The Scouting Fleet has been basing about six months or more of the year for the past two years in the West Indies, either at Guantanamo, Gonaives, or the Gulf of Guacanayabo. Prior to the World War the Atlantic Fleet based in Hampton Roads and Narragansett Bay and spent two to two and one-half months in southern waters.
A Suggested Base for the Scouting Fleet
By Lieutenant Commander Harold O'D. Hunter, U. S. Navy