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Front Matter Introduction; Foreword to Ninth Edition (Revised); Foreword to Tenth Edition; National Anthem; List of color plates. Part 1.--For the Recruit Chapter 1.--The Navy as a Career 3 Your naval career; Leader of men; General education; You enter the naval training station; Receiving unit; Pertinent advice. Chapter 2.--Clothing 9 Drawing clothing; Regulations for marking clothing; Prescribed outfit; Regulation clothing; Special advice about clothing; Folding clothes; Stowing clothes; Bag inspection; Stopping clothes on line. Chapter 3.--General Information 16 Hammocks; Cleanliness; Field day; Inspection; Medical service; Ship's service; Important points; Government insurance; Library; Deposits of money for safekeeping or saving; Friends; Gambling; Profanity; Moral turpitude; Athletics and recreation; Mast for requests; Captain's mast; Seeing the captain and executive officer; Officers at training station; Officers aboard ship. Chapter 4.--Rules and Regulations 27 Rules of discipline; Respect for authority; Good behavior; The two-fold nature of duty in the Navy; Refusal to obey; Result of misconduct; Neglect of duty; Deliberate violation of orders or regulations; Punishments in the Navy. Chapter 5.--Rules and Regulations--Continued 33 Unauthorized absence; Desertion; Fraudulent enlistment; Fines; Summary; Theft; Articles for the government of the Navy; Redress of wrongs; Fighting and disturbances; Rules regarding salutes. Chapter 6.--School of the Recruit 41 Position of attention; Salute with the hand; The rests; Eyes right or left; Facings; Steps and marching; To face in marching; To change step. Chapter 7.--Manual of Arms 48 Chapter 8.--School of the Squad 59 Chapter 9.--School of the Platoon 65 Chapter 10.--Boats under Oars 74 Tables of commands; Explanation of commands. Chapter 11.--To pull an Oar; Nomenclature Positions; Nomenclature; Notes on handling boats under oars. Knots and Splices 94 Knots; Long and short splices. The Compass 99 Description; Relative bearings. Visual Signaling 103 Semaphore; Semaphore alphabet; Procedure signs; Calls. How to Swim 107 The requirements; The strokes; Treading water; Conclusion. What the Navy Offers 119 Service schools; General requirements for en try to service schools; Appointment of enlisted men to Naval Academy; Promotion to warrant rank; Promotion to commissioned rank; Pay grades; The future the Navy has to offer; Conclusion. Reporting for Duty aboard Ship 125 General instructions. Part 2.--Subjects All Enlisted Men Should Know--A to N Chapter 18.--A--Discipline and Duty 131 Twofold nature of duty in the Navy; The importance of accurate knowledge; Discipline; The nature of an order and of a command; Security of information. Chapter 19.--B--What the Service Offers 135 General; Liberty; Leave; Shore duty; Re-enlistments; Permanent appointments for chief petty officers; The ship as a training school; Advancement in rating; Appointments to petty officer ratings; Retirement; Medals and rewards; Citizenship; Examining boards and examinations. Chapter 20.--C--Enlistments, Discharges, Courts-martial 146 First enlistments; Extension of enlistments; Re-enlistments; Discharges; Proficiency in rating and conduct; Advantage of honorable discharge; Transportation after discharge; Service records; Overstaying liberty; Desertion; Naval courts-martial; Punishments by the commanding officer. Chapter 21.--D--Pay and Accounts 159 Pay grades; Extra allowances; Accounts; Payments of money; Loss of pay due to breaking liberty; Example of chief petty officers' pay; Time not served and time lost due to misconduct; General information on stores titles; Ships' allotments. Chapter 22.--E--Navy Customs, Naval Organization 165 Rules regarding salutes; Rules of saluting officers; National anthem; National flag; Quarter-deck and gangways; The Navy and its relation to the government; The President; The Secretary of the Navy; Bureaus and offices; The commander in chief of a fleet; Rank; Corps devices; Exercise of authority. Chapter 23.--F--General Characteristics of Ships 175 General; Hull; Armor; Drainage system; Ventilation system; Watertightness; Nomenclature of decks; Bulkheads; Peak tanks; Questions and answers. Chapter 24.--G-- General Features of Ships of the Navy 188 Type classification; Features of different types of ships. Chapter 25.--H--Events in the Daily Routine 201 Daily routine in port; Daily routine at sea; Notes on routine; Messes; Watches and divisions; Scrubbing and cleaning; Smoking hours; Lucky bag; Ship's orders; Miscellaneous information. Chapter 26.--I--Aim and Object of All General Drills 215 General; Water-tight integrity; Details of drills; Fire drill; Collision drill; Abandon ship drill; Fire and rescue drill; Plane crash and salvage; Battle drill; General quarters; Fueling ship. Chapter 27.--J--Regulations in Regard to Uniform and Clothing 235 Regulations for marking clothing; Prescribed outfit; Uniform of the day; Side arms, leggings, etc.; Pins and jewelry; The hair and beard; Geneva-cross and shore patrol brassards; Custody of clothing, arms, and accouterments; Regulation clothing; Rain clothing; Laws affecting the uniform; Neckerchiefs; Care of clothes; Requisitions for clothing; Fresh water. Chapter 28.--K--Personal Hygiene and First Aid 245 Personal hygiene; Elementary first aid; Wounds in general; Hemorrhage or bleeding; Application of first-aid dressings; Sprains, dislocations, and fractures; Methods of carrying the wounded; Use of regular and improvised stretchers; Other injuries. Chapter 29.--L--Painting and the Preparation of Surfaces Therefor 286 Paints in general; Application of paint; Bottom paints; Brushes and how to care for them; Preparation of surfaces to be painted; A few don'ts; Poisonous effect produced by paints. Chapter 30.--M--Swimming; Life Saving; Life Buoys 295 Life-saving methods; Artificial respiration; Life buoys. Chapter 31.--N--Athletics 307 Athletics on board ship. Part 3.--Rudimentary Seamanship and Gunnery Chapter 32.--Boats 313 Classes and types; Terms used with boats; Boat gear carried; Boat chest; Medical emergency box; Cooking utensils; Provisions; Fire-fighting equipment; Stowage of boats; Boat salutes; Duties of a boat keeper, salutes required; Lifeboats. Chapter 33.--Sails and Sailing 339 Boat sails; Rigs of sailing ships; Rig of sail boats; Rigging; Definitions; Principles of sailing; Bending and sheeting sails; Trim; Tacking; Wearing; General precautionary notes; Rules of the road; Preparations prior to sailing; Boats under sail (drills); Sailing races, general rules. Chapter 34.--Marlinespike Seamanship 381 General; Rope; Fiber rope; Uncoiling Manila rope; Small cordage; Size of fiber rope; Care of fiber rope; Care of the fiber rigging; Knotting; Miscellaneous methods of securing; Splicing; Seizing; Worming, parceling, and serving; Palm and needle; Sennit; Turk's-head; Coxcombing; Pointing ropes and hawsers; Power-boat trimmings. Chapter 35.--Duties of Seaman Watches, Under Way and at Anchor 405 Masthead and deck lookouts; Life-buoy lookouts; Special lookouts; Engine-order telegraph; Breakdown and man-overboard signal watch; Speed-cone watch; Night-speed-indicator watch; Flag-speed-indicator watch; Fog-whistle and fog-bell watch; Fog-buoy or towing-spar watch; Duties of the various messengers; General duties of a sentry; General duties of an orderly; Side boys; Sweepers; Side cleaners; Jack-o'-the-dust; Anchor watch; The watch at sea. Chapter 36.--Deck Seamanship 424 Sea terms; Preparing for port; Getting under way; Rigging gangways and booms; Heaving a line; Mooring a ship with lines; Mooring to a buoy; Fenders; Boat lines and their uses; Coiling down rope; Forward hold; Tarring down; Awnings. Chapter 37.--Ground Tackle 442 Definition; Types of anchors; Anchors carried on ships; Anchors--General; Anchor cables; Shackles; Swivels; Cable markings; Billboard stowage of anchors; Fouled anchors; Care of ground tackle; Mooring with anchors. Chapter 38.--Steering and Sounding 457 The rudder; Types of steering gear; Steering orders; Instructions for good steering; Compasses; Logs; Sounding. Chapter 39.--Electricity 474 Nature of electricity; Electrical apparatus. Chapter 40.--Carrying the Automatic Rifle and Submachine Gun 482 Rules governing carrying of the automatic rifle; Rules governing carrying of the submachine gun. Chapter 41.--Cart Drill 485 Chapter 42.--Small Arms 490 The United States magazine rifle, model of 1903; The pistol; The object of sighting, position, and aiming drills and of gallery practice, general principles of individual range firing; Safety precautions. Chapter 43.--Elementary Gunnery 511 Gunnery training; Guns; Primers; Fuzes; Powder; Projectiles; Summary; Magazines and shell rooms; Safety precautions for all hands. Chapter 44.--Navy Signal Systems 531 Part 4.--Advanced Seamanship and Gunnery Chapter 45.--Advanced Seamanship and Gunnery 539 Power boats; Aviation seamanship; Abbreviated rules for boat coxswains; Safety precautions--Gasoline-driven power boats; Other boats--Handling and uses; Rules of the road; Tides; Buoys; Storm warning signals. Chapter 46.--A Section, a Watch at Sea, C. & R. Soundings 588 Chapter 47.--Marlinespike Seamanship 597 Wire rope. Chapter 48.--Deck Seamanship 617 Chapter 49.--Instructing, Messes, Precedence 631 Chapter 50.--Ground Tackle 636 Handling anchors and chain; Mooring ship. Chapter 51.--Small Arms; Details of Individual and Collective Firing 646 Chapter 52.--Signals, Boat and Ship 651 Part 5.--Physical Drills Chapter 53.--Physical Drills without Arms 663 General; Starting positions of the arms; Starting positions of the legs; Starting positions of the trunk; Miscellaneous starting positions; Combined starting positions of the arms and legs; Leg exercises carried out from the starting positions; Arm exercises carried out from the starting positions; Neck exercises carried out from the starting positions; Trunk exercises carried out from the starting positions. Chapter 54.--Physical Drills with Arms 681 Part 6.--Landing Force Chapter 55.--Equipment Carried by Each Man: Haversack, Pack, Rations; Assembling the Equipment 691 Landing force; Light marching order; Heavy marching order; The infantry pack. Chapter 56.--Extended Order 706 Exercises; Combat principles of the rifle squad and platoon; Combat signals. Part 7.--Miscellaneous Chapter 57.--Miscellaneous 731 Submarine service; Naval reserve; Navy training courses; Duties of a petty officer; Disposition of effects of deserters, deceased men and men going on leave. Chapter 58.--Gas-Protective Apparatus 744 War-time gas attack; Gas-mask drills; Upkeep of gas masks; Gases encountered in peace-time operations; Asphyxia; Artificial respiration; Protective apparatus; Gas masks for submarines. Chapter 59.--The Use of Boatswain's Call 773 History; Piping and passing the word.