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U.S. NAVY YARD, PUGET SOUND,
Bremerton, Wash.
4 February 1931

MANAGER'S MEMORANDUM

SUBJECT:    Abbreviated titles authorized for use in official correspondence and despatches.

     1.    When the new U. S. Fleet Organization becomes effective, the abbreviated titles shown below are authorized for use in official correspondence and despatches where brevity is desirable:-

     TITLE WRITTEN
 
Commander-in-Chief, U. S. Fleet CinCus
Commander  Battle Force
Battle Force
Combatfor
Batfor
Commander Scouting Force
Scouting Force
Comscofor
Scofor
Commander Submarine Force
Submarine Force
Comsubfor
Subfor
Commander Base Force
Base Force
Combasfor
Basfor
 
Commander Battleships, U. S. Fleet
Battleships, U. S. Fleet
Combatsus
Batsus
Commander Battleships, Battle Force
Battleships, Battle Force
Combatsbatfor
Batsbatfor
Commander Battleship Division
Battleship Division
Combatdiv
Batdiv
 
Commander Cruisers, U. S. Fleet
Cruisers, U. S. Fleet
Comcrusus
Crusus
Commander Cruisers, Scouting Force
Cruisers, Scouting Force
Comcruscofor
Cruscofor
Commander Cruisers, Battle Force
Cruisers, Battle Force
Comcrubatfor
Crubatfor
Commander Cruiser Division
Cruiser Division
Comcrudiv
Crudiv
 
Commander Destroyers, U. S. Fleet
Destroyers, U. S. Fleet
Comdesus
Desus
Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
Destroyers, Battle Force
Comdesbatfor
Desbatfor
Commander Destroyers, Scouting Force
Destroyers, Scouting Force
Destroyer Flotilla
Comdescofor
Descofor
Desflot

 


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Commander Destroyer Squadron
Destroyer Squadron
Condesron
Desron
Commander Destroyer Division
Destroyer Division
Comdesdiv
Desdiv
 
Commander Aircraft, U. S. Fleet
Aircraft, U. S. Fleet
Comairus
Airus
Commander Aircraft, Battle Force
Aircraft, Battle Force
Comairbatfor
Airbatfor
Commander Aircraft, Scouting Force
Aircraft, Scouting Force
Comairscofor
Airscofor
Commander Carrier Division
Carrier Division
Comcardiv
Cardiv
 
Commander Minecraft, U. S. Fleet
Minecraft, U. S. Fleet
Cominus
Minus
Commander Minecraft, Battle Force
Minecraft, Battle Force
Cominbatfor
Minbatfor
Commander Mine Squadron
Mine Squadron
Cominron
Minron
Commander Mine Division
Mine Division
Comindiv
Mindiv
 
Commander Training Squadron
Training Squadron
Comdrillron
Drillron
 
Commander Submarines, U. S. Fleet
Submarines, U. S. Fleet
Comsubus
Subus
Commander Submarine Squadron
Submarine Squadron
Comsubron
Subron
Commander Submarine Division
Submarine Division
Comsubdiv
Subdiv
 
Commander Train Squadron
Train Squadron
Comtrainron
Trainron
 
Commander-in-Chief, Asiatic Fleet CinCasiatic
Commander Yangtze Patrol
Yangtze Patrol
Comyangpat
Yangpat
Commander South China Patrol
South China Patrol
Sopatcom
Sopat
Commander Special Service Squadron
Special Service Squadron
Comsperon
Speron

 

S. M. ROBINSON,
Captain, U.S. Navy,
Manager.

 


 

SOURCE:
National Archives & Records Administration, Seattle Branch
Record Group 181, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Commandant's Office Central Subject Files, 1925-42

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