Thursday evening, July 9, marked the Hawkins Squadron’s first venture into holding its regular meeting online, via Zoom. It can … Continue reading Online Meeting Opens a Whole New Range of Possibilities
Congratulations to Lieutenant Commander Eric VanVelzen, US Coast Guard (Ret.) (right), on receiving his commission as an Admiral in the … Continue reading A New Admiral
Please join us Thursday evening, July 9, at 1900 for a special presentation at the Charles E Hawkins Squadron meeting … Continue reading Hawkins Squadron Online Meeting, Thursday, July 9: Got Oysters?
Yes, that’s a deliberately stupid and provocative title. Sue me. But there is a point here. In remembering (and focusing … Continue reading The Éclairs that Saved Texas
Texas Navy Association Charles E. Hawkins Squadron Annual Report, 2019-2020 May 5, 2020 The Charles E. Hawkins Squadron, based in … Continue reading Hawkins Squadron 2020 Annual Report
Friends and Colleagues: Given the present uncertainties surrounding the novel coronavirus, the phased return to normal business and social activities, … Continue reading Hawkins Squadron May Meeting Postponed
In 1839 Cornelius C Cox, thirteen years old, obtained a warrant as a Midshipman in the Texian Navy. It was … Continue reading A New Snotty’s Impression of Galveston in 1839
COMMANDER’S REPORT NOW HEAR THIS!!! March 29, 2020 We all have been hit by a very difficult issue from the … Continue reading NOW HEAR THIS!
Although yellow fever can now be prevented by an effective vaccine, in the 19th century it was a recurring and … Continue reading Yellow Jack and the Texas Navy