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General Order 99, [Prohibition in the Navy]
1 June 1914

GENERAL ORDER NO. 99 
[Prohibition in the Navy]

NAVY DEPARTMENT,

Washington, D.C., June 1, 1914

 

CHANGE IN ARTICLE 827, NAVAL INSTRUCTIONS.

 

On July 1, 1914, Article 827, Naval Instructions, will be annulled and in its stead the following will be substituted:

 

"The use or introduction for drinking purposes of alcoholic liquors on board any naval vessel, or within any navy yard or station, is strictly prohibited, and commanding officers will be held directly responsible for the enforcement of this order."

JOSEPHUS DANIELS

Secretary of the Navy.

Published:Thu Dec 18 09:12:36 EST 2014