Proceedings Magazine - 1909 Vol. 35/1/129

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PRIZE ESSAY

"Good organization is vital to efficiency;

Efficiency is vital to success."

FOREWORD.

This paper has for its aim...

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  • Some Ideas About Organization on Board Ship
    By Lieutenant Ernest J. King, U. S. Navy

    PRIZE ESSAY

    "Good organization is vital to efficiency;

    Efficiency is vital to success."

    FOREWORD.

    This paper has for its aim the expression of certain ideas about navy...

  • The Reorganization of the Naval Establishment
    By Pay Inspector J. A. Mudd, U. S. Navy

    HONORABLE MENTION.

    Motto: Truth is indestructible.

    I.

  • A Plea for Physical Training in the Navy
    By Commander A. P. Niblack, U.S. Navy

    HONORABLE MENTION.

    Motto: "Know thyself."

  • Naval Strategy
    By Rear-Admiral Stephen B. Luce, U. S. Navy

    War is not a game of chance, as so often asserted. The saying is true only when the game is undertaken by those unprepared for it by previous study. There are games in which there is a large element of chance; but we see-proofs every day...

  • The Sight Bar Range
    By Captain Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy

    There are two ways of finding the sight bar range; one is by correcting a previous sight bar range by spotting from aloft, and the other is by measuring the range directly with range-finders.

    If either method be used, it is first necessary...

  • The School of the Captain
    By Rear-Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy

    Again I open my professional note-book, in the hope, rather than the expectation, of extracting from it something which may help my colleagues in solving some one of the many problems with which the present generation of naval officers is...

  • On Other Duty
    By Commander Geo. R. Clark, U. S. Navy

    ". . . . and such other duty as may be assigned."—Old order.

  • Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, U.S. Navy
    By F. P. B. Sands, Formerly Acting Master, U. S. Navy

    A recent bulletin issued by the Navy Department announced that one of the new torpedo-boat destroyers was to be named after the late Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, United States Navy.

    The bare announcement conveyed no information as to what...

  • Torpedo Fire at Moving Targets
    By M. Chapuis, Translated by Philip Alger

    THE EFFECT OF ERRORS IN THE ESTIMATION OF THE

    SPEED AND COURSE OF THE TARGET.

  • The General Problem of the Relation Between Two Bearings of a Single Object and its Distance when Abeam
    By Commander H. S. Knapp, U.S. Navy

    There are several convenient thumb rules for piloting in places where only a single well-defined object is visible, of which the bow-and-beam bearing is probably the best-known. Another is doubling the angle on the bow; still another is the seven...

  • Requisites of the Battleship Best Adapted to the Italian Navy and Consideration of its Tactical Employment
    By Lieutenant Romeo Bernotti, Italian Navy; Translated by Lieutenant H.P. McIntosh, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    DESIRABLE AND POSSIBLE REQUISITES OF THE BATTLESHIP BEST ADAPTED TO THE ITALIAN NAVY IN VIEW OF THE LESSONS THAT MAY BE DRAWN FROM THE MOST RECENT PRACTICAL RESULTS AND FROM THE PROGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNICS.

     

  • A Simple Electric Steering Gear
    By Captain Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy

    The present steam steering gear is pretty good. Breakdowns, however, are far from rare. The cause of breakdown is nearly always found in the transmission rope between the deck and the steering engine, or in the "floating lever"...

  • The Ceremonies at the Unveiling of the Sampson Memorial Window in the Naval Academy Chapel
    By Chaplain H.H. Clark, U.S. Navy, Rear Admiral F.E. Chadwick, U.S. Navy, Captain C.J. Badger, U.S. Navy, and Rear-Admiral A.T. Mahan, U.S. Navy

    INVOCATION

    CHAPLAIN H. H. CLARK, U. S. NAVY.

  • Discussion

    Some Ideas About Organization on Board Ship.

     

    PRIZE ESSAY.

     

    REAR-ADMIRAL ASA WALKER, U. S. NAVY—From my point of view, Mr. King's...

  • Professional Notes

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS AND PERSONNEL.

     

    AUSTRIA.

    VESSELS BUILDING.

    Name.              ...

  • Annual Report

    To THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE:

     

    Gentlemen:—I have the honor to submit the following report for the year ending December 31, 1908.

     

    ...

  • List of Prize Essays

    1879.

    Naval Education. Prize Essay, 1879. By Lieut.-Com. A. D. Brown, U.S.N.

    Naval Education. First Honorable Mention. By Lieut.-Com. C. F. Goodrich, U.S.N.

    Naval Education. Second Honorable...

  • Notice

    NOTICE.

  • Officers of the Institute

    President.

    Rear-Admiral CASPAR F. GOODRICH, U. S. Navy.

     

    Vice-President.

    ...
  • Special Notice

    Naval Institute Prize Essay, 1910.

    A prize of two hundred dollars, with a gold medal, and a life-membership in the Institute, is offered by the Naval Institute for the best essay presented on any subject...

  • Books

    PUBLISHED BY THE U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE.

    Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland.

    Published March, June, September, and December of each year. Annual subscription...

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