Manual of Organization Charts
ADDRESS REPLY TO
THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
AND REFER TO INITIALS
June 15, 1943
From: The Assistant Secretary of the Navy. To: Bureaus, Boards and Offices, Navy Department,
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps,
Headquarters, U.S. Coast Guard.
Subject: Manual of Organization Charts of Bureaus and Office of the Navy Department.
1. This Manual of Organization Charts of Bureaus and Large Offices in the Navy Department has been prepared for reference purposes on matters of organization within the Navy Department. It consists of a compilation of charts which were furnished by respective organizational units and represents a revision of the Manual originally published in January, 1943.
2. The details of organization structure have been projected to individual sections, and the functions of major divisions and branches have been shown on the charts.
3. It is planned ot issue revisions of the Manual at periodic intervals, at which time individual charts will be submitted ot bureaus and offices for changes which have occurred.
4. Recommendations for corrections and suggestions for improving or extending the usefulness of this Manual are invited and should be forwarded to the Office of the Management Engineer.
Ralph A. Bard
On the following pages is a summary of the organization of
THE NAVY DEPARTMENT
which includes a statement of the functions and responsibilities of its Bureaus, Boards, and Offices, and the Headquarters of the United States Marine Corps and the United States Coast Guard.
For histories of these Bureaus, Boards, and Offices, and the Headquarters of both the United States Marine Corps and the United States Coast Guard, see the "Administrative Histories" section of this site. --HyperWar
This Table of Contents has been constructed for the online version. The original format includes a thumb index of the charts along the right side. --HyperWar
Organization and Functions of Navy Department Charts: Navy Department Administrative Office--Navy Department Bureau of Aeronautics: Bureau of Aeronautics Maintenance Division Material Division Photography, Personnel, Training, and Flight Divisions Planning, Administration, Financial, and Progress Divisions Coast Guard: Headquarters Office of Personnel Office of Operations Office of Finance and Supply Office of Engineering Industrial Incentive Division Judge Advocate General Marine Corps: Headquarters Division of Plans and Policies Division of Public Relations Personnel Department Aviation Division Quartermaster Department Paymaster Department Bureau of Medicine and Surgery: Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Divisions: Physical Qualifications and Medical Records, Personnel, Dentistry, Aviation Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Planning Divisions: Research, Inspection, Publications, Finance, Red Cross Naval Activities, Administration Bureau of Naval Personnel: Bureau of Naval Personnel Officer Personnel & Enlisted Personnel Activities Special Activity Divisions Planning and Control & Chaplains Divisions Chief of Naval Operations: CNO Logistics Plans Division Naval Intelligence Division Naval Communications Division Fleet Maintenance Division Base Maintenance Division Central, Pan American, & Aviation Divisions; and Naval Transportation Service Board of Inspection and Survey Hydrographic Office Naval Observatory Bureau of Ordnance: Bureau of Ordnance Planning and Progress Division Administrative Division Financial Division Research and Development Division Production Division Fleet Maintenance Division Office of Procurement and Material: OP&M Program & Priorities Branch Planning & Statistics Branch Production Branch Procurement Branch Inspection Administration Office of Public Relations Bureau of Ships: BuShips Shipbuilding Division Maintenance Division Radio Division Administrative Division Finance Division Shore Establishments Division Bureau of Supplies and Accounts: BuSandA Administrative Group Supply Group General Purchase Division of Supply Group Finance Group Accounting Group Cost Inspection Division and General Inspector Bureau of Yards and Docks: BuDocks Administration and Personnel Department Progress Control and Statistical Department Finance and Operating Department Planning and Design Department Construction Department