Minutes Of The Annual Meeting

December 1912
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Book Notices

December 1912
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Notes on the Department's Proposed Personnel Bill

By Captain H. O. Dunn, U. S. Navy
December 1912
The Department's proposed Personnel Bill is a pressing subject which the service should take up seriously and impartially.The attitude taken by some officers "let well enough alone," assuming the present ...

The Italian-Turkish War. (Continued.)

By Commodore W. H. Beehler, U. S. Navy
December 1912
The Italian-Turkish War (Continued)By Commodore W.H. Beehler, U. S. Navy. (Compiled and translated from the Marine Rundschau, and other sources.)The Cost Of The War.The approved estimates in the Italian Parliament, ...

A Graphic Method for Determining the Altitude of Aeroplanes

By Prof. Giuseppe Pesci, Of The Royal Naval Academy At Leghorn
December 1912
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 ...

Star Identification

By Captain Harry S. Knapp, U. S. Navy
December 1912
Star Identification.By Captain Harry S. Knapp, U. S. Navy. Hydrographic Office publication No. 1560, listed in Portfolio No. 1 of every station chart catalogue under the title Diagram for the ...

Mobile Artillery In Advance Bases

By Major Henry C. Davis, U. S. M. C.
December 1912
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 the use of some form ...

The Ship's General Storekeeper

By Paymaster G. P. Dyer, U. S. Navy
December 1912
The Ship's General Storekeeper. By Paymaster G.P. Dyer, U.S. Navy Under this caption I propose to set down as simply as I can the details of the work of the ...

Reformatory Treatment Of Soldiers And Sailors Under Sentence Of Detention

By Lieutenant-Colonel G. Haines, British Imperial Service, And Commandant Detention Barracks, Aldershot, England
December 1912
Reformatory Treatment of Soldiers and Sailors under Sentence of Detention. By Lieutenant-Colonel G. Haines, British Imperial Service, and Commandant Detention Barracks, Aldershot, England. I am very willing to write all ...

Naval Discipline

By Captain Charles F. Pond, U. S. Navy
December 1912
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Discussion: Navy Yard Problems

December 1912
(See No. 143.) ASSISTANT NAVAL CONSTRUCTOR C. A. HARRINGTON, U. S. Navy.—In the September issue of the PROCEEDINGS, Assistant Naval Constructor Otterson has contributed some novel ideas relative to navy ...

Notes On Inspection Duty At Shipbuilding Works

By Rear-Admiral A. B. Willits, U. S. Navy
December 1912
Notes on Inspection Duty at Shipbuilding Works. By Rear-Admiral A.B. Willits, U. S. Navy. Naval officers assigned to duty as inspectors of the work done by contractors in the building ...

Life Insurance

By Commander L. M. Nulton, U. S. Navy
December 1912
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 ...

Mental And Moral Training For War

By Surgeon J. F. Leys, U. S. Navy
December 1912
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 ...

The Naval War College Course

By Captain W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy
December 1912
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 ...

The Strategic Naval War Game Or Chart Maneuver

By Captain W. Mccarty Little, U. S. Navy
December 1912
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, ...

Military Value and Tactics of Modern Submarines

By Lieutenant C.W. Nimitz, U. S. Navy
December 1912
Value and Tactics of the Modern Submarine.The military value of any vessel designed for war purposes depends largely on the following factors:Communication, or the ability to transmit and receive information ...

Dispersion and Accuracy of Fire

By Lieutenant Byron A. Long, U.S. Navy
December 1912
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 ...

Professional Notes

Prepared by Lieut.-Commander Ralph Earle, U.S. Navy
December 1912
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 ...

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