Naval Militia Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant ( J. G.) A. S. Carpender, U. S. Navy
January 1916
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The Seagoing Officer and the War College

By Lieutenant L. C. Farley, U. S. Navy
January 1916
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 ...

Naval Publications

January 1916
BOOK REVIEWS“War Obviated by an International Police.” The Hague, published by Martinus Nijhoff, 1915; pp. 223.Probably every thoughtful person has indulged in speculation as to the aftermath of the ...

Naval Militia Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant ( J. G.) A. S. Carpender, U. S. Navy
January 1916
AUTHORIZATION FOR EXAMINATIONSSection 4 of the Naval Militia Act of February 16, 1914, states in part as follows:“That when the military needs of the Federal Government, arising from the ...

European War Notes

Compiled By Lieutenant C. C. Gill, U. S. Navy
January 1916
[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 ...

Secretary's Notes

January 1916
Annual DuesThe annual dues for 1916 became payable on January 1,1916. It is suggested that dues be paid in lump sums covering a period of two to five years; ...

Discussion: Handling Men

January 1916
(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 interest, I ...

Psychology of Naval Personnel

By Major G. C. Thorpe, U. S. M. C.
January 1916
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 ...

The United States Navy in Mexico, 1821-1914

By Louis N. Feipel
January 1916
CHAPTER VIIISURVEYING AND OTHER OPERATIONS, 1870-1914In 1870, too, under the provisions of an act of Congress approved July 15 of that year, an American naval expedition was organized for the ...

The Ships of the United States Navy

By Robert W. Neeser
January 1916
AN HISTORICAL RECORD OF THOSE NOW IN SERVICE AND OF THEIR PREDECESSORS OF THE SAME NAME1776-1915SOUTH CAROLINASOUTH CAROLINA.—One of the thirteen original states. The first permanent settlement was made by ...

"Brood of the Constitution"

By James M. Morgan
January 1916
"And oh, the little warlike world withinThe 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 ...

Naval Petroleum Reserves No. 1 And No. 2

By Lieut. Commander J. O. Richardson, U. S. Navy
January 1916
Fuel Oil for the NavyEvery naval vessel building or authorized will depend solely upon oil for fuel and the Navy Department expects to continue its present policy in regard to ...

Notes on Naval Tactics

By Lieut. Commander H. E. Yarnell, U. S. Navy
January 1916
DEFINITIONNaval 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 ...

Leadership and Freedom

By W. B. Norris, Instructor, U. S. N. A.
January 1916
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 ...

The General Problem of Naval Warfare

By Commander Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy
January 1916
*Presented at a meeting of the International Engineering Congress, 1915, in San Francisco, Cal.It is sometimes lightly assumed that war is a matter in which only the army and navy ...

The Passing of the U.S.S. Independence

By Surgeon A. Farenholt, U. S. Navy
January 1916
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 ...

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