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Polaris 1943 07
Polaris 1943 07
Vol. 1 No. 12 ....... Cover: The front page picture is a reproduction of the painting by W. N. Wilson, Marine Artist. It depicts Cadet-Midshipman Edwin O'Hara firing his ship's guns against enemy vessels. This young cadet-midshipman, who made the supreme sacrifice in the action, has been awarded the U. S. Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal, posthumously. ....... Inside Articles: ... Academy Glances, photos ..... Editorials ..... Gimp Gazooney Goes to Sea! By Cadet-Midshipman R. L. Van Ellis and cartoons by Cadet-Midshipman Lester Dawidowicz ..... Fighter - Gets tanker to Malta under blazing attacks. By Cadet-Midshipman W. J. Pepping and illustrated by Cadet-Midshipman John Daly Hart ..... Phrases of the Sea...and How They Began ..... Coffee Time ..... Crow's Nest By Cadet-Midshipman Leon Aronson ..... Meet the Answer Man ( Lt. George C. Hassell USNR ) By Cadet-Midshipman Alan Wagner ..... The Sports Watch By Cadet-Midshipman Donald Wray ..... One Way Exit - Things are strange in Africa ( Fiction ) By Cadet-Midshipman E. DeGraffenried ..... Admiral Wiley's Memory Revered by Cadet-Midshipmen ..... Great Little Greg - Now Training Cadet-Midshipmen ( Chief Specialist Greg Rice ) By Cadet-Midshipman John Kilbride ..... A Cadet-Midshipman's Farewell By Cadet-Midshipman Harold Kallenberg ..... Gloucesterman ( Lieutenant Commander Harold R. McPhee ) Illustrated by Cadet-Midshipman John Daly Hart ..... Sport Photo Layout ..... Pass Christian News, photos ..... Question of the Month By Cadet-Midshipman Chester Kedzierski ..... San Mateo News, photos ..... New York Scene By Cadet-Midshipman Frank Thomas

Polaris 1943 08
Polaris 1943 08
Vol. 2 No. 1 ....... Inside Articles: ... A Morning Aboard the Rice ( Photo Story ) ..... Editorials Page ..... Gimp Gazooney At Sea! By Cadet-Midshipman R. L. Van Ellis and cartoons by Cadet-Midshipman Lester Dawidowicz ..... Havoc Aboard the Todd By Cadet-Midshipman Donald W. Heiney ..... Cadet-Midshipmen's Question By Cadet-Midshipman Chester Kedzierski ..... A Colorful Career - Versatility His Keynote By Cadet-Midshipman Luke Bottiglieri and Illustrated by Cadet-Midshipman John Daly Hart ..... Coffee Time ..... Bowditch Hall - Academy Building Fitting Tribute to Great Navigator ( Nathaniel Bowditch ) By Cadet-Midshipman Edward DeGraffenried ..... Pass in Review! ( Cartoons ) By Art Searby ..... San Mateo Instructor ( Lt. Halvar C. Lindgren USMS ) - Proud of Cadet Corps Achievement - Illustrated by Cadet-Midshipman Robert Schwietzer ..... The Crow's Nest By Cadet-Midshipman Leon Aronson ..... Kings Point Varieties - Directed by Frank M. Thomas ..... The Sports Watch By Cadet-Midshipman Donald Wray ..... Polaris Marks Birthday By Cadet-Midshipman J. Donald Miller ..... Polaris Staff Pictures ..... This Is the Life! By Cadet-Midshipman Edward DeGraffenried ..... Locker Pin-Up Gals! ..... San Mateo News, Photos [ San Mateo Side Glance By Cadet-Midshipman R. B. Dickison ] ..... Pass Christian News, Photos [ Indoctrination By Cadet-Midshipman David M. Myers ..... Napoleon By Cadet-Midshipman W. D. Perry ..... Broadcast Enjoyed By Cadet-Midshipman D. H. Kellogg-Smith ..... Tight Squeeze By Cadet-Midshipman J. E. Gentry ] ..... A Star's Name! By Cadet-Midshipman J. Donald Miller ..... Pass in Review - A Day at Parade By Cadet-Midshipman Henry E. Harris ..... Memorial Planned By Cadet-Midshipman Frank Antignano ..... Commander J. F. Wilson Leaves ..... His Boogie Woogie Music Makes Hit By Cadet-Midshipman Roy L. Van Ellis

Polaris 1943 09
Polaris 1943 09
Vol. 2 No. 2 ....... Inside Articles: ... "Gabby" They Call Him ( B. E. Gillis ) By Cadet-Midshipman Henry E. Harris and Illustrated by Cadet-Midshipman Matthew Hammond ..... Editorial Page ..... Cadet-Midshipman Question By Cadet-Midshipman Roy L. Van Ellis ..... Sacrifice Brought Success - Alert Young Officer was Determined, Too ( Lt. Peder Gald ) By Cadet-Midshipman Luke Bottiglieri and Illustrated by Cadet-Midshipman Robert Schwietzer ..... A Lifeboat, Adventure - The Bahamas, The Duchess - 32 Days in a Lifeboat By Cadet-Midshipman Donald W. Heiney ..... Wild Ship of the Atlantic - A Story of a Ship and a Man By Cadet-Midshipman J. J. Geisel ..... The Crow's Nest By Cadet-Midshipman John Kilbride ..... The Sports Watch By Cadet-Midshipman Donald Wray ..... Freedom of Religion By Lt. I. S. Pollard, USMS ..... The Hawse Pipe! By Cadet-Midshipman J. B. Schechter ..... Engineering His Work - Lt G. Scott Findlay's Efficiency Proven at Base School ..... Coffee Time ..... Signaling Is Important ..... Long and the Short ( Cadet-Midshipmen J. L. Oberg and R. J. Sharkey ) ..... The Extermination of Gismo By Cadet-Midshipman Donald W. Heiney ..... Ten Tickets to New York By Cadet-Midshipman Robert Sanderson ..... Meteorology ..... Engine Photos ..... Pass Christian [ Overnight Trip in a Lifeboat By Cadet-Midshipmen J. R. Moore and J. E. Hassinger ..... Sperry Gyro Lecture Given at Pass Christian By Cadet-Midshipman James O'Connor ..... U.S.O. Show By Cadet-Midshipmen G. C. Ward and Charles S. Wood ..... Pass Christian Suffers Aerial and Under water Attacks By Cadet-Midshipmen W. K. Wilson and D. E. Waldemar ] ..... Tanker in Flames But He Escaped By Cadet-Midshipman Clarence D. Echols .... San Mateo [ Physical Fitness Program Proves Highly Successful ..... Visit Gyro Plant By Cadet-Midshipman Elmar Baxter Inspection Conducted By Visiting Officials By Cadet-Midshipman W. L. Farquhar ..... New Chaplain Assigned to School ( Lt. William J. Walsh USMS ) ..... Athletic Shots ..... A Flying Trip Through a Nitrate Mine By Cadet-Midshipman Robert Waltzac ..... Academy's First Formal By Cadet-Midshipman Lawrence Grant ..... Plenty of Action! ..... Academy Cheer Contest ..... The Mythical Ship! By Cadet-Midshipman M. E. Morse ..... First Class Ready ..... Show Me, Mr. Mate!! By Cadet-Midshipman Niels A Nielson ..... Former Cadet-Midshipman Appreciates Training

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Polaris 1944 05
Polaris 1944 05
Vol. 2 No. 10 ....... Cover: A four color process reproduction of a photograph of the Academy's color guard is presented on the front page. This well drilled unit has won widespread praise. Cadet-Midshipmen in this picture are: left to right, R. A. Vrazel, F. C. Meckle, Captain; W. Y. Gould and J. R. Fisher. ....... Inside Articles: ... Crows Nest By Cadet-Midshipman Chester A. MacNeill ..... Editorials ..... Question of the Month By Cadet-Midshipman William Jardine ..... Storm Over Sicily Cadet-Midshipman Chris Brennan survives Ammunition Ship's Destruction By Cadet-Midshipman William Jardine ..... Page of Pictures ..... Roberts Reports ( Frank Roberts ) By Cadet-Midshipman Don Hanford ..... Sports Watch By Cadet-Midshipman Don Hanford ..... From a Jap Prison ( Cadet-Midshipman Robert E. Whittaker ) By Cadet-Midshipman Robert G. Sanderson ..... Under Attack ( Another view of the Ammunition Ship's Destruction in Storm Over Sicily ) By Cadet-Midshipman E. E. Barnum First Class, E-1, USMMCC Purple Heart Award ( Lt. Harry S. Mount ) ..... The American Export Lines - Its History and Contributions ..... Page of Pictures ..... Mr. Meekly Grows Up ( Cadet-Midshipman Reginald Meekly ) By Cadet-Midshipman Erik Arctander ..... Classes in Action ..... Youthful Skippers ( Captain J. R. Lewis and Captain Robert C. Skinner ) ..... Boiler Work ..... Merchant Marine Notes of Interest By Cadet-Midshipman Raymond Gerard ..... Coffee Time ..... Double Trouble By Cadet-Midshipman Chester A. MacNeill ..... At Sea By Cadet-Midshipman Thomas Flahaven ..... Ship Model Teaching Aid ..... Pass Christian Photos, News [ Milk Bath at Sea By Cadet-Midshipman W. P. Caldwell ..... Letter to Mom By Cadet-Midshipman Odie A. Bonner ..... Sixth Anniversary Dance By Cadet-Midshipman W. R. Nicholson ..... Three Day Cruise By Cadet-Midshipman John F. Hind ] ..... Photo Layout ..... Bombs Over Bari By Cadet-Midshipman Raymond Weil ..... San Mateo News [ Hollywood Comes to San Mateo By Cadet-Midshipman Richard O. Kearns ..... Starboard Watch Reporting By Cadet-Midshipman Mitchell Gordon ..... Battalion Dance ..... Toothache at Sea ..... Father Walsh Leaves Station ] ..... Varsity Show Registers Hit ..... Radio Stars' Visit Academy By Cadet-Midshipman Herman Rosen ..... Tanker Control Panel ..... North Atlantic Action By Cadet-Midshipman Harold J. Beach First Class, E-1, USMMCC ..... Academy Club News ( Windjammers Club, Propeller Club, Glee Club and Debating Club ) ..... Propeller Club Meeting By Cadet-Midshipman R. W. Mitchell ..... Alumni News ..... Found His Father By Cadet-Midshipman Maurice W. Price

Polaris 1944 06
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Polaris 1944 07
Polaris 1944 07
Vol. 2 No. 12 ....... Cover: The front page for July shows a group of Cadet-Midshipmen receiving instruction in operation of the 40 mm anti-aircraft gun from Lt. Arthur Mills, USNR. The scene is on the gun ramp outside spacious O'Hara Hall at the Academy, Kings Point, N. Y. ....... Inside Articles: ... Crows Nest By Cadet-Midshipman Chester A. MacNeill ..... Editorials ..... District Supervisor's Office By Cadet-Midshipman Raymond Weil ..... Youthful Engineer ( Chief Engineer Joseph Antolic ) ..................... Alumni News Of Interest: ... Orville C. Abrams, Jr., William E. Barager, Jr., Lester D. Bergman, Mark Erwin Campbell, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Norman Edward Chalmers, Lt., USNR, Raymond S. Dondero, James T. Gehrig, Ensign USNR, William J. Geisz, William H. Griswold, William F. Haber, Edmund F. Hanlon, Leon P. Hokanson, Joseph F. Holland, Ensign USNR, Joseph Vincent Iacco, Paul E. Irish, Ensign USNR, Walter Edward Johnson, Charles D. Kerr, Walter H. Kruhmin, Walter N. Larkin, Lt. (j.g.) USMS, Eino William Lattu, Stephen J. Lombard, William Francis McLaughlin, Arthur Joseph McLean, Richard C. Parker, Jr., Edward C. Pensel, Raymond H. Powell, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, James A. Quigley, Jr., Edward S. Rittenhouse, Robert William Reutti, Lt. (j.g.) USMS, Richard W. Ridington, Henry Ritter, Jr., Ensign USNR, Richard J. Ryan, Lindsey Shears, Duane Mason Skinner, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Cornelius Smith, Jr., Charles W. Spear, James Albert Spencer, James R. Stirling, Cyril V. Storer, Ensign USNR, H. W. Stumborg, Gilbert R. Van De Water, Edwin G. Van Der Werken, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Lewis Moore Wagner, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Joseph John Warren, Roger T. Wayland, Ensign USNR and William Frederick Wheeler ........... Joseph Antolio, Robert L. Arata, George D. Barlow, Edward Begley, Morris Blinder, Hans M. Bugger, Elmer M. N. Caserta, George W. Chandler, Jr., Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Thomas G. Chingos, John R. Church, Ensign, USNR, Robert B. Clark, Ensign, USNR, Hubert D. Clayton, Francis J. Cloran, R. J. Coad, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Denis Daly, Lester T. Dawidowicz, Pelio A. DeDiana, Ensign USMS, Hugo Deitenbeck, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Albert DePalma, Mario V. DiChiara, Stanley F. Dovka, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, William K. DuBois, Arnold E. Evans, Ruskin Gray Evans, Lt. (j.g.) USMS, Matthew Frederick Ferrigno, Vincent T. Finan, Clifton E. Ford, David L. Gumport, John Joseph Hagerty, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Ernest Kennedy, Nicholas C. Lagudis, Robert D. Lundquist, John Henley Matthews, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, John Donald Miller, Zaven Mukhalian, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, William Charles Petersen, Kenneth John Randall, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, David William Rohrer, Walker Clifton Seligman, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Arthur O. Semmler, G. C. Small, Alexander L. Steelman, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Sol. Tenzer, Joseph F. Wagner, Jr., and Harold J. Zimberlin ........... John K. Adams, Joseph Ashley, Ensign, USNR, William Attride. Ensign, USNR, Albert Park Balevre, Philip Banta, Ensign, USNR, Harry H. Bennett, James A. Boswell, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Richard Angus Brown, Raymond Eugene Carlin, Donato M. Caruso, Ensign USNR, Philip Caswell, Ensign, USNR, Norman Cohen, Ensign, USNR, Walter David Cowan, Jr., Ensign, USNR, Mark M. Davis, Joseph William Friedemann, Peter Gentile, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Mitchell Lewis Gilbert, Billy Earl Gillis, Carl A. Gross, Ensign, USMS, Gordon H. Himmer, Milton H. Houpis, John J. Januszewski, Vincent Jennings, Jr., Chester S. Kedzierski, James J. Kennedy, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, George Koury, Ensign, USNR, Roger Russell Logan, Ensign, USNR, Cuthbert M. Love, Raymond M. MacDonald, Ensign, USNR, John H. Mackin, Jr., George E. May, Ensign, USNR, William Hadfield Metzger, J. Connor Morgan, Daniel Mullane, Bernard Edward Murray, William H Neilund, Ensign, USNR, Carrol T. Newman, Oskar A. Olofsson, Francis Freeman Power, Ensign, USNR, Walter John Ribbentrop, Jr., Henry Schulman, Rocco John Sinisi, Lt. (j.g.) USNR, Frederick Skelton, Jr., Ensign, USNR, John Jacob Smith, Harry Sokoloff, James B. Tiffany, Jr., Ensign, USNR, Ralph Jerome Treschak, James Neall Trout, Lt. (j.g.) USMS, Frederic H. Varnum, Ensign. USNR, John Cameron Wilson, Arthur C. Winter, Jr., and Frank Zator, Ensign, USNR. ..................... Sports Watch By Cadet-Midshipman Raymond Gerard ..... Picture of the Month Flag Goes Up By Cadet-Midshipman Fred Motowski ..... Banjo on My Knee By Cadet-Midshipman Raymond Weil ..... Polaris Photographers ..... Do You Know That By Cadet-Midshipman Richard Brandenburg ..... Captain's Inspection Photos By Cadet-Midshipman Fred Motowski ..... O'Hara Hall Scenes ..... Even A Wolf Pack Couldn't Stop Them By Cadet-Midshipman John E. Eck, Jr. ..... Coffee Time ..... First Aid Classes Photos By Cadet-Midshipmen Fred Motowski and Joseph Harbert ..... Pin-up Favorites ..... Shooting Down Nazis Thrilled Cadet-Midshipman By Cadet-Midshipman Roland Dickison ..... San Mateo News, Photos [ Buildings Lauded By Art Museum ..... New Gym Ready By Cadet-Midshipman Gerald Davis ..... Activities Planned at San Mateo By Cadet-Midshipman Edward Gall ..... Cadet-Midshipmen Publish Newspaper ..... Cargo Boom in Use By Cadet-Midshipman Gerald Davis ] ..... Informal Academy Scenes ..... Pass Christian News, Photos [ A Liberty Party Goes Ashore By Cadet-Midshipman E. P. Carney ..... A Zoo Ship By Cadet-Midshipman Charles Robinson ..... Action at Sea By Cadet-Midshipman Lawrence M. Dorfman ] ..... Propeller Club ..... America's Steamship Companies ..... Question of the Month ..... Polaris Graduates and Cups. ..... O'Reilly's Book A Definite Must By Cadet-Midshipman Chester A MacNeill ..... Letters Laud Cadet Corps ..... Water Carnival at Pass Christian ..... Victory Ship By Cadet-Midshipman Raymond Gerard ..... Coffee Time

Polaris 1944 08
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Polaris 1944 11
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Polaris 1944 12
Polaris 1944 12
Vol. 3 No. 5 ....... Cover by Cadet-Midshipman Walter Hemsing ....... Inside Articles: ... Home All his life he had been searching for something that had been lost to him. Could it ever be found? By Cadet-Midshipman W. E. S. Wilson ..... Future of Merchant Marine is Heart of Post War World - Propeller Club Conference Points Out Importance of Shipping Industry ..... Editorial ..... Picture of the Month Football at Kings Point is a Bright Young Baby ..... Lapsus Lingo Academy Dictionary By Cadet-Midshipman Victor Henningsen ..... What are Your Thoughts on Christmas? By Cadet-Midshipman Roland Hagedorn Contributions by Cadet-Midshipmen Charles Pactow , Richard Wierman , Elmo D. Mulcahy , J. J. Balkenbusch and George S. Arneson ..... Chaplain's Message - Look at Christmas ..... Wiley Hall In Winter Photo ..... Spots on the Sun By Cadet-Midshipman Roland Hagedorn ..... San Mateo Basic School News [ New Base Swing Band By Cadet-Midshipman Theodore Dimitriou ..... Ann Curtis Leads Swimmers in Spectacular Aquacade ..... Lt. Cooks and Lady Luck Partners for 2 Years of Wartime Sailing By Cadet-Midshipman Bill Foley ] ..... Pass Christian Basic School News [ Cadence, New Cadet Corps Publication, Makes Its Appearance ..... An Interview with Lt. Commander Armstrong By Cadet-Midshipman Arthur Coday ] ..... The Crows Nest ..... Coffee Time ..... Voice of the Regiment By Cadet-Midshipman Robert Craig ..... Gyro-Compass Round and round she goes...turning deck Cadet-Midshipman into expert Gyro-men By Cadet-Midshipman B. H. Barnett ..... Football News ..... Sports Watch By Cadet-Midshipman Elmar Baxter ..... Center Spread - Center spread dedicated to the third classmen in training on the high seas. By Cadet-Midshipman Walter Hemsing ..... 1944 Passes in Review By Cadet-Midshipman Steve Zelisko ..... Christmas 1943 Round the world where were you? By Cadet-Midshipman Robert Julian ..... Alumni News Latest News on Our Alumni ( Carl Anderson, Jr., Souren G. Asadoorian, Raymond F. Bjorkquist, Norman M. Blaser, George Bonhach, Jr., Will A. Bowen, Jr., Ralph E. Carlsen, Morris Chicurel, John E. Coffey, Christopher W. Cotter, Calvin C. Curtis, William W. Dashiell, II, Thomas C. Dougherty, Clifford N. Downer, David Goldenberg, Gustave A. Gondran, III, Henry C. Grandy, Grover J. Gravatt, Eugene L. Isenhour, William O. Jensen, Glenn K. Johnson, Alfred O. Kallweit, Jr., Raymond R. Kopczynski ) ..... Return to Nowhere ( Alumni Section ) By Ensign Raymond Weil ..... Call It Fate By Ensign Erik Arctander , USMS ..... Books By Cadet-Midshipman Roland Dickison ..... The Merchant Marine Can Supply Them By Cadet-Midshipman Steve Zelisko ..... Marine News By Cadet-Midshipman Leon Mirell

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Polaris 1945 10
Polaris 1945 10
Vol. 4 No. 3 ....... Cover: Pass Christian ..... Contents: The Superintendant's Welcome to the Alimni ... Editorial by Cadet Midshipman Seth Payne ... Kings Point, 1945 ... Preview of Book on Kings Point ... Radar as a Navigational Aid ... San Mateo ... Sea Duty ... Pass Christian ... Coffe Time ... Crows Nest ... Marine News ... Sports ... Alumni News ... Athletic Association ... The Three Year Program ... Index to Our Advertisers

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