Proceedings Magazine - May-June 1916 Vol. 42/3/163


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  • Education at the U. S. Naval Academy
    By Lieutenant Ridgely Hunt, U. S. Navy

    Second Honorable Mention, 1916

  • The Industrial In Modern War
    By Naval Constructor R. D. Gatewood, U. S. Navy

    The Lesson [i]

    The great military lesson of the present war is the lesson of munitions. The failure of treaty and fort, the increasing effectiveness of...

  • Emden
    By Lieutenant Hellmuth Von Mucke, Executive Officer Of Emden

    Free translation by Lieutenant J. H. Klein, Jr., U. S. Navy

    I. The First Prize

    “All hands on the quarterdeck” was piped by the boatswain's mates throughout the ship. Soon the entire crew...

  • Equipment For Navy Yard Shops
    By Naval Constructor J. A. Furer, U. S. Navy

    Industrial establishments may be classified broadly under jobbing shops and manufacturing shops. In the former, absolutely identical jobs may not be repeated more than a few times in 12 months. On the other hand, in the latter, the same processes...

  • Cheer Up!! There Is No Naval War College
    By Captain Wm. S. Sims, U. S. Navy

    In the January-February, 1916, number of the Naval Institute Proceedings Lieutenant Farley has published an article entitled “The Sea Going Officer and the War College.” In this article the author makes it plain that he...

  • Gunboats
    By Lieutenant John Stapler, U. S. Navy

    The majority of the gunboats in commission today arc rather ancient; their bulging sponsons and time-honored appearance give one a feeling of sympathy for those who must be aboard. There is no question, but that gunboat duty is none...

  • The Exploits Of Otway Burns, Privateersman And Statesman
    By Edgar Stanton Maclay

    [IMAGE: SENATOR OTWAY BURNS, Who Commanded the United States War Schooner Snap Dragon During Her Three Most Remarkable Cruises in the War of 1812-15 From the original painting now in the Senate Chamber of the Capitol at Raleigh, N. C.]...

  • Origin Of U. S. Ship Portsmouth
    By Late Rear Admiral T. O. Selfridge; U. S. N.


  • Plan Of Selection
    By Rear Admiral Thomas O. Selfridge, U. S. N. (Retired)

    The present stagnation in promotion is a standing menace to the efficiency of the navy; a menace steadily increasing until it will become insupportable. It behooves the navy itself and all authority which control legislation to look...

  • Pure Selection, Or Selection Up, Vs. Selection Out
    By Rear Admiral H. O. Dunn, U. S. Navy

    I am not a believer in "selection up.” Assuming that any such method adopted will bring the best officers to the top (a very doubtful assumption), certain inevitable results will ensue.

    Constant and...

  • Finding The Course In Great Circle Sailing
    By G. W. Littlehales

    Importance attaches to methods of finding the series of courses that are necessary to he steered in pursuing a great circle route, because the criterion of minimum duration of passage is the great circle distance.

  • Discussion, Brood Of The Constitution
    By Park Benjamin

    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...

  • Secretary's Notes



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


    Prepared by Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy


    Naval Powers:

    *                  Austria...

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

                GENERAL ARRANGEMENT         PAGE

    1. Diplomatic Notes...
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