Title: Columbia River Naval Base
Publisher: Committee on Naval Affairs, House of Representatives, Washington D.C.
Publication Date: 1916
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
House document number 98. Argues in favor of a US Navy base being installed at the mouth of the Columbia River. Consists of a short preliminary state by W.C. Hawley, member of Congress from Oregon and then a lengthy "Statement Submitted by F.C. Harley, Chairman Columbia River Naval Base Committee" that runs 43 pages. This consists of a lengty statement on why a base is needed on the Columbia followed by testimony by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, Assistant Secretary Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rear Admiral H.R. Stanford, Rear Admiral A,W. Grant, Rear Admiral Winslow, Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, Rear Admiral Victor Blue, Rear Admiral W,S. Benson, etc. Bound together with House document No. 113, Committe on Naval Affairs, House of Representratives, Tuesday June 27, 1916, a report on the effeciency of the Naval Militia. Bound in three quarter red leather, somewhat rubbed at extremities. Bookseller Inventory # 7455
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