Proceedings Magazine - September-October 1915 Vol. 41/5/159

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  • Peace, or War?
    By Commander A. W. Hinds, U. S. Navy
    The Causes of War

     

  • Navy Yard Accounting
    By Paymaster G. P. Auld, 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...

  • The Naval Base at Key West in 1898
    By Commander Reginald R. Belknap, U. S. Navy
    One cannot study the composition, administration, movement, and use of a fleet’s train; nor picture the activity at an advanced naval base during the hurried visit of a naval force; nor, above all, consider the procedure necessary for...
  • Handling Men
    By Lieutenant R. A. Theobald, U. S. Navy

    As a Division Officer

     

  • Notes On Policy, Materiel And Personnel
    By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) E. G. Allen, U. S. Navy

    FOREWORD

     

    Of all the branches of the Federal Government the navy is perhaps the most isolated and the least understood, for Americans as a whole are not a seafaring people...

  • A Job Order System for the Engineer Department
    By Lieutenant G. J. Meyers, U. S. Navy

    The following description of a job order system originating on the Birmingham and used on the Rhode Island by the author is submitted as a suggestion for the basis of a standard on all ships. The job order pads and pocketbooks now...

  • The Operations Around Port Arthur: Part II, Including the Eighth Attack, The Official Version of the Japanese General Staff
    Translated By Captain W. T. Hoadley, U. S. M. C.

    THE SEVENTH ATTACK ON PORT ARTHUR

     

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

    CHAPTER VI

    War With Mexico—Operations on the East Coast

     

  • Seaplanes: Types Needed in the Navy
    By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) R. C. Saufley, U. S. Navy

    Were it possible to build an aeroplane that would satisfy naval purposes completely, the essential qualities of such a machine might be found in the enumeration below:

    (1) Capable of making flights of long duration.

    (2) Capable of...

  • Easy Method of Bringing Star Down to the Horizon in Taking Star Sight
    By Lieutenant John J. London, U. S. Navy

    In taking a star sight, the greatest difficulty is in bringing the star down to the horizon. This is often very difficult, and sometimes impossible where the star is indistinct, or where the star has to be brought down through a...

  • Spending The Second Dog With The Flying Dutchman
    By Pay Director J. A. Mudd, U. S. Navy

    The packet of old letters I received from home shortly after going to sea as a midshipman was a singular one, and it is likely you could not guess in a thousand trials what made it so. The letters indicated a warm friendship between...

  • Chemistry of Primary Galvanic Cells and General Discussion of Storage Cells
    By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) E. A. Logan, U. S. Navy

    Before studying the chemical phenomena of a galvanic cell, it is well to have a clear idea of the combinations which can take place in the molecular structure of the electrodes and electrolyte. This, at first, would seem to be no...

  • Some Notes on the Principles of the Gyroscopic Compass, Particularly the Sperry Gyroscopic Compass
    By Commander Louis M. Nulton, U. S. Navy
    While in command of the U. S. S. Montana, a Sperry gyroscopic compass was installed on board. Being unfamiliar with the underlying principles of operation of the gyroscopic compass, these notes represent information which I, as the captain of...
  • 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

    UTAH

     

  • Secretary's Notes

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  • 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
    DIPLOMATIC NOTES

     

    GREAT BRITAIN’S BLOCKADE OF GERMANY

     

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