Proceedings Magazine - December 1976 Vol. 102/12/886

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In a sense, the torpedoes that sank one of the battleships in Pearl Harbor were meant for a ship that wasn’t there. The USS West Virginia (BB-48), most heavily damaged of the...

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  • Operation Homecoming
    By Commander Jack H. Fellowes, U. S. Navy, with Lisa Hillman

    The emotional airport welcome for Commander Fellowes in March 1973 marked the end of six years of longing and waiting, both for him and for the members of his family. While he was in North Vietnamese prisons, he had changed, and so...

  • The Other Side of the Island USS Utah at Pearl Harbor
    By Lieutenant Michael S. Eldredge, U. S. Navy

    Not many Navy ships were older than the USS Utah the morning of 7 December 1941. Commissioned in 1911, she served for 19 years as BB-31. Following the London Naval Conference of 1930, her armament was removed, and in July 1931 she was...

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  • USS Colorado: The 'Other' Battleship
    By Grahame F. Shrader

    In a sense, the torpedoes that sank one of the battleships in Pearl Harbor were meant for a ship that wasn’t there. The USS West Virginia (BB-48), most heavily damaged of the battlewagons to be salvaged later, would have left a...

  • Command at Sea—The Ultimate Specialty
    By Captain W. J. Holland, Jr., USN
  • ls Military Unionization An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
    By Lieutenant John E. Kane, Lieutenant Gregory C. Reynolds, Lieutenant Arm R. Thorgerson, and Lieutenant Commander Jeff.Gordon, USN

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  • Operation Homecoming
    By Commander Jack H. Fellowes, USN and Lisa Hillman
  • Enforcement of the 1973 Marine Pollution Convention
    By Douglas H. Williams

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  • Under Water at Pearl Harbor
    By Captain Charles J. Merdinger, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The Nevada was the only battleship which got under way on 7 December. She was beached to prevent her from blocking the harbor entrance channel.

  • USCGC Taney: Still in Service 35 Years Later
    By Carl and Nell Kraft

    A hundred and one American military vessels were in the vicinity of Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack. The only one still in active service is the Coast Guard cutter Taney (WHEC-37), a "secretary class” ship commissioned...

  • Pictorial: The Banana Navy
    By Captain Robert Carl, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired)

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  • The Old Navy: Typhoon-December-1944
    By Captain Raymond J. Toner, United States Navy (Retired)

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  • Leadership: The Theory Behind the Principals
    By Major Thomas U. Wall, U. S. Marine Corps
  • Comment and Discussion

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  • Nobody Asked Me But ...
    By Lieutenant Commander Bernard D. Cole, U. S. Navy

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  • Book Reviews and Book List

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  • Professional Notes

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