March 1910
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The Merchant Marine and the Navy

By Naval Constructor T. G. Roberts, U. S. Navy
March 1910
PRIZE ESSAY."Similia Similibus Curantur."Our merchant shipping is a subject which is pushing more and more to the front, and it is undoubtedly the most deserving and the most sadly neglected ...

The Naval Strategy of the Russo-Japanese War

By Lieutenant Lyman A. Cotten, U. S. Navy
March 1910
Honorable MentionMotto: There are certain teachings in the school of history which remain constant.The literature bearing upon the Russo-Japanese War began to appear almost with the outbreak of hostilities ...

Naval Training II

By Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce, U. S. Navy
March 1910
INTRODUCTION.In an article entitled, "The Manning of our Navy and Mercantile Marine," which appeared in the UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1874, an attempt was made to ...

A Study of Naval Strategy

By Lieut.-Commander H.S. Knapp, U.S. Navy
March 1910
OPERATIONS.COMMERCE DESTROYING.*The second section of Operations, dealing with the conquest of overseas territory, is here omitted, a translation of it by Commander H. S. Knapp, U. S. N., having already ...

Wasted Horsepower and Economical Trim

By Lieut.-Commander William Russell White, U. S. Navy
March 1910
Occasionally it is demonstrated to the public, when ships make less than their designed speed on the originally calculated power, what engineers and constructors know so well—that theory and empirical ...

The Development of the Norfolk Navy Yard

By Civil Engineer A. C. Cunningham, U. S. Navy
March 1910
The Norfolk Navy Yard was begun by the British before the War of the Revolution. During the war it passed into the hands of the State of Virginia and was ...

The Naval Academy Practice Cruise

By Lieutenant Paul Foley, U. S. Navy
March 1910
ITS ORGANIZATION ALONG MODERN LINES.The history of the United States Naval Academy is a gratifying illustration of the triumph of thought as represented in the development of its theoretical course ...

Revolver Shooting

By Midshipmen W.A. Lee, Jr. and A.D. Denny, U.S. Navy
March 1910
Accurate revolver shooting is so easy to learn and so important in an officer's profession that it seems it should not be neglected as it has been in the training ...

When Was Our Navy Founded?

By Charles Oscar Paullin
March 1910
A CRITICISM OF AUGUSTUS C. BUELL'S "PAUL JONES, FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN NAVY."Few more interesting volumes relating to American history have been recently written than Mr. Augustus C. Buell's book ...


March 1910
The Naval Strategy of the Russo-Japanese War.(HONORABLE MENTION.)LIEUTENANT R. E. POPE, U. S. NAVY.—These variations of the author's ideas occur as I read his article: Russia secured an ice-free port ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy
March 1910
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 ...

Book Notices

March 1910
"Altitude and Azimuth Tables." By Lieutenant Radler de Aquino, Brazilian Navy.After a careful examination of this book and of the methods given for the solution of the astronomical triangle there ...

Special Notice

March 1910
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRIZE ESSAY, 1911.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 ...

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