Inspection Duty At Navy Yards

By Lieut.-Commander T. D. Parker, U. S. Navy
June 1912
Motto: "Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend." The writer was once much impressed by what he saw at a factory in an old French town: a ...

William Barker Cushing

By Charles W. Stewart
June 1912
William Barker Cushing. By Charles W. Stewart. On four previous occasions the Department has had the gratification of expressing its approbation of your conduct in the face of the enemy, ...

Panama Canal Tolls

By Rear-Admiral Charles H. Stockton, U. S. Navy
June 1912
Panama Canal Tolls. By Rear-Admiral Charles H. Stockton, U. S. Navy. In regard to the status of canals in general, Prof. John Bassett Moore, in Vol. 3, p. 268, of ...

An Improvement In Floating Dry Docks

By Civil Engineer A. C. Cunningham, U. S. Navy
June 1912
An Improvement in Floating Dry Docks.By Civil Engineer A.C. Cunningham, U. S. Navy.Experience shows that with steel floating dry docks, unless carefully and continuously preserved, rusting will soon set in ...

Coordination Before And During War

By Captain F. K. Hill, U. S. Navy
June 1912
Coordination Before and During War. By Captain F.K. Hill, U. S. Navy. World politics and national policies are subjects which vitally interest every citizen of a great and growing country ...

Simplified Methods of Compass Correction

By Lieutenant R. A. Koch, U. S. Navy
June 1912
The method, which is here to be described, has worked successfully for two years with the compasses of the Castine and all the submarine flotilla. The German and Greek letters, ...

Aviation In The Navy

By Lieutenant E. Lapointe, French Navy
June 1912
Aviation in the Navy.By Lieutenant E. Lapointe, French Navy. Translated by Asst. Naval Constructor Jerome C. Hunsaker, U.S. Navy.Preface.In spite of the daily feats of the aviators, there are still ...

Shore Patrol Duty In The Navy

By Midshipman S. R. Canine, U. S. Navy
June 1912
Shore Patrol Duty in the Navy. By Midshipman S.R. Canine, U. S. Navy. Having done patrol duty a number of times, and for as much as two weeks at a ...

Diesel Engines For Naval Purposes

By Lieutenant A. K. Atkins, U. S. Navy
June 1912
Diesel Engines for Naval Purposes. By Lieutenant A.K. Atkins, U. S. Navy. The application of the internal combustion engine to marine use has been an attractive problem from the time ...

The Fundamentals of Naval Tactics

By Lieutenant Romeo Bernotti, Italian Navy; Translated by Lieutenant H.P. McIntosh, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 1912
CHAPTER V. TORPEDO-BOAT MANEUVERS. 66. Characteristic Conditions of the Attack of Torpedo-Boats. —In the study of the maneuvers of ships opposing each other we have logically held that at all ...

The Italian-Turkish War

By Commodore W. H. Beehler, U. S. Navy (Retired)
June 1912
The Italian-Turkish War.By Commodore W.H. Beehler, U. S. Navy (Retired).(Compiled and translated from the Marine Rundschau, and other sources.)Italy declared war against Turkey for commercial reasons and to provide a ...

Discussion, Inspection Duty At Navy Yards

By Commander A. B. Hoff, U. S. Navy
June 1912
Discussion: Inspection Duty at Navy Yards.Commander A.B. Hoff, U. S. Navy.—There are two things that strike one forcibly in Lieut.-Commander Parker's article. The first is that he presents in a ...

Discussion, The True Story Of The America

Mr. William Barry Meany, M. D.
June 1912
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Discussion, Absence Over Leave In The Fleet

Captain Hugh Rodman, U. S. Navy
June 1912
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Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieut.-Commander Ralph Earl, U. S. Navy
June 1912
Professional Notes. Prepared by Lieut.-Commander Ralph Earle, U. S. Navy. Argentine Republic. The Argentine Republic Minister of Public Works has signed a contract for the construction of a dry-dock at ...

Notes on Aviation

By Captain W.I. Chambers, U.S. Navy
June 1912
NOTES ON AVIATION. By Captain W.I. Chambers, U.S. Navy Safety in FlightThe principal factors upon which safety in aeroplane flight depends may be found in three broad groups, (1) Reliable ...

Book Notices

June 1912
Book Notices."Modern Seamanship." By Rear-Admiral Austin M. Knight, U. S. Navy. New York, D. Van Nostrand & Co., 1910, 531 pages, 159 full-page plates. Price $7.50.This is the fifth edition. ...

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