leaves this good advice: drinking, a bad habit; gambling, a deficit; Good study habits, a premium. Stewart leaves the warm radiator for the rock bound coast of Texas. As we now leave we would like to say that the Academy, it ' s traditions, fellowship and memories will 1)0 with us all to the four corners of the earth. U p — - » GEORGE R. CRITES ROBERT GATES ROBERT F. GRYGO GORDON M. Canton. Ohio Ridgefield Park, New Jersey Floral Park. New York HALVERSON Propeller Chih Windjammers Commodore Propeller Club Menaslia. Wisconsin I i il I « JOHN (). HINDS I ' orllund, Orr un Ciiili ' l Officer Proptrller Cluli JOHN K. Il(»l.l(» Winter Gurclon. Kluriiln IIOMAS K. 1II(,IIKS iiilli ( atr. Culifornia KOHKKI I . Jull. ( Diini-llen, New Jersey Trai k Team (:i:cii. J. i.KK C ' .o)inftt n. Kt-nlurky MiiMiip. Pr. Il.r Cliil. lioiU ' Ur s, () IN Si. I ' rliT-liiiiR. Iloiiila cs M JOSKPII W. rVRKKH. Ill Plainfield, New Jersey Sriiolaiilic Slar |{()(,KI{ (,. PKTKRSON. PIcnIywoud, Montana Propeller Cluh i noMKK J. I ' Ol Nl) Nr ark.. Ohio DKNMS 11. UiJSMV . an Franriiiro. Culifornia C W KH.slKIJ J. .S|| lianiokin. Pennsylvania DOVl.K H. SMini Port SI. Jor. Ilorid.i l ' r.ip.-II.T (lull = {f A GEORGE K. SMITH. Jf. WILLIAM i . STEW AKT ROBERT H. WHITE W ILLIA.M J. GOLITZ Los Angeles, Califoriii 1 Port Arthur. Texas Clarks Green. Pennsylvania Ne« York City. New York Cadet Officer Football Team Propeller Cluli Polaris Second Class Committee Propeller Cluh P •c-Vi CLYDE W. KELLER Dorniont. Pennsylvania T. -1 1 IH It.«.VVK0l. 3S Vort ! )j ' fff f(ater U efi ua y if 9, 9J 5 C -313 is on the line for the last muster. Eleven ensigns now answer the roll, wiiieh once carried the name of twenty-six cadel-niidsliipnien. There was " ' Ehno " Dossey, a i)ronioter — a man of varied talents, and our man about town. Hailini; from the " Pan Handle " was " Okie " Gulley, our conseripted section leader. Captain of the Color Guard and Third Batallion Football Captain. John Hall Griffith 2nd, answerin;; to the name of " Grif " , commanded attention when the topic of world affairs arose. Haggerty, the original answer man with a scholastic star, specialized in " hard times " for any or all who cared for tlie same — spent the summer drilling the Rifle Company in the capacity of sub-company commander. We had one soul who liked the " ehow " , " Weemie " Kleimenhagcn who was reputed to have eaten a long ton of hash during the thirty-four weeks. " Weiners und Sauer- kraut " were also consumed in large quantities dur- ing the same period. As for commuting lovers on short week-ends, " Bernie " Madrak filled the bill — runner-up for the title " Mr. Liberty Hound " of 1944. Who can deny that " Pete " Peterson far out- distanced all contestants in tlie week-end liberty sj)rints. Pete was a j)ipe and slipper man with a B.S. from Washington State, and a scholastic star from USMMA, spending his idle hours at hot bridge games with Gully, Haggerty, and Robert. Robert — {pronounced RrrOW-BEARrr I — the Ver- mont " frog " whose ski talk had us all slightly confused at one time or another. Those sweet odors that issued from Room 6201 found their source from " Hank " Marino ' s file of love letters. Three letters a day should make anyone a dreamer. The steadying hand during our periods of uncer- tainty was lent by " Crusher " Fialcowitz from " Nerk " ( pronounced Newark I — All-Regimental football center. Crooning his way through thick and thin we had " Frankie " Mathews the " Canteen Cowljoy. " The restricting item to his otherwise l)olished appearance being a mania for six-bit high pressure hats. As the last bell rings we give our best to those who left our midst earlier in the campaign, and a " Bon Voyage " to all ye who bore the title of " C-313. " ELMER E. DOSSEY Porterville. Californiii Propeller Club JOHN H. GRIFFITH II Tenafly. New Jersey Propeller Club Sound Off ;» «., JAMES L. GULLEY Quanab. Texas Captain. Color Guard Captain. Tbird Battalion Football Team Drill Team . JOHN H. GGERTY Bellmore. New York Rifle Company i W II. LI AM F. rillLlP H. MAUl.NO IKA.NCIS MATHEWS CAKLTON D. KI.KIMK.NHAGR.N Krooklyn. New York Highland Park, Michigan PETERSON Pliiludt ' lplihi. Peiin ylvaniu Rirhhiiul. W ;i liiiigtun Propeller Club Propeller Club RICHARD M. ROBERT Braltleboro. VerinonI Propeller Club BERNARD K. MADRAK Plviiioulli. Pennsvlvaniii Propeller Clnl. Sound Off ALBERT FIALCOWITZ Newark. . ew Jersey Drill Team Color Guard Football Team i 1 m. )rf{ i(fftf ' { {H)((iari 23, MJ ADET-MlDSHIPMEN morniiii; calisthenics " roared from tlie loiulspeakcr at 0550 on any week- day. And so section C-302 of the Tliird Battalion, swiinfi into action to hejiin another greuling day on board the SS Kings Point. A day which in- cluded hectic grappling witi» soot blowers, drum actuated superheater pilot valves, j)olyphase sy- chronous alternators and all the otiier mechanical monstrosities with which tiie Engineering Depart- ment had casually chosen to render us insensible. The insensibility wore off toward Satiu ' day, how- ever, and the Iidshij)men in our Section swarmed ashore, eager to taste the freedom of a weekend in the metropolis. C-302 arrived at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in May 1944 to begin advanced training. For nine long months the SS Kings Point was our ship. e worked aboard her, ate and slept aboard her, taking to the gangway for classes and occasional liberty, returning smartly. Our stay aboard was interrupted occasionally by a few bombshells in the form of ten week, twen- ty-four week, and thirty-four week examinations. There were a few casualties, but for tiie most part, C-302 remained intact. After such actions, recuper- ation were siij)plied in the form of shore liberty. Liberty! A Ijcautiful word! And what it means to liberty-starved Cadet-Midshipmen is not easily described. In New York there ' s Central Park, for strolling, of course, and the art galleries are not to be forgotten, and there used to be the Aquarium, and the — oh, yes, the Astor. C-302 soon terminated its duty aboard the SS Ki.NGS Point and, with a hard-won commission achieved, received a transfcre to other vessels, carrying tlie section members and Kings Point tradition to the far-flunf; corners of the world. KENNETH W . ALLEN Minneapolis, Minnesota EVERETT ARTHUR BEAUCHAMP Ironwood. Miiliipan BLRNELL C. COSBY. Jr. Ricliniond. irginia BURL R. GORDON Murlow. OkK-iliuma . 203 . :.-iW» yi BKLCt: E. HAHKISO.N JOHN A. KK.N.NE THKOnoKK JOHN KOV H. LAMOY Knoxville, Tennessee Slalen Island, New York KlHll.llS New York. New York Hartford, Connerlirut AlMlll i; A. LEWICKE Saurville, New Jersey STANLEY W . MEYER Millbrae, California JAMES F. MMMO. Jr. Arlington. N ' irginia AHTlll K M. I ' AV. NE Hrunx. New York tam tei- ■■■S ■■■S 9 5 JOH.N LA.NFA.N OLINN DONAL M. S.NYDKK FRANCIS J. SUTLEY nAVlO W . W ELSH W ilkinshurg. renn Iv,inin Ocean .Springs. Ma«-a(luiseHs Cliir.igo. Illinois Urexcl Hill, Pennsylvania s : iimii smiMm c ' mduated e Mtam 23, i MS GROUP OF salty sea-dogs arrived al the District Instructor ' s office in New York, May 1944 to begin nine months of advanced training at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. We had sailed to every outpost of the world, worked on deck, taken sights, and enjoying liberty in ports which most of us had never dreamed of visiting. Yes, our campus was the seven seas. The green tint to our gold braid proved that. But here we were again, back in New York, ready to resume our academic training. We belive that in no other service academy has such a meeting been lield. Our nine months of training were crowded with a variety of subjects, some of which were Seamanship, Cargo, Naval Science and Tactics, Shipping Economics, Radio, Ship Construction. Rules of The Road, Rules and Regulations, and Navigation. We had received practical training in all of these subjects, but were now obtaining the theoretical knowledge necessary to supplement our experiences gained at sea. Men from every walk of life, every state in the union, were represented in Section C-115. All tried their hand at one of the many extra-curric- ular activities at Kings Point. It was not difficult to make a choice as the activities represented were Tin Fish Club, Propeller Chili, Polaris, Sound Off, Midships, Windjammers, Glee Club, Dance Band Rostrum Rifle Company, and Camera Club. Al though the United States Merchant Marine Acad emy was not old enough to engage in intercolleg iate competition, we had our intramural sports C-115 was active in intramural football, baseball, basketball, sailing, wrestling, boxing, and track. February 23, 194.5 we all gathered in Bowditch Hall to receive our long awaited diplomas of gradu- ation. C-115 then set sail again, not as Cadets this time, but as officers in the Merchant Marine and Navy. f NATHAN J. AVERICK Rock Island, Illinoi) JAMES G. BERRY Lawrence, Massachusetts EDWIN F. CAIN Grand Rapids, Michigan HAROLD L. CALKINS O ' Neill, Nebraska WILLIAM THEODORE DAVID ROLAND B. DICKISON DONALD D. DUVEN CHESHIRE, Jr. Baltimore. Maryland Colorado Springs. Colorado Cherokee, Iowa Bristol. Rhode Island - KENNETH J. FERRELL San Leandro, California DALE J. HENDERSON Reno, Nevada JACK B. KLIPPENSTEEN Inglewood, California LLOYD C. NELSON Sioux Falls. South Dakota CHARLES S. JAMES A. JACK R. SPURLOCK RAYMOND F. VROLY OFFERMAN SCHULTHEISS San Antonio, Texas Oakland, California Chula Vista, California St. Louis, Michigan A 207 •SsiSSSS SSiSi HAMILTON J. WALLACE, Jr. Phoenixville, Pennsylvania GLENN A. WOOD Hunter. Kansas ENRIQUE H. YRAMATEGUI Houston, Texas HAROLD : L FLYNN Williamansett, Massachusetts EUGENE E. GILES Harrisburg, Pennsylvania RALPH C. MOHL. Jr. Portsmouth, Ohio ' t T «svi .c »wvir « ini vir ;j s»T ,i I IM [f T v. as. v- --- .N -. ' N. j adfcated e cMia m 23, J9M5 ow that we are gone, we will probably be called " just another average section " , but to U8, who have lived each other ' s lives for so long, 217 will be the all-time, all-King ' s Point section. True enough, we had about the average a- mount of trouble. Bill Rhoades (the " I ' m worried " boy " ) couldn ' t accept a baggage locker detail with- out taking it to the supreme court; L. J. (Opera- tor) Johnson just couldn ' t seem to hit it off with Big Red; and rather than get a job. Alec Pophoff had to come back three days early from leave. All in all, though, we had pretty smooth sailing, and even t ook time for sports. We had the Regimental championship sailing crew, namely: Reggie Bree- den, Connie Degel, Johnny Rothfuss, " Hoot " Camp- bell (coxwain) , and " Rackabore " Dave Grover. Dave held the record for sleeping in class, and was also a member of the Academy cross country team, along with Ross Saye (our number one swords- man) and " Chuckles " Dubinski. Harry (The Gull) Hunter was our fair haired boy on the swimming team; and our outstanding athlete was Big Nick Nikolaus. He was captain of the first Academy intercollegiate basketball game, (we won), and a football player too. Two of us decided to spend the war Navy style. They are Ashley Feltus (he is the guy who couldn ' t hear the instructor over the crackle of candy wrappers) , and H. Winsor Greene, who was not only a cartoonist, but a ventriloquist as well. Top honors for never being late to a ' muster go to Fred Maltman. " Sleepy " Bert Sommers held our respect for always knowing when to wake up, and we owe most of our nick names and 217 lingo to the hor- rible three — " Louisianna Slight " Lassus, K. R. Keith and " Alley Oop " Turner. Naturally the only man in the section who could compute his hat size by Pi R- was " Klondike " Nelson. We won ' t ever forget our five trips on the Willie Webb, which brings to mind our all-star steward ' s department — " Cugle " Manigold (the " tin-fish " expert), " Stars and Stripes " Dave Meyers, and " Swamp Rabbit " Lindquist. This is our swan song, and all that remains to be said is, ' Mold on, 217. " r I ALEC N. POPHOFF San Pedro, California ROBERT W. BREEDEN New Orleans, Louisiana Polaris Windjammers Propeller Club Regimental Championship Sailing Crew n flB iiS ELLIOT T. CAMPELL Milwaukee, Wisconsin Football Team Regimental Championship Sailing Crew CONRAD W. DEGEL New Orleans, Louisiana Propeller Club r f» « f ANTHOIN Y P. DUBINSKI Haverhill, Massachusetts Propeller Club ASHLEY G. FELTUS Bayside, New York 11th Company Commander HOWARD . GREENE Monroe, Louisiana Polaris Propeller Club Handbook Staff DAVID H. GROVER Tulsa, Oklahoma Cross Country Team Propeller Club Regimental Championship Sailing Crew HARRY D. HUNTER Fort Lauderdale, Florida Swimming Team Propeller Club Boxing Squad Sub-Company Commander G«|, LEO J. JOHNSON Harvey ' s Lake. Pennsylvania Propeller Club KENNETH R. KEITH Sacramento, California Academy Dance Band Propeller Club ROY E. LASSUS New Orleans, Louisiana Scholastic Award Propeller Club DONALD A. LINDQUIST FRED T. MALTMAN, JR. . MILTON G. MANEGOLD DAVID P. MYERS New Orleans, Louisiana Gilroy, California Milwaukee, Wisconsin Philadelphia. Pennsylvania ' Propeller Club Tin Fish Club " lb Companv Commander Polaris Staff 210 , ' --==!a« b. «: 1, ,B f LELAND C. NELSON Oakland, California Battalion Championship Rowing Crew tfb WILLIAM J. RHOADES Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Propeller Club JOHN W. ROTHFUSS Burholnie, Pennsylvania Propeller Club Regimental Championship Sailing Crew BERTRAND H. SOMMER East Orange, New Jersey f ROSS SAYE Cleveland, Ohio Boxing Team Cross Country Team Fencing Team Propeller Club rafi ((Cited Jlayc i 9, 9J 5 liave met the inspectors and they are ours. " It lias been a swell f:an : and a :reat Academy, the remembrance of which will linger in our minds always. Yes, that includes the time- honored extra-duty squad, the week of watches, the lack of sleep, as well as the lighter side, sueii as our gay and hilarious First .Academic leave and " G " Day, when we bade farewell to Kings Point and joined our alumni on the briney deep. . s a sidelight we might mention the more sui)- versive characteristics of our illustrious section. " Casanova " Crespin, who sj)ent his study halls in the phone booth. " ' elfare " L ' pp, the diplomat and nian-about-the-academy, and " Farmer Dutcit " Bruggink and " Tex " Hinnant, widely known for their passion for cows. e often wondered how " Zigpy " Seliultz, " Tiny " Schoenstein, " Lover " Danielson, " Curley " Crews, " Welfare " , and " Casa- nova " rated such a commendation for their exc -l- lent behavior at Jug End Barn. They of all people! Our ardent Navy fan was " Danny " McCartiiy. who with " Beaver " Lowery and " Sammy " Mendelsohn hanged the books and nearly caused the rest of us to flunk. " Baldy " Horton and " Curley " Crews also con- tributed to our dilemma with their timely answers during class recitation. " Hardnose " Simonds was our andjassador and noted authority on Greenwich Village affairs. Our most decorated character was " Tommy " Thompson who was always looking for a new ribbon to wear. " Don " Hubbard was the outstanding bride- groom-to-be. " Jolting Joe " Jaskowiak and " Al " Nagy were always looking for the combination for the easy way but never found it. Last but not least, " Little " Scott, who was the cause for " Basketball " Clarke to continuou.sly break training. " Bon Vovage " . evervone! Ralfctrlo EUGENE H. BRIGGLNK Waldo. ' W ' isronsin Propeller Club JOHN H. DWIKLSON Seattle. U ' ii liin|;lon Propeller Club GEORGE W. ESSON Ashland. Wi«ron in Windjammers RICHARD A. HINNAKT Pearsall. Texas Propeller Club GEORGE R. HORTON Rullierfordton, North Carolina f ' ropeller Club DONALD M. HUBBARD Nelcong, New Jersey First Class Committee Ring Committee Propeller CIul) JOSEPH R. JASKOW lAK Pl)ila ] -lphi:i. Penn vlvaniu HOUSTON LOWERY Norfolk, Virginia Propeller Club DANIEL c. McCarthy Edmore, Michigan HOWARD MENDELSOHN ALEXANDER C. NAGY Allentown. Pennsylvania RICHARD L. SIMONDS Winter Haven, Florida Propeller Club Brooklyn, New York Cadet Offirer Propeller Club ' W AKREN C. THOMPSON NORMAN F. JERRY C. CREWS EMIL J. CHESPIN Gadsden. Alabama SCHOENSTEIN . " anla Cruz. California Santa Ana, California Tin Fish Club Propeller Club San Franrisro, California Propeller Club Prnpi-ller Clul. Propeller Club Football Team A STANLEY F. SCOTT Eastville. Virginia Tin Fish Club Propeller Club 1 - M- -z st ' mtwrm m ' wM ' Lmimi ' t ' iiiss?!: ■ ' • " ■ — ry ' I ■ v .rwrir HE converse of John Masefield ' s " I must go down to the sea again " was typical of the gathering on June 22, 1944 of the 31 hitter individuals who were to become a composite of whimsy, clanish- ness, and sometime phenomenal cooperation, known as Section C-319. It seems only fitting that John J. Burke, who undoubtedly will muster his own family at some later date with his usual unmodulated bellow, take a roll call now; so " Joisey Boy " post us! G. N. " Jerry " Casso: Synonomous with that- last-drag and sound and fury . . . R. W. " Bob " Craig: " Time has no meaning — this cloud has lots of room . . . W. J. " Bill " Deatcher: Marriage will be a snap after this ... J. A. " Joe " Corcoran: I see no reason to be human . . . G. E. " Eck " Eckel- kamp : I ' ll saddle my typewriter and we ' ll ride, ride, ride . . . T. F. " Tom " Hannigan: Persistence has its reward — two stripes and wedding bells! . . . R. W. " Ray " Haun: Oh, cut the — class, these squirrels have to be fed! ... J. " Heff " Heffelfinger : Study Halls were meant for relaxation. Come on men. El Cantino! . . . D. W. " Don " Hoffses: All is not gold that glitters — but it looks swell on sleeves . . . C. T. " Tag " Howland: But then you could also do it this way, SIR . . . H. R. " Ross " Kaye: No hurry, no worry, a minute is an eternity . . . W. W. " Martin " Martin: Women? They ' ll never be practical; too dangerous. J. T. " Jack " Matthews: What, you don ' t call that music? . . . T. " Tom " Milaskey: We ' ll all miss being tucked in on Saturday nights . . . R. M. " Mick " Moeschlin: Women with cars are never a problem . . . E. L. " Luke " Montz: My life is gov- erned by flight schedules . . . W. K. " Chickasee " Morgan: Shine ' em? I never saw ' em before I came here. E. P. " Elmer " Neylon: There is but one ver- sion of " Red Riding Hood " worth hearing . . . K. L. " Ken " Ryan: Well now I ' ll tell you what I ' m ' a gonna dooo . . . H. R. " Bob " Shirk: But sir, you ' re absolutely wrong ... J. J. " Jake " Stiles: What ' s the sick-bay got that I haven ' t? . . . J. R. " Toot " Tuite: Who are all those others? JOHN J. BURKE Jersey City, New Jersey Cadet Officer GERALD N. CASSO New Orleans, Louisiana ROBERT W. CRAIG Seattle, Washington Battalion Football Sports Editor, Polaris WILLIAM J. DEATCHER Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Propeller Club .. 1 G. E. ECKELKAMP Sea Cliff. New York Polaris T. F. HANNIGAN New York, New York Cadet Officer RAYMOND W. HAUN San Francisco, California DONALD W. HOFFSES Portland, Maine REiV CHARLES T. HOWLAND Los Angeles, California Cadet Officer Tin Fish Club H. R. KAYE San Diego, California WALTER W. MARTIN Apple Creek, Ohio JOHN T. MATTHEWS Doylestown, Pennsylvania THOMAS HLASKEY Chicago, Illinois Propeller Club EDVi L L. MONTZ Goldsboro. North Carolina Propeller Club WILLIAM K. MORGAN Grove Hill. Alabama ELMER P. NEYLON Pinole, California Sound Off Cadet Officer Glee Club Propeller Club 216 vENNETH L. RYAN HARRY ROBERT SHIRK JOHN J. STILES J. R. TUITE Cleveland. Ohio Port Royal, Pennsylvania Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Old Greenwich, Connecticut Battalion Football Cadet Officer Propeller Club Sound Off Propeller Club First and Second Class Representative f ;liaim ■■5 JOHN HEFFELFINGER MILTON MOESCHLIN JOSEPH ANTHONY Fort Wayne, Indiana Sunbury, Pennsylvania CORCORAN, Jr. Propeller Club Propeller Club Sound Off Savannah, Georgia Cadet Officer ' vMsS ai_riiOT fl; .%?■ ii?W m UCDP {jjrfc iuitecf iarc i 9, J9J 5 ' HEN the Academy sees the last of Section C-3()8 it will prohahly be witli mixed emotions . . . on both sides. hen we entered Kings Point as upperclassmen on 23 June, 1944 after our sea duty, we had quite a lime of readjustini; ourselves to the Academy routine tliat we had left so many months before. After our introduction to tlie Regiment we met, as all pood sections do, the Battalion Extra Duty Squad and soon realized that the balmy pre- liminary days at Furusetli Barracks were over. During our stay here, however, we have had a growing " Espirit de Corps " inculcated. Now as we begin the job we were trained to do, we see clearly that we and our fellow alumni are the ones to make Kings Point succeed. The course has been ably charted ... it is now ours to follow. In a lighter vein we all know that every sec- tion has an individual character and some of us certainly are ' ' characters. " All remember Big Joe Graham ' s prodigous appetite . . . Moullon and McEvilv. the LST bovs . . . ii atrin and De itt the quietones of 5313 . . . Greenblatt and Hayden vying for extra milk at mess . . . " Swede " Lundin who had a sliocking time at the expense of Todd ' s power su])ply. Maybe that is where he got his curly hair. erner — well, we all have our opin- ions of who is responsible for the Commissary. Others were Old Man Miilarz . . . Powell of Sunny California . . . Fagin and his Fagin Bars . . . Curly Curtin ' s long flowing brunette tresses . . . Rockey Conlev — the Ben Hur of Kings Point . . . Russell who supported the local telephone company dur- ing blowtime . . . Ross, the new man of the section. We couldn ' t forget Smedegaard s prompt responses in License Preparation, and Zwolski, famed for his little woman. Altogetlier we made up the craziest section that ever got midnight liberty out of a field trip. But we were a section, and thus a part of King ' s Point. e of C-308 intend that our course will be followed and tliat Kings Point will succeed. It is for the section after us to see that it does. m mm ROBERT (). CON LEY I.os . ngelcs. California Propeller Club EDWARD T. CI RIl.N Quinry. Massacliuselts RAYMOND DE WITT Ilolhiiul. Mirliii:nn I ' loprller Cliil. RICHARD FAGAN Philadelphia. Pennsylvani; ' Polaris First Class Committee Cadet Officer Propeller Club li 218 T " ' i 15? P. lib ii JOSEPH W. GRAHAAI EDW AHD LEONARD KENNETH T. HAYDEN NILS HAROLD LUNDIN Evanston, Illinois GREENBLATT Los Angeles. California Dallas, Texas Bronx, New York THOMAS F. McEVILY Jr. New York, New York C LEONARD E. W ATRIN navton. Ohio WILLIAM W. NICHOLAS Aberdeen, South Dakota T r A. H. WERNER Hohoken. New Jersey Cadet Officer Drum and Bugle Corps Glee Club First Class Committee Sailing Cluh T:sjK s . v -j?f.-i;r.LHiiK-L fe:. ; RICHARD A. RUSSEL Freeport, New York Second Class Representative First Class Treasurer a k MYRON ZWOLSKI Minneapolis, Minnesota ERNEST M. SMEDEGAARD San Francisco. California », JAMES S. MOULTON, Berkeley, California IT ■ ■ mm fl5 DAVID POWELL FRANK A. MULARZ LEWIS M. ROSS Lafayelte, California Minneapolis. Minnesota Roselle Park, New Jersey Propeller Club 1 4. » —it n 1 ■■■L 1 1 » v. ' ■ . «k t 7 4 r5(SiS(nMIIW »iMHrar »?aiHIW«K3e?=S= !==2SS, SSIC« .VUiniS. »£:£a V CCSr« 1 H l ' fMI AIVVIUinUUUUI t ' af iuded Icivc i 9, - ffJ S k FECTiON C-121 entered the United States Mer- chant Marine Academy, a large group of young salts who had just completed at least six months of sea training which comprised part of the course ex- tended to us at Kings Point. Witii souvineers from all parts of the world clutched in our hands or stufifed in our seahags, eager to exhiliit these prizes to our new section mates, we gathered to get her at the District Instructor ' s office in New York. To our amazement the D. I. wasn ' t at all interested in our souvineers, but asked us politely about our sea projects. With this, we now realized that our life of leisure had now come to an end, and we were entering a life that was entirely different from tliat which we had experienced in our sea training. Back at the Academy, we buckled down to the routine of men who were in training to become future Deck Officers of the United States Merchant Marine. Courses followed that proved headaches to all of us. Sliip Construction, Navigation, Seaman- ship, Cargo, Naval Science, Shipping Economics, Signalling, and numerous other studies which wc so little realized at first would be of any use to us in the future. When our license examinations came around however, we saw readily the reason for the stren- uous course that was given us at Kings Point. A large body we had entered nine months ago, a small select group we were when we arrayed ourselves on the stage of Bowditch Auditorium to receive our diplomas from the Superintendent. ' ith the fine education we have received from Kings Point, we are now fit to go to sea again, not as Deck Cadets gathering up souvineers in foreign ports, but as Deck Officers, guiding our ships to dis- tant lands, in this present struggle, and in the peace that will eventually follow. ED ARD E. BOCAN Minneapolis. Minnesota JACK G. CANN, Jr. Oklalioma City. Oklahoma Polaris LIONEL W. DIAZ Cliirago. Illinois Battalion Football tfib ALBERT DWIGHT DONOVAN, Jr. Waterloo. Iowa Rifle Company p iHI w - i! i sh n»fc ifiift H SB BB OB FREDERICK R. FETZER I.eliunon, Pennsylvania R. EDW AHD FIDDLER I ' arMjns. Tennessee Propeller Club TONY V. (;ATT()ZZI Cleveland. Oliio ERNEST A. HAENGGI San Francisco. California Ot. Cli I OB r i ALTER HEMSLNG LAWRENCE RUST AI.DEN J. HURT FRANCIS KOLLAR Delroil. Michigan HILLS, Jr. Oniulia. Nebraska Phoenixville. Pennsvlvania Polaris East Willislon. Long I land. New York ( M JOHN B. MARA WILSON M BURNE ORVILLE A. NESS ROGER ALAN PIRIF Columbus. Ohio Pikesville. Maryland Everelt. Wa liinglon Fresno, California Sound Off Scholastic Star MHIBHIiHIIIIiMBMIBIMMMMMi JACK . { Mil A.lil.iii.l. Or.cmi a J (;k w. i{i»hi:ims ll. Worth. Ti-Xii Propeller Cluli m W M.I i;i{ C. HOOT. Ill K;in-;i» iily. .Mi« iiri Kir-l uikI Serond (!hi » Repre-cniiitive Sound Off Propeller Cluli tf k db J(»I1N r. IKKS CliiraKo. Illinoi. Sound Off WTNFRFD L. WILSON ( ul(p ir(. Mis«i ippi RODERICK J. LEW l.N Si. Louis. Missouri BIG JACK ' THE SPONGE -STAR PERIE - DUTCH - CUT-RATE NESS DOUBLEO-T ' FID ' THEYUK -RATH - MEN GG 1 1 u cp n CD p ' yar f (Cited arc f 23, JM5 IIE.N C-110 entered tlie Aradeiny. the first section leader of 31 strong solid men said, " W ateli this section, they ' re jioing far! " VCell, nine months passed and 18 tired weary men graduated! Did the section go far? ell, let me tell you the story and you decide for yourself. " We started way hack in July 1944, with the wilder element of the section ha ing a series of parties. They were officiated hy " Beer-plug " Gates. " Drown ' em " Jones, " the Head " Augshury, " Farty- hoy " Smith, and " Shower " Haines. This hrillant series of hrawls was terminated by the breaking of tiie apartment lease. Every thing was saved by ' " Honest " Macintosh bringing the gang back to the good old 1st Battalion. The men started dropping out and resigning from boredom so the " Commandoes " Frav and Cooper livened things up — up t o the extent of about seventy ( latest count 80 1 demerits apiece. Scholasticly speaking, the section has cornered the awards for the academy: " I like them, tall " Cerruti, and " Ouja " Dansbury, the sections coni- pition for " umbriago Brains " Braida, the latter the gold star, the former bovs the " purple plun- ger, " who also graduated witli a flower pot. How- ever, not to be slighted, " . rms " Hersch, our latest addition, has managed to put himself thru the course, (be sat in the last chair in the last row). Then in my dim memory I seem to recollect our Second Academy Leave. ' " Martini " Michetti, " Lover, until be meets the girl " Adams, " Head " Augshury, " Muscles " Mansfield, and " beat-it " Brai- da went on a skiing trip up in Massachusetts. That state will long remendier C-110. II VIV A. ADAMS FKA K A. CllAKLES E. GATES JOHN CERRUTI Kanah. I ' lah AUGSBIRY. Jr. Vii.liita Falls. Texas Bronx. New York Cadet Oftirer Opdrnslmrf!. New tnV Boxing Tenni mmatm mmmum ■MHBIHHi WILLIAM K. DANSBUKY ( " riojie Point Farms, Michigan Transportation Committee IIENKV J. FHAV New Orleans. Louisiana WILLIAM H. HAINES New York City, New York Propeller Club Sound Off Cadet Officer DUANE W. HUMPHREY Wichita, Kansas Cadet Officer DOXALD P. JONES Franklin. North Carolina RUSSELL L. KAMP Detroit. Michigan DEWARD M. MANSFIELD Nogales, Arizona WESLEY F. MYSONHIMER Chevoit. Ohio Cadet Officer Drum and Bugle Corps Host Committee B EDMOND L. SMITH Austin. Texas Propeller Clul) Cadet Officer FRANK LARR COOPER Indiana| olis. Indiana RICHARD L. BR A ID A .Seattle. Washington .Scholastic Star Cadet Officer Propeller Club ARMAND E. MICHE1 San Anselmo. California Transportation Coniii 225 J. HERSCH Erie. Pennsylvania Transportation Commillee I Mil., 226 acsB«««iiiiiriii.ttSN»iKss:is ««!n««« i jiiwwi iicp ncDP Mtcliiatecl .yUfi ' Mm 23, JOJ 5 HO could have foreseen that tlie ancient spirit of independence would be instilled afjain in the group of saline-encrusted Cadet-Mi(lslii])nien who met for the first time on July 4, 1944? Inde- pendent they became, however, and instituted their claim to fame; a section devoid, with one short- lived exception, of Cadet Officers. Remarkable too, is the unity they achieved considerinf;: the stronj; personalities of the section members. Topmost anionjr us was " Bif; Stoop " Dalley, lover of midnifjht inspections, followed jjy " Big Joe " Laukonis, whom New ork rolled flat. De- scending the height scale we find the Don Juan from the farmlands, Glenn Sowash. Our mental and athletic giant was " Red " klcinschmidt. Our southern gents were " Speedy " Pearce and " Handsome " HoUey. Our two chief contenders for the most demerits earned were John Weis and Ed Reardon. Along with Reardon, wc find his con- trasting roommates, " Playful " Welch and " Seri- ous " Allen. The old men of the section, Losin, " Pop " Clary, and Hoover carefully watched over their children. The " Lip " Schultz cracked his whip and W hitey Moore jeered while Falba yapped back in defiance. " Colorado " Jackson charmed us with his drawl, and " Romeo " Karpiej painted rare word pictures. " Marty " Lampark drank his midnight oil, but " Little Joe " Virostko burrowed his way through many a ])ook. Our donkey-toned Castle sang Alma Mater to the dismay of " Chubby " Maher, while suave Tommy Leeds smoothed re- lations. c » PAUL J. BAVLNKA Milwaukee. U i?ron in EDGAR S. CASTLE Matawan, New Jersey Sound-Off Glee Club r » ■ - W ILLIAM G. CLARY. Ji Haltiinnre. Maryland |t» «? ' EUGENE G. FALBA Grand Rapid . Michigan Sound Off Rifle Company itsisamsissi iim ■• — ' -■ ' " " ' " - ' " ■■ «t.»,-yyp» 3 r m ¥r ' r f dh b ' ■ FORREST E. HOLLEY Aiken. South (lurolinu ARTHUR E. HOOVKK CliirufEO. Illinois CASIMIU J. KAHIMKJ Ncu Britain. ConniMlirut JAMES W. KLEINSCHMIDT Sipourncy. Iowa Football Team Basketball Team Mbi ii iffe MARTIN F. LAMPARK JOSEPH V. LAUKOMS Racine. Wisconsin Uetroit. Mirhigan Cadet Officer ELMER T. LEEDS Brookhn. New York I ' ropeller Clul) EDWIN L. LIPSCHUTZ Canton. Ohio ' •:» «: A 9 P- ZENON S. LOSIN JOHN J. MAUKR ClIAIfLKS L. MOOHi: ALBERT L. PEARCE Hamtranick. Michigan Belfirade. Minnesota New Rochelle. New York Gainesville. Georgia Propeller Club Propeller Club 228 . EDMUND REARDON JOSEPH J. VIROSTKO JOHN L. WEIS WILLIAM G. WELCH Belmont, Massachusetts Cleveland, Ohio East Cleveland. Ohio Riverside, Illinois Propeller Club Propeller Club Propeller Club EDWARD B. ALLEN, Jr. Roselle Park, New Jersey Propeller Club ROBERT G. JOHNSON Delagua, Colorado 229 ]j(P Il(! i:| ' i ' adiM ted Jiarc i 23, M5 HE day was dark and gloomy, matcliing our spirits, when we reported aboard at tlie District Instructers office 0900, July 7, 1944. Tlie fog that we were in was only equalled by the atmospliere outside. As we sat in the straigiit-hacked chairs and looked at each other for tlie first time, we shuddered, and today, many months later, the same reaction takes place. The battle of Kings Point lias been a bloody one. Our ranks have been thrice decimated, but those of us who have survived leave witii a grim and triumphant smile, firmly clutching our licenses and commissions. We ' ll never forget : Harrington singing a solo, " Don ' t Fence Me In. " Trout organizing a post war Pepsi-Cola route; Davis ' s crimson, mandarin pa- jamas; Forrester mothering Neptune; Beckley ' s daily ten page letters to Naomi; Winter ' s excellent lectures in thermodynamics in double talk, and his after tap commercials. Bourque ' s tales of his Christmas leave; Laws ' six month wait for tickets for " Oklahoma " and tlien only to be snul)bed by fate, and J. F. W. Riley trying to tie his bunk down New Year ' s Eve; Ros- enberg consistantly wearing dungarees between 1720 and 1930 each evening. Blocklin ' s record in sick bay; Baker ' s notc- Ijooks; Bonoza advocating the classics for Marine Engineers: " Shakey " Harris and his last big week- end in town; Kent ' s worried furrow on his other- wise smooth brow; Renielman ' s impish grin; Beach and Budaji forever messing up films prior to show- ing them. Aaron, who wrote tliis, is now listing classified excuses to send to irate parents explaining the above remarks. L.T. FRANCIS J. AARON Sharon, Pennsylvania Siholaslic Award Sound Off JAMES H. BAKER Fishers Island. Ne» York Transportation Committee ROBERT A. BEACH Cleveland. Ohio DOUGLAS H. BECKLEY Santa Fe .Springs. California s tiSiiMiifttfHK FRANK BONORA Easton, Pennsylvania Sound Off Transportation Committee i ' « .W ««r T IIOMKH J. BOURQUE Dover, New Hampshire FRANK R. BLIDAJI Cleveland, Ohio r JOSEPH R. DAVIS Roikaway, New Jersey Cy Am SB L. T. FORRESTER Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania E. M. HARRINGTON Carnegia, Pennsylvania Drill Team Cadet Officer CHARLES R. HARRIS Cape Charles, Virginia ETHERIDGE F. KENT Eastport, Maryland JAMES W. LAWS, III Detroit, Michigan GEORGE H. REMELMAN Jark-.,n II.-i(;ht . New York JOHN S. RILEY Beverly, Massachusetts HAROLD J. ROSENBERG North Plainfield, Nev Foothall Wrestlin Transportat; RAYxMOND 0. INTERS Santa Ana, California Propeller Club •0 HANS G. BLOCKLIN Paterson, New Jersey Transportation Committee Dance Committee liiMiiiitfMiMiiliiiiiiiiliiiMNMilli ii nmih mm ' tminmrtr- :s «ss v 1 i t r I J V T . :s 9t .vo» ; I ncp ncDP % ' ar (tatcf JiavcA 23, VMS i HE Regiment of Cadet-Midshipmen was in summer attire consisting of khaki shorts and khaki short sleeve shirts when C-325 arrived at Kings Point on a hot day last June. We came to the Academy to commence upper class training for nine months. It wasn ' t easy at first getting accus- tomed to an entire new type of life than we had had during our sea training. Kings Point was de- termined in its efforts to peel off the coat of salt that had gathered at sea. Needless to say it succed- ed. The first ten weeks, contrary to the popular saying, was the storm hefore the lull. In those first ten weeks Navigation, Ship Construction, Shipping Economics, Cargo, Seamanship, Naval Science and many other subjects were all thrown at us at once to see if we could take it. A few of us fell by the wayside, but the great majority stayed to enjoy the ten week leave that was our just reward. Bv this time, C-325 was coining into the lime- light as a section worthy of praise. The men en- gaged in extra-curricular activities such as foot- ball, wrestling, boxing, baseljall. Midships, Polaris, Sound Off, Drill Team, Windjammers, Propeller Club, and Camera Club. As is the case in every section, we also had our " Einstiens. " Yes, there were some men of C-325 who attained a 3.4 average or better to merit the wearing of the gold star on their uniform. Cadet-Officers soon dotted the ranks of our section. You could always tell these men by their straight posture, military bearing, and most of all, by the extra gold braid. All that was lacking was the " scrambled eggs. " That would come later tliough. Soon we completed the twenty-four and thirty- four week examinations, and also the leave that was our reward after the former examination per- iod. Tlie stage was set, the curtain was drawn, and we of C-325 made our grand entrance at Bowditeh Hall to receive those long-awaite d diplomas. Nine months wasn ' t so long after all, was it fellows? GEORGE ' ft . CONSTABLE Santa Rosa. California CLIFFORD J. FOWLIE San FranciMO. California NOAH D. SON Plainview, Texas ROBERT E. BONDY, Jr. Chevy Chase, Maryland 233 ■Biii — ■ -f- ' - " " ' -i " -« iinf»-.a « a VINCENT J. CELESTE East Boston. Massachusetts THOMAS I. CONDON Charlestown, South Carolina RAYMOND G. DAVIDSON Chicago, Illinois EUGINE P. DVORIN Los Angeles. California JOHN P. FRANCE Philadelphia, Pennsylvania RICHARD P. FRAYER Cleveland, Ohio ROBERT J. KRAMER Bronx, New York FRED B. LENT Albert Lea, Minnesota ANDREW NOBLE Red Bluff. California DAVID S. PITTS Gulfport. Missouri PAUL H. REEB Sylvania, Ohio JAMES D. ROBERTSON Mansfield, Ohio i aeSMiMiittArtitfk ■ ' «i. v fv unrn inii iiiiiii iiiiiii— ' S. ■■9 a ALGIE C. VENABLE. Jr. Ferris, Texas EDWIN K. WILKINS Port Arthur, Texas JOHN L. GIBSON Thiells, New York 3f JMB PTVi i Ml i B| |k 1 C J 1 , . ' t ' ac aaM S imi 6, M5 ELL the First I ' ll be right down " was the general trend of thought when that first revielle sounded July 14, 1944. Since then the ominous tones of " recall from sack drill " have sounded many times and not only did each one instill a fresh dislike for buglers in the minds of the Third Battalion members, but also they cleared the decks for many memories which are solidly etched in the minds of the " Fighting Thirteen " . For instance — " Pinhead " Swingle ' s narration of the gruesome six months on " de nort atlantik, " " Commander Pike " Sherlock ' s narrow escape with the pin-up girl, and the " Desert Fox " Carter and his solid renditions of Gilbert and Sullivan. How about the time Cookie and Hokr toasted noses over a hot valve chest down in steam laboratory. Nineteenth week memories included the slips signed " See Me — C M Peter Constas, Bow-Wow, " and department administrator. Miles Tourison ' s gripping description of just how the junior aide entered the tonsorial parlor. Censored, are all thoughts concerning the the fateful twenty-four weekers. Also censored are many of " Killer " Kane ' s detailed sea stories, and the epitaths emitted by Gondola when he found himself head man at the pompous Change of Com- mand ceremony. Unforgettable also are Joe ( (The Voice I Lud- wig ' s scrupulous care of the coiffeur when applying the watch cap, and " chief caretaker " Seels ' undy- ing love for " Arnold " the pet cricket of 6219. Also of interest was Rybarczyk ' s lack of demerits and his abundance of cold cash. » ' 0c:p IB flH OB JAMES J. GONDOLA DUDLEY M. TOLHISON NORMAN W. CARTER P. CONSTAS Santa Rosa, California Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Phoenix. Arizona Astoria. New York Cadet Officer Cadet Officer Boxing Team B Ny --f7-._-— -, - r sB l igiiiMiliftttii ALEXANDER R. COOK Milwaukee, Wisconsin rs OB RICHARD G. HOKR Wichita, Kansas WILLIAM B. KANE Oakland. California l-! «L 9 g JOSEPH LUDWIG, Jr. Baltimore, Maryland Sound Off C R. G. SEEL Cranford, New Jersey Cadet Officer WILLIAM 0. PRINE EARL D. RYBARCZYK JOHN J. SHERLOCK KENNETH F. SWINGLE Saginaw, Michigan Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin Kingston, New York Washington, Scholastic Star District of Columbia 1 19f 1 1 i IIHIH 1 ;fV J H| Si n 1 ' ' ' S U. Mi ' SS Wu J yac awtec S Mcii 6, 9J 5 Ws FTEP right up, ladies and gen-tlemen; see the wonders of U.S.M.M.A. Riglit over here, in Palmer Hall, we have seection C-116. Hear that cadence coming from inside? It ' s Wilson. Watch him crack his whip and put ' em through their paces. Come in and watch Bill " the hody " Healy fiex a few muscles for you. And ladies, stop, and gaze at Silent " Patty " O ' Brien — if by chance he speaks — ah-h-h! Yes sir, step right up. A special attraction in Es-pon-ole. Rodriquez all the way from Puer-to Kic-o. And see G. B. Brown, neatness personified, one thou-sand dollars reward to anyone finding one hair out of place! Stop! and listen to the cactus humor of Texas Sykes, the wise old sage from O ' Sage. See Kessing- er, the " Jughead " boy, go through his feats of co- or-dination. The synical Polish dancer and singer Sienicki is also on the inside. ASatch his left — he ' s got a left, I tell you, a left. And please! A plea! Have you any troubles? Toss them over into McCleary ' s self made wall. Right now he ' s per- plexed ' cause he has nothing to worry about. Also — while you wait. Green, the man in the red pajamas will — opps, I ' m sorry, not now; he ' s busy finding an angle over at Polaris. And ladies and gentlemen, we have captured « ife those strip- ed plebe terrorists. Connell and Carr. Step right up. H. Finke will de Talge with pro-lixity his secret method for using coffee in eye byes. That truck load of food you see is only a snack for J. Shock, the two-gunned, baby faced killer from Detroit. And for a special surprise ask Perry Hud- nell why he ' s called " Al " . Have you a moment. Let Honest Charley Hines make of you one of his many debating opponents. Choose your own sub- ject and take any side! Oh, yes! Pass your watch up, mister, and our boy mechanical wizard. Grant, will take it apart. Then Saar, using only a small number of x ' s and B.T.U. ' s, will prove it couldn ' t have been done. House will amaze you with un- believable stories of his adventurous military car- eer. If you hurry you ' ll be right in time to see Martin, the Magican, pull a bunk pass from out of nowhere. Step right up, ladies and gen-tlemen. I haven ' t given you even an inkling of what ' s to be seen in each one of these characters. Just come in and see! The price of admission? Just pronounce Mangravite correctly and it ' s all free! JAY GORDON B. BROWN BERNARD J. CARR, Jr. WILLIAM F. CONNELL JAMES R. GRANT ! Baton Rouge, Louisiana San Pedro, California Cleveland. Ohio Norfolk, Virginia Cadet Officer Propeller Club Cadet Officer Cadet Officer ttltimim 1 DALE J. KESSINGER Rock, Kansa:i FRANCIS T. OBRIEN Portsmouth, New Humpsliire Secretary, Second Class SALVADO RODRIGUEZ Juaiui ) ' u 7„ Puerto Rico C. WILLIAM SAAR Delmar, New York Scholastic Star u JAY W. SCIIOCII, Jr. CHARLES E. SYKES, Jr. WILLIAM K. WILSON JOHN G. McCLEARY Detroit, Michigan Dallas, Texas Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Johnstown, Pennsylvania Company Basketball and Softball Propeller Club Propeller Club Football Basketball a ry HOWARD D. FI.NKE JAMES D. GREEN W ILLIAM J. IIKALY CHARLES F. IIINES .•Vmityville. New York Minneapolis, Minnesota San Francisco, California Cherryvale, Kansas Drum and Bugle Corps Football Editor-in-Chief, Polaris Propeller Club Polaris Football J ROY IVAR MARTIN Allendale, New Jersey EDWARD H. HOUSE Newport News, Virginia Midships Propeller Club THOMAS MANGRAVITE New York City, New York Propeller Club Rifle Company Second Class Vice President m , MESLOW SIENICKI Newark, New Jersey Propeller Club Glee Club Company Basketball Scholastic Star -. Jt MP C ' Sv -■. • r - - - 1 ; f mcluatec SJ trii 6 JM5 JB.N the sweltering heat of July 18, twenty-seven rugged individualists found themselves banded to- gether witli tlie title of C 127. From the toil and turmoil of the next nine months there emerged a section that won ' t be beaten. Each of us, faced with a common goal, graduation, ran the rocky course. First there was Anzio, the boy with the twenty- twenty vision, lead off man, first seat, first row. Binig and ' " Dilbert " Sampson, Commodore and Admiral of the sailing club. Bowels, Kittleson, Reese and Thomas all got good grades and wouldn ' t tell anyone their secret of success. Fisher, " the hook " , cadet officer supreme. Frieden our repre- sentative as canteen gigilo, and " Worried Lou " Goalby; he worried enough for the whole section. Hucksteadt and Salvoldelli hohl the record, tliir- teen seconds from tlie " Penn " to t!ie cadet special. Jones studied " Forever Amber " for the finals. MacDonald and Wenger, our gift to the Navy. " Shaky " Merritt and Red Barnard were always trying. Dimton ' s motto was " I am too in step. " Smith loved Hoboken, and Paly loved liis office. Reith went tlirough the Academy on tlic super shortened course without tlie benefit of boat lrill and gym. " Wee Willie " Sulzner and " Wong " Tin- loy pleased all the instructors, but not Sam " the body " Sterrett. ell the final bugle lias blown and the signa- tures on our diplomas are authentic, so on our way men, the whole world is before us. »»». " CARL ARTHUR ANZIO TOM A. BIMG GEORGE R. BO V LES JOHN W . FISHER Rochester, Pennsylvania .St. Louis. Missouri Salt Lake City. Utah Portland. Oregon Propeller Club Windjammers F ' ropeller Club .Srholastio Award Battalion Adjutant 241 FRED FRIEDEN, Jr. Oak Park. Illinois Polaris Cadet Officer LOUIS A. GO. LBY. Jr. Denver. Colorado JOHN A. HUCKSTEADT Harvard. Illinois Propeller Club REX JONES Newton. Iowa Cadet Officer ' ' ' N RILEY SAMPSON BERT A. SAVOLDELLI ROBERT J. BARNARD CALVIN L. KITTLESON Marieniont, Ohio Gile, isconsin Superior. ' isconsin Slate College. New Mexico Windjammers Propeller Club Rifle Company u — A b GORDON J. MacDONALD Oakland. California r c WARREN J. MERRITT Pacific Grove, California 1 f Rifle Company Scholastic Star lA ■i SAMUEL B. STERRETT Washington. D. C. Rifle Company r H. E. DUNTON Miami. Florida ' -jc ---. - -,.- - j- M v ' isc ' i ■ : ' a 1 n 1 1 1 cv« o» - E. A. TINLOY Grass Valley, California Cadet Officer WILLIAM O. WENGER Junction City, Kansas Cadet Officer ROG ER REITH Milwaukee, Wisconsin RICHARD C. SMITH La Mesa, California Football JAMES G. THOMAS San Francisco, California HENRY D. PALEY Yellow Springs, Ohio Battalion Football Editor of Handbook r WILLARD F. REESE Whitewater, Wisconsin Glee Club %■ .., ' ' " " fl E m ► f (( ' i ' l K £, . " " " HHi 1 HCP UCDFT ra( acde( S iml 6 M5 Jets Mush " , this call to arms was the battle cry that sent C 218 on most of it ' s history making marches — to and from Fulton Hall. Small in number, C 218, never the less, left it ' s indelible mark wherever it ' s members chanced to stray. Walters scored on the Island, Schmid, in New Jersey and Christensen, alias the " Claw " , made a big hit with the Waves. We will long remember the epics of " Ears " Meyers and his " Brush Fiction " and our gift to the chicks that flew too low, " Sharp-shooter " Work- man. The picture remains quite incomplete how- ever, until we turn the spotlight on the " Scroll and Pen " boys, namely, the brains of the outfit; Fitz- patrick, Winans, Gresham and the " Masher " Kram- arich. Classes would have been dull, however, without " Bones " Welk stretched two chair lengths across the room. " Xray Eyes " Cheesman will be remembered for his many friends in sections slight- ly ahead of us. We think that " Sack Driller " Gizzmo deserves a hand for being able to snore his way through reveille five times before he found out that it wasn ' t church call. Gizzmo, by the way, is one of Gibbons ' aliases. We ' re proud to have the 2nd Battalion Com- mander, Isham, in our section. Other section mates that distinguished themselves as Cadet Officers were Regimental Security Officer Wolff, Sub-Company Commander of the 10th Company, Maciorowski, and Platoon Commander Walters. These " Eager Beavers " were our " father confessors " who listened to all our gripes and kept our section on the ball. All kidding aside, we ' re proud of them and the fine job that they have done. DONALD WALTER CHRISTENSEN Salt Lake City, Utah MARK J. FITZPATRICK Corona, New York JAMES GIBBONS Ozone Park, New York Propeller Club HOWARD S. GRESHAM Virginia Beach, irginia tiii ' gys.-.: sssiise dttiA iiilililliHMIIHHi JAMKS NKAl. ISIIVM kukumu. Indiana 2nJ njltiiliun Cuninijndrr I ' KIKK J. KHAMAKlCIl MiiiKU Junrliun, Ohio W AI.IIH MACK )H() SKI (!liiruK , Illinois Cadet Offircr Kl l.N 1. MK ' iKIO. Ji ' e»t Chester, I ' cnntvlvanij HULF G. SCII.MIU Newark, New Jertey JAMKS l(, W Al.TKKS Chino, (California IIAKOI.I) (,. W Kl.K Great Hend, Kanr a« Propeller Club Al.A.N . Wdl.ll- BrookUn, New York Rifle Company Cadet Officer s gIDIl MILO B. UdKkMAN Storkton, California hdhkht J. «:nKKSMAN Nr%. York. Nrn York Cadel Offirrr Football Team M I.(;«H.M «;. V I.NANS Hurhank, California imchuvted Mhml 20, JM5 .WAS a sultry summer day in late July when twenty-eight salty Second Classmen, destined to become Section C-320, arrived at KINGS POIN T. Stepping forward to lead us through those tough first weeks was Section Leader Carl " Hosenose " DeLorenzo. A few weeks were spent in Furuseth Barracks, and then we moved to our more perma- nent home in Jones Hall. The late summer routine of Regimental Pa- rades, inspections, and, of course, classes, was broken by the big hurricane in September. In addition to raising our morale wliile working to clean up after the high winds, we gained a little extra liberty. bile cleaning the derbis, ' " Nick " was seen in the upper branches of a frail tree — proving that Deckmen were not the only ones to climb dangerously aloft. The first Academic Leave found 18 survivors returning for the studies ahead. " Gas Bag " Thorne, who served a hitch in the lighter than air outfit, was fast becoming our stand-by for those answers that " just weren ' t in the books. " Third Battalion dances didn ' t dazzle us too much as " R. O. " Redman, Jerry Ogle and John Stephens (the T-2 boys), and " Red " Steedley, our hero of the Cherbourg Peninsula, could be seen with most charming dates at one of the nicer Long Island Clubs. Our section was blessed with two Cadet-Officers about this time — Bill Steiger and Bob Hope (I4th Company Commander. I There are many points of interest that will surely be lasting: " Si " Gilbert, the Broken Arrow kid was at ease handling the fairer sex . . . Jim Hudnell was at the telephone . . . Al Amnions joined the section about the twenty-fourth week to swell the roster slightly . . . " Skippy " Sinks listened to late radio programs on a crystal radio receiver . . . AI Paolino really cover- ed the miles with his Buick . . . and the " Blue Bolt of Brooklyn " caused plenty of smiles, not to men- tion Bob Engel ' s " Live and Play in Rockaway " fame. After an enjoyable section party, with Spring just around the corner. Section C-320 took license examination to satisfy the Inspectors, and on April 20, the section changed from an " is " to a " was " as we go our ways with hopes of meeting each other in a bright future. The memories will always last. 9 1 OB CARL DcLORENZO R. B. ENGEL ONISJ. BILBERT ROBERT A. HOPE Bridgeport, Connecticut Rockaway Beach. Long li-land. Broken . rrow, Oklahoma Westfield, New Jersey New York Polaris Full Ahead Drill Team Propeller Club Cadet Officer - - -nv. : - a.-x . m ijt ' P : - , ' ' , 1 n r M V cc5lN N ' w . «i -» ii. JAMES R. HUDNELL Canton, Ohio Rifle Team DONALD C. JANSEN Cincinnati, Ohio Propeller Club ROBERT J. McDONOUGH Ventura, California LEWIS C. NICODEMUS Marion, Ohio Propeller Club GERALD B. OGLE, Jr. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ALFRED A. PAOLINO Brooklyn, New York R. 0. REDMAN Bloomington, Illinois Sound Off Transportation Committee DAVID R. SIMMONS South Dartmouth. Massachusetts h c . f o MB BB flB mBm GEORGE H. SINKS Cincinnati, Ohio Glee Club Midships Propellor Club JOHN F. STEEDLEY Tallahassee, Florida Rifle Company Tin Fish Club Meritous Service Medal WILLIAM J. STEIGER Spencerville, Ohio Propellor Club Cadet Officer JOHN E. STEPHENS, New Orleans, Louisiana Rifle Team 247 •_i. liil!L.tr. " y -r - - - ' -r: J jntr lK,uinn _ CT MB GILBERT S. THORNE Norfolk. Virginia ALBERT I. AMMONS Canton, Mississippi ifefii fMm 7fif iii ifrm7iiiiinrjyif ™(P iia p wi c rfrfW M n ' d20, J9M5 o August 1, 1944, the articles of the S.S. C331 received their first signature. It took eight days in all, hut finally, we had 31 salty young hearts with which to hegin our nine month trial run. Activities were numerous and our stalwart lads soon took over. Studies, " HUH! Plenty of time for them later. " The rifle company attracted our mili- tarists — Hitchings, Schnell, Chatfield, Ph illips, Lind, and Heidkamp. Our whiskey tenors — Ma- lone, Neely, and Olson were inducted into the Glee Club. Sharp, our artistic " windjammer " , became Art Editor of Polaris. Thompson, Withers, and Chatfield graced the Propellor Club Roster. Yi e had a few cadet officers by now and things were looking- better. Lo and behold! We were First Classmen. Our " Cadet of Cadets " , Hitchings, became Battalion Commander. Bronner became a member of our highly touted Wrestling Team. Vantine was saved from a watery grave by the use of the breeches buoy. Our gold stripes multiplied: Neely, Bronner, and Schnell became 15th, 17th, and 18th Company Commanders, respectively; Heidkamp retired as Company Commander of the Drill Team to become Battalion Security Officer; Philips became a Platoon Commander. Then, we sighted land, position — Second Academic Leave — 26th week. Much talk, many plans, and it all went fast but left memories. Sharp, Schnell, and Jupp went skiing. Jupp earned his gym pass with a " Schuss Boom. " Neely returned late — but engaged. Malone was late again. Withers, our sit-up special- ist, returned out of condition. The rest of us strag- gled aboard — a weakened crew. Things began to happen; section leaders changed; our Ace Mahar was succeeded by Malone, who gratefully turned it over to Olsen. Our brains. Sharp and Vantine, received their Scholastic Stars — ver-r-y fitting, and soooo shiny. Estimated Time of Arrival was approaching. Olson, our section leader, labored feverishly getting the payroll in order. April 20th we received our pratique, and the 23rd we began unloading. By the 28tli, most of us were looking around for a new ship and another adventure, but those stories are yet to be told. I CLEVELAND BUNDY BRONNER Norwalk. Connecticut Cadet Officer Third Bat talion Football Team Wrestling Team , Propeller Club dft toiife JOHN L. MAHAR Milwaukee, Wisconsin Boxing Team Baseball Team WALTER J. MALONE Carbondale, Pennsylvania Glee Club Third Battalion Dance Committee PAUL A. NEELY Wexford, Pennsylvania Cadet Officer -SgjJ StSSii ' r- k G. JUPP Plainfield, New Jersey O • D ■ i MB! flB JOHN HOWARD OLSON LOUIS A. PICCOLI HERBERT J. ARTHUR R. HITCHINGS White Plains, New Yorlt Brooklyn, New York HEIDKAMP Brookline, Massachusetts Glee Club Football Team Chicago, Illinois Rifle Company Third Battalion Security Officer Cheer Leader Drill Team Cadet Officer HERMAN LIND, Jr. New Orleans, Louisiana Rifle Company ROGER M. SCHNELL Salem, Oregon Cadet Officer Drill Company CRAIG S. SHARP San Anselmo, California Scholastic Star Polaris r " g f fS Ad GEORGE C. THOMPSON W. H. VANTINE W. W. WITHERS JACK C. PHILLIPS Woodbury, New Jersey Sedalia, Missouri Elizabethown, Pennsylvania Columbus, Ohio Propeller Club Propeller Club 250 Propeller Club Third Battalion Dance Committee Drill Team • iss rasa o ' i fff ffatfc S irU 20, J9J 5 N BEHALF of the Visiting Engineers of C ' 122 from: New York, lets say hello to: James Fahnestock; the cadet with that nonchalant, happy-go lucky attitude . . . Gilhert Cutler; Gill was the cadet who kept learning more and more about less and less, until he finally knew everything ahout nothing . . . William Gottlieh; " Big Bill " believed he was the only true comedian while Hope and the rest were mere imposters . . . Thomas Byrne; the best way to describe Tommy is to say . . . one percent in- spiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration . . . Frank Maguire; whose ambition is to hibernate in the winter and to sleep in the summer . . . John Butt; the star man of the section who revolution- ized the automobile industry by running his Ford on brains and guts, rather than fuel. New Jersey, lets take a look at : William Wallace Truex III; Willy was known to all for his devotion to Mary Beth and notebooks . . . John Crisswell McClelland; Fondly known as " Flint- heart " was an inspiring sight to all our tracksters when that liberty bugle blew on Saturday. Pennsylvania, lets give a sigh for: Francis Wojnar; Frank is one who doesn ' t care what hap- pens as long as it doesn ' t happen to him . . . John Chaplinsky; the sailor with the gift of gab who FRANKLYN M. BROWN Norwalk, Connecticut WILLIAM P. CRITTENDEN San Francisco, California struggles to keep the money coming in and the hair from coming out . . . Russell Chaplinsky; this cadet ' s greatest asset was his bunk. Florida and Connecticut, let ' s glance at: Joseph Winter; the low flying cadet who was especially so on Saturday and Sunday liberty . . . Frank M. Brown; known as pistol packing papa. To people, Frank would be a continuous process of getting used to the unexpected. Tennessee and Hawaii, let ' s laugh on: Eugene Stigall; Gene is probably the only cadet who will come out on top because his hair is falling out . . . Robert K. Fountain; the T-2 expert who is labor- ing under the delusion that cocoanut oil will soon replace Bunker C. California, lets make a toast to: Edward Flynn; Eddie and Jack Benny would make a great team because they both have one thing in com- mon. $$$$$ . . . William Crittenden; Grumpy who hails from the West always took us back to the days of ' 48 . . . Robert F. Vevoda; the only cadet who can do what everyone else would like to do; pat himself on the back. Kansas and Wisconsin, lets take a peek at: Arthur Puffinbarger; " Puffie " was the cadet who knew what to do until it happened to him . . . Donald Finlayson; Donaly will soon be laying the law to his wife and accepting all the amendments. EDWARD A. FLYNN San Francisco, California WILLIAM A. GOTTLIEB Brooklyn, New York Football Polaris 251 i JOHN BUTT Hempstead, Long Island THOMAS A. BYRNE New York. New York J. CHAPLINSKY Palmerlon. Pennsylvania Polaris Cadet Officer Dance Committee Propeller Club Rowing GILBERT CUTLER Brooklyn. New York JAMES FAHNESTOCK Pulaski, New York JOHN c. McClelland Woodbury, New Jersey Dance Committee Rowing A. R. PUFFINBARGER Pittsburg, Kansas Scholastic Award EUGENE E. STIGALL Camden, Tennessee Transportation Committee Dance Committee WILLIAM W. TRUEX HI Absecon, New Jersey Dance Committee Rowing ROBERT F. VEVODA San Francisco, California JOSEPH P. WINTER Jacksonville, Florida F. WOJNAR Harwick, Pennsylvania Rowing Transportation Committee ll S-B»«.v,-i- — , wT.-- Jt.-x ■ |___|_|| _. 8 ■■9 HIS ■■S HB RUSSELL CHAPLINSKY ROBERT K. FOUNTAIN Palmerton, Pennsylvania Honolulu, Hawaii Rowing Football Dance Conimillee FRANK E. MAGUIRE Mamaroneek, New York DONALD F. FINLAYSON East Troy, Wisconsin ((ate . HE Marines, the Coast Guard, the Navy, and every service has its motto — and Section C-133 has its own " — " Cooperation Means Graduation " . This cooperation is partially made necessary for individuals and groups to provide protection against attack by that whirlwind at fisticuffs — " Shorty " Salisbury. Even Rudi Forhan, from the horse country (Montana), who can throw a sad- dle on anything, has his difficulties with " Shorty " . " Wes " Richards helps Rudi between his greatly improved editions of " Sound Off " . The political skill of Jack Cotter has wrangled us out of many a desperate plight. Skills amongst us, however, are not limited to politics, and " Mang- ier " Medvedeff of the wrestling team remains un- defeated — and matchless. Artistic talent is not amiss and " Bailey Award " Pike brightens the scenes with a beautiful red pencil. Warren Ferry bawls at the truculent threats of " Big Suir Sullivan, and vice versa. They would probably come to blows except for the presence of mild mannered Leland Polk, the lad who gives in- structors one hard time. Sleepy time down South is accurately depicted lia if 4, ma ((a lea by Bert Myers and " Tilly " Tillotson. They even snore with a southern accent. Another stalwart representative of the Confederacy is Roy Hogan, alias " Hogan the Great " . Boy! He ' s a dilly. For sheer sheer in posture, there is laughing, dashing, " Doc " Etienne. We love you, " Doc " . A high flier in the ranks is the unpretentious person of co-pilot Bob Franklin. Newcomers to the collection are " Pete " Ped- ersen and Carl DuBose. Both wounded on the beachead of Kendrick Field — an order of the Pur- ple Pigskin would be in order. An of-fought, gallant, but losing fight on the ice by " Chuck " Thomas skids into view. Happy- go-lucky and witty, he adds a gay touch to tranquil days. " Siesta " McDowell, the dungaree dandy, (and poet), flies wildly after a section marching away . . . Then WE muster. " The Tree " is not the only prodigy from Brooklyn; i.e., the most thoroughly sensible per- son in an abjectly senseless section is Ed Rampell, Too bad about that 3.7 Ed. Better change the color of your ink. C C Cs JAMES A. ATKINSON Elizabethtown, North Carolina Rifle Company Tin Fish Club JOHN J. COTTER Bridgeport, Connecticut Propeller Club Cadet Officer MYRON E. ETIENNE Los Angeles, California Propeller Club Cadet Officer WARREN J. FERRY Mentor, Ohio t . . .- ..- . ,.. .. „ .. i k 1 RUDI FORHAN ROBKRT E. FRANKLIN ROY H. HOG AN JAMES V. McDowell Kalispell, Montana Portland, Oregon Little Rock, Arkansas Waco, Texas Propeller Club Midships Propeller Club Cadet Officer Polaris Windjammer Club C :ne medvedeff Akron. Ohio RICHARD S. PIKE Englewood, New Jersey WEALY D. RICHARDS Eugene, Oregon KENNETH BARROWS SALISBURY Rifle Company ' re tling Team Propeller Club Propeller Club Scholastic Star Bailey Award Editor-in-Chief of Sound Off Second Class Committee Ottumwa, Iowa Midships Second Class Committee Propeller Club JOHN SULLIVAN OTTIE C. THOMAS JAMES R. TILLOTSON T. C. DuBOSE Samerville, Massachusetts Palo Alto, California Mineral Wells, Texas San Francisco, California Rifle Company Camera Club Cadet Officer Battalion Football A r (Q IP n (0 p F yar ((ater au M, 9J 5 ROM A-Uen to Z-insler, Section C-235 is gradu- ating as we began last August 22, with twenty-six men. And we ' re justifiably proud of our 1,000 batting average, not to mention the eiglit Cadet Officers which have come from our ranks. We will all recall in years to come liow " Ken- tuck " Middleton followed a piece of candy into Long Island Sound one afternoon during Boats, and missed catching it. And how " Stumpy " White fought against Morpheus during Navigation class, and " Lefty " Groves always ended up tlie victim in First Aid and gas mask demonstrations. " Flannel ' s " Garraway singing " Take Me Home Again (to) Kathleen " , while " Bung " Leinweber dreamt of tankers on the Great Lakes . . . " Buckets " Clark ' s — " It don ' t snow in Stockton. " . . . " Sleepy " Hiller coming to life again every Saturday morn . . . " The Mate " Falardeau — " When we were going up the Brisbane River. " . . . " Swede " Johnson — " Let ' s throw him in the shower, men ' ' . . . " Rick " Begg — " On a clear day, you can see Stratford. " " Izzy " Israel, 4.0 and up — the only man who can work out a D.R. before morning calesthenics . . . " Jersey " Zinsler, our lone Tin Fisher, who has a soft spot for " Dimples " . . . " Nummie " Foster averaging 1.15 letters per day from his gal in San Mateo . . . " Johnny " Baxter, holder of the Astoria- oodside cross-country running record (with over- night bag) . . . " Tex " Curran, our intermittant sec- tion leader and sea lawyer par excellent . . . " Cowboy " Wilson, who helped out everyone so much with his typing. " TufFy " Debany and his cartoon of a 5 " 51 during Gunnery . . . " Lindy " Lindburg, Captaining the 11th Company basketball team to honors . . . " Tony " Prochillo ' s " Angelina, I Adore You " top- ping Louis Prima ' s recording in volume at least . . . " Junior " Hussey, o ur fair haired boy, com- mixting to Washington, D. C. . . . " Jug End " Hicks, wlio had his sack made up before the rest of us were the first platoon. It all depends on your only representative from Jenkintown (that ' s in Pennsylvania) . . . " The Parson " Dun III, track man extraordinaire . . . " Kush " Allen learning French in Great Neck . . . and last, but not least, " Soupy " Suprowicz, founder of the famed " Six- white-belt " rotation system. II Libs ERIC K. BEGG TEWFIK L. DEBANY WILLIAM C. HUSSEY ANTHONY L. Stratford, Connecticut Swimming Team Propeller Club Cadet Officer Tuckahoe, New York Sound Off Polaris Gashland, Missouri PROCHILO Oceanside. New York Cadet Officer Polaris Second Battalion Dance Committee -a-- -- " g g_ ___ _l_ ___lll mmtwKKus ! H. CLAY WHITE Alton, Illinois Cadet Officer ELMAR J. BAXTER Inglewood, California Editor-in-Chief, Polaris FRED P. CLARK Stockton, California Company Basketball ROBERT A. HILLER San Francisco, California 1 ALVAH DAVID ALLEN GEORGE H. CURRAN WALTER D. FOSTER A. SIEVERT Liberty. Missouri Fulton, New York Syracuse, New York FARENWALD Cadet Officer Sound Off Jenkintown, Pennsylvania Sound Off BERTRAM S. ISRAIL New York, New York Scholastic Star Cadet Officer Second Class Committee WILLIAM N. JOHNSON St. Paul, Minnesota THOMAS J. LEINWEBER Grosse Point, Michigan FRANK G. ZINSLER Rutherford, New Jersey Second Class Committee Tin Fish Club Propeller Club 257 ' r i7 ' 1 .!• tf vrr fy. ivniartf ' ' a VrfW7f ' T ' ' ' ' ■ H ii ITH the end in sight we feel a pause is necessary. Time to reminisce back over those long months at our beloved Alma Mater. So how about it. Let ' s raise the stein and drink to those indom- inable characters of the famed C-326. Those men of action and high average? Those men who, with a will found a way. The way was naturally an angle devised and developed by such fabulous men as " Scotty " , the Frisco Kid, known in better circles as Elmer Scott. Also there is Big Ed Loftsgaard, whose capacity, spiritually of course, could never quite be found. George " Worry Wart " Hill goes to press on his Linotype at exactly 0615 with never a let up until 2210. Never will we forget that boiler factory which included the Southern Gentleman and phi- losopher, " Colonel " Leo F. Terzio. With every good organization there must be a man with a fin- ancial turn, that being " Paddy " Stein, who with our brains and our money cooked up a big mess deal. What the South gave to us nobody else would have . . . Little Connie Rodriquez whose sun rises on Canal Street and sets on the Mississippi River. Dixie made another mistake when it sent " Rabbit " Hort to us via Pass Christian. What did the Pass have that San Mateo didn ' t. Well, its product was " stor " Frencli — their loss and our gain. He ' s al- ways good for five on Saturday. Our best friend and strongest critic, Ole " Pop " Gilbert had his worries. Yes, women, the downfall of men. Now with the platonic friendship class, we have " Ster- ling " Ciiuck Elflein and " Man Molecule " J. A. Wood, known to closer associates as J. A. Wood, Jr. Our unique organization does have a brain trust. The man who came to dinner, but didn ' t stay long . . . " Famine " Stubber, whose normal position is horizontal, and " Monk " Gates, who was striking for the Academy award and enjoys throwing his mates from third story windows. His trusted Lieu- tenant (jg) " Tuesday " Fox can generally be found scheming some fiendish joke with " the Monk. " Hail to the man who typifies our spirit — " Soup " Sanders, the only man that could start a section mass movement through rumor, and music, not to be confused with " Useless " , the man with many moods and weekends at the Academy. Winding up our informal group, the representative from the isolation ward. Dr. Healy, quotes, " What a life " ! GAYLORD E. HANSEN Juneau. Alaska CHARLES F. ELFLEIN Mineola, New York SAMUEL W. FOX, Jr. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania HERBERT A. FRENCH Waterbury, Connecticut ifii ttA N X X - " W- vV HOWARD L. GATES Baltimore, Maryland CHARLES R. HART, Jr. Jacksonville, Florida THOMAS W. HEALY Newburgh, Indiana CONSUELLE J. RODRIGUEZ New Orleans, Louisiana y| GORDON L. STRUBLER, Jr. Corning, New York «- P JOHN A. WOOD New York City, New York ' $ ' f ' » V ' .; i: utjftfk-ji jfurrva-.i. ,lin UKir MdinViilil ' f f. ' lll o yaffffa August 25, 1944, twenty-seven Cadet- Midshipmen congregated in the District Instruct- or ' s Office in New York. Here these salts were told they would form Section C-128 and the old saying " The first hundred years are the hardest, " might have been changed to " The first two weeks are the hardest, " because, during this time we, as new second classmen, we had to listen to the scuttle- butt concerning the difficulties one encounters here at Kings Point. At first, this section had some difficulty in keeping a section leader, but when Eugene Dalton became a " fink " this problem was settled. It was through Dalton ' s efforts that they accepted the motto, " Cooperation means Graduation. " Section C-128 also produced other leaders in the Cadet-Officers, Jack DriscoU, Sol Quinn, and Ray Botto. We know that mascot " Neptune II, " is getting good care because our boy Ernie Goble is on the job. This section would not be complete without someone from Brooklyn, so C-128 can be triply honored by having Forest Reigle, Swede Erickson, (who will be taking the big step after graduation), and " Rosie " Rosenberg, favorite student. cs EUGENE DALTON Moab, Utah Cadet Officer WILLIAM F. RAILING Baltimore. Maryland Midships Glee Club How the fellows picked one another as room- mates is amazing because in one room are Jack McArdle, Vinnie McQuade, Jack O ' Keefe, and " No. 26 " Rzeczycki. What would the boys do without the fatherly advice of our shaft expert " Dad " King? We wonder why everyone likes Bill Railing so much. Also, whether or not Frank Nagy will ever become Chief. We will never forget how Swede Turnquist — California ' s favorite son — acted when he saw his first snow fall; and when we saw Shirley McHenry ' s name on the roll, we thought maybe we had a girl in the section. Can you im- agine anyone enjoying that week of watches????? Buckeye Brown DID!!!! Don McCormick will al- ways be thankful that Chuck Giek had to stand watch one particular Sunday. It ' s a good thing that Gerry Holt was a good friend of his roommate " Shorty " Padden. During the first ten weeks " The Voice " (alias " Red " Morris) couldn ' t be dragged away from the Academy. To " Jack " Gerhardt there are no other states but Pennsylvania. To this day, our boy Forrest Reigle is trying to decide whether he would rather become a mate than an engineer. FORREST B. REIGLE Plainfield, New Jersey WILLIAM R. KING Albion, Nebraska I ' U r- |i r- " ° — ■ • ' ' jMgggjgg i 2iS«« " A MiiniV.W«;«V iv ' VN - ™ RAYMOND O. BOTTO Belleville, New Jersey Cadet Officer j|» «; ? « W PAUL P. BROWN Dayton, Ohio JOHN S. DRISCOLL Plainfield, New Jersey PAUL C. ERIKSEN Brooklyn, New York tf lSftli C. J. GERHARDT Hazleton, Pennsylvania frsjf - I h CHARLES J. GIEK Erie, Pennsylvania M 3 GERALD D. HOLT Scammon, Kansas JOHN F. McARDLE New York, New York l-CP " : s; DONALD G. McCORMICK Morristown, New Jersey S. A. McHENRY Paden City, West Virginia VINCENT F. McWADE City Island, New York FRANK NAGY Alton, Illinois ia .;if. j jui jt " - " - " .Mca -f- ' ' ' ' tm]aijigay. K f I JgJL JOHN H. O ' KEEFFE Cold Spring, New York WILLIAM R. PADDEN Dearborn, Michigan SOLOMON F. QUINN Harrisburg, Illinois JAN H. RZECZYCKI Cleveland, Ohio Propeller Club Tin Fish Club Ring Committee Cadet Officer 4th Co. Basketball Team . H. TURNQUIST San Francisco, California Windjammer Sailing Club ERNEST L. GOBLE Port Chicago, California Cadet Officer PERRY S. HUDNELL Suffolk, Virginia r f " ■ i — m fT ' IWIMII CKI ■ :v i AUUijy. »«K«£Vc . ' « .T WAS liard work and perserverance to which we attribute our firadiialion. We may never meet again en mass l)ut in our liearts will remain for- ever the unforgettable traits of one another anil the experiences lived topetlier at USMMA. Amonp these immortal memories are engraved the following: ' " .Muscles " Kirhy continually mis- taking his toothpaste for shaving cream with dis- astrous hut humorous results; the antics displayed by " Thebes " Devinny in endeavoring to save and grow hair; the faitiifulness of ' " Hank " Neuhausser to his beloved " Jeenie " and his agony at the delay of a letter; the ])hilosophy on life and it ' s only pleasant relief, nicotine accentuated by one Harry alker (the demerit king) ; the ability to get into and out of trouble with the greatest of ease that belongs to our " Schultz " Shields; the qualified attraction to the skirt exhibited by the whole sec- tion, only more so by ' " Stew " Unkles, whose truth- ful words were " W e ' re only one hour from Times Square but we might as well be in New Guinea. " " Pop " Kingsley ' s envied " racket " with the Color Guard and Medical Dei)artment that made legal his timely exemptions from classes and mus- ter; the suaveness of Bob Bodine with his devotion to pictures of home and the Bodine Foundry ; " Lylc Gun " Maloney ' s ability to wield the heaving line and sleep in class; the obligation that " Leetle Spike " Spychalsky has for helping instructors with excerpts from his vast knowledge; the sailing abili- ty and easy-going manner of Hans Finyen; " Jim " Foley ' s racket as member of the Regimental Staff; the mania that " Stan " Wilson reserves for his l)hotograj)hic escapades and pinochle games; the promotor instincts, vocabulary and oratorical poise of our elected most-likely-to-succeed, " Bill " Graver; Oakland California ' s prized gift to Kings Point, " The Monster " Melin, who was our idea of the perfect section leader; the " skill " of " Rube " Rub- bert with small boats, demonstrated when he hit a piling at full speed, and last but never the least is the perpetual smile of " Max " Hellermann, tem- porarily diminished by the worries he shared with " Rube " over the publication of this book. The above seventeen believe in, and hope for the ever increasing greatness and attainment of Kings Point, for a part of each of us will always remain there. ERWI.N M. HELLERMANN MarineUc X i-ronsin Mid.-liip Staff ROBERT J. BODINE . 1. Louis. Missouri L. J. SPYCHALSKl Cicero, Illinois H. B. WALKER Washington, D. C. Rifle Company JAMES KERAN FOLEY Rochester, New York Regimental Staff Rifle Company Propeller Club P WILLIAM G. MALONEY Kansas City, Kansas c DAVID MELIN WILLIAM EVERETTE GLENN R. DEVINNY HANS H. FINZEN Oakland, California GRAVER, Jr. St. Paul, Minnesota Berkeley, California Washington, D. C. Scholastic Star Second Class President Dance Committee Propeller Club Commodore of Windjammers Propeller Club . ( WILLIAM IRWIN Honolulu, Hawaii Midships Staff THEODORE I. KINGSLEY Chicago. Illinois Advertising Manager, Polaris Sub Captain Color Guard Rifle Team DONALD KIRBY Wilmington, Delaware ,f » «if H Hb HENRY NEUHAUSSER Cincinnati, Ohio LLOYD RUBBERT Milbank, South Dakota Business Manager — Midships ROBERT W. SHIELDS Omaha, Nebraska 264 — ii ■aur- if fti- ' - ' - ' -T ' -rrT ' - ' T -mmmmmtmmtmmmiiimm =5=== . sss ;J ' l!rI vV. 3.v ;«N . ' V :. STEWART RUSSELL UNKLES, Jr. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Scholastic Star Propeller Club ...¥t -i. i STANLEY P. WILSON Baltimore, Maryland Midships Staff : - m -0 MVj. ixuxiTaoin ' ja ' jn in i simusvittiB 1 (P tl CD p t adttctted mvu ' 8, i9M5 ' en ' TENCED, rather than assigned, to nine months at Kings Point was the feeling we had when the District Instructor ordered lis to report for ad- vanced training. Tliis feeling resulted from the scuttle-hutt tliat drifted out to us over the hriny deep. It wasn ' t long hefore we realized that life at tiie Academy wasn ' t so jjad. At Furuseth we were stripped of our salt whicii included hair, long pants and liherty. With tiie help of Lt. Labdon, our section adviser, we were soon underway. " Unihriago " Gotten assured us that we would all make the grade, hut that was before we awoke to tiie seriousness of Academy life. Shea soon had an ample supply of blankets in stock, and " Mother " Bick had picked up a personal mop and pail. " Star- Man " MacLean held us at bay with four cycle ad- jectives while " Six " Dunnill did the Section ' s worrying about grades. " Slim Jim " Farrell and " Brownie " Wilson represented New Jersey ' s Cham- ber of Commerce, and " Muscles " Hardy upheld California. " Winged Victory " Medea kept tuned in to Wiley Hall for landing instructions — " Shreddy " Dunlap posed for breakfast food ads. We were all proud of " Snookie " Drost and " Pretty Boy " Van Dine for plugging holes and tot- ing the pigskin to give the Second Battalion the football championship. Dan Fite wanted to repre- sent Georgia on tiie gridiron, but soon reached [lis fame at tiie Battalion dances. " Hook " McGee- lian, " Siiorty " Reinman, Harry Hansen, and " The Typee " Steen didn ' t iiave mucii time for studies iiecause of tiie card games in tiie cassion 3241. " Snow Fall " Goo-ney entertained tiie boys with jazz on tiie piano before gym classes — " Toy " Fannin did iiis iiomework for Artiiur Murray ' s — Ex G-Man Gillette made a good commissary officer even tbougii tlie food didn ' t improve. We will all rememiier Goodwin ' s tlieme: " Don ' t Fence Me In " We all hoped to " Get Out " May 18, 1945. Time would tell; ijut " Monk " Milardo never will, It never speaks. HENRY C. DROST Hempstead. Long Island. New York Footl.all Cadet Officer Propeller Club Boxing THOMAS C. DUNLAP Wadesboro, North Carolina JOSEPH A. WILSON Passaic, New Jersey Polaris Rostrum Debating Club Cadet Officer JAMES P. FARRELL Clifton, New Jersey • I r ••• • r " ir m ' ■aiHiilMM w-.-vxv . ' iii.iu . v. ' . ' ' i.n. n. : A TOT i , ' V ' l.V. I J fl ; I . ' , ' ,! rlllf y TiiiaiSssaSS S ; id F ' ■ 5 JOIl.N DA.MKL FITK M. NEAL IIA.NSEN BLAINE F. UAKDV W ALIEU M. MaiLEAN Milledgeville. Georgia Kansas City, Missouri Roseville, California Alameda. California Propeller Club Scliolaslir Award Cadet Offiier Propeller Club Rifle Company " 1 ■rar - HUGH McGEEHAN G. A. MEDCALF C. HOWARD REINMAN Vi ILLIAM SHEA Hazlelon. Penn vlvania Baltimore. Maryland Clayton. New York Heverly. Massachusetts Vi indjammers Club Propeller Club Propeller Club DONALD M. STEE.N . roltsbluff. Nebraska Rovtruni Oebatinfi Society EDWARD IL HICK Toledo. Obi,, RICHARD C. COONEV Portsmouth. New Hampshire FLOM) E. DUNMI (ralena. Kansas Ro ' lruin Debatini! Propeller Clul 267 DAVID O. GILLETTE Washington, D. C. Rifle Company Cadet Officer Propeller Club THOMAS F. MILARDO West Haven. Connecticut PHILLIP J. VAN DL E Dodge City, Kansas Battalion Football Cadet Officer EVERETT R. GOOD IN Boston, Massachusetts Propeller Cluli % TROY FANNIN New Boston, Ohio Propeller Club -A ■ T « j|t 1 HiHn • ' — " - MT " frnf r:i{ }x.t» f . m (P It ' U CD p 332 was one of the last sections to complete the nine months course. Most of our salt has been lost during our stay at Kings Point but soon it will be exuding again into the atmosphere about us. There are things about our section that we ' ll never forget. We shall always remember . . . Charles Holster, the section ' s matinee idol . . . Vince " Isometric " McMenamy and his Rembrandtian notebook . . . Ray West, " The Voice " of the section . . . Philolo- gist and casual Ed Simon and his game of solitaire with the breeze artist from 191st street . . . Al Bacols, hard luck man . . . Walt " The Mad Rus- sian " Yurtchuk, the only one in his family to have a thin face . . . Reidar Arneson and his refreshing fidelity to the girl back in Minn-eh-sooat-ah. Eddie Kibel, SSS (section ' s smoothest swim- mer) . . . Diesel ' s sales representative, Cliff Traeger . and in this corner, Brooklyn ' s stalwart defender f uaied J iaif 8 9Jj5 of the EC-2, Silvio Krauss ... Ed Kozlowski, afflict- ed with the section ' s most sever case of " tankeritis " . . . Paul " Muscles " Tatarian and his periodic receipt of boxes of lamentable unfermented Din- uba grapes. Croupier Norbert Watson of Room 5223, " the poor man ' s Reno " . . . and compatriot banker C. J. Lay . . . Hugh " Doc " Sullivan and his personal pancea, calomine . . . " Long John " Neitzel, Kings Point Casanova . . . and Earle Jolinson, whose graduation was a staggering loss to the Great Neck Canteen . . . Phil Warner and his red hair ... " Red " (no relation to Blue Book) Dwyer . . . Cecil Barnett, Ail-American section leader . . . Eddie Walter, California ' s original Native Son . . . Al " Niagara Falls " Bingham, the wise-crack-a-niinute man. In a section election all these men were voted most likely to succeed. ts ALEXANDER BACOLS New York City, New York CECIL A. BARNETT Hawthorne, California JOHN J. DWYER, Jr. Utica, New York EARL L. JOHNSON, Jr. Marlinsburg. West Virginia 269 2- — 3 iJ ? r h KDVl ARD B. KIBEL CrdarhurKl. Nrw York. f I Mh JOHN (;. NKITZKL Drtruil, Mirhiican ■ K ADAM E. KOZLOViSKI Chirago, lllinoiit Propeller Club Mm LAW HKNCK J. HOll.O Di-lroit. MicliJKjn SILVIO kHAUSS BrooklMi. N « York VINCENT KF. McMENAMV Si. Peters. MUsouri Glee Cluh Cadel Officer KDW AHDSIMU.N ( ulden Kridge, New York I ' ll 1 LIT F. W AHNEK H ;.ll»ille. Mar land Color Guard ( aplain Boxinx Squad affl l,()IU)(»N K. W l Sprinnlield. Mi»»ouri Glee Club Cadet Offirer r o„ gtb W AI.IKH . l IMCIll K Rrooklyn. New York t! Al.lKKI) c:. HIN(,IIAM Niaiira FalU. New York HOULKT !■:. WALTLK Parifir Grove. California - •—-—- ' - - I " Jsic vvx ' ik.- v PAUL TATARIAN Dinul a. Californi;i n f CHARLES J. LAY Mason, Michigan NORBERT A. WATSON Marine City. Michigan REIDER V. ARNESON Minneapolis, Minnesota CHARLES B. HOSIER St. Louis, Missouri C. C. TRAEGER Wausau, Wisconsin Transportation Committee R. J. HARTNETT H Scranlon, Pennsylvania HUGH A. SULLIVAN Whitehall, New York Glee Club Transportation Committee mm —» " r .Jjrff fratf ' f ffjw , .94:j W„ ' . H. Bacon, endeared himself in the mem- ories of C-241 with his constant " pipe-smoke " phil- osophy . . . Any restricted week-end found " Balky " Balkenbush, taking the plebes ' girlfriends away from them at the Sunday Tea Dances . . . " Happy- go-lucky " Balsano hore the brutal brunt of being the first enlisted Cadet-Midshipman as section leader . . . Star Man Bleuge, known for his Cyrano de Bergerac proboscis, paced the section scholasti- cally . . . Two Stripper Bolton was picked by his section mates as the most typical Cadet-Midship- man . . . Bradbury was the camera bug of the section . . . " Butcher ' s Boy " Clark kept our mouths watering with tales of succulent steaks . . . " Low Center of Gravity " Doyle, two stripper from Brooklyn, passed out when he took his blood test . . . T. A. Evans, one of the o riginal eager beavers, when he broke his ankle while wrestling . . . Prob- ably the only man in the entire Cadet Corps to completely fill out his makinaw was Hagedorn . . . Hartley the aptitude kid, sometimes known as ham- bones, had enough sisters for the entire section, " right-purty " too . . . F. T. Hayden was our pre- WALTER H. BACON North Haven, Connecticut JOHN J. BALKENBUSH Denver, Colorado war high executive in the Sinclair Corporation but specialized in bunk passes at the Academy . . . Kramer who kept us well supplied with cookies and candy . . . " The Sperm Whale " Mulcahy lay awake niglits dreaming of ways to torment the Cadet Officers of the 12th Company . . . Norris, the tiger, could call a cadence worthy of Mr. Spurr ' s taste . . . O ' Daniel, South American lover, doesn ' t want to head south — we know her name Odie! . . . " Chief " Paeton was on the Monterey, need we say more? . . . E. L. Shaw was the wit of C-241 and supplied many a laugh to drown our cares . . . Schorger acquired his ample acumen as ambulance driver in North Africa . . . Slager served his sea- time as acting third mate. " Hairless Joe " Simon- sen used three and one half quarts of hair restorer at the Academy . . . " Texas " Swanner soothed us with his winning ways and his Texas drawl . . . " The Bull " Nolting really gored into the plebe toreadors when he was plebe Commander at Fur- useth . . . " Comprehensive " Barcus gained fame with his, " Now here this, the uniform of the day II Atk SYLVESTER F. BALSANO St. Louis, Missouri VINCENT P. BLUEGE Plymouth, Michigan Miw WILLIAM B. BOLTON New York, New York TURNER A. EVANS Atlanta, Georgia ROLLIN E. KRAMER Maywood, Illinois BRUCE E. BRADBURY Chatham, Ontario, Canada ROLAND G. HAGEDORN Milwaukee, Wisconsin ELMO D. MULCAHY Great Falls, Montana LARRY E. CLARK Laramie, Wyoming CECIL M. HARTLEY Brent, Alabama JOSEPH K. NORRIS Washington, D. C. 273 RICHARD F. DOYLE Lawrence Harbor, New Jersey n ' t - A Mm FRANCIS T. HAYDEN Brooklyn, New York JOHN W. O ' DANIEL, Southport, North Carolii 1 dib H H E CHARLES L. PAETOW Chic ago, Illinois WILLIAM D. SCHORGER Madison, Wisconsin EARL L. SHAW, Jr. Fargo, North Dakota ALAN E. SIMONSEN Racine, Wisconsin -J « I JOSEPH V. SLAJER Norman, Oklahoma BAILEY SWANNER Dallas Texas ROBERT K. BARCUS West Los Angeles, California BE JOHN C. NOLTING University City, Missouri - HiiMHMMiaBiijaBaaM wmmi im.urm kmwH ' Ms. s f i ' Am s ssi mimMi h ' ar ffatf ' f Mi ne , J9J 5 r EPTEMBER 8, 1944 saw a group of twenty-eight men enter the cool grey portals of Kings Point. These twenty-eight were destined to be known more as a number than as individuals — that num- ber was C-314. And so I was born a section, above average scholastically, a section of twenty-eight men, each with a chip on his shoulder and a prayer in his heart. Now on the threshold of graduation, my ranks thinned by the ten and twenty-four week exami- nations, I stand a section of nineteen men. Each one of these nineteen stands for me and I stand for one and all of them. There is Richard ' Dick " Sheridan, Tom " Stan " Walters, Russ " Measels " Robinson — all from Room 2323; " How about it " Tilley, John " Firecracker " Simko from Room 2321; Ralph " Brains " Hinds, Bill " Runt " Bos- worth Tom " T;G. " Foley from Room 2319; Bill " Fat Boy " Chisholm, Lou " Scotty " Paehler Phil " P.W. " Fink— hailing from Room 2317; Cadet- officers Clyde " I live here " Logan, Art " A.G. " Jones, Wayne " Frankie " Busse, Bart " The Greek " Rogers, and John " Deacon " Wittmann — occupy- ing Room 2315. On June 1, 1945, I, C-134, ceased to exist. I have accomplished what I came to Kings Point for, and I am happy now. Although I have ceased to function as an active section, I and the Academy will linger long in the memories of those nineteen who graduated as section C-134 that day. $s?v. W. W. BOSWORTH Salt Lake City, Utah Glee Club I WAYNE E. BUSSE Superior, Wisconsin Cadet Officer .T ■ft - WILLIAM REED CHISHOLM Gloucester, Massachusetts Rifle Company PHILIP W. FINK Memphis, Tennessee Propeller Club fTl • " J THOMAS J. FOLEY Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sound Off Track Team Basketball Team r RUSSKL H. ROBINSON Springfield, Massachusetta RALPH H. HINDS Marshfield, Oregon IGNAZIO B. ROGERS Clifton, New Jersey CLARENCE E. LOGAN Junction, Illinois Intramural Basketball Cadet Officer CLYDE W. ROSSLEY Duluth, Minnesota LOUIS PAEHLER Brownsville, Tennessee (S CHANDLER SCHRYVER San Francisco, California r» .T iib tt A RICHARD M. SHERIDAN Scarsdale, New York JOHN SIMKO, Jr. Rockaway, New Jersey HERBERT TILLEY Newport News, Virginia Rifle Company Midships Propeller Club r rri THOMAS L. WALTER Bridgeport, Connecticut JOHN M. WHITTMANN WALTER ZIMMERMAN Hastings-on-Hudson, New York Chicago, Illinois Cadet Officer Propeller Club ARTHUR G. JONES Milwaukee, Wisconsin Cadet Officer - V y • , ttitii • r i . _ 2_J _ .••■■ V ;. «.. .■ » Si ' cu uafcd Jf(JU ' , MJ W w K arc gathered here on this joyful occas- sion, about to hid farewell to our beloved home. From the corner, the strains of " Auld Lang Syne " come, melodiously or otherwise, rendered by our local vocal group, led by the talented Harker No. 1, W. T. Murray. Bending their best efforts to the songfcst are Harker No. 2, none other than ' -Okie " Payne, Shortie " Cot a Match " Foutch (singing soprano at that), that internationally renowned expert on figure skating. Monsieur Nunnally (he ' s on the Glee Club you know I , " Pen Pal " Perkins (he writes such nice letters), " Our Hero " Duffy, dangling his gold football as he warbles, and " Pinky " Cummings of basketball fame. " Pinky " has just lieen awarded our nomination as the " man we would most like to have as section leader " . " Tojo " Torjusen and Chris Kern are following Commodore Evans to the races (boat races, of course). Don ' t forget the plug, boys, the water ' s cold. Off in another corner is " Shaky " Johnson, deeply engrossed in the latest Dick Tracy escapade. RUSSEL B. CUMMINGS Houston, Texas WILLIAM P. MURRAY Raleiph. North Carolina His concentration is interrupted repeatedly by a heated discussion of how properly to sow oats, in which " Kansas " Bruch is expounding the pros and cons to a rather uninterested " Star man " Bahning. The latter would much rather be conversing on the mysticisms of Navigation, etc., with his co-star man, " Swanee " Swanson, who at present is peering over the shoulder of Bahston Marcell as the latter pours over his pet notebook. " Hot Tip " Feldman, " Jeepers " McMahon, and " Rummy " Phelps have a deadline to meet at the Polaris office, after which they are going to cheer for " Killer " Guirey, " Slugger " Gelling, and " al- loping " Willie Cayo at the boxing matches. " Buckets " Shoneff and " Drop Kick " Lynch are listening to their roomie. Gus Chronis, as he ex- plains the intricacies of Naval Science. Chasing frantically to and fro is the section ' s invaluable friend of the end of the month " Banker " Froerer, who is making a last minute attempt to straighten accounts. Sorry, Les, there goes the bugle. Time to eat. WILLIAM V. CAYO Detroit, Michigan CONSTANTINE P. CHRONIS San Francisco. California i ! ' r». KENNETH D. PERKINS Oakland. California LOUIS E. SHONEFF San Francisoo, California JAMES J. LYNCH, Jr. New Orleans, Louisiana JOHN L. BAHNING Dyersville, Iowa w IS Jlorni " I r iTT DEAN K. BRUCH Cherryvale, Kansas GEORGE T. EVANS Cornwells Heights, Pennsylvania r THOMAS F. FOUTCH Council Bluffs, Iowa i fTi LESTER S. FROERER Ogden, Utah h- X Mm BB H PRINCE A. GUIREY Colden ' s Bridge, New York WILLIAM J. JOHNSON Indianapolis, Indiana CLARENCE C. KERN Vancouver, Washington CHESTER MARCELL, Newtonville, Massarhus m f MM OB mm p„ JAMES E. McMAHON Alameda, California ARTHUR P. NUNNELLY, Jr. Springfield, Missouri HAROLD H. SWANSON North Branch, Minnesota WESLEY R. PAYNE, Jr. Oklahoma, Oklahoma CHESTER L. PHELPS Caledonia, Wisconsin J CHARLES T. TORJUSEN, Jr. Pascagoula, Mississippi I i mwmimmimf?Mimm mmsi ' raf (f€ilef zcn£ ' , J 9 5 -H.N September of 1944 along with the destruc- tion that was wrought by the hurricane, Section C-338 was dropped into the folds of the Academy. The section was well represented in the field of sports, with " Stew " in football, " Pete " Land in the ring, and our tumbling darlings " AB " de Laski and " Legs " Livingston, " Ears " Clarke and his fine arm in softball, " Stew " again batting for 338 in baseball, and Lipman on the tennis court. The memories we will always remember are our theme song, " One O ' clock Jump " , " Two Jima " Kovich manning the shore in boat drills, " Rebel " taking ownership in Yellow Cab ... to get back to the Academy, " Curt " being held up by the open drawbridge in New Jersey at 2045 on a Saturday night . . . love must be great, " Serious " Blank stranded in Flushing at 2130, " Rebel " , " AB " , and Lt. (jg) Cybolski . . . planning the Polish revolu- tion, the Third Battalion dance and the orgy that followed, " Bo the Zombie " , sleeping, in classes, perhaps recalling tales related by " Lover " Burke. Congratulations to " Legs " Livingston for his scholastic attainment, " AB " deLaski for holding the rank of Regimental Commander, and to our delinquent aces, the " big three " , Rudolph, Ready, and Gray. A reminder to the boy wonder, " Bill " Terry, like a rolling stone that gathers no moss, a wrink- ling brow grows no hair. From the Saturday jaunts to Newark with " Ronnie " , " Steve " has learned that two heads aren ' t better than one. To those not fearing " to die young " , Jimmie and Ruth, George and Dotty, Don and Afton, Frank and Helen . . . nuptial cocktails for two. Orchids to Lt. (jg) Balsch for his consider- ation and time as Section Advisor, and Lt. Starace, if not as engineers, but " operators " , we give out thanks . . . STEPHEN CURTIS Canton, Ohio Cadet Officer Propeller Club ARTHUR B. DeLASKI Clark Township, New Jersey Regimental Commander Propeller Club J. E. HARTE Syracuse, New York Cadet Officer Propeller Club RICHARD M. HUSTY Weslhampton Beach, New York 281 1 f Wv P r OB •n «.. w ' THEODORE A. GEORGE STEVENSON ROBERT M. GRAY THOMAS READY REBELOWSKI Maple Shade, New Jersey Waltham, Massachusetts Saugus, Massachusetts Brooklyn, Nca ' fork Propeller Club Propeller Club Polaris Staff Propeller Club Propeller Club ONALD J. MEYER JOHN RUDOLPH DONALD R. BLANC WILLIAM J. BOVAIRD Faribault, Minnesota New Brunswick, New Jersey Caldwell, Idaho Tulsa, Oklahoma Camera Club Propeller Club Windjammer Club Propeller Club J. H. BURKE G. R. KOVICH, Jr. LANGLEY P. LAND GEORGE EDWARD Detroit, Michigan Cleveland, Ohio Virginia Beach, Virginia LIVINGSTON Propeller Club Track Team Ozone Park, New York Propeller Club Cadet Officer Propeller Club 282 %J i =a 5S3E;SS=5 5Si5 Sili!l GEORGE AL PARDOE Port Arthur, Texas ALFRED E. TERRY, Jr New York City, New York Dance Committee Cadet Officer MYLES B. CLARK Kiefer, Oklahoma Tin Fish Club (7% Mm FREDERICK LIPMAN Lynn, Massachusetts RICHARD M. STEWART Cincinnati, Ohio Tin Fish Club Football Team Baseball Team FRANCIS W. DONVAN New York, New York E. B. LOFTSGAARD Klamath Falls, Oregon miimmmMmM mmiimMmwMmiimm m. 3 ' r€ic uated J kme , J9M5 -Y gosh, what a section. Wait till the aptitude hoard hits them! " This, and other en- couraging comments ringing in our ears, began our advanced training. Fated with heing the last section of the old course, we had to he on our toes. The progress of the section was not helped any hy an epidemic of changes in instructors, but we weathered the storm. We were blessed with the usual number of " characters " : " The man from Saipan " , otherwise known as Frank Felix, the acknowledged comedian of the section. Running Felix a close second, was " The Brain " ; this genius, H. J. Seibert, proceeded to rewrite the course of instructions in thermo- dynamics. It is a belief of the section that Mr. Seibert ' s course will be adopted by the Acad- emy as the basis of instruction for futur e Cadet- Midshipmen. Section Reflections — Nightly battle between the outnumbered Rebels and the so-called victori- ous Yankees . . . Prolonged tales of the powers of several members of the section over the opposite sex . . . The Suave Bostonian, Sharkin . . . Diminu- tive, intelligent Conway . . . ex-Coast Guardsman Hull . . . Brooklynite Turecamo . . . studious Rouse . . . exciteable Conner . . . typical Frisconian Mac- Dougall . . . Shook, the Oakie . . . Scientist of the Future Martin . . . Pudgy Beacham . . . Southerner Clark, with his tales of his Uncles . . . Jiveman Brothers . . . Pedro, Pancho Villa of the Academy . . . Moore, the schoolteacher . . . Bryan sleeping in class. These, and many more, fill out the master sheet of one of the finest sections ever enrolled at the Academy. There are many of us who have given little thought to the impression we have made on the Officers, but now that we ' ve rung up that FWE, we find that we have quite a few enjoyable mem- ories. Congratulations, both to ourselves and to the Academy, for being able to withstand the fury of our presence. f FRANK M. FELIX Elmhurst, New York Sailing Team Propeller Club MICHAEL KRAMER Mineola, New York EDMUND C. LEWIS Fremont, Nebraska Sailing Team ROBERT E. ROUSE Rossmoyne. Ohio Propeller Club Rifle Company Cadet Offiier _. = =e : , Ufl lA ' - THOMAS J. SAUL MARTIN JOSEPH PAUL A. SHARKIN HAROLD J. SIEBERT Hempstead, New York SCHNITZLER South Boston, Massachusetts Topeka. Kansas Akron. Ohio President Rostrum Debalind Tin Fish Cluh Fencing Team Windjammers Propeller Cluh ALFRED H. TURECAMO Brooklyn. New York PAUL C. DILBECK, Jr. Atlanta. Georgia CHARLES DABNEY CARRLNGTON Richmond. Virginia Boxing Team -r J19 PEDRO P. TOW NS Eagle Pass. Texas Boxing Team W E. P. BEACHAM HERBERT SNYDER, Jr. THOMAS J. BROTHERS B. A. CONNER McComh. Mississippi Poughkeepsie, New York Anniston. Alabama Fulton. Kentucky Sound Off D .tN CV| L M JOHN T. CONWAY OLIVER HULL GERALD I. MOORE Vk ILLIAM C. SHOOK Minneapolis. Minnesota New York City, New York Alexandria. Louisiana Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Sailing Team Football Team Intramural Boxing Cadet Officer Sailing Team FRANCIS B. SAUCIER ROBERT H. THORNTON DONALD J. HOMER L. BRYAN Marksville. Louisiana Los Angeles. Cali fornia MacDOUGALL San Francisco, California Sailing Crew Lewes. Delaware cs gj CHOEN L. CLARK Lafayetle. Tennessee WILLIAM R. MARTIN New Orleans. Louisiana Glee Club 286 .. 1 V ] IP (D ] 1 HifiMHHHBiaaiiaiitiiiifi amgii gjgsjimisiiias 1 L i; :i;i;rr ikom i hi; si 1 ' i;i!im knukni ' s talk K) IIIK l{i:(;iMK-M OF CAOKI MIDSHll ' MKN. NOVKMBKH 3. 19U. . . . - iiwi- lifcn i loa ' l witli the intraiiiural athlolic lomiKlilioii lliiil f liavo liad to date. My roatc t ploasuii- i()inc Iroiii ihf kiiowlodfic tliat our small l)ejtiiininj;s arc la iiii: till- loiiiulatioii for soinotliiii ' i l)if; lator on. IjciauM- iiitrrcollc iatc coiiipotition is not far away. Some vcars from now tlie names of our atliletcs will he emlilazoncc! on the top of the sports .sheets — they will he known to e ( i oni- in portini: circles. I -hall he pioiiil of these men anil their acconiplish- mcnls. hut it i- they who are out there in our fornia- lion piridil who will rate hi ili in my esteem and affection. To mi- the will always he the athletic lieroes of Kings Poi.NT. W ilii no great crowd to cheer them — just our own little i;ronp of Cadet-Midshii)men to give them encourage- ment — they carried on and laid a firm foundation for our athletic program. They arc doing more for Kings Point right now than any of the great athletic teams that we will have in the futme. tS ' (© (D IP, IB il IL Hi r)l HUM ' S Intcr-natlalioii coiniicl it ion xciiis ratlicr (iiil-( r-|)laic for a national acadcnn like KlN ;s I ' oiNi. It i . in ciVtil. a ncc-e,«sary i)rocautioii that nin l lie- lakt ' ii to iii.-ur» ' a sturdy, well formed, foun- dation. It must not lie forgotten tiiat it was tiiis loiindalion liitor-Battalion Football — that Ijrou ht aliout ar-it rcstlini; matches and outside compe- tilioii in Haskethall. It is on these same grounds lii(li till ' administration has based its announee- iiiiiit that ' arsity Foothall will he undertaken in I ' M. ' ). Could aii -Iruilme take j;reater pride in its foundation ' . ' Foothall. ill the form presented last fall was -omethinj; new to the re{;iinent. It led way lo a new feelinj; of battalion spirit. Perhajjs no one was more a«are of this rising spirit than was our mascot, Nep- tune 1. -More than onee this poor animal was the innoeeiit intermediary of a few Cadet-Midshipmen who were resohcd that the opposing battalion ' s colors should be stripped from his wooly flanks. Years hence, when wc receive news of a Kings Point victory, we shall be reminded of those ])leas- ant Satur lay afternoons when we, as Cadet- Iid- sliipmen, cheered our own battalions down the field. Perhaps those from the First and Third Battalions will reniemher those occasions with only remorse. Perhaps those who attended the Football Dance at the conclusion of the season will reminisce and thoughts of the vicious hangover the morning-aftcr- the-night-hefore will come to mind. And to the players themselves — a thought that they had done their best against practically insurmountable odds and had achieved their ultimate goal — that of es- tablishing a tradition of sportsmanship, loyalty, and outright ])luck for the future Grid Teams of Kl.NCS Point. KWiiulnnicil kicLui for " tho Second Battalion. mttmrnM iiriiMMilMMiiiiM mm iBii irAiiiii(i £rg.g.g. First Game SECOND BATT. 13 FIRST BATT. WON SECOND BATTALION 3 LOST 1 FIRST BATTALION 2 2 THIRD BATTALION 1 3 Cheered on by tlie entire Regiment, the battalion tournament got under way with the Second Battalion stealing all honors. With only one week of practice, there was little offensive and no scoring in the first half. In the third quarter, Price, in attempting a quick kick bounced the pigskin off one of his own men. Rosenberg, hefty left guard of the Second Battalion, picked up the ball and ran it from the First ' s 20 yard line over the goal. Kleinschmidt kicked the extra point. Although the First Battalion gave their all, th ey yielded again to the overwhelming attack rendered by the Second Battalion ' s backfield with Stevenson going over the line for another six points. Kleinschmidt failed to split the uprights. The score remained 13-0, leaving the Second Battalion " up topside " . 1 - iBUKBHiimEr iii Second Game THIRD BATT. 12 SECOND BATT. 6 This upset of tlie season proved to he the Second Battalion ' s only defeat. Strangely enou ;li, it also proved to he the Third Batt " s only victory. Early in the first quarter. Stevenson, after driving down the field from his own 48. heaved the pigskin to Brockwell who scored standing up. ith Bronner doing the passing and Hatfiehl receiving, the Third Battalion evened up the score early in the third (]uarter. Continuing their aerial attack they scored their winning touclwlown when Hatfield again swe| l up a pass and took it over the goal. As with the two previous touchdowns, the try for the extra point was unsuccessful. The afternoon was sparked hv the smooth scoring conihination of Stevenson and Kleinschmidt. Although lucked out of points in tlii.s game these hoys showed much of the tvpe of l)laying that hrought the Second Battalion the foothall cham])ionship. LT. Ijg) SALEH O COACH a First Row: R. Gottlcl). L. Dia?. S. (}ninn. P. G.lcli.ll. W . O ' Reilly. H. Giosa. G. Price. J. McClearv . Toom.N . Manager. Seroiul Row: H. Kloss. T. Moore. I., liner. R. Fountain. (L Lenzen. W . Scott. D. Haililen. j. Rol,- ertri. Third Row: . Hannon. Manager. R. adiak. R. Healy. H. Nelson. T. Smith. J. McGoex . F. V-h.-. J. Sopcr, J. Gucrriero. G. Zarnas. Coach. Goalward hound. iilLIKDW Third Game LT. tj-i ZARNAS COACH THIRD BATT. 6 FIRST BATT. 7 This j;amc. perhaps the most tlirillin;: of the sea-on. en.le.l ii|. with tiie hoys from Murphy and Palmer on top iiivin;: ea( h te.un one loss and one win to their credit. There was no scoriii;: uiili! the last few minutes of the game. Sopor, of the First Battalion. attempted a field -loal earlier in the -lame hut his try wa- ummic cessful. . fter heing thrown hack after havin : slashed ili.ir n.i within inches of the goal and were repulsed, Hatfield, of tiw Third Battalion, plunged over the line for six points. It wa a m r on fid. nt Third Battalion that returned the ' )all with onlv tlirr. ' minutes playing time left in the game. Ho« -ver. the Fir-I . oiiii- tered with a quick pass from Tiner to Scott who hrouglit li.niie the hacon, tying up the score. Sopor clinched the tra wiiuiini: iioi.il in the last two minutes of the game. SOPER First Row; F. Tlioin| son. J. Boaimioiil. W k.iin-. C. Bronnor. L. Piccoli. J. L luli. C. (mm.IIc W I ' .urn- M;iiia;:or. Scrotid Kow. K. Ward. J. Koii-x-. ,1. W.il kcr, R. Diifly, W " , Snyder. A. .M.-ans. J. (.ullrN. K Soronson. Third Row: J. AFairi. Maiiajii-r. !{. W i i ii. i . F. IFatfu-ld. R. Stewart. P. Lal)oraiiti. V. Snoud, n. .1 Graves. J. Crai K. Ryan. P. Krenitslwy, Mana;;ri. W l{einliart. Coaeli. riie Oiiarterliack Passes. IBrD iBii iriilLIlCDEr F.T. ij;:. in:iNFIAH ' I CO (.H SECOND BATT. F3 Foiirtl) Game FIRST BATT. 6 illi cacli Battalion liitliii;; .. ' iDIl liotli tram- were out to ( laiiii top position. Havini; crisj), invigorating wcatlici- (in hand, th ' Seeonfl Battalion sliowed tlioir j)owerful line and hard hiiliii:; haekfleld. smasiiin;: the First ' s lijihter line from one end of ihr hi Id to the other. The Seeond ' s two lonehdowns w ' r ' the result d tin- Garner-Stevenson eond)inalion with Stevenson floinf; the |ia--iri as usual. Extra point can he attrihnted to Kleinsi hmidt. Pu-hin the Second Battalion up in the leail, this ;anie f nced the ii (i- confident and favored First into the cellar. The rhir l B itl In Id second l»v virtue of its inaction during tiie afternoon, ( " oacli .irn.i- mentioned at the end of tjie jianw that the First fou;;lit a ■j.mui fii;ht and it was only had luck in the form of fuiuhli ' s and |i.ti.dl ii that kept down tiie Palnierites ofTensivc play. 295 The Quarterhack Huns mtm tmmm m. Fiftli Game SECOND BATT. 7 THIRD BATT. 6 In tliis perhaps most decisive game of the sea- son the Second Batt took all honors, clinching the Regimental Championship. The Cleveland and Rogers hoys wasted no time knocking off its win- ning and only touchdown. Slashing with stunning swiftness it was only a matter of a few downs hefore Stevenson whipped a scoring pass to Kleinschmidt. However, King Neptune himself must have been plugging for the underdogs for Van Dine ' s fumble was picked up by Stanliewicz. the Third ' s left tackle, who ran 87 yards for a touchdown. The game ended with the ball in the possession of the victorious Second Battalion on the Third ' s ono inch line. Trapped! HKxk Tluti Kick: Sixth Game FIRST BATT. 7 THIRD BATT. 6 In a tliiilling game, fitlinj; to wind-up the season, the First squelelied two valiant rallies to ■ lown the Barry-Jones ele en. 7-6. Tlireatenin " : in I he initial minutes only to he thwarted, the First Battalion received the l)i : hreak to score as ■ ' Speed " Haddon frrahhed Hatfield ' s punt on his own 28 yard line, and with a hcautiful hip-dii)ping and s|)ectacular downfield i)lockin ' ; hy liis team mates, scampered 72 yards for tlie only touchdown of the afternoon. FuUhack Sojjcr added tiie extra l)oint. Vi ith Bronner. Duffy. Hatfield, and Stan- liewicz hlasting the way tlie Tliird put forth two attempts to hit pay dirt in the tiiird and final quarters only to he stopped hy pass interceptions. 297 jggjgljg w IP III a ET KINGS POINT 27 Brooklyn College KINGS POINT 31 Ursinus 5 KINGS POINT 29 Conn. Wesleyan 3 KINGS POINT 35 Brooklyn Polytechnic 5 KINGS POINT 36 N. Y. U. KINGS POINT 33 Swarthmore KINGS POINT 16 Yale 12 KINGS POINT 26 Muhlenberg YJT lTH the successful completion of the football season it was only fitting and right that the Academy should lengthen its stride and engage in intercollegiate competition. ■ The Academy was quite fortunate to make its debut into the sporting world with a grouj) tiiat showed as much success as did the wrestling team. The men completed a sea- son that should forever stand as a monument upon which future mat teams may look upon witli [iride and reassurance. Aside from having an undefeated season and being the Metropolitan Chamj)s. they garnered a total of 233 points against their oppon- ents scanty 27. The only metropolitan team that took any points home with them was Brooklyn Polytech and even this was due to a default. The Mariners were considered by many sports authori- ties as being one of the most powerful mat teams ever assembled in the East. Strangely enough, of the ten members of the team, Metz, Rosenberg, McNamara, Bernard, and Coach Henriqucz all hail from New Jersey. Ber- nard, however, attended Lehigh Lniversity wlicn ' he held the 175 lb. Intercollegiate Championship. Bernard, along with Duven. took seven of thcii eight bouts. McNamara. Maykut. Griftiii. Ho-in- ])erg, and Bronner all boasted luidefeated m;i-(iii-. McNamara and Maykut eacli inning i ol ihcii eight bouts with falls. Besides Bernard, Rosenberg, and Maykut. none of the bo s have had previous experience in college wrestling. Much of their success can bi- attributed to tlie fine handlin:; of Coaeli Honric[U(v. National Intercollegiate Vt ' restling Champion of " 26 and " 27. ithout his stiff conditioning program and knowledge of " tricks of (lie trade " ' it is certain that the team would not have risen to the heights it lias attained. The superb condition of tlie team cannot be overstressed for more than once it wa- only this sliglit edge — condition and endurance — that led wav to ultimate victor for Kings Poim. First Match KINGS POINT 27 Unbeaten in ten consecutive matciies the favored Brooklynitcs arrived at 0 " Hara Hall with every intention of pounding sonic of the salt out of the Academy ' s untried nianglcrs. Maykut, Zek- auskas, and Griffin, captain of the team, led the Kings Pointers in their debut, pinning each of their opponents to the mat. Rosenberg, hefty BROOKLYN COLLEGE grappler from the Second Battalion, garnered three ])oints for the team ]jy virtue of a decision over Block. Metrojjolitan Champ, who, until bis match witli " Rosie " was undefeated. Coach Henriquez attributed the decisive victory not to skill or ex- perience but to the fact that the team was in su- perb physical condition. WESLEYAN 3 Second Matcli KINGS POINT 29 Moving into fast competition, estajjlished con- ferences, and seasoned teams is a tremendous un- dertaking, hardly in accordance with the " slow liealthy growth " policy of KiNCS Point. However, tried as they were against tlic Brook- lyn Boys the matnien downed the ' ' Little Three " ' cliaiii|)s witli this lopsided victory. McNamara, Maykut, Duven, and Rosenberg trounced their op- ponents with falls. -Mangier McNAMARA. Iii-I l!i.»: I I. D.il .ll. -l (;,,,„ I,: M, A.iMi.ir.i. M.iNkul. IJi.inn. 1. M, l„-,l.ll. Cli. Ilrrii M|iii ' . Co.K ' li. Siriiiiil lu u : M.rtKinl. .k.iuka-. C.in.li. W il-uti. Iu.-.iiImi-. M,I . Il.ir.l l{..v ; H. S|..l- xiii. M.iiiii;; ' !-; K aii». Hiir;: ' r. ( riniii. Dmm II. J. TlitTrliv. M;ma " T. Mutilator MWKIT, I liir.l Matdi KINGS POINT 36 NYU ' I ' liis : ltiiiiiiii i ' i«-tory u :ain! t lliis powerful anil iiiKJcri ' atciI in) ' trt |i( litaii team was tlic second of -Mill lr iililiiii;;-- till- (!a lct-Miilslii|iincn wiTc to Ii.iikI out ill liLilit ila .-. It was Kings Point lioiii tin- i start wlicn . I sulTorcd a default lin ' to till- l.icl lliat Uronncr ' s opponent was ini- alili ' to coiiipi ' ti ' . Ma kiil liroke Ills pin streak, iiy l:iiliii;: to niiilir a tall liut inana i-d to garner tiiree point- idr tile liaiii liv lakin;: llie decision. Diiveii al-o lailiil lo pin iiis opponent. Zekaiiskas. Bern- ani. (Iiil)iii. and Hosenheri; all took tlieir events itii fall- tlul settin;: a record score for the season. Fourth Match KINGS POINT 16 Stirred almost to the j)oinl of o crconfidence llie Stranf:lcrs met a mighty New Haven team, not- witli tandin;r the fad that the Hiilldo :s had hecn un lcfealc l in two years and were coholders of the Ivy League championship. ali was perhaps the most attractive of the numerous notches that wi-re to make their appearance on our handle hcfore the season was over. The match was not decided until Fifth Match KINGS POINT 31 BROOKLYN POLY 5 (ilinchin;.; the Mi-lropidilan ( ihampion liip lor Kino Point, this match w -nt entirely to the Academy with the i- ceplion of one event an event that •larncred fivi- points for the opponents. " Zeke " Zekuuskas lost this ordeal liy virtue of a fractured nose remlered in the opeiiinp minute.s of liis match. It was the only incident durin : the season in which a metropolitan team scored upon Kings Point. e trounced five of tin- HrookKnitc- with falls. The W innali ! YALE 12 th - final eveiil of the evening in which Rosenher ; o crwliclmed his opponent takin : the decision land oii ideral)le mat hums tool. Griflin was the oiiK ollii ' r Mariner to take home points hy virtue of a decision. McNamara and Maykut downed tlicir ailversaries with falls and Zekaiiskas. Met ., I)ii en. and Hcrnard ucn- all -Irmk iIo mi liy the Flis on deci-ions. « X .,v,p Sixth Match KINGS POINT 35 Ahhougli this Pe nnsylvania team followed the example set by Brooklyn and took five points hack to the Keystone State, the Mariners again crossed the thirtv mark, taking seven of their eight bouts. Maykut and McNamara crushed their op- ponents with falls. However, Captain Griffin and URSINUS 5 Rosenberg won tiieir bouts with decisions, con- tinuing their undefeated seasons. Metz, plebe star from Furuseth, was pinned hut it took a champion. Captain Shellhase of the Ursinus team, to do it. Don Duven provided the thrill of the afternoon by pinning his opponent in 53 seconds. Seventh Match KINGS POINT 33 After taking six straight victories from their adversaries, the Stranglers knocked off another victory, trouncing this game Pennsylvania team to again top the thirty mark. Tiiere were five falls rendered; our heroes: McNamara, Maykut, Bron- ner, Duven, and Bernard. Captain Griffin and SWARTHMORE 2 Rosenberg stretched their undefeated records win- ning decisions over their opponents. Gardner, a new addition to the team, split his match with Trinkle of Swarthmore, neither gaining the ad- vantage. Eighth Match KINGS POINT 26 MUHLENBERG Finishing up their undefeated season in fine style, the Silver and Blue whitewashed this V-12 team which only the week before had defeated Lehigh to the tune of 26 to 8. The lopsided score is rather deceiving, the match being nip and tuck all the way with the only fall being rendered by plebe Bernard, throwing his opponent Schmuck in 1 minute, 22 seconds. There was some doubt prior to the evening whether Kings Point could engage so formidable an opponent as this power- ful Pennsylvania mat team considered by many as being on a par with Yale and other mighty Ivy Leaguers. How ' s the Mat Smell Bub? First Row: ( " iiiimiiiifis, Nickolas, Klciii- scliinidt, Loaliy. and Wertiiian. Second Kow: Stein. Rohinson, Lt. (jj;) Jucker, Cloacli; Si ' liocnofr, and Clark. Tliird Row: Miillis, Vi erner. French, and Jonc ' s. KINGS POINT 60 Union 26 KINGS POINT 52 Columbia J. V. 22 KINGS POINT 64 Fordham 26 KINGS POINT 47 Wagner 37 KINGS POINT 66 Hofstra 15 KINGS POINT 61 Pratt 28 KINGS POINT 50 P. M. A. 44 KINGS POINT 54 Maryland 51 KINGS POINT 58 Cathedral 49 " Diiciv " l.ealiv Flvin " [,ow. IBii lSiaiPIBiiliilL Xj OLLOWING tlic victorious wrcstlin}; team ' s dehut in varsity competition, tlie second ;rou{) of men to don the Silver and Blue for Kings Point was the haskethall squad. Coaclied hy Lt. (j :) E. Jucker. former All American cage star from the University of Cinci- nnatti. the hoopsters ran throuf;ii a season that left i)eliind them a field of severely druhhed op]ionents; teams that went hack home lickinj; their wounds and smarting from the trouncinps they had endur- ed. The greater part of this success story can he attrihuted to the smooth .scoring condtination of Shoneff, Nickolaus, Leahy, Clarke, and French. ShonefT led the quintette garnering a total of 129 points in ten games. Together, these five men were rcsponsihle for 419 of the seasonal total of 555. Tlie team ' s greatest difficulty was scheduling teams that even approached the al)ility of the Kings Point men. As Coacli Jucker expressed it, " As yet, we haven ' t established ourselves in colleg- iate circles as worthy ojjponents. These eastern schools arc rather reluctant to meet us on a court. They have nothing to gain and everything to lose. " Perhaps it will take years to set KiNCS Point up in the nation ' s sports columns. Vie cannot hope to accomplish in one year what it has taken other eastern schools over a century to do. However, we can he assured that as long as Kings Point is rep- resented hy teams sueii as the ' 45 haskethall team, the day is not far when every school on the eastern seahoard will consider it an honor to engage KiNGS Point on the courts, gridiron, mat, or in the ring. f First Gam » KINGS POINT 60 UNION COLLEGE 26 Kings I oint opened tlieir ]y}5 season I)y Iroimcinfi L nion witli a 60-26 decision, January 14 in O ' Hara Hall. A fairly even heiiinninj; was short lived Ijefore the Jersyites iiad fallen heliind to trail 20-9 at the mid-way hell. Tiie Silver and Blue eontiniied to i)Our it on in the second half. Leahy displayed some of the hasket-makin " ; wizardry whicii was to enahle the record of Kl.NCS PoiNT to remain inidefeatcd. Easv Does It ! Fourth Game KINGS POINT 47 WAGNER 37 Kmployin a strong zone defense, a fast ag- ner team tiirew a scare into the Silver and Blue hasketcers hefore succundiing to a narrow 37-47 defeat. Offensively guided hy French and Rohcrtson dunking in eleven and nine points respectively, and hig " Duck " Leahy, the defensive star, tlie Silver and Blue cagers outfought their younger foes to raise their colors triumphantly. Fifth Game KINGS POINT 66 HOFSTRA 15 Blasting the net for a 66-15 victory, the Acade- my Five hlitzkreiged their fifth ojtponenls. Hofstra, to gain the higiiest scoring mark of the season. Flashing a harrage of haskets in the first half, witii co-captain INicolaus and Leahy shining, the first string team left the maple deck leading 26-9 at the half-way mark. Inserting a hot second quin- tet. Coach Jucker watched his proteges, sparked hy tiie evening ' s high scorer. " Tev " Cummings as he added 16 points to his record, lamheast the green ojjponents with a sizzling 40 point harrage. Second Game KINGS POINT 52 COLUMBIA J. V. 22 Coluniliia ' s . avy-s|)ikc l Junior Varsitv sank to a smooth sailing Kings Point squad 52-22 in the conqueror ' s gym. Saturday. January 20. Grabhing their .second victory in as many games, the Silver and Blue held their opponents to one point, taking a 37-1 halftime lead. Being known as a great offensive coach, Lt. Jucker, KllNCS Point mentor, proved also to he great on defense — which explains the- Lion ' s low score. Third (Tume KINGS POINT 64 FORDHAM 26 Turiiiiig the maples ml hot. the O ' Hara Hall (,)uintet suimierged tlu-ir first hig league foes, Fordiiam. 64-26. ilh hut a few minutes gone and the count knotted at 7-7, the Kings Pointers em- ployed mystic hall handling to salt away 14 points, in their favor. Slioucff and Nicolaus garnered 31- counters. 302 Tip it In I SiMli C mic KINGS POINT 61 PRATT INSTITUTE 28 All iiii ' |n ' rieiice(l Pratt institute s()iia(l l)owe(l to till ' lijilitniii;r spocd of Ki (;s Point 61-28 as " Duck " Lraliy and i riialis , oni|)lil l outclassed their visitors. Retirini; to tlie sidelines after droppin i in 20 eountors in the opening eiiiht minutes of play, the (lailet-Midshipnien First Fi c watched for the second consecutive ;iaine. Their -iiuiotii-workili;: suhstitlltes sailed to the sixlli stiaiiihl contest o cr their anic Brooklyn op|)onents. MARYLAND 51 ltlK)u h neither team led moic than fmii points, the end of the lirst half sa the i(li)r- nud in ahead to a 23-22 lead. Spurting foiwaid. with heroes Hohertson and CJark droppiii;; tiiii ' 1 shots, the Silver and Blue niaititaincd a iiarnn cdi£C which ])roved to he the mamiii of iit(ir . inth Game KINGS POINT 58 CATHEDRAL 49 Hounding out a most successful season, ( ' oach Jiickers men foimd a victim in (.allicdr.il of Brooklyn, winning 58-47 in a loi -i 1 |ila c(l lame. Knotted at r -r in the earh pait of I In fiacas. the O ' Hara hasketeers found tliem el is. In iirppcr the hoop and over-run tiie strufriiliti!; KiooLU nilc-. Seventh (iariw KINGS POINT 50 PENN. MARITIME ACADEMY 44 Hacking u their c cIlth succe-sive win. tin- O ' liara team ed ;ed out a lini ' niaiine opponent. Pennsylvania Maritime . cadem . itii a hracc of huckets At Shonilf. the K ' lifj.- Pointers huilt iij) a 26-12 halftimc lead, (.ontinu- in;; to pour it on. the Sihcr and Blui- i the cadi- mv wideneil their -laim heforc ihc l ' (iin- 1 aiiian- rallied to close tin- fiap onh lo l.c hahcd li tin- final " un. 303 mHi mii© IS r KEEN but confident tlie Silver and Blue cinder squad bowed into its initial season of active intercollegiate competition i)roducing an unspec- tacular but creditable record. Under tlie guidance of tbeir nationally known mentor, Greg Rice, tlie trackmen were put tbrougb tbe paces of sweat and toil for many weeks to emerge witb tbe typical Kings Point figbting spirit — so often demonstrated by tbe early season sports. Plunging beadlong into a scbedule of liard knocks and tougb breaks, tbe tbin clads encount- ered six powerful " big name " contests, downing a total of five opponents and being edged out by four otber teams. Every mendier of tbe team per- formed notably witb several emerging as outstand- ing point winners. Taking top team lionors wing- footed captain Tom Foley scored numerous firsts an d seconds in tbe burdles and quarter mile events. Tom was closely followed by Plebe spikesman, Al Wolozin, distance man Griffitb, and combination sprinter and field man, Pbillips. Besides Pbillips, Nagy and Zagelmier were tbe main stays in tbe field events wbile weigbt man Bill Price and broad jumper Hamacber con- tinued to turn in sterling performances until lost to tbe team by resignation and injury. Hardsbips seemed to be prevalent over tbe gallant Rain ' s entire season. Sucb members as Hamacber and Pbillips suffered injuries in tbe first meet, wbicb prevented tbem from entering LT. (jg) RICE COACH mid-season events. Tbeir presimiptious triiunpbs may bave spelled victory instead of defeat. Grati- fying and symbolic too, is tbe spirit sbown by diminutive two iniler Forbes, wbo, altbougb not approacbing team mate Griflitb ' s time in tbe two miles, turned out a creditable record bandicapped by a season of painful sbin splints. Credit, too, is given tbe managers Reid and Dorsey wbo faitbfully performed tbe wisbes of Coacb Rice and acted as nursemaids to tbe men of tbe team. Altbougb tbe dual season ended witb tbe ale meet some of tbe men were destined to go on to furtber victories. Hay, convalescing from an in- jured back, i)laced second in tbe mile of A.A.U. ' s Handicap Meet at Randall ' s Island, bettered only by Jimmy Rafferty, tbe New York Atbletic Clulj ' s star miler. Tbe A.A.U. Metropolitan Junior Cliam- pionsbips of New York City proved favorable grounds for tbe Mariners — taking a fiftb place out of twelve participating teams. More medals were added to tbe teams laurels as Bob iVagy took second in tbe pole vault and a tbird in tbe liigb jump. Bill Protberoe came across witli a second in tbe 440 burdles wbile George Podimsky garnered tbird places in botb tbe 12 pound sbot and tbe 35 pound banimer tlius concluding KINGS POINT ' s first season of intercollegiate track. First Meet KINGS POINT 64 WESLEYAN 67 W cslcyan proved a tougb and well balanced inatcb for tbe team ' s season opener. Tbe meet, biglily contested, was decided in tbe last event — tbe mile relav, won by esleyan by a sligbt margin of inches. Altbougb a loss by a slim difference of tliree points, tbi.s contest jjroved tbe wortb of tba men. Higb i oint man of tbe sbow was captain Tom Foley, closely followed ])y olozin and Zagel- ineier. Captain Tom Folev topping tbe timbers. 4 First Row: Bcgfis. Eiilitt, Yinpling. Lt. (jg1 Grc ' Rice, Moran, Al)iains, aii l Benson. Second How: Fields. Lovell. Hickey, Podinisky, Bray. J alines. Derby. Reid, and Piotlieioe. Third Row: Forbes, Heine. Haniacber. Davies. Brown, Zajiehneier, -Nagy and Grey. Second Meet KINGS POINT 64 CCNY 41 FORDHAM 45 WEBB 4 Strafinf; their opponents by a comfortable niarfiin of nineteen points, the Rams swept on to their first seasonal victory, troimcini; Fordbam, CCNV, and W ebb in this quadranjiular track fest. Takini; all honors, the Silver and Blue ;arnered a total of sixty-four points to Fordbam " s forty-five and CCNY " s forty-one. The field events men came throui;h in winning form, backed by spectacular jierformances l)y Foley, and Griflith, who walked awav with his first two mile vietorv of the season. Fifth Meet KINGS POINT 28 ' 2 DARTMOUTH 106 V2 Suffering its worst defeat of the season, the trackmen bowed to this Hanover, . H. team by this overbalanced ])ut quite expected margin. Al- though outclassed in virtually all events, four new Academy records were set and three others were equaled. Foley came through with his long legs bettering two of the records and tying a third. Jahnes heaved the javelin to a new record, exceed- ing the old mark of 137 ' 4 " by five feet. Wolozin, Plebe star representing the Fourth Class, tied the previous record of 5 ' 11 " . Third Meet KINGS POINT 65 BROOKLYN COLLEGE 61 Striking up another victory, tlie thin-clads throttled off the Brooklyn College team in the tightest meet of the season, the final score being a close 65-61. The track events were taken by smooth running Kixcs Point men — first places going to Foley in the hurdles and 440. Hay in the mile, Phillips, double victory in the sprints and Griffith in the two mile. Brooklyn, however, brought forth a formidable group of field men. narrowing our heavy lead to an uncomfortable close four j)oints. Fourth Meet KINGS POINT 62 SWARTHMORE 83 ST. JOSEPH 9 ith Phillips and Foley itriugiug in their usual array of first and second places, the thin clads were edged out of this Pennsylvania duel bv a well balanced but lightly starred Swarthniore team. St. Joseph was left far behind in a cloud of cind»T dust. Phillips led the Mariners garnering a total of twelve j)oints in the shot j)ut. century, 220. and javelin. Ca])tain Foley placeil a close second with eleven points. Sixth Meet KINGS POINT 53 YALE 82 Bow-wowing their way to victory, the ' i ale Bulldogs edged out a determined but out-classed Kings Point team. Midway through the meet it looked as though the Mariners would take home all honors. In fact, after the Silver and Blue had walked away with first and second places in the 440 the Eli ' s coach admitted that it was Kings Point ' s meet. Virtually all the track events, with the excc|)tion of the 220 and the half mile went to the Mariners. However, the loss of Price, Phillips ' bad leg and the newly initiated hammer throw were keenlv felt in the field events. KINGS POINT 64 KINGS POINT KINGS POINT KINGS POINT KINGS POINT KINGS POINT Wesleyan 64 Fordham CCNY Webb 65 Brooklyn C. 62 Swarthmore St. Joseph 28 ' 2 Dartmouth 53 Yale 67 45 41 4 61 83 9 106 ' 2 82 ssssssastsssimmmmamaaiimmMitiiStM stW? mil CtaIMINi. i|iiili- ;iii-|ii(liiii-.| . Kin;;- I ' liillt IllliT- collc iiilc lia:-( ' liall niiii ' -laiiiiiinl uiit u 21-12 victory over stroii ' i Hrookl ii ( ' .ollc-it ' . Coaclics Lt. Kiiifr-on Dirkiiiun. foriiu-r 1{ mI Sox luirler and Lt. John Stoncl rak»T. cx- anki-r infu ' ldt-r. looked for a fv successful season. I aiii and cold lianipercd -onilitionin ' . as was shown li the looseness of piaN. However, the hillin;; in the form of Joe D«Slascio. Jim l.ilikis nid Hill Stein shown for hetter thin;;s to come. W ith the weather conliiuiin;: alon;; it ' s clani|i- eninj; way, the situation diiln ' l remedy itself. It was a carna-ie. 16-1. pasti ' d on the maneuvers hy N.Y.U.. Metro| olilan Cham|iions. at Ohm field. Captain-elect. Boh Stewart of Cinncinatti. followed this frame pitehin-; his first of the season, tnrninjr in an ace five hit effort ajiainst arch-rival. Fort Schuyler. Explodinfi with a four run out-hurst in the first slan a. on a triple In Lefty Lilikis. the Silver and Blue forjjecl ahead holdin : the lead for eifiiit innin :s. Takini; advantaiie of three succes- sive infield errors, in the ninth, the Naval-Mid- shipmen, shoved across enou;;h counters to take a 7-6 ictor from Kings Point. (lohnnhia and another f:ood piM ' formanee, marred only hy the fact that Stewarts arm sudden- ly dev doped a kink, which caused him to issue a few passes to the tune of two runs. A helated ninth innin;; rally led hy ri-iht fielder. ( )iaijiiinto. of Mass.. dropped the Kams short, the ( ohindiia Liou roarin z out a 2-11 vordi ' t. Butting: afraiiisl mi;:hly National ( ' hampion. Safe at Home! LT. STONEBR.VKEH CO. CH West Point, the Rams turned out to score more hits and runs than the Kaydet opponents had juit out durinj: the entire season. Locked in a tijilit 1-1 moiuid duel, until tlic fourth innin;;. Stewart, saw his ho])es of triumph hlown to ] ieces as the l)ig Army hatteries trained on his servinjis. aided hy five Kings Point errors, to score a hrace of runs and capture a 12-5 conflict. Heaviest hitter of the afternoon, was the visitor ' s Bill Stein, who hanged out three hingos and was cheated out of a circuit clout on a circus catch hy the Mule ' s Davis in the ninth. Having the road trij) finished, tiie following contest, played on Maritime Day. dedicated Ken- drick Field as a diamond, against wiirlhv oppo- First How: Iluriinfitoii. Ki;i(]iiiiit( . Iloiil. Foley, Biirkp. Socoud How: Stewart. Poiidcvifine, Holnieliii. Lyiieli, Miisiello. Turner. Third How: Dirkiuaii. ( " oaeli : Stonebraker. Coach; Ladd. Shelleiil a( li. Stein. ncnt N.Y.U., who had previously trimmed the Silver and Blue earlier in the season. With the hases loaded and no outs and the visitors leadini; 7-6. the weather took a sudden turn for tiie worst, the result heinj; the immediate eallin;; of the game. Boh Foley led the home team attack at hat while Joe Shellanl»ach. Flehe star from Boston, whose father is a Hed Sox scout and famous old time ball player, did the mound chores. Fordhani, coached by Jack CofT ' e, famous moulder of all time stars, Frankie Frisch, Hank Borowy and " Fireman " Johnny Murphy, came over from New ork boasting a record of two vic- tories over Fort Schuyler. Fed by ])epi)ery back- stop. Fred Pudivifrne. the victory starved Rams, iiit the triumph trail, to banj; out a 7-3 win. while joy reifincd at Ki. (;s Poi. r. Tiu T» ' rrepins of .Marylan l U., Coach Stonc- i)raker " s alma mater, were the next victims of the Silver and Blue hit parade. With Stewart, throw- ing his rcfiular assortment of fine stuflT. heli)cd by timely hits off the hats of Martin. Qiaquinto and lloel. Kings Point walked ofl " with the Ion;; end of a 7-6 count. In the seasons finale, antl Dick Stewart ' s last mound stand for the Academy nine. Navy crowded Ursinus came into the ninth tailing a 3-2 score. A hard hit foiu- bai; icr with two on and two out in the visitors half of the inning spelled defeat for Ki.NGS Point, to the tune of 5-3. In spite of the fact that the seasons record showeil more in the lost eoluinn than the win, the emphasis should be placed more on the fact that it was the first attem[ t at Intercollejiiate competi- tion. In considerini; the short time allowed to attempt to round out a winnin;; eondiination, and other handicaps inider which the mariners sulTc r- cd. much can ])e said for the jjioneerin;: baseball team of " 4. more than attained it ' s roal — not a championship team perhaps — but a team that every Kiiif;s Pointer will remember for its splendid sporl-mansbip and itidefatigablc spirit. KINGS POINT 21 Brooklyn College 12 KINGS POINT 1 N. Y. U. 16 KINGS POINT 6 N. Y. S. Mar. Acad. 7 KINGS POINT 6 Wagner 12 KINGS POINT 1 Columbia 3 KINGS POINT 5 Army 13 KINGS POINT Harvard 3 KINGS POINT 6 N. Y. U. 7 KINGS POINT 7 Maryland 6 KINGS POINT 7 Fordham 3 KINGS POINT 3 Ursinus 5 mmmm itmmtma riUMiHiMikiHii IP HI ET BT H ■ IV ..: ..:]; KINGS POINT KINGS POINT KINGS POINT KINGS POINT KINGS POINT KINGS POINT 1 Army 8 KINGS POINT 6 Harvard 3 8 Brooklyn College 1 KINGS POINT 5 Dartmouth 4 5 Yale 4 KINGS POINT 8 Swarthmore 1 8 N. Y. U. 1 KINGS POINT 6 Fordham 7 CCNY 2 KINGS POINT 4 Pennsylvania 5 9 Brooklyn Polytechnis ' T ' he fir.-t major colloiic atiilclic clianiiiidiisiiii) was l)roii :iit to the Acailciiiy tliis Spring wlicii the Kl. (;s Point tennis team won the Eastern In- lercollef:iate clianipionship at Montclair. N. J. from a field of 13 collejies. It was the 23rd year of eoin- petition for the trophy whieh hears sueh names as Lniversity of Southern California. Harvard. ale. Wisconsin and otlier name universities. Tite final score of the 1945 Eastern Intercollejiiates was: Kings Point, 29; Princeton. 26: Miami U, 16: Kentucky U, 11. The squad was comprised of C M Ciiester LaRoche; Erwin Dou ;las: Richard Kirchner: Rohert Macdonald; Rohert erner: Ralph ole- hen; Bert Myers: Bol) Strange: Cliuek Knoclie; Fred Lipn an. Coach Carlos H ' nri(]uez was personallv com- plimented hy Eastern Lawn Tennis Association head, Charles Hall, for the team showin :. Hall stated: " The njen from Kings Point played sound, steady tennis and were a credit to the new insti- tution in its dchnt on the hi-i time. They were extremely well coached and were in wonderful physical condition. Their stamina in the hlister- iti;: heal i wliiil pulli-.i lluin tlu )iii;li Id tin- finaU. " IJoach IIcnri(juc . " team had won the Metro- politan lnler ' ollej:iat clianipionship prior to lie- in invited to make an api)earance at the Eastern Inlcrcolle iate-. lndivi lual stars were Captain " Pappy " Doufi- las who was undefeated. Startin ; witii a spectac- ular victory at West Point he went unlicaten for 11 straight dual ictories jilus an additional three straifilit in the Eastern IntervoUegiatcs. He finally luiwcd to Mark Brown of Miami U. Brown is Pancho Scfiura ' s douhles partner at the Florida Collcfie. C M Richard Kirchner was also unheaten hut reported late and participated in the last five dual mat -lies: C M Boh Werner who played on the unheaten varsity haskethall team turned in eifiiit victories out of nine for the tennis team. ounjiest and smallest memher of the cliani- pionshi]) s(]uad was Ciiester LaRoche son of ale ' s famed footiiall All-Aiiicrican. Cliet won 8 out of 1 1 sin-iles matches. He was undefeated in douhles competition paired witii Papjiy Dou :las up until the finals of the Eastern Inlercolle " ;iates. J BlaiKliard and Kiam of Yale. l)()l " GL. S and LA ROCHE of Kings Point. SMIllI 308 Front Row: K. olclj -ii, R. MacDonald. C. La Roche. Rear Row: R. Kirsclmcr, E. Doufilas, Captain; Cli. llonri iucz, Coach : R. VS crncr. iSii a iiaiBrf irirro iajixiDitjiLLiaXfiiiiii iiii sLijjiiiH-r First Mat.l. Fourth Match KINGS POINT 1 ARMY 8 Featuring tlic cxccMcnt phix inj; of ca|ilaiii Doiijilas. this niatcli started Kl (,s FoiM on its first victorious season. Douglas won iiis sinjih-s jnatclics in a liard tiircc set contest. Several of the otiicr matches were also (dose Imt est I ' oinI tiiaii- aj;ed to win hy a score of 8-1. Tlie nKit his were played on indoor courts wliii li wei-e a iHsliiicI ilis. advantaf;e to Kings PoI.M. and it ua- dec hired h Coadi Henri(juez after tlie riialch that liad lhe hcen played on clay coin-ts the team sliowiiifi would have heen considcrahlv hetter. KINGS POINT 5 YALE 4 Ulcr r.iideritif; llie s. ere drulduil I.. ll» r the M-.k liefore. the Netnien took to New llaMii and en;:.! !!! lh ' e er powerful Bull I)o Irani. ale Lni ersil). After a tlirillin;:; match wliiih found Kings Point trailing at one point li a score of li-l. the Kl (.s PolNl ' Raipieleer- liiiall lied llie score at " four all . with the rciuain- iiif; doiililcs iiiatcliis ct to he playd. In liii« match, captain Douglas and La Roclx ' defeated Kiaiii and Hlanidiard of ale hy a score of ()-f. 1 I- " ). lo ( limli till ' iciorv. Second Match KINGS POINT 8 BROOKLYN COLLEGE 1 Brin in £ ahout an idcnlicali opposil - score from the preceedinf; match. Kings Point ' s net- men trounced Brooklyn in it " s first home match of the season. The Mariners ;;arnered five of the six singles matches and stole all of the douhlcs con- tests. The mat(dies were featured hy the excellent playing of co-captains Douiilas and Myers, as well as LaRoche. ' ol(d)cn. and Slran ' ' e. Fifth Mal.h KINGS POINT 7 CCNY 2 ( )ii Saliinhi) . May 12. the l.axcndir of llie ( iily ( olh-fic of .New ork. was encountered on King Point ' s home courts and in a match that was mich liflliler than, the score seems to indicate, the Silver and Blue finally won hy a score of 7-2. fler a rather (lose start of 3-2. Kings Point ■larmicd the remaining: douhlcs matidies sparked hy the c er hrilliani pla of ■■Tuhhy " Boh Werner. Third Mai. KINGS POINT 8 NYU 1 On May 7, Kings Point was host to the New York University tennis team and once a ain down- ed their opponents hy an 8 to 1 victory. The NVL captain. Sol Prutinsky. defeated Freil I.ipman in a hitterly contested three match set. The Sihcr and Blue emerged triumphant, however, in all the remaining siiifjles and douhlcs matches. Sixth Mat(li KINGS POINT 9 BROOKLYN POLYTECH innin;; its liflii straight victors. KlN(.s PoiM look lo its home courts and whitewashed tills local Brooklyn team to the time of 9-0. Cap- tain Doufilas swept on lo his sixth successi e ie- lor . druhhin;; liis ojtponent 6-0. 6-0. 309 1 1 T 1 taiJIi I |PI 1 i , Seventh Match LA ROCHE Eighth .Match KINGS POINTS DARTMOUTH 4 Kings Point ' s seventh stiaiglit victory was reached the day followin : tlie Harvard trouncini]:, when tlic Netmen edged out this powerful Han- over, N. H. team hy the uncomfortahly close score of 5-4. ith the score 4-4 late in the doubles matches, Kirscliner and erner stood with their backs to the wall with the score of 4-1. Only jjy winning tlie final five games were they able to overcome their opponents. Without a doubt, tliis niatcli was the most bitterly contested and out- standing clash of the season indicitive of Werner ' s and Kirschner ' s indominable spirit. KINGS POINT 6 HARVARD 3 Once again venturing into New England, tlie rSetmen luidertook the difficult task of encounter- ing ])oth Harvard and Dartmouth on successive days. Harvard University was finally downed after an excellent series of matches, by a score of 6-3. Tlie unexcelled series and doubles pay of Kings Point ' s most outstanding atlilete. Bob ' crner. was the feature of the afternoon, the match was also the deliut of Richard Kirschner, formerly of Cohiiiiljia. Kirschner won his singles matche-; 6-2. 6-3, and followed it witli a victory in the douliles playing with team mate erner as his very capable partner. WERNER at Yale. Ninth Match KINGS POINT 8 SWARTHMORE 1 Traveling down to Pennsylvania on the ever torridly hot Memorial Day. tlie Mariners engaged this formidable old rival of ours, Swarthmore Col- lege. After a series of brilliant matches tlie Silver and Blue took the honors with an overwhelming score of 8-1. Captain " Pappy " Douglas copped his ninth straight victory. The excellence of his play was matched by the skillful exhibitions of Kirsch- ner, erner, Vi oleben. Strange, La Roche, Knocke, and Lipman. 310 WOLEBEN I f T.nth Mat.l. KINGS POINT 6 FORDHAM Clinching llu- M» ' tro| olilan Iiit ' r( ' ollci;iate Cliaiiipioiisliip. the Silver anil BIu - i-oHimI on to its nintli successive victory, tlcfeatinj; Fordliani l)v tiie score of 6-0. The match was ahljreviateil hy rain. A ain Dou ;las and crner uphelii tlieir inulefcat- ed seasons. This was the fifth straight trouncinfi the netnien liad rendered the local metropolitan teams during the season. Eleventh Match KINGS POINT 4 PENNSYLVANIA U. 5 Finally hreakinj: its winnin;; streak, Kl.NGS Point was edged out of this upset match by the narrow score of 5-4. This match saw Boh Werner defeated for the first time durinf; the season. Bob was close behind captain Douglas who went through a record season of eleven victories in eleven matches. This match finished ofT the season, sandwiching between itself and the original Army game a record of nine successive victories chalked up for Kings Point. KNOCKE 311 f— ggggggjgggjgggm tjsssim SaS SBBMEB T ' ' g -vtB -wmatAKSsisaBW }7 a 17 ij) jj ii la la 12 iLi s W " i. njA.MMKRs is swiilxilic of Kings I ' oim ' . Sail- ing ships were tlic pioiu-cis in tin- iiKiriiii ' transportation liold. There was oiki ' a day when Ainoricaii clipper sliips raeed the seM ' ii seas spreading their heautitiil lines and zeph r-like hulls throufihout the world. Toda . althon zli the United States has the largest fleet of merchant ships in the world, even the most const-rvative of indi- viduals will have to atlniit that times have clianficd. In an effort to restore a little of the tradition of the (lays when there were " wooden shi])s and men of steel " the indjannners Sailing; Cluh was formed. Althoujjh one finds it difficult to determine whether sailing is a sport or a hold)y for di (Msion- inindcd Cadet-Midshipmen, it has alwavs ])een thoujiht that any sailing on Long Island Sound I which is re])uted to he one of the liest sailing First Row : Lt. . R. Potts, li. hinsen. Connnodore Lt. A. Kristophcr. Second Row: A. Renahan. 1 Binig, D. Sampson. Sheets in the wind. grounds in the country) is definitely " s[)ort " ' ' and is so considered hy sports writers throughout the coinitrv. In some ways, sailing at Kl GS Point might he considered " varsity sj)ort " . ith the ten new mariners — two man sailing dinghies, outside comj)etition is imminent and alceadv plans ai ' c imderway for races with other maritime academic and yachting cluhs. Vi indjamnicrs, unlike most groups here at Kl.NGS Point have their own cluhhouse complele with galley, salon, sail loft, piano, sofas, ami other furniture. The hidkheads are adorned with heau- tiful photographs of the T. V. Rf.ISFNBF.RG. T. V. Forbes and other schooners that have in davs i ast swept the Mariners on to victory in arious " Sound " races. The ' Jammers " cluhhouse itself is in a very nice secluded spot, nestled dee]) in the underhrush on the emhankment hack of lelville Hall. Adjoining the clubhouse is a long ])ier for the exclusive use of the indjammers themselves. Besides the ten racing " dinks " the Academy has a schooner, the T. V. Robert Forbes, which swept the Vi indjammers on to a first place in the Eastern Racing Series. Also listed in the fleet is an " S " type racing sloop, the P. N ' D0RV, and several " Duck " type racing dinghies. Sponsored hy Lt. Kristophcr of the small boats department, the indjammers are [ laii ning even bigger things to come — races, week- end cruises on the Sound, more talks bv authori- ties in the sailing field and other interesting events. It is the hope of all that indjammers w ill serve to establish in the minds of yoiuig and old salts throughout the country that KiNCS PoiNl is truly a nautical academy. Monday night " Shape Up Do Gcnnaro. 128 lb.; Gardner. Torrcncc. Heavv- wei ;lit; Bur-icr. 175 II).; and Land. 121 Ih. Also taking first positions in tlic individual competi- tion were Hewsenian. 135 11).. and Severn, 145 11). w iL n H ijl RCA.MZED and guided h Coach Carlos Henri- quez, .successful handler of the varsity wrestl- ing team, the Intramural restling Tournament went through a very well-planned and hotly-con- tested schedule. Sending the " Sad Sack " over to the Second Battalion, the hoys from Barry and Jones took the tourney all the way with a record of three wins and no losses. The Third Battalion team was com- posed of Land, Hewsenian, Severn, Carey, Schen- derlein. and Fox. Carey, youthful strangler from tiie Fourtii Class, wrestled in both the 155 and 175 ])oiuid classes. Besides the battalion competition, an individ- ual card was run off. As usual, the Foiu-th Class was well repre- sented. W itiiout a doubt, the Third Battalion would l)ave fallen easy prey to the powerful First Battalion, iiad tiiey not been so ably supported by tiie ever-active Plebes. BATTALION COMPETITION INTRAMURAL REGIMENTAL COMPETITION Class Battalion If ins Defeats Points Place log 136 FIRST 1 2 41 2 145 155 SECOND 3 22 3 165 175 THIRD 3 51 1 Heavy A ' «me Battalion LAND 3RD DE GENNARO 2ND SEVERN 4TH CLASS CAREY 4TH CLASS GARDNER 1ST BERGER 1ST TORRENS 1ST 314 If H ET © a ET T Tndf.R the al)le guidance of I-t. Ij l A. F. Kioii- iiiaii. the Feiieiiif: Chil) finislied a season in wliieh some twenty Cadet-Midshipmen |)aiiiei| ale(l or received instruction in tlic sport. Although rapid ;ra(luations made it seem inadvisahlc to scheihile intra-miiral or outside competition, there was still much interest and spirit amon the men on the s(|iia(). I he season opiMK ' d witii only three veterans out lor ])raetiee: (ladet-Midshipnien Saye, Citti, and Anderson. Other men to join were Cadet- Midshipmen Garver, Ferrel, Gannin, and Clark. Lieut. H. Shrader, USMS, has fjiven much of his lime this year in assistinj; with the eoachin;; of the men interested in fcncinfj. Lieut. Shrader is a W est Coast fencer and has had murh ex] erience in A.F.L.A. competition. Perhaps the greatest diffieultv the team en- coinilere l was the short time the nwn attended the A ' ademy. It seenu ' d that Coach Kronman would no sooner mold a competant team capahle of en- tering any collejjiate circle and a few f;raduatin ; classes would reduce the team down to one or two men. V ith the commencement of the four year ( " iiirse. iti SeptemJier. it is certain that intcr-col- Icfiiale competition will he included as a " Must " lor a well rounded sports ])ro ram. Kn (iaurde LT, (jg) KRONMAN COACH Feint t ..A iPUiiMmm i iDiMwii mH l lM JBilMh Up and at it. 316 I Front Row: Sclioellkopf, Brunt, llcrfis- lnTL ' cr. Sriond Row: Dcyak. Buhl), Doiiiicllcv. Gcarv. I I 11(11 (.11 iIh ' season ' s varsity teams met with mm li -111 cess in their undertakinfis. one eannot rcall inca-iirc the extent of acliieveincnt on the -die hasi- of tlie iiuniher of oi)[)onents downctl. lor .1 coniparitively new academy like Kings l ' (ii i «(■ must realize our success in estahlishinp: foundations of loyalty, class turnout, and hat- tiilion -piril. No one will question that the two ,ii-ll tcaiii-. liaskethall and wrestling, lirought .ilioiit a pmfound. interest in Academy sports .ind .1 new Icclini; of Rejiimental spirit. However, llil- a- iiil jiassivc parlicipalion on the part of iln Kniiuciii. W liat XiNcs Point really needed 1(1 -tir the (iadet-Midshipmen off their comfort- .(IjIc radiatdis and hreak uj) the ranks of the in- fanioii- ' lia;:i:a e room hriiiade " was some sort of iKlivv jiarticipation in a healtliy, enjoyal)le sport. A an answer to tlie qiu-stion of " what to do tonijiiity " Cloacli Keinliart promoted and orpan- i ed the second Ke inuntal hasketl)all tournament. Four liundred nuMi — l)Oth upper classmen and jih ' hes alike competed in the tournament. How- e ( ' r. contrary to popular pre-season ojjinion land c;;o on the ])art of certain First and Second Class- men i the ouni; pi(d)es walked away with all lumors. To section P()56 goes the coveted iionor of heinj: the first fourth class section to hring lionie a lro|)hy for the hitherto unrecofrnizcd plcho. 1 1 was a reat day for the hoys from Furu- f{ when their men trounced Comj)any Tlirce wiiuiin ' the tillc. Tlie final playoll was close, — 22 to 1 ' ' in fact, the entire tournament was a series of narrow wins for tile victors. Altliouj;h CompauN Three took the runner-up position it was d -clared h all jtarticipants that, next to th - ev -r powerful Fourth Class. Company Eighteen was perhaps the toughest to tlown. All of the men on the winning j)lehe team had had at least high school varsity experience. Both (ieary and Brunt played some college hall. Much of the lu-w hoys " success can he attrihutcd to the coaching and hacking of Lt. Ijgl Soniy and War- rant Odicer " Sarge " Tilduster. At Commodore Stedmans March smoker the memhers of llic championshi]) and runner up teams were presented with silver haskethalls lioiioring their sportsmanship and ahility. Two additional tropins wen ' presented to Cadet-Mid- hipman Brunt, fourth class, and Cadet-Mid-liip- inan llealy. first class. Too niueh credit cannot he given I.t. Keinliart for organizing and piloting the schedule through the season. Kings I ' oint is fortunate indeed to have a coach as eapalde as Mr. Keinliart. Being a Tri-lelter man at the Inixersity of isconsin. he tarred in liaskethall. footliall. and liasehall. Coach Keinliart al-o tutored the Third Itattalion foolhall li-aiii l.i-t fall, and is Assistant Coach of III. ' IkccIkiII team. Hair. ' 317 m.v Do«ii l)ul Not Out. Tl.c Wiiinah! Look W lirre Yer Swingin I supp the: Io»i rank poio tied Kept Swee ninn Chai clas (.) HET ( " DoxiNG at Kings Point has concluded its second successful season. Again, as in seasons previ- ous, our niittmen displayed a {jreat deal of sports- manship and talent. Their efforts were hijilily supported hy the spirited interest disphiyed hy the Kcfiinient of (]adet-Midshi|)iiieu. The competition was keen througliout the bouts. The First Battalion, however, came throu{;h to win the trophy. Three cham|)ions, namely, Towns, Cochran, and Stanzin were from tiu: ranks of the First, wiiieh amassed a total of fortv points. The Secon l and Third Battalions were tied for runner-up with twenty-five |)oints apiece. Kcpresentin;; the Second Battalion were C M Sweeny, heavy-wei{;ht champion; (] M Hommel, runner up in the welter weiiiht class; and C M Chamberlain, runner-up in the lipiu heavy-weight class. Tiie Third Battalion ring representatives were C M Gelling, middle weight champion; C M Cayo, light heavy-weight champion; and C M Price, runner-up in the heavy weight class. The Plehes gained a total of fifteen points through the efforts of C M Sposato, hantam weight cliamj ion, and C M Folker, runner u[) in the lightweight class. Up until this time, our pugilist talent has heen limited to the Academy. A( ' cording to Lieut. Twomey, our hoxing coach, the regimental ciiamps of the two previous seasons could have contended witii any hoxer of the country ' s first class collegiate teams. Coach Twomey is considered hy many sports writers as one of the finest coaches in the country; one who has distinguished himself as manager of some of the best figiuers in the game. He has proved himself at the Academy with his excellent students wlio have performed so well in the intramural i)outs. It is hoped that Lieut. Twomey will continue to turn out tiie caliber of boxer lie has been producing. It is certain that with ath- letes of this type. Kings Point could be well rep- resented in any of the finest inter-collegiate rings of the country. FIRST BATT. SECOND BATT. THIRD BATT. FOURTH CLASS 40 25 15 15 In Closer Boys. KAYO, SWEENEY, COCHRAN. P lP fl LT. TWOMEY COACH 319 difiasstssi Tin- liitriiniiiral Tijck Trt)|iliv. m ii oi Xr lX.s P )Im ' -rcoml rr;:iiiicnl;il lrii k im-il «a- iiiir of tin- lii;:lilij:lil- ol llw S|(iiii;: season. Altliou li till- riiii-l |iro iiliil lln- last at-lioii of llic (■a oll for iIm- tliiii rlacl . tin- nuil |iiu (l a ooil ronlcst anil fiiiallv sottli-il ill)- old aii:iiriii ' nt of vlii li liatlalioti had tli ' " Hr-tist and Mostcv-l " . inning ' their tliirti troph) of the Spring season, the Tlilrd Battalion took all honors with 6 ) ' 2 points, ' i ' lie Second plaeed with 45 points, and trailing: hehind tlu- ] aek eunie the niaiilicl and liealen P ' irst Battalion with a mere 19 ' , points. Hii;li point men of the day were Phillips, the trim all- around wonder of the Seeond Battalion . . . Ilamacher. the reticent little jumper from the Third . . . Prothero. famous two striper from the Third . . . " Bull " Podinsky, lieftv field man from the Sixteenth company. Eifrlit of the existing seven- teen Academy recor ls were smashed in tjje dav " s card. . K. Phillips, the colorful sprinter and field man of the Second Battalion a ' counted for four of the records. I JUl 2h r A TiJjji S K A T I N G STAR ' T ' o Jules W ' afjner. speedy en-iineer from tlie First Battalion. •IOCS the distinct honor of hein one of the first Cailet- Midshipmen to represent Kings Point in " hif; time " ama- teur competition. By virtue of his success in the 1942-43 Silver Skates Derhy. aiiner was afiain invited to compete in this famed Mailison Square Garden ' s event. Earninfi fame and {ilory for the Silver and Blue. Vk a :ner slashed to a fifth place in the Senior Men ' s Two Mile. .Mlhoutih ta-iiiin-i the li ' aders to the last lap, the lack of daily workouts took its toll and our hero was out-sprinted in the home stretch. . native of New York, W a ner. in compctin-; in the 1942- 4.3 Derhy tripped and sprawled, upseltiiif: any possihilities of hreakin;; the tape. Much of a;;ner " s success can he attrihutcd to the fiw workouts he was ahle to nuister out on Kendrick Fiehl. Hat- off to the individuals responsihie for the skatini; rink. It i- tlie hope of all that the policy of floodini; Kendrick Field sliall l)e continued from year to year so that stars like Jules ' a ' :ner and others may represent the Silver and Blue of KiNCS Point at every major -katirm derhy in the Fast. 320 l.K, One lap to go X) ri S5 n J X !£! Ji DISTANCE MAN D URI.NC KiNCS Point ' s first year of inter-collefriate traek com- petition there lias risen from within us a fine and promising array of athUtcs. Foremost in the fiehl of track was the young distance runner, Don Snyder. Don, one of eiglit eliihlren. hails from Ocean Springs, Mississippi. During his high school career, he participated in only three meets. He had never run indoors nor had he ever run any event longer than two miles. Under the tutorship of his famed coach. Lieutenant (J. G.) Gregg Rice, Snyder attracted the attention of many of the prominent eastern track enthusiasts. He placed second in both the est Point and Metropolitan relays. In the Millrose meets, Don came in sixth place. In mentioning these facts, it must not be forgotten that in all of these meets, Snyder ran in a field of fifteen runners, all of whom were experienced. The New York Athletic Club invited Don to their meet. This, in itself is an honor, for none but the country ' s best runners par- ticipate in this meet. Don placed sixth witli some of the finest runners in the East. Considering the limited training facilities available, Don ' s achievements may well be considered meritous of KiNCS Point ' s highest tributes. Had Don been able to train for one more season, it is certain that Kings Point would liave had one of the nation ' s best all-time runners. 321 aaaas iu l ltmiljMlui iim SAMUELS HALL Seamanship and Navigation ' " ' ' • 5b, ( m — -s=i sssiv;v.!U ' i j ' . v i ,1 1 Acp a n iiT TIio montlily Battalion Dances at Kings Point arc of paraniomit ini[)oitance in the iniiuls of all Cadet-Mitlsliipnien. Since their introduction to Academy life, these formal dances have depicted many and varying!; atmospheres — some following the sea- sons, others a nautical trend. The ever-chang- ing decoration sciieme is familiarized hy Cadet- Midshipmen wearing their customary semi- dress uniforms while dancing to the strains of the Academy dance hand under the direction of Bandmaster Jimmy Smith. The National Ensign and the Flag of the Cadet Corps are presented in a formal eeremon) toward the end of the perfect eveniii " . w c4 IBSHIPS LOG BOOK OF THE GRADUATING CLASSES Advisers LT. (j i ATWUOD. LT. ijpl KOSE. Ca.let- Midshipnicn AOS. ROSENDAHL. ' T HF Staff of MinsilIl ' S wislies to tliank the Ad- ministration for tlir i)rivilc ie of sorvinj; on this, the Second Midshii ' S and tlie many ])ersons who liave assisted in its production. Foremost anionj; these are two Officer-Advisors, Lt. (jij) L. D. Rose and Lt. (ji;) A. T. Atwood, Jr. These officers devot- ed many hours of vahialile time in helpinj; Midships go to press. Further expression of gratitude is (hie to Spe- cialist Henry C. Meyer; Yeomen R. Hughes, F. O ' Connor, and C. Boyh;; Cliief Lundsten and staff. Academy Photo Unit; W ' O F. Priwitzer, Photogra- plier; AP Newsfeatures, Inc.; Academy Camera Club; Polaris; Sound-Off; Cadet-Personnel and Regimental Officers; United States Maritime Com- mission Photo Service, Cadet-Midshipmen of the Regiment; and our Advertisers. Midships thanks you. It is the hope of this staft tliat future yearbooks of Kings Point may be carried on throughout the years of the peacetime United Slates Merchant Ma- rine Academy. For the Staff, Harris E. Rosendahl, Editor-in-Chief Cadet-Midsliipnian RALPH EDWARDS PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR Cadel-Mid liipniaii RICHARD COFFEY ADVERTISING MANAGER , - j; smmsmimMmMmmiimmimmKm 7 The followiiiji Cadcl-Miilsliipincn have served tlie staff of Midships: L. RUBBERT, Business Mana-er: E. HELLER- MANN, Circulation Manager; C. S. RADDATZ, Advertising Manager; R. P. EDWARDS, Photogra- phy Editor; R. F. VROLYK. Editor-in-Chief; H. E. ROSENDAHL, Editor-in-Chief; R. GUTHRIE, Sports Editor; E. HOUSE. Associate Editor; T. O. AOS, Associate Editor; C. ANDREWS. Associate Editor; R. E. COFFEE, Advertising Manager; K. SALISBURY. Associate Editor: J. H. MATHIS, As- sociate EcUtor; D. KING. Business Manager; T. SCHUMACHER. Business .Manager; R. FAHREN- Yi ALD. Circulation Manager: G. E. LOOSE. Asso- ciate Editor; and S. KOVNICK. Associate Editor. R. NAGEL, J. KENNEY. G. SINKS, R. DOYLE, H. TILLEY. C. HARTLEY. Vi . RAILING, C. GAR- ETSON, P. REDMOND. R. FORHAN, P. 0 " HARA, Yi. BOURDOT. J. WATERS. J. SURRETTE. S. WILSON. R. SKOROPAD. J. BARD, J. KINKEAD, E. MORGAN. S. SHEFFIELD. J. GOSSELIN, J. BOLTON, H. JOFFRAY, J. TANNER, J. KAUFF- MANN, Yi . GREGO, H. SAMET, T. O ' BRIEN, R. STOBAUGH, R. MILLER, R. STRANGE, G. DAV- IS, R. FREEMAN. Cadet-Midshipman Ralph EDWARDS. Retiring Photography Editor; Cadet-Midshipman Harris ROSENDAHL. Retiring Editor-in-Chief; and Cadet-Midshipman Chalnier LOOSE, Jr., Succeding Editor-in-Chief. Cadet-Midshipman DAMD KLNG BUSLNESS MANAGER FIRST ROW: Cadet-Midshipmen J. GOSSELIN, C. JONES, G. DAVIS, H. JOFFRAY. BACK ROW: Cadet-Midshipmen R. GUTHRIE, J. BOLTON, D. NAGEL, C. RADDATZ, J. BARD. Cadet-Midshipman RICHARD FAHRENWALD CIRCULATION M.AN.AGER T. 1942. wlicii tlie LiuIlhI States Meicliant Marine Cadet Corj), was yet in its infancy, it was only natural tliat tlie need of a voice for the growing organization sliould arise. Tliis need was fulfilled when, after weeks of planning and organizing, there a)ij)cared a four page puhlication in newspaper form with tlie name PoLARis at tlie licading. Polaris hegan its eventful life with the hest wislies of every executive in the Cadet Corps, Vice-Admiral Land leading the cliristcning. By Dcccmher of 1942, Polaris had grown into sixteen pages and included in its makeup many pictures and several small-sized advertisements from Great Neck supporters. In -March of 1943 it had fattened out into 34 pages and its page size l)ecame what it is at present, nine by twelve inclies. E. L. SCOTT, Editor-in-Cliief ADVERTISING : Standing — GRI- GORE. GORDON. 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S MI I. s» ' T ' he Cadkt-.Midshipman iu vs|);i| r lujiaii it sec- ond voliuiK ' in Janiiury. 1945. as a lii-wcekly publication and celebrated its first anniversary in May. The sustained demands of tlie training pro- gram on the time and ener-iies of the Staff dictated the necessity of the clianfie from weekly to fort- nijihtly production. A six page anniversary edition appeared May 11, containing special mention of members of tiie Alumni and Cadet-Midsliipmen who brought the paper through its first year. Among these were Donald Kingsley, the first Editor, E. E. Tucker, W . C. Garner, E. G. Stack, RoI)ert Shirk, Richard Surges, . D. Richards, and L. W. Gudgeon. Now that V-J Day and tiie consequent peace- time organization of the Academy is being achieved, the Cadet-Midshipman newspaper will be able to maintain a long-term and well trained staff capable of handling and developing many good journalistic ideas which the i)aper, so far, has merely introduced. The paper lias, however, a style of its own. It is often quite sharp in appearance and stands out advantageously among top-notcli Academic and ser- vice papers of tlie country. From time to time, Soi:M)-Off has j)roduced many entertaining feature writers with the talent for humor and for writing news. It is likely tliat with the post-war introduc- tion of liberal arts courses at the Academy, such as English com])osition and languages, these standards will be raised. In recent months Sol ' .nd-Off has been open to the participation of Fourth Classmen, in order that upon tlieir return from sea, they may be able to rejoin the Stall witii some experience of its methods and ideals. FIRST ROW: Bob O ' KIEFFE, News Editor: Jerrv LOWENTHAL. Business Manager: L. ' . GUDGEON, Editor-in-Chief: Don POLIN. Managing Editor: Bob McNALLY. Feature Editor. SECOND ROW:Vi. J. CRILLV. Photo Editor: J. V. DORSEV, A. L. WEIL, C. Vi . JORDAN, Ciiarles CARLl CIO. THIRD ROW : C. V. DAMON: W. R. TL CKER. Sales Mana-cr: C. W. SHANNON. Oflu e Man- ager: Rex ARROW SMITH. J. N. Sr iMERFIELD. FOURTH ROW : S. L. HOCHMAN: C. H. STONE. Treasurer: Carl Ward JONES: V. BOR- RELLI, Sports Editor; H. C. MeCRACKEN. Staff Photographer. ' ■ " - 1 ==5!. :v U 1 1 ; iVSSS NS.- ©iiamiBii ©ILWI3 ' T ' llK Camkra Cm n was orj;aiiizc(l in Novemhor l ' )43 to ])rovi(l - a iiicdiiiin for Cadct-lMidsliipnu-ii wlio wcro camera and darkroom addicts. Tlio Camera Clul) has its own officers, elected by llic memliers. It lioasts a niemliersliip of thirty odd active Cadet-i lidshii)nien as well as a much greater ninnl)er wlio use the cluh ' s facilities. The facilities ])rovided are am])lc and include, besides the (htrkroom, all equipment needed for the developing ' , enlar iinjr, and ] rintini; of jiictures. All of tlu " e(|uipment lias Jx-en jjaid for by the members and improvements are constantly being made. l Ieml)ers liave jtrovided a constant flow of plioto rapbers for the Cadet Corps pul)lications — Sound Off, Polaris, and Midsliips. The shutterbu ;s of Kings Point iiavc made this club one of the most ] opular extra-curricular activities at tlie Academy. DARK ROOM (ladet-Miilsliipnian Cndet-Midshipman W. TOLER, President P. ROGERS, Past Vice-Presidenl FIRST HOW: TOLKH, President; SCHE DERLI E, Secretary; LARSON, Treasurer and CRILLEY, Vice President. SECOND ROW : CACHARELIS, LALLY, ESSJG, SOHUS, FORD, GREGER, TAYLOR, GRANT, NUESBAUM, COLLINS, GODINE, BOW EN, ERICKSON, Vi ENTER, HAMMEL. j K IPIBCDIPHlIiIiililB (0ILWIB ' T ' liK Propeller Clib of the United States repre- sents tlie concerted effort of nearly 100 individ- ual Propeller Club oriianizations tliroii lioiit the Dnited States and many foreign countries, whose aim is to promote, fin-ther, and support an American Merchant Marine and to foster sociability and fra- tcrnalism anion-; men en ;a ;ed in the niartime indus- try. This imdertakini; is sustained hy the Ports or cluhs, the Poi-t of the United States Merchant Marine Academy heing the 86th to unite in this effort. The Kln ' GS Point Port comprises one of a group of 25 Junior Ports located at prominent Universities and Colleges in this country and abroad. Chartered 21 August, 1943, the Propeller Cluh was one of the first to the s cene of extra-curricular activities. Since its inception in the summer of 1943, the Club ' s mem- bership roster has expanded to such extent that h eekly meeting topped off with refreshments. now includes the names of well over 2.000 Cadet- Midshipmen. The Port was organized with the ap- proval of Captain R. R. fc lulty. Officers of the Academy who now serve in an advisorv capacitv include Captain Mahady, President; Comdr. Mc- Cready. Vice-President; Lt. Comdr. Bull. Secretary; and Lt. Philips. Treasurer. .Meetings arc held in Bowditch . uditorium on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month during the winter months and on the second and fourth Mondays during the summer months. An enjoyable combination of business and pleasure is prevalent at all meetings. !Many new and interest- ing films are shown to members, followed by a business meeting, and concluded with a round of refreshments. The policy of presenting guest speakers at meetings provides the nucleus of the Propeller Cluh idea. Notable among the speakers who have addressed the members in recent months are Ir. John E. Slater, executive vice-president of American Export Lines; Ir. J. Lewis Luckenhach, president American Bureau of Shipping; and Cap- tain Thomas A. Scott, noted salvage expert and president of Mcrritt-Chapman Scott Corp. Membership in flio Propeller Club is not limit- ed to individuals or interests. Every Cadet-Midship- man is eligible hy virtue of the fact that he is a part of the great . merican Merchant Marine. Prospec- tive members are invited to attend anv of the regu- larlv scheduled meetings. Advisors also indulge. 332 -n ' Hi r-jT n— -riTrm MMM 1 , P URINC the two years shuv its iiicc|itioii. llie Glee Cliil) has retnained one of the foremost oriiaiiiza- tions of Kings Point. It was formed iii)eii tlie sii i- fiestion of the Commodore anil Lt. iy ) Nilan, as a lo;iieal and neeessarv fultilhiient of the wishes of many Cadet-lNIidshipnien to he a part of a uroiip devoted to expression through melody. The Glee Clidj mend)ership is open to all Cadet- Midshipmen and eonsist of a normal compliment of approximately 40. Most have had the opportunity of experience in similar cluhs hcfore joinini; the Cadet Corps. All of the memhers have sought re- laxation and the gratifying sense of aceomplisiinient occasioned hy their singing, while furthering tlie purpose of the group. The aims of the Club have been the promotion of aesthetic development and the extension of renown of our Academv. Under the al)le direction of Cliief Specialist Holand Fiore, the grouj) has performed excellently in many activities, reflecting the great deal of free lime given to tiieir chosen recreation. Among a long list of appearances have been broadcasts over CBS, Mutual, and New York ' s WNYC; concerts at various Eastern colleges; the production of a noval, stream- lined, Gilbert and Sullivan " Trial By Jury " ; the presentation of a special Christmas program for the Regiment; and the assumption of the feature part in a recent movie short. Some of the favorite and oustanding soloists were Homer Lane, Jack Stargfeld, Harry Heyl, Rob- ert Neukum, Jerry Magruder, and Gerbardt Riedel. A special mention is also due Victoria Fiore, the Director ' s wife, who has appeared with the Club several times before the Regiment. h Cadet-Midsiiipman (Jlee Club with Chief Specialist Roland Fiore ami Miss Patri ' - Munsel, Metropoli- tan Opera star after ajipearance on nalioiiwide I ' riidetitial Family Hour broadcast, C. B. S. Radio Theatre. iDiBniLiL irmiiai ' T ' liE capalile leadership of Gunner Cliarles Till- (liis ter lias produced a team of more than forty Cadet-Midshipmen with a highly military ineentive who execute many special formations as they pass in review on kcndrick Field every Saturday morning. V hen Cadet-Midshipmen hegin their Second Class training at Kings Point, many with anihitions to become Cadet Ofticers in the Regiment, tiie Drill Team coordinates tiieir drilling and provides good experience and training for tlieir future ( ' adet Officer positions. The squad specializes in precision drill. " Oueen . nne " salutes, ripple movements and whirling guid- ons, so any Ca let-Midslii{)niaii knowing only the simple Manual of .Arms must stand in line hefore obtaining a permanent berth on the Drill Team. All practising is done during free time and often darkness does not stop tiieir precious hours of practise. During all visiting hours. Saturday. Sunday, ami Graduation, the Rifle Companv keejis an Honor Guard on the ar Memorial. These men willinglv volunteer their time, often sacrificing tiieir own lilierty to keej) tlie name of tlio Drill Team liigli among extra-curieular activities. These Cadet-Midshipmen wearing tiieir blue uniforms with white leggings, gloves, belts, and caps never fail to impress the numerous visitors at Kings Point. FIRST R.WK-Rifle Co. Cmdr.: C M P. WHE. T. Third Bait. Cmdr.: C M C. C. RUEREM,I. SECOND RANK (:.idet-Mid liipnirii E- TIS. SMITH. MAY. WINAM). THIRD RANK CadelMid liipnien HAM- ILTON. THARRINGTON. DAVIES. COL- LAR. HAMMETT. JACKMAN. TITTLE. GLNN. .STEWART. CREENAMYER. FOIRTH RANK CadetMidshipnien TILLMAN. OVERTON. WALTNER. LLKE. GRANT. EBLE. SHERMAN .M. THEViS. KEEL . GARDELLA. r r M t—wi IE)iiEr®Il IBiiErtD Come of the brighter moments of our tour of duty at the United States Merchant Marine Academy were taken up by tliose fine " jam " sessions witli tlie Cadet-Midshipman Dance Band. The strenuou s schedule that the Cadets at KiNCS Point must follow, affords little time for the type of music that most young men seem to go for. Tiiis band, organized by and for Cadet-Midshipmen, furnishes the " jazz " that so many of us seldom hear. It is comprised of Cadet- Midshipmen who enjoy playing their horns during tiieir free time. Rehearsals are called whenever the members can find the time from their studies. Whenever there is a Commodore ' s Smoker you will find the Dance Band there " beating it out. " They are always on hand at the pep meeting to cheer the football team to victory. At times they relieve the regular band by playing for the Regiment at noon cliow. It is not unusual to walk out of the mess hall into Barney Square and see a piano situated there with a Cadet-Midshipmen banging away at the " 88 keys " , another one sitting on top of the j)iano tooting his horn, and niaylie a third or fourth ready at hand with their instruments. These " ses- sions " inevitably bring the entire Regiment to the scene and a song fest usually ensues. The unit is lead by Cadet-Midsliipmqn R. H. Gulcher. He is now planning to expand in the near future, and eventually alternate with the Academy band playing at the Regimental Dances. The band is made up of men who liave had experience playing in organized bands before they entered the Cadet Corps. At present, those forming the unit are Cadet-Midshipmen R. H. Gulcher, J. Gentry, H. G. Kuntz, Saxaphonc; R. H. Erikson, E. C. Manter, C. A. Morris at the trumpet; J. L. Kin- kead, R. W. Bernhardt at the tromljone: J. P. Com- lins at the drums; and W. L. Notta at the piano. Keep up the good work boys. It is really an up- lift to our morale. FIRST ROW BACK ROW CADET-MIDSHIPMAN BAND Cadet-Midshipmen MOTTA— piano, GENTRY— tenor sax, KUNTZ -alto sax. GUL- CHER— alto sax, BERNHARDT— trombone, FIELDS— trombone. CONLIN— drums, : IANTER— trumpet (not shown), ERICKSON— trumpet, MORRIS — trumpet (not shown). _-_j. t AJiWr- ' -m- ' Ti. - JSi t , 1 Come and get me! Aniliornien of t}ie ihree-legged relay race. Biggest event of the day — Pushball contest. lELD Day, 1944, saw the second class tear into a flying start — taking 20 points in the opening Tug-Of-War contest. The First Class made a clean sweep of the hundred yard dash, setting themselves up with ten points. The Second Classmen, in a spirited coniehack, retaliated — clinching the Three-Legged Sea Bag Race and accumulating another ten points. At this point things looked rather bad for the Three Stripers. However, the ranking First Class countered in a Shackle- Wrench Relay Race taking all honors and some badly needed points to boot. ithout giving their opponents time to recover from the last blow they again sent home a haymaker, knocking some of the salt out of the Second Classmen ' s hides. This was accomplished by garner- ing the first and third places in the Heaving Line Contest. Winning toss was good for 91 feet 10 inches. Perhaps the most exciting display of enthusiasm was exhibited in the ' " Knock ' Em Down, Tie ' Em Up, Drag ' Em Off " battle which was declared ' ' Ao Contest ' ' by the Referees. Due to the inability of both sides to retain their prisoners, once captured, no accurate count could be taken, so the contest was stricken from the day ' s card. W ith the Second Classmen still in the lead, both sides took to Kendrick Field for the last deciding event of the day — the infamous Pushball Contest. " In Unity There is Strength " — In the First Class there is organization, So-o-o-o-o-o-o-o, need more be said? The sixteen points offered for this event went entirely to the powerful First Class — clinching the Annual Field Day of Kings Point, 43-30. 336 UkdiiiktflHMilHil l H 100 yard dash. EVENT First Class Second Class TUG-OF-WAR 100 YARD DASH SEA BAG RACE SHACKLE-WRENCH RELAY RACE HEAVING LINE CONTEST PUSH BALL CONTEST 10 10 7 16 20 10 TOTAL 43 30 Free for all. and the crouds cheer. a anaiiD m £i n Heaving line contest. 337 mmm xFngaip iKiiKr(B© ipi iiEr N Wednesday 6 June, the Second Congressional Board of Visitors arrived at Kings Point: their objective, to observe the projrress of the most youth- ful of Federal Academies, and to make recommenda- tions regarding its future. The distinguished guests met the Superinten- dent, the heads of the educational departments, the Regimental Staff of Cadet Officers, the Regi- ment, and many individual Cadet-Midshipmen. They toured the grounds with personal escorts, missing no part of the Academy and its complex functions. They observed the Cadet-Midshipmen in classes, in their rooms, on the grounds, on the drill field, and in the mess hall. As their visit was rapid- ly culminating, they became more impressed with the training facilities, pleased with the progress made in the Academy ' s infancy, and cognizant of its future possibilities. Members of the Congressional Board visiting the Academy were Senator Alexander iley of isconsin. Representatives Ellsworth Brewer Buck of New York, James Hardin Peterson of Florida. James Demengeaux of Louisiana, Alvin F. eichel of Oliio, Richard J. elcli of California. Henry Martin Jackson of Washington, and Eugene J, Keogii of New York. The visitors of tiie Second Congressional Board departed, well pleased with our Alma Mater and hopeful for its position as a basic factor in tlie L . S. Merchant Marine of the future. Congressmen View Monument Dedicated To Those Cadet-Midshipmen Lost At Sea. Congressmen and Academy Offi Academies Future in Confcrnc Wiley Hall. ' i f " f-tf IT- ' -- " Tir r ' Mif x» » !f il Tjr E THE Cadet-Midshipmen of the Academy extend our thanks to the entertainers that have visited us, and given our morale a substantial uplift. Thanks to the Gruman Aircraft Corp. for the really " fine " play they presented, and to tiie Work- house Players for the many plays they have pre- sented. Among our fondest memories are the Commo- dore ' s smokers, the movies on Wednesday night that took our minds off studies for a couple of hours, the movies on Saturday and Sunday for those Cadet- Midsiiipmen who could not make liberty call, and the Battalion Dances with the Academy Dance Band. Last but not least our thanks go to the Cadet- Midshipmen who have entertained us at field days, stunt nights, and those really ' " solid " jam sessions. To all these entertainers, THAAKS. Specialty dancer performing after The Commodore ' s Smoker. " Pinafore " was presented to the Regiment by the Civil Service girls and Enlisted Men at Kings Point. w T f . IffQffai • • • flcd T_ ■ 3E • 1 i,F ' ' y -ma • • • c T, ' y - « J- «•— f ? T SHiPS..vital in War..vital in Peace To the winning of the war, GRACE LINE has contributed its entire modern fleet, its officers, its crews, its management organization. " With Victory, the responsibiUties of GRACE LINE will be far from finished. For out of this war must come an enduring peace, and our " SANTA " liners and freighters will have their share of the task which the American Merchant Marine must perform in the creation and maintenance of a peaceful world structure. GRACE LINE will soon again be devoting its whole-hearted energies to develop- ing trade, travel and understanding between the nations, through swifter, more efficient and more economical transportation service. GRACE LINE 10 HANOVER SQUARE OR ROCKEFEllER CENTER, NEW YORK; WASHINGTON. D. C; PITTSBURGH; CHICAGO; DHROIT; NEW ORLEANS; HOUSTON, TEXAS; SAN FRANCISCO; LOS ANGELES; SEAHLE; PORTLAND, ORE. I . r- »»«iwn,H.— . »«»»«— i FAVORABLE CONDITIONS AHEAD For America ' s New Merchant Marine • C-E Boilers assure low-cost propulsion for many post-war commercial vessels ONCE again America has a fine big Merchant Marine. At the present rate of construction we shall have a p ost-war fleet of more than 50 million deadweight tons, a considerable part of which will be comprised of (irst- class modern ships. Ships like those illustrated, cargo carriers and tankers of various types, form the backbone o f a merchant fleet — second to none — which will carry American trade to the ports of the world. These ships have two im- portant commercial advantages — speed and operating economy — that assure their competitive position in post-war maritime trade. A very substantial proportion of our new Merchant Marine is powered with boilers designed and built by Combustion Engineering. These high- efficiency C-E Boilers assure lower operating costs. Their simple, rugged design means low maintenance, an- other important factor in achieving operating economy. And for depend- ability C-E Marine Boilers have proved themselves under the abnor- mal stress of war-time service where dependable performance is of vital importance. A new day is in the ofling for America ' s maritime commerce. And to it Combustion Engineering brings its war-broadened facilities and experi- ence with marine steam power to help keep the ensign of the American Mer- chant Marine (lying on the seven seas. 5fiV C-2 TYPE CARGO C E PIODUCTS INCLBOE III TTPES OF STEIM GENERITIN6. FUEL BUININS UNO REliTEO EQUIPMENT FOR STtllON ART AND MUINE JtPPLICATIONS. m COMBUSTION £IJE NGINEERING 200 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK 16, N. Y. I ■ii ••.•, «;5S? li_ .(?i.vV rfi i fiA tfiiiiiiliiiiiilttililiiaMll Prudential steamship corp, 17 STATE STREET NEW YORK, N. Y. TKVDmoNAI.I.V, the Icngtli of a na- tion ' s sea coast has always influenced its sea power. IJiil today another great factor must be reckoned with. It is oil power. America ' s vast resources of oil give her enormous advantages — as the healen U-Boat pack and the shattered Jap fleet have learned. Oceans of oil, on the spot when needed, arc a prerequisite of irre- s islible sea power today. Tide Water Associated Oil Company, together with tiie country ' s other great oil companies, lias helped j)r(( ide sinews of oil for our sea victories. And in the times of peace to come. Tide Water Associated will be just as ready to hel|) our rjuTchant fleet lead the world. For in our abundance of cleati, economical Iticl. in superb lubricants to keep ship engines elficient, America can count on a powerful aid in attaining sea power (if the first magnitude. TiDi; WAii-.u Associ ri.i) (ni, comcwv New York Tulsii San Francisco TIDE WATER ASSOCIATED DIL COMPANY BUY U. S. WAR BONDS AND STAMPS 346 ? S » ' «»- ' ' - Sterfta «Hi imiiiiiiiiiiMiiaBi In Her Country ' s Service The famous S. S. America (right), queen of the American Merchant Marine before the war, is serving Uncle Sam as the U. S. S. West Point, Navy Transport {.shown below). Some of the war theaters she has seen are listed here. Arabia Australia British West Indies Canal Zone Ceylon Egypt England Guadalcanal Honolulu India Milne Bay Netherlands East Indies New Zealand Noumea Nova Scotia Singapore Union of South Africa OOON a new fl?ct of fine U. S, I.incs ships will continue the traditions of the Aniericu, the Munhuttun, and th; Washington which have been pur- chased by the government. The new ships, now being planned, will off;r the American public the b.st in travel value and appointments. United States Lines The Steamship Organization which has carried the Ameiican Flag on the North Atlantic since 1872 Steamship lerminal Operators AND Ger]eral Stevedores 15 WHITEHALL STREET NEW YORK 4, N. Y. CAMDEN, N. J. TRENTON, N. J. WILMINGTON, DEL BUFFALO, N. Y. 347 New Type Electrical Ship Control The first electrically-operated power control for turbine-electric driven ships — one that makes control of the vessel ' s motor as simple as the flicking of a light switch — is being manufactured by Westinghouse. The device, designed by Westinghouse in collaboration with Coast Guard engineers, in- cludes a small control stand in the pilot house and a main control board in the engine room. It is designed to regulate the flow of energy from the steam turbine to the generator for control of speed, and through a series of switches, controls the forward and reverse direction of the motor. Provision has been made for manual operation of the unit in the event of damage to the electrical controls. The unit brings the complex electric motor equipment of the ship under the direct com- mand of the man at the pilot house control. The propulsion control gives the pilot a tre- mendous advantage in maneuvering a ship, assuring him quick and correct response to his control movements. WESTINGHOUSE STEAM DIVISION LESTER, PA. GOING OUR WAY? When full resumption of trode is possible, we sholl be ready with o fine, new fleet of modern ships to speed passengers, corgo and mail to and from the ports of South Africo and East Africa, lynproved facilities will be available ... speciol cargo-handling geor, built-in lockers for valuable cargo, hold ventilotion, refrigerated space, and comfortoble quarters foV possengers, officers and crew. So moke a mental note now: Sign on an American.SOuflilAfricon Line 4essel. jrmet can Soutn jij ican Xine , CORPORATED 26 BEAVER STREET NEW YORK 4 N Y H.Muhlhlu.1 l ' )22) Pioneer Aifterican hlj Steumship Line to South Afiiiu C- h U Africa 348 I -M f " r-j[ SfiSiSiSIMiHHiiMMiHai I FOOTPRINTS ON THE SEA The world of blue water, roariug gales, vast calms is once again marked with the wakes and triumphs of American ships and seafaring men. A reborn U. S. merchant marine has turned the course of history- ! The sea is our country ' s rediscov- ered frontier, bright hope for Amer- ica ' s future in a peaceful world ... as a far-sighted Congress recognized when it passed the momentous Mer- chant Marine Act of 1936. For U. S.-flag shipping is our pro- tection. Our own land might be a battle-field today if we had no American-flag merchant fleets to supply our far-cruising Navy, or to carry our troops and weapons overseas. And in peacetime, only all-Ameri- can shipping can give us control of our vital foreign trade . . . assuring us the thousands of things we must import, safeguarding the billions of dollars of farm, mine and factor) ' products we sell abroad. American Export Lines operate a large share of the new U. S. shipping. We have been able to contribute unique experience with routes in the Mediterranean, the Black Sea and the Indian Ocean. And when our own modern ships can return to their normal time-table schedules, what you want to buy and sell abroad will de- termine our cargoes and ports of call. FROM THE MERCHANT MARINE ACT OF I 936. " Xfcissary Jot the national defense and (our) Joreign and domestic commerce is a merchant fleet ' ' Constructed in the U. S., manned with a trained and effictrnt citizen personnel . . . owned and operated under the L ' . S. flag by citizens " DON ' T GIVE UP THE SHIPSI American Export Lines WIIERK NO SI H DARKS TO TREAD l£ t SSig=Sf g glMMmtmmmtmmtmtimam " ezmOOO • . • what number is YOURS? THE PHOTOGKAPH aliove will hriiifj back memories to many thousands of men of the sea— Memories of the days when they, too, attended the Sperry Gyro-Compass School and received their Certificates of Graduation. In the photograph, John J. Brierly, Director of the Sperry Gyro-Compass School, is presenting Certificate o. i 0,000 to Third Officer James B. Kane, of the American-South Africa Line. Started in 1911 to instruct men in the operating principles, routine care, and maintenance of the Gyro-Compasses which the U.S. Navy had begun to install in ships of the Fleet, the Sperry Gyro- Compass School has been in continuous operation ever since. 30 years of service to men of the seven seas! Men from every country have attended the school— many thou.sands more than have received Gyro Certificates. Officers and Cadets, anil those going up for Mates ' papers in the Merchant Marine are admitted. And Officers and men of the Navy, Coast Guard, and Army Transport Service attend the school un- der orders. As these thousands of " alumni " sail the seven seas, we like to tliink that the Sperry Gyro-Compass School lias had some part in bringing many a sliip, many a cargo, many a crew safely through the perils of wartime navigation- of u;o wars. Sperry Gyroscope Company Great Neck, N. Y. • Division of the Sperry Corporation OYROSCOPICS ■ ELECTRONICS • AUTOMATIC COMPUTATION • SERVO-MECHANISMS 351 .. VAC-REL VENT VALVES Conserve Gasoline Tanker Cargoes Losses of the valuable lighter fractions of gasoline cargoes during sea transportation, cost the petro- leum industry thousands of dollars every year. The VAC-REL vent valve for oil cargo tankships gives the maximum possible waste saving by pre- venting excessive evaporation and reducing losses to a m.nimum. Not only are thousands of these VAC-REL units used by private op3ratcrs, but also by the U. S. Mari- time Commission, U. S. Navy and U. S. Army. VAC-REL units are approved by U. S. Coast Guard, Merchant Marine Inspection, American Bureau of Shipping, Lloyds Register, and Panama Canal Commission. Lst us tell you about the special features of these units. MECHANICAL MARINE CO. 17 BATTERY PLACE, N. Y. 4, N. Y. V AC-REL ALVE. tODr CASTINC-Riig. itiHenixl fNClOSED PATTEI OulfiUers to Seafaring Men Since 1856 Officers uniforms u. s. navy-coast guard - maritime service The experienced officer khuws that he can equip himself correctly and promptly at APPEL ' S because of our complete stocks. As specialists in out- fitting Seafaring men these 80 odd years, you may depend on our expert knowledge of your requirements. Uniforms in stock for immediate uear, or custom made to your measure, at moderate prices. Appointed by U. S. NAVY Official Distributors S. APPEL CO. IPTOWN BRANCH: A.MST.. lIMh St. • 18 FULTON ST., FRONT, N. Y. C. • MIA.MI, FLA.. BRANCH: 38:1 N. E. lit iUiiAMi SERVANTS OF WAR...GUARDIANS OF PEACE There she sails— America ' s merchant marine — war-multiplied in numbers and war-proved in magnificent seven-seas per- formance—the mightiest merchant fleet ever to fly the flag of a single nation! With Victory comes the opportunity for our nation to be one of the world ' s strong- est maritime powers. An adequate, efficient merchant fleet, as a matter of national pol- icy, is highly desirable for economic rea- sons—more jobs afloat and ashore— more production in factory and on farm — in mine and shipyard, mill and office — con- tinued national prosperity. So let us re- member this time that a strong merchant marine is one of our surest safeguards of enduring peace as well as a powerful serv- ant in time of war. We of Babcock Wilcox are confident of the great contributions such a fleet can and will make to new peacetime standards of American commerce. As the pioneer and leading builder of m arine boilers for both merchant and combat vessels, B W stands ready to share its long marine expe- rience in helping American shipbuilders and operators to open new frontiers of world trade. Waicr-Tube Boilers, for Siaiionary Power Plants, for Marine Service . . . XX ' aicr-Cixiled Furnaces . . . Super- heaters . . . Fconomizers . . . Air Heaters . . . Pulverized- Coal Equipment . . . Chain-Grate Stokers . . . Oil, Gas and Muliifuel Burners . . . Seamless and Welded Tubes and Pipe . . . Refractories . . . Process Equipment. BA9cock wucon THt BABCOCK WtlCOX CO. 83 LIBtHTY STREET • NEW YORK 6, N, Y. TH« BABCOCtC K WIICOX TUBE COMPANY SEAwiess rust division » wfioto tubs wvtitON, aSAVSR fMlS, PA. AlUANCt, OHIO 353 A . .-■A„.,.l: Isbrandtsen Company, Inc. MERCHANTS AND SHIPOWNERS 26 Broadway, New York, N. Y. S BHH iflHIIHHIHHHHI Letter from the Marine Department of the Alcoa Steamship Company Fo Wo E BENJAMIN A. FISHER T. HOSE who have looked through the completed log books of a merchant ship will have noticed the capitals " F. W. E. " used by the deck and engineroom officers to denote the termi- nation of a voyage. These letters record the last signal from the bridge to the engineroom, and signify " Finished With Engines. " The voyage is over and the vessel secure in safe harbor and the throbbing heart of the ship, her propulsion machinery, is stilled. She is at rest. There is one awful exception to this rule, when F. W. E. forms part of the dreaded command " Abandon Ship, " given by the Commander when through disaster the ship is close to her end. Until F. W. E. is rung on the telegraph from the bridge, the black gang still stands by. A few days ago the War Shipping Administration delivered to this company a new vessel, the " BENJAMIN A. FISHER, " named in honor of the Chief Engineer of the S. S. " ALCOA GUIDE, " sunk by enemy action in the opening days of the war. The writer many years ago commanded the " ALCOA GUIDE " and proudly likes to recall he was also a shipmate of Fisher and knew him well. This is mentioned in an attempt to convey our feeling of pride in being honored with the duty of operating and husbanding the S. S. " BENJAMIN A. FISHER. " Throughout the coming years, whenever her name is spoken or a husbandry chore performed, we of the Marine Department of the Alcoa Steamship Company are bound to have in our thoughts the memory of the man she commemorates and his devotion to duty and astounding heroism. The S. S. " ALCOA GUIDE, " unarmed and proceeding alone on an Atlantic voyage, was attacked by gun fire from an enemy submarine. Shell after shell pierced her hull and, although her Master made an heroic but unsuccessful attempt to ram the U-boat, it was soon evident that the " ALCOA GUIDE " was doomed. She was settling fast. Mr. Fisher, her Chief Engineer, was in his cabin when firing commenced and immediately rushed to his beloved engineroom to be met by men of the black gang staggering up from below, choking and gasping from ammonia fumes released when the ship ' s refrigerating machinery was wrecked by a shell. With his coat over his head he fought his way down to the bottom of the engineroom to the operating platform in readiness to carry out instructions for engine movements and to await the final signal he knew must soon come — F. W. E. He could not know that the Commander, Captain Samuel Cobb, who would flash that signal had been mortally wounded. He could not know that even then the crew on orders were lowering away the lifeboats. He could not know that a search party had reported back that no one could be alive in the in- ferno that was the engineroom. Not until the influx of water in the engineroom had put out boiler fires and he was driven up on deck did he leave his post at the throttle. At this moment he was joined by two seamen who had been trapped in the after crew quarters and had just managed to free themselves. One liferaft was left and the three men got it over- board and jumped after it just as the " ALCOA GUIDE " went under forever. We who go down to the sea in ships have a slight idea of what it means to be adrift on the Atlantic on an open liferaft, supplemented in this case by the story of the lone survivor on the raft picked up by a passing vessel 35 days later. From him we learned something of Fisher ' s physical condition when he dragged himself aboard the raft, mute testimony indeed of his ordeal in the engineroom amid escaping steam and fuel oil from wrecked pipe lines and tanks. Is it then to be wondered that after ten days on the raft, life ' s voyage for Benjamin A. Fisher was over? His great heart was stilled and he was at rest. For him the Commander of Commanders had flashed— F. W. E. Hail S. S. " BENJAMIN A. FISHER!! " You carry the name of a very gallant gentleman, a tried and true officer of the American Merchant Marine, and may the example set by your namesake inspire us all that we might meet a stern test as he did, leaving us unafraid and prepared for the last entry in the log-F. W. E. ■ - Manager Marine Department ALCOA STEAMSHIP COMPANY, INC. PIER " K " — WEEHAWKEN, N. J. 355 m KEEPING THE SUPPLY LINE UP. A C-2 HEADS FOR SEA SSSttiA I c IT S IKIillli INCORPORATED GENERAL AGENT WAR SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION 30 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK 4, N. Y. The ° ° y-Vr Oriy rsey) 357 iMERIfM LIBERTY STEAMSHIP CORPORATION 75 WEST STREET NEW YORK 6, N. Y. Phone: Ml rruy Hill 4-6686, 1-6687 71 " JOSEPH F. WEBBER UNIFORM CORP. Makers o Fine Quiilily NAVAL AM) MKHCHA T MAKINR UNIFORMS AAD EQUIPMKNT Since 1896 01 R REPRESENTATIVE CALLS AT THK ACADEM ' i EVERY TUESDAY 273 FIFTH AVE. Bel. 29lli 3nili Sis. NEW YORK. Ten Minnies IT ' alk from I ' ennsyhnnia Station THE PLACE TO FIGHT FOULING IS IN THE DRYDOCK! ivlany shipowners, especially those who operate in tropical waters, regularly specify INTERNATIONAL " SUPERTROP " Anti-Foulinq. The resistance to fouling of this reasonably priced paint far exceeds that of any other commercially produced bottom composition. It furthermore provides exceptional protection and may be used on new as well as scaled vessels. There is a special purpose INTERNATIONAL paint formu- lated for every part of your ship. Your vessel will stay trim longer and cost you less to main- tain If you paint with INTERNATIONAL. Sen d for the 24 page booklet ' The . Painting of Ships. " It gives sound ii better maintenance at lower costs ' RED FOR BOTTOMS and GREY FOR BOOTTOP BELTS InternaliDnal Paint Company, Inc. 21 WEST ST. NEW YORK 6, N. Y. 901 MINNESOTA ST., SAN FRANCISCO 7, CAL. t Ernatlon3 MARINE PAINTS AGENTS IN EVERY IMPORTANT PORT 358 aaHHMfliSM : America ' s maritime history is still in the making ONLY as the years accumulate will the people of the United States appreciate the full sig- nificance of the part played by the American ship- ping industry in transporting the men and supplies needed for victory in global warfare. When the war began we had 11,000,000 dead- weight tons of merchant shipping. Today with over 50,000,000 tons, the United States stands first as a maritime power. Such fantastic tonnage growth alone would have been meaningless had there not been a well-estab- lished American shipping industry to expand with this giant fleet and run it, under the supervision of the War Shipping Administration. We had that industry — and during the past thirty- six months the steamship companies of the United States have not only contributed their own vessels to the wartime shipping pool, but have also taken on the tremendous job of operating the hundreds of new Libertys, C-l ' s, C-2 ' s, C-3 ' s, Victorys and many other types, as fast as they slid down the ways. We are proud of AGWI ' s service in this great " task force " of merchant ships which has helped bring victory sooner. But more, we alue the experience gathered in wartime, for it has prepared us to carry — by sea or by air — our share of tomorrow ' s new commerce along the routes pioneered by AGWI over a cen- tury ago. ATLANTIC GULF and WEST INDIES STEAMSHIP LINES Foot of Wall Street, New York 5, N. Y. CUBA MAIL LINE • PORTO RICO LINE • CLYDE-MALLORY LINES • SOUTHERN S.S. CO. [TN [AGWI J Serving Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Texas, Florida and the South y 359 Si r Company, inc. 39 BROADWAY NEW YORK 6, N. Y. 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WE CORDIALLY INVITE MARITIME NAVAL OFFICERS n tripler ' s he men ' s s ore, knoiv)! to carefully dressed men throughout .America for over half a century Through special arrange- ments with the MARITIME SER- VICE, the A aval L ' ni orm Service Uniforms are available to all MARITIME and NAVAL OFFICERS with appropriate insignia and ' buttons tripler ' s persotialized fitting service is vour guarantee of perfect fit and lasting satisfac- tion a id prompt delivery BUY MORE WAR BONDS O f T F I T T E R S TO G E N T I, E M E N Established 1886 MADISON AVE. AT 46 • NEW YORK, r n .• " K D ' ;:! ;::! ; .3»; .: ; .:t5 .: x Pitch, Roll or List can ' t affect the perfect functioning of COCHRANE MARINE DEAERATORS Whether the :.cas be lormv oc calm. Gxhranc Marine Dcaerators handle chcir )ob- These Dcacrjtors, the first utilizing the atomizing principle for deaeration. atl designed specifically for marine use and m function despite Pitch, Roll or List WUHi ' H f " " " " ' ' " " ' " i — ' " " ' " ■ " ' ' " " 1 II 1 1 1 1 1 1 II m i I M WILL SCHAEFER STUDIO 4 oinniorcial anil I ' urtruif Phuto rn|iliv Studio. Cleveland Hall The Will Schaefer Studio cxtelld hearty congratidations and best wishes to the graduating classes of the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy, many of whicli it has been his privilege to serve. 364 - ;. :i -»L.- - iL. .-j-- f f__ Dependable Cargo and Passenger Service to MIDDLE AMERICA Since the turn of the century the United Fruit Company ' s Great Wliite Fleet has served Middle America, transporting: great cargoes and thou- sands of passengers to and from the lands of our nearest neighhors to the South. Great White Fleet UNITED FRUIT COMPANY COLOMBrA • COSTA RICA • CUBA • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC • ECUADOR • EL SALVADOR • GUATEMALA • HONDURAS JAMAICA, B. W. I. • NICARAGUA • PANAMA CANAL ZONE • PANAMA 365 The iasi, efficieni handling oi war- lime shipping in and out of port by American tugboats, Iheir crews and operators cuts turnaround lime, and-in effect-adds thousands of Ions lo Allied merchant ship- ping when they are needed most. ' liiiiJu 1 di ▼ MORAN TOWING TRANSPORTATION NO-ALARM FIRE! flo th A lash, then o C-O-TWO! Damage, loss, and panic avoided; time, materials and life saved. C-O-TWO is the most modern. sofest, and fastest method of killing fires. C-O-TWO is specified ond ap- proved for oil, gasoline, alcohol, point, lacquer and electrical fires. There are C-O-TWO automatic and manual systems, portables, wheeled and hose reel types to fit particular risks and every location. " Refreshment time at the Ships ' Service Fountain " uccedA- to- the QnoAuailnc GlaM.! LILY-TULIP CUP Corp • Ma)iufcictiirers of Si}i ile-service Paper Cups mid Food Containers • Protectiu ' health at Ships ' Service Foioitaifis ashore and afloat ■■-—--rv rri iiiUKiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii— THE CURTIS BAY TOWING COMPANY 1501 Mercantile Trust Building Tel. Calvert 4400, Baltimore 2, Md. flaii (llaen, and cMoaJjlo ' aw-incj. ' uai. all ii ' ied- la III lite iL e l Ike jo-a. • rr The Curtis Bay Towing Company of Pennsylvania 12 South 12th Street, Philadelphia 7, Pa. Tel. Lombard 3977 367 BOl M) FOR THE INKNOWN rfaife tiMitfiailillk f Uniforms for the Cadet-] Aidshipmen of the United States Merchant iS larine Academy " Congratulations on the splendid record made by the graduates of this Academy on every part of the globe. " • •••••••••• WENDER GOLDSTEIN INCORPORATED 387 FOURTH AVENUE, NEW YORK 1 6, N. Y. ACADEMY LOCATION — PALMER HALL MIRIIE TMISPORT LIMS n. 11 BKOADWAY NEW YORK 4, N. Y. 510 BATTERY STREET SAN FRANCISCO 11, CAL. M Ship Operators Tankers Dry Car o Vessels M 369 s 1 omfi imenis V SANDY HOOK PILOTS L ' WHEN THE ENEMY QUITS ' du ' II be ainazL-d at the spei tacular sti)r ot I ' . S. subniannes — many ot them EBCo-built— m their heroie. hiulily etteetne. but httle pubhcizetl warfare ai ainst Axis sliippnii;. ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY 33 PINE STREET, NEW YORK 5, N. Y. Fl F 1 R( DYNAMIC %()KKs B.i.onn.-. i« l,r u vl) tM.I N 1 W IiH h V „rt vJ i liaatt NA AI 1 1 ISU nn -. New Jcrsi- iltilMMiftttiMMIIMMHMHMHI I I NATIONAL OFFICERS Honorjry President LT. COMDR. ARTHUR M TODE, USNR, RETIRED President JOHN F. GEHAN I OF THE UNITED STATES Extends hearty cow ratulations to the 19 iS finiduates of the United States Merchant Marine A£ademy. Kin s Point. I eiv York. OHGAMZED in 1927, the Propeller Club now has ninety-six Ports located throughout the United States and inelud ing eleven foreijin coun- tries. Its primary objective is to j)romote, further, and support a strong American Merchant Marine for our domestic needs, and to carry a substantial portion of our exports and imports; also to serve as a naval auxiliary. Graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, are invited to take up membership in the Propeller Club. For full in- formation write to — The Propeller Club of the United States, 17 Battery Place, New York 4, N. Y. LT. COMDR. HAROLD J. HARDING, USNR Treasurer JOSEPH H. GODWIN PORT OF NEW YORK OFFICERS President Vice President Secret :)ry- Treasurer LEWIS 0. PARMELEE HARMON LEWIS JOHN G. THOMPSON mis TIME LETS KEEP OCR MERCHANT MARINE 371 HOMOHUiu mmw cobp. Steamship Operators TTT irMUl ' fTM MERCHANT ' IN WINNING m WAR 26 BE ■iiri— liA . 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Y. ♦ ♦ •♦•♦•♦ ■»■■»• ¥ Compliments of DECONHIL SHIPPING COMPANY San Francisco, California i HnHH ■ You Will Find DEARBORN Services Available In Many Ports Around the World A directory of offices available for service, even during the war, is listed below. Staff engineers are located here for consultation and service. Baltimore, Md. Buenos Aires, Argentina Honolulu, 2, T. H. Houston, Texas Capetown, S. A. Durban, S. A. Los Angeles, Calif. Mobile, Alabama Montreal, Quebec, Canada New Orleans, La. New York, N. Y. San Francisco, Calif. Savannah, Georgia Seattle, Washington Dearborn Chemical Company Dearborn Chemical Company Dearborn Chemical Company Gulf Engineering Co., Inc. Mitchell Cotts Co. (S.A.) Ltd. Wm. Cotts . Co. Ltd. Dearborn Chemical Company Marine Specialty Company Dearborn Chemical Company Gulf Engineering Co., Inc. Dearborn Chemical Company Dearborn Chemical Company Gulf Engineering Co., Inc. Thomas Skinner . Sons Dearborn Water Treatment eliminates all difficulties incident to steam production. Dearborn engi- neers have had over a half-century of experience in directing the testing and treatment of boiler water. Dear- born serviced ships are freed from fcedwatcr troubles, wherever they may be. 106 Key Highway Paseo Colon 221 P. O. Box 2898 (941 Waimanu St.) 307 M M Building 1 Main Street Cape House 19 Exchange Place Wharfsidc, Port Natal 807-15 Mateo St. 6 S. Water Street 803 McGiU Bldg. Centre No. 1 916 S. Peters Street 205 E. 42nd Street 383 Brannan Street 17-19 Bay St., West 2202 First Ave., South Rwsf Preventive Service NO-OX-ID, the original rust pre- ventive acts mechanically to exclude moisture from the surface of metal and chemically to inhibit corrosion under the protective film. No exten- sive pre-cleaning is necessary. Can be applied over rusted surfaces. Wrile fnr complete dcta.h on Dearborn Water Treatment and NOOXID DEARBORN CHEMICAL COMPANY 310 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago 4, Illinois nHMARINE HMT fMgjgfggggm. u p Anc hor an d G ood Luc k! Warren Steam Pump Co., Inc. Warren. Massachussetts The Union Sulphur Company, Inc. • STEAMSHIP DEPARTMENT 33 RECTOR STREET NEW YORK 6, N. Y. • OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF AMERICAN FLAG OCEAN GOING VESSELS FOR OVER 35 YEARS GENERAL AGENTS AND AGENTS FOR THE WAR SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION 17 Battery Place New York 4, N. Y. BARON LINE South and East Africa REGULAR SERVICES SINCE 1919 UNITED STATES NAVIGATION Telephone : WHitehall 4-7080 U. K. LINES United Kingdom UNITED STATES NAVIGATION CO. Continental Service — Continental Europe UNITED STATES and LEVANT LINE LTD. Portugal - North Africa - Mediterranean and Levant GENERAL AGENT FOR WAR SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION 381 _____r| mjoum mmmmmmmmom The W. L R. Maritime Comr named for an individual. Chris- tened in tribute to the memory of Mr. Emmet, G-E engineer, who is oily known as the " Father of Electric Drive for Ships. " All 100 have G-E turbine-electric drive — gives speed for war, earning power in peace THE M ' . L. K. Emmet is one of more than 150 tankers built at the Swan Island shipyard — all 6000 hp. all propelled with turbine-electric drive. These big. fast turbine-electric ships save 25 to 40 per cent of time in transit compar- ed with prewar ships, a real asset in rush- ing fuel oil to battle zones. In peacetime, this reduction in time will mean reducing the cost of transporting fuel. General Electric is furnishing the propul- sion equipment not only for the 150 Swan Island shops aggregating 900,000 hp. In the three years of war, we have built a total of 2,170,000 hp of turbine-electric drive for tankers. Some of these ships have joined the fleet as Xavy oilers. General Electric Co., Schenectady 5, Xew York. GENERAL m ELECTRIC osmopolitan mnm (o. im. STEAMSHIP AGENTS and MANAGERS 42 BROADWAY NEW YORK CITY I. F. C. LINES Fast Freight Service From .NVif lorAr BRAZIL, URUGUAY and ARGENTINA INTERNATIONAL FREIGHTING CORPORATION, INC. 17 BATTERY PLACE, NEW YORK CITY Phone WHIteholl 4-840n J tii t - m " M might be a Seaman ' s description of such a new modern tanker. " Oil " cans are, nevertheless, supplying our planes, tanks and warships with the needed power to carry on the fight. After the war, the great American Tanker Fleet will return to carrying consumer goods and in the American Merchant Ma- rine of the future, graduates of the Cadet Midshipmen Training Schools will play as great a part as they are today. We feel jusdy proud to he operators of vessels which are rendering a vital link in the training of Cadet-Midshipmen for even greater service to our country ' s war effort. KEYSTONE SHIPPING CO. I operating exclusively tankers owned by. or Bareboat ctiartered to the United States o( America I as General Agents WAR SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION Atlantic Building, Broad and Spruce Streets Philadelphia, Pa. iMMMib BiKBfiS fVx Compliments of INCORPORATED 51 Madison Avenue, New York 10, N. Y COBPOfiflllOn. LID. General Agents WAR SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION Head Office 465 California Streef SAN FRANCISCO 4, CALIF. Branch Offices LOS ANGELES, CALIF Spring Arcjdc BIdg. SEATTLE, WASH. Stcwjrt BIdg. PORTLAND, ORE. Lewis BIdg VANCOUVER, B. C. 966 W. Hastings St. 4 RYAN • 19 Rector Street NewYorke, N.Y. I ' sm smt gmgg. [OPM QHBl XiBuQMi 80 BROAD STREET NEW YORK 4, N. Y. FOR PEACE-TIME SHIPS . . . Tomorrow Many a service now hoinf; porfornied by Miracle Adhesives and K-.Mir-Dck Coalin ;s on ships of the Mercliant Marine may {;o unnoticed — that service is so ade(|uately rendered even under the extra demands of war-time sliippin . Un(h-r the dilferent re(|uircments of peace-time sliippin :. Miracle products, proved and im- proved by war ' s demands, can be depended upon to meet the needs of ships and mariners in yards, in dry-docks, and at sea. We will then, as now, be specializing in develop- ing and producing cold-bonding adhesives for Marine construction, maintenance and repairs, and deck, floor and pipe coatings to meet the requirements of those who sail the seven seas. MIRACLE ADHESIVES Corp. 852 CLINTON AVENUE NEWARK, 8, N. J. — WEST COAST LINE ••••••••••••••••••••••• WESSEL, DUVAL 8c CO., INC. 67 BROAD STREET NEW YORK Telephone DIgby 4-9600 ----- 1 SHORE LEAVE SOON iCiiSA aflBMIiflHMMHIMHI Tlie Clack liciiiiencl Lilies General Agents UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WAR SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION I LACr DIAMOND TEAMSIilD CCDD 79 BROADWAY NEW YORK COMPLIMENTS OF 157-159 TULIP AVENUE FLORAL PARK. L. I. i tramiihi|t (En., ilnr. 90 BROAD STREET NEW YORK, N Y. m " THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR PRECIOUS METAL " w- BUILT ON A BASIS OF lEW m nmm u. Here ' s a bar of strong, foundation metal overlayed with a substantial shept of solid karat gold. The two are permanently welded to- gether under great heat and pressure, forming a solid compact mass. It is nof an electroplate or a deposit. l Finally this composite bar is rolled under tremendous pressure, into strips of required t hickness, which are hard, firrn, close-grained and durable. Our military insignia are fashioned from these strips. This is Gold Filled . It is so marked by law. j-Hamburger, Inc., guarantees the qu |ir Gold Filled Military insignia lo I accordance with the Commercial Stoib 4 as issued by the United States DoJ fcf Commerce, January 27, 1934, onri ; by the American Standards Astacil HILBORN - HAMBURGER, INC. 15 EAST 26TH STREET • NEW YORK 10, N. Y. 802-806 SIP STREET UNION CITY, NEW JERSEY b maoi iti (DWIB iilDTHlElPIl IlIB! T HK Staff acknowledijes witli f;ratefui appreciation tlie support of tlic contrihiitors and tlie following; ad- vertisers whose interest made this puhlication possihle. Alcoa Steamship Company 355 All-Built Uniforms, Inc. 361 American Export Lines 349 American Foreign Steamship Corp. 385 American Liberty Steamship Corp. 358 American Petroleum Transport Corp. 372 American South African Lines, Inc. 348 S. Appel and Company 352 Atlantic Gulf and West Indies Steamship Lines 359 Babcock and Wilcox Company 353 Balfour Company 378 Bernuth and Lembcke Co., Inc. 378 Black Diamond Steamship Corporation 387 A. H. Bull and Company 376 Clark ' s Uniforms 372 C-O-Two Fire Equipment Company 366 Cochrane Corporation 364 Combustion Engineering Company, Inc. 343 Cornell Maritime Press 378 Cosmopolitan Shipping Company 382 Curtis Bay Towing Company 367 Davis Engineering Company 360 Dearborn Chemical Company 379 De La Rama Steamship Company, Inc. 387 Deconhil Shipping Company 378 Electric Boat Company 370 General Electric Company 382 General Steamship Corp. Ltd 384 Grace Lines Inc. 342 Guided Radio Corporation 373 Hilborn Hamburger Inc. 388 International Freighting Corporation, Inc. 382 International Paint Company 358 Isbrandsen Company, Inc 354 Jarka Corporation 347 Keystone Shipping Company 383 Lily-Tulip Cui Corporation 366 Long Island Soap Company, Inc. 373 Luxenherg Uniform Company 377 Marine Transport Lines, Inc. 369 Mechanical Marine Company 352 Merritt-Chappan and Scott Corp. 363 Miracle Adhesive Company 385 Moran Towing and Transportation Company 366 Norton-Lilly Management Corporation 372 North Atlantic and Gulf Steamship Company 354 Parry Navigation Company, Inc. 360 Port Everglades 376 Propeller Club 371 Prudential Steamship Corporation 345 Russell Brothers Towing Company, Inc 384 Ryan Stevedoring Company, Inc. 384 Sandy Hook Pilots 370 The Seamans Bank for Savings 377 Sperry Gyroscope Company, Inc. 351 Standard Fruit and Steamship Company 376 Submarine Signal Company 377 Tidwater Association Oil Company 346 Triangle Photo Service 387 F. R. Tripler and Company 364 United Fruit Company 365 The Union Sulphur Company, Inc 381 Universal Terminal and Stevedoring Company . 375 U. S. Navigation Company, Inc 381 U. S. Lines 347 Walker-Florio, Inc 373 War Emergency Tanker, Inc. 357 Warren Steam Pump Company, Inc 381 Webber Uniforms 358 Wender and Goldstein Uniforms 369 Westinghouse Electric Company 348 Wessel, Duval and Company, Inc. 385 William Schaffer Studios 364 389 ■ ■I iiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiii iJiifiiiiHiiiiii ■Bl!iP 5W5S " =ai :_IU31Mlim!t!MM ' m gujiimgmimmM mtmrngmauMa ———- " — - - " ' - ' - -- " ' " ' ■ ' u.. . - - - ' - ' ■■ " Y L ' 1p. Wmpjmm ' m i jyMmvwiujissrss=s:r =r-- i Miit7]7;;::: :i;!:v,. BBP

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