Naval Might

By Lieutenant Ridgely Hunt, U. S. Navy
March 1912
Motto: Arms and the man. Other things being equal, the remaining thing will always bring about the desired result. We reason thus in speaking of strategy or tactics, of fleets ...

Cruising In Formation

Translated By Commander R. R. Belknap, U. S. Navy
March 1912
A. Station Keeping Good station keeping is an indispensable fundamental condition for good and safe steaming in formation. This should be perfectly clear to every watch officer, and as a ...

The Fundamentals of Naval Tactics

By Lieutenant Romeo Bernotti, Italian Navy; Translated by Lieutenant H.P. McIntosh, U.S. Navy (Retired)
March 1912
CHAPTER III. TACTICAL EVOLUTIONS. 48. Tactical Evolutions and Maneuvers.—Let us consider a compact fleet with the units grouped in the manner deemed to be expedient for tactical action, and at ...


March 1912
Collision between H. M. S. "Hawke" and R. M. S. "Olympic." (See No. 140.) Naval Constructor D.W. Taylor, U. S. Navy.—Referring to Lieutenant Nixon's account of the Hawke-Olympic collision I ...

Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieut.-Commander Ralph Earle, U. S. Navy
March 1912
Ships of War, Budgets and Personnel. Argentine Republic. The Argentine Battleships “Moreno” and “Rivadavia.”—The arrangement of the armor amidships of the two Argentine battleships Moreno and Rivadavia, which are being ...

Book Notices

March 1912
"The United States Navy." A hand book, by Henry Williams, Naval Constructor, U. S. Navy. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1911, 228 pages, illustrated with numerous half-tone engravings and ...

The Vandalia's Flag

By William Churchill, Sometime Consul-General of the United States for Tonga and Samoa
March 1912
I find that I have kept no record of the transactions in the matter of the Vandalia's flag other than skeleton memoranda that I wrote a despatch urging the State ...

"Punishment" As Applied To Soldiers And Sailors.

By Lieutenant-Colonel G. Haines, British Imperial Service and Commandant Detention Barracks, Aldershot, England
March 1912
Note.—Lieutenant-Colonel G. Raines is the father of the Detention System in England. He has been connected with prison administration for about 14 years in England and India, and has had ...

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