Flashcards in NAVY HERITAGE Deck (6)
When do gun salutes happen?
21 Guns are fired on Washington's birthday
In how many intervals are gun salutes fired?
5 second intervals and always in odd numbers
How many gun salutes does an Admiral, Vice Admiral, Rear Admiral, and Commodore get?
Admiral- 17 guns
Vice Admiral- 15 guns
Rear Admiral- 13 guns
Commodore- 11 guns
MA would gather up gear adrift, put it in a bag and auction off the items. Sailors were considered lucky to obtain the items at a discount.
The phonetic alphabet changed 4 times since 1913. What are the only two words that remain the same?