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Traditions and tales of the Navy

by Martin Davis

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Published by Pictorial Histories Pub. Co. in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Navy -- Sea life -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • Naval art and science -- Terminology.,
  • English language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
  • Naval history -- Caricatures and cartoons.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin Davis.
    GenreTerminology., Glossaries, vocabularies, etc., Caricatures and cartoons.
    ContributionsWindas, Cedric W., b. 1888., Roach, John Charles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV736 .D38 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6802072M
    ISBN 101575100819
    LC Control Number00135706
    OCLC/WorldCa47015992

    Crossing the Line: Tales of the Ceremony During Four Centuries. New York: New York Public Library, [Extremely useful source documenting the history of the tradition. Included is a large selection of eyewitness accounts of the ceremony including Captain James Cook, Charles Darwin, a number of US Navy personnel, and American merchant seamen.].   Ruth B. Bottigheimer teaches European fairy tales and British children s literature at Stony Brook University, State University of New York. She is the coeditor (with Leela Prasad and Lalita Handoo) of Gender and Story in South India, also published by SUNY Press, and the author of several books, including Fairy Godfather: Straparola, Venice, and the Fairy Tale Tradition.

    Pirates are among the most heavily romanticized and fabled characters in history. From Bluebeard to Captain Hook, they have been the subject of countless movies, books, children's tales, even a world-famous amusement park ride. In Sodomy and the Pirate Tradition, historian B. R. Burg investigates the social and sexual world of these sea rovers, a tightly bound brotherhood of men engaged in 3/5(3). The tradition of CPO Initiation, an established and crucial rite of passage, continues to evolve, and changes occurring are making the tradition prouder, stronger, and more valuable to our Navy. But because any change to tradition is often viewed as a weak response to political correctness or irreverence-or worse-it is important to.

    One of them accused him of having impugned the traditions of the Royal Navy, provoking the reply: 'And what are they? They are rum, sodomy and the lash'. Edward Hewlett, Bexhill-on-Sea, E Sussex. A rich sampler of Turkish oral story-telling tradition, lavishly illustrated. Folk-lore of the Holy Land; Moslem, Christian and Jewish by J. E. Hanauer [] Moslem, Christian and Jewish tales from old Palestine. Devil Worship: The Sacred Books and Traditions of the Yezidiz by Isya Joseph [] The Yezidis, a persecuted Iraqi group with.


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Traditions and Tales of the Navy Paperback – Janu by Dr. Martin Davis (Author) Traditions and tales of the Navy book of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions.5/5(3). A better knowledge of the origin of these traditions and customs is of real value not only to the Navy man but to anyone interested in the naval service.

This book is a repository of such knowledge. Both the informative text and the excellent illustrations of Mr. Windas' book provide a wealth of authoritative information in a highly palatable form/5(15).

This is an old book been around since the sixties. comes in hard back in a larger format then the paper back. It is a must for Navy history buffs and entomologists. It is loaded with all the old navy terms and expressions each beautifully drawn in the pen and ink.

style. Add this to your reference books and it will serve you well/5(15). Particularly is it expressed in the ceremony, tradition, nautical, customs, distinctive dress, insignia, and peculiarities of speech that set the Navy man apart from his fellow warriors.

A better knowledge of the origin of these traditions and customs is of real v The inheritance that the officers and men of the Fleet have received from the /5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Illustrated with drawings from Traditions of the Navy / Cedric W. Windas ; and Old Ironsides, U.S. frigate Constitution /. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Traditions and Tales of the Navy at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Traditions and Tales of the Navy The scope of Traditions and Tales of the Navy purposely entails much more than nautical etymology. Included in the structure of this book are sections that focus on the naval and maritime atmosphere that caused, and continues to cause, the formation of tradition and the expansion of our vocabulary.

Customs and traditions in the Navy can be official and formal, such as the precedence of forces in parades, or an unofficial rite of passage, such as crossing the line, which is marked by a. [From Samuel M.

Kamakau, Tales and Traditions of the People Old, Na Mo’olelo a ka Po’e Kahiko ( ) “ In the genealogy of Wakea, it is said that his wife Papa gave birth to the islands and so was called Papa-nui-hanau-moku, Great-Papa-who-gave- birth-to-islands.

Although crossing the equator may seem like a routine event for any modern-day naval vessel, navies have celebrated the time-honored tradition for centuries. Back in the days of wooden ships, Crossing the Line ceremonies were designed to test young Sailors on their first cruise out in the open sea.

The rich tradition of the Crossing the Line ceremonies often involved varied events throughout. search for books and compare prices. Words in title. Author. ISBN. Search. Advanced search.

Traditions and Tales of the Navy. By Cedric W. Windas (illustrator) and Martin Davis. Price. Store. Arrives. Preparing. Shipping The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. An old Navy tradition has it that the ship's cook shines the ship's bell and the ship's bugler shines the ship's whistle.

This tradition may still be observed in some of the ships of the modern Navy. However, in normal practice, the ship's bell is maintained by a man of the ships' division charged with the upkeep of that part of the ship where.

Traditions of the Navy A Collection of Naval Customs, Terms & Traditions. Windas, Cedric W. The U.S. military is awash in regulations, laws, and official traditions. How troops march and salute, what uniform to wear to what event, or what you are supposed to say when greeting a superior are all examples of "on-the-books" behaviors expected of.

This is an old book been around since the sixties. comes in hard back in a larger format then the paper back.

It is a must for Navy history buffs and entomologists. It is loaded with all the old navy terms and expressions each beautifully drawn in the pen and ink. style. Add this to your reference books and it will serve you s: Get this from a library.

Traditions of the navy. [Cedric W Windas] -- "Gleaned from Admiralty archies, from Navy records and from the tomes of famous historians ancient and modern, the contents of this volume were collected and illustrated for the entertainment and.

Now, over years after the Continental Congress approved an Act to establish a Continental Navy, the spirit and essence of the United States Navy is celebrated for the first time in a definitive, magnificently illustrated, large format book published in conjunction with the Naval Historical Foundation.

Each of the four volumes of Tales and Traditions was written using language appropriate for learners at different levels of Chinese proficiency: from advanced-beginning in Volume 1 through advanced in Volume 4. The first volume for beginning learners contains fables and literary quotations, sayings from classical philosophers, and myths and legends.

A recent Navy Times article notes that the crew of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) joined the "Order of the Blue Nose" — a distinction reserved for ships and crew that crossing the Arctic Circle.

Most people have not heard of such a mystical Navy. The Royal Navy assigns badges to every ship, submarine, squadron and shore establishment. Prior to the age of steam ships, ships were identified by their the removal of the figurehead, ships badges and mottos were created to graphically represent the ships.

The official process for creating the badge was initiated by Charles ffoulkes after World War I who was appointed as the. Not known to have been practiced by the U.S. Navy, but in the Dutch Navy into the 18th century.

The U.S. Navy, always a gentile service, practiced flogging and hanging as modes of punishment. Kiddie Cruise. An extinct Navy program available to high school graduates under 18 years old with an obligation to serve until their 21st birthday.A great book describing the tradition, words and customs of the Royal Navy.

Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear.

The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned.The four-volume collection covers national, cultural, regional, and linguistic traditions from around the world as well as motifs, themes, characters, and tale types. Writers and illustrators are included as are filmmakers and composers—and, of course, the tales themselves.