Proceedings Magazine - November 1926 Vol 52/11/285

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Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans was probably better known throughout the world than any other Amer­ican naval officer since the days of Farragut. He was one of those men who once met, could never...


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Aircraft Carriers in a Fleet Action


The addition to the fleet of a new type of warship, the aircraft carrier, has opened up a fresh problem in fleet tactics; in view of...

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Rear Admiral Robley Dunglison Evans, U. S. Navy: “Fighting Bob”

Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans was probably better known throughout the world than any other Amer­ican naval officer since the days of Farragut...

Let's Consider Accounting

I wonder how many officers of the Navy are completely satisfied with the present accounting system as it applies to navy yards and naval stations...

A Suggested Smoke Screen Indicator

Description—The device consists of a section of celluloid grad­uated into degrees; at the center of the section two arms are...

The "Princeton" Explosion

The morning edition of the National Intelligencer of Wash­ington, D. C., on the twenty-ninth of February 1844, car­ried the...

The Aeronautical Board of the Army and Navy

The late Captain Nathan Sargent, commanding U. S. S. Baltimore, in accepting the gunnery trophy awarded to that ship, gave all credit to...

Some Whys and Wherefores of Power

One bright spring morning the United States Battle Fleet lay in the North River, resplendent in all of the glory of fresh paint and sun-bleached...

The "Shaw"—"Aquitania" Collision

This is a story of my experiences on the U. S. S. Shaw in her collision with H. M. S. Aquitania while escorting her to...

Radio for Aircraft

In effecting a comparison between the present-day meth­ods of radio communication and those of a few years ago, one who has followed the...

Notes on the Measurement of Fuel Oil

About a year ago the author was unexpectedly placed in charge of the cargo oil of a Navy fuel ship. Never hav­ing had any engineering...


A Further Discussion of Naval Organization from the Industrial Point of View

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