Proceedings Magazine - January-February 1916 Vol. 42/1/161

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  • Naval Militia Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant ( J. G.) A. S. Carpender, 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...

  • Psychology of Naval Personnel
    By Major G. C. Thorpe, U. S. M. C.

    It is not proposed, herein, to offer an exhaustive criticism of a service that has won approval in every quarter of the globe. On the other hand it is always well enough to cast about and see that the house is in order. Analysis is not ultimately...

  • The General Problem of Naval Warfare
    By Commander Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy

    *Presented at a meeting of the International Engineering Congress, 1915, in San Francisco, Cal.

  • Leadership and Freedom
    By W. B. Norris, Instructor, U. S. N. A.

    Motto: "In war personality turns the scale."

    In the last analysis, the strength of a navy lies in its men, for superiority in this respect will mean victory more often than guns, ships, wealth, or numbers. Material is sterile,...

  • Notes on Naval Tactics
    By Lieut. Commander H. E. Yarnell, U. S. Navy

    DEFINITION

    Naval tactics is the art of maneuvering a battle fleet, before and during action against an enemy, in the manner most efficient to ensure success.

    While the details of application have varied with the...

  • Naval Petroleum Reserves No. 1 And No. 2
    By Lieut. Commander J. O. Richardson, U. S. Navy

    Fuel Oil for the Navy

  • "Brood of the Constitution"
    By James M. Morgan

    "And oh, the little warlike world within

    The well-reeved guns, the netted canopy,

    The hoarse command, the busy humming din,

    When, at a word, the tops are manned on high.

    Hark to the boatswain's call, the...

  • The Colleges and the Naval Academy: A Comparative Study
    By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. N. A.

    The author of the following article must disclaim at once any pretense of competence to sit in judgment on the aims of naval training or the general form that such training should take. Just as the aim and character of a law or medical school...

  • 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

    SOUTH CAROLINA

    SOUTH CAROLINA.—One of the thirteen original states. The...

  • Some Notes On Torpedo Gyroscopes And Their Adjustment In Service
    By Lieutenant W. P. Williamson, U. S. Navy

    It is thought that, in the service at large, there may be a lack of a clear understanding regarding the end to be sought in balancing the torpedo gyroscope. As will be shown later, instead of endeavoring to obtain a perfect balance, the aim is,...

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

    CHAPTER VIII

    SURVEYING AND OTHER OPERATIONS, 1870-1914

  • The Exterior Ballistic Problem Of The Anti-Aircraft Gun
    By G. J. N. Carpentier

    INTRODUCTORY

    In an essay written in the first part of 1914 by Captain H. C. L. Cock, R. A., published in The Journal of the Royal Artillery, we read:

  • The Seagoing Officer and the War College
    By Lieutenant L. C. Farley, U. S. Navy

    There is an undoubted prejudice among the so-called seagoing officers against the Naval War College. One has but to start in a wardroom mess the subject of the War College to hear violent arraignments of the "Brain Trust." There must be...

  • Discussion: Some Notes on the Principles of the Gyroscopic Compass

    (SEE PAGE 1579, WHOLE No. 159)

    LIEUTENANT R. S. EDWARDS, U. S. Navy.—In an article, the name and location of which I cannot recall, I came across an elementary explanation of gyroscopic action. The...

  • Discussion: Handling Men

    (SEE PAGE 1475, WHOLE No. 159)

    CAPTAIN BENTON C. DECKER, U. S. Navy.—Having read Lieutenant Theobald's article on "Handling Men" in the September-October number of the INSTITUTE with great...

  • Secretary's Notes

    Annual Dues

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

    [IMAGE: THE BRITISH WARSHIP "ALBION," SUDDENLY GROUNDED IN THE DARDANELLES, BECOMES A TARGET FOR TURKISH SHELL FIRE FROM THE HILLS, THE FORTS NOT OPENIN UP UNTIL THE SHIP WAS SEEN TO BE DISABLED]

    ...

  • Naval Militia Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant ( J. G.) A. S. Carpender, U. S. Navy

    AUTHORIZATION FOR EXAMINATIONS

    Section 4 of the Naval Militia Act of February 16, 1914, states in part as follows:

  • Naval Publications

    BOOK REVIEWS

    “War Obviated by an International Police.” The Hague, published by Martinus Nijhoff, 1915; pp. 223.

    Probably every thoughtful person has...

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  • The Passing of the U.S.S. Independence
    By Surgeon A. Farenholt, U. S. Navy

    The Independence left the Mare Island Navy Yard on November 28, 1914, and was towed to the Union Iron Works at San Francisco, California. On March 5, 1915, she was docked at Hunter's Point, nearby and remained in dock for one week. At that...


 
 

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