With the Special Service Squadron
AS YOU come up out of the Pacific to the Panama Canal, you pass on your starboard hand the Balboa anchorage. Here are the shops and the docks of the Fifteenth Naval District, and the long concrete piers of the Zone shipping, and the buoys of the Special Service Squadron. Not infrequently, there is a ship of the Special Service Squadron lying there, for Balboa, C. Z., is designated officially as their home port.
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