Proceedings Magazine - March-April 1915 Vol. 41/2/156

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The qualification of a few pilots of hydro-aeroplanes in the last three years, and the taste of experience under semi-service conditions during the late unpleasantness at Vera Cruz, have served...

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  • The Role of Doctrine in Naval Warfare
    By Lieutenant Commander Dudley W. Knox, U.S. Navy

    Prize Essay, 1915

    Motto: “Let us learn to think in the same way about fundamental truths.”—Darrieus

  • Discussion of Prize Essay, 1915

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  • The Work Ahead of Naval Aviation
    By Lieutenant R. C. Saufley, U. S. Navy

    The qualification of a few pilots of hydro-aeroplanes in the last three years, and the taste of experience under semi-service conditions during the late unpleasantness at Vera Cruz, have served not so much to demonstrate what naval aviation could...

  • Discussion: The Role of Doctrine in Naval Warfare

    REAR ADMIRAL BRADLEY A. FISKE, U. S. Navy.—It is to be hoped that every officer in the service will study Mr. Knox's essay, and become fired with the fine spirit it inculcates. In no better way can we train ourselves than by cultivating...

  • The Signal Question in the Atlantic Fleet
    By Ensign T. G. Berrien, U. S. Navy

    Since the revised and improved edition of the General Signal Book has been introduced on board the ships composing the Atlantic fleet, the efficiency of the ship's signal force has been so noticeable as to excite the commanding and executive...

  • The Exploits of the Emden
    By Lieut. Commander Lyman A. Cotten, U. S. Navy

    Motto: Nil desperandum

    In a war of the size and extent of the Great World War, the magnitude and importance of the major operations are apt to make one overlook operations of lesser military importance in other fields that may be very...

  • Loyalty
    By Captain Geo. R. Clark, U. S. Navy

    Motto: "Do the duty that lies nearest thee."—CARLYLE

  • The Frolic in the Baltic, 1867: A Reminiscence
    By Rear Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy

    Admiral Farragut came out to Cherbourg in the summer of 1867, his flag hoisted on board the steam frigate Franklin, to take command of the European squadron. At the same time Commander (now Rear Admiral) David B. Harmony arrived as the relief of...

  • Description of the Recovery of a Bower Anchor and Fifty-Two and a Half Fathoms of Chain in Deep Water By the Battleship Michigan, Atlantic Fleet, 1911
    By Commander C. F. Preston, U. S. Navy

    The Atlantic fleet had been maneuvering in Cape Cod Bay under the command of Rear Admiral Schroeder, the then commander-in-chief. In the afternoon, the fleet anchored in formation. About an hour before dark, as I remember the time, the signal was...

  • The Island of Guam as a Naval Base
    By Commander A. W. Hinds, U. S. Navy

    Except as a naval base—a place from which to sail forth to "capture or destroy the enemy, fleet "—Guam has no value to the navy and is, perhaps, of but little interest to naval officers. The writer is, however, so much...

  • Naval War College Principles and Methods Applied Afloat
    By Captain Wm. S. Sims; U. S. Navy, Commanding Atlantic Torpedo Flotilla

    *Lecture delivered at the Naval War College during the summer of 1914.

    The president of the Naval War College has done me the honor of asking me to present a "résumé of principles which have been brought out by operations (of the...

  • The United States Navy in Mexico 1821-1914
    By Louis N. Feipel

    CHAPTER III

    WAR WITH MEXICO-THE OCCUPATION OF CALIFORNIA, 1845-1847

  • Notes on the Dispatch and Transit of Ships through the Panama Canal
    By Commander D. E. Dismukes, U. S. Navy

    Before entering into the details of the dispatching of ships through the canal, it will probably be well to give a short description of the canal, setting forth some of its main characteristics.

    The canal may be considered as made up of...

  • The Letters of a Retired Rear Admiral to His Son in the Navy
    By Captain A. P. Niblack, U. S. Navy

    LETTER NO. I.—THE RETIRED LIST

     

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  • The Man's The Thing
    By P.A. Paymaster K. C. McIntosh, U.S. Navy

    I. OUR COAT DOES NOT FIT

     

  • The Ships of the United States Navy
    By Robert W. Neeser

    AN HISTORICAL RECORD OF THOSE NOW IN SERVICE AND OF THEIR PREDECESSORS OF THE SAME NAME

    1776-1915

    IDAHO

  • A Battery Officer's Suggestion
    By Lieutenant C. L. Lothrop, Jr., U. S. Navy

    In preparing a battery for target practice, there are a number of small details which must be attended to, and the omission of any one may spell trouble for one gun. The battery officer must depend to a great extent on his gunners' mates and...

  • Discussion: The U. S. S. " Oneida"

    (SEE PAGES 1114 AND 1118, WHOLE NO. 152)

    COMMANDER RALPH EARLE, U. S. Navy.—As many people have been interested in this admirable article by Rear Admiral Farenholt, and as several persons directly...

  • Discussion: Can the Graduation of the Compass Into Points Be Dispensed With?

    (SEE PAGE 1659, WHOLE No. 154)

    LIEUTENANT H. S. BABBITT, U. S. Navy.—In the very interesting article on compass graduation by Professor H. Maurer which recently appeared in the PROCEEDINGS, he proposes a...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared by Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy

    This complete issue of Proceedings is provided for your use in its original format only at this time.  The editorial team is currently reviewing the text version for possible errors introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • European War Notes
    Compiled By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy
    DIPLOMATIC NOTES

     

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