Proceedings Magazine - November-December 1915 Vol. 41/6/160

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This paper was written in 1914.

Motto: Semper paratus: semper fidelis

 

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  • The Enlisted Personnel of the Navy
    By Lieut. Commander J. K. Taussig, U. S. Navy
    This paper was written in 1914.

    Motto: Semper paratus: semper fidelis

     

    Introductory

     

  • Salvage Operations on Submarine F-4
    By Naval Constructor J. A. Furer, U. S. Navy

    On the morning of March 25, 1915, at about 9.15, the U. S. S. F-4, commanded by Lieut. A. L. Ede, U. S. N., in company with submarines F-i and F-j, stood out of Honolulu Harbor for a submerged run. The quartermaster of the war-bound...

  • Battle Tactics
    By Lieutenant R. A. Dawes, U. S. Navy

    This article was written in 1914, before any of the naval actions of the present war.

    GENERAL

     

    Tactics is defined in the U. S. Naval Instructions, 1913...

  • A Plea for the Battle-Cruiser
    By Assistant Naval Constructor B. S. Bullard, U. S. Navy

    Prior to the introduction of steam for the propulsive element and of iron or steel for the construction of the hulls of fighting ships, the frigates, fast, comparatively lightly armed sailing vessels, performed all of the multitudinous duties...

  • The Arrival of the Battle-Cruiser
    By Commander Yates Stirling, U. S. Navy

    The Battleship

     

    “The criterion of warship type will be found in a study of their ultimate service.”

     

  • Military Explosives
    By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) T. S. Wilkinson, U. S. Navy

    In connection with the present wide-spread interest in powders and explosives in use in the great war, a few brief and non-technical notes on military explosives may prove timely.

     

    The...

  • The Refloating of the R. N. San Giorgio (November 21-December 10, 1913): Extracts from the Report of Contrammiraglio Umberto Cagni
    Translated by Lieut. Comdr. Richard Drace White, U. S. Navy Late Naval Attache, American Embassy, Rome
    Translator’s Note.—The real cause of the Son. Giorgio’s grounding has never been made entirely clear. The night was clear, the sea was calm, the locality was well-known and two light-houses were in sight, although one light...
  • 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

    DELAWARE

     

  • History Versus Prophecy
    By Captain Geo. R. Clark, U. S. Navy

    Motto: “There will come a time when we shall learn the art of war no more.”—Jeremiah

     

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

    CHAPTER VII

    Operations Subsequent to the Mexican War, 1854-1870

     

  • What We Can Do
    By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) R. T. Merrill, 2d, U. S. Navy

    We of the service are greatly interested in the present widespread newspaper discussion as to the preparedness or lack of preparedness of the navy. We sit smugly back and think: “Ah, at last they are beginning to appreciate us...

  • Discussion

    Can the Graduation of the Compass into Points be Dispensed With?

     

    (See Page 1659, Whole No. 154, and 515, Whole No. 156)

     

  • 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

    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...

  • Minutes Of The Annual Meeting

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