Proceedings Magazine - November-December 1916 Vol. 42/6/166

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Motto: “In war the moral is to the physical as three to one.”—Napoleon

The Elements of Command

Before a collection of men with a common purpose, such as a military...

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  • Some Underlying Principles Of Morale
    By Commander D. W. Knox, U. S. Navy

    Motto: “In war the moral is to the physical as three to one.”—Napoleon

    The Elements of Command

    Before a collection of men with a common purpose, such as a military body, can act collectively as a whole to...

  • Our Battleship Practice Cruise
    By Edgar Stanton Maclay

    One of the many valuable results, of the battleship practice cruise, of August 15 to September 9, was the “introduction” of the navy to the public. It is doubtful if half of the people living in the United States to-day ever saw a war...

  • The Departmental Strategic Problem As A Drill For The Entire Naval Establishment, Ashore And Afloat
    By Lieut. Commander Z. H. Madison, U. S. Navy

    In our efforts at training for war, no more important step has ever been taken than when, in March, 1915, orders were issued which brought about the maneuvers known as the Department’s Strategic Problem Number One. The system of drill...

  • The Fleet Submarine
    By Lieutenant (J. G.) F. A. Daubin,. U. S. Navy

    The modern submarine has entered upon its era of strength and accomplishment after nearly a century and a half of failure and weakness, followed by partial adoption and doubtful success. The exploits of the submarine during the...

  • The Terminal Facilities of the Panama Canal
    By Civil Engineer H. H. Rousseau, U. S. Navy

    The terminal facilities of the Panama Canal, which have been authorized as a part of canal construction work, are costing about $32,000,000, toward which the Panama Canal furnishes about five- sixths of the funds from Congressional appropriations...

  • Aids To Emotional Interest
    By Lieut. Commander L. A. Cotten, U. S. Navy

    AIDS TO EMOTIONAL INTEREST[1]

    Motto: . . . . "no man seeth the piston,

    But it driveth the ship none the less.”

    ...
  • "Ayesha"
    By Lieutenant Hellmuth Von Mucke, I. G. N.

    I. Keeling Islands

    "I respectfully report the landing force, consisting of 3 officers. 6 petty officers and 40 men, ready to leave the ship.”

  • A Personnel Reserve For The Naval Service
    By Rear Admiral A. C. Dillingham, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    A personnel reserve for the navy is a very important factor in preparedness. We have made speeches and written articles and had discussions in favor of preparedness, hoping thereby to create a great national sentiment in favor of...

  • Our Navy And The West Indian Pirates (Continued)
    By Rear Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy

    Comparatively few instances of piracy are reported in the newspaper of 1818. In May, the schooner Catharine and Jane, of Philadelphia, was boarded off St. Jago de Cuba, and robbed of six or seven thousand...

  • The Constant Bearing. Its Theory And Application.
    By Lieut. Commander Richard Drace White, U. S. Navy

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  • Compass Corrections
    By Lieutenant Joaquin Herrera, C. N

    I intend showing a method to correct Courses and Bearings in a very simple way, in which it is not necessary to trouble about the quadrant of the Course to give it the sign, and whether it is to be changed or not.

    All seamen know how...

  • The Tale Of A Sea-Going Peach Pie
    By Surgeon M. S. Guest, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    I believe Admiral Clark, commander of the Oregon at Santiago, is responsible for the following yarn. It was recalled to me lately by another old “Sea Dog,” and, as there may be some who have not heard it, I venture to offer it:

  • Discussion: The Fleet Submarine
    By Lieutenant R. S. Edwards, U. S. Navy

    The Fleet Submarine

    (See Page 1815, Whole No. 166)

  • Minutes Of The Annual Meeting
  • Secretary's Notes

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  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant R. S. Edwards, U. S. Navy

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  • International Notes: Naval War Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant R. S. Edwards, U. S. Navy

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  • International Notes: Diplomatic Notes
    Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy

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  • Review Of Books

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