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USS Melville - Program - Boxing and Wrestling Eliminations 1932

Program Boxing and Wrestling Eliminations, Squadron
Four, Destroyers, Battle Force, Held on Board the USS Melville, Friday October 21, 1932 at 7:00 P.M.

Program Boxing and Wrestling Eliminations, Squadron Four, Destroyers, Battle Force, Held on Board the USS Melville, Friday October 21, 1932 at 7:00 P.M.

Wrestling Bouts - Weights, Names, Ship - Light (135), Gibbson, D.T., Sea. 2c USS Melville & Claypool, F2c, USS Perry; Light (135), Kelley, J.O. Bug., USS Melville and Ertel, Sea. 2c, USS Perry; Welter (147), Orand, A.R., F3c, USS Perry and Trousdale, J.O., F1c, USS Trever; Middle (160), Adams, H.R., F3c, USS Melville and Hilton, R., Sea. 2c, USS Long; Middle (160), Davis, W.F., Sea. 1c, USS Melville and Pleasant, T.H., Sea. 1c, USS Perry; Lightheavy (175), Benedetto, MM2c, USS Trever and Robinson, H.T., MM2c, USS Pruitt; Lightheavy (175), Fisher, A.M., Csmth2c, USS Melville and Spore, A.M., TM3c, USS Trever;
Heavy, Frain, G.G., Sea. 2c, USS Melville and Mathews, Cox., USS Perry;
Heavy, Brewster, F1c, USS Perry and Brown, L.F., F3c, USS Trever;
Drew by: Hooper, W.R., Sea. 2c, USS Melville. Bouts will start promptly at 1900. Time for wrestling limited to 2030 when boxing bouts will start. Refreshments will be served immediately following the last bout.

Boxing Bouts - Weights, Names, Ship - Bantam (118), Cline, N.M., T.M.3c, USS Broome and Formanes, T., Matt 3c, USS Alden; Feather (126), Moss, R.A., EM2c, USS Pruitt and Elder, H.I., CM1c, USS Chandler; Light (135), Prince, A., F1c, USS Long and Grand, J., F2c, USS Trever; Light (135), Yuhas, C., F3c, USS Long and Mathews, G.F., F2c, USS Trevor; Light (135), Frabizio, J., F1c, USS Decatur and Cashan, W.W., F3c, USS Alden; Welter (147), Taylor, A.N., Sea. 1c, USS Pruitt and McGowan, F., F3c, USS Alden; Welter (147), Livingston, J.W., F3c, USS Alden and Ryall, H.E., Sea. 2c, USS Trever; Middle (160), Smith, C.M., Sea. 2c, USS Trever and Clinger, C.V., F3c, USS Decatur;
Middle (160), Robothan, W.H., SF3c, USS Broome and Stevens, J.F., Blmkr 1c, USS Alden; Middle (160), Funk, G.A., F2c, USS Alden and Stevens, R.F., F3c, USS McLeish; Lightheavy (175), kaminski, W.F., F3c, USS Decatur and Finley, G.E., F2c, USS Alden. Drew byes: Chadwick - USS Alden and Smith - USS Decatur..

Officials - Wrestling: Bouts - 9 minutes, Top time or fall. Referee - Lieut. Edwards, USS Bass, Timekeepers - Ensigns McMahon & Woodaman, Desdiv 12, Announcer - L.A. Schilke, C.Q.M. Boxing: Bouts - 3-2 minute rounds, Judges - Ensign E.T. Sands, Destroyer Division 5 & Ensign W.V. McKaig, Destroyer Division 6, Referee - Ensign J.D. Grant, USS Waters, Timekeepers - Ensign McMahon, USS Chandler & Ensign Woodaman, USS Hovey, Announcer - L.A. Schilke, C.Q.M., Music by - Desbatfor Band, Band Leader - Ponchak.


Source: Melville, USS file, ZC files, Navy Department Library.

Related Source: USS Melville AD-2 history, Dictionary of American Fighting Ships.