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i » w?B ■: 3 - The Lucky Bag of 1936 Printed b)i COUNTRY LIFE PRESS Garden City, New York Engraved b) ' JAHN AND OLLIER ENGRAVING COMPANY Chicago, Illinois Photographs by HARRIS AND EWING Washington, D. C. Paper by CHAMPION COATED PAPER COMPANY Hamilton, Ohio Cover by S. K. SMITH COMPANY Chicago, Illinois Bound by COUNTRY LIFE PRESS Garden City, New York OF NINETEEN THIRTYSIX COPY RIGHT- I Q 3 6 J. R.CRUTCHFIELD " E I tor AUGUST F. WEINEL ' Business Jylanaqer OF NINETEEN THIRTY-SIX 1 THE ANNUAL OFTHE REGIMENT OF MIDSHIPMEN UN NAV TED STATES AIL ACADEMY AN NAPOLIS MARYLAND SSSSSSSS555SSSSSS5S: era XiM (J. z :? ' HE rugged, strong, and mighty symbol of a nation; the bulwark of home and freedom against which the waves of wrath and jealousy dash in vain; whose bow has cleft the deep blue waters of the Tropics and smashed the angry seas of the gray Atlantic; whose tops have gazed upon the last golden breath of the dying Day and welcomed the Morning Star ; whose guns have frowned on strife and revolution, and furthered the cause of peace by that same grim disapproval. The lifeblood of America courses hotly in your veins, energizing those sinews of iron and steel upon which the thought and labor of countless generations of architects, engineers, and craftsmen have been expended since man first ventured forth to pit his skill against the violence of the elements — the physical embodiment of the hopes and ambitions of unsung heroes who have given of their life ' s blood to farther advance the cause of freedom of the seas. It is then, with fitting regard, that we dedicate this book, hoping in these pages to pay homage to the silent sentinel of the oceans, guarding always with firm and quiet majesty the interests of our United States in foreign lands, our honor and integrity in battle, and the welfare of our people at home. S( :SS5SSSSSSSSSSSSS $SSSSSSSSSS OREWORD S THE battleship is the product of careful and painstaking labor over the course of years, so we have toiled to put together in this book the story of the moulding of untried candidates into finished naval officers. These four years of matchless fellowship in Bancroft Hall are well worth remembering. If the book tul ' fills its purpose as a reminder of those brief but happy days, the goal toward which we strived will have been attained. :s5: : :- x-: - : :x x ONTENTS ' S, N Boo One we present the beauty of THE YARD . . . Boo Two expresses our appreciation ot the guidance given us by THE ACADEMY ... in Book Three you see us as our roommates saw us; they wrote our BIOGRAPHIES . . . Boo Four contains the memories of four years of fellowship, the CLASS HISTORY ... in Boo Five we acknowledge with thanks the work of those who spent their extra hours in ACTIVITIES . . . Boo Six preserves the names of the men who have contributed to the pride of Navy ATHLETICS. SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS: :Tffl TMDens - THE Y A k D ILz. lukA w c L th( ■yna HE early warship, with its rows of guns discharged through small ports in the sides, was definitely driven out of existence by the appearance of the Union Monitor in ampton Roads, and its subsequent battle with the Confederate Merrimac. This " cheese ' box on a raft, ' ' invented by John Ericsson, mounted two guns in a revolving turret, which, once started, could not be stopped, thus making necessary firing ' ' on the fly. " This obvious fault was soon remedied by firing the guns over an armored barbette, _ from a revolving platform inside, and later, to give SS XSSSSSSSSS$5SSS535SS3SSSSSS! protection from the plunging fire of increased ranges, a top shelter was added. The principle was soon adopted by all navies, and from this crude beginning has descended our almost invulnerable present day turret. - ' 5He ACAVEMT il :% ' Sam ' m •-• iUll •S S J I -j BAHCROFT HALL iX MAHAH HALL i T3H£ JAKD Ivw f SV " - aiiii - -- mmmm • SUrtOKe A ' RK i wee HALL • OAHLGKEH HALL ' BH£ QHA ' PEL V ' J J " 1 " V 1 L ,.:c »-•,• « . ' ' iIMF f r ' -v f " . ..; ? ,; V -i :- r , . Sfi». ;4, :fi ' - ' ' ' .aJIKJr..iiiti. . .A:; " ' ■ ■■ ' J.Cvi ' ' it MACOOHOUGH HALL 15H£ COLOKHADS • STRmUHC WALK €RTM 4 A C A D F Y SS55355535SSSSSS55S35SS353SSSSS5355 n4 - .gfc i j v ' !.-if- ..-j%ytM! ' - c ■? »a t , fcy ' Hg la !g -v ;:s:-; : sxsssssssssss55533ss5ssssss: LTHOUGH a United States ensign had been saluted one year earlier at a small port in the West Indies, it fell to the great hero of the Navy, John Paul Jones, to receive the first official salute by a major power to the new colors. This event took place in Quiberon Bay on the west coast of France when Jones, flying his flag from the Ranger, persuaded the admiral commanding the port to answer his thirteen gun salute with nine guns, the number allotted to such a power as Holland. A short time later. Great Britain was forced to acknowledge the ensign, when H.M.S. Drak struck to the Raitger, and since that day the Stars and Stripes has received its due homage in every far flung port of the world. sssssssss The Commander ' in-Chief FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT • •• • • • • • • • •• The Secretary of the 7 lavy CLAUDE AUGUSTUS SWANSON • • • • • • • • • • The Superintendent REAR-ADMIRAL DAVID F. SELLERS • • •• ( I The Commandant of Midshipmen CAPTAIN FORDE A. TODD • • • • • • • • • • • • • The Executive Officer COMMANDER OSCAR C BADGER Comdr. W. W. Meek First Lieutenant Lt. Comdr. A. G. Quynn Asst. to the Commandant ' Lt. E. C. Bain Inspector of Uniforms Lt. H. Crommelin Asst. to the Executive Officer ' Comdr. W. N. Thomas (Ch.C.) Chaplam Lt. J. E. Johnson (Ch.C.) Junior Chaplain • • • Top Row: BurforJ Folk Hutchinson Newman Nutter Dortch Crommelin Midlife Row: Klauer Parrott Loughead Padgett Humphreys Cloughley Bam Wessell Bottom Row: Meek De Lany Badger Todd Philbrick Robertson Quynn EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT To LEAD, one must first learn to follow. To be successful m handling men a Naval officer must be able to place hmiself in the enlisted man ' s position and to understand his viewpoint. This is the way the Executive Department has trained us. For three years we have been the followers and now, as First Class, we are the leaders. Other essentials included in the Department ' s curriculum are indoctrination of new plebes with Service standards, the impressing of the importance of duty, and the teaching of Navy traditions. This course starts the first day we enter and is concluded when we are handed our diplomas. The other de- partments are concerned with training and building the mind and body of the future officer. The Executive Department moulds his character. It imbues him with the spirit of the Service. It turns out the officer and the gentleman. DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS STAFF 1st Set 2nd Set 3rd Set Coindr. Humphrey Ellis Ellis Suh-Comdr. Lovell Sherby Humphrey C. P. 0. Thompson Small Small M. P. O. Ellis CORPS Humphrey Sherby Second Class Haines Watson Linehan Wadleigh Rawie Barry Ruhe Westcott Holt Croft Rye Dodson Jennings Hodapp Stiles Lander Harlan Martin Brennan Third Class Fourth Class McConnaughhay Clark Isham Blevins Murphy Claypoole Middleton Wilson Shaw Dawson Norris Davis Stevenson Hayward Robinson Euler Thompson Kerns Burkhardt Palmer Tucker Odell Deane Register Wadsworth Perna Hoyle Salvidge Cease Rovick Jett Schock Filledes Sugg Beeman Sharp Millington Walker Carlson Thomas Myers Williams Pmkerton Yoho Arndt SECOND SET REGIMENTAL STAFFS Burcher Moore Dowsett Moreau Blitch Fellows King Kaufman Quackenbush Weinel FIRST SET Johnston Summers Barker -m ' ww ' : . " t : THIRD SET ■■■1 ■■■■1 ■■■HH ■■■s B Galatian Ross King Caldwell Dowsett Alford Yoho Blitch Pinkerton FIRST BATTALION THIRD SET Lt. Comdr. L. P. Padgett, Jr. FIRST SET HIT 1 ; Butcher Vogel Near Greenup Merker Weinel SECOND SET Bradley Court Ross Lincoln Hays Bell Smith Greenup Vogel Holmshaw First Company FIRST SET THIRD SET Lt. (j.g.) E. S, Hutchinson SECOND SET D. S. Brown Neve Shetenhelm Hewitt Garver Riewe Hirshfield Gnder Shetenhelm Schlech Springer Brown Entler Grider Dixon Springer Willman Southerland Arnold Heywood Southerland Arnold Hattan FIRST SET THIRD SET SECOND SET Brown Rawlings Haas Shilling Carmichael Knapper Near Eisenbach W t Rfjl H 1 ; T : rr 1 Carmichael Combs Hoffman Mayhew Rawlings Gums Connole Brown Fussell Gum: Combs Hemenway Ferguson Connole King Second Company Lt. W. P. Burford SECOND BATTALION Lt. Comdr. L. P. Wesscll THIRD SET Orr Seller Miller Brown Sleight Chenault FIRST SET SECOND SET Samuels Orr Fleming Sleight Humes Zabnskie Brown Chenault Shaw Stiles Third Company FIRST SET THIRD SET IB ■ iv ; : « • ' m i 1 B Lt. J. H. Parrott SECOND SET Ryan Crook Bonin Amrae Hunter Moore Hansen Lockwood Hunter Martin Pratt Amme Crcok Brent Hansen Bull Tyler Martin Fitzgerald Evans Pratt Bull Seller Roberson FIRST SET THIRD SET SECOND SET Benson Gray Kirkpatrick Seaman Morton Edleson Nohrden Small m rm f Pl Price Gray Seaman Nohrden Morton Humes Patterson Fleming Bradley Robinson Kyte Wagner Price Fyfe Patterson Link Fourth Company Lt. (j.g.) J. F. Newman, Jr. THIRD BATTALION Lt. S. T. Cloughley FIRST SET Icenhower Th.icher Lovell Krogh Odening Crutchfield SECOND SET Daub Sexton Crutchheld OJeninti Wild Prcwitt RiclurJson Krogh Furcr I ' jnaniJes Fifth Company FIRST SET THIRD SET Lt. W. P. Folk SECOND SET Williams Thomas Embree Gustafson Baumeister Thing Icenhower Michae! Summers Thomas Neyman Williams Preston Baumeister Reed Houston Lewis Graham Neyman Tyree Preston Lovell FIRST SET THIRD SET Crawford Folsom Evans Turner Semmes Bjarnason Kolb Sherby Crawford Dabney Turner Wallace Richardson Kolb Bjarnason SECOND SET Wallace Dockum Reed Bennett O ' Grady Cooley Thacher Trott Sixth Company Lt. D. L. Nutter FOURTH BATTALION Comdr. W. S. De Lany THIRD SET 5 " jBBSBMiBMi B - i«H ■ £ . teiwfiii A ' • ; J sssss mLM ■ |r - . . • M ' • i I7 ■■ . ■ : : ■ • -J, r h f- . ' j ' ■■ ' ■■ • ■ s, ■ u ■ ' ■■ 1 - ? 1 1 ' ■« i 1 ' L ' l 11 McKellar Lai;ure Rohertshaw Phillips Rice Moreau FIRST SET SECOND SET i 1 .1 i.f- ' !..lf i t ' V| Schwaner Terry Alford Miller MacDonald Reed Mann Cole Holman Phillips Seventh Company FIRST SET THIRD SET Masters Phillips Spencer Whiting Hanger Ware Slonim Walsh Lt- E. C. Loughead SECOND SET ;. 1 (ftywww aaxa; ' H Hi wv- ■ ■a nyiV ' Slonim Whiting Butler Terry Teall Maxwell Holman Miller Teall Maxwell Rothwell Shea Cresap McKellar Robertshaw Clayton FIRST SET THIRD SET SECOND SET Coddington Barnard Teel Nimit: Rice Boland Lai:ure Coppola Coddington Boland Phillips Nimit: Stark Barker Cole Arndt Winne Bayless McElrath Stark Kramer Parham Galatian Perkins Eighth Company Lt. C. O. Humphreys r tt. ?rr ., i m i , f i --_ 4 Tofi Rom. Reynolds Green Wilkie Morgan Olavensen Thompson Kirby Fortin Momcal Hitchcock Second Row: Metzger Youngren Siatkowski A. L. Maher Pye Filbry Clark Brenham Timd Row: Ageton Sinclair O ' Donnell Hyatt Hunt Dyer Meade Belch Bottom Row: Austin J. E. Maher Moore Quigley Vossler Du Bose Clarke Gregory Jenkins SEAMANSHIP AND NAVIGATION 10ST in a fog with no position for two days. Suddenly the fog thins in the evening. The Navigator hur- ■ ' riedly grabs his sextant and chronometer. After shooting two or three stars, he works out a fix and gets his position. Another triumph is recorded for the Nav Department. ... A destroyer is making thirty knots in answer to a frenzied SOS. Arriving at the wreck, the skipper quickly and efficiently removes the crew. He has used the principles he learned from Seamanship at the Academy. . . . These are two of the many examples of the varied and essential knowledge which is gained from the Department of Seamanship and Navigation. After rushing madly to P-works, arms loaded with books, instruments, and charts, all of Second Class year, we have learned the rudiments of Nav which are applied on the cruise. Seamanship during the following year, with Its side line of blinker, has further aided us to know our jobs when we join the Fleet. " Tou see a red over white over green over blue. What is it and what do? Capt. F. A. L. Vossler Head of Department 50 • • • " T T —J %y3jB H ■P i fl|K pr ' ' « L pT f- f E H rri! ff Xb t-o= BiP ' . • • • . . . • • • . . . . v " ■ » ..N. ' B H M E ' ] 2! BBiiiillM HB . ' ;.iiM Bk , J B B i ■ ■■ ' ■ ! • k- - •I ' d w m — sf « IBT ' is Top Rou : Connelley Humphreys Chandler Newton Pogue Heil Day Middle Row: Wolleson Evans Bartlett Clay Sage Healy Sampson Anderson Bottom Row: Willis Herrmann Balsley James Roberts Welch Madeira ORDNANCE AND GUNNERY THE shots that hit are the shots that count. " This famous quotation furnishes the Ordnance Department with its purpose — to train officers who can produce rapid and accurate gunfire in time of battle. Not only is this a necessity in modern warfare, but we have a tradition, begun by John Paul Jones and upheld by each succeeding generation, of being foremost m the field of gunnery. Beginning at the foundation, we first become acquainted with small arms by spending long hours on the rifle range and in the pistol gallery. From these we are promoted to big guns on the cruise as we fire S.R.B.P. Second Class year finds us sketching torpedoes and mines. We finish the course our final year with elementary fire control. The whole course, in- teresting and valuable, provides a solid foundation for the working knowledge that is required in the Fleet. " Anyquestionsgentkmendrawshps. " Comdr. Jules James Head of Department 51 Top Row: Clark Second Row: Mclsaac Third Row: Butterfield Bono}n Row: Parker Farrell Mayer Mayheld Farrow Day Phleger Keating Callaghan Price Creasor Wilkinson Beneze Dusinberre Yeager Gingras Slaven Martin Eakens Anderson McCool Kidder Bannerman Dell Gates Talhot Elmore French Fitzgerald Cronin WiUcox Rogers Maples Godwin Johnson Bruce Rood Perry Carr Knowles MARINE ENGINEERING THIS Department is rightly one of the most important subdivisions of the Academic Department. For it is its duty to teach us the reasons why ships run and how to keep them running. Although it will seem to most of us that they have gone about their job in a rather devious manner, they really have accomplished their purpose. This " devious path " has consisted of Mechanical Drawing, Metallurgy, and Thermodyna- mics, which IS still a mystery to most of us. Can anyone define entropy In the latter half of Second Class Year we started specializing when we became members of the Book of the Month Club. After learning all about turbines, gas and steam engines, and boilers, we delved into the " Engineer ' s Bible " during First Class Year. Now we have the finished product; the Steam Department has produced a capable engineering oificer. " Doti ' t never start no turbine without you re sure you got plenty o ' erl in the harrins. ' Capt. Bryson Bruce Head 0 Department 52 Tofi Rime Kells Hdwkins Mayer StoU Currier Church Second Row: Moore Ball Littauer Hammond Tyler Lamb Third Row: Wilson Lyle Gates KneelanJ Maddox Addison Clarkson Boyd Coll Scarborough Bottom Row: Dillingham Adell Eppes Stein Leiper Hewitt Capron Korns Galloway Martin Clements MATHEMATICS " " TE THOUGHT that when we had finished youngster year we were through with Math. During the subsequent years our chagrin was great to learn that the termination of the course itself marked the beginning of intense application of Math, to our various scientific and technical subjects. In every naval ac- tivity mathematics reduces the theoretical to the practical. The naval constructor needs his figures in order to get the most out of the limited tonnage at his disposal. The gunnery officer would be lost without the neces- sary numbers to compute his ballistic. The sun, Venus, and the stars would mean nothing to the navigator without mathematics by which he makes them demonstrate his position. We can never forget the daily races at the board, or the sight of the first section returning from class, covered with chalk dust and with slip ' Sticks still smoking! " This integration is beyond the scope of the text, and is left to the student as an exercise. ' " ■i pi s0f-a -r ., 5 ■ ' , t -■■ Top Ruw: Stout Atkeson Leppert Gr.iy Thomson Kingsley Stelter DoJsoli Second Row: Howard Hardison Bibby Ellis MacDonald Thayer Thompson Hansen Third Row Hungerford Olsen Mathews McCune Drybread Eaton Jones Schell Metcalfe Shultz Fourth Ron-: Gray Ballou Zemmer Leith Beattie Doe Hermanson Outerbridge Forbes Wallace Fitch Bottom Row: Mitten Jupp Glutting Kelly Smith Bennett Dashiell Derx Briscoe ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING JUICE has been one of our constant companions during the four years at the Naval Academy. Plebe year we studied Chemistry with its equations and symbols. " Slipstick Willie " going through his antics, ably ted by his stooge Walter, represents those Saturday lectures in Physics during youngster year. After Icating the sophomoric mind with the principles of Bernoulli and Charles we were exposed to electricity by way of direct current second class year. The last year brought alternating current, when we learned that I did not equal E R, and Radio (ours still doesn ' t work). It has been the ami of the Department to give a groundwork in the sciences, chemical, physical, and elec- trical, upon which the naval ofEcer may build his future as an efficient unit in the organization. " The axis of spin chases the axis of torque. " we assis incu Capt. Oscar Smith Head of Department 54 Top Row: West McCutcheii Stephens Dietrich Connelly Toney Merrick Pogue A. B. Cook Pottle Gray Middle Row: McCracken Lewis Peacher Darden Riddle Doty Lofherg Pease James Connelley Bottom Row: A. G. Cook McCormick Heath Westcott Alden Anderson Norris De Weese Sturdy ENGLISH AND HISTORY ' VTOR is any man fit to command a ship of war who is not also capable of communicating his ideas on paper - in language that becomes his rank, " said John Paul Jones in a letter to the Marine Board in 1777. With this advice by the Father of the American Navy as a preamble, the Department of English and History has given us a course designed to produce, not a scholar, but an oificer who appreciates and knows how to apply the principles of grammar to both written and spoken English. After a thorough groundwork in the fundamentals of correct usage of the language, they have presented courses m American, English, and Euro- pean literature. To justify the other half of its title, the department has taught us history, especially the naval history of the world in general and of the United States m particular — basic knowledge for a naval officer. " Sir, will we have to s etch the Battle of Jutland on the exam? " Prof. C. S. Alden Head of Department 55 Tofi Row: Goyette High Vazquez Hickc Middle Row: Russillo Barbaro Purdie Ware Bottom Row: Fournon Ansel Olivet i Thomas Whiteford Sewell Greenacre Starnes Cauheld Winchell Camphell Fowler Ericson Hewett Hines Lajoye Lusk Crosby Fernandez Clifford Colton Moore LANGUAGES ANOTHER phase of the many-sided life of an officer is that he must be a linguist. The Navy covers the ' world and visits all of its ports. The officer must be able to go ashore and establish contacts, both socially and for the purpose of obtaining supplies and provisions without the aid of an interpreter. Again, for diplomatic duty, all other requirements are subservient to the primary qualification of knowledge of a foreign tongue. It has been for the purpose of learning a foreign language that we have struggled mightily with con- jugations, type sentences, and adjectives for three years under the auspices of the Dago Department. French, Spanish, German, and Italian have been for us to choose from. Due to the short time available to the Depart- ment, the criterion has been the ability to speak and not to write the language. How well it has succeeded IS exemplified by the ease with which we conversed with Seiioritas and Mademoiselles on First Class Cruise. " Open de mout ivide, Meestair Geesh! " Comdr. H. H. Crosby Head of Department 56 • • Top Row: lohnson Tortonch Comly Hensel Newton Mcintosh Bottom Row: ' Hunt Douglas Hall McBnde Robert Dupre Biggs ECONOMICS AND GOVERNMENT WHEREVER the naval officer goes, at home or abroad, he is the representative of his government. So he must be thoroughly familiar with its principles and the application of its policies. Equally impor- tant is an understanding of existing economic conditions and their interpretation. To furnish this needed knowledge there has been established the Department of Economics and Government. Second Class year is spent in the study of the government, not only of our own country, but also of the principal foreign powers. The study of the interesting subject of economics is taken up First Class year. Time is also spent on Military Law, which has great professional importance, and Finance, of no less personal importance to an officer. These courses have been interesting as well as beneficial, and are a welcome addition to our curriculum. " AJom;, the marginal i)e?iclibiht)i of B ' s eggs ' Capt. L. B. McBride Head of Department 57 Top Row: Gray Lynch Allan Foulk Middle Ron ' . Martin Swanson Robins McCole Crooks DeFoney Cochran Bottom Row: Roberts Stringer Borden Sutton Williams Lindall U ' en HYGIENE T)HYSIOLOGY, First Aid, and Naval Hygiene must be fundamental knowledge with the naval oiEcer. - - He must know them and their application to everyday events. Life aboard ship is, of necessity, crowded, and the health of the crew is of paramount importance. It is only by constant use of the principles of hygiene that the men can be kept in a healthful condition. Another application of the knowledge learned here is in the handling of landing forces. The officer in charge must know how to choose a favorable site, how to con- struct the proper type of camp, and how to carry out proper sanitation, not only for the health of the men but for the inhabitants as well. The course at the Academy, consisting of a series of lectures, is short due to lack of time, but one must not lose sight of its importance. " The mosquito that stands on its head is the Anoph- eles — very dangerous. " 58 Capt. D. G. Sutton Head of Department Top Row: Webb Dehidrier Ortland Mang Middle Row: Gilmore Aamold Gaudet Thomson Bottom Row: Krulak Honaker Hamilton Brown Giffen Taeymans Taylor Schutz Sazama Snyder Bowman Cross Wendt Miller Rf ' PHYSICAL TRAINING RECREATION is an important factor m the crowded life of a Midshipman and it is found to best ad- vantage in sports. The Physical Training Department plays an important part in offering unlimited opportunity for us to engage in that branch of sport which attracts us most. This is not the only function of the Department. Another that is equally important and which falls in their jurisdiction is the moulding and developing of the Midshipman ' s body. Health and a strong body are necessary for the active Hfe and duty that the Service requires. Again, the Naval Officer is the coach of fleet sports. He learns the rudiments of the sports at the Academy. The high standard of athletics in the Service can be traced back to the Physical Training Department. The first class are taught self defense in order to be able to protect themselves ashore. Thus we are able to enter the Fleet confident of physical competence. ' ' How the foist class jail m on line one. " Capt. R. C. Giffen Head of Department 59 Top Row: Olds Anderson Williams Second Row; Orr Harding Reimers Baird Smith Third Row: Alexander Simons Brewster Parke Fay Newhouser Bottom Row: Farrior Pollard Woods Dearing Robertson NAVAL HOSPITAL A LTHOUGH not found in a list of the academic departments, the Naval Hospital occupies an important ■ - and popular place in the life of a Midshipman. Here is a great place to go for a rest when the pressure of the academics and exams has eased up just a bit. To be more serious, however, the Hospital has as important a part in the making of officers as any other department. The best of the Navy ' s doctors and surgeons are stationed here and given the finest of equipment. To the Midshipman who is sick or injured they bring rapid relief and soon have him on the way to recovery. We gain a feeling of surety and confidence when we remem- ber that there is a splendid establishment within the Yard to look after our physical disabilities and mishaps. The Hospital does its part to see that, when we go out to the Fleet, we are physically fit. " 7 Jo, you cant go on liberty! Tou just came over here. " Capt. E. L. Woods 60 S Capt. H. V. McKittrick Comdr. J. C. Thorn Lt. Comdr. T. A. Hartung (C.E.C.) D BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS P YOU want the snow cleaned off a walk? Do you want Luce Hall decorated? Do you want anything done? Buildings and Grounds will take care of it. The duties of this department are many and varied. To them we owe the beauty of the Yard with its clean cut and well groomed appearance. The neat aspect of the buildings and residences is due to their unceasing labor. Other of their activities which are of special interest to the Regiment are their work in connection with Midshipman entertainments. They are responsible for the scenery used in the shows, constructing and erecting it. The hop decorations are placed there by them. Again, it is they who move the portable bleachers all over the Yard for our comfort at athletic events. Space does not permit a further delineation of their activities but their important part in Academy life is readily apparent. " Batt Office! A(o heat in 4465! " 61 THE CLASS OF KIKE SCHOOL ' S out, and here you see those of us who have thus far weathered the storm. Three hundred and thirty-seven of us, not enough to go around among the first classmen plebe year, came to Annapolis in the summer of thirty-two. Some seventy have left us since then. During our four years at the Academy, we have watched great changes take place in the life of the midshipmen, under the guidance of two able Superin- tendents. The plebes, as usual, have gotten away with it ever since we yelled, " T ' aint no mo ' plebes! " and became pink-cheeked third classmen. Second class summer, spent at the Academy, has become a picnic of leisure. When we have recounted the enjoyable privileges of our first class year to those who have been graduated before us, they wish they were mid- shipmen again. First class cruise, we became steam profs and expounded to the voungsters the vagaries R. R. Pratt Secretiir ' Treasurer O. G, Sexton President 62 T E E H T H I R r r ' S I X of evaporators and the skinny of turbines. No more does the first class take a cruise on the Reina Met ' cedes for smoking m the corridors. The days of furtive radio playing during study hour, with a hand on the switch, are over, for the criterion of disturbance is whether we disturb anyone. The monthly requisi ' tion IS passe for the first class; " Charge it, " and our credit is good at the midshipmen ' s store. Two dollars a month to have a corridor boy clean up our room? Charge that, too! How many times we have listened to the time-worn phrase, " JSjovv, when 1 was a Midshipman. . . . " So, it IS with some regret (but not much) that we leave Bancroft Hall and four years of pleasant fellow- ship behind us, to try our hand at the art of being better naval officers. Some day, one of us will command the Fleet. Let ' s see who it is. . . . G. W. Grider Vice-President 63 THE CLASS OF H I Ji E WE RELIEVE you, gentlemen. " Down the years these words come ringing, an echo from generations of Naval Academy graduations. Now, in the spring of 1936, it is our turn to say them to the last class that is to precede us into the Fleet. The three years that have passed since we entered the Academy have been filled with a world of experiences. A plebe summer that was made up of little but drills, and a plebe year that seemed infinite in length, then youngster cruise, youngster year, and this last academic year, all have passed by m rapid succession, each bringing something more in the pat- tern of Academy life. Thirty-Seven has had its tribula- tions along with its tributes, its condemnations with Its commendations. Wherever we may have failed we shall try doubly hard to succeed, that our class will A. W. Rich Secretary-Treasurer L. V. Julihn President 64 T E E K THIRTT ' SEVE7s[ leave one small measure of itself to be added to the wealth of heritage and tradition which defines an alma mater. The Naval Academy and all that it represents have become a part of us, and it is fitting that we should want ourselves to become a part of it. All the oft-repeated routine, the recitations, drills, leaves, have burned themselves into our hearts, but it is a rare privilege to have been so wounded. So, while the hand of Time shuffles another class into the Fleet, it shuffles us into our first position of real responsibility, as we take charge and try to run a regiment of midshipmen. We hope that we have proved our ability to assume it, and with the surging high ambitions of Youth, we hope for a success surpassing any thus far achieved. And, meanwhile, we strive to acquaint ourselves with the principles of a Service we are learning to love R. A. Smith Vice-President 65 THE CLASS OF NINE HERE we are at the half-way point of our careers as midshipmen, and our whole life seems to have been bound up in wondering about the future. All plebe summer we wondered about ac year. All first term of that year we wondered if we really would carry on if we beat Army. Then we worried about how hard it would be to brace up after Christmas. Shortly after, the first term ended and some of us ceased to worry about the Navy at all. Then began the second term, and we speculated about certain mysterious events involving the return of white cap covers. When we were finally shown about that, we immediately started asking ourselves whether that girl was really coming out for June Week. A few stray ponderings on the cruise manifested themselves around this time. Then the time came, and we found ourselves, many of us J. E. Dacey Secretary-Treasurer F. D. Case, Jr. President 66 r E E K THIRTT ' EIGHT for the first time, on board ship. We spent the summer wondering about leave, both shore and Sep. Now we ' re youngsters, and we ' ve practically stopped worrying and wondering. We don ' t have time any more. Those of us who are not pulling sat are doing their best to stay in that blessed state. Oh, well, some of us may beat the law of averages; it seems to have been done before. To Thirty-Six, who have reached the end of their worries as midshipmen and are about to start tearing their hair in earnest, we extend our thanks for starting us on our way plebe summer and for making youngster cruise a real experience instead of a nightmare. The best of luck is our wish for the future for you, and we ' ll be seeing you in two years. C. D. Brown Vice-President 67 THE CLASS OF H I H E ' 40 WILL come when ' 36 goes — and we will be ratey youngsters. Eight hundred of us, the largest class since 1927, have been taken from our native haunts and welded into a unit. After that first haircut it was, " Keep next to the bulkhead. Mister, going up that ladder, " and we were really in. The trials of plebe summer appeared practically insurmountable, but somehow we stumbled along and then academic year descended upon us. At first it was a nightmare of " Man the boards, " " Brace up, " and other bewildering but common phrases. Soon, however, the light filtered through and we began to know the ropes. Bright spots in the fall were those moments when, with the band thundering out " Anchors Aweigh, " we swung on to a foreign field as part of The Regiment. Win or lose, we were proud to be there. Christmas leave and ten fleeting days with the 68 r E E H THIRTT ' NINfi people back home. There we were not plebes but Midshipmen and experienced that peculiar pride as one of the chosen few. Then mid-semesters which we somehow faltered through. Sat if not Savvy. The new term, but this time down the stretch. Visions of the cruise and the coveted ' long diag ' grew brighter every day. " Masqueraders " and our iirst drag, tempting spring days and the eternal spring fever fighting every inch of the way with the ever present 2.5. Finally, June Week. The magnificent finale to our first year. A riot of color and action and then, " No mo ' plebes. " ' 39 has jumped a step and one fourth of our apprenticeship is done. The trials of plebe year are done and we move forward and upward. And so, with one last backward glance, on to the cruise and youngster year. 69 ex BIOGRAPHIES ciyAjz eAHHiJui ■:-.-i ;. ' VJ J ajamS-g-.- •■■ . ' V ri i :i ' ' r-X: ' M. iii V TOX X SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS Wy--y URING the Civil War it became evident ( that freeboard was a prime necessity for sea-going vessels. In spite ot this, in 1890 pacifistic opposition in Congress led to the construction of ships with low freeboard, this reasoning being based upon the supposition that they would be incapable of carrying on an overseas, and hence imperialistic war. However, the Oregon, one of these ships, demonstrated by her famous voyage around the Horn, and the difficulties encountered therein, the urgent need for sea-going ships if only for coast defense, and the result was the fleet of 1908 which was not only capable of, but made the historic cruise around the world. ssssssss • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. S5:SSS5SSSS?|3SSSS55SSS Jackson Mississippi David S u g g e t t B r o w ?i DAVE entered the Navy with the hope that he ' d find more boats than the " ole Missippi ' ' had to offer. Not even the Navy could fully satisfy him, however. His love ot boats has sent him wandering down toward Spa Creek every time a strange boat dropped her hook there, and his love of travel has sent him winding down the Ohio and Mississippi during his leaves. Dave has had to plug pretty hard with his studies, but his cheerful determination has never de- serted him nor caused us to be unduly concerned over his eventual success. Old " Hotshot " is a real gentle- man and the sort ot friend a man can always de pend upon. We don ' t know in what channels Dave ' s restless spirit will direct him, but we know that he will be successful. DAVE 150 lb. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1 Class Football 1 Radio Club 2, 1 Two Stripes 75 Erwin Tennessee • • • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. Mark H at t A?i Mandolin Club 4, 3, 2, 1. Leader 1 Radio Club 3. 2, 1 Expert R fleman C. P. o. • • • • • • • 76 FRESH from the hills of Tennessee, leaving the warm shade of the pine trees and the la y rivers behind, came Marty. The first month of academics and the flat country almost took the sparkle from his eye. The Arts and the English language were slow in driv ing from his mind the pictures of humming birds, laurel thickets, rising trout lines, and possums hanging from the grapevine. Since, he has acquired a great love for boats that is surpassed only by the sight of the hills. We shall always respect his kind, easygoing, sensible manner which has brought so many friends. The future, as the past, will hold no worries for Marty because his abilities shall carry his roving spirit and giant imagination to the far horizons of distant seas. JOE • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. ,SSSSS5SSSS3 Artesia California George B r o o k e r Bell OUT of the Golden West came this ray of sun- shine; deserting the land of wine, women, and movie stars to brave the Maryland climate. Academics hold no terror for him; his lazy wives have dragged him down with them and he hasn ' t cracked a book in four years. Slim ' s love of athletics has sent him booting a soccer ball every fall and devoting each spring to his ruling passion: javelin throwing. Sincere and earnest in all he does and with a serious outlook on life, G.B. can work or play without keeping one eye cocked on the clock. He doesn ' t make friends too readily, but when he does, they stick for life. When you learn to accept his earnestness and sincerity, you ' ll find in G.B. a good shipmate and a real friend forever. SLIM Soccer 4, 3,2,1. aH Boxing 4 Track, 4, i, 2,1.H H Club Block N Otic Sinfie 77 • • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used m WiUiam the Conqueror ' s fleet. Chewelah Washington H E ?i R r Albert Arnold Football 4, 3, 2, 1. K A. Class of 1928 Award Wrestling 2 Basketball 4 Log 4, 3, 2, 1. Sports Editor Lucky Bag Stajf Recefitioti Committee 3, 2, 1 Sports Publicitv Gang Stars 3, 2, 1 Three Stripes • • • • • • • 78 WASHINGTON bred him and sent him proudly to us. His ready smile and friendly air were never shaken by the trials of a plebe ' s life or the rigors of the academics. A quiet determination and a con ' science that never lets him rest have put stars on his collar in spite of ladies, the Log, and the heckling of his indolent wives. Hank ' s mind accepts no dogma; he ' s never turned down an argument or a friend. Football he loves and plays for the game ' s sake. He ' ll tackle any sport with you and probably win. With a sense of humor that never lets him down and a modesty that is real, Hank is a man ' s man and a man ' s friend; a true shipmate and a credit to the service that he loves. May well merited success ever be his. HANK • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. Memphis Tennessee George William G r i d e r Up FROM the land of cotton and (it we take his word) beautiful girls, came Gindy. Genial, yet unassuming, courteous, yet cordial, with a rich sense of humor displayed by his ability to tell a good story, and, in telling, to make it better, he has won a permanent niche in the hearts of all who know him. Serious? Yes. A pipe, a book, and a well-stocked supply ot anything eatable are all he asks for a Sunday afternoon of mental ecstasy. But pedantic? No. A su nny day, a floating canoe, and a dainty bit of femininity can equally capture his fancy. A driving determination to do a thing well, an analysing temperament, and a propensity toward the adventurous will carry him far in his chosen field. Happy landings, Gindy, from your wives and classmates. • • • • • • • • • GINDY Football 4 Class Football 3, 2, 1 Swimmmg 4, 3, 2, 1. sJ ' it Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1. wHp Captain Swimming Team 1 HClub LogStaf 4, 3, 2, 1 Editor Log 1 Luc}{y Bag Staff Vice-President Class 1 Two Str pes 79 |S55S55SSSSS Fort Collins Colorado • • The first patent log was prob ' ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Dale Fart sworth Pink£rto • Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1. aA[j • • Track, 4, 3, 2, i- H HClub Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1 • Lucky Bag Busmess Staff if Maurey Prize • Military Order of Foreign Wars Prize Hop Committee 3, 2 • Expert Rifleman Black. H • Star 4, 3, 2, 1 • Three Stripes • • • M 80 ANY an argument has found seed in Pink ' s endeavor to convince others that Navy Hfe is Utopia. In order to accomplish the double purpose of freeing himself from procrastination and upholding the tradition for versatility that goes with the family name, he has often come forth with a brilliant contrivance for reducing his manual labors. His generosity has com ' bined with his brilliant mind to make his room the rende2;vous for the unsats in all subjects. His cheerful, congenial manner makes every acquaintance a friend; he has the unique ability that makes everyone from steam profs to corridor boys call him Pink. For a Christmas leave spurt or a bull session on ways and means to save the world, you ' ll k find no better companion. PINK • • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • -€SSSS55S555S Johnstown Pennsylvania William Hall W e 7i d e l Now and then we run across a fellow who can " take it. " Bill had his troubles plebe year, but effort made the remaining years come easier. With his determined chin comes an open heart and a boyish good nature that make him the ideal companion. Not wealthy, he lends and gives with a generosity as rare as it is real. Sports haven ' t come easily, but his Dutch determination put him on the soccer and crew squads. If you like an after ' taps bull session or eating chow in the movies; if you like a broad grin to greet your jokes and an open pocketbook to greet your troubles; if you like a firm conscience to draw the line for you and a jovial companion in something devilish; if you like sincerity, determination, and gen erosity, then you ' ll like Bill. • • • • • • • • Baseball 4 Soccer 4,3,2,1. H- A. Lightweight Crew 3, 2, 1 Reception Committee One Stripe BILL 81 i ,S55S533SSSS Lake City Michigan • • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend ' ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. Philip Emersoh Shet exhelm Football 4, 3 Traci; 4, 3, 2, 1. H Cross Country 2,1. cT c HClub Loo 2, I Christmas Card Comrmttee Two Stripes ' • • • • 82 SLIM came to us from Michigan, bringing with him a love of living and a capacity for fun that has made every moment with him one of pleasure. He has a face that can register everything from the pure bliss of a cold afternoon with a warm blanket and smooth radio to the hard determination of a hot track and the last lap of a two-mile run. Generous to a fault, he ' ll stand your watch or drag your brick with a cheerful ' ness that brings tears to your eyes. No savoir, the same determination that has brought him success on the track has stood him well in studies. His good humor is as hard to ruffle as his hair is to smooth. Honest in all he does, there are no pretexts about Pony. Subtlety to him is a word unknown. A real man and a rare friend. Slim is the real thing. SLIM • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si ' non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. :S5SSS5SSS$?g!!l ' ,SSSSS5S: Norfolk Virginia William Anthont Ellis BILL ' S a Navy Junior of many parts. Pensacola, New York, Great Lakes, San Pedro, or even Annapolis is each proud to claim him. His efficiency has kept him on the Business Gang since plebe year, and his talent with the bugle left the curse of the hell- cats upon him. A well-covered locker door gives evi- dence of Bill ' s favor in the eyes of the fairer sex. No savoir, he has had an ample number of notes expressing concern; but has always pulled himself out ot the hole by dogged perseverance. Bill enjoys friendships and makes them eagerly. An unobtrusive firmness of will, a willingness to work and to be of assistance to others, and a cheerful disposition that calmly accepts whatever the gods offer make Bill a valuable man and priceless friend. || • • • • • Soccer Manager 4, 3, 2 Orchestra 4, 3, 2 Log 4 Reception Committee 2, 1 Masqueraders 4, 3, 2, 1 Musical Clubs 4, 3, 2, 1 Juice Gang 4 Busmess Gang 4, 3, 2, 1 Business Manager, Masqueraders and Musical Clubs Tu ' O Stnfies BILL 83 • • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as It IS technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • ESSj 1 1 ' r ' m • • • Brooklyn New York Walter Frederick Schlech, Jr Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1 Boxing 3 Soccer 2, 1 Class Cross Country 3 Class Swimming 3, 2, I Two Stnfies • • • • • WHEN the shadows lengthen and the moon casts her silvery sheen upon the Academy grounds, our Zilch finds the call of the great outside too strong to resist and certain obstacles known as walls cease to be; Wally becomes a civilian again. Although Walter finds his time well filled with studies, he has always taken part in his favorite sport, lacrosse, despite numerous injuries and several trips to the hospital. His home town is Brooklyn but his wives never held that against him. Their one objection has been against his habit of filling the room with a pungent odor from one of the many pipes he collects as a hobby. If perseverance is the main attribute to success, then Wally is bound h to succeed. WALLY • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. roseburg Oregon Daniel McElrot E?iTLER, Jr. STUMP, we call him — short, broad, and silent. Our Dan comes from the far West where men grow strong and silent, which probably accounts for his characteristic reticence. Danny was a versatile, three ' sport athlete plebe year until a shoulder injury forced him to retire and robbed Navy of an able com- petitor. He can still be found in the grandstands or beside the radio when the whistle sounds, fighting just as hard as the men on the field. Always a stout sup ' porter of the South he has gained the reputation of being a real rebel, but we forgive him all when he drags one of his belles from the land of cotton. His ability to slowly reason things out with calm, cool logic, coupled with his natural leadership, will carry Dan far in his field. • • • • • • • • • Football 4, 3 BaskethaU 4, 3 Baseball 4, 3 Log 2, I Luc)( Bag Athletic Editor Hop Committee 1 Goat Keeper Two Stripes STUMP 85 • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Bloomington Illinois DOHALD ERZIHGER WILLMAN WrestUng 4, 3 Chairman Class Crest Committee Class Ring Committee Musical Shows 4 Log 4, 3, 2, 1. H ws Editor Luc}{y Bag. Photo Editor Reception Committee Two Strifies • • • • • • • • B 86 INX has always been ready and in a position to help and suggest our way over difficulties. He too has had his share of them, however; mostly with the academic department. They came mighty close to star- ring him and it was only by much boning of Cosmo that he escaped. He has found his hobby with the camera, his sport on the wrestling mat, and his seclu- sion with the piano. He surrounds himself with in- genious devices, innovations of his own, or prizes picked up here and there. But his bump of curiosity troubles him most of all, driving him to every detail. Dragging? Well, he ' s connoisseur of fine women and is hence very select. We will always share among us an admiration for Don and his quiet gentlemanly manners. DON • Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. S53S553553S: Galesburg Illinois Hugh C arlt oh Garver, Jr. A COMBINATION of dry humor and quick wit mixed with a bit of common sense make Hugh ' s main joy in life one side of a discussion or argument. He is always ready to desert his books to break into the midst of a bull session. When not talking, he will either be flying around the high bar in the gym, or penning a letter to the One whose picture has adorned his locker since plebe year. Although he disclaims being a snake we know better, for no hop has ever been complete without this cavalier. His changeable ways have con ' tinually perplexed his wives, but at least we know that Hugh has won our hearts and friendship so much that we would more than like to be ship ' mates with him. He ' s the genuine article — the real thing. • • • • • • • Gym 4, 3, 2, I Company Representative 3, 2, 1 Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 Pep Committee Log. Assistant Editor Lucl{y Bag Advertising Manager ComfiflTiv C. P. O. GUS 87 SSSSS5SSSSS Columbia Illinois • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. August Fredrick Weikel Soccer 2 Crew 4, 3,2.1. K A. Reception Committee 3, 2, I Business Manager Li«:)( Bag Class Crest Committee Star 4, 3, 2, 1 Five Stripes • • • • • • • • • w 88 HATEVER he sets his will to is done, for Gus is above all strong in decision and capable in carrying out a plan. He has only to decide what move to make and a keen and ingenious mind not only makes the decision but never fails to see it completed. To soften the firmness of his natural executive ability, Gus displays on occasion that over-smile that indicates the presence of a certain feminine hand in the morning mail. The extent of his appreciation is broad — from the business statistics of the New York Times to the daily comic strip of the Chester Bum wad. For one month only in his second class year Gus marched to Ordnance with the second section. Gus sighs at the sight of an oar and he has persevered at crew for four years. ' gus ' • • The first iron anchors were used hy the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel ' oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. • Chester Pennsylvania Henrt Moore Fussell 3D CHARLEMAGNE, King Arthur, and a German baron gave us Hank. A year at college plus good common sense gave him an initial advantage over the academics that he has never relinquished. He ' s not a cutthroat, but he explains Steam and Ordnance to the savoirs. " Sketch and describe " is his specialty. Al ' though his afternoons are usually spent in writing to the " Queen of Light and Beauty " he still finds time to keep in condition. Always willing to be of aid, he often goes out of his way to do a favor. Infinite patience, a real sense of humor, and complete sincerity are among his principal assets in life. " What Chester makes makes Chester " — Chester ' s reputation cannot suffer at his hands. The service will find him an excellent officer. • • Wrestling 4 Class Football 3, 2 Comfyany Refiresentatwe 4, 3, 2, 1 Recefition Committee 2, 1 Two Stripes HANK 89 • • • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handling weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. New York City New York William Julius Lederer, Jr • • Gym 4, 3, 2, 1. A[. A. • Boxmg 1 Siuarter-Dec}{ Socielv 4. X 2. 1. President I Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 • Vice-Chairman 1 i t Musical C]uhs Show. Gag Gang • Tndent Society 4, 3, 2, 1 Lucky Bag Stajf • One Stnfie • • • • • F 90 ROM the hospital corps of the Navy came Bill; philosopher, writer, and midshipman extraor- dinary. He is easily recognized by his fuwy hair, his catching laugh, and his boycaught-stealing-jam look. Fru? is known throughout the Academy for his humor and his collection of anecdotes. He may be found many a Thursday night at the Quarter-Deck Society holding an audience spellbound while he relates his many and varied experiences. On other evenings he spends his time writing the great American novel or one of his numerous articles. Gym is his sport. Academics trouble him, but he always emerges victorious. Although no snake, the fairer sex finds his en- gaging personality most pleasing. As a friend, Bill certainly has no superior. FRUZBY • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin m the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Manila Phillipine Islands Het lrt Harold Hemenw-at WITH a face full of grin and a bean filled with gray matter, ' lil Henry twinkletoed into the navy from Manila. Archie tries above all things to be a balanced individual. His time is divided among stud ' ies, sports, and things classical. The star on his collar, the N on his sweater, and the general trend of his kind, philosophical advice indicate his success m all en ' deavors. His kindness is not confined to advice; he is constantly coaching someone in academics or athletics. Henry claims to be the original red mike; but he has an address book like a beauty contest judge ' s. Henry ' s spunk, brilliance, and aggressiveness should take him places. His fairness and pleasant manner Jj. • • • • • • • • • • • • will always get him friends. But gee, how can a little fellow eat so much? Soccer 4, 1 Boxmg 3, 2, 1. hHt Crew 4, 3 KClub Sluarter-Dec}{ Society 3. 2, 1. Vice-President 1 Radio Club 1 Recefition Committee 2, 1 Luc}{y Bag Staff Star 4, 3, 2, 1 Two Stripes ARCHIE 91 S55353S53SS hopkinsville Kentucky Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. Fra7 (Cis Albert G r e e Jiu p Football 4, 2. H- A. Class Football 3 Crew 4 Lightweight Crew 2, 1. H- A. Captain Lightuicight Creiv 1 Four Stripes • • • • • • • • F 92 ROM the land of thoroughbreds came another son to find his place among those who follow the sea. After four years together we are assured that it was Kentucky ' s loss and our gain to have Fran join us. A Southern gentleman through and through, he is always ready to lend a hand to his wooden wives. Being naturally active, Fran ' s energy was not confined to studies, and few afternoons slipped by without his taking a workout. In the line of extra ' Curricular activi ' ties, we find he has had few contacts with the Exec department or " Miss Springfield, " but in spite of this, Fran ' s social life has been a success as his ik4. large circle of friends will attest. A disposition that is tolerant and sunny makes his friend ' ship something we shall always cherish. FRAN Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. • • Taw AS City Michigan Frederick Irwih L it c o lh CU RLY-HEADED Abe joined our group by the Severn after an exciting early life in the wilds of North Dakota and Michigan. He still hearkens back to his youth occasionally by arousing us from our stupor with a blood-curdling whoop. Abe acclimated himself to Navy life with the same enthusiasm that marks all his work. Although no Romeo, he handles himself well in the company of the fairer sex. Destiny ruled his downfall with unusual discrimination, how- ever, and Cupid has beat a clear path for him. A great disdain for throat-cutting tactics, a cheerful, grinful good nature, a genuine desire to be helpful, and a quiet firmness have made Abe a good friend- the sort that leaves you feeling magnanimous for having known him. • ABE Wrestling 4, 3 Luc y Bag Staff Three Stnpes 93 • • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. Annapolis Maryland Richard Louis Myers Soccer 4 Lacrosse 4, 3 Reception Committee 2, 1 Block H One Stripe • • • • • • • • • • D 94 ICK is a product of Crabtown. He ' s tall and easy going. His coolness and seeming indifference may at first give the wrong impression, but those who know Rich will tell you that he is ambitious, proud, and capa ' ble. His constant improvement in studies will further attest to the fact. His career in sports was shattered plebe year by a knee injury that caused him to divert his abilities to the rifle range and the sailboat, where he rates with the best. Rich is a snake among snakes and a necessary addition at all hops. The mail man is always a few letters lighter after passing his door. He has an air about him and a love for talk that invites the bull session. Frank and generous, with an even temper, Rich has been a real roommate and will forever be a true friend. RICH • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys ' tern, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. Trenton New Jersey | S5SSSSSSSS Charles Robert E i s ekbac h YE OLD historic town of Trenton gave up her most promising son when Eisy sallied to Crabtown ' s shores. Bach ' s stern belief is that things should be done right, so the academics and the athletics have come easy for him; soccer and baseball have been his sports. An understanding heart leaves Eisy always ready with an outstretched helping hand for those of us cursed with studies or an extra girl friend. But anyone can tell when he ' s dragging the O.A.O., for then it remains for his wives to see that he leaves the room completely dressed. Internal strife occurs only when Eisy suddenly and soulfuUy bursts into song during study hours. Bach ' s happy smile, his hearty laugh, and his witty repartee have made him many lasting friends. • • • • • • • BACH Baseball 4, 2, 1. H Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1 Bas!(etball 4 HClub Two Stripes 95 5:sssssss5S ! {ss$s$5: New York City New York • • • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. J o H 7i Martins Court Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1 Wrestling Fencing Manager 4, 3, 2, 1. A(t HClub Two Stripes • • • • • • T 96 HIS is the Odyssey of John Marture (pronounced " Bucket " ) Court. John has initiative, decision, resourcefulness, organiz,ation, directive ability, self ' confidence, and driving power. But to date he has not found the combination necessary to stand him one in grease. He has never narrowed his athletic abilities to one sport; as a result. Navy has lost a Thorpe. His melodiously pleasant baritone voice is in a class of its own. However, it sounds best under water. W. J. Bryan has a successor in this silver ' tongued orator, but it was just recently that the ladies were privi ' leged to hear his line. Thus far the girls have been spared of his graceful, elephant ' like dancing. But seriously, John has been a great and helping roommate and pal. JOHN • • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. :sssssssssss Waycross Georgia ] o H 7i Harllee C arm I c h ae l BEHOLD a gentleman. A fatherly countenance and dignified air are the outward manifestations of a character born to leisure and command. With the same contagious enthusiasm he reads the Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson or the nonsense of Wodehouse. He wields with the skill of a master both the rod of Izaak Walton and the foil of D ' Artagnan. An epicure of the first water, he derives solid pleasure from vittles and drink. As close to a dude as propriety allows, he attaches considerable import to his wardrobe. Usually the picture of serenity, he can warm himself to de bate on any subject from ' ' who won the war " to Annapolis weather. There ' s a keenness of wit which, in spite of an occasional batting slump, has brightened many a dark situation. • • • fencing 4, 3, 2, 1. Caplam 2. fHf HClub Two Stripes JACK 97 • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. • 3- M • • • • Waukegan Illinois D o x A L D George G u m z Boxing 4. 3, 1 }Aasqii£raders 4, 1 Reception Committee 2 Stage 3 One Stripe • • • • • • • • • • • T HIS theory stuff is all right for professors, but what good will it do me? Now out in the fleet . . . " Thus the Coach, steeped in tales of practical seaman ' ship and monkey ' wrench engineering, deeply distrust ' ful of differential equations, always to be depended upon to ' " do something. ' ' With a minimum of study and no back-slapping he skillfully parried the thrusts of the academic and executive departments. He was not quite so practical in affairs of the heart; but after a strenuous youngster spring and a near-revolutionary second class summer. Uncle Don renounced the impulses of his fascinatingly fickle youth. Always the most understanding of roommates — be it jl bull sessions or the golden quality — Don was [Sj a memorable companion and a real friend. DON • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. :SSSSS5SSSS?| |SSSSSSSSSSS Mantua Ohio Rat W I h f I e l d M a r h e w IN RAY ' S four years here we have discovered that he is not particularly keen on superficial society, and never a Carvel Charlie; he prefers the " saner forms of diversion. " He never misses writing the O.A.O. three times a week. He abhors ' ' sob singers, " possessing a sincere appreciation of classical music. He has all it takes to star, but he also has a dangerously humorous disrespect for academics, particularly Ord ' nance. Finally, he actually enjoys boning a Treatise on Physical Chemistry. Lest this last fool you, we hasten to add that he is ever ready to join a ' ' gripe test " or a roughhouse. Ever sincere and diplomatically frank, Ray is an asset as a companion, an in- valuable friend, and will get along well wherever he goes. A • • • • • • • • • RED Class Football 2, 1 Tracl{ 4 Radio Club 3, 2, 1 Two Stri( es 99 • • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as It IS technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • • fim 1 ! " W] mi ii a iSi • Oakland California Warren W ad d e l Bradley Boxing 4 Wrestling 4 Handball I One Strifie • • • • • • • B ' 100 RAD is a personification of Browning ' s doctrine, . leave Now for dogs and apes; Man has Forever. " He is never in a hurry; but is never dilatory, for patience and perseverance temper his slowness. Brad can ' t be classed as either a snake or a red mike. When he first joined us, the ladies meant nothing to him; his reserved, calm nature, born of the Pacific, shied from dancing and tea fights. Perhaps his associa- tion with the turbulent Atlantic stirred the emotion in his breast that took him to the hops before youngster year ended. A love of fresh air and sunshine makes tennis, touch football, and long hikes his favorite pastimes. His agreeable nature makes him a friendly and helpful wife and priceless companion. BRAD • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. • • Gadsden Alabama Ralph Haas IT MUST have been with much reluctance that Gadsden parted with Ralph, for he did not join us until very late plebe summer. Because of this he began plebe year in an even denser fog than most of us, to the great deUght of the first classmen and to his own great dismay. Once past plebe year, his troubles were confined to an occasional tour with the extra duty squad after some unsuccessful matching of wits with the ' ' powers that be. " As a snake he has not been consistent, although when not dragging to the hops, he is a source of vexation to those dragging 4.0s and O.A.O.s. As a roommate he has left little to be desired — whether called on to explain " how it works " or to produce chow or clothes. Ralph ' s ship will be a happy ship. • • Class Football 4, 2, I Wrestling 4 Musical Clubs Show 3, 2, 1 Company C. P. O. RALPH 101 • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Waterloo Iowa ] o H 7si William Graham Soccer Manager 4, 3, 2, 1. aM.f NCIub Orchestra 4, 3 Reception Committee 2 Radio Club 2, I M. P. O. :J • • • • • • 102 OHN ' S interest in Ordnance led him to forsake shooting prairie dogs and gophers out on the loway plains and try his hand at sixteen-inch rifles and demoli ' tion shells. Incident to his love of firearms, we might mention that he used to take pot shots at the sea gulls from the upper windows of the Second Batt with a Colt forty ' five that descended to him from the Indian wars. But Jack doesn ' t confine himself entirely to one hobby and every fall would find him out on Lawrence Field superintending the activities of the soccer squad. Subtlety or wit isn ' t in Jack ' s line. Not brilliant, he has to work for what he learns, but he learns well. He ' s easy ' going, carefree, with a composure that is never ruffled. A good man, and good friend. JOHN Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. SSSSS33SSSS • • • Temple Texas Rat SELWTKi T HOMP S OTsi, Jr. FROM ' way out yonder comes a true Texan, a son of the West who enjoys telling blind dates that his " ■pappy " took him to town on his twelfth birthday to see a train, and that he was seven years old before he saw it rain. Whether any credit can be placed in these stories or not, we do know that Peaches finished high school with honors and prep school came ught in his stride. Plebe year provided its usual thrills including " Miss Springfield " and the cutters, but this " long ' horn " thrived on the salty tonic and now we find him all Navy. Ray likes tennis, crew, handball and soccer. His battles with the academics have been very successful in spite of the fact that he " spots ' em plenty " and never allows studies to interfere with his Cosmo. A- • Track -f ISO lb. Crew 3, 2 Company Soccer 2, 1 Black X One Stripe LIL 103 • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when It was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • • • • • Temple Texas Billy J o hk soh Track 4, 3 Boxing 4 Cross Country I Black H ' Or e Sinfie • • • • • • • • • • • • o 104 NE minute before formation and Senator Gap, that eccentric, dyed-in ' the ' COtton Texan drips from the shower to dress, shine his shoes, brush his retreating hair, and emerge on the bell as the best ' groomed man in the regiment. A year in prep school and four more in the Academy have not made Billy love Texas less. Skirmishes with the academic and executive departments have served to deepen his re- sourcefulness and to excite a passion for independence. Characteriz,ed, on occasion, by a hot temper, Johnny has balanced this defect with a rare genuineness. Whether the happiest man at the Ring Dance decides to go back to his corn pone or to teach thermodynamics to Black-Gang strikers, here is one wish for his success. BILLY The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Buffalo New York B E?i7 i ET r Charles O e lh e i m OLEY embarked upon his naval career with a clear conception of what was ahead of him. Gradua ' tion from. Bennett Hi, the " three little rules " he learned at Cochran ' s, and Naval Reserve training furnished this. Academics were fruit for him, but starring was not Ben ' s big objective. Tennis, squash, and baseball are his big weaknesses, and his accomplishments on the Plebe and Varsity squads are substantial rewards for his efforts. Zilch never argues and he has grand con ' trol over any excess steam. Outside of occasionally making up his bunk on Saturday mornings, forgetting to fall in with the watch squad, or sleeping through chow, Oley has no faults. He is a per feet wife, a valuable shipmate, and a true blue pal. • • OLEY Tenms 4, 3, 2, 1. t?s(r Soccer 4 H Club Star 4 One Stripe 105 • • We have found records show ing that capstans were used for handling weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. • • • WM . • • • • Bramwell West Virginia J o H K Davis Hewitt, 3D Soccer 4, 3, 2, J. Captain I. a?ij Baseball 4 Tennis 4, 3, 2, I HC ub Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • A 106 BOUT once in a lifetime we meet some fellow having the unusual combination of brains, brawn, and a pleasing personality. It was our good fortune to claim such a roommate in Jack, who stopped chasing butterflies in West Virginia to chase soccer balls, tennis balls, and women at the Naval Academy. One of those Southern gentlemen, he is always neat, is soft spoken, and an entertaining conversationalist. Evenings before study hour, he would listen to the radio with a far ' away look in his eyes, blowing smoke rings from one of his prize collection of pipes and probably thinking of something non-reg. Perhaps it ' s the dimples or the wavy hair, but Don Juan has nothing on Jack. Good luck to a great pal, a regular fellow, and a future admiral. JACK • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Malden Massachusetts F R A?i K G U S T AV S P R I K G E R GATHER ' round, folks. Before us is Joe Springer, the Maiden Terror. We ' ll grant that he ' s quite a boy. The trouble with him is that he ' s too good na ' tured to be human. We ' ve been working on him for a long time now but we ' ve yet to see him really lose his temper. That ' s assuming that he has one. He ' s been accused of being a cutthroat but it ' s only because he ' s so conscientious. We ' ll admit that he doesn ' t follow our philosophy of not permitting our studies to inter- fere with our education, but then we expect him to be an admiral long before the rest of us because of it. In spite of his many aforementioned defects, we love him — couldn ' t live with him if we didn ' t. We expect a lot of you, Joe, and we know that you won ' t let us down. • • • • Football 4, 3, 2 Reception Committee 2, 1 Press Gang 1 Radio Club 2, 1 Two Stripes GUS 107 • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hygro- graphicsurveymadebyDarius. Oconto Wisconsin E u G E K E Victor R i e w e Soccer 3, 2, 1 Wrestling 2 Three Stripes • • • F 108 ROM ' way out yonder in old Wisconsin comes our man Pudgie. With eyes of blue and a wave in his hair that tangs of the briny deep, he brings us a touch of his own Lake Michigan. He is serious at times, but his friendly hello to all who pass discloses a cheer ' ful nature. If we could convince him that women, base ' ball, and radioing were less important than studying, what a noble scholar we would have ! Trying to break him away from his homc ' town paper, the ball scores, or a certain picture of a fine young lady meet with about as much success as looking for hen teeth. We part with him with regret for he is a true pal. Our fare ' well wish is that he some day catches up on the sleep which he has so long desired and yearned for. PUDGIE • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. Philipsburg Pennsylvania ] O H ?i K E L L E r K K A P P E R KELLY KNAPPER is a sandblower with a round sunny face and two roguish eyes indicative of his capacity for getting in and out of trouble. At bull sessions he sits with a half smile on his face, clipping off wisecracks and words of wisdom between puffs on a pipe. In his two years with our class he has made a host of friends with his quiet steady manner and his willingness to help the unsats in Nav, his Academic forte. His long suits are baseball, of which he is an excellent player and an ardent follower, and cards and magazines for his lighter recreations. His sense of humor, at times tending toward the practical joke, j his keen cool mind, and his level head, make him a fine friend, and in them he has the basis for a successful career. • Baseball 4, 3, 2, I. H Captam Class Football 3, 1 HClub G. P. O. JOHNNY 109 • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in Wilhatn the Conqueror ' s fleet. Miami Florida James Julieh Sour HERLA?iD, 2D Boxing 4,3,2. bA(t Soccer 4 BasehaW 4 Wrestling I. wHAt Golf 2, 1. gHj- Captain 1 HCluh Black 7s[ Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • • • no MEET Pug, the flashing eyed ray of sunshine. He ' s just a little guy, but he can smack a chin or any kind of ball as hard as the big ones. He has dabbled and excelled in most of the sports, particularly boxing, but when there ' s golfing weather, it ' s a very sad day indeed for the doll he has a date with, for Pug is a golf nut, than which there is no nut more rabid ! Famous for getting five more days leave in England than anyone else did, he can be found in the middle of the town ' s best party, its life without trying to be. To wish the best of luck to Southie is to step right in Une with everyone else who has ever known him. Cheerio, Pug. Hit it hard, right down the fairway and success will be yours for ' ever. PUG • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. • • • BP.V ; -jJ H:- M lim (% %% lSA J v- vr i - Sk ll ANviiw i 1 • • • • Reno Nevada Harry Fred H olm sh aw , Jr T HE long driving of Midshipman H. F. Holmshaw, Jr. was the feature of the match. " Golf is the prime mover of the long ' legged Californian and the one in ' terest to which all others are subjugated. Fred ' s out- standing characteristic is the manner in which he lives for the joy of living. With athletic interest centered in golf, basketball, and tennis, his afternoons have been well taken care of. Members of the fairer sex are toler- ated provided they do not interfere with the regular progress of events. Being a savoir in subjects of par- ticular interest, he occasionally demonstrates some spurts of academic ability. Such spurts, however, are generally terminated by the monotony of success. A good egg, Fred, who improves on acquaintance. • • FRED Basketball 4 Golf 2,1. gHf HClub Black H Battalion C. P. Oi 111 • • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con ' sisted of a paddle wheel and gear tram whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Washington District of Columbia Alfred Wiksor Browtsl, ]r. Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1. aNj Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1 Lacrosse 4 HClub Glee Club 4, 3. 2, 1 Choir 4, 3, 2. 1 Reception Committee 3, . Log 3, 2, 1 Trident 1 Sluarter-Dec 3, 2, 1 Masqueraders 2 Musical Club 3, 2, I Star 4, 3, 1 Two Stripes • • • 112 AS A ray of sunshine, Windsor will always be J. JL welcome wherever he may be. His willingness to lend a helping hand to those not so capable as him ' self has brought him many friends, and his friendli- ness has perpetuated, their liking for him. Brownie ' s effervescent cheerfulness and enthusiasm are no more striking than his love of bridge, which he plays well and often. His grand slams, however, are not confined to bridge alone, for the ladies claim him as their own; although he is very impartial and concedes the inside track to no one. Though women and dance hold his attention, he is yet true to the best in music and literature. A prodigious worker and excellent partner in all he undertakes, Windy should climb high in this world. WINDY • • • The admirars flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. Washington District of Columbia Frank G o r d o k Law TALL, dark, jovial, intense; Frank has developed into a true navy cosmopolite of gracious social presence. His helpful and considerate spirits have won him a host of friends. Despite his popularity as a drag, he has found time for music (he plays well on the cello), cards, and athletics. Although not a true savoir, he is a good student and has acquired a firm grasp on the fundamental principles of his studies that enables him to shun the trees. Beneath these surface activities is a conscientious desire to do for others and to make his own life full. In his willingness to cooperate, ability to mix socially, and the intense spirit wi which he attacks the task at hand, he has the requisites of a fine shipmate, and a good naval officer. • • • • • • • • Crew 4, 3 Cross Country 4 Class Football 2, I Orchestra 4, 3, 2, 1 Slrmg Quartet 3, 2, 1 Musical Cluh Show 4, 3, 2, 1 RecefitiOJi Committee 4, 3, 2, 1 One Stripe FRANK 113 • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com ' mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. • • • • Wauwatosa Wisconsin William B e e k m ak ?i e a r Football 4 Trac 4 Basketball 4, 3 Class Football 2, 1 Log 3 Lucl y Bag Stajf Star 4, 3, 2, I Three Stripes • • • • • • • • • • • B 114 ILL wears a face whose innocent appearance would permit murder of the Admiral before the regiment without an accusation. Socially, Willie has become quite the snake, although he still balks at the very men ' tion of an altar. Scholastically we could ask for nothing more. It takes far more than average ability to stand " one " in both the academic and executive departments and far more than average modesty never to boast of it. Athletically, he has endeavored only to enjoy himself by playing on class and company teams. And now to the man; Bill is steady, true, quiet, and thoroughly likeable. A laughter in his eyes gives a hint of his unshakable sense of humor. He ' s a real man in every sense of the word, and a real tribute to the service. BILL • • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated hy Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. TOWSON Maryland L E R o r Williams Ross IF ALL the quarters that Bill has contributed to Car- vel were placed end to end they would reach from here to well, they would reach almost as far as the long line of femmes that he has dragged. Don Juan and Casanova rolled into one; scarcely a hop has seen him amongst the stag line. Always at his ease and ever the polished man of the world, he is as much at home in the drawing room as he is on the cinder track which, next to dragging and Carvel, occupies most of his time. Through all our four years together he has been striv ing for one goal — those coveted gold wings of a lieutenant in the air corps. We know that his indomitable will to win, his courage, and yes, even his foolhardiness will carry him through to the success he deserves. • • • • • • BILL Soccer 4. 3, 2. aJ [j Track4. 3, 2,1. H Sunmming 4 HCluh Log 4, 3, 2 Four Stripes 115 • • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as It IS technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • • pffSI 1 1 ' r ' m • Lincoln Nebraska J O H 7s[ B I RK ?i E R R A W L I A[ G S Boxing 4, 3, Tenms 4 HClub Press Gang Log Star 4, 3 Two Strides 1. b t • • • • • 116 DOC is a versatile young man. His reserve and quiet dignity coupled with a readiness for frolic make him fit into any party. Should you feel aggressive you can always obtain a logical argument from him; espc ' cially on his favorite subjects of politics, national affairs, and finance. He not only does many things, but does them well. He is a star man, and, from the appearance of his locker door, we would say that he stars in more ways than one. To round out his accompHshments, his interest in sports covers the seasons pretty well. Doc is above all a true and sincere friend and one whom to have is to be proud of. His determination and aggressiveness will carry him far. Here ' s to the success they will carve out for you! DOC • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. SSSSS5SSSSS Clyde Ohio E D M u 7si D Joseph H o f f m ak SCRUTINIZE carefully, gentlemen (and ladies), the features of the handsome Ohioan pictured above; catalogue the details well in your brain cells, and then if you require a true and sincere friend, look him up. Mart is a congenial chap with a ready sense of humor and a willingness to cooperate whole-heartedly in anything you suggest. You ' ll find him as adept in indoor sports as in the more manly ones. To explain: he is an adroit bridge player, a lucky gambler, an entertaining conversationalist, a forceful arguer, and an enthusiastic and lively person in the company of the fairer sex. Adaptability is his forte; no problem or situation is ever too much for him. The qualities that have -1 made him a good roommate will make him succeed. • • • Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1 Lacrosse 4, 3 • • Swimming Ma ndger4, 3,2,1. sMt HCluh Lucky Big Staff Glee Club 2, I One Stripe • • • • • MART 117 • • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Selby South Dakota Millard J o h ki Smith Track. 4, 2, 1- N HCliib Masqueraders 3, 2, 1. Director I Two Stripes • • • • N 118 O ONE knows exactly what lured the son of the West to the Naval Academy. Perhaps it was curiosity, for he took a competitive examination for an appointment on the spur of the moment, and before he knew what it was all about, Smitty was inside these gray walls. His nature is optimistic and easy going; he ' s always ready to do anyone a favor. Far from being a red mike, he ' ll drag blind without a qualm, hoping he ' ll get a 4.0, and that takes downright courage. He could star if he studied a Httle more, but class standing seems to mean relatively little to him. Above all, Smitty is easy to get along with and has numerous friends. We wish him all the luck in the world when he launches his ship on the sea of life; he deserves it. I SMITTY Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. Kearney Nebraska G R E E T LI E F HASKELL B A R N £ T S O THEY named it Greenlief Haskell and sent it to the Naval Academy. " HaskelPs plebe nick ' name was " Sunshine " — a better ' fitting nickname than most. He has his faults, but they adorn him with a kind of charm that makes us glad he has them. Admit that he ' s inconsistent, but only pleasantly so, for he has his share of common sense and a frank, honest intelli ' gence. Haskell ' s chief weaknesses are a love of golf and a leaning toward crooning that doesn ' t make him un ' pleasant company because he, too, admits that his voice is slightly off-key. Bridge is another of his shortcomings; his ' ' How about a game? " has crip- pled more than one class standing. All in all, he ' s a good little man and should prove the equal of most good big men. • • • Soccer 4 Class Football 1 Stage Gang 4, 3, 2, 1 One Stripe HASKELL 119 SSSS35SSSSS • • • • Ontario California • • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • Walter V usiCEJir Combs, Jr WTCstling 3 Ring Committee Expert Rifleman Radio Cluh 1 Two Stripes • • • • • • • • 120 FOUR years together by the bay " — and during those years Vince has really been one of us. With few misgivings he tackled the academics and has re ' pelled them steadily with ease, even after a major en ' gagement with Dago. We ' ve seen a transition in Vince. Throwing his early philosophies to the wind he changed from the confirmed red mike to one of the social leaders of the First Battalion along about second class summer, and has been snaking ever since. Vince has a happy ' gO ' lucky air that is hard to shake. He meets every situation with the same calm and pleasant air. His anger is as righteous as it is rare. CaUfornia gave us a real son — a true friend, and a helping classmate. Vince ' s road will be a smooth one. VINCE The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Madison Illinois David R i c k ar r C o ?i i o l e PATIENCE and good humor have found the per- fect blending in Dave. His friendly chuckle is as characteristic of him as his face. A disposition that never becomes ruffled and an unassuming friendliness make Dave a perfect companion. He hails from " right across the river from St. Louis, " and never fails to boast of the home podunk. Ever since plebe summer he has sported a goodly growth of scales, dragging to every possible social event, including Carvel. The greater part of his spare time is spent putting radios together in the radio shack and taking them apart in his room His call letters are W9SPY by the way. Dave ' s quiet determination and likeableness should make life ' s seas smooth for him; we know they ' ll always be sunny. • • • • Soccer 4 Hop Committee 3, 2, 1 Radio Club 2, 1 Stage Gang 2, 1 Ring Dance Committee Luc){y Bag Adt crtismg Stajf Three Stripes DAVE 121 • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handling weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. • • • Bellville Illinois D o ?i A L D Charles M e r k e r Crew 4 Soccer 4 One Slrif e • • • • • • • • • L " 122 ONG, lanky Kermer deserted the old homestead in the Middle West to answer the boom ot the sea. An amiable chap who, although quite inept at sound- ing the mysteries of assignment sheets, managed to successfully ward off the onslaught of the academics and ultimately come through with flying colors. Don never knows the proper uniform to wear to any class, and is always hurriedly attempting to rectify the mis- take at the last minute. When not dragging or climbing the rope, he can invariably be found reading someone else ' s Cosmo. He possesses a fine, pleasant disposi ' tion which no amount of griping can remove; he is even cheerful before reveille. Indeed, a good roommate with whom we would gladly share our last skag. Here ' s to you, Don. DON • • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the cross staffofthe Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Fairbanks Alaska James Wickersham McCaulet A LASKA yielded its prize golden xnugget when ■ J Jim descended into our midst to repudiate the old maxim of " iron ships and wooden men ' Possessed of an easy, carefree attitude, Mac can be depended upon to drag if properly inveigled, to try his hand at that tricky problem, or to lend you his last half-inch of tooth paste. Mac ' s true forte, however, is whisper- ing sweet nothings to svelte bits of femininity. In the field of athletics he successfully dodged the sub squad, pulled an oar for two years, tried managing, and then nestled snugly against his radiator. His outstanding quality is his ability to make friends. His salty bearing and sea-going expressions show his suitability for the Navy. Best of luck when you don that one stripe, Mac. • • • • • • • • • • • Lightweight Crew 4, 3 Crew Manager 2 Recefition Committee 2, 1 One Stripe JIM 123 • • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. • • Ann Arbor Michigan Ratmotvjd William Vogel, Jr. Football 4, 3, 2, 1. H Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, w7it HClub Three Stripes • • • • • • • S ' .▲ 124 ULLY came to us direct from Ann Arbor High School. Although he suffered a few embarrass ments plebe summer he became one of the saltiest members of our class. Sully ' s vigorous spirit put him well up in the front in football and wrestling. Although serious-minded with his sports and academics, he was always ready to cast away the cares of life for a jovial time. Several members of the fairer sex have thrown their tentacles about him, but he has always managed to emerge from the struggle with the help of his room- mates. Always a true friend, he has won a place in the hearts of all his classmates. His chief ambition is to go to the Arctic Circle, but wherever he goes he will have the spirit to win against all % odds. That ' s our Sully! SULLY • • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup ' planted by the water-clock. • • • fostoria Ohio Floyd Thomas THOMPSO?i THE local Ohio orchestras and telegraph offices lost a promising young man when the Tiger packed his kit and set sail for Annapolis, and neither hell nor high blood pressure could keep him out. Tommy worked long and hard to get in, nor did he stop his efforts when he arrived; so the trees didn ' t bother him much. There ' s nothing he likes better than to get into the middle of a hot argument and come out on top with a " Thank you very much. " His Sunday morning con ' certs in the back corridors together with his midget trombone solos were much valued contributions to the First Batt morale. No one else in the regiment can throw off a running with such coolness as Fidgy, for he never could become griped Good luck to you. • • • • • • • • Class Football 2, 1 H- A. " Ten " 4, 3, 2, 1 Radio Club 2, 1 Bugle Corps C. P. O. FIDGY 125 s:ssssss$:sS • • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used m WiUiam the Conqueror ' s fleet. Earle Arkansas R E ?i F R O T U R 7-1 E R } R Class Football 3. 2. I 150 ib. Crew 4 Trident 2 One Stripe • • • • • • Ik- Ik- • • J 26 RENFRO IS an Arkansas hill-billy. A bit matured - but very patient and hopeful; a characteristic acquired, no doubt, during his long acquaintance with stubborn mules and rocky soil. Still he was able to join our childish escapades with an enthusiasm that en- deared him to us all. Yutch has had tough sledding ever since his arrival here; but always, sometimes miracu ' lously, got the 2.5. In all his trials and tribulations Isaac never lost his ready smile and sang froid attitude. In spite of all, he found time to bring credit to the Academy and upon himself by his achievements in various athletic fields. Though our paths may part at graduation, we shall always cherish the memory of good times together, a lasting friendship, and a hell of a stout fella. Vale! YUTCH • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. WiNNETKA Illinois David Arthur L i t d s a r EXTENSIVE travel and varied experiences in pre- academy days gave Dave the background upon which to work. The background, coupled with his natural debonair spirit, has made him very popular. Each new class brings him new friends. Dave is no cutthroat, but he has managed to keep himself in the upper half of his class and still has found time for a daily workout along with much boning of Esquire, The Sportsman Pilot, The American Rifleman, and Ace High. In this case, the man ' s literary tastes are a good index to his hobbies. Dave owns countless guns, a motorcycle, and a car; he intends to add an air- plane as soon as possible. You will probably be surprised to learn that the man pictured above is a red mike, but such is Fate ' s way. • Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1 Class Football 2, 1 Tennis 4 R jie2, 1. rHt H Club Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1 One Stripe DAVE 127 lisssssssssss Yazoo City Mississippi • • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient m 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Fred G r o c h B e 7 i ? [ e t t Fencing Team 4, 3, 2. 7y[t Crew 4 KClub Star 2 One Stripe • • • • • • • • • • 128 FRED came up from Mississippi bringing with him a personality sunny, hospitable, musical, and thoroughly Southern. He ' s a bright fellow distio ' guished for his high marks in academics; electrical and other scientiiic subjects are his favorites. Reading widely, writing letters, playing cribbage, and taking exercise are Fred ' s favorite pastimes. He ' s a top-notch fencer, good tennis player, and skillful sailor. During idle moments, Benet is always ready with a song. He likes to drag and the women have a weakness for him. It may be his easy manner and laz,y Southern drawl that attracks them. Fred ' s been a grand roommate, considerate and helpful. We ' re sure he ' ll make a name for himself in the future. Good luck, old fellow. FRED • • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist Kis personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • • • • Washington District of Columbia Harlan Rocket D i c k s o ?i AFTER spending his early years roaming the jL jL world, Dick finally decided to follow the pro- fession of his forefathers, that of a seafaring fighter. Dick ' s battle with the academics has placed him among the intelligentsia of the upper ten per-cent. His aca- demic efforts have never been of prime importance, however; his chief interests have been in getting enough sleep, fresh air, exercise, and the girl of his dreams. Dick has a deep ' seated hatred of all that is artificial or unjust. His spirit rebels against oppression or unfairness in any form; give him a free hand, and the world will be Utopia within a week. A sunny disposition and a willingness to do a favor or forget a grievance make Dixie an admirable companion and real friend. • • • • • • DICK Fencing 4 Trac 4 Boxing 3, 2, 1 Class Football 2, 1 G. P. O. 129 S55S533SSSS • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com ' mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. • • Douglas Arizona Edward Joh? Hu xtable, Jr. Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1 Outdoor Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1 Captain 1. rHt HClub M. P. O. • • • • • s 130 TEAM probs bore him, but trot out a prob on airplanes and he ' s right there. Hux got that way at Bobbie ' s, watching bits of paper swirl in the breeze. He proudly announces that his first academic achieve ' ment was bilging the first grade. Ever since, he ' s been coasting on velvet, but he always nosed out the Ac department on the first few laps. A crack rifle shot, he went to Camp Perry as mainstay of the Arizona Civil ' ian Team, and men are men out there. Early in his career he earned his pilot license, and ever since he ' s been obsessed by conflicting ideas regarding a motor ' less autogiro mounting two six ' inch rifles. Versa ' tile, popular, and endowed with a keen sense of humor, Hux well deserves our parting toast of ' ' Happy Landings! " HUX • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. Prescott Arizona Ross Robert s OTsi H i rs h f eld HIRSH graduated from Prescott High and waited for two years to enter Bobbie ' s War College in order to enjoy six months of poker playing. He boned fully three days for the entrance exams and did well. After entering the Academy, he mowed right through the " Acs " — all except steam which had him treed more than once. He boasts of the highest unsat mark of all time: 2.4925 for the term in youngster steam. Walk ' ing the terrace occupied much of his plebe and young ' ster years, but he seemed to tire of it atter that. His three main interests in life are women, wrestling, and writing in the order named. We know the future holds much for this candid, spunky 1 chunk of Arizona stock, and so we say, " Good luck, Hirsh. " J • • • • • • • • HIRSH Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1 Track 4 Log 4, 3, 2 BUck H G. P. O. 131 • • • The range clock, or concen- tration Ji.il as it IS technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • • » 1 ! • rwi i 1 • • • Pennsville Ohio R o K A L D Earl B u r c h e r Fixithull 4 Buifbdll 4 Basketball 4, 3. 2. 1 . . . A. Two Stripes • • • • • • • • K 132 ON ALD came to us from a farm ' way down in the southeast corner of the Buckeye State. After a little math trouble plebe year, he settled down to a steady grind of " sat " marks without having to give up his letter-writing or magazines. " Ron " isn ' t generally classified as a snake, but a glance through the morning mail will show that, at least, the ladies find him not unpleasing. Burch is gifted with a quiet air and a pleas- ant disposition that never desert him. He ' s firm in his convictions, but always ready to respect yours. He ' s the sort of man who never loses his temper nor causes you to lose yours. Ron is a good man and a good friend. We predict a successful and happy hfe for him in the career he chooses and wish him good luck. RON • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma rine during the Revolution. ssssssss:ss?£ ]ssss$5sssss West Monroe Louisiana Allen Russell Faust IN JUNE of ' 32 the Navy was decidedly fortunate in having this gentleman from Louisiana walk up to the administration building and sign on the dotted line for a naval career. Since then this red ' headed, congenial Southerner has made many close friends among all who know him. Pluto likes to read, play tennis, eat, and sleep — particularly the latter. He also likes the girls, and the feeling seems to be mutual, his brass buttons and red hair being an irresistible combination. He thor- oughly dislikes forced violent exercise, cold weather, and practical jokes. Academics don ' t trouble him. Release from study hour usually finds him slum- bering. Easy-going and untroubled, he makes a good companion. What more can you ask of a shipmate? • Boxing Manager 4, 3, 2, 1 . hT t NClub Musical Clubs 4, 3 One Stripe PLUTO 133 The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Memphis Tennessee Ed. R e u b e h K I Ji g ] R Football 4, 3 Wrestling 4 Baseball 4 Lacrosse 2, 1 Black N Company C. P. O. • • • • • • • • 134 ED IS one of the Memphis boys. After a freshman year at Tennessee Teachers ' College, specialidng in football, he joined our happy family in Bancroft Hall. His sports career here has been hampered by several broken bones, causing him to dwell almost as much in the hospital as in the Hall. Injuries have not, however, prevented Ed from being one of Navy ' s staunchest sup ' porters and keenest critics. Academics have never bothered Mongo much; he gets them well enough to stay off the trees. When they become troublesome, he just shoves back his chair and praises the beauty of the " Light of his Heart, " which even a critical roommate will not deny is true. Ed will remain in the navy, desiring a destroyer of his own. Here ' s luck! JUMBO • • Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. SSSSSSSS5Sf| Brooklyn New York James Walter Fergusoki FERG is ever the fountain of good humor. Among the deeds of his black past are twelve months in the merchant marine and four as a Sunday School teacher. He claims life on the bounding main is the source of his spirit as well as his wit. His training in the Naval Reserve may account for his generally doing better in the more practical subjects than in the cul ' tural ones. His war ' cry being: ' ' Now this is something I can use. I get this. " Red was always fond of a lacrosse stick, but he never allowed it to interfere with his dragging. Fergie is broadminded enough in most respects but he refuses to surrender one firm con ' viction — that red hair is a requisite to comeli- ness. Only one quality defies analysis — what gave him his appetite? | FERGIE • • • Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1 Musical Club 2 Blacky i G. P. O. 135 • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • • Tulsa Oklahoma Jack W . Hats Water Polo Manager 4 Battalion C. P. O. • • • • • • • • • T 136 WO GUN, " after getting the old sea urge, left Oklahoma, land of Indians, oilwells, and wrestlers, and picked up for Annapolis. After his arrival, it didn ' t take long for Jack to get established in this new type of life, although he has never forgotten the old. During the winter months, when so many join the radiator club, the Kid may be found in the wrestling loft. In the spring. Jack may be seen in drill dress heading for the riding stables. One can never tell as to Jack ' s academic abilities, as he visits all sections from first to anchor. He is far from being wooden, however, and always keeps well above the old 2.5. Whether on the sea, in the big city, or on the plains, we know Jack will be a success and will be a real friend to all. JACK The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Brooklyn New York Seymour K A R A s r K SI COMES to us from Brooklyn by way of Cornell. A linguist of no mean ability, he has not only led his class in Spanish, but has found time to learn several other languages, such as French, Portuguese, and Ger ' man. A phenomenal memory has stood him high in many subjects, although he had to call upon all his great industry to master the more elusive mathematics and steam. Lacking in the qualities that bring immedi ' ate popularity, he nevertheless possesses a tenacity and will that have carried him through adversities that would have unseated many a better man. A lasting appreciation of favors, and a manlike abiHty to shrug his shoulders and accept fate ' s cruellest pranks will always make us remember him with respect. • • Sluarter ' Dec Society 4, 3, 2, 1 IP. O. " si " 137 sssssssssss • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handling weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. Shillington Pennsylvania Samuel George S h i lli Ki g Stage Gang 4, 3, 2, I Stage Manager 1 Two Stripes • • • • • • • • (TJ. 138 THE Pennsylvania Dutch lost one of their star members when Sam left the podunk to explore the civilized world via the Navy. After a few desperate struggles with the EngHsh Department, Sam firmly en ' trenched himself beyond reach of the Academic Board and settled down to a new life. As a member of the radiator club, Sam ' s record is beyond reproach, and his reputation as a red mike is nearly as well established. But if you want to know what goes on behind the cur ' tains on the stage at Mahan Hall, Sam ' s the one to see. Quiet and taciturn, he accepts life with the calm air of the philosopher. Despite the fact that he plays the violin, Sam is the best of roommates, and be it Navy or civilian life, he ' ll reap his share of life ' s rewards. SAM • • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the crossstaif of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Sewanee Tennessee Rat dolp H Scott Lockwood SCION of a seagoing family, Rudy claims Sewanee in the mountains of Tennessee as his real home town. At a tender age he left there for California and later moved to Kansas. After these wanderings, he prepped at Severn and came on to the Academy. Rudy is fond of a good bull session and is no idle by- stander; he ' ll always argue, either pro or con. Although he sometimes breaks down and drags, Rudy likes to classify himself as a red mike. A typical picture of Dewey is to see him sprawled in a chair, his feet on the table, and smoking his beloved briar, the bane of his wife ' s existence. With such natural ability we can all look forward to seeing Rudy as a success. His work at the Academy has been just a starter. • • • • • Soccer 4 Sluarter-Decl Society 2, 1 Reception Committee 2, 1 G. P. O. RUDY 139 • • • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. Jackson Tennessee Joseph Al e xat d e r Crook Wrestling 4 Class Wrestling 3 Lacrosse 4 Class Football 3 Radio Club 2, 1 Company Representative 1 Star 4, 2, 1 Two Stripes • • • • • E 140 IFE began at i6, when Joe left Tennessee for Annapolis. He is the youth of the class, yet he starred with ease plebe year. Too much sleep deprived him of his collar decorations the next, but by dint of fitful spells of frantic research he finished in the pro ' verbial blaze of glory. Although he expresses a vigor ' ous denial, he is the perpetual ladies man who glides with ease over the floors of Dahlgren or Carvel, with the times from weekend to weekend mere tolerated intervals to the greater things in life. He is an in ' veterate chowhound, with an uncanny abiHty to ferret out any tasty morsel. His chief diversions are cards and tennis. You may safely lay odds that Joe will come out ahead no matter what the game, cards or life, for he plays well. JOE Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; iirst sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. Cedar Rapids Iowa Robert B r i c e Moore BOB is an ideal product of a great four years at the Naval Academy. This Iowa lad shyly entered its portals with the first of ' 36 ' s class. At the begin- ning, he was greatly bewildered by the many phases of the life; academics were a source of constant worry but athletics of various kinds gave him diversion from work. A few short years and the change was wondrous; he may have begun slowly academically but wound up with a flourish, jumping numbers each year. The sub ' ject of women is beyond the scope of this text but suffice it to say. Bob can tell tales by the hour of cruises and leaves. Bob ' s rich supply of humor, sometimes sharp and biting but never unkind, have attracted an ever widening circle of close friends. • • • • • • BOB Wrestling 4, 2, 1 Class Wrestling 3 Black H Company C. P. O 141 • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. • Charleston South Carolina JOHn. Vavasour JsIoel, Jr. Tennis 4, 3, 2, 1. Captam 1. tHt (aval Academy Squash Champion NClub Recefition Committee I One Stnpe • • • • • J 142 ACK is a dyed in the wool salt hailing from Charles ' ton. The Naval Reserve and a trip on a banana boat to Honduras probably gave him the nautical urge, although he will admit he ' s not sailor enough to be fond of rough weather. Around Bancroft Hall he ' s an addict of squash, tennis, and sunbathing. During leave he delves into Baltimore society and has even been called a ' ' hcdebutante. " As most of us, Jack can ' t see why he ever left the joys of college life to come to the N.A., but in his saner moments he never regrets it. When Jack is interested in something, he ' s bound to succeed. This trait has caused him to be a success even in dragging, tor he certainly is interested in the young ladies. The best of luck to you. JACK • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. Kenmore New York Paul Robert Tyler ANEW YORKER by birth and inclination, Bob forsook the cloistered halls of Conisius College to bring joy and content to the academic departments and the young ladies of the eastern seaboard. He is not only a genuine savoir but also a man of divine patience with his more wooden classmates. Came the night be ' fore an examination and Professor Tyler held his noisy but efficient hours of extra instruction. Bob played football his plebe year but later became an ardent fol- lower of lacrosse and cross-country. He met with in- stantaneous success at lacrosse; he became famous overnight for acquiring the flashiest black eye seen in the vicinity of Worden Field. Ladies? A girl from Kansas and a blonde from Philly — he plays no favorites. Football 4 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1 Cross Country 2 Moi ' ie Gang Luc}{y Bag Personnel Editor Star 4, 2, 1 Two Stripes BOB- 143 S53333SSS33: The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. East Peoria Illinois William Dean R0BERS07 i Swimming 4 Rifte Team 4 Class Lacrosse 3 Expert Rifleman Company C. P. O. • 144 THE fact that Bill is most always found galloping madly over the surrounding country may be attributed to his having spent a part of his early career in Texas. The greatest portion, however, he passed in East Peoria. After an enviable scholastic record, he won a scholarship to the University of Illinois. This failed to satisfy his desires for adventure and romance. His quest finally led him out of the mid- west and into the Academy. His main interests here have been philosophy and current periodicals; academ- ics take up only his spare time. Bill ' s favorite animals are Camels but he prefers to be a snake himself. If you ever want him, don ' t bother to look in his room — try the Sugar Bowl first. ROBIE • The admiraPs flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • • • • • Gadsden Alabama Wilfrid Hollihgsworth Stiles THE idea was conceived the time Biff shot himself in the hand. He decided then and there that he would be such a help to the enemy! He let the idea smoulder, however, while putting around golf tourna- ments, chessing at Auburn, and dating Miss Spring- field at Marion, till finally he woke up one morning in Uncle Sam ' s Yacht Club. Biff lives up remarkably to his name, both in and out of the ring, except during youngster year when he all but took the count in math. After that Biff sailed serenely onward, being deterred only occasionally by cribbage, Thorne Smith ' s novels, making up his bed on Saturday mornings, and muttering, " Don ' t you think she ' s sweet? " For a good sense of humor, loyalty, and friendship we wish Biff " Bon Voyage. " • Indoor Rtjie 4 Class Football 4, 3 Boxing 3, 2, 1 Trac 2, 1 Bdttdlion C. P. O. BIFF 145 • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. Milwaukee Wisconsin Robert Ale x akd e r B o isi i x Class Cross Country 4, 3, 2 Indoor Ri ie 4, I Outdoor Rifle 3, I Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 Pep Committee 1 Two Stripes • • • • • B 146 OB spent a year at Marquette in preparation for a career as a civil engineer. Realiz;ing that the Navy was more to his Hking he left the beer city and came to the Academy. Plebe year Alex started his uphill battle with the Dago department, but naturally savvy otherwise, he found ample time to devote to the achievement of a 2.5. Bob ' s deepest interest lies in professional subjects. If you want the straight dope on any of our ships, just ask Bob. In the spring Bob will be found at the rifle range shooting it out for the Nyvee. Other athletic interests turn to cross country. As a wife Bob is always obliging and anxious to help out in any way possible. He will make a line addition to any ship ' s wardroom. ALEX • • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary iigure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. ISS5553SS33S Raleigh North Carolina D A ?i I E L Allen Martin WHILE studying the merit badge requirements for canoeing, Dan decided to enter upon a Naval career. He began with a course at N. C. State and then prepped at Bobby ' s War College. " Mazzini " has not been bothered much with academics nor does he bother much with them. Crew has been the sport which appealed to Dan and although always rowing backwards, he insists the pleasure is in knowing where he ' s been rather than where he ' s going. As for the social life, he rarely misses a hop. Dan has one weakness and that is his willingness to drag blind at the first suggestion of any of his classmates. Dan will con tinue to be a real shipmate; one to whom you may tell your tall stories and get a taller one in return. • • • • • • • DAN Lightweight Crew 4, 2 Hop Committee 1 Log 3 One Stripe 147 SSSS$5SSSS?| Pittsburgh Pennsylvania • • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as It is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • • iPSI LJ ' I ![ii " !IH 2y A • • • Richard Salisbu rt Bull, Jr Football 4, 3, 2, J. M, Bas){etbaU 2, 1 Lacrosse 2, J Crew 4 Wrestling 4, 3 HCluh H. A. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1 Two Stri( es • • • • • • T 148 HERE was a high pitched whine followed by the familiar roar of a propeller blade cutting the air. As a plane taxied out on the Severn River and poised its wings for flight, another chunk of my study period was gone while the Coach explained how the Navy ' s air service might be improved. Six feet, two hundred pounds of brawn, Dick learned to play football in that smokiest of cities, Pittsburgh. He made good at Culver and came on to Severn for a last bit of study before signing articles with Uncle Sam. Kicking goals is his specialty but he can block and tackle like a fiend. No red mike is this man, for he believes in doing everything well. He loves athletics, the Navy, and flying. May it always be Dick ' s good fortune to have many happy landings. DICK • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. Minneapolis Minnesota Gerald Shurtleff FitzGerald BIDDING a sad adieu to " the waters of Minne- tonka " our Fitz; came wandering down to Mary land to find that the Naval Academy was a full fledged institution of learning and not just a naval C.M.T.C. as the folks back home thought he was doomed to attend. Our representative of Minneapolis ' Blake School was not chagrined for it didn ' t take him long to find the sailboats. He soon proved to his classmates that they had a Sir Thomas Lipton in their midst for he won the priced binoculars plebe year. Aside from his sailing, Gerry tussles on the wrestling mat. Fitz, ' s hopes are centered on finding a drag to give the title of O.A.O. We think Fitz is a good fellow even though he sometimes annoys us (he sleeps loudly). • • • • • Class Football 4, 2 Boxing 4 Wrestling 3, 2, 1 Class Water Polo 4, 3 Thomfison Trophy 4 G. P. O. ' FITZ 149 Manistique Michigan • • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Ellis B u r r o k O r r Football 4, 3, 2 Class Wrestling 4, J, 2. 1 Class Cross Country 4 Reception Committee 3, 2, J Two Stripes • • • • A 150 FTER a year at Michigan State, Burt tossed college life aside to learn the ways of nautical men. That year gave him a start on his classmates so he has never had to worry about academics. His boning consists of spotting the right part of the lesson to study and seldom does he fail to guess correctly. Burt is partial to no one sport; football, wrestling, tennis, and swimming all appeal to him in their seasons. His outstanding characteristic is his friendly nature and he always has a cheery word for everyone. This applies equally to both sexes for he has been a success on the floors of Dahlgren Hall. Burt knew little about the sea when he entered the Academy but he soon decided to give his best to the Navy. BURT Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi ' tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. Portland Oregon ] o n n French Ryder JACK is only five feet seven inches tall but this is no handic ap in an argument or discussion. It may be on any subject; Jack is always able to add his share. Often the subject of conversation turns to the academ- ics where Jack does his part to help the less savvy eliminate grades below 2.5. In athletics, Jack picked a sport where his small stature is no disadvantage. The gym, where he specialises on the horse, holds a fascina- tion for him which makes him practice both in and out of season. His enthusiasm for the young ladies since he has been in the East has been in proportion to his size. He neither avoids them nor does he seek their company. His return to the West will undoubtedly reawaken this interest, as well as that of the ladies. • • Gym 4, 3, 2, h g (At Ri !e4 Reception Committee 2, I udrter-Decf; Society 1 Radio Club 2 One Stnpe HOOT 151 • • • • Greenwood Massachusetts • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • Paul Brennatn R r a k Cross Country 4, 3, 2 Lacrosse 3, 2, 1 Log Stag 4, 3, 2 Mtisqueraders 4 Log Board 1 uarter-Dec 3, 2 Cheer Leader 1 Two Stripes • • • • • • • • w 152 HEN Massachusetts presented one Paul Bren ' nan Ryan to the world at large, it contributed indisputably the rarest of personalities. Thank good ' ness, this personality is equally as pleasant and con ' genial as it is rare. There being a wee bit of the Blarney in his makeup, Rosy is gifted with the usual vigorous spirit which is shown by his academic battles. This same tinge of the Irish endows him with an unquench ' able sense of humor that turns every situation into a thing of joy and laughter. Indeed, Rosy ' s entire life is wrapped about laughter; he laughs his way into situations and then easily laughs out of them. A gem to his classmates; a success with the fair sex; a necessity at Carvel; — he ' ll get along. ROSY • The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. SSS333S5SSS New Orleans Louisiana G o RD oji Fowler A FTER two years ' military experience at Gulf jLX. Coast, Gordy forsook the advice of his Army family and ambled into our midst with a soft-spoken drawl and six feet three under his cap. Among his accomplishments the following deserve mention: never turned out to answer the reveille call, never cleaned the wash basin, and never dusted. Aside from these minor defects, Gordy has been the ideal roommate; he ' ll lend shekels and even face the supreme test of dragging blind. Second Class year was divided between receiving engagements from former flames and try ing to prevent the present favorites from contact- ing each other. Athletically, he held down a position in the Jayvee boat. " Say, how ' s to turn the radio up? " • • • • • Football 4, 3,2,1. K A. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. K A. One Stripe GORDY 153 • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handhng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. • • Baltimore Maryland J o H X s Hopkins J a k K e r Tennis 4, 3, 2 Third Company Representative 4, 3, 2 Masqueraders 4, 3, 2, 1 President Masqueraders 1 Trident Society 2, I Vice-President and Eduor-m-Chiefoj Trident I Council H. A. C. A. i One Stripe • • • • • • • • W ' 154 HERE RE ya ' from, mister? " ' ' Baltimore, sir. " " What a thing to live down. " And so it is (we are told), but fortunately Jack came here with enough equipment to make us believe his home town an asset to a man. He had a thorough academic training and an excellent background. He showed the first qualification by standing well up in the class (he gets this stuff, but will not be called a savoir), and the second by exhibiting superior conduct. Among his numerous passions are classical music, good books, and dramatics. Asked a favor by one of his multitude of friends, he will do his utmost to carry out the request; he ' ll even drag blind. To all of us, the word which will best fit Jack is ' ' gentleman. " Can a finer tribute be paid any man? JACK • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. • Hudson Falls New York Charles Ira Ratmond, Jr CHARLIE ' S not tall nor is he dark, and you can judge for yourself about the rest. He got the fever in Hudson Falls (the germ seems very insidious and quite a traveler), prepped up the river a way, and joined ' 36. Charlie announced his presence during plebe summer by placing himself in the spotHght in the boxing ring. Since then his athletic achievements have not been so spectacular, and he now finds himself just " one of the boys. " He characterises himself as a " tinker " but as yet he has not perfected any startling mechanical device other than a method of " fixing " the water faucet or a good cap brace. Not too noisy, serious, regular, and neat, he makes a good wife. Ladies, don ' t push — there is plenty of time. • • • • • • • • CHARLIE Bo.vmg 4 Track 4 One Stnpe 155 s:ssssssss$?| Lynbrook New York • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphicsurveymadeby Darius. Marti7v[ Miller Football 4, 3, 2, 1. Ji Wrestling 4, 3,2,1. wHt Water Polo 4 HClub One Stripe • • • • • • • A 156 SMILING face with laughing eyes is your first introduction to Truck, who is a most congenial person to know. His marvelous physique caused his nickname; and packed with energy and brawn, he must be handled with care or he might use it on you. His aggressiveness makes him a capable wrestler and an excellent lineman. Studies can ' t bother his care- free nature and only the fair sex can bend him against his own will. No one could have a better pal or a stauncher friend as he is always trying to lend a helping hand. Whether he remains in the service or seeks his fortune on the outside he is well equipped with the intelligence, personality, and common sense to justify his decisions with unlimited success. TRUCK • • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. Gary Indiana James Richard H a h s e n. IF AT first you don ' t succeed " fits Dick. ' 3,5 lost where we gained. We can ' t forget those room wrecking rumpuses of plebe summer, the more sedate corridor fights of youngster year, or the a c word battles. Dick is a home loving guy but swears he ' ll be free, white, and sixty before settling down. Stubborn? Oh, boy! We ' ll back him against any mule: but he confesses when wrong. An ideal wife? Yer dern tootin ' . He does more than his share of work, can always lend something, and never borrows. One fault of Dick ' s is his shoe shines; he cuts our throat. Earnest and sin cere, Dick will be a rousing success in any and all fields that he may enter. Continue the good work, old man, and you will be in front always. • • • • • • DICK Soccer 4 Lacrosse 4 Class Lacrosse 3 Three Stnpes 157 • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. • • Fort Covington New York Gould Hu ?iT e r Tennis Manager 4, 3, 2, I. tJ t 1 HCliib Trident Society 3, 2, I Secretary 2. President I Hop Commxttee 3, 2 Recefition Committee 3, 2, 1 Ring Dance Commutee Star 4, 2 Two Stripes • • • • G 158 OULD came to us a congenial personality, well fitted to become one of the chosen few. Being a savoir the acs have worried him little and he has found time to take part in extra-curricular activities. His ability to do well whatever he undertakes was soon recogniz,ed and it won him several elective offices. His spare moments are spent in reading and he always has a sound and up to date knowledge of world affairs. Although Dick is not athletically incHned he derives great enjoyment from watching football, basketball, and tennis games. For recreation Gould drags to most of the hops, but his main interest in femmes is still centered around the O.A.O. Gould is a wonderful friend, a tine person, and a loyal wife. DICK • The engine-room telegraph, the most % ' ital Hnk of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. • • • M F%c l ' i- 1 % %hr SQm k X-v « htkS!limM jHBm • • • GiLMAN Vermont J o H K Raymond M i l l e r r NOTHING on earth can ever shake John ' s own placid philosophy. Refusing to be hurried or driven, he quietly gets things done in his own private way and even the onslaughts of academic or executive departments leave him serenely unruffled. His is a mild and sympathetic nature, scorning turmoil and worry. Decidedly neither a snake nor a red mike, John is always true to the single inspiration of a familiar photograph. He possesses a distinct flair for contented domestic life so his ideal of happiness doesn ' t lie in the Navy. John has been known to steal much time from Steam and Ordnance investigating the path ways of success in business life. We hazard the guess that the future will bring him what he seeks in that direction. • • • • • • Reception Committee 2, 1 M. P. O. JAWN 159 5:sssssss5Sf| Chattanooga Tennessee • • • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Thomas William Samuel Class Football 2, 1 Reception Committee 2, 1 One Stripe • • • • • • • • A 160 TRIP from Ohio, his native state, to Chatta ' nooga gave life to a spark of adventure so Sam cast his lot with the sea. Academics, femmes, and scuttlebutt are taken by Sam at their face value and never bother him. He is a carefree and congenial fellow; his cheerful disposition and ready smile win and hold many friends for him. Though not a varsity man, Tom keeps his joints in working order with tennis and gym. He ' s a good track man — after the hops. Sam is an ideal roommate and his presence ever removes the need of a dictionary for he knows all the answers. Here ' s to you, Sam, and may you always be ready with a quick response and that hearty cooperation for your skipper, whoever he or she may be. SAM • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • • • • Memphis Tennessee Elbt Dexter M art ijsi , Jr MEMPHIS ' loss was Navy ' s gain when Elby cast his lot with Uncle Sam ' s seadogs. Having lived on the banks of the Mississippi, boats weren ' t new to Elby but it took plebe summer to acquaint him with the ways of salty seamen. Ed was never bothered by the academics and on many occasions he willingly helped out his less fortunate classmates. He is an advo ' cate of vigorous exercise; his forte is tennis but in season it ' s football and basketball. Ed is a good mixer so he is popular among the fair sex as well as his class ' mates. The pictures in his locker and his correspon ' dence testify to this fact. Ed has been a good friend and roommate. With his common sense and professional ability he should go far — here ' s to you, Ed. • • • • • ED Footban4.3. 2, I. N- A. Basketball 4, 3, 2, I. K A. Tenms 4, 3, 2. 1. tHt HClub Reception Cominittee 2, 1 Two Stnpes 161 • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. • • • Bunker Hill Indiana Richard Rockwell Pratt Football 4, 3, 2, I . H Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1. Captain 1. H Wrestling -;, 3 H Club Class Secretary 2, I Exficrt Rijleman Two Stripes • • • • • 162 ASANDBLOWER in every sense of the word, Dick makes up for his small stature by grit and determination. These traits stamped him as an out ' standing individual in athletic pursuits. Rated as the smartest quarterback in years, he proved himself by guiding Navy to its first Army victory since 1921. During the winter he spends his time wrestling, and when spring comes he is found holding down a regular job at third base. Dick takes academics as they come without having any serious difficulties. As class secretary-treasurer he worries away many hours in balancing the accounts, but he always manages to fill a hop schedule, a Carvel engagement, and answer his tan mail. Dick has been an ideal roommate; he will make a good shipmate. DICK • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. SS5S35S3SSS Shamokin Pennsylvania Joseph Lewis Evans FAR away in the little Pennsylvania mining town of Shamokin, Joe heard the call of the sea and after extensive preparations commenced his naval career late in June of ' 32. His knack of easily overcom- ing all obstacles enabled him to achieve the maximum results with minimum efforts. Even though a tough term exam was to be the next day, Joe always found time to dash off a few lines to his fair admirers and to hastily peruse his home town paper. His accomplish ' ments in football and lacrosse will make his name a fixture in Navy athletics but his crowning achieve ment was rope climbing in the gym! He ' ll be successful in whatever he undertakes. Behave yourself, Joe, and lots of luck though we know you ' ll never need it. • • • • Football 4,3 ,2,1. ?i Lacrosse 4, 3,2,1. H Class Ring Committee Ti.A.C.A. Council 4, 3,2.1. Vice-President Choir 4, 3, 2, 1 Two Stripes JOE 163 • • • • • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as It is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • IBfi 1 I ' ; i 1 Savannah Georgia W I L L A R D E U G E K E H E V E Swimmmg 4, 3 Gym 4, 3 Baseball 2 Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 Company Representative 1 Two Stripes • • • • • E 164 DISON found him a man of promise, the Navy found him willing and ready, the ladies find him suave and fluent, and his classmates find him the em- bodiment of their conceptions of a Southern gentleman. After attending Georgia Tech, he decided he ' d rather be a sailor than a rambling wreck. His outstanding characteristic is his sense of humor. To call it con- tagious would be mild treatment; it ' s positively an epidemic. He has acquired fame as a rhythm king with his rendition of Egyptian Ella. Addicted to sleep he sets his alarm for five; turns it off and chortles, " A whole hour to sleep. ' ' He keeps his clock fifteen minutes fast in order to be ready for formation on time. Quiet, modest, and dis ' interestedly savvy, he will stay on top. BILL • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, hut its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. MlLFORD Connecticut Carl W i k s l o w H e r w o o d LIFE on the bounding wave was no novelty for J Wink. He arrived at the Academy in a mist of spray, literally encrusted with the salt of Long Island Sound. This salty environment had its influence on him, and his personality includes that good-natured confidence that is born of fighting Father Neptune in his own element. Few hops see him as a stag, and he attends them all. Studies bother him so little that Grand Opera, A.A. Milne, and cribbage all take up a generous portion of his time. Additional remarks: Inveterate pipe smoker, excellent yarn-spinner, de- pendable meteorologist, has a voice resembling Caruso ' s ... in volume. Disgustingly healthy. Prophecy: A long life, lots of friends, and, unquestionably, success. • • • • • • • • • WINK Crew 4 Radio Club Blac H One Stripe 165 i ,SSSSS3SS55S Elizabeth Tennessee • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Datton Albert S e i l e r • Basketball 4, 2, I • Cross Country 2 Tennis 4, 3 • Log 4, 3, 2, J. Associate Editor 1 • Trident 4, 3, 2. 1. Business Manager 1 • Radio Club Orchestra 4, 3, 2 • Choir 4 Reception Committee 2 • Haij Expert Pistol Medal Three Stripes • • • • 166 THE town ot Elizabeth was the scene of great rt- joicing one day in 1932 for one of her favorite sons had joined the ranks of the chosen at the Naval Academy. D.A. arrived in our midst and ' 36 gained another rebel as the damnyan}{ees say. For four years we have seen him surrounded by chips, slivers, and odd bits of wood and metal; his hobbies are his inven ' tions and airplane models. Lessons were only a minor detail to D.A. His idea of a well spent study period was one during which he didn ' t crack a book, and to the eternal wonder of his classmates, he was able to do it. The Navy will welcome men like him, but we wonder how a Junior Officers ' bunkroom will look after D.A. gets a new idea and starts construction. D.A. • • Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. l!SSSS333SSSS Battle Creek Michigan Frederick Richard Dow s ett WHEN Freddy left his pre med course to enter the Academy, he must have left behind him a host of friends in dear old Battle Creek. His beaming smile and flashing eyes have made every one of us his friends for life. His ready wit has made it easy for him to carry away the hearts of his drags but one now seems to be the object of his attention. Freddy is as intelligent as the savviest so he manages the aca ' demies with little effort. With a carefree disposition, Fred has made a perfect roommate and a true pal. A real love for the Service, the highest sense of duty, a faithful energy to finish a given task, and a true sense of honor cover Fred ' s outstanding quali ties; these coupled with an alert mind make him a real fellow. • • • • Soccer 4, 3 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2 Advertising Manager Trident Trident Society Black, H Three Str pes FREDDY 167 Waterville Maine • • • • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • • Forrest White S i m o h eau Plebe Lightweight Crew. Coxswain 150 lb. Crew 3, 2 Class Wrestbng 4, 3 M. P. O. • • • • • • • • • • • • • E 168 ONG years ago news leaked to Maine that there was an institution of learning other than Colby College. Hearing the rumor, Forrest decided to in- vestigate and thus the Navy spirited away one of Maine ' s loyal sons. Once here, Sime found that the water had been his real love all along so each evening found him on the river cajoling, bullying, and coaxing the crew to " give him ten. " Away from the river, the funster dropped his role of taskmaster and assumed the character that has made him many friends. Always easy going and cheerful, he made the ideal roommate how can you argue with a fellow who won ' t do anything but smile? Here ' s to Maine ' s ad- dition to ' 36 and to the success he ' s sure to have. FUNSTER The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Schenectady New York Robert C am p b e l l Sleight HAILING from God ' s country — New York to mere mortals — with the aim of getting ahead, Bob resolved to try the idea on his college brethren and become a Middie, in spite of all the difficulties that lay in the path. When he had accomplished this he was not entirely satisfied so he started in on cross country and track. He has made these his present ideals. Bob ' s natural leadership has been backed by his ready smile so that all of us have taken him to our hearts. If he doesn ' t like the way things are being run he says so and usually causes us to agree. A likeable fellow any way you take him, he has proved that snakes never drag bricks and a fast man is always out ahead. We think Sledge will always finish in front. BOB • • • • • • • • Cross Country 4, 3, 2, I. Captdin 1. c?v[c Track 4, 3,2.1. H HCluh Three Stnpes idgc ' ■isssssssssss • • • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handhng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. Charleston South Carolina Carl H e ?i r r Amme, J r Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1. wHp Handball 4, 3, 2 H Club Orchestra 4, 3, 2, 1 Leader 1 Choir 4, 3, 2, I Musical Clubs Show 4, 3, 2, Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • • • w 170 HCS that syncopating answer to a maiden ' s prayer? Why, Bon, of course ! As side lines he helps the water polo team drown its hefty oppo ' nents and makes sweet sounds on the violin. Out ' spoken, with a sense of humor (even when the joke ' s on him), an expert at repartee, he adds interest and color to any conversation. An alert mind and a seemingly inexhaustible store of energy keeps Bon in the top sections with no apparent effort; as a result his inclination to enjoy life finds ample opportunity for expression. His ability to view matters objectively and his forceful manner of presenting argument are only two of the qualities which will make him a valuable officer to the Naval Service. BON • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the crossstaff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Royal Oak Michigan DELMER FRATsiCIS U ACKE?iBU SH , JR QUACKY is a Fundamentalist by faith and be- lieves in orthodox hell and D. s. His big aim is to become a Fritz, Kreisler on the trumpet. He likes good music and books. Intends to start smoking a pipe when he gets in the Fleet. Gets his main enjoyment in life from anticipation — that ' s why he loves to drag blind. Chuckles heartily to himself every time he re- ceives a letter. Spends his spare moments in tearing cHppings from newspapers for his scrapbook. Talks in a well modulated voice, but laughs boisterously. Sort of guy who will stand your hop watch and lend you five bucks to drag. Skippers will commend his effort and value his thoroughness; bluejackets will appreciate his understanding. Quacky is " good people. " • • • • • • • • Class Football -), 3, 2, 1 Gym 2, I Orchestra 3, 2, I uarter-Dec){ Society 2, 1 Musical Club Show 2, 1 Two Stripes QUACKY 171 • • • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. • Baltimore Maryland Harrison B r e Ji t J R Track, 4 Cross Country 4, 3 Class Water Polo 3 Log 2 Log Board 1 One Stripe • • • • • • • • c 172 OMMENCING his naval career under the han- dicap of hailing from Baltimore, Harry has proved that it was not the burden it seemed but pro- vided the settings for second class summer ' s glorious week ends. He has become one of the regular fellows of ' 36; a snake, an athlete, a literary giant, a lover of nature — what more could one desire? Even though he yells, ' ' Don ' t knock over that radio! " if you twirl one of the dials, Harry always has taken jokes and pranks with the best of humor; perhaps thinking of an even sweeter revenge. Although one can hardly imagine him deserting his beloved Cosmo for a Sam Browne, we ' ve no doubt that he ' ll become an efficient and capable officer in the Marines. HARRY Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. • • Salem New Jersey Edwin Louis K r t e EDDY is another small town boy who made good. He came to us from the wilds of New Joisey but he was no landlubber when he reached the banks of the Severn. Eddy is an ex-member of the Naval Reserve and had already made a cruise to Bermuda. (Ask him what he did there — we won ' t tell !) Chiefly famous for his spirit of rugged individualism, he has been known to turn up in white works when the uniform was service. We admire his sense of humor; he appreciates jokes even when they are on him. Though Eddy is hardly a snake, we have an idea how he got his 3.4 dailies in Ordnance. When questioned by his ardent admir- ers as to his formula for success he blushes modestly and says, ' ' Leave late and arrive on time. " • • • • • • • SmtiU Bore 4 Radio Club 3, 2, 1 Reception Committee X 2, 1 Water Polo 2 G. P. O. ■ EDDY 173 sssssssssss • • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. • • • Landrum South Carolina William Ktle Davekport , Jr Football 4 Class Football 3, 2 Boxmg4, 3, 2, 1. b Jt Baseball 4 HClub Comfiany Representative 4, 3, 2, 1 M. P. O. • • • • • • • • s 174 OUTH CAROLINA adds another to the long list of her famous sons. In Davvy she has furnished the Navy with material for a splendid officer. Time and again we have seen him demonstrate coolness under fire in the ring. Perseverance keeps him after a difficult problem in the academics until he masters it. In the social as well as the professional side of Navy life he will succeed. Chief Rounder ' Upper of the Carvel Hall Cowboys, Davvy ' s attendance is the assurance of a good time for all at any social function. Seldom snaking, he likes to give all the femmes an even break. His ready wit and quick smile have won him a host of friends, and through his boxing prowess he has acquired an equal number of admirers. True friend, we salute thee. DAVVY • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys ' tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. ssssssssssfejsssssss Water Valley Mississippi George Andrew Wagtsler, ]r FROM Water Valley in the highlands (?) of Mississippi, the N.A. received George on June 14, 1932. Nature endowed him with a mind of rare brilliance and breadth and " Miss ' ippi " gave him the attitude of the Southern gentleman — thus George as we know him, an attractive personality and a likeable classmate. Though on the verge of starring most of the time, George never ' ' let school interfere with his education " too much. Fencing, golf, Reception Com ' mittee work, classes, and a Queen of Water Valley ' s famous Watermelon Festival have been his chief interests for four years. Gifted with the speed and precision of the natural athlete, George has proved a valuable man to the fencing team. Success must attend such ability. • • • Fencing 4, 3. 2, 1. fHt Tennis 4 Golf 2, 1 H Club Receptmn Committee 3, 2, 1 Christmas Card Committee 2, 1 Hofi Committee 1 Luc y Bag Admmistration Editor Tu ' O Strtpes GEORGE 175 • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Tuscaloosa Alabama William Harry Wright Wresthng 4, 3, 2, 1 Golf Squad Class Gym 3, 2 Radio Club One Strips • • • • • • • • • 176 TUSCALOOSA ' S Black Warrior River provided Harry with his first nautical experiences. He then and there decided some day to become one of Uncle Sam ' s salty lads. Early in June of ' 32, the Naval Academy added another Alabamian to its roll. The Kid has carried on in true Southern style for his motto has been, " Why work when it ' s more fun to play! " Harry has always managed to keep at least one jump ahead of the academics and still have time to spend in the gymnasium and on the wrestling mat. Harry has not neglected his favorite pastime — sleeping. One can easily see why he is not a red mike; it ' s the twinkle in his eyes. Classmates soon found that for an argument, a bull session, or just fun, they needed only to call on Harry. I HARRY • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • • • • • • Jacksonville Florida Frederic Archibald Cheklault AFTER Fred decided to become a Navy man - instead of an engineer, he took passage to Baltimore on the next ship. Passing up the Chesapeake Bay, the institution nestled on the left bank attracted him. He turned to an officer inquisitively, " Buddy, is that a prison? " The officer replied, " That ' s the place where they teach you not to call the skipper buddy. " Fred has learned this and more such as rope climbing in Mr. Sazama ' s emporium. In nav, math, and the rest he has shown us something. Next to his siesta, water polo, baseball (he ' s a Babe Ruth fan), and cards appeal to Archie. Lately, he has decided there is no reason why he shouldn ' t give the ladies a break and now he journeys forth even unto Carvel. • • • • • • • • • • • • • ARCHIE Water Polo 4, 3, 2 Baseball 4 Class Football 3, 2 Ring Committee Luc ( Bag Biographies Editor Tndetit 3, 2, 1 Exchange Editor 1 Star 4, 3, 2, 1 Four Stripes 177 • • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. Tarentum Pennsylvania Ralph R Aisi d o l p h Humes Crew 4, 3 Class Football 2, 1 Recefition Committee 3, 2, I Battalion C. P. O. • • • • • • • • • 178 HAP ' S schoolboy ambition was to secure a position with H. J. Heinz or Pittsburg Plate but on the day he heard of Annapolis, these ambitions were pushed into the background. Hap loves the Navy but because he is the last man to sign in on time from every leave he also loves elsewhere. No such devotion on his part has been given either the Math or Nav depart- ments. A sterling sense of humor has enabled Ralph to weather the academic storms of Navy life. He borrows stamps and other necessities, but being the ideal wife, he is prompt to reimburse with a spare shoe string or some ot that chow from home. With his happy disposition and likeable personality he ' ll have no troubles — fair winds and a following sea, j Hap. HAP • • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. Wauwatosa Wisconsin |,SSSS55SSSSS James S e r o k Gray, Jr. BACK in January, 1932, Jim came down from the skies above Milwaukee long enough to prep for and pass the entrance exams. He joined the Navy with the good intention of continuing his flying but thus far little of his ambition has been realized. He holds two undisputed records; he has never been known to be without chow nor to be sat and secured. Jim is bilging out with anything less than a 31.4. Remember the time he was so concerned about hitting an ordnance tree, he took his books to the tailor shop and his suit to Steam class? He never lets pleasure interfere with studies nor studies with pleasure. Jim takes ad vantage of all hops and liberties when his favorite sport, crew, does not deem it other wise. Happy landings! • • • • • • Football 4, 3 Crew 4, 3.2. 1. X KCluh Moine Gang 1 . Vice-President 1 Two Stripes JIM 179 • • • • • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as It IS technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • PS) 1 1 ' r m Springfield Massachusetts F R AH K MAS07s( R O B I ?i S O H Class Football 3, 1 Boxing 3,2,1. H- A. Tennis 4 Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • • 180 MEET FRANK — he ' s different! He is a voracious reader of P. G. Wodehouse, an ardent movie fan, and a devotee of hill billy music but his specialty is chow. The call of the sea is deeply rooted in Punchie and he spends most of his Sept. leave cruis- ing and knocking about on the water. Aside from his love of things nautical, Frank also has a decided bent toward athletics. He puts his whole heart into any undertaken sport and this combined with an inherent sense of sportsmanship make him hard to beat. Punchie is ambitious and conscientious but at the same time cheerful and easy going, so the struggles of aca- demics have not weighed heavy on him. ' 36 gives to the Navy a fine man and an excellent LaW officer. ' ' punchie " The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subnia ' rine during the Revolution. Providence Rhode Island David Sat ids Seaman, Jr AN INBORN love tor sails and the sea landed - Dave at the Academy one day back in June of ' 32. When the Nav Department got hold of him sec- ond class year, he lost a little of his enthusiasm for the sea but that was only temporary. His hobby is boats, particularly sailboats, and his knowledge of them ap ' pears to be almost unlimited. Faults Dave has, of course, but his remarkable ability to keep them covered most of the time is one of his many virtues. Though generally rather quiet and self-contained, he has a sense of humor and a pleasant personality which make him an asset anywhere. He will succeed in any undertaking that interests him. Here ' s the best of luck and the prediction of a great future for you, Dave. • • • • DAVE Lacrosse 4, 3, 1 Wrestling 4, 3 Two Stripes 181 • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Emporia Virginia F IT z H u G H Lee Palmer, Jr. Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1 . wHp HClub Class Football 4 Class Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1 One Stnpe • • • • • • • • s 182 OMEWHERE in Virginia is a town, so cleverly hidden that no cartographer ever located it, whose fame rests upon this favorite son. Early plebe summer, he discovered water polo and for four years he more or less regularly attended sessions of the Suicide Squad. It really invigorated one to watch his face Hght up at the commonplace question, " Poker game? ' ' True to the traditions of the Old South, his idea of heaven would be relighting the Civil War over a poker table. After hours of haggling, one could occasionally inveigle him away from his more masculine pursuits, at which time he showed a decided weakness for blondes. Plebe year after being unsat for three months, he pulled sat without a re-exam. Darned resourceful, these Virginians. FITZ Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. :sssss3sssss Nashville Tennessee James Andrew B r o w Ki s QUARE that cap, Mr. Brown. " Since the eventful days of plebe summer that cap has been putting up a valiant but unsuccessful fight. There is no cap made that can fit squarely on Moose ' s head. But don ' t let the shape deceive you. Moose is just " naturally born savvy. " He had only one comment to make about anything the academics had to offer — fruit! He was never too busy to help a wooden classmate. Moose ' s three diversions in life are, in the order named: foot ' ball, beer, and girls. His fine and constant work on the gridiron contributed much to our long awaited win over Army in 1934; beer is the spice of life to him; and the girls — they all fall for Andy. He ' s the original Don Juan — a Casanova. Bottoms up, Andy. MOOSE • • • Fo3tbaU4,3, 2, I. K A. Log Stag 2, 1 Trident 2, 1 Circulation Manager 1 Christmas Card Committee 1 Star 4, 3, 2, 1 Three Stripes 183. • • • Hollywood California • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • David Z a b r i s k i e ] Football 4, 3, 2, 1 H Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1 HCluh One Stripe • • • • • • • • • Q " , 184 UALITY with six feet and one hundred and ninety pounds of quantity is Dave, our big, brown haired " native son " of Hollywood. Ski pos ' sesses an abundance of natural athletic ability, a spar- kling sense of humor, and a heart of gold. A striking personality, an easy going manner, and his football playing has made him a man with many friends. Zabbo is no amateur ladies ' man and claims that the femmes don ' t bother him — much! He is very fond of music but fortunately for us he gave up a musical career for the Navy. Best of luck to you, Dave; sad is the parting for we have enjoyed and been grateful for your companionship these four years. Your gradua- tion gives to the Fleet a tine officer, a gentle- man, and a real man! ZABBO • • The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. FlTCHBURG Massachusetts Carl M o r r o h Fellows ALTHOUGH New England has always given . great things to the United States, the greatest that we have seen is Carl, or just plain " M " to his classmates. He came to us with an enviable record in athletics and school affairs and is leaving with an even greater one. " M " isn ' t the bonecrusher type but he does plenty to opposing teams. Not content to win his letter and captain his favorite sport, basketball, he also stars in football and lacrosse. Off the athletic field, Carl doesn ' t know what competition is for he ' s never had to wage a battle with the academics. An original good time Charlie, " M " can always be found at the hops and Carvel Hall. When Carl enters the Fleet, Uncle Sam will be getting a real man. So long, " M. " • • • • • Football 4, 2, 1. H Basketball 4, 3, 2, I. Captain. H Lacrosse 3, 2, I. H Trac 4 HClub Class Secretary-Treasurer 3 Three Stripes M 185 • • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handling weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. Washington District of Columbia Frederick Charles Setford Baseball 4,3,2,1. ?{ Football 4, 3 HClub 1 P.O. • • • • • • • • • D ' O YOU see that heavy set fellow about five ten shuffling down the corridor? That ' s Jersey Joe. Don ' t expect him to say much; he ' s a regular clam but when he does come out of his shell you ' ll hear plenty of his own dry humor. He ' s not a ladies ' man and never goes to hops, but did he surprise the boys after second class Christmas with a girl ' s picture! Joe is more at home on the diamond — a regular Casey. He would be a good football man if it weren ' t for a touch of laziness. Not much of a student, but he does manage to keep one jump ahead of the academics. It will take you 1 quite a while to really know Joe but when you " 1 do, you will like those easy ' going, good- natured ways, and you will find a true friend. 186 JERSEY JOE • • • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the cross statf of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. SSSSS$SS:SS|f .SSSSS55SSSS Elmira New York Malcolm Cushiisig McGrath FROM a small town in New York came this mite with his suitcase packed with awful puns and writing implements. The latter, he used to write to his O.A.O. The former, he used at his leisure on his classmates. His hobbies are amateur photography and model making and he does both well. Academically, Mac attains the maximum results with minimum ex ' pended efforts. It is often necessary to quell his exuber- ances of humor by resorting to lethiferous devices. His boast is that in the three years following gradua- tion, he ' ll make a million (probably puns). What his plans are for so quickly becoming a capitalist he does not reveal, but we wish him luck and have enough confidence in him to believe that he will do it. • • • • • • • • • • • Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1 Wrestling 4, 3, 2, I Class Football 2 Class Water Polo 3 Lucky Bag Stajf Moiiie Gang. Vice-President 1 One Stripe MAC 187 SSSSS53SSSS Charleston South Carolina Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. J O H H Devereux B L I t c h Boxmg4, 3, 2, I. hHt Captain I H Club Class Football 3, 2 Luc y Bag Staff Expert Rifleman Four Stripes • • • • • s 188 TRANGELY enough, it took no little amount of persuasive efforts to entice Jack to forsake the Old Army Game that he followed at the Military- College of South Carolina. " Snucky " has been sway ing boxing opponents with one hand and the fair sex with the other through High School, Military College, and now he has definitely established his preeminence at the Naval Academy in both fields — truly a success ' ful gentleman, at home both in the boxing ring and on the ballroom floor. There is, however, one fatal spot in this Achilles: sweet music can always knock him out. While he has been one of the savants he maintains a sense of equilibrium which should produce a gyroscopic stabilizing effect in the heavy weather to come. JACK • • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. • • • Charleston South Carolina Matnard Martik Ko H RD E?i 36 FOUND in their plebe wilderness a reptile; since then he has been their head snake. As such Dixie has arranged the hops and supplied more than his share of the demoiselles (minus their hearts). This activity has not prevented trips to the gym and the body beautiful has been maintained perfectly. While facing these facts, we sometimes wonder what kind of Holy Joe Maynard would have made had he continued his theological pursuits. These extra curricu- lar activities generally left time for academics and, though not so intimate with Tecumseh as to thumb his nose at him, Maynard and he became pals enough to preclude any differences. A bit of music, say by the Lombardos, and there ' s that contented smile appearing again. Football 4 Class FoothaU 3, 2 Hop Committee 3, 2 Chairman June Bali Committee 2 Expert Rifleman Three Stripes DIXIE 189 Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. • • Seneca Falls New York J o H Ji Kerr F r f e Class Football 4, 3, 2 Lacrosse Manager 4, 3 Reef Points 2, 1 Reception Committee Property Gang Two Stripes • • • • • • 190 BLACK curly hair, long dark lashes, a playful smile — that ' s Jack. A small-town boy with metro- politan poise, he nevertheless thinks Seneca Falls is the garden spot of New York. Jack is not one of the lads who slave for the highest grades nor has he had to even work hard to stay sat, so the end of the month never worried him. A Saturday night hop or a Sunday afternoon at Carvel is an event in his Hfe — did we hear someone say snake! Jack doesn ' t specialize in athletics but he ' s always ready for a game of touch or a rough- house; or on a rainy afternoon, he ' ll supply good ideas and his share of the conversation. Jack will find and fill his niche in the Navy but we ' ll never forget his friendliness and pleasant nature — he ' s one of the boys ! JACK • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. Los Angeles California Theodore Charles Ltster, ]r TED made his appearance late in plebe summer with a trunkful of cit clothes and a heart full of Cali- fornia. Although Navy regulations caused him to dis- pose of the former, he has never missed an opportunity to sing the praises of the latter. Ted is not exactly lazy but he is a strong advocate of the theory that one should mix culture with learning. He plays soccer, but finds it easier to enjoy things closer to home than to attend practices more than once or twice a week. Ted isn ' t a snake, but on more than one occasion he has sallied forth to give those of the fair sex a break. As he never worries about academics, he has enjoyed himself to the fullest. With his near perfect atti- tude toward life and the Navy, Ted will always receive the best they have to offer. • • • TED Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1 Golf Manager 1 . gT f HClub Stage Gang 2, 1 Property Manager One Stripe 191 • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Atlanta Georgia William 7s[ u t t i n g Price Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1 Cla55 Lacrosse 4, 3 Trident 3, 2, 1 Luc y Bag Staff Star 4. 3. 2, 1 Two Stripes • • • w 192 ILLIE looks upon life as a great contest, and he is the most enthusiastic player in the game. No matter what phase of it holds him for the moment, he will finish with the winners. In the boxing ring, he shows true professional form and teaches the best of them tricks. The academic departments are decided losers in their tilts with Willie; he ' s a star man whose characteristic enthusiasm for work has made it easy to pull down the forties. When he plays, he enters into the spirit of the game and derives its full benefits. When helping a friend, he is none the less thorough. Likes psychology, boxing, dreaming, and puns. Wants to live a thousand years. Aspires to the life of a Chinese lama. A true rebel, a truer friend. WILLIE « • The admirars flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board . • • • • • • Atlanta Georgia : iss$ssssssss Richard Rumel Bradley, Jr. BUSINESS man, wolf among the lambs of Wall Street, financier extraordinary — would prefer amassing a colossal fortune to sketching, describing, and plotting fixes but performs these less intriguing duties conscientiously. Is at his best leading a 4-N. Knows his cheers from N to Y; for cheer brainpower is without an equal. Also knows when to give his cheer to a lady, being an ophidian par excellence. Smokes a pipe and is a lover of classy music, to the soothing strains of which he glides over the floor with the greatest of ease. So much for the details. Assemble and cement with a stuff called trustworthiness you have a rough — very rough — model of the gentleman whose likeness is herewith re ' produced. • Wrestling Manager 3, 2, 1. wHt Class Football 4 Track 4 HCluh Log Stag 2,1 Luc}{y Bag Staff Cheer Leader Two Stnpes • • • • RUMMY 193 S5SSSSSSSSf| S5555335S3S ZwOLLE Louisiana • • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. • • • • Marcus Leo C o r l e r JR Log 4 One Stripe • • • • • • • • • • H 194 AIL to Marcus, from the state of the many bayous. Marcus is quite a lad; between figur ' ing new ways to goldbrick, practising walking on his hands, and deciding which Crab to look after, he does a good job of staying sat, even though he spent three years boning la bella lingua delli Fascisti. One of his characteristics is the rare, though at times annoying, gift of eternal blissfulness — never a care in the world; even here! Blame it on his youth, naivete, or what have you; it ' s beyond us. Mark usually comes out on top through various and sundry ways, but he never let the secret of his success out. His ambition is to get back to his good ole cawn pone and pot likker. Let ' s hope his angel continues to look out for him. Here ' s to you, Mark! MARK Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. Ellsworth Kansas Lloyd g e o r g e B e t s o h OUT of the wild and wooly West came Benny as bald and bowlegged as possible to be. Plebe year his stories, told in an unique growl, brought many a laugh from the upper classes. Later this same growl set the plebes to laughing or trembling according to the occasion. Benny ' s motto was to get by with the minimum expenditure of time and energy; his time ' consuming hobby of photography proved he could do it. While not a professional athlete, the weak and sub squads never bothered him. In spite of his professed intolerance, he made many friends; being neither a snake nor a red mike, he ' s kept them all. If you want to argue or merely bat the breeze, Benny is the man for you to see tor he can handle his part. • • • • • • BENNY Soccer 4 Luc){y Bag Stag Two Stripes 195 i ,S55SS5SSSSS • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as It IS technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • pa 1 1 ' r l m • • Albion New York William Andrew Small Fencing 4, 3, 2, 1 Class Football 4 Rifle 3 Orchestra 4, 3 H. A. Ten. Leader 2, 1 Hop Committee Expert Rifleman Company C. P. O. • • • • • • • w 196 HEN the word is passed at the Pearly Gates to relieve the watch. Bill will be there with his trumpet ready to render (the unkind would say to rend) sweet strains from U Trovatore, martial airs common to the Hellcats, or snappy syncopation in the best modern manner. Our terrestial Gabriel — or was it Gable? — paid his tirst tribute to the Mase by directing the win- ning contingent in the plebe summer song fest. But Tiny ' s activities are not confined to one field alone for, despite his musical inclinations, our Albion artist has demonstrated his versatility as highway construction worker, rifleman, and fencer. Of a tranquil na- tare. Bill has never let anything prevent his enjoying life to the fullest. May he ever remain that way. TINY • • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. MiLACA Minnesota James Clair Shaw JIM demonstrated his ability even before he left the Minnesota Reserve for Maryland; he startled the Examining Board by obtaining a perfect mark on the English exam. The ease he has with such subjects has enabled him to repeat this extraordinary feat often. Bred in the wintry North, Clair has missed his ice. skating and skiing, but at times the Maryland Aprils and Novembers satisfy him. Basketball, football, and tennis have taken the place of his favorite winter sports. Practically every hop finds Jim on hand drag ' ging a beautiful damsel; it ' s a different one each time. An all round good fellow with a fine sense of humor is Minnesota ' s Shakespeare, Jim. We present him to you; you ' ll like " Shendorff " as we do. • • • Manager Football 1. N Assistant Manager Football 4, 3, 2 HClub Reception Committee 3, 2 Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1 i-ogl Two Stripes JIM 197 • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Philadelphia Pennsylvania Philip H a r r m a n. Fox Football 2 Boxing 2, 1 Class Football I Class Water Polo Class Directory One Stripe • • • • • • • • s 198 OLLY hails from the fair city of Philadelphia. Four years ago he set out to be a sailor, so nothing stopped him. The Executive and Academic depart ' ments are the least of his worries. His greatest trouble is trying to keep up with his correspondence and his dates straight. Solly has tried athletics in the form of football and boxing — a few more years and he ' ll look swell. As far as leaves go, Solly seems to be able to take care of himself; every leave it ' s a new girl (usually two or three). He ' s always been the plebes ' good shepherd; look for Solly and you ' ll find the plebes. As far as the old Navy line goes, you ' ll find he stands up in the money. Here ' s wishing him lots of luck, be it in the Navy or on the outside. SOLLY Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. South Orange New Jersey HARLA?i Good Kirkpatrick CAESAR and Kirk have one thing in common, " Veni, Vidi, Vici, " Kirk having conquered all the obstacles in his path toward a Navy career, ex- cepting, of course, his inveterate habit of turning in during study hours. As a foc ' sle hand on tramp steamers and with the famed Sea Devil our " Honest John " early acquired a taste for salt water. The Suicide Squad has taken much of his time, and only the lack of avoirdupois has kept him from the regular line- up. His steady flow of chatter is always entertaining, amusing, and informative, the latest scuttlebutt be- ing his favorite topic. With his unworried atti- tude and a faith in the future he should do well Many wishes for pleasant weather and happy landings in a Navy career, old man. • • • • • • KIRK Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1 Soccer 4 G. P. O. 199 sssssssssss Louisville Kentucky The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • • STUART KAUFMATsi E D L E S O K Football 4, 2, 1 Class Football 3 Class Swunming 3 Class Wrestling 3 Logl Star 3, 2, I Two Stripes • • • • • • • • D ' 200 URING a youngster year lecture, Professor Thompson defined a person with a sophomoric mind as one who delights in making an instructor ' s life hard by asking questions. Nick is a perfect example for he has become famous for his " Sir, why can ' t you — ? " The academic departments have held no terrors for Nick and he has been able to devote his time to ath- letics, his own inventions, and poker. Early in plebe year, Stu decided the waters of the natatorium were far too cold and gave up his desire to swim. The fall has found him with the footballers. Nevertheless, Nick has been able to have a near perfect record for dragging and attending Carvel round ' ups. A true Kentuckian, he admits a weakness for fast horses and beautiful girls. STU The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. At Large Francis M o f f i t t T r at ko r MOFFITT is material tor a second life of Casa- nova. At any hop, you ' ll see him beaming from dead ahead to two points abaft the beam with a beautiful female on each arm. Academically, MofF acquired the knack of taking re-exams as nonchalantly as one would go ashore. He endeared himself to the Nav department by successfully taking a cruiser across the Sahara Desert during a P ' work. But it ' s little things like that which make him popular with his classmates. On the slightest provocation, he can start a bull session during which study hours slip by — hence the academic difficulties. The Count has always come out on top when it counted. This little trick and his likeable personality will make him a good shipmate. • • • • MOFF Wrestling 4, 3 Lacrosse 4 Blac H One Stripe 201 • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handhng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. scribner Nebraska Henrt Arnold Romberg Football 4 Lacrosse 3, 3, 1 Choir 4. 3. 2, 1 BlackH ' Or e Stripe • • • • • • • 202 NEBRASKA! Typical country lad? No! Dick is one of the boys from the sticks who is bigger than the place from which he hails. He combines the generosity and practical mind of the West with the keenness and industry of the East. Dick is a savvy boy and never starred only because he spent his time help ' ing those unsat, devising navigational slip ' Sticks, or discovering ways to make a million dollars. He spends hours delving into long Russian novels. Not forgetting the lighter side of Navy life, Hamberg drags for pleasure or to help a pal; he ' s not in love. Dick gets his athletic enjoyment from football, wrestling, and lacrosse. He is certain to go far in the Navy, professionally, geographically, and socially. Dicr • The sextant, the most funda mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres ' ent form by James Godfrey. ScARSDALE New York Everett Mottet Liisik, Jr SCARSDALE, in famous old Westchester County, New York, scored again and gave the Navy its missing Link. Always ready to cooperate and willing to work until the subject is mastered, Mouse has had no trouble with the academics. He does tricks on the parallel bars and realized one of his fondest ambitions by participating in the victory over Army at the inter- coUegiates. He is a connoisseur of rare pipes and during leisure moments he amuses himself by smoking one of the old briars. Mouse ' s readiness to discuss at length anything from Nietzsche ' s philosophy to how to raise turtles in a wastebasket, combined with a willingness to help a pal over the roug spots, have made him an excellent and con genial companion. • • • Gym 4, 3,2, 1. H- A. sHt Lacrosse 3, 2, 1 NCIub K A. Ten Company C. P. O. MOUSE 203 Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near t he Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. Oklahoma City Oklahoma Joseph Hester PATTERsoisi FootbdU 4 Trac1{ 4, 3, 2, 1. Captain HClub Reception Committee 2, 1 Chairman I Goat Keeper Three Stripes 1. ?i • • • • • J 204 UST how those cowboys found out there is a Naval Academy no one is quite sure, but via Oklahoma University and Hall ' s of Columbia, Missouri, came Pat. He seems to like the Navy even with its attendant difficulties. Possessing a likeable personality and a sparkling sense of humor, he refuses to stop smiling even though D.O. ' s don ' t always wilt before him. When he goes in tor a thing, he always gets the best results, be it sports, demerits, or the fairer sex. His enviable achievement of breaking two Academy track records in one day as a youngster will long be re- membered. In fact, Pat is just about as fine as they come. May you ever travel with the leaders, Pat, and know the success you deserve. PAT • Clocks came nto navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. ssssssss:ss;| Arlington Massachusetts Robert C am e r oh M o rt o ?i THANKS for standing my hop watch. Bob. " " Aw, that ' s O. K. " Bob is really a hospitable, kind ' hearted fellow and for a nominal sum he ' d even dance at your wedding. He was a number one red mike for nearly four years but when he did fall his taste was good. For a staunch, well bred Bostonian, Bob knows more hillybilly music than Ezra of the Oziarks. He can sing songs from any musical comedy ever written, and although we can ' t say so much for the voice, the spirit is certainly there. His happiest moments are spent running his wife or winning an argument. His innate business ability and neatness are his more serious characteristics. If ever anything is ob- tained for nothing. Bob will be the first to get it. • • • • • • Assistant Manager Cross Country 4, 3, 2 Manager 1. cJ c HClub Chairman Christmas Card Committee 1 Recefition Committee 2, 1 Two Stripes BOB 205 i ,SSSS35SSSSS • • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. Las Vegas New Mexico Allan Foster Fleming Football 4, 3. 2 Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. Ciiptairi 1. HClub Reception Committee 3 Class President 3, 2 Mime Gang 1. President 1 Star 4, 3, 2, 1 Four Stripes N • • • • • M ' 206 OST men who are born in the saddle Hve there the rest of their lives but Al is the exception that disproves the rule. Cowboy stuck to his saddle through New Mexico Military Academy and then left it for the sea. First as a plebe summer striper, then as class president he proved to all hands that he has the leadership and popularity to get along. He has a strong leaning toward the sport of rowing backwards, but the fall season finds him pushing his hulk around the foot ' ball field. Study hours mean work for Al and the result may be found in those little gold stars on his full dress collar. He is good natured about everything, level headed, and has common sense. Al is a good man for anybody ' s Navy so keep an eye on him. COWBOY • • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. New York City New York Edward Earl H o f f m a kl ONE of the best of friends, a good companion in any mood, Ed is a fellow who takes his fun with him wherever he goes. Never taking lite too seriously, except to pile up a little velvet when needed, he is broadminded enough to overlook the obstacles called regulations that the Exec department sets for us to stumble over. Ed ' s adventures at the Academy will be told and re ' told even until the time when he returns as a knowing D.O. Tall, broad, and masculine, he hasn ' t put up a very good pretense as a red mike. In addition to being a realist, Ed ' s practical mind gives him a jump on the bookworms. Ed ' s future as an officer looks bright for he combines the qualities the Navy requires with a friendly nature. Good luck, Ed. • • • ED Football 4 Crew 4, 3.2, 1. K HCluh Recefition Committee 2 Black H M. P. O. 207 • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. woodcliff New Jersey J o H 7si Joseph K i r c h e r One Stripe :J • • • • 208 OHN — more familiarly, ' ' JoJo " — a. man of many fascinations, who, even if lacking certain qualities, is quickly forgiven for his likeable personality. Jojo entered the Academy during the latter part of Plebe summer, but that did not hinder him from becoming well known by the time Youngster cruise arrived. Who can forget the mean poker hands he played during " turn to " hours? John has not concentrated a great deal on any one sport; but anyone who had seen him make the dash back to the Hall, racing against time after a night of revelry, often wondered why he never invested some of those ergs in athletic activities. So he rolled along with that favorite Sunday night expression, " " Hey, what ' U we do next Saturday night? " JOJO • • • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. DULUTH Minnesota Rot ] o h k K ro g h SOME do and some don ' t — Kroghie did — and has never slowed up. Drawn by the adventure and conquest offered by the sea, he set his pace with the leaders. He reveled in the fight for class standing; but discarded all, when athletics and fun called. Never showed a scale; but, by the end of youngster year, he knew his way through Crabtown better than the town ' crier. Master of that renowned indoor sport of Acey ' Ducey. By looking at him, you can see that he knows " F-ma " but who can tell whether he thinks of ' T " as in " force " or " fun " or both. Kroghie " has never been known to refuse a lovely lady. He is a great lover of batting the ball around; always contented to draw up a chair, light a skag, and add a power factor to any bull ' fest. • • • KROGHIE ;etbail3, 2, 1. H Baseball 3, 2, 1 H Club Reef Points Stars 3, 2, 1 Four Stripes 209 • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. Los Angeles California J o H ?i Paul P r e s r o ?i Trac 3 150 Ih. Crew 4 Class Football 4 Class Wrestling 3 Radio Club 1 Black H Three Stripes • • • • • • 210 TEARING himself away from the glittering sun ' shine of southern California, John came to the Academy to find out how the Navy trains her officers for the dashing life that they lead on the west coast. Plebe year found him on the Severn rowing, but after a season at this sport he abandoned it for track, where he combined a few gallops around the oval with a lot of relaxation on the soft green grass. Youngster cruise he showed his skill as an Acey-Ducey player. He had a salty way ot cocking his hat on the back of his head which had to be abandoned at skipper ' s inspection. Academically, John is okay and surely he will be in the service. A jolly fellow, good at snaking when he feels like it, a friend, shipmate, and diplomat. That ' s John. SCHNOZ • Corresponding hy signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. Omaha Nebraska SSSSSSSSSS}g3!SSS5S5S Ted E r h e s t P u l o s AFTER spending a year at the University of jL jL Nebraska, Ted heard the call of the sea and decided to give the Naval Academy a break. Taking his academic work nonchalantly was his outstanding characteristic. One month unsat, the next a 4.0 exam. He early learned the way to Carvel ' s door, and while not a confirmed snake he did his share in keeping the fair sex happy. Athletics — wrestling, crew, and track all had their innings. Ted has a rather quiet nature, and only when he is feeling very spry at rare moments does he mention some of the interesting facts about himself. It has been a real pleasure to have been in close association with Ted these past years and experience has taught us that he is a true friend and shipmate. • • • • • • 150 lb. Crew 4 Trac 4, 3 Class Wrestling 3, 2, 1 1 P.O. TED 211 • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as it is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • BS 1 1 ' r»T m • • • • Beauford South Carolina Wilbur W e itwo rt h Thij g Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, I. !A( TiClub Recefition Committee Juice Gang 4 Three Stripes • • • • • • • B ' 212 ILL entered from sunny South Carolina. Born in the Service, he came in with the ideals of the Service firmly fixed in his mind. Severn prepared him for the preliminary ordeal, and his winning personality found him a place among his classmates. The feminine sex is equally attracted by his ready smile and geniality, and the quality and quantity at our hops are thereby improved. A true gentleman of the South, he is ever courteous and chivalrous. The Navy track team lost a valuable sprinter when Bill decided to combine legal- ised murder with his running. The Lacrosse team, however, gained what the track team lost, and he plays the game Hke an Indian. The Navy will get a fine officer and be a better institution because of him. BILL • • The principle of the screw- propeller has been known for centuries, but its earhest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. • • Parkersburg West Virginia OrC : !SS5333SS3SS Joseph Bryak I c e h h ow e r WEST VIRGINIA became more than just one of the forty-eight states when she sent this lad to be nurtured by Father Neptune. Possessing a Likeable personality and a sparkling sense ot humor, Joe makes a welcome addition to our Navy. After a scare in plebe year math Joe finally found soHd ground and since has had no academic worries. During the long winter after- noons Joe can be found in the gym on the handball courts and in the spring his spare time is spent on the lacrosse field. He Ukes to experiment with anything mechanical and makes it his hobby to rig up con- traptions such as silent door jambs, radio attach ments, etc. We have no fears tor Joe because his personality will go far for him in the Serv- ice. Here ' s to you, Joe. • • • • • • • • Water Polo 4 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2 Hop Committee 2, 1 Ring Danes Committee Chairman 1 Tivo Stripes JOE 213 • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Syracuse New York Stanto7s( Mills T r o r t Cross Country 4, 3 Water Polo 3, 2 Gym 3 Boxing 2, 1 Reception Committee 1 Star 4, 3, 2, I Comparxy C. P. O. • • • • • • • T 214 HAT is, anywhere from Amherstburg, Canada, to Baton Rouge. . . . Take your choice. And he ' s no Navy Junior, either. Just a home town boy who made good in a great big way at Uncle Sam ' s Seminary on the Severn; one of the type who keeps his wife frothing at the mouth by spending his study hours writing letters and yet winding up standing anywhere from one to ten. And then develops gray hair worrying about his class standing. . . . Tough, isn ' t it? But aside from this little idiosyncrasy, he ' s about all one could ask in the way of a wife. One of our most promising red mikes, Stan succumbed to the wiles of Circe during Second Class summer, and has remained true to that only one ever since. " What, no mail? " TROTZKY Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. Springfield Ohio William Trtgve G r o i i e r OLAF came to us from Springfield on the creek, that is to say, Springfield, Ohio. Trips on Buck Creek and an occasional voyage on the Ohio River early instilled in him that love of the sea so necessary to the makeup of the successful Naval officer. Not long after plebe year started, it was dis ' covered that he was a right good singer; moreover, that he liked to sing. Nearly every morning the mess hall was filled with the tuneful tones of the ' ' Scat Song. " Do you want your combination lock opened? Here ' s the man to do it for you. It took him a long time to get the first one, but now he ' s an expert. That ' s the way he is. His qualifications as a room mate? How could anyone who is called " Olaf " be anything but congenial? • • Gvm Manager 1. g7 !t Trac 4 Crew 4 Assistant Manager Gym 3, 2 HC ub Business Manager Reef Points Liic y Bag Stag One Stripe OLAF 215 S5:sssssss$f | Washington District of Columbia • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. Robert Leslie ?{ e r m a h Class Football 2, 1 Cross Country Manager 4 Jmce Gang 3, 2, I Chief Electrician 1 Reef Points 3 Star 4 Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • • B 216 OB came to us as just another Navy junior with only seven states and a couple of islands to call home. Wherever there is a bridge game, an argument, or a general talk-fest. Bob will be discovered somewhere in the midst of it — and usually winning. His only two vices are a tendency toward dragging if not closely watched, and a propensity for making puns (bad) under any circumstances. However, these are more than overbalanced by his naturally cheerful disposition and his willingness to help a classmate out of a jam. Being naturally inclined to savvyness, he manages to divert enough of his time and talents to dc signing signs for the Juice Gang to keep him on the shady edge of stardom. He is a fast friend and should make a splendid officer. BOB The first iron anchors were used hy the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Washington Court House Ohio Herbert Douglas Sp rekg er HERB has been around. We think that he came to the Naval Academy with two principal objectives in mind — to get more material for his in ' numerable first hand stories, and to be able to dazzle Washington Court House, Ohio, with his uniform while on leave. We would advise you not to get into an argument with him, because you are certain to lose. A Book ' of ' the-Month ' Club member and a magazine buyer of the first order, he complains that the academic departments seriously interfere with his outside read- ing. With apparently no effort at all he manages to keep his standing well up, and is an advocate of many good hours of sleep. His philosophy is that if you make up your mind that you are going to like something, you will. HERB • • • • Track, Manager 4, 3, 2, 1. ?i HCluh Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 One Stripe 217 |S5SS55SSSSS We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handHng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. • Memphis Tennessee Ben F r a j c I s P r e w I t t Wrestling 4, 3, 1 Ri ie 4, 3, 1 One Stripe • • • • • • • • B 218 EN came to the Naval Academy from that fine old Southern city, Memphis on the Mississippi. He entered right into the life here, and when Plebe year was over he had many friends among all the classes. Ben has dragged some, but no one could justly accuse him of being a snake; he preferred to do his dragging while on leave down in Memphis. " Plenty of time and beautiful girls, " says Ben. In regard to academics, we wouldn ' t say that he was savvy. Just a well rounded fellow with a winning personality who studied a little, played a little, and slept a little; but the end of the term always found him sat and in high spirits. To us he has been a true friend, and we know that the Service will receive a large dividend on its investment. BEN The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. • • Wpp ' ' ' ' .. Vv 4 ffd • • Memphis Tennessee James Thomas K e e b THE moon was shining brightly as Tom watched Memphis fade out of sight one Saturday night in June, 1932. That moon must have had its effect on Tom, for since then, he has always managed to keep a few girls of some type or another on his string. Being, however, a conscientious fellow, he has never let his heart keep him from studying. He entered with the intention of graduating, and the academics have not proved too much for him. Youngster year Dago kept him fighting for the 2.5, but, as his classmates expected, Tom made the grade. Every man in the battalion is his friend. Whether he stays in the Navy or re ' turns to civilian life, J. Thomas is sure to be a success and to make friends. Knowing you has been a pleasure; the best of luck. • • • • • • • • • • • • • J. T. MiiTiagcr Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1. 7 Recc(5lion Committee Tuw Stripes 219 • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made hy Darius. Park Rapids Minnesota Charles Edward H ou sr ok ISO h. Crew 2, 1 Radio Club 3. 2 Class Crest Committee Ring Dar ce Lucl{y Bag Stajf Two Stripes • • • • • • • • M 220 ASEFIELD was right. The call of the sea is indeed loud and clear. It reached into the great North, to where the mighty Mississippi is scarcely a creek, and brought to us one of our best-liked class ' mates. When the rest of us were shivering from Mary- land ' s winter he was thinking only of how cozy one can be in an ice iish-house on one of Minnesota ' s ten thousand frozen lakes, or of stalking game during the winter. In this lies the reason for the success we predict for him, in the fleet or in civilian life: a good natured determination to make the best fight possible to overcome any obstacle that may be placed in his path, and a desire for sensible improvement that will make him a valued member of any organization. CHUCK • • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, hut their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. ssssssssss?! Peksacola Florida J O H H Baumeister, J r ONE hot, murky afternoon down in the Everglades a big bull ' gator roared close astern of Baumy. His first thought was a desire to belittle that roar, so he spent three years at Auburn firing French " seventy- fives " and studying chemistry. This proved too tame so he set out to master the ' ' big guns " of the Navy. Natural ability to master academics and to sleep made his stay here very peaceful. A deep, clear thinker he was always ready and capable to lend a helping hand. This, coupled with his ready wit and sense of humor, has stamped his friendship deep in our hearts. Whether we listen to the growl of the North Atlantic or watch the colorful setting sun on a tropical isle his friendship will stay in our hearts to form an integral part ot our lives. j • • • • • • BAUMY Two Stripes 221 • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. Tucson Arizona William B leklm ak • Football Manager 4 • Outdoor Rifie 4,3,2,l.r?{t Indoor Rifle 4, J, 2, 1. Captam 1. rJit HCliib • Battalion Representative Log 2 • Managing fditor I Luc y Bag Stag Press Gang • One Stnpe • • • • • .sSK. G 222 ENTLE reader, this is your first — and probably your last — opportunity to get any inside dope on this short, weatherbeaten son of the Arizona deserts. The crack of a rifle has done most of his talking for him, and has talked him into Academy and national laurels. But from close observation over a period of three years, we ' ve discovered a few things about Wee Willie — that he counts physical exercise as a sheer waste of time when there ' s caulking to be done; that he hasn ' t seen but one good ' looking girl east of the Rock- ies; that his liquid capacity is unbounded; that he makes faces in the shower and can sleep with his - collar on ; and that for dependability, and quiet determination, he leaves nothing to be de- sired. KERNEL • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. • • • ssssssssss?! Long Beach California Jack Rajsidolph C ru r chf ield HERE, folks, the picture you see above is of none other than Jack Crutchfield — that tall, angular, enthusiastic chap with the permanent smile and en ' gaging personality. Bairn ot a Navy family, he found Annapolis the logical place to prove that " J ' ck ot all trades and master of none " was a hasty statement. He played on the golf team, he edited this book, and he passed the academic courses with distinction — all with such capability as to leave time for bridge, cribbage, and some swimming. A letter every day in a blue en ' velope amply proves his way with the fair. Aside from being a Navy junior and a bit noisy at times. Crutch is all there. To meet him is to become his friend; we can predict nothing but suc ' cess for him. • • • • • • • Track Swunmmg 4, . ' ' . sT At Gol 2, 1. gN Class Football 2, 1 H Club Rmg Dance ComjTiittee Press Gang Blacft K Log 4, 3, 2, 1 Reef Points. Circulation Manager Lucky S g- Editor-in-Chie Star 4, 3, 2, 1 Four Stripes JACK 223 • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Atlanta Georgia Robert Hugh Caldwell Crew 4 Football 4 Class Football 2 Outdoor Rifle 2, 1 Indoor R fle 1 Liu:l{y Bag Staff Black H One Stripe • • • • • • • E 224 ONG in body and long in limb. A well cut jib and a rakish trim. He has what it takes, this Georgia son, and he ' ll finish in front when the roll is done. ' Tis his four years here that we wish to relate, and here and now we ' ll venture to state that his sunny good nature and his flashing smile, his charm and his accent, Southern style, the active mind in that indolent frame (which is not the least of Long John ' s fame) are the quaUties which make this man and rate him tops in our seafaring clan. Likes readin ' and writin ' but ' rithmetic and juice and steam and bull don ' t click. His drawer is a mess and his locker worse. His singing ' s enough to make wives curse. But all in all we like this guy; he ' s one of the best — we ' ll certify ! HUGH • • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the MidJle Ages, when a knight, or other nohle em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • • • • • • ssssssssss? ! Tampa Florida Ormokd Griffith S e x r o h REVEILLE! Ho hum! WufF-snaff— and GrifF, the Navy ' s slowest man, gropes his way out of bed to begin his daily do2,en (being careful all the time not to exert himself). His hobbies are sitting in the sun, sleeping, or " just piddling around, " and his sport is baseball — a crack pitcher. In spite of two close shaves with the academic department and frequent negative velvet — attributed to his dislike for studying and his love of leisure — his wisdom and common sense are respected and his advice is often asked and followed. With looks decidedly in his favor, a pleasant smile, and a willingness to meet you more than half way, the modest, unassuming philosopher, athlete, B and gentleman is destined for success. We are all for him. • Baseball -f, 3, 2, 1. N HClub • Hop Committee 3, 2 • Chairman Ring Dance Committee • President First Class K A. C. A. 1 • Luc v Bag • Two Stripes • • • • GRIFF 225 ' f -f Wytheville Virginia There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. Frank Campbell Graham Class Football 2 Luci y Bag Two Stripes • • • • • 226 FRANK, a true Virginian patriot and gentleman, had lived all his life, prior to his four year sojourn in Annapolis, in his beloved southwest Virginia hills. He is a true friend, easy to know and get along with. The academic departments have worried him consider ' ably, but you can ' t down a good man, and he has al- ways come out on top in his brilliant victories in Dago and math. During plebe year he tried football, but gave it up until our last two years when he played on the class teams. Concerning his relations with the fair sex, Frank is not a snake, but he is by no means a red mike, and usually attends all the hops. We ' ll close by wishing him the best of luck always, and we can be sure he ' ll have it in Uncle Sam ' s Navy. FRANK • • • Corresponding hy signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. • • [% M 9 M T r • • • Washington District of Columbia SSSSSSSSSS}iM ,SSSS55SSSSS James Boyd R u t r e r , Jr. WHEN Jimmy came to live by the Severn he did not feel the grave apprehension which beset most of us concerning the future, because he had known the Service during all of his seventeen years in many parts of the world. He has a strong claim on all time Academy records for caulking off at lectures and for brushing his teeth after taps. By attending a movie in preference to our first June Ball he showed promise of becoming a red mike but youngster leave changed his attitude. A true son of the Service, and a gentleman without aid from Congress, he has shown a quiet but determined effort to excel in every activity. With a good foundation for his highly valued " service reputation " he should enjoy a successful life afloat. • • • Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1. aHA Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1. wHp Baseball Manager 4 HClub One Stripe JIMMY 227 Watertown South Dakota • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as it is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • pg 1 1 " r m • Arthur Leonard Gu sTAFSOTi Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1. Captain 1. wHp Class Football 4 HClub Class Directory Committee Two Stripes • • • • • • • P 228 ART man, part fish, part Swede — but mostly just plain good fellow — that ' s Gus. If you don ' t be ' lieve the man and fish parts, just tie into him in the pool some day. The Swede part — well, where else could a name like that come from? And everyone knows he ' s a grand fellow — except when he ' s trying to bor ' row stamps or cigarettes. Gus ' s silky blond hair was the bane of his existence; he never could keep the stuff where it belonged. Furthermore, some femme or other was always wanting to play with it. However, his affairs of the heart have never bothered him much. He tried falling in love several times — even going so far as to write poetry about it — but it never did much good; his affection for the Navy k was always too great. GUS • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, hut its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. • • Hutchinson Kansas K E 7 i Ti E r H Carl L o v e l l A FTER a variety of experiences including running jL . 3, corner drug store, and going to college, Casey decided that life as a landlubber had no more to offer him. As befits a gentleman who wishes to follow the sea, he entered the Naval Academy. Few Naval Academy publications go to press without the benefit of his masterful contributions and competent administration. Perhaps he has missed his calling, for his abilities as a writer and director would carry him far as a journalist. An unfailing sense of humor and an inexhaustible supply of entertaining stories have made him a host of friends. Casey has that much desired combination of ability and personality which is so valuable to the man who is going to succeed. • • Ree Pomts 4, 3, 2, I. Editor 4 • Trident 2, 1. Advertising Manager Ring Dance Committee • Juice Gang 4, 3, 2, 1 • Chief Electrician 2 Electrical Director 1 Log Staff 1 • Reception Committee 3 ic Lucl y Bag Activities Editor • Class Ring Committee One Stripe • • • CASEY 229 • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- hoard quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Saltsburg Pennsylvania J o H H Justus Daub, J r Class Football 4 Class Lacrosse 4 Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1 Or e Stripe • • • • • • 230 EVER hear of Kiski? Sure you have, Kiski has long been famous for its athletes and scholars. Well, to make a long story short, Jack did his boning there and learned enough to pass the entrance examination — some of us think he learned a little more, too. A via ' tion is his hobby and does he know his aircraft? He is an authority on planes and gliders, hoping some day to get to Pensacola where we know he will get his wings. Although at home in the air. Jack found himself equally at home in the water and was soon on the Suicide Squad. While not a snake, neither was he a red mike — as can be seen by his numerous acquaintances in Crabtown and elsewhere in this part of the country. The Navy will be proud to welcome Jack into the Service. JACK • 5sssssss:ssg ,gss55: Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. Attleboro Massachusetts William Edward Lewis BILL comes from the jewelry center of the world and is darn proud of it, so of course he is not a diamond in the rough. He has never been a Carvel Charlie but he is often seen in Dahlgren Hall with an armful of feminine loveliness. Since Willie stepped into white works for the first time he has surmounted all obstacles, including the high jump, by an unbeatable combination of determination. Self-reliance, and good sense. Always the first out to watch football practice and the last to leave, he has also given generously of his time, Saturday afternoons included, to seeing that all of Navy ' s bulls get counted for the rifle team Likeable, sensible, conscientious, and alert, Bill will make an excellent officer and a good mm record. " • • Manager Outdoor Ri|ie 4, 3, 2, I. r7 it Manager Indoor Rifie 2, 1. rT t Class Football 4, 3 HCluh G. P. O. WILLIE 231 sssssssssg| • • • Fort Leavenworth Kansas • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • J o H ?i Marcus O s e r h Gym 4, 3, 2, I Outdoor Ri ie 4 Ciass Football 4, I Orchestra 4, 3. 2, 1 Musical Club Show 4. Cheer Leader 1 Radio Club 4, 2 1 BIdci; H Star 3 One Stripe 3. 2, 1 • • • • • • • • 232 FUTURE Navy juniors named Oseth will have a swell dad. John came out of the West (Minnesota and Kansas, mostly) to help three ungrateful room ' mates against the ceaseless academic struggle. The most-heard phrase in our room has been, ' ' Hey, Jack, how do you work this prob? " He certainly knows how to study, but our guess is that he is a born savoir. According to us, his musical ability is slightly doubtful. We don ' t question his determination, though. When he gets that clarinet between his teeth no music written can hold him. In fact, with his friendly, agreeable personality, and power of concentration, we don ' t think he will iind many things that can stop him. Perhaps there is one that might, but let him tell you about her, himself. JOHNNY The first iron .iiichors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. • • :ssssssssss?f- S H SN spI ft %cSil • • Marysville Kansas William Bismarck Thomas BILL has proved a boon to his home town rather than letting his home town prove a drawback to him. And that was some obstacle to overcome ! He has continually demonstrated that a little application and concentration are the primary requisites for a high class standing. Always good ' natured and witty, he continues a sterling personality with an unusual degree of common sense. As he is so good ' humored in his winning at cribbage you even enjoy his beating you at a hand. And if it isn ' t a cribbage bout, you ' ll find him in the middle of a water fight. Bill crowns his attainments with his ability to sing. Amusing us with his wit, astounding us with his luck and pleasing with his songs, he has been a real classmate. SHRIMPY • • • • • • Class Football 4 Co npany Representative 3, 2, I Masqueraders 1 Musicdl Club 1 Two StMpes 233 • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handhng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut. who reigned about 1500 B. C. • • • Lexington Tennessee Paul Edward Summers Football 4 Class Football 3 Baseball 4, 3, 2, I Regimental C. P. O. • • • • • • • • • 234 T HE summer of 1932 Pete set out from his glorious " Tennessee, Suh! " to become a full- fledged admiral and as a result of that embarkation " ye olde Nayve " came into possession of a mighty fine lad. Pete is possessed of many accomplishments but few surpass his " after-taps " water fighting abilities and his ever ' ready no ' soap crack with the proverbial " ketch on? " One never hears him speak of an O.A.O.; he prefers to follow the principles that " variety is the spice of life " and that " a rolling stone gathers no moss " -if you get what we mean ! In our four years here on the Severn we contract friendships that will never be forgotten; such is our friendship with Pete and, in taking leave, we wish him the best with power to climb. PETE I • • The sextant, the most funda mental instrument of navi- gation, had its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Kemmerer Wyoming Ralph Arnold E m b r e e RALPH knocked off flying in a glider of his own ' design and building to search for wings of knowledge and a naval education. He built his first battleship at the age of four, and making model ships and airplanes is still his hobby. Ralph has shown quite a resistance to the abstruse academics, and the miracle of getting passing grades he accepts with cheerfulness. He never seems to worry greatly. Tumbling appealed to him as the sport nearest to flying and the gym has been his lair nearly every afternoon. Now he ' s such a nimble gymnast that if other careers fail he ' s a cinch to join a circus. But with his alertness and imagination there will always be a good place for him in the Navy, or on the U.S.S. Outside. • • • • Outdoor Ri ie 4 Gym 4, 3,2,1. gH t HClub V. S. A(. A. Sailing Championship Expert Rifleman G. P. O. YUTCH 235 • • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. Santa Monica California Paul Cecil S r i m s o Ji Crew 4, 3, 2, 1 Football Manager 4 Log 2 Luct y Bag Staff Pe{) Comrmttee 1 One Stripe • • • • • • • • 236 IT WOULD be difficult to picture any activity at the Naval Academy without also picturing Stimmy, not in the spotlight or an easy chair, but down under ' neath, shouldering his own as well as a bit of everyone else ' s load in order to make it a success. And so in everything else, whether it is in loaning a " chunk " of string or his right arm, or defending the character and quality of Southern California, Stimmy is even more willing to give than to receive. Such persistent loyalty has served only to make him even more popular with an admiring regiment, fortunate to have won the friendship of one whose generosity and good nature have only been surpassed by an eager desire to help someone, anyone — anyone but himself. STIMMY • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. ssssssssssi Spokane Washington Robert Jay Williams N OW, out home when. . . . " The gentleman speaking is Bob Williams, a true representative of the Great Pacific Northwest. A more staunch sup- porter of the merits of the fair state of Washington cannot be found. Bob has always insisted that he is a red mike; at least his most radical admission is that he does have a " friend " or two among the fair sex. But this has not prevented him from dragging frequently, and his high average is a source of envy to many snakes. After rooming with him for four years, one ' s admira- tion tor him is only increased. Bob ' s unassuming manner has won him a host of friends, and his quiet determination combined with a knack for getting things done and done well should carry him far in the service. BOB ' Class Football X Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1 • Log. Circulation Manager Luc y Bag. Circulation Manager • Christmas Cdi-d Comtnittee Sscretary ' Treasurer • Two Stripes • • • • • • 237 i lsssssssss Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in WiUiam the Conqueror ' s fleet. Danville Virginia Alexander Kellt T r r e e 1501b. Crew 4 Class Football 4 } . A. Cut Exchange. Manager Lucl0 Bag. Associate Business Manager Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • F 238 ROM the calm of a slumbering Virginia village Alec was thrust into the bedlam which is the Naval Academy. It was none too easy for Alec to accustom himself to the throat-slashing tactics of his classmates. A cowardly blow by the exponents of higher learning in the land of Burns and Shelley, how ' ever, quickly brought about a change of front, a change which has shattered any designs which that depart ' ment may have had on Alec. Mute but convincing testimony of his brilliance is given by the tiny star which has consistently adorned his collar. Many brilliant qualities have made Alec very outstand ' ing at the Naval Academy, and these same qualities will continue to make him out ' standing in anything he may undertake. ALEC • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. ,!SSSS55SSSSS Benson Minnesota Walter William Boyd ' A LL good things come in small packages, " and Walt, the pride and joy of Benson, proves no exception to the rule. It is at once apparent that his outstanding quality is his stolid determination never to admit defeat, which has made him victorious in academics and athletics alike. It took just two years for Walt to lead the gym team, but he won ' t admit that he ' s very good. In fact, he ' s one of those very rare examples of a really modest midshipman. Perhaps that ' s why he is a red mike, for otherwise one would expect a man like Walt to be a slithering snake. Boyd ' s ambition is to be a naval officer, and from our four year estimate of him, we prophesy that he is to realise his ambition even to the highest fulfillment. GOON • • • Gym Team 4, 3,2,1. gH t Track 4 Class Boxing 3 Class Wrestling 3 HCluh Reception Committee 4, 1 Radio Club 2 One Stripe 239 • • • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Washington District of Columbia Stdtsjet Samuel S h e r b r Gym 4, 3, 1 Tecumseh Painter 1 One Stripe • • • • • • • 240 A LOVE of the sea brought " Buddy " to the Navy. Beside his beloved boats, he found other things — some which pleased him and some which ran sharply against his ideals. Usually easy ' going, his de ' nunciations of his dislikes earned him the subscript of " the noblest griper of them all. " Academics occupied a relatively unimportant position in Sherb ' s scheme of life, yet he merely had to blow on his Steam and Ordnance sketches to make them work. Study hour to him meant a pleasant two hours of penning letters working on his increasing fleet ot model airplanes, or getting several hours of good sleep. Sherb ' s guiding axiom throughout his Naval career has been: All work and no play makes a rolling stone worth two in the bush. SHERB • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • • Memphis Tennessee James L a r d k e r S e m m e s IN EVERY group of persons, there are individuals who are always attempting to push to the fore the eternal me, be it in the field of athletics, extra ' Curricular activities, or merely in superfluous speechmaking. In fact, there are few who are exempt from this broad category. Yet in the small minority falls the " Little Captain. " If he felt Hke playing tennis on a sunny after ' noon, tennis was the idyll of the moment. Or if the mood lent toward a quiet perusal of the greater per- centage of the popular periodicals, it was appeased by an afternoon indoors. In a true Tennessean manner, Jamie takes life with a grain of salt and makes the best of it. Gifted with a fine sense of humor and an aptitude for learning, the cares of aca- demies have left him untouched. • • • • • JAMIE Gym Manager 4 Class Lacrosse 4 BlackH Tecumseh Pamter 1 Two Stripes 241 • • There is an old trad ition of the British Navy that the com ' mission pennant is a descend ' ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. HoPKINSVILLE Kentucky Jack Cobb Moore Lacrosse 4 Wresthng 1 Class Lacrosse 3, 2 Class Football 3, 2 Sluarter-Decl{ Society 1 Tecumseh Painter 1 One Stripe • • • s 242 EE that cherubic face above. Look carefully, dear reader, and then note the most contradictory char- acter indicated below. Behind that mask of jovial good nature is borne sharp wit and biting sarcasm. The nights are many in which three roommates put their heads together and screamed retorts at this moon- faced satirist but all to no avail. While others toiled through the many cares and duties of attaining an education, he blithely chose the path of least resistance. By the grace of the Powers That Be, he seemed to be always on the right side of the fence. A close fol- lower of sports and world affairs. Jack will argue either side of any question. Enjoys movies, dancing, golf, tennis, and wrestling (flat on , his back). JACK • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. sssssssss l San Diego California Paul H e k d r i k B ] ark s o n. BARNEY was an old salt long before being con- fined within these walls, having served two and a half years as a sailor. He never misses an opportunity to praise his fair state, and " My California, first, last, and always " could well be called his motto. Girls, Oh, yes! He has more than his share. Although not a real snake, Paul ' s name is on the late liberty list too often to be classed as a red mike. Barney has several accom- plishments, being most noted for his radiant smile. He can be unsat, dragging a brick, boning for a re-exam, or standing a Sunday watch, and still the smile will grace his rosy physiognomy. His aforementioned smile, plus his never-say-die spirit is bound to spell success, no matter what walk of life he may choose. • • • • Su ' immiTig 2 Class Water Polo 3 Radio Club 2 Two Stripes BARNEY 243 • • • The range clock, or concen ' tration dial as it is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • ms 1 1 ' r m • Hudson Michigan Calvin H am ilt ok LAWRE iCE Football 4, 3. 2. K A. One Stripe • • • • • • 244 NEWS that the United States had a Navy gave one of Michigan ' s stalwart sons the longing to try his hand with the tiller instead of the plow. True to the tradition of the wilderness, Cal believes in the old adage, " Silence is golden, " and has won for himself the name, Silent Cal. However, he always has more on his mind than his lips betray. Plebe summer over, the Dago department almost scored a knockout the first term, but since then the standing of the Detroit Tigers has been a greater source of worry than academics. Only on rare occasions does Cal spend a Saturday evening at a hop; he is a confirmed red mike. Willingness to help and a calm disposition make Cal an ideal roommate, and one to whom we wish the greatest success. CAL • • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. MiLBURN New Jersey Robert Allsopp T h a c h e r ' TTES, one of my ancestors came over on the May -I- flower so I knew from the very start that I was a natural born sailor. " Such should have been Becky ' s first words on entering into Naval life, but he is far too modest to make such a statement. He has proved himself an apt navigator, both at sea and ashore, and can be found any Saturady night piloting the fair sex across the crowded Armory floor. To Becky, academics have never been a source of worry, and besides being able to obtain much coveted velvet for himself he has always had a spare minute to help others less fortu ' nate. Truly a great hearted gentleman is our mate, and no force can boast of having been a contributing factor toward his success other than his own ability and personality. 1 • • • • • • Swimviing 4, 3, 2 Luc y Bag Stajf Star 2 Three Stripes BECKY 245 • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. • Cedar Falls Iowa Richard William Wallace Coxswain Crew 4 Class Wrestling Reception Committee 3 Juice Gang 4, 2, J Moi ' ie Club Li«:f( Bag Stag Expert Rijieman Two Stripes • • • • • • H 246 OW many more times do we have Dago? " These are familiar words from our strong man. Plebe year he was a coxswain but later took to weight lifting and became a Goliath. Then later on in his career Dick began to take his studies seriously. During those hours not filled by academics one could always find him in the gym trying to develop a figure like Charles Atlas. Droop is not a snake nor is he a red mike, but he usually gives the fair sex a break at the hops. A mania for balancing his cap on one ear was never appreciated by certain people who refused to concede such saltiness in one so young. Dick has that extra something which makes him a little more than the average man. A true friend and, above all, a real gentleman. DROOP • Ranges, a standby of present- Jay navigation, were tradi tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. |SSSS53SSSSS Union City Tennessee J O H ?i HETiDERSOn. T U R ?i E R A LL this stuff about joining the Navy to see the - . JL world hasn ' t got a thing to do with Jack. Before he came here he had seen more of the world than Richard Halliburton did in his Royal Road to Romance. Being associated with the Navy all his life, our Jackie was raised on a salt water diet. Guns and the Navy go together and Porter was not going to pry them apart so he adopted one of Uncle Sam ' s Spring ' fields and for four years shot the bull out of all the targets he could find. Targets on the range are not the only things he has hit with a fair consistency as a perusal of his academic standing will show. A slow start plebe year was made up for and even though he didn ' t star he never had to worry about the good ship U.S.S. Outside. • • PORTER Outdoor Rifte 4, 3, 2, 1. r it Small Bore + Class Wrestling 2, 1 H Club Jmce Gang 4 Receptior Committee 3 Radio Club 2 Expert Ri e Black H Two Stripes 247 • • The first recorded idea ot broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • • • • • youngstown Ohio J U D F R A Tsi C I S r O H O , J R . Foothall 4 Oym 4, 3 Class Wrestling 2, 1 Company Representative 3, 2, 1 Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • • • J 248 UD came to the Naval Academy to follow the footsteps of big brother John. Since then his battles have been many, both in academics and sports. Math had its horrors for him, to mention nothing of the dozen or so others, but somehow Tomater always came out on top. Gym plebe year, and later baseball in any form were his sports. The fairer sex have their attraC ' tions for him, but ' ' Spud " has so far managed to dodge the pitfalls of love — with the exception of that one and only case. He has done his share in dragging at the hops. A good bull slinger, but not a radiator hound, sat but not savvy, goodlooking but not a snake; put them all together and you have Jud, the up ' and ' coming roommate that ' s bound to get his wings and succeed in the fleet. TOMATER • The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Akron Ohio William ] o h h J o h h s r o h HIS early training attained under the shadows of the ' ' Macon " and the " Akron, " Butch is now a true Navy man. Easy going and carefree, with a wonderful ability to always find the sunny side of the picture, he has made a host of friends. What gathering is complete without Butch and his " rhapsody " on the piano. His one failing is sleeping anywhere and any- time, which gives us an idea, perhaps, as to why he has never been outstanding in academics, yet he usually manages to stay in the middle sections. In his relations with others he is very considerate and is never one to abuse a fellow man. His character and backbone make anyone proud to be his roommate and friend with hopes of being his shipmate in the days to come. • • • BUTCH Trac 4, 3 Class Football 4, 3 Choir 4, 3, 2, 1 Glee Club 4 One Stripe 249 S555SSSSSS?; • • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handling weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut. who reigned about 1500 B. C. • • WM . • • • • Ann Arbor Michigan UOLLl WELBOURH COOLET Class Football 4, 3 Wrestling 4 Lacrosse 4, i, 2, 1. N HClub Vice-Chairman Hop Committee 1 Two Stripes • • • • • • T 250 O FILL out three generations of staunch Navy men, Teeth came to the banks of the Severn be ' lieving that the Navy was the only worthwhile profession. He is not a savoir but digs in and finds the underlying facts and through his perseverance manages to stay sat. A true pessimist, he has never believed that he has passed an exam but always exclaims, " Boy, did I bilge that one ! " and then seems pleasantly surprised when he sees that he is not unsat. A faithful Carvel Charlie, Teeth enjoys the company of the fairer sex with whom he is popular. He is always ready for excitement in any form and is the life of any party. He has a host of friends throughout the regiment. With all his characteristics we see no reason why he should not get along. TEETH I • • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the crossstaff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Gloucester Massachusetts Louis Joseph Gu lliver , Jr HERE is a man who was a true son ot the sea from the start. Doctor hails from Gloucester and good Old Ironsides and he has that salty air truly in- stilled in him. His standing deck watches on wooden ships may have had some influence in developing the man too for he, e ' en as you and I, has had some trouble with academics. However, a minute or two of Louie ' s kid stuff provides a wonderful relaxation for any man. He is a man who can talk out of the side of his mouth and still you Khan hear him. Louie ' s jovial smile and common horse sense combined with an ability to take life easy will enable him to succeed and to run a full course. He has made a host of friends while here at the Academy and will no doubt succeed well in any venture he enters. • • • • • • • • • • Track! Class Water Polo 3 One Stnpe LOUIE 251 • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B, C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made hy Darius. Oakland City Indiana RoscoE Fisher Jii c h o ls on. Ri iM Trac}{ 4 Reception Coymnittee I Radio Club Glee Club 4 Expert Rifleman One Stripe • • • • o 252 NE would think that Roscoe is from the South because he always says " Take it easy, " " Why worry, " and " Hey, gang, it ' s 9:30, let ' s turn in. " Nick has a strong aversion to study, and has fought a four year struggle with the academic departments to a draw. But when it was necessary he always put on pressure and came out on top. Uncle Roscoe ' s favorite pastime is boning every magazine and book he can lay his hands on. Then again he is often occupied with his favorite, the sub ' squad. A non ' sympathizer when man ' s greatest worry is concerned, a good sea ' lawyer, and a shooter of velvet. Nick is a perpetual snake, in fact, very quiet for one who drags so often. He will always take it easy but you can bet that he will succeed. NICK • • • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. Columbia City Indiana Richard William Meters p ULL your knees together " is the cry that goes up when Dick walks in to join the gang for he is the sole possessor of a pair of legs typical of an ambling grizzly. For that matter, no grizzly could be more gruff than Dick is when he sits down to study — his first remark invariably is " Now where in the hell do they get that dope? " Immediately following this we hear muttering about Einstein and three hours to get this. We smile to ourselves for this mask fails com- pletely to hide the true cheerfulness and comradeship that really befits him. Dick likes all sports but his greatest love considering inanimate things only is music. To his other great interest in life, we pay tribute — Miss Columbia City, we heartily approve of your choice. • • • • • • DICK Tracf{ 4 150 lb. Crew 2 Class Football 1 Art Club One Stripe 253 • • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. • Spickard Missouri Phillip Grant Wild, Jr Baseball 4, 2, 1 Battalion C. P. O. • • • • • B ' 254 EING a loyal son of his native state, P.G. said, " rm from Missouri and you ' ll have to show me, " so not content with reading about the Naval Academy, he left Missouri U. and came to Bancroft on the Severn to get the inside dope on Uncle Sam ' s school for pam ' pered pets. Never bothered by academics, Oscar turned toward Cosmo, Argosy, and the rest. A great lover of music and always singing, Phil, with his bari ' tone voice, became official third Batt. crooner. Where you find him, chow is within arm ' s reach — a red mike yet has a locker door covered with femme ' s pictures — likes baseball and a teller of the tallest of tall fish stories. Phil is a welcome guest in every room, but you ' ll find him where the most is going on. P.G. • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys ' tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on e.irly steamships. Washington District of Columbia 7n[orman Campbell Gillette, Jr K EADY all, hip! " The very spirit of his words which begin a Navy cheer is typical of the bursting exuberance of Norm ' s daily routine. His day really begins during evening study hour, when he may be seen methodically arranging himself for the next day ' s routine. Norm ' s enthusiasm often prevents him from weighing matters deeply but it cannot be said that his snap decisions are not usually the best for the situation. His extreme and rapid changes of tempera ' ment show him to be a man of many moods. Not con ' tent to direct his activity to one line of endeavor, he has taken active parts in various publications where his gift of gab has stood him in good stead. He must be moving — in his restless ness lies the means ot his achievement. NORM BasketbaUZ, 1. H. A. Head Cheer Leader • Christmas Card Committee 2, 1 • Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 Luc y Bag Staff Musical Club Show I • One Stnpe • • • • • • 255 • • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Muskogee Oklahoma Thomas B u l l ar d D ab k e r Wrestling 3, 2, 1 Small Bore Rtfie 4 Outdoor Ri lc 4 Class Football 1 Radio Club One Stripe • • • • • • • • • • 256 RED ignored Greeley ' s advice, and came East to further his career as a man ' of ' Warsman, which had been forecast by his delight in playing " Cowboys and Indians. " Easy ' going, good natured, with a broad, genuine smile that reveals his sincerity, he is capable of making and retaining lasting friendships. Serious when necessary, yet always ready to lighten a situation with his natural humor, he injects the spirit of en thusiasm into everything he undertakes. Having no fear of academics, his time was spent shooting the bull, preparing practical jokes, sleeping, and imitating profs. It would be impossible to make a prophecy of Dab ' s future, unless it contained words synonymous with Success, for he has the self ' de termination to win. RED • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. San Bernardino California Robert E r 7i e s r O d e k i K g IF YOU didn ' t exactly know what you were doing in that Nav. P ' Work you asked " Reo. " An ideal classmate in work or play, this chap may be counted upon to assume his full share of any burden. Under his keen and expert supervision, your most complicated problems, ranging from academics to love, disappear like magic. His flashing smile and energetic personality make him a social asset anywhere. At any setback. Bob applies his self ' inspired fight talk, which soon has this young dynamo of pep and energy running at top speed again. He will go far in the career for which he was made — the Navy. You leave with not only the deep admiration of your classmates but also the remembrance of, " in every respect, a sailor, friend, and gentleman. " • Class Football 4 Outdoor R fle 4 Smcill Bore Rijie 4, 3 Radio Club Musical Clubs 2 Luc y Bag Associate Editor Star 2, 1 Three Stripes BOB 257 i ,SSS5S3SSSSS Annapolis Maryland • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend ' ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. • S i • • Thomas Starr K i t i g , Jr Footbali 4, 3,2,1. H Baseball 4,3.2,1. ( Class Wrestling 4, 3, 2 Class Lacrosse 4, 3 Log Stajf 4, 3 A[. A. C. A. 4, 3, 2, 1. President 1 Two Stripes • • • • • • • 258 GOOD ' BY now, got too much to do, got to get organized. " This most characteristic King quota ' tion is rapidly becoming as famous as Patrick Henry ' s historical words. But let there be no doubt about this — when the deadline does arrive Starr is never caught unprepared. And that habit helps aplenty on the grid ' iron, diamond, and basketball court when year-round training is so essential. In all these athletic endeavors, as well as in all other fields of accomplishment, Tom ' my ' s loyalty and dependability have combined with an unfailing good humor to single him out as a leader ever since plebe year, but even more em ' phatically these qualities have surrounded him with friends conspicuous for their number and for their unfeigned respect. TOMMY Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. Ogden Utah Donald G raisiv i lie D o c ku m Another day — what matters some ten odd J. jL working hours? Bh ' ndly and with a profound misgiving Dock pours himself out of bed, elbows his roommate away from the wash basin, eases to breakfast with a nonchalance characteristic ot his every move- ment. But once awakened to the realities of the day his practical mind takes charge. While Dago and Bull find small consideration, many are the knotty Steam and Ordnance probs which Dock has unravelled for lesser gifted classmates during these lean years. The good craft Small Fry is a monument to this practical side of his nature. A pleasant comrade, and capable, we ' ve a deep rooted conviction that no get together is complete ii ' Dock is not among those present. • • • Gym Manager 4 Class Lacrosse 4, 3 Class Football 4, 3, 2 Art Club 4, X 2, 1. President 1 Two Stripes DOCK 259 |SSSS55SS5SS Meridian Mississippi • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as it is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • • ppHj 1 1 ■ r m • • David C harle s Ri chard s o?i Boxmg 4, 3, 2, 1 Log 4, 3, 2, 1 Business Manager ] Reception Committee Three Stripes • • • • • • 260 ' " X A - introduce Midshipman Richardson? " and -1-VX another fair damsel is captivated by the sunny smile from Mississippi. But let it never be said that Dave is a ladies ' man, for who does not know Daisy of the boxing ring? He is generosity personified; his communistic roommates could never understand how this provider of shirts and socks held down the job of chief miser for the Log. First classmen knew him as a good plebe, and plebes admired him as a swell first classman. Dave sincerely intends to do full justice to his part in the Naval service, and no one denies his capability. So seldom is a good shipmate combined with a splendid naval officer in one man, as in Dave, that we can unhesitatingly predict a great future for him. DAISY I • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. Olcott New York James Wad sw o rt h O ' Gradt THE day Jimmy read ' ' Sailors ' Sweethearts " Buffalo was destined to lose a gallant son and the Navy to gain a first rate officer. Having an aptitude tor profiting from past experiences from a turbulent plebe year, he has since kept comfortably sat. Although he is at heart a ladies ' man, gleaned doubtlessly from his numerous visits to Niagara Falls, he awaits constantly the letter. After receiving it, even the dope, for he is a dope getter sin igual, be it in academics, athletics, or about my last blind drag, goes unheeded. His having a great capacity for friendship, and being ever willing to help others, has made him many a loyal friend within and without his class. If you make as good an officer, Jimmy, as you have a room mate, you ' ll reach the top. • • Wrestling 3, 2, 1 Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 Ring Dance Committee 2 Two Stripes JIMMY 261 • • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. coronado California William M et calf e Kaufmat Water Polo 4 Swimming 3 Luci{y Bag. Associate Editor Log 2, 1 Reef Points Ring Com.mittee Reception Committee Three Stripes 262 • • • • • • • • WHERE from? From the Navy — a Navy junior. Unselfish, good ' natured, and thoroughly cap- able. Neither the most involved double integration in Math nor the most unethical sketch in Ordnance could long withstand his versatile logic. Plebe and youngster years, the aquatic sports consumed much of his time and energy, but he was rescued from the suicide squad second class year to work on our class publications and committees; and few indeed were these organizations on which he wasn ' t a willing and able worker. To imagine Bill in a profession other than the Navy would be a hard task, for in the Navy he will be always, as much a part ot it as it is of him. His successes at the Academy predict a brilliant future for him in the fleet. BILL I • Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. Richmond Kentucky Warf lELD Clat BE7si:siErr , Jr. T HE only man from Kentucky not an Admiral! " This is the boast of our tall dark friend from the Blue Grass State. Not essentially a snake, Warfield is nevertheless one for whom a 4.0 holds many charms. The academic terrors feared by so many of us have not been experienced by this lad; he possesses those poten- tialities characteristic of a star man. But outside inter- ests occupied that extra time essential for starring. Football, basketball, and tennis all have been played with equal vigor and energy by this adept young man. Cribbage is Warfield ' s favorite pastime, and any evening he may be found in a state of deep con- centration over a cribbage board. A most ver- j satile fellow he is, an agreeable companion and a staunch friend. FLASH • • • • • • Basketball 4, 3, 2 Tennis 4 Class Football 4, 2 Reception Committee 2 Two Stripes 263 £lrG VSSS333SSSS • • Peru Indiana The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • Earl Russell Crawford Wrestling 4, 2, 1 Class Football 4 K A. C. A. Two Stripes • • • • • • • • A ND, there are femmes who believe that stuff that Scrappy puts out — indeed, there are A W - several. A confirmed snake from the first, he was marked ' ' CONCENTRATED " when he arrived in this world from a far off part of the woods, Peru, Indiana. Possessed of an abundance of self-confidence he started out to make his way with Jogish and the Midshipmites. Coupled with his academic ability is a strong leaning toward athletics and the wrestling loft soon had him. And in every poker game Scrap is sure to be found, with the boys paying dearly for their instruction. Still, the best time to know the Mighty Man is on leave. What with his in- clinations he may land in Hell but he will slip by the D.O. at the gates of Heaven. 264 V SCRAPPY • • The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Terre Haute Indiana Charles Harris H u t c h i k s You can search far before you will find a man with more grit and determination than " Hutch ' Handicapped by his siz,e and injuries he persisted in seeking that award coveted by all Navy football men, an N , only to have a shoulder or knee pulled just prior to the annual tussle. After seeing a man have a lacrosse stick broken over his gonk, he decided that lacrosse was his sport. Hence he played his first game as a youngster and made the first string Ham and Eggers as a second classman. Desiring closer contact with King Neptune than he was getting as one of Uncle Sam ' s Naval Cadets, he became one of the co ' owners of the thirty foot palatial job Small Fry. In these four years " Hutch " has proved him- self more than just a wife. • • • • • • • • Football 4, 3, 2,1. H Lacrosse 3,2, 1. 7 HCluh Two Stripes GUS 265 ssssssssssf sssssss Lexington Georgia We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handhng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut. who reigned about 1500 B. C. Marion Joel Reed Company Basketball 4, 3, 2, 1 G. P. O. • • • • • • • • • • • • s HAKESPEARE and Goethe combined might well be quoted for Joel with — 266 ' ' Sleep that nits up the ravelVd sleave of care. Ah Still delay, thou art so fair. ' ' He loves his bed, yes, but not enough to miss a set of tennis, an occasional hop, or a series of exams. The customary tiffs with the academics have been his lot, but the end of the term always finds him sat on velvet. His reserved nature serves only to make him the more likeable, for once an entrance has been gained to his real self, we discover a wholly personable and witty chap. Quiet and unassuming, we predict an Admiral ' s flag for him. ► JOE • • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Savannah Georgia Otto F er d i 7 iAj iD Kolb, Jr At any place other than the Naval Academy jL jl Otto would be referred to as the life of the party. Without his smooth line and pleasing personal ' ity no bull session is complete. Before he entered the Academy he found an outlet for his oversupply ot words announcing in a radio station, but since no such opportunities are offered here he has changed his pastimes to writing letters and amateur photography. Academics are the least of his worries, but he does not mind working when anything has to be done. He has that peculiar ability of being able to make friends with any and every one and this combined with his friendly manner has obtained for him a position of esteem among his classmates. May his success continue. • • • • football Manager 4, 3, 2 BasebdU 4 Reception Committee Glee Club 4,3,2,1 Masqueraders 2 Reef Points 2, 1 Luc y Bag Class History Editor Star 3, 2, 1 Three Strtpes OTTO 267 • • • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. Honolulu Hawaii Albert Bralt Purer Cross Country 4, 2, 1 . cl c Swimming 3, 2 Track • . 3, 2, 1 HClub Reception Committee 3 Musical Clubs 4, 3, 2, I H. A. Ten Two Stripes • • • • • • • T 268 HIRTY seconds to go and he ' s still minus most of the articles required by the old U.S.N.A.R. Yep, that ' s he. Al hails from the land of liquid sunshine and surf riders. Perhaps it was his first taste of the sea encountered while working on a sugar freighter be- tween San Francisco and the islands that put the Navy into his head. With a comparatively small amount of effort he has managed to make a place for himself well in the upper half of his class. His afternoons are spent either in getting a workout or indulging in a bit of fiddling. In the latter case, all other occupants quietly but quickly leave the room. He insists that he is not a snake, yet he drags otten. Al ' s com- mon sense and fine character will see him through in any occupation. ABIE • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, hut their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup ' planted by the water-clock. Tulsa Oklahoma Fred Daniel Michael PERHAPS it was wanderlust or simply a desire to kick the home town mud from his boots that urged Mike to enter the Navy school. At any rate we ' re glad of it. A conscientious rather than a brilliant student, he has managed to hold his own with the academic departments, staying mostly on the ground while treading his way through the forest of too many trees. Among Fred ' s accomplishments are tennis, danc ' ing, and the ability to enjoy a book as long as his pipe is going. Although he possesses an inimitable way with the ladies, we know that there is a certain girl who has it in her power to dominate him. An easy yet dignified manner coupled with an abundance of tact and good sense make his a gentlemanly and pleasing personality. • • • • • • • Tennis 3, 2, I Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1 Company C. P. O. MIKE 269 • • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in WiUiam the Conqueror ' s fleet. Galva Illinois J o H X Morris A l f o r d Soccer 4 Choir 4, 3, 2, 1 Radio Club 2, Lucl{y Bag I Expert Riflerrxan Five Stripes • • • • • • • • • • 270 THE Navy gained a good man when Jack deserted the machine guns and flat prairies of Illinois for turrets and broadside guns and a choppy sea. Arriving at the Academy Jack found the Academics only an in ' terference in his letter writing, which in itself has been a colorful career. Not exactly a snake, still he has always been well supplied with O.A.O. ' s and is always wel ' corned by the fair sex. Jack has always been one of the guys that get this stuff in whatever field he happens to choose to display his talents. Always guided by one ambition — to do whatever he undertook to the best of his ability — Jack has proved himself a leader, a true classmate and friend. He is assured a suc ' cessful future whether it be in the Navy or civilian life. JACK • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. ssssssssssjfc Colchester Illinois William T e r r i l l H u l s o kl JL c HERE ' S a good oV boy ! " — that laudatory phrase or its equivalent has never failed to be forthcom- ing when Huls ' name is mentioned. Even-tempered, unassuming, a boy with something good to say to every one, Huls has estabUshed a host of real friends. One towards whom the lovely gals are wont to cast a second look, Huls gets along in their society. However, the always present thoughts of an O.A.O. have kept him from losing his heart in the East; a tale that ' s told by a look at the splendid picture on his locker door. Being athletically inclined his talents have been devoted to football for four years. With a flair for finding good fun in everything, one who possesses sound ideas, an ambition, and a congenial na- ture, Huls is a prince as a friend and wife. • • • • • • BILL Football 4, 2, 1. H Crew 4 HClub Choir Musical Club Glee Club One Stripe 271 • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Michigan City Indiana Ralph William A r k d t Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1 Gym 4, 3 Outdoor Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1 Class Gym Team 2, 1 Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 Trident Society 3 Three Stripes • • • • • w: 272 HEN Ralph decided that sailing the Great Lakes was too tame for him and entered the good old School for Naval Cadets the Navy gained a real salt. He has had a great deal of practical experience and could take a battleship single-handed across the Atlantic, provided he didn ' t have to speak French to do it. French has been Ralph ' s only stumbling block, however, and he has managed to stand well in the other academics throughout his stay at the Academy. In the realm of athletics, Ralph sticks to those with which he started his career: soccer, gym, and the rifle. Socially, he is very active, never missing a hop. He has been a good friend, and we are looking forward to being shipmates with him in the Fleet. RALPH • • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. ssssssssss?, Medford Oregon George Morris W i 7i h e WHEN George gave up chemical engineering and came east to the Academy, the Navy gained a remarkable chap. Versatile, easy ' going George has shown us that he has his full share of gray matter by his continually hanging around the first sections with ' out much effort. At cartooning, he is indeed a genius, as all readers of the Log well know. His hobby seems to be practical philosophy but he still maintains it is impossible to fathom the workings of the mysterious female mind. His tendency toward the athletic has led George to a membership in Bancroft ' s own passive exercise cult. His humor has caused him to be the subject of many pranks and his wit the instiga ' tor of many more. George ' s good humor will take him a long way in the Fleet. • • GEORGE Cross Country 4 Ring Committee Pep Committee Log Staff 3 Log Board. Art Editor 1 Two Stripes 273 l ,S5535335S5S • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com« mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. • • Fairfield Connecticut Joseph H e k Rr Barker, Jr. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1 Tennis 4, 2 Log Stag 4 Press Gang 1 Lucl{y Bag Literary Editor Pep Commillee Star 2, I Four Stripes • • • • w: 274 ITH some seventeen years of sea experience along Long Island Sound to his credit, this Connecticut Yankee sought to further his career as a follower of the sea and ships. Once safely established in this institution, he proceeded to throw the academic departments for a loss and still found time to drag, though rarely, to follow his favorite sports — wrestling, and tennis, and to contribute greatly to keeping his roommate sat. Second Class year found him doing a six ' week stretch in the hospital, ordinarily a style ' cramping confinement in several ways, but only a well-timed vacation in this case. He is a quiet and extremely likeable chap, having a keen sense of humor and the perseverance to make good in any field he selects. JOE • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. MUNCIE Indiana Fra7s(k Edward H a r l e r HIS first command as skipper of a kicker soon con- vinced Frank that the Navy lacked a vital cog, and he determined to come east to compare the ad ' vantages of U.S.N. A. with those ot Ball State which was his Alma Mater for a year. A squall of chemical formulae rocked him during plebe year but he struggled through in good shape. Nearly every sport has claimed him for a season, but his heart lies closest to the swimming pool, where many afternoons have been spent " knocking off a thousand. " He has a record of having attended every hop, and each Sunday morn- ing brings a new tale of some lovely creature. His ready humor, his grin, and his ability to laugh away trouble, make him at once the ideal friend, pal, and roommate. • • • SwimTniTig 3, 2, 1 Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1 Boxing 4 Baseball 4 Press Gang 2. Chairman 1 One Stripe FREDDY 275 S5553SS55S The range clock, or concen- tration dial as it is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. Washington District of Columbia Harrt Allah Barnard, Jr Lucl y Bag Staff Two Stripes • • • 276 HAILS from Washington but knows more about the Philippines than most people who have lived there all their lives. A shining light at all social functions he is not, however, without his more serious moments during which times he is prone to take most anything apart to see what makes it tick. In these times of mental stress his naturally flushed face reaches its most colorful hue. Tennis and handball along with cribbage are his most frequent forms of recreation. A professed hater of hops and all that goes with them, it is impossible to find Barney in bed on such festive nights. Although not a first section man, Barney has managed to get his i. ' ) regularly and usually a good bit more, too. May he always have such success. HARRY • • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. ssssssssss fc Jsssssssssss Washington District of Columbia Thomas K i k k ai d K i m m e l TOM came to the Naval Academy by way of high school and prep school resolved to conquer the " Navy System ' which he has done very well. He has a great liking for all sports, particularly big league base- ball, about which he can tell you the story of even the newest rookie ' s life. He tried tennis, water polo, and football at the Academy. He likes to dance and has never missed a hop; shows a distinct preference for blondes; has been known to go to Carvel on a Sunday afternoon but not regularly; likes to drive automobiles, listen to the radio, play cribbage, and bowl. Tom shows a streak of genius in his ability to bounce from the anchor section to the first when neces sary. Well liked by everyone, Tom is one of the best. • • Football 4 Class Water Polo 3, 2 One Stripe TOM 277 • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Albany New York James Hills B a r ki a r d Class Football 4 Class Tennis 2, 1 Class Lacrosse 2, I Lacrosse 4 Orchestra 4 One Stripe • • • • • • • 278 IF YOU are interested in tennis, bridge, a trip around the world, football, golf, a little studying between wine, women and song, or vice versa, or whatever you are interested in. Moose will give it added impetus. To delve into his past is to risk an explanatory mael ' Strom, while to share the present with him is to become part of the chaos. An extreme Liberal, Boathook never permits a dull moment or a mild expression. Genuine to the core, he has utter disgust for fourflushing — still, we advise keeping away from his poker game. Compositely, Moose is a savvy, non-reg, athletically inclined red mike, who knows when and where to be each of these. He has neither enemies nor cigarettes, which shows that he has what it takes. BOATHOOK • • Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. Tiverton Rhode Island JOH7s[ Herbert S p e ?i c e r A DESCENDANT of a long line of Swedish sea- faring men. Windy came forth from the bree2,y shores of Rhode Island to join the organization — and brought his breeze with him. Slightly disappointed to find that the days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships are gone he concentrated his efforts on promoting com- munistic feeling among the proletarians in the file- closers. When not listening to the radio, he splashes around with the aquatic squad and plays whist. To tell of his past is to delve into the depths of broken feminine hearts, through the toils of many schools, and into the secrets of initiation during " Hell Week at M.I.T. " Well liked by all, big-hearted, somewhat temperamental, and conversational to the nth degree. • • • • • • • Lacrosse 4 Swimming 4, 2, 1 Crest Comtnittce Musical Club Show 4 Hop Committee C. P. O. WINDY 279 • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when It was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. Knoxville Tennessee Walter B u r k hart Batless Football 4, 3, 2, 1. H Basl{etball 4, 3, 2, I. H Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. H HCluh Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • • w: 280 HEN Tennessee sent Dub to Annapolis she gave us no small sample of her population. Six feet two — youVe heard of the " tall, dark, and hand ' some ' ' type? As you might expect leaves have a bad eifect on his weak heart. They never fail to put that far-away look in his eyes, and another picture in his locker of some ' ' lil ' oV gal " back home. And if you ever hear him yell, ' ' Who hid my mail? " — clear out! How ' ever, he finds better occupation than that for himself here. It takes a good man to make his way in three sports. Just ask the boys on the football squad who has the most determination to win his way to the top. It will be a long time till ' ' at last he hails the moment flying, " but when he does he ' ll be head and shoulders above them all. DUB The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. S53SSSSS3SS Annapolis Maryland Webster C och raisi J o ht s ok UNLIKE the majority of us, Webby came to the Academy with a Naval background of several generations, so he should have known better. As the result of an easy way with academics study hours sel ' dom find him studious, but during the Masqueraders and Musical Show seasons his activities keep him hard at work. Don ' t think that because he never has more than one picture on his locker door that the fair sex means little to him — there ' s more than one on the retired list in his cruise box. He ' s as much of a snake as the best (or worst) of us. Webby has won a host of friends with his humor, his wit, and his willing ness to help those in need. Here ' s wishing him fair skies, happy landings, and success in all his undertakings. Company Soccer 4, 3, 2, I Choir 4, 3, 2, 1 Glee Club 4, 3, 2, 1 . President Musical Clubs 4, 3, 2, 1 Mtisquertzders 2 One StT pe WEBBY 281 • • • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handhng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. Norfolk Virginia J O H 7 ?i AT H A?i I E L BOLA7 [D Fencing 4 Class Football 3 Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1 Secretary-Treasurer ' . Press Gang 2, 1 Lucljv Bag Stajf Two Stnfies Presidertt 1 • • • • • • • • • • • • 282 A NAVY Jr. by birth, a radio engineer by pro- fession, and a canoeist by choice, our pal John has traveled considerably in person, much farther on the ether waves, and farther still in dreams. Bobo sel ' dom had to bow before Tecumseh and usually his academics received but the minimum of attention. Although by no means a red mike, his faithfulness to the O.A.O. left little time for dragging. Being a charter member of the " Gold ' brick Squad " he was always finding new excuses for enrollment until after losing some Christmas leave. The radio club received much of John ' s spare time and many of his hours were spent in talking to radio operators everywhere. He shouldn ' t have any trouble solving the radio problems of the Service. BOBO • • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form hy James Godfrey. Albuquerque New Mexico J iCHOLAS Alexander Pa anides NICK, a westerner with a Boston accent and darned proud of it, found the calling of the sea too great to resist and finally succumbed. He stabled his pony, tossed his chaps aside, and hit the trail for the Academy. Soon after his arrival he made many friends with his pleasing personality and famous smile. As a red mike, he knew no peer (although we wonder), but as a sea lawyer we all agree that he had no equal. Although not an athlete, he indulged in a variety of sports and was a contender for high honors on the sub squad for two years. He is naturally quiet and un assuming, also industrious and persevering. He is a man ' s friend, a credit to the Service and to the West he calls his home. Your course set, Nick, may you always have fair weather. • • • • • • • • • Vm :it Lacrosse Manager 4, 3, 2, 1. J Class Lacrosse 4, 1 NClub Battalion C. P. O. NICK 283 | ,SS$SS5SSSSS Chevy Chase Maryland • • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphicsurveymadebyDarius. • • Herbert von Arx B u rkart Wrestling 4 H- A. Ten 4, 3, 2, 1 Musical Club Show 4, 3, 2, 1 Musical Club 1. Director Orchestra 4, 3, 2, 1 Masquerdders 2 Hop Commillee 1 One Stripe • • • THE shortest man in the class, that ' s Herb ' s calling card. Small in si?e but full of grit and determina ' tion, he has shown us that he possesses such character ' istics. An erstwhile tin-soldier from Central High School in Washington, he came to Annapolis with ideas of his own about military training, but soon cuffed them into a laundry bag before the end of plebe summer. However, he had an ace up his sleeve when he came forth with his violin and won a place for him- self in the N.A. Ten. Von would rather play on his violin than study. If not displaying his many unusual antics on the violin he would be content with a good novel and a package of skags. Well done, Herb. May you enjoy equal success in the • - h - years to come. 284 HERB • • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to he soon sup- planted by the water-clock. • • SSSS53353SS East Douglas Massachusetts ]osEPH Au Gu sr u s Coppola JOE hails from the Bay State where they are born with mortar boards on their heads and text books under their arms. Although Joe did not live up to the reputation of being a Massachusetts savoir, he managed to avoid tussles with the academic depart- ments. Never saw a battleship before he came to Annapolis and the only military training he ever had was in the Boy Scouts. His podunk of two thousand boasts of having their " Cuppie " become the fourth to graduate within six years. Get Leetle Joe started in a baseball conversation and he will tell you that some of these major leaguers played in his home town before they ever became bush leaguers. Detests hypocrisy, and believes everyone is as honest and good-hearted as himself. • JOE Class Football 4, 3 Class Boxing 2 Baseball 4 Comfian C. P. O. 285 I ,SSS5S33S53S Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in Wiiham the Conqueror ' s fleet. Washington District of Columbia Ovid McMaster Butler Soccer 4 Company Soccer 4, 3, 2 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2. Manager Class Lacrosse 2, I Black H One Stripe • • • • • • • • • 286 MACK pulled a fast one on the homesickness jinx when he brought the cosmopolitan air of the nation ' s capital along with him. His less savvy classmates didn ' t take long to find out that his extreme good-naturedness could be taken advantage of, and every study hour would find three or four coming into his room with ' ' Smedley, how about showing me how to work this prob? " Here ' s the type of fellow who would gladly lend you his last couple of bucks and then, without a sign of pity, make you feel like a novice on the tennis courts. Cheerful, understanding and conscientiously sincere — he is a man to whom success is bound to come, be it in the service or in civilian life. Lots of luck, Mac, and may we meet again. MAC • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. lumberton North Carolina George Harris W h i r i k g H EY, you didn ' t see my other shoe lying around here any place, did you? " That ' s George. When formation busts he ' s always looking for his shirt, trying to locate a pair of cuffs, or else just step ' ping out of the shower. The remarkable part of it is that he always makes formation on time — well, almost always, anyway. Don ' t let the above mislead you, though, he ' s really a great guy and we all like him. He ' s right there when it comes to the athletics, too. Nobody could ever accuse Whitey of being a member of the Radiator Club; he ' s always out for some sport. Whether it be in the classroom, at a tea fight, or on the athletic field, George has a rare capacity for getting along, which is in part responsible for his many friends. • • • • • Soccer 4, 2, 1 Wrestling 3, 2, 1 Tracl 2, 1 Christmas Card Committee Two Stripes WHITEY 287 • • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Madisonville Kentucky M A R V I X C L r D E CLATT07s[ ' Traci( 4 Gke Club 4. 3, 2, 1 Comf:an C. P. O. • • M 288 ARVIN never wears his uniform at home. He hails from Kentucky ! He entered the Academy a year ahead of ' 36, but the hospital claimed too much of his time for him to finish with ' 3,5. Marvin is easily recognized by his red hair and engaging smile. A very creditable voice is one of his assets, and he will always oblige you with the latest song hits. Plebe year he was a track aspirate, but the last three years his main recrea ' tion has been — well, huge amounts of paper, ink, and stamps, an array of pictures of ' ' HER, " a Kentucky beauty, and frequent dragging explains this phase of his life. Although not among the savoirs, Marvin can come through when the velvet wears thin, and this ability to produce in the pinches insures his future success. RED • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. S55555SSSSS • Walla Walla Washington WiLLARD MU IRH EAD HANGER WILLARD always had a yearning to go places and do things; thus it happened that this con- genial, energetic youth shook off the dust oi Walla Walla and plunged into the Navy with great ambitions and has proved his worth in our midst. If you look on his full dress blou you will find a medal of distinction for his ability with the rifle, while his bathrobe is cov ' ered with N ' s and medals for fencing. Willard graced the ranks of the red mikes during the first part of his midshipman career, but he gradually weakened and has been seen dragging quite consistently the last two years. Whatever he tries to do, he does thor oughly, whether it is classes, drills, sports, or bull sessions. Here ' s to you, Willard, for great success in life. • • • • Femmg4. 3, 2, I. fHt Rxfie 4, 3,2,1. rHt HCluh Two Stupes WILL 289 tS5S553SSSSS • • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. Springfield Illinois James Arthur CoDDiTicroisi • Soccer 4 • • • Wrestling 4 Crew Manager 4 3, 2, I. J HCluh Orchestra 4, 3, 2 Musical Club 4, 3, 2. I Assistant Dnector 2 Christmas Card Committee 2, 1 • Reef Points 2, 1 • • Log Staff 3, 2, 1 Star 4, 3, 2, 1 Two Stripes • • • 290 SMALL but dynamic, hardworking, prepared to meet any emergency that could arise on a Nav P ' Work, Ordnance exam or what have you — briefly a savoir of the first order in every subject from plebe summer to graduation. At Springfield High Jim gave most of his time to the band, but still managed to become the valedictorian of his class and to be known as an almost ' prodigy. With his innumerable lists to be initialed and his great variety of committee work, he has haunted the rooms of the Fourth Battalion for the past four years. Yet he has always been willing to help the anchor men and has actually saved some of them from taking the journey back to the farm. Jim always gets the news — for which his roommate may be everlastingly grateful. JIM • • • Corresponding hy signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. Columbia Missouri |sssssssssss jEWErr OREAKi Phillifs, ]r. HAILING at present from the Show-Me state, this mule-tainer arrived on the banks of the Severn after two years of college and prep school to be converted into a naval officer. His four years here have been filled with basketball, crew, and tennis in the field of athletics; a minimum of time spent on academ- ics, which was enough to keep him well up in the class; many hours passed in the study of contemporary literature, and boning Colliers or Cosmo. Being neither a snake nor a red mike, Phil dragged sometimes for him- self and sometimes for others. Having a keen sense of proportion, Phil makes one of those ideal friends and wives whom it is impossible to du plicate. Whether in the Service or civil life, may our paths often cross. • • • • • • PHIL 150 lb. Crew 4 Basketball 4. 3, 2, 1 Press Gang 1 Battalion C. P. O. 291 • • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as it is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • • pa 1 1 ' Wl mkar. 1 • • Detroit Michigan Otis Robert Cole J R Football 4, 3, 2, I. H Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1. Captmn 1. wHt Lacrosse 4, 2, I HClub Four Stripes • • • • • • 292 GIRLS, here is what your heart has been crying for — a real hairy chested man. He isn ' t one of those smooth looking snakes who is always to be found at hops, but don ' t be frightened by his looks, he ' s really as gentle as a lamb with a heart as big as the locker he keeps so neatly. So far studies and conscientious work have kept him too busy for the fair sex to have a fair chance, but there will come a day. Otis is an Army Junior and had the principles of military life instilled in him quite early and even the Academy hasn ' t made him forget all of them. He is one that the Navy will do well to have as an officer. He is a good natured hard worker, an excellent wife, and a real pal — a man for whom the future looks bright and who cannot be denied success. REGGY • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. Cherau South Carolina Charles Sikkler Manning, Jr SMOKE had a grim fight with academics plebe year, won, and has been jumping numbers ever since. Being a true product of the Old South he is ever ready to take the Southern side in Civil War discussions, otherwise he is always a patient listener at after dinner sessions. As a rule Smoke is a red mike but is always ready to help a friend with two drags on his hands. His small size might seem a disqualification for football. Not so, however, for Smoke became one of the hardest hitting blockers on the field. Quiet, calm, neat, being always ready to help someone, compose some of the attributes which make Smoke a good wife and a real pal. He should do well in anything he undertakes. Smooth sailing and calm seas to you, Smoke. • • • • • • SMOKE Football 4, 3, 2, 1. i H Club One Stripe 293 • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. scarsdale New York Logan C re s ap , Jr. Trac 4, 3, 2, J. H Wrestling 4, 3, 2, ]. Class Football 4, 3 H Club Radio Club 3 Two Stripes w7 lt • • • • • 294 EVERY winter when wrestling season starts we find Logan hard at work in the wrestling loft and at the training table, where he is obliged to live on lemons while making weight. Then comes spring and with it, not thoughts of love, which occupy his mind all year, but rather thoughts of track and pole-vaulting. Other things also occupy our hero ' s mind. A natural sailor, it is a treat to watch him handling a star boat or a Navigation P-work. And of course, no hops would be complete without sighting Logan on the dance floor. Intermingled with all these attributes we find a rare intellect and a deep interest in modern social and political problems. Taken from all angles, a man ' s man, a mighty good comrade to all, and a gentleman in every respect. LOGAN • • S$55SSSS5S!g ,SSSSSSS53SS Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. Haddonfield New Jersey Archibald E g e rt o k Teall BETWEEN being an inherent maestro, a born pur ' veyor of semi-tolerable puns, and somewhat frustrated in his ball-playing abilities and aspirations due to a semi-universally jointed knee, old Arch has a tough time of it. However, in spite of it all his axis is still royally vertical and he ' s right on the ball — to use his favorite baseball terminology. A real bull savoir, a slayer of Navigation, no mean parlez-er of the frog lingo, and possessed of a prodigious memory. Arch will always emerge from the educational battles of his career with a well above average record. On top of it all, he manages to make Hfe pretty cheerful and is at his best in keeping the rosy side uppermost — a great gift and a great guy. He won ' t have a bit of trouble in his career. ARCHIE • • Plehe Baseball 4 Baseball 1 Rece tlon Committee Two Stripes 295 : S5S55S535S • • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • • • • Augusta Georgia Charles J o h ?i Ellis Crew 4 One Stripe • • • • • c 296 HARLIE, the genial gentleman from Georgia. That phrase fits him perfectly. Probably the most affable man in the class, he has been known to get mad on but two occasions : once when he was mis- taken for a damyankee, the other time when he bilged an exam. Although his charming personality has graced few hops, the One at home occupies a large corner of his big heart, and he must get along pretty well, judg- ing from the volume of his mail. Never bothered by the terrors of academics, his room has always bee n a haven for those who " don ' t get this stuff " where he has never been too busy to help a classmate. The Deacon ' s real weaknesses are bridge and controversy, so don ' t involve him in either if you want to leave with your shirt. CHARLIE The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel ' oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Danville Virginia RATiDOLPH Meade } R ■ GRAB your hats, boys, we ' re going for a ride. That ' s been Randy ' s motto ever since he left Virginia and began his salty and lively career. Full of life all the time and an authority on anything Naval or civil, having traveled considerably before beginning his journeys at sea, and having participated in a majority of sports and activities of our Alma Mater. Be it re ' exams or cultural subjects, the Civil War or the Ordnance department, Randy is a willing conversa- tionalist and a heated participant. And dragging is his one true weakness: no wonder from the quality of his drags. Ran does well at anything when there is a necessity for it. A connoisseur of the best, and an artist at dancing and — well, his OA.O. would speak well for any man. • • • • RANDY Soccer 4 Boxing 4 Class Football 3 Cla s Water Polo 3, 2. 1 Class Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1 Class Wrestling 1 Log 4, 3 Press Gang Black, H M. P. O 297 Isssssssssss • • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handUng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. Panama Canal Zone Herbert Evans Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1 Crew 4 G. P. O. • • • • • • • 298 WHEN you hear speech that is slow after the fashion of the Canal Zone and deep after the fashion of the Navy, do not be satisfied with the charm of it — for there is more to this man than his speech. Well read, appreciative of fine music, understanding of the technical and extremely well versed in Naval strategy and tactics of all epochs, he proves the value of a broad mind. Having prepped at New Mexico Military Institute and Severn, Herb came to the Acad- emy well prepared to be moulded into a Naval Officer. Good natured and yet endowed with the ability of intense concentration, he has proved his worth in the ring where concentration is paramount and on the links where good nature counts most. His abilities insure his success. DEACON • • The sextant, the most funda mental instrument of navi- gation, had Its origin in the crossstatf of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. BiDDEFORD Maine Parker Lowell F o l s o m WE WANT you to meet handsome Park, the Academy ' s most generous friend. This salty lad who came to us via the University of Maine is an addition to the Navy of whom his state can well be proud. Not a natural athlete, he has by force of effort become one of the most dependable members of Navy ' s Intercollegiate Championship gym team. He is a true sportsman who places enjoyment above success. In his non ' athletic life, long afternoons of conversation or intense work on something that has caught his interest keeps him occupied. Most of all he is liked for his generosity and dependability. He will be remem- bered as a man who stands by his ideal and can always be depended upon for help no matter what the cost may be to himself. • • • • • • • Cross Country 4, 3 Track, 4, 3 Gym 4, 2, I. gNAt Tuo Stripes JEEVES 299 • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. • Fargo North Dakota Richard Labbitt Fowler Football 4, 3 Basketball 4, 3, 2, 1 Gol 2, 1. gHf HClub Musical Club 4 Mandolin Club 4 One Stripe • • • • • 300 FROM the land of dust storms and wide open spaces hailed this Westerner, " The Fargo Flash. " Since his arrival representatives from all parts of the country have been trying to discover some sport, game, or pastime at which he doesn ' t excel. Dago came close to scoring on him, but his perseverance carried him through. Dick is also one of those individuals who has the faculty of quickly making friends with everyone. His smile makes friends and his personaHty keeps them. Western women are exceedingly fond of him but the Easterners are seldom granted the privilege of en- joying his company. Foo ' foo ' s generous and affable personality coupled with a natural aptitude for work will carry him far along the road to success. FOO ' FOO • • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. SSSSSSSSSS?f JSSS5SSSSSSS Philadelphia Pennsylvania J o H H Charles H u h t e r NOT once, but twice, Jack left Philadelphia to become a Middy. Disgusted with the political situation of ' 08, he decided on a non ' political life at sea. Having slightly deviated lower extremities, he soon learned that these irregular limbs were sturdy sea legs. It wasn ' t long until his good-nature and kind- heartedness were recognized by all. Few, if any, have more friends than Jack and no one is more welcome any place; always glad to make someone happy and never failing to have the dope for the next class. If ever any- one is the target for nick-names he is, but his amiable personality warrants them. He is a wrestler who knows his " " bars " and always ready to take on the best of cribbage players. One will always find Jack in with the best. • • • • Football 4, 3, 2, 1 Wresllmg 4, 3, 2, 1 wMf HClub K A. C. A. 2, 1 1 Stripe JACK 301 S5:SSSSSS55rfc3sS$SS5SS5SS Beachwood New Jersey • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being lirst used in Wilham the Conqueror ' s fleet. ANDREW Bedford Galatiah, Jr Baseball 2 Rifle Team 4 Lucl y Bag Staff 2, 1 Pep Committee 2, 1 Reception Committee 3, 2, ] Trident Society 3, 2, 1 Company Representative 1 Expert Rifleman Three Stripes • • • • • • • I 302 F YOU are in search of the typical member of ' 3,6, Andy is your man. He combines a square ' shouldered military appearance with a beaming person- ality and grasping intellect. Andy has always been extremely well liked, both by his classmates and members of the opposite sex, but the latter he has not favored extensively as he has been playing old faithful to the girl back home. In talk fests he can always be found as the pillar of strength for the oppo ' sition, regardless of the issue. Andy has a real love for baseball; is extremely practical, and can be counted upon to follow the axiom that good common sense will solve all problems. His four years at the Academy have been a success and the future promises to be even more brilliant. ANDY • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. Manchester New Hampshire Isssssssssss J E A K Wilfred M o r e a u INTRODUCING the Manchester Flash! Fresh from the portals of the University of New Hampshire Jean entered the Academy with the advantage of four years ' college experience. Gifted with more than aver- age intelligence and common sense, he has been out ' standing in the class since plebe summer. The best lacrosse goalie Navy has had in years, he captained the team in ' 36. His gift of speech is amadng — the ability to deliver innumerable ornate orations on a variety of subjects has made him a central figure in many bull sessions. Jean has an inspiring personality and a natural gift for leadership. As a friend, there are none finer. The sincerity, loyalty, and under standing in his character explain why he is one of the most popular men in ' 36. • • • • Lacrosse 3, 2, 1. Captdin 1. H Footbdll 4 Boxing 4 Crew 4 H Club Class Crest Committee Class Vice-President 2 Chairman Pep Committee Five Stripes FLASH 303 SSSSS3SSSSS • The first patent log was prob- ably the a rrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Philadelphia Pennsylvania Richard Gray Football 4, 3, 2, 1 Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. A( H Club One P. O. • • • • • • • 304 TALL, loose-jointed, genial, Dick talks with a char ' acteristic drawl. He ' s not lazy, but particular what kind of work he does. When he ' s in the mood, he can whip that long body into human greased lightning. He never worries, and as long as he can get his 2.5 he ' s satisfied. He ' s levehheaded and sat in his ways, will ' ing to support his opinions with fight at any bull session. Just ask him whether he thinks crew men are " strong backed and weak ' minded. " He ' s made a name for himself in football, and during the winter before they break out the shells, he can be seen " dropping em in " on the basketball court. His slow humor and geniality make him a " good fellow " and a friend to be proud of. We have no doubt as to his success. DICK • • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • Greenwich Connecticut V A K O S r R A K D P E R K I K S SALTY SI is one of those rare oddities seldom ob- tained by the Navy — a sailor in his own right and a Yankee one at that, having spHced the main brace all over Buzzards Bay. With a true sailor ' s dread of " book larnin " he used dead reckoning in avoiding academic shoals. There must have been a current somewhere, because when the truth came out his fix was usually close aground. An incomparable gift of gab so demoral- ized six roommates that they simply broke under the strain and bilged out. Si always has inventions; he always has schemes, and Fve no doubt that someday we ' ll find they aren ' t all simply " Vantastic. " I can hear him now — " You know, I ' m thinking seriously of getting a nice off-shore ketch when I graduate. " • • Crew 4, 3,2,1. H- A. Company C. P. O. VAN 305 • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pen nant is a descend ' ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp " s broom. Syracuse New York Robert Matnard HiGGiKisoTsi Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1 Track ■ Class Boxing 4, 3, I I P.O. • • • • • • F 306 ROM the shores of Lake Oneida comes our sorrel topped young hero. With all the characteristic attributes of a fisherman and a boxer he ' s taken life by the scruff of the neck and decided that, come what may, he ' ll wade in and see what it ' s all about. He has never missed a hop, and never will. Fishing is his hobby and reading his relaxation. The death of Thome Smith was a great loss to him. In spite of such lighter influences, however, he ' s a real Bull savoir and a great lover of the teachings of Omar, the tent maker. Drop around and philosophize with him sometime and you ' ll feel his true weight. Willing to do anything in his power for a pal, Higgy makes a true and helpful friend. With his flair for individualism, Higgy will give shipmates many agreeable moments. BOB • • Corresponding hy signal was traditionally initiated hy Si- non, a legendary iigure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. I sssssssssss Imperial Nebraska ERHEST WASHITiGTOH HUMPHRET WHY such a pronounced Middle-Westerner chose a naval career is somewhat beyond the scope of the text, nevertheless this is introducing Ernie, the blond corn-husker from Nebraska. Possibly it was the old saying that the best officers come from the inland which put ideas in his head. At any rate here is a water polo player, accordion player par ex- cellence, and an erstwhile inventor of such a compli- cated star chart that even the Nav department had to be put wise. Incidentally, it tells everything but what they are eating for breakfast in Greenwich. A well developed sense of humor coupled with a friendly and agreeable nature has won for him innumer able friends who will undoubtedly stick throughout his service career. • • M..Tidger Wcter Polo 4, 3, 2. 1. wHf H Club Tu Stnfiirs ERNIE 307 S5333SSSSSS • The range clock, or concen tration dial as it is technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • • wm LJ- nw 1 • Philadelphia Pennsylvania Charles Mortimer Holcombe Soccer 4 Wrestling 4, 3 Track ■ Crew 2, 1 ] P.O. • • • • • • • • • • 308 YON Mort had a lean and hungry look when he first entered number 3 gate. Now look at him! Full well doth the size 15 neck bulge forth from the 14 full dress collar. Mort never did like the Dago department and the Dago department never Hked Mort — slept like a corpse until the last echo of the reveille bell — used a good part of the morning study hours reading his fan mail — never studied more than one half hour before any recitation (Dago excepted) and always drew a slip on the part he studied (Dago ex- cepted) — and modified the Naval Academy taps from 10:15 to 9 o ' clock sharp. Mort ' s secret am- bition is to be a forester. Mort should be well qualified as both he and his roommate have had experience with trees of all species. MORT • • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in Bushnell ' s subma- rine during the Revolution. SSSSS3SSSSS Washington District of Columbia Richard ROTHWELL ON JUNE i6th, 1932, at 9 o ' clock in the morning, Dick entered the Administration building with a supreme ambition for a naval career. This was the beginning of a long four year struggle with the aca ' demic department, which, as we may have expected, ended in a decisive victory on Dick ' s part — and the beginning of a life with the United States Fleet. If you think for a moment that Dick ' s entire life at the Aca- demy was spent in an academic struggle, you ' re entirely wrong. You could have seen him any Saturday or Sunday in the presence of one of the fairer sex at some entertainment. Here ' s to continued success in your new life with the Fleet, Dick — and the best of luck in all endeavors in the years that lie ahead. • • • • • DICK Soccer 1 Wrestling 1 Track, 1 Class Baseball 2 G. P. O. 309 Paris Tennessee • • The rudder began a s an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. William G ri zzard Holmak Football 4, 3, 2, 1 Crew 4 Chairman of Class Rmg Committee Three Stripes • • • • • 310 ABOVE is the tintype of that old Southern gentle ' J- A. man who came to us from Tennessee via two years at Georgia Tech. Although Bill would have you believe he is still wearing gravel in his shoes, his cosmo ' politan actions belie this vehemently. In fact, he is completely accoutered with an assortment of sleek, suave ways that he breaks out on occasion as required. This ability to adapt himself has won a host of friends. He is generous to a fault, always amiable, has a wonder ' fully keen sense of humor, and above all can be dc ' pended upon to remain as is. This is quite a multi ' farious array of characteristics for any man to possess, but Bill has all these and a great many more — you would have to hunt a long way before you would find a better man. HAPPY • Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. • Anderson South Carolina SSSS5SSSS5S J o H K Hillary Masters IT WAS not until Bud had finished two years at The Citadel that he decided to migrate from South Carolina and cast his lot with the Navy. Endowed as he is with all the characteristics of the Southland, Bud has proved himself the acme of hosts. Any night after supper you could find the Little Man engaged in one of those heated discussions, and being an orator of no mean ability he always won his point. The Colonel will long be remembered for his perpetual good humor, his subtle wit, his multitude of unselfish characteristics; all of which have enabled him to cultivate a bumper crop of friends. Bud has all the necessities, plus a few, tor winning a place in the sun, so move over and make room for the biggest little man in the Navy. A • Wrestling 2, 1. uiTvJt Co n any Representative 1 Two Stripei BUD 311 • • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues. • • • • Brooklyn New York Robert Francis Kelly Baseball 4 M. P. O. • • • • • • • • • • 312 IF YOU see a great big grin tooling along under its own steam, and then your 7 20 fades in a neat splash of freckles, curly reddish hair, and an unassuming " schno z, " you are viewing " Moiph. " Potentially he is a good athlete, but a scientific interest in the sag of bed springs has diverted his talents — sad to relate. Normally reeking with good humor, he is also human, so there have been times when the future looked as black as it could be. But he has always been able to trickle in a silver lining; and maybe that doesn ' t presage happiness and success! Studies vaguely until exam time when, in a word, he hauls up his slack and " goes to the settlement " — and gets there too! Easy going and Hkeable, he is " tested and approved. " MOIPH • The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Wrightsville Georgia STDJiET Robot HAM Miller, Jr w: ' HAT [ a review in steam tomorrow? Let ' s turn in. Having the academic department well under control, Syd lost no time in conquering the athletic department. Starring in soccer and pulling down an easy 2.5 in wrestling and lacrosse, he had little time for his favorite hobby — the radio. His big complaint was that he had to wait two years to rate one. When left alone he will always manage to find something to take apart. The first two years found him taking the reg book apart and Miss Springfield soon found him a steady companion. Living in this machine age he started off with motor cycles, soon progressed to automobiles, but he can not wait until he receives his wings. The controls are yours, Syd, and many happy landings. • • • • • Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1. a?if Wresthng 4, 3, 2, I Baseball 4, 3 Lacrosse 2, 1 Class Wrestling 3, 2, 1 Class Lacrosse 3 H Club Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 Three Strif es SYD 313 • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handling weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. • • Pittsburgh Pennsylvania William Francis Kramer Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1. aTif Water Polo 4 Outdoor Ri ie 4 n Club Reception Commitlec Black H Two Stripes • • • • • • E 314 NTERING the Academy through the Marines, Bill had very little trouble in adjusting himself to the miHtary life of the Navy. Interested in athletics he always keeps himself in tip ' top physical condition. In- tensely interested in philosophy and psychology, he has delved quite deeply into these subjects and is a keen observer of life about him. Math and Nav have gotten him into many a storm, but his perseverance and hard work have always brought him through. Fortunately he will have little trouble with navigating in the Marine Corps. Although serious minded and .; a conscientious hard worker. Bill knows the secret Hi of how to relax and enjoy life when his work is done. There is not much in life that Willie will miss. BILL • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had its origin in the crossstatf of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. Washington District of Columbia A L L E ?i B EV I H s Reed, ] r . BEV came to the Naval Academy via Saint George ' s Prep and Harvard. True to his former excellent scholastic record he has easily maintained a good aca- demic standing in his class. His athletic preferences are tennis, squash, and soccer. When good dance orches- tras are on the air his radio gets a workout during study hour. As to personaHty — his quiet self possession is never easily disturbed. A sense of humor that is well developed makes life a pleasure to himself and those about him. Then, too, there is an agreeable assertiveness which makes his character felt in such a manner by those in contact with him that an enthusiastic co- operation is attained. If you need a cheering section detail Bev — he has the vocal equip- ment of a Swiss mountaineer. • • Soccer 4, 3,2,1. aHf Tenms 4, 3, 2, 1. tHt Squash 4, 3, 2, I HC]ub Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Vice-Chairman One Stripe AL 315 S5ssssssss r%,ss$sss Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. At Large Caldwell New Jersey Dallas M o r g aisi L a i z u r e Switnming 4, 3, 2, 1 Lacrosse 4, 3 Company RepresentaUve Three Stnpes • • • • w: dm HERE is he from? " At large, " I say. Must I explain that lucky day? They caught him in his native state — brass buttons were the bait. If you will your attention lend, to describe him is my end. Buz;? is quite an athlete, with Grecian build and nimble feet — and on his back he must have fins, judging from the way he swims! A major portion of his quest, and, in ' cidentally, where he ' s best, is in the search of love and song — those lighter things for which we long. He boned at Severn for a year, and now he ' s boned for four more here. Academics weren ' t much trouble, but they pricked the romance bubble. Dynamic ! Clev ' er ! Why with his looks, he ' d get along without the books ! So now, with all this added store I ' ll set no peak for Laisure ' s score. 316 BUZZ • Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. |SSSSS5SSS$S At Large Wellfleet Massachusetts Chester William 7s[imitz, Jr. RED headed and radical came this conspicuous in ' dividual who, born and bred a Navy Junior, was early destined to enter the Academy. Outstanding is his prodi gious imagination coupled with natural lo ' quacity and skill in the art of repartee. He is always ready with light and interesting conversation. His ambition is to make money in huge gobs. However, he is not quite sure how to do it, but swears he will invent something. Likes the women, and the only qualifications he requires is that they be fair and savvy. A vigorous fellow built on the scale of a young horse, he is always ready for a nice noisy rough ' house. With his brilliant red hair and ever-ready tongue it is an even bet whether you are going to see him or hear him first. • • • • • RED Crew 4, 3 Two Stnpes 317 • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They wer e unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in WiUiam the Conqueror ' s fleet. Roanoke Alabama HOTT DOBBS M A 7s[ :A[ Tennis 4, 3, 2, I. tT t Squash 4, 3, 2, I HCluh Choir 4. 3, 2, 1 Two Stripes • • • T 318 HE land-lubber state of Alabama produced a native son in Hoyt, who refused to follow the traditions of his forbears. He ' s not sure what urged him to follow the call of the sea, but his desire to fly probably had something to do with it. His great am- bition is to become an aviator. Hoyt has never been even a part time member of the radiator club. Every nice afternoon will find him swatting balls about the tennis courts. Hoyt is neither a snake nor a red mike, and he drags only occasionally. However, it is well known that his correspondence with a certain home town girl has maintained a clock-like regularity. Whether his future will find him afloat or in the air, Hoyt will always be a swell fellow to have around. HOYT • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. • • • huntsville Alabama James Hugh Terry, Jr. JIMMY we.nted to know what made the wheels go around long before any normal person would ever think of such a thing. The first word he said was " why. " Someone told him they knew at the Naval Academy so he decided to come up. Marion Institute was the first step, from then on it was easy — he just couldn ' t keep stars off his collar. Always willing to help, Jimmy did his boning by keeping others sat. Hobby? Bridge, airplanes, and gym. A fiend on " systems " ; designed and built his own model airplanes — and made them work. Did you say Ladies ' Man? Hoped you wouldn ' t ask that. All Jimmy ' s girls seem to get married. However, he keeps the pictures, which may suggest something. Here ' s to you, old man ! • Gym 4, 3, 2, 1. Cdfitam I. gH Class Tennis 1 Star 4, 3, 2, 1 Two Stripe JIMMY 319 • The first patent log was prob- ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. Charleston West Virginia Porter Wilsok Maxwell Football 4 BaskethaU 4, 3.2, 1. H. A. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1. A( H Cluh Expert Rifleman Two Stripes • • • • • • M 320 AXIE, heeding the adventurous call of the sea, laid aside the jug of cawn, bid the folks and winsome mountain lassies goodbye, and hit the trail for Annapolis. His carefree attitude and utter disregard for the many difficulties which marked this new career soon won him an unlimited host of friends. Naturally energetic. Porter turned to athletics; participating in basketball and lacrosse with more than average success. Maxie ' s pet avocation is the expounding of his philo ' sophical views on love and life, and we will all agree that he ranks among the best of the sea lawyers. In dependent an d ambitious; these are the character ' istics which predict a bright future for Maxie. Once course and speed are set, life will be smooth sailing for the seagoing mountaineer. MAXIE • • • The admiral ' s flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. i ,S5SS533SSSS Memphis Tennessee Clinton McKellar, J r IT IS not a known fact that Mac received his early training in the art of seamanship on the muddy waters of the Mississippi, but we all do know that he is one of our saltiest classmates. Out of sailing season Mac often frequents the gymnasium or natatorium or drops down to the pistol butts to try his expert eye. Clint always takes a positive attitude toward his stud ' ies and always tries to get the most out of whatever he undertakes. He has many friends, who know him as a man who possesses a keen mind and a ready wit — a person independent enough to think his own thoughts and to express those thoughts without fear of reproach. Here you have a man, a true son of the South, and one who is bound to succeed. • • • • • • • CLINT Rmg Committee Two Stripes 321 ssssssssss ssssss: Douglas Georgia • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend- ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. ]ASPER ?iEWrOK MCDOKALD, JR Ring Dance Committee Hop Committee 2, 1 Lucl y Bag Staff Black H Battahon C. P. O. • • • • • 322 LIKE so many of our Dixie middies, Mac came to ' Annapolis by way of Marion Institute. He hails from south Georgia, but if you wish to touch a warm spot in his heart, just mention the sunny beaches of Sarasota, Florida, where he spent several years prior to entrance here. Mac is one of those enviable fellows who has made the most of his exposure to good books. He knows good literature, and reads everything acces- sible. He enjoys plays and movies, and through the medium of reviews keeps in touch with the latest hits on Broadway. He is pleasant, even-tempered, and agreeable. He likes a game of bridge, or a round of golf, tennis, swimming, or a good horse race — but above all he likes the tranquillity of those sunny Florida shores. MAC • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. • • • Murray Kentucky Robert W McElrath FROM or Kaintuck by way of Georgia Tech, Mac came to us well prepared to make the first sections his usual habitat. He is always too willing to share his wealth of knowledge with the less fortunate ones. Along with his ability to master the mysteries of the academics he possesses an uncanny supply of general information, and can tell you without research the population of the major cities of the world as well as their exact location. A word picture hardly suffices to paint him. He is a first platooner, neat and systematic, holds all the records for winning arguments, reads everything he can lay his hands on, seldom drags, attends hops occasionally, and still has a pen ' chant for architecture which he gave up for the Navy. • • • • • MAC Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1 Gymnasium Team 3 Crew 3 Log 4, 3 G. P. O. 323 • • At Large Washington District of Columbia • • The range clock, or concen- tration dial as It IS technically known, dates from the battle of Jutland, where it was used between adjacent ships to check the gun range used. • • • ppsi 1 r m ILLIAM B ROW?iLE E PARHAM Class Football 4, 3 Swimming 4 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1. TvJ NCiub Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • • 324 WHO ' S that young ensign? His name ' s Parham, Captain; a fine officer. " That ' s what they ' ll all say about Bill; everything he attempts to do, he does — and does well. Bill entered the Academy with an average mentality, a better ' than ' average knowledge of the Navy, and an excellent reputation as a lacrosse player. But plebe year he went into a spin that he barely pulled out of; so studies had to take the place of lacrosse. Since then, however, he ' s navigated through clear and untroubled skies to the hall of fame in that :. great Indian game, and to a position among the ■k savoirs in academics. Confidence, ability to handle H well any situation that might arise, leadership, ■PPB . love of the Navy — you ' ve got ' em all, old fellow; keep ' em, and use ' em. BILL • • The principle of the screw propeller has been known for centuries, but its earliest application to naval vessels was in BushnelPs subma- rine during the Revolution. Severna Park Maryland Richard Ashley T e e l THE salty twang of the Severn River instilled into the heart of one of Severna Park ' s ablest young men the urge to follow the sea. Having more than average intelligence and the ability to plug, it was easy for Dick to take departure plebe year and set sail on his course. Youngster year he ran into shoal water from which he did not clear until the end of Second Class year, when he got a fix and resumed his initial course. Always true to the O.A.O. Dick has found time to attend all social functions and otherwise, both at the Academy and on the outside. His earnestness, sense of fair play, and plugging attitude have car- ried him far on the field of sport and made him many friends. Go to it, Dick, and we ' ll follow you to the top. • • • • • • • • Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1. aNf Wrestling 4, 3, 2, I. wHt Lacroise 4, 3, 2, 1. ( HCluh C. P. o. DICK 325 • The rudder began as an oar loosely attached to the star- board quarter, then moved to the stern amidships, and finally became the attached rudder we know today. Clairton Pennsylvania Charles Klikigelhofer Phillips Gym 4 Cid55 Swimming 4, 3 Lightweight Crew 4 Class Gym 3, 2 Costume Gang 2 Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • 326 I HAVE a feeling that some day, some far abler person is going to write a real biography about this fellow. Chuck is just naturally that type of person. In class, or around friends Chuck is extremely quiet and unassuming. He is conscientious to a fault, but it hasn ' t seemed to harm his academic standing to any noticeable degree. He is consistent not only in his studies but in everything else in which he takes a hand. He can turn in a creditable performance in any sport, but gym has always been his favorite. He is perhaps too even-tempered tor his own good. But why continue? When one starts describing Chuck the sentences seem to run together to form a picture of altogether too fine a chap, but there ' s no other way to put it. CHUCK • Ranges, a standby of present- day navigation, were tradi- tionally first used by a Carthaginian, Annibal the Rhodian, during the Punic Wars. Albany New York RATMOTsiD AR7s[OLD WALSH, ]R SEVERN and Georgetown University gave Ray a head start especially in Bull and Dago. In a bull session he could develop arguments with logic that awed opponents into silence. Duke ' s pet diversion was composing lengthy unwritten poems which he deliv ' ered to unsuspecting listeners who rarely grasped the deep significance of this poetic expression of his philos ' ophy. A splashy red ' ' nerts " on a range target proved that ideas formulated as a civilian weren ' t in accord with those of the Executive department. Flights second class summer awakened a dormant love for aviation, which, if it proves stronger than his dc ' sire to follow the legal profession, the Navy will gain. There are none who will not be proud to say " I knew him when . " • • Crew 4 Comfiariv C. P. O. DUKE 327 |SSSS555SSSS • The first recorded idea of broadcasting aids to naviga- tion came about 1750, when it was proposed to fire identi- fying rockets from vessels anchored every 200 leagues • • • • Anderson South Carolina Joseph E k o c h Rice Soccer 4,2,1. aHf Baseball 4 HClub Hop Committee 3, 2 Expert RijJeman Star 4. 3. 2, I Tii ' O Sii-ifies • • • • • 328 AFTER starring in a Chemical Engineering course J. . it Clemson College, the quiet, comely lad above decided to lend his talent to the Navy. And just to be consistent, Joe still leads the way in those academics over which so many of us stumble, and which merely make life more interesting for him. Not wishing to limit his ability to academics, Joe has, by frequent dragging and attendance at Carvel caused many a heart ' flutter. However, with Joe it is not intentional; his Southern accent conveys his hospitality and genial- ity which are obvious to all who know him. When not busy at his favorite sport, soccer, Joe tries a hand at golf, reserving much spare time for •%1 f cribbage. A very Hkeable fellow and a friend mum he deserves all success as an officer. JOE • • The first iron anchors were used by the Egyptians on their Red Sea galleys. From that beginning they devel- oped slowly, reaching their present shape a century ago. Saratoga New York HEJiRT Carl S c hw ake r , Jr. OUT of the northern country of good water and scenery cam.e this lad to tulfill his desire to become a midshipman. He was disappointed in Mary- land weather — mainly because it interfered with baseball, his first love. Other sports in which he might have excelled gave way to that great game. His few worries may have sometimes included studies but at the end of the year he is always well up. He is in earnest about being a good officer and four year s of observation have revealed nothing against him and plenty in his favor. His disposition is pleasant and he is neither too serious nor happy-gO ' lucky. His generosity, sense of humor, and many other good qualities have made tour years of association pleasant. Here ' s to you, Hank. • • • • Football 4, 2 Baseball 4, 3, 2, I. H HClub One Stripe HANK 329 SSS5SSSS55f SS$SS5SSSSS • We have found records show- ing that capstans were used for handhng weights in the ships of the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut, who reigned about 1500 B. C. • • Haverford Pennsylvania Louis Bentham Robert shaw Football 4, 3, 2, 1 Basketball 4, 3, 2, Baseball 4, 3. 2, 1 HClub Three Stripes Captam 1. H 1. K . K A. • • • • • • • • • • • • A 330 LINE play through Navy ' s center is stopped short and Ben can be seen unwinding himself from a baffled back. A Penn rooter sighs and wishes that Philadelphia would keep such home products from wandering into enemy camps. Lou got the salt in his veins one summer while working on a tanker, so he came down to play sailor on the Severn. Since that June day, he can be seen any afternoon working out with the football, basketball, or baseball squads — a strong unit in any of these combinations. He has an inherent weakness for magazine coupons, and this combined with his contacts with the skirted ele- ment has brought him volumes of mail. A good wife, plenty tough, and always plugging — he can be counted on to deliver the goods. BEN • The sextant, the most funda- mental instrument of navi- gation, had its origin in the cross staff of the Middle Ages. It was developed into its pres- ent form by James Godfrey. New York City New York William HsjiRr Shea. Jr FATHER calls him William, sister calls him Will, Mother calls him Willie but the boys all know he ' s Punchy. Why? Hampered at the outset by one of those trick knees, Bill ' s ambitions turned from football to boxing and lacrosse. Since then his Hfe has been just one big fight after another, if not in the ring, with the Nav department. In a frantic effort to keep him home at night. Bill ' s folks gave him three years at Haverford Prep and a year at Severn. After four years at the Naval Academy, Bill is ready to step out and go places. Bill ' s Saturday night bed-making for tired football players is but an insight to his pleasant efforts to be considerate. Such an attribute is bound to lead to achievements that will ever be a source of happiness for someone. • • Class Football 1 Lacrosse 4 Class Lacrosse 3, 2 Boxmg 4, 3, 2, J Reception Committee 3 Companv Representative 3, 2 Two Stripes PUNCHY 331 | ,SSSS5SSSSSS New York City New York • Ship ' s charts were used in prehistoric times; we have one made near the Persian Gulf before 3000 B. C, and Herodotus mentions a hydro- graphic survey made by Darius. J Merrill M e rrit r Satsjford BaskftbdU Manager 1. ?V[ Basketball 4, 3, 2. Assistant Manager Crosi Country 4 H Club Masqueraders 4, 3, 2, 1 Reception Committee 3, 2, I Musical Shows 4. 3. 2, ] One Strifie • • • • M 332 ERRILL officially hails from the Big City, but actually he is much of a cosmopolite. From Kansas City to Cairo, Egypt, he has left a trail over many years of wandering. Sandy ' s early travels have well fitted him for his life in the Navy, for he is equally at home in any port, and loses no time in making friends wherever he may be. As a roommate he is invaluable, being ever ready to do more than his share of the work. Sandy ' s good nature has made him a real plebe ' s pal, and he is usually to be found in his room enjoying a bull session with several. Merrill has the ability to stand hard knocks and keep coming back for more, a quality which will serve him well when he enters the Navy in which he goes with our best wishes of " Good Luck, Sandy. " SANDY Clocks came into navigational use as early as they became accurate; first sundials were tried, but their inaccuracy caused them to be soon sup- planted by the water-clock. Charleston South Carolina Marshall Pert Thompson WITH a debonair strut, a cocky smile, a mile-a ' minute conversation, and a snappy ever-ready comeback. Tommy gives to the Navy an individuality which is most worthy of emulation. Though Charles- ton ' s famous son forsook the military life at Citadel for the salty tang of the sea, we can find no trace of anything but pure Navy in his makeup. To sit opposite him in the late hours of evening study hour and be interrupted by revolutionary sketches of aircraft gives one a sense of witnessing genius in the bud. It is certain that he has genius for making friends; and particu- larly is he the favorite of plebes, who gain surcease from gloom when they come to visit. His ship- mates in the Fleet will find him an agreeable and helpful companion. TOMMY Soccer 4, 2, 1 Radio Club 3, 2, 1 Masqueraders 2 Luc}{y Bug Staff One Stripe 333 • • Compasses were first used in Chinese ships about 300 A. D. They were unknown to Europeans for many centuries, being first used in William the Conqueror ' s fleet. FiNDLAY Ohio Harry B o g e r Stark Crew 4, 3, 2, 1 Class Football 2 Reef Pomts 3, 2, 1 Lucl{y Bag Two Stripes • • • • • • • • • • A 334 LTHOUGH Harry began life as an Army Junior the call of the sea was greater than the call of the post, and after a year at William and Mary he joined up with the pampered pets of Uncle Sam. Though text ' books were sure to put him to sleep in his chair, Colliers, Liberty, or Cosmo delighted him. Fall or winter afternoons found Harry busy with class sports; when spring came he joined Buck Walsh ' s he- men out on the Severn. Hardly to be called a snake, nor a red mike — no never! He mixed them both, dragged a little — stagged a little, and found a com- bination to keep him ever satisfied. True, likeable, a desire to do things right, and gentlemanly conduct everywhere are his characteristics, and they can lead to nothing but success. HARRY • • • The engine-room telegraph, the most vital link of a ship ' s interior communication sys- tem, developed from the bell . pull used to transmit bridge orders on early steamships. • • DULUTH Minnesota fsssssssssss G I L V E K Max S l o k i m DESPITE a very bad case of mal de mer aboard the U.S.S. Paducah back on the Great Lakes, Gil de- cided that the Navy was the life for him, so he tossed a pair of boxing gloves, shoes, and trunks in a suitcase and headed for the Naval College. He K.O. ' d every- thing in sight except Plebe Steam, which had him down for the count of nine on a few occasions. After that he decided that it wasn ' t a bad idea to pile up a little velvet and devoted himself to that, reading Spinoza, and having a good time. Strangely enough he man- aged to work them all in. Gil ' s capacity for work coupled with an ambition to get someplace have been the keynotes of his success and these same valuable attributes will win him his place in the Fleet. • • • • GIL Bo.xing 4, 3, 2 Reception Committee 3 Quarter-Deck, Society 4 Three Stripes 335 • • The first patent log was prob ably the arrangement already ancient in 25 B. C; it con- sisted of a paddle wheel and gear train whose speed reg- istered the ship ' s speed. At Large Bruce Richardson Ware, 3D Crew 4, 3 2 Slripcs • • • • • • • • • 336 HAVING been associated with the Navy all his life, Bruce knew more about the Service before he entered the Academy than most ot us do when we graduate. His was no divided purpose; the determina tion to become a Naval Officer has predominated his life through the four years at the Academy. As a Navy Junior, Bruce attained an exceedingly well rounded out life. Tientsin and New York unite intimately in him to give his personality a fullness which makes him agree- able company to all hands. He talks interestingly and intelligently about all four corners of the earth — a decided asset to any dinner table. Born a gentle- man, he has remained a gentleman, possessing above all else that military virtue of loyalty k up and down. BRUCE • • The admirars flag is a relic of the Middle Ages, when a knight, or other noble em- barked in a ship would hoist his personal banner at the masthead for his stay on board. • • • ssssss:gss;| ,ssss55sssss • • New Orleans Louisiana JOKATHOisi Leopold Warren Woodville, Jr. SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, New Orleans, and Manhattan are blended in a way that never leaves Warren without an adequate come-back and his poise is miraculous. Gifted with an ability to accomplish the absolute maximum with the minimum amount of effort and that explains how correspondence galore and Esquire and Cosmo seem to enhance his ability to stand high despite a black N and numerous stars. It you ' re looking for a definite addition to anything from sailing to the drawing room, don ' t miss Warren. But be sure to give him plenty of time — the brain action is spontaneous but the South will predominate in his getting underway. A savvy fellow who proves the adage that " All the shipmates and pals didn ' t go down on the Maiiae. " • • • • • • • JOE Class Footfajll 4, i Class Boxing 4, 1 1 Stripe 337 • • There is an old tradition of the British Navy that the com- mission pennant is a descend ' ant of the horsewhip which Blake hoisted as answer to the challenge of Tromp ' s broom. NoRRISTOWN Pennsylvania DO?iALD W O RR A L L WlLSOH Track, 4, 2 Basketball 4, 3, 2. Ass stant Manager Cross Country 3,2, I. K A. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1 Glee Club 4, 3, 2, 1 Log Stajf 4, 3 One Stripe • • • • • • • • • s 338 OME few people in this world possess not only the ability to shine in the field of athletics and aca ' demies, but also have those personal characteristics so essential to success. Donald is one of that group. Help ' ful and thoughtful in every respect Don has been a splendid roommate. In the classroom and at the bridge table he has proved his abiHty to think quickly and logically. Don possesses a voice of no mean quality and many have been the enjoyable moments spent listening to him warble in the musical shows and in chapel. His one outstanding weakness is the fair sex and in that respect he wears his heart on his sleeve. The ability to work, combined with a yet rarer quality, the ability to play, will carry Don far in the service or out. DON • • • Corresponding by signal was traditionally initiated by Si- non, a legendary figure of the Trojan War; it has been used as far back as our written records go. Portland Oregon Sherman Wright JR I SHERMAN is one of the most polite and genial of all midshipmen. He is invariably the one who fills in the embarrassing blanks of a conversation. His blond curly hair and laughing blue eyes give him lots ot attention from the fair sex. That he has a serious side is evidenced by his excellent work on the Log and Lucky Bag staffs while still maintaining a high academic standard. Charming, affable, and willing to do his share of the work and half the other fellow ' s too, Sherman will stand out above the average in any field of endeavor he enters. He ' s made a fine friend to all his class ' mates, and will smile his way through life regard ' less of the odds against him. In whatever he attempts, we hope that good luck and success will attend his efforts. • • • • • • • G;yTn Team 4 Log Stag 4, 3 Log Board 2, 1 One Stripe SHERMAN 339 " Interrupted Voyage " JAHN, E. L. CULPEPPER, H. H. WILSON, R. H. WALTON, J. H. BROOKS, L. N. COFOD, A. F. COVINGTON, F. H. CRAMER, A. W. FOOSE, R. A. GARVIN, J. B. HAGENAH, V. H. LASH, F. H. McNERNEY, T. L. PATTERSON, M. C. PLEBE YEAR SNYDER, W. C. STREETER, R. C. TILBURNE, L. R. USERA, J. J. WARD, T. S. WASHINGTON, J. M. WELKER, C. L. MORAN, J. H. MERCHANT, M. E. CLARK, C. F. SHACKLEFORD, H. C. PERRY, F. E. WETTACK, J. T. WICKS, J. E. ANDRES, C. J. GWATKIN, W. E. FLENNIKEN, C. W. GORE, C. M. SEIBERT, R. T. BALDWIN, M. H. ENGLISH, J. T. KIKER, W. C. CARSON, E. B. SEYMOUR, G. E. SAUER, K. G. AUMENT, W. P. BANKS, S. M. JOHNSON, C. L. FRANK, E. H. PREMO, O. P. WILSON, D. M. BLITCH, F. G. CRARY, J. D. BELDEN, J. M. GUTHRIE, N. T. HARPER, I. T. HAYNES, S. C. HINXMAN, C. E. YOUNGSTER YEAR MANLEY, C. C. PAUL, D. M. RANKIN, B. S. SAUER, H. M. BUTTARS, G. S. DAMSON, S. I. EGNOR, R. F. FARROW, B. D. LEWIS, J. A. ORVIS, W. C. EMMONS, H. L. SHEPARD, J. S. SILVEY, E. H. SINCLAIR, J. H. HERCULES, C. DEJ. BUTLER, J. K. BATES, C. J. HITESHUE, R. W. L. GRAY, J. O. 340 SECOND CLASS YEAR FRIEDMAN, A. L. SHORT, G. H. PHINNEY, J. H. WHITMYRE, G. R. ex SCMTITM CLASS HISTORY Lon ARLY in 1815, the first steam man o ' war slid down the ways in the New York Navy Yard, to inaugurate the era of building which was to result eventually in the great gray vessels of the present day. Originally called DemoIogo5, she was renamed Fulton the First when the famous inventor died of overwork in attempting to improve portions of her design. Com ' pleted too late to participate in the War of 181 2, her only activity of a purely naval character was the firing of a 21 gun salute to Fort Columbus on Governors = ' plosion in 1829, but ships of a similar design soon began —————— to appear, and in a few decades prosaic steam had displaced romantic sails upon the seas. wf mm y f.f - V P L IE B E YEAR We are admitted To walk the last mile- We had to row And sail the cutters Not to mention infantry — 346 • Everything has an end. Some got to shoot While the butts detail Pasted and shifted targets — Tru de bight " n round its own part. 347 mmu A ' . 1 ' i . S Our daily workout Included Beagle ' s inspections — There were crew races And ball games for liberties — But still we drilled. 348 • • Football trips To Franklin Field And gym drills Lead up to Christmas From which we recovered here. 350 • • YOUNGSTER YEA We collect our gear Take it aboard and wonder Where to stow it — Soon we ' re underway On the briny deep And become painters — • •••••••• • • 354 • • • • • • • • We pulled oars And pushed scrubbers Prompted by a bosun ' s pipe — ■ Deck sports Are easy as pie — Any Saturday morning. 355 Dummy runs Feet on da paintwoik Begets extra duty — Hammocks were scrubbed And paravanes streamed — Then Madeira — our first port- • •••• k -k -k 356 ¥ ¥ 4 ■¥■-¥■■¥■-¥■■¥■-¥■-¥■-¥■-¥• -And " line " laces come alongside — Funchal ' s main drag Where skags are gold — No! There will be no vinho So we took a ride — 357 Compartment cleaners Were excused from inspections — We go ashore again To see Gloucester ' s ships And the House of 7 Gables — Home was never like this. • •••••••• «r • • 358 1 First Class working party Same — Third Class — Mess benches and seats On field days — Dress ship — How do you splice the main brace? 359 More parades — Despite enthusiasm War paint And card stunts We lost to Army. 360 • • Youngsters are Math savoirs And precessionaires — Butts detail Mates-of-the-Deck And Carvel Charlies. 361 I We had Hops Snowstorms And Christmas Leave- Bricks And gold bricks- 362 • • • • Hours at the store Barbershop Tailor shop And post office Made time valuable. 363 SECOND CLASS YEAR V - White service time — Did you find the Hghthouse On the way to Sparrows Point? Infantry Drills In Maryland ' s Summer — • 366 • • • Teaching the Plebes how — Executive drill Plus femmes-recreation — We studied Hydrographies — 367 Horsepower „ , P-LAN A very wet funeral — Swabo if you hit the target- SculHng punts — 368 $ - -♦»4A Dressed To go up To shoot With a camera gun — If it doesn ' t open — 369 Back to a routine of parades And inspectiona And P-Works Where they give us the books And defy us to pass. 370 • • • Heat m Heat out Applies here also But what is entropy? We bump against The problem of no flux — 371 Receptions were Chilly— We (jot hungry At strenuous drills — Three cheers for the President. 372 The Quarantine Adds a Continental touch While Paramount takes charge And makes us movie Middies — The Big Moment! FIRST CLASS YEAR k -k -k We embark Stand bridge watches And run into rough weather Which brings up the best in us- Queensferry leads to — Princes Street — • ••••••• 376 • • •••••• — And Edinburgh Castle. We saw cathedrals Real kilties The Tower Bridge Big Ben and London Tower — • • 377 • • The skipper airs his dogs While we rest ours — Hatch haunters— A salute to Oslo And its Grand Hotel Where liberties ended too soon 378 ••••••• They had a Sugar Bowl, too — For the sunbathers Decks had to be swept — King Christian visits us In Copenhagen Where bikes have the right of way — • A- • Before — — And after the brewery We visited Tivoli Gardens — Some go on leave To tour Denmark Others to see Berlin — 380 • •••••••• •••••• — And its girls — To sea — the sun at L A N Why must we air bedding And wear hats And hit the pap — Firm as a rock — • • -A 381 - — We saw Gibraltar And bought the place- Tangiers And its market odors- Can Jake the Plumber swim? We can — and did 382 •••••• S R B P— We fire And hit And score An ■■£•• One anchor trips another And we disembark. 1 383 B B T r P 5 C C O 4 K B E B J V » 1 »• T Ninetieth Anniversary — I can ' t pronounce it — Country clubbers — Confidential combination — A present from the Movies- 384 • • • We go on Watch As B.O.O.W. ' s And Boy D.O. ' s— Off to class To red hot rhythm — 385 With a send-off from the funnies We get underway To Frankhn Field To watch the Kaydets go by — Back again the same night — 386 • • • Uh, that is to say — Robbers " Row Sends us fan mail — Oh boy ! Another day ! What? Formation ' s busted? We freeze for culture It gives us poise — Our social life Has its limitations But a nickel helps — 388 • • Some would rather eat Than drag Others go to town Take week end leave Or entertain guests. 389 I I I I i JUNE lEEK June Week brings us memories of No Mo ' Rivers — Crowds of people — Parades — And drags — There were band concerts — And lots of liberty — when we could ride in cars — with a near-fuU moon, too! 392 • • ' s One dummy run for the color girl — who gets three cheers and then reviews the Regiment— The Plehes in that Company carry on — The Water Carnival— The Garden Party— and the Farewell Ball— k :_ ' 1 ,• • Athletic awards are presented while proud mamas and papas look on — and we stand at ease — in the sun! — Then, " Seven men absent, sir, " and we dropped the sack only to take on a larger one — 394 - - - ' ' 9 Jt • jir r ir « -« ;3| • t ' E ♦ " ' ' ♦ •VV ! - JSP JiL ' iiL AQl. ' Jli- jrj White service — to the Armory with our oldest caps — A short lecture — then Cheers — for those left behind and those who are not left — Congratulations as we start on a new career in the Fleet — four years together by the Bay — Good Luck, " 36. 395 „56B tPt ' GI SGMIITM ACT V ES SSS3SSSSS5S5SS555533333SSSS53535S55S -T - , 5 HE original catapult was designed and built 1 at the Naval Gun Factory in Washington, and the first successful launching of an airplane was made in that city, Lieutenant T. G. Ellyson, U.S.N, being the pilot on this historic flight. Forerunning the great carriers of the present fleet, with their scores of planes, earlier attempts at launching a plane from a ship had culmi ' nated in the flight of Mr. Eugene Ely, in 1910, from a platform constructed on the U.S.S. Birmingham in ' built on the U.S.S. Pennsylvania, anchored at San Diego, and the next day he successfully completed a takeoff, inaugurating the era of the Navy in the Air. ssssssssssssssssssssss — } VVW li»»»vl»iC " ' : THE CHOIR Asst. Prof. Crosley Choirmaster r THE Choir is composed of midshipmen who love music and derive pleasure from singing. Therefore, the success attained comes from work that is a pleasure, and all choir members feel that the hours put in on practice are times well spent. Add to that a certain sense of satisfaction arising from the remarks our non- member colleagues are wont to make concerning the drills choir practice keeps us away from, and it will not be hard to appreciate what it is that develops our loyalty to the organization. Professor Cr osley has worked with and for the Choir for many years and out of his efforts to secure its recognition came last year the in- auguration of annual trips to Washington to sing there in the beautiful National Cathedral. Our contribution to the Cathedral service on the sixteenth of February this year was flatteringly received. Those of us who leave this year will miss the delight of helping with our Chapel services. Good luck to those who carry on. Tofi Row: Schmidt Shaw Schultz De Long Keen Andrews Stuessi Altord Wussow Sim Second Row: Smart Hughes Angstadt Ingham Duncan Hooper Condit Zimny Hammond Taylor Paller Third Row; Hemingway Brown Fourth Row: Cox Bush Fifth Row: Gustin Sixth Row: Ely Bottom Row: Cruse Willey Wilson Fuller Leffler Clapham McKaig Johnson Ray Farrior Nicodemus Wood Johnson Poel Moore Shaffer O ' Neil Dayton Dudley Reigart Shaw Stevens Ballou Stein Whalen Mayes Goodman Cody Waugh Chisholm Grantham Bogley Elwood Sanderson Harby Danforth Amme Evans Mann Bull Hulson Alford Brown 401 THE MUSICAL CLUBS I H. von A. Burkart Director Lt. (j.g.) W. S. Pye, Jr. Coach FOR the Combined Musical Clubs ' Show of 1936 we depart from former customs and present the musical comedy " Her Highness Regrets " with words, lines and music written by midshipmen. Much credit goes to our talented author, Edleson, who originated the theme of the comedy and wrote most of the lines. The musical success lies in the untiring efforts of our gifted song writers and arrangers, Wood, Cooper, Small, and Lt. Sima. The Executive Department gave to us as officer representative, Lt. Pye, a man willing to devote every spare moment of his time toward assisting in the success of the show. But to find one who could mold all of these individual acts and talents into a musical show, we turn to our capable director, Burkart. " Her Highness Regrets " is the story of a broken-down kingdom, Cziegramia, ruled by a dowager queen. Janney depicted the part to perfection. The princess, played by Fuller, returns from an American college unaware of the predicament of her country. But upon realizing the situation, she finds that she no longer has to marry a prince, but can wed her American lover. Much excitement follows during scenes with Admiral Shovoffsky, Winne, the clown of ' 36; Count Antipasto de Ra viola and Count de Trop, Ferret and deLaurel; and our HER HIGHJiESS REGRETS S. K. Edleson Author E. W. Wood, Jr. Musical Composer hero. Sterling Brown, and comic, J. Andrew Brown, acted by Hulson and Brown. Following an interesting apron skit, we are taken to a chamber where the queen is giving a cocktail party. Every kingdom has its drinking song, and so naturally Cziegramia gives us " Drink to the Queen. " During this scene our comic takes a little too much of the national drink, Mud ' nyi, and makes a statement that gets the queen very angry. In the second act we are shown the same cocktail room modernized. The N. A. Ten gives us fitting music and a dance chorus provides entertainment, as well as the song by the girl who claims she is the " hottest girl in Cdegramia. " While the entertainment is progressing, the queen forgives the comic, and, after doing a very comic jig with him, we see the show close by hearing the grand chorus sing the drinking song. Professor Crosley and Mr. Pease graciously gave us assistance in lines and music criticisms. We wish also to express our appreciation for the cooperation of Lt. Sima toward the orchestrations and musical effects. All in all the members of the Combined Musical Clubs hope that you enjoyed the comedy as much as they enjoyed pre- senting it. Americanized Cziegramia 403 THE N. A. TEN I W. A. Sma Leader THE easiest and most interesting way to understand the point of view of a pre-war model saxaphone player is to eat an ear of corn, using both hands. This idea has but recently come into being and gained popularity. Suifice it to say that the Ten has a desirable deficiency of such talent. The type of music developed by our band is that which is pleasing to happy and contented ears. The idea of the men in the band to get someplace m the world of modern music has led to that Naval Academy expression, " not on your Tentype. " As a rule, discontented people like classical music, while happy beings prefer jazz; consequently the Ten has attempted to bring out the best in its listeners, using the jazz route. It has often been said that jazz is a mad man ' s music. Be that as it may, we have enjoyed working together during the past year and we hope our occa ' sional listeners have found pleasure in our renditions. In closing, a bit of conversation obtained indirectly by the keyhole route would undoubtedly be of interest: Prior to a brief public appearance of the Ten, one of our loyal supporters was heard to say, " Have the Ten play three numbers, and, have them play before I get there ! " I i Small Davis Dodson Thompson Snyder Cease Tucker Marks Ganyard McConnaughhay Parker Taft Sugg Trauger Moore 404 N THE ORCHESTRA C. H. Amme, Jr. Conductor THE concert before Christmas proved to be a very definite turning point in the existence of the orchestra. Its splendid rendition of ' Bolero, " " Wintergreen for President, " and " New Moon " were particularly acclaimed by the midshipmen and their friends. Even the more dubious ones whose enjoyment of music is not too pronounced, and who attended the concert only on the advice of their more cultured " drags, " readily admitted that the program was the " tops. " The colossal success of the Musical Clubs Show spelled crescendo for the popularity of the orchestra. Here it played the scores in a manner that would please the immortal Victor Herbert and picked up its cues so that both Gilbert and Sullivan would have applauded, had they been privileged to hear it. The double forte, the crowning point, came with the June Week concert. Ot course, all expected that, and none were disappointed. The playing of " March Slav " and " Kamenoi Ostrow " proved, once and for all, that the midshipmen can reach even the highest levels in an art not generally associated with their technical education. Roth Law Quackenbush Amme Haas Ely Isham Josephson Vinock Schratz Walker Swensson De Long McKaig Zimny Sugg Fleps Hunt Johnston Bobczynski Kiser George Goodwin Kuntz Savage Wells Walker Roberts Mastin Sherry Finkelstein Moore THE MANDOLIN CLUB M. Hattan Leader WANDERING Gypsies, lazy Hawaiians, seedy Hill-BiUies, sun-tanned Egyptians, woolly Frontiers- men, or dusky Harlem Negroes — it makes no difference to the Mandolin Club. In short order they will have you humming to their strumming,and will carry you away to other lands. The efforts of the club have always been toward providing the Regiment with a variety of music of the soothing sort, mi.xed with the rock and roll of rhythm, and to help make the annual Musical Clubs Show one of the outstanding accomplishments of the midshipmen ' s activities. The members of the club always show much enthusiasm over the prospects of a new musical year. Once a person has been in the club for even a short period, he will always try to remain, and in nearly every case will be in the starting lineup for the years to follow. All this is definite evidence of a friendly, practical organization. The large variety of stringed instruments gives many musical opportunities and a chance for all hands to exhibit their wares and develop their talents. Clubs like this turn idle and monot- onous moments into musical memories of happy harmony. Carter Joyce Groves Payne Hattan Whalen Parker Albert 406 THE GLEE CLUB W. C. Johnson Leader HEY, who let you in here? " " Let ' s sing ' My Heart Stood Still. ' " " Aw, nuts, that was no good. What about The Blue Danube " or the ' Rosary ' ? " " Come on, come on, sit down and pipe down! " — So starts another year for the Glee Club. From this hectic beginning with new and inexperienced voices, and an un- tried and nervous leader, time and practice finally build a finished machine capable of performing well in every field of choral music. Beginning with the Orchestra-Glee Club Recital of ' 35 ' s June Week, this year ' s work broadened its scope to include several new fields of entertainment. The Ninetieth Anniversary Broadcast was a surprise engagement and required hurried rehearsals, but the results were gratifying and the experience worthwhile. Christmas Dinner saw the group ' s first attempt at popular music in cooperation with the N.A. 10. Well received, it brought its reward m greater appreciation from the Regiment. As always, the Mu- sical Clubs Show represented the climax of our efforts. You who read this will know that our ambitions have brought the great results they promised. For its members, enjoyment is their reason, achievement their ob- jective. Their own interest, ability, and efforts determine the measure of their success. 1 5[Wft «V I V 1 j B i B BfiF ' .aHMka - ' Second Row: Brown Bottom Row: Top Row: Syverson Harmon Keen Reigart Dudley Lewis Becker Johnson Ginn Rile Bartol Anderson Bamvard Third Row: Hemingway Dunn Ballou Smeja Renfro Hams Brown Johnson Wood Elwood Chilton Oldfield 407 THE MAS QUERADERS PRESENT J. H. Janney President Prof. Royal S. Pease Coach TOURING February of each year, directly following first term exams, the Masqueraders make their con- - ' - tnbution to the welfare of the Naval Academy and its inmates. This contribution is in the form of a play which is presented with a smoothness and finish worthy of professionals. It provides something differ ' ent in the way of entertainment for a Regiment recuperating from a siege of examinations. For the plebes it provides the first authorized opportunity to drag and initiates them to " snaking. " This year the Masqueraders produced a comedy, mystery detective thriller — a combination hard to beat — and needless to say, the result was highly satisfactory from every point of view. Yes, " The Bishop Misbehaves " with George Winne in the title role was " plenty good. " The action of the play takes place in the taproom of an English " pub " (Public House is the proper name — so says the Bishop) and in the hall of the Bishop ' s palace. The Bishop of Broad ' minister and his sister, Lady Emily, stop by accident at this pub and stumble into the middle of an honest to goodness robbery and mystery. Now, truth to tell, the Bishop is an ardent follower of detective fiction and i " Beefsteak, milord? " 408 THE BISHOP MISBEHAVES Lt. (j.g-) J- F- Newman Officer Representative M.J. Smith Director he welcomes this chance to exercise his " quick and ingenious mmd " in the interests of justice. As one might expect, some rather tickHsh and very entertaining situations arise as a natural result. But as also might be ex- pected, the outcome is all for the good. It is to be regretted that the entire audience of such a performance as this cannot also be present to see the rehearsals, for many of the really humorous bits of action often occur only during the " practice runs. " As usual, most of the constructive work was initiated by Professor Pease while the wheels of progress m relation to the Executive Department were oiled by Lieutenant Newman, the Olficer Representative. For once the Masqueraders succeeded m procuring a play requiring a change of scenery — thus getting even with the Stage Gang who claim to do all the work but who heretofore had actually done almost as little as the Juice Gang, who seem to do nothing beyond turning the Hghts on and off. This good- natured, three-cornered feud is one of long standing, but, as could be seen from the results, all hands cooperated to give the rest of the Regiment some really worthwhile entertainment. " Hands up, all of you! " 409 THE PROPERTY GANG I T. C. Lyster Property Manager CCENE: Admiral ' s Reception . . . " Goodbye, Mrs. Sellers, and now if you dont mind the gang will ta e along with them your Tea Service and four Silver Vases. " That will give you an idea of the sort of work the Property Gang has to do. Our motto is, " Don ' t buy what you can borrow. " Most of it is accomplished long before the production reaches the audience, and includes place and form utility of all props, no matter the size or shape. The audience never sees a member of the gang unless it is a mistake, still it forms an integral part of the production, and upon it depends a good share of the success of the show. Although the work is hard and consumes many free afternoons, everyone on the gang enjoys it. The experience we gain in procuring and taking care of women ' s clothes will undoubtedly stand us in good stead some day. You will never hear a grumble when the order comes to fry an egg for the hero ' s breakfast — all accomplished in spite of the diffi- culties presented by a can of Sterno and a midshipman ' s limited knowledge of the culinary art. If the show is a success we have more than received our reward. i Fyfe Herkness Bennett Lyster Bryant i 410 THE BUSINESS GANG W. A. Ellis Business Mundger " V 7HAT the hub of the wheel is to the outer tire, the Business Gang is to many of the non-athletic, ' extra-curricular activities here at the Naval Academy. This group of men begin to cultivate their gray hairs as soon as the Academic Year begins and never let up until Sep Leave starts. By that time they are either bald from worry or unsat in eyes from trying to meet the demands placed upon them and still make the blue ink predominate on the balance sheet. To take care of the advertising, programs, publicity, contracts, and all the supplies that are always needed for the Masqueraders and Musical Clubs shows is quite a task in itself, but when the issuing of tickets and managing of the ushering at all of the shows and recitals given each year is combined with demands of the supporting organizations, a truck load of trouble is inevitable. One wonders what the gang gets out of all this ... the joy of leaving a job well done with a clean record to start the next season on, as well as a host of outside contacts and interests to ease the toils of Academic Year. Tucker Gardes Ellis Barkley 411 THE STAGE GANG S. G. Shilling Stage Manager VXyHAT goes on behind the scenes? What group is better able to answer that than the Stage Gang? They undertake any task, large or small, directly or indirectly connected with their work. " Stage, we need a prompter. " " Stage, send down to the dressing room for the Chorus. " " The Prop Gang can ' t find the gun for the next act. Find it. Stage. " These are some of the tasks indirectly connected with their work that they are called upon to perform. Quickly and silently the scenery must be shifted between acts. There is a thunderstorm during this act. The Stage Gang will take care of that. But along with the work there is pleasure. The Stage Gang has its own room where the members can get together for a chat, a game of cards, or cook themselves a little java. This dingy little room presents a friendly atmosphere to all who enter. The Stage Gang has been a permanent extra-curricular organization for many years and as long as it tends to promote friendliness, cooperation, and good work it will continue to be one of the strong, silent forces behind the show. Sidndmg; Green Ritter Crummy Sitting: Nestor Zimmer Shilling Finney 412 THE JUICE GANG K. C. Lovell Electrical Director k JUICE P- Works in the concrete, without benefit of preHminary reports or wiring diagrams, and no prof standing by with the httle red book to mark down your busts. And if they don ' t work — what of it? Fuses aren ' t at all expensive and they make such a pretty flash when they blow. Things like that are usually met in the construction of our various signs, and it is probably for this reason that we consider that phase of our work the most interesting. The lure of the unknown, you know. For really, half the time we don ' t know what our signs are going to look like until we get them hoisted. Sometimes we don ' t even know they ' ll work until then. But at that, we ' re occasionally up on the Regiment, for often, even when they see them in their finished state they can ' t tell what the signs are supposed to represent. However, signs are only one phase of our endeavors. The other important phase consists of lighting the stage and furnishing all sorts of effects, from moonlight to fireplaces. So — " Cut lights! " for the Juice Gang members of ' 36. " Up lights! " for those who carry on. Standing: Rawie Thomas Smith McBrayer Martin Slagle Sitting: Clapham Lovell Lyke 413 MOVIE GANG I A. F, Fleming President MOVIES tonight? " heard in the Mess Hall, and later in Smoke Hall, " Frame! " or " Focus! " or " What ' s next? " and you know the Movie Gang is going into action with their sound projection outfit. The Movie Gang is new among the groups at the Academy that strive to make the Regiment ' s few leisure hours pass more enjoyably. Organized this year for the specific purpose of showing news reels and short subjects weekly with their new sound projection equipment, the gang has branched into other fields. Encouragement of amateur photography and movie taking has been one aim of the gang. The group took over the task of pro- viding records for the new radio-phonograph that has served to put new life in Recreation Hall. The domain of the gang is S moke Hall, where their equipment for the entertainment of the Regiment is located, but the interest m and discussion of photography, the swapping of pictures, the small talk of filters, exposures, film densities, f ' s and V.S. ' s, Scheiners, Dins, and other topics of mystery to the uninitiated goes on daily in the Hall. A little " juice, " a little " skinny, " a little showmanship, and a lot of fun. Standing: Carlson Dean Clapham Wheeler Savidge Haines Muhlenberg W. R. Cook F. E. Cook I Sitting: Gilkeson McGrath Lyster Fleming Gray Mead . 414 AMATEUR RADIO CLUB J. N. Boland President " " THILE ninety-four percent of the Regiment know radio only as a first and second class rate, the other ' ' SIX percent of us are united in the Amateur Radio Club. Here we talk to brother amateurs the world over via our own amateur station W3ADO, we build sets in our workshop, we take the bugs out of the Thompson Stadium public address system, we string antennas to the dismay of Bancroft Hall and we chase the elusive high frequencies in many places. Some of our ultra-high frequency experiments are a marvel to behold. We are an ambitious and enterprising group and do our best to send men to the Fleet with a working knowledge of radio. So with our fun and our labor comes a congenial fellowship, a fraternal spirit hard to beat, based on our hobby — Amateur Radio. Top Row: Barhee Salvage Kerns Johnson Second Row: Finkelstein Wussow Stice Gehman O ' Rourke Waring Fahy Third Roit ' : Olsen Hemingway Reichel Daunis Hess Campbell Felix Cattermole Maddux Fourth Row: Gavin Croft Sharp Dunford Lamar Hedgecock Taylor Price Bonner Fifth Row: Anderson Kovaleski Spruance Bell Forney Joyce Snodgrass Hitchins Henderson Helfrich Bottom Row: Richardson Wescott Goodloe Groves Kyte Boland Alford Stimson Brenner Reece EUerton 415 Fred Chenault Biogra hit ' s Editor Jack Crutchtield, Ednor-in-Chiej Bill Kaufman Associate Editor Joe Barker Literary Editor Casey Lovell Actnities Editor THE LUCKY BAG AND what shall we say for ourselves? Wearied by ■ ■ - almost two years of work and planning, but secretly a little proud to see the completed product before us, we can only sigh prayerfully and say, " We hope you like it! " Our brainchild has had a stormy and checkered career — even from the outset when as bewildered youngsters we turned our attention to the mass of details before us. We were appalled at the idea of filling up some five hundred pages with copy and of administering a $20,000 concern. But we soon found no scarcity of hands to help us spend that small fortune. We listened patiently to the persuasions of nimble- tongued salesmen and waded through reams of testi- monials. Dodging the claws of the now-defunct Blue George Wagner Administration Bob Odening Associate Editor McGrath Sexton Thompson MacDonald Blitch Photography Informals In ormals Informals Photography 416 • Dan Entler Athletics Editor Otto Kolb, Jr. Class Histor THE LUCKY BAG Eagle was not the least of our worries. So we sat and we pondered and we smoked and we did very little — though our final decisions were fortunate ones. The hearty cooperation and shrewd advice of our con- tracting firm.s have proved invaluable. What would we have done without them? Picking out the staffs was our next job. Varied talents, varied temperaments, varied degrees of initiative and capacity turned us into psychologists as well as publishers. It wasn ' t till we took departure and started charting our course over these 500 pages that the fur really began to fly. An enthusiastic editor with Park Avenue ideas comport- ing with a 33rd Street bankroll — a business manager who stood firm, granted nothing without a struggle, Lt. Cloughley, Officer Representctuii Frank Graham Office Manager Lloyd Benson Photography Bob Tyler Personnel Editor Bill Groner Researcli Editor Grider Biographies Galatian Biographies Arndt Class History Caldwell Class History 417 Uus W ' cmel, Busiiiirss Manager Don Willman, Photographic Editor Mark Hoffman Associate Business Fred Lincoln Circulation THE LUCKY BAG and held fast to the purse-strings. Once our theme was decided upon and we committed ourselves to a defi- nite plan, the going was easier. The advertising men tackled their campaign undaunted by the spectre of business depression. The circulation experts turned their persuasive powers on prospective buyers. The business staff checked their figures, and the editors of the several sections of the book launched into their tasks with vigor. Every day saw new pictures taken, new writeups sent in and proofread, and more grist sent to the mills to be turned into print. Letters poured in and out, editorial swords cut through knotty prob- lems of printing and engraving while the pens of the Alec Tyree Associate Business Henry Hemenway Appointments Near Stimson Dabney Wallace Fleming Circulation 418 • • • • Hufjli Carver, Advertising Manager Bob Williams, Circulation Manager THE LUCKY BAG business staff shifted and adjusted the budget. We had some anxious moments as the deadhne drew near. Nerves frayed a httle, worries piled up and magnified themselves, but work went on — and here we are! This book isn ' t the creation of any one man or any small group of men. A full fifth of the class has worked and planned and sacrificed to bring it forth. It has been a long job and a difficult one. But some day when a sleeve is heavy with braid, when square shoulders have slumped a little, when a smooth brow is furrowed and topped with gray, then a page from an old Luc}{y Bag might call forth a chuckle, a smile, or perhaps a tender bit of reminiscence — and we ' ll be satisfied. Becky Thacher Advertising Dale Pinkerton Advertising Bill Lederer Advertising Dave Connole Advertising Gillette Athletics Barnard Circulation Fitzgerald Circulation Semmes Copy Bradley Advertising 419 THE TRIDENT G. Hunter President ' I ' HE Trident Society was founded in 1924 for the purpose of promoting authorship at the Naval Academy - and for collecting and preserving Naval literature. When the staff of 1936 took up the reins where they had been let fall, it pledged itself to further the purpose and ideals of the society, and it has worked hard to fulfill its promise. The publication of The Trident, its magazine and first consideration, has been continued. A revision of The Boo}{ of H ivy Songs has been undertaken. This is the most widely circulated of the Trident Society ' s publications, but since its original publication in 1926, many of the songs have gone into disuse, and many new songs have become popular. The new edition should prove even more popular and useful than the first. Moreover, a second edition of Anchors Aweigh has been prepared. Like its predecessor, the success of which enabled the society to begin its publications, the new Anchors Au ' eigh is a collection of Naval Academy poems. It is hoped that this new edition will find favor equal to that of the first. A rather successful effort has also been made to revive the regular meetings of the society. Julihn Dowsett Seiler Brown Chenault Hunter 420 • • REEF POINTS K. C. Lovell Editor THE Staff of the 1935-1936 Reef Points embarked on the pubUcation of their book with the avowed in tention of compiling the " saiHng direction " so necessary to those who would chart an untroubled course through the maze of traditions, slang, and organizations which surround the Naval Academy. As usual it was intended primarily for the use of the new plebes, but the interests of our many friends far beyond the gray walls who wouldn ' t know a " red mike " from a " yard engine " or Misery Hall from the Hospital were in our minds as we wrote. How well we achieved our aim may be seen by the ease with which we sold an edition twice as large as any of those of recent years. This year we scrapped all cuts of old ships and brought The Navy up to date, including pictures of some of our latest fighting aircraft. Then for those slightly unsat in their knowledge of military insignia, we included pictures of Naval, Army, and Marine Corps officers in- signia, and a page of the various staff corps emblems. The members of the Class of ' 36 are still arguing as to whether we had the right dope on the wearing of class rings, but we don ' t mind — we ' re wearing ours just as we would have, had we never written the article. Stdiidmg: Kolb Krogh Crutchfield Stark Sitting; Groner Lovell Kaufman Fyfe Grider, Editor Kdutman, Features Arnold, Sports Lt. Comdr. Quynn, Officer Representative THE LOG " P ACH week the Log cycle is repeated; starting Sun- - — ' day when the copy is all supposed to be in and off to the printers by Taps, through Wednesday when the proofs come back to be worked over, to Friday when the finished product is delivered. Neither ped- ants nor politicians, the staff members work and bone and play with the Regiment. Their Log work is done in addition to studies, sports, and snaking. Dashing off an article at an odd moment, sketching a whimsical cartoon during study hour, dropping in to get an ad before the show . . . there ' s a haphazard air about the thing that makes each completed issue seem more a happy coincidence than the result of fine cooperation. And yet, strangely enough, these men each week have Willman, ? ews Winne, Art Tof) Row: Gregg Lawrence Hale Schwab Arthur Brown Second Row: Cunningham Jordan Hayden Walker Holt Third Row: Olah Lanham Hall Edleson Filippone Brenner Bottom Row: Raymer Brown Wright Richardson Arnold Ryan Blenman 422 • • • • Richardson, Business Manager THE LOG given us a Log that reflected the spirit of the Regiment right down to the latest gripe, the current gag, and the newest fad. How? Because they hke the work. It ' s neither too difficult nor too formal . . . imagination and ingenuity have a free rein. When it comes to mak ' ing up, why, just drop into the Log oifice any Wednes- day afternoon— ram or shine. Assuming that the editor has coaxed out of the staff its weekly quota, you ' ll find sandwiched in between stacks of shears, glue, and unused cuts the same patient group of printer ' s devils who invariably manage to evolve a semblance of order from the chaos. It ' s a little trying at times, but it ' s still fun. Garver, Associate Editor Brown, Features Ryan, Salty Sam Wright, Advertising Williams, Circulation Edleson Cosmopolitana Blenman Exchange Brent Logarithms 423 ART CLUB J D. G. Dockum President TN A body as large as the Regiment of Midshipmen there is represented nearly every type and degree of - - creative talent. Those who have the natural knack or acquired ability to draw or paint and have the desire for mutual support, helpful criticism or encouragement find that a group of persons striving toward the same goal is the answer to this desire. This is the field of the Art Club. This year, as every year, the main inspira ' tion for these would-be artists has been the illustrations required for the Log and Trident and the rush orders for posters for the spring dramatics of the Masqueraders, Musical Clubs Show and Navy Relief Show. Coupled with this more or less evident need for drawing is the recreational diversion which working with pastels, water colors, or charcoal affords during those few moments available throughout the year. Each season, of the new members added, some are adept at use of brush or pencil to begin with, while others are in the category of most of us — occasional dabblers who experience an exhilarating thrill of satisfaction with the last line of our latest effort to emulate Michelangelo, Rubens, Corot, or perhaps — Petty ! Davies Madison Meyers Clegg Dockum Stoll Houston 424 • • THE RING COMMITTEE W. G. Holman Chairman DID you ever stop to think of what might be encountered by the rings of our class during the next half century? Let us start from the first. June Week First Class year, yours was one of many. Graduation. Some are lost forever to the Service. . . . Others are spread among the Fleet. . . . Battleships, still a few to- gether. Then sub marine school, Pensacola, destroyers, China Station all follow. Some fall by the wayside. . . . Selection. . . . Others are lost. ... As they become a little worn they find themselves in more important posi- tions . . . higher and higher m command. . . . Captains for some. ... A few Admirals. . . . Finally, one of the rings with the 1936 worn almost away will be on the hand that directs the movements of the navy of the greatest country in the world Whatever course your ring takes, wherever you go, whatever your duties, It will be a companion. ... To some, just a ring. ... To you, a badge of recognition in a great fraternity, and a symbol of what the Naval Service exemplifies. Standing: Fleming Chenault McKellar Willman Sitting; Combs Winne Holman Lovell Kaufman Evans 425 THE RING DANCE COMMITTEE O. G. Sexton Chairman O OFT lights reflected by the facets of sparkling jewels . . . tiny mirrors sedately whirling shafts of light over the smoothly polished floor so that they almost seem to be dancing an old fashioned minuet . . . but the music ... It is no minuet . . . Hal Kemp with vivacious Maxine Gray . . . modern music, sprightly music, dreamy music, swingy music . . . music of love . . . love in our hearts . . . hearts beneath beautiful gowns close to hearts beneath rows of brass buttons ... in the center — a ring ... a ring of fraternity, loyalty, friendliness, the Service ... in the ring — kisses . . . kisses of fraternity, loyalty, friendliness, even love . . . the hearts beat closer now . . . then many rings . . . big rings and miniatures . . . more big rings than miniatures . . . three years to wait . . . the terrace . . . colored lights swinging m the breeze ... a bree:e from the sea to kiss the rings for the sea . . . below, the waves slap softly against ships . . . hearts filled with love inspired by the glamour of the night. . . . Our Ring Dance . . . what a glorious night it was. Standing; O ' Grady Neyman Pinkerton Lovell MacDonald Houston Hunter Sitting: Connole Nohrden Crutchfield Se.xton Rice Icenhower Thomas 426 • • • THE CREST COMMITTEE D. E. WiUman Chairman ' nO DESIGN a crest that would symbolize our class, that was the imposing task allotted to eight of us - - early plebe year. No sooner had the committee been selected than a maze of designs began to arrive from various jewelry firms. Scarcely any of these appealed to us and consequently we called for more and, at the same time, tried to produce some ourselves. Eventually we found four that seemed good; they were sub- mitted to the class for a vote — no sale ! Again we called for more designs, criticized the old ones, adding here, and erasing there until finally another set was ready. The class accepted one this time, one which had been submitted with the first set and had since undergone considerable alteration. The crest accepted was originally designed by a man on the committee. Its alteration and improvement were brought about by the committee as a whole. It is essentially a product of the class and not merely an idea adapted from some outside source. The crest originated in the class, and now, embodied in our rings as a constant reminder, let it stand for power, precision, and dependability as symbolized by the turret. THE HOP COMMITTEE j. B. Icenhower Chairman ' I ' O MAKE every hop just something more than a hop, to make each dance something more to be antici- -■- pated — that is the endeavor of this carefully selected group of upperclassmen. Here is a group that admirably blends work with play. The activities of these men vary from having the honor of receiving at a hop with the wife of one of the officers at the Naval Academy to retrieving lost gadgets and midshipmen. These committeemen effect the growing pleasure experienced at the hops for it is they who have worked to improve the music to the fine-sounding and colorful dance tunes that we now have at the hops. It is they who look after such things as refreshments, decorations, and the maze of arrangements. The zenith of the year ' s work was the executing of the June Week dances which made a June Week second to none. Beginning with the Regimental 1-2-3 with Paramount as our brilliant guest to that scintillating kaleidoscope, the June Ball, with the fine new music, and those magnificent programs so judiciously filled out, the most colorful week of our lives passes. Standitig: Reinhart Matheson WoodhuU Nicholson Colbert Van Landingham Davies Bums Mollis Sanderson Sitting: Connole Spencer Entler Coolev Icenhower MacDonald Rice Martin Cunningham 428 • THE BOAT CLUB r ' D. S. Seaman Commodore N THE twenty-fifth of February, 1936, the Naval Academy Boat Club was founded, and since that date - has grown by leaps and bounds until now there are over three hundred members enrolled. The idea of the club was not new this year, as many boating fans in our class and other classes had tried before to start one. Admiral Sellers gave us our start, drew up our sailing directions, and best of all furnished us with four fifty-foot motor sailers to be used by the club members on all day cruises and week-ends. Under this stimulus the interest and enthusiasm in the Regiment was unbounded. The purpose of the club is to advance profes- sional knowledge through providing additional training facilities for midshipmen in boat building, operation and repair of power plants, the operation, sailing and handling of vessels, in piloting and general seamanship, and to provide recreation and encourage interest in water-borne craft. In order to obtain our four new boats, which were built in the Norfolk Navy Yard, a ten man crew was selected from each battalion to go down to Norfolk on the destroyer and sail the boats back. What a salty cruise that was • Top Row: Brown Combs Greene Jackson Clark Robinson McGrath Mahoney Hattan Gay Stimson Preston Kaufman Middle Row: Hirschberger Lawrence Nash Humes Seaman Hall Bottom Row: Munson Merryman Kramer Reed Thompson McNitt Morton Yoho Crowell Johnston Gulliver 429 THE CHRISTMAS CARD COMMITTEE R. C. Morton Chairman ' I ' HE choice and selection of the Regimental Christmas Card annually is entrusted to the Christmas Card - - Committee. This choice must be one that embodies a true Christmas Spirit with something symbolic of the Naval Academy. Not easy to incorporate in one card, are those two. Then, too, the criticisms of the Regiment, immediate friends, and those who receive it as an official greeti ng from the Academy must be con ' sidered. Many long hours of valued week-ends were spent by the committee with interviews and suggestions. Second Class June Week found the designs approved, company chosen, and contract awarded. During the summer the proofs were completed, and our return to Annapolis found the card ready for its final critical examination. Numerous small changes were made and October found it well under way toward completion. But the tasks didn ' t end there. It was still necessary to distribute and collect for them. The fact that the de- mand far exceeded the expectations of even the most optimistic was indeed gratifying, and the final computa- tion proved that the work of the committee had not been in vain. The Regiment voiced its admiration and satisfaction by its ready acceptance, and words of commendation from many points far distant were more than acceptable. Shetenhelm Williams Morton Hotfman Brown Wagner Gillette 430 8 • • • • = THE PEP COMMITTEE J. W. Moreau Chairman THE Pep Committee, as the name does not imply, consists of a group of first classmen behind the guns of loyalty, spirit, and enthusiasm. The Regiment has become known throughout the country as having the most colorful cheering section m the nation. Our card stunts and novel presentation of cheers and tricks which have earned us this reputation can be directly traced to the work of the Pep Committee. Many an afternoon a group of scattered workers would be found in 4002 toiling away with graph paper, colored crayons, and dope cards. It ' s no wonder that Moreau and the boys could be seen at the halves in front of the Navy stands literally tearing their hair wondering whether or not their pet trick s would work out. Many a football man has been heard to say that he would rather be on the Pep Committee than the bench. Those Friday nights in Philadelphia, New Haven, etc., made us an envied lot, but it wasn ' t all fun with no work — " for Sir, there ' s lots of work to be done. " Moreau Winne Galatian Garver Bonin 431 NAVAL ACADEMY CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION T. S. King, Jr. President WITHOUT a doubt, the work and significance of the Naval Academy Christian Association is best re vealed by its last official act of the year, when all the members of the graduating class receive Bibles. The purpose of this Bible is to serve as a constant reminder, and source of inspiration for the maintenance of a Christian spirit in all the various phases of a Naval life. This, then, is the fundamental goal of the Naval Academy Christian Association during our four years at the Academy. And by providing a means of frequent and close contact with a zealous chaplain, by weekly meetings with prominent and experienced men in other walks of life, as well as our own, as speakers, by making available to all members of the Regiment current literature, and in general ever seeking to provide that cultural and religious side so necessary to a well ' tounded character, the Association strives to attain its goal. Only if the ideals and traditions of the Navy of the past, and of the Navy of the present can be carried over, undiminished, into the Navy of the future, can we feel that God has smiled upon our efforts. King Janney Sexton Julihn Brown Mendenhall Hunnicutt Schmidt Evans Hunter 432 • THE QUARTER DECK SOCIETY w. J. Lederer, Jr. President THE Quarter Deck Society is not a high falutin ' organization. Anybody interested m pubhc speaking, either in the talking or listening end of things, is eligible to join. Come up, give a speech, and you ' re automatically a member. The object of the Quarter Deck is to teach midshipmen to give direct interesting speeches such as naval ofiicers are constantly required to do. The activities of the Society during the first term are devoted to learning how to speak. Each speech is informally criticized by the audience. Some of the meetings are enlivened by impromptu and " heckling " talks. The learning of the first term is put to practical use during the second in the Public Speaking Contest. The finals of this contest are one of the June Week " musts. " People come from all over to listen to the simple polished speeches. Last year the judges: a college president, a state senator, and an under-secretary of state, unanimously agreed the speeches were as good as any they had ever heard. Anyone coming to the meetings just naturally learns to speak; and the more scared the potential Demosthenes is, the more the Society will welcome him. Ti ' p Ki ' ii, Miller ZaviJil Chilton McCormick Bjlch Meiidcnhall I ' jcey Second Row: Hoyle Ekrns Crenshaw Holdredge Silk Pederson Cassidy Harrell Conrad Etnbrich Carroll Ginn White Third Roui. Karasyk Rowe Hart Harmon McNitt Leedy Breault Glendinning Fourth Row: Moore Raguet Perley Wolfe Halla Colbert Smeja Arthur Bottom Row: Hemenway Brown Ryder Quackenhush Lederer Seller Robinson Shaw Daub 433 THE RECEPTION COMMITTEE J. H. Patterson Chdirmdn ' VXTITH hundreds of college athletes visiting the Academy each month, it is no small task in importance ' ' or size to receive and entertain these teams. The undertaking of this duty is the work of the Recep- tion Committee. Members of the committee are excused from drill by the Executive Department and from week-end liberty by themselves, in order to meet and entertain the visiting athletes. The impression that the visitors obtain is spread throughout the country; it is valuable to the Academy and to the Service; it must be the true impression, a good impression. Though the conveniences are not what one would find at an hotel, the visiting athletes are made as comfortable as possible. To the members of the Committee comes the oppor- tunity of making new friends and learning what life in the great outside is like. First hand experience in tact is afforded as part of the job of creating mutual good feeling among the many colleges and schools represented during the course of the year. The work of the Reception Committee is being recognized more and more each year as one of the more important and desirable non-athletic activities in the Academy. Top Row: Mead Madison Ch.imbers Cresap Gilkcson Ue Long Hess O ' Rourke Goodman Middle Row: Gustin Gardes Erly Law Wendel Hemenway Martin Arndt Arentzen Lanham Wagner Bottom Row: Ellis Hunter Bonin Wemel Samuel Lederer Patterson Morton Humes Lyster Fyfe McGrath FIRST SET CHAPEL USHERS Entler Neyman Willman Stark Reed Bennett Bayless Fyfe Robinson Martin Zabriskie Shea Combs Teall Wallace SECOND SET THIRD SET Hunter Court Ryder Carmichael Sexton Thomas Butcher Boland Hewitt Samuel Morton Schwaner Coddington Rawlings Orr McKellar Baumeister Thacher Fleming Pinkerton Burcher Martin Boland Hutchms Combs Teall Morton 435 CHEERLEADERS Oseth Gillette Bradley Ryan GOATKEEPERS Patterson Entler 436 GRTM AT 4 L E C5 SSSSSSSSSSSSSSS55S5S5S53S355S5S3335SSSSS f ' y S THE ' ' lone wolf " squadron of fleet sub ' [ L — J marines moves out to join the maneuvers, there is little resemblance to the American fc. Turtle, the brainchild of Captain David K Bushnell. This vessel was designed to slip up beneath the wooden craft of 1776, and by means of a metal rod fasten a screw attached to a torpedo into the hull. The first successful attack at ' tributed to the Turtle took place when the crew of a prize schooner, noticing a dark object floating in the water nearby, hauled it aboard. As they examined it more closely, the bomb exploded, killing all but one SSSSSSSSSSSS35SSSSSS3S5SSSSS5: " " ' " destroying the ship. From this beginning, the underseas craft was to develop, and years later, the — — — — - — — menace of the submarine was to constitute the greatest hazard to navigation ever encountered during wartime. ssssssssssssssssssssss J D § t i t f s « ■-: •.t.i.fv ft ■;■ .,.. t • • i ., - - W . !»-. Top Row. Ferrara Zabnskie Andrews Ingram McFarland Mason J. D. Miller Springer Coward Gunderson Second Row: Rankin Blankinship Antrim Case Janney Fellows Emrich Player Bullard Woodhead Third Rom; Lynch Evans Hessel DuBois Sloan Scales Arnold Dye Edwards Fleps Fike Fourth Row: Coach Hamilton Vogel Bayless Hulson Wilsie Schmidt King Soucek Bull Ballinger Anderson Manager Shaw Bottom Rou ' . Miller Cole Pratt Thomas Capt. Robertshaw Manning Morrell Hutchins Sohalle FOOTBALL ' T HE task of replacing Fred Borries, Bill Clark, Slade Cutter, Dusty Dornin, ■ - Captain Dick Burns, George Lambert, and others appeared to be a problem that Coach Lt. Hamilton and his capable aides would be unable to cope with when the 1935 season rolled across the horizon. However, with a determination and patience that was rewarded by the fine performance of a comparatively green Navy squad, these men produced a team that the Regiment of Midship- men will long remember as one of the most spectacular and versatile football teams that has represented the Naval Academy in many years. With Captain Robertshaw, one of the finest centers in the country, left to bolster up the line, and two excellent guar ds in Cole and Morrell, Lt. Hamilton fitted together a line that yielded little ground to the opposition all season. In the backfield only two holdovers from the 1934 combination re- mained, Pratt, at quarterback, and King, at halfback. Into the shoes vacated by the All- American, Buz: Borries, stepped Schmidt, another brilliant runner, who combined this quality with that of punting, and left nothing to be desired • " » Robertshaw Shaw 31 • IT Army blocking 442 Top Row: Bottom Row: Byng Miller Cross Schwab Hamilton Wilson FOOTBALL in either job. Bill Clark ' s position at fullback was filled by Case, a hard-running back and a splendid defensive player. With these men holding down the key positions the Blue and Gold hoisted anchor for the 1935 football campaign. And campaign may it well be called, for on the horizon of each successive Saturday loomed the bulwarks of nine major teams in the country. The out- come of the schedule remained to be seen, and the Regiment, to a man, felt that the success or failure of the team was in their hands. The Luc}{y Bag joins the Regiment in extending thanks and appreciation to the " B " squad for the services given to further the play of the varsity. No group of men sacrificed more than did this group, and received less recogni- tion. It is the spirit of the Navy exemplified in sports — the will to better the organization. An outside schedule of games was arranged with other college teams. The games produced good football, and served to liven up the enthu- siasm for the members of the squad. Meyer to Grove for 80 yards Soballe Janney Another score Vogel Cole WILLIAM AND MARY ' " T ' HE opening game of the season saw the new Navy team steamroller - William and Mary into submission, 30-0. The superior man-power of the Blue and Gold more than offset the bitter fight the Virginians offered. The first quarter resulted in much fumbling by both teams when on the offensive. Near the end of the period a long pass from Pratt to King gave Navy its first scoring opportunity, and after being held for three downs, Bull stepped back and split the uprights for a perfect placement. A new Navy team took the field in the second quarter, but not until the period was well advanced did this outfit begin to function. Thomas carried the ball across for the first touchdown and Fike converted shortly before the half ended. The third and fourth quarters were distinctly all Navy with Fellows sweeping across the goal on a reverse in the third quarter. The final two scores came in quick succession during the last quarter. Wilsie carried the hall across for the first, and the final tally resulted from a pass, Wilsie to Antrim, with the youngster back scoring standing up. No stopping liini Navy begins early MERCER IN THE second game of the season Navy turned back Mercer University, 27-0. All the scoring was done in the first half, while Coach Hamilton ex- perimented with various combinations during the second half. The brilliantly garbed Georgians were in trouble soon after the opening kick-off. The Blue and Gold surged down the field, mixing running plays with passes. Thomas, standing on his 39-yard line, tossed a short pass to Antrim who dashed away to cross the goal line. Fike kicked the extra point. The second score in the first period resulted from the same passing combination of Thomas and Antrim. The pass and run covered 70 yards, and again Fike converted. At the beginning of the second quarter a new Navy team took the field and promptly continued the scoring. Pratt ' s pass from the Mercer ' s 24-yard line to Fellows produced the third touchdown, and again, a Pratt pass, this time from the 5-yard line, to Schmidt, resulted in the final tally. Cole kicked the extra point. The second half was a repetition of the first, less the scoring. The Navy teams completely dominated the field. Ferrara A bit ot line play 445 yards to a touchdown VIRGINIA Fike Soucek ' VJAVY ' S football squad put on the finishing touches to the celebration of - ' - the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the Naval Academy by turning back the University of Virginia before a gala crowd of over 10,000 people. The game was bitterly fought with Virginia holding the lead, 7-6, at the half. The most sensational play of the game turned the tide for the Blue and Gold, when Schmidt returned the opening kick-off to begin the second half for a touchdown. Taking the ball on the 12-yard stripe, the Navy back dashed 88 yards to score. Virginia turned in a beautiful touchdown play for its score. Standing on his 3-yard line, Martin passed to Males, who lateral-passed the ball to Leys, and Leys romped the remaining distance for the score. The play, a 97-yard touchdown, sent the Virginians off to the lead. During the last half the Sailors smashed across for three more tallies. Be- sides Schmidt ' s brilliant run, Thomas and Antrim counted, the latter on a pass from Wilsie, and Thomas plunged over right through tackle. Final score: Navy, 26; Virginia, 7. Pratt tires one A show tor Old Ell YALE VISITING New England for the first time, Navy met her first defeat of the season at the hands of Yale University by the slender margin of one point — the extra point after touchdown. Playing on a foreign field the Blue and Gold appeared unsettled and nerv- ous during the opening half. Yale quickly took advantage of the lapse, and sent Hessberg, on a reverse from the Navy 20-yard line, across for a touchdown early in the first quarter. Gardiner place-kicked the extra point that was to mean victory at the end of the game. Captain Robertshaw rallied his ailing forces, and the rest of the first half was evenly fought. Navy came roaring out to start the second half, and m little more than five minutes had scored a touchdown. The Blue and Gold smashed down the field using straight football, and punched over from the 3-yard line. Continuing to use entire new teams as replacements. Coach Hamilton kept the pressure on the Elis throughout the rest of the game. However, Yale repulsed four at- tacks within their 15-yard line, protecting their slender lead. Yale, 7; Navy, 6. The start of a long one King Pratt 447 Schmidt Case King for a first down NOTRE DAME ' " T ' WO sharp thrusts, both aerials, coming in rapid succession in the second - quarter spelled the end of Navy ' s two-year reign over Notre Dame on the gridiron. After both scores the Fighting Irish converted. The largest crowd in the nation to attend a football game on this Saturday, packed the huge Balti ' more Stadium to its capacity — 65,000. The Blue and Gold played excellent ball, driving through the vaunted Notre Dame line for a total of 10 iirst downs, while yielding only two more to their opponents. Except for the sudden turn of the game as the result of those two passes a tie seemed inevitable. Navy ' s " spread team " went into action during a part of this game, and to the surprise and delight of the Midshipmen hammered the big Irish forward wall for several first downs. Their wide open tactics took the Notre Dame squad by surprise, and when the game ended this team was nearing scoring territory. The game was featured by the beautiful defensive play of Captain Robert- shaw of Navy, and the running of Andy Pilney of Notre Dame. Notre Dame, 14; Navy, 0. Too many Irishmen 448 A twist for the Tiger ' s tail PRINCETON " DATTERED and bruised from the gruelling struggle with Notre Dame ■ the preceding Saturday, Navy visited Princeton to play one of the finest teams to ever represent Princeton University. The Jungle Cats refused to act the part of the perfect hosts, and literally tore the Blue and Gold to shreds. Scoring once in each quarter, Princeton continued to remain one of the unbeaten and untied teams in the nation, while the Navy set-back was the third in succession. Princeton ' s first touchdown came at the end of an uninterrupted 51 ' yard march, with Pauk going over from the 3 ' yard line. The second score resulted from another long march with LeVan scoring. The Blue and Gold appeared disorganized, and at no time during the game did the team play the brand of football of which it was capable. The last half saw two more Tiger scores; one, resulting from a blocked punt, and the final tally, coming from an intercepted Navy pass in the final seconds of play. King and Robertshaw were the only outstanding Navy play- ers, but their efforts were unsupported by their teammates. Princeton, 26; Navy, 0. Hessel m V • ' -- 7 fW Who ' ll snag this one? Lynch 449 Around this end was tough for Penn PENNSYLVANIA Morrell DuBois ' I ' AKING advantage of two golden scoring opportunities. Navy defeated ■ ■ the Univer sity of Pennsylvania, 1 3-0, before a crowd of 75,000 at Franklin Field, Philadelphia. The Blue and Gold played smart football to score, and then protected their lead with a staunch defense against the powerful Pennsylvania team ' s attack. A penalty against Pennsylvania for clipping while a punt was in the air, midway in the first period, gave the Blue and Gold its first opportunity to score. With the ball on the 9-yard line, Schmidt traveled the remaining distance on the first play, when he cut through right tackle and evaded two Pennsylvania secondary defenders. In the third period. Captain Robertshaw gathered-in a pass intended for a Pennsylvania receiver and romped 66 yards for the second score. Brilliant blocking assisted the Navy leader in scoring his touchdown, and in turning in the outstanding play of the game. Bull kicked the extra point. In the last quarter Navy hurled back two Penn assaults against their goal, while m turn, threatened the Red and Blue defenders with a speedy ground attack. Final score: Navy, 13; Pennsylvania, 0. Good for a short one 450 Free for running COLUMBIA AMID the mist and rain that drenched the players, Navy grandly paraded - up and down Thompson Stadium soundly trouncing Columbia Uni- versity, 28-7. The blocking and tackling exhibited by the Blue and Gold was the finest of the season, and the Columbians never had a chance to penetrate the Navy defense. Schmidt, Navy ' s Flying Dutchman, turned in seventeen breath-taking rushes for a total of 280 yards — an average of I65 yards a rush. Three times Schmidt swept across the Columbia goal line — the longest run being a 90-yard jaunt that had the crowd standing in their seats, 25 yards for another, and 2 yards for still another. In between: 75 yards, 26 yards, 11 yards, 10 yards, 9 yards, etc. The entire first and second teams, in addition to the " spread team " which started the game, played beautiful football. Fay Wilsie broke away m the last period for a 25-yard touchdown run. Columbia ' s lone score resulted from a blocked punt late in the fourth quarter. Klingensmith broke through to block Reimann ' s punt, and recovered behind the goal line. Barabas kicked the extra point. Thomas Antrim The Flying Uutchman in a six point landing 451 Hood R. Gray Baldwin Fleming Hoffman J. S. Gray McGiU Austin Coxswain: Higginbotham Walsh VARSITY CREW BUCK WALSH had a promising squad working throughout the frigid winter of 1935. Joe Hood captained the Navy crew, stroked the varsity- boat from the starboard and was acclaimed the outstanding Eastern oarsman. Jim Gray, Hoffman, Dick Gray, Fleming, Bayless, Fowler, Perkins and Weinel gave ' 36 a generous representation in the top flight at Hubbard Hall. Scarcely had the ice left the coastal rivers when we whitewashed Colum- bia, on the ruffled waters of the Harlem. After a close plebe win and a jayvee victory over the Lion 150 ' s the varsity rowed to an impressive 45 ' length victory. Next week Cornell brought four crews to the Severn. Navy handily took both the 150 and freshman races. After a seesaw race the Navy jayvees brought their boat in a fraction of a length ahead. The varsity event, hampered by adverse wind and tide and choppy water, was a hard pull. Starting with a " 40 " Navy slipped into a half-length lead and was never headed. Slowing down to a rhythmic " 32, " they kept the lead speeding up at the finish to cross the Hne going away and nearly two lengths in front of the Ithacans. Clear water 452 Power and perfection VARSITY CREW May eighteenth the varsity was invited to race against Yale, Cornell, and Princeton on Lake Cayuga. After waiting all afternoon for conditions to moderate the crews finally wallowed up to the starting point only to have the race called off on account of darkness and rough water. The disappointed eights left Ithaca the same evening with the issue of Eastern supremacy un- settled. Incidentally this was our first scheduled race against Yale in many years. A week later the Adams Cup race was the biggest thrill of the season. Harvard and Penn each sent down three crews and a colorful crowd of supporters. As President Roosevelt looked on, the Navy plebes and jayvees won d ecisively. The memorable event was the varsity race. Over the mile and three quarter course Penn and Navy strove evenly for the lead. The finish was close to a dead heat. Navy had gained half a length in her final spurt and was moving faster than the leading boat. However, a difference in phase of stroke cost us the race and Penn crossed the line a scant foot ahead. Coddington Hoffman The finish 453 Swift Weinel McLean Bayless Johnson Fletcher Perkins Fowler Coxswain : Rowe VARSITY CREW . S. Gray Bayless While the midwatch :n the Practice Squadron off the coast of England listened anxiously, returns came in from Poughkeepsie. To secure a heavier crew Coach Walsh had changed the combinations in the two first boats. The freshman race, taken by Washington, found the plebes a close third, the first Eastern boat. The three mile race was a fine duel between the Navy jayvees and the Washington alternate varsity. Though they barely failed to overhaul the Huskies, the Navy left the field behind, making a great showing against a stronger, bigger, more practiced crew. In the chill rain that kept attendance down to 20,000 Navy ' s varsity got off to a good start and led most of the initial mile. California and Cornell pulled ahead in the latter part of the long grind. The heavy Eastern crew Navy had beaten in a sprint race carried the fight to the finish and was beaten only 10 feet by the Golden Bears. Washington nosed out Navy for third. It was a fine race well rowed but the handicap of weight and winter was evident. Workout 454 Parker Schecter Thomas Greenup Steinmeti Loomis Phillips Chambers Wheeler i5o4b. CREW COACHED by Ensign Bob Fulton ' 32, the 150 ' s kept three good shells in the water throughout the season. The top crew was composed mainly of veterans. Captain Steinmetz, Red Thomas, Parker, stroke, and Schecter, all ' 35, formed the nucleus of a smooth-working, powerful eight. Loomis and Phillips, the lighter men, Chambers, ' 37, and Greenup, ' 36, rounded out the first boat, which remained intact all season. In their first appearance, late in April, the 150 ' s turned in a fine perform- ance. They gave a polished exhibition to take an impressive win over the Ithacan lightweights. The only other race of their season was the American Henley on the Schuylkill m Philadelphia a month later. The lack of outside competition proved a handicap. Although very much in the running from start to finish, and crossing the line only a length astern the winners, Princeton, Navy was fourth, trailing Penn and Columbia by fractions of a length. Weinel Fowler " Rubberneck " crews 455 Tofi Row; Ely Ferrara West Shrider Shetenhelm Osborn Sleight Foley Second Row: Edwards Edge Adams Thomas Kaigler Rouzee Little Jordan Morrell Adams Pinkerton Third Row: Lockwood Tingle Young Besson Cosgrove Rupp Cline S-nith Bell Ross Wilson Cresap Stuessi Thomson Grenfell Bottom Row: Davis Scciield Fitzgerald Hemphill Patterson Wrigley Bakutis Decker Maurer Patterson Karaberis Rich Burdick Patterson Thomson TRACK WINTER Track was highly successful from a material point of view, in that the Navy returned home with the well-deserved Dorsey Griffith Cup, and many hard-earned medals from the Annual Catholic University Relays. It was also highly valuable as a preview of the 1935 edition of the Navy cinderpath artists, but that which was revealed was far from encouraging to Coach Carl Thomson. Navy had numbers, but lacked experience. William and Mary ' s Indians opened the campaign by bringing to Anna- polis for the tenth year a small but select band of individual stars who garnered eight of fourteen first places, but lacked support in the seconds and thirds. Despite the 18 points collected by the brilliant efforts of their all-time star, Monk Little, they lost the meet 71-55. Captain Fred Bakutis and Joe Patterson indicated clearly the records in the javelin and in the hurdles were to be shat- tered regularly in future meets, by turning in remarkable efforts for an opening engagement. Metcalf, also, hit new heights in his specialty, the pole vault, setting a new meet record. Navy revealed its greatest strength two weeks later in blanketing Vir- . «l » - The y ' re oti ! 456 Some of the boys TRACK ginia 90-36. Joe Patterson humbled his arch-nval, the Penn Relay and Southern Conference Champion, Grover Everett, m both the hurdles, and the broad jump, by breaking Naval Academy records in the three events. Joe stepped the low hurdles m 24.1 seconds and broad-jumped 23 feet 71 inches. The achievement was even more mipressive when it was discovered that the former record had been held by Jack Keller, of Ohio State, former Olympic star and world record holder. " Pony " Shetenhelm also brought the spectators from their seats with a sensational sprint which nipped the highly-favored Banta of Virginia, after a furious see-saw struggle down the home-stretch. " Pony " came home the winner in a 4:29 mile. Navy took twelve firsts of fourteen events, including a five-way tie in the two-mile ordeal. Decker and Patterson were double victors, and Navy swept the shot-put, javelin throw, and high jump. Despite this early display of power, the following week witnessed a Navy defeat by North Carolina. Navy made a strong bid for victory by winning in the same number of events as the favored Tarheels, but the latter backed A Widmyer finish Sprenger Metcalf 457 I ' I ' tU i " Wr i. Up and over up their hrsts by several seconds and thirds, and possessing the better- balanced team, eventually won out, 72-54. Marked weaknesses in both the 880 and the shot-put boded ill for victory hopes in the approaching Army meet, but Patterson ' s con- tinued brilliance in annexing sixteen points, and Capt. Bunky Bakutis ' heave of 205 feet in the javelin throw were bright spots which made the loss easier to take. Oscar Davis ran a splendid quarter-mile in slightly over 50 seconds flat and Navy made a clean sweep in the high jump to further brighten Navy prospects in the two remaining meets of the season. Two weeks later Navy held its first metric meet, playing host to the University of Maryland. The latter brought down three fine in- dividual performers in Widmyer, of national sprint fame, Coleman Head- ley, in the middle distances, and Bill Guckeyson, in the shot-put and javelin throw. These three garnered twenty-eight points, but there the competition ended, and Navy won handily, 80-46. An entire new set Winning form Close finish 458 Winning form of records was established, and those of Patterson and Bakutis will stand for a considerable period of time, the former broad-jumping the equivalent of 23 feet 10 inches, and the latter tossing the Grecian spear, Finnish fashion, through 206 feet, five inches, attracting the attention of the nation ' s track followers. " Oscar " Davis again stepped a fast quarter, Cosgrove, Pinkerton, and Metcalf tied for first in the pole vault, and Bob Sleight, " Pony " Shetenhelm, and Stuessi finished in that order m the 3000 meters, while Decker and Wrigley both emerged victorious in the shot-put and high hurdles respectively. With three weeks remaining before the day of reckoning with the Army, the team would be ready to give their best, and with this knowl- edge, and the further reali-ation that " Bunky " Bakutis, Ralph Met- calf, Dan Patterson, Cosgrove, Decker, Wrigley, Fitzgerald, and Davis were facing their last meet, the squad redoubled their efforts to make it a successful one. 204 feet Sleight Ferrara $ Long distance strides 459 Top Row: Fenno McKay Summers Anderson Robertshaw Hale Chipman Gibson Ellis Beacham Middle Row: Pratt Schwaner King Eisenbach Ruge McGowan Spain Paddock Bottom Row: Paist Transue Matheson Sellers Sexton Krogh Schneider Pratt Cloughley BASEBALL ' I ' HAT infallible harbinger of Spring, the crack of the bat, found Lieut. ■ ■ (j.g.) " Mike " Fenno working with a squad of ball players whose main strength lay in 36 ' s second class summer team, and one, Kelly Knapper, playing his last season at short. Dick Pratt covered the keystone sack, with King on first. The outfield mustered most of the batting strength with Fred Seyford, Hank Schwaner, Matheson, and " Bu:z " Borries. Griff Sexton and McGowan started most of the games on the mound, Paist carrying the relief burden Noticeable for their absence were third basemen and catchers with good throw- ing arms. These positions were uncertain till late season when Ruge plugged the infield gap and Omar Spain became regular backstopper. Following the custom. Admiral Sellers threw out the first ball for the opener. A pitching duel ensued in which Sexton took the hill against Harvard with three runs in, in the third, and pitched almost perfect ball until darkness halted the game at 3 all. Next week against Vermont, " Griff " extended his string of scoreless inn- ings with a one-hit shutout. King singled Schwaner home for the lone tally. Spain connects 460 f «S Hit .mj run BASEBALL Against Michigan and Penn State, woeful fielding and hitting undid good mound work. Errors gave away the game with William and Mary, but not without a fight. With two on and none down m the last of the ninth, Schwaner clouted a rollicking double to center. Dutch was nipped m an effort to stretch it and the rally ended, the score 9-8. Everybody including Sexton got a bingle or two as Navy pounded out a 11-4 victory over Lafayette. Navy fans were treated to their first glimpse of major league material when Gettysburg brought Bowers here. Bowers fanned fourteen of the local batsmen, but what balls our players did hit traveled far. Schwaner and King got circuit blows, and Pratt tripled. Bowers assisted offensively with a four- bagger, leading his teammates to a 6-3 win. Maryland brought another fine ball player for the fans to cheer. Keller, with a season batting average around .600, made four sizzling hits, the last a homer, in four tries at the plate. Sexton hurled good ball otherwise, holding the Old Liners to six hits. Thanks, however, to Mr. Keller Maryland won, 5-2. Reed Strike two 461 K ' Close at hrst K AVY Duke took advantage of poor fielding to shut Navy out 3-0, though McGowan hurled a fine game. Seyford injured his leg sliding and remained out of uniform the balance of the season. " Jersey Joe " had mauled the offerings of the op- posing pitchers all season and was leading the team with a batting average of .417. The next game was a classic, Lefty Rogers, Virginia star pitcher, later of the Southern Association fame, demonstrated all of what it takes to be a great pitcher as he whiffed 17 Navy men. Speed, con- trol, change of pace, and a bewilder- ing assortment of curves, drops, and cunning were his. Sexton was in fine form, too, and a scoreless tie was averted only by a strange fluke. With one down and Rogers on second, the batter bunted. King fielded it and tossed to Sexton who was covering first. " GrifF " collided with the runner and the ball rolled along the foul line. Sexton retrieved the pellet and seeing Rogers round- ing third, rifled it towards the plate. The ball, however, was intercepted by the head of the runner and caromed thence into the stands, Rogers scoring the only run of the game. A rap to the infield 462 Schwaner, Ruge, and King singled successively to start Navy off against Georgetown. McGowan was yanked in the third after the Hilltoppers had scored two runs without a bingle. Spain tied it up with a triple in the seventh and Matheson ' s pinch threebagger next innmg put the game on ice. Temple, leading 6-0, Eisenbach pinch hitting in the ninth, came through with a double. Headwork on the footpaths brought him home to avert a shutout. Washington and Lee played host to Navy at Lexington, Vir- ginia, for three days. Navy went right to work getting five runs on five hits and an error in the first inning. The Generals rallied in the 7th and 8th to overcome the lead, 10-8. In the second game Griff Sex- ton pitched ten innings of fine base- ball only to lose, 3-2. Led by the All-Southern tackle Jim Tatum, North Carolina col- lected eight runs in a big third inn- ing. Navy rallied in the ninth as Matheson tripled and King and Pratt singled. The Tarheels had too much head start and took this, the final home game, 11-8. Foul ball Ruge Eisenbach $ Smoke ball $ McGowan Matheson 463 ssssssssssssssssssss l Tup Ruw W ' e .sc)n ii ggs iVlini iVlilier T ' ler Co ' i WuMe Second Row: Obermeyer Mehlig Howland Otter Soucek Faville Whitmyre Schlech Ryan Miller Bull Bringle Third Row: Taylor Dell Cox Campbell Hutchins Maxwell Dornin North Kelley Fellows Evans Larsen Finlayson Carpenter Bottom Row: Spring Nibbs Veth Smith Thing Clark Schacht Thompson Moreau Parham Ward Cooley Moreau Moore LACROSSE ON MARCH 1st Coach George Finlayson put in the annual call for la- crosse practice, and nearly one hundred aspirants for the ten answered the first practice. The loss of several brilliant performers from the 1934 com- bination placed a heavy burden upon the shoulders of the newcomers and the holdovers from the preceding year ' s squad. The start was slow, but each suc- ceeding game saw a finer brand of play; and the climax came at the end of the season when the " Ham ' n Egger ' s " upset the national championship aspirations of Army by sending them back to the Hudson on the short end of a 7-6 count. The attack was featured by two sets of players, a light attack and a heavy one. The former featured Thing, Cooley, Nibbs, and Parham: while on the latter sparkled Captain Schacht, Bill Clark, and Ward. With these men taking care of the goal-making end, Moreau, Hutchins, Fellows, Dornin, Larsen, Evans, North, Cox, and others held the opposition mainly to the center of the field, insuring that the enemy shots were hard earned. Navy opened its 1935 lacrosse season officially by decisively turning back the Crimson invaders from Harvard by a score of 7-1. Despite the absence of Maryland on the attack A rjce tor the sidelines LACROSSE Captain Schacht, the members of the attack scored with ease, and the defense was practically airtight. Only the splendid work of Howard, the Harvard goal- tender, kept the score down. The next week Princeton visited Navy to turn a fine game into a Navy defeat, 4-3. The winning goal marked the only time during the game that the Tigers led. Bill Clark accounted for the most spectacular play of the game when he received the ball from the face-off and dodged through the entire Tiger team ' s defense for a splendid shot at the goal. The game kept the many specta- tors on edge throughout, by the closeness of the score, and the abilities of the players engaged. The Tiger is definitely coming to the fore in the lacrosse world. Already she is challenging the supremacy of the famous Maryland Big Four, the University of Maryland, St. John ' s College, Johns Hopkins, and Navy. Syr acuse, the next opponent, proved to be the doormat for Navy to wipe off the stmg of the Princeton defeat. Larsen scored in the first thirty seconds and the rout was on. Captain Schacht, playing his first game of the A play works to pertection Pananides Schacht Evans Fellows Face-off season, teamed up with Cocky Ward to account for ten goals between them. The rest of the attack brought the score up to 16, while the defense held Syracuse to 10. The week following, Navy in- vaded foreign territory to decisively defeat Yale, 24-6. Nibbs and Par- ham were high scorers with 5 goals apiece, followed by the combination of Schacht and Ward with 8 goals evenly divided between the two. Thing kept in the scoring column with a goal to maintain his perfect record of scoring in every game. Following the trip to New Haven, Navy entertained Maryland on Worden Field. As usual the game was bitterly contested. Although Navy ' s last win over Maryland dated back to 1928, the thought of last year ' s tie gave an added impetus to the struggle. At the end of the half Navy held the lead with the margin of a single goal. This lead disappeared in the Marylanders ' great third period rally, and in the ( A Navy goal 466 ' V ' V - - -- k ■ttJr ' if ' itiMMHfll y aHi . V JKX ' HBHtjI % HH VML - S s BIBi ft ' ' ' . tJt - . ' Ky jmWBT " " " ' . l ' fijm 1 -VW ' -.- jJFJ " i ■SI ' TnT , I3e|I! fflyw Sj ■r. ) y 1 J. ' . f " ..m ' " flki MHT i 4 ' ' iC ' ' 1 ■s last quarter the Terrapins fought off Navy ' s challenge to remain in the lead. A well-played game and a hard one to lose by the score of 6-5. In the last regular season game, as preparation for Army, Navy played the Mt. Washington Club of Baltimore, a team composed of former All-Americans and all-stars from Johns Hopkins University, Maryland University, and St. John ' s College. This galaxy of players turned the game from a hard-fought, interesting battle into a near rout by a spectacular assault on the Navy goal. The Clubbers, when the final gun was fired, were leading 14-4; the worst defeat in several years that a Navy lacrosse team has suf- fered. The game was witnessed by many thousand lacrosse fans, as the outcome was important in the de ' termination of the state lacrosse championship between the Mt. Washington Club and the Baltimore A. C. team. Cooley Hutchins Close defense $ Teel Baldwin The offense functions 467 Top Row: Kelly Krogh Pinkerton Robertshaw Burcher Brown Graf Wilson Middle Row: Putman Rindskopf Fike Schroeder Schneider Bottom Roui; Ingram Lynch Fellows Shamer McFarland Fellows Wilson BASKETBALL MANY an athletic squad has suffered from losses due to graduation, but never had one been more hard-hit than the Navy 1935-1936 basketball squad. Of that great squad which dropped only two games of sixteen played, only three men with previous playing experience. Fellows, King, and Shamer reported for practice on the new Armory floor, at the beginning of the 1936 season. Coach Johnny Wilson was faced with the task of building a team from the bottom up for the first time in the many years of his reign as varsity basket- ball coach at the Academy. A fine plebe team of the preceding year had pro- moted a promising group to the varsity, but at best, they were inexp erienced and would be difficult to coordinate into a smooth-working outfit in one season of play. This condition was apparent in the opening game with the University of Baltimore. Before a hard-fighting team Navy was nearly helpless despite the use of every man on the bench, until they found themselves in the last twelve minutes to overcome a lead and win, 38-25. The winning combination of Fel- lows, McFarland, Ingram, Shamer, and Lynch now became the starting team Shamer shoots one 468 BASKETBALL and improvement was noticeable in the routing of V. M. I. the tollowmg Wednesday. Coach Wilson ' s usual style of using all five men under the basket to run up large scores worked to good advantage with Lynch leading the attack. The peak of the season was reached in the defeat of a previously unbeaten Penn State team 36-30. A " garrison finish " had the 3,000 spectators on their feet in an uproar; Lynch again being the spearhead of the attack. With three wins in a row behind them, the Navy five suffered its first shock of stage fright, and Maryland ' s Old Liners defeated them in a disappointing 32-20 game. Navy returned to the win column on the following Saturday when the five turned back an eagle-eyed Gettysburg College outfit, 40-34. McFarland was the outstanding player on the floor, and it was largely due to his accurate eye that the Blue and Gold triumphed. This victory was followed by another, a burlesque, in which the Tars outfumbled a reformed football team representing Western Maryland, 27-17- A far-traveling squad from Atlanta, Georgia, Oglethorpe University, fell before a closely coordinated attack that produced points at will, by the score of « Sanford McFarland Ingram tries a long one 469 A Navy basket 44-22. McFarland and Captain Carl Fellows turned in excellent perform- ances. Continuing their winning stride Navy won a hard-driving, quick ' Cuttmg game from William and Mary, with Fellows directing a truly high-geared offensive to pile up a 38-24 score. With this game the season really ended for Johnny ' s boys, the rest was a monotonous series of defeats by the best teams on the seaboard. Virginia ' s Cava- liers outlasted the Tar five in an overtime game, 26-25, to start them on the downslide, despite Mc- Farland ' s fine efforts. As in many of the earlier games the players were on the deck almost as much as the ball and personal fouls claimed an even half a dozen contestants. Right on the heels of the Cavaliers came the polished Pitt Panthers, cham- pions of the Eastern Intercollegiate League, to smother the Blue and Gold aggregation, 42-20, with a beautiful exhibition of shot-making, led by Jesko, an eagle-eyed Panther forward. On their one trip away from Annapolis, Navy made an A rough scrimmage 470 excellent showing against the highly- favored Southern Conference Cham ' pions, the White Phantoms of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill. Despite the injuries to Tiny Lynch and Frank Shamer, the Navy led until the last ten minutes. Lack of reserves cost the game when the Phantoms ran away to a 39-25 victory. Then followed another nip-and ' tuck con- test with Washington and Lee, both teams roaring down the stretch as McFarland and Spessard of the Generals matched point for point until the timer ' s gun ended the battle, Washington and Lee win- ning, 2Q-23. Columbia, Eastern Collegiate League leader, closed the Blue and Gold ' s regular season by taking a well-earned 40-24 game from the Navy five. The records for the season reveal seven wins against six losses, the poorest season in many years of varsity basketball at the Academy. However, the foundations were laid for the coming two seasons, as only Fellows will be lost by graduation. Free ball The tip-off Robertshaw Schroeder $ 471 t A III lit t t I i Top Row: Shea Rothwell Haines Leydon Newton Brenner Second Roto: Miller Bidwell Frorath Brown MacLaughlin McDonald Hartigan Bowers Kelly Whalen Third Row: Cutts Lake Baldwin Whistler Eisenbach Raguet Hoffman Arndt Rice Bottom Row: Asst. Mgr. Willey Hall Kramer Bell Pinkerton Captain Hewitt Reed Shamer A. W. Brown Teel Coach Taylor Manager Graham SOCCER X A T ' HILE the eyes of the Regiment are focused upon the fortunes of the football team, another sport that has continually found Navy teams at or near the peak of collegiate competition is well under way — soccer. The Regiment may be forgiven for not attending the Saturday games, but the enthusiasm of the squad re- mains at the highest pitch due to one — Coach Tommy Taylor, and the fascination of the game to the players. With a team composed principally of seasoned first classmen, and second classmen, the Navy Free- booters competed in six contests during the 1935 campaign. The opening game of the season was played against Lehigh. The light, fast-passing team got off to a flying start, piling up a 3-0 lead in the first quarter. Sanderson, one of the most deceptive players on the team, accounted for the final tally, making the score, 4-0. At New Haven, for the second game of the season, the Navy team fell before a determined Yale Bulldog assault, 4-1. Yale out- Hewitt Sanderson Momentary suspense Bell 474 Kl ii.iger Morton Carney BoLini Bales ' e ' mouth Kneelmg: Scolield Purer Captain Sleight Young Robertson Mason Shctcnhelm Sleight CROSS COUNTRY Tho GRADUATION brought an end to the famous blanket-finish combination of Navy Cross-Country stars and left little to build upon. This fact and the short- ness of the time between the beginning of the Academic year and the first meet, made a mediocre season inevitable. The season was inaugurated by the invasion of the Duke Harriers on October 12, and a fourth place by Young was the only reason Navy averted a whitewashing by these Southern Conference champions. The score was 19-36, low score winning. The race was run over a 3-mile course. Two weeks later, Princeton duplicated Duke ' s feat, and Young repeated his. The meet was over a Sj-mile course and the score was again 19-36, but improvement was evident, and the following meet ended with the Navy a 24-31 victor over the North Carolina Tarheels on the 35-miIe grind. " Howie " Young Shetenhelm Along the grind Bola 476 CROSS COUNTRY finished in second place for our best performance, while the rest of the squad dis- played their best form of the season. Bolam, a youngster, showed great promise of future development. Without the customary two-week interval between meets, the squad journeyed to Pittsburgh the following week and were badly beaten over a tricky 4-mile course, by the score of 18-37. Bolam was the first Navy man in, placing third in the race, continuing his rapid improvement during the season. Although unable to look back on a successful season from a standpoint of victory. Captain Bob Sleight deserves much credit for the perseverance and high spirit of competition displayed at all times by a squad that met the highest caliber of opposition. Captain-elect Young inherits a nucleus of experienced runners, and the addition of last year ' s plebes should aid materially in producing a team of great ability. A mile to go Tup Row. Taylor Erly Howard EwolJt Bliss Andrews Gilkesnu Burkli.irdt Haimltun Rawliiigs Benham Second Row: Shea Brown Henderson Semmes Hunnicutt Adelman Hoffman McNitt Beshany Gugliotta Kriekenbaum Tate WoodhuU O ' Donnell Third Row: Vossler Webb Hall Walsh de Golian Eubanks Marinke Smith Sinnott Bussek Dierman Daunis Faust Bottom Row: Ferrara Trethewey Giffen Morrell Luby Blitch Hemenway Hocker Price Robinson Tamny BOXING OACH " Spike " Webb was faced with the necessity of rebuilding the 1936 Navy boxing team around only three veterans from the previous season — Hemenway, 125-pounder; Captain Blitch, 135 ' pounder; and Hocker, 145-pounder. The heavier weights were the problem and question mark of a successful season. Before a capacity crowd of evening-garbed spectators. Western Maryland ' s boxing team opened Navy ' s 1936 season by gaming a 4-4 draw. Daunis, a youngster, making his iirst varsity start in the 115 ' pound division, lost a close decision to Bennett of Western Mary- . land. Hemenway evened the count by easily outpointing his op- ponent in the 125-pound class. The little Blue and Gold scrapper showed the best boxing of the evening in earning the decision. Captain Blitch won his bout by a technical knockout in the second round. Warman was game, but the Navy Captain ' s experi ence and skill were too much. Hocker punched out a decision over Bhtch Webb Hemenway in action 478 Hocker A Blitch comes back to win Daunis BOXING of boxing to decision Black. Blitch also took an easy decision from Bardacke in the 135-pound division. Luby and Mastrella fought to a fast draw, both men leaving the ring bleeding. McGivern, Syracuse, dropped Robinson in 1 minute and 15 seconds of the first round in the 155-pound class. The Syracuse intercollegiate champion dropped his opponent with a hard right to the head. Tretheway lost on a technical knockout to Fink in the 165-pound class, just as the bell ended the last round. Jefferis, veteran Syracuse fighter, outpointed Gilfen for the fourth Orange victory of the evening, only after being given a bitter battle all the way. Ferrara, fighting for the first time in college boxing, dropped the decision to Brown, Syracuse heavyweight. Penn State achieved a 15-year-old ambition when they de- feated the Navy mittmen, 5-3, before another capacity crowd in In a tough spot Morrell 480 Tup Rviv- Abeel Woodhead Mmviclle Byrum Pndmorc Dy on Miller Mugg Grjft Reecc Middle Row. Perry Schutz Pond Adams Carnes Hamlin Carson Millard Dressendorfer Orr Miller Carlson Henry Bradley Bottom Row: Silk Player Kleiss Mann Southerland Rogers Vogel Hunter Masters Teel Crawford WRESTLING THE Navy 1936 wrestling season provided the Regiment, as well as the appreci- ative audiences, many thrills during the six-meet schedule. Two teams, one from the Mid-west, Kansas State College, and the East ' s new intercollegiate champions, Penn State, defeated the Blue and Gold grapplers. On the 25th of January the season was opened with an impressive 25|-42 triumph over the University of North Carolina wrestling team. The Midshipmen won three bouts by falls, three by decisions, and drew in another to run up the one-sided score. The Tarheels won their only bout in the 118-pound class. ' However, Masters, Navy ' s 125-pounder tossed his man with a combination armlock and half nelson. The quickest fall of the meet was gained by Mann, Navy ' s 155-pounder, who threw Smith with a three-quarter nelson and body roll in 34 seconds. Schutj l M Sully Vogel, Blue and Gold light-heavy, who has been vic- Rogers Vogel with a double pretzel bend Masters 482 WRESTLING torious in three years " varsity competition, gained a fall over Gwyn in 3 minutes 21 seconds. V. M. I. vi as the next victim, falling 18-12. Each team won four bouts, but Navy ' s three falls and one decision offset the Virginians ' four decisions. Jack Hunter, 165-pounder, furnished the thrill of the afternoon when he threw Baldwin, V. M. I., in 1 minute 15 seconds. Rogers and Vogel each threw their opponents and Steve Mann gained a decision over Brooke of V. M. I., having a time advantage of 7 minutes 54 seconds. The third meet of the season saw the Blue and Gold wrestlers bow to Kansas State College by the margin of one fall, in a closely contested and exciting meet. The score was 15|-10 . In only the light-heavy and the unlimited matches were the invaders no match for Navy. Both Vogel and Player flipped their men all over the mat, but could not throw them. Rogers, in the Bradley Cresap Mann Pappy Hunter parries 483 I Hunter Vogel Navy top tune WRESTLING bantamweight class, defeated Schlafli in one of the many brilliant exhibitions. Fansher, Kansas State featherweight, defeated Dick Teel, after two gruelling extra periods. Cresap and Duncan fought to a well-received draw. Both men were weak at the finish. An excellent group of wrestlers invaded the Academy the following week, representing Washington and Lee University of Lexington, Vir- H ginia. Each team took four bouts, but the Generals won all theirs B by decision, while Navy took the 118- and the 155-pound classes ■k 3: f l by falls and walked off with a 16-12 victory. KX; JU I Rogers again demonstrated his ability to out-maneuver his Hr l opponent by coming out from under and slapping Evans with a bar HHPr M and chancery for a fall. Cresap won a hard fought battle over W M Basile m the 135-pound class. Both men were up and down with M .... Cresap up long enough to get the necessary time advantage. Mann Pug in a business-like mood Teel 484 WRESTLING provided the other fall of the meet, when he threw Arenz in 5 minutes 41 seconds. Vogel continued his winning streak, only after being forced into an extra period by Kaplan. Penn State, the next opponent, defeated the Blue and Gold 24-6, administering the second defeat of the season. The Nittany Lions took three falls and three de- cisions. Only Masters and Player turned in victories for Navy, both decisions. Vogel, Navy ' s crack light-heavyweight, received his first defeat as a varsity wrestler. Shaffer threw Vogel with an armlock and body weight in 8 minutes 52 seconds. The other bouts were closely fought, but the Lions maintained a time advantage and took the meet. Navy closed the season by defeating Pennsylvania, 14-12. Player ' s heavyweight win clinched the meet. Vogel registered the only fall when he threw LutE with a bar and chancery. Mugg Adams Cresap practices knot-tying 485 Top Row: Smith Friedrick Baldridge Sampson De Vane Woodfin Hasler Burgess Middle Rote: Hoffman Arthur Leonard Crommehn Sim Senior Boykin Castillo Humphrey Bottom Row: Goodloe Brenner Norns Grider Wilhams Kercheval Green Ortland SWIMMING AN UNMARKED season was the swimming team ' s contribution to Navy ' s winter ■ • athletics, and unfortunately it was the winning — and not the losing — column that the natators failed to enter. With this powerful 1935 aggregation — featuring Plichta, Stevens, and Hyland — wrecked by graduation. Coach Henry Ortland was faced with the task of building a new team around two lettermen — Captain George Grider in the breast stroke and Carnes in the dives. Navy hopes were dealt their first blow when illness forced the latter to forego his flips and gainers for the duration of the season. The first meet found a well-rounded Rutgers outfit on top by a 53-18 score. Navy ' s Green and Grider dropped an exciting breast-stroke race to Timko of Rutgers, while Kercheval pushed Rutgers ' intercollegiate champion in the backstroke to a fast victory. The scheduled meet with the City College of New York was cancelled, and the splash- ers rested for the " awav " tilts with Columbia and Yale. After i The turn SWIMMING losing to Columbia, the team managed to make their best showing against the power- ful Yale organization. Navy won the 300-yard medley relay with Kercheval, Green, and Friednck performing; Friedrick took a good second in the 100-yard free style, and Green and Grider returned one-two in the breast-stroke event. The Pennsylvania meet, although it resulted in a 48-23 defeat, showed potential Navy strength in the performance of Kercheval in the backstroke and Snyder in the dives. The feature race was Grider and Green ' s dead heat in the breast stroke in record time. Princeton gave the natators the final coup de grace with a 53-18 setback. Navy can well afford to pass off this season as a build-up in preparation for a stronger team next winter. The experience gained this season will produce a strong team that should take the title next year. Tof) Row: Ela Mehlhop Crenshaw Keen Rock Norris Isham Freedmaii Middle Row: Humphrey Fletcher O ' Neil Daub Johnson Blankinship Ely Phaler Rutter Humphreys Bottom Row: Foster Palmer Kirkpatnck Amme Gustafson Grider Cunningham Lowndes Woodworth Pope WATER POLO ' I ' HE Intercollegiate Water Polo Championship again resides in the trophy room -■- of the Naval Academy after a two-years ' absence to Columbia University in New York. The smooth-working, well-balanced team developed by Coach Frank Foster deserves much credit for its performance, as nearly all the players are new to the followers of Navy water polo. The Blue and Gold played four games, winning them all. Three were league contests, while the other game was played against an outside team. One scheduled league game with C. C. N. Y. was cancelled. The " suicide squad " opened the season with an impressive 23-9 victory over the New York Y. M. C. A. Teamwork and fast passing proved the winning combination, with all members of the team playing equally well. The following week Navy came from behind to nose out the Foster Grider 3 Points! 488 Blankinship i ' Suiciders in earnest WATER POLO Rutgers University squad 28-24, in a close contest. Gnder, Navy ' s swimming cap- tain, was the outstanding player in the pool. His brilHant individual playing netted him five touch goals, one thrown goal, and a pair of free tosses for a total of 19 points. With two weeks ' rest the squad journeyed up to New York to play the cham- pion Columbia University team. The Blue and Gold dethroned the Lions by the score of 20-12, in a bitterly contested and fast game. Again the Navy teamwork and faster passing attack proved to be the margin of victory, while a stout defense held hack the Lion forwards. In the final game of the season the water poloists soundly trounced the University of Pennsylvania poloists, 27-15. The score at the half was 18-0, the defense proving impregnable to all Quaker attacks. During the last period an unlimited substitution agreement allowed Coach Foster to send every man on his squad into the game, giving all the members an opportunity to play in a league game. Middle Row: Terry Top Row Sharer DeCamp Cruse Seit: Rovetta Hunter Mitten Mang Raymer Olah Simpson Worthington Ramey Robertson Bottom Row: Link Ryder Terry Boyd Hart Groner Mang GYM ' T HE 1936 gym season, while not as successful as usual, was nevertheless a highly - ■ creditable performance. Out of six meets the team lost but one, tying another. The series began inauspiciously with a loss to Temple, 1936 Eastern Intercollegiate champions, by a rather top-heavy score of 40-14. Vengeance was socn coming, however, in the form of a 35-19 victory over Dartmouth during an interesting visit to their home gymnasium at Hanover, New Hampshire. Once having gotten the range, the squad settled down to a series of victories. On February 29th they overwhelmed M. I. T. by a score of 49-5, taking practically everything in sight and dropping only a second and a pair of thirds to the invaders. The following week they encountered much stiffer competition. Princeton came down with a strong aggregation, including two rope climbers with strong ambitions toward lowering the world record in this event now held by Navy. But with the help of Captain Terry, Olah, Boyd Warming up Oseth 490 Gymnasts at work GYM Hart and DeCamp and a majority of the minor places Navy managed to end up on top, 31-23. The team used the next two weeks to whip into shape and take Spring- field in their stride by a score of 46-8. The season wound up with a dual meet against the Army at the Intercollegiates, run off along with the individual championships, in which we eked out only a tie at 27-27 — far below our usual standards. Terry on the horizontal bar and Boyd on the rings did the outstanding work. Our individual work was also below par, and we took no first places. The final standings showed Navy in a tie for second place for the team championship. Thus a seven-year monopoly on the title was broken — but only temporarily. The combination of Mr. Mang ' s coaching experience and the skill and hard work of the gymnasts themselves should soon put Navy back in the top position. Groner Embree Hart Standing: Efenson Reid Lake Brinckloe Gustin Lewis Kneehng: Kitch Weiler Caldwell Bush Gould SMALL BORE ' I ' HE 1936 Small Bore season has proved to be highly successful. The squad came - - through their encounters without a defeat. Army went down to a 1413-1343 defeat. Lehigh, one of the two teams that defeated Navy during the 1935 season, was taken over to the tune of 1400-1373. The other team, Cornell, had a 1413 shot against them in a telegraphic match by a thoroughly aroused squad of Navy shots. High scores were the predominant note of the season. W. L. Kitch, ' 38, shot a 294 in the Georgetown telegraphic match. This unusually high score is an all-time high in intercollegiate compe- tition. Kitch may be justly proud of this fine shooting. It raises the old mark of 292 by two points. R. P. Nicholson, ' 37, shot the high score of 290 in three successive matches. The average score of the season was very close to 1400, which was an average of which to be proud. W. Blenman, ' 36, the captain, could he depended upon to turn in a 280 or better in every match. His steady shooting enabled I Top Row: Barnes Dare Peeples Durrett Woodard Second Row: Bliss Hendrickson Vance Hedgecock Sherry Foley Third Row: Korns Deladner Johnston Bell Surface Stein Shaw Taeymans Bottom Row: Gerath Shirley Carmichael Hanger Glennon Cooper Court FENCING LOVIS DELADRIER ' S fencers were about the most consistent winners of a lean winter season. A strong foils team lead by Captain Jack Carmichael and Hanger, and a highly reliable epee trio of Johnston, Bell and Foley won the bulk of the points. Coach Taeymans ' sabre squad lacked experience but Vance and Woodard will give It a good start next season. After dropping the first two meets, one to the Philadelphia Sword Club, 14-13, and another close one to Yale the squad hit its stride and did not drop another dual collegiate meet all season. Most notable of the triumphs was that over the Intercollegiate Champions of 1935 and 1936, New York University. Hanger and Shirley both won from the number one collegiate foilsman, Hugh Castello. CarmichaeFs victories over strong number two and three men and Shirley ' s defeat of Lewis gave Navy a 5-4 edge in the foil. The fencer ' s home FENCING Vance ' s wins in all three of his sabre bouts helped considerably though the Violet evened things up with a 5-4 edge in this weapon. The decision rested with the final touch of the last epee bout and Bell came thru to win, 2-1, 5-4, and the meet, 14-13. Navy remained invincible on home grounds, taking Cornell, Hamilton, C.C.N.Y., and Rollins m to camp. The New York Fencers Club came down towards the end of the season bringing several of the nation ' s best swordsmen with them. The Navy foils and epee teams made excellent showings, more than holding their own. The vis- itors ' margin in sabre gave them their victory, however. Two trips to New York brought a tie with Columbia in a dual meet, and a tie with Harvard for fifth place in the Intercollegiates. Notable in this finale were the foil team ' s defeat of Army, and the epee team ' s second place, one point behind Yale. Court Woodard - ' • ' I Shirley Hanger Avance ! 495 Top Row: Williams Bottom Row: Hopiak Farnngton Cunningham Mead Oldendorf Hird East Fowler Holmshaw Southerland Crutchfield GOLF ' I ' HE culmination of several years of effort by Naval Academy golfers resulted in - - the introduction of a new intercollegiate sport to Navy ' s athletic curriculum in the Spring of 1935. The previous year a team had been organized, composed en ' tirely of first-classmen, which met several colleges in informal matches played on the Academy course. Commander Oldendorf, as officer representative, and Mid ' shipman J. J. Southerland, as midshipman representative, con- ferred at an early date with officials of the athletic association and assisted in bringing about our first intercollegiate schedule. Shortly before the season opened. Midshipman Hird was elected captain and manager of the new sport. In the opening meet, the entire squad of twelve played the officers stationed at the Naval Academy in an " All Navy " match, which resulted in a victory for the seniors. Scores were unexpect ' ■i Standing: Moore Oelheim Dillon H. D. Mann Martin Grantham Walling Hewitt Manager Walker Sitting; Coach Gaudet Reed Kimmel J. F. Mann Gay Noel »_ Comdr. DuBose TENNIS NAVY opened the 1935 tennis season on April 3rd by turning back Tufts Col- lege, taking all the matches. This result gave promise of an excellent season for the charges of Coach Gaudet. Four veterans were on hand, plus two able neW ' comers, and as the season progressed this group developed into a well ' balanced combination that could meet and defeat the finest college opposition. Captain Jack Mann, Kimmel, Gay, and Noel played the first four positions, while Oelheim and Hoyt Mann took care of the other two positions. The week following the Tufts match saw Johns Hopkins swamped by a 9-0 score. The next opponent was the Pittsburg team, having one of the best college tennis players in the country. Madden. Navy came through with a smashing 8-1 victory, losing only to Madden. The next three teams to be met in order were Maryland, Temple, and Lafayette. The Blue and Gold racquet wielders gave up only three matches to the combined attack of their opposition. TENNIS The first hard match was with Virginia. The singles were evenly divided, but by sweeping the doubles, Navy won, 6-3. Cornell handed the Midshipmen the first defeat of the season by a 6-3 score. The visitors took five of the six singles played, and one of the three doubles matches. Navy regained the winning touch again at the expense of Duke, Washington and Jefferson, and Georgetown, with the loss of only two matches. The final match of the year marked the second defeat for the Midshipmen. Pennsylvania turned back the Blue and Gold in a bitterly contested and spectacularly played series of matches. Jesse Gay proved the ace of the squad, winning all of his matches, and teamed with Noel m the doubles, lost only one match. The younger members of the squad proved consistent winners, so that the outlook for the " 36 season is bright. Toft Row: 0 " Neil Brandt Dorsey Lynch Caldwell Lindsay Barlcon Jakeman Molteni Clay Middle Row: Wampler Benson Bartlett Huxtable Curtis Blenman Settle Patterson Nicholson Lewis Bottom Roic: Kramer Turner Hanger McCallum Arndt Gerath Brinckloe Huxtahle Clav OUTDOOR RIFLE 1 VERY afternoon during the late spring when it became possible to get outdoors, - — ' a squad of nearly thirty men reported to Lieut. Mumma for preparation and instruction in one sport that receives little attention in the collegiate world, but of vital importance to the career of every naval officer. Brilliant marksmen and capable instructors are in the process of development. The result of this training has been brought forth by the consistently fine performances of the Marine teams, that are coached by former Naval Academy graduates, when they compete with the Midshipmen team year after year. The 1935 outdoor rifle team competed in four matches, win- ning two and losing two. The two Marine teams, the Quantico Marines, and the Philadelphia Marines, that were met during the season defeated the Midshipmen. Both meets were close, with the Philadelphia Marine team winning out because of general superior- ity m the 600-yard slow fire, and the Quantico Marines, because Squeeze ' em out Hanger 500 AR GAME Y • • • • Miller The touchdown! FOOTBALL Fellow AS A crowd of 80,000 looked on, the Army and Navy met on the gridiron of Franklin Field in Philadelphia ■ for the thirty-second renewal of the annual football classic. Army fired all its long-range scoring ammu- nition in the first twenty minutes, and emerged badly battered, but triumphant, 28-6, in the most extraor- dinary and spectacular struggle for service supremacy seen during the entire series. The great throng had hardly settled itself in its seats when Grove, on a reverse play around Navy ' s left end, was streaking 80 yards for a touchdown. Meyer, the Cadet ace, twice threw the ball into the waiting arms of Army receivers, and on both occasions the gold-helmeted players from the Hudson scored. The last touchdown came when Grohs drove over from the 2-yard line. The Blue and Gold appeared helplessly de- moralised — outclassed — as this great Army team continued to play nearly perfect football the rest of the first half. Then, starting with the second half, came one of the most remarkable transformations witnessed on a Back to Army territory No gain through Zabriskie 504 Huls. FOOTBALL Manning gridiron this year or any other year. Led by the hriHiant running of Schmidt, Navy took command of the game, and tore up and down the field to threaten time and again to score, while smothering Army ' s attack for the rest of the game. Only once did the Blue and Gold reach the scoring turf, Schmidt going across on the first play in the fourth quarter. Five times the Navy attack crushed its way down the field only to be denied by lack of scoring punch at the critical moment. The Army line that had proved itself so powerful during the first half was beaten down. Off-tackle, through guard, over center, and around the ends always resulted in a gain from 3 to 24 yards. Twice fumbles ruined Navy ' s chances when within the 10-yard marker, while penalties and intercepted passes spoiled the other opportunities. To the end of the game the Blue and Gold kept the Pointers on the defensive, while trying desperately to score, ripping off yard after yard, but to no avail. Incomplete Fumble 505 I • • Schacht Navy ' s first goal in the second half LACROSSE Moreau ' " PHE climax of Navy ' s season came on June 1, when 12,000 spectators filled Thompson Stadium to see the - - Blue and Gold turn back the Cadets, 7-6, m a spirited uphill battle. Army scored twice in the first period and once in the second before Navy managed to sink its first goal. Wilbur Thing started the scoring, and Joe Wesson added another soon afterwards. The first half ended with Army leading, 5-2. It was an entirely different Navy team that started the second half. The same players — but a new spirit — a spark that provided the impetus to outscore Army, 5-1, and to completely dominate the play. The attack functioned smoothly, keeping the ball in Cadet territory, while the defense time and again exploded Army assaults, taking the ball away from their attackmen, or turning back long distance shots. With the score tied at six goals apiece, Ward beat a Greylag to the sidelines to obtain possession of the ball. He raced in, circled the net, and rammed in a goal just as the gun ended the game. • The winning goal Army ' s defense breaks up a play 506 X Play ball! ' Sexton BASEBALL .-■ t: V Grohs THE trip to the Point was made with a crippled squad, minus Buzs Borries and Fred Seyford. Matheson, who turned out to be the hitting star of the game, and Anderson, both youngsters, replaced them. After an uneventful first mning Pratt opened the second stanza with a single. Knapper bunted him to second, but he got no farther. In the second half of the inning Army garnered three runs with two hits and a walk off Sexton. Coming right back in the third. Sexton reached first as the Kaydets fumbled his grounder. He scored when Schwaner and Matheson hit successively. Pratt ' s one-bagger brought Schwaner in before Knapper fanned to end the rally. In the fourth Army blasted Sexton from the mound with a five hit attack. Paist relieved Sexton. Mathe- son and King scored in the fifth after both had hit and executed a double steal. Army widened the gap in their half of the inning with two more, and added their tenth in the sixth. Final score; Army, 10; Navy, 4. Out at home The first tally 507 Patterson When balance counts TRACK d. Proctor A CROWD of 6,000 cheering spectators saw a determined Navy attack repulsed by a close 68 to 58 score, - - repulsed chiefly because of weaknesses in the 880-yard and shot-put events. Army scoring clean sweeps in both. Every other event was closely contested with Navy running 1-2-3 in the 120-yard high hurdles. The Blue and Gold provided the outstanding individual performer of the meet in Joe Patterson, who conducted a one-man pentathlon by entering five events — winning three, and placing second in the other two. This feat ranks Joe as the greatest athlete in the history of track at the Naval Academy. Wrigley nosed out Patterson in the 120-yard high hurdles for a 1-2 Navy finish. Metcalf tied with Klocko of Army for first place in the pole vault. Captain Bakutis easily captured his specialty, the javelin throw. Cosgrove and Cooper, Navy, tied for first place in the high jump, while Decker took the discus throw by a margin of two feet. Rutledge, Shetenhelm, Davis, Stuessi, Fitzgerald, Pmkerton, Brock, and Peppard increased the total score by hard-earned seconds and thirds. Navy takes to the air Cooper gets over 508 • Fellows Scrimmage at Navy goal BASKETBALL McFarland ' T HE Blue and Gold basketeers ended a very mediocre season by losing to the West Point Cadets in an • unexciting and drab game, by the score of 36-19. Army struck quickly, and got away to a commanding lead that left Navy struggling to catch up as the game progressed. The Army attack was centered around " Monk " Meyer, and Ken Dewalt, who scored 23 points between them. At the beginning of the game Navy played with a far better coordinated and cohesive attack than their opponents. However, the shots refused to drop, and then Army began to click — pulling away from the Blue and Gold to hold a 17-8 lead at the intermission. Navy launched one serious bid to overtake the Cadets early in the second half, but Meyer and Hiatt, towering center, broke it up nearly as soon as it had developed. The removal of Captain Fellows on personal fouls was a severe blow to the Navy threat, and the play of the Blue and Gold was slow and uninspired for the remaining minutes of the game. • • Shamer and Hiatt high otf the court Time out! 509 Acknowledgments The Editor and his Staff express their deep appreciation to those whose willing cooperation and valuable assistance have made possible the publica ' tion of this book. COMMANDER OSCAR C. BADGER His favorable reception of our many requests made the task a great deal easier. LIEUTENANT STERLING T. CLOUGHLEY Who, as Officer Representative, supervised and cautioned — but let us make the book ourselves. LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER GEORGE C. DYER Who checked the accuracy of the technical detail in all the art work. MR. ANDREW J. FISHER He did more than print these pages. He worked as one of us, shared our problems, and did more than his share of straightening them out. MR. PETER S. GURWIT Who gave us our original ideas, got us started, and then handled the decorative work and engraving. MR. ABE A. LUBERSKY Who was responsible for the technical side of the cover. MR. THOMAS J. McELROY He was of great assistance in helping us with the circulation campaign. MISS N. RIORDAN For her courteous cooperation in the Naval Institute files. MR. H. K. LEVENTEN Whose drive and energy greatly enhanced the advertising campaign. 510 Tffl ADVERTISE ENTS SS5S3SS5SSSSSSS553SSSSSS53SSS555SS5S Index to Advertisers Aircraft Radio Corp. 535 Alligator 516 American Automatic Electric Sales Co. 554 American Engineering Co. 534 Annapolis Banking and Trust Co. 521 The Annapolis Preparatory School 521 Arma Engineering Co., Inc. 546 Art Press 520 Arundel Corporation 553 B The B. G. 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SHIELDED SPARK PLUGS NOW STANDARD NAVY EQUIPMENT THE B. G. CORPORATION 136 WEST 52ncl STREET, NEW YORK 528 Cable Address: Golsteco, New York 3Y APPOINTMENT Branches: — London Portsmouth Southampton Plymouth Chatham Southseo 150th Anniversary of GIEVES A PPOINTMENT Bronches: — Edinburgh Weymouth Liverpool Gibraltar Malta Naval Uniform of Midshipman 1850 The business now known as " Gieves " in every quarter of the globe, is of great antiquity. Unfortunately the records of the great men in the firm ' s books were destroyed by fire, and the earliest existing account starts with the Meredith family. Melchizideck Meredith was notable in a double sense, for in life he was a striking personality and founder of a remarkable business; posthumously he was enshrined in an outstanding novel. He was the original of " Old Mel " in his grandson ' s book, " Evan Harrington. " Melchizideck was a fine figure of a man, cut out, he considered, for higher things than shop life — for coun- try society, hunting, c. But in early life he had to attend to business, and in 1784 started his career as tailor and naval outfitter at 73 High Street, Portsmouth — the house in which his famous grandson, George Meredith, was born 44 years later. This was the birth- place, then, of the famous naval tailor ' s business, which was to become known all over the world. Captain Marryot writes in " Peter Simple " : " We called at Meredith ' s, the toilor, and he promised that, by the next morning, we should be fitted complete, c. " Undoubtedly the customers included Nelson, the Trou- bridges, and Jervis, and all the great sailors of that time — in a fighting and sartorial sense. Melchizideck Meredith died at the age of 51. His only surviving son, Augustus Urmston, was but seventeen years of age when his father died. He was the original of Evan Harrington. For the next few years the busi- ness was in the capable hands of Mrs. Meredith, while her son did his best to fit himself for tailoring, much after the style described in the novel. Nelson ' s Hardy came to lodge with them, for on September 7th, 1827, Admiral Sir Thomas Hardy wrote to his brother Joseph: " Portsmouth ... I con give you a bed. 1 cm at Meredith ' s the tailor, 73 High Street, opposite the Parade Coffee House. " Augustus was not successful in business, and eventually decided to leave Portsmouth and make a fresh start in London. He sold his business to his neighbour, John Gait, who figures as the occupont of the Meredith House in the Directory of 1842. In 1852, James Gieve, father of the late James Watson Gieve, Chairman of the Company, and grandfather of Rodney W. Gieve, now connected with the firm, joined John Gait in partnership and later moved to 111, High Street, Portsmouth. The firm showed great enterprise during the war with Russia (1854-56) — fitting out and despatching a yacht to the Crimea, with necessaries for the fleet off Sebostopol. Joseph Gait, second son of the above, was appointed one of the British commissioners on the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Another well-known member of the firm was Colin Edwin Gait, the proprietor and founder of the well-known Travellers ' Club. At the present time the firm has branches in every principal port in England, and at Malta and Gibraltar, in fact, its activities □ re world-wide; and their association with the United States Navy, whom they have the honour to serve, dotes back many yeors One hundred and fifty years hove passed, and today GIEVE UNIFORM CLOTHS ore still made at their West of England mills, and are the FINEST THAT CAN BE PRODUCED Arrangements will be mode for our representative to visit the ships on the Midshipmen ' s Cruise Uniform and Civilian clothes, for which measurements are token, will be ready for fitting at any European Port. Prices are approximately those appertaining to the British Navy. 529 f oAyf-yi- y - Authentically designed to complement every manner of masculine ensemble, jewelry by Krementz is smart, modern and lasting. It correct- ly reflects the current fashion trend in men ' s accessories, yet is faithful to the traditions of Krementz ' 68 years of fine jewelry craftsmanship. 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WEBSTER ' S NEW INTERNATIONAL DICTIONARY Second Edition 530 U. S. NAVAL ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL 227 Prince George Street Annapolis, Maryland Founded in 1887 by R. L. WERNTZ Graduate of U. S, Naval Academy A. WERNTZ OGLE, A.B., Director cJiof} ai Jos. A. Wilner Co. 39 Years of Satisfactory Naval Service Proper Fittings by our Mr. Fishmar) WASHINGTON D. C. ANNAPOLIS Md. f ' LtlTZE She ' s only 135 feet lonf;. and her rating stands at 300 tons — but the Lutzen can " take it. " In three short years, she has logged 82,000 miles, crossed the Atlantic five times, and cut her sea track from Chicago to the Mediterranean — all under F-M Diesel power. Her 300-hp. 6 cylinder Model 37 direct reversing F-M Diesel drives her, loaded to the mark, at 10 knots. Fuel consumption is low, giving her a full 20 day cruising radius with her 6500 gallon tanks full. The Lutzen is but one of the hundreds of F-M Diesel-equipped vessels which are quietly plowing the waters of every sea with an efficiency, a dependability and an economy of operation that mariners and operators expect of Diesels bearing the Fairbanks-Morse name plate. If you are interested in lowering operating costs, speeding turnarounds and saving money with Diesel power, see Fairbanks- Morse fust. It pays. For information, address, Fairbanks, Morse Co., General Offices : Chicago — New York — Boston — Baltimore — New Orleans — Jacksonville — Los Angeles — San Francisco — Portland, Oregon — Seattle. Branches with service stations in principal ports. FilRBApCS- MORSE NEARLY THREE MILLION HORSEPOWER NOW IN SERVICE 531 onifDliineiiis WINTON ENGINE CORPORATION 2160 West 106th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 532 533 S. W. Rice, Inc. NAVAL and CIVILIAN TAILORS • 67 MARYLAND AVENUE ANNAPOLIS, MD. KENNETH G. DAVIS Pennants Stickers 76 Maryland Avenue Post Cards Stationery Magazines Annapolis, Md. N. S. MEYER, Inc. Naval Insignia and Uniform Equipment Products of N. S. Meyer, Inc. At Your Service The World Over AMERICAN ENGINEERING COMPANY PHILADELPHIA, PA. Steering Gears Windlasses Winches Capstans Taylor Stokers Lo-Hed Hoists Refrigeration Units and Compressors, Hele-Shaw Hydraulic Pumps, Motors and Transmissions 534 AIRCRAFT RADIO CORPORATION Designers and Manufacturers of Naval Aircraft Radio Equipment Boonton, N. J. U. S. A. MARTINIQUE HOTEL 16TH at M Washington, D. C. Extends congratulations to the members of the Class of 1936 and the invitation to stay at Washington ' s Foremost Service Hotel during future visits to Washington. A discount of 25% of room charges is allowed Midshipmen, Officers and their families. L R. HAWKINS, Mgr. Compliments of ELECTRAD, INC. Manufacturers of Vitreous Resistors and Power Rheostats SHIPS OF ANY TYPE DESIGNED, BUILT, EQUIPPED Launching Destroyer Leader Clark at Fore River Plant Many naval vessels of all classes have been built at Bethlehem ' s Fore River Plant. Here are un- surpassed facilities and personnel with a thorough understanding of naval design and construction. Bethlehem is prepared to design and build the ma- chinery as well as the ship Itself. ATLANTIC COAST PLANTS BOSTON HARBOR Hoslan l htiit AHanHc Works Simpson Works Fttre Rhfr Plittil BALTIMORE HARBOR Battitmtrf Vhint Baltimore Dry Docks Works Sparrows Point Works PACIFIC COAST PLANTS Union Plant SAN FRANCISCO HARBOR Potrcro Works Hunter ' s Point Works Alameda Works LOS ANGELES HARBOR San Pedro Works Nine Bethlehem yards, lo- cated on the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, are thor- oughly equipped to render prompt and efficient serv- ice on building or repair work. BETHLEHEM SHIPBUILDING CORPORATION, Ltd. BETHLEHEM, PA. General Soles Offices: New York: 25 Broadway; Son Francisco: 20th and Illinois Sts. District Offices: Boston, Baltimore, San Pedro 535 Adventure Lies Ahead No matter where you go on land or sea, you will find the American movies following The motion picture, like an American sailor, sees the world. The screen will give you inspiration and relaxation on the high seas or in port. It offers you adventure that you can share with those back home. MOTION PICTURE PRODUCERS AND DISTRIBUTORS OF AMERICA, INC. Bray Productions, Inc. The Coddo Co., Inc. Columbia Pictures Corp. Cecil B. deMille Productions, Inc. Walt Disney Productions, Ltd. Eostman Kodok Company Educational Films Corp. of America Electricol Reseorch Products, Inc. First Nationol Pictures. Inc. WILL H. HAYS, President MEMBERS D W. Griffitti, Inc. Inspiration Pictures, Inc. Jesse L Losky Productions Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Dist. Corp. Paromount Pictures Distributing Corp. Paromount Productions, Inc. Paramount Pictures, Inc. Pothe Film Corporation Principal Pictures Corp. RCA Photophone, Inc. R K Distributing Corp. RKO Pattie Distributing Corp. Reliance Pictures, Inc. Hal Roach Studios, Inc. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. United Artists Corp. Universol Pictures Corp. Vitagroph, Inc. Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. 536 READY TO SERVE YOU THE UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE Some of Its Books Sold at a Discount to its Members Read the World Over • • The Institute ' s Monthly Magazine Should be Read by Everyone Interested in the United States Navy THE PROCEEDINGS The Forum of the Navy with Articles on Literary Scientific and Professional Thought. • • • JOIN THE NAVAL INSTITUTE Keep Abreast Your Profession Read the PROCEEDINGS Buy Your Books More Cheaply Get Answers to Your Queries Annual Dues — $3.00 (Includes monthly " Proceedings " ) • Address: U. S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland 537 A TRIBUTE TO TWO FRIENDS WHO WILL NEVER FAIL YOU --your Pipe and Tobacco JNO MATTER what path you may follow after college, no matter what obstacles you may encounter on the way, at least two good friends will always be there to give you solace and comfort — your pipe and tobacco. Give your pipe the best chance to serve you —by " feeding " it the right tobacco— Edgeworth. Larus Bro. Co., Rich- mond, Va., Tobacconists since 1877. ATTENTION, ' 36 ' . ' ' Quality, Economy, Service " The Class of 35 recommends us for " Quality " in our goods and workmanship. " Economy " in our prices. " Service " in our handling of your business. It is not only while in Annapolis that you get this attention from Hymen Gruskin — it applies to every port where Uncle Sam ' s ships may be. The recommendation of the Class of ' 35 comes unsolicited to us — it came about by conducting our business on these principles. We are anxious to serve the Class of 1936 as well as we hove other classes, and are offering special prices on: CIVILIAN SUITS UNIFORM OUTFITS TUXEDOS We suggest that you drop in and talk with Mr. Lowe, our Annapolis representative. HYMAN GRUSKIN Naval and Civilian Tailors 37 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, Md. 101 So. Pico St, Long Beach — Brooklyn, N. Y. COMPLIMENTS of the DAVIS EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC. 55 Van Dam Street, New York City Manufacturers of: FIRST AID EQUIPMENT GAS MASKS MISCELLANEOUS SAFETY EQUIPMENT 538 1865 1936 AN IDEAL — NOT A MERE NAME As rudders guide the ship, so ideals guide and shape our destinies. Since 1865, the Ideal of IIUI O has been to produce Woolen Fabrics only of the HIGHEST QUALITY OBTAINABLE The finest Uniform Cloths and civilian Overcoatings bear the name (!u.QIil!)l WORUMBO COMPANY 51 Madison Avenue New York, N. Y. THE PEASE MODEL " 11 " BLUE-PRINTING MACHINE THE NAVY ' S CHOICE FOR BEHER BLUE-PRINTS! For many, many years Pease Peerless Continuous Blue- Printing Machines have been privileged to serve the blue-printing requirements of the Navy and all its branches. Model " 11 " especially is a favorite in the service among all who demand first-class Blue-Prints, Negatives, Blue Line and Brown Line Prints that are sharp and clear, easy to read, and perfectly flat and smooth. Write for More Complete Information THE C. F. PEASE COMPANY 839 NORTH FRANKLIN STREET, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS EVENING CAPITAL The Day ' s News for the Regiment while it is News A Featured Sports Section Read Roger Shields— " Washington Navy Week " Special Rates to Midshipmen $3 00 a year : : $2 00 for 8 months THE CAPITAL GAZETTE PRESS 539 Organized in 1879 For the Purpose of Aiding Brother Officers and Their Dependents THE NAVY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION Of the NAVY — For the NAVY — By the NAVY Composed of Over 7,000 Officers and Midshipmen This is YOUR Association — Join It At Once You will be proud of your Certificate of Membership, which represents an estate of OVER 57,590.00, and the security of your future dependents, ALL Midshipmen Are Eligible for Membership Once a member, always a member, whether separated from the Service or not, so long as dues are always paid promptly. Blank applications and further information may be obtained from Captain F A Todd, USN., or any of the other Non-Resident Directors at Annapolis, or by writing to Rear Admiral T J. Cowie, SC , USN, Retd. Secretary and Treasurer, Room 1020, Navy Department, Washington, D C Carr, Mears Dawson INCORPORATED QUALITY SERVICE Hand-Made Uniforms Whites ond Blues and Equipment Furnishings and Tailoring Norfolk, Virginia Welch, The Tailor, Annapolis Agent REGULATION EQUIPMENT FOR NAVAL OFFICERS For many years GEMSCO accessories and equip- ment have been accepted as standard by men in the service . . . from ensigns to admirals. Cap emblems, buttons, gold braid, insignia and orna- mental devices pertinent to your rank may be obtained through recognized dealers in most ports Purchase them with confidence. They are designed in strict accordance with government regulations . . . and in full observance of GEMSCO quality of standards. GEMSCO, INC. Office and Factory 395 Fourth Ave., New York New York Soles and Stock 719 S. Los Angeles Sf. Los Angeles, Calif. 540 COLT .45 Caliber National Match AUTOMATIC PISTOL . . . with hand Finished action and ' Stevens ' Adjustable target sight The COLT NATIONAL MATCH Automatic Pistol is the regulation Government Model side arm perfected for match competition. Identical in size and operation, but with velvet-smooth hand-honed target action and a super-precisioned match barrel. Full grip, fine balance, three safety features. Now with adjustable rear sight and ramp type front sight. Colt ' s National Match brings you accuracy, power and smoothness never before equalled in a caliber .45 Automatic Pistol. Can also be furnished with fixed type sights if preferred. Magazine Capacity: cartridges Length of Barrel: 5 inches Length Over All: 8 ' j inches Weight: 39 ounces Action: Hand honed, velvet-smooth Sights: Adjustable rear, with adjust- ments for elevation and windage. Ramp front sight, or fixed sights if desired. Stocks: Checked Wal- nut Sfiitl fur a ropy of the complete Colt cataloti. COLT ' S PATENT FIRE ARMS MFG. CO. oVnIc%?c ' L? Phil B. Bekeart Co., Pacifir Coast Representative, 731 Market Street, San Francisco, California " All that I am — or ever hope to be— I owe to SPALDING Athletic Equipment. ' •Stores in all principal cities. 541 4 NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK COMPANY I 90 BROAD STREET NEW YORK CITY NEWPORT NEWS VIRGINIA 542 STETSON DURABILITY APPEARANCE COMFORT wTETSON quality and style meet all the require- ments of the service on board ship or ashore — at o hop in Dahlgren Hall or on parade at Worden Field. STETSON SHOES do not make the officer, but SMART DRESS makes possible his comfort, poise, and self assurance. STETSON SHOE SHOPS 15 West 42nd St. 289 Madison Ave. New York City 153 Broadway STETSON AGENCIES IN ALL PRINCIPAL CITIES 543 Ford Instrument Company Inc. Rawson St. and Nelson Ave. LONG ISLAND CITY, N. Y. I Gun Fire Control Apparatus, Scientific, Mathematical and Calculating Instruments Consulting Engineers I Federal Services Finance Corporation Takes pleasure in extending its services to the C LASS OF 1936 and assures its members their requests for financiol service always will receive prompt attention. Home Office, Washington, D. C. Branch Ocean Center Building Long Beach California Branch Spreckles BIdg. Son Diego California If you contemplate buying an outomobile negotiate with the dealer on a cosh basis and wire us for the money; if you need other financial assistance call on us. FEDERAL SERVICES FINANCE CORP. 7JS Jackson Place IVashtngton, D. C. ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY GROTON, CONN. Shipbuilders and Engineers Submarines and Steel Ships Diesel Engines, Marine and Stationary Ship Repairs and Reconditioning 544 Army-Navy Rendezvous at Colonial Annapolis The First Capital of the United States jf • kr M " W . Jlff i §W j?™ ' b 1 B r- 1 ! VIv ' ■HuV niN Jr l r ' rHwM ' " HHtf " fc.iiiilHIjF ' K ' -- ' - " ■X K Xj. f;.. {[SHHKttdtt j B HH p i £ F ' ' ■BKJiri gftWBiBM ' " ' f g w M L;. .i -T aiaig — - w t ' " " j? ' ' «ir ' . ' ifc. M -i r » k-vt hi ' ssflPH . v Br H H HHHh II BH Iw ' " 9 9klmk k ' A Jtf 7inL ..-jJHB i 1 ' - P-ii i ' «iiilli .rrsaBis.%. i v J IKPH ' y HI II H jyin MHI iii p fiPV. || l™ rJllvT ' f - " ?- ' ---• ' - Pi W " - " j ggajaai m - , v?Tsw«»! ' a— -— = " CARVEL HALL HAAS tailoring Company Uniforms and Civilian Clothes made to your measures at merchant ' s whole- sale prices CREDIT EXTENDED Representatives at Annapolis, Md. Philadelphia, Pa. Long Beach, Cal. Lakehurst, N. J. San Diego, Cal. New London, Conn. Norfolk, Va. Washington, D. C. Pensocolo, Fla. Pace and Redwood Streets Baltimore, Maryland WELL PLEASED WITH TRUNKS AND LUGGAGE MADE BY SEWARD TRUNK and BAG CO. WORLD ' S LARGEST BAGGAGE BUILDERS PETERSBURG, VA. 545 Frank Thomas Co. INC. THE WHITE UNIFORM HOUSE NORFOLK, VA. 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More skilled men were developed within the organization, newer machines and cameras replaced equipment as fast as they became obsolete, and on five occasions it became necessary to find larger quarters until at present the firm occupies its own modern, fire-proof building. - Parallel with this unceasing expansion there came an ever-widening clientele, whose increasing patronage eventually placed the John Oilier Engraving Co. in the position of unquestioned leadership. )§«••- For many years we have been the largest College Yearbook designers and engravers in America; and in the commercial field we serve a distinguished group of the most progressive national advertisers. )§ ••■- To us, this measure of success calls for no laurel wreath. 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" The true University of these days is a collection of books, " said Carlyle . . . and as printers for the publishers of books, magazines, annuals and catalogues, we are proud to have a part in the making of The Lucky Bag for The United States Naval Academy, The How- itzer for The United States Military Academy, The Aegis for Dart- mouth College, and annuals for many other leading colleges and schools. Many of the best-known books of the last thirty years have been printed under the sign of the Anchor and Dolphin. DOUBLEDAY, DORAN COMPANY, INC., GARDEN CITY, N. Y. 549 IN THE SERVICE " The 1936 Lucky Bag marks another milestone in the history of the United States Naval Academy Congratulations to you men who have played a part in it — and best wishes to the class of thirty-six! MOLLOY MADE This year also marks a milestone in the history of Molloy-Made covers. That we have been permitted to serve leading books throughout the- country, including the Lucky Bag, so consistently throughout the years bears testimony to the unexcelled standard of quality the Molloy trade-mark symbolizes. THE DAVID J. MOLLOY PLANT The S. K. Smith Company 2857 N. Western Ave. Chicago 550 1905 — 1936 PHOTOGRAPHING NATIONAL NOTABLES for THIRTY-ONE YEARS Theodore Roosevelt In growing from o studio of Four employees in 1905 in Theodore Roosevelt ' s Administration, to an institution of over One Hundred in 1936, during the present Administration, of Franklin D. Roose- velt, we have gained considerable prestige in the field of portroit photography. Because we have photographed so many fomous people during these thirty-one years, we are now known as the " Photographers of National Notables " Our Studio IS one of the largest and best equipped in the country- We produce anything from Lucky Bog cruise pictures to life size hand painted oil portraits. 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