Proceedings Magazine - May-June 1915 Vol. 41/3/157

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Admiral Fiske in his exposition of the effectiveness of skill* demonstrates that its importance increases in large increments in passing from the management of the battleship to that of the...

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  • The Principle Of Skill
    By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy

    Admiral Fiske in his exposition of the effectiveness of skill* demonstrates that its importance increases in large increments in passing from the management of the battleship to that of the division, to that of the squadron, to that of the fleet...

  • An Air Fleet: Our Pressing Naval Want
    By Commander Thomas Drayton Parker, U. S. Navy

    First Honorable Mention, 1915

    Motto: "Too late on earth may be too soon in hell!"

    I. INTRODUCTORY

  • The Estimate of the Situation
    By Rear Admiral. Austin M. Knight, U. S. Navy, President U. S. Naval War College

    If we recognize that the real work of a war college is training for war command, we shall be led to inquire at what ends this training should aim, and by what methods it should proceed. Evidently it must aim first of all at the development of...

  • Uniformity: Its Relation To Contentment And Efficiency
    By Lieutenant Ernest Durr, U. S. Navy

    Motto: The ratio of achievement to effort is the true measure of efficiency

    A newly commissioned ship requires a comparatively long time for shaking down. In event of war can a new ship or ships in reserve or in ordinary be whipped into...

  • Electric Propulsion for Battleships
    By Assistant Naval Constructor H. G. Knox, U. S. Navy

    The announcement in the newspapers that one of the recently authorized battleships is to be propelled by electricity marks a new step in ship propulsion and will add another achievement to the credit of the United States as a leader in...

  • Letters of a Retired Rear Admiral to His Son at the Naval Academy
    By Captain A. P. Niblack, U. S. Navy

    LETTER NO. 7-DOES IT PAY TO BE A NAVAL OFFICER?

    * Letter No. 6 omitted by direction.

  • A Discussion on Naval Management
    By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) E. G. Allen, U. S. Navy

    Our navy to-day—the navy of the steel ship—is nearing the crest of its career. The perfection in every form of propulsion and in every form of offensive and defensive material seems to be reaching a limit.

  • The Ships of the United States Navy
    By Robert W. Neeser

    AN HISTORICAL RECORD OF THOSE NOW IN SERVICE AND OF THEIR PREDECESSORS OF THE SAME NAME

    1776-1915

    ARIZONA

    ARIZONA.—One of the United...

  • Antoine Joseph Corbesier: An Appreciation

    Graduates of the Naval, Academy have always held in affectionate remembrance, and have never failed to pay proper tribute to, the faithfulness and efficiency of the old instructors' and employees at Annapolis.

    There have been many fine...

  • The United States Navy in Mexico 1821-1914
    By Louis N. Feipel

    CHAPTER IV

    WAR WITH MEXICO-OPERATIONS. ON THE WEST COAST, 1846-1848

  • An Application of the Le Duc Ballistic Formula
    By Lieutenant G. L. Schuyler, U. S. Navy

    1. The Le Duc ballistic formula was discussed in the PROCEEDINGS in whole No. 138, by the late Professor Alger, and in whole No. 143, by Mr. G. W. Patterson. It calculates velocities and pressures in guns. Taking the notation of Mr. Patterson...

  • Discussion: A New System of Sound Signals in Fog

    (SEE No. 155)

    LIEUTENANT EARLE FARWELL, N. Y. N. M.—The article by Lieut. Marquart called to mind the paper presented by Captain Rust on Safety at Sed (September-October, 1914, PROCEEDINGS, Whole No. 153,...

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

    DIPLOMATIC NOTES

     

    UNITED STATES AND GERMANY

    The American Note of May is regarding the loss of American citizens on the Lusitania and the methods of German submarine warfare was answered by Germany on May 29 as follows...

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