The Enlisted Personnel of the Navy

By Lieut. Commander J. K. Taussig, U. S. Navy
November 1915
This paper was written in 1914.Motto: Semper paratus: semper fidelis Introductory The service at large—officers and men—are familiar with the enlisted personnel in its relation to a single ship organization. ...

Minutes Of The Annual Meeting

November 1915
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European War Notes

Compiled By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy
November 1915
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Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy
November 1915
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Secretary's Notes

November 1915
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Discussion

November 1915
Can the Graduation of the Compass into Points be Dispensed With? (See Page 1659, Whole No. 154, and 515, Whole No. 156) Rear Admiral Seaton Schroeder, U. S. Navy.—As an ...

What We Can Do

By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) R. T. Merrill, 2d, U. S. Navy
November 1915
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: ...

History Versus Prophecy

By Captain Geo. R. Clark, U. S. Navy
November 1915
Motto: “There will come a time when we shall learn the art of war no more.”—Jeremiah Jeremiah’s prophecy, a consummation devoutly to be wished, seems to be as far from ...

Salvage Operations on Submarine F-4

By Naval Constructor J. A. Furer, U. S. Navy
November 1915
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 ...

The Ships of the United States Navy

By Robert W. Neeser
November 1915
An Historical Record of Those Now in Service and of Their Predecessors of the Same Name, 1776-1915DELAWARE Delaware.—One of the original thirteen of the United States. It was first visited ...

Military Explosives

By Lieutenant (Junior Grade) T. S. Wilkinson, U. S. Navy
November 1915
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 Arrival of the Battle-Cruiser

By Commander Yates Stirling, U. S. Navy
November 1915
The Battleship “The criterion of warship type will be found in a study of their ultimate service.” The acceptance of this maxim and its application to capital ships has committed ...

A Plea for the Battle-Cruiser

By Assistant Naval Constructor B. S. Bullard, U. S. Navy
November 1915
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 ...

Battle Tactics

By Lieutenant R. A. Dawes, U. S. Navy
November 1915
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, as follows: “Tactics applies ...

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