Proceedings Magazine - 1912 Vol. 38/4/144

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Translated by LIEUT.-COMMANDER STEPHEN V. GRAHAM, U. S. Navy, from Revista General de Marina.

 

The selection of the gun that is to form the main battery of a battleship is a...

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  • Aviation To-Day, and the Necessity for a National Aerodynamic Laboratory
    By Captain W. Irving Chambers, U.S. Navy

    The status of aviation in the world to-day may be summarized as follows:

    The work of established aerodynamic laboratories has transported aeronautics generally into the domain of engineering, in consequence of which aviation has...

  • Military Value and Tactics of Modern Submarines
    By Lieutenant C.W. Nimitz, U. S. Navy

    Value and Tactics of the Modern Submarine.

    The military value of any vessel designed for war purposes depends largely on the following factors:

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  • Consideration of the Caliber of the Main Battery of Battleships
    By D. Jose Maria Cervera, Captain of the Artillery, Spanish Navy

    Translated by LIEUT.-COMMANDER STEPHEN V. GRAHAM, U. S. Navy, from Revista General de Marina.

     

    The selection of the gun that is to form the main battery of a battleship is a problem that is to be solved by the artillerist, the...

  • Discussion: Navy Yard Problems

    (See No. 143.)

     

  • Discussion: An Improvement in Floating Dry Docks

    (See Nos. 142 and 143.)

     

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared by Lieut.-Commander Ralph Earle, U.S. Navy

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS AND PERSONNEL.

    ARGENTINE REPUBLIC.

    VESSELS BUILDING.

     

     

    The Senate has voted by 15 to 14 votes to construct a third Dreadnought. This was voted in, spite of the opposition of the...

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  • Dispersion and Accuracy of Fire
    By Lieutenant Byron A. Long, U.S. Navy

    In what way must development tend in order to increase the number of hits at battle ranges?

    One frequently hears after a practice: "We straddled the target and would have made a number of hits had the dispersion been less." From...

  • The Strategic Naval War Game Or Chart Maneuver
    By Captain W. Mccarty Little, U. S. Navy
    The Strategic Naval War Game or Chart Maneuver.
    By Captain W. McCarty Little, U. S. Navy.
    1. Motto: “Necessity is the Mother of Invention.”
    If it were not for the stimulus of necessity, all effort in...
  • The Naval War College Course
    By Captain W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy
    The Naval War College Course.
    By Captain W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy. 
    On September 30th the War College completed its twenty-seventh summer course and at the same time its first long course of sixteen months.
    ...
  • Mental And Moral Training For War
    By Surgeon J. F. Leys, U. S. Navy
    Mental and Moral Training for War.
    By Surgeon J. F. Leys, U. S. Navy. 
    In a lecture delivered before the War College Conference by Professor Hugo Munsterberg in June, 1912, the psychological conditions existing in war...
  • Life Insurance
    By Commander L. M. Nulton, U. S. Navy
    Life Insurance. 
    By Commander L.M. Nulton, U. S. Navy. 
    About the time of the cruise of the battleship fleet around the world, the writer, desiring to take out additional life insurance, was confronted with a...
  • Notes On Inspection Duty At Shipbuilding Works
    By Rear-Admiral A. B. Willits, U. S. Navy
    Notes on Inspection Duty at Shipbuilding Works. 
    By Rear-Admiral A.B. Willits, U. S.
  • Navy Yards As Manufacturing Establishments, And The Cost Of Manufactured Articles
    By Asst. Naval Constructor C. A. Harrington, U. S. Navy
  • A Half Century Of Naval Administration In America, 1861-1911
    By Charles Oscar Paullin

    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 introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • The Launching Of The New York
    By Naval Constructor Robert Stocker, U. S. Navy And Naval Constructor Henry Williams, U. S. Navy
  • Naval Discipline
    By Captain Charles F. Pond, U. S. Navy

    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 introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • The U. S. Naval Disciplinary Barracks, Port Royal, South Carolina
    By Major Charles B. Hatch, U. S. Marine Corps, Comdg

    The U. S. Naval Disciplinary Barracks, Port Royal, South Carolina.

    By Major Charles B. Hatch, U. S. Marine Corps, Comdg.

  • Reformatory Treatment Of Soldiers And Sailors Under Sentence Of Detention
    By Lieutenant-Colonel G. Haines, British Imperial Service, And Commandant Detention Barracks, Aldershot, England

    Reformatory Treatment of Soldiers and Sailors under Sentence of Detention.

    By Lieutenant-Colonel G. Haines, British Imperial Service, and Commandant...

  • The U. S. Naval Academy. An Undergraduate'S Point Of View
    By Midshipman Ernest G. Small, U. S. N. A., Class Of 1912

    The U. S. Naval Academy: An Undergraduate's Point of View.

    By Midshipman Ernest G. Small, U. S. N. A., Class of...

  • The Ship's General Storekeeper
    By Paymaster G. P. Dyer, U. S. Navy

    The Ship's General Storekeeper.

    By Paymaster G.P. Dyer, U.S. Navy

    Under this caption I propose...

  • The United States Ship Idaho. Reminiscences, 1866-1870.
    By Rear-Admiral O. W. Farenholt, U. S. Navy.

    The United States Ship Idaho: Reminiscences, 1866-1870.

    By Rear-Admiral O.W. Farenholt, U. S. Navy....

  • Mobile Artillery In Advance Bases
    By Major Henry C. Davis, U. S. M. C.

    Mobile Artillery In Advance Bases.
    By Major Henry C. Davis, U. S. M. C.

    All of the present arrangements for the defense of Advance Bases contemplate...

  • Notes On Signals For Use In Hydrographic Surveying
    By Captain A. Rust, U. S. Navy

    Notes on Signals for Use in Hydrographic Surveying.
    By Captain A. Rust, U. S. Navy.

    As the rapidity with which a hydrographic survey can be...

  • Aviation Today, And The Necessity For A National Aerodynamic Laboratory
    By Captain W. Irving Chambers, U. S. Navy

    The status of aviation in the world to-day may be summarized as follows:

     

    The work of established aerodynamic laboratories has transported aeronautics generally into the domain of engineering, in consequence of which aviation...

  • Star Identification
    By Captain Harry S. Knapp, U. S. Navy

    Star Identification.

    By Captain Harry S. Knapp, U. S. Navy.

  • A Graphic Method for Determining the Altitude of Aeroplanes
    By Prof. Giuseppe Pesci, Of The Royal Naval Academy At Leghorn

    Translated from Rivista Tecnica di Aeronautica, N. 3, May—June 1911, By F.W. MORRISON and C.W. FREDERICK.

    1. The altitude of an aeroplane may be determined in the following manner:*

    Establish a horizontal base AB (Fig. 1), and...

  • The Italian-Turkish War. (Continued.)
    By Commodore W. H. Beehler, U. S. Navy

    The Italian-Turkish War (Continued)

    By Commodore W.H. Beehler, U. S. Navy.

    (Compiled and translated...

  • Notes on the Department's Proposed Personnel Bill
    By Captain H. O. Dunn, U. S. Navy

    The Department's proposed Personnel Bill is a pressing subject which the service should take up seriously and impartially.

  • Book Notices

    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 introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • Minutes Of The Annual Meeting

    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 introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • Discussion: Dispersion and Accuracy of Fire

    DISCUSSION

     

    Dispersion and Accuracy of Fire.

     

    REAR-ADMIRAL B. A. FISKE, U. S. Navy.—While it is clear that Lieutenant Long's able article brings out sharply an important but neglected truth, it is...


 
 

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