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The U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command (formerly Naval Historical Center) has a variety of Online Publications and Documents.and at the Naval Aviation Branch. Patrick Clancey has a large number of HTML formatted US Navy documents at: http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ref/index.html Histo... read more

Typewriter Maintenance

Folks, Typewriter Maintenance, TM 37-305, 1944, presents the proper methods of adjustment and repair of the typewriters of WW II. In this online version of the manual we have attempted to keep the flavor of the original layout while taking advantage of the Web's universal accessibility. ... read more

Foundry Manual

Folks, Foundry Manual, 1958, is an update to the 1944 Foundry Manual that was created primarily for use by foundry personnel aboard repair ships and tenders. In this online version of the manual we have attempted to keep the flavor of the original layout while taking advantage of the Web... read more

Instruction Book For Quick-Acting Doors

Folks, Instruction Book For Quick-Acting Doors, NAVSHIPS 316-0042, describes the single handle (wheel) US Navy water-tight door. Please report any typos, or particularly annoying layout issues with the Mail Feedback Form for correction. Richard Pekelney Webmaster   ... read more

24 Inch Searchlight, Model 24-G-20, Spec 17S21

Folks, 24 Inch Searchlight, Model 24-G-20, Spec 17S21, 1944, covers a typical 24 inch U.S.N. Navy carbon arc searchlight of WW II. These were used for signalling, visual search, navigation and even fire control. We thank Ed Zajkowski for his generous loan of the original document used to... read more

Detail Specifications for Building Aircraft Carriers

Folks, Detail Specifications for Building Aircraft Carriers, 1941, describes the Essex class carriers. Please report any typos, or particularly annoying layout issues with the Mail Feedback Form for correction. Richard Pekelney Webmaster   Search HNSA... read more

Catapult Type H, Mark 8

Folks, Catapult Type H, Mark 8, NAVAER 51-15HA-502, 1956, describes the hydraulic catapult installed in the Essex class carriers. This online version was created from a poor quality black and white photocopy. If you have access to a better original, please contact us. In this online v... read more

Navy File Manual

Folks, The purpose of the Navy Filing Manual, Fourth Edition, 1941, was to provide a uniform, efficient, and time saving method for recording, filing and finding correspondence. The manual describes how Navy records were stored and retrieved from during World War II and beyond. Although th... read more

Net and Boom Defenses

Folks, Net and Boom Defenses, Ordnance Pamphlet 636A, 1944, shows how Net and Boom defenses were used to protect ships and harbors from submarines and torpedoes during WW II. In this online version of the manual we have attempted to keep the flavor of the original layout while taking adv... read more