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Articles gorerning the Navy, and other miscel. Naval constructors.
| Naval Observatory.
Pay and allowances.
Profyssors of mathematics.
Promotion and advancement.
Secretaries and clerks.
Seamen and petty officers.
Vessels of the Navy.
ACCOUNTS, ACCOUNTING AND DISBURSING OFFICERS, PUBLIC MONEY AND
PROPERTY, NAVY DEPARTMENT AND BUREAUS, CIVIL SERVICE, ETC.
Appropriations and estimates.
| Debts due by and to the United States.
coins, and currency,
Brilne presents, and contributions.
! Murder, mutiny, &c.
15. Transmission of prize-lists.
16. Removing property from captured vessels be.
fore condemned as prize.
19. Absence from duty without leave.
22. Harboring deserters.
17 July, 1862, s. 1, v. 12, p. 600.
COMMANDING OFFICERS TO SHOW GOOD EXAMPLE, ETC. Commander's duty of
ARTICLE 1. The commanders of all fleets, squadrons, naval stations, vixion and cor. and vessels belonging to the Navy, are required to show in themselves
a good example of virtue, honor, patriotism, and subordination; to be vigilant in inspecting the conduct of all persons who are placed under their command; to guard against and suppress all dissolute and immoral practices, and to correct, according to the laws and regulations of the Navy, all persons who are guilty of them; and any such cominander who offends against this article shall be punished as a court-martial
Ibid., art. 1.
DIVINE SERVICE-IRREVERENT BEHAVIOR. Divine service. Art. 2. The commanders of vessels and naval stations to which chap
lains are attached shall cause divine service to be performed on Sunday, whenever the weather and other circumstances allow it to be done; and it is earnestly recommended to all officers, seamen, and others in the naval service diligently to attend at every performance of the worship
of Almighty God. Irreverent be.
Art. 3. Any irreverent or unbecoming behavior during divine service havior. shall be punished as a general or summary court-martial may direct.
Ibid., art, 2.
OFFENSES PUNISHABLE BY DEATII OR OTHER PUNISIMEXT. ART. 4. The punishment of death, or such other punishment as a court-martial may adjudge, inay be inflicted on any person in the naval
First. Who makes, or attempts to make, or unites with any mutiny or mutinous assenıbly, or, being witness to or present at any mutiny, does not do his utmost to suppress it; or, knowing of any mutinous assembly or of any intended mutiny, does not immediately comm licate
his knowledge to his superior or commanding officer; Disobedience
Second. Or disobeys the lawful orders of his superior officer; of orders. Striking supe
Third. Or strikes or assaults, or attempts or threatens to strike or asrior othicer. sault, his superior officer while in the execution of the duties of his
Intercourse Fourth. Or gives any intelligence to, or holds or entertains any interwith an enemy. course with, an enemy or rebel, without leave from the President, the
Secretary of the Navy, the commander-in-chief of the fleet, the commander of the squadron, or, in case of a vessel acting singly, from bis
commanding officer; Messages from
Fifth. Or receives any message or letter from an enemy or rebel, or, being aware of the unlawful reception of such message or letter, fails to take the earliest opportunity to inform his superior or commanding officer thereof;
Sixth. Or, in time of war, deserts or entices others to desert; [See ý ý time of war. 1996-1998, DESERTION.] Deserting trust. Seventh. Or, in time of war, deserts or betrays his trust, or entices or
aids others to desert or betray their trust; Sleeping on Eighth. Or sleeps upon his watch; watch.
Leaving sta Ninth. Or leaves his station before being regularly relieved ; tion.
Willful strand. Tenth. Or intentionally or willfully suffers any vessel of the Navy to ing or injury of be stranded, or run upon rocks or shoals, or improperly hazarded; or vessel.
maliciously or willfully injures any vessel of the Navy, or any part of her tackle, armament, or equipment, whereby the safety of the vessel
is bazarded or the lives of the crew exposed to danger; Unlawful de. Eleventh. Or unlawfully sets on fire, or otherwise unlawfully destroys, struction of pub.
any public property not at the time in possession of an enemy, pirate, Jic property.
or rebel; Striking tlag Twelfth. Or strikes or attempts to strike the flag to an enemy or rebel, or treacherously without proper authority, or, when engaged in battle, treacherously vieliling.
yields or pusillanimously cries for quarters; Cowardice in Thirteenth. Or, in time of battle, displays cowardice, negligence, or batile.
disaffection, or withdraws from or keeps out of danger to which he should expose himself;