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1950 14th Edition
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1950 Hard Cover
1950 Hard Cover
Cover:  dark blue fabric covered semi-hard-cover, book style with gold lettering
Spine: gold lettering
Author:   none listed
Copyright Date:   1938 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1950 by U. S. Naval Institute
Printing Date:   known printings for this edition:
     1st,3rd-1950; 7th-1951; 11th,12th,13th,15th,16th-1952;
     18th,19th,20th-1954; 26th-1956; 27th-1957
   it appears there is at least 27 printings between 1950 and 1957,
   this edition was not updated until 1957
Printing Date:   date code listed reverse side of title page:
     the following 3 have the title page and preceding picture on standard
      rag paper B-7-50-51 = 7th, 1951; B-11-50-52 = 11th, 1952;
      B-12-50-52 = 12th, 1952
     the following 4 have the title page and preceding pictured on gloss paper
       B-15-50-52 = 15th, 1952; B-16-50-52 = 16th, 1952;
       B-19-50-54 = 19th, 1954; B-20-50-54 = 20th, 1954;
       B-27-30-57 = 27th, 1957 (early?)
Publisher:   U. S. Naval Institute
Printer:   U. S. Naval Institute
Size:   7¾" x 5" x 1¼"
Price:   none listed, tag inside front cover for $1.60
Number of Pages:   828 pages including index, a table of contents, map plates, rate/rank devices
Number of Chapters:   7 parts with 43 chapters and 6 section appendix
remarks:   This edition was also used as the "Text Book" for Navy Training Course
  NAVPERS 91205-C and had a buff colored dust cover. $3.00
approximate used value:  $5-$25 - only an approximate value, also check eBay or Amazon for current auctions

Main Pages

  • Cover - inside
  • Title Page - front
  • Title Page - back
  • Forward Page
  • Preface Page

Table of Contents Pages

  • Table of Contents - page 1
  • Table of Contents - page 2
  • Table of Contents - page 3
  • 1950 Bluejacket's Manual course
  • 1950 Bluejacket's Manual dustcover