Navy Department


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Navy Department a former executive department of the United States government; created in 1798 and combined with the War Department in 1947
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In literature:

Among the earliest measures of Congress was an act providing for the establishment of a Navy Department.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
Our Navy Department was created at this time.
"History of the United States, Volume 2 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Of this the War Department required, in round numbers, $1,000, 000,000; the navy department, $123,000,000.
"History of the United States, Volume 4" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The machine was nearly five hours ahead of the schedule laid down by the Navy Department.
"Opportunities in Aviation" by Arthur Sweetser
He prepared a design, but failed to persuade the Navy Department that it was practicable.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
It may be asked, Was not the Navy Department constituted for this special purpose?
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan
We have strong air-forces there; the Navy Department is cooperating.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
A Navy Department was organized, and a Secretary of the Navy appointed.
"Harper's Young People, July 27, 1880" by Various
Danger made the Navy Department very active.
"Harper's Young People, September 7, 1880" by Various
Orders were issued by the Navy Department for the mobilization of the fleet, and the Naval Reserve was called to the colors.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
This was sent on to Washington by these officers and published by the Navy Department.
"Alaska Days with John Muir" by Samual Hall Young
The navy makes its own flags, but the War Department buys what are needed.
"The Little Book of the Flag" by Eva March Tappan
The War and Navy Departments will remain for the present.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
He wanted to be where fighting was going on, and he kept worrying the Navy Department for some active work.
"Stories of Our Naval Heroes" by Various
Not even our own Navy Department.
"Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal" by Robert Sydney Bowen
The marine corps is under the control of the Navy Department but has an organization separate from the Navy proper.
"The Style Book of The Detroit News" by The Detroit News
For an answer to his second question, this inquirer from Chicago was referred to the Navy Department at Washington.
"The Library and Society" by Various
The commandant of the navy yard reported to the naval department that the United States brig Perry was ready for sea.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
I can't explain it to you; there's a lot of navy-department data I can't go into.
"The Man Who Couldn't Sleep" by Arthur Stringer
During this hubbub a very unusual thing happened to increase the confusion of the Navy Department at Washington.
"A Republic Without a President and Other Stories" by Herbert Ward

In news:

The Navy is finally creating a central office 'five years in the making'to control how IT funds are allocated across the department.
Fort Dix, NJ — United States Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Richard D Sanford Jr has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal by the Department of the Navy.
MERIDIAN — Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $103.3-million MissionCare contract by the US Department of Defense to provide support for the F405 (Adour) engines that power the US Navy's T-45 training aircraft.
Robert Carey, chief information officer of the Navy Department, is the first government CIO to publish a public blog.
Citing serious toxic contamination, the State Department of Environmental Conservation has added part of the Brooklyn Navy Yard to the state Superfund list of hazardous waste sites.
After six weeks in port, the USS Nimitz departed Everett over the weekend to participate in exercises that will lead to certification for deployment overseas, the Navy says.
He was the last charter member of the Levittown Fire Department and an ex-chief, member of Hicksville Elks B.P.O.E 1931 and a US Navy veteran.
A Navy petty officer from Florida was killed this morning in a training mission in a remote area near Kandahar, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced.
Sur, 44, a former US Navy physician, is assistant professor of surgery at UCSD's department of urology and director of the UCSD Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, the only institute of its kind in Southern California.
Founded in 2007, provides engineering services for the US Department of Defense, the US Navy and NATO.
2 Iranian navy ships depart at end of 3-day visit.
2 Iranian navy ships depart .
Painting the walls dark navy will follow, and the domed ceiling will be installed in mid-November, said James Park, the physics department lab director.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is recommending the Defense Department upgrade a fallen San Diego Marine's Navy Cross to the Medal of Honor.
Broward Medical Examiner Craig Mallak, who took office in July, seen here in an undated Defense Department photo taken when Mallak was a Navy Captain and Medical Examiner at the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.