Our Navy Magazine 15 July 1959

15 July 1959 Our Navy Magazine

The Voice of all Navymen
15 July, 1959
Vol. 54 No. 4

OUR COVER: The USS Staten Island (AGB-5) being shown the way by a few of the native guides as she breaks through the ice of the Antarctic.


  • Washington Bulletin
    by Harold Helfer 3
    Latest from the Pentagon and Our Capitol Hill.
  • Bulletin Board of Naval Interest
    by Oer Navy Reporters 11
    Navy News from the Seven Seas.
  • Navy Sports Through the Long Glass
    by Fred Thornberry 30
    Who won what, when, and where.


  • Escape from An Icy Grave
    by Samuel Heyman, YNC 22
    true story from the Antarctic.
  • New Ships for The Missile Age
    by Robert N. Sheridan 24
    Into the not-too-distant future.
  • I Christen Thee ...
    by Radm. Colby G. Rucker 26
    Launching anecdotes. with Alfred S. Campbell


  • The Option
    by H. E. McDonnell
    Tense moments for jets.


  • Speaking of Cars 31
  • Swaps 45
  • Our Reel Navy 32
  • Notes of Interest 46
  • Sound Off 44
  • Editorial 48

Editor: Frank Uhlig, Jr.
Assistant Editor: John Knecht

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Contributing Editors: Harry Dwyer (Sports). Walt Munson, Charles M.
Hatcher, Harold Helfer (Washington)

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