Reading List

Many of these books are available in digital form in the files/documents section of the Cruiser Olympia Volunteer Living History Crew.

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General

The Bluejacket’s Manual, United States Navy 1917, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

The Recruit’s Handy Book, United States Navy 1907, Bureau of Navigation, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD & Lord Balitimore Press, Baltimore, MD

Handy Book for The Hospital Corps, United States Navy 1917

The Petty Officer’s Drill Book, United States Navy 1902, Fullam, Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1902

Naval Leadership with Some Hints To Junior Officers And Others, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1925

United States Navy Regulations 1920, reprinted 1941, with all changes up to and including No. 22, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1941

Our Navy and How To Know It, Hopkins, Scientific American Office, New York, 1918

Deck & Seamanship

Boat-Book, United States Navy, 1908, Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1908

Watch Officer’s Manual, United States Navy 1917, Hovey & Endel, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

The Deck And Boat Book, Navy Department 1914 (Corrected to date), Edwin N. Appleton, Inc., New York City 1918

Ship And Gun Drills, United States Navy 1907, Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD 1907

The Ship And Gun Drills, U.S. Navy 1914, Military Publishing Company, New York

Ship And Gunnery Drills, 1927 Edition, United States Navy, United States Government Printing Office, Washington 1927

Sailors Manual of Paints And Painting, Washington, Government Printing Office 1918

The Art of Knotting & Splicing, Fourth Edition, Cyrus Lawrence Day, Naval Institute Press 1986

Engineering & Technical

Handbook of the USS “Olympia”, John J. Read, Kelly & Walsh, Limited, Hong Kong, 1897

Naval Artificer’s Manual, Pate, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1918

Handy Book For the enlisted men in the Engineer Department, United States Navy 1915

Washington, Government Printing Office

Steam Turbines, A Treatise Covering U.S. Naval Practice, G.J. Meyers, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD*- Chapter 16 Reciprocating Engines

Naval Reciprocating Engines and Auxiliary Machinery, Barton & Stickney, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1914

Plates, Naval Reciprocating Engines and Auxiliary Machinery, Barton & Stickney, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1914

Practical Treatise-On The- Steam Engine Indicator, Hawkins, Theo. Audel & Co., New York, 1903

Stromberg’s Steam Users’ Guide and Instructor, Stromberg Publishing Co., St. Louis, MO, 1900

Naval Electrician’s Text And Hand Book 1904, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1904

Naval Electricians’ Text Book, Volume I, Theoretical, W.H.G Bullard, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1917

Naval Electricians’ Text Book, Volume II, Practical, W.H.G Bullard, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1917

Naval Construction, R.H.M. Robinson, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1917

Elementary Machine Shop Practice, Volume II, Molter, The Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelly & Sons Company, Chicago, IL, 1926

Pay & Supply

Manual for Supply Officers Afloat, United States Navy, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1917

Gunnery & Weapons

Hand-Book on Naval Gunnery, Morgan, D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1898

Hand-Book Infantry And Artillery, United States Navy 1899, Fullam, Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1899

Landing-Force and Small-Arm Instructions, United States Navy 1907, Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1907

Small Arms Firing Regulations, U.S. Navy, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1916

Landing-Force Manual, United States Navy 1920, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1921

Naval History, Customs, Tradition, Etiquette

The Making of a Man-o’-Wars man, Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department, Washington, D.C. April 1912

Naval Customs Traditions and Usage, Lovette, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1939

Naval Terms and Definitions, C.C. Soule, D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1923

Hints to Young Officers, Executive Department, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, 1933

Naval Occasions and Some Traits of the Sailor-man, Bartimeus, William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1916

The American Batttleship In Commission, Beyer, Army And Navy Register, Washington, D.C., and New York City, 1906

Questions or comments should go to Olympia Living History.

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