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Official Navy colors.
What are blue and gold?
Old Navy tradition, no longer honored, has this person responsible for shining the ship’s bell.
Who is the ship’s cook?
First performed at the Army-Navy football game in 1906, it was written as a march for the Naval Academy Class of 1907 by LT Charles A. Zimmerman, bandmaster of the Naval Academy.
What is “Anchors Aweigh?”
The original words were written by Rev. William Whiting in 1860, and adapted to music the following year by Rev. John B. Dykes, both English clergymen. It was adopted into the Navy by Lieutenant Commander Charles Train at the Naval Academy in 1879, when he was in charge of the midshipmen choir. Otherwise known as “Eternal Father, Strong to Save.”
What is the Navy hymm?
One of the earliest recorded mentions of this was on the British ship Grace Dieu, about 1485. Today, maritime law still requires all ship to carry one. Now serving only a ceremonial and memorial function, it has served as a warning signal to other vessels, a timekeeping device, and an alarm, as well as in religious and ceremonial functions.
What are bells on ships(ship’s bells)?