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Alcoholic Liquors


GENERAL ORDER
No. 244

NAVY DEPARTMENT,
Washington, D.C., March 21, 1934.

ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS

1. In reference to article 118, Navy regulations, the possession and use of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes at shore establishments under the jurisdiction of the Navy Department will be confined to officers’ quarters, officers’ messes, and officers’ clubs.

2. Commandants and commanding officers will issue the necessary detailed orders.

3. The secretary of the navy will give consideration to requests for exceptions to this general order when in the opinion of the commandant or commanding offer special circumstances justify such exceptions.

H. L. ROOSEVELT,
Acting Secretary of the Navy.

20 December 2007