An Air Fleet: Our Pressing Naval Want

By Commander Thomas Drayton Parker, U. S. Navy
May 1915
First Honorable Mention, 1915Motto: "Too late on earth may be too soon in hell!"I. INTRODUCTORYRapid as have been the changes in aeronautics during the past few years, the art ...

The Estimate of the Situation

By Rear Admiral. Austin M. Knight, U. S. Navy, President U. S. Naval War College
May 1915
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 ...

Electric Propulsion for Battleships

By Assistant Naval Constructor H. G. Knox, U. S. Navy
May 1915
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 ...

A Discussion on Naval Management

By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) E. G. Allen, U. S. Navy
May 1915
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 ...

The Ships of the United States Navy

By Robert W. Neeser
May 1915
AN HISTORICAL RECORD OF THOSE NOW IN SERVICE AND OF THEIR PREDECESSORS OF THE SAME NAME1776-1915ARIZONAARIZONA.—One of the United States, in the region ceded by Mexico in 1848. It formed ...

European War Notes

Compiled By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy
May 1915
DIPLOMATIC NOTES UNITED STATES AND GERMANYThe American Note of May is regarding the loss of American citizens on the Lusitania and the methods of German submarine warfare was answered by ...


May 1915
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The Principle Of Skill

By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy
May 1915
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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