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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER
805 KIDDER BREESE SE -- WASHINGTON NAVY YARD
WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060

Ceremonies for United States National Anniversaries and Memorial Day

1. On the 22d of February and the 4th of July every ship of the Navy in commission, not under way, shall full-dress ship. At 1200 each saluting ship, and each naval station equipped with a saluting battery, shall fire a national salute of 21 guns.

3. When the 22d of February, the 30th of May, or the 4th of July occurs on Sunday, all special ceremonies shall be postponed until the following day.

02 March 1997