Proceedings Magazine - May 1959 Vol. 85/5/675

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In recent years the technical knowledge and experience required of a “capable mariner” have greatly expanded. Not only have navigation, seamanship, and gunnery become much more...

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  • Where There's a Will, There's a River
    By Captain William F. Calkins, USNR

    Navy oilers are named for rivers. One day there arrived at my desk a letter from a California shipbuilding company. They were about to launch an oiler, their umpteenth in the shipbuilding race of war. Could it be called the USS Marin? ...

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  • A Naval Career
    By Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, USN (Ret.)

    In recent years the technical knowledge and experience required of a “capable mariner” have greatly expanded. Not only have navigation, seamanship, and gunnery become much more complicated, but a vast array of the new technical...

  • The St. Lawrence Seaway: National Defense Aspects
    By Harry C. Brockel

    On the banks of the storied St. Lawrence River, President Eisenhower, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, an array of dignitaries, and citizens of several nations will assemble next month for the official dedication of one of the world's most...

  • Not for the Timid
    By Rear Admiral George H. Miller, USN

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  • America's Merchant Marine of the Air: A Vital National Asset
    By William H. Hessler

    When asked how he won his battles, General Nathan Bedford Forrest said, “I always make it a rule to get there first with the most men.” Whether he really said it that way, or whether he said “git thar fustest with the mostest,...

  • Ten Misconceptions Of Anti-Communism
    By J. A. Lukacs

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  • Church Call Without A Chaplain
    By Captain John H. Shilling, CHC, US'N

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  • Oceanography And Naval Warfare
    By Commander Charles Bishop, USN

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  • The Building Of The USS Saratoga
    By Captain Carl R. Hirschberger, USN

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  • The St. Lawrence Seaway (Pictorial)
  • Comment and Discussion

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  • Professional Notes

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  • Ninety-Nine Years in the Navy
    By Lieutenant (j.g.) Sanford V. Sternlicht, USNR

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