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USS Craven Thanksgiving Dinner Menu 1938
Holiday Menus from Ship to Shore

Thanksgiving Day 1938, U.S.S. Craven 382.

Thanksgiving Day 1938, U.S.S. Craven 382.

Officers: Watson G. Bailey, Commander - Commanding, Arleigh A. Burke, Lieutenant Commander - Executive Officer, William P. Chilton, Lieutenant - Gunnery Officer, Frederick C. Marggraff, Jr., Lieutenant - Engineer Officer, Harry L. Reiter, Jr., Lieutenant (jg) - First Lieutenant, Norman E. Blaisdell, Lieutenant (jg) - Communication Officer, Amos T. Hathaway, Lieutenant (jg) - Commissary Officer, Graham P. Bright, Lieutenant (jg) (SC) - Desdiv 11 Disbursing Officer.

Officers: Watson G. Bailey, Commander - Commanding, Arleigh A. Burke, Lieutenant Commander - Executive Officer, William P. Chilton, Lieutenant - Gunnery Officer, Frederick C. Marggraff, Jr., Lieutenant - Engineer Officer, Harry L. Reiter, Jr., Lieutenant (jg) - First Lieutenant, Norman E. Blaisdell, Lieutenant (jg) - Communication Officer, Amos T. Hathaway, Lieutenant (jg) - Commissary Officer, Graham P. Bright, Lieutenant (jg) (SC) - Desdiv 11 Disbursing Officer.

Menu: Thanksgiving Day Dinner, 24 November 1938, Stuffed Olives, Sweet Pickles, Sweet Relish, Cream of Tomato Soup, Crackers, Roast Tom Turkey, Sage Dressing, Giblet Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Candied Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Peas, Buttered Asparagus, Lettuce Tomato Salad, Ice Cream, Fruit Cake, Cigarettes, Mixed Nuts, Cigars, Coffee, Amos T. Hathaway, Lieut. (jg) U.S. Navy, Commissary Officer - Watson G. Bailey, Commander, U.S. Navy, Commanding - Edward B. Abel, Chief Commissary Stewart, U.S. Navy.

Menu: Thanksgiving Day Dinner, 24 November 1938, Stuffed Olives, Sweet Pickles, Sweet Relish, Cream of Tomato Soup, Crackers, Roast Tom Turkey, Sage Dressing, Giblet Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Candied Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Peas, Buttered Asparagus, Lettuce Tomato Salad, Ice Cream, Fruit Cake, Cigarettes, Mixed Nuts, Cigars, Coffee, Amos T. Hathaway, Lieut. (jg) U.S. Navy, Commissary Officer - Watson G. Bailey, Commander, U.S. Navy, Commanding - Edward B. Abel, Chief Commissary Stewart, U.S. Navy.


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

Related Source: USS Craven DD-382 history, Dictionary of American Fighting Ships.

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