Proceedings Magazine - 1911 Vol. 37/1/137


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  • Navy Yard Economy
    Paymaster Charles Conard



  • Wanted - A First Aid
    Commander C. C. Marsh

    Motto: Bricks Without Straw.


    "Fenced by your careful fathers, ringed by your leaden seas,
    Long did ye wake in quiet and long lie down at ease;
    Till ye said of Strife, 'What is it?' of the Sword, 'It...

  • On the True Relations Between the Department of the Navy and the Naval War College
    Rear-Admiral S. B. Luce

    1. The sole reason for the existence of the Navy Department is the probability of war.


    2. The most important office in the Navy Department (after that of the Secretary of the Navy) is the office of naval operations.


  • The Fighting Edge
    Lieut.-Commander W. P. Cronan

    "Of all these, the Belgae are the bravest, because they are farthest from it civilization and refinement of our Province, and merchants least frequently resort to them, and import those things which tend to effeminate the mind…"...

  • Should There be an International Navy?
    Commander T. W. Kinkaid

    1. Looking back at the inception and history of the Hague Tribunal, it must be conceded, I think, that the institution has "made good." Its sessions have been attended by some of the most able representatives that the countries of the...

  • Advance Base Training
    Major Henry C. Davis

    The discussion relating to the marine corps, and the ultimate employment of that corps, has occupied the minds of many service people for the past two years. It is not with any desire to discuss the question of its use on board ship, which was so...

  • Naval Strategy in a War Between England and Germany
    Professor William Hovgaard

    The following discussion must of necessity refer chiefly to certain simple political combinations, and it is admitted that the reality may be very different and much more complex. Moreover, war is rich in accidental occurrences, and whatever may...

  • Competition vs. Character
    Lieut.-Commander Lyman A. Cotten

    Of recent years, in our navy, competition has become the power of powers. It is no new thing, as we shall see, but it has been put to new uses, and has grown and spread until it permeates the naval atmosphere and largely dominates naval thought....

  • Early Days in Japan
    Captain Arthur C. Hansard

    Japan is supposed to have been first visited by the Portuguese as early as 1542, and it would appear that they managed to establish a strong trade with the country: then in the beginning of the seventeenth century the Dutch established a trading...

  • On the Desirability of a Uniform Type in Battleships
    Rear-Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich

    A battleship may be called upon to fight a single-ship action; or she may fight an action as one unit in the fleet. If we could be certain in advance which of these roles she is destined to fill, would this knowledge exert any material influence...

  • Aviation and Aeroplanes
    Captain W. Irving Chambers

    The Meet at Belmont Park, N.Y.

  • Training of the Personnel of the Fleet for Battle
    Rear-Admiral A. C. Dillingham

    Success in battle is the ultimate object of our training, so that a progressive system is necessary, culminating in the greatest efficiency when engaged in battle. Our fleet is progressing, it is assuming more and more a military character with...

  • Skeleton, or Plotting, Charts
    Lieut.-Commander Raymond Stone

    Graphical solutions of the problem of finding a ship's position at sea, by plotting and intersecting Sumner lines, lines of bearing, etc. being nowadays so general in our service, especially since the almost universal adoption of the Marcq St...

  • A Sea View of Our Revolution
    Edgar S. Maclay

    I. Importance of Our Sea Operations

  • Early Naval Voyages
    Charles Oscar Paullin


    The Voyages to Japan of Commodore Biddle and Commander Glynn: 1846, 1849


  • Professional Notes
    Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy







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