Be Ready For War

By Beekman Winthrop, Assistant Secretary Of The Navy
September 1912
It is with some hesitation that I agreed this year to deliver the opening address to the War College, as I realized that any discussion of the work of a ...

Discipline In The Navy

By Captain Marbury Johnston, U. S. Navy
September 1912
Discipline in the Navy. By Captain Marbury Johnston, U. S. Navy. The subject of discipline in the navy has been discussed so often in the NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS by officers ...

Navy Yard Problems

By Assistant Naval Constructor J. E. Otterson, U. S. Navy
September 1912
Navy Yard Problems.By Assistant Naval Constructor J.E. Otterson, U. S. Navy. Motto: Consider the Consequences.Alterations to Naval Vessels.In undertaking alterations to naval vessels we are governed by three considerations: (1) ...

Our National Flag

By Captain W. F. Halsey, U. S. Navy
September 1912
A Short History of Its Development,Its Lack of Uniformity in Government DisplaysSentiment or Sentimentality in Its UseHaving for a number of fears among other duties that of ...

The Le Duc Ballistic Formulae

By G. W. Patterson
September 1912
The use of these formula, in the form given by Professor Alger in the NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS, Vol. 37, No. 2, Whole No. 138, has been limited to pressure calculations, ...

Preparation In Peace And Success In War

By Commodore W. H. Beehler, U. S. Navy
September 1912
Preparation in Peace and Success in War.Translated from the Marine Rundschau.By Commodore W.H. Beehler, U. S. Navy. Our professional literature abounds more and more prominently with details of strategy and ...

How To Make A Naval Appropriation

By Pay Director Livingston Hunt, U. S. Navy
September 1912
How to Make a Naval Appropriation. By Pay Director Livingston Hunt, U. S. Navy. To the average naval officer the subject of naval appropriations does not strongly appeal. He dreads ...

William Barker Cushing

By Charles W. Stewart
September 1912
William Barker Cushing. (Concluded.)By Charles W. StewartThe Virginius Affair The "Virginius Affair" gave Cushing an opportunity to show his energy and intuition. Upon learning that the crew of the Virginius ...

The Mean Point Of Impact

By Rear-Admiral Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy
September 1912
The Mean Point of Impact. By Rear-Admiral Bradley A. Fiske, U.S. NavyIf a salvo were fired from a battleship in a modern navy at a target 10,000 yards distant, the ...

The Origin Of Our Signal Book

By Lieut.-Commander Ralph Earle, U. S. Navy
September 1912
In order to give the origin of our present signal book it is necessary to mention briefly the lives of the English commanders and the conditions under which they developed ...

High Pressure Turbine Pumps

By Lieut. ( J. G.) V. V. Woodward, U. S. Navy
September 1912
High Pressure Turbine Pumps. By Lieut. (J. G.) V. V. Woodward, U. S. Navy. In the present day the rotary principle of the turbine seems to be the ideal taken ...

The Italian-Turkish War. (Continued.)

By Commodore W. H. Beehler, U. S. Navy .(Retired).
September 1912
The Italian-Turkish War. (Continued.)By Commodore W.H. Beehler, U. S. Navy (Retired). (Compiled and translated from the Marine Rundschau, and other sources.) Events in the Red Sea and Vicinity of Suez ...

Discussion, Navy Yard Problems

By Commander E. L. Beach, U. S. Navy
September 1912
DiscussionNavy Yard Problems.COMMANDER E. L. BEACH, U. S. Navy.—This essay contains a valuable suggestion, that of regulating requests for alterations from ships in commission. The experience of sea-going officers must ...

Discussion, An Improvement In Floating Dry Docks

By Cron. Engineer Leonard M. Cox, U. S. Navy
September 1912
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 ...

Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieut.-Commander Ralph Earle, U. S. Navy
September 1912
Professional Notes.Prepared by Lieut.-Commander Ralph Earle, U. S. Navy.Argentine Republic.The construction of the new port at Valparaiso will provide a harbor capable of berthing the largest modern ships and will ...

Book Notices

September 1912
"The Electric Propulsion of Ships." By H. M. Hobart, M. Inst. C. E. Published by Harper Bros. Price $2.00 net.It has not been until quite recently that electrical engineers have ...

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