Navy Yard Economy

Paymaster Charles Conard
March 1911
Introduction To those who have followed the numerous discussions of navy yard industrial methods during the last few years, and who have been interested in the changes and developments which ...

Wanted - A First Aid

Commander C. C. Marsh
March 1911
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 ...

The Fighting Edge

Lieut.-Commander W. P. Cronan
March 1911
"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 ...

Should There be an International Navy?

Commander T. W. Kinkaid
March 1911
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 ...

Advance Base Training

Major Henry C. Davis
March 1911
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 ...

Competition vs. Character

Lieut.-Commander Lyman A. Cotten
March 1911
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, ...

Early Days in Japan

Captain Arthur C. Hansard
March 1911
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: ...

Aviation and Aeroplanes

Captain W. Irving Chambers
March 1911
The Meet at Belmont Park, N.Y. At this tournament an opportunity was presented, for the first time in the United States, to view the latest Bleriot, Antoinette and Demoiselle monoplanes, ...

Skeleton, or Plotting, Charts

Lieut.-Commander Raymond Stone
March 1911
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 ...

A Sea View of Our Revolution

Edgar S. Maclay
March 1911
I. Importance of Our Sea Operations When we remember that all the general histories of the United States, recognized as standard, have been written by landmen, we can understand how ...

Early Naval Voyages

Charles Oscar Paullin
March 1911
XI.The Voyages to Japan of Commodore Biddle and Commander Glynn: 1846, 1849 A half century after the Europeans began to navigate the Indian Ocean about the year 1500, the Portuguese ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Professor Philip R. Alger, U. S. Navy
March 1911
SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS AND PERSONNEL. ARGENTINE REPUBLIC. VESSELS BUILDING. Name. Displacement. Where Building. Remarks. Battleships. Rivadavia 28,000 Fore River Shipbl’dg Co. Building. Moreno 28,000 New York “ “ The ...

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