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NAVAL CUSTOMS TRADITIONS USAGE 1942 U S NAVY WWII

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NAVAL CUSTOMS

TRADITIONS AND USAGE

BY

LIEUTENANT COMMANDER LELAND P. LOVETTE

U. S. NAVY

UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND

1939

REPRINTED DECEMBER 1942

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preface to new edition....

''THE MAJOR PORTION OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS BOOK WAS PRESENTED IN A SERIES OF LECTURES TO A GROUP OF STUDENT OFFICERS AT THE POST GRADUATE SCHOOL, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND.  THE LECTURES COMPRISED THE DIRECTIVES OF A SPECIFIC COURSE IN CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, SOCIAL USAGE, AND REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO HONORS AND CEREMONIES.  ATTTENTION WAS DIRECTED TO ACTUAL MISTAKES IN HONORS AND CEREMONIES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE PAST, AND GENERAL DISCUSSIONS WERE CENTERED ON THOSE DEBATABLE, PERPLEXING SITUATIONS WHERE ONLY PRECENTENT AND GOOD JUDGMENT MAY GUIDE.  SUFFICIENT REARRANGEMENT WAS MADE OF THE LECTURES IN ORDER THAT THE FOLLOWING PAGES MIGHT ANSWER SOME OF THE QUESTIONS ASKED BY THOSE INTERESTED IN THE NAVY.''

''THE AMPLE PURPOSE THAT SERVED TO INAUGURATE THE COURSE NEEDS NO JUSTIFICATION.  IT APPEARS MOST DESIRABLE THAT THE COURSE SHOULD NOT ONLY COVER THE EXISITNG REGULATIONS AND USAGE, BUT GO A STEP FURTHER AND EXAMINE THE ORIGIN OF OUR WELL ESTABLISHED CUSTOMS AND LANGUAGE OF THE SEA.  A BRIEF EXCURSION WAS MADE ALSO IN THE FIELD OF TRADITION--THE BINDING FORCE OF THE SERVICE.''

''AND SO, IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE CONCEPTION OF THE COURSE DESIRED, THE FOLLOWING MISSION WAS FORMULATED


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