1 edition of Regulations for the government of the navy of the United States ... found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||VB363 .A2 1913|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p.l., 352, 415, 569 p.|
|Number of Pages||569|
|LC Control Number||13035307|
Little of the ship's structure remained other than the hull, which was holed by the scuttling charge but otherwise intact. Navy Department, mainly the Office of the Secretary, organizational structure The Department of the Navy is headed by the Secretary of the Navyalso known as the SECNAV in naval jargon, who has the authority to conduct all of the affairs of the Department, subject to lawful authority, the Secretary of Defenseand the President. It has established eighteen yards for building war vessels, and a rope-walk, making all cordage from a rope-yarn to a 9-inch cable, and capable of turning out 8, yards per month Despite the detailed naval regulations issued, minor variations in the flags were frequently seen, due to different manufacturing techniques employed, suppliers used, and the flag-making traditions of each C. Of most importance to the Confederacy was the shipyard's dry dockshardly damaged by the departing Union forces.
Whenever the Captain shall enlist a seaman, he shall take care to enter on his books the time and terms of his entering in order to his being justly paid. Every member of a court-martial shall take the following oath, viz. The men shall at their request be furnished with slops that are necessary, by the Captain or Purser, who shall keep an account of the same; and the Captain in his return in the last mentioned article directed to be made, shall mention the amount delivered to each man in order to its being stopped out of his pay. If any person shall apprehend he has just cause of complaint, he shall quietly and decently make the same known to his superior officer, or to the Captain, as the case may require, who will take care that justice be done him. It has established eighteen yards for building war vessels, and a rope-walk, making all cordage from a rope-yarn to a 9-inch cable, and capable of turning out 8, yards per month
The U. If any person shall apprehend he has just cause of complaint, he shall quietly and decently make the same known to his superior officer, or to the Captain, as the case may require, who will take care that justice be done him. If any person shall sleep upon his watch, or negligently perform the duty which shall be enjoined him to do, or forsake his station, he shall suffer such punishment as a court-martial shall think proper to inflict, according to the nature of his offence. The cooper shall make buckets with covers and cradles if necessary for their use.
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All other faults, disorders and misdemeanors which shall be committed on board any ship belonging to the Thirteen United Colonies, and which are not herein mentioned, shall be punished according to the laws and customs in such cases used at sea.
Changes to these regulations were made duringwhen a new naval jack, battle ensign, and commissioning pennant design was introduced aboard all Confederate ships, echoing the Confederacy's change of its national flag from the old " Stars and Bars " to the new " Stainless Banner ".
All witnesses, before they may be permitted to give evidence, shall take the following oath, viz. The Captain or purser shall secure the cloaths, bedding and other things of such persons as shall die or be killed, to be delivered to their executors or administrators.
The Declaration of Paris outlawed privateering for such nations as the United Kingdom and Francebut the United States had neither signed nor endorsed the declaration. One day in every week shall be issued out a proportion of flour and suet in lieu of beef for the seamen; but this is not to exceed beyond four months victualling at one time, nor shall the purser receive any allowance for flour or suet kept longer on board than that time.
Navy Legalmen possess knowledge and expertise regarding military and civilian legal systems, and substantive and procedural law, which qualify them to perform the work of a legal nature under the supervision of an attorney.
Using Charleston-based importer and exporter Fraser Trentholm, who had offices in Liverpool, Commander Bulloch immediately ordered six steam vessels. Ensigns, jacks, and other naval flags[ edit ] Pennant of Admiral Franklin Buchanan used at Battle of Mobile BayAlabama, Confederate naval flag, captured when General William Sherman took SavannahGeorgia, The practice of using primary and secondary naval flags after the British tradition was common practice for the Confederacy; the fledgling Confederate navy therefore adopted detailed flag requirements and regulations in the use of battle ensignsnaval jacksas well as small boat ensignscommissioning pennantsdesignating flags, and signal flags aboard its warships.
All the papers, charter parties, bills of lading, pass-ports and other writings whatever, found on board any ship or ships which shall be taken shall be carefully preserved, and the originals sent to the court of justice for maritime affairs, appointed, or to be appointed by Congress for judging concerning such prize or prizes; and if any person or persons shall wilfully or negligently destroy, or suffer to be destroyed, any such paper or papers, he or they so offending, shall forfeit their share of such prize or prizes, and suffer such other punishment as they shall be judged by a court-martial to deserve.
Navy eventually grew to ships to meet the rise in naval conflicts and threats to the coast and rivers of the Confederacy. Any Master at Arms who shall refuse to receive such prisoner or prisoners as shall be committed to his charge, or having received them, shall suffer him or them to escape, or dismiss them without orders for so doing, shall suffer in his or their stead, as a court-martial shall order and direct.
As to the term inferior officers the Captain is to take notice, that the same does not include any commission nor any warrant officer, except the second master, surgeons mates, cook, armourer, gun-smith, master at arms and the sail-maker. All robbery and theft shall be punished at the discretion of a court-martial.
The decks were rebuilt using thick oak and pine planking, and the upper deck was overlaid with two courses of heavy iron plate.
On the first day of that battle Virginia, and the James River Squadronaggressively attacked and nearly broke the Union Navy's sea blockade of wooden warships, proving the effectiveness of the ironclad concept. When any inferior officer or seaman dies, the Captain is forthwith to make out a ticket for the time of his service and send the same by the first safe conveyance to the Congress or agents by them for that purpose, appointed in order to the wages being forthwith paid to the executors or administrators of the deceased.
The highest ranking military officers in the Department of the Navy are the Chief of Naval Operations and the Commandant of the Marine Corpswho are the principal military advisors to the Secretary of the Navy.
The newly rebuilt superstructure was unusual: above the waterline, the sides sloped inward and were covered with two layers of heavy iron-plate armor. The Secretary of the Navy is appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.
The Confederacy's only substantial navy yard at that time was in Pensacola, Floridaso the Gosport Yard was sorely needed to build new warships. Mallory was experienced as an admiralty lawyer and had served for a time as the chairman of the Naval Affairs Committee of the United States Senate.
All the labor or materials requisite to complete and equip a war vessel could not be commanded at any one point of the Confederacy. The Captain is to discourage the seamen of his ship from selling any part of their wages or shares, and never to attest the letter of attorney of any seaman until he is fully satisfied; the same is not granted in consideration of money given for the purchase of his wages or shares.
The Captain, officers and others shall use their utmost endeavours to detect, apprehend and bring to punishment, all offenders, and shall at all times readily assist the officers appointed for that purpose in the discharge of their duty on pain of their being proceeded against, and punished by a court-martial at discretion.
In AprilMallory recruited former U. Any Captain or other officer, mariner or others, who shall basely desert their duty or station in the ship and run away while the enemy is in fight, or in time of action, or entice others to do so, shall suffer death or such other punishment as a court-martial shall inflict.
Seal of the U. As a result, the Confederacy captured much-needed war materials, including heavy cannon, gunpowder, shot, and shell. In their haste, they failed to effectively burn the facility with its large depots of arms, other supplies, and several small vessels.U.S.
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We are the United States Navy, our Nation's sea power - ready guardians of peace, victorious in atlasbowling.comers: M. It was not until “An Act for the Government of the Navy of the United States,” enacted 2 Marchthat Congress established the U.S. Navy’s first Constitutional law that provided rules and regulations.
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Honors Restricted to Recognized Governments. No salute shall be fired in honor orany nation of any official of any nation “ot formally recognized by the Government of the United States.