ARMY & NAVY: Fleet Problem No. 13


The main fighting strength of the Navy took a holiday last week. In the harbors of San Pedro'and San Diego. Calif., 152 grey vessels of the combined Scouting and Battle Forces swung lazily with the tide, while ship's boats and taxi launches plied among them like water fleas carrying most of the U. S. Fleet's 45.000 personnel to shore and liberty. One night a great officers' ball was held at Los Angeles, and during the week Fleet athletic championships—boxing, swimming, wrestling, rowing, baseball, basketball—flexed the muscles and raised the shouts...

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