Proceedings Magazine - January-February 1914 Vol. 40/1/149

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Policy.—The Century Dictionary defines "Policy" as an object or course of conduct, or the principle or body of principles to be observed in conduct; specifically, the...

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  • War and Policy
    By Captain J. S. Mckean, U. S. Navy

    Policy.—The Century Dictionary defines "Policy" as an object or course of conduct, or the principle or body of principles to be observed in conduct; specifically, the system of measures or the line of conduct which a...

  • A Higher Standard of Discipline
    By Lieutenant Ernest Durr, U. S. Navy

    Motto: Mahon in peius ruit,

    Perfection adhuc perficienduni potest;

    Quid multa!

     

  • All Torpedoes!
    By Vittorio Cuniberti, Translated by Lieutenant Thomas Withers, Jr., U.S. Navy

    (From Rivista Marittima. May, 1913)

    "All big guns!” has been our cry for the past ten years, prior to which the armament of ships consisted of many guns of small and intermediate caliber...

  • Loss of Life By Drowning in Naval Warfare
    By Surgeon T. W. Richards, U. S. Navy

    *Reprinted from the United States Naval Medical Bulletin, Vol. 6, No. 2, April, 1912, by permission of the Navy Department and of the author.

    Losses in personnel, incident to war, fall naturally into various broad but well-defined...

  • Emergency Repairs to a Destroyer
    By Lieutenant Commander J. F. Hellweg, U. S. Navy

    Last winter during the maneuvers off the Cuban coast, the U. S. S. Burrows had her bow twisted to port about 80 degrees and badly crushed in a collision. The extent of the damage is shown in photograph No. 1, which shows the sharp twist...

  • Some Suggestions in Practical Navigation
    By Lieut. Commander A. J. Hepburn, U. S. N.

    With the appearance of the "New Navigation" about fifteen years ago there began a period of increased interest in the technique of that art. The Institute has printed numerous articles devoted to such subjects as arc and tangent methods...

  • The U. S. S. Independence: An Appreciation
    By Surgeon A. Farenholt, U. S. Navy

    With the striking from the Navy Register on September 3, 1913, of the frigate Independence, there passes into retirement a sturdy old veteran of the days of wooden ships and iron men. Long and faithful service commands...

  • Fuel Oils: Their Origin, Production and Treatment
    By Dr. David T. Day, of the U. S. Geological Survey

    Adapted from lectures delivered in the Post Graduate Department of the U. S. Naval Academy in February, 1913.

    SYNOPSIS

     

    CHAPTER I. THE CONDITIONS OF OCCURRENCE OF PETROLEUM.

    a....

  • Discussion

    Naval Personnel Legislation

    (SEE PAGE 1607, WHOLE No. 148, Vol. 39, DEC. 1913)

     

  • The Expeditionary Work of the Quartermaster's Department
    By First Lieutenant Henry N. Manney, Jr., U. S. Marine Corps

    As a foreword, the writer wishes to make it clear that this article is in no way intended as criticism or derogatory comment on the present preparations of the Quartermaster's Department of the Marine Corps in dealing with expeditions, a...

  • A Half Century Of Naval Administration In America, 1861-1911
    By Charles Oscar Paullin

    X

    THE NAVY DEPARTMENT, 1897-1911

     

  • Time Element in Maneuvering
    By Commander G. H Burrage, U. S. Navy

    The time element is such an important factor in maneuvering ships, both from the standpoint of the officer of the deck and from that of the officer directing the maneuver, that the following study of changing front, or course, of a division of...

  • Advantages of the Gyro Compass
    By Ensigns R. E. Byrd and H. E. Saunders, U. S. Navy

    Lieut. Commander Dinger, U. S. N.,1 and Mr. Gillmor,2 of the . Sperry Gyro Company, have written articles on the "Gyro Compass in Service," which were, of necessity, partly theoretical. The following conclusions...

  • Moral Training in Preparation for War
    By Charles M. Bakewell, Ph. D., Professor Of Philosophy At Yale University

    *Lecture delivered at the Summer Conference, 1913, U. S. Naval War College, Newport, R. I.

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy

    SHIPS OF WAR, BUDGETS AND PERSONNEL

    WARSHIP TONNAGE OF THE PRINCIPAL NAVAL POWERS

    NUMBER AND DISPLACEMENT OF WARSHIPS, BUILT AND BUILDING, OF 1500 OR MORE TONS,

    AND...

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