Proceedings Magazine - September-October 1914 Vol. 40/5/153


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  • The Battle of the Yellow Sea: The Official Version of the Japanese General Staff
    Translated By Captain W. T. Hoadley, U. S. M. C.


  • Some Foreign nd Other Views of War and the Study and Conduct of War
    By Captain Albert Gleaves, U. S. Navy

    A doctrine of war is made up of the principles of war which, having passed through the critical and constructive mind of man, or a number of men, have become a general body of instruction, by the light of which are solved the concrete problems of...

  • The Wilkes Exploring Expedition
    By Louis N. Feipel



    The important expedition known as the Wilkes, or South Sea, Exploring Expedition, fitted out in 1838 by national munificence, was the first that...

  • The Safety and Welfare of the Workman
    By Rear Admiral A. B. Willits, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The great change that has come over the industrial world during the last decade, through a closer study of the potent factors in efficiency, has manifested itself not only in improved methods of operations and in systematic conservation of time...

  • The Battle of Lake Champlain
    By H. C. Washburn, Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy



    During the first two years of the War of 1812, while Napoleon kept the British Army campaigning across the seas, the United States had a splendid opportunity to...

  • Emergency Repairs to U. S. S. Walke
    By Lieut. Commander F. T. Evans, U. S. Navy

    Two detachments of the reserve torpedo flotilla, U. S. Atlantic fleet, sailed from New Orleans, La., for Garden Key, in the Dry Tortugas Islands, in the early morning of March 14, 1914, and arrived at their destination on the afternoon of the...

  • The Necessity to the Naval Service of an Adequate Marine Corps
    By Lieut. Colonel Eli K. Cole, U. S. M. C.

    A naval or military service exists for the purpose of protecting the interests of the country concerned, and while its final worth will be measured by its performance in time of war, the greater part of its work is done in time of peace, and, on...

  • Over- and Under-Issues on Small Ships
    By Asst. Paym. J. B. Ewald, U. S. Navy

    It is fairly well established that the issue of food to the general mess of a small ship requires a degree of exactness that is not to be expected in the commissary of a cruiser or battleship insofar as the limit of issues is concerned.


  • Examinations for Promotion
    By Captain T. W. Kinkaid, U. S. Navy

    Taking an examination for promotion from one grade to a higher one in the navy is at least as exciting as buying a ticket in a lottery, and it certainly involves the element of chance.


  • Strategic Problems and Their Solution
    By Captain R. von Labres, Imperial German Navy; Extracted and Translated by Surgeon J. F. Leys, U. S. Navy

    The strategic problems which a fleet, as a whole and in its separate divisions, has to solve are various and depend in the case of any war upon the material available on both sides for its prosecution and a due consideration of the objects to be...

  • Safety at Sea: Proposed Coastwise Pilot Charts Showing Safety Zones and Danger Spaces for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea
    By Captain Armistead Rust, U. S. Navy

    The recent sinking of the Empress of Ireland by the Storstad with its appalling loss of one thousand and thirty-two lives, followed so closely by other collisions such as that between the New York and the Pretoria...

  • Optical Principles and the Design of Telescopes for Night Use
    By Lieutenant F. J. Cleary, U. S. Navy



    The following article was written to bring before the officers of the naval service a few of the more interesting optical principles and their relation to the development of modern naval gun-sighting...

  • Naval Aviation: Its Value and Needs
    By Lieutenant R. C. Saufley, U. S. Navy

    The subject under discussion is no longer to be treated as a mere hypothesis. The flying of heavier than air machines over land and water has been demonstrated to be not only possible, but practicable. Aviation, though still fraught with dangers...

  • Discussion

    A Question in Discipline


    (SEE PAGE 1105, WHOLE No. 152, JULY-AUGUST, 1914)


    CAPTAIN T. W. KINKAID, U. S. Navy.—I think...

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

    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 introduced during the OCR phase of our...

  • European War Notes
    Compiled By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy






    (Details of Land Operations are...

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