North Sea Mine Barrage Journal, Vol. 1 No. 1, Spring 1943
A rare copy of the inaugural issue of the journal of the North Sea Mine Force Association, New York chapter.
The cover photo shows Rear Admiral Reginald R. Belknap, who in 1918 (then Captain Belknap) served as Commander of the Mine Laying Division, and in 1920 authored The Yankee Mining Squadron.
Rear Adm. Belknap is shown addressing the Mine Force Convention banquet at the Hotel New Yorker, 10 October 1942. Chapter president Arthur Pertsch is behind him.
Includes remarks of greetings from Rear Adm. Belknap, Chairman's message, mailbag, list of members and the vessel each member served on, and more.
28 pages, including articles, photographs and advertisements. 5 7/8" x 8 7/8". Overall good condition. Some spotting on the cover, front and back. Interior pages are clean and unmarked. We have only two copies of this title available.