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Cruise Books of the United States Navy in World War II
A Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 2


Other Commands and Facilities

Advanced Intelligence Center

AIC Days. Anon. N.p., [1945?]. 36 pp., photos. Q. M. Dabney Catalogue 361 [August 1990?]. No known copy location.

Argus 16 Tarawa

This Was Pastel. Lt. Robert E. Anderson, USNR, ed. N.p., [1947?]. 16 leaves, blue hardcover with dark blue printing, 27.4 x 20.7 cm, photos, map, roster. NDL.

Armed Guard School, Shelton, Virginia

Armed Guard School, Shelton, Virginia, September 1943 (page 17). Cover: The Plane Shooter Armed Guard School, Shelton, Virginia. Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., [1943?]. 63 pp., embossed blue hardcover, 30.9 x 23.3 cm, photos, ports. NDL.

Armed Guard School, Shelton, Virginia (page 17). Cover: The Plane Shooter Armed Guard School, Shelton, Virginia. Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., [1945?]. 113 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and emblem, 30.9 x 23.3 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Barracks (WR), Balboa Park, San Francisco, California

USN Barracks (WR), Balboa Park, San Francisco, Commissioned July 1945, Decommissioned September 1946. Cover: USS Balboa Ship's Log. Sp(E)(RW)1c Jean M. Boulet, ed. San Francisco: Bertrands Lithography and Printing Co., [1946?]. 52 pp., white paper cover with black printing, 28.6 x 22 cm, photos, ports. TIL. This facility was a barracks for WAVES and nurses.

CUB 16 (mobile fleet base unit)

CUB Sixteen, 1944-45. Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., [1946?]. 72 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and emblem, 30.8 x 23.4 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL. This facility was an advanced supply and support unit.

Fighter Director Unit

See Argus 16 Tarawa.

Fleet Service Schools, Norfolk, Virginia

Fleet Service Schools, Norfolk, Virginia (cover). Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., [1946?]. 88 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and silhouette of ship, 30.8 x 23.3 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Naval Barracks, Mare Island Navy Yard, California

United States Naval Barracks Naval Ammunition Depot, Mare Island/Vallejo, California. N.p., n.d. 40 pp., 26.5 x 19.5 cm, photos. NDL.

Naval Mine Depot, Yorktown, Virginia

Naval Mine Depot, Yorktown, Virginia, 1945 (cover). Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., 1945. 137 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and decoration of a mine, 30.9 x 23.3 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Naval Operating Base, Argentia, Newfoundland

Argentia Sentinel of the North Atlantic, Navy 103 (cover). Anon. N.p., [1945?]. 64 leaves, embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and embossed view of ship and plane off Newfoundland, 23.4 x 31.3 cm, photos, ports. NDL, SMPH, USNA.

Naval Operating Base, Guam

Lion Six. Capt. D. Harry Hammer, USNR. Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1947. 109 pp., dust jacket, blue hardcover with gold printing and silhouette of lion, 25.5 x 17.8 cm, photos, ports., map. Smith: 9269, Zeigler: 2596. Private collection.

Naval Receiving Station, Norfolk, Virginia

U.S. Naval Receiving Station, 7800 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk, VA, 1945 (cover). Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., 1945. 106 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and anchor decoration, 30.9 x 23.3 cm, photos, ports., roster of transient personnel. NDL (volume VIII). 19 volumes of this book were issued, each with different rosters and photographs of transient personnel.

Naval Repair Base, New Orleans, Louisiana

Naval Repair Base, New Orleans, Louisiana (P & T Command). Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., [1946?]. Army & Navy Publishing Co. List. No known copy location.

Naval Training and Distribution Center, San Francisco

The Naval History of Treasure Island. Cover: The Naval History of Treasure Island. Lt. Comdr. E. A. McDevitt, ed. Treasure Island, Calif., 1946. 282 pp., brown and gray hardcover with multiple small views, 25.6 x 17.3 cm, photos, ports. Private collection.

Naval Training and Distribution Center, Shoemaker, California

U.S. Navy (cover). Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., n.d. 91 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and anchor, 30.9 x 23.5 cm, photos, ports., roster of transient personnel with photographs. NDL (volumes 7, 9, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 26, 28, and 29). Private collection (volume 8). Thirty volumes of this book were published, each with different rosters of transient personnel.

Naval Training School (Indoctrination), Camp Macdonough, Plattsburg, New York

Naval Training School (Indoctrination), Camp Macdonough, Plattsburg, NY. Cover: The Q-12 Log: Naval Training School (Indoctrination), Camp Macdonough, Plattsburg, NY. Anon. [Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co.?] [1945?]. 106 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and decoration, 30.9 x 23.3 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL. The NDL has three different editions of this book. All are identical except for different rosters and minor changes.

Naval Training Station, Newport, Rhode Island

Golden Boot: The Class Book of the Officers Indoctrination School, Naval Training Station, Newport, Rhode Island. Cover: Golden Boot. Ens. James H. Shoemaker, USNR, et al., eds. N.p., November 1942. 191 pp., blue hardcover with gold printing and decoration, 27.5 x 20.8 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Naval Training Station, Sampson, New York

The Making of a Sailor. Cover: U.S. Naval Training Station, Sampson, N.Y. Richard Bennett Talcott, author and publisher. N.p., 1944. 24 leaves, blue and white paper-cover with photograph of sailors carrying base and U.S. flags, spiral binding, 26.7 x 20.3 cm, photos, ports. Private collection.

Navy Fleet Post Office, New York, New York

United States Navy Fleet Post Office, New York, N.Y. (cover). Anon. New York: Pictorial Lithographers, March 1946. 39 pp., blue softcover with red printing and emblem, 20.7 x 25.7 cm, photos, ports. Private collection.

Navy Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, California

Souvenir Booklet Fleet Post Office San Francisco California. Martha Piper Thomas, ed. San Francisco: [1946?]. 36 pp., Controvich 1992. No known copy location.

Navy Overseas Freight Terminal, San Francisco, California

U.S. Navy Overseas Freight Terminal, San Francisco, California, 1941-1945. Cover: Navy Overseas Freight Terminal, San Francisco. John D. McDonald, ed. Berkeley: Lederer Street & Zeus, [1946?]. 80 pp., blue hardcover with gold printing and decoration, photos, ports., roster. Private collection.

Navy Section Base, Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York

U.S. Navy Section Base, Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York, April 1, 1943 (cover). Anon. N.p., April 1, 1943. 27 pp., amber color softcover with black printing and emblem decoration. No known copy location.

Transportation Pool 12 ND

History of Transportation Pool 12 ND, U.S. Naval Training and Distribution Center, Treasure Island, California. Cover: Transportation Pool 12 ND, U.S. Naval Training and Distribution Center, Treasure Island, California. Violet A. Mattes. San Francisco: 1946. 42 pp., blue hardcover with gold printing, 25.8 x 20.8 cm, photos, ports., roster. SMPH.

WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)

WAVES United States Navy (cover). Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., [1946?]. 92 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and anchor in white, 30.9 x 23.3 cm, photos, ports., roster with photographs. NDL. There are several editions of this book. They differ only in the rosters. Those in NDL include:

1) WAVES Overseas Unit, Company J, Shoemaker, California
2) Woman's Reserve Overseas Unit, U.S. Naval Training and Distribution Center, Shoemaker, California
3) WAVES Overseas Unit, Company C, USN TADCEN, Shoemaker, California
4) WAVE Detachment Overseas Unit, Company E, Shoemaker, California, 1945
5) WAVE Detachment Overseas Unit, Company F, Shoemaker, California, 1945

World War II's Navy Demolition Research Unit

World War II's Navy Demolition Research Unit, Ft. Pierce, Florida (cover). Lt. (jg) Charles J. Henstock, ed. N.p., [1946?]. 28 leaves, printed on one side of page only, tan paper cover with black printing and eagle, 25.8 x 20.2 cm, photos, ports., roster. Dornbusch 1950: 1069. NYPL.