Bureau of Yards and Docks -- Statement of Rear-Admiral Endicott, Chief

hearings before the United States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Fifty-Ninth Congress, first session, on Jan. 13, 15-17, 1906
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The Bureau of Yards and Docks (abbrev.: BuDocks) was the branch of the United States Navy responsible from to for building and maintaining navy yards, drydocks, and other facilities relating to ship construction, maintenance, and repair. The Bureau was established on Aug by an act of Congress (5 Stat.

), as one of the five bureaus replacing the Board of Naval Branch: USN. The Chief, Rear-Admiral Parks at centre Inthe United States Navy had an inventory of 21 dry docks. Only three were of a size suitable for battleships - one of ft, and two of ft.

The Bureau of Yards and Docks provided the supporting infrastructure - self-supporting towers, masts, operating buildings, power houses, quarters.

InRear Admiral Mordecai T. Endicott was the first Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks to be appointed from the newly formed Civil Engineer Corps.

Before his term of office was completed, the rule was established by lay (29 June ) that thereafter, the Chief of the Bureau should be selected from members of the Corps exclusively. Rear Admiral Lewi s B. Combs, USN, Assistant Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, extended his ''per sonal compliments '' to the men of the Eleventh Construction Regiment for the many difficult and unusual road engineering problems they have surmounted in the construction of a mountain road.

Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin Paperback – January 1, by I. Rear Admiral USN Jacobs, Randall Rear Admiral USN & Denfield (Author) See all formats and Chief book Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author: I.

Rear Admiral USN Jacobs, Randall Rear Admiral USN & Denfield. Bureau of Yards and Docks to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters Action Copy.

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to Date ACTION, NOTES and INITIALS A-1 13 March C-3 2 25 ADR. Rear Adm. Harry H. Rousseau as Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, Jan. 6 – Mar. 25, (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) Although his tenure as the 13th Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks (BuDocks) lasted only 78 days, Rear Admiral Harry Harwood Rousseau achieved numerous firsts during his : Seabee Magazine.

Named in honor of Rear Admiral Mordecai T. Endicott, the first Civil Engineer Corps Officer to be appointed Chief of the former Bureau of Yards and Docks, Camp Endicott (later established as the U.S.

Naval Construction Battalion Center, Davisville) was also the birthplace of the Quonset hut. These semi-cylindrically shaped, prefabricated Location: North Kingstown, Rhode Island. Jerry C. Breast, Rear Admiral USN (Ret.) “Felter” Date of Designation: September Dates of Active Duty: June 4, - Ma File Size: KB.

Mr. Cunningham continued to serve in the Bureau of Yards and Docks as Principal Assistant to Admiral Endicott until April 6th,when he was ordered to the Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va., as Senior Civil Engineer Officer, and on November 18th,he was commissioned with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

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In the fall ofthe Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks prepared a comprehensive plan for the improvement of the naval shore establishment, based on a survey of overall requirements for these purposes.

This plan, which was issued on January 1,contemplated total. The Seabees Naval Training Centers were named for the first Chiefs of the Civil Engineer Corps and the Bureau of Yards and Docks: Mordecai T. Endicott,Harry H. Rousseau,Richard C.

Hollyday,Charles W. Parks, Bases in the South Pacific By one stroke on December 7,Japan seized the initiative in the Pacific.

became the duty of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, in cooperation with CNO.

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Construction planning, equipment procurement, and construction-force organization all had to proceed concurrently. is the chief French city in the Pacific. WASHINGTON, March 6 (AP).Rear Admiral Mordecai T. Endicott, retired, of the Navy Corps of Civil Engineers, who was chief of the Naval Bureau of Yards and Docks in Spanish War days, is dead at his.

It was instituted by Rear Admiral Eugene J. Peltier CEC and has been given annually since He is a former head of the Bureau of Yards and Docks (–).

WWII U.S.N. CB awards for valor were listed each month in All Hands along with the rest of the : United States Navy. Portrait of Rear Admiral Frederick L.

Hetter, SC, USN, Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Supply Depot, Bayonne, New Jersey. Rear Admiral Endicott, chief of the naval bureau of yards and docks.

In his annual report says that seventy-one contracts were made by the oureau during the past year, involving obligations amounting to $7, He says the efficiency of the navy yards and stations has been materially In creased by the improvements added during the year. Bureau of Yards and Docks and William Martin Smith (page images at HathiTrust) Circular for the information of persons desiring to enter the Navy as Acting Ensigns for engineering duty.

(Washington: Government Printing Office, ), by United States Bureau of. The Seabees Naval Training Centers were named for the first Chiefs of the Civil Engineer Corps and the Bureau of Yards and Docks: Mordecai T.

Endicott,Harry H. Rousseau,Richard C. Hollyday,Charles W. Parks,   WASHINGTON –Secretary Elaine L. Chao has sworn in Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby, USN, Ret. as the Administrator of the Maritime Administration.

Prior to his appointment, Admiral Buzby served as president of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA), a global association of transportation and logistics professionals. This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Retired Navy Rear Adm. Robert Brodie Jr., 72, a destroyer commander in both the Atlantic and Pacific in World War II, died Monday at the Collingswood Nursing Center in Rockville after a long illness.

Statement By Rear Admiral William L. Schachte, Jr. JAGC, USN (Retired) Mr. Chairman, Members of the Committee, it is an honor to be here before you today and to be on this illustrious Panel which will address issues related to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

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Lieut. Comdr. David M. Collins, U.S.N.R. gave a dinner last night in the Fountain Room of the Biltmore for Rear Admiral Randall Jacobs, Chief of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, and his staff, who.

If th# tide is sufficiently high on that day the «tee. structure, which la Intended for Philippine service, will be floated and named the “Dewey Drydock’’ by MI»* Endicott, daughter of Rear-Admiral Endicott, chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks.

The planners of the Bureau of Yards and Docks (BuDocks) began providing for "Navy Construction Battalions" in their contingency war plans. In Captain Carl Carlson's version of the plan was circulated to the Navy Yards, this idea of "Navy Construction Battalions" would later be tentatively approved by Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Branch: United States Navy.

Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.)OctoIm brought to you by Library of Congress, Washington, DC, and the National Digital. Rear Admiral Sprague returned to the West Coast onboard USS Bennington (CV) in November He spent the next month in Washington, DC briefing Naval leaders at the White House.

In FebruarySprague was given command of Navy Air Group of Joint Task Force 1 with his flag in USS Shangri-La (CV) at San Diego, California.

Rear Admiral Sir William David Scott, K.B.E, C.B. seen at HMS Dolphin in July July HMS Fife D seen turning at speed. J Captain David Scott and the Duke of Fife seen at the commissioning ceremony for HMS Fife D at Chatham Dockyard.Chicago citation style Department of Defense.

American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. Rear Admiral Crawford Easterling, left, commander, Naval Air Force, Pacific, walks with Captain Brooks, Naval Air Facility's commanding officer, as .Rear Admiral Robert P.

Burke; Rear Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr. Rear Admiral John “Chris” Sadler; Fleet Master Chief (AW/SW) JoAnn Marie Ortloff; Command Master Chief (SW) Charles ‘Chip’ Collins.